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  • ISmoke 12 Feb 2013 13:51:45 1,665 posts
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    @Pepsipop I get that, there are a lot more of his songs that i dislike than i like

    @Deckard1 Now, TCQ i can get behind
  • Deleted user 12 February 2013 13:55:30
    After you bringing up k. West I dug out dark twisted fantasy. Such amazing production.
  • Deleted user 12 February 2013 13:56:26
    The first three Outkast albums are simply fucking awesome. No other word for it. Totally, mind-blowing, fresh as fuck, awesome.

    I do like everything that has come since but it's more hot and miss. But yeah, I like Andre 3000 a lot, and he's one of the few that has managed to go pop without going shit.
  • Deleted user 12 February 2013 14:05:14
    kalel wrote:
    and he's one of the few that has managed to go pop without going shit.
    agree to disagree?
  • Deleted user 12 February 2013 14:15:33
    Eh?
  • Blaketown 19 Feb 2013 16:04:31 5,658 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    Little plug for my mate's band Three Kings High, who will incidentally be supporting Pharcyde at the Bristol show if you're around those parts.

    They've just been signed and have got a really nice things going - kind of live funk band hip hop fusion thing. Quite cool.

    http://www.threekingshigh.com/Media.html
    This has sat on my phone since you posted this and I finally got round to listening to it.

    It's great. Less funk band than I was expecting & more funky indie band but that gives them a nicely different vibe.

    Will definitely keep an eye on them in the future.
  • Deleted user 19 February 2013 16:06:44
    Yeah, some of it is quite indie sounding, other bits more funky. Just quite fresh really. Glad you like it.
  • Deleted user 19 February 2013 16:09:01
    The two singers/rappers have got a more straight-up rap album on iTunes as well, which is also good. Chattabox and Samuel Otis - Hard Graft.
  • Blaketown 19 Feb 2013 16:14:42 5,658 posts
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    Couple of Mixtapes:

    J. Period - #RageIsBack
    With Black Thought, Common, Talib Kweli, Blu, Homeboy Sandman, Nas, Q-Tip, The Notorious B.I.G.
    http://www.okayplayer.com/news/j-period-presents-rage-is-back-the-mixtape.html


    Pro Era - Peep: The Aprocalypse
    http://www.datpiff.com/Pro-Era-Peep-The-Aprocalypse-mixtape.433133.html
  • Blaketown 19 Feb 2013 16:16:13 5,658 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    The two singers/rappers have got a more straight-up rap album on iTunes as well, which is also good. Chattabox and Samuel Otis - Hard Graft.
    Listening now.

    I love Bandcamp.
  • Deleted user 19 February 2013 16:18:36
    It's very..."provincial"...
  • smoothpete 22 Feb 2013 14:36:34 34,172 posts
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    Dj Premier on Hot 97 at some point in the mid nineties. Terrible quality but I've got total flashbacks to taping shows off the radio in my teens :)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8hH9xCp-qc
  • smoothpete 22 Feb 2013 14:59:07 34,172 posts
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    smoothpete wrote:
    Dj Premier on Hot 97 at some point in the mid nineties. Terrible quality but I've got total flashbacks to taping shows off the radio in my teens :)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8hH9xCp-qc
    paging kalel, this is awesome

    Edited by smoothpete at 15:03:48 22-02-2013
  • Deleted user 22 February 2013 16:10:19
    Roger that!
  • quadfather 22 Feb 2013 16:18:26 28,244 posts
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    smoothpete wrote:
    smoothpete wrote:
    Dj Premier on Hot 97 at some point in the mid nineties. Terrible quality but I've got total flashbacks to taping shows off the radio in my teens :)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8hH9xCp-qc
    paging kalel, this is awesome
    Very good stuff - got it going on now at work!
  • Deleted user 26 February 2013 15:20:33
    Following on from seeing the Pharcyde the other week, just thought I'd throw in some links from the Fatlip album. This sunk like a stone for some reason when it came out, but it's a real slept-on gem imo. One for fans of Blackalicious and J5 and that kind of thing, it's all big bouncy happy beats and laid back fun lyrics. A really strong album:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YFK1x9ZG_A

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FwyG2b4uHE

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTN-7x9m-mI
  • Kovacs77 28 Feb 2013 19:11:09 538 posts
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    I missed Skelethon (Aesop Rock) when it was released, turns out it's one of the best albums I never heard last year.





