Madvillain - Madvillainy 2: The Madlib Remix - 2012 Hip Hop - Sealed 180 Grm 2 LP

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Madvillain - Madvillainy 2: The Madlib Remix

Label: Stones Throw Records
Cat #: STH2198
Format: 2 × Vinyl, LP, Reissue.
Thanks to Danger Mouse for breakin' off Space Ho's.
Country: US
Released: 17 Apr 2012

2021  repress

2021 Reissue without Comic Book & Download Card and different Hype Sticker

Genre: Hip Hop
Style: underground


A1 Pow 0:25
A2 No Brain 2:08
A3 Pearls 2:41
A4 Light Of The Past 2:10
A5 Boulder Holder 2:22
A6 Borrowed Time 3:00

B1 Space Ho's Coast To Coast 3:41
B2 Invazion (Interlude) 1:13
B3 Drainos 3:27
B4 Fire In The Hole 2:35
B5 Heat Niner 1:38

C1 Monkey Suit 2:19
C2 Fluid (Instrumental) 1:21
C3 Cant Reform Em 1:57
C4 Redd Spot (Interlude) 0:44
C5 Running Around With Another 2:49
C6 Butter King Jewels 3:38

D1 Sermon 2:33
D2 Roller Coaster Rider (Instrumental) 1:33
D3 3.14 2:04
D4 Confucius Spot (Interlude) 0:21
D5 Never Go Pop 1:55
D6 Savage Beast (Instrumental) 1:22
D7 Cold One 3:06
D8 Cold One (Reprise) 0:46

Madvillainy 2 The Madlib Remix was previously only available as part of the Madvillainy 2 Boxset and a small batch of white label pressings (which flew out of the Lab with the quickness), but now it finally sees a proper reissue complete with comic book. The original Madvillain was one of the illest collabs of all time, with MF Doom arguably at his amoeba genius prime, mixed with the unpredictable stoned beat aesthetics of Madlib. For the remix, Madlib revisits the project and gives fresh beats to the classic collab effort (apparently he made it for personal headphone listening right before a 10 hour flight to Tokyo). Obviously dope! This double LP vinyl version also comes with a free digital download of the entire album.

Monkey Suite , a new addition to the album, originally released on the Stones Throw compilation Chrome Children, is left seemingly intact. It’s a great song, with tight rhymes about keeping it real overtop a glitch-y beat, and a surprising to find on the album. Figaro remix No Brain is chosen to open the album (after a brief intro), as opposed to the original, which was a mid-album highlight. It’s much more peppy and upbeat and, in keeping with the album’s tradition, brings the focus away from Doom’s great rhymes. The beat is a great one, and has a lot going on, making the fact that Doom has been up-staged completely forgivable. All Caps’ remix, titled Never Go Pop , brings in a jazzy-piano loop and a subdued drum beat and works very well. But in general, the tracks where I don’t recognize the original right away, I prefer to the ones where I do. When listening to a remix of a song where I don’t recognize Doom’s verses, I don’t compare it to the original, and thus can appreciate it more.

However great Madlib’s new beats, many of which revolve around a lot of horns and still more of the typical glitchy samples Madlib is known for, are, it’s almost impossible for the new songs to compete with the old ones, and that’s the curse of Madvillainy 2: The Madlib Remix .

Madvillain - Savage Beast (Instrumental)

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Madvillain - Madvillainy 2: Never Go Pop

This beat is sicker than the original song, NICE.

madlib covers more ground than eminem in the rap game his style is way better go listen to sum quasimoto and lootpack then tell me madlib can't rhyme.

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More Information
Condition New
Format 2LP
Label Stones Throw
Color Black