Mary Anne Hobbs – Building the Beat feat. Philadelphia dubstep producer Starkey, percussionist and producer Reso, and vocalist Annek…

January 26, 2010

just surfing around and came across this little gem!

this is so dope! All done in 2 hours and the final product is amazing.

Download: Starkey – Building The Beat (for Mary Anne Hobbs on BBC Radio 1)

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Wale post

January 17, 2010

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Wale is playing in Vancouver in a few weeks at the best club in the city, Fortune Sound Club. Which I am totally excited about!

So I started having a re-listen to some of his mixtapes and tracks, and it totally reminded why I like all his stuff so much, and that this dude is one of the most exciting things happening in Hip Hop right now.

I thought i would post a few of his mixtapes that have been dropping over the last couple years. If you haven’t heard this dude, start now!

He also just dropped his first full length album called Attention Deficit you may have a little trouble getting it outside the states, but honestly these mixtapes are so bad ass they feel like a full length album and they are FREE!

10 DEEP – MIXTAPE ABOUT NOTHING

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WALE – 100 MILES AND RUNNING (MIXED BY NICK CATCHDUBS)

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WALE – BACK TO THE FEATURE MIXTAPE (via RCRDLBL)

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Gucci Mane done Diplo style

January 14, 2010

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If you surf the net looking for new tunes then you most probably seen this popping up all over the place. Straight from Mad Decent head honcho Diplo, this little project remix’s a bunch of tracks from Gucci Mane’s cold war mixtape.

I’m a little on the fence as far as being a fan of Gucci Mane, I mean any one with Gucci in there name is just a little wack. But he still does have some cool shit and a unique style so if you put that, and a roster of some of the dopest producers in the game together then you know its gona be fire!

grab the full quality DL from the Mad Decent blog here .


falling in love again

January 7, 2010

I been really loving downloading mixtapes lately. I used to always just bi-pass them cause I couldn’t be bothered listening for an hour or whatever. But I have come to learn that listening to Mixtapes is the best way to hear new tunes!

The other great thing about a mix is that you can throw it on and do some work and not have to deal with the boring part of tracks as some helpful Dj has blended it all together!

Perfect.

Anyways I thought I would post some Muxtapes (that’s how us Kiwi’s pronounce it) that I have been given or downloaded in my travels and keep them moving through the interweb. Might be a little old to some of you, but quality none the less!

KINGDOM MIX – FOR DISCOBELLE

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This one is a little weird (in a good way) at times but seriously I gotta rate this in the top ten mix’s of 2009. Its sounds like the future! With so many remix’s and edits in there its great listen. Thanks Discobelle!!

tracklist DL – KINGDOM MIX – FOR DISCOBELLE

1) Kingdom – Wine & Stomp (Intro)
2) Jam City – In the Park (Kingdom Refix ft. Allure)
3) Bok Bok – Ripe Banana
4) L-Vis 1990 – United Groove (Kingdom Remix)
5) Cooly G – Jus Wanna
6) KG – 808
7) Roska – Elevated Level (Kingdom Edit ft. Brandy)
8) Marcus Price & Carli – Mat, Bira, Kvinnor, Weed (Kingdom Remix)
9) Dubbel Dutch – Throwback
10) Lil Silva – Different (Kingdom Remix ft. Jazmine Sullivan)
11) DJ Makency – Ragga Jump
12) DJ Alan Rosales – Claps
13) KS-20 – Fun-key (Instrumental)
14) Lil Silva – Pulse vs. Flex
15) Kingdom – Mindreader ft. Shyvonne (Bok Bok Remix)
16) Lenny Fonata – Spirit of the Sun (Bump & Flex Mix)
17) DJ Corlando – Passa Passa (Kingdom Remix)
18) Kingdom – YOU
19) Terror Danjah – With U ft. Shola Ama
20) Young Dot – DPM Remix / Threat Misses – Juke Ya Girl (Kingdom Remix)
21) The Dream – Fancy

RICO UNO

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This mix from Vancouver heavy weight Rico Uno is so fun and innovative. It is a great round up of the sounds of summer with a special twist. For all you southern hemisphere readers this can be your summer mix as it was for the crew in Vancouver!

