Dienstag, 26. August 2014

AE: AE013 ft. Fabreeze Brothers

Paul Nice & Phill Most Chill are The Fabreeze Brothers. After two releases on Sure Shot Records (Paul Nice own label) the duo returns on AE Productions with a 12" teaser to their forthcoming album. 

This release is limited to 500 copies, 250 copies on white vinyl and the same number on black wax.
 
A: No Other Than (Vocal)
A: No Other Than (Instrumental)
B: U Been Warned (Vocal) 
B: U Been Warned (Instrumental)

Pre-Order: www.ae-productions.co.uk
... expected shipping date on 29th August 2014.


My special thanks goes to Phill, Paul and Mr. Fantastic. Special shout out to Krum for another sweet artwork. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Sonntag, 24. August 2014

White Label: Unknown001 ft. Fredfades

Norwegen producer Fred aka Fredfades is about to release his remix EP with distribution support by KingUnderground Records. 

Fredfades remixes nine of his favorite golden-era rap songs. Dense layers of samples from hard to find records, crisp drums, ruthless bass lines, all along with his SP1200 and MPC2000XL are the ingredients Fred uses to create remix versions of true Hip-Hop gems.

All tracks produced by Fredfades.
Artwork by Hans Jørgen Wærner.

Limited edition of 300 copies on black vinyl


My special thanks goes to Fredfades and KingUnderground Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Donnerstag, 21. August 2014

Trauma Center: TC1102609 ft. Trauma Center

Dee Jay Rocksteady founded Trauma Center Productions in the early 90s. In 1995 the debut single "Thick Klick" was released which is nowadays high in demand. 

In 2013 Rocksteady collaborated with Dope Folks Records to release the album on two vinyl EPs. 

After the success Rocksteady is planning to re-release the debut single. All he needs is the hip-hop community to help funding the costs for the vinyl pressing.

A1: Thick Klick (Street)
A2: Thick Klick (Instrumental)
B1: Thick Klick (Radio)
B2: Emergency

Contribute to the project: www.indiegogo.com
Contribute for: CD, T-Shirt, Vinyl or Bundle


My special thanks goes to DJ Rocksteady and the Trauma Center. The full responsibility for this project is with the project owner. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Mittwoch, 20. August 2014

Dope Folks: DF-0060 ft. Ras Kass

Ras Kass released his debut single in 1994 via Patchwerk Records. The most sought after release is a Test Pressing from 1996 that features the track "Jack Frost". In the same year Ras Kass also released his debut album Soul On Ice.

Dope Folks Records drops the "Pre-Soul On Ice Demos" and goes to great pain to remaster the tracks to the best possible quality for your listening pleasure.

A: Capital R.A.S.
A: Core Audience
A: Handle The Truth ft. Vooodu, Almighty Arrogant, Saafir 
B: Blood Is Thicker Than Water
B: H2O Mash-Up ft. Ras V, Big L
B: Deep Breathe ft. Vooodu, Mean Green

The "Pre-Soul On Ice Demos" EP is limited to 350 copies.

Order: www.dopefolksrecords.bigcartel.com
Listen: soon

My special thanks goes to goldyn child Rasi Kassi and Dope Folks Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Dope Folks: DF-0059 ft. Rast RFC

Former graffiti writer Rast RFC collaborates with Dope Folks Records and releases the "mixtape" Across West 3rd Street.

Straight from New York City the "Across West 3rd Street" delivers 10 tracks in total. The release is limited to 300 copies and if you like to know more about Rast RFC please read the biography at www.massappeal.com.

A: Spoken Word
A: Back In The Daze
A: Killer
A: Life After Death
A: Bad Dope
B: Forgive Me
B: The Gun Don't Make The Man
B: The Good, The Bad, And Me
B: Mark David Chapman
B: Basquiat



Order: www.dopefolksrecords.bigcartel.com

My special thanks goes out to Rast RFC and Dope Folks Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Fresh Herring: FH0003 ft. Guerilla Godz

London based producer Solomon Caine presents the Guerillla Godz: a collection of MCs from across the globe. 

The legend says that an astronaut crew crash-landed on a planet in the distant future where the Guerilla Godz were the dominant species and the humans were the oppressed and enslaved. [source]. 

A1: Trail Of The Broken Blade ft. Kyvah Johnston
A2: Enlighten Me ft. Lay Low
A3: The Winged Tiger ft. Kyvah Johnston
A4: The Devil's Mirror ft. Starvin B
A5: The Temptress With A Thousand Faces
B1: Black Magic
B2: Raindance ft. Tainted Wisdom
B3: Battle Cry ft. Tainted Wisdom
B4: Unmask The Phantom ft. Starvin B
B5: Pearl Phoenix ft. Tainted Wisdom

All tracks produced by Solomon Caine.

The "Unmask The Phantom EP" is limited to 275 copies. The first 75 copies come on red / yellow vinyl - the next 75 copies come on clear / red / blue vinyl - the remaining 125 are on traditional black wax.


