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Armed with rare records from the Tanner library and a handful of guest features, Vanderslice shares some of his best work to date with the 'Trendsetter 'EP. The seven tracks showcase both his gifts as a producer and as a curator. While he provides the snarling, gritty instrumentals, we’re treated to standout appearances from Vic Spencer, Ty Farris, G Perico, Daniel Son, and Capo.
In creating the beats for the project, Slice explains that he had “like 20 or 30 loops at my disposal, all gutter, all in the same vein.” After picking his favorites, he personally linked with the emcees and stayed true to his aesthetic of creating pure, raw rap. The result is a track like “Cold Winter,” a fitting title for a cut bursting with shit-talking lyrics from Chicago’s Vic Spencer and hard-hitting production.
'Trendsetter,' as a whole, is equally as rare. It’s a no-frills, no-bullshit release that stays true to everyone involved, and serves as another dope project from one of underground hip-hop’s best kept secrets.
Cold Winter (feat. Vic Spencer)
Christmas Night (feat. Ty Farris)
Barry White Shit (feat. G Perico)
Puzzles (feat. Daniel Son)
Shell Casings (feat. Capo)
Cold Winter (Instrumental)
Christmas Night (Instrumental)
Barry White Shit (Instrumental)
Shell Casings (Instrumental)
• PA producer Vanderslice utilizes the classic Tanner sound library as the sample source for his compilation project, 'Trendsetter,' due out March 27 via Coalmine Records.
• The seven track EP includes guest appearances by Vic Spencer, Ty Farris, G Perico, Daniel Son, and more, and includes the instrumentals on the B-side.
• Vanderslice ranks amongst one of the underground’s elite beatsmiths, having won several iStandard Producer Showcases, and making it to the final round of Red Bull Big Tune’s National Semi-Finals, 2009.
• To date, Vanderslice has produced for the likes of the late Prodigy, Ghostface Killah, Freddie Gibbs, Conway the Machine, Evidence, Slug and many more.