06105: The Mixtape was Written, Performed, Produced, Recorded and Mixed by SPIGGA
released December 6, 2005
BlanCo on The Mic
Jaswho? on Eveverything Else
Jaswho? appears courtesy of Soulmine Records www.soulminerecords.com
BlanCo appears courtesy of his Mama’s Rice and Beans
Special Guests: Argel Cota on Live Drums (Tracks 3, 9 10, 13 and 15)
Monica Ortiz on Backing Vocals (Tracks 3, 6, 9, 10 and 13)
John Cornelius on Bass (Tracks 6, 9, 10 and 13)
Darren Lolk on Guitar (Track 3)
Orlando Manmanyo on Backwards Accordion (track 8) Sarah Thorp with the V.O. from “FEVER” (Track 14) Leroy Moore as the Motivational Speaker (Track 15)
Track 16 mixed by the Barbados Bomber Brian Springer
Mastered by Nancy Matters at Moonlight Studios Recorded at Soulmine Studios (Oakland), supermercado23 (Echo Park) and Spring Studios (Sherman Oaks) with a whole lotta love y platanos con yuca frita.
SPiGGa would like to thank all the people who’ve supported the independent music scene and have been there from the beginning. All the bands, DJ’s and musicians we’ve played with in the L.A./Oaktown music scene and the Spigga live players; John Cornelius, Monica Ortiz, Darren Lolk, Moises Baquiero, Rick Deliz, Argel Kota, Cesar, Phillip and others who for immigration reasons will not be named. Verdad Y Justicia Label Group (Ric and Chris) and Navarre Corp. for making this happen. Issa at LMA, Chelina Vargas, Josh Kun, LATV, Westchester Al, all indie radio...Hay espacio para Funk en Spanglish, To all at Soulmine Records and supermercado23, thank you.
SPiGGa wishes to especially thank the many families that make this music possible. Families like these are the direct source of our inspiration. To Pat Williams, “Mima” and Mary Young your guidance, love and support is and always will be everything to us. To the Blanco Family; Mami and Luis, Papi and Ester, Ralph and Tammy, Dorcas and Amauri, Gabby and Cambryn, Gladys and Diego, Raul (Mobil…) and the baby bro, Christian. To our extended Midwest Des Moines Family, la Familia en La Republica Dominicana and to our WestEnd Hartford posse we thank u for being a crucial part of our musical and spiritual growth. The musical families; MM baby, MRA baby, Solar-power, Fuzz, Twynz, G-Men, LiquidCircus, Viva Malpache, Playground and CoolRunnings. Ventura Edgerson, Ralph Blanco, Brian Springer, Jonathan Chatfield, BradElectro and D-Lok the bar you guys raise is so high. Thank you all for being brothers. Our heart and musical mentor John D Cornelius and the Cornelius clan including Daffney, Elizabeth, Cricket, Danielle and Brandon.This most definitely goes out to HartfordHigh cuz you caint rock the pub, you caint rock the pub. To 84East and West, to 91South and to Royal Hartigan, a major influence. This cd of music is for you all. Tia and Jamie, Melissa, Carla P. and Kat Hogan. The Henry family, our main man Dave, Laurie and kids. For Diva, Deniro, Karma and Cleveland for guarding the fort. The patriots and the Mets for the ups and downs.
And for Sarah Thorp who gave us the first shot. Thank you so much. BlanCo loves you, ST7. To Eileen Alden, for always being there and the Williams wrecking crew; the fortunate sons, Rock and Zen. Jaswho? loves you all, dearly. And finally to our amazingly lovely friend Jen. Thank you for your courage, strength and fire.
Temple of the iris, divine inspiration.
Jaswho? and BlanCo; SPIGGA
For more info on Spigga please contact: Giovanny Blanco @ supermercado23records
Tel: 213.804.3268 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.supermercado23.com
Band Photography: Art Martinez Jr.
Pizza Photography: Pat Williams
CD Cover and Back Photograpghy and Drawings: Jaswho?
CD Artwork and Design: BlanCo