Freitag, 2. Dezember 2016

Self-Released: ft. Mystro, DJ DSK, DJ Suspect, Doc TMK


Mystro & DJ DSK pay homage to "I Know You Got Soul" by Eric B & Rakim. The Lyrics have been flipped to celebrate sneakers and street wear. 

Originally made for their Sole Heaven mixtape, it finally gets a vinyl release with a 90s hip-hop style remix on the flipside by French duo DJ Suspect & Doc TMK.

A: I Know You Got Sole (Heaven)
B: I Know You Got Sole (DJ Suspect & Doc TMK Remix)

Order: www.djdsk.bandcamp.com or check your trusted record store.


My special thanks goes to Mystro, DJ DSK, DJ Suspect and Doc TMK. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Structures Built: CONTEST



Welcome On Stitch By Stitch, it's CONTEST TIME !!!


To celebrate the start of the pre-order for the new Jack Jones 7" Structures Built Records will be giving away 1 copy each to the first 5 people that can answer the following 2 questions: 

  1. In what year was the Stitch by Stitch Blogspot interview with Structures Built Records and Piece of Mind?
  2. What were the first tracks released by Jack Jones on 7" vinyl?

However this contest is exclusive to Stitch By Stitch followers please send your two answers via email to: structuresbuiltrecords@gmail.com and fingers crossed you qualify to win a copy. If not make sure you grab 1 or better 2 copies of this blazin' new release. Also take the chance to grab one of the last Piece Of Mind records.

PRE-Orders Are Live Now !!!


My special thanks goes to Structures Built Records for choosing Stitch By Stitch for this great contest and thanks for the love and respect to this blogspot. Also a big thanks to Jack Jones for another fantastic release!

Donnerstag, 1. Dezember 2016

Chopped Herring: CHCL455AFEL01 ft. Class A Felony


DJ Stitches & Dumar aka Class A Felony released their self-titled full-length album in 1993 with the support of producers like Diamond D and The 45 King. 

Since 1993 only a few handful of people got their hands on the CD or cassette version but Chopped Herring Records does it again and presses a classic on vinyl for the very first time.

"Class A Felony" is limited to 350 copies - the first 120 copies come on clear & red mixed coloured vinyl - the remaining 230 are on traditional black wax. All copies come in full colour 20cm x 20cm sticker sleeve.

A1: Intro
A2: Time To Make The Doughnuts
A3: Hyped Up
A4: Hostage
A5: I'm Not The Herb You're Lookin 4
B1: Gotta Go, Gotta Go
B2: Papa Don't Play
B3: Lyrical Bloodbath
B4: Class A Felony
B5: I Got A Warrant

C1: Warriors Come Out To Play
C2: The Night Stalker
C3: They're All Gonna Laugh At
C4: Rita
D1: Black Rain
D2: Electricity
D3: I Can't Take No More ft. Diamond D & Lakim Shabazz



My special thanks goes to Chopped Herring Records, Class A Felony, Diamond D, 45 King and everyone else involved in this release. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Mittwoch, 30. November 2016

Southpaw-Chop: SPCWX-011 ft. Diamond D


Following the Large Professor releases of “Here We Go”, Southpaw Chop returns with a dope collaboration of another legendary producer on the mic.

This time, Southpaw Chop teams up with Diggin’ in the Crates (D.I.T.C.) founding member Diamond D!

The new release, entitled “No Love Lost” features a thick drum break and unforgettable sampling from Southpaw Chop, matched with the lyrical mastery of Diamond D.

With a limited 7" release, this is sure to be release for the start of 2017.

Order: www.southpaw-chop.com
Order: www.southpawchop.bandcamp.com (Jan)

A: No Love Lost ft. Diamond D
B: No Love Lost (Instrumental)

Snippets: coming soon

My special thanks goes to Southpaw-Chop and Diamond D. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Montag, 28. November 2016

Dope Folks: DF-0081 ft. Soul King Productions


New Jersey's Soul King Productions are known for their sought after Soul Kingz 12" containing the tracks Catch Wreck bw Trace Ya Steps" from 1994. 

All 9 tracks on this EP are from their impossible to find '93 cassette only release and have never been released on vinyl before. "Guess Whooz Back" is limited to 300 copies, 50 copies on color vinyl and 250 on traditional black wax. 

