Archive for July, 2008

Your Mum’s Music Video of The Year…

July 25, 2008

I don’t normally post music videos (ooh-whee, all this goddamn cyber-Capitalistic expansion)…

…but then this is barely any substandard music video; dialogue-driven & adroit with dramatic irony. It’s close to pitch-perfect for social/interpersonal relevance alone. I found myself realising that with age it’s easier to forbodingly map out the grand design of any relationship from it’s dawn to it’s doom, and the human casualty. I think this piece illustrates that on behalf of many.

Gnarls Barkley – Who’s Gonna Save My Soul?

Link to ‘The Odd Couple’ LP in the reasonably monumental 7 Months Into 2008 post where it was awarded Your Mum’s Album of The Year.

Video: Who’s Gonna Save My Soul [Uncensored]

Gnarls Barkley, in terms of creativity in the current mainstream landscape, are just paranormal beings altogether. They’ve managed to follow up their mesmeric Afro-Bollywood visual for ‘Going On’ (previous frontrunner for video of the year) with another jewel in the crown. Video of the year for one of the songs of the year from the album of the year? I think they have my undying groupie love at this point.

Directed by Chris Milk (Kanye’s ‘Jesus Walks’ and ‘Touch The Sky’, Gnarl’s Barkley’s ‘Gone Daddy Gone’, U2 & Green Day’s ‘The Saints Are Coming’).

I pretty much dedicate this to no female, ever.

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One Day As a Lion – One Day As A Lion EP

July 25, 2008

For the mere fact Zach de la Rocha is back (this being his collaborative project with The Mars Volta’s former sticks-man Jon Theodore).

And we Rage Against The Machine to the death of us.

“The name taken from the infamous 1970 black and white, captured by legendary Chicano photographer George Rodriguez featuring a center framed tag on a white wall in an unspecified section of Boyle Heights. It reads: ‘It’s better to live one day as a lion, than a thousand years as a lamb.’ This record is a stripped down attempt to realize this sentiment in sound.”

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1. Wild International
2. Ocean View
3. Last Letter
4. If You Fear Dying
5. One Day As A Lion

My stand-out tracks highlighted in Bold Red above.

Video: Wild International

Fantasticunt EP rating:

7 mums out of 10

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Additional:

Just in case you’re refined, sissy, sensibilities have had you 16 years delayed… this is amongst the most powerful albums of the 90s, and one of the most supreme metal records, ever. Zach de la Rocha was the revolutionary voice of a generation and Tom Morello his Fender shredding deputy. ‘Killing In The Name’ makes me want to smash everything in my room to smithereens, burn my entire wardrobe and every material possession or superficial artifact, and then slay any small animals/household pets that come anywhere near me. Whatever happened to rebellion, rejection and anarchic destruction? How we’ve become 21st century hipster pussies.

“FUCK YOU I WON’T DO WHAT YOU TELL ME, FUCK YOU I WON’T DO WHAT YOU TELL ME, FUCK YOU I WON’T DO WHAT YOU TELL ME… MOTHERFUCKERRRRRR”. Word to your Mums.

Rage Against The Machine – Rage Against The Machine [1992]

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1. Bombtrack
2. Killing In the Name

3. Take The Power Back
4. Settle for Nothing
5. Bullet In The Head
6. Know Your Enemy
7. Wake Up
8. Fistful Of Steel
9. Township Rebellion
10. Freedom

My stand-out tracks highlighted in Bold Red above.

Video: Killing In The Name

Fantasticunt album rating:

9.5 mums out of 10

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Cinnaman & Jay Scarlett – Beat Dimensions Vol. 1

July 24, 2008

More and more dense, psychadelic, cerebellum-scrambling Electronic Hip-Hop/Glitch-Hop/Future-Beats to make you excrete in your astronaut pants. And this compilation is from 2007 aswell (hol’ tight my duke Drum@tix for helping me attain this rare find). Sounds of things to come my people…

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1. Dimlite & Ill Dubio- Searching It
2. J Todd- Night
3. ACID – Up Hygh
4. Mweslee- Un Joder Suave
5. Pursuit Grooves- Push Up
6. Morgan Spaceck- Dabz Beat
7. Hudson Mohawke- Trace
8. Cinnaman- Parker
9. Dyno- Reign
10. Byron Onra- Cosmic Travelling
11. Tom Trago- Fluogreen Legged Gangster
12. Hearin’ Aid- Figz
13. FlyamSam (Flying Lotus + Samiyam)- Green Tea Power
14. Simon Muschinsky- Activate
15. Black Pocket- Road
16. VeeBeeO- No More
17. Super Smoky Soul- Smoke Collage
18. Mike Tibbert- Sky Blue
19. Slumgullion- Castlevania
20. Aardvark- Nose
21. The Boogie- Hoerenjong
22. Sepalot- The Measured Amount
23. Jay Scarlett- Love Music

My stand-out tracks highlighted in Bold Red above.

Fantasticunt compilation rating:

7 mums out of 10

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Additional:

Hudson Mohawke – ZooO00oO0m

This Hudson Mohawke banger on YouTube (that I sadly don’t have the mp3 for yet but will soon enough) is 100% flame-grilled bananas.

Video: ZooO00oO0m

Murs & 9th Wonder – Sweet Lord

July 24, 2008

I once had this discussion with my rap cat comrade: peering past the customary Kings (Nas, Big, Jay, etc.) that dominate many a Top 5 or Top 10 most beloved emcee listings as such actions may aswell be considered flower picking from a field that blossomed firmly in the 1990s, we tried intrepidly to compile a list for this binary-nought era (the Year 2000 onwards). Having said that a number of these rhymers first appeared in the very late 90s, though hadn’t established themselves fully or gained wider recognition until a new millennial curtain-raise hence why we saw this decade as their career’s podium. Between us we awarded distinction to Elzhi (of Slum Village), Phonte (of Little Brother), Vast Aire (of Cannibal Ox), Lupe Fiasco, Ludacris and Saigon amongst rare few others in what has arguably been a period of decline for Rap song-writing and catalogue quality. Yet conceivably the highest successor on that list which we almost synchronously agreed on was in fact, this chap, Murs.

Why Murs? Because he’s perhaps the realest motherfucker on the mic. A versifier that strikes his chrome stand equidistantly between emotionally frank, self-mythologizing lover and buoyant, kick-flipping, kerb-dwelling, rogue with obligations to his tumultuous LA birthrights. He charismatically narrates on beats with a voice that feels as if it’s drained directly from the boldness in his gut, filtered via the front of his temporal lobe and given one final push through the windpipe; reportedly 9th Wonder prohibited him from overlaying his vocals on their collaborative projects, feeling them to be forcefully dynamic enough just on their own. And like prior greats, Murs too is a story-teller, more so driven by concepts that affect the ‘every-man’ embodiment delivered with a captivatingly clear cadence; women and romantic entanglements being a recurrent note alongside friendships, allegiances, wrestling with morality and the commonplace.

