A Stable Sound 22: The Deep Funk Show

Cut Chemist takes us back to school with an all 45’s megamix tribute to the Deep Funk era made famous by legendary DJs and collectors such as Keb Darge, Ian Wright, and Dj Shadow. Take a trip back to a time when record stores still lined the streets and funk records could still be found in them. All OG, well except for Soul Drifters…
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A Stable Sound 21: Going Back to Cali with Beats of All-Nations

Following the recent release of “Going Back to Cali: Cut Chemist’s Colombian Crates Remixed,” curated by A Stable Sound & Beats of All-Nations, Cut Chemist invited the West Coast contributors of the project in to the studio showcase their various styles of production, performance and to talk about the process of digging through his crates and giving ’em a new sound. Co. Fee, Yukicito, Sumohair and DJ Gabe Real join Cut Chemist & Mike Styles on episode 21. Happy Bday Mike Styles!

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NEW RELEASE :: “GOING BACK TO CALI: CUT CHEMIST’S COLOMBIAN CRATES REMIXED”

Upon return from a recent trip to the deepest of crates in Colombia, Cut Chemist and Beats of All-Nations sought out to remix a unique set of dusty records, each different from the last, with an equally diverse list of producers. Going Back to Cali: Cut Chemist’s Colombian Crates Remixed is MORE THAN CUMBIA, its a reflection on a tropical culture rich in spirit, creativity and passion strung together with field recordings found along the way. These records were bought in Cali, Colombia during Patronio Alvarez Festival last year, hence the name.

Our trip begins with folklore Colombiano favorites Los Corraleros de Majagual over a crunchy boom-bap by Co. Fee from Los Angeles’ beat collective, My Hollow Drum. Dance Kill Move (Stockholm, Sweden) adds some serious low end to Los Jovenes de Hierro’s classic charanga, “Ritmo Sabroso.” Ubiquity recording artist, currently residing in Colobmia, Bosq and Yukicito of La Junta (Los Angeles) contribute absolute party starters, while El Dusty’s “Mi Chola” give Los Teen Agers a taste Corpus Christi, TX. Atropolis (Queens) pays homage with a heavy stripped down edit of Julio y su Combo’s “Lamento Cumbiambero” and Los Chicos Altos (Barcelona) add in some rub-a-dub flavor on Los Hermanos Tuiran’s “Lluvia.” In addition we explore national treasures and the lesser known, new styles of chirimía, porro, pachanga, salsa and cumbia as interpreted by Sumohair (Los Angeles), Gabe Real (Pomona, CA) and Greece duo SUPERSAN (aka Panama Cardoon & Mister Kentro).
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released June 21, 2017

Brought to you by: A STABLE SOUND & BEATS OF ALL-NATIONS

Arrangement & Field Recordings: Cut Chemist

Project Coordination: Mike Styles

Cover Design: Joseph Moreno

A Stable Sound Episode 14: Colombian Gold for Ozomatli’s 22nd Bday Featuring Simon Guzman

“I finally get to flex my Colombian crates and what better day than April 1st, Ozomatli‘s anniversary. This episode features a live phone call with the band during their rehearsal in Salt Lake City, Utah. We also feature fellow digger and engineer, Simon Guzman as we talk about our recent trip to Colombia and all of its music exploits. Enjoy!”
-CUT CHEMIST

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A Stable Sound ep. 11: Songs We Experience with Cut Chemist & Brian Cross


An in depth mix of David Axelrod and what he meant for Hip Hop music. As well as an intimate conversation with “Musician Whisperer” and photographer Brian Cross about their relationship and how it lead to his last solo recording on Mo Wax.

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A Stable Sound Episode 8: The Nautilus Special

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A Special Bob James birthday celebration that features some of my favorite uses of the classic song, “Nautilus”. See how the art of sampling has evolved through the use of one song. Enjoy! -Cut Chemist

From Hip Hop DX:
In celebration of jazz musician Bob James’ December 25th birthday, Cut Chemist of Jurassic 5 cooked up a special exclusive episode of A Stable Sound podcast. With tracks like “Beats To The Rhyme” by Run-DMC and “Daytona 500” by Ghostface Killah, the mix spans Hip Hop songs from 1981-2016, and all sample James’ 1974 single, “Nautilus.” Normally powered by Dublab, episodes of A Stable Sound podcast run the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month. Listen above.