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Atrocity Exhibition

Danny Brown

Atrocity Exhibition

Fourth full-length release from the Detroit experimental hip hop artist featuring guest appearances from Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul and Earl Sweatshirt

ADM rating[?]

8.1

Label
Warp
UK Release date
30/09/2016
US Release date
30/09/2016
  1. 10.0 |   The Guardian

    Hip-hop's great gonzo trailblazer
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  2. 9.5 |   Earbuddy

    Uniquely confrontational yet infectiously thrilling
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  3. 9.1 |   Pretty Much Amazing

    One of the more sonically inventive rap records of the last few years
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  4. 9.0 |   Mixmag

    A thematic sequel to 2011 breakout mixtape ‘XXX’, Danny Brown remains rap’s most unique force
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  5. 9.0 |   PopMatters

    It is both as lovably outrageous as Danny Brown, but also as menacing and impenetrable as his city is. Ultimately, it is this duality that makes Atrocity Exhibition the masterpiece it is
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  6. 9.0 |   FasterLouder

    Brown reigns things in: there are less straight up bangers on this album than on XXX or Old, but it’s altogether dirtier and darker than either of those
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  7. 8.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    It’s unsettling, affecting and compelling in a way that few pieces of music have been this year
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  8. 8.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Rich, deep, full of wit, rapid fire lyrics and fantastically unusual production, it’s Danny Brown proving yet again that he is one of the most exciting rappers working right now
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  9. 8.5 |   Pitchfork

    Can be seen as the third work in a trilogy that began with XXX. Here, Danny Brown's songs of pain and release are accompanied by dense sonics from all over the musical map
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  10. 8.3 |   Consequence Of Sound

    The Detroit rapper finds inspiration in Björk and Joy Division and refuses to compromise
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  11. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    Hard rhymes, hard beats and a metallic self-scrutiny see Danny Brown make astute decisions, and reap all that he deserves
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  12. 8.0 |   Rolling Stone

    Atrocity Exhibition plays like a manic, mood-swinging, bullet-sweating nightmare
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  13. 8.0 |   The FT

    The rapper channels pure anxiety and negotiates an electronic melody in the album named after a JG Ballard book
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  14. 8.0 |   Clash

    In terms of rapping pedigree, there aren’t many better than Danny Brown at this point
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  15. 8.0 |   The 405

    He's making the most focused, textured music of his career
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  16. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    Overall, Atrocity Exhibition is chewy and eclectic, a rich experience that reveals a new surprise with each listen
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  17. 8.0 |   DIY

    Exuding confidence at every turn, his ability to wrangle any sound into his warped world of hip hop is exhilarating
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  18. 8.0 |   The Observer

    Normally you’d change carriages to avoid someone sounding this unhinged, but the 15 dosages Brown dispenses here are worryingly addictive
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  19. 8.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    With ‘Atrocity Exhibition,’ Danny Brown cements himself as a hip-hop great
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  20. 8.0 |   Slant Magazine

    Dementedly, nihilistically danceable
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  21. 8.0 |   Tiny Mix Tapes

    Brown hinges his flow to these off-piste construction with ease, finding pockets of space to explore, as his eye ultimately comes to rest on a single object: legacy
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  22. 8.0 |   NOW

    Thematically he might travel into dark and desperate places, but the idea that one can find salvation in music is made vividly real by the rush of energy that is Atrocity Exhibition
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  23. 8.0 |   music OMH

    By far the best thing he’s released and confirms his arrival among the rap elite
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  24. 8.0 |   State

    If you think you’ve figured out Danny Brown already, you’re very wrong
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  25. 7.8 |   Resident Advisor

    A dark, boom-bap document of the MC's odyssey, as well as an incisive commentary on the perils of fame
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  26. 6.5 |   Beardfood

    When he’s quiet, like on highlight ‘Really doe’, you’ll be relieved
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  27. 6.0 |   Crack

    On this album, he’s become a different sort of exhibitionist. Not an atrocious exhibitionist, perhaps, but at times, a tedious one
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  28. 6.0 |   The Independent

    This fourth album is produced by south London’s Paul White, and a shared taste for Talking Heads and especially Joy Division takes it way off the mainstream hip-hop map
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