This song was originally a demo for Peter Project, who was working on a producer album featuring different MCs over beats he was making using strictly vintage hardware samplers from hip-hop's golden era, which he planned to record entirely to two-inch magnetic tape. A beautiful idea which turned out...
just a few things i been listening to this week, no deep central connecting theme. some old favourites, some recent discoveries, some mistakes.
There's a canon of great and classic Wu-Tang Clan songs, but when they were first coming out, a lot of us voluntarily overwhelmed our whole lives with the worlds they created, down to the smallest details. These songs weren't singles & don't get played out, but formed part of it all.
The Mayor and I got really excited about the New Jack Swing aesthetic of that new Bruno Mars & Cardi B song, so we had a little YouTube party about it. When I went home, my head was stuck in the 90s. I'm also reading the 33⅓ book about Dummy and how Portishead worked behind the scenes, so somewhere between those two nodes, my subconscious triangulated this part funky, part moody 90s house party tape.
You can get a unreleased and never-before-heard and star-studded Jesse D song from one of my forthcoming albums - not that one, t'other one - if you pick up the Friendraiser compilation by Schäffer the Darklord, and support our friends who are wracked with legal fees in protecting themselves from an awful situation. More details at the link!
I'm gonna edit this post to say a little something about every artist I included! Gotta run get a bus now though or I'll be late for therapy. If you want to help support my playlists, my music, my writing, AND my therapy? Visit my patreon. Here's the same playlist for Google Music users, like myself!
Episode V, December 201
Krista Muir, known far and wide as the semi-erstwhile Lederhosen Lucil, is one of my favourite songwriters. Period, full stop. When I listened to Between Atoms, her 2011 album that dropped just before we went on a sweet little middle-Canadian world tour together, I was seized by the impulse to become part of it, or … Continue reading The Tides Is Coming In
For the past... god, eighteen weeks? I don’t know anymore! ...DangerGrove (me on vocals and Eli Grove on beats) has been taking part in a series of challenges, testing ourselves against other duos. We did a song with a guest on the hook, an adaptation of an existing song, a tribute to a specific fandom, … Continue reading Nerdcore Vocalist Producer Challenge, round 5