Run DMC - King Of Rock (SuperVinyl) - AudioSoundMusic
Run DMC - King Of Rock (SuperVinyl) - AudioSoundMusic
Run DMC - King Of Rock (SuperVinyl) - AudioSoundMusic
Run DMC - King Of Rock (SuperVinyl) - AudioSoundMusic
Run DMC - King Of Rock (SuperVinyl) - AudioSoundMusic
Run DMC - King Of Rock (SuperVinyl) - AudioSoundMusic
Run DMC - King Of Rock (SuperVinyl) - AudioSoundMusic
Run DMC - King Of Rock (SuperVinyl) - AudioSoundMusic

Run DMC - King Of Rock (SuperVinyl)

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Run DMC [click here to see more vinyl featuring Run DMC]:

Jam Master Jay – percussion, keyboards

Darryl McDaniels "D.M.C." – vocals

Joseph Simmons "Run" or "Rev Run" – vocals

Percussion – Sam Jacobs (A1)

Guitar – Eddie Martinez (A2, B1), Davy-D (A4), Bobby Gass (B2), Larry Smith (B2), Rick Rubin (B2)

Featuring [Special Guest Appearance] – Yellowman (A5)

Music by Orange Krush (all tracks), Run-DMC (A4-5, B3), Joseph Simmons (A1-3, B4), Larry Smith (A1-3, B1-2, B4), Russell Simmons (A1), Darryl McDaniels (A2-3, B2, B4), Daniel Hayden (A3), Jason Mizell (A3), Russell Simmons (A3, B2), James Smith (B1), Rick Rubin (B1), Antonio Lucien Herrera (B2)

 

1 LP, standard sleeve

Limited numbered edition

Original analog Master tape : YES

Heavy Press : 180g SuperVinyl

Record color : black

Speed : 33RPM

Size : 12”

Stereo

Studio

Record Press : unspecified

Label : MOFI

Original Label : Arista

Mixed by The Latin Rascals (A1), Elai Tubo (A2), DJ Red Alert (A3, B4), Tony Torrez (A4), Randy Murray (A5), Rick Rubin (B1), Chuck Chillout (B2), Jam-Master Jay (B3)

Produced by Larry Smith, Russell Simmons

Photography by E.J Camp

Mastered by Krieg Wunderlich

Originally released in 1984

Reissued in November 2023

 

Tracks:

Side A:

  1. Rock the House
  2. King of Rock
  3. You Talk Too Much
  4. Jam-Master Jammin'
  5. Roots, Rap, Reggae

Side B:

  1. Can You Rock It Like This
  2. You're Blind
  3. It's Not Funny
  4. Daryll and Joe (Krush-Groove 3)

 

Awards:

Complex The Best Rap Albums of the '80s – Ranked 50

 

Reviews :

“Take the title of Run-D.M.C.'s King of Rock somewhat literally. True, the trailblazing rap crew hardly abandoned hip-hop on their second album, but they did follow through on the blueprint of their debut, emphasizing the rock leanings that formed the subtext of Run-D.M.C. Nearly every cut surges forward on thundering drum machines and simple power chords, with the tempos picked up a notch and the production hitting like a punch to the stomach. If the debut suggested hard rock, this feels like hard rock -- over-amplified, brutal, and intoxicating in its sheer sonic force. What really makes King of Rock work is that it sounds tougher and is smarter than almost all of the rock and metal records of its time. There is an urgency to the music unheard in the hard rock of the '80s -- a sense of inevitability to the riffs and rhythms, balanced by the justified boasting of Run and D.M.C. Most of their rhymes are devoted to party jams or bragging, but nobody was sharper, funnier, or as clever as this duo, nor was there a DJ better than Jam Master Jay, who not just forms the backbone of their music, but also has two great showcases in "Jam-Master Jammin'" and "Darryl and Joe" (the latter one of two exceptions to the rock rules of the album, the other being the genre-pushing "Roots, Rap, Reggae," one of the first rap tracks to make explicit the links between hip-hop and reggae). Even if there a pronounced rock influence throughout King of Rock, what makes it so remarkable is that it never sounds like a concession in order to win a larger audience. No matter how many metallic guitar riffs are on the record, this music is as raw and street-level as the debut. It manages to be just as dynamic, exciting, and timeless as that album, as it expands the definition of what both Run-D.M.C. and rap could do.” AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine

 

MoFi SuperVinyl: The World's Quietest Surfaces and Cleanest Grooves: Developed by NEOTECH and RTI, MoFi SuperVinyl is the most exacting-to-specification vinyl compound ever created. Analog lovers have never seen (or heard) anything like it. Extraordinarily expensive and extremely painstaking to produce, the special proprietary compound addresses two specific areas of improvement: noise floor reduction and enhanced groove definition. The vinyl composition features a new carbonless dye (hold the disc up to the light and see) and produces the world's quietest surfaces. This high-definition formula also allows for the creation of cleaner grooves that are indistinguishable from the original lacquer. MoFi SuperVinyl provides the closest approximation of what the label's engineers hear in the mastering lab.

 

 

Ratings :

AllMusic : 5 / 5 , Discogs : 4.24 / 5  

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