To satisfy the ever-increasing demand for more music, Dabrye releases this EP with one new track and two reinterpretations. “Making It Pay” is completely flawless—an instant classic, also featured on Ghostly’s Idol Tryouts compilation. Outputmessage creates an almost ambient groove from a One/Three track, while Prefuse 73 takes no less than three of them, welding them together and adding his magical touch.

“Dabrye’s music is a cathedral vaulted to infinite sky. Echoes of analog
warmth stretch into the steeple. Stained glass sparkles with synthesized
scenes of gliding lowriders. Glowing miracles and electric current keep the
air alive with buzz. Outputmessage must have sipped some of this holy
water because their filtered reinterpretation of “Hyped Up Plus Tax” raises
goose bumps to a new level. This is a static soaked baptism. Prefuse
blends Dabrye’s hopped-up papal history in chopped megamix style. A
thousand instrumental tongues speak at once. Ride waves of undulating slow
motion. Stand, sway, and kneel to pray. A catacomb excavation couldn’t
uncover all the dusty secrets here. Let’s borrow a Divine Styler title and
tie the package up right: Spiral Walls Containing Autumns of Light.” -XLR8R

About Dabrye

Tadd Mullinix created his Dabrye alias in the late 90s as a hip-hop alter ego, a sonic wildstyle that weaved together the laid back vibes of midwestern hip-hop and east coast boom bap, the futuris...check out Dabrye's page and other releases

  • Ghostly International
  • GI-12
  • formats:
  • 12"/Digital
  • release date:
  • January 7, 2003
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1Making It Pay
2 Hyped-Up Plus Tax (Outputmessage RMX)
3 Dabrye 73.3 (Prefuse 73 Megamix)
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