Billy Woods & Kenny Segal – Hiding Places (Deluxe Edition)

Backwoodz Studioz
BWZ 7552

First Date:
Picture Gatefold
US - Reissue
Hip Hop / Rap + United States
kenny segal, kenny dope, billy woodz, billy woods
Billy Woods & Kenny Segal - Hiding Places (Deluxe Edition)
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2020 Reissue with Instrumentals - Gatefold Sleeve!

This is the woods + segal Hiding Places Reissue VINYL. Consists of x2 12″ vinyls, one the original version of Hiding Places & the other the instrumental version of Hiding Places packaged in a 12″ gatefold jacket WITH ARTWORK BY M. MUSGROVE @ grade.B.

Hiding Places is a collaborative album from Brooklyn-based rapper billy woods and Los Angeles beat scene veteran Kenny Segal. The original album was released by Backwoodz Studioz on March 29, 2019 and was met with almost universal critical acclaim. It’s original pressing went out of print almost instantaneously, which left many fans scouring Discogs (good luck!) and petitioning us to do a repress . As a label, we at Backwoodz take a lot of pride in our physical products; in creating original artwork that will stand the test of time, and in issuing limited-pressings that stay limited. We had always resisted repressing a piece of vinyl and even when the demand for Hiding Places built to a fever pitch during 2019, we stuck to our guns. Still,
by the end of the year, as the AOTY nominations kept rolling in, we knew that we needed to do something. But we also were determined not to sacrifice the uniqueness of that first pressing. So we decided to commission all-new artwork, and press up the instrumentals as well and put it all together asa GATEFOLD 2XLP. So, on top of the best album of 2019, you get Kenny’s incredible instrumentals, available on wax for the first time! On its face, it seemed an unlikely pairing; woods—who moonlights as ½ of dissonant rap duo Armand Hammer—is a chaotic force, the warped relic of an NY indie-rap wave that never happened. Meanwhile, Segal has been in L.A. for twenty years; from paying dues with Project Blowed to pushing the culture forward with Busdriver and Milo. All the while, his soulful, dreamlike production precariously tethered to earth by the right drums or rumbling
bass. But look closer and it makes more sense. After all, Segal lent his production to a couple of songs on Paraffin, Armand Hammer’s critically-acclaimed opus, and the two artists have more than a few shared collaborators: Open Mike Eagle, ELUCID, and Hemlock Ernst amongst them. Hiding Places finds both artists deep in the labyrinth. Segal’s lush soundscapes have a new edge, woods’ writing is, paradoxically, at its most direct. Hiding Places is a child’s game: funny and cruel, as brutal as a fairy tale. The album features familiar names from both artists’ well of collaborators with ELUCID, Self-Jupiter, Blockhead and MOTHERMARY making contributions.

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Vinyl 2LP + Digital Vinyl + Digital Vinyl + Digital
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A1. Spongebob03:52play
A2. Steak Knives01:28play
A3. Checkpoints03:12play
A4. Spider Hole03:40play
A5. Houthi02:44play
A6. A Day In A Week In A Year MOTHERMARYMarcella El...05:04play
B1. Bedtime02:14play
B2. CrawlspaceElucidBlockhead03:45play
B3. Speak GentlySelf Jupiter04:54play
B4. Toothy02:18play
B5. Bigfakelaugh03:48play
B6. Red Dust03:28play
C1. Spongebob (Instrumental)03:54play
C2. Steak Knives (Instrumental)01:26play
C3. Checkpoints (Instrumental)03:14play
C4. Spider Hole (Instrumental)03:40play
C5. Houthi (Instrumental)02:44play
C6. A Day In A Week In A Year (In...05:05play
D1. Bedtime (Instrumental)02:16play
D2. Crawlspace* pt1 (Instrumental)01:10play
D3. Crawlspace pt2 (Instrumental)02:35play
D4. Speak Gently (Instrumental)04:56play
D5. Toothy (Instrumental)02:17play
D6. Bigfakelaugh (Instrumental)03:49play
D7. Red Dust (Instrumental)03:27play
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