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Reviews for "DNA Funkdafied Mix"

DNA Funkdafied Mix
by Lasswell
Recommends (36)
Fri, Mar 28, 2008 @ 4:05 PM

Uses samples from:

 
essesq
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permalink   Fri, Mar 28, 2008 @ 4:23 PM
Listen, I don’t know my old school from my elementary school, but I know a kickin’ mix when I hear one. Great job on this one. Some people know that I use my Windows Media Visualizations to test out the production value of mixes I hear (and more importantly mixes I make). I have never seen anything as dazzling as some of the stuff that went on the screen with this one. More please ;-)!
shimoda
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permalink   Fri, Mar 28, 2008 @ 4:31 PM
No worries about the eq on my home stack. This mix is funky, tight and old school! How bout a how you did it… Keep em’ comin
fourstones
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permalink   Fri, Mar 28, 2008 @ 4:38 PM
I wish my uploads were eq’d like this.

Truly awesome (!!)
spinmeister
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permalink   Fri, Mar 28, 2008 @ 10:08 PM
what can I say - another superb Lasswell production. You have such a sweet way with hip hop, it does boggle the ears!
Loveshadow
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permalink   Sat, Mar 29, 2008 @ 5:08 AM
Space Boy Funk..
Can’t ya see that he’s a star….
He’s individual..


and there’s that `old school’ tag again. I wonder if they said that to J Timberlake when he released Signs in 2007. As current as anything i have heard…
 
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permalink   beckfords Sat, Mar 29, 2008 @ 5:55 AM
i know,and feel what your saying about labelling,my assumption is that whatever form,shape or period its from,ART IS ART.
 
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permalink   beckfords Sat, Mar 29, 2008 @ 6:20 AM
i know,and feel what your saying about labelling,my assumption is that whatever form,shape or period its from,ART IS ART.
 
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permalink   Loveshadow Mon, Mar 31, 2008 @ 11:10 AM
no need to repeat yourself bro.. or is that old age :-)
 
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permalink   beckfords Mon, Mar 31, 2008 @ 3:15 PM
i said ART IS ART ;} cheeky youngsters!!
beckfords
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permalink   Sat, Mar 29, 2008 @ 5:37 AM
ohhh yeees.this tune makes me wanna comb out ma fro n strut ma stuff! two words come to mind,”supa fly”shining wid brilliance.definately a huge talent!
J.Lang
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permalink   Sat, Mar 29, 2008 @ 7:46 AM
Wow..Reminds me of some old Lonnie Listen Smith with a touch of the Blackbryds. Old school R&B/ with a hip hop twist. Really Digging the strings and brass, and that bass is no joke.
Very Well Done. Thanks for the head nod.
 
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permalink   Lasswell Mon, Mar 31, 2008 @ 12:24 AM
Thanks Mr. Lang! You’re a real contributor here and getting feedback from you means a lot!
KCentric
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permalink   Sat, Mar 29, 2008 @ 9:11 AM
Oh yeah another Lasswell CLASSIC!

I started smiling as soon as I pressed play (I’m still smiling)

This is REALLY NICE!!!! :-)

thanks
-k
 
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permalink   Lasswell Sat, Mar 29, 2008 @ 11:10 AM
Thanks! Glad you liked it. I appreciate everyone’s kind words! Cheers!
duckett
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permalink   Sat, Mar 29, 2008 @ 3:30 PM
Wow, what a sunny coastline highway cruising track this is… laid back n’ glossy, real real tight!
 
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permalink   Lasswell Mon, Mar 31, 2008 @ 12:23 AM
Thank you!
AT
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permalink   Sun, Mar 30, 2008 @ 6:14 PM
I’m in the “I have no idea what old school is” group but this is really good, reminded me of King Britt, actually went and dug out my old CDs. Very well done and enjoyed alot, thanks.
 
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permalink   Lasswell Mon, Mar 31, 2008 @ 12:22 AM
Thanks AT. I don’t know “a lot” about King Britt but I thought he was primarily a house music producer. I’ll have to check more of his stuff out. Thanks for listening!
 
