sask heads tomorrow night come out for a bounciful night featuring yours truly opening up on 4 tables with C.Hustle
other canadians doing their thing, always making dope music: wicked lester: MOVE peep game here: myspace
Saturday, May 16, 2009
WATCH ROGER DO HIS THING INSTRUMENTAL
probably my favourite hip hop song that exists as an instrumental, with the 'you'll like it too' drums minus the drum roll, maybe because they'd been so prominant in eric b and rakim's usage or to disguise em a little. Perfect springtime chillin music, it doesn't get better, except perhaps when Large Pro is rapping on it.
Sunday, May 10, 2009
NO MORE BANG BANG 8 MINUTE EXTENDED VERSION
I decided to be useful to dj's today; one of my favorite reggae tunes, I combined both sides and ultra extended it so you can play it out and walk away and dance at the end of the night, or, use for soundcheck at the beginning as I used to do with the 45 cuz I loved the way it was eq'd :-) I got it from KL in toronto years ago, and think it's one of the sickest reggae breaks around. the regular 3:30 'version' was here at Anonymous' site; dj's delight.
BONUS: BLACK KEYS 'PSYCHOTIC GIRL' TIN CAN MIX a useful track people dig that's also been on my myspace page for a minute, I had added the donna corbett drums, upped the tempo to 97 and really messed with the sound with a bunch of audio effects
Thursday, May 7, 2009
It's Your World The Gaff's Drum's At The Intro Version
when I first heard this song, it immediately became one of my favorite gil scott songs to play out along with the proto rap of 'revolution will not be televised' and catchyness 'johannesburg'-----I was real hyped when the keys loop was sampled by black star off the bridges album over 10 years ago. This tune, was always a dilemma for me to play out, while I felt it had a lot of energy, positive message and great vibe, the beginning started a little too 'abruptly' with; 'the ground beneath my feet', I was always like; 'hmmmm, should I just scratch this part in, or make that abrupt 'cut' out of the last beat and right into it?' There was no way to blend into this song before, so, while not perfect, this sort of takes care of that, with some of the drums from the end reworked into a 4 bar intro, and all the levels brought up. I know the drums hit a little hard, but it's how it goes, looking at a normal wave of the song, it starts quieter and builds harder and harder till it's maxed at the end, so that was an issue in bringing drums from the end to the beginning. It works for me though to bring in the middle of my set, rather than a warm up track when i'm in that kind of crowd.
Sunday, May 3, 2009
Button UP Gaff re=edit (exit international 1981)
you know when you're looking for a record, and you look and look through the same few spots because you know 'it has to be in here somewhere' and 'I know it's not over there' so you go through hundreds of 45's thinking you missed it when all along, it was 'over there'. This was one of those times; a 2 minute look becomes a half hour escapade. I've looked through thousands of records in my own collection before looking for a record only to find I missed it in my first look through a certain section. Phrases such as "someone must have stolen it!" or "did I trade it? sell it?" come to mind, only to have the cold reality of my own disorganization dawn on me after at most, hours of searching.
anyways.....................I touched this small hole new wave 45 up with a little edit at the intro and extended the drums in the middle making it easier to catch the break for those who care (me) I'd like to thank my man birdapres for the hook up on this one, I love the part where they're like 'rippin it up'
Friday, May 1, 2009
It's a feeling
I've had a lot of people ask me to do the blog thing for awhile and share some music, so, here we are, may 1st 2009, first post. I've never been to the carribbean islands, but I've thought for awhile that among names to call your group, west indies the 'Rolling Tones' is one of the better ones. 'it's a feeling' is the funk track on the album which I've always found to have a catchy hook and I got a nice deal on this record cuz the cover and label had a bit of damage.