By focusing on the foundation of his creative process and less on the intricacies of his trademark editing and chopping magic, he's emerged with an album that will give fans a subtle taste of every Prefuse 73 record that has come before and will give the haters a deserved shake-up. You don't have to forget everything you've learned about Prefuse 73 because Preparations is just going to teach you some new things. With records this steadfastly solid in such short supply these days, Preparations seems supremely needed right now. Prefuse 73 says more with an MPC than most artists can on the microphone; listen up.
1. From the East Intro 2. Beaten Thursday 3. Aborted Hugs 4. The Class of 73 Bells (feat. School of Seven Bells) 5. Girlfriend Boyfriend 6. Smoking Red (feat. John Stanier) 7. Prog Version Slowly Crushed 8. Noreaster Cheer 9. Let It Ring 10. 17 Seconds Interlude (feat. Tobias Lilja) 11. I Knew You Were Gonna Go 12. Pomade Suite Version One 13. Spaced & Dissonant 14. Preparation Outro Version