Analog Players Society/Ben Rubin

For Your GRAMMY® Consideration

Analog Players Society x Masta Ace – “Home in America” (Ropeadope)
Hip-Hop/Rap, using samples from APS – TILTED

Best Rap Performance – Masta Ace
Record Of The Year
Song Of The Year

Analog Players Society – Soundtrack For a Nonexistent Film (Ropeadope)
Instrumental Hip-Hop/Jazz

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical 

Ben Rubin, Producer of the Year (Non-Classical)

Analog Players Society x Masta Ace – “Home in America”
Analog Players Society – Soundtrack For a Nonexistent Film
Queen Esther – “All That We Are” from Gild the Black Lily
Shine and the Moonbeams – I Am
Caleb Wheeler Curtis – Ain’t No Storm

More Information and Music

Analog Players Society x Masta Ace – “Home in America” (Ropeadope)
Instrumental Hip-hop, using samples from APS – TILTED

  1. Home In America Analog Players Society x Masta Ace 4:23

Ben’s Role: Producer/Mixer/Composer
Original session produced by Amon Drum and Ben Rubin
Recorded by Amon Drum
Mastered by Joe LaPorta

Masta Ace – lyrics/vocals

Sampled from original TILTED session:
Donny McCaslin (David Bowie Blackstar) – tenor saxophone
Orrin Evans (The Bad Plus) – piano
Dezron Douglas (Ravi Coltrane) – upright bass
Eric McPherson – drums

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Analog Players Society – Soundtrack For a Nonexistent Film (Ropeadope)
Cut-up Instrumental Hip-Hop/Jazz

  1. 01 Chase (feat. Amon Drum) 3:37
  2. 02 Safe Place (feat. Amon Drum) 2:11
  3. 03 The Water Is Rising (feat. Amon Drum) 1:06
  4. 04 Act Cool (feat. Amon Drum) 2:08
  5. 05 Bump In The Road (feat. Amon Drum) 1:50
  6. 06 Space And Time (feat. Amon Drum) 1:38
  7. 07 Starry Night (feat. Ben Rubin) 3:09
  8. 08 Celestial Message (feat. Ben Rubin) 2:25
  9. 09 Brooklyn Blackout (feat. Ben Rubin) 2:21
  10. 10 Rock The Block (feat. Ben Rubin) 2:28
  11. 11 Space Walk (feat. Ben Rubin) 2:48

Ben’s Role: Producer/Mixer/Composer
Original session produced by Amon Drum and Ben Rubin
Recorded by Amon Drum
Producer/Mixed by Amon Drum (1-6), Ben Rubin (7-11)

Sampled from original TILTED session:
Donny McCaslin (David Bowie Blackstar) – tenor saxophone
Orrin Evans (The Bad Plus) – piano
Dezron Douglas (Ravi Coltrane) – upright bass
Eric McPherson – drums

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Ben Rubin, Producer of the Year (Non-Classical)

Analog Players Society x Masta Ace – “Home in America (Hip-hop/Rap)

Analog Players Society – Soundtrack For a Nonexistent Film (Instrumental Hip-Hop/Jazz)

Queen Esther – “All That We Are” from Gild the Black Lily (Black Americana)
feat. Jeff McLaughlin

Shine and the Moonbeams – I Am (Children’s Funk and Soul) Full Record Here
feat. Shawana Kemp, Jonathan Heagle, Rashaan Carter, Russell Carter, Kenna Ramsey, Brad Whitely, Stan Killian, Les Rogers

Caleb Wheeler Curtis – Ain’t No Storm (Instrumental Jazz) Full Record Here
feat. Sarah Elizabeth Charles, Chet Doxas, Josh Lawrence, Orrin Evans, Julius Rodriguez, Luques Curtis, Mark Whitfield, Jr

