Wednesday, December 19, 2007

We're Having A Bashment Party

Another week goes by and I'm still not unpacked. I decided to have lengthy dig in my digitized vinyl playlist and at first glance, thought I couldn't do nothing for ya man. But then realized that maybe it was time to post up some shit that your everyday working DJ could actually play. I mean, old DJ Sneak rips and FYC dub versions are fresh and all, but how about some shit you could actually play at a club while people were there? Why not.
For those of you who used to see me play back in the "vinyl era", you know that I pride myself on my stellar collection of reggae bootlegs. I've ripped a lot of these to play out over the years and will now step all your collective reggae game up with a few choice jammy's from the arsenal.

First off, I Wayne's hit Can't Satisfy Her pon de Bad Boyz Riddim
Second is Cutty Rank's The Stopper over a reggae-fied Next Episode riddim, aptly titledThe Next Reggaesode.
Here is true club classic which can be played pretty much anytime anywhere:Real Reggae Love.
This next one is from one of my favorite reggae bootleg series, the Sound Klash Ammo series.Capleton - Tour (Sound Klash Ammo Re-Fix)
Here's yet another one over Bad Boyz which always goes over quite well. Though the beat is kinda too quiet, or the acapella is too loud or something.
This next one kills, and though I was never a huge fan of Jadakiss's Kiss Of Death, Cham just sounds really correct over this beat.
And finally, here's a nice one to mix in with your R&B set.

Friday, December 14, 2007

Edit-ma Paradiso

I got a few edits here that are just kinda collecting dust.

Here's one I did of the Jackson's State Of Shock which was a duet between Michael and Mick Jagger.
The Jacksons - State Of Shock ft Mick Jagger (B's ShOcKiNg Edit)
Did you know that the song was originally recorded with Freddie Mercury?

... and on the more punk side

The Slits - I Heard It Through The Grapevine (B's Edit)

I actually just did this one at work this morning... so it really ain't that dusty I guess.
The Brothers Johnson - You Make Me Wanna Wiggle (B's Edit)

Thursday, December 13, 2007

No B-Side This Week

Sorry y'allz. Just moved last week and all my vinyl is boxed up. So I got no new rips.
Here are some Busta Rhymes tracks that I posted in a Busta thread over at The Hollerboard. More or less the best of the slept on.

As I Come Back
Turn It Up
Party Is Goin On Over Here(might be my favorite busta track)
One Two Shit (A Tribe Called Quest ft Busta Rhymes)

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Nothing But The Funk

A few weeks ago I played at a special edition of The Do-Over called The Left-Over. That day, I heard one of the best sets I've heard in years. The DJ's name was Dâm-Funk. He played some funky ass shit and the best part was that I'd never heard any of it before. He had unreleased Roger Troutman joints and just record after record (yes, I said record) of fire, mostly in the 80's funk/disco/soul arena.
He also played one of his own tracks, which i believe to be quite fiery.

Dâm-Funk - Sidewayz (Stones Throw - 2007)

It's from a recent Peanut Butter Wolf/Stones Throw compilation called 2K8 B-Ball Zombie War, which doubles as the soundtrack to NBA2K8. It's got a few other tracks you should definitely peep by the likes of Arabian Prince, MF Doom, Dilla & Q-Tip.

Dam (pronounced Dame) has a weekly party here in LA called Funkmosphere which I plan on checking out soon. It's apparently off the chain as per Peanut Butter Wolf himself.
I also heard he used to play keys for Warren G ... that's what I call cred folks.

Cherry Chocolate Rain!

Saturday, December 8, 2007

New Years Eve Of Destruction

San Francisco, I'll see you soon. Buy your tickets folks... I heard this one is selling out for sure.

****To clarify, I am not affiliated with Mad Decent. This is a typo. I was booked for the party by the good folks of Mad Decent and the promoters assumed I was affiliated. We all know what happens when you assume.

*******To double clarify, I think Mad Decent is a fuckin' sweet label and I applaud their contributions to the world of music.
Go buy some of that shit!

Wednesday, December 5, 2007


Arista UK - 1997

This was a relatively unnoticed Armand Van Helden creation. He did a speed garage remix of the track for the UK 12" and it's probably the worst thing he ever made. Off beat acapella, phoned in bass line and the same drum kit he'd been using for years at that point. This was kind of a dub version of that atrocity that was on the b-side and it's pretty kind bra.

Puff Daddy & The Family - It's All About The Benjamins (Mo Cheddar Mix)

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Buy It, Use it, Break it, Fix It

You know you liked that Tried By 12 Remix that Spider did. People who know whats up certainly do. It was quite a big track for me last weekend, just ask anyone who came to LAX last Sunday. Now it's time to do your part and buy it! Whats $4 versus a lifetime of musical bliss.

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