Spanky And Our Gang


His debut single and mixtape on Money Studies were definite highlights of Booty Summer '05, but there's more and more big tings in the works for the jiggle-master known as Spankrock - from opening the MIA tour that starts this week, to his new tracks featured on Bmore Gutter Music, a mixtape "album" of sorts from Low Budget and Aaron LaCrate, dropping in October on Milkcrate Records.




The disc is split into two continuous mixes by LaCrate and Low B; each DJ's mix features original Baltimore club tracks (like LaCrate's Biggie-sampling "Kick A Hoe" and Low B's Curb Your Enthusiasm ode "Crazy Eyed Killah") as well as exclusive songs from Spankrock and his female MC foil, Amanda Blank. The new joints range from speedy raps about "scripts of Xanax" on "Blow" to squeltching, half-time electronics on "Grit City", and are all sufficiently mindwarped ass-movers. THAT'S HOW WE LIKE IT!

Bmore Gutter Music should hold you over until the Spank full-length drops on Big Dada early next year. Meanwhile, check some FADER-blogged Spankrock live photos here and here, and keep an eye out for the crew as they hit the road.

Sep 16

Austin TX

La Zona Rosa



Sat Sep 17

Houston TX

Engine Room



Mon Sep 19

Athens Georgia

Twiropa



Wed Sep 21

Washington DC

930 Club



Fri Sep 23

Boston MA

Paradise



Sat Sep 24

Montreal QU

Spectrum



Mon Sep 26

Toronto ON

Phoenix



Tue Sep 27

Detroit MI

St Andrews



Wed Sep 28

Chicago IL

Metro



Thurs Sep 29

Minneapolis MN

Fine Line



Sat Oct 1

Denver CO

Gothic Theater



Tues Oct 4

Los Angeles CA

Henry Fonda



Wed Oct 5

San Francisco CA

The Grand

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