Sunday, February 17, 2008

Bob Marley & The Wailers - The Complete Bob Marley & The Wailers 1967-1972 Part 2

Bob Marley and The Wailers - The Complete Bob Marley & The Wailers 1967-1972 Part 2

disc 1

1. Try Me
2. It's Alright
3. No Sympathy
4. My Cup (AKA 'I Have To Cry, Cry, Cry')
5. Soul Almighty
6. Rebel's Hop: Keep On Moving/Cloud Nine/Rebel's Hop
7. Corner Stone
8. Four Hundred Years
9. No Water
10. Reaction
11. My Sympathy ('Four Hundred Years' Version)
12. Soul Rebel (Version)
13. Try Me (Version)
14. It's Alright (Version)
15. No Sympathy (Version)
16. My Cup (Version)

17. Soul Almighty (Version)
18. Rebel's Hop (Version)
19. Corner Stone (Version)
20. No Water (Version) (False Start)
21. No Water (Version)
22. Reaction (Version)
23. Rebel Version (AKA 'Soul Rebel (Version 2)')

disc 2

1. Keep On Moving (Original) (AKA 'I Gotta Keep On Moving')
2. Put It On (Alternate)
3. Fussing & Fighting
4. Memphis
5. Riding High
6. Kaya (Original)
7. African Herbsman
8. Stand Alone
9. Brain Washing
10. Keep On Moving (Version)
11. Don't Rock My Boat (Version)
12. Fussing & Fighting (Version)
13. Put It On (Version)
14. Duppy ('Duppy Conqueror' Version)
15. Memphis (Version)
16. Riding High (Version)
17. Kaya (Version 1)
18. African Herbsman (Version)
19. Stand Alone (Version)
20. Sun Is Shining (Version)
21. Brain Washing (Version)

disc 3

1. Kaya (Alternate)
2. Love Light (Original)
3. Second Hand (Original)
4. Jah Is Mighty (Original) (AKA 'Corner Stone (Alternate)')
5. Run For Cover ('Soul Rebel' Alternate)
6. Man To Man (Original) (AKA 'Who The Cap Fits')
7. Downpresser
8. Don't Rock My Boat (Alternate 2)
9. More Axe ('Small Axe' Alternate)
10. Long Long Winter
11. All In One (Original)
12. Turn Me Loose ('Kaya' Alternate)
13. Kaya (Version 2) (Scat Mix)
14. Battle Axe ('Small Axe' Version)
15. Long Long Winter (Version) )
16. Brand New Second Hand (Version)
17. Downpresser (Version)
18. Shocks Of Mighty ('Soul Almighty' Version)
19. Axe Man ('Small Axe' Binghi Version)
20. Nicoteen ('Man To Man' Version

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Xololanxinxo - People Kill The Person

Xololanxinxo - People Kill The Person
Xololanxinxo one half of Of Mexican Descent brings you People Kill Ther Person.
Produced by Deeskee, Omid, Mum's The Word, and All Deadly Jizzm
01. The Next
02. Ixtacihuatl
03. General Generation
04. Poisoned
05.ll Hands
06. Drowning
07. People Kill The Person
08. Payback
09. Monkey Key
10. The End Of Me
11. The Dying Chain
12. Whatever You Ask
13. You're Just A Follower

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

2Mex - Words Knot Music

2Mex - Words Knot Music
2Mex's first official release which just happens to be his first and only spoken word album.
Released in 2000 on Memo Records.
Out of print and very hard to find.
Featuring Circus of The Shapeshifters, Key Kool, Lord Zen, and LMNO of The Visionaries, Vixen, Subtitle, 2Mex's dad and more.

Monday, February 4, 2008

Deeskee & Die Young - Ravish

Deeskee present Die Young - Ravish
Legendary Los Angeles Hip-Hop producer and Die Young of the Los Angeles supergroup The Shapeshifters join forces to one of the most compelling albums of recent years. An instant classic meant to play like a soundtrack. You hear The Doorsesque moans and beats, something that sounds like surf music, for lack of a better label goth-hip-hop, and no way to explain, it could be featured on a Tarentino film.

1. Intro (1:28)
2. Dazed (3:28)
3. White Oleander (2:54)
4. Dissapear (3:00) Featuring - 2Mex , Busdriver
5. Ravish (2:57)
6. Chainletter (3:40) Featuring - Akuma , LifeRexall
7. Run Into The Sun (2:31)
8. Ghostwriters (4:09) Featuring - Awol One , Existereo
9. Vampire Hunter (2:04)
10. Haemoglobin (3:47)
11. Carnival (2:33) Featuring - Xololanxinxo
12. All Of Me (Remix) (2:52)
13. Outro (0:53)

Friday, February 1, 2008

Omid - Beneath the Surface

Omid - Beneath the Surface
Los Angeles underground hip-hop producing legend OmiD Walizadeh aka OD. Has produced hit's for just about every MC/group that mattered out of Los Angeles. This Iranian-American producer adds his unique Middle Eastern influences and instruments to take the listener in a musical journey. This CD has appearances from from various LA crews, Project Blowed family, Shapeshifter heads, Of Mexican Descent and more.

