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Hip Hop and You Don't Stop.... Sugar Hill Gang, Grandmaster Flash coming to DVD-A....

Discussion in 'Music' started by Justin Lane, Apr 9, 2004.

  1. Justin Lane

    Justin Lane Well-Known Member

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    According to today's Musictap, The Greatest Hits of Grandmaster Flash, Melle Mel and The Furious 5 and The Best of The Sugarhill Gang will be coming to DVD-A May 25th.

    These should be great multichannel party albums (especially Sugar Hill Gang), and may even turn on a few friends to Hi-res once they hear you bang bang the boogie.

    J
     
  2. Justin Lane

    Justin Lane Well-Known Member

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    I would have thought more people would be interested in these discs. I already own both on CD, and can't wait to get the Hi-res multichannel mixes.

    Sugar Hill is just good old fun hip hop, and Grandmaster Flash Mellie Mel and The Furious Five is wrap that actually has a message and meaning to the lyrics unlike a lot of today's mainstream offerings.

    j
     
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    i swear ... to this day, if i'm eating at a friend's house and the food is crappy, i think of this song. [​IMG]

    didn't these guys do "white lines" too? i have ... errr ... "vauge" memories of that song too. [​IMG]
     
  4. Justin Lane

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    Haha. Yep, Grandmaster Flash performed White Lines as well.

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    Oh man, those sound SWEET. [​IMG]

    I hope that Rapper's Delight is going to be the 15 minute or so version of the song. [​IMG]
     
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    tony, how the hell do you know about the fifteen minute version -- you young whipper-snapper! [​IMG]
     
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    if this does come out it should be a must own for those with subwoofers.[​IMG]
     
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    I hope it has GMF's Magic Carpet Ride![​IMG]
     
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    I'm glad to hear this stuff is coming out in the new format. I can't stand contemporary rap music, but these guys, the pioneers of the genre, were incredible. Tks for the info.
     
  10. LanceJ

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    Was checking on these titles at Rhino & got a scare: look at the cover for the Grandmaster Flash dvd-audio & tell me what OTHER dvd-audio company's label looks like that? Gawd I hope THAT label has nothing to do with this release.

    The Sugar Hill dvd-audio looks O.K. though.

    Cduniverse.com has release dates of August 24 for both titles.
     
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    I'm glad to hear that these are still planned for release! [​IMG]

    Any word on what version of Rapper's Delight will be on the Sugarhill DVD-A? I hope that it's the 15 minute version. [​IMG]
     
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    Just a reminder that these titles come out today.

    And Rhino emailed me & said they are true multichannel recordings made from the multitrack tapes. [​IMG]
     
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    I'm disapointed with what's on Grandmaster's. Sugarhill, the opposite! If it ever comes out, I'll get it.[​IMG]
     
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    Thanks for the update Lance. I forgot these releases were on the way, as most Hi-res releses these days seem to be delayed. I wiill keep my eye out for them locally.

    J
     
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    Music Direct has them listed as indefinite delays...[​IMG]
     

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