Tagged with 'Shock Treatment'

POLL: Favorite Krizz Kaliko Album?

Published: September 18, 2013 in Krizz Kaliko
We’ve reached that time again and the unfair question begs itself: how do you choose one piece of greatness over another? Decisions, decisions. With Son of Sam offering the latest chapter in the creative and groundbreaking saga that is Krizz Kaliko’s musical journey, we’re revisiting a point where we must make the hardest decision of ...Read more.

Kansas City Star Reviews ‘Shock Treatment’

Published: October 1, 2010 in Krizz Kaliko
The Kansas City Star recently posted their review of Krizz Kaliko’s latest album Shock Treatment. The reviewer, Joel Francis, gives the album a lukewarm review, saying that the lyrical content is repetitive but that the album hallmarks innovative production, especially on tracks like “Get Active”, “Simon Says”, “Hard Core”, and “Alive”. Click here to read ...Read more.

‘Shock Treatment’ Collaborative Review With Strange Music Blog Contributors

Published: September 27, 2010 in Krizz Kaliko
Jim, Slevin, Soroush, Zach, and Alisha all participated in a group review of Krizz Kaliko’s Shock Treatment. We have recovered the transcript. This is it. Jim: So first question, what does everyone think about the album in general? Remember, you can be as honest as you would be in confession. Soroush: It’s pretty awesome. Slevin: ...Read more.

‘Get Active’ [Song]

Published: September 21, 2010 in Krizz Kaliko
“Get Active” is probably the most stand-out track on Shock Treatment, and also happens to be one of Kali’s personal favorites from the new album. This doesn’t mean the best song necessarily, but out of all the songs “Get Active” is definitely the most prone to make someone turn their head and ask “What is that?!” ...Read more.

‘Stripper Dance’ [Song]

Published: September 21, 2010 in Krizz Kaliko
No party album like Shock Treatment would be complete without a slow-grinding dance number. “Stripper Dance” delivers just that. “Do your sexy stripper dance,” Krizz commands the lady of his attention, set to a syncopated kick that keeps a deep groove throughout. Kali croons to a a sea of motion-synths that add to the sexy ...Read more.

‘Skally Wag’ [Song]

Published: September 20, 2010 in Krizz Kaliko
“I’m looking for the bad girls, the hood chicks! I’m talking about Skally Wags!” Kali announces before the the drum and bass kick in along with aggressive synth patterns complemented with screeching organs. “Skally Wag” plays like a version of LL Cool J’s “Around The Way Girl” on steroids, putting the point out to me that if ...Read more.

‘Freaks’ [Song]

Published: September 20, 2010 in Krizz Kaliko
“I never fit in with the in crowd / so me and myself became pen pals, wow” Kali says as the opening line to his first verse in “Freaks” from Krizz Kaliko’s Shock Treatment, aptly summing up the song as it relates to his situation as an artist on the Strange Music roster. It must be heard ...Read more.

411mania.com Reviews ‘Shock Treatment’

Published: September 20, 2010 in Krizz Kaliko
Bill Wannop from 411mania.com recently posted his review of Krizz Kaliko’s Shock Treatment. The album recieved a 7.5 out of 10. Bill notes that some of the laudable tracks (“Hard Core”, “Simon Says”, “Elevator”) are in between lesser tracks that make the album sound disjointed in the end. Click here to read the full review. ...Read more.

‘Get Around’ [Song]

Published: September 17, 2010 in Krizz Kaliko
In a continuation of the synth-driven sound that populates much of Shock Treatment, “Get Around” is a plea for understanding that, no matter what happens at the end of the night, Krizz has got to keep moving the next day. Produced by Oliver “OG” Grose, the beat and feel of the music is actually reminiscent ...Read more.

‘Alive’ [Song]

Published: September 17, 2010 in Krizz Kaliko
“Baby? You’re still making me sad! Make me feel goood!” we  hear at the opening of “Alive” from Krizz Kaliko’s Shock Treatment. “Alive” is an expressive anthem of lust fitted with sleazy synths reminiscent of a Nine Inch Nails collaboration with Tricky, Kaliko expresses how it makes him feel to be near the object of his desire. ...Read more.

Recap: Krizz Kaliko ‘Shock Treatment’ In-Store Signing At FYE

Published: September 16, 2010 in Krizz Kaliko
To celebrate the release of his third studio album Shock Treatment, Krizz Kaliko and Strange Music held a special in-store signing at FYE in Independence, Missouri. Strange pulled no stops in the presentation of this event: Tech and Travis O’Guin made their presence known by the sound before they were even seen as the sound ...Read more.

‘Stand By’ [Song]

Published: September 14, 2010 in Krizz Kaliko
On the last track of Shock Treatment, “Stand By”,  Krizz Kaliko ends the album on a somber tone. Rapping and singing over a lush arrangement of Rhodes piano and delayed guitars, Krizz addresses the quest for fame, and the toll that it can take on his psyche as expectations and realities battle out in his ...Read more.

‘Rejection’ [Song]

Published: September 14, 2010 in Krizz Kaliko
In his quest to merge hip hop and pop in his latest release Shock Treatment, the song “Rejection” delves into the realm of synth-driven rave pop, popularized as of late by the likes of Kanye West (in his Graduation release) and Lady Gaga. Rave-synths populate the soundscape at the beginning as Krizz cries “I just can’t take rejection!” ...Read more.

‘Shock Treatment’ Available

Published: September 14, 2010 in Krizz Kaliko
Krizz Kaliko’s third solo offering of a mind-blowing fusion of musical styles and genres, Shock Treatment, is now available in stores across the nation. Featuring the lead single “Elevator”, this album promises to be a shocking ride set to the music of an electrifying blend of hip hop and pop. Coming from the insanely-creative mind ...Read more.

‘Elevator’ Behind-The-Scenes Look With Krizz Kaliko And Director Dan Gedman [Video]

Published: September 13, 2010 in Krizz Kaliko, Tech N9ne
Krizz Kaliko’s music video for the debut single “Elevator” from his upcoming Shock Treatment release is due to drop soon. We wanted to get a glimpse of the shoot from the men most responsible for shaping the end product: Krizz Kaliko and director Dan Gedman. The concept behind the video ties in with the name ...Read more.

‘One Of Them Ones’ Featuring Big Ben [Song]

Published: September 10, 2010 in Krizz Kaliko
Shock Treatment, Krizz Kaliko’s highly anticipated third solo release with Strange Music, includes the track, “One Of Them Ones” featuring Big Ben. If the name sounds familiar it’s because Big Ben’s been featured on a Strange Music project in the past, spitting a verse on “Party and Bullshit” from Tech N9ne’s second “Collabos” project, Sickology 101. ...Read more.

‘Get It Girl’ And ‘Get Active’ Feature Irv Da Phenom [Song]

Published: September 10, 2010 in Krizz Kaliko
Krizz Kaliko’s new album, Shock Treatment, which drops on September 14th, includes “Get It Girl” and “Get Active” featuring Irv Da Phenom. Irv was also featured on four tracks on Tech N9ne’s latest release in the “Collabos” series, The Gates Mixed Plate. Irv has also collaborated with Strange Music Artists on several other projects including; Monterifik, Big ...Read more.

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