Tag Archives: 7″

SOOPASOUL: Pushin’ Weight b/w Brand New 7″ (2017)

SOOPASOUL:  Pushin Weight b/w Brand New 7Fresh from the hot-cakes-level success of his massive recent triple run of Soopasoul Edits (his first releases of any kind in seven years), DJ Soopasoul appears to have decided that the time is ripe for something original too. Enter his forthcoming Pushin’ Weight 7″ – a title that suggests a celebration of narcotics distribution perhaps? