2003/02/25

History of the megamix: Z-Rock Scratch Party

Back in the early 80s there was a series of bootleg 12"s released with multi-tracking scratch mixes on the Z-rock label. The mixes were kind of sloppy but captures the emerging DJ megamixing energy that could be heard on late night "black" radio stations at the time. This is what I spent my lunch money on back in the day at the local record store in tha West. Phunkula brings these lost gems for your enjoyment in a lame effort to preserve megamixing history (props to Disco Patrick for the label scans). Click on the label pics to leech.


Scratch Party #1 
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Malcolm Mclaren - Buffalo Gals
Grandmixer DST - Crazy Cuts
MC Frosty - Radioactive Rapp
Shannon - Let The Music Play
Midnight Starr - Electricity
Twilight 22 - Electric Kingdom
Cybotron - Clear




 
Scratch Party #2 
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Art Of Noise - Beatbox
Malcolm Mclaren-Hobo
Cameo - She is Strange
Glass - Bedrock
Newcleus - Jam On It
Globe And Whiz Kid - Play That Beat
Hashim - Al Naafiysh
Bar Kays - Freakshow On The Dancefloor




 
Scratch Party #3 
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VHB - Beethovens 5th
Klinte Jones - In The Heat Of The Night
Chuck Chill Out - Hip Hop On Wax Vol One
Jay Novelle - If This Ain't Love
Rama - Don't Want You to Be
Divine Sounds - What People Do For Money
Knights of The Turntables - Techno Scratch
The Deele - Body Talk
Lakeside - Raid
Active Force - Rise Up
Dazz Band - Swoop

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