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AhnnuWorld Music/Perception (with download) ... LP
Leaving, 2015. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
A pair or hazy, abstract records by Ahnnu – World Music and Perception – in 2LP package from the adventurous Leaving label! World Music is a previously cassette-only set with remixes by Matthewdavid, Andrew Pekler, Nerftoss, Fumitake Tamura (aka Bun), and EMV. Perception is a loosely atmospheric set of aural soundscapes, a heady headphones experience that's as mesmerizing as anything we've heard on Leaving, walking the line between experimental beathead material and more experimental sounds. Includes "Gala", "Shame", "Solo", "Ghillie In The Mist", "Relative Research", "Ballast", "Found", "Mirror", "Scaling", "Informant", "The Racer", "Elastic", "Multibody", "Gala (Matthewdavid Remix)", "Sugar In The Dark", "Paia", "Monica/Swept", "Found (Fumitake Tamura 'Bun' Remix)" and more. (New Grooves, Hip Hop) LP, Vinyl record album

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De La SoulAnd The Anonymous Nobody ... CD
AOI, 2016. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
A major later career creative win for De La Soul – a mind-bogglingly diverse, frequently brilliant record that manages to rival their best early work in stylistic breadth! This one's an epic – a 17 track, nearly 70 minute opus that finds De La working with an eclectic group of collaborators on a project that finds them hinting at past glories – be it the laidback jazzy production of the immediate post-"D.A.I.S.Y Age" to their impressive, genre-defying collaborations with the Gorillaz and others – but it's very much a fresh effort with nary a whiff of nostalgia. It's a grower, too – a record you'll need to listen to a bunch of times to really get to the heart of it – and in a post-millennium age of instant gratification, you REALLY gotta hand it to Pos, Dave and Mase for defiantly making a true blue L(ong)P(layer) Titles include "Genesis" with Jill Scott, "Royalty Capes", "Nosed Up", "Pain" with Snoop Dogg, "Memory Of...(US)" with Estelle & Pete Rock, "Snoopies" with David Byrne, "Greyhounds" with Usher, "Drawn" with Little Dragon, "Whoodeeni" with 2Chainz, "Here In After" with Damon Albarn and more. CD
Also available And The Anonymous Nobody (with download) ... LP 28.99

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De La SoulAnd The Anonymous Nobody (with download) ... LP
AOI, 2016. New Copy 2LP ... $28.99
A major later career creative win for De La Soul – a mind-bogglingly diverse, frequently brilliant record that manages to rival their best early work in stylistic breadth! This one's an epic – a 17 track, nearly 70 minute opus that finds De La working with an eclectic group of collaborators on a project that finds them hinting at past glories – be it the laidback jazzy production of the immediate post-"D.A.I.S.Y Age" to their impressive, genre-defying collaborations with the Gorillaz and others – but it's very much a fresh effort with nary a whiff of nostalgia. It's a grower, too – a record you'll need to listen to a bunch of times to really get to the heart of it – and in a post-millennium age of instant gratification, you REALLY gotta hand it to Pos, Dave and Mase for defiantly making a true blue L(ong)P(layer) Titles include "Genesis" with Jill Scott, "Royalty Capes", "Nosed Up", "Pain" with Snoop Dogg, "Memory Of...(US)" with Estelle & Pete Rock, "Snoopies" with David Byrne, "Greyhounds" with Usher, "Drawn" with Little Dragon, "Whoodeeni" with 2Chainz, "Here In After" with Damon Albarn and more. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available And The Anonymous Nobody ... CD 13.99

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DJ ShadowEndtroducing (3CD deluxe edition) ... CD
Island, 1996. New Copy 3 CDs ... $29.99 49.98
Massive 20th Anniversary edition of DJ Shadow's masterpiece! It seems like when this came out, critics and even DJs liked to drop the then new moniker "trip hop" whenever possible, and this pivotal album is held up as the watershed mark. A number of years down the line, Endtroducing holds up stands the test of time as an instrumental hip hop LP, and even sort of an avant rock album – giving it a timeless feel that obliterates any trendy pigeonholes! Cinematic and epic in scope, this LP as much as anything else helped resurrect the career of David Axelrod (though some of us were hip to him all along) and Josh Davis is clearly a fellow traveler in the coloristic approach he uses – and never forgets the funk! This great 3CD edition includes the classic original album on Disc One – with "Building Steam With A Grain Of Salt", "The Number Song", "Changeling", "What Does Your Soul Look Like (pts 1 & 4)" and "Midnight In A Perfect World" – the bonus album Excessive Ephemera on Disc Two – and the all new (circa 2016) remix album Endtroducing Re-Emagined on Disc Three – with remixes by Adrian Younge, Lee Bannon,. Hudson Mohawke, Daedelus and others! CD

