Damu's HISS ABYSS EP is finally available on tape, right on time for Cassette Store Day 2016. The project features instrumentals that couldn't fit on Damu's How It Should Sound Volumes 3, 4 & 5. 

Unique packaging includes a single panel insert instead of traditional J card, exposed spine, and a bonus sticker inside.

  • Pre-order ships Cassette Store Day, October 8th
  • Please note that all items on order will hold until your entire order is in-stock and ready to ship.
  • Limited Blue Vinyl 10" also available from REDEF RECORDS.
  • Also available on Spotify

With all the material considered for How It Should Sound (HISS) Volumes 3-5, it became difficult to determine which tracks would make the final album. While working on the album (3, 4 & 5), I lost track of the complete running time and how many beats were recorded. Selecting and sequencing songs for the definitive album was a task in itself for Redef, but once we decided to make 3 volumes instead of 2 as originally intended, things started lining up. This record features bonus material including outtakes and interludes that otherwise would have gone unheard. Being the 5th anniversary of the HISS franchise (2010-2015), we wanted to acknowledge the milestone by making more music available to our unsuspecting fans. HISS Abyss. Whether you consider yourself a hardcore vinyl enthusiast or general fan of music, the intent of this record is to extend the listening experience as presented in the How It Should Sound Series. Thank you all for the support. - Damu The Fudgemunk

For now, you can enjoy this FREE Cassette rip of HISS ABYSS:

Collapse is Klaus Layer's fourth full length album since 2013 and possibly his greatest musical achievement to date. Two years in the making, Klaus reveals an instrumental concept album full of genre-defying arrangements and hidden layers that will reward the listener over repeated plays. In just three years since his vinyl debut, Klaus has earned himself a reputation as Germany's most prolific and unique hip-hop conductor yet and this record will only further solidify that.
"In a society where unsettling truths about responsibility are given little thought, and short-sighted impulses have become commonplace, it’s easy to become disillusioned, but it gets a little harder when what we’re looking at are the bricks with which to build the future. There is never a time without consequence; history provides a resource of successes, failures and reflection. Eras of change ebb and flow and ours is once again uniquely positioned to cultivate an understanding of this interaction between the past and present to act upon what comes next.

This record is a musical manifesto for reclaiming that awareness, personal choice and inspiration for progression.” - Klaus Layer

    • Full cassette rip available for free download (with or without purchase) at!
    • Pre-order ships on or before Cassette Store Day, 10/8 (we expect to ship out a few weeks early!)
    • Please note that all items on order will hold until your entire order is in-stock and ready to ship.
    Limited Edition Cassette Store Day Release from People Under The Stairs, includes instrumental versions of both TGOS Step 1 & 2.
    Side A
    1. 100 Miles (Instrumental)
    2. Runaway (Instrumental)
    3. #asapfreedumwillyum$ (Instrumental)
    4. Saturday Again (Instrumental)
    5. Alleys (Bada) (Instrumental)
    6. The Love (Instrumental)
    Side B
    1. Back From The Dead (Instrumental)
    2. Graffiti on a High School Wall (Instrumental)
    3. Feels Good (Instrumental)
    4. Nightrunners (Instrumental)
    5. Ste. for Superheroes (Instrumental)
    6. After These Messages (Instrumental)
    Produced by Thes One
    The collaboration between Piecelock70 & Redef continues! This time we’re presented with the long-awaited instrumental versions of People Under The Stairs “The Gettin' Off Stage, Steps 1 & 2 on your choice of a pair of individually packaged deluxe color 12”s (each record has a different blend) or both versions together one special edition cassette tape. Take note that the vinyl features stunning artwork provided by highly respected visual artist Joseph Buckingham (aka “Joe Buck,” best known for his iconic work for De La Soul on the “De La Soul is Dead” cover). The TGOS Instrumentals Vinyl artwork is presented as a trio of unique covers that connect to form one 36 inch wide illustration. Instrumental versions of both Steps 1 & 2 are on offer now, and word on the street is that Step 3 vocal & instrumental versions may follow soon after. The Instrumental tape includes versions of Steps 1 & 2 in a unique package that includes a clear tape with red leader, b&w photo labels and a custom transparent print instead of traditional J-Card.

    For 17+ years group members, Thes One and Double K have consistently worked to achieve world renown success and etch their place in history as one of Hip Hop's most elite groups.  Far from done, The Gettin' Off Stage (TGOS) is aptly titled to celebrate their tenth album which is a noteworthy event in itself.  Double K and Thes One chose an unorthodox method to stagger the full length song sequence across a trio of EPs (6 versions to be exact; 3 vocal EPs and 3 instrumental versions).  To date, Steps 1 & 2 have been extremely successful and well received by the group’s loyal fanbase and new listeners alike. Vinyl, CD's and tapes sold out in hours, a feat most indie artists and even some major acts would struggle to accomplish. The third installment and grand finale is under construction as we speak.  In the meantime, "the bomb combo" are providing listeners with an instrumental experience of the very music they compose, produce, arrange, record, mix and rap over.  Both members are equally commended for their beats/production as for their lyrics/rapping (as well as for their unparalleled and high energy live shows).  Sonically, PUTS evolves with every record from their handpicked and curated samples to every tweak of the mixing console in the full fledged analog/digital studio Thes personally built from the ground up.  Prepare yourself for impressive fidelity and production competitive with some of hip-hop’s best. The journey is well rounded in emotion, rhythm and tempo collaging the pop music of yesteryear including elements of world, jazz, soul/funk, rock and disco. The result is a new wave of timeless Hip Hop in the twenty teens and one they've perfected for over 2 decades since the 90's; 17 of which, the world has witnessed.  Currently touring sporadically in sold out performances worldwide; see them on the stage in a city near you supporting The Gettin' Off Stage 1 & 2 and commemorating their 10th album milestone.  The Piecelock 70 and Redefinition partnership is only the beginning as both parties are scheduling an onslaught of collaborations in months to come.  Get ready!  Or Stay Tuned...

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