First of all, I just wanted to say that due to popular demand, Mixtape Mondays is back and here to stay. When Mixtape Mondays went on hiatus, so many people emailed /commented demanding that it needed to come back ASAP. We answered. From now one, you can expect that on each and every Monday there will be a new piping hot mixtape for you to get your hands on. Now that that’s out of the way, check out this mixtape.
Montréal-based producer Tor really lets his creativity and skills shine on Illinoize, a Sufjan Stevens-based remix tape. Tor pairs together the two very different genres of indie folk-rock and hip-hop to create an amazingly hypnotic and likeable blend of sounds. The music of multi-instrumentalist and indie hero Sufjan Stevens is perfectly matched to the sick vocals of Aesop Rock, Big Daddy Kane, Gift of Gab (Blackalicious), C.L. Smooth, Outkast, Brother Ali, and Grand Puba. This is a must download. Shout out to @jimmy_morris for bringing this to my attention!
Listen to track #1, “Star of Wonder/None Shall Pass (ft. Aesop Rock)”
[audio:01 - Star of Wonder - None Shall Pass (f. Aesop Rock).mp3]
Here’s the tracklist:
1. Star of Wonder/None Shall Pass (ft. Aesop Rock)
2. Dumb I Sound/ATLiens (ft. Outkast)
3. John Wayne Gacy Jr./Specialize (ft. Pete Rock & CL Smooth)
4. The Tallest Man/I Like It (ft. Grand Puba)
5. Kill/Any Type of Way (ft. Big Daddy Kane & DJ Premier)
6. Night Zombies/Talkin’ My Shit (ft. Brother Ali)
7. The Dress Looks Nice On You/Make You Feel That Way (ft. Gift Of Gab)
DOWNLOAD: Tor / Sufjan Stevens - Illinoize