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DJ ShadowOutsider ... CD
Universal, 2006. Used ... $1.99
A fascinating full length departure from DJ Shadow – an album that's more or less made up of genre suites – rolling from sound library groove, to hood-shaking hyphy hip hop, to topical post-Katrina commentary, to beat-driven live instrument avant funk! The album's flow is more or less held together with the occasional backing of the Heliocentrics – featuring drummer Malcolm Catto – as a tight rhythmic backdrop in a number of spots with heavy drums plus keys, vibes, bass and guitar. But even more tracks are buoyant bombs of deeply pulsing, heavily thumping contemporary hip hop. The album is ultimately kind of a mess, but it's a very ballsy one – featuring some of Shadow's most mainstream hip hop productions ever – which is actually in itself a pretty radical move when you think about it! Titles include "This Time (I'm Gonna Try It My Way)", "3 Freaks" feat Keak Da Sneak & Turf Talk, "Turf Dancing" feat The Federation & Animaniaks, "Keep Em Close" feat Nump, "Seein' Thangs" feat David Banner, "Broken Levee Blues", "Artifact (inst)", "Backstage Girl" feat Phonte Coleman, "Triplicate/Something Happened That Day", "The Tiger" feat Sergio Pizzorno & Christopher Karloff, "Erase You" feat Chris James, "What Have I Done" feat Christina Carter, "Enuff" feat Q-Tip & Lateef The Truth Speaker, "Dats My Part" feat E-40, "3 Freaks (Droop-E rmx)" feat Mistah FAB, Turf Talk & Keak Da Sneak and more. CD
(Barcode has a cutout mark.)

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✨✧ Yung WunDirtiest Thirstiest ... LP
J Records/Full Surface/D Society, 2004. Near Mint- 2LP ... $0.99
Tracks include "I Can't Take It No More", "I Tried To Tell Ya", "Tear It Up" featuring DMX, Lil' Flip & David Banner, "Yung Wun Anthem", "One More Day In Da Hood", "Cadillac Doors", "Walk It, Talk It" w/David Banner, "Georgia Waters" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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VariousWe Got The Jazz ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 2017. New Copy ... $22.99
A set that's mostly hip hop, with lots of jazzy instrumentation – but a package that also includes some great jazz tracks too – which allows it to effortlessly draw a line back and forth between older nuggets and the best of the contemporary underground! There's a crisp, hip vibe to the whole thing – as despite the Tribe Called Quest reference in the title, most of the work here is from the farther side of the spectrum of all styles included – the kind of well-chosen cuts that we'd expect from the folks at P-Vine, who put this whole thing together. Titles include "Clouds" by Gigi Masin, "Good Times" by Pat D, "Hip Hop First Of All" by Guts, "Humpty Dumpty" by Placebo, "Never Left" by Illa J, "In All The Wrong Places" by Kero One, "Six Aces" by Takuya Kuroda, "Get Away" by Think Twice & David Ryshpan, "One Day" by DJ Alibi, "Clin D'Oiel" by Jazz Liberatorz, "My Tunes" by Specifics, "Tohu Bohu 1" by Marc Moulin, "The Blessing Song" by Build An Ark, "Carry On" by King, "Appertif" by Green Butter, and "Warm Thoughts" by Flume. (Funky Compilations, Hip Hop) CD

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✨✧ DJ ShadowEndtroducing ... CD
Mo Wax, 1996. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
It seems like when this came out, critics, and even DJs liked to drop the term "Trip Hop" whenever possible, and this album was held up as the watershed mark. A few years down the line and it still holds up, but as an instrumental hip hop LP, as much as a rock album (Shadow's gone on to show his true colors with subsequent efforts) or anything else. Cinematic and epic in scope, this LP as much as anything else helped resurrect the career of David Axelrod, though some of us were hip to him all along, but Josh Davis is clearly a fellow traveller in the coloristic approach he uses, that never forgets the funk. Includes "Building Steam With A Grain Of Salt", "The Number Song", "Changeling", "What Does Your Soul Look Like (pts 1 & 4)" and "Midnight In A Perfect World". CD
Also available Endtroducing (3CD deluxe edition) ... CD 29.99
 
 
 



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