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THE COOL KIDS – Gone Fishing Mixtape – Download

The name of the The Cool Kids’ long overdue long player When Fish Ride Bicycles was apparently meant to be a riff on the ‘when pigs fly’ idiom. Both of them might also function well as an answer to the question ‘When is it out?’. Allegedly the date is set for summer – in the meantime they’ve generously dropped a new mixtape. How good is that!:

Download – THE COOL KIDS: Gone Fishing mixtape

Tracklist:
1. Introduction to Ice Fishing
2. Hammer Brothers
3. Champions
4. Gold Links
5. Cinnamon
6. Premium Blends
7. Step Back
8. Jump Rope feat. Tennille
9. The Last Stretch feat. Jahda
10. The Art of Noise (interlude)
11. The Light Company
12. Popcorn
13. Wise Words by GLC -Told by GLC
14. Pennies (the updated rosters) Remix feat. Ludacris & Bun B
15. Broadcasting Live
16. Takin’ a Break
17. Tune Up
18. Weekend Girls feat. Ryan Leslie
19. Summer Vacations
20. Words of Wisdom by GLC – Told by GLC
21. Knocked Down

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SKOODA CHOSE feat MIKEY ROCKS (The Cool Kids) & TWISTA: Loungin’ – Free download

For all those jonesing the long-awaited Cool Kids LP When Fish Ride Bicycles (the status of which is still ‘soon come’) – try this mellow slide-guitar backed roller from Chi-Town’s Skooda Chose where he invites Cool Kid Mikey Rocks and old hand Twista to help him kick back with some rhymes…
FREE DOWNLOAD: SKOODA CHOSE feat MIKEY ROCKS (The Cool Kids) & TWISTA: Loungin’

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MONKEYBOXING.COM – Top 10 Albums – 2008


Here’s what you should have bought…
See Monkeyboxing.com’s – Top 10 Tracks – 2008 HERE)

1. THE BLACK KEYS – Attack & Release (V2)
Triumphant fuzzed-out blues groove return for the ‘Keys.
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2. K-DELIGHT – Audio Revolution (Playing Around)
K-Dilla on the cut – the year’s most convincing B-boy document.
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3. THE BAMBOOS – Side Stepper (Tru Thoughts)
“Oh my god that’s some funky shit!”
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4. UGLY DUCKLING – Audacity (Fat Beats)
Long Beach hip-hoppers back with a more sophisticated and mature sound.
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5. THE COOL KIDS – The Bake Sale (Chocolate Industries)
“Make some noise, it’s the new black version of The Beastie Boys”!
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6. DJ DESIGN – Jetlag (Look Records)
The former Foreign Legion DJ makes his mark with this fresh LP.
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7. PARKER – Western Soul (Rocstar Recordings)
Bristol bassssssssssss!
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8. JAKE ONE – White Van Music (Rhymesayers)
Collaboration city! Jake One puts Seattle hip-hop on the map.
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9. THE NEW MASTERSOUNDS – Plug & Play (One Note)
Multiple flavours of effortless funk from mod, to New Orleans, afrobeat to Blue Note.
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10. G LOVE & SPECIAL SAUCE – Superhero Brother (Brushfire)
Feel-good funky, rootsy, blues bumps, like always.
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MONKEYBOXING.COM – Top 10 Tracks – 2008


Sounds you hear that linger in your ear…
N.B. Chart includes re-releases but NOT unreleased tracks
See Monkeyboxing.com’s – Top 10 Albums – 2008 HERE)

