10 best oldschool electro songs

  • It was long time ago i wrote in this forum,so i dont know what u usually talk about. And im from Sweden(Not USA or England) so i donno if you will respond to my thread. Becuse in Oldschool hiphop forum ,it was hard for me ,to get any replies. The reason i do this,is becuse i want tips from you about good oldschool tunes. Maybe i miss anyone. And i like if you comment on my 10 best.

    Hers is my 10 best,but in no order.

    1. Hashim-The soul
    2. Unknown dj and 3 d-Beatronic
    3. World class wrecking crew-Juice
    4. Herbie hancock-Rock it
    5. Newcleus-Computerage
    6. Warp 9-Nunk
    7. Mantronix and just ice-Put that record back on
    8. Boogie Boys-Breakdancer
    9. West street mob-Breakdance Electric Boogie
    10. Kraftwerk-Numbers

  • hey junge,
    welcome back! 8)

    not a top 10... but 10 tracks/releases i really like...

    -Kosmic Light Force „Mysterious Waves“ (Nightbeat Records) 1985
    -Der Mer “Fall Out” (Tashamba) 1989
    -Hardrock Soul Movement „Double Def Fresh“ (Elite) 1986
    -The Alliance „It’s Time...“ LP (Freshline Records) 1989
    -Shantelle “Love Attack” (Pandisc Records) 1985
    -Sugar Style „Quadro-Phonic“ (On The Spot Records) 1988
    -The Future “Nuclear Holocaust” (Mirage Records) 1984
    -X-REF “Dream Six-O” (Metrovynil) 1984
    -Bass Patrol “Rock This Planet” LP (Joey Boy Records) 1988
    -Cosmic Jam „We Jammin“ (Boy Records) 1988

    ... :cylon:

  • some fresh 8)

    1. (1987) H.C. Smooth - Let's Rock - Non Stop (Class Act)
    2. (1985) Uncle Jamm's Army - What's Your Sign (Freak Beat)
    3. (1985) Sugar Style - 909 (The Beat Is Mine) (On The Spot)
    4. (1985) Phantoms Of The Beat - Dance To My Beat (Test Pressing Triangle)
    5. (1985) D.W. And The Party Crew - Freaky Lover (Party Crew)
    6. (1985) Frost - Battle Beat (Triangle)
    7. (1984) Invinceables - Kong In The City Of Doom (Success)
    8. (1984) General Jo - Base Rock (Unreleased Version)
    9. (1984) John Davis & Too Much - Destination Earth (Metrovynil)
    10. (1984) MC Chief Feat. Sexy Lady - Beef Box (4 sight)

  • yo another swedish brother! i'm also swedish
    welcome back!
    my tops

    not in any particular order:¨

    freestyle - don't stop the rock
    omega II - sonic boom
    rock squad - facts of life (instrumental version)
    extra funk factory - fantasy
    dynamix II - bass generator
    hashim - the soul
    newcleus - automan (instrumental)
    davy dmx - the dmx will rock (rap version)
    kid frost - terminator
    world class wrecking crew - juice
    spyder d - smerphies dance (both rap and intrumental are top)
    ---------------------
    many more probably but these are the ones that up in my head right now

    :cylon: :)

  • Real tuff t' choose so in no order at all and not goin too far back :D

    Man Parrish - Heatsroke
    Schooly D - PSK
    Byron Davis n the fresh force - My hands are quicker than the eye
    Aleem - Release yourself
    Newcleus - Computer age
    Arthur baker - Breakers revenge
    Paul Hardcastle - Rainforest
    Al Naafiysh - The soul
    Unknown DJ - 808 Beats
    Art of Noise - Close to the edge .ruff mix (beatbox)

  • No order, off the top of my head...

    Jonzun Crew - We Are The Jonzun Crew
    Unknown DJ + Cli-n-tel - 2030
    Man Parrish - Hip Hop BeBop Dont Stop
    Dominatrix - The Dominatrix Sleeps Tonight
    Egyptian Lover - I Cry (Night After Night)
    Hashim - Al Naafish
    Dynamix II - Bass Generator
    Mantronix - Who Is It?
    Freestyle - The Partys Just Begun
    Uncle Jamms Army - Yes Yes Yes

    My beat goes BOOM

  • thx,alot of nice music guys,i recognise alot of the songs,and remember when they was new. for example 808 beats are heavy. But some groups i have never seen, I think they are rare,or very rare=)

  • 10 is impossible.

