No need for introductions here, the two music heavyweights giggle about the beautiful smell of acetate vinyl, reminiscing about the pirate radio days in South London and chatting on the future of this ever-changing movement that Mala is a pioneer of. All accompanied by a set of deep gems selected by the Deep Medi head honcho.
1. Mala – Level 9 (Hyperdub) 2. Mala – Livin’ Different (Dubplate) 3. Mala – Education (Dubplate) 4. Burning Spear – Door Peeper (Supreme) 5. Little Roy – Hurt Not The Earth (Pressure Sounds) 6. Augustus Pablo – East Of The River Nile (Message) 7. Steve Reich – New York Counterpoint (Nonesuch) 8. Quest – Smooth Skin (Dubplate) 9. Jill Scott – Slowly Surely (Theo Parrish Remix) (Ugly Edits) 10. Mizz Beats – My World (DEEP MEDi Musik)
The Black Keys, one of my favourite blues/rock bands of modern days have invited some of the best rappers around (RZA, Pharoahe Monch, Mos Def....) to drop some knowledge over their new raw instrumentals with incredible results.
The 'Groovement' blog has listed all the youtube videos from those blunted studio sessions in one of their recent posts so go check it out HERE.