Thru

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Thru
Studio album by Thavius Beck
Released October 3, 2006 (2006-10-03) [1]
Genre Instrumental hip hop
Length42:00
Label Mush Records
Producer Thavius Beck
Thavius Beck chronology
Decomposition
(2004)
Thru
(2006)
Dialogue
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [2]
Brainwashed favorable [3]
Cyclic Defrost favorable [4]

Thru is the second studio album by American hip hop musician Thavius Beck. It was released through Mush Records on October 3, 2006. [1] It includes "'98", which was East Bay Express ' "MP3 of the Day" on November 10, 2006. [5]

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Contents

Critical reception

Rick Anderson of AllMusic gave the album 4 stars out of 5, calling it "a brilliant sophomore effort from a major talent in modern hip-hop." [2] Matthew Jeanes of Brainwashed said: "This could easily be the kind of record that gets people who typically dismiss hip hop and electronic music as glossy, vacant, or superficial to rethink that position." [3]

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Track listing

No.TitleLength
1."Sonic Sound"1:46
2."He's Back"2:36
3."Reaching"2:11
4."Under Pressure"3:51
5."Dedicated to Difficulty" (featuring 2Mex)4:09
6."The Storm Before the Calm"4:28
7."'98" (featuring Nocando)3:21
8."Perpetual Pursuit"3:35
9."Yet and Still..."2:34
10."Lyrical Gunplay" (featuring Saul Williams)4:38
11."Down" (featuring Mia Doi Todd)3:34
12."Paranoia"2:57
13."Dichotomy"6:52

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References

  1. 1 2 "MH-247: Thavius Beck - Thru". Mush Records . Retrieved July 7, 2018.
  2. 1 2 Anderson, Rick. "Thru - Thavius Beck". AllMusic . Retrieved May 8, 2015.
  3. 1 2 Jeanes, Matthew (October 7, 2006). "Thavius Beck, "Thru"". Brainwashed . Retrieved July 7, 2018.
  4. Smith, Tom (November 18, 2006). "Thavius Beck – Thru (Mush/Stomp)". Cyclic Defrost . Retrieved July 7, 2018.
  5. Downs, David (November 10, 2006). "MP3 of the Day: Thavius Beck's "'98"". East Bay Express . Retrieved July 7, 2018.