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DJ Zeph 

Sunset Scavenger

Wednesday, Aug 25 2004
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Much like this album's recycling company namesake, San Francisco party DJ-turned-producer Zeph picks through sonic leftovers to create something fresh and new on his second LP, for which he invited a posse of the bay's finest MCs to lend a hand. With sharpened production skills, Zeph provides a funky backdrop for various styles of flow, be it Boots Riley's slow-ass drawl on "Shake It Down" or Lyrics Born's frantic party-call on "Hands Up." Dance-floor jams like "Floorwax" featuring MC Raashan Ahmad complement the mellower tunes such as the spoken-word-infused "Cormorant." Much in the same vein of 2001's DJ Zeph, Sunset Scavenger is a blend of jazzy instrumentals and uptempo vocal tracks, a continuous party mix that ranges from above average to stunning. Here's to continued digging in the dumpsters.

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