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docta seuss

TRIBE Member
am i the only person so utterly, COMPLETELY sick of all these fucking lame, poorly produced bootlegs?

I mean, don't get me wrong, there're plenty o' good booties out there, of which i have quite a few, but lately we've been flooded with so many bootlegs that are pure shit

the sad thing is that for these records to be released so often, and often in such large quantities, the records must be getting a reasonable amount of support..

as an example of this bootleg shoddiness, we'll use the last record i heard, therefore the one foremost on my mind, but by no means the worst i've heard recently; 'busted rhymes' by the X-Men. pretty good beat, although we all know how much work goes into creating a beat, altogether annoying, incredibly simple bassline (which are all too prevalent in breaks today, not that simple is bad, 'cause i like simple, but ineffectively simple is bad), and a fucking rediculously sped up busta doin' got you all in check

another one is 'kiss my ass' by Mr Potatohead, which i just had the pleasure of previewing courtesy of release records(no slight intended to this fine shop and it's employees:) ). where to start on this one... hmmm... where to start... oh yeah, IT USES A FUCKING PINK VOCAL.... PINK!?!¿! are you fucking kidding me!? i mean, why add the vocals¿ ruins a perfectly good beat.

i know, i know, would i like some cheeeaz with my whine... some would say, "if you don't like them, just don't listen to them", but come on.. when browsing through records, i'm not particularily picky with regards to names, 'cause usually it's the one's you've never heard of that end up being the gems.. therefore i have to waste my time and ear drums on this crap.

...but i don't even really think that's what irks me about these records, 'cause i always end up listening to plenty o' shitty non-booties as well, and really, it doesn't take THAT long to preview a record, so i'll not dwell on that point any longer, lest i look like a bratty bastard.
i think maybe it's the fact that there are plenty of good, currently unknow producers just itchin' to get a record out there, but they just don't have the connections/resources available to do so, then there're these amazing, proven producers, with the resources required, yet for some reason they've gotten lazy and have decided to create this absolute shat..

please stop supporting this stuff; i've got no problems with the bootlegs, but when 9 times out of 10 it sounds like something i could create in 5 minutes with a shoddy loop based production program, there's something terribly wrong.

done my rant.

lata :D
 

Spinsah

TRIBE Member
The mashup of that house track with the vocal, "feel much better....at night", and the Plump's Scram sample by 'X-Men', is possibly the worst thing I've heard all year.

yikes.

I really like "Phat Booty" though. :eek:
 

kick

TRIBE Member
some are good, some suck arse.

my new favorite bootleg: "HORNY"!!! DDB Records


so detective D-Monic...who's responsible for the DDB boots?
 

o0Ira0o

TRIBE Member
I dunno if Eclectic is being sarcastic or not, b/c I don't know if it's common knowledge.

Regardless, I'd still like to know who Buddy Ralph is.

ez
 

Angus Robinson

TRIBE Member
I actually really like the new X-Men bootleg (busted rhymes). But listening to it on computer speakers does not do it justice! It must be played on a loud system. The second drop is VERY nice.

These bootlegs are getting to be a bit much, but I don't really have that much of a problem with it. When you're playing to a crowd of punters (who don't follow the music), you gotta play something that they recognize to get them into the music! Bootlegs do this nicely.

...but if you don't like 'em, no one's forcing you to buy 'em! ;)
 

docta seuss

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by Angus Robinson
I actually really like the new X-Men bootleg
yeah, i liked it too, until the sped up vocals came in. like i said, it's by no means the worst i've heard lately, just one of the first that came to mind. it just sounds poorly produced to me.. but whatever, to each there own i s'pose.. and you're right, some people just need to hear something they recognize in order to get them going. i just think that lately there have been some rediculously bad releases.

:)
 

~decepticon~

TRIBE Promoter
those ones are done by dylan rhymes ive heard


Originally posted by kick
some are good, some suck arse.

my new favorite bootleg: "HORNY"!!! DDB Records


so detective D-Monic...who's responsible for the DDB boots?
 

Soda-20Hz

TRIBE Member
^ In regards to the new Potatohead Pink Bootleg.... I really dig it... I'm not a Pink fan, Rennie gave me this on CD-R when I was in London, and I have dropped to many times with each time the dancefloor eating it up. Chezzzzy .... very much so.... but Rennie's beats and b-line in it are fucking wicked, and the vocal actually just compliments it that much more.

I am guilty of playing many bootlegs in my sets since the Bootleg brigade started. Kick is right, the "Horny" tune is a wicked roller.... the Bubblegum Pimps mix of Leftfields "Phat Planet" is dope as well (and though Release had it listed as X-Men doing it, I got mine at Know How Records in London, and they said it's by The Bubblegum Pimp aka Care In the Community)... I even think the Lumidee Boot of "Uh Oh" may be only of the most effective tracks I've been playing in my sets all year.

-s
 

The Electrician

TRIBE Promoter
well I am selling my copy of the Lumidee Boot... I F***ING HATE IT... I shouldn't have bought it...

so if anyone hasnt got *it yet.. feel free to PM if you want it..

please spare me the pain of owning this vinyl...


wes
 

Spinsah

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by The Electrician
well I am selling my copy of the Lumidee Boot... I F***ING HATE IT... I shouldn't have bought it...

so if anyone hasnt got *it yet.. feel free to PM if you want it..

please spare me the pain of owning this vinyl...


wes
seriously,

i whipped mine off the platter one day to punish it for sucking so bad.
 

Spinsah

TRIBE Member
i just wish there was a dub.

it's like everytime the vocal drops, I remember how horrible a vocalist she is. uh oh indeed.
 

Shug

TRIBE Member
He looks like taht old robot you played with the old NES™ Gyromania™ game.

Ahhh, 80's vid games.
 
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