This a remastered for vinyl reissue of Sacred Hoop’s original demo tape, originally distributed only on cassette back between ’94-’96. This re-issue also includes the never before released instrumental of Jedi-Subterranean, making it 8-songs total along with the original 7. These songs were written and recorded in the Bay Area and Arizona between ’93 and ’94 with Esoniq 16-plus and ASR-10 production by Vrse Murphy, delusional rhymes by Luke Sick and cuts by both; all recorded on a Tascam 688 8-track analog cassette recorder and mixed to DAT tape; and all heavily influenced by golden era hip-hop from ’87-’92. Each cover was individually designed and hand-screen-printed with unique colors and backgrounds under SH Duchamp-toilets logo by Eric Kneeland of Black Stamp Press, making each cover a one-of-a-kind piece of art. The record-label art was drawn by Matt Loomis and taken from a Sacred Hoop show flyer from 1999. Also included are a two-sided full-color photo collage sleeve of the crew and cohorts from back in the day and an envelope full of secret messages [like a unique letter hand-typed and signed by members of the Hoop among other goodies], and the envelope has been screen-printed with images from the Tascam 688 instruction manual.
Hit the link for purchase info these will go fast:
SACRED HOOP- Runny Poop (12″ vinyl) [limited to 112]
Brought to you by Megakut Records and Goodfelons. FRRRNT.
Following up their debut “Supalove Tape”, the deadly rap duo of Luke Sick and Rob Rush, together known as Rime Force Most Illin’, are back tag teaming rimes and ripping routines at a frentic pace with their new E.P., The Force Is Slammin’. The title says it all as these two bring you back to the essence of what this rap shit is all about, skills on the microphone and a def beat. Check out the video for the title track and soak game:
The Force Is Slammin’ is available on limited edition cassette. Each Cassette purchase comes with a free immediate download of the album, get it here:
Rime Force Most Illin’ – The Force Is Slammin’
The Supalove Tape is still available as well. Gurp League strikes again!
This is actually the first Sacred Hoop song I ever heard thanks to KDVS, way back in 1997.
From the album Bring Me The Head Of Sexy Henrietta
I’m going to upload and post a classic Gurp City track every week. Not Our House is the obvious first choice, taken from the classic compilation Cue’s Hip Hop Shop Vol. 1. DJ MARZ on the cuts.
Featuring :Z-MAN, EDDIE K, DJ TRICKY T
From the upcoming album entitled “Coffins in the Foyer (or The Lodge)” coming soon!
That real shit. FRRRNT.
Long overdue video off of Sacred Hoop’s Go Hogwild album. Featuring Z-MAN. Visit Sacred Hoop’s bandcamp page to hear all the classic material, http://sacred-hoop.bandcamp.com/
Directed, Shot, and edited in San Francisco by Laura Weyl, with thanks to Phillip Drummond for arranging the shoot at Club 6.
New digital 12″ from underground vets Sacred Hoop, produced by Pete Sasqwax with Luke Sick kicking that ill shit you love and Vrse Murphy stepping from behind the boards to grab the mic just like back in the Hoops early days. I could play this all day.
Get it here for free:
Ten Gallon Hat b/w Float Yer Kegs
Bartender video made by The Curator.
From the highly slept on album GO HOGWILD available now, stop sleeping.
And just for kicks, Cremona off of Sleepover
Sorry for lagging on this series things have been hectic between being a new parent, work, and life in general. Anyway, this time around I am focusing on the first release by Luke Sick’s side project The Disturbers entitled “Anansi Spider”. I ordered this tape from the ATAK catalog seeing it listed as a Luke Sick solo endeavor. At the time I was listening to the first three Sacred Hoop releases constantly and had to have it.
It quickly went into heavy rotation and led me to becoming friends with Luke after yelling Dirt Town continuosly during a performance at Maritime Hall for Cues record release party. After which we smoked weed on P-Minus’ roof. The album itself is exactly what it is billed as, a punk rock mc’s four track practice tape. Some of these songs you may recognize. “Crampin ya Action” was reworked for Sacred Hoop’s Go Hogwild album, “Saddness” morphed into “DSL” from Sleepover, and “Gillian” has gotten a new life on Grand Invincible’s latest album Cold Hand In the Dice Game. Here you get to hear them in raw form with different production. Other favorites of mine are “Small Axe” a duet with Bob Marley, “Deadicated” with Z-MAN, and “Battery Chuckers” which became a staple in the Hoop’s live show.
DOWNLOAD HERE: THE DISTURBERS – Anansi Spider
Gurp City, the most dedicated and underrated on the whole coast. Gurp Fest next week errrryyyyy