In the last few of years as I’ve been in the transitional phase from adolescent to young adult I can honestly say I view Murs as one of the few artists whose songs I can directly relate to at times, so partially it’s a psychosomatic relevance that compels one to hold the dude in high regard. Still his intrinsic chemistry with former Little Brother member/beatsmith 9th Wonder, in my humble opinion, created two Noughties Hip-Hop classics (‘3:16: The 9th Edition’ and ‘Murray’s Revenge’) which cemented my appreciation for his artistry.

My main concern with the new LP is that 9th isn’t quite the potent beatmaker he once was, lacking consistency in the last 2 years (the second Buckshot collabo LP was a tad monotonous) and the poise his earlier productions once had is absent. The breaks are no longer as intoxicating and the structures sound inadvertently cluttered as if compensating for a crap job at crate digging (if I really wanna hear some Heatmakerz sounding shit I’ll just bump Diplomatic Immunity in private). Otherwise, ‘Sweet Lord’ has its moments but the previous two efforts severely exceed it. As for Mr. Making Underground Raw Shit, all I’m waiting on is his major label debut for Warner Bros. (10 years and 10 LPs later) ‘Murs For President’ dropping September, blaow!

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1. The Intro
2. Are You Ready?
3. Nina Ross
4. Free
5. And I Love It
6. Pusshhhhhh
7. It’s For Real
8. Marry Me
9. Love the Way
10. Mursinatra

My stand-out tracks highlighted in Bold Red above.

Fantasticunt album rating:

6.5 mums out of 10

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Additional:

Murs & 9th Wonder – Murray’s Revenge

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1. Murs Day
2. Murray’s Law
3. Silly Girl
4. Barbershop
5. Yesterday and Today
6. Dreamchaser
7. L.A.
8. Love and Appreciate
9. D.S.W.G. (Dark Skinned White Girls)
10. Murray’s Revenge

My stand-out tracks highlighted in Bold Red above.

Video: Love & Appreciate

Fantasticunt album rating:

8.5 mums out of 10

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Murs & 9th Wonder – 3:16: The 9th Edition

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1. Intro
2. Bad Man!
3. 3:16
4. The Pain
5. Trevor an’ Them
6. Freak These Tales
7. H-U-S-T-L-E
8. Walk Like A Man
9. And This Is For?
10. The Animal
My stand-out tracks highlighted in Bold Red above.

Video: Bad Man

Fantasticunt album rating:

8.5 mums out of 10

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And One More Goddamn Bonus:

Murs – 1st Love

Before I finally crack on with season 3 of The Wire (the greatest television cop drama ever?), as the evening winds down bump this sweet, sombre number off the ‘Murs & The Misadventures of The Nova Express’ mixtape that came out a while back. I personally dedicate to the prostitutes of Amsterdam who will always need love too.

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Video: 1st Love

Nhmiah Su – 16 Hours: The Mixtape

July 23, 2008

6.10am. And before I lay my weary head…

I love this lady and all her split personas: Muhsinah >>> Boozina >>> Nhmiah Su.

Robust, bubbling self-produced soultronica to make the galactic jazz federations bump spaceships unto a DUI arrest. I’m high and my head pulsates with this miniature masterstroke. A more zealously realised piece of work than her prior material, presented to us in under 14 minutes of audio- I go to bed hungry.

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1. 00.00
2. 02.00
3. 04.00
4. 05.00
5. 07.00
6. 09.00
7. 12.00
8. 14.00
9. 15.59

My stand-out tracks highlighted in Bold Red above.

Fantasticunt mixtape rating:

8 mums out of 10

[This is a free promotional release- appreciate free shit.]

UPDATE:

Muhsinah les Golden Girl is dishing out a shitload of treats (remixes + rarities) for free via her website. Promptly register and cop all nine mp3s upped, including a cover of Radiohead’s ‘Scatterbrain’ and a joint featuring Erykah Badu. Link: http://www.muhsinah.com/treats/

Your Mum Loves Beat Tapes…

July 23, 2008

And she foams at the waist for that next level Hip-Hop shit too. Where snares crunch, spacial symphonies seperate cranium from collar, and there’s an anomalous glitch in the beat-matrix.

Observe a post-Sun-Ra, post-Dilla, post-Madlib, post-apocalyptic generation bursting through the seminal underground like babies with electronic umbilical chords…

SirOJ – State Beat Tape

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Hayzee – State Beat Tape

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FS Green – State Beat Tape

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Hubert Daviz- Beatnicks Tape #1

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It’s almost 5 in the morning and I don’t have time to upload individual previews for each beat tape… just trust me okay?

Okay.

MF Doom – Sniper Elite (Produced by J-Dilla)

July 22, 2008

Their once swirled rumors of a Dilla-Doom collaboration project. I guess with the latter’s dispiriting demise, hopes were dashed and destinies deflated.

And then this dropped a few days ago… Metal Fingers spraying sick syllables like a fresh discharge of paint against Dilla’s Anti-American Graffiti backdrop.

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As my heads are aware, the beat is a piece from the producer’s crowning instrumental opus ‘Donuts’ and this Doom lace was recorded during those very sessions in late 2005. Despite not being the most provocative rhythm from that set and failing to exceed the eerily demanding piano clunks of ‘Mash’ (the other Dilla Donut sprinkled with Doom raps to leak last year), neither the surrealist wordplay nor the morphed acoustics disappoint though overall I feel underwhelmed…

Come on, it’s my fucking man MF Doom and my fucking man J-Dilla; I guess the most I could ask for is a vivid rhythm I’m not already familiar with that feels like the unearthing of precious solitaire. I guess this denotes one as a fanatical Jay Dee fiend, but real talk, often I become silently plagued by the fact my ears may never be blessed with a brand new beat by this monarchial musician who was stolen from an art form that is in dire need of poise at his drum-pad pounding fingertips.

Still, a pleasure to hear from the recently truant MF; it’s been 4 year since the people tasted ‘Mm Food’ and I think the masked mic controller should postpone the dessert and deliver us solid, savoury goods once more.

Madvillain – Madvillainy 2 (The Madlib Remix) [30 Second Snippets]

July 21, 2008

According to Wikipedia…

Madvillainy 2 – The Madlib Remix is an upcoming remix album by hip-hop duo Madvillain. The album is a complete remix of their highly-acclaimed debut LP Madvillainy. According to Stones Throw Records, Madlib could not wait for the official sequel of Madvillainy to be released, so he chose to remix their debut album completely. It is scheduled for a 2008 release.

Here’s is the entire project without being the entire project: 30 second snippets. Those utter teasing sons of bitches. It sounds nothing short of another theatrical Madlib skull-fuck; the man is undoubtedly one of the greatest Hip-Hop producers ever, creating and re-creating relentlessly, equipped with a titanium work ethic that could humiliate many a faux-craftsman in his sphere and beyond it.

