DJ Rhettmatic’s Ritmo Machine Mixtape| 19 February, 2013
On 2011’s Welcome To The Ritmo Machine, Chilean DJ/turntablist Latin Bitman teamed up with Cypress Hill/Beastie Boys collaborator Eric Bobo (naming themselves Ritmo Machine) for an album fusing breakbeats and hip-hop with Latin rhythms. Just listen to album highlight “Brazil” for an idea of what we’re talking about.
Now, DJ Rhettmatic (from the World Famous Beat Junkies, to give them their official title) has got his hands on the album and taken it even further into the world of turntable culture, chopping those original rhythms into a tapestry of unexpected turns and schizo beats.
Here is the mixtape (just click the Download link in the Soundcloud clip to download it):
We’re also more than happy to be bringing you an exclusive version of album track “Witness This Heat” remixed by DJ Rhettmatic and featuring Jurassic 5’s Chali 2na on vocals. Listen below:
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