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In celebration of Dj Kon and Amir's highly anticipated upcoming release, "off track vol. 1 - Bronx", this post will pay tribute to their rarer masterpieces.

" We wanted

to come with nothing but good music

from beginning to end."

Christian Kon Taylor and Amir Abdullah are two of the worlds most respected crate diggers. Their On Track tapes and Kings of Diggin' are the definitive compilations of their kind. Collecting wax since the tender age of 5, Kon is an established DJ, producer and engineer, while Amir, a vinyl addict since 1986, DJs and is Sales Manager at ABB Records.
The duo met in 1996, shopping for breaks at Bostons Biscuithead Records. Months later they recorded their first On Track mixtape on a Fisher Price tape deck, and the lessons began. Their record knowledge, as well as their digging services have been sought after by the most respected names in the game, including Shady Records, Diamond, Pete Rock and Lord Finesse. According to Finesse, Kon and Amir are two of the most extraordinary but underrated beat diggers in the game. To that end, in 2004, Kon and Amir opened On Track Productions, Inc. which offers their digging services to beatmakers and producers in need of the rarest pieces of wax. The Beantown duo has made a name for them selves by consistently reintroducing the masses the music of the past. As Amir puts it, I want those who appreciate good music to become fans. Kon and Amir are educators, giving their listeners a crash course in dusty groove 101, seamlessly blending loops and breaks that, in the words of Stones Throw Records Egon Alapatt, have left more than a few crate diggers scratching their heads, saying Now what that fuck was that?! Its not just the music I love, says Kon. But music other people need to be put up on. By spanning decades of yesteryears gems, Kon and Amir give their listeners a real perspective on the history of the art.

Click here to visit Kon's blogspot, theres insanely good music featured. Off track vol 1 will be relesed on BBE September 25. More information about the album, as well as two downloadable tracks, can be found on their new myspace:

Kon & Amir present Uncle Junior's Friday Fish Fry: The Cleaning

Track Listing:
1. Cut Up Mr. Kool- Standard of Living
2. Trip to Your Mind- Hudson People
3. Feel the Real- David Bendeth
4. Thought You Wanted to Dance - Symbol 8
5. Microwave Boogie - Skip Jackson & Natural Experience
6. Pistol - ???
7. Get No Lovin' Tonight - Milton Wright
8. Evil Vibrations - Mighty Riders
9. Sweet Power - James Mason
10. California - Leon Ware
11. Music Slave - Jade
12. Here I go Again - Karin Jones
13. We are The Chosen Few - The Chosen Few
14. Need Ya - Ron Holden
15. Make the Most of it - Starfire
16. Madame Butterfly - Leo Sunship
17. Windy C - 100% Pure Poison
18. Tracks of Love - Solid Gold Orchestra
19. Brand X - Home

Part one

Part two

The password for this file is: itsdabomb.blogspot.com

Kon & Amir - The best of Ontrack Vol 1-6

Known as one of the best crate digging series, this is a compilation of best cuts from volumes 1-6

Found this next gem in our collection: Kon & Amir: Pop in Trans Europe Express. This mixtape by Kon & Amir contains dozens of obscure fragments of European to-be releases. It has a heavy, groovy funk feel similar to their "on track" series.

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Anonymous said...

Thx. Can't wait for their upcoming release.

Anonymous said...

Thanks sooooooooooo much, the on track series is amazement plus, if only you had the whole series to share! (I know, I know I'm being greedy!)
Many thanks again for the breaks,

Anonymous said...

This is a nice Quality Cover 4 Kon and Amir - Pop in Trans Europe Express.

Missed th Chack ...Dammmm

Super Blog thx 4 all. D.C.

Anonymous said...

wowwwww godsend. thanks man.

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