it s been a minute.
but i m back at it again with the final installment of the gift series.
drugs beats hails from north carolina and has had placements with 50 cent, ludacris, lloyd banks, big boi and many more.
check out the leaker from the gift vol. 10, *the worm*...
the gift vol. 10 will drop on djhouseshoes.com on december 25th, with limited vinyl release next year.
for the past few years, young denmark vessey has been releasing a series of albums, both as a leader of carious groups and as a sideman in various others, which definitely mark him as one of the most exciting young players in music. vessey’s last album prior to this (2013’s cult classic) employed scud one for the rhythm section. vessey, in his own playing suggest that he may be forging a link between the new mainstream and prior innovations. it is to vessey’s credit that this album achieves a surprising degree of unity. there is little of the haphazard feeling that too often arrends blowing sessions by pick-up bands. it would be easier to mistake this for a group which works regularly. part of that is simply because vessey is a part of the new mainstream, the part that is seeking beyond the accepted common language to find ways of extending it. the rest is because of vessey’s unusual talent.
the gift is a series dj house shoes started to spotlight under the radar producers. pressed in a limited edition of 300 copies. the gift, vol. 7 marks the first time house shoes himself releases an installation in his acclaimed “the gift” series, comprised of beats he composed between 1997-2011 for elzhi, proof, quelle, danny brown and others.
the time has come for another gift. volume two brings you up to speed on dertbeats. los angeles based cat who actually produced an entire album for krs-one a few years back. i have been beating the shit outta his flip of pink floyds money for like 4-5 years now. enjoy the gift volume two.these aint for yall to rhyme on either. if you want tracks contact him on the site and handle the business. i release these joints in good faith that y all will respect and appreciate the music.
19 years ago, i walked into street corner music for the first time. hard 2 earn had come out that day, and i figured i would finally check out the shop down the street. not thinking they would carry the vinyl, i asked for the cd and was let down when the guy behind the counter said they had just sold the last one. *we ve got a couple lps left though.* i fell out. at this point in time i had never looked forward to an album as much as this one. ...