April 06, 2012

Brain Cookies 4

I know it isn't exactly literature, but we're doing loose music connections today. Very loose. These are tracks on heavy rotation in the household and office.

Yesterday's post got me thinking a bit about disco. Why? Well, Arthur Russell was the disco king for sure. That's probably what did it. Here's two disco tracks I'm digging right now:

Oh, let's go for some hip hop. I'm into a few producers at the moment. This track here is called Auditorium. It uses a little sample from Madlib's Tha Beat Konducta in India. Mos Def and Slick Rick deliver some true lyrical delight on this one:

Speaking of great producers like Madlib, check out this Flying Lotus track:

And Arthur of Daedalus fame:

Here is a track by Madlib and MF Doom that samples from Daedalus:

J Dilla and Madlib as Jaylib doing a Heist:

We'll leave it with a J Dilla track:

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