Tuesday, December 25, 2007

merry x-mix


merry x-mix crates of ag fam. i just had some prosecco's and started mixing..the result is a gift for my supporters. 42mins strong, enjoy!

peace!
akutt

update:

1. true bash- two bad brovas
2. danja mowf- jack & da weedstalk
3. mytee g poetic- listen to the lyrics
4. the crash crew - champagne flights
5. lonnie o - it's lik dat
6. big o- shmoov wit da ruffness (ruff mix)
7. ec illa- ill is
8. eclips, bless, m-slash, lyrical & evik- the beginning
9. kashal-tee- blood, sweat & beers
10. labtekwon-wasteland
11. cappo - i stay the same





Wednesday, December 19, 2007

the realist


from the depths of wyoming, michigian i present you the realist. i read pit records must have released this ep around '94, but i'm not sure. could also been a few years later.

the gimme love ep features five tracks. once again it's hard to find any info about these cats, but you get two mc's along with d.j. shonski rockin' the joints. pretty mellow shit right here..sounds like a mix of the nonce, mass influence, tribe, pharcyde...check it out!


THE REALIST "GIMME LOVE EP" '9x

1. WHERE (ROYALTY CHECK)
2. 420 (KEEP DOIN IT)
3. WHATCHA NEED (LIVE)
4. GIMME LOVE (BUY MY TAPE)
5. SLICK MIKE (BACK ON THE STREETS)






pz,
akutt

Monday, December 10, 2007

crates of ag (the series)- volume 5


hell yeah, time for another lost mix. the first part is from '05 i think, while the last one is newer. have a listen, or two to these 37mins.

post up the tracklist in the comments section as usual. and no anonymous solvers this time please!


update:

1. intro (lord eternal/ dr. apostolos)
2. pure genius- unbelievable
3. mobb deep- take it in blood
4. k-otic family- composition
5. dirty face angels- it's not a game (see clip below)
6. armed & dangerous- real niggas
7. l.- relax your mind
8. l.m.s.- pure necessities
9. shrlock- for what it was
10. da funk- lifestyle
11. hyperdermic needlz- word up
12. odin- another day [pal joey remix]
13. big tabb- raw dog remix
14. duo die- ghetto games: the 1st annual niggalympics


since it is featured on this mix- search4beatz advised me of this one:












peace
akutt

Thursday, December 06, 2007

gemini


what up folks! as promised i'm back with some freshnessss!

first of all- thanks for all the positive feedback over the last two years, let's see how far we can get. please do not just consume...contribute!

to start off the new season, i have chosen a record from the early nineties. it's gemini from nyc (jamaica queens i believe). i have to admit, lately i've been having some problems with background stories. same goes for this 12". all i can say that the "super g" single comes with the original mix and a remix by k swift. it had been released in '94 on pauls place entertainment.

i can not decide which version i prefer. right now i stick more to the rugged original version, which by the way is produced by gemini himself.

oh yeah, this has nothing to do with jemini da gifted one by the way.

GEMINI 12" '94

1. SUPER G
2. SUPER G (K SWIFT REMIX)






pz,
al

Saturday, December 01, 2007

Notorious F.I.S.H.

wow, i'm finally back in business. a big f-you goes out to my provider! it took them one month to get me connected. anyway, keep on watching this space...new material is blowing up soon! in the meantime check out this clip from my man tillup.


video





Sunday, October 28, 2007

rakim allah / 2 years crates of ag / competition


first of all, 2 years crates of ag and no one even noticed...shame on you!!

since i love exclusive white labels/ bootlegs i will dedicate this post to a veteran in the game, rakim allah. there are plenty of unofficial records out there by the master, but i came to choose two of mines.

i once knew more about the background of these recordings but i can't recall it right now. you get eleven tracks of best material, probably not officially released due to sample clearance problems or lack of interest. the first ep should be from around '95/'96 and also exists with a green label. i don't know which pressing came first.

pretty, pretty, pretty dope shit right here, be sure to check this out!


