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Yello

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Old Skool Electro

Oh Yeah

A Oh Yeah (Dance Mix) (6:25)
B Oh Yeah (3:05)
B Oh Yeah (Indian Summer Music) (5:30)

Mercury

Cat No: 884-930-1
Released: 1985

£7.50

Malcolm X

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Old Skool Electro

No Sell Out

A No Sell Out (Vocal) (5:36)
B No Sell Out (Instrumental) (6:35)

Tommy Boy

Cat No: 12 IS 165
Released: 1984

£7.50

Various

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Old Skool Electro

Street Sounds 88-2

A1 Kraze The Party (Club Mix) (6:45)
A2 Jewel-T I Like It Loud (Vocal Mix) (6:00)
Producer - Saiffe Nottingham
A3 Funky Ginger, The Slaughterhouse (Psychiatric Mix) (6:00)
Producer - Emergency Services
A4 Fourplay Make ´em Rock (Our Way) (Free Style Hip Hop Mix) (8:05)
B1 Russell Patterson I Surrender (Club Mix) (6:19)
Co-producer - C. Wright
B2 Kickin' Kim K So In Love (T.J. Mix) (4:39)
Producer - Chris Sharp
B3 Brooklyn Funk Essentials (2) We Got To Come Together (Vocal Version) (6:58)
Producer - Arthur Baker
B4 Kash (7) Rok Da Bass (Da Klub Mix) (3:50)
Producer - Frankie Kash , Kevin "Dicky" Dolahayo
B5 Todd Terry Project, The Bango (To The Batmobile) (Club Bang) (5:27)

Street Sounds

Cat No: STSND 882
Released: 1988

£10.00
£5.00

Auto Da Fé

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Old Skool Electro

All Is Yellow, Hot, Hot, Hot (Extended)

A All Is Yellow, Hot, Hot, Hot (Extended Version)
B There They Stood

Spartan Records

Cat No: 12SP 18
Released: 1985

£5.50

Twilight 22

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Old Skool Electro

Mysterious (Remix)

A Mysterious (Remix)
B1 Mysterious (Dub)
B2 Mysterious (Album Version)

WEA

Cat No: YZ35 (T)
Released: 1984

£5.50

Various

Format: Vinyl Compilation
Genre: Old Skool Electro

Street Sounds Edition 15

A1 The Concept Mr DJ (Vocal) (5:36)
A2 Aleem & Leroy Burgess Get Loose (6:58)
A3 Colonel Abrams Music Is The Answer (6:34)
A4 Brass Construction Give And Take (6:00)
A5 David Grant & Jaki Graham Mated (Extended Version) (5:13)
B1 Princess After The Love Has Gone (Chief Inspector Remix) (7:06)
B2 Evelyn King Your Personal Touch (Dance Version) (4:46)
B3 B.T. Express Uptown Express (Club Version) (7:06)
B4 Caprice 100% (Vocal) (5:36)
B5 Masquerade One Nation (Street Mix) (7:20)

Street Sounds

Cat No: STSND 15
Released: 1985

£12.00

Carol Jiani

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Old Skool Electro

Vanity

A Vanity
B Vanity (Dub. Inst.)

Record Shack Records

Cat No: SOHOT 52
Released: 1985

£5.50

Break Machine

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Old Skool Electro

Street Dance

A Street Dance (Vocal) (6:28)
B Street Dance (Instrumental) (5:06)

Record Shack Records

Cat No: SOHOT 13
Released: 1983

£4.50

Break Machine

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Old Skool Electro

Street Dance

A Street Dance (Vocal) (6:28)
B Street Dance (Instrumental) (5:06)

Record Shack Records

Cat No: SOHOT 13
Released: 1983

£5.50

Afrika Bambaataa & Soulsonic Force

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Old Skool Electro

Planet Rock

A Planet Rock (Extended Version) (7:30)
B Planet Rock (Extended Instrumental Version) (9:12)

