Sylk 130 – Gettin Into It – Review

June 1, 1997

Written/produced by Britt with soul diva Allison Crockette on vocals. It’s a wonderful track, combining soul, jazz, funk, and hip hop into a timeless hybrid.

Ruff Cut – Review

May 1, 1997

The Original and Authentic Sound of… is a collection of singles, dub plates, alternate versions, and unreleased material from Jah Works.

DJ Shadow – Endtroducing… – Review

May 1, 1997

Like the computer-animated cast of Toy Story, DJ Shadow’s sampled relics take on a mind and soul of their own and joust for prominence in the listener’s life.

JB 3 – Cose Grind – Review

April 1, 1997

Joey Beltram’ eschews the countless electronic sub-genres that he unwittingly helped to create, sticking with his bread-and-butter, “less is more” philosophy.

Badawi – Bedouin Sound Clash – Review

April 1, 1997

Hip hop scratching and Orbital-style machine musings move dub into the future, while analog recording and multivox echo chamber preserve the link to dub’s past.

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