Double Cup

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Double Cup
Double Cup.jpg
Studio album by DJ Rashad
Released 20 October 2013[1]
Genre Footwork
Length 56:24
Label Hyperdub

Double Cup is the first studio album by footwork musician DJ Rashad, and the sole full-length released during his lifetime. It was released on 20 October 2013 via Hyperdub, the cover features a nighttime aerial shot of Chicago, Rashad's hometown.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 79/100[2]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[3]
Drowned in Sound 8/10[4]
Exclaim! 9/10[5]
Fact Magazine 3/5 stars[6]
Mixmag 5/5 stars[7]
NME 8/10[8]
Pitchfork Media 8.6/10[9]
Resident Advisor 4/5[10]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[11]
Tiny Mix Tapes 4/5 stars[12]

Double Cup has received some acclaim from music critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 79 based on 13 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[2]

Pitchfork placed "Double Cup" at number 35 on their list of top 100 albums of the 2010s so far.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by DJ Rashad.

No. Title Featured artists Length
1. "Feelin" Spinn & Taso 4:30
2. "Show U How" Spinn 3:27
3. "Pass that Shit" Spinn & Taso 4:18
4. "She a Go" Spinn & Taso 3:37
5. "Only One" Spinn & Taso 3:46
6. "Everyday of my Life" DJ Phil 3:16
7. "I Don’t Give a Fuck"   2:37
8. "Double Cup" Spinn 4:09
9. "Drank, Kush, Barz" Spinn 3:36
10. "Reggie"   3:38
11. "Acid Bit" Addison Groove 3:25
12. "Leavin" Manny 4:14
13. "Let U No" Spinn 4:11
14. "I’m Too Hi" Earl 3:00

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Footwork figurehead DJ Rashad announces new album for Hyperdub, Double Cup". Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Critic Reviews for Double Cup – Metacritic". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 28 April 2014. 
  3. ^ Jefferies, David. "Double Cup – DJ Rashad | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 28 April 2014. 
  4. ^ Bass, George (21 October 2013). "Album Review: DJ Rashad – Double Cup / Releases / Releases // Drowned In Sound". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 28 April 2014. 
  5. ^ Williams, James. "Review: Double Cup – DJ Rashad". Exclaim!. Retrieved 30 April 2017. 
  6. ^ F, Christian (24 October 2013). "Double Cup – FACT Magazine: Music News, New Music". Fact. Retrieved 28 April 2014. 
  7. ^ Wheeler, Seb (23 October 2013). "Mixmag | DJ RASHAD". Mixmag. Archived from the original on 27 April 2014. Retrieved 28 April 2014. 
  8. ^ Calvert, John (18 October 2013). "NME Album Reviews – DJ Rashad – 'Double Cup' – NME.COM". NME. IPC Media. Retrieved 28 April 2014. 
  9. ^ Fitzmaurice, Larry (22 October 2013). "DJ Rashad: Double Cup | Album Reviews | Pitchfork". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 28 April 2014. 
  10. ^ Ryce, Andrew (25 October 2013). "RA Reviews: DJ Rashad – Double Cup on Hyperdub (Album)". Resident Advisor. Retrieved 28 April 2014. 
  11. ^ Powell, Mike (22 October 2013). "DJ Rashad, 'Double Cup' | Album Reviews | Rolling Stone". Rolling Stone. Jann Wenner. Retrieved 28 April 2014. 
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