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dj mc - lowend jungle (12inch vinyl lp)


ARTIST // dj mc
LABEL // duck n' cover records (ch)
CAT // dnc1207lp


DJ MC, aka Mario Cooper, comes from the Southside of Chicago was first introduced to the world outside of footwork's inner circle through Planet Mu's second episode of the legendary Bangs & Works compilation in November 2011. One of the collection's most remarkable and memorable tracks, "Y Fall", made it very clear that Mario Cooper plays in his own league. DJ MC is part of the movement's second generation comprising such heavyweights as DJ Roc and EQ Why, a group who could be dubbed the Fruity Loops wizards. Countless times he appeared spinning tunes at the scene's long-lasting core event, Battlegroundz. After quite a few digital EPs on various labels and on his own Bandcamp page, Duck N' Cover present his first release on vinyl. This monster of a record comprises 11 tracks on two sides, has an ultra-fast pace as it contains tracks lasting from one-and-a-half minutes to two-and-a-half minutes, which makes it demanding material for the DJ, no time to sleep. Prepare yourself for a rollercoaster ride. This record is a snapshot which offers its listeners a look into the culture's innermost workings, from the producer's point of view the track game is just as quick as the dance moves. DJ MC's footwork is very much rooted in hip-hop and rap. This given fact adds a very classic and classy touch to all of his output. Experience a modern day masterpiece and tune in to the Lowend Jungle. "Scary Horror" features DJ Roc.