1. Crate Diggers: Egon’s Vinyl Collection (VIDEO).

    What do these two absurdly rare funk 45s by the Detroit Sex Machines have to do with the late great J Dilla? The answer lies in the latest episode of Fuse’s “Crate Diggers” with former Stones Throw Records general manager, current Now Again Records big cheese, Madlib business partner, and renowned record dude Eothen “Egon” Alapatt . Also: vintage James Brown test pressings, intense psyche by wards of the state, and why sending money and emissaries to other parts of the world is the only option as serious modern musical archeology (p/k/a “diggin'”) goes.

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