The fourth edition of RE:UP focuses on the Ten-year anniversary of what some say was the best year in Hip-hop. Manual 004 presents a musical timeline to 1994, and looks back at some of the albums and artists that played a major influence on todayıs top beatmakers. An interview with legendary Hip-hop producer Pete Rock is the foundation to this theme, as the manual boast articles on Richard Dorfmeister, Blockhead, super-phenom Will Holland Aka Quantic, abstract producer Scott Herron better known as Prefuse 73 and Savath & Savalas, Germany's IDM masters Funkstorung, Animal Collective, Lyrics Born and 60 Channels. Record labels featured include Mush, Bastard Jazz, Select Cuts, Switchstance and Pulver. This manual also includes original art from today's leading graphic designers: Struggle Inc, Jordan Crane, Katsuo Design, National Forest, George Estrada and Upso. Articles of general interest include Puerto Rican Dance Hall music known as Reggaeton, Chi-Town hustlers Tortoise vs. Slicker, Laptop battles, San Francisco's True Skool and plenty more. Exclusive cover illustration by Derrick Hodgson aka MAD REAL.
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