    Top 15:

    1. Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force - Looking For The Perfect Beat
    2. CD III - Success (Instrumental Dub)
    3. Fantasy Three - Biters In The City (Instrumental)
    4. Fantasy Three - It's Your Rock (Instrumental)
    5. Fearless Four - F4000
    6. Hashim - Al Naafiysh The Soul
    7. Hashim - We´re Rocking The Planet
    8. High Fidelity Three - B Boys Breakdance (Instrumental)
    9. Imperial Brothers - We Come To Dub
    10. Imperial Brothers - We Dub To Scratch
    11. Jazzy Jay - Def Jam
    12. Kid Nice - I Want You To Like It
    13. Planet Patrol - Play at Your Own Risk
    14. Strafe - Set It Off
    15. T La Rock - It's Yours

    :cylon:

  • For me, in no particular order:

    Fantasy Three - It's Your Rock
    Afrika Bambaataa - Planet Rock
    Byron Davis - My hands Are Quicker Than The Eye
    DEF/DJ Three D - DEF Momentum
    Family Quest - Outerspace Rap
    Junior Gee/Capital Boys - Check Us Out
    Freestyle - Don't Stop The Rock
    DJ Born Supreme Allah - 2 3 Break
    Imperial Bros - We Come to Rock
    Broken Glass - Stye Of The Street

  • not really a top 10 but for sure tracks where i've spent gazillions of times for my listening pleasure :)

    1) Brothers Supreme - We Can't Be Held Back (my alltime favourite!)

    2) Fast Lane - Young Ladies (the so called "soft version" from the blue pressing)

    3) The Invinceables - Kong In The City Of Doom

    4) Freestyle - It's Automatic

    5) World Class Wreckin Crew - He's Bionic

    6) Diamond 2 Crew - The Prophecy

    7) Newcleus - Computer Age

    8) The Third Degree - Bass It Baby

    9) Pure Pressure - (Rapbot) Don't Panic

    10) L.A. Dream Team - Rock Berry Jam

  • This tracks are good, I think ;)

    Hashim - Al Naafiysh (The Soul), it's one of the best tracks in 80s :)
    Mc A.D.E. - How Much Can You Take
    International Music System - Vanity Rap
    Cybotron - Clear, cool beat with amazing sound, nice :)
    The Beat Club - Security
    Omega II - Sonic Boom
    Planet Patrol - Cheap Thrills, nice, positive track
    Afrika Bambaataa - Planet Rock
    Kraftwerk - The Robots
    Kraftwerk - Die Roboter
    Kraftwerk - Trans Europe Express

    and many others forgotten))

  • BEATRONIC. stands above all and is superior to all.
    FRESH MESS DUB. electro in its rawest form. that track will be underground for eternity...and beyond.
    TERMINATOR. what can you say about this? its a masterpeice.
    MANIPULATOR. the cover alone IS electro.

    to name another 6 is far to difficult. these 4 stand alone for their own individual reasons.
    you could add JAYBOCK THE CITY ACE,HASHIM,EGYPTIAN LOVER,VSF,THE GLOVE,NEWCLEUS the list is endless...however those 4 are timeless classics.

  • i agree with beatronic ,its a master piece,donno why. The beat is so dope. I remember when i heard it on radio in the 80's. I went l ike,what the hell.8-)

  • Scandalous that no-one has mentioned the greatest Electro tune of all time :

    Synergy - Project 5

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  • These are mine based off what I heard/owned at that time. Probably not the most highly regarded "electro" tunes in retrospect but they are the ones I played the hell out of when I was kid.

    In no particular order:

    1. Triple Threat Three - Scratch Motion 12in.
    2. Daniel Sofer - 100 Speakers 12in.
    3. The Wreckin Cru - Surgey 12in. & He's Bionic
    4. Sir Mix-A-Lot - I Just Love My Beat 12in.
    5. Hashim - Al-Naafiysh (The Soul) 12in.
    6. Man Parrish - Boogie Down (Bronx) 12in.
    7. Newcleus - ALL
    8. Freestyle - Don't Stop The Rock 12in.
    10. The Uknown DJ - 808 Beats & Let's Jam 12in.

    I will mention Pretty Tony as an honorable mention for my list!

    As you can probably tell, I have an affinity for west coast tunes. I grew up on the west coast so I admit, I am a little biased.

  • when i was a kid i was listening om the jungel book,wasnt until i was 15 or 16 i could fully enjoyed the frutis from electro:)

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