RAKIM "UNRELEASED STUDIO SET" '9x

1. REMEMBER THAT
2. LAST RESORT
3. LIVIN FOR THE CITY
4. I GET VISUAL
5. SHADES OF BLACK REMIX


RAKIM "UNRELEASED SHIT" '96

1. REMEMBER DAT
2. ONCE UPON A RHYME
3. PAID OFF
4. HOW I'M LIVIN'
5. TRYIN' TA WRITE RHYMES
6. BRING IT ON




as mentioned before crates of ag stepped into its 3rd year of existence. as gift i have 1 brand new freestyle professors shirt (Size: XL) to give away.

how you can win this?

well, since halloween is about to happen:

make a picture of yours or a friend of yours. on that picture you stand on your right foot (left one is in the air). you have to hold an 80% peeled banana with your left hand and a record with your right. you have to wear a hat, bandana or wig. in your mouth there has to be a cigar or anything similar.

send the picture to cratesofag at hispeed dot com and win the shirt.


peace,
al

Sunday, October 21, 2007

crates of ag (the series)- volume 4


part four of the crates of ag mixtape series. i think this is the first mix i did in '05. it's 40 minutes strong and pretty easy to id. let's roll!




update:

1. cadence intro
2. sleestackz- crystal clear
3. mental music- set it off
4. ugo- brand nu flo
5. j-force- bulls eye
6. rakim- shades of black remix
7. looptroop- militant vinylists
8. kapone - whos blowing up far rockaway queens
9. kamakaze - bridge 95
10. pitch black- politikin
11. down'n'dirty tribe - inna cipha
12. mr. voodoo - 45 kickin it live
13. parallax - bleeding hate
14. the chamba - sayalilsumthin remix


pz,
akutt

Friday, October 12, 2007

us plus one

us plus one on crates of ag this weekend.

in 1994 swirl wind recordings dropped the debut 12" by a crew out of bushwick (i believe) called us plus one. on the "dear jenny" recording you'll find three tracks with productions by gordon ancis & true da grynch of the evil twins.

one year later the same label dropped the follow up. "gettin lyrical" & "poets get lyrical" again were produced by true da grynch. but this time there were scratches by mister tony touch.

another year passed and in 1996 the (to my knowledge) last record "murder me" got released.

in '97 swirl wind dropped a 12" by tony tone. these are the only four records i know by this label.

there's not much more i know about these cats- help a brother out!


US PLUS ONE 12" '94

1. DEAR JENNY
2. J.E. DOUBLE N WHY? (FEAT. SHORTY-E)
3. FOR ALL MY PEOPLE LOCKED DOWN



US PLUS ONE 12" '95

1. GETTIN' LYRICAL
2. POETS GET LYRICAL



US PLUS ONE 12" '96

1. MURDER ME






enjoy!

pz,
akutt

Monday, October 08, 2007

ebay


i am selling some records on ebay.

concrete click, blind mice, ubad, doxxmen, concrete click, handz, tha chamba, oc/ lord finesse, busy boys, m.c. sundance, bizzie boyz etc...



if you want to check them out click ----> HERE


somehow this won't show up in the list:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=130161302815&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT&ih=003










Saturday, September 29, 2007

fort greene assasins

i know the site has not been that active lately..but i'm up to my ears with work at the moment..so just bare with me

today i dug out a 12" from brooklyn, which consists of first world, black essence, brooklyn assault team & bloodfunk- the fort greene assasins.

this excellent one-tracker is from '96 and was released on first sound productions.

that's all i know. point.

FORT GREENE ASSASINS 12" '96

1. FORT GREENE'S COOKIN'





enjoy!

pz,
akutt

Thursday, September 13, 2007

overdose

pretty unknown release to me from south boston, which kross fade records put out in '93. the group goes by the name of overdose. on "booty kall" you get featurings by sandman & hardcore. you will recognize the sample used in "countin' em up" which had been used by half-a-mil a year later. i stick to half-a-mil's version but i also like the funky flute used in this one. also i like how they flipped the sample in "booty kall" (famous break- but i can't name the title right now). nothing groundbreaking here, but worth a shot.