A: Word To Ya Mutha
A: Mind Benda Go Off, Go Off
A: Lovezs Runaway
A: I'm Feelin It

B: Guess Whooz Back
B: Kid From Newark
B: Xtacsie
B: Street Life
B: Kick A Verse

Entirely produced by The Soul King



My special thanks goes to Dope Folks and Soul King Productions. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Sonntag, 27. November 2016

Structures Built: SBR-7-002 ft. Jack Jones

Next up on Structures Built Records is a 7" featuring Jack Jones and Doecino (Jon Doe & Eddie Meeks).

Audessey aka Jack Jones and ACatCalledFritz together released their LP "Beats By Design" in 2014 as well as some singles. This new single gets additional support from Soundsci producer Ollie Teeba on the flip side. 

The 7" is limited to 300 copies only and comes with picture cover. 

A: Blast
B: Out Da Box ft. Doecino

Producer: ACatCalledFritz & Ollie Teeba
Mastering: No Sleep Nigel

Order: www.structuresbuiltrecords.bigcartel.com



My special thanks goes to Audessey, Fritz, Teeba and G Roc Gayle at Structures Built Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Samstag, 26. November 2016

All Eye Publishing: ft. Shabazz The Disciple


Red Hook, Brooklyn, Sunz Of Man, Wu-Tang:  Special edition custom vinyl release from Shabazz The Disciple in cooperation with All Eye Publishing. 

The EP "Red Hook's T.H.U.G. Angel" contains 5 tracks with instrumentals nicely designed on smokey clear, yellow & black mixed colored vinyl and cover designed by Lil Thugs. 

A: Cross Me
A: Hip-Pop
A: Many Manzionz 
A: Self Defense
A: Raptivity

B: Cross Me Inst.
B: Hip-Pop Inst.
B: Many Manzionz Inst.
B: Self Defense Inst.

Produced by C12, DJ Skinny, Earth Beats and DJ Extremidiz

Pre-Order: www.alleyepublishing.bandcamp.com


My special thanks goes to Shabazz The Disciple, C12 and All Eye Publ. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Dienstag, 22. November 2016

Asphalt: ASP0009 ft. Various Artists

Asphalt Records presents the “Syncaset Demos” which is a compilation of tracks made with various artists back in the early days of Asphalt Records finally released in 2016. 

The 1st 7” vinyl includes two tracks ('94-'95) to be played at 45 RPM, recorded in 8-Track Mind Studios, Santa Cruz. 

A: Kleva & Collin O - Solar Energy ('94)
B: Quin & DJ Coolie Bee - California Cripple ('95)

Produced by DJ Coolie Bee

Order: www.asphaltrecords.se (26th)



My special thanks goes to Imperil Bill, Asphalt and all artists involved. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

F5: ft. Black Spade


F5 Records and Thrash Flow joined forces on the release of 3 new Black Spade songs on 7" vinyl. 

All tracks produced by Black Spade, scratches by DJ Crucial and a feature by Queen Heroine of The Juggaknots.  St. Louis in the house!

This 45 is a limited edition of 100 gold colored copies, exclusive available via F5 Records and Thrash Flow (links below. Additionally there are 350 black retail copies. 

A: This Time Tomorrow
A: Wildflvwrz ft. Queen Heroine
B: Distort To Transport 




My special thanks goes to Black Spade, DJ Crucial and F5 Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Montag, 21. November 2016

Red Apples 45: ft. 2 Mad & Company


Back in 1990 the young Ray West and an aspiring teenage MC named 2 Mad formed a short lived group who was active with basement recordings & street corner ciphers.

The songs on this 7" come from a rare studio session that took place in 1991 at the Box Studio in New York. Entirely produced by Ray West and remastered from a demo tape this Red Apples 45 vintage is like a time capsule dating back to '91.

This 7 inch contains 2 full songs & a bonus track featuring Poetic Prince and comes with digital download code that also contains bonus material. Limited to 150 copies.

A: Runnin Scared
B: I'm An Artist
B: Flavor Tape 91 ft. Poetic Prince & Majestic R
Download Bonus: Pick Up The Mic ft. Double R & T Raid



My special thanks goes to Ray West and his Red Apples label. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Freitag, 18. November 2016

Dinked: DINK-006 ft. DJ DSK & The Lost Soul Collective

This promo reached me on Tuesday featuring the UK born, China located DJ DSK & The Lost Soul Collective with some instrumental heat.

