Orange Mound (2013, Self Released)
"Welcome to 2016 sisters and brothers! I knew leaving for the holidays that I wanted this to be the first post of the new year and here we are. What Mark Francis Johnson has created for us is a stark compilation of some of the greasiest, lo-fi, independent, Memphis hip-hop cassette's from throughout the early-to-mid 90's. My buddy Maxy Poo showed it to me and said it was "one of the sickest rap mixes" he'd ever heard and I can't disagree; it's an excellently grooved out sludger! As one poster put it, "a mix like this is a passport to another world," so don't stall too long foolies. Dig it loud and proud!" - DD
PCRV / Vertonen - Deep Time - Matt Taggart and Blake Edwards creating sublime dreamscapes before finding the ear next to the white picket fence and showing us what lies beneath. CDr...