Posts Tagged ‘Prince’

Atmosphere – Bitter + New LP Southsiders

Monday, March 3rd, 2014
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Alright, alright, alright. One of my favs are back with their follow-up to The Family Sign. Southsiders drops May 6th and for those who want to pre-order, you can do so now at Fifth Element store. They have a few options making it difficult not to pull the trigger already. Check it out here right here. Can’t wait to hear Kanye West.

Exclusive Interview: Slug (from Atmosphere)

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
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I’ll admit I was a late bloomer when it came to Atmosphere. But once I gave them a legitimate shot, I became immersed in their music. Ant is an accomplished producer and an intricate part of their success; whereas Slug is probably considered the groups’ Jagger. The fact remains, as an emcee, he is truly one of the best storytellers hip-hop has today. Fun-loving, generous, guarded, mysterious and occasionally malevolent might describe Slug the rapper, but on this week’s Tuesdays with, I sat down with Sean Daley, the person, to discuss, well just about everything.


Jason Gloss: You’ve collaborated with a lot of artists over your lengthy career. Doom, Eyedea, Print, Vakill, Brother Ali, Sage Francis, Evidence, Murs, Aesop Rock to KRS-One and Buckshot, so which collabo would you consider your personal favorite?


Slug: I’m not sure I’ve ever really had a favorite collaboration with anyone. I prefer making music with friends for the memory that it creates. Songs are cool and fun and shit, but the best part of collaborating is the friendships.


Honestly, I don’t even know if I can play the favorite game when thinking about my music. I kinda feel the same way towards all of my songs, like they’re my kids. It’s like I have a thousand kids. Some are smarter than others, some are cleaner or better adjusted or whatever and some are just complete idiots that I keep locked in the basement.


Atmosphere has a shitload of releases, which one do you find yourself going back to the most?


The only time I ever go back to the catalog is when I need to learn something for the show. Sometimes we’ll decide to pull out some old shit, so I will then go back and peep to see if I even remember the words. Other than that, I leave the past in the past. I find a good laugh in the idea of any rapper rolling around bumping a record they released a few years ago.


STREAM: Dam-Funk – 17 Days (Prince Cover)

Monday, August 27th, 2012
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It’s Dam-Funk covering Prince, nuff said. Taken from the I Don’t Want To Be A Star EP, which is out tomorrow. There’s also a limited edition personalized drum machine involved in all this somehow.


Wax Poetics Presents: A Prince Mix by DāM-FunK

Monday, February 13th, 2012
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For the Wax Poetics ten-year anniversary and Issue 50 (Prince Issue), DāM-FunK (Stones Throw) creates an exclusive Prince DJ mix, including a new DāM-FunK track!

The track list pretty much speaks for itself…
1. Prince & the Revolution – 17 Days (original version)
2. DāM-FunK – 17 Days (D-F Re-Freak)
3. Prince – Irresistible Bitch (Props Re-Edit)
4. Prince (featuring Andre Cymone & Pepe Willie) – One Man Jam
5. Prince – Wet Dream Cousin
6. Prince – Dirty Mind (1981 Live Version)
7. Prince – Soft & Wet (original version)
8. Prince – Ballad Of Dorothy Parker (D-F Extended Re-Edit)
9. Prince – Sticky Like Glue (Props Re-Edit)
10. Prince & the Revolution – All My Dreams

via Wax Poetics

El-P – Unforgiven 2 Vs. Purple Rain Mashup

Monday, December 12th, 2011
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EL-P: I was asking people who follow me on Twitter about who the most anti downloading/digital music musicians were and we landed on Metallica (who I dont give a shit about) and Prince (who is one of my biggest influences). For fun, I put this thing together comprised of Metallica’s “Unforgiven Part 2″ and Prince’s “Purple Rain.”

This actually exists.
DOWNLOAD: El-P – Unforgiven 2 Vs. Purple Rain Mashup

via COC