The Grouch, Mr. Lif, and Gift Of Gab on one track? I’ll take it. These guys are all classic underground emcees in my book, and they come together for “Turn Your Radio Up,” the first look at producer Headnodic’s upcoming album Red Line Radio, out July 26th.
Producer and bassist Headnodic is a musical time-traveler. His exploration into the furthest reaches of rhythm and melody, from golden era rap to 70’s fusion jazz, has inspired an original and profound voice in hip-hop. Whether he’s sampling, chopping, and re-constructing breaks, or fluently performing on any number of vintage instruments, the aesthetic of a well seasoned crate-digger is apparent.
Hit the jump for the feature-heavy Red Line Radio tracklist…
Red Line Radio In stores July 26th 2011 via Brick Records
1. You Can Call It That (the introduction)
2. Red Line Radio feat. Mission (aka Raashan Ahmad & Moe Pope)
3. Movin’ On Up feat. Latyrx (aka Lateef the Truth Speaker & Lyrics Born) & Kat ((O1O))
4. Surgeon General feat. People Under The Stairs
5. The Mondays feat. Kat ((O1O))
6. Haven’t You Heard? feat. Sadat X, & Scienz of Life (aka John Robinson & ID 4 Winds)
7. These Days Ahead
8. The A.M. feat. Othello, Aima the Dreamer & DJ Vajra
9. Turn Your Radio Up feat. Mr. Lif, Gift of Gab & The Grouch
10. Russian River
11. Cough Drop feat. Raashan Ahmad
12. The Mush feat. Moe Pope & Benzito the Village President
13. Truth feat. Destani Wolf & The Jazz Mafia Horns
14. Durty Diamonds feat. Moe Pope, Bru Lei, Very, Jern Eye, Nightclubber Lang & One.Be.Lo
15. Carpe Noctum
16. Viles feat. Myka 9 & P.E.A.C.E.
17. Mr. Incomplete feat. The Jazz Mafia Horns
18. Pepper’s Lullabye
20. Red Line Radio – Woodstock Remix feat. Mission & DJ Vajra (Digital Bonus Track)