Out this past November via Craft Recordings, comes one of the greatest and most celebrated hip-hop albums of all time, The Pharcyde’s Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde. The album will be available in Deluxe 25th Anniversary Vinyl (original album on 2LPs + 3 12” singles) and 2CD (original album, plus a full disc of bonus material) with audio remastered by Dave Cooley (J Dilla, Madvillain, Madlib) at Elysian Masters and will include non-album tracks, remixes, and rarities. New liner notes by leading music journalist and author Jeff Weiss (Passion of the Weiss, LA Weekly) to round out the package. Standard versions of the original album with remastered audio will also be available on vinyl (here) and cassette (here).
In support of the release, WhoSampled have teamed up with Craft Recordings to present an interactive album experience to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of “Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde,” to tell the story of this iconic group and showcase their lasting effect on popular music.
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About The Pharcyde:
The Pharcyde continues to record and perform around the world, keeping the spirit of free-flowing collaboration alive. In 2008, the Danger Mouse-produced Gorillaz smash hit “Dirty Harry,” for which Pharcyde MC Bootie Brown provided the centerpiece verse, received a Grammy® nomination for best Urban/Alternative Performance, launching a long-standing association with the group. Always on the road, they continue to perform at home and abroad, racking up festival appearances and International dates, traveling overseas multiple times a year to satisfy the demands of their Japanese fanbase. For more info, visit ThePharcyde.com,PharcydeTV.com and follow @thepharcyde on Instagram.
Fall 2017 Tour Dates:
Saturday, Nov. 4 – Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas
Friday, Nov. 17 – Denver, CO – Ophelia’s
Saturday, Nov. 18 – Denver, CO – Ophelia’s
Thursday, Dec. 14 – Los Angeles, CA – The Novo by Microsoft **
Saturday, Jan. 6 – Oakland, CA – Yoshi’s Jazz Club
** with Living Legends, Hieroglyphics, and Del the Funky Homosapien
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