Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Tone Loc Cool Hand Loc 1991

I have some shit to say about this release but it won't be until next week.
So for now, here it is. Notice the tags credit the players besides Tone-Loc.

1. Kenyatta/Tone-Loc - Funky Westside
2. Scott Mayo/Tone-Loc - Pimp Without a Caddy
3. Dave Forman/Jason White/John Rogers/Tone-Loc/Val Young - I Adore You
4. El DeBarge/Howie Robbins/Kevin O'Neil/Scott Mayo/Tone-Loc - All Through the Night
5. Jazmine Vega/Leslie McCracken/Ronald Jeffreys/Tone-Loc - Fatal Attraction
6. Tone-Loc - I Joke But I Don't Play
7. Kenyatta/Tone-Loc - Freaky Behavior
8. Donna Simon/Ron Jeffrey/Stuart Wylen/Tone-Loc - Mean Green
9. Herman Jackson/Kevin O'Neil/Phillip Gordy/Tone-Loc - Why
10. Kevin O'Neil/M. Walk/MC Wink dog/Tone-Loc - Hip-Hop It Is Kinda Different
11. Tone-Loc - Funky Westside (Reprise)

Thursday, April 17, 2008

90 M.P.H.-Mackframalama 1994

If it ain't at WYDU or BTF it is a rare one. I found this thanks to Silent Springs.
Support good music and check Silent Springs out. This LP is typical 1994 fare. The group is from Atlanta but the production doesn't really capture that ATL sound that blew up later. If you copped this back then, you surely recognized most of the beats from other songs. I'm no producer, but the beats sound jacked not flipped. The lyrical content is OK, but since Mad Records folded after only putting out five LP's, this can't have sold that well. Listen and learn.

1. Mackframalama
2. Heidi's aHo
3. Afta Dark
4. Weakness
5. Loop It
6. Satisfied
7. Whata Blessing
8. Fly (I'm Loaded)
9. Oh What A Night
10. Hang Around
11. Peace To Atlanta (Interlude)

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Sly and the Family Stone - Stand! 1969

I was looking for some of the Sly Stone reissues. When I got the ones from 1995 for the LP's not previously on CD they only had one bonus track each. Figures that someone was sitting on more material. Stand! has pretty much always been in print but here for a limited time is last year's reissue. The first eight tunes are from the original release. The others are not.

1. Stand!
2. Don't Call Me Nigger, Whitey
3. I Want to Take You Higher
4. Somebody's Watching You
5. Sing a Simple Song
6. Everyday People
7. Sex Machine
8. You Can Make It If You Try
Bonus tracks
9. Stand! (single version) (recorded February 27,1969)
10. I Want to Take You Higher (single version) (recorded 1969)
Previously unreleased tracks
11. You Can Make It If You Try (canceled single release) (recorded September 23,1968)
12. Soul Clappin' II (recorded January 3,1969)
13. My Brain (Zig-Zag) (instrumental) (recorded January 8,1969)

Saturday, April 12, 2008

Time Zone - World Destruction 1984

This is the 1992 rerelease.
1. World Destruction
2. World Destruction (Single Edit)
3. World Destruction (Meltdown Remix)
4. Wild Style
5. World Destruction (“Hard Cell” Edit)

Saturday, April 5, 2008

Good Burger OST 1997

So I was getting a decent enough post ready for later but then I ran across this for 1$ yesterday at the library sale. More than worth the outlay for an above mediocre soundtrack. The movie holds up OK and the soundtrack captures that 70's sound to align with the film. Track 4 has a bad tag on the artist - may fix later.

The first three tracks are tolerable enough. Not for me, though.
#4 - Not my favorite Pharcyde vibe but they come correct with the usual subversive lyrics in yet another soundtrack. (See Street Fighter, State of Emergency.)
#5 Warren G goodness
#6 If you were wondering what it would sound like if Fishbone sold out to Nickelodeon, well wonder no more.
#7 A song from the golden age of The Presidents of the United States of America
#8 Redd Kross - never as mainstream as some of their contemporaries yet here they are on this ost
#9 George Clinton + De la Soul = Sequel to Bitties in the BK Lounge!
#10 makes me want to hear the proper LP or maybe not. I have to admit it does remind me of a third-rate UDS or Definition of Sound. The band is from the US though so I don't know what kind of accent Kevie is sporting.
#11 Always interested to hear Franti's take on anything but I hope he got paid okay for this
I guess The Police need spicing up in any decade.
#12 For those that need another mix of Knee Deep,here it is.

1. 702 - All I Want
2. Mint Condition - That's the Way (It's Goin' Down)
3. Tracie Spencer - I'll Be There for You
4. Pharcyde - Keep On
5. Warren G - Friends
6. Kel Mitchell/Less Than Jake - We're All Dudes
7. The Presidents of the United States of America - Man
8. Redd Kross - So-Cal V8
9. De La Soul/Trulio Disgracias - Do Fries Go With That Shake?
10. 1000 Clowns - (Not the) Greatest Rapper
11. Spearhead - Roxanne
12. Digital Underground/George Clinton - Knee Deep [The Deeper Mix]

Friday, April 4, 2008

Jim Payne - New York Funk, Vol. 1 1993

1. Fred Wesley - Streets of New York
2. Mike Clark Group - She's a Reptile
3. House Of Payne - The Bathtub Club
4. Mike Clark Group - Love Letters
5. Mike Clark Group - Bone Dance
6. House Of Payne - The Talking Chicken
7. Mike Clark Group - Off the Walrath
8. Fred Wesley Group - Waiting for You
9. Pee Wee Ellis Group - The Bottom Line
10. House Of Payne - Planet X
11. Pee Wee Ellis Group - Far from Home
12. Fred Wesley Group - Last Chance