27 March 2015

2Mex - Unreleased Hits

There are 2 different versions of the Unreleased Hits CD from 2Mex, this is the first version released in 1998. More of that good 2Mex music one time for your mind.

21 March 2015

2Mex ‎– Words Knot Music

2Mex debut album on the spoken word tip. Featuring guest appearances from Circus, Vixen, Key-Kool, LMNO, Zen, Subtitle, and more.

If you haven't already be sure to check out the 2Mex Hologram Podcast at Platformcollection or on iTunes, when he isn't chewing food it's the dopest podcast you can find, hell even when he's eating it's still amazing.

15 March 2015

Endlessness In Machinery ‎– 94th - 97th

The second release from the devastating duo of Dave Dub and Tape Master Steph known as Endlessness In Machinery. From the liner notes:

"Tracks 1-5 were recorded from 1994-1995. (This was an EP entitled The 94th Apocalypse of Lips)
Tracks 7 & 8 are a complement of 6 songs total. Recorded from 96-97. (This was an EP entitled 'An Experiment in Herb, Word and Sound'). Tracks 6, 9 and 10 recorded live, 89.7FM KFJC, on the Monday Beatdown with the Immortal Spiderman (R.I.P.) Your presence is still missed folks. 

9 March 2015

Various ‎– Urban Strife Compilation

Another re-up from the Ghetto Tyylit archives. "A rare compilation from late 90's(?), put together by DJ Infinite (Soul City Records) featuring Medusa, Capitol AK, Mark The Murderah etc."

2 March 2015

Atmosphere (Slug, Eyedea And Dj Abilities) Live In Vancouver Feb 5th 2001 VHS Rip

Feb 5th 2001 is the one and only time I saw Atmosphere perform live. The show took place at the 7 Alexander in Vancouver B.C. Club security was cool with me bringing in my camcorder and even hooked me up with an unobstructed view of the stage. 

I was familiar with Slug from the first Atmosphere album and I was a fan of Dj Abilities after getting my hands on a dusty dub of his Finally mix tape and seeing his amazing routine in the 99 USA DMC finals...which he performed most of at this show. I didn't know much about Eyedea at the time, I had heard that he was a great battle MC, that he won the 99 Scribble Jam, and was only 19 years old. 

This show has always been one of my most memorable and part of the reason for that is because this was my introduction to Eyedea, but I think what really makes this show stand out for me was that the artists put on a great show, they didn't take themselves to seriously, they weren't constantly asking the sound man to turn up their mic or forcing crowd interaction, they were just up there performing and having fun and the crowd fed off of it. R.I.P Eyedea