OVERDOSE 12" '93

1. BOOTY KALL (FEAT. SANDMAN & HARDCORE)
2. COUNTIN 'EM UP






enjoy

pz,
akutt

Tuesday, September 04, 2007

widow prizum

big update on this rainy tuesday

i'm sure some of you already noticed the releases on psycho v records from brooklyn. one of the main acts is a crew called widow prizum, which consists of cosmic ray (also member of alien nation) and his cousin ikiea. they grew up in the marcy projects of brooklyn.

"WIDOW PRIZUM STARTED OUT ABOUT 30 YEARS AGO. WIDOW PRIZUM IS A FAMILY NOT JUST MUSIC. THE PRIZUM CONSIST OF MANY GROUPS (ALIEN NATION, SUPERNATURAL, E.T.C., TEAM 2080, THE OL' GUY, SEKOU (NOV), PHEONIX ORION, DG SANDZ PRODUCTIONZ, THE QUEEN LENA,MY BABY RUTHIE, MY SIS WANDA, AND CAN'T FORGET THE NATION OF THE LOST TRIBE."

i want to focus on the first three releases they put out (at least i think they are the first ones).

alongside with the widow prizum crew you'll also find the b.o.d. click (money bazz, mr. jig, dj wick) and a french mc called k-pee on these records. the french connection went on as they released a full length cd called "a brooklyn kind of life" in '01 recorded in france.

K-PEE / WIDOW PRIZUM / B.O.D. CLICK EP '97

1. K-PEE "BACK IN THE DAYS"
2. K-PEE FEAT. ALIEN NATION "NEW YORK-PARIS FREESTYLE"
3. WIDOW PRIZUM "Y.O.Y. BUMBA"
4. B.O.D. CLICK "THIN LINE / ME & CLUTCH"



MARCY ALL STAR$ / B.O.D. CLICK EP '97

1. WIDOW PRIZUM "ALERT THE MASSES"
2. WIDOW PRIZUM "RAY DAY"
3. B.O.D. CLICK FEAT. ALIEN NATION "CRAB NIGGAZ FREESTYLE"
4. CLUTCH-N-MONEY BAZZ "CRAB NIGGAZ"
5. MR. JIG "I'LL GET ILL"



MONEY BAZZ / COZMIC RAY 12" '98

1. NEW YORK, NEW YORK
2, DANGER





i have more than one favorite here..so make your own decision. and you know the rules; add any info you've got!

enjoy!

pz,
akutt

Wednesday, August 29, 2007

east flatbush project


since it seems like fall already took over here in switzerland (where was the summer anyway!?!), you'll get a new post on a slightly updated autumnal pagedesign.

i have to dedicate this one to my man handjob. he told me about this record, which i didn't know before.

i'm talking about a record with uk remixes of the all-time indy classic "tried by 12" by the east flatbush project. not the 2x12" full of remixes, which came out in '98! nope, another 12"; a collabo between 10/30 uproar and downlow entertainment from '96. besides the original mix you get two brand new remixes done by joe buhdha and cherok of scientists of sound.

while the joe buhdha remix, with additional lyrics by notthingham's mr 45, is already pretty dope, the "laid to rest remix" blows me away!

THE EAST FLATBUSH PROJECT 12" '96

1. TRIED BY 12
2. TRIED BY 12 FEAT. MR 45 (JOE BUHDHA REMIX)
3. TRIED BY 12 (LAID TO REST REMIX)






enjoy!!

pz,
akutt

Monday, August 27, 2007

spectrum live

i was disappointed when i listened to this 12" for the first time. somehow it didn't hit my taste back then. but a few months later, i dug it out again and suddenly felt differently about it. now i really like two tracks on this one- especially the original mix of "50 grand" with its dark and heavy vibe. but "stay true" is good as well and constantly growing on me.

again, not enough info about this crew. released in '97 and produced by eleet. that's all i have right now.

SPECTRUM LIVE 12" '97

1. 50 GRAND RMX
2. 50 GRAND OG
3. STAY TRUE





enjoy!

pz
akutt