Tag: Various Artists
1990 proved to be a very, very good year for British independent music. C90, Cherry Red’s latest in their C86-inspired compilation series, is a mammoth collection of some of the finest known and forgotten talents of the scene.
This fantastic and fun Bob Stanley-produced compilation highlights one of the finest–albeit extremely brief–moments in hip-hop history, the Native Tongues “movement,” which found hip-hop musicians eschewing the violence and misogyny that dominated the rap scene and offering up a positive. more innocent vision of the world.
You haven’t heard of these artists–sometimes for good reason–but this collection of independently-released and private-pressed country from the genre’s golden years offers up several lost jewels–and, truthfully, some stinkers as well.