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Blowout Comb

Digable Planets

(1994)
Blowout Comb

Saturday, June 15, 2024

2:30 AM

HIFI ROOM

7:30 PM SESSION. Released in October 1994 under the Pendulum Records label, Digable Planets' "Blowout Comb" is a sophisticated fusion of jazz and hip-hop that pushes the boundaries of both genres. The album is celebrated for its complex, socially conscious lyrics and intricate production, featuring lush jazz samples and live instrumentation. Tracks like "9th Wonder (Blackitolism)" and "Dial 7 (Axioms of Creamy Spies)" showcase the group's innovative approach to music and their commitment to addressing political and cultural issues. "Blowout Comb" stands as a seminal work in the alternative hip-hop landscape, cementing Digable Planets' legacy as pioneers of the genre.

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Brian Rauschenbach

Released in October 1994 under the Pendulum Records label, Digable Planets' "Blowout Comb" is a sophisticated fusion of jazz and hip-hop that pushes the boundaries of both genres. The album is celebrated for its complex, socially conscious lyrics and intricate production, featuring lush jazz samples and live instrumentation. Tracks like "9th Wonder (Blackitolism)" and "Dial 7 (Axioms of Creamy Spies)" showcase the group's innovative approach to music and their commitment to addressing political and cultural issues. "Blowout Comb" stands as a seminal work in the alternative hip-hop landscape, cementing Digable Planets' legacy as pioneers of the genre.

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