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Modern Mantra


Download links and information about Modern Mantra by Dj Spooky. This album was released in 2002 and it belongs to Ambient, Electronica, Techno, Hip Hop/R&B, Rap, Dancefloor, Dance Pop genres. It contains 26 tracks with total duration of 01:14:02 minutes.

Artist: Dj Spooky
Release date: 2002
Genre: Ambient, Electronica, Techno, Hip Hop/R&B, Rap, Dancefloor, Dance Pop
Tracks: 26
Duration: 01:14:02
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No. Title Length
1. Heaven Dips (featuring Sussan Deyhim, Russell Mills) 1:09
2. Lifted (featuring Sharpshooters) 1:20
3. On the Dub-ble (featuring DJ Krush) 2:01
4. Goo (aka Le Gooster) (featuring Double Trouble) 1:45
5. Analyze (featuring Sharpshooters) 4:06
6. Cargo / Sweet Melody (featuring Fugitive Elf) 2:07
7. Posterity (featuring Saru) 2:11
8. Gangsta S**t / Dieu Reconnaitra les Siens (featuring DJ Cam) 2:33
9. All That Dub (featuring BLEND) 0:52
10. Skip Town (featuring Aesop Rock) 2:09
11. Dinner With Blockhead (featuring Aesop Rock) 1:14
12. Zxero (featuring Jack Dangers) 4:03
13. Dark Plot / Tobira-2 (featuring DJ Krush, Hanna, Toshinori Kondo) 2:44
14. Traffic / The Sighting (featuring Cujo) 5:26
15. Personal (featuring Quentin'S Ladder) 3:48
16. Combustion Chamber / Tranquility Base (featuring Omicron, Illform) 2:55
17. Babel (featuring Nostramus) 1:16
18. Double Dragon 2:48
19. The O.G. (featuring Goo) 3:53
20. Alpha (featuring Droid) 3:49
21. Requiem for Ra (featuring Spaceways) 2:28
22. Spyworm (featuring Shinju Gumi) 2:56
23. Stone's Eggs (featuring Michael Brook, Bill Laswell, Russell Mills) 5:08
24. Prototype 909 (featuring Understand) 3:12
25. Elevatorium (Sub Dub Remix) (featuring Terre Thaemlitz) 3:30
26. Myopia (featuring Moby) 4:39



DJ Spooky's mix-album trawl through the deep, varied back catalog of Shadow Records is a great mix of laid-back breaks and hip-hop, populated by long-buried tracks from several scenes all over the world. (Granted, Shadow is as much a domestic distributor as it is a record label.) Spooky's mixing is excellent; with deft transitions and great scratching (plus just a bit of post-production), he injects energy into blunted hip-hop from Sharpshooters and DJ Cam, then ups the tempo with a great mini-set of drum'n'bass with highlights from Jack Dangers (the Meat Beat Manifesto main man) and Cujo (aka Amon Tobin). Modern Mantra finally touches down with jazzy, experimental selections from Goo ("The OG") and Spaceways ("Requiem for Ra") and ends by stretching back to early-'90s ambient with Prototype 909 and a closer from Moby's Ambient album of 1993. DJ Spooky compensates for the lack of vocals by dropping a pair of ace Aesop Rock tracks (the album's only outside licensing) and makes a smooth transition from post-millennium sound sculptor Russell Mills to the genesis of Shadow in the early-'90s ambient techno scene.