Some of the sessions were produced at the home studio of Jason Heinrichs, also known as Anomaly. In an obituary for Heinrichs in 2002, Slug described the recordings: "It was the first time we’d seen anyone use a computer and grid to record and sequence music. He supplied the sound effect of the squealing pig on one of our songs ("Nothing But Sunshine") and we laughed for a long time."
Stanton Swihart of AllMusic gave the album 4 stars out of 5, commenting that "its stronger moments are among the most forward-thinking hip-hop ever made."Nathan Rabin of The A.V. Club wrote, "The beer-soaked ennui of the hip-hop depressive hasn't been captured this evocatively since before Basehead found Jesus".
In 2015, it was ranked at number 14 on Fact's "100 Best Indie Hip-Hop Records of All Time" list.