1. Beneath The Surface (Orion South & Phoenix Orion)
2. When The Sun Took A Day Off (Aceyalone , P.E.A.C.E., Self Jupiter)
3. Who's Keeping Time (Blackbyrd, Raaka Iriscience, St. Mark 9:23. Xololanxinxo)
4. Hazardous Curves (Sesquipedalien)
5. Night And Day (Circus & Of Mexican Descent)
6. Sunny Side Up (DK Toon & Ellay Khule)
7. Line Posting In 'Pedro (J-Smoove & St. Mark 9:23)
8. Farmers Market Of The Beast (All Deadly Jizzm, Awolrus One, Radioinactive, Xololanxinxo)
9. BustMustJustUs (2Mex, Ellay Khule, Wreccless)
10. Subterannean Service (Adlib, Okito, Zagu Brown)
11. For Her Souly, Slowly, Solely (H.I.M.N.L.)
12. Surveillance (Faymus, Khynky Rhead, Otherwize)
13. (In)sense (Puzoozoo Watt, Slant, Vixxen)
14. What Up - To the Turn of the Earth - Little Piece Of Heaven (CVE, 2Mex, P.E.A.C.E., Sesquipedalien, Longevity, Adlib, Sach, Zagu Brown, Awol One)

Thursday, January 31, 2008

Xololanxinxo - The Victim: Tapes From a Stolen Car

Xololanxinxo - The Victim:Tapes From a Stolen Car

1. Smack (3:50)
2. Da Crazy Professor (2:44)
3. Monster Mash (6:40)
4. My Sad Fat Eyes (2:03)
5. Prison Corpes (5:13)
6. Smoke Signals (3:16)
7. Tears Of A Clown (1:31)
8. 20x A Day (Friends Are Biter's) (1:37)
9. Machine Made People (2:23)
10. Little Lips (2:52)
11. Shouldn't We (1:19)
12. Back Door Lover, Your Ladies Best Friend (3:20)
13. Chief Sarrow (1:18)
14. Even If You're A Player (Respect) (3:43)
15. The Secret Of Patience (4:02)
16. I Could Never Leaf (4:32)
17. Can't We Have Children (3:50)

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Awol One & Daddy Kev - Killafornia EP

Awol One & Daddy Kev - Killafornia
Awol One of The Shapeshifters and LA super producer Daddy Kev bring you
their latest EP Killafornia. Some dope tracks.

1. The Unwanted
2. So Familiar
3. Looks Like
4. Unlucky Number
5. Dead Bartender

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

OMD Of Mexican Descent - Exitos y Mas Exitos

Of Mexican Descent / OMD - Exitos y Mas Exitos
Los Angeles hip-hop group with 2Mex of the Visionaries and Xololanxinxo of Toca.
Some classics like Money is Meaningless on their debut and only album.
This CD is the first issue on CD and includes some live performances also.
It's a shame they haven't made a follow up. Some definite heat right here.

1. I Am Still
2. Run These MC's
3. Bobby Up In Ya (The Blues Superhero)
4. The Clash
5. Money Is Meaningless
6. Medication
7. Lady of The Lake
8. Move Up (Live Recording)
9. Money Is Meaningless (Remix Live)
10. Alternative Live (Remix)
11. I Am Still (Live OG Version)

Sunday, January 27, 2008

The Nonce - The Right State of Mind

The Nonce - The Right State of Mind

This is the last music The Nonce (Nouka Basstype & Yusef Afloat) recorded before the death of Yusef Afloat. This is after "The Sight of Things".
Some snaps and pops give it that low-fi indy appeal of a used LP.

1. Test The DM
2. Open Up
3. Warp To Marvin
4. Your Best Is The Test
5. Check Book
6. Old School Rap
7. Foul Affiliated
8. To Day
9. Re-Test The DM

10. Bonus

Saturday, January 26, 2008

The Nonce - World Ultimate

The Nonce - World Ultimate
This hip-hop classic from Nouka Basstype & Yusef Afloat (RIP) that launched them
into the public's ears. Includes the hit's Mixtapes and Bus Stops. I challenge you to listen to Mixtapes and not catch yourself saying "I used to sell mixtapes but now i'm an MC" at least once during the day.
Early 90's hip-hop at it's best.
When rap city used to play heat not the junk they play now.

1. On The Air
2. Keep It On
3. Bus Stops
4. The West Is...
5. Mix Tapes
6. Testing
7. World Ultimate
8. Good To Go
9. On The Road Again
10. Hoods Like To Play
11. J To The I
12. Eighty Five
13. Mix Tapes (1926 Sunday Night Remix)

Friday, January 25, 2008

The Nonce - Advanced Regression

The Nonce - Advanced Regression

The Nonce is Nouka Basstype (aka Sach) and Yusef Afloat (RIP)
Recorded in 1992 before their classic World Ultimate album.
Classic early 90's Los Angeles hip-hop.
Early demo style complete with pop's & hiss.

1. We're the 2 MC's

2. Just What I Needed
3. Scope'n Out the Honeys (remix)

4. Crew jam
5. Hats
6. Laugh When I'm Cryin'

7. Scope'n Out the Honeys (original)