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Monkey Mashup 4: Monkey vs Demon

B&W photo "Peking Opera – Quelling The White Bone Demon, Pekin, China, 1997" by Liu Zheng from bwworld.wordpress.com

Made this beat with an introduction sampled from “The Hills Are Alive,” Elvin Jones’s “Summertime,” a beat from Cee Knowledge‘s “The Nutcracker” and my own loop with samples from Monkey King Conquers the Demon. Continue reading

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Monkey Mashup 3: Skankin’ Monkey Dub

Here’s a dub song I remixed with samples from Jamaican reggae legend Rupie Edwards‘ “Ire Feelings (Leggo Skanga)” and “Monkey King Conquers the Demon.” Shout out to Mixtape Riot for turning me onto the original blend of these two seminal songs. Continue reading

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Monkey Mashup 2: Headache

Here’s another series of beats I made with samples from Monkey King Conquers the Demon.

Those familiar with the story may recall that the monk Tangsen (a.k.a. Xuanzang) was able to keep Sun Wukong (Monkey) in line with a headband that would cause its wearer to suffer from extreme headaches whenever the monk recited a particular sutra, which is pretty much how I feel on those particularly polluted Beijing days.

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