Mittwoch, 4. März 2015

Vinyl-Digital: VinDig113 ft. Peebs The Prophet

Another Vinyl-Digital Exclusive comes from Peebs The Prophets. The "Ills Of The Earth EP" was originally released in January '15 on Don't Sleep Records as CD only.

A1: Dead Calm
A2: Ruthless ft. Awon
A3: All Day
A4: The Ruckus
A5: Take A Moment ft. Dephlow
A6: 5am

B1: Dead Calm (Instrumental)
B2: Ruthless (Instrumental)
B3: All Day (Instrumental)
B4: The Ruckus (Instrumental)
B5: Take A Moment (Instrumental)
B6: 5am (Instrumental)

Produced by Phoniks & Blunt One 



My special thanks goes to Peebs The Prophet, Awon, Phoniks and Vinyl-Digital. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only 

Deranged / Vinyl-Digital: VinDig100 ft. Big Pun(isher)

Big Pun is still one of the best lyricist of all time He unfortunately passed away on the 7th of Feb. 2000 and since then no further releases of this great MC got dropped. Fifteen years later Deranged and Vinyl-Digital release the EP "Bronx Legends Never Die". 

Authorized big Domingo and Pun's Rios family this release reminds us all about his incredible skills. 

A1: Inspiration (Intro)
A2: Beware
A3: Lyrically Fit ft. Cormega, Easy Mo Bee, Shaq & Chris Rivers
A4: Symphony 2000 ft. KRS-One, Marley Marl, Kool G Rap & Truck Turner
A5: Respect (Skit)
A6: You Ain't A Killa
B1: Whatcha Gonna Do
B2: Midwest Respect (Skit)
B3: Dream Shatterer
B4: True Emcee
B5: From The X (Bonus)

Produced by Domingo, 20th Letter and Dr. G.



My special thanks goes to Domingo, Rios Fam. and Vinyl-Digital. RIP Big Pun, All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Slice Of Spice: SSR-062 - SSR-064 ft. Lord Finesse

Lord Finesse continues his SP1200 series and the cooperation with NYC based record label Slice Of Spice. For the collectors its all about the "12-Bit Collector's Set" which includes all the rare exclusives of this project.

The "12-Bit Grit EP" comes gets released in three different versions - black vinyl, white vinyl and picture disc vinyl. The set contains:
- SSR-062 - 12-Bit Grit EP (Picture Disc)
- SSR-062 - 12-Bit Grit EP (White Vinyl)

The "MIDI Midas EP" is a bundle exclusive available as die-cut picture disc or test press only vinyl.
- SSR-063 - MIDI Midas EP

The star of the collectors set is probably the exclusive clear/black splatter vinyl version of "Deluxe Redux 3LP" but also available separately on black or silver colored wax.
- SSR-064 - Deluxe Redux 3LP (Splatter Vinyl)

Also included to the collectors set are SSR-CD005 - A Re-Awaking (Expanded Edt.CD) and a 12x12" SP1200 vs S950 Print exclusively signed by Lord Finesse.

Order: www.sliceofspice.bigcartel.com



My special thanks goes to Lord Finesse and Richard at Slice Of Spice Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Freitag, 27. Februar 2015

MegaKut: SR-1001 ft. Lightbulb & DJ Eons One

MegaKut Records presents the second vinyl release of producer DJ Eons One. After the instrumental only 7inch "Revenge Of The Crate Goblins" follows another 45 with vocals by Lightbulb.

The single is limited to 100 copies on randomly mixed colored vinyl.

A: White Owls 4 Nite Owls
A: Loose In The Park


B: Interlude
B: Word Up
B: Foul Stuff

All recording and mixing by DJ Eons One.


Order: send your request to megakutrecords@gmail.com
Digital: www.megakutrecords.bandcamp.coms
Blog: www.megakutrecords.blogspot.com

My special thanks goes to MegaKut Records, DJ Eons One and Lightbulb. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Redefinition: RDF-069 ft. DJ EFN


DJ EFN from Miami releases his first full length album "Another Level" on Redefinition Records representing his time as mixtape DJ. 

EFN’s first Crazy Hood mixtape was released in 1993. Over 20 years he produced 42 volumes with local Miami hip-hop music with Boom-Bap sound - no Miami Bass for what that area is best known.

The 2LP is limited to 500 copies on silver colored vinyl and features production from DJ Premier, Buckwild and many others. The cover artwork is designed by Skam2 who also designed for A.T.C.Q. and others. The expected release date is early April so make sure you support “Miami’s Mixtape King”. 


