10 Seconds is the first studio album by American hip hop producer Jel. It was released on Mush Records on October 22, 2002. The title derives from the limited sampling time of E-mu SP-1200.
Jel's 10 SECONDS takes on the more abstract side of hip-hop, with the beats fading into "Multi Pitch" before the funk organ breaks out, which "Multi Level" switches out for some bell-tones. Exit Multi Mode" goes for a more mysterious sound, which is echoed in "Channel Assign. Though many of the tracks are short and little more than ideas on wax or vignettes, there's a few gems here, like the blues chant of "Forget It" or beatbox frenzy of "1st Song/Step
Jel's 10 SECONDS takes on the more abstract side of hip-hop, with the beats fading into "Multi Pitch" before the funk organ breaks out, which "Multi Level" switches out for some bell-tones. Though many of the tracks are short and little more than ideas on wax or vignettes, there's a few gems here, like the blues chant of "Forget It" or beatbox frenzy of "1st Song/Step
10 SECONDS by Jel, released 01 January 2001 1. JEL - 11. Multi pitch 2. 12. Multi level 3. 1. xit multi mode 4. 14. Dynamic button 5. close. Jel has been making hip hop beats since 1994. Helped start Anticon records. member of: THEMSELVES, 13 & GOD, SUBTLE, PRESAGE, EUROPE, BRUCE HORNSBY, PEEPING TOM, 1200 HOBOS, ZOB ROMBY, anticon.
Chicago native Jel had already made a name for himself among fans of underground hip-hop before releasing the eclectic, dynamic 10 Seconds. After producing beats for some of the more talented artists on the hip-hop fringe - THEM, Deep Puddle Dynamics, and Sage Francis to name a few - Jel introduced the world to his own distinctive blend of instrumental hip-hop. 10 Seconds is an extended ode to the SP-1200, hip-hop's first and most famous sampling device
Underground producer Jel's instrumental hip-hop opus 10 Seconds is the underground analogue to a producer's album a la . except with fewer vocals, and far less studio polish. Like the Neptunes, Jel is a high-demand fellow, a bedrock for that shapeless mass of Anticon MCs. With this album, though, Jel bucks innovation and gives a hefty, rustic shout-out to producers of yore. And what easier way to pay one's respects than to use their equipment? The concept on 10 Seconds revolves around a sampler: the classic E-Mu Systems SP-1200
9. Decay/Tune Select. 10. Forget It. 01:37. Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought. Exiting Arm. Jel. Greenball. Listen on your iPhone.
Brad Haywood of Pitchfork gave the album a . out of 10, saying: "Although 10 Seconds doesn't break much new ground, it is a good disc, true to Jel's concept and very listenable. Lisa Hageman of CMJ New Music Report called it "an impressive compilation of a beat-maker whose close attention to detail is definitely paying of.
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