Record Label: Stones Throw
The instrumentals to Madlib’s acclaimed sophomore album as alter ego Quasimoto.
Madlib resurrects his sticky-green obsessed, helium-huffing alter-ego, Quasimoto, for the The Further Adventures of Lord Quas. While Madlib has always been one of the most experimentally savvy beatmakers in the underground, his creation of the electronically altered narrator Quasimoto, has become one of his biggest selling points for alternatively minded fans. Quas made his full-length debut in 2000 on The Unseen, an album which reached over 38,182 fans, and was dubbed one of the “Top 20 albums of 2000” by both SPIN and URB. Meanwhile Madlib’s Quas-filled collaboration with M.F. Doom on Madvillainy has been deemed a cult classic. Madlib does not dissapoint on The Further Adventures of Lord Quas.
1. Bullyshit (Instrumental)
2. Greenery (Instrumental)
3. Crime (Instrumental)
4. Hydrant Game (Instrumental)
5. Don’t Blink (Instrumental)
6. Players of the Game (Instrumental)
7. Bus Ride (Instrumental)
8. Closer (Instrumental)
9. Maingirl (Instrumental)
10. Bartender Say (Instrumental)
11. 1994 (Instrumental)
12. Another Demo Tape (Instrumental)
13. Raw Deal (Instrumental)
14. Mr. Two-Faced (Instrumental)
15. The Exclusive (Instrumental)
16. Fatbacks (Instrumental)
17. J.A.N. (Jive Ass Niggaz - Instrumental)
18. Shroom Music (Instrumental)
19. Strange Piano (Instrumental)
20. Life Is... (Instrumental)
21. The Clown (Instrumental)
22. Raw Addict Pt. 2 (Instrumental)
23. Tomorrow Never Knows (Instrumental)
24. Privacy (Instrumental)
When Donuts came out, on J Dilla's birthday, February 7, 2006, it was with this drawing cover (scribbled up by Jeff Jank). As some years passed, the vinyl was eventually reissued with "the smile" photo cover, and the drawing cover eventually went out of print. Here's the 10th anniversary edition of the album. Drawing cover; new drawing on the back; UV coated sleeve; gatefold with liner notes by Jordan Ferguson, containing an excerpt from his book Donuts 33 1/3 about the making of the album.Donuts began simply enough as an idea to turn a particularly good demo beat tape into a full-length release, and has since became a classic hip-hop album, one of the defining works of the artist's life. Completed during a year in which J Dilla spent mostly in a hospital bed at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Donuts would gain particular poignancy when, only three days after it's release, February 10, 2006, the artist passed away, losing his battle with a rare blood disease. Announced in Fall 2005, the concept of a “rap album without rappers” struck some as minor novelty, but Donuts would prove to transcend the rigid definitions of what a hip-hop album could be. It plays part like a DJ mix, part like a hip-hop beat maker at work, its songs starting and stopping unexpectedly, like someone turning the dial on an imaginary radio station. But it's an unmistakably modern album, and one which perfectly encapsulated the artist's reputation among his peers and fans as a top-rated architect of soulful hip-hop.
12-inch white label DJ single available now. "O.B.E." taken from Invite the Light, b/w new track "Special Friends." 33 RPM. Packaged in white sleeve. Both tracks written, produced and Modern Funked by Dam-Funk.
Note: vinyl sleeve will be gold, rather than green. This is the first release from Anderson .Paak & Knxwledge as Nxworries. The EP includes the new single “Link Up,” “Suede” and “Droogs,” a Knxwledge remake of the Anderson .Paak single, along with instrumental bonus beats.