Released November 14, 1995. Labcabincalifornia Tracklist.
Labcabincalifornia is the second album by The Pharcyde, released in 1995, three years after their debut Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde. The album's production was handled by The Pharcyde themselves and Jay Dee, with additional help from Diamond D and M-Walk. The first single was "Drop". The video for "Drop" was directed by Spike Jonze, and used footage of the group performing the song backwards, replayed backwards, giving it a surreal quality
Labcabincalifornia is an album that is often overlooked, forgotten, and ultimately overshadowed by the giant, looming shadow Bizzare Ride II the Pharcyde cast. The album is also missing one of the key elements that made they’re debut an overwhelming success; J-Swift’s production. The dark yet laid back musical backdrop he created caused an interesting contrast to the lighthearted stoner rhymes provided by the rest of the group. This aspect to the group’s sound is missed until you hear that a young J Dilla is behind the boards for most of the album
Listen free to The Pharcyde – Labcabincalifornia (Bullshit, Pharcyde and more). Labcabincalifornia is the second album by The Pharcyde, released in 1995, three years after their debut Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde. The album's production was handled by The Pharcyde themselves and J Dilla (known then as Jay Dee). The video for "Drop" was directed by Spike Jonze, and used footage of the group performing the song backwards, replayed backwards, giving it a surreal quality. The backwards theme of the video was also a reference.
LabcabinCalifornia is an experimental, introspective album that shows the group working through problems and doing their thing on excellent signature tracks like "Runnin," "Drop," "Somethin' That Means Somethin," "Groupie Therapy," "She Said," "Splattitorium," "Y," "Moment in Time," and "Devil Music.
The Pharcyde – Labcabincalifornia. Label: The Bicycle Music Company – BIC 107-LP-ST1. Format: 2 Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Gatefold. NO Coversticker ! Second pressing of this "Bicycle Music Company" re-issue, this time on regular black vinyl. Produced by The Pharcyde, Jay Dee, M-Walk, and Diamond D Executive Producer: Michael Ross.
Labcabincalifornia is a more mature record than the Pharcyde's debut. That's not necessarily a good thing, as the Pharcyde's playful attitude and comic raps were much of what made them so irresistible. True, age has enlightened them on "Moment in Time" and the single "Runnin'," the former a salute to the past and the latter a description of their flight from South Central's Pharcyde Manor to the Hollywood Hills. But the music is much of the problem here. Though the raps are solid, tempos never vary from the usual midtempo jam.
This album has an average beat per minute of 93 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 78/104 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Labcabincalifornia. BPM Profile Labcabincalifornia. Album starts at 90BPM, ends at 97BPM (+7), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by The Pharcyde.
When the Pharcyde released their 1992 debut album, Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde, it felt like nothing short of a miracle. Gangsta rap (at least on the West Coast) was in its prime, its success measured in both visibility and record sales. For an up-and-coming Los Angeles rap group to take a dramatic turn away from the direction of that of their . contemporaries was not only bold, but also refreshing. With sophomore records, it’s natural for an artist to set a goal to make an even more grandiose and better-selling record.