1. AUDIO: House Shoes – “The Makings Part 1” mix (Free Download).

    House Shoes is Detroit’s premier musical ambassador, having worked closely with the late, great J Dilla and produced for the likes of Danny Brown, Proof, Invincible, and many others. Shoes’ debut album, Let It Go (Tres), drops this June, and in advance of its release he’s put together The Makings , a great 2-part podcast collecting some of his finest previous work . Part 1 debuts today via The Smoking Section . In addition to the music, The Makings also includes intermittent testimonials in praise of the man himself courtesy Rich Medina, Black Milk, Gaslamp Killer, Khrysis, Blame One, Phife, Exile, Prodigy, and more. Get familiar. Whose house? Shoes’ house. Peep playlist, audio and download link, after the jump…

    Download House Shoes’ The Makings Part 1, HERE .

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