Lauded as one of the world’s best producers of instrumental hip-hop since the release of his 2001 debut ONE/THREE, Dabrye (AKA Tadd Mullinix) has more recently issued Instrmntl for Prefuse 73’s Eastern Developments label and the Game Over 12” on Ghostly. As a precursor to the imminent TWO/THREE full-length, Additional Productions is a tantalizing set on which Dabrye tests his mettle in re-crafting songs from wildly varying sources, proving that his skills extend well beyond original composition.
Loosely guided by his source material, Dabrye’s remixes offer different strains of gritty clunk-hop, vocoder-laced electro, and jazzy world-beat, while all retain the signature hand-made beats and head-nodding impetus that mark the familiar Dabrye charm. Bridging the gap between full-length albums, this collection also flaunts the brand new cut “Nite Eats Day” featuring Warp MC Beans (of Antipop Consortium), providing a preview of 2006’s TWO/THREE.
Dabrye (an alias of Ann Arbor’s Tadd Mullinix) is best known for creating head-nodding beats with saw-tooth bass lines and a keen eye to forward-thinking production. With support from both t...check out Dabrye's page and other releases