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✨✧ DJ ShadowPrivate Press (limited 2CD edition) ... CD
MCA, 2002. Used 2CD ... Just Sold Out!
Your favorite DJ savior returns, after an extended absence, with another mindnumbing full length exercise in future hip hop. 10 instrumental excursions into the world of Josh Davis (with a few extra interludes, of course), and as you might expect, the drum programming is top rate, intricate and detailed, with nice moody atmospherics and a few well chosen vocal bits laid over top for a great cinematic feel. Includes the epic "Blood On The Motorway", "Monosylabik", "Giving Up The Ghost" and "You Can't Go Home Again". This limited edition 2 CD version comes in a nice cardboard sleeve, with an extra CD of Shadow cutting it up live! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ DJ ShadowLess You Know, The Better ... CD
Verve, 2011. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Does any hip hop DJ/producer/artist or otherwise instrumental sound stylist of any stripe face steeper critical expectations with each successive album than DJ Shadow, and if so, do any of them divert those expectations so profoundly as Shadow does? On The Less You Know, The Better, Josh Davis flirts with the beats, scratches and mood altering soundscapes of his early work at a few points, but he really tackles wide sylistic breadth here – including fuzzed out rock guitars over frenetic beats, spacey folk funk, darkness tinged new wave, timelessly brilliant rap. Includes "Back To Front (Circular Logic)", "Border Crossing", "Stay The Course" feat Talib Kweli & Posdnuos, "I've Been Trying", "Tedium", "Going Nowhere", "I Gotta Rokk", "Run For Your Life", "Scale It Back" feat Little Dragon, "Redeemed", "Circular Logic (Front To Back)" and more. CD
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✨✧ DJ ShadowMountain Will Fall ... CD
Mass Appeal, 2016. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
DJ Shadow at his most stylistically sprawling –doing his thing as distinctively as ever, unpredictable from one track to the next, but very much himself whether it's a sample and scratches cut reminiscent of the Entroducing era or beats-enriched avant jazz or keyboards-heavy tracks! Lots of different moods at play here, whether it's topical rap with Mass Appeal label mates Run The Jewels, or atmospheric hip hop jazz with Dusty Groove favorite Mathew Halsall. You gotta hand it to Shadow for following his muse, regardless of expectations! Titles include "The Mountain Will Fall", the barbed, timely "Nobody Speak" with Run The Jewels, the modern mood jazz standout "Ashes To Oceans" with Matthew Halsall, "California", "Ghost Town", "Three Ralphs", "Depth Change", "Mambo", "Suicide Pact", 'The Sideshow" with Ernie Fresh and more. CD

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✨✧ DJ ShadowPrivate Press ... CD
MCA, 2002. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Your favorite DJ savior returns, after an extended absence, with another mindnumbing full length exercise in future hip hop. 10 instrumental excursions into the world of Josh Davis (with a few extra interludes, of course), and as you might expect, the drum programming is top rate, intricate and detailed, with nice moody atmospherics and a few well chosen vocal bits laid over top for a great cinematic feel. Includes the epic "Blood On The Motorway", "Monosylabik", "Giving Up The Ghost" and "You Can't Go Home Again". CD
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✨✧ DJ ShadowIn Tune & On Time – Live! (CD & DVD) ... CD
Geffen, 2004. Used CD/DVD ... Out Of Stock
Once again Josh Davis raises the bar in the world of beatmaking! Not content to rest on his laurels as producer extraordinaire, Shadow weaves a non-stop tapestry of tracks from all points in his career, without dropping a beat, in tune and in time from start to finish. More than a mere mixtape, this disc captures Shadow live on tour, delivering a continuous set that blends bits and pieces of Shadow's cinematic oeuvre, including "What Does Your Soul Look Like?", "In/Flux", "Lost & Found", "Mutual Slump", "The Number Song", "Organ Donor", "Mashin On The Motorway", "Napalm Brain/Scatter Brain" plus UNKLE "Guns Blazing (Drums Of Death Part 1)", Handsome Boy Modeling School "Holy Calamity (Bear Witness II)" and Blackalicious "Halfway Home". Plus the CD includes a bonus DVD of the live performance with coordinated visuals to the music! CD
(DVD is region 1. Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)
 