1. THE SNUGS (feat. Little Hannah Collins) – Trying (Freestyle)
Laid-back vintage ska horns, clattering breakbeat and proper soul vocals from the gorgeous ‘Little’ Hannah Collins.
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2. JIMMY HICKS – Mr Big Stuff (New Orleans Funk Vol 2 LP) (Soul Jazz)
Mad funky strut – takes Jean Knight’s track and throws it straight back.
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3. DJ DESIGN (feat. Guilty Simpson) – Ferocious (Jetlag LP) (Look Records)
Mental sci-fi boom-bap battle rhyme!
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4. BETTY MOORER – It’s My Thing (Andy Smith: Diggin The BGP Crates LP) (BGP)
Funky soul is the sexiest music ever. Betty Moorer tells it like it is.
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5. AIM (feat. Q-Ball & Curt Cazal) – Before (Birchwood EP) (ATIC)
Q Ball and Curt Cazal hook up again to trade effortless rhymes over an Aim beat and orchestral soul horn loop about how “Everything was whips and chains” back in the day. Genius.
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6. THE COOL KIDS – What It Is (The Bake Sale LP) (Chocolate Industries)
Breaaakkkkkks! Old school heat in an Eric B and Rakim style.
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7. ALL NATURAL – Back Slap (Elements: Fire LP) (All Natural)
Capital D returns with super dope rhymes while Tone B Nimble pulls out all his best cuts.
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8. THE NEW MASTERSOUNDS – All We Can Do (Plug & Play LP) (One Note)
Ultra itchy break, squelchy wah-wah and bass like an eel hitting the side of a dustbin.
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9. THE BAMBOOS (feat. Ty) – I Can’t Help Myself (Side Stepper LP) (Tru Thoughts)
Jump-up funk that heads straight for the dancefloor.
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10. THE BLACK KEYS – Same Old Thing (Attack & Release LP) (V2)
Still got game! More planet-sized blues-rock groove.
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BUZZ CHART – OCT. ’08

1. (NEW) Freestyle Professors – Luv U (Unreleased)
Giff and B Sparks done cooked up some fresh Bronx heat. Heed!
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2. (NEW) K Delight & The Voodoo Guru feat. Chrome – The Wildstyle Dream (Playing Around)
Does what it says on the tin. One for breakers everywhere: Part 1
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3. (NEW) D.J.H – Hip-Hopper From Birth – Hip-Hopper From Birth EP (D.J.H)
Killer track from crazy fresh EP. One for breakers everywhere: Part 2.
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4. (NEW) Fakts One feat. Little Brother – Grown Folks – Long Range LP (Green Streets U.S.
Little Brother kill it again on a guest spot.
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5. (1) The New Mastersounds – All We Can Do – Plug & Play LP (One Note)
Ultra itchy break, squelchy wah-wah and bass like an eel hitting the side of a dustbin.
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6. (3) Betty Moorer – It’s My Thing – Diggin’ In The BGP Vaults LP (BGP)
Funky soul is the sexiest music ever. Betty Moorer tells it like it is.
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7. (6) The Bamboos – King of the Rodeo/ Can’t Help Myself (Tru Thoughts)
The Bamboos borrow Megan Washington and Ty for two more funky dancefloor slayers.
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8. (4) Tame Impala – Desire Be, Desire Go – Tame Impala EP (Modular)
Western Oz’s finest drop a filthy great psychedelic fuzz-rock monster.
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9. (NEW) Que Billah feat. The Cool Kids – Colours (Unreleased)
Billah got the beats: The Kids got the rhymes. And ‘sneakers’. In lots of colours. Word.
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10. (NEW) Sir Beans feat. Blaktrix – Sour Grapes (Unreleased)
Beans and Blaktrix always mean hip hop business. One day Beans’ll release an LP!
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THE COOL KIDS – Delivery Man video – free downloads – Delivery Man/ Pennies and more

What’s up? New Cool Kids shit, that’s what. Delivery Man video and downloads of alleged Bake Sale outtakes and a possible promo leak from When Fish Ride Bicycles. Follow the links you rhyme hounds…

Download The Cool Kids – Delivery Man
Download The Cool Kids – Pennies
Download The Cool Kids – Stove Top Oven
Download The Cool Kids – Gold Chain
Download The Cool Kids – If It Rocks Let It Knock
Download The Cool Kids – Nigga Please
Download The Cool Kids – Schoolin
Download The Cool Kids – Unos
Download The Cool Kids – Dreamin
Download The Cool Kids – Wasting Time
Download The Cool Kids – Fresher Than You
Download Que Billah (feat. The Cool Kids) – Colors

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