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Posted 21 August 2007 - 07:56 PM

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Posted 21 August 2007 - 08:27 PM

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Leakage???

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Posted 22 August 2007 - 12:50 AM

it's on myspace lol

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Posted 28 August 2007 - 04:19 PM

I just bought this album

:O amazing


does he ever collaborate with his brother?

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Posted 28 August 2007 - 04:41 PM

madlib produced about 5 songs on oh no's first album

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Posted 28 August 2007 - 07:33 PM

madlib = best producer ever

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Posted 28 August 2007 - 08:26 PM

stretching

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Posted 28 August 2007 - 10:12 PM

Quick question ! On Daedelus' cd "invention" there is a track that has the same beat from the song "accordian"(madvillany). Did madlib sample the accordian or did he create it ?

ma ma ma-ma ma madlib

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Posted 28 August 2007 - 10:58 PM

did anyone go to the record release and listening party? I'm still 20 so I couldn't go, but did go to the pre party at turntable lab which was pretty sick. gaslamp killer spun (and MPC'd!!!!) for awhile and madlib made an appearance.

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Posted 28 August 2007 - 10:59 PM

madlib sampled Daedelus

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Posted 28 August 2007 - 11:17 PM

did anyone go to the record release and listening party? I'm still 20 so I couldn't go, but did go to the pre party at turntable lab which was pretty sick. gaslamp killer spun (and MPC'd!!!!) for awhile and madlib made an appearance.


i wanted to go to this. a few friends of friends went and said it was dope

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Posted 08 September 2007 - 06:00 AM

The Hip-Hop Army That Is Madlib

Madlib's fondness for aliases obscures the fact that he’s one of hip-hop’s pre-eminent creative forces. Can one guy be doing all that?

By Joshua Alston
Newsweek
Updated: 6:22 p.m. ET Sept. 6, 2007

Sept. 6, 2007 - Give Madlib a compliment, and you get back a question. I told the idiosyncratic underground hip-hop producer I liked his new record, and he asked “Which one?” It’s a reasonable response. Since the year started, Madlib, 33, has released four albums, counting “Liberation,” a full-length collaboration with rapper Talib Kweli; a deluxe rerelease of “Champion Sound,” his project with dearly departed producer J Dilla; “Yesterday’s Universe,” a collection of amorphous jazz fusion; and, most recently, the latest installment of his instrumental hip-hop series “Beat Konducta.” This is to say nothing of the numerous tracks and remixes he’s done for other artists over the course of the year.

But if one were to make a shortlist of hip-hop’s workhorses, a few names might come to mind—Kanye West, Jay-Z, P. Diddy—but Madlib’s name probably wouldn’t make the cut. That probably has a lot to do with the peculiar attribution of his impossibly constant flow of material. He likes to make up aliases. A lot of them. For example, “Yesterday’s Universe” is credited to Yesterday’s New Quintet, a jazz band consisting of Madlib (going by his birth name, Otis Jackson Jr.) and four imaginary band mates, despite the fact that he’s playing all the instruments. “Universe” also introduces 10 new totally imaginary groups, among them The Last Electro-Acoustic Space Jazz & Percussion Ensemble and Kamala Walker & The Soul Tribe. The reason Madlib doesn’t immediately come to mind when one thinks of hip-hop’s pre-eminent creative forces is the same reason he is one of hip-hop’s pre-eminent creative forces: he’s just really, really eccentric.

The Madlib story begins in Oxnard, Calif., a city much better known for its strawberries than for its hip-hop. ’Lib was born to Otis and Senesca Jackson, both musicians, who surrounded him with sound from a young age and whom he still considers his biggest musical influences. “My dad would take me to the studio with him, and I would touch the buttons and play with the knobs. I showed that interest at a very young age.” In his 20s he started to collaborate with a group called Lootpack, who caught the attention of L.A.’s Stone’s Throw Records, a label that has established itself as a place of refuge for outré musical minds. It’s a perfect spot for Madlib, who since graduating from Lootpack has created a huge, quirky catalog of woozy jazz and off-kilter hip-hop.

I try to compliment him on being so prolific and he asks another question, then answers it. “Do I release a lot of music? I don’t know. I guess, but not as much as I’d like to. For every album I release there are 10 more I don’t. I have 20 installments of ‘Beat Konducta’ finished. The groups on ‘Yesterday’s Universe’? Every one of those groups has five albums completed.” His restless creativity and Calvinist work ethic are attributed in part to a love of marijuana and the fact that he “gets bored a lot.” And just as the best writers are the most voracious readers, Madlib is listening to music as much as he’s making it, mostly because his hip-hop work is largely composed of samples he pulls from other albums—lounge, psychedelia, soul, whatever obscurities he can find. His most recent release, “Beat Konducta in India,” is made up of beats he constructed from old Bollywood soundtracks.

