VINYL WITH SHYDAZE.

VINYL: SERGIO MENDES' FAVORITE THINGS BY SERGIO MENDES, 1968

MOOD: SELF LOVE

GENRE: JAZZ

PURCHASED: $1 "VINTAGE VINYL" ST.LOUIS, MO

VINYL: METAL BEAT BY HERBIE HANCOCK, 1984  (A SPECIAL 12" DANCE REMIX)

MOOD: HAPPY AF LISTENING TO MUSIC THAT MAKES YOU DANCE WIERD

GENRE: ELECTRONIC

PURCHASED: $4 "AMERICAN OLDIES" NEWPORT NEWS, VA

 

VINYL: EVERYBODY LOVES THE SUNSHINE BY ROY AYERS UBIQUITY, 1976

MOOD: BEING GOLDEN AND FULL OF LIFE

GENRE: JAZZ, FUNK/SOUL

PURCHASED: $5, "THE RECORD PARLOUR" HOLLYWOOD, CA

VINYL: SECRETS BY HERBIE HANCOCK, 1976

MOOD: SUMMER VACATION

GENRE: JAZZ, FUNK/SOUL

TRACKLIST:

  • A1 DOIN' IT

  • A2 PEOPLE MUSIC

  • A3 CANTELOPE ISLAND

  • B1 SPIDER

  • B2 GENTLE THOUGHTS

  • B3 SWAMP RAT

  • B4 SANSHO SHIMA

PURCHASED: $5 "THE RECORD PARLOUR" HOLLYWOOD, CA

 

VINYL: ANOTHER PLACE BY HIROSHIMA, 1985

MOOD: SWEET ESCAPE

GENRE: JAZZ/WORLD 

PURCHASED: PRICE UNKNOWN "AMERICAN OLDIES" NEWPORT NEWS, VA 

THIS RECORD IS ONE THAT WILL RELAX  YOUR MOOD WITH A SMOOTH JAZZ SOUND WITH JAPANESE INSTRUMENTS. DAN KURAMOTO WITH PRODUCTION IS SO CREATIVE AND APPRECIATIVE. PERFECT RECORD TO ZEN OUT AND ESCAPE TO. THE SHIRT I AM WEARING IS BY MY TALENTED FRIEND ANDRE FUQUA WHO IS AN ARTIST AND ENGINEER. CHECK HIM OUT @RA.FUQUA

VINYL: WILD BY J DILLA, 2007

GENRE: HIP-HOP/INSTRUMENTAL

MOOD: J DILLA FOR THE CULTURE 

PURCHASED: $8, "RECORD SHOP UNKNOWN" WICKER PARK (CHICAGO), IL

VINYL: "THE KING OF BEATS" BEATS BATCH 4 BY JAY DEE A.K.A. J DILLA

GENRE: HIP-HOP/INSTRUMENTAL

MOOD: SAMPLES ON SAMPLES

J DILLA HAS PRODUCED TONS OF MUSIC THAT I STILL BELIEVE THERE'S MORE UNRELEASED TRACKS. THE BEATS BATCHES ARE SUPER UNIQUE HAND PICKED UNRELEASED MUSIC PICKED BY MA DUKES. THE INSTRUMENTALS ON THE BEAT BATCHES ARE SPECIAL AND SHOWS HOW HARD HE GOES AS A PRODUCER FROM DETROIT. ITS NOT JUST HIS UNTOUCHABLE SOUND THAT CHANGED MY LIFE, HIS HONEST CREATIVE PERSISTENCE THAT WILL MOVE ME FOREVER. J DILLA CHANGED MY LIFE.

PICTURE TAKEN IN LEIMART PARK IN HONOR OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH AND HIP-HOP.

PURCHASED: JDILLATHEKINGOFBEATS.COM

VINYL: "THE KING OF BEATS" BEAT BATCH 2 BY J DILLA

GENRE: HIP-HOP/INSTRUMENTAL

MOOD: DILLA MONTH

I'M CHOOSING TO HIGHLIGHT J DILLA AS AN ARTIST AND LEGENDARY PRODUCER FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY. HE HAS A HUGE IMPACT ON THE VINYL OF THE WEEK PROJECT IN WHICH HE USED VINYL TO PRODUCE HIS MUSIC. PLEASE CHECK OUT AND LISTEN TO HIS MUSIC PRODUCTIONS AND THE COLLABS WITH ARTISTS SUCH AS D'ANGELO, ERYKAH BADU, AND COMMON.

THIS PICTURE WAS TAKEN IN LEIMERT PARK, CA IN HONOR OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH.

PURCHASED: JDILLATHEKINGOFBEATS.COM

VINYL: BATCHES BY JAY DEE A.K.A J DILLA (4) 10IN VINYLS

MOOD: THE KING OF BEATS

THESE FOUR "BATCHES" RECORDS ARE FROM JAY DEE'S MA DUKES YANCEY COLLECTOR'S EDITION BOX SET WITH A TOTAL OF 40 BEATS. IN CELEBRATING THE LEGACY OF J DILLA, SHYDAZE IS PHOTOGRAPHED IN A CUSTOM PAINTED BLAZER (ARTIST UNKNOWN) IN FRONT OF WHAT IS ALLEGEDLY JAMES DEWITT YANCEY'S LOS ANGELES HOME WITH THE J DILLA FIGURE. JAY DEE HAS CHANGED MANY LIVES WITH HIS MUSIC AND WE WILL TRIBUTE VINYL OF THE WEEK FOR THE ENTIRE MONTH OF FEBRUARY TO HIM.

