Saturday, March 27, 2010

Afrika Bambaataa – Live on Ferry Maat Soulshow, 1983

RETALI8 ONE pointed me to his great website and in particular to a recording from Afrika BAmbaataa, live on Dutch radio in 1983.

Check the post and while you are there: check also the other (electro) goodies!

Friday, March 26, 2010

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Two fresh NY radio tapes from Mr. Magic and DJ Red Alert (1987)

Ruse One shares two fresh NY radio tapes from late 1987:

Mr. Magic Rap Attack on WBLS (45 minutes):

DJ Red Alert on KISS FM (44 minutes). This tape starts with a fragment of "Eric B is President" winning a best street single award

Props to Ruse One for sharing two great examples of NY hip hop radio!

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

The Juice Crew Live at the Apollo Theatre: tape and video

Arkevis is spoiling us with yet another tape. I hope you all can keep up with his tempo :-)
This time it's The Juice Crew live at Apollo Theatre. Classic line up and with an awesome live band.

Part one:

Part two:

For those who can't get enough of the Juice Crew: i found this vid, including both on stage and back stage footage, shared by the one and only MC Shan.

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Two Dr. Dre Roadium Swap Meet Mix Tapes: F.T.P. and BET (ultra rare)

Dr. Dre's Roadium Swap Meet Mix Tapes are a set of legendary mixtapes. In the past years some of those where shared on the web(check the links below). Now Arkivis is sharing two other tapes that are ultra rare: F.T.P. and Bet.
Mad props to Arkives for sharing these gems!

Side a: b:

Side a:
Side b:

Check for other Rodium Sweet Meet tapes:


WFMU (note: not all the mentioned tapes have the correct names): and

Friday, March 12, 2010

Four classic KDAY AM STEREO Traffic Jam mixes

Arkivis is sharing another set of KDAY material. This time 4 Traffic Jam mixes.
Classic stuff!

Hip Hop Mix 14.04 minutes:

Hip Hop - Electro mix by Joe Cooley, 14.47 minutes

Mix by Dr. Dre, 11.17 minutes:

Hip Hop Mix, 10.55 minutes:

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Two WBLS tapes from 1983 and 1985 to enjoy

More and more blog visitors are sharing tapes from their collection. That makes me very happy and i know for sure many of you feel the same way :-)
Orangetest999 dropped 2 WBLS tapes in my mailbox:

The first tape is probably from 1985 and contains a WBLS Saturday Night Master Mix Dance Party with Timmy Regisford. No hip hop but with some great 70's disco, reggae and R&B beats. Also a nice ending of the tape with the start of the WBLS Quiet Storm program.
Total time: 90 minutes.

The second tape is dated december 25th, 1983. Contains some true hip hop, electro, R&B and high energy classics, seasons greatings and a nice commercial for herbie hancock's autodrive.
Total time: 80 minutes.

Props to Orangetest999 for sharing!

Monday, March 8, 2010

RUN DMC live at the Hammersmith Odeon, London

Another tape from Ruse One! This time a classic RUN DMC concert in London. I have the first part of this show, but the second part is new to me.

total time: 47.43 minutes, including hits like My Adidas, It's like that, It's tricky, Hit it Run, Walk this way, Raising Hell and Peter Piper.


Thursday, March 4, 2010

A load of Mike Allen en Tim Westwood tapes

This blog post is powered by Ruse One. He is sharing a load of Mike Allen and Tim Westwood tapes he taped back in the days.
Great collection, so big props.
Mike Allen, 28th dec 1985 - just before the best of 1985

Mike Allen, 17th Oct 1986 parts 1 2 and 3

Mike Allen, 3rd April 1987 parts 1 and 2

Mike Allen, 18 October 1986

Mike Allen, Best of 1985 28th dec 1985 parts 1 and 2

Mike Allen, 25th October 1986

Some stuff from the radio feb 1990 (Kiss/Capital/London cant remember which or could be all 3)

Capital Rap Show Westwood 16th Nov 1990

Capital Rap Show Westwood 18th Nov 1989 Parts 1 and 2

Capital Rap Show Westwood 20th July 1990

Kiss FM october 1990
1984 LWR