While DSK is know as a fan of Electro and Hip-Hop this could also be labelled as Funk. But whatever you label it, name it D-O-P-E.

Grab yourself this 7" with Jukebox center hole.

A: Lamine
B: Police Woman
B: Kunming Beats

Order / Listen: www.juno.co.uk

My special thanks goes to Dinked Records for the generous promo delivery but also to DJ DSK for the great music. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

I'd like to take this opportunity to announce the release of the new DJ Suspect & Doc TMK on Dinked / Random Rap which I'll show along with an upcoming new interview on Stitch By Stitch

Freitag, 11. November 2016

Chopped Herring: CHDAR3DEV45 ft. Ill Conscious


Baltimore is in the house with Ill Conscious meeting London DJ Daredevil to "Represent To The Fullest" with this new 7" release on Chopped Herring Records.

Limited to 350 copies this 33RPM release features 4 versions of the title track entirely produced by DJ Daredevil.

Get your copy here and don't forget to grab some other Chopped Herring releases with it.

A1: Represent To The Fullest
A2: Represent To The Fullest (Instrumental)
B1: Represent To The Fullest (Remix)
B2: Represent To The Fullest (Remix Instrumental)



My special thanks goes to Ill Conscious, DJ Daredevil and Chopped Herring Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Roots Forward: RF12-02 ft. Different Shades Of Black

In 1995 Peanuts & Corn Records released the cassette only album "Next School Pioneers" by Different Shades Of Black. It's now getting re-released on cassette and later on vinyl.

The crew from Winnipeg, Canada was consisted of Mista Christ, Scuskotch Tha Ill Lyrasis and Marvelous. 

Cassette version limited to 50 copies with download card. Vinyl version following early 2017.

A1: Intro
A2: World Wrath
A3: Ill Compositions
A4: Comprehension ft. DAYO, Da Buda, Dazol Fiend, Roddy Rod
B1: Taylor Made
B2: Game From Truth
B3: Outro
B4: VHS (Bonus Track)

Order: www.rootsforward.com (now)


My special thanks goes to Different Shades Of Black and Jason at Roots Forward Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Mittwoch, 9. November 2016

On The Good Foot: OTGFM-002 ft. Scarface

The year was 1989 when Scarface, then known as Dj Akshen, recorded the song that would be the start of his career as "Scarface".

Originally released by Short Stop records in 1989, the 12" would be his only release on that label as he would ultimately go on to sign his deal with Rap-A-Lot records and become a solo artist as well as one of the Geto Boys.

27 years later, this sought after 12" is now available on 7" vinyl limited to 500 copies - 250 copies on white and black each.

A: Scarface (OG Version)
B: Scarface (Dub Version)

Your purchase  includes a 7" vinyl , two 11x17" posters of images never seen before from the original 1989 photo shoot, a 4x4" sticker, a 5x7" postcard.

Order: www.onthegoodfoot.bigcartel.com



My special thanks goes to Scarface and On The Good Foot Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Samstag, 5. November 2016

Dusty Platter: DP017 ft. Tiff The Gift


Dusty Platter announces the hooked up with Don't Sleep Records for another sure-shot collaboration.

"It Gets Greater Later" is the brand new album by female emcee "Tiff The Gift" and features the likes of Awon and Dephlow. The album is produced by various like Phoniks, Linkrust, JR Swiftz, Kameleon Beats, F Draper and Kalvion.

The 12" is limited to 350 copies on transparent yellow vinyl with full colour sleeve.

A: Resolutions ft. Rodney "The Soul Singer" Stith
A: It Gets Greater Later ft. Awon
A: Somebody
A: Love Rules The Streets ft. Awon & Dephlow
A: Check Cheddar

B: Same Old Tree
B: Passed Out
B: Painted Pictures ft. Dephlow
B: Me For Life ft. Awon
B: Laid Back
B: To My Sons



My special thanks goes to Tiff The Gift, Dusty Platter, Don't Sleep and everybody involved. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Freitag, 4. November 2016

Chopped Herring: CH5UPR3ME03 ft. Da Last Future


I remember in1994 / 1995 where me & my dudes were after all the stuff from Wu-Tang and affiliated groups.