PURCHASED: JDILLATHEKINGOFBEATS.COM

VINYL: MIDNIGHT MARAUDERS BY A TRIBE CALLED QUEST

MOOD: FOR THE CULTURE

GENRE: HIP HOP

PURCHASED: FREE, "GIFT FROM A FRIEND" LOS ANGELES, CA

VINYL: GOLD BY OHIO PLAYERS, 1976

MOOD: "WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU LOOKED UP INSTEAD OF DOWN?"

GENRE: FUNK/SOUL

PURCHASED: $5, "UNKNOWN"

 

 

VINYL: GET CLOSER BY SEALS & CROFTS, 1976

MOOD: GENTLE & SOOTHING

GENRE: ROCK/POP

PURCHASED: FREE, "GIFT FROM A FRIEND" NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA

VINYL: ALL FLY HOME BY ALJARREAU, 1978

MOOD: OVERLOOKING THE OUTDOORS FROM WINDOW AT HOME & THE FEELING OF LOVE AT HOME

GENRE: JAZZ

PURCHASED: $2, "RASPUTIN MUSIC" BERKELEY, CA

VINYL: ONE STEP CLOSER BY THE DOOBIE BROTHERS, 1980

MOOD: NEW YEAR & NEW BEGINNINGS

GENRE: ROCK

PURCHASED: $2, "AMERICAN OLDIES RECORDS" NEWPORT NEWS, VA

VINYL: GIVE LOVE AT CHRISTMAS BY THE TEMPTATIONS, 1980

MOOD: CHRISTMAS EVERYDAY & GIVING LOVE TO FAMILY

GENRE: HOLIDAY

PURCHASED: $1 BIN, "BEAT SWAP MEET" LOS ANGELES, CA

VINYL: MERRY CHRISTMAS BY DIANA ROSS AND THE SUPREMES, 1978

MOOD: HOLIDAY PARTY & TOY DRIVE

GENRE: HOLIDAY

PURCHASED: $1 BIN, "BEAT SWAP MEET" LOS ANGELES, CA

 

VINYL: WHITE CHRISTMAS BY AL GREEN, 1983

MOOD: BAKING COOKIES & DECORATING THE CHRISTMAS TREE

GENRE: HOLIDAY

PURCHASED: $1 BIN, "BEAT SWAP MEET" LOS ANGELES, CA

VINYL: BUNDLE OF JOY BY FREDDIE HUBBARD, 1977

MOOD: RUSTY & UNDULATE

GENRE: JAZZ, FUNK/SOUL

PURCHASED: $3, "ATOMIC RECORDS" BURBANK, CA

VINYL: BEST OF FRIENDS BY TWENNYNINE FEATURING LENNY WHITE, 1979

MOOD: GLOSSY AND DAYDREAMIN'

GENREFUNK/SOUL

PURCHASED: $3, "VINTAGE VINYL" ST.LOUIS, MO

 

VINYL: MAGIC WINDOWS BY HERBIE HANCOCK, 1981

MOOD: FULL OF LIFE & ZESTFUL

GENRE: ELECTRONIC/JAZZ

PURCHASED: $5, "VINTAGE VINYL" ST.LOUIS, MO

VINYL: FREE AS THE WIND BY THE CRUSADERS, 1977

MOOD: AMBIENT & LIBERATED

GENRE: JAZZ, FUNK/SOUL

PURCHASED: $1, "THE RECORD PARLOUR" HOLLYWOOD, CA

VINYL: YESTERDAY TODAY & TOMORROW BY THE SPINNERS, 1977

MOOD: PASSIONATE & HAPPILY SEARCHING

GENRE: R&B/SOUL

PURCHASED: $2, "THE RECORD PARLOUR" HOLLYWOOD, CA

 

VINYL: A SEAT AT THE TABLE BY SOLANGE, 2016

MOOD: WOKE & UNAPOLOGETIC

GENRE: R&B/SOUL

PURCHASED: BIRTHDAY GIFT FROM DJ SMILES AT "AMOEBA MUSIC" IN HOLLYWOOD, CA

VINYL: IN SEARCH OF BY N.E.R.D, 2002

MOOD: THRILL & CONFIDENT

GENRE: HIP-HOP

PURCHASED: UNKNOWN

VINYL: LOVE IS THE ANSWER BY LONNIE LISTON SMITH, 1980

MOOD: MELLOW & LAID BACK OUTDOORS

GENRE: JAZZ, FUNK/SOUL

PURCHASED: $4 "THE RECORD PARLOUR" HOLLYWOOD, CA

VINYL: DIAMOND LIFE BY SADE ADU, 1984

MOOD: THEMES OF LOVE & SELF REFLECTION

GENRE: R&B/SOUL/JAZZ

PURCHASED: FREE, A GIFT FROM A FRIEND IN NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA

VINYL: GOOD BAIT BY BOBBY HUTCHERSON, 1985

MOOD: CREATIVE BOOSTER & COFFEE SHOP AFTER 2PM

GENRE: JAZZ

PURCHASED: $3, "THE RECORD PARLOUR" HOLLYWOOD, CA