Heavy Weights Radio: Cypress Junkies (10/15/14)



Cypress Junkies set starts at the 59 minute mark. Highly Recommended.

Hip Hop Gold Volume 3 - Mixed by DJ Chiskee



I always enjoy Chiskee mixes because they're randomly eclectic. A combination of new and old joints, classics and lesser known gems. Enjoy
Live session October 2014
01 Amerigo Gazaway Vs Mos Def - Panties
02 Guru - Down The Backstreets
03 O.C. -Burn Me Slow
04 Jay Electronica - Exhibit C
05 Hi-Tek Feat. Dion, Bun B, Devin the Dude, Pretty Ugly - So Tired
06 Reks - Like A Star
07 Brown Bag AllStars - Crumbling Down
08 Pharoahe Monch Feat. Styles P - My Life
09 Masta Ace Feat. Apocalypse - Da Grind
10 De La Soul - The Grind Date
11 Snoop Dogg feat. Dr. Dre & D'Angelo - Imagine
12 Black Milk - Shut It Down
13 Busta Rhymes feat. Zhane - It's A Party
14 Redman - Tonight's Da Night
15 Nas - It Ain't Hard to Tell
16 Top Quality - Magnum Opus
17 Digable Planets - Jettin'
18 Jaylib - Starz
19 Mos Def - Mathematics
20 Snoop Dogg - Gin & Juice
21 Wu Tang Clan - Rules
22 Redman - Funkorama
23 The Roots - Act too (Love of my life)
24 Jay Dilla - Sun In My face (Feat. Blu & Jontel)
25 Yasiin Gaye - Inner City Travellin' Man
26 Hieroglyphics - You Never Knew
27 Little Brother - So Fabulous
28 N.W.A. - Express Yourself REMIX
29 Onyx - Slam
30 Intelligent Hoodlum- Grand Groove (Bonus Mix)
31 D'angelo Feat. Method Man & Redman - Left and Right
32 Jaylib - The Official
33 Naughty By Nature - Hip Hop Hooray
34 Skee-Lo - I Wish
35 Redman & Method Man - Da Rockwilder
36 Cypress Hill - Hand on the Pump
37 The Beatnuts feat. Big Pun & Cuban Link - Off The Books
38 The Fugees - Zealots
39 Artifacts - C'mon Wit Da Git Down
40 Pete Rock & CL Smooth- One In A Million
41 Kurious - Uptown Shit
42 DJ Muggs - Puppet Master (feat. Dr. Dre and B-Real) rmx
43 Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth - Lots Of Lovin (Remix)
44 Black Star - Brown Skin Lady
45 Common - Resurrection
46 DJ Spinna Feat. Phonte - Dillagence
47 Slum Village - Go Ladies
48 A Tribe Called Quest - God Lives Through
49 Wu Tang - Hollow Bones

52 Beats - Mixed by Roc Raida



I posted this way back in the zshare era and thought it deserved a re-post. I listened to this mix yesterday for the first time in a few years and I was surprised I didn't remember it being as good as it is. Certainly worth a re-listen. R.I.P. Raida

Pullin from the Stacks Podcast (Episode 1) - Mixed by DJ Ian Head



What you'd come to expect from all things Ian Head; crunchy vinyl sounds and soul.

New weekly podcast from DJ Ian Head. Just playin some eclectic records for you all every Sunday. Since this is the first episode, I'm gonna keep it simple and cross my fingers that I can do this every week for at least the near future.

Tracklisting: The Jazz Piano Quartet, Patti Brown, Nina Simone, The Soulful Strings, Young-Holt Trio, Tyrone Davis, Chocolate Milk, Mike Longo, Harry Belafonte, Nirvana, The Lloyd Miller Trio

Reading Material: The Triumphs and Tragedies of Larry Smith


If you're a fan of this blog it is likely that you've studied a production credit or two.  For that reason, I don't need to explain to any of you how influential Larry Smith was in molding the sound of rap music.  Here is an excellent article that chronicles the highlights of Larry Smith's production work and its impact on rap music.  Unfortunately, the article ends in bitter fashion by identifying yet another tale of a music legend languishing away forgotten and broke.  Read the article HERE.