Before Sunz Of Man, there was "Da Last Future". The line-up before they got down with Wu-Tang was KiIllah Priest, Prodigal Sunn, Hell Razah, Shabazz The Disciple, 7th Ambassador and producer Su-Preme.

They dropped a low run 12" on Nocturnal 7 Records in 1994, engineered and mixed by Carlos C-12 Bess at the legendary Firehouse Studios in NYC. 

Difficult finding the 12" Chopped Herring Records included all 4 joints from the OG plus 2 unheard tracks to the "Devil's Most Wanted EP"

A1: Livin in Hell
A2: Mental Combat
A3: Diamonds
B1: Mental Combat II
B2: Evil Lulla Bye
B3: Devil's Most Wanted

Produced by Su-Preme




The EP is limited to 350 copies - the first 120 copies come on clear, purple & yellow mixed coloured vinyl - the remaining 230 are on traditional black wax.

My special thanks goes to Da Last Future, Su-Preme and Chopped Herring Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Montag, 31. Oktober 2016

Soundweight: SWR010 ft. Jorun Bombay


Jorun Bombay and Soundweight Records return with a double-A side 7" on 45 RPM vinyl.

The master of the edits and remixes shows once again why his releases are in such high demand, and Mr Krum once again comes correct with the artwork, which is once again based around a certain classic design to fit with the release ... 

Another Jorun Bombay Sureshot!!!

A: Its Still Great To Be Here
B: I Want My Candy Girl Back 

Remixes produced by Jorun Bombay



My special thanks goes to Jorun Bombay and Soundweight Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Mittwoch, 19. Oktober 2016

Dope Folks: DF-0080 ft. Bolaji

Dope Folks already collaborated with Bolaji Barber for two releases and a third follows. The new "Unreleased Tracks '88-'90" EP contains 5 tracks entirely produced by Eugene "EKS" Sackey.

As usual the EP is limited to 300 copies.

A: Colossal
A: Masterful Orator
B: Solid
B: In Demand
B: Straight 2 The Dome



Order: www.dopefolksrecords.bigcartel.com





My special thanks goes to Bolaji and Dope Folks Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Dienstag, 18. Oktober 2016

On The Good Foot: OTGFM-001 ft. Kay & King Mason


On The Good Foot Music present's a limited 7" from Kay & King Mason's "The Ashby Project" featuring support from K-Otix, Kashmere Don and The Luv Bugz. The Houston / Texas duo offers the full album for free digital download so check it out ... all links below.

The label's debut single is limited to only 300 copies pressed on green wax.

A: Harlots II ft. K-Otix, Kashmere Don
B: Nervous ft. Luv Bugz



Check out the upcoming Scarface release on On The Good Foot Music. More infos here coming soon. My special thanks goes to OTGFM, Kay, King Mason, K-Otix and all others involved. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Freitag, 14. Oktober 2016

Don't Bite: DBRLTDED009 ft. Tom Dice

Tom Dice and his label Don't Bite Records drop the next 7"release featuring the track "Mirror Battle".

Tom Dice expresses the internal battle between the positive and negative voices in one's brain. This is a stand-alone track and will not be on Dice's forthcoming release, "Rhythms of Dice".

This 7" is a limited edition of 300 copies coming in red company sleeve with Don't Bite stamp.

A: Mirror Battle
B: Mirror Battle Instrumental

Order: www.dontbiterecords.com



My special thanks goes to Tom Dice and Don't Bite Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Chopped Herring: CHGR4M501 ft. Guy Grams


Vinyl debut of Guy Grams with his debut LP "The Gateway Drug". The Baltimore MC delivered 14 tracks to the amazing Chopped Herring Records entirely produced by Fullscale. 

But Guy Grams does not come alone, he invited a long list of local B'more MCs like Dirt Platoon's Raf Almighty, Senica Da Misfit, Last Born Child, Snook Da Crookm, Pryme Prolifik and more.

"The Gateway Drug" LP is limited to 350 copies - the first 120 copies come on silverblue & red mixed coloured vinyl - the remaining 230 are on traditional black wax.

