1. Planet Asia x Madlib – “Cracks In the Vinyl” EP (FREE DOWNLOAD).

    Usually when it’s such-and-such’s birthday or anniversary the honoree get gifts (or at least a roast). In commemoration of Stones Throw Records’ 15 year anniversary, though, two of the label’s earliest presences, Fresno’s finest Planet Asia and Oxnard’s oddest (and illest) Madlib , present a present for Joe and Jane Indie Rap, the free EP, Cracks In the Vinyl . Kinda freaking us out to think it’s already been a dozen years since these guys first appeared together for Peanut Butter Wolf’s “Definition of Ill” 12″. Yet P.A.’s clipped Cali gravity (“nasty like Panda Express,” as he describes on “Carrying Crates”) still contrasts comfortably against the Beat Konducta’s airy grooves. DL for free, HERE .

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