Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasure: Handsome Boy Modeling School “The Truth” (1999)

Handsome Boy Modeling School was a collaborative project between renowned hip hop producers Dan the Automator (Gorillaz, Dr. Octagon, Deltron 3030) and Prince Paul (De La Soul, Gravediggaz, A Prince Among Thieves). The collaboration lasted between 1999 and 2006 and resulted in two albums, featuring a vast cast of guest rappers, singers, comedians and DJs.

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Future Classic: DZA – Five-Finger Remixes

We live in interesting times that push creative people to prove that selling music isn’t dead and trying to find new interesting ways to do so. A prime exemple of this comes from one of my favorite label; Error Broadcast. 1 year ago, they released the beattape/album Five-Finger Discount by …

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Future Classic: Mayer Hawthorne “The Covers”

Mayer Hawthorne has been talking for a while about releasing a free collection of cover songs for the web, and today he did just that via his Twitter account. The collection is called Impressions and the download link is below, followed by Mayer’s track by track descriptions. Download Link 1. …

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Forgotten Treasure: Joe Cuba “Do You Feel It?”
Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasure: Joe Cuba “Do You Feel It?” (1972)

“Do You Feel It,” is a song in which Joe’s exceptional narration expresses his exploits and eternal love for the place where he was recognized as “El Alcalde” (the mayor) of his beloved barrio in Spanish Harlem, New York City. This provocative cut from 1972’s Bustin’ Out features the superb …

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Future Classic: Blu “Jesus” LP

what?? huh? A new Blu LP with Alchemist, 9th Wonder, Knxledge and more on production… instant “add to cart”! get the record here. http://bjesus.bandcamp.com/album/je-s-u-s je s u s ▲ by b

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Future Classic: Georgia & Dudley “SomeOthaShip Connect 2011”

“Never ones to stay quiet or stagnant for long – the royal galactic-fOnk duo Georgia Anne Muldrow & Dudley Perkins return to Earth, & this time they’ve brought some friends & family along with them on the Ship. To coincide with the launch of their new site, SomeOthaShip.com, which features …

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Forgotten Treasure: Eddie Jefferson “So What” (1968)

There have been countless versions, covers, remixes of Miles Davis‘ work and his classic “So What” track. This easily has to rank with the best. An aboslute mind-blowing be-bop vocal version from Eddie Jefferson in the late 60’s. He used the Miles Davis’s riffs to form the basis of his …

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Future Classic: Andy Stott “Passed Me By”

For me any ANDY STOTT release is a must by and I can’t say i’ve ever been disappointed by the dude’s work. Now obviously this sort of thing isn’t for everyone but for anyone into the super deep midtempo techno à la Basic Channel in the mid-90’s but also more recently …

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Future Classic: VLooper “COPYCAT (a Dilla Tribute)”

Brand new project from VLOOPER, one of Quebec’s dopest beat producers. VLooper is a longtime collaborator of Kenlo and others who are part of their TOUT NOU’ collective. His current project is a Dilla tribute which a pretty ambitious affair considering the amount of tribute projects that there are for …

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