From Filthy Tongue of Gods and Griots

From Filthy Tongue of Gods and Griots is the second album by Dälek, released in 2002. The instrumentation of the album includes vocals and turntables as well as guitar, both electric and acoustic, drums, bass, and keyboards provided by various musical artists.

From Filthy Tongue of Gods and Griots
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Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 6, 2002 (2002-08-06)
RecordedJune, 1998–February, 2002
GenreExperimental hip hop, industrial hip hop
Length56:40
LabelIpecac Recordings
(IPC-030)
ProducerMC Dälek, Oktopus, Still
Dälek chronology
Negro Necro Nekros
(1998)
From Filthy Tongue of Gods and Griots
(2002)
Ruin It
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media(8.7/10)[2]
Stylus MagazineA-[3]
Dusted Magazinefavorable[4]

Pitchfork Media ranked it the 49th-best record of 2002.[5] The Italian magazine Blow Up also rated it the 9th best album of 2002.[6]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLength
1."Spiritual Healing"3:29
2."Speak Volumes"4:42
3."...From Mole Hills"5:18
4."Antichristo"1:21
5."Hold Tight"4:15
6."Heads"1:38
7."Black Smoke Rises"12:02
8."Trampled Brethren"5:12
9."Voices Of The Ether"4:55
10."Forever Close My Eyes"7:49
11."Classical Homicide"5:59

Personnel[7]Edit

  • Dälek - Lead Vocals, Producer
  • Oktopus - Producer (all except 4), Sonic Treatments (4), Drums (10), Keyboards (10)
  • Still - Turntables, Cuts (3, 11)

Additional Personnel

  • Joshua Booth - Producer (2, 5, 10), Guitar (8, 10), Keyboards (10)
  • DJ Rek - Cuts (3, 9, 11)
  • Charles Maggio - Backing Vocals (2, 11)
  • Jesse Cannon - Sonic Treatments (4)
  • John Sherman - Drum Solo (6)
  • John Gonnell - Guitar (6)
  • Ravish Momin - Tabla (8), Buk (8)
  • Sam Romero - Lead Guitar (10)
  • Jeremy Winter - Slide Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Tambourine (all on 10)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "From Filthy Tongue of Gods and Griots". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-02-16.
  2. ^ "Dälek: From Filthy Tongue of Gods and Griots". Pitchfork Media. 2002-08-12. Retrieved 2015-11-09.
  3. ^ "Dalek - From Filthy Tongue of Gods and Griots - Review". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved 2012-02-16.
  4. ^ http://www.dustedmagazine.com/reviews/407. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ "Top 50 Albums of 2002". Pitchfork Media. 1 January 2003. Retrieved 30 March 2011.
  6. ^ "Best Albums of 2002".
  7. ^ "Dälek - From Filthy Tongue Of Gods And Griots". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-10-29.