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Z-Trip, who has been throwing fundraising parties for Sen. Barack Obama (along with everyone else), has just released an Obama mix. A few words from his site: Recently, Shepard Fairey and I threw some fundraisers for the Obama campaign. We … Continue reading
By now, it’s well established that Z-Trip is the modern progenitor of the mashup, thanks to his groundbreaking 2001 mix CD with DJ P, Uneasy Listening. But you’d be surprised how few of the Music for Robots crowd that jock Diplo, Danger Mouse, Girl Talk, Donna Summer, et al give him props.
Oh well. Z-Trip’s got plenty of fans anyway, especially on the West Coast. He’s got a whopping 400,000 friends on MySpace — top that, Greg Gillis! And he’s got a new project, too. It’s his first since 2005’s Shifting Gears, and it’s for a video game, the forthcoming All-Pro Football 2K8. Z-Trip’s All Pro features guest shots from Chali 2na, Rakim, Aceyalone, Gift of Gab, Slug, dead prez and many others. Highlights include a revisit of Rakim’s "Let the Rhythm Hit ‘Em" and a remix of Rush’s "Tom Sawyer," a prime cut for turntablists back in the day.
Z-Trip’s All Pro comes out July 31 on Decon Records. He’s also heading on the road to promote the CD: tour dates and track listing are below.