Posts Tagged ‘dilla’

0043 Dr Who Dat – Viberian Twilight @ 1:32

Monday, August 17th, 2009

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A quick one for the beat heads, and to catch up. Jneiro Jarel records under the Dr. Who Dat alias for his beat albums. This one stands out because of how perfect the sound of the track matches its title.

At the 1:32 mark, it just bottoms out. I think I’ve said this before but a good one for the trunk if you’ve got a sound system in your car. A nice example of a post-Dilla instrumental without any samples.

Facebook friends – to listen to the track, check out the post on www.thebestpartsofsongs.com

Dr Who Dat – Viberian Twilight 1:32 – 2:25

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From Beyond 2morrow, released through Lex Records in 2009.

0024 Bullion – Wouldn’t it be Nice @ 1:37

Monday, April 13th, 2009

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“make babies”

The Spirit of Dilla lives on in the Bullion release – Pet Sounds: In the Key of Dee. This isn’t that easy to find, so if you’re here and you’re a Dilla fan you’re gonna like this. You’ll hear Dilla right away, this could be Track 32 off of Dilla’s Donuts record if he’d chosen a Beach Boys sample. Dilla would have been proud of this I think, as Bullion makes this thing hop. The whole track is only 2 minutes, but the best part is when Bullion amps up the drums and brings in a couple new samples right at the end. Listen for the Run, Run, and the saxophone. This really is pretty bangin’ – in fact the whole record is if you can get your hands on it. So much so it’s time for a Best Parts first, a bonus clip from another track. Peep.

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Bonus Clip: Bullion – I just wasn’t made for these times @ 0:44

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0015 Platinum Pied Pipers – Open your Eyes @ 1:43

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

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“There is a light that shines, special for you and me..”

The background: Bobby Caldwell releases The Cat in the Hat in 1980. It features the song, Open your Eyes. Dilla uses the sample on the Common track The Light in 2000. The Platinum Pied Pipers do a cover of the song in 2003; there’s some history here.

PPP give it a nice re-rub, make it current, and keep the soulfulness from the original. The best part is right here when after the solo, the drums come back, and you hear the plea…”darling, open your eyes.” Come on baby!!

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0014 Jaylib – Champion Sound @ 1:30

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

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“Yeah! For my live B%$*#&es!”

Dilla, Madlib. The collab. So banging. Xmas 2003 it dropped.

The title track right here (produced by Lib, with Jay on the mic) has an Indian sample, a Jamaican duplate vocal, and some heavy, heavy gunclap drums. This part is before Jay’s second verse, where the drums come back in. Listen for when Dilla says “Yeah!” and for the windy sounding instrument right at the very end. This one is for the trunk!!! Turn it up!!

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PS – Support Jay Dee’s Mom Ma Dukes by picking up a copy of The Suite for Ma Dukes EP by Carlos Nino and Miguel Atwood Ferguson. It’s a 4 song EP featuring orchestralĀ interpretationsĀ of some of J Dilla’s finest work. Also, if you’re in LA on the 22nd, they’re going to play it live.