- 7" - ltd to '99, numbered
It’s Nobody Buys Records’s tenth anniversary and we’re excited to celebrate by announcing the long awaited first single off the forthcoming Analog Mutants album! Analog Mutants consist of Phill Most Chill on the vocals, DJ Snafu of Bankrupt Europeans fame on production and the inimitable DJ Grazzhoppa on the cuts! Some Phill Most Chill fans may have read interviews from as far back as 2016 making references to his excitement at how this project had started to shape up, and having the full final project here at NBR we can see why! This is the fourth collaboration between Phill Most Chill and Snafu on NBR after The Fast Rap EP, The Remix EP and Class Dismissed, with Grazzhoppa providing scratches for the previous two also.
Title: Analog Mutants – Speak Easy / I’m On Vacation (808 Remix)
Cat number: NBR45-004
Side A: Speak Easy
Side B: I’m On Vacation (808 Remix)
Format: 7” vinyl
Vocals: Phill Most Chill
Produced by DJ Snafu
Scratches: DJ Grazzhoppa
Speak Easy is a jazzy, smooth party starter that sees Phill Most with his typically cutting punchlines flipping between single and double speed rhymes effortlessly, stepping all over MC conventions. The beat sees Snafu chop and mutate samples from a multitude of different songs to create a groove that’s an immediate neck snapper, and Grazzhoppa completes the track scratching up various sounds from the 50s throughout the verses and chorus!
I’m On Vacation (808 Remix), exclusive to this 45 and not on the forthcoming 2LP sees Phill Most Chill on his story-telling mode with a wild tale about fighting wife beaters, getting accosted by porno stars and drinking all the margaritas in sight! This remix sees Snafu strip off the Latin samples and go for a moodier 808 driven fast beat, complimented by live bass harmonics and some live hammond also sprinkled in! Grazzhoppa goes totally crazy on this completely blending his scratches into the beat, making the distinction between beat and scratches quite fuzzy at times! This is definitely one for DJs and big sound systems, b-boys and anyone who needs a dose of adrenaline!
Speak Easy b/w I’m On Vacation (808 Remix) – Analog Mutants has been added to your bag.