Selections From One/Three

Combining the loose swagger of Detroit hip-hop (Slum Village, et al.) and the minimal glitch ethos of modern hybrid IDM (Chocolate Industries, Schematic, etc.), One/Three is a concise, albeit bizarre study in abstract beatscapes. Under his Dabrye alias, Tadd Mullinix couples his oddbal sense of humor with his love for the hip-hop instrumental, grinding out compelling cut-up beats that are as strangely listenable as some of the skittering R&B symphonies heard on pop radio lately.

The first LP in a trilogy of the Dabrye sound, One/Three diminishes the space between the cerebral and the sexual in this blend of abstract electronics and attempts to tie the immediate past to the way-far future, with more than pleasurable results.

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-02A
  • formats:
  • 12"
  • release date:
  • January 1, 2001
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1The Lish
2Hyped-Up Plus Tax
3Smoking The Edge
4With A Professional
5 So Scientific
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