A1: The Gateway Drug (Intro)
A2: Not Out Here
A3: Chumps Pull Guns ft. DJ Koolbreez
A4: The Main Objective ft. Raf Almighty
A5: Rise Up
A6: Riot Squad ft. Senica Da Misfit, Last Born Child, DJ Absurd
A7: Tough Love

B1: Unpredictable Live Shit ft. Snook Da Crook, DJ A-Sharp
B2: Untouchable
B3: Let Em Know ft. J Absurd
B4: Point Of You (Interlude)
B5: The Imprint ft. Senica Da Misfit
B6: Smoke Screen ft. Pryme Prolifik
B7: Sing




My special thanks goes to Chopped Herring Records and Guy Grams. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Dienstag, 11. Oktober 2016

Chopped Herring: CHHCSW1NG01 ft. Hip City Swingers

B-Brothers Platinum Records released the only and sought after Hip City Swingers 12" in 1992 featuring the Philly random rap grail "I'm The Man".

From the original reels Chopped Herring created the "HCS Invasion" EP containing the previously unreleased title track plus instrumental, their biggest hit plus unreleased instrumental, one track previously only available on cassette and CD and another instrumental where unfortunately the vocal version got lost.

A1:  I'm The Man
A2:  HCS Invasion
A3:  Won't You Be Mine
B1:  HCS Invasion (Instrumental)
B2:  I'm The Man (Instrumental)
B3:  Bring It On (Instrumental)

Order: www.choppedherringrecords.com



The HCS Invasion EP is limited to 350 copies - the first 120 copies come on clear, black, pink mixed coloured vinyl, the remaining 230 are on traditional black wax.

My special thanks goes to Chopped Herring Records and the Hip City Swingers. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only. 

Freitag, 7. Oktober 2016

Cold Rock Stuff / Soundweight: CRS-SWR001 ft. Phill Most Chill

The Soulman "Phill Most Chill" and producer Mac McRaw present "No Rap, No Crap" in the "2005 Raw Rock It To Me Remix" version and press it deep in flat black plastic and then house it in a picture sleeve graphically designed like the 2005 LP "Lo-Fi Theory".

In 2004 Phill gave Mac a few tracks from the Lo-Fi sessions including accapella versions of unreleased tracks for a remix project. So this is what we finally have here. The 7" contains vocal and instrumental version. The distribution comes via Kista's "Soundweight Records" label.

A: No Rap, No Crap Remix (Vocal)
B: No Rap, No Crap Remix (Instrumental)

Order: www.soundweightrecords.bigcartel.com



My special thanks goes to Phill Most Chill, Mac McRaw, Cold Rock Stuff and Soundweight Records. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only,

Fresh Pressings: FPI-007 ft. Last Jazz Club

Last Jazz Club are the MC "Veks" & the DJ "Mike B". In a collaborative effort, from San Diego (USA) to Denmark, soon (Nov'16) comes their debut album "Under The Influence" via DWGs Fresh Pressing imprint - limited to 175 numbered copies.

(track list coming soon)

This duo is pretty new to me but I am sure we'll learn more about their goals and influences when the release finally drops - but one is already clear: expect some JAZZY SOUND!

Order: www.freshpressings.com (soon)




My special thanks goes to Last Jazz Club and DWG and Fresh Pressings. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.

Fresh Pressings: FPI-008 ft. Soundsci

"Walk The Earth" is the 3rd full length album of international super-crew "Soundsci". The title reflects that Soundsci are from all over the globe, each member having different perspectives and skills, yet coming together with one mind to remind everyone why they love Hip Hop.

So far Soundsci released most of the release on their own imprint "WorldExpo" but has recently decided to collaborate with Diggers With Gratitude to release the album on Fresh Pressings International.

"In an age where the phrase "in one ear, out the other" seems more pertinent than ever, Soundsci strive to take the listener on a journey ... It is of great importance to all members of the crew to remain progressive both lyrically and musically, whilst retaining all that they have learned from their long path to reach this moment. [source]

A: Ronin
A: Retrograde
A: Write On
A: Cosmic ft. The Simonsound
A: The New Division
A: All Hands On Deck ft. Dj Woody, Mr Thing
B: Watch Me Now
B: Paycheck Blues
B: Entrapment
B: Fuego
B: Changing Of The Gods (Bonus)
B. Freedom (Bonus)
B: The Art Of Smoke And Mirrors (Bonus)

Order: www.freshpressings.com (soon)


My special thanks goes to Soundsci, DWG & Fresh Pressings. All copyrights reserved, posted for promotion use only.