Junk Drawer

by Schaffer the Darklord

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Junk Drawer is a collection of material created between 2003 and 2012 that I’ve never properly released. These songs are covers or remixes or contain uncleared samples.


released October 12, 2012

Track #1 (2009) – Contains samples/lyrics of Beastie Boys’ “So What’cha Want.”

Track #2 (2010) – Features backing vocals by Liisa2Eyes. Contains samples of Glitch Mob’s “West Coast Rocks.”

Track #3 (2009) – Instrumental by True Tracks. Features vocal cameo by Nelson Lugo. Mixed by Mikal kHill.

Track #4 (2011) – Contains samples of Angelo Badalamenti’s “Laura Palmer’s Theme.” Written specifically to serve as the opening song I perform when guest-hosting The Pink Room Burlesque’s David Lynch-themed shows at The Parkside Lounge in NYC.

Track #5 (2003) – Features dialogue vocals by Strict Chem of The End of the World. Contains samples of Eric Clapton’s “Cocaine” and Led Zeppelin’s “When the Levee Breaks.”

Track #6 (2009) – Contains samples of Carrie Underwood’s “Before He Cheats.” Written specifically to serve as the opening song I would perform when guest-hosting Original Cyn Burlesque, a twice-monthly show that ran from 2006-2012 at the Lucky 13 Saloon in Brooklyn, NY.

Track #7 (2003) – Contains samples of Dead Kennedys’ “MTV Get Off the Air,” “Holiday in Cambodia” and “California Uber Alles.” Lyrics in Jello verse from Dead Kennedys’ “Stars and Stripes of Corruption.”

Track #8 (2008) – Remixed by The HT. Features backing vocals by Liisa2Eyes. Contains samples from the film “Gladiator.”

Track #9 (2008) – Remixed by Peeved. Vocals recorded by Sean Tarantino. Based on the Mark of the Beast album version’s instrumental by Dave Famous. Originally appeared on Hipster, Please! compilation “Old Nerdy Bastard.”

Track #10 (2012) – Remixed by Mikal kHill. Features guitar by Stemage.

Track #11 (2009) – Features vocals by BB Heart and guitar by the Beege. Contains samples of “Carol of the Bells” (recording artist unknown). Originally appeared on Shael Riley’s “Come Down the Chimney” compilation.

Mastered by Mikal kHill.
Album cover photo by Ben Trivett.
Album cover photo shoot continuity by Rosey La Louge.
Album cover lettering by the Beege.

Unless otherwise indicated, all material written, recorded and produced by Schaffer the Darklord.





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Schaffer the Darklord

Schaffer the Darklord (or STD) is a New York City-based rapper and comedian with material best-suited for brainy and/or drug- addled audiences. With manic energy, verbose vocabulary and cartoonishly commanding stage presence, STD skewers such topics as hedonistic substance abuse, sexual compulsion, urban anxiety and obsessive cat-enthusiasts. ... more

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