My special thanks goes to Guerilla Godz and Fresh Herring Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Freitag, 15. August 2014

Redefinition: RDF-053 ft. Klaus Layer

Redefinition continues the collaboration with German producer Klaus Layer. The "For The People Like Us" project is a selection of instrumentals released on blue or black vinyl.

The record comes in full picture cover with design by "Strictly Cassette".

Order: www.redefinitionrecords.com

My special thanks goes out to Klaus Layer and Redef Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

A: Welcome
A: For The People Like Us
A: Der Wieder Erwachende Zweig (Resurgent Branch)
A: The Sun is Up
A: Der Traum von Gestern (The Dream of Yesterday)
A: Animals Garden
A: Be As You Are
B: Keine Pantomime (No Pantomime)
B: I’m no Joke
B: Watching Fireflies
B: Coming to Your World
B: Symbol für Morgen (Symbol of Tomorrow)

Redefinition: RDF-049 ft. Raw Poetic & Kev Brown

Raw Poetic and Kev Brown collaborate with Redefinition for their LP project "Concentrated Maneuvers" which will be a limited run of 500 units.

The album is presented as two halves - featuring the whole collection of vocal tracks on side A and instrumental versions on side B.


My special thanks goes out to Kev and Raw P. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

A: My Story
A: Think Much
A: District 9
A: Preacher Man
A: Watch It Sucka
A: Super
A: Rollo Is Back
A: The Put On
A: Protest Music ft. Kaimbr
A: Marching Band Kragenoff
A: Timet
A: Run
A: Transfer
B: Think Much Instrumental
B: District 9 Instrumental
B: Preacher Man Instrumental
B: Super Instrumental
B: The Put On Instrumental
B: Protest Music Instrumental
B: Timet Instrumental
B: Transfer Instrumental

Redefinition: RDF-056 ft. K-Def

Redefinition Records gives the access to unreleased instrumentals from K-Def's 90's rap classics "Chief Rocka", "Real Live" and more.

Under the title "Tape One" the vinyl 12" features never heard before instrumental versions from the actual golden-era demo tape that offered a young K-Def a gig at Marley Marl's House of Hits over 20 years ago.

This vinyl record is limited to 500 copies.

Order: www.redefinitionrecords.com

A1: Ready (1989)
A2: Invincible (1990)
A3: It's Good (1990)
A4: Seize the Moment (1989)
A5: Soul (1992)
A6: Kool (1989)
A7: Movin' With The Gang (1990)
B1: Weird Collage (1989)
B2: Peace (1992)
B3. Rules (1991)
B4: Grizzle (1990)
B5: Admiring Pete (1993)
B6: Simple But Effective (1993)
B7: Scary (1990)
B8: Vinyl Mania (1989)


My special thanks goes out to K-Def, J. Nota and Damu. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

My special thanks goes to K-Def and Redefinition Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

UPDATE: Top 5 upcoming Redef projects
  1. The group Revolutionary Rhythm with DJ Spinna producing their entire album. 
  2. K-Def and The 45 King wrapped up a new instrumental EP. Vinyl, digital and tape summer 2014.
  3. The Artifacts are dropping their first 12" single since the late 90s with us! Summer 2014 and K-Def behind the boards
  4. Lunch breaks by J Zone coming soon on vinyl & cassette

Redefinition: RDF-061 ft. Artifacts

Tame One and El Da Sensei team up for the Artifacts reunion releasing their latest single “All Points Bulletin (APB)” on 10inch vinyl.

The main version is produced by Seattle’s Def Dee who's about toreleas his LP via Mello Music Group. On the flip side Germany’s Klaus Layer adds the remix version of that song. Rounding out the north NJ connection K-Def did the mastering to this project.

The cover artwork is made by Joe Buck.

A: APB (Main)
A: APB (Instrumental)
A: APB (Accapella)
B: APB (Remix)
B: APB Remix (Instrumental)
B: APB (Bonus Beat)

Snippets: coming soon

Redefinition records delivers copies on black or white vinyl. My special thanks goes to The Artifacts and Redefinition Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Donnerstag, 14. August 2014

Chopped Herring: CHPHLAYVA01 ft. Da (Madd) Phlayva

Da (Madd) Phlayva are Shrimp Boogie Down, Chawle Dawk Da Supastar and Maximillion. The trio from Charleston, South Carolina started recording their demos in 1992.

Here are 6 tracks from the previously unreleased CD/cassette-only release from 1994. 


A1: World Premier
A2: To Each His Own
A3: Hookas ft. Spec Da Spectacular, I-God Eron aka Choc da Middleweight
B1: All Things Is Madd
B2: Geechie Squaw
B3: Phlayva 4 Dem All


The Phlayva 4 Dem All 1994 EP is limited to 350 copies. The first 75 copies come on green / silver / blue vinyl - the next 75 copies come on white / yellow / green vinyl - the remaining 200 are on black wax. 

