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Graveidggaz – 1-800-Suicide (JChan Monkey Remix)

Samples from Monkey King Conquers Demon. Continue reading

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Big Pun ftg Fat Joe, Armageddon and Raekwon – Firewater (JChan Turkish Monkey Freakout Remix)

Lyrical firewater by a quartet of heavyweights – I copped the samples from a Turkish funk song (of unknown origin) and xylophone and bells from “Monkey vs White Boned Demon.” Continue reading

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Jeru tha Damaja – Ya Playin Yourself (JChan Havoc in Heaven Remix)

Last post of 2011: I’ve always loved the video this song, in which Jeru and his trusty sidekick kung fu their way across Hong Kong. Samples from “Havoc in Heaven.” Continue reading

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Monkey Mashup 5: Taohuayuan

I flipped a pipa melody snippet and some Chinese percussion samples from 大闹天宫 (Uproar in Heaven) for this beat. Continue reading

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D.A.F. – Co Co Pina (JChan Jumbled Remix)

In high school and freshman year at Boston University I was big into industrial music – Ministry, Front 242, Wax Trax, Skinny Puppy and the like. I probably spent haf of my pocket money freshman year buying industrial-edged CDs at Nuggets and Tower Records – where I picked up a compilation of proto-industrial weirdness called Tyranny of the Beat put out by Mute records (founded by Daniel Miller of The Normal – best known for ‘Warm Leatherette’) and featuring tracks by groups like Throbbing Gristle, Can and Wire that were mostly recorded in the 70s and early 80s.

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Monkey Mashup: Sun Wukong vs Sun Ra

One more from my Monkey Mashup series – this one’s on the Middle Eastern tip with samples from ‘Jeitili” (artist unknown), Egyptian percussionist and composer Hossam Ramsy‘s ‘Wana Be-ied Annak (When I Am Not Near You),’ which I discovered via the indispensable Mixtape Riot and ‘Oriental Mood’ off of the Sun Ra Arkestra Meets SalahRagab in Egypt LP. Continue reading

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Heaven’s Grate

I quite like this one – made on Reactable with samples from Da Nao Tian Gong ( 大闹天宫,”Havoc in Heaven”) – classic 1965 cartoon that’s the second in the Monkey King trilogy from the Shanghai Animation Studio. Continue reading

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