Unknown DJ – 808 Beats

Techno Hop Records (US) [THR-2] 1984 Second release for Unknown’s Techno Hop label and this is the track that really blew up worldwide and stamped Unknown’s arrival on the electro scene. It was produced by Unknown and another West Coast legend, Darryll ‘Lyrrad’ Davis aka DJ Illrad who, following on from drawing up flyers and t-shirts for the likes of […]

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Kid Frost – Terminator

Electrobeat Records (US) [EB005] 1985 What can I say about this track other than, possibly the best hip hop/electro record ever! This was the last release for the short-lived Electrobeat label and they went out with a bang. Once again the top-notch production was handled by David Storrs. After this release Kid Frost left rap for a while and became […]

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