History of the megamix: Big Apple Productions II

In 1984 the Latin Rascals released a killer razor blade edit mix under the name of Peter Duff as a bootleg 12". Check this shit out. Pure genius. Cut it up Whiz. Where is my Revox B99? Props to Disco Patrick for the label scan. There are other volumes in the series but this one is my favorite. Obtained my copy downtown in Denver at a place that also pimped all the NY Scratchmaster bootlegs back in the early 80s. Click on the pic to leech.

Big Apple Productions II
Mix by Latin Rascals

Davy DMX - One For The Treble
Kurtis Blow - AJ Scratch
Art Of Noise - Beatbox
Herbie Hancock - Rockit
Malcolm Mclaren - Buffalo Girls
Soul Sonic Force - Perfect Beat
Globe And Whiz Kid - Play That Beat
Sharon Redd - Beat The Street
Bell And James - Livin It Up
Tramps - Disco
Shannon - Let The Music Play
Soul Sonic Force - Renegades of Funk
Freeez - I.O.U.
Newclues - Jam On It
Man Parrish - Hip Hop Bebop
Shannon - Let The Music Play
Break Machine - Street Dance
Nairobi - Soul Makossa
C Bank - One More Shot
Imperial Brothers - We Come To Dub
John Rocca - I Want It To Be Real
Hashim - Al Naafiysh
Guru - Who Are You Stealing From
Loleatta Holloway - Crash Goes Love

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History of the megamix: Lesson One - The Payback Mix

In 1983 Tommy Boy announced a remix contest. Double Dee and Steinski killed it and won. Their mix was released as a promo 12" and has been boolegged to death ever since. Lesson Two and Three bang out the beats but do not compare to the original. Click on the pic to leech.

Lesson One - The Payback Mix 
Mix by Double Dee & Steinski

Globe and Whiz Kid - Play That Beat Mr DJ
mixed with bits and pieces from:
Malcolm Mclaren
Funky Four
Culture Club
Humphrey Bogart
Peech Boys
Herbie Hancock
Grandmaster Flash
Trouble Funk
+ more

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History of the megamix: Scratchmasters Jam

Continuing the preservation of 80s megamixing history, Phunkula presents the New York Scratchmasters Jam series of bootlegs that were released as mostly one-sided 12"s back in 1984-1985. These were better mixed and multi-tracked than the Scratch Party Series and still rock harder than AC/DC to this day. The standout is the Beatbox release (vol 5) with its multi-tracked classic electro goodness. Those were the days, skipping class, taking the bus downtown to pick up the latest Scratchmaster bootleg. Props to Disco Patrick for the label scans. Click on the pics to leech.

Scratchmasters Jam #1
Mix by ?

Laid Back - White Horse
Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart
Deele - Body Talk
Rockwell - Somebody's Watching Me
Michael Jackson - Don't Stop Until You Get Enough
Globe And Whiz Kid - Play That Beat
Art Of Noise - Beat Box
Davy DMX - One For The Treble
Xena - On The Upside

Scratchmasters Jam #2 
Mix by ?

Cameo - Strange
Malcolm McLaren - World Famous
Art Of Noise - Beat Box
Klymaxx - I Need A Man
Hashim - Al Naayfyiish
Newclues - Jam On It
Orbit - The Beat Goes On
Pretty Tony - Fix It In The Mix
Midnight Starr - No Parking On The Dance Floor

Scratchmasters Jam #3: Scratchmasters Revenge 
Mix by ?

Aleem - Release Yourself
Mikki - Love Emergency
The Time - Jungle Love
Debbie Deb - When I Hear Music
The Future - Nuclear Holocaust
Newcleus - Computer Age
Invisibles - Donkey Kong
Section 25 - Looking From A Hilltop

Scratchmasters Jam #4: The Rap 
Mix by ?

Whodini - Friends
Kurtis Blow - AJ Scratch
Kurtis Blow - 10 Million Stories
Fat Boys - Fat Boys
Fresh 3 MCs - Fresh
B-Fats - The Wop
Whodini - 5 Minutes Of Funk
Pumpkin - King Of The Beat
Masterdon Committee - Funkbox

Scratchmasters Jam #5: The Beatbox 
Mix by ?

Beat Box Acapella
Sylvester - Rock The Box
Section 25 - Looking Over The Hilltop
Pretty Tony - Jam The Box
File 13 - Taste So Good
Afrika Bambaataa - Planet Rock
Captain Rock - Captain Rock to the Future Shock
Numbers - Kraftwerk
Paul Hardcastle - King Tut
Debbie Deb - Lookout Weekend
David Van Tiegham - These Things Happen
Guru - Who U Stealin From
Mikki - Love Emergency
Hashim - Al Naafyish
Hashim - Were Rockin The Planet

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