TOM Showtime has just dropped the first track this week of his new compilation MASHIONA Tasty Mashups Vol 4 ‘Off The Record Edition’.
‘Callin’ Out A Little’ is a relaxed, funky mash-up of ‘Callin’ Out’ by Japanese-American rapper Lyrics Born, and ‘Turn It Up A Little’ by UK production duo The Nextmen. A smooth and simple release sees the innovative rhyme of the former delivered over the backing of the latter. Simplicity also drove the choice of name, so it seems…
Like many of Tom Showtime’s records, this first release of the new volume almost defines easy listening. I seriously encourage readers to check out previous tracks, such as a two-hour upload of a performance supporting Nightmares On Wax or the very cool chill-hop remix Soul Provider.
What makes this series from the Australian DJ a little more interesting is that the originals all come from actual records in his collection, which adds a nice, more personal finish. (Off The Record Edition was originally Strictly Vinyl Edition, as he describes on his SoundCloud)
We’re promised that forthcoming releases from the volume will feature other artists in his collection such as Biggie, House Of Pain and Masta Killa. Make sure you grab the subsequent tracks available for free download in the coming weeks.