Polydor

Cat No: POSPX 497
Released: 1982
Out Of Stock

Melle Mel & Duke Bootee

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Old Skool Electro

Message 2 (Survival)

A Message 2 (Survival)
B Message 2 (Survival) (Instrumental)

Sugar Hill Records

Cat No: SHL 119
Released: 1982

£5.50

Break Machine

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Old Skool Electro

Break Dance Party

A Break Dance Party (6:34)
B Break Dance Party (Dub Mix) (4:20)

Record Shack Records

Cat No: SOHO(T) 20
Released: 1984

£4.50

Whodini

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Old Skool Electro

Magic's Wand

A1 Magic's Wand (5:38)
A2 It's All In Mr. Magic's Wand (4:43)
B Magic's Wand (Special Extended Mix) (11:22)

Jive

Cat No: JIVE T 28
Released: 1982

£5.50

MC Shy D

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Old Skool Electro

I've Gotta Be Tough

A1 I've Gotta Be Tough (Vocal)
A2 I've Gotta Be Tough (Instrumental)
B1 We Don't Play (Vocal)
B2 We Don't Play (Instrumental)

Champion

Cat No: CHAMP 12-34
Released: 1987

£5.50

Various

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Old Skool Electro

Street Sounds Electro 8

A1 Sparky D & Playgirls, The The Battle
A2 Davy DMX The DMX Will Rock (Rap Mix)
A3 Aleem Confusion
A4 D.E.F. feat. DJ Three D D.E.F. Momentum
B1 Marley Marl Marley Marl Scratch
B2 B-Boys, The Girls
B3 Papa Austin & Great Peso, The Wrong Girls To Play With (Dub)
B4 N.Y.C. Cutter D.J. Cuttin

some marks on vinyl

Street Sounds

Cat No: ELCST 8
Released: 1985
Out Of Stock
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Information on the Old Skool Electro genre

Old Skool Electro (sometimes called electronic hip hop, electronic rap or robot hip hop) is the fusion of electro, electronica, or techno with hip hop. The electro-hop movement had come about after seeing the underground electro movement on the East Coast gain popularity with artists such as Mantronix, Man Parrish, Jonzun Crew, Newcleus, Planet Patrol etc. The electro sound was pioneered by Kraftwerk and was further developed by Zulu Nation leader and hip-hop godfather Afrika Bambaataa. This style of hip-hop had its huge underground fanbase based primarily in Southern California. An eastern strand of electro was born from DJ Arthur and Diesel D in late 2006. They hold a strong underground following in northern Georgia and eastern Tennessee; it likely developed independently of other influences, such as Crunk and Snap music.

Following the decline of disco music in the late 1970s, various electro-funk artists such as Zapp & Roger began experimenting with talk boxes and the use of heavier, more distinctive beats.

In 1982, Bronx based producer Afrika Bambaataa released the seminal track "Planet Rock", which contained elements of Kraftwerk's Trans-Europe Express and "Numbers" (from Kraftwerk's Computer World album). "Planet Rock" is widely regarded as a turning point in the electro genre.

In 1983, Hashim created the influential electro funk tune "Al-Naafiysh (The Soul)" which became Cutting Record's first release in November 1983. At the time Hashim was influenced by Man Parrish's "Hip Hop, Be Bop", Thomas Dolby's "She Blinded Me With Science" and Afrika Bambaataa's "Planet Rock" . Also in 1983, Herbie Hancock, in collaboration with Grand Mixer D.ST, released the hit single "Rockit".

Bambaataa and groups like Planet Patrol, Jonzun Crew, Mantronix, Newcleus and Juan Atkins' Detroit-based group Cybotron went on to influence the genres of Detroit techno, ghettotech, breakbeat, drum and bass and electroclash. Early producers in the electro genre (notably Arthur Baker, John Robie and Shep Pettibone) featured prominently in the Latin Freestyle (or simply "Freestyle") movement. By the late 1980s, the genre had parted from its initial funk influences. Baker and Pettibone enjoyed robust careers well into the house era, and both eluded the "genre trap" to successfully produce mainstream artists.