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Bandcamp waiving fees on Friday

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For the latest Bandcamp fee waiver Friday, I purchased:

Tidiane Thiam, Siftorde (Sahel Sounds)

Ahmoudou Madassane, Zerzura (Sahel Sounds)

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I picked up the vinyl bundle from Sen Morimoto which included his new self titled album and his previous release Cannonball. 

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19 hours ago, kh1958 said:

For the latest Bandcamp fee waiver Friday, I purchased:

Tidiane Thiam, Siftorde (Sahel Sounds)

Ahmoudou Madassane, Zerzura (Sahel Sounds)

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The second of those is knockout, only discovered it this week

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Ropeadope has a 50 percent off sale on bandcamp through December 28. The discount code is: haircut

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picked up 8 titles that I had been holding in my cart

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37 minutes ago, jcam_44 said:

picked up 8 titles that I had been holding in my cart

What did you go for?

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Posted (edited)

Just one for me today 

Sabir Mateen 'Creation' on 577.

Edit to correct the autocorrect. Although I quite liked Sabine Mateen

 

 

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I think I bought 15 things today. I tend to splash out since I am not seeing shows or doing much of anything for myself these days!

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Same, Cliff. I'm gonna pick up some stuff this evening, maybe fill in some holes in 1970s FMP, some recent Room40, a few metal records.

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6 minutes ago, clifford_thornton said:

I think I bought 15 things today. I tend to splash out since I am not seeing shows or doing much of anything for myself these days!

Yikes !

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4 hours ago, Rabshakeh said:

What did you go for?

I got a bunch of beat tapes. I honestly haven't been listening to much jazz recently because I've been studying a lot for work. And I usually go through a period of a month or so where I almost exclusively listen to beat tapes. 

 

ShunGu - Exile Dreams

Free Tillman - Black

Free Tillman - Pink

Koreatown Oddity - When Pig Fly (Pig Tape from the Chinese New Years series)

Saint James - F.O.O.L.

Mic Legg - Getobox Vol.2

Mic Legg - Chill Yard 2

Beatgist - Abstract Flavors

and then I just splurged a little more for a couple tapes from Deep of 2 Hungry Bros.

Deep - What You Leave Behind (CTI parody cover art)

Deep - Bushwick Beatfeed

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12 minutes ago, jcam_44 said:

I got a bunch of beat tapes. I honestly haven't been listening to much jazz recently because I've been studying a lot for work. And I usually go through a period of a month or so where I almost exclusively listen to beat tapes. 

 

ShunGu - Exile Dreams

Free Tillman - Black

Free Tillman - Pink

Koreatown Oddity - When Pig Fly (Pig Tape from the Chinese New Years series)

Saint James - F.O.O.L.

Mic Legg - Getobox Vol.2

Mic Legg - Chill Yard 2

Beatgist - Abstract Flavors

and then I just splurged a little more for a couple tapes from Deep of 2 Hungry Bros.

Deep - What You Leave Behind (CTI parody cover art)

Deep - Bushwick Beatfeed

Great. I'd never come across the term "beat tapes" until now, but the concept makes sense. I listen the jazz mostly at work (it's instrumental), along with stuff like J-Dilla (same logic), so I may try some of those. 

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2 hours ago, Rabshakeh said:

Great. I'd never come across the term "beat tapes" until now, but the concept makes sense. I listen the jazz mostly at work (it's instrumental), along with stuff like J-Dilla (same logic), so I may try some of those. 

J-Dilla exactly. I actually buy tapes mainly because I rebuilt a tape deck I got off Craigslist and like filling up my rack on the wall. Plus you still get to download them and tapes are cheap.  The “genre” is a bit fractured on Bandcamp. It might be tagged instrumental hip hop, beat tape, beattape, etc. it’s fun to discover new sounds. Really like it if they have soul sampling with their beat. 

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5 hours ago, jcam_44 said:

J-Dilla exactly. I actually buy tapes mainly because I rebuilt a tape deck I got off Craigslist and like filling up my rack on the wall. Plus you still get to download them and tapes are cheap.  The “genre” is a bit fractured on Bandcamp. It might be tagged instrumental hip hop, beat tape, beattape, etc. it’s fun to discover new sounds. Really like it if they have soul sampling with their beat. 

I like the sound of that.

I had a listen to a couple of them. I moved away from hip hop a while ago, but whenever I jump back in I'm surprised at how far everything has advanced since 2008 (roughly when I stopped listening). It feels like in beat-making terms stuff went stratospheric once Kanye, Dilla, MadLib etc. had fed into the mainstream. It's funny to think how excited I used to get about stuff that really doesn't stand up now.

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Khan Jamal - Infinity (Jazz Room)

 

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Deerhoof & Wadada Leo Smith - To Be Surrounded by Beautiful, Curious, Breathing, Laughing Flesh is Enough (Joyful Noise)

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Les Filles de Illighadad at Pioneer Works

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2020 by Palladium (anthology tribute to Wayne Shorter)

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