A: Intro ft. Umar Bin Hassan
A: Another Time ft. Inspectah Deck, Guilty Simpson, M.O.P., Bernz
A: Selfish ft. King Tee, Fashawn, Kurupt
A: Lane 2 Lane ft. Don Logan, Denzel Curry
A: South-West ft. MC Eiht, Blu, Kam
B: Crazy Dope ft. Milk Dee, Sean Price, Murda Mook
B: Revolutionary Ride Music ft. Your Old Droog, Royce da 5’9, OC, Reks
B: Crazy (Interlude) ft. Umar Bin Hassan
B: Who’s Crazy? ft. Troy Ave, Scarface, Stalley, DJ Premier
B: Fiyah Gun ft. Smif N Wesson, Spragga Benz, Kardinal Offishall, Bittah Sosicka
B: If U Run ft. Killer Mike, Webbz, KXNG Crooked
C: Survival ft. Juvenile, Dead Prez, Trick Daddy
C: When I’m Dead ft. Joell Ortiz, Chris Rivers, Keith Murray, Skam2
C: Warrior ft. Sizzla, David Banner, N.O.R.E., Jon Connor
C: Power ft. Sa-Roc, Masta Ace, Thirstin Howl III
C: Role Model ft. Bun B, Jarren Benton, Eric Biddines, Amber Monique
D: Paradise ft. Talib Kweli, Wrekonize, Redman
D: Motivation ft. Defari, Cormega, Boaz
D: G Shit ft. McGruff, Prez P, Grafh
D: HomeTeam ft. Garcia, Dynas, Skam2, Heckler, Society, Mother Superia
D: We Earned It ft. Ras Kass, Black Milk, Black Collar, Cory Gunz


More snippets: Soundcloud

My special thanks goes to DJ EFN, Crazy Hood and Redefinition Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Effiscienz: EFFI011 ft. Dirt Platoon

Raf Almighty and Snook Da Crook aka Dirt Platoon (Baltimore) return with a 10 track LP entitled "Bare Face Robbery" on Effiscienz Records.

The album comes on yellow colored vinyl. For those who prefer black test press vinyl or CD check the EFFISCIENZ store.

A1: Old Album
A2: Admire
A3: Bare Face Robbery
A4: Emotions
A5: Our House

B1: ’86 Ushers Anniversary Picnic ft. Fel Sweetenberg
B2: Garbage Can
B3: Weep
B4: Killing Machines ft. Nutso
B5: Peak Performers

Produced by Venom, Fel Sweetenberg, DJ Brans, Tom Delay and DJ Low Cut

Snippets:  coming soon

My special thanks goes to Dirt Platoon and the Effiscienz crew. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Donnerstag, 26. Februar 2015

Dusty Platter: DP-008 ft. Jazz Spastiks & Rebels To The Grain

Jazz Spastiks and Rebels To The Grain (duo from Long Beach) team up to release Unkut Raw on Dusty Platter. The LP contains 15 tracks an will be limited to 500 copies only - 300 copies pressed on black vinyl, 200 pressed on red wax.

If you missed one of the previous 3 Jazz Spastiks releases on Dusty Platter check their web store, discogs or your local dealer. 


A: Grab The Mic (Intro)
A: Yes Yes (Fresh Mix)
A: Special Feature
A: Tapes
A: Blastin'
A: Stop, Look & Listen
A: Pass It
A: Music

B: Unkut Fresh
B: Beats/Styles
B: Hitcha
B: We Ain't Fadin'
B: Tightly Sealed
B: Boombox
B: The Goods (Fresh Mix)

Digital: www.jazzspastiks.bandcamp.com



My special thanks goes to Rebels Of The Grain, Jazz Spastiks and Dusty Platter. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Freitag, 20. Februar 2015

Chopped Herring: CH$AMHILLLP01 ft. $amhill

After $am's debut vinyl release "The Preface" in November '14 on Chopped Herring Records he now returns with the second installment which is his debut album "The "$am Hill Story". 

The album includes production from Money Boss Player's producer Minnesota and Timeless Truth / Your Old Droog producer RTNC and got mastered by Lewis Parker.

The album cover includes a large 200 x 200 mm  black/white sticker. 

A1: The Mudman Cometh
A2: $am I Am
A3: Can't Trust You
A4: God Bless The Child
A5: Sunshine
A6: My Fate

B1: The Benches
B2: Bad Bitches
B3: Hustlers Holiday
B4: Lesson Learned
B5: Poetic Justic 2

Produced by Minnesota, Jean Duvall, RTNC, Adel IsmailDirty Ass Andre Israel, Chop Da Beatz, Molecules and $am Hill. 