    ("down from a huntable surplus to one". the second verse of this is unreal..)
  • Blaketown 1 Mar 2013 12:49:55 5,658 posts
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    It was great.

    New Dark Time Sunshine video has Aesop Rock on. Another brilliant album from last year.

  • Blaketown 1 Mar 2013 12:59:31 5,658 posts
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    He also has a new album out in a month or so as The Uncluded, a band he has formed with with Kimya Dawson (from The Mouldy Peaches).


    It's not going to be for everyone but I'm looking forward to it.

    Edited by Blaketown at 13:00:10 01-03-2013
  • Kovacs77 2 Mar 2013 09:26:57 538 posts
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    I love the track on Skelethon with her doing the chorus and that track is decent. I'll add it to the list.
  • Deleted user 5 March 2013 17:08:24
    NEW ASPECTS!!! \o/

    First release from the new album. Slightly odd choice for a first single imo, but I like it. Produced by Deed of Parlour Talk fame.
  • Kay 5 Mar 2013 17:18:41 19,285 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    Following on from seeing the Pharcyde the other week, just thought I'd throw in some links from the Fatlip album. This sunk like a stone for some reason when it came out, but it's a real slept-on gem imo. One for fans of Blackalicious and J5 and that kind of thing, it's all big bouncy happy beats and laid back fun lyrics. A really strong album:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YFK1x9ZG_A

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FwyG2b4uHE

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTN-7x9m-mI
    Wasn't a huge fan of the album, but What's Up Fatlip remains one of my favourite tracks. Especially with the video. :)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48LLdLbAiQg
  • Blaketown 5 Mar 2013 17:22:14 5,658 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    NEW ASPECTS!!! \o/

    First release from the new album. Slightly odd choice for a first single imo, but I like it. Produced by Deed of Parlour Talk fame.
    Nice. Been looking forward to that album for a good while now.

    Stumbled on a few video's I enjoyed today whilst avoiding thinking about the football over lunch:

    Context - 1.4 at 12
    IBE & Benzilla - Bottomless Bottom
    Bambu - Lean
    BdotCroc - Pressure
    Dream Mclean - Sloe Gin

    Edited by Blaketown at 17:22:37 05-03-2013
  • Blaketown 9 Mar 2013 21:08:31 5,658 posts
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    DJ Woody's new mixtape Fly Fishing
  • Blaketown 12 Mar 2013 12:42:37 5,658 posts
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    Really like the new PE & Brother Ali tune.
  • smoothpete 12 Mar 2013 12:48:42 34,172 posts
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    Blaketown wrote:
    DJ Woody's new mixtape Fly Fishing
    Cheers :)

    edit - this is most excellent

    Edited by smoothpete at 13:14:56 13-03-2013
  • Razz 13 Mar 2013 13:01:42 63,200 posts
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    Free rap album made by mashing existing tracks with chrono trigger music

    It's awesome.
  • Blaketown 13 Mar 2013 15:05:48 5,658 posts
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    This is really nice.

    FinaL OutlaW Theory II
  • smoothpete 14 Mar 2013 08:35:12 34,172 posts
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    Blaketown wrote:
    Couple of Mixtapes:

    J. Period - #RageIsBack
    With Black Thought, Common, Talib Kweli, Blu, Homeboy Sandman, Nas, Q-Tip, The Notorious B.I.G.
    http://www.okayplayer.com/news/j-period-presents-rage-is-back-the-mixtape.html

    Love this. Just had a great walk to work listening to it.

    Shook Ones over Subway Theme - quality.

    Edited by smoothpete at 08:35:36 14-03-2013
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