For the first time since going out of print on vinyl, Aesop Rock's classic albums Labor Days (2001) & Bazooka Tooth (2003) are being re-issued in limited quantities.
This is a 3XLP vinyl reissue of Aesop Rock's fourth full-length album, on the artist's own Block Block chop label. originally released in 2003 on Definitive Jux. production by Aesop Rock, Blockhead and el-p. Guests include el-p, Mr. Lif, and 1990s Bronx hip-hop duo camp Lo. For the first time, the majority of production is handled by Aesop Rock himself, although long-term collaborator Blockhead contributes three tracks and one is provided by Definitive Jux label boss El-P. Significant vocal guest appearances are made by El-P and fellow Def Jux labelmates Party Fun Action Committee and Mr. Lif as well as by 1990s Bronx hip-hop duo Camp Lo. There are also brief vocal cameos (credited on the sleeve as "Additional Trash Talking and Malarchy" [sic]) by Cannibal Ox, S.A. Smash, and Murs. Scratching is handled by DJ Cip One of Cannibal Ox and DJ Pawl of Hangar 18. Much of the instrumentals for the introduction track, "Bazooka Tooth," were done by Jer of Party Fun Action Committee using standard pots and pans. The cover is by Israeli artist Tomer Hanuka.