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Madlib – Madlib Medicine Show #7: High Jazz

The “Madlib Invazion” has been going on for a long time, but this year Madlib is working extra hard to get as much money from my wallet as possible. The Madlib Medicine Show is a monthly series of albums all…

Madlib – Madlib Medicine Show #1: Before The Verdict

I’m having trouble keeping up with Stones Throw. It seems as if every product they release is designed specifically to make me reach for my wallet. The first in Madlib’s monthly album series, Medicine Show #1, is no exception. To…

J Dilla – Donuts

February’s been officially declared “Dilla Month”; a time to celebrate one of the most influential producers in hip-hop and ‘neo-soul’, James Yancey, who sadly died on February 10th, 2006, three days after his birthday. I thought this would be a…

Obligatory Top 10 Albums of ’08

Every music blog has a end-of-the-year top 10 something. 2008 was a good year for music, I think. This list is a sample of all the great things released in ’08. There may be a slight advantage to music released…

Madlib – Beat Konducta Vol. 1, 2, 5, 6

Stones Throw put up a short article about how Jeff Jank created the covers for Madlib’s Beat Konducta series. All four depict the same album after varying stages of decomposition after being damaged by a leak in Peanut Butter Wolf’s…

Stones Throw Posters, Prints, Artwork

Stones Throw’s been doing a lot of art-related ventures lately. Now they’re selling prints including a poster for Dilla, Madvillain, Quasimoto, a show poster and a photo of Madlib by Brian Cross. I certainly can’t afford any of them. But…

Jason Jagel – 73 Sunshine

I am very tempted to buy this art book of Jason Jagel’s work on Stones Throw. Very, very tempted… Also comes with a vinyl EP of Madlib tracks.

Jackson Conti – Sujinho

Sujinho is a fantastic collaboration between Madlib and Azymuth member Ivan Conti. I actually didn’t expect to see it in the store, but I was very glad I did. Mochilla, who released the album, has a good eye for packaging,…

Last Electro-Acoustic Space Jazz & Percussion Ensemble – Miles Away

This album cover showed up in Stones Throw‘s latest newsletter today. No information on the album, other than it being a continuation of Madlib’s Yesterday’s Universe work. Maybe something to do with Miles Davis? The release is sometime in the…

Madlib – Yesterday’s Universe

For my first post, I’m going to talk about one of my favorite music artists, favorite record labels and favorite designers. I thought it was appropriate. This is the cover of Yesterday’s Universe released last Tuesday on Stones Throw Records.…