Sunday, 23 December 2007

A track from a mixtape I'm considering doing. (American Gangster remix/Christmas Song)

So you may or may not know this, but Jay-Z has released acapellas of all the tracks on his new album for us fine re-mixers to play with. So far there is a bunch of albums out there using them. A led zeplin based one, a godfather based one etc etc, so I figured I'd try jump on the bandwagon, with the only logical source for my samples..wham!.

So far I've done one track, mixes "Last Christmas" (hence why I decided to release it now) with the track "American Gangster". I'm not sure if I will go though with the whole album though...it would be nice, especially since hiphopdx.com is hosting a contest for remixes.

Preview or download the track below.









Hippomothamus - American Gangster: Download [mp3]

Monday, 26 November 2007

Ch-Check it out (Rhyming In Rainbows Remix) video

I just put together a little video mash-up thing. My Rhyming In Rainbows remix of "ch-check it out" over the original video for ch-check it out.

Watch it below, or click here to be taking to youtube.

Friday, 23 November 2007

Rhyming In Rainbows


Well,

I finally finished my most recent time wasting project rhyming in rainbows. The mixtape consists of songs using only samples from each track from the new radiohead album In Rainbows. So, say, track 5 on this mixtape Def Cover by Murs features only samples from the 5th track off In Rainbows which is All I need.

You can download the album 2 ways. One normal download, which is a 56 MB .zip file. Or you can download a torrent, which is hosted on the piratebay. If you dont know what a torrent is then just ignore this and download the normal way. You can also preview each track below, note though, the previews are a lower quality than the actual files you download.

Hippomothamus - Rhyming In Rainbows: Download [.zip]
Hippomothamus - Rhyming In Rainbows: Download [.torrent]

Intro // 15 Step








Mos Def - Beef // Bodysnatchers








Blackalicious - Passion // Nude








Dead Prez - It's Bigger Than Hip-Hop // Weird Fishes_Arpeggi








Murs - Def Cover // All I Need








Dilated People - This Way // Faust arp








Jurassic 5 - linguistics // Reckoner








Beastie Boys - Ch-Check It Out // House Of Cards








Beastie Boys - So What'cha Want // Jigsaw Falling Into Place








Kanye West - Get Em High // Videotape








[updated download url]

Wednesday, 24 October 2007

Beastie Boys - Intergalactic (remix)

One of the first tracks I ever made. Beastie Boys - Intergalactic mixed with 3 variations of the futurama theme tune as well as some other futurama samples.









Hippomothamus - Futurapa: Download [mp3]

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians

Beastiemixes.com is currently hosting a competition to create remixes using samples from the, now public domain, movie "Santa Claus Conquers the Martians". So far there is only one entry, mine.

Hippomothamus - Ch-Check Out What I Got: Download [mp3]

Mash Potato Mixtape

Here's a small mixtape I put together a while back. Essentially I was working on a track and realised I still didn't know to much about mixing music so I decided to work on a few mash ups.

Its in the form of 2 zip files as my file host doesn't expect files bigger than 50MB's

Part 1: Download [ZIP]
Part 2: Download [ZIP]

Intro
In Da Club - Callin' out
Linguistics - Shake Your Rump
Kickpush - Open Letter
Guilty Conscience - My Adidas
Triple Trouble - Go
New Friend - Outta Control
Shook Ones - 99 Problems (The Token Black Album Track)
Dirty Harry - Ante Up
Outro

Beastie Boys - 3 The Hard Way (remix)

Another track I did a few weeks back. No reason for it, really. I heard the Elton John track "sorry seems to be the hardest word" and I figured I'd sample it. Quite happy with it.

Hippomothamus - What Do I Gotta Do?: Download [mp3]

Chocolate Rain Remix

Here's a simple mash up I made when I was bored a few months back, when remixing chocolate rain was the in thing.









Chocolate Rain vs An Open Letter To NY: Download [mp3]

My new home

Seeing as I have so many accounts at different sites for my music I figured one place to call home would be smart.

Theoretically, this one will be used to bring them all together.

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