Three on a Thursday #64


Another swing, another miss … apologies for the tardiness, it was my little girl’s 1st birthday yesterday (Happy Birthday Charlotte!) so I was utterly exhausted after chasing around a room full of ~1 years olds.

Meh, enough with the excuses, on with the music.

I’ll admit it, I have a problem. It’s commonly know as ‘rapperphobia’

It manifests itself as an irrational twitch whenever I receive promo that describes the artist as a rapper. Emcee I can take, as it conjures up memories of Q-TipJ-Live, hell, even Slick Rick, but rapper? Makes me think of muppets like The Game and Fiddy.

However, I’m glad I made an exception in this case.

JVizZ dropped a a million questions into my inbox the other day. No seriously, it was a track called A Million Questions and it’s rather nice. Based around a rather discordant piano loop with a seriously smooth flow hitting points on Trayvon Martin, dumbed down hiphop, ripoff record labels and like it’s well worth a go.

Next up is a track which contains more slices of other peoples records than many mixes. Jackatak’s take on Lewis Parker’s Shark Instrumental samples the hell out of Jaws, as well as a whole host of classic funk and hiphop cuts from James Brown to The Herbaliser. Lovely jubbly

Last this week is a thexeh wee number from those Renegades of Jazz, rebooted by  Printempo. Built around a wicked  little mouth organ loop, with a shuffling snapping beat and a looped up vocal this is a nice little end of a night number.  Hell it ever has jazz flute! Eat your heart out Ron Burgundy! You Better Run!

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About djsherlockohms

Obsessive music nerd for since his formative years, Sherlock Ohms finally pulled his finger out and started inflicting his collection of Funk, Soul, Hip-hop, Reggae, Breaks, Beats and random ephemera on the unwitting public in mid-2008. Since then he's graced the airwaves of Big Chill FM and Purple Radio, the stages of the Festinho festival, and the DJ booths of the UK fluffing for the likes of DJ Moneyshot, Boca 45 and Ugly Duckling. Whether it's early morning chilled wig outs, or eclectic party starting beat fests there's a reason they call him 'No Shit Sherlock' View all posts by djsherlockohms

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