My special thanks goes out to Madd Phlayva and Chopped Herring Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Montag, 11. August 2014

Chopped Herring: CHDOZ0002 ft. Doz Funky Baztardz

DJ Taz, Melo and Class return with the second part of the Doz Funky Baztardz release series on Chopped Herring Records. The "Who Stole The Funky EP features tracks recorded between 1993 and 1995 including two previously unreleased songs, two more tracks from their rare white label EP and and two of the rare 12inch releases -where only 300 of each exist. 

All tracks produced by Ernst Dimanche.

A1: Doz Funky Baztardz (I'm A Baztard)
A2: Who Stole The Funk
A3: Funky Smooth Shit
B1: Clowns
B2: Straight Outta
B3: Dyin' In Darkness


The "Who Stole The Funky EP is limited to 350 copies - the first 75 copies come on red / silver / green coloured vinyl - the next 75 copies come on white / black / blue coloured vinyl - the remaining 200 are traditional black wax.

Sonntag, 10. August 2014

Style Warrior: SWREC001 ft. MC Alikazam

MC Alikazam is part of UK combo Dookie Squad. On Style Warrior Records he just dropped a two track single on 7" vinyl.

The Dookie Squad (consists of MC Alikazam, Dook Tha Looper, Mr. Memory) released their debut vinyl release "6ft Under EP" in 1994 followed by the long awaited "Deep Rising EP" in 2006.

The solo tracks of MC Alikazam remained unreleased until Style Warriors Records picked them up and put them on a proper vinyl release with dope designed and full color picture cover.

The 7" is limited to 250 copies.

A: You Bite, You Never Write
B: Calmer Side Of Psycho



Order: www.stylewarrior.bigcartel.com

My special thanks goes out to MC Alikazam and Style Warriors Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Donnerstag, 7. August 2014

Chopped Herring: CH100 ft. M.C. Class

Stitch By Stitch congratulates Chopped Herring Records to the 100th release. I still remember when the Bushwick series started and one sure shot after another reached my mail box. Thank you very much B! for what you do and thanks to all the artists collaborating with this amazing record label.

The record with the cat.# 100 features M.C. Class who released the underground classic "Hope You Are Listening bw Fishin".

In 1989 M.C. Class decided to no go back to New York and stayed in Seattle founding the group Brothers Of The Same Mind. The EP features two tracks from that crew plus the tracks from his 1993 single release and more. Order your copy and check the full story at

www.choppedherringrecords.com

A1: See Level
A2: Hope You're Listening
A3: Fishin
A4: See Level (Acapella)
B1: Trippin
B2: Brother From The Projects
B3: Soul 2 The Rhythm ft. B.O.T.S.M.
B4: Step Up To The Mic ft. B.O.T.S.M.



The See Level 1991-1993 EP is limited to 350 copies - the first 75 copies come on white/red/orange coloured vinyl - the next 75 copies come on blue/black/silver coloured vinyl - the remaining 200 copies are on traditional black wax. 

My special thanks goes out to B! at Chopped Herring Records, M.C. Class and the Brothers Of The Same Mind. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Montag, 4. August 2014

Chopped Herring: CHEPID3MIC002 ft. Epidemic

Chopped Herring and Epidemic (Hex One and Tek-nition) return with a huge project a 2LP plus one EP plus a bonus 12" that includes 6 instrumentals and which is exclusive to the bundle deal!!! One and a half years after the Monochrome Skies EP, Chopped Herring Records announces the vinyl release of their debut LP "Illin Spree" along with the much-anticipated 2nd part of the "Monochrome Skies EP" along with a bonus 12" featuring 6 instrumentals from the debut LP.

Ill Spree 2LP:

A1: Illin Spree Intro
A2: Problem
A3: Lawless
A4: Commander In Chief
B1: Work
B2: Shit Is Real
B3: Skemez
B4: Bitch
B5: Rugged And Raw

C1: Masters Of The Universe
C2: Da Crown
C3: Reality (Skit)
C4: Set It Off
C5: Livin Proof
D1: Unforgettable
D2: New World Order
D3: Seven-Thirty
D4: Wreck Shop

All tracks produced by 5th Element

Monochrome Skies EP Vol. 2:

A1: Intro
A2: We Back Now
A3: Dope Fiendz ft. Efeks
A4: Here We Go Again
A5: Rainy Dayz ft. LMS
B1: Birds Of Prey
B2: Still Dreamin
B3: Chemtrails (Interlude)
B4: Destined To Be
B5: The Canvas

All tracks produced by Jesse James, One Take

Ill Spree Instrumentals:

A1: Commander In Chief
A2: Work
A3: Shit Is Real
B1: Set It Off
B2: Livin Proof
B3: New World Order


The bundle offer is limited to 175 copies including coloured vinyl copy of the Illin Spree 2LP (75 copies on silver/clear vinyl, 200 blue/silver, 75 black) + Monochrome Skies EP Vol. 2 (75 copies on silver/clear  vinyl, 75 blue/silver, 200 black) + bonus white label (75 copies on silver/clear coloured vinyl, 100 black).

Order: www.choppedherringrecords.com

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