DJ Muggs & MF DOOM “Deathwish” feat. Freddie Gibbs, b/w “Assassination Day” feat. Kool G Rap, on Soul Assassins Records. This edition by Rappcats is limited to 300 copies, stamp numbered, with hand printed sleeves.
June 30: We will be live printing an additional 100 copies at an event hosted by Muggs at Rappcats, 5638 York Blvd, Los Angeles – Noon to 6PM. Free entry.
Legendary L.A. producer DJ Muggs has announced a forthcoming album Assassination Day, to be released August 3rd via Soul Assassins Records. The album will be released as individual chapters with various MC’s.
Assassination Day is a thematic album with a vigilante concept where hip-hop takes corruption head-on, figuratively killing off powerful evildoers in positions of power as the story unfolds.
A digital release of MUGGS X DOOM “Deathwish”/”Assassination Day” will follow on June 29. The vinyl is shipping now. Other editions of the vinyl are available via soulassassins.com and hhv.de.
Rappcats edition – artwork by D-Face, Gustavo Eandi, Bnardartwork, Jeff Jank; printed by hand in Los Angeles by Hit & Run.
The latest release in Now-Again’s Reserve Subscription series: The genesis of one of the world’s great rock albums: Austrian prog-psych masters Paternoster’s (whose self-titled album was Reserve Edition LP#1) soundtrack to Herbert Holba’s 1971 hippie sci-fi film Die ersten Tage (The First Days). Transferred directly from master tapes, never before released in any form..
Now-Again Reserve: Custom-made LP’s delivered once per quarter, presenting some of the rarest records in their respective genres in high quality LP format. Each release is produced with the direct participation of the artist. (more…)
Photo: David Axelrod, c. 1969, taken at Capitol Studios, Hollywood. Capitol Records Archives.
Composer David Axelrod’s essential trilogy on Capitol Records – Song of Innocence (1968), Song of Experience (1969), and Earth Rot (1970) – will be officially reissued this year by Now-Again Records. Song of Innocence is available now in our shop. (more…)