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    1. Pow! (Intro)
    2. No Brain
    3. Pearls
    4. Light of the Past
    5. Boulder Holder
    6. Borrowed Time
    7. Space Ho’s Coast to Coast
    8. Invazion (Interlude)
    9. Drainos
    10. Fire in the Hole
    11. Heat Niner
    12. Monkey Suit
    13. Fluid (Intrumental)
    14. Can’t Reform Em
    15. Redd Spot (Interlude)
    16. Running Around With Another
    17. Butter King Jewels
    18. Sermon
    19. Roller Coaster Riders (Instrumental)
    20. 3.214
    21. Confucius Spot (Interlude)
    22. Never Go Pop
    23. Savage Beast (Instrumental)
    24. Cold One
    25. Cold One (Reprise)

    Note: Madvillainy is my 9th favourite Hip-Hop LP of all time. I’d thoughtfully leave a download link below for those who farcically fail to identify, yet I feel its masterpiece status merits it a full-blown critical analysis and unyielding dick-ridden praise further down the line. Hol’ tight all my Rhinestone Cowboys.

Your Mum’s Guilty Pleasure… Ciara feat. Ludacris – High Price

July 20, 2008

When did Ciara become the black Kate Bush?

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How could I front on such a wildly aggressive, filthy-bass, banger? It (secretly) excites me to the same degree ‘Oh’ did when one was cavorting in the clubs and frolicking with those large rumps. Luda is a microphone barbarian, and I await the day he’s bestowed with the acclaim he’s rightfully earned over the last 8 years.

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As for this lewd image above that mildly soils the civilized ethos of my site- do you see what you miss out on when you fail to purchase physical compact discs? Observe Ciara’s rather tremendous buttocks being (un)fortunately groped by 50 Cent for the ‘Curtis’ sleeve artwork. Yes. A call to all my brothers in arms, both Little Bow Wow and Fiddy have embraced Ciara’s love-chariot…

There is no justice.

Additional:

Ludacris – Big Ass House

This track leaked a month back. The choral Dirty South vibe it brims with is immense. Weather you reside ‘pon park bench or inside the confines of a box room at your Mother’s bungalow… bump and dream.

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BREAKING UPDATE + CORRECTION:

Despite Ciara being featured in the ‘Curtis’ sleeve-art in certain pictures, that above is not Ciara’s arse. Thank you to the Ciara YouTube Fan-Club (in the comments section) for protecting the citizens of the internet from becoming severely infected with grim misconceptions about their Queen. We’re safe again.

J-Dilla – Oxtopus Boom Boom

July 18, 2008

My hero.

Allegedly this is the final Dilla tracks ever recorded with his vocals in either late ’05 or earliest ’06 and was for inclusion on the abdandoned ‘Operation Unknown’ project before his untimely passing. Let it not lie in the vaults; let the followers listen.

Respect to Nah Right for the uppin’ and indeed Sir Yancey his very self for possessing such a magnificent mind.

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So understated and laden with unsettling reverbs and sirens swathed in a low-frequency blanket that’s pricked with hand-claps. Beat’s colder than the T-1000 at the end of Terminator 2: Judgement Day when he gets drenched in liquid nitrogen from the ruptured truck/tank spillage and transforms into a prissy little pig-cop ice sculpture. Word to Robert Patrick.

Zo! & Tiggalo – Love The 80s EP

July 18, 2008

Despite the current rampant fixation with this peculiar decade, after two full listens I’m not quite sure what the point of this uneven record is/was…

I’ve always found Phonte (Little Brother and Foreign Exchange, if you’re a bit slow) an endearing emcee, and his Percy Miracles alter-ego a tolerable troubadour aswell. Here he presents himself under the camp retro guise of Tiggalo: appearance rather Rick James, but vocally Rick James’ backing singer at the most (unless we’re talking The Mary Jane Girls, then scratch that, but you understand me).

Metro Detroit’s Zo! (keyboardist/beatsmith) has produced some exquisite numbers, most recently coming to mind his gorgeous instrumentation for Median’s joint ‘Simile’ last year. Yet on this set you’ll find lackluster reinterpretations of the 80s most heinous pleasures; this is essentially no more than an unsatisfactory novelty work despite the following claim…

“We had fun recording the record, but its not a ‘joke’ album at all,” says Phonte. “We were very serious with everything, from the vocal side, to the production side, to the final mixing and mastering…it was a real painstaking process to recreate it all. [The album includes covers of ] ‘Take On Me’ by A-Ha, ‘Africa’ by Toto, and a new revamped version of ‘Steppin’ Out’ by Joe Jackson…and that’s all I’mma say…”

The Zo! and Tigallo Love the 80’s EP will be available in early July as a limited edition CD. Only 2,500 copies will be pressed, all individually numbered.

“No iTunes, Amazon, or other any digital spots will have it; once we sell out, its gone forever”

My opinion? Perhaps Phonte should stop pissing about and prolonging my 4 year wait for the second Foreign Exchange album ‘Leave It All Behind’ that is supposedly to fall from the skies finally in late Autumn huh maybe?

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01. Africa 06:59
02. Take On Me 05:49
03. Steppin’ Out 2008 05:04
04. Something About You 05:22
05. I’m Only Human 06:24
06. Written All Over Your Face 05:51
07. Steppin’ Out 04:03 (Trackademicks Extra Wet Like Stoney Jackson’s Curl Remix)
08. Something About You 04:06 (Nicolay’s Nighty Night Quiet Storm Remix)

My stand-out tracks highlighted in Bold Red above.

Fantasticunt mixtape rating:

5 mums out of 10

Click to bump: Take On Me feat. Carlitta Durand

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Kid Cudi – A Kid Named Cudi

July 17, 2008

The first time ‘Day N’ Nite’ leaked into my aural I was caught by this Ohio native’s musing on the hook, “Cuz day n’ night/ The lonely stoner seems to free his mind at night/ He’s all alone through the day n’ night/ The lonely loner seems to free his mind at night”. Had I just discovered what may well be… borderline Emo-Crunk?

You’ll find forlorn, outcast sentiments peppered throughout the tape, and maybe this gives insight into the changing face of Rap music as a new generation of artists chooses to take a sabbatical from the ostentatious lyrical clichés that may no longer be enough to keep Hip-Hop generating mass interest and selling 5 years down the line outside of the States. In simple terms, I think Cudi for example knows (and if he doesn’t, here’s the science homie) there’s cream cheese to be collected from the Caucasian kids that cop My Chemical Romance and Fall Out Boy records in both American and European suburbs. Everybody, spit cereal-milk at your Fathers and let’s get emotional.

This mixtape is in conjunction with streetwear brand 10 Deep who also hooked up promising Washington spitter Wale’s slightly superior Mixtape About Nothing which you’ll stumble upon in my 7 Months Into 2008 semi-annual update.

A commendable few borrowed beats here aswell including Dilla’s ‘Wild’ and Andre 3000’sPrototype’, though it’s Cudi’s own canvases that spark intrigue from the dusty boom-bap of Is There Any Love? which later evolves into the radio-affable luster of ‘Day N’ Nite’, yet it’s the intergalactic highlights ‘Cleveland Is The Reason’ and ‘Heaven At Nite’ that made me certain this piece was post-worthy. In honesty, I don’t think Cudi is a tremendous emcee just yet but the unusual vibe he brings to the bench is worth noting for those who want to examine forthcoming industry trends.

