[LAU] Call for Hip Hop tracks

Ken Restivo ken at restivo.org
Thu Nov 13 04:21:10 EST 2008

On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 03:13:09PM +0700, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
> Ken Restivo wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 01:54:52PM +0700, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> In the course of going through the tracks for my mix of the best of 2008 
>>> I have seperated out several types/genres of music.
>>> The one that is almost completely missing is real Hiphop. I'm definitely 
>>> including the Audiobraille session with RadioActive but there are no 
>>> productions that I can find.
>>> Is there no one who has released a Hiphop track this year?
>> The user "CharlieHipHop" (is he on this list?) has many releases on the http://lam.fugal.net site, which were apparently all made with Linux. I recall hearing some other hiphop-styled tracks on lam.fugal.net too.
> I did download his tracks from this year but the only one that stuck was 
> "money".
> If there are more that I don't know about then please let me know.
> Also I'm surprised Ringhiems Auto hasn't given me a buzz. I did look on the 
> site but everything seemed to be a couple of years old.
> This mix is only tracks that have been released or worked on this year so I 
> can't include the older stuff even if it is good enough.
> - It's kind of funny that you are featured in a lot of the tracks that made

Sorry about that. I'd be glad to pass the mic, to anyone, anytime.

> the cut. I don't have a problem with that because there are many different 
> flavas represented. I think you definitely get the award for most active 
> producer...

Thanks. I'm a workaholic, I have lax quality control, and I have deeply embraced the Free Software maxim: "Release early, release often". Also, I've learned that relentless self-promotion is the key to success.

Big ups to you for actually listening to all that stuff! I'm amazed and honored.

If you find yourself tapping your foot in 10/4 or 15/8, now you'll know why. Please accept my apologies.


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