Hiatus Kaiyote   Choose Your Weapon
3.8
excellent
Release Date: 05/2015
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5.0 classicthis is the best album that i\\\\\\\'ve (n)ever heard in my entire life. | April 7th 15

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2.5 averageLunaticSoul | June 26th 15

The tracks that truly shine are overwhelmed by a plethora of truly poor half-assed tracks that you can enjoy only if you're an hipster with ham in your ears. too bad since what it works, works really well

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5.0 classicJared Floryan | May 12th 15

This really is some multi-dimensional, polyrhythmic gangster shit. Color me far more than just impressed. Never have I stumbled upon an album as adventurous, playful, or stimulating as Choose Your Weapon; sure, those sentiments might be magnified, but as you go on a journey through what Hiatus Kaiyote have on display, the words I speak will eventually transform into nothing except the truth.

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5.0 classicRoundOnEndHiInMiddle | May 5th 15

Utilizing a gorgeous combination of neo-soul, electronic, funk, rhythm and blues, jazz, world music, and the occasional sprinkling of hip-hop, Hiatus Kaiyote has released one of the most ambitious and gratifying records of the year so far. Though extensively eclectic, each song from the album contains a style, an image, that never wavers. This is a good thing, because that style is something all their own, dubbed "future soul", and it never fails to impress. From Nai Palm's sublime and intimate vocals to Perrin Moss' smooth-as-butter drumming, everything here sounds so passionate and involved that is hard not to fall in love with it. The lyrics might be written about simple things, like old video games for instance ("Atari"), but they're backed by a musical ensemble that is as complex and carefully structured as the newest video games out there. All this being said, it would be a sin to miss this record, as you might just be missing the evolution of "future soul."

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3.0 goodjmh886 | December 2nd 15

started off great. dragged for the rest of the long album. enjoyable nonetheless.

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3.0 goodthestop5 | May 18th 15

6.5/10

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4.0 excellentRadicalEd | April 11th 15

Shaolin monk motherfunk is just about the best thing ever.

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