SOURCES : THE SLEEPING BAG RECORDS ANTHOLOGY (3X12 INCH LP)
3x12" Vinyl UK28.10.15
the third sources package comes from one perhaps one of the most radical of the new york underground independent labels in several different areas avant-garde, dance, hip-hop/rap and freestyle, so welcome to the one and only sleeping bag records from new york.
how do you define the music of mantronix? is it hip hop? electro? funk? house? maybe the answer is all of the above (or is it none of the above?). it is true that mantronix will be remembered for their multi-faceted sound as well as their ability to bend and blend genres flawlessly into a cohesive musical tapestry, but they will also most importantly they will be remembered as musical innovators and sub-genre pioneers.
now available for the first time ever, traffic entertainment group in conjunction with sleeping bag records and warlock entertainment present, mantronix: king of the beats, the anthology 1985-1988. this carefully curated double lp compilation combines the best of mantronixs work from the early, and arguably, best era of their career into one amazing listening experience. whether you are an avid mantronix fan or are looking for a place to start - this is the collection to wrap your ears around.
crucial electro 4 is a ground-breaking album as the tracks featured include classics featured on the original electro albums and also other monster electro tracks that we did not include on the original electro albums. as well as including the full length original versions, we have included re-edits of key tracks which are exclusive only on crucial electro 4! many of the tracks on crucial electro 4 have not been available for more than 2 decades and can only be bought from discogs or similar sites on scratched or worn vinyl for sometimes silly money! we have got hold of many of the original master tapes and have re-mastered each track to the highest quality, an audiophiles dream. add to this the exclusive street sounds re-edits and you have an album that is an essential buy for any street sounds and electro fan. the double vinyl lp will include the full length original versions except where there are exclusive street sounds versions, in which case these will be used. only 500 limited edition double album vinyls (180gm heavyweight) will ever be pressed!
crucial electro 4 is a ground-breaking album as the tracks featured include classics featured on the original electro albums and also other monster electro tracks that we did not include on the original electro albums.as well as including the full length original versions, we have included re-edits of key tracks which are exclusive only on crucial electro 4!