Tagged with 'Shock Treatment'
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.
Now that it’s here it’s time to find out, is Kickin’ & Screamin’ Krizz Kaliko’s b ...Read more.
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.
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” 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.
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.
“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.
“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.
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.
Krizz Kaliko’s latest release, Shock Treatment, includes the track “In My Dreams” featuring Brotha Lynch Hung and Big Scoob. Krizz Kaliko was featured on “Don’t Worry Mama, It’s Just Bleeding” from Brotha Lynch’s Strange debut album, Dinner and ...Read more.
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.
“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.
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.
Krizz Kaliko’s latest release, Shock Treatment, includes six tracks that were produced by Michael ‘Seven’ Summers. Seven produced the single, “Elevator”, as well as “Simon Says”, “Stripper Dance”, “Get It Girl”, “Get Active” and “Frea ...Read more.
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.
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.
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.
Strange Music is happy to announce that today marks the release of multi-talented Krizz Kaliko’s third studio release, Shock Treatment, which is available in full on iTunes. Krizz promises his best album yet: a non-stop shocking ride through the Strange world he inhabits, a place where pop and hip-hop converge to form music so original ...Read more.
Krizz Kaliko’s third solo release, Shock Treatment, includes the song, “Hard Core” featuring Stevie Stone. The Columbia, Missouri native was also recently featured on two tracks on Tech N9ne’s latest “Collabos” project The Gates Mixed Plate and was also featured Kutt Calhoun’s third solo album Raw and ...Read more.
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.
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.
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.