Order at www.choppedherringrecords.com

The "$am Hill Story" is limited to 400 copies - the first 75 copies come on white, red, purple mixed coloured vinyl - the next 75 copies are on clear, red, black mixed coloured vinyl - the remaining 250 are on traditional black wax. 


My special thanks goes to $am Hill and Chopped Herring Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Montag, 16. Februar 2015

Chopped Herring: CHKNOT501 ft. Juggaknots

"Baby Pictures" is a project EP of unreleased, unleaked material from cult indie group Juggaknots. Their probably most famous releases are the ones on Fondle E'm Records and almost everybody loves the Stretch & Bobbito demo tracks. 

With the support of Matic Ent. Chopped Herring Records they went thru the archives to find the very earliest recordings the NYC combo which consists of Buddy Slim aka Kev Fever, Breeze Brewin, Chris "Suga Shadow" Liggio & DJ Esssence. 

"Some tracks were taken from reels, some from DAT and some from cassette to make this, the earliest anthology of the group's work."  

A1: Catch My Drift (Intro)
A2: 40 oz of Flavor
A3: Grand Larceny
A4: Next of Kin

B1: Lap of Luxury
B2: Ol Faithful
B3: Boogernose Funk
B4: Catch My Drift (Outro)

All tracks produced by the Juggaknots (Buddy Slim aka Kev Fever, Breeze Brewin, Chris "Suga Shadow" Liggio and DJ Esssence). Juggaknots appear courtesy of Matic Entertainment.



"Baby Pictures" is limited to 400 copies. The first 75 copies come on red coloured vinyl - the next 75 copies are on gold, white, yellow mixed coloured vinyl - the remaining 250 are on traditional black wax.

My special thanks goes to B! at Chopped Herring Records and the Juggaknots. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Samstag, 14. Februar 2015

Gentleman's Relief / No Sleep: GRR-017 ft. Nick Wiz

Gentleman's Relief Records returns with "Cellar Selections Vol. 5" on double vinyl. 20 more tracks produced by NJ's Nick Wiz between 1992 and 1998 and a long list of featured artists like  Ran Reed, Channel Live, Pudgee, Shadowz In Da Dark and more.

Three songs on this 2LP are previously unreleased and unheard. The pressing is limited to 300 copies and comes in a white sleeve with oversize sticker on cover. 100 copies are on colour vinyl (A/B blue, C/D red) and 200 copies are on black wax. 

A: UG (Cella Dwellas) - What U Feel (1998)
A: Ran Reed - Rugged Feel ('96)
A: Shadowz In Da Dark - Me And My Shadow ('94)
A: Martyse - Food For Thought ('95)
A: Shabaam Sahdeeq - Finish The Game ('96)
B: Native Assassins - Arms Too Short ('92)
B: Channel Live - All Is Fair ('97)
B: Shabaam Sahdeeq - My Words ('96)
B: Miilkbone - Small World ('94)
B: Hitman - Rock On ('94)

C: Shadowz In Da Dark - Curb High (Remix) ('94)
C: Ran Reed - While You Were Away ('94)
C: Shabaam Sahdeeq - Everybody Raps ('96)
C: N-Tyce - If It Ain't Me ('92)
C: Pudgee - Welcome To My Mind ('94)
D: Madhouse - For the Hardcore (original mix) ('92)
D: Black Widow ft. Black Sun - How That Go ('94)
D: Native Assassins - Act Like U Know ('92)
D: Ran Reed ft. UG - No Games ('98)
D: Lord Have Mercy - Final Scene ('96)


Order: www.grrvinyl.bigcartel.com. The vinyl is pressed and in stock now - orders will be shipped over the next few weeks.

My special thanks goes to Debonair P at GRR, No Sleep, Nick Wiz and all artists involved. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Freitag, 13. Februar 2015

Chopped Herring: CHTR3301 ft. Various Artists

Canadian label Tree House dropped a lot of respectable 12inches during the mid/late 90's. The first six releases featured MC/producer Citizen Kane including the sought after "Epic EP". 

"Scartown Memories" (cat# TREE-007) is a holy grail in the record collectors scene that features Citizen Kane on side A and Sic Sense on side B. According to Tree House label owner only about 25 promo copies got pressed. Let's hope all the tracks will finally get played on further 350 record players.

