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A genius list for insomniacs....

Mr M R Pringle
 
Unseen
Unseen
"Forget 'Fear of a black planet', 'Midnight Marauders' or '36 Chambers' this is the hottest most diggidy dopest hip hop ish there is....seriously.... no question.... the beats are just silly nice...."
Eureka
Eureka
"Yeah thats right kids.... man cannot live by hip hop alone.  He also needs melodic folk/indie guitar oddness... All Jim's stuff is essential... Well most... Avoid his weird beard electronic noodlings."
The Cold Vein
The Cold Vein
"Just stoopid fresh and its so dark..... Baddest hip hop album aided by THE hottest producer in hip hop (Premier?....perhaps once.... N*E*R*D...erm no) featuring the dopest rhymes ever.... Don't sleep."
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain
"The album that brought the world to its knees... Kind of... Well, its very good! Pavement play student bothering lo-fi rock but don't let that put you off.... No I don't know what that is either."
Operation: Doomsday
Operation: Doomsday
"More hip hop ish... Featuring the greatest emcee since erm...... Milk D! This cat is on some next level ish.... Serious.... 'Hey' is the second greatest Scooby Doo sampling tune ever son. Word."
Moving Up Country
Moving Up Country
"Proper bedwetting music so don't be telling me 'omies ya get me... Imagine if you will if Big L had survived, moved to remote Scotland and wrote folk songs about pretty girls he fancied.... Voila!"
Run Come Save Me
Run Come Save Me
"Roots Manuva.... Super-duty-clockwork!.... What the hell am I talking about...... Who knows?...... He's gonna be as big as Pitman!.... Don't even yawn....."
Music Has the Right to Children
Music Has the Right to Children
"Dark brooding electrickery for computer nerds.... Imagine if you will Premier was born in remote Scotland and had a penchant for weird 70's childrens documentarys and didn't know any rappers.... Voila"
Funcrusher Plus
Funcrusher Plus
"I was trying to think of a classic hip hop album to educate you all, but Amazon don't stock any Tim Dog or Alliance... Infinitely more listenable than 'Paid in Full' (Chinese Arithmatic?.... please)"
Is a Woman
Is a Woman
"Nu-country???... Say what?.... Imagine if you will Kool Keith.... Erm perhaps not.... Its not 'Nixon'... Get over it.... Its got 'Bugs' and 'Flick'.... What more do you people want?...."
Rant In E-Minor
Rant In E-Minor
"Bucking the trend here a little, there ain't that many classic hip hop albums that exist... Best suited to singles ...Too much filler or inexcusably unfunny skits.... You want funny. This is funny."
The Taking Of Pelham 123 (OST)
The Taking Of Pelham 123 (OST)
"Mediocre film with genius soundtrack. As sampled by Mixmaster Mike. Genius is a word banded about willy nilly but in the case of MMMike its definitlely wrong. He's just playing with records after all."
Anthology (1968 - 1992)
Anthology (1968 - 1992)
"As I was saying there are no decent hip hop albums only decent hip hop singles - think Dilated Peoples, 'Work the angles' - yes, 'Expansion team' - no tar.... However, Richard Pryor is a genius..."
DJ Yoda's How To Cut & Paste Mix Tape Vol. 1
DJ Yoda's How To Cut & Paste Mix Tape Vol. 1
"DJ Yoda.... Genius.... He juggles dreadful 80's pop songs and scratches over theme tunes to kiddies programs.... The most genius mix ever.... Don't get Volume 2 though... Its rubbish...."
Barry 7's Connectors 2: 17 Rare Italian Library Tracks
Barry 7's Connectors 2: 17 Rare Italian Library Tracks
"Mixed bag of nuts type compilation with weird beard electronica and ye olde moog from the 70's notable mainly for the inclsuion of the genius Morricone with his genius soundtrack to Escalation. Genius"
Midnight Cowboy: Music From The Motion Picture
Midnight Cowboy: Music From The Motion Picture
"Soundtracks are genius aren't they. I collect 'em. This is the most genius work of genius John 'the genius' Barry.... It'll make you cry like a big ol' gal.... But its a beauty. Pure Genius."
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
"And another.  I listened to this at work once. It was genius until I got the urge to lift the half empty water dispenser off the floor and lob it out the window... Disciplinary action and everything."
The Royal Tenenbaums
The Royal Tenenbaums
"This would be higher up me rankings 'cept its A) a cd and their rubbish and B) is dirtyed by the inclsuion of The Clash.... who are also rubbish... The rest is genius though.... Like the film."
TORTOISE - TNT
TORTOISE - TNT
"Right I'm bored now. Tortoise are genius. Imagine if you will LL Cool J didn't turn rubbish but instead moved to Chicago, became a jazz musician and invented post rock (?)...... Erm. Don't sleep."
Siamese Dream
Siamese Dream
"And last and most probably least. A soundtrack to my dreams...music for decay and loneliness.... I couldn't be bothered so I nicked them descriptions... Good eh?... Its genius. Okay you can sleep now."