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Breakdown / Social Studies
Album:Social Studies Collection:Hip-hop
Artist:Breakdown Added:02/2010
Label:Saving Grace Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2010-04-18 Pull Date:2010-06-20 Charts:Hip-Hop
Week Ending:23 May2 May25 Apr

 Recent Airplay
1.Sep 02, 2010:Happy Hour
4.Apr 26, 2010:Quasi Music Therapy
One Voice
2.Jul 01, 2010:Happy Hour
Hidden Track
5.Apr 23, 2010:Quasi Music Therapy
One Voice
3.May 16, 2010:MHz
The Difference
The Spot

Album Review
Reviewed 2010-03-17 
Emcee from Japan (now in the Tampa, Florida) with an influence of the traditional NYC underground hip-hop sound of the late 90's. A variety of production by Mudd Buddah, Surreal, Marco Polo Dutchmassive, and Slopfunkdust. Very solid sounding release by Breakdown. NON-FCC Clean: 3, 12. Try: 4, 8, 11, 13, & the unlisted track: 16.

1. Various violin strings with a simple 808 drum beat.
2. Funky sounding piano beat. Upbeat tempo. Various tempo change-ups during the middle of the track. Nice Track
3. Quarky-sounding track. Violin and strings samples with a bicycle bell sound. NON-FCC @ :50,
4. Very jazzy track. Nice track.
5. Melodic intro beat. Mellow track all the way through.
6. Soft-jazz. Solid lyrical flow.
7. Spacey-sounding layering of the track. Nice track.
8. Funk influence guitar sounding. Various tempo change-ups within the break-beat. Nice track
9. Orchestrated scratch composition. Turntablism track.
10. Soft-rock samples - 70's rock influence. Mellow-jazzy beat.
11. Heavy horn sounds. Nice track.
12. Insert from a live performance. Lead-in to track 13. NON-FCC @ :22
13. Funky-soul sounding track. Bouncy beat. Nice track.
14. Jazzy guitar. Mellow / downtempo break-beat
15. Dedication / "Thank-You" track with a golden era hip-hop sound in the background.

Unlisted track.
16. track starting @ 4:20 - skit featuring Breakdown, and a beat-box breakdown composition by Effects. Very nice hidden gem.

Track Listing
1.One Voice 8.The Difference
2.The Path Set Before Me 9.Recess
3.Perpetratin' 10.The Turning Point
4.The Spot 11.Ain't It Funny
5.Backfire 12.Crowd Control
6.Dave & Sheila 13.My Man
7.Blazin' 14.Good Friday
 15.One Man