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Domino Of Hieroglyphics Takes Us Through The Cuts On 'Crate Diggers'

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Domino of Hieroglyphics straps on his lab coat and take us through his impressive record collection forCrate Diggerson FUSE. Dom shows us some of his dime pieces and explains how he got to be so fascinated by vinyl in the first place, chalking one up to his mother, who gave him his first tastes of The Beatles and Stevie Wonder. After getting a record collector's elementary education from ma dukes, he explains how even The Ohio Players and The Four Tops become redundant when you're so entrenched in the funk for so long, which furthered his interest in more subversive cuts (a lesson any vinyl enthusiast has surely already learned.)

He gives us a peek into the cuts you tend to dig a bit deeper for, like Music From National Football League Films Vol. 1by TheElliot Blair Orchestra or Henry Mancini'sThe Cop Show Themes;two records whose epic string arrangements painted more intense pictures in the head of a young Domino. With so many pricey and rare soul and funk cuts out there, Dom spoke to how surprised he was to find that older hip-hop records had also turned the corner in the becket of vinyl collectors, specifically the OG pressings of his groundbreaker"93 Til Infinity." You can take a stroll through the immense galleries with Domino as your curator on the latest episode of Crate Diggersbelow.