Chopped Herring pressed up one track from that indy grail (Sic Sense's "Conscience Abduction") as well as Citizen Kane's "The Gambler" from "The Epic EP" and "Black Rain" from their debut 12". Also included is the previously CD-only release "War Crimes" by Headnodz and two unheard tracks from Citizen Kane. More to come ...

A1: Conscience Abduction ft. Sic Sense
A2: The Gambler ft. Citizen Kane
A3: Backstreet Religion ft. Citizen Kane
B1: Black Rain ft. Citizen Kane
B2: Black Rain (Unreleased Version) ft. Citizen Kane
B3: War Crimes ft. Headnodz, Citizen Kane, Zaki

Produced by ERF Productions and Headnodz (B3)



The "Rare & Unreleased EP Vol. 1" is limited to 350 copies - the first 75 are on red, gold, green mixed coloured vinyl - the next 75 copies are on perl green coloured vinyl - the remaining 200 are on traditional black wax.

My special thanks goes to Chopped Herring Records, Tree House (Nick) and all artists involved. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Montag, 9. Februar 2015

Chopped Herring: CHQU33NS17 ft. Meyhem Lauren & Icerocks

Following the "Raw Cashmere" EP from June 2013 Chopped Herring drops the 17th release of the CHQU33NS series entitled "More Cashmere" EP. 

All seven tracks produced by DXA Recs SP-basher Ice Rocks and featuring the Chopped Herring collaboration partners Timeless Truth.

The "More Cashmere EP" is limited to 350 copies only - the first 75 copies come on yellow coloured vinyl - the next 75 copies come on blue vinyl - the remaining 200 are on traditional black wax.

A1: Fly Counterparts
A2: Street Caviar ft. Bags & Hologram
A3: Sidewalk Etiquette ft. Nems
A4: Mind on Queens
B1: Black Cumin Oil ft. Timeless Truth
B2: Burgundy ft. Mr Muthafuckin' Exquire, Kassa, Kool AD
B3: Summer Squash Yellow

 


My special thanks goes to Chopped Herring Records, Mayhem Lauren and IceRocks. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Sonntag, 8. Februar 2015

World Expo: ft. WE-004 SPOX PhD

SPOX PhD (DJ Spinna & Oxygen) released the "original version" of Brilliance and Four Times Raw in 2011 via Correct Technique.

Since Oxygen is part of the Soundsci crew it's a logical step to release these re-versions with production Dj Ollie Teeba & Jonny Cuba aka "The Process". Both tracks on the record capitalizing on the mood & vibe of the original versions.

"Brilliance" features brand new vocals from Oxygen and Four Times Raw features again Hip Sadat X, Diamond D, and Kurious.

The 7" is limited to 350 copies on flat black plastic.

A: Brilliance Remix
B: Sour Times Raw Remix ft. Sadat X, Diamond, Kurious

Remixes produced by Soundsci / The Process.
Order: www.worldexporecords.com



My special thanks goes to Oxygen, DJ Spinna, Ollie Teeba, Jonny Cuba, the whole Soundsci crew and World Expo Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Dope Folks: DF-0068 ft. The Cage & York Diesel

The Cage & York Diesel from Delaware originally released "Wreck On The Set" in 1994 on cassette only.

About the rare cassette tape is not a lot info available but the sound speaks on its own - check the snippets!

A: Bang Gangsta Wrap
A: Death Trap
A: The Underworld
B: Ghetto Mobsta
B: Big Ups
B: Know Ya Enemies

Produced by Mike Dred.
Limited to 300 copies.
Order: www.dopefolksrecords.bigcartel.com (soon)




My special thanks goes to Dope Folks Records, Cage and York Diesel. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Dope Folks: DF-0067 ft. K-Otix

K-Otix are Damien aka D, MIC and producer The Are. In 1997 the trio self-released the album "Spontaneity" which got noticed mainly by the underground heads. It became a collectors item when the crew got the deserved shine for the LP "Universal" in 2001.

Between 2000 and 2004 I had the singles "World Renown", "U Know The Name" and the Japan only release "Long Time" on heavy rotation.

Dat Series Vol. 1 features 6 tracks recorded by the crew between 1993 and 1995.

A: Wreck II Ya Brain
A: Step Back
A: Up Next To Flex ft. T-Wreks
B: Got It Goin't On Pt. 2
B: Abstract Jazz
B: Caught A Vibe

All tracks produced by The Are.
Limited edition of 300 copies.
Order: www.dopefolksrecords.bigcartel.com (soon)



My special thanks goes to K-Otix and Dope Folks Records - special shout out to The Are for sending a signed copy of Spontaneity back in the day! All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.