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permalink   AT Mon, Mar 31, 2008 @ 1:05 PM
Try the Sylk 130 releases, When the funk hits the fan.
colab
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permalink   Mon, Mar 31, 2008 @ 11:03 AM
Fantastic musical work. I’m not a huge fan of this style of rap (I’m more a De La Soul/Tribe called quest kind of a guy); but the instrumentation is outstanding - complements the vocals very well and is balanced just so.

Great work. It’s a good day to come and listen to new remixes here. :)
 
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permalink   Lasswell Tue, Apr 1, 2008 @ 2:31 PM
thanks colab. Yes, I have some friends who are in the same camp as you regarding taste in hip hop (de la soul/tribe etc). I guess I’ve always liked bigger orchestration and sound (with a bit more pop vibe) so I guess that’s how I approach things. I appreciate your comments. ’ )
Darkroom
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permalink   Tue, Apr 1, 2008 @ 9:37 AM
Yeahhh boy!!! Bring the noise!
TheJoe
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permalink   Tue, Apr 1, 2008 @ 2:14 PM
One question Laswell: What kind of car do you have to proove EQ settings?? ;-)
No matter where you sit behind the wheel, it seems it has no bad influence on your sound or your muisical skills.
Really great old school vibe in a fantastic soundframe.
 
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permalink   Lasswell Tue, Apr 1, 2008 @ 2:34 PM
well…actually I have an old Honda Accord with a pretty decent factory stereo. It’s a pretty great test for my mixes. I did however get some new JBL Monitors with the room correction chip built in. It’s made a huge difference in mixing since I’m unable to treat my room with bass traps etc. Thanks for the nice feedback!
 
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permalink   TheJoe Tue, Apr 1, 2008 @ 2:43 PM
Old Honda Accord?
Your music should be heard with open windows while cruising in a Maybach stretch limousine ;-)
But a Ferrari would go well too!
 
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permalink   Loveshadow Mon, Apr 7, 2008 @ 5:13 AM
Years ago, I once had a Diahatsu Jeep that i crudly sampled for a drum kit. The floor pan with the rubber mat made a great clicky kick sound with the flat of your shoe. I hit the seat to get a smacky snare and the indicator sound was a perfect hi hat. I got a tom off the side panel and tuned it into a full set.

Sounded good aswell.
shagrugge
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permalink   Sun, Apr 6, 2008 @ 10:40 AM
This is a solid mix, I can hear a bunch of other samples on this site that could’ve fit in too…perhaps in the future you could mix in some of those sounds as well. Good work.
DURDEN
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permalink   Wed, Apr 23, 2008 @ 11:32 PM
I think you’ve produced the perfect style of music for the style of the vox. Fits very, very well for me. A sophisticated funky rap!
Doghouse Riley
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permalink   Mon, Apr 28, 2008 @ 2:26 PM
Hey, somethin I actually like. Imagine that? Yea, I shoulda knowd it was Cam. Got yor groove on I see and ain’t it fine at that. Thanks fer providin me the grin as I was gettin tired of havin ta put on platform shoes and a T-Shirt that was two sizes too small just ta listen ta most a these other magnum opi. Where’s my wah-wah pedal?
 
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permalink   Lasswell Tue, Apr 29, 2008 @ 2:06 AM
Hey Dog!

We been missin’ ya here! Thanks for your kind words. WOOF!
Songboy3
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permalink   Mon, Apr 28, 2008 @ 2:44 PM
My apologies, Lass - I got so into the song that I forgot to leave a review! You & K go together like Macaroni & cheese! This is so funky and smooth at the same time! Lass, you’ve already blessed me with your Eye Magic Mix madness so I guess I gotta come up with something that Kcen and I can wreck together! And don’t worry, Lass - you ALWAYS have work!
 
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permalink   Lasswell Tue, Apr 29, 2008 @ 2:08 AM
Mr. Songboy!

Well…we’ve been missin’ you too! We’re all just aching for your next pella. You voice is gold…and I mean that! You will be heard by the masses. Just let the Shadow do the work!

Lazz
crazyfishmedia
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permalink   Sat, May 31, 2008 @ 6:36 PM
I like this one too. The lyrics are great. The rest is great too, but I do like the lyrics…