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Mind Fusion is a 5-volume series of albums produced by Madlib.


Volume 1

Mind Fusion Vol. 1 is the first of the Mind Fusion series of mixtapes and remixes by West Coast hip hop producer Madlib. As every mixtape follows a different genre of music, the first in the series focuses on hip hop songs produced and remixed by Madlib. It was released in CD format independently on Madlib's Mind Fusion imprint. It also features vocals from fellow Stones Throw artists.

Track list

All tracks produced, remixed, and arranged by Madlib.

  1. "Mind Fusions (Intro)"
  2. "All Night" - (featuring Wildchild, Declaime and MED)
  3. "The Omen (Madlib Remix)" - (featuring Aim)
  4. "I Got A Right Ta (Madlib Remix)" - (featuring Common)
  5. "Money Folder (12-inch Remix)" - (featuring Madvillain)
  6. "Never Saw It Coming" (from Push Comes to Shove) - (featuring MED)
  7. "Galt Suite No. 7"
  8. "Uh Huh (Madlib Remix)" - (featuring Method Man)
  9. "Stomp The Shit Out You (Madlib Remix)" - (featuring M.O.P.)
  10. "Steal This Beat (Instrumental)"
  11. "Yo’ Soul" - (featuring Dudley Perkins)
  12. "Hydrant Game" (from The Further Adventures of Lord Quas) - (featuring Quasimoto)
  13. "Ain’t Right" - (featuring Diverse)
  14. "Who You Be? (Madlib Remix)" - (featuring Outsidaz)
  15. "Beer Games" - (featuring Madvillain and Jaylib)
  16. "Feel It" (from Secondary Protocol) - (featuring Wildchild)
  17. "The Payback (Gotta)" (from Beat Konducta Vol 1–2: Movie Scenes)
  18. "WTF (Madlib Remix)" (featuring Oh No and Wildchild)
  19. "Montara (Remix #2)" (featuring Bobby Hutcherson)
  20. "Keeps It Krisp" (featuring Kazi)
  21. "Now U Know" (from Push Comes to Shove) - (featuring MED)
  22. "Space Goat (Madlib Remix) (featuring Diverse)"
  23. "Home Turf (Madlib Remix)" - (featuring Charizma)
  24. "Offbeat (Groove)" (from Beat Konducta Vol 1–2: Movie Scenes)
  25. "Right Now" (featuring Oh No)
  26. "Duck Sex (Outro)"

Volume 2

Mind Fusion Vol. 2 is second of the Mind Fusion series. This mixtape was released by Madlib under his Mind Fusion imprint. Its a compilation of many songs from different genres from the 60s to the 80s. Like other Mind Fusion mixtapes, this mixtape was released in very limited quantities and is a very rare and collectible item today.

Track listing

All tracks compiled and mixed by Madlib.

CD Track # Artist Title Album Year
11Nat AdderleySong of the Valdez DiamondDouble Exposure1975
2Brian Auger's Oblivion ExpressBeginning AgainStraight Ahead1975
3Johnny HammondBack To The ProjectsGambler's Life1974
5Cesar Mariano & Cia.MetropoleSão Paulo Brasil1977
6Human EggLove Like ThisHuman Egg1978
7Michal Urbaniak's FusionIlexATMA1974
8Peter LipaMy AlbumMoanin'?
9Mary Lou WilliamsPale BlueFree Spirits1975
210Henry FranklinCosmos DwellersTribal Dance1977
11AzymuthPartido AltoLight As A Feather1979
12Elvin JonesMoon DanceTime Capsule1977
13Patrice RushenBefore The DawnBefore The Dawn1975
14JujuNia (Complete The Circle)Chapter Two: Nia1974
15Marcos ValleNao Tem Nada Nao (Instrumental)Previsão Do Tempo1973
16Azar LawrenceTheme For A New DayPeople Moving1976
317CortexAutomneTroupeau Bleu1975
18JoyceLonge Do TempoEncontro Marcado1969
19Jackie McLeanSoul'Bout Soul1967
20Ennio MorriconeDies Irae PsichedelicoEscalation1968
22Stefano TorossiFearing MuchFeelings1975
23Duke EllingtonDigeridooThe Afro-Eurasian Eclipse1971
24Marcos ValleAzimuthMustang Côr de Sangue1969
25Bayete Umbra Zindiko QuintetLet It Take Your MindSeeking Other Beauty1972
27AzymuthNothing Will Be As It Was (Nada Será Como Antes)Telecommunication1982
28Jackie McCleanSoul'Bout Soul1967
29Lorez AlexandriaBaltimore OrioleHow Will I Remember You1978
30Pharoah Sanders/Norman ConnorsCasino LatinoBeyond A Dream1978
31George DukeNigerian NumberumaThe Inner Source1971
32George DukeFeels So GoodThe Inner Source1971
33Jackie McCleanSoul'Bout Soul1967
34Willie Tee and the GatursConcentrate[B-side of single "Get Up"]?
36Cal GreenRevolution Rap - Part 2[single]1967

