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Dr. Octagon - Dr. Octagonecologyst album mp3

Performer: Dr. Octagon
Title: Dr. Octagonecologyst
Country: US
Released: 2001
Rating: 4.2
Votes: 608
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Octagonecologyst is the debut solo studio album by American rapper and Ultramagnetic MCs member Kool Keith, who released the album under the alias Dr. Octagon. A shorter version of the album, titled Dr. Octagon, was released on May 7, 1996, on Bulk Recordings in the United States and Mo' Wax in the United Kingdom. The full album was later released by DreamWorks Records in 1997 under the title Dr. Octagonecologyst

Octagon was released on Bulk Recordings in the United States and Mo' Wax in the United Kingdom, while the full-version was released on DreamWorks Records. The two versions also have varying tracklists-tracks were removed from and added to the final version. It’s hard to exaggerate the role that Kool Keith’s debut solo album as Dr. Octagon played in revitalizing underground hip-hop. It certainly didn’t bring the scene back to life single-handedly, but it attracted more attention than any non-mainstream rap album in quite a while, thanks to its inventive production and Keith’s bizarre,.

The positive reception for Dr. Octagon caught the attention of Dan Nakamura, aka Dan the Automator. Keith and Automator wound up doing a couple albums’ worth of collaborations in ’95 and 1996-a host of their bicoastal boom-bap joints can be heard on the after-the-fact collection A (Much) Better Tomorrow -but it’s Dr. Octagonecologyst that really shook people up. Hip-hop could be weird, but how.

Listen free to Dr. Octagon – Dr. Octagonecologyst (Intro, 3000 and more). Dr. Octagonecologyst is the debut solo album of American rapper Keith Thornton and the first album he released under the alias Dr. It was released May 6, 1996, on Bulk Recordings in the United States and Mo' Wax in the United Kingdom, and re-released in the US on DreamWorks Records in 1997. Octagonecologyst was produced by Dan "The Automator" Nakamura and featured the work of turntablist DJ Qbert. KutMasta Kurt provided additional production work.

Octagon is a persona created and used by American rapper Keith Matthew Thornton, better known as Kool Keith. Thornton performed and released two albums under the alias.

Discography 1996: Dr. Octagonecologyst 1997: Sex Style 1999: First Come, First Served 1999: Black Elvis/Lost in Space 2000: Matthew 2001: Spankmaster 2004: Diesel Truckers (with KutMasta Kurt) 2006: Nogatco Rd. 2006: Project Polaroid (with TomC3) 2006: The Return of Dr. Octagon 2008: Dr. Dooom 2 2009: Tashan Dorrsett.

Exclusive discount for Prime members. Sample this album Artist (Sample). Amazing album that holds up well, Keith has a FallFlow" and the beats are amazing, Classic Boom Bap with esoteric samples, the Automator gave Keith a lot of breathing space on this album. 2 people found this helpful.

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Side I
A1 Intro
A2 3000
A3 I Got To Tell You (A Visit To The Doctor)
A4 Earth People
A5 No Awareness
Featuring – Sir Menelik
Side II
B1 Wild And Crazy
B2 Elective Surgery (Yet Another Visit To The Doctor)
B3 Biology 101
Featuring [Uncredited] – Sir Menelik
B4 Earth People (Earth Planet Mix)
Side A
C1 Dr. Octagon
Featuring – Sir MenelikProducer – Kut Masta Kurt
C2 Girl Let Me
C3 I'm Destructive
C4 Waiting List (DJ Shadow/Automator Mix)
Remix – DJ Shadow
Side B
D1 Technical Difficulties
Producer – Kut Masta Kurt
D2 General Hospital (Another Visit To The Doctor)
D3 Blue Flowers
D4 A Visit To The Gynecologist
D5 Bear Witness (Q-Bert's Story)
D6 On Production
Featuring – Sir Menelik

Credits

  • Art Direction – HOH
  • Artwork – Pushead
  • Engineer – D Nakamura*
  • Engineer [2nd] – Gordon Chumway
  • Mastered By – D Nakamura*, Marc Senasac
  • Producer – Automator* (tracks: A1 to B4, C2 to C4, D2 to D6)
  • Recorded By, Mixed By – Automator*
  • Scratches – DJ Q-Bert
  • Written-By – Nakamura*, Thornton* (tracks: A2, A4 to B1, B3 to C3, D1, D3, D4, D6), Collington* (tracks: A5, B3)

Notes

Cover artwork is exactly the same as the original pressing on Bulk Records from 1996, the only difference is the small orange sticker on front cover. There is also a different cat. no. etched in the run-out groove (ARK 75002). Original pressing has velvet labels on vinyl, reissue has orange labels.

Recorded and mixed at the Glue factory. Mastered at On the DL Mastering.
Dr. Octagon exclusivly uses Mesa Boogie Equipment - courtesy of Sean.

Recorded exclusivly on ADAT Systems.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 6 7621-75002-1 5
  • Barcode (String): 676217500215
  • Matrix / Runout: ARK 1-75002 A/B/C/D

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CD902 Dr. Octagon Dr. Octagon ‎(CD, Album) Bulk Recordings CD902 US 1996
MW064CD Dr. Octagon Instrumentalyst : [Octagon Beats] ‎(CD, Album) Mo Wax MW064CD UK 1996
MW064LP Dr. Octagon Instrumentalyst (Octagon Beats) ‎(2xLP, Album) Mo Wax MW064LP UK 1996
GET 58010-ST1, B0025960-01, GET 58010-LP Dr. Octagon Dr. Octagon ‎(Box, Comp + 3xLP, RE) Get On Down, DreamWorks Records, DreamWorks Records, Bulk Recordings, Universal Music Special Markets, Get On Down GET 58010-ST1, B0025960-01, GET 58010-LP US 2017
none Dr. Octagon Instrumentalyst ‎(2xLP, Album) Bulk Recordings none US 1997


Reviews (2)
TheFresh
I want to see an original copy with velvet labels. I don't think they exist...

Vushura
The 75 Ark reissue is JUNK. It's a noisy pressing with no sonic detail or dynamics. Even the "Respect The Classics" reissue beats it and that series is usually garbage.

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