Trees withered like leaves after years of decay in a submerged forest. (West Newbury) (at Merrimack River)
Switched between a guitar, a MPC and 49 keys last Saturday night @SalemOpus Underground! Did a live #triphop set featuring K8 Marcos (@let_them_eat_k8) Great crowd and vibes! Photo by @SampsonWilcox ✌️ (at Opus Underground)
Kissed the sky while jamming last night @SalemOpus Underground! Did a live #triphop set featuring K8 Marcos (@let_them_eat_k8) Great crowd and vibes! Photo by @SampsonWilcox ✌️ (at Opus Underground)
"Sex, Tea & Rock’n Roll"—teabags designed after dead celebri-teas. Hendrix, Lennon, Jackson, Marley and Presley. Which one should I try? Jimi is clearly my favorite, but it’s too bad the Amsterdam company that made this was too high to realize Hendrix played guitar left-handed. ^_^
Join us at Opus Underground in Salem, MA this Saturday night! I’m doing a live #triphop set ft. a female vocalist and guitar accompaniment, plus a bunch of local hip-hop acts will be doing their thing! 9PM | 21+ | Free entry (at Opus)
"Rat’s Theme" - a hip-hop collaboration between rappers Mickey Boston, Melo Malo Paulino and one of my heroes of old school hip-hop, Craig G (of the legendary Juice Crew). Instrumental produced by Jenova 7. Mastered by JMP Productions. From the upcoming album GOLIATHS, MAMMOTHS & OTHER BEHEMOTHS. Peace and love to the artists involved—this track is a true honor for me!
Craig G is an American rapper from Queensbridge, New York. He is perhaps best known as one of the members of hip hop producer Marley Marl’s Cold Chillin’ Records group the Juice Crew. He recorded the single “Shout Rap” with Marley Marl in 1985 at 12 years old and in 1988 recorded “The Symphony” with the Juice Crew, described by Allmusic as “a landmark moment in the evolution of hardcore rap”. He was then signed by Atlantic Records who released two albums, in 1989 and 1991, with little promotion. After his experience with Atlantic his career went quiet for much of the 1990s although later in the decade he regained popularity with underground rap fans. He released another album in 2003 on the D&D label, This Is Now, featuring collaborations with Marley Marl, DJ Premier, and Da Beatminerz.
Melo Malo Paulino:
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Track mastered by JMP (James Michael Pereira):
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More from Jenova 7:
The operatic, worldly and chilled out “Ghost Dance” is one of my oldest tracks, and one of the first trip-hop tunes I ever put together. It was featured on my very first (self-released) album “Soul For Sale” in late 2010. It was also the longest track I had made at the time.
The album is old, rough and exploratory, but it’s also made with honesty and still available for free on Bandcamp: http://jenova7.com/album/soul-for-sale
Art making with kids // image from today’s cypher in Lynn. Did a live MPC set in Central Sq. with a bunch of talented MCs. (at Lynn Central Square, Commuter Rail Platform)
Str8 Busted podcast #10—funky #triphop ft. my 1 hour mix @coldbusted http://soundcloud.com/cold-busted/str8-busted-podcast-10
Last night’s concoction—”Voodoo Doughnut” by Rogue Ales. Pretzel, raspberry and chocolate brown ale. Quite exquisite 😊
"Heartless" performed live in studio on the Elektrobank Radio show (@elektrobank-radio)at WBER in Rochester, NY on 4/19/14. Live performance done with a MPC 500 and guitar + crybaby wah. “Heartless” was originally released on “The Sounds of Sector 7” (jenova7.com/album/the-sounds-of-sector-7)
Full 45 minute live set via Elektrobank’s Mixcloud:www.mixcloud.com/elektrobankradio…ive-performance/
Can you spot me making #MPC beats in a busy airport terminal? Photo by @sampsonwilcox before our redeye flight to a San Diego show this past April. #LoganAirport (at Logan International Airport)
Making morning music by the lake // I like the creative vibe when I’m working closer to nature. The #MPC 500 is battery powered, so I plan on going anywhere and everywhere ✌️ (at Lake Winnepesauke)