Madlib takes chunks of music and recontextualizes them to create a completely new form of art. If what he does were executed with tangible materials on a canvas board and hung in an art gallery, it would probably be called “mixed-media pop art.” Because it’s hip-hop, though, it’s often just called creative theft. This is an idea that heats the unusually laid-back Madlib up a few degrees, the notion that sampling is less musical than playing live instruments. “I don’t understand that mind-frame at all,” he says. “You can take a sample and chop it up, and it’s like you’re a conductor. It’s a different skill, but it’s equally musical. I’d like to see a musician try to do what I do.”

By that he means make music using samples, but naturally he could easily be talking about his ability to crank out album after album. He says he makes one every week, but doesn’t put an emphasis on quantity over quality. So with such a large body of good music, why doesn’t Madlib get more recognition? He’d probably love to wax poetic on that subject. Unfortunately, there are hundreds of records to make and thousands of noms de plume to think up.


source: http://www.stonesthr...week-sep07.html

Madlib's starting to get national press. I can't believe all the new groups from "Yesterday's Universe" already have 5 albums each that are fully completed. That's 50 albums waiting to be released. There's going to be plenty of madlib to listen for many years after he's gone. He'll be leaving behind quite the legacy.

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Posted 08 September 2007 - 05:44 PM

You know, I've never really thought about which is my least favorite madlib album. I feel like I've enjoyed pretty much everything he's ever done, so the thought's never really come about. I've definitely disliked some of his live sets, becasue those can be a mess sometimes, but as for official albums I guess I'd agree that "Champion Sound" is my least favorite, and it's still well above average. Some of his most bumpin beats ever are on that record, and ofcourse Dilla's half is great. Even the hundreds of tracks he's put on other people's albums have been consistantly great. The guy's just on some other level.

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Posted 08 September 2007 - 05:58 PM

I do love a ton of his records, not everything though, I need to hear all the new stuff he released this year, I am buying an external hard drive soon so I can get more stuff.

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Posted 01 November 2007 - 01:20 AM

Madlib was on Rap City the other day. Watch it here.

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Posted 01 November 2007 - 01:25 AM

Madlib was on Rap City the other day. Watch it here.


wow, rap city and an actual good artists, I am getting flash backs of the basement, when it used to be sick.

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Posted 01 November 2007 - 03:26 PM

Anyways, this thread is about to fall off the front page so my two cents are...


Quasimoto is some of the dopest, most mind-boggling and creative hip-hop ever assembled. Also thanks to Mr. Nikkles, I ventured into The Unseen's instrumentals which was a tremendous listen, something that I had listened to a million times over, but with no lyrics I was finally able to absorb it all and really hear those beats for what they are, A+.

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Posted 01 November 2007 - 05:44 PM

axe puzzles instrumental - on repeat all day

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Posted 08 December 2007 - 04:36 AM

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Percee P - Perseverance: The Remix

Produced by Madlib

1. Put It On The Line (Remix)
2. 2 Brothers From The Gutter feat. Diamond D (Remix)
3. The Hand That Leads You (Remix)
4. Who With Me? (Remix)
5. NY (Interlude)
6. The Dirt And Filth feat. Aesop Rock (Remix)
7. Ghetto Rhyme Stories (Remix)
8. Legendary Lyricist feat. Madlib (Remix)
9. OX (Interlude)
10. Real Talk
11. Throwback Drum Attack feat. Karriem Riggins (Remix)
12. No Time For Jokes feat. Chali 2na (Remix)
13. Last Of The Greats feat. Prince Po (Remix)
14. The Woman Behind Me (Remix)


Leaked.

Edit: Damn, I think this is better than the original album.

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Posted 02 March 2008 - 08:03 PM

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Jackson Conti (Madlib & Mamao from Azymuth) - Sujinho

Due: May 15th

Tracklist:

1 - Mamaoism
2 - Berumba
3 - Anna de Amsterdam
4 - Praca da Republica
5 - Papaya
6 - Brasilian Sugar
7 - Sao Paulo Nights
8 - Xibaba
9 - Upa Neguinho
10 - Casa Forte
11 - Amazon Stroll
12 - Berimbau
13 - Anna de Amsterdam Reprise
14 - Waiting on the Corner
15 - Tijuca Man
16 - Nao Tem Nada Nao
17 - Sunset at Sujinho
18 - Segura esta Onda

Barumba

Here's a short Documentary on the making of the album.




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