I GOT SOM[E] MORE01.15.08
Author: DJ D-Mac
Another fine stack of wax courtesy Som Records
1. Jazzy Jay - Cold Chillin' in the Spot [Def Jam Recordings] An early Def Jam hip-hop classic, the label's third release.
2. UMC's - One to Grow On [Wild Pitch Records] A golden-era dancefloor burner. Soulful & uptempo, the way I like it.
3. Main Source - Fakin' the Funk [Wild Pitch Records] Another golden-era stone classic.
4. Dynamic Breakers - Dynamic (Total Control-Dub Version) [Sunnyview Records] Electro-funk from 1984. The dub version kills it.
5. Mos Def - Ms. Fat Booty [Rawkus Records] Old School hip-hop as updated by Mos Def in 1999.
6. Bossa Rio - Alegria! [Blue Thumb Records] Lush bossa-flavored pop covers (Spinning Wheel, Eleanore Rigby, Don't Go Breaking My Heart) from these Sergio Mendes proteges.
7. Caetano Veloso - A Musica de Caetano Veloso [Fontana] Brazilian budget comp (one of a rather good series) of Caetano tunes recorded by Gal Costa, Elis Regina, Claudette Soares and the songwriter himself.
8. various - Soul Beats Vol. 6 [Lost & Found Records] Nice comp of rare grooves and breaks from Tubby Hayes, Silhouettes, Lowell Fulsom, Brother to Brother and others.
9. Johnny Lytle Trio - Blue Vibes [Jazzland Records] Hard-swinging vibes'n'organ jazz on Jazzland, circa 1960.
10. various - Dublab Presents: In the Lab: 2 [Plug Research] Beard-stroking dub & hip-hop sounds from Prefuse 73, Nobody, Daedelus, Build An Ark and Sa-Ra Creative Partners.
07.27 Summer Beats
12.28 Italian Ice
09.27 Getting Caught Up
04.06 Strictly Forty-Fives
03.26 Out Like a Lamb
12.31 Mid-winter heat
09.29 Mixed Little Bag
08.13 Mid-summer heat
07.30 Digging Deep
01.15 I Got Som[e] More
11.02 I Got Som[e]
10.02 Nevilles Fall Faves
09.01 Summer is almost gone
07.24 Summer Breaks
03.29 Spring in the Dancestep
02.17 Icy Cold Cuts
01.21 The Best of the 06
12.12 New Beats
10.25 Secret Weapons