It’s All Over: Livestock Block Party Mix 2009

Rodriguez -Sugar Man (Rico Uno Blindfold Edit)
Shawty Putt – Dat Baby (Rico Uno Nightshift Remix)
Grace Jones – Feel Up
Smokey Robinson – Mickeys Monkey
The Lo – Lumdi
Fujiya & Miyagi – Pterodactyls
Belle Epoque – Missy Broadway (Rico Uno Blend)
QQ – Stookie (Acapella)
Lionel Ritchie – All Night Long (Israel Lebron Remix)
The Zombies – Time of the Season (DJ Cobra Remix)
Sean Paul – Bounce It Right There (Rico Uno Mind Control Remix)
Busy Signal – Tic Toc
Children at San Juan Government School – Sammy Dead-O
DJ Unk – In Yo Face (Rico Uno MumSecousse Remix)
Duke Dumont – Hoy!
Don Corleon & Nigel Staff – Junkanoo Rhythm Version
Beenie Man – Chakka Dance
Vybz Kartel – I Neva
Say Whut – Go 2
Bunji Garlin – Fire Now (Rico Uno Hawaiian Remix)
Thunderheist – Jerk It (Nacho Lovers Remix)
Rock D Feat. Big Boi – DDT Bombon (Rico Uno Remix)
Swizz Beats – That Oprah
South Rakkas Crew – Twelve
Alozade – Screw Face
Johnny Prez – Tu Pum Pum (Rico Uno Go Edit)
Tones on Tail – Go
Eileen – Ces Bottes Sont Faites Pour Marcher (These Boots Are Made for Walking)
Ja’net Dubois – Movin On Up
The Osmonds – One Bad Apple (U-Terns Bucket Mix)
Lady Red – Smokin Acapella
Jennifer Lara – I Am in Love
Leftside and Esco – Horny
Lou Johnson – Always Something There to Remind Me

WeSC Superlative Mix by Chrome & Schowi

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This dope ass free mix from the always on point label WESC came out in Jan 2009. this 2 part stomper covers a lot of musical bases. I love the transition from mid tempo funk and disco tinged hip hop to electro and big hit bangers from all the right producers. I don’t know know too much about Chrome & Schowi but these Berlin based Dj’s sure know how to throw a great mix together!

Pt 1 by Chrome:

1. The Message (Datashat Remix) . GMF
2. Gangster with an “A” – Old Money
3. It takes two – Mr.Oizo
4. What a world (ft Chester Frank) – Common
5. Tenderoni (MSTRKRFT Remix) – Chromeo
6. Blow your Mind – Eli Escobar
7. Ask the Dj (Sinden & Count of Monte Crystal Remix) – Mr Hudson & Library
8. Let me show you – Madjazz
9. Quero te amar (Douster Remix) – Bonde Do Role
10. Bounce (Bloody Beetroots Remix) – MSTRKRFT ft NORE
11. Everybody be somebody /Chew Fu Remix) – Ruffneck
12. Lets go Ravers – Rob Threezy
13. Touch too much (Fake Blood Remix) – Hot Chip
14. Must be a Devil – Diplo

Pt 2 by Schowi: (one take!)

15. CSS – Move (Cut Copy Remix)
16. Tittsworth feat. Kid Sister – WTF (DJ Wool Remix)
17. Malente & Dex – Hyperactive (Bobmo Remix)
18. Ron Carroll – Bump To This (Bart B More & Bingo Players Remix)
19. Jan Driver – Rat Alert
20. Treasure Fingers – Cross The Dancefloor (Designer Drugs Remix)
21. His Majesty Andre – Girrrl
22. Crookers feat. Kid Cudi – Embrace The Martian
23. DJ Mehdi – Pocket Piano (Joakim Remix)
24. Wookie – Gallium
25. Buraka Som Sistema feat. Pongo Love – Kalemba (Wegue Wegue)
26. Tes La Rock – Lickshot
27. Santogold & Jay-Z – Shove It & Brooklyn We Go Hard