2x12" LP Vinyl record sleeve for MattaMass (MMR05).
Black + Pantone 7548C.
The "Yellow Tapes" are the studio unofficial tapes, they are usually "not for production", they contain drafts, and hidden gems or lost tracks, here collected during 16 years and brought together as short stories with different moods.
Yellow is the main color in NYC. To Travis Bickle & Aloysius Christopher Parker. To the Doppler Effect (Somewhere over the rainbow). To Martin Scorsese, Spike Lee, Jim Jarmush & John Lurie. To Charles Bukowski & Henry Chinaski. To the nineties, to when we were young Hip Hop makers in bedrooms, to struggle, to spray paint, to crate diggin, to self-esteem, to heavy beats late at night, to Be Bop, to upright bass, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Eddie Gomez, Charles Mingus, Ron Carter, to 12 & 16 bit, to bad floppy disks, to SCSI terminators, to valve compressors, to midnight fog, to Vinny, Dionna, Ruby & Ritchie Tringali, to John & Alice Coltrane, to James Lavelle, Ben Drury, Will Bankhead, Futura 2000, Mo' Wax, DJ SHadow & DJ Krush, to Lonnie Liston Smith, Roy Ayers, Pete Rock, Premier, Q Tip, Rawkus, Guru, Ghost Dog & Louie Bonacelli.