Solid Steel Radio Show 24/6/2016 Hour 1 (Odelay Tribute Mix) - Moneyshot + Cheeba (Odelay Tribute Mix)



Highly Recommended. In a related note, this mix caused me to remember back to 2002 when I first bought an SP-303 (before Madlib was using it and it became all the rage).  Here's how the conversation went between me and the sales rep at Guitar Center.

Pipo's Mind: I want to buy an MPC-60 just like Premo so I can make Premo'type beats.
What Pipo Actually Said: Where can I find an MPC-60 and how much do they cost?
Guitar Center Rep: Akai discontinued the MPC-60 a long time ago.  There's a used one over there that we're selling for $1,500.
Pipo's Mind: Used?  $1,500?  That's about $1,000 more than I can afford (and the $500 I'm willing to spend is all on credit).
What Pipo Actually Said: Is there anything in the $400-500 range?
Guitar Center Rep: We've got an SP-303 for $300 (pointing over to the still unknown sampler).
Pipo's Mind: Man, that looks more bootleg than my original set of Gemini turntables.
What Pipo Actually Said: Is that really a sampler?
Guitar Center Rep: Yup.  In fact, Beck was in here the other day and bought a few.
Pipo's Mind: Do I look like I'm trying to make "Beck'type" music?  Was that supposed to be a selling point?  The last thing I want is some sampler who's claim to fame is Beck uses it.  Jesus, probably Kurt Loder would be the only person on this earth who would be impressed by that.
What Pipo Actually Said: Beck, huh?  Wow, pretty cool.  Anything else in this price range?
Pipo's Mind: Yeah, like something that doesn't look you'd buy it at Toys'R'Us?
Guitar Center Rep: Nope.  That's all we got in that price range.
What Pipo Said: You guys accept Visa?

Solid Steel (24th June) On June 18th 1996 Beck Hansen released his genre-smashing Dust Brothers produced second album, Odelay. 20 years later, DJs Moneyshot and Cheeba present a chronological mixtape charting the vast amount of samples, remixes, influences and references involved in the LP, with exclusive narration from Dust Brother, Mike Simpson.
Not only a multi-layered and expansive mix project, Moneyshot and Cheeba will also soon be hitting the road with a stunning audio visual adaptation, live on... 'Four Turntables and a Microphone'
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Taking Listeners on a Journey: Tall Black Guy and The Art of Musical Appreciation


Excellent article with Talk Black Guy where he discusses what I've always considered to be the #1 rule in deejaying (production in TBG's case), KNOW YOUR MUSIC.  Read the article HERE.

Friday Night Minus The Beer - Mixed by Omega:NYC



Absolutely incredible mix with blends and reworks that feature Roc Marciano, Charizma, Guilty Simpson and more.  Highly Recommended.

Took a nite off of drinking lager, pilsner, ale and ipa's!

The result was this.

Listen and enjoy with a cold one full the best experience.

Golden Age Radio 86-89 - Mixed by Deathhop



Deathhop has come out of nowhere to become a blog favorite.  His latest mix has a very raw, 80's aesthetic.  Highly Recommended.

A mix inspired by my years of bootlegging tracks off the John Peel show, which is where I heard the majority of these tracks for the first time....
Download available here: http://www.mixcrate.com/deathhop/gold...
Eric B & Rakim / True Mathmatics / The Wild Bunch / Sir Drew & Rapski / Davy D / Jewel T / UTFO / Antoinette / Freddy B & The Mighty Mic Masters / Worse Em / B-Fats / Jamose / Funkmaster Wizard Wiz / Cutmaster DC / Sugar Ray Dinke / Tuff Crew / Cool C / Lakim Shabazz / Chill Rob G / Gang Starr / Kings of Pressure