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Posted: Fri Dec 03, 2004 12:29 pm
by Proptronics
Which one do you dig? I've heard the second is more rhythmic.

Posted: Fri Dec 03, 2004 12:32 pm
by steve-o
Proptronics wrote:Which one do you dig? I've heard the second is more rhythmic.
I actually prefer "Boy in Da Corner" over the 2nd one. The second one seems to be leaning towards more industry-standard hip hop. I thought the first one was much more originial. But you might like the second one better if you don't like all the blips and bleeps.

Posted: Fri Dec 03, 2004 2:03 pm
by Ad
Have any of you Madvillain fans seen this video for "All Caps"?

http://www.ifilm.com/ifilmdetail/2534990?htv=12

I just stumbled across it and it's totally cool. (I haven't seen any MF Doom videos before.)

As for Dizzee Rascal--I like both albums. However, I listen to the 2nd album a lot more than I ever listened to the first. I guess it's more commercial, but it's still a far-cry from any hip-hop being played on the radio or MTV over here.

Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2006 10:00 am
by Lep
I quite like Soul Position, which I've just found out about, thanks to Gorilla vs Bear's blog.
Stuff to listen to:
- live on KEXP (Webjayed).
- two tracks on download.com.

Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2006 10:47 am
by Tom4
Since this thread has been suddenly revived, I'll throw in some stuff I've been listening to lately:

CYNE - Cyne Collection, this is one of the nicest things I've heard in forever. Seriously awesome.

Ghostface - Take your pick. I like Pretty Toney best myself.

Jay Dilla - Donuts. There's like 30-something tracks, so they're all under 2 minutes more or less. Most are great, some aren't.

Nujabes - Metaphorical Music, Modal Soul. My new favorite producer.

Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2006 1:52 pm
by Johnny Loftus
Dabrye, Two/Three - some of Detroit's best underground talent (Invicible, Guilty Simpson, Wajeed) and nat'l notables (Doom, Vast Aire) working over Dabyre's usual genius beats.

Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2006 2:59 pm
by Tom4
I've been looking for Two/Three for a while, Johnny. I love One/Three. Glad to hear the sequel lives up.

Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2006 3:16 pm
by hebrew hammer
As an MF Doom fan, I have a question: Does anybody own the elusive Operation Doomsday? I haven't heard much of it, but everyone says it's a masterpice. Is this true?

Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2006 3:35 pm
by Tom4
hebrew hammer wrote:As an MF Doom fan, I have a question: Does anybody own the elusive Operation Doomsday? I haven't heard much of it, but everyone says it's a masterpice. Is this true?
I own it. This might be considered sacriledge by some, but I don't consider it a masterpiece (Madvillainy on the other hand, is). His rhyme style is the same, although the beats are a little smoother, more R&B based. You can hear the youth in his voice, as opposed to the worn voice he sports nowadays. It also keeps in tact his knack for narrative interludes and weaving a comic book-esque story into the music. It's definitely worth owning, but I wouldn't consider it far and away his best.