God Save The King

Dume41

God Save The King

  1. Luminous
  2. Half-Life (The Orange Box)
  3. Aesthetics f/Specs One
  4. Lotus Throne
  5. The Restaurant
  6. Pulamic
  7. Puladeck
  8. Built Eternal
  9. Overpros f/Severe
  10. Drinks in Medina
  11. Geminon (The Clever Pair) f/Specs One
  12. Sith Science (Sub Zero Transmogrification)
  13. Universal Savior

Produced by Dume41 except Luminous, Half Life, and Lotus Throne produced by Rok Soul0.

Recorded, mixed and mastered by Dume41 at Seattle’s Hip Hop mastering studio The Legion of Dume

Press

…he strings together vivid descriptions to create a verbal tableau of picturesque scenes for listeners. The way he interweaves religious imagery and socially conscious themes also resonates with the Staten Island crew, even if his lack of brutal content does not.

The beats go in an entirely different direction, evincing a love for the pre-Wu-Tang era East Coast underground. The album is full of breezy samples – some light acoustic guitar finger-picking (“The Restaurant”), a lazy piano loop (“Half-Life (The Orange Box)”), airy horns and finger snaps (“Built Eternal”). The atmosphere is not at all light-hearted, as this description might indicate, which is a credit to Dume’s ability as a producer to create a particular mood with his beats, but it is also due to his solemn presence as an emcee over this music. Dume is quite talented at delivering moral admonitions couched within quasi-narratives of personal struggle, as he does on the aforementioned "Half-Life,"…- Rap Reviews