One from the vaults... Digital - Wize Men - Chronic

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  1. tyranny

    tyranny Well-Known Member

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    From 2000, on the flip of much more widely played "Ease Off", this is an absolutely mental tune, like a fantasy collab between Skeptical and Dillinja. A lot of the modern tribal sounding jams are quite minimal and clean whereas this is just utterly raw and wonky and clipped up to fuck. You will find a copy on Discogs for less than the price of a chocolate bar and I can almost guarantee you that no matter how fucked "Ease Off" sounds after years of second hand play there will be hardly a scratch on the "Wize Men" side because hardly anyone played it.
     
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    absolutely love this one: Digital's tunes around this time were all gold
     
  3. tyranny

    tyranny Well-Known Member

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    Yeah man, teh more I think of it the more I get angry at the idea that anyone could believe he isn't the finest all round producer this music ever had.
     
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    I do love Eaze Off though
     
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    Fresh, loving the break downs / fills, would be nice to have some rasta vocals over it
     
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    tyranny Well-Known Member

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    Same here! But this sounds like a completely different beast, and also sounds very like those mad percussive Skeptical jams, particularly like the sort of stuff he was doing around the time of his Commercial Suicide EP; if you are looking to build the tension and the weight up and get out of minimal stuff and into harder territory you could do worse than play Wise Men tbh.