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B. DOLAN – “Love Will Survive (Extended Live Evel Version)”

As a special Valentine treat, SFR is offering a rare B. Dolan love song as a free “Clip of the Week” on the homepage of StrangeFamous.com.

B. Dolan’s “FAILURE” album is available on CD & MP3 at tinyurl.com/BDolanFailure

B. Dolan wrote:

“I don’t have a lot of love songs in the catalogue, but this track is an often overlooked favorite of mine. When I wrote this it was my goal to make a sex rap about a cockroach, worshipping body parts like rappers do.

I recently found a discarded ending I wrote for this that didn’t make the cut, but reveals a bit more about how I was envisioning the whole interaction:

This ancient sister of mine, straddling the line
prodigal oddities returning across time
sort of like what happens when the continents collide
the room as wide as an eternity
i asked her to marry me
i asked her to murder me
i told her i was not worthy to serve at her feet
but please…. nourish me.
teach me how to live.
lift me off the battlefield, have mercy on me.
there is no war to win
becoming your nothing
isn’t that what love is?

and then i heard the flickering of wings
and since then i haven’t heard… anything.”

This version of the track is the extended version heard on the “LIVE EVEL” EP.

Feb 14

STRICTLY SCIENTIFIC (old school hip-hop mix by Aupheus)

FREE DOWNLOAD! Aupheus (UK, Strange Famous Records) provides his signature “doom-bap” touch on this mix of hip-hop songs released from ’85 to ’88. Some of these tracks are classics, others are more obscure, but all were all chosen by Aupheus due to their sparse production style which allowed him to layer additional soundscapes and give them a new, fresh twist. ENJOY!

“Strictly Scientific” track list:
* Stetsasonic ‎– Just Say Stet (1985) (Strictly Scientific Mix)
* Hurby’s Machine Featuring Antoinette ‎– I Got An Attitude (1987) (Frontiers of Science Mix)
* Jewel “T” and L.T.C. ‎– Believe It Or Not (1986) (Visionary Movements Mix)
* D.J. Polo & Kool G. Rap ‎– Rikers Island (1987) (Buzzsaw Chop)
* Joeski Love ‎– Pee-Wee’s Dance (1986) (Pee-Wee in Space Mix)
* L.L. Cool J – THE BREAKTHROUGH (1987) (Section 9 Mix)
* Fat Boys ‎– Are You Ready For Freddy (1988) (Cyberdyne Systems Mix)
* Public Enemy – Raise the Roof (1987) (Lost Details Mix)
* Run-DMC – Perfection (1986) (Quiet Minds Mix)

More music from Aupheus: tinyurl.com/Aupheus

Jan 10

“SFR Deathmix” by Theory77

The SFR DEATHMIX by Theory77 is a gift from SFR to you. Thanks for all the support!

This FREE 36 minute mix by UK producer Theory 77 features his remixes of Sage Francis, B. Dolan, Sleep and Metermaids songs. He also lays down a verse of his own amidst a sound collage that is peppered with turntablism, interview samples and more.

Artwork by Phil Cooper.

STRANGE FAMOUS!

Nov 19

Big Cats – “One”

“For My Mother” is a beautiful new album by Minneapolis producer, Big Cats. This album is a eulogy of sorts for his mother, Christi, whom he lost to ovarian cancer in 2010.
“She often used music to help her relax & take her mind off of her treatment. When she passed, I knew I wanted to create something in her honor.”
The “For My Mother” album is available on CD + Vinyl (both SIGNED) here: ForMyMotherLP 
Now download this single for free and share it with your friends and family!

Sep 28

Prolyphic & Reanimator – “Two Track Mind”

From the Prolyphic and Reanimator album “The Ugly Truth” available on CD & MP3 at http://tinyurl.com/UglyTruthSFR
Along with shirts, vinyl singles and more.

Sep 23

Falside – “Home Bass”

“Home Bass” is the opening track from Falside‘s “East Toast” EP. This album is available in conjunction with Juan Deuce‘s “No Sweat” album as part of an exclusive SFR package deal: http://tinyurl.com/EastToastNoSweatPackage

This package includes signed CDs, free digital downloads, bonus tracks not available on the digital version, and extra goodies! These are a limited run, so get ‘em now before they’re gone 4-eva.

Aug 10

Shark Tank – “Off The Plane”

SHARK TANK (Lord Grunge of Grand Buffet, Height, B. Rich) has followed up their self-titled debut release with “Fun Youngs”; 12 tracks of hyperbolic rap life, fun choruses, slight disses, catchy melodies, tales of road dogging, and much more. Only 500 CD’s have been printed!

ALL Shark Tank albums available on MP3 & CD at http://tinyurl.com/SharkTankSFR

If you caught Grand Buffet on the Church of Love & Ruin US Tour and want to hear more, check them out here.

Jul 30

B. Dolan – “The Hunter” – MUX MOOL Remix

B. Dolan – “The Hunter” – MUX MOOL Remix

The original version of “The Hunter” is available on the “Fallen House, Sunken City” album, available on CD, Vinyl & MP3 here.

B. Dolan speaks on Mux:

“I’ve been an avid listener of the electronic musician Mux Mool–and his affiliate label, Ghostly International–for quite awhile, so when the time came to look for “Fallen House, Sunken City” remixes he was on my shortlist.

I was excited to find that not only was Mux a reciprocate fan, but had a background in hip hop and desire to do more work as a producer. With any luck this, his remix of “The Hunter,” will be the first in a number of collaborations between us. He absolutely killed this track, and I’m honored to have worked with him on it.”

 

Jul 19

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