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Madlib - Beat Konducta Vol. 5 (Dil Cosby Suite) Vinyl LP (Out Of Stock) Pre-order - direct audio

Madlib - Beat Konducta Vol. 5 (Dil Cosby Suite) Vinyl LP (Out Of Stock) Pre-order

Stones Throw Records

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Madlib Beat Konducta Vol. 5 (Dil Cosby Suite) Vinyl LP

When Madlib followed J Dilla’s now-classic Donuts with an instrumental concept-album of his own, a series was born. Beat Konducta, the alias he often scribbled on the beat CDs he handed to friends and potential collaborators, left the realm of the unknown and entered the record-buying public’s conscious as Madlib’s latest nom de plume.

His unedited CDs often wove quirky narratives, served as obsessive listening material to those lucky enough to hear them, and became raw working material for Madvillain, Jaylib, Ghostface, De La Soul, Talib Kweli and Erykah Badu. The concept of the Beat Konducta series was simple: put Madlib’s raw beat tapes into album form – one by one on vinyl, with two volumes at a time appearing on sporadically released CDs.

Madlib’s 5th and 6th volumes of the Beat Konducta seris are his and J.Rocc's tribute to the late, great J Dilla. Madlib and J. Rocc – arguably Dilla’s closest musical compatriots during his time spent in Los Angeles – lovingly remember their friend and reflect on his boundless influence. As was the case with Donuts and in keeping with the Beat Konducta’s all-embracing musical bent, these volumes don't settle into one groove for too long. The result is a transfixing, sometimes jarring, and always soulful homage to the man Madlib crowned “King Of The Beats.”

Madlib Beat Konducta Vol. 5 (Dil Cosby Suite) Track Listing:

1. For My Mans (Prelude)
2. The Mystery (Dilla’s Still Here)
3. Beat Provider (Through the Years)
4. J’s Day Theme #3 (Support)
5. In Jah Hands (Dilla’s Lament)
6. Get Dollaz (24-7)
7. The String (Heavy Jones)
8. Two For Pay Jay (No Dough, No Show)
9. No More Time? (The Change)
10. Do You Know? (Transition)
11. Dirty Hop (The Shuffle)
12. Floating Soul (Peace)
13. Infinity Sound (Never Ending)
14. Rolled Peach Optimos (Call Day)
15. The Main Inspiration (Coltrane of Beats)
16. The Get Over (Move)
17. Shades of Pete (Super)
18. King Chop (Top Line)
19. Anthenagin’ (?)
20. Sacrifice (Beat-A-Holic Thoughts)
21. Rebirth Cycle (Super Soul)

 


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