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01. Intro
02. Down & Out
03. Is There Any Love? feat. Wale (Produced by Emile)
04. Cudi Get
05. Man On The Moon (The Anthem) (Produced by NOSAJTHING)
06. The Prayer (Produced by Plain Pat)
07. Day N Nite (Produced Dot Da Genius)
08. Embrace The Martian – Crookers feat. Kid Cudi
09. Maui Wowie
10. 50 Ways To Make A Record (Produced by Emile & Plain Pat)
11. Whenever
12. Pillow Talk
13. Save My Soul (The Cudi Confession)
14. T.G.I.F. feat. Chip The Ripper
15. Cudi Spazzin
16. Cleveland Is The Reason (Produced Dot Da Genius)
17. Heaven At Nite

My stand-out tracks highlighted in Bold Red above.

Fantasticunt mixtape rating:

6.5 mums out of 10

Video: Day N’ Nite

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Also the comrade SpeakerBox (looky, I’m finally bloody making blog allies now) over at the illustrious Pinboard Blog right royally baits up my shit nicely to the masses dem, thus I show courtesy to my dude for the complimentary advertisement. So here it is…

Go to this fucking blog frequently or you’re a flaming fanny’ole…

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He’s got a genuine video exclusive up of a new Common track (Gladiator) from the new ‘Invincible Summer’ album playback in London last Monday. Don’t kip, shit sounds major.

Fonzworth Bentley feat. Andre 3000, Sa-Ra & Kanye West – Everybody

July 17, 2008

I rarely post single drops…

…but then anything with Andre is momentous (and has been since Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik and ATLiens; I direct this subtle jibe at the sprouting 3 Stacks helmet-hoppers of late who’ve only just caught on… 15 years later). He is arguably the greatest Southern emcee in this culture’s history, and by far one of the most consistent.

(Far Overdue) MTV Hottest MCs In The Game Article

The video which also features a speech impediment (Kan)Yeezy despite bare minimal track input is widespread in blogland, yet ’twas a mission finding the mp3 so this one’s for you inexpert net marauders. To the trained ear this sounds like a rip direct from the video, but at the least it’s pod-worthy. Hol’ tight till I cop that crystal 320kpb shit (audio-geek wank material).

Love the sophistifunk bounce on this joint; those Sa-Ra vintage synthesizers are on point aswell.

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What I personally wouldn’t give to slide up Ice Cold to a booty-meat maiden in the club and spout “Shawty you killin’ me hard with them lady pants/ Simple elegance would be better when you dance/ Chest to the sun with a thoroughbred stance/ Ya galloped to the rhythms of a native drum chant…” Shucks. Only in Cupid Valentino’s universe.

Video: Everybody

Additional:

Che Grand feat. Andre 3000 – Airtight Ninja

The day’s most exotic drop featuring an ill sample from Cartoon Network’s Class of 3000 with rising emcee Che Grand and Andre 3K on the original hook…

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John Legend feat. Andre 3000 – Green Light

The other song with that bloke on the piano, from 2 months ago.

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Fonzworth Bentley feat. Pimp C & Lil’ Wayne – C.O.L.O.U.R.S. (Cool Outrageous Lovers Of Uniquely Raw Style)

And one of the freshest joints on the ‘Yeezy mixtape from May 2007 if you’re still on the goddamn catch-up…

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P.S. New Andre solo rap album, ’09. All ‘rappers’ start wiping up after yourselves.

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Nola Darling – Pretty Gritty Mini-Mixtape

July 17, 2008

For those of you who aren’t Spike Lee enthusiasts and haven’t seen the classic ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ (released in the year of my birth), take it away Wikipedia…

“Nola Darling (portrayed by Tracy Camilla Johns) is a young, attractive, sexually independent Brooklynite who juggles three suitors: the polite and well-meaning Jamie Overstreet (Tommy Redmond Hicks); the self-obsessed model Greer Childs (John Canada Terrell); and the immature, motormouthed bicycle messenger Mars Blackmon (Spike Lee). Nola is attracted to the best in each of them, but refuses to commit to any of them, cherishing her personal freedom instead, even though each man wants her for himself.”

Now as for these two upcoming Harlem honeys I’m feeling- female compeers to The Cool Kids in this current phase? (No lazy music journalist artist-comparison bullshit intended.)

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01. Who is Nola Darling?
02. In Hindsight f. P. Casso
03. Now You Know
04. Coco Rico ft. Fresh Daily
05. Chat Ms. DJ (Acapella)
06. Chat Ms. Dee Jay
07. Real D’s
08. Dem Rude Gals
09. The Answer f. Melo-X

My stand-out tracks highlighted in Bold Red above.

Fantasticunt mixtape rating:

6.5 mums out of 10

Click to bump: Coco Rice feat. Fresh Daily

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Danny! – And I Love H.E.R.

July 16, 2008

The 4th studio album from a “24 year-old producer/MC/cynic” who goes by the moniker of Danny! from North Carolina. Real name Keith mind you.

Classic Beatles-esque (homage to A Hard Days Night) cover art envelopes this concept album that chronicles Danny’s romantic involvement with Hip-Hop music. Despite the MC lacking radiance on the mic and an unfit flow, the self-production and additional beats from Alex Goose come highly qualified with the lush structures of ‘I Want H.E.R.’ and ‘At What Price’ which certainly paint a sumptuous affair that could make you too once again dip your middle finger into the pleasure-crevice of this occasionally pestilent artform (having said that, since a suckah from my chitlin’ years, I still will always love H.E.R. too). Danny’s boo tastes like butterscotch, believe.

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1. Intro
2. Guess Who’s Back (feat. Naledge)
3. I Want H.E.R. (She’s So Heavy) (feat. Brittany Bosco)
4. At What Price (feat. Maria)
5. Jet Set
6. The Groove
7. Not The One (feat. Kid Syc)
8. Misery (feat. Collette)
9. Intermission (Interlude)
10. Wanderland
11. Where You Goin’ (feat. Maria)
12. Never Change (feat. Kid Syc and Branden M. Collins)
13. I Don’t Know (feat. Von Pea and Stephanie Mae)
14. Yoko Ono (feat. Che Grand)
15. Do You
16. After The Love Has Gone
17. Keep Dreamin’
My stand-out tracks highlighted in Bold Red above.

Fantasticunt album rating:

7.5 mums out of 10

Video: At What Price

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Little Jackie – The Stoop

July 15, 2008

New collaboration LP combining the anti-conventional gusto of Brooklyn punkstress Imani Coppola and the candy-coated programming of (some guy I’ve never heard of before who looks like an Estonian charlie dealer) Adam Pallin.

I find the album relies too comfortably on the current Mark Ronson motivated vintage-pop trend till it rides the bandwagon wheels off it. The sound is too polished at times even if Little Jackie are attempting to nurture a retro Hip-Pop amalgam that capture the joviality of Motown’s 60’s chart nuanced R&B, and post-modernist sampling techniques; a feeling sparsely replenished only by the thrusting horn sections on ‘28 Butts’ and ‘Cryin’ For The Queen’ that mingle the right level of catchy bounce, swing and a grit to equal what is usually expected of Coppola’s spunky songwriting of solo material past. Perhaps the duo should obey the declaration of track 11’s title and either ‘Go Hard or Go Home’.

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01. The Stoop
02. The World Should Revolve Around Me
03. 28 Butts
04. Guys Like When Girls Kiss
05. Liked You Better Before
06. LOL
07. Cryin’ For The Queen
08. Black Barbie
09. One Love
10. The Kitchen
11. Go Hard Or Go Home

My stand-out tracks highlighted in Bold Red above.

Fantasticunt album rating:

5.5 mums out of 10

Video: Black Barbie

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Your Mum’s Soultronica Mixtape

July 13, 2008

I made this shit. Handpicked. Precision selected. Aurally organised. No whacky mix n’ blend bollocks, partially because my turntable skills leave much to be desired, but atleast I can select(ah) like a polyphonic dictator. This bevy comprises of joints under-the-radar over the last 3 years as the sound’s been evolving: serious gems. For greater expansion I suggest you refer to my post prior to this which has some key LP releases (thus songs which are not featured here and vice versa).

This is a free, individual, track-by-track mp3 selection (18 to be precise which should just about fit onto an 80 minute disc) all wrapped up sweetly in a .rar folder. Pinch my cheeks and rub talcum into the batty, I know I’m good to you.

Accept this as a proverbial Soultronica godsend of what thou newbies + zealots alike should be rockin’ in your iPods, your cassette decks, your CD walkmans, your houses, your correctional facilities, your Nissan Micras and your spaceships. Show some modesty you say? Piss off. Listen to this…

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My 5 year old half-brother made this cover-art on paint, hol’ tight little man, I owe you royalties.

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1. Flying Lotus ft. Andreya Triana – Tea Leaf Dancer
2. Sa-Ra – Second Time Around
3. Jneiro Jarel ft. Rocque Wun – Breathin’
4. Carol Riddick – I Like The Way It Feels
5. Van Hunt – The Lowest 1 Of My Desires
6. Victor Duplaix – In The Middle Of You
7. Peter Hadar – Sleeping Pills
8. Ta’raach & The Lovelutions – Liberation’s Lullabye
9. Kevin Michael – Liquid Lava Love
10. Green Tea – Soul Connection
11. Res – U Know What (Demo)
12. Wayna ft. Muhsinah – Billy Club
13. Erykah Badu – Twinkle
14. Crossrhodes (Raheem DeVaughn + Wes Felton) ft. Sy Smith – 3 Sides
15. Natalie Gardiner – Can’t Quit You Now
16. FLYamSAM (Flying Lotus + SamiYam) – The Offbeat
17. Sam Sparro – Cottonmouth
18. Bilal ft. Sa-Ra – Hollywood

Fantasticunt mixtape rating:

10.5 mums out of 10

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The Future Sounds of Soul Music…

July 11, 2008

Let your speakers ripple on the emerging influx of spacey, forward-thinking, progressive, slightly off-kilter, bugged-out, psychadelic, acid-Rn’B, electro-funk, soul music… or as I sometimes refer to it, Soultronica.

After a stagnant decline in the last decade (starting off tenaciously with the emerging Neo-Soul trend in the late 90s which by now seems to have deteriorated), you’ll be forced admit it’s a very exciting time for Black music. As some artists of that era struggle to maintain an athletic relevance (e.g. Musiq’s corny arse, lyrically Lloyd/R. Kelly’esque new Crunk-n’-B single ‘Radio‘ which complete with Atlanta strip-club synths, is perchance an un-wise career move as it wreaks of commercial desperation and could severely repel his unanimous core fanbase); others such as Erykah Badu embrace the offspring of this Rainbow Child generation by injecting the sound of these seeds into her latest LP alongside her own vintage sonance (i.e. ‘My People’, ‘Twinkle’, ‘Master Teacher’).

I also believe this sound I’m trying to characterize lies affectionately somewhere between…

Point A:
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A Funk come New Wave god of ‘the Minneapolis sound’.

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A pioneering Hip-Hop prophet of ‘the Detroit sound’.

Maybe also what we’re seeing is greater than the categorization of soul music itself- as a growing number of Black artists refuse to be pigeonholed in an effort to reject mainstream mundanity and draw back the eclectic, imaginative light under which many great Black musicians have been illuminated: Chuck Berry, Jimi Hendrix, Funkadelic, George Clinton, Parliament, Prince, Joan Armatrading, Tracey Chapman, Tina Turner and most recently even Outkast to name but a few of the conspicuous ones.

The next wave is here- are you listening? (Don’t turn around in 2 years and act like I didn’t tell you so).

-J*Davey – Beauty In Distortion/Land of The Lost [2008]

As a primary example of this burgeoning genre, I assure you the following debut offering by percussive LA duo J*Davey is the most fearless and exciting soul(tronica) album of 2008; unafraid to fortify influences that suggest a hybrid of the Eurythmics crossbred with J-Dilla and even acclimatize some of these sonics to contemporary pop music (as illustrated on ‘Mister Mister’) and yet build lush, magnetic soundscapes such as ‘Enterception’ that make your heart float on a bed of protons, whilst not forgetting to emphasise one of groups key strengths- Miss Jack Davey’s labia dripping sensuality- via ‘No More’.

I believe out of any Soultronica act that has modish appeal to crack the mainstream, it could very well be J*Davey. But will those fucking record label pussies market/promote this shit right (keeping in mind they are signed to a major like Warner)? Well both Beauty In Distortion and Land of The Lost had been individually floating around the bootleg circut for the last year (I been bumpin’ since late ’07) and were only officially released this month as a double-disc package, so perhaps it’s too late for this record to seize the industry though a potential sophmore effort (no news yet) could definitely spell a landmark breakthrough. Time will tell.

Also, on a slightly less theoretical note… Jack Davey herself (bar the androgynous name) is so sexy it actually hurts my face.

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Beauty In Distortion Tracklist
01. Divisions Of Joy
02. Mr. Mister
03. Touch It
04. Private Parts
05. No More
06. Gangsta
07. Might As Well
08. Cowboys & Indians
09. Enterception (originally entitled ‘Beat (Tell You Goodbye)’
10. Mr. Mister (Remix)

Land of The Lost Tracklist
01 Hi’s & Lo’s
02 Just Because
03 Lil Big Heads (co-produced by ?uestlove of The Roots)
04 Red Light (produced by J-Dilla)
05 Hi Sun
06 Dirty Love
07 Slooow
08 Thick Interlude
09 sLAyer
10 Lalaland
11 Dancehall
12 Mr. Mister (Cock Out Remix)
13 Venus 2 Mars
14 Valley of Love
15 Let It Bleed

My stand-out tracks highlighted in Bold Red above and the following tracklists below.

Video: Mister Mister

Fantasticunt album rating:

8 mums out of 10

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-Kissey Asplund – Plethora [2008]

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01. Still The Baddest (Intro)
02. Beam Me Up
03. Caos
04. You & I
05. Entrapped
06. Fuss’N’Fight
07. Hit Me With Medication
08. 6am
09. Another Glass
10. Syntax Error
11. Phone Call
12. Work It Out
13. With You
14. I’m Out!!!

Video: Fuss’N’Fight

Fantasticunt album rating:

7.5 mums out of 10

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-Muhsinah- Day.Break 2.0 [2007]

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1. AM
2. Reconstruct
3. Discovery
4. Once Again
5. Gogh
6. Outsource
7. Mine
8. Psychloan
9. Yiy
10. Netknot
11. Millions
12. Only & Always

Video: Only & Always

Fantasticunt album rating:

7 mums out of 10

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-Sy Smith – Conflict [2008]

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1. Conflict (This Is Your Brain On Drugs)
2. Fly Away With Me
3. The Things I Do
4. Overthought feat. Bilal Salaam
5. The Art Of You
6. Spies
7. Ain’t Nobody’s Bizness
8. Reach Down In Your Soul feat. Wes Felton
9. B-Side Love Affair
10. Would All The People From Compton Please Leave?
11. Star

Video: Conflict

Fantasticunt album rating:

7 mums out of 10

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-Little Dragon – Little Dragon [2007]

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01. Twice
02. Turn Left
03. No Love
04. Recommendation
05. Constant Suprises
06. Forever
07. After The Rain
08. Place To Belong
09. Stormy Weather
10. Test
11. Wink
12. Scribbled Paper

Video: Test

Fantasticunt album rating:

8 mums out of 10

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-G & D (Georgia Anne Muldrow & Dudley Perkins) – The Message Uni Versa [2007]

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1. Ye Olde Skit
2. GodUnit
3. On One
4. One
5. Peace Of Mind
6. Time
7. Found
8. U
9. All 4 U
10. Ye Olde Skit Too
11. Good Mornin Amerikkka
12. P.I.F.O.T.P.H. 34
13. War Drums
14. Stomp, The
15. Poppa’s Song
16. MGD – (with M.E.D.)
17. Stronger
18. Ye Last Olde Skit
19. Message, The
20. Uncle Dudley’s Outro

Video: Time

Fantasticunt album rating:

5 mums out of 10

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-Sa-Ra Creative Partners – The Hollywood Recordings [2007]

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1. Seagulls
2. Hey Love
3. Glorious
4. So Special – (with Rozzi Daime)
5. And If – (with TY)
6. Rosebuds
7. Feel the Bass – (with Talib Kweli)
8. Not on Our Level – (with Capone ‘n’ Noreaga/Lord Nez)
9. White! (On the Floor)
10. Bitch
11. Do Me Gurl – (with TY)
12. Ladies Sing
13. Sweet Sour You – (with Bilal)
14. Tracy – (with Rozzi Daime)
15. Fly Away – (with Erykah Badu/Georgia Anne Muldrow)
16. Lean on Me – (with Kurupt/Erika Rose/Lord Nez)
17. Fish Fillet – (with Pharoahe Monch)
18. Thrilla – (with J Dilla)
19. Hollywood – (Redux)

Video: Hey Love

Fantasticunt album rating:

5.5 mums out of 10

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-Janelle Monae – Metropolis Suite I of IV: The Chase [2007]

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01. March Of The Wolfmasters
02. Violet Stars Happy Hunting!
03. Many Moons
04. Cybertronic Purgatory
05. Sincerely, Jane

Video: Sincerely Jane

Fantasticunt album rating:

7.5 mums out of 10

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-Georgia Anne Muldrow – Olesi Fragments of Earth [2006]

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1. New Orleans
2. Melanin
3. Wrong Way
4. Feet
5. Frames
6. Lovelight
7. Radio WNK
8. Because
9. Speakversion
10. Wheels
11. Birds
12. Amnrh
13. West Coast
14. Boom
15. Patience
16. Blackman
17. Leroy
18. Nowadayze
19. Skaw De Beast
20. Epilogue
21. Blackman

No video retrieveable, thus Click to Bump the following for preview: Wrong Way

Fantasticunt album rating:

8 mums out of 10

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Your Mum Says Listen to… Burial – Untrue

July 9, 2008

Name one album with which you can shuck-out (dance/gun-finger-wave) to, cry to, ride the back of the night bus to and sleep to…?

It’s ironic that in the record industry, for all it’s muscle and millions, one of the most mesmerizing and tour de force albums of 2007 came from an anonymous brere’ somewhere in South London. Question is, will those trendy bastards recognize this at the Mercury Music Prize this year?

To be quite honest, I’d never quite heard a 2 Step record quite ominously orchestral as Archangel which haunts like a dejected ghost stalking your local church rave. The more I’ve listened, the more I’m convinced the song is born out of an agonizing heartbreak the composer’s been subjected to; perversely pitch-bent lines as “couldn’t be alone…tell me how could you…but I trust(ed) you…” almost possess the listener forcing them to confront their own iniquity with the relentless repetition.

Untrue should (in a decade from now) be distinguished as that pivotal moment Dub-Step becomes a higher art form stabbing your soul with the handle of electronic-pulse paintbrushes and butchered vocal samples that bleed a cryptic narrative of disenchantment. The production over the 13 tracks is so densely tailored into a sonic whole (where alot of UK Grime/Dub-Step/Garage artists have failed to achieve when it comes to actually CRAFTING albums with an expert sense of control), the enigmatic Burial sets his artistry apart from anyone else in the field. There are layers, textures, anomalies and detail that will require attention far beyond your first listen.

It’s gloomy, unsettling, ethereal and above all else the sound of my city: London. I might even go to the lengths of saying this is the most beautiful dance-based long player I’ve ever heard. Don’t bloody sleep on it…sleep WITH it.

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1. Untitled
2. Archangel
3. Near Dark
4. Ghost Hardware
5. Endorphin
6. Etched Headplate
7. In McDonalds
8. Untrue
9. Shell Of Light
10. Dog Shelter
11. Homeless
12. UK
13. Raver

My stand-out tracks highlighted in Bold Red above and below.

Fantasticunt album rating:

9.5 mums out of 10

Video: ‘Archangel’

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Additional:

The debut album from 2006.

Burial – Burial

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1. Untitled
2. Distant Lights
3. Spaceape (Feat. the Spaceape)
4. Wounder
5. Night Bus
6. Southern Comfort
7. You Hurt Me
8. Gutted
9. Forgive
10. Broken Home
11. Prayer
12. Pirates
13. Untitled

Click to bump: Distant Lights

Fantasticunt album rating:

6.0 mums out of 10

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Wayna – Higher Ground

July 9, 2008

The 2nd LP from perhaps one of the most sweetest, cherubic voices on the Washington DC soul scene. Watch Wayna’s dulcet tones synthesize blissfully with fellow funk martian Muhsinah’s earthy vocals on the mind-bending soultronica backdrop of ‘Billy Club’… this particular track 3 successively came on as I was examining the album with my iPod on in bed the other night and I started wiggin’ out under the covers. Shit is far out.

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01 Moonlight Rendezvous
02 A New Scenery
03 Billy Club ft. Muhsinah
04 Loving You (Music) ft. Kokayi
05 Close to You featuring Kenn Starr
06 Daydream
07 Mr. Duracell <<<<<<< An ode to her vibrator. Heads up ladies.
08 Interlude
09 Office Politics
10 My Love
11 Not Gonna Go
12 Home
13 Stalking Horse (the Cuba joint)

My stand-out tracks highlighted in Bold Red above.

Fantasticunt album rating:

7.5 mums out of 10

Click to bump: Billy Club feat. Muhsinah

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Roots Manuva – Slime & Reason

July 6, 2008

Rodney’s 4th album, out September 1st. Show gratitude to a hero of our domestic scene- Rodney!

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01. Again and Again
02. c.r.u.f.f.
03. Do Nah Bodda Mi
04. Let The Spirit
05. Kick Up Ya Foot
06. A Mans Talk
07. Buff Nuff
08. Its me oh lord
09. 2 Much 2 Soon
10. Do 4 Self
11. The Show Must Go On
12. Im A New Man
13. Well Alright
14. The Struggle

My stand-out tracks highlighted in Bold Red above.

Fantasticunt album rating:

6.5 mums out of 10

Video: Buff Nuff

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Peter Hadar – Well Dressed for The Art Show

July 6, 2008

The sophmore album.

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01. Intro
02.Too Fresh
03. Painted
04. Planets
05. Ocean Wet
06. Laugh Together
07. Interlude
08. RSVP
09. Purple Pill (Sleeping Pills Remix)
10. Cheating On You
11. Staple Me
12. Painted feat. Mickey Factz (Bonus)
13. Sleeping Pills (Bonus)

My stand-out tracks highlighted in Bold Red above and below.

Fantasticunt album rating:

5 mums out of 10

Preview video: ‘Painted’

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Additional:

The debut album from 2006.

-Peter Hadar – Memories of The Heart

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01. Provider
02. Never Again
03. Need Love
04. Cool Weirdos Interlude
05. Thunder
06. U Dont Love Me
07. Please!
08. Xplosive
09. Provider 2
10. First Sight
11. Marvin
12. Deep in Love

Click to bump: Xplosive

Fantasticunt album rating:

6.5 mums out of 10

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Shawn Jackson – First of All

July 6, 2008

The debut album.

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01. How Ya’ll Feel??
02. First Of All…
03. Soopafly (feat. Ty & Kory)
04. Fix Ya Face
05. Traveling Salesmen (feat. Comel Of Time Machine)
06. Gold Medal Kids (feat. Beloved & Comel)
07. Backstage
08. Strategies (feat. Guilty Simpson)
09. Go There With You (feat. Ty & Kory)
10. Feelin’ Jack
11. Countdown
12. Hate Down
13. Maan Up! (feat. Taraach & Big Tone)

My stand-out tracks highlighted in Bold Red above.

Fantasticunt album rating:

6 mums out of 10

Video: ‘Feelin’ Jack’

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The Thirst – On The Brink

July 5, 2008

Support Black rock/indie music for eclectic cultivation…

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1. They Don’t Know
2. Ready to Move
3. Sail Away
4. My Everything (Album version)
5. I’m Falling
6. Acre Lane
7. Watch Me Now
8. I Believe
9. All Mine
10. On The Brink
11. Don’t Waste Your Time

My stand-out tracks highlighted in Bold Red above.

Fantasticunt album rating:

8 mums out of 10

Video: ‘My Everything’

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THIS POST HAS BEEN MARKED BY WORDPRESS.COM STAFF IN RESPONSE TO A DMCA COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT NOTICE. Nas – Untitled

July 4, 2008

Also known as ‘N****r’ by the culturally aware.

He shares his sentiments…

…on this mass internet leak…

[Download Link Deleted By Request from Copyright Holder]

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01. Queens Get The Money (Produced by Jay Electronica)
02. You Can’t Stop Us Now (feat. Eban Thomas of The Stylistics & The Last Poets) (Produced by Salaam Remi)
03. Breathe (Produced by J. Myers & Dustin Moore)
04. Make The World Go Round (feat. Chris Brown & The Game) (Co-produced by Cool & Dre & The Game)
05. Hero (feat. Keri Hilson) (Produced by Polow Da Don)
06. America (Produced by Stargate)
07. Sly Fox (Produced by stic.man of Dead Prez)
08. Testify (Produced by Mark Batson)
09. N.I.G.G.E.R. (The Slave And The Master) (Produced by DJ Toomp)
10. Untitled (Produced by stic.man of Dead Prez)
11. Fried Chicken (feat. Busta Rhymes) (Produced by Mark Ronson)
12. Project Roach (feat. The Last Poets) (Produced by Eric Hudson)

13. Ya’ll My Niggas (Produced by J. Myers)
14. We’re Not Alone (feat. Mykel) (Produced by stic.man of Dead Prez)
15. Black President (feat. Johnny Polygon) (Produced by DJ Green Lantern)

My stand-out tracks highlighted in Bold Red above.

Fantasticunt album rating:

7 mums out of 10

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The Cool Kids – That’s Stupid! (The Mixtape)

July 2, 2008

6 new tracks.

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1. Oscar the Grouch
2. That’ll Work
3. Dinner Time
4. Full & Paid
5. Box of Rocks
6. Don’t Trip (Bake Sale UK)

My stand-out tracks highlighted in Bold Red above.

Fantasticunt EP rating:

6.5 mums out of 10

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Flying Lotus – L.A. EP

July 1, 2008

“Six track EP, the first of three, strictly limited to 2,000 worldwide on vinyl, no repress…”

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1. Sleepy Dinosuar (Listen)

2. Rickshaw (Listen)

3. My Chippy (Listen)

4. Roberta Flack ft. Dolly (Listen)

5. Paper Crane Gang (Listen)

6. Interference (Listen)

My stand-out tracks highlighted in Bold Red above.

Fantasticunt EP rating:

6.5 mums out of 10

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7 Months Into 2008…

July 1, 2008

And you & I, we need to catch up. Or moreover, YOU need to catch up.

My Top 3 Albums of 2008 Thus Far:

1) Gnarls BarkleyThe Odd Couple

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Video: ‘Going On’

Fantasticunt album rating:

9 mums out of 10

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2) The Roots Rising Down

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Video: ‘Get Busy’

Fantasticunt album rating:

8.5 mums out of 10

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3) PortisheadThird

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Preview Video: ‘Plastic’

Fantasticunt album rating:

8.5 mums out of 10

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Honourable Mentions Because I’m Too Pussy To Prematurely Drop A Definitive List Right Now:

-Flying Lotus – Los Angeles

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Click to bump: Melt!

