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Slept on Saturdays: Statik Selektah & Termanology, 1982

Posted in Music Reviews, Slept on Saturdays with tags , , , , on Saturday, February 25, 2012 by Tim Althaus

Ever since I’ve been listening to Hip-Hop, I’ve always been drawn to dj/emcee duos. In the case of albums like Train of Thought by Reflection Eternal and Moment of Truth by Gang Starr, the display of mutual respect and  pure chemistry between the two artists (respectively) is amazing; 1982 by Statik Selektah and Termanology is no different. I remember when this album came out back in 2010, and for some reason I just didn’t give it a chance. This may be partially because I had been sleeping on Statik’s beats. At the time, I had known about Term for a while because of his mixtape If Heaven Was a Mile Away that he dedicated to J Dilla. Sleeping on this album was a huge mistake; 1982 is a monster of a record, and it was no doubt one of the best albums in 2010, if not the best. Continue reading

Statitk Selektah & Termanology, “Shining”

Posted in Audio, Downloads, Media with tags , , , , on Thursday, January 12, 2012 by Tim Althaus

I was on the Smoking Section the other day, and to my surprise, Statik Selektah & Termanology dropped their debut single from their forthcoming sophomore LP 2012. Their debut album, 1982, was one of my favorite albums of 2010, and I still constantly give it spins; Statik’s beats are crazy, and Term’s rhymes are as potent as the dopest red bud out there. These guys are quickly becoming one of my favorite tandems, and “Shining” further solidifies that status; Stat uses a myriad of samples to concoct a beautiful beat, and Termanology does his thing and leaves the mic battered and bruised.

Download: Statik Selektah & Termanology (1982), “Shining”