First of all – if you call yourself proud owner of Madlib‘s entire Medicine Show series, there’s nothing new for you here. On the occasion Japan tour, he has put together a free compilation of eight tracks taken from the 12 volumes.01. Static Invazion [#5: History Of The Loop Digga, 1990-2000]
02. Episode XVI [#5: History Of The Loop Digga, 1990-2000]
03. The Paper feat. Guilty Simpson [#1: Before The Verdict]
04. What Can U Tell Me feat. Frank Nitt & MED [#9: Channel 85 Presents Nittyville]
05. The Frontline (Liberation) [#3: Beat Konducta In Africa]
06. African Voodoo Queen (Drama) [#3: Beat Konducta In Africa]
07. Interview #4080 feat. Karriem Riggins [#11: Low Budget Hi Fi Music]
08. Funky Butt, Part 1 w/ James Poyser & Karriem Riggins [#7: High Jazz]
You can download the entire batch over here!
Clothing label Stussy has posted the first of their three part documentary on J Dilla. Part two will follow on Wednesday, the third a week later. You might also be interested in their limited edition t-shirt, all profits are going to the J Dilla Estate.
The story about Google deleting music blogs made the rounds this week and caused much uproar among fellow bloggers. Joe Muggs wrote a good piece on this matter, featuring a video with Jus Like Music‘s Gavin Handley. Also, Google has posted a response on their actions.
Fans of Erykah Badu might want to get their hands on the first recordings from 1993. Also, the video to her non-album track Jump in the Air has showed up on YouTube.
Having been out of print for sometime, the reissue of Dopplereffekt’s classic electro album Gesamtkunstwerk is finally back on vinyl. Get yourself a copy directly from the Clone Records shop.
On the mixtape front, I got new mixtapes from Swede:art, Fulgeance and Sbtrkt for you. The new JJ’s Smoking Sessions portrays soul diva Diana Ross and SoundCloud is hosting a 6 hours mix from Moodymann.
Another free%20download%20comes%20from%20UK%20soul%20singer%20Rahel,%20a%20track%20produced%20by%20no%20other%20than%20Mark de Clive-Lowe.
Lastly, Discogs has posted this rather irrelevant list of the top 100 most expensive records. One for the vinyl nerds I guess.