DJ Krush ‎– Strictly Turntablized

Mo Wax ‎– MWCD025
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Released in a clear tray jewel case including a single-fold booklet.
Reissued in 1996 in a stickered gray cardboard sleeve.

Cover art: "Love + Unrest №2".

℗+© 1994 Mo'Wax Recordin's.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 016557 082524
  • Barcode (Scanned): 5016557082524
  • Matrix / Runout (Mirrored (Variant 1)): B5051 MW 025 CD • 1:2 -MASTERED BY NIMBUS-
  • Matrix / Runout (Mirrored (Variant 2 & 3)): B5051 MW 025 CD • 1:0 -MASTERED BY NIMBUS-
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): ifpi 2303
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): ifpi 2308
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 3): ifpi 2309

Other Versions (5 of 8) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
MWLP025 DJ Krush Strictly Turntablized(2xLP, Album) Mo Wax MWLP025 UK 1994 Sell This Version
7243 8 40146 2 9 DJ Krush Strictly Turntablized(CD, Album) Mo Wax 7243 8 40146 2 9 France 1994 Sell This Version
MWLP025 DJ Krush Strictly Turntablized(2xLP, Album, Unofficial) Mo Wax (2) MWLP025 UK Unknown Sell This Version
AICT 24, AICT24 DJ Krush Strictly Turntablized(CD, Album, RE) Sony, Sony AICT 24, AICT24 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
MW025LP, 540 538-1 DJ Krush Strictly Turntablized(2xLP, Album, RE) Mo Wax, Mo Wax MW025LP, 540 538-1 UK, Europe & US 1996 Sell This Version


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February 13, 2013

DJ Krush first burst onto the scene with STRICTLY TURNTABLIZED, during the heady Mo'Wax days. And right from "Lunation," you can hear why it captured everyone's attention: the cut-up horns, the mysterious piano riff, the solid beats. "Fucked-Up Pendulum" and "To the Infinity" are more spare and abstract, with less reliance on traditional melody, and "Kemuri" sounds set to follow in its footsteps before the filtered, ghost-like horn line comes in. A spare jazz finds its way onto "Silent Ungah" (the jazz aspect comes out more in "Yeah" and "The Nightmare Of Ungah") but the easygoing lounge of "Dig This Vibe" makes that track stand out even more. Strict, but not unforgiving...


September 4, 2008
This CD is an amazing portrait of its era. To call it sparse or minimalist is a bit misleading; the beats are solid and intriguing, but to the point and alive. To call it the kissing cousin of trip-hop would be fair. This is what you listen to when you're focused on something and need to cut the frills out of the situation.

As an added treat, there's a song featuring Black Thought of the Roots fame, and another featuring El-P from his Company Flow days; a definite pleasure for all you Def Jukies out there.


June 2, 2006
edited over 12 years ago

One of the best downtempo hip-hop albums I've ever heard. Sometimes a bit to minimalistic maybe, nevertheless a true milestone and a testamony to the musical genius of DJ Krush. Check "Dig this vibe" for one of the bluntest beats ever.