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  • Summary: 13+God is a collaboration between German rocktronica outfit The Notwist and American indie-rappers Themselves. Also guesting are members of Ms. John Soda, Lali Puna, and cLOUDDEAD; basically, if they're on Morr Music or Anticon, you'll find them here.
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  1. Positive: 18 out of 20
  2. Negative: 0 out of 20
  1. 100
    A true supergroup -- a set of songs that might be superior to either group's work separately.
  2. The members of 13 & God have created a genuinely rewarding record that is better than the sum of its parts.
  3. May 24, 2011
    90
    It's an unusual back-and-forth that delivers rapturous results on the seven piece band's sophomore record Own Your Ghost.
  4. While there's a sense that both artists went a bit too heavy on dark atmosphere, given that both usually inject more whimsy into their creations, 13 & God is still a consistently intriguing, frequently beautiful experiment that offers ample rewards with each new listen.
  5. 80
    Certainly worth investigation. [Jun 2005, p.102]
  6. This is the kind of one-off collaboration that will have fans hoping for a follow-up, because you get the feeling these highly talented musicians have barely scratched the surface.
  7. This is an awkward pairing -- there are a number of nice moments, but many haven't been fully developed, and seams divide them.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 19
  2. Negative: 3 out of 19
  1. joshh
    May 23, 2005
    10
    at first doseone's vocals seem a bit abrassive, but after a few listens this album really comes to life. A big step forward for both the at first doseone's vocals seem a bit abrassive, but after a few listens this album really comes to life. A big step forward for both the Notwist and Themselves. Expand
  2. wizza
    Mar 2, 2007
    10
    Hopefully Timeless. I absoilutely LOVE this record.
  3. DrunkenMaster
    May 9, 2005
    9
    This in amazingly beautiful CD, spare and gorgeous, is filled with stream of consciousness lyrics that will appeal mostly to other artists, This in amazingly beautiful CD, spare and gorgeous, is filled with stream of consciousness lyrics that will appeal mostly to other artists, intellectuals and literary types. If you think P. Diddy and Lil Jon are the best thing in hiphop this is not for you. But then again, if you like P. Diddy you probably don't read much either. Expand
  4. brandi
    Mar 29, 2006
    9
    all around good music
  5. jefft
    Jun 26, 2005
    8
    Great album...
  6. DavM
    Jan 26, 2006
    8
    cLOUDDEAD's Vocal with beter beatz then there Self titled and "10" CDs.
  7. BobbyG
    Sep 16, 2005
    1
    An amazing band (notwist) tainted with the sounds of the devil.

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