Downtown Science Like Kanye West, Blockhead has learned that sampling and manipulating the human voice is a sly shortcut to emotional expression. Downtown Science , a disc… Downtown Science Like Kanye West, Blockhead has learned that sampling and manipulating the human voice is a sly shortcut to emotional expression. Downtown Science , a disc… 2005-10-18 Blockhead Electronic
Music Review

Downtown Science (2005)

EW's GRADE
B+

Details Release Date: Oct 18, 2005; Lead Performance: Blockhead; Genre: Electronic

Like Kanye West, Blockhead has learned that sampling and manipulating the human voice is a sly shortcut to emotional expression. Downtown Science, a disc of DJ Shadow-esque nocturnal funk, won't just provoke a head nod — it might make you cry.

Originally posted Nov 04, 2005 Published in issue #849 Nov 11, 2005 Order article reprints