Volume 3

Mind Fusion Vol. 3 is compilation mixtape by hip hop producer Madlib independently released in 2005. This album is a mix-up of Funk, Jazz, Dub and hip hop instrumentals released in a total of 8 tracks on CD format.

Track list

  1. "Just A" - 5:25
  2. "Collection" - 6:33
  3. "Of The" - 8:25
  4. "Hottest" - 5:02
  5. "Shit" - 11:49
  6. "Madlib" - 10:07
  7. "Has Ever" - 7:02
  8. "Produced" - 3:23

Volume 4

Mind Fusion Vol. 4 is a remix album by hip hop producer Madlib independently released in 2007. This album features remixes of songs by Nas and Jay-Z and others.

Track list

Track list adapted from Rappcats.com.

CD Track # Title Artist
11Getup (Madlib Remix)DJ Roddy Rod
2Pause (Madlib Remix)Frank N Dank
36 Minutes (Madlib Remix)O Solo
25Butter King JewelsMadvillain
36La RumbaRZA featuring Method Man
7Wild OutThe LOX
9Stacy Epps (Madlib Remix)Stacy Epps
10MED & Poke Dog (Madlib Remix)MED, Poke Dog
11The Cold One (Instrumental)Madvillain
512Get Down (Madlib Remix)Nas
613Public Service Announcement (Madlib Remix)Jay-Z
14Made You Look (Madlib Remix)Nas
1599 Problems (Madlib Remix)Jay-Z
16Hey Nas (Madlib Remix)Nas
717Moment of Clarity (Madlib Remix)Jay-Z
18Zone Out (Madlib Remix)Nas
19Allure (Madlib Remix)Jay-Z
820Further Adventures of Walkman Flavor (circa 1993-1996)Declaime, Madlib, Quasimoto, Wildchild, Medaphoar
1022Planet Asia (Madlib Remix)Planet Asia
23Bump Bump (Madlib Remix)Raekwon
24MC Unknown (Madlib Remix)MC Unknown
25Stick & Move (Madlib Remix)Planet Asia
1126Wanted (Madlib Remix)Beanie Siegel
27Madlib Freestyle
28Large Professor (Madlib Remix)Large Professor
1229Buzzin' (Madlib Remix)Royce da 5'9"
30Oh No (Madlib Remix)
1432Poke Dog (Madlib Remix)Poke Dog

Volume 5

Mind Fusion Vol. 5 is the fifth and last mixtape of the Mind Fusion series by hip hop producer Madlib. This mixtape focuses on "dirty hip hop crates" from around the world as stated on the back cover. Following tradition, this mixtape was also independently released by Madlib on his Mind Fusion imprint in CD format.

Track list

The whole album features only two lengthy tracks which have about 10 to 15 different beats each mixed together.

Track 1 - Dirty Crates From Around The World (35:58)

Start Time Title Artist
06:43We Can Make It If We TryThe Sylvers
10:40People Make The World...Charles Williams
21:07Sweet BabySteve Mancha
31:43Y GwylwyrBran

Track 2 - Live At The Do-Over (36:55)

Start Time Title Artist
00:01Jungle LoveJ Dilla
01:50Funky DudleyDudley Perkins
03:05CongomanThe Congos
04:25Street RapMaulawi
05:55E=MC²J Dilla
08:45Aldeia De OgumJoyce Moreno
10:09I'll Do My Best (For You Baby)The Ritchie Family
13:26Gotta Get Your LoveClyde Alexander
18:00Beej N DemSlum Village
19:03Hollywood DreamsFather's Children
21:17Beat Konducta (Instrumental)Madlib
22:44Beat Konducta (Instrumental)Madlib
23:56Monkey SuiteMadvillain
26:24DiamondsJ Dilla
27:44BabyJ Dilla
28:38Two Can WinJ Dilla
30:15Minsato Le, Mi DayihomeOrchestre Poly-Rythmo De Cotonou Dahomey
34:00You Never Come CloserDoris
35:16Malicious IntentScientist
36:15Pigs Go HomeRonald Stein

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