Bi-Conicals of the Rammellzee

Bi-Conicals of the Rammellzee is the second and final studio album by American graffiti artist and rapper Rammellzee. It was released on Gomma in 2004.

Bi-Conicals of the Rammellzee
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Studio album by
Released2004 (2004)
Recorded2002–2003
StudioNew York City; Munich; Berlin; Tokyo
GenreExperimental hip hop, East Coast hip hop, industrial hip hop, electro, abstract hip hop, spoken word
Length48:23
LabelGomma
ProducerFerris Wheel, Jaws, Munk, Stuart Argabright, Taketo, Death Comet Crew, Naughty, Kaos
Rammellzee chronology
This Is What You Made Me
(2003)
Bi-Conicals of the Rammellzee
(2004)
Singles from Bi-Conicals of the Rammellzee
  1. "Cheesy Lipstick"
    Released: 2003
  2. "Pay the Rent"
    Released: 2004
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
The Observer4/5 stars[1]
PopMattersfavorable[2]
Stylus MagazineC+[3]
XLR8Rfavorable[4]

Critical receptionEdit

Chris Campion of The Observer gave the album 4 stars out of 5, saying: "As impenetrable as it is wildly entertaining, this record will fuel Rammellzee's reputation for at least another two decades."[1]

In 2013, Spin included it on the "25 Best Albums by Rappers Over 40" list.[5]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."Do We Have to Show a Resume?"Ferris Wheel5:12
2."The Rammelzee vs. K-Rob: Beat Bop Part 2"Jaws4:26
3."Cheesy Lipstick"Munk4:03
4."Jamin Zabar Jamin Zabar"Stuart Argabright4:13
5."Pay the Rent" (featuring Shockdell)Jaws3:31
6."Quack"Taketo4:13
7."Sigma 1"Munk5:16
8."Traxxstoppers"Stuart Argabright4:06
9."Pogo"Munk4:15
10."Funky Dream Part 3"Death Comet Crew3:10
11."When Hell Freezes Over"Naughty, Kaos5:58

PersonnelEdit

Credits adapted from liner notes.

  • Rammellzee – vocals
  • Ferris Wheel – production (1)
  • K-Rob – vocals (2)
  • Jaws – production (2, 5)
  • Glammerlicious – mixing (2)
  • Kerry Lach – vocals (3)
  • Munk – production (3, 7, 9), mixing (4, 10), project coordination, final realization
  • Mathias Modica – synthesizer bass (4)
  • Stuart Argabright – production (4, 8), mixing (4, 8, 10)
  • Shockdell – vocals (5)
  • Stefano Rossi – mixing (5)
  • Taketo – production (6)
  • Paul Geluso – bass guitar (8), mixing (8)
  • DJ Tim Sweeney – turntables (8)
  • Shinichi Shimokawa – synthesizer guitar (8), drum programming (10), synthesizer bass (10)
  • Michael Diekmann – guitar (10)
  • Death Comet Crew – production (10)
  • Celia Bullwinkel – vocals (11)
  • Naughty – production (11)
  • Chaos – production (11)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Campion, Chris (February 22, 2004). "The Rammellzee: Bi-Conicals of the RammEllZee". The Observer. Retrieved May 12, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Morris, David (May 12, 2004). "The Rammellzee: Bi-Conicals of the Rammellzee". PopMatters. Retrieved May 12, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Jones, Bryan Neil (March 8, 2004). "The Ramm:Ell:Zee - Bi-Conicals Of The Ramm:Ell:Zee". Stylus Magazine. Archived from the original on September 24, 2015. Retrieved May 12, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Hsu, Selena (March 23, 2004). "Rammellzee Bi-Conicals Of The Rammellzee". XLR8R. Retrieved May 12, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Soderberg, Brandon (August 7, 2013). "Rammellzee, Bi-Conicals of the Rammellzee (2004)". Spin. Retrieved May 12, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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