Music With Soul....Started 14 years ago by azuza619 / toggle topic info
I dont know what to really call it but its the feeling you get from a song that makes you think, reminisce, get goose bumps, knod your head, or maybe just get the feeling that nothin can ruin your day. To me those songs are the ones where you can see the artist intensions right through the music. Where the song has substance and a culture behind it. Not like radio music where its just do this and do that and you get this and that.
Name Off a Few Songs in here where you get up when you down, or calm down when you hot, just something to get you into a positive move...
1. Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth - T.R.O.Y.
2. Juggaknots - Clear Blue Skys
3. PUTS - The Breakdown
4. Thes One - Noonen - This song made my stop playing Halo 2 and waking up at noon (literally) to play again. I now wake up at 7 take my bro to skool make breakfast then go dig for some records, then go to skool.
- That day i woke up at 7 i went diggin and found the cadddyshack record, what a trip
TROY is a definite but Home by Mission: (produced by Thes One) is amazing, in fact that whole damn 12"
other than PUTS-related material tracks that I love / make me shiver:
Ozzy Osbourne - I Just Want You (forget what you think, just hear this track)
Ed OG + Da Bulldogs - Love Comes and Goes
The Pixies - Silver
Lostprophets - Shinobi vs Dragon Ninja
Mike Viner's Incredible Bongo Band - Apache (or the original)
At the Drive-In - One Armed Scissor
Bob Dylan - Hurricane
The WHOLE Spirited Away soundtrack (amazing film)
Harry J Allstars - Liquidator (that classic 60s)
The Stranglers - Peaches (you seen Sexy Beast?)
that latest Bloc Party single Banquet (rereleased) is amazing
also if you can find anything by The Art of Fact - check them out
1.People Under The Stairs - We'll Be There (LP Version)
2.Weldon Irvine - We Gettin' Down
3.DJ Shadow - The Number Song
4.The People's Choice - Let Me Do My Thing
5.Ugly Duckling - Turn It Up
6.DJ Format - The English Lesson
7.Curtis Mayfield - Doo Doo Wop Is Strong In Here (yeah boy!)
8.People Under The Stairs - The Dig
Can someone PLEASE tell me how David Porter managed to remake Hang On Sloopy into one of the baddest songs ever.
Dont like puttin' artists in a number rank, anyways, atm these ppl make me feel alive, PUTS(Of'course) Artifacts (any1 know if they have new ish out?), binary star, and everything premier produces, and the list goes on, but class is over so gotta run!
I dont think i meant to put them in ranks it was just a way to organize them to me, but here are somemore that are kool...
-)Al Green - The Letter - The intro is so chillin
-)Bob James - Carribbean Nights
-)Typical Cats - Reinventing the Wheel
-)Wild Child - Wonder Years
-)Jaylib - Starz
-)Pharcyde - Runnin', Drop, and Pack The Pipe
-)GrandMaster Flash and The Suger Hill Gang - 8th Wonder
Forgot to mention an ultimate track, so damn mellow and meaningful:
Murs - A Friend's Blues off Varsity Blues EP, go hear it
Some Recent fave Ispirational/Thought Provoking HipHop tracks:
'Immagrant Song' - CMA
'Never Fallin', 'After I'm Gone' - Living Legends
'Memorial Day', 'Black Dialogue', '5 O'Clock' - Perceptionists
'Gods Work' - Murs
'Ol Crew', 'Live From the Plantation' - Mr. Lif
'Cause of Death', 'Leavin the Past' - Immortal Technique
'You Never Know ', '4th Branch' - Immortal Technique
'Exhausted Love', 'Paradise' - E&A
'Fake'n Jax' - Pete Rock/InI
'What You Say' - Pete Rock/InI (A coinicidence here? Hmmm.....)
'Ends To Means' - Rakaa & Babu
'Better Than You', 'Slow Thinkers' - The Grouch
'Aspirations' - 3MG
'LA Song Sensi Mix' - PUTS
What You Say has the sample used in Acid Raindrops right? Dope multilingual track, that
Posted 13 years ago #Young-Holt Unlimited - "Soulfull Strut"
Bobby Hutcherson - "Montara"
PUTS "schooled in the trade" (1st puts track I heard - goosebumps!)
PUTS "the cat"
PUTS "keepin it live"
Slick Rick - "memories"
just heard this song on the radio and it gives me good vibes
Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings - "how long"
Posted 13 years ago #oh and almost anything from the hardbop grandpop DB
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