  1. Home In America Analog Players Society x Masta Ace 4:23
  2. All That We Are Queen Esther 4:07
  3. Ain’t No Storm Caleb Wheeler Curtis ft. Sarah Elizabeth Charles 4:39
  4. Celestial Message (feat. Ben Rubin) Analog Players Society 2:25
  5. Brooklyn Blackout (feat. Ben Rubin) Analog Players Society 2:21
  6. Rock The Block (feat. Ben Rubin) Analog Players Society 2:28
  7. Space Walk (feat. Ben Rubin) Analog Players Society 2:48
  8. Torrential Caleb Wheeler Curtis 4:00
  9. I Am Shine and the Moonbeams 3:52
  10. We Know Shine and the Moonbeams 3:24
  11. I Believe Shine and the Moonbeams 3:12
  12. We are a Family Shine and the Moonbeams 2:40
  13. High Frequency Shine and the Moonbeams 4:41
  14. Funky Leg Shine and the Moonbeams 2:44
  15. The Conversation Shine and the Moonbeams 3:57
  16. La Tortuga Caleb Wheeler Curtis 3:08
  17. Failure is an Option Caleb Wheeler Curtis 3:48
  18. the others Caleb Wheeler Curtis 5:50
  19. The Importance of Abstraction Caleb Wheeler Curtis 4:38
  20. Dystopia Caleb Wheeler Curtis 2:39
  21. Day 3 Caleb Wheeler Curtis 4:56

  1. Home In America *producer/mixer* *hip-hop* Analog Players Society x Masta Ace 4:23
  2. Reckoning *producer/mixer/engineer* *jazz meets boom bap* Donny McCaslin 3:15
  3. Wicked *performer/co-writer/producer/mixer/engineer* *trip-hop* Mudville 4:27
  4. All That We Are *producer/mixer/performer* *black americana pop* Queen Esther 4:07
  5. Bigment *producer/mixer/engineer* *jazz movie* Walking Distance feat. Jason Moran 4:22
  6. I Believe *co-producer/mixer* *funk/soul* Shine and the Moonbeams 3:12
  7. All About Me *bassist/producer/mixer/engineer* *political rock* Lower Power 2:13
  8. Rock The Block (feat. Ben Rubin) *producer/mixer* *hip-hop* Analog Players Society (feat. Donny McCaslin & Orrin Evans) 2:28
  9. Manifest (Benny Cha Cha Remix) *bolly-hop* Karsh Kale 6:09
  10. Williamsburg Bridge *upright bass* *folk rock* James Maddock 4:14
  11. Ain't No Storm *co-producer/mixer* *avant-vocal-jazz* Caleb Wheeler Curtis ft. Sarah Elizabeth Charles 4:39
  12. Ghost Town *producer/mixer/performer* *space music* Buzzed Armstrong feat. Josh Lawrence & Anwar Marshall 4:19
  13. Simple Ghilnooorty *producer/mixer/performer/engineer* *jazz meets nine inch nails* Walking Distance feat. Jason Moran 3:20
  14. Deja Vu (Benny Cha Cha Remix) *hip-hop* Killah Priest 3:53
  15. We Know *co-producer/mixer* *pop* Shine and the Moonbeams 3:24
  16. Someone Else *performer/producer/mixer/engineer* *trip-hop* Mudville 4:12
  17. The Hero Of The World *performer/co-writer/producer/mixer/engineer* *trip-hop* Mudville 4:29
  18. "Long Distance" - End Credits *composer/producer/performer/mixer* *film score* Ben Rubin feat. Michael Blake 1:19
  19. My Favorite Waste of Time *producer/performer/mixer/engineer* *dance pop* Marshall Crenshaw feat. Keva Hargrove 3:10
  20. Businessman Of The Heart *bassist/producer/mixer/engineer* *political rock* Lower Power 3:07
  21. Today Means More *producer/bassist/mixer/engineer* *country* Stripmall Ballads feat. Jolie Holland & Sam Parton 3:19
  22. "Someone Else" - Opening Titles *composer/performerproducer/engineer/mixer* *film score* Ben Rubin 1:39
  23. Pussy (Benny Cha Cha Remix) *hip-hop* Brazilian Girls 5:41
  24. "7x6x2" - End Credits *composer/producer/perfomer/mixer/engineer* *space western rock film score* Ben Rubin 4:33
  25. Doggie and Cookie *bassist/mixer* *jazz* Dred Scott Trio 6:46
  26. When I'm Writing (Benny Cha Cha Remix) *hip-hop* Killah Priest 4:30
  27. Goodbye Blue Sky (Benny Cha Cha's Hee-House Remix) Luther Wright & The Wrongs 4:03
  28. That Lick I Invented *bassist/co-producer/mixer* *jazz* Dred Scott Trio 6:12