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Pan reissuing Spectre's illbient mixtape

Skiz Fernando's cassette mixtape pressed to vinyl by Bill Kouligas's label

Pan Records is reissuing Spectre’s illbient hip hop mixtape Ruff Kutz. Spectre, aka Skiz Fernando, originally released the limited edition cassette on his WordSound label in 1998. The 90-minute release comprises alternative mixes, obscure beats, and unreleased tracks and edits, by Sensational, Mr Dead, Bill Laswell, Jungle Brothers, Kevin Martin’s Techno Animal project, among others.

Fernando is now a professional chef (he published a cookery book in 2012, and has a YouTube cooking channel here). More details on the release, pressed to double LP, incoming on Pan records.