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Lip-Smacking LA: Delicious Vinyl

Simon Witter, New Musical Express, 11 February 1989

New Yorkers, the creators of hip hop, have never been receptive to outside beats, and in the past only the Philly scene has given them cause for concern. But now the food metaphors are flying as LA’s Delicious Vinyl record company forces the Big Apple to say ‘Aaaah!’, and slides an angelic tongue down its throat. And with Tone Loc’s ‘Wild Thing’ 12" approaching the two million sales mark, and five double albums due out on Delicious by Easter, this is just the hors d’oeuvres. Simon Witter samples the feast.

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