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✨✧ LatyrxAlbum ... CD
Quannum/Solesides, 1997. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great reissue of the waaaay overlooked Latyrx LP from '97. Lateef & Lyrics Born pretty much laid the groundwork for what was going to be some of the most adventurous underground hip hop to come out of Cali in the mid-to-late 90s – opening the door for Blackalicious, the J5 and others. DJ Shadow's great production on several of the best cuts is some of his punchiest work, and Blackalicious's Chief Xcel is at his peak on a few of the others. Lyrics Born's production work doesn't come near the above mentioned maestros (his rhymes, on the other hand, are indeed top notch, in a freaky Pharoahe Monche kinda way) making the whole a bit uneven, but don't let that stop you. This is essential underground hip hop, an LP we're thrilled to see get a high quality official reissue! Cuts include ""Latyrx", "The Quickening", "Balcony Beach", "Funky Granules", "Bad News", "Burnt Pride" and more. CD

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✨✧ RaekwonImmobilarity ... CD
Wu-Tang/Loud, 1999. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The second solo album by The Chef – a record that had hard time finding space outside the massive shadow of his first solo landmark Only Built 4 Cuban Linx – and like other Wu Tang solo albums of the era, there's a number of gems on here that really never had a chance to get over a bar set set so high. Titles include "Yae Yo", "Casablanca", the Pete Rock produced near classic "Sneakers", "Raw", "Pop S**t", My Favorite Dred", "Live From New York", "100 Rounds", "Power", and "Forecast". CD
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Wu-Tang ClanEnter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) ... CD
Loud/RCA, 1993. Used ... $3.99
The classic first album with The RZA, The GZA, Ol' Dirty Bastard, Inspektah Deck, U-God, Ghostface... you know the rest. The start of a generation, and of the hip hop enterprise that overshadowed a lot of the mid 90s! 12 tracks, including "Can It All Be So Simple", "Method Man", "Da Mystery Of Chessboxin", "CREAM", "Tearz", "Wu Tang Clan Ain't Nuthin Ta F' Wit", "Protect Ya Neck", "Shame On A Nigga" and "Bring Da Ruckus". CD

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✨✧ OddiseeAlwasta ... CD
Mello Music Group, 2016. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Just an EP from Oddisee, but a set that's got a lot more to offer than most other artist's full length sets! As with previous work, there's a sublime blend between the rhymes, backings, and live instrumentation – especially the strong use of bottom currents that really ground the music deeply, but with flows of bass, rather than heavy beats – almost jazzy energy that's really reflected in the way Oddisee riffs along on his lyrical contributions. Ralph Real adds in some great extra keyboards to the music – warming things up in the middle with a Rhodes-y vibe – and titles include "Strength & Weakness", "Asked About You", "Slow Groove", "Catching Vibes", "Lifting Shadows", and "No Reservations". CD
Also available Alwasta ... LP

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✨✧ Genius/GZALiquid Swords (The Chess Box – 2CDs with bonus instrumental CD and a miniature chess set) ... CD
Geffen/Get On Down, 1995. New Copy 2CDs ... Out Of Stock
A Shaolin hip hop essential! Heavy numerological rhymes, and the best production on any Wu project (still to this day, even). Probably our favorite LP in the entire Wu pantheon, and next to Enter The Wu Tang and a few of the other firstline efforts, it's a work of greatness from start to finish. 14 tracks on the original classic album: "Labels", "Cold World", "Shadowboxin", "Liquid Swords", "Living In The World Today", "Killah Hills 10304", "Investigative Reports", "Gold", "Duel Of The Iron Mic", "4th Chamber", "Hell's Wind Staff", "Unexplained", "Swordsman" and "I Gotcha Back". Chess Box edition also includes the full instrumentals on a bonus CD, plus extended liner notes – and a miniature chess set! CD
(Chess Box edition includes the original album, the bonus instrumentals CD, extended liner notes – and a miniature chess set!)
 
 
 



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