Local Review: The Body – Call Off the Search

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The Body - Call Off the SearchThe Body
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The Body = Aesop Rock + Atmosphere + the Roots

Funky sometimes slipping into raga full-instrumental backtracks flow behind flows laid by emcees LoKaL and MiMiC rounding out over an hour of recorded sweet hip-hop smoothness. The first half of tracks find the lyrics a bit lazy, crutching themselves on beaten-out suffix rhymes (“-tion,” “-able,” etc.) and self-aggrandizing rants, but the last half is comprised largely of more sincere songs the group has been toying with for years and have finally perfected. My favorite track is “Quarter in the Cup