The Battle on Pop Matters and OPB Music:
This LP is clearly destined to become a minor-key classic in some circles, and cement its creator’s reputation as a summit-peaking act of a great deal of distinction and importance.
Pop Matters – 1.17.2013
The Battle tends to be as intense as its title might indicate, Ragel’s layered production— including vintage samples and Afrobeat-inspired horn lines— set against a theme of good vs. evil.
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OPB – 1.1.2013