Fantasticunt album rating:

8 mums out of 10

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-Vampire Weekend – Vampire Weekend

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Click to bump: Mansard Roof

Fantasticunt album rating:

8 mums out of 10

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-Jean Grae & 9th Wonder- Jeanius

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Click to bump: Love Thirst ft. Busta Rhymes (Remix)

Fantasticunt album rating:

8 mums out of 10

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-N*E*R*D* – Seeing Sounds

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Click to bump: You Know What

Fantasticunt album rating:

7 mums out of 10

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-The Black Keys – Attack & Release

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Click to bump: Lies

Fantasticunt album rating:

7 mums out of 10

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Martina Topley Bird – The Blue God

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Click to bump: Baby Blue

Fantasticunt album rating:

7 mums out of 10

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-Radiohead – In Rainbows

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Click to bump: Reckoner

Fantasticunt album rating:

7 mums out of 10

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-Erykah Badu – New Amerykah Part One (4th World War)

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Click to bump: Soldier

Fantasticunt album rating:

8 mums out of 10

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-Nicolay & Kay – Timeline

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Click to bump: Tight Eyes

Fantasticunt album rating:

7.5 mums out of 10

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-Al Green – Lay It Down

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Click to bump: Take Your Time ft. Corinne Bailey Rae

Fantasticunt album rating:

7 mums out of 10

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-Eric Lau – New Territories

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Click to bump: Confessions Lounge ft. Rahel

Fantasticunt album rating:

7.5 mums out of 10

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Decent LPs That Didn’t Deliver As Potently As They Should Have But Contained Gems & Are Still Essential Listens:

-C.R.A.C. Knuckles – The Piece Talks

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Click to bump: Pop Dem Boyz

Fantasticunt album rating:

6 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, check iTunes]

-Algebra – Purpose

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Click to bump: Run & Hide

Fantasticunt album rating:

6 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

-Benga – Diary of an Afro-Warrior

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Click to bump: Night ft. Coki

Fantasticunt album rating:

6 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

-Fat Ray & Black Milk- The Set Up

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Click to bump: Lookout ft. Nametag

Fantasticunt album rating:

6 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

-Duffy – Rockerferry

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Click to bump: Stepping Stone

Fantasticunt album rating:

6.5 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

-Lil’ Wayne – Tha Carter III

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Click to bump: Dr. Carter

Fantasticunt album rating:

6 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

-Sam Sparro – Sam Sparro

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Click to bump: Cottonmouth

Fantasticunt album rating:

6 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

-Santogold – Santogold

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Click to bump:Creator

Fantasticunt album rating:

5.5 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

-Dwele – Sketches of a Man

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Click to bump: Brandi ft. Slum Village

Fantasticunt album rating:

6.5 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

-The Last Shadow Puppets- The Age of The Understatement

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Click to bump: My Mistakes Were Made For You

Fantasticunt album rating:

6 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

-Ta’raach & The Lovelutions- The Fevers

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Click to bump: Liberation’s Lullabye

Fantasticunt album rating:

6 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

-Pete Rock- NYs Finest

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Click to bump: Comprehend ft. Papoose

Fantasticunt album rating:

5.5 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

-LMNO & Kev Brown – Selective Hearing

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Click to bump: Show Up

Fantasticunt album rating:

5.5 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

-Plantlife – Time Traveller

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Click to bump: Love Toy

Fantasticunt album rating:

6 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

-Mystery Jets – Twenty One

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Click to bump: Two Doors Down

Fantasticunt album rating:

5.5 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

Superior EPs, Compilations + Mixtape Shit:

-The Cool Kids – The Bake Sale EP

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Click to bump: Black Mags

Fantasticunt EP rating:

7.5 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

-Elzhi – Euro Pass

Rapidshare Download Link

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Click to bump: That’s The One (prod. by Black Milk)

Fantasticunt mixtape rating:

7.5 mums out of 10

[This is a free promotional release- appreciate free shit.]

-Tanya Morgan – The Bridge EP


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Click to bump: The Bridge ft. Elucid

Fantasticunt EP rating:

7 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

-Little Brother – And Justus For All

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Click to bump: Too Late For Us ft. Tiye Phoenix

Fantasticunt mixtape rating:

7 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

-Murs 3:16 Presents – Murs & The Misadventure of the Nova Express

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Click to bump: 1st Love

Fantasticunt compilation rating:

6 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

-Nas & DJ Green Lantern -The Nigger Tape

Megaupload Download Link

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Click to bump: Esco Let’s Go

Fantasticunt mixtape rating:

7.5 mums out of 10

[This is a free promotional release- appreciate free shit.]

Wale – The Mixtape About Nothing

Sendspace Download Link

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Click to bump: You’re All I Need To Get By ft. Tawiah (Prod. by Mark Ronson)

Fantasticunt mixtape rating:

7 mums out of 10

[This is a free promotional release- appreciate free shit.]

The Fucking Dissapointments:

-Buckshot & 9th Wonder – The Formula

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Fantasticunt album rating:

5.5 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

-Van Hunt – Popular

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Fantasticunt album rating:

5 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

-Estelle – Shine

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Fantasticunt album rating:

4.5 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

-Kidz In The Hall – The In Crowd

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Fantasticunt album rating:

4 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

-Shortwave Set – Replica Sun Machine

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Fantasticunt album rating:

4 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

-Raheem Devaughn – Love Behind The Melody

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Fantasticunt album rating:

5 mums out of 10

[If this artist/group deserves your money, click this to buy CD]

Prodigy – H.N.I.C. 2

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Fantasticunt album rating:

4.5 mums out of 10

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Dishonourable Discharges (Ergo, Most Pathetic Albums of The Year So Far):

-Coldplay Viva La Vida or Death & All His Friends

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Fantasticunt album rating:

3 mums out of 10

Usher – Here I Stand

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Fantasticunt album rating:

2 mums out of 10

-Madonna – Hard Candy

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Fantasticunt album rating:

3.5 mums out of 10

-The Ting Tings – We Started Nothing

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Fantasticunt album rating:

2 mums out of 10

If any of the download links fail or flop, leave a comment below and I will endeavour like a noble son-of-a-bitch to find a new one or re-up.

I Got Nocturnally Pissed Off One Night…

July 1, 2008

…and made this blog so I could serve you sound.

Because people aren’t fully aware of all the amazing fucking music floating around this intranet and across the hemispheres.

Accept this blog as a golden spoon I’m pulling out from God’s arse and placing into your craving orifice. A force-feeding of what I’m self-assured is good for you. You will enjoy this shit. I nourish ears, feed feet, clog hearts and keep it celestial.

An additional note: I apologise if my bootlegging offends you and directly/indirectly effects your career. I’m doing you a favour; believe in the merits of my “piracy”. Record labels will become obsolete, fold and die within the next decade. You need people like I in this modern age. I AM your first line of viral marketing. Embrace. And keep creating. Make them feel you so they understand it’s necessary to cop your shit and support your tours so you can flourish, prosper, feed your families, pay your lawyers and purchase prostitutes and cocaine. But the cycle for wider exposure must begin here…

If you’re on this blog, it’s because I believe in your music. Don’t be an ungrateful asshole.