Editors’ Notes Part of a double feature with Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star, Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines is a dreamy, defiantly avant-garde take on the state of hip-hop—think Frank Zappa raised on Kool Keith. Like its companion, Jealous Machines stretches the group’s mellow, dislocated sound in ambitious new directions, from the sun-dazed funk of “Love in the Time of Kanye” to the murky “Late Night Phone Calls,” which sounds like deconstructed quiet storm. “He’s focused on the blurry blur/Your favorite rapper,” Ishmael Butler deadpans on “30 Clip Extension.” “He’s feeling numb dressed dapper dumb/Your favorite rapper.”

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Welcome to Quazarz
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3:48
 
Gorgeous Sleeper Cell
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2:13
 
Self-Made Follownaire
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4:14
 
Atlaantis
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2:18
 
Effeminence (feat. Chimurenga Renaissance)
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5:42
 
Julian's Dream (Ode to a Bad) [feat. The Shogun Shot]
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4:12
 
30 Clip Extension
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Love in the time of Kanye (feat. Purple Tape Nate)
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2:18
 
Sabonim in the Saab on 'em
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2:23
 
The SS Quintessence
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3:39
 
Late Night Phone Calls (feat. Laz)
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3:25
 
Quazarz on 23rd
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2:49
 

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