Monthly Archive: February, 2009

VIMBY & UPONTHINGZ Present – The New Classics Mixtape

According to Speeakz, over at Pinboard where I snaffled this from….”This mixtape is a big deal, if you haven’t listened to it yet, I suggest you download this right now, press play and… Continue reading

Braille – Box Of History

Braille is a solo hiphop artist from Portland, OR.  He’s also lived in South New Jersey and Los Angeles.  During most of his career he has remained independent, releasing his own records and… Continue reading

Mail The Skull

Here’s where you can reach me with any submissions, requests or feedback. love, Meat

GROOVY PANDA – The Disco At The End Of The Universe

A couple of Balearic mixes for the middle of the week. Here’s one from the man with the funky moniker, Groovy Panda. his artwork was a bit lo-res, so I’ve respectfully posted my… Continue reading

DJ Nova – If I Was A Balearic Dj, I’d Be Playin’ Tunes Like These…Vol 2

Always great to find an interesting Balearic mix floating around online. here’s one of them from Greek jock, DJ Nova. Round One – In Zaire (12′) – 1985 Aloof – Never Get Out… Continue reading

Bullion – Pet Sounds In The Key Of Dee

An oldie but a goodie. Producer Bullion slices up the great Pet Sounds album and reworks it in the style of J Dilla (R.I.P). Very nicely done and a lot of fun. Pet… Continue reading

Paul Nice – Brazil Vol 1

Nice it up, Paul. Sambe de Orfeu (A New Day) / Taken from the film “Black Orpheus” Elizeth Cardoso – ‘Chega de Saudade’ Jorge Ben – ‘Balanca Pema’ Os Namorados – ‘Eu Quero… Continue reading

88 Keys – Adam’s Case Files

Download Adam’s Case Files, the free mixtape from 88-Keys featuring Kid Cudi, Izza Kizza, Tanya Morgan, Guilty Simposn, Grafh, Mr. Bentley, Serius Jones, and more. Adam’s Case Files is the precursor to 88’s… Continue reading

DJ Bluewater – Kings and Aces

DJ Bluewater is a member of the Asbury Ark 45 Sessions Crew with a pedigree in crate digging and a love of rare funk and soul. Enjoy his mix. Kings Go Forth –… Continue reading

Bunker Beats – Some Deeeeep Stuff

Some big house dons in the cut here. Love any mix with Larry Heard/Mr.Fingers. carl craig f/sarah gregory – as time goes by (sitting under a tree) larry heard – missing you logic… Continue reading

Zion I Presents Zumbi – Bringers Of The Dawn The Mixtape

Guess It Ladies Check It Out Swing Sometime Nothing I See, I Know Going Back (J Period remix) Dolphin Dive For Your Love Crib On The Moon Party Metroid Listen-Deuce The Bay (DJ… Continue reading

Bleeding Panda – Monsturoso Instrumentale Vol 1

Made a great discovery tonight in the shape of the Bleeding Panda spot, so i thought I’d paste up some of it’s creator’s fine handywork. Here’s his dyn-o-mite instrumental sound off… “This is… Continue reading

The Specials – Live, Paramount Theatre, NY, 1981

I don’t really post live shows here at the Skull, but this one’s too good to resist. It’s a great Specials gig from 1981 recorded at the Paramount Theatre on Staten Island, New… Continue reading

Tony C – Hair & Flairs

Fifty flavours of funky soul courtesy of Mr. Tony C. Check his spot online – Fufu Stew Rosko- Peacemaker (AZ) Daniel Salinas-Straussmania (What Music) Ron Butler and the Ramblers-Peace and Love (Playboy) Jerry… Continue reading


Very highly recommended mix from the enigmatic H.C. Earwicker. He really goes above and beyond what constitutes the average mixtape. He injects his own creations and productions as well as tweaking existing sounds… Continue reading