Back for another hit. That’ll Scalper I’m taking about. Along for the ride this time is RiotMiloo on vocals for the sweet smelling bran’ new tune from The Emperor’s Clothes album. He has been over in Europe this summer for some shows, and will be back soon. Keep an eye out.
If you wanna cop his joints, or check out more, man has a website, don’t be shy, he doesn’t bite. (Correction: He may do actually, sorry for the misinformation.)
Vinyl album available here
Spring Cleanin, it’s only now that I have come across this draft of a post that I started….uh, three years ago!
What don’t you get with mpfreeze? Information, that’s what.
Spending time gazing over album covers, checking artwork, info on the producer, studio, singers and players, engineers, catering, dealers, seeing the links to other artists etc. It’s a great thing. Which brings me to Nasa. The name featured on many Def Jux productions, Cannibal Ox, El-P, The Presence, Mr. Lif, to name four. He was the chief engineer for the label from 2000 to 2005. Been wondering what this cat has been up to, and I was brought up to date. After leaving Def Jux around 2005, he set up the label, Uncommon Music.
If progressive hip hop is your thing, hit his bandcamp, plenty to settle your nerves there, including his taking on Death Grips, get it for free.
I am not here anymore, because I am there, catching up on what he’s been doing since I initially started this post!
Dig It: 1. To approve of,
To Dig: 1. As in Crate Digging, to search for records or breaks, samples.
I dig the following clip from the Jackie Brown film, love Samuel’s vocal presence. The phrase is a killer. It’s within my dj sets, it’s appropriate, it’s dj battle material.
Artist: The Masterminds feat. Murs & Slug
More info from their bandcamp page. http://themasterminds.bandcamp.com/
The Gaslamp Killer opens up his record box for us that give a shit, over at redbull online radio Headphone Highlights series.
“So, I put together Headphone Highlights with the idea that I would give you half songs that I like to put on when I’m in an introspective mood, or like to chill and feel chill vibes, and the other half are club songs. There’s exactly half and half, so half of my favourite club bangers, half of my classic hits, how ’bout that?”
He’s got the passion and energy I dig, ya dig?
The opening sequence made me laugh, then it gets deep and flows.
“It’s really hot but it’s got air-conditioning,” says Doom, when asked if his mask might make things a bit stuffy on a hot day like today. “It sits a little bit away from my face,” he adds, and this is important because it means he can still drink beer during the interview. “That,” he adds with a chuckle, “is the main thing.”
In the lead up to the release of the album Keys to the Kuffs from Jneiro Jarel and DOOM, the Guardian’s Paul Lester gets time with MetalFace himself.
Read more here. You can stream the whole album too, it’s out on Monday. Big up Jneiro on the beats!
Bite the Thong!
Update: Fact Magazine got an interview with Doom too.
The man behind the mask is creator Blake “KEO” Lethem. In the video below the graffiti writer and designer breaks down the history of DOOM’s maskification from bandana to Darth Maul halloween visor to THE supervillain guise.
Spotted at OkayPlayer
Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def mc’in at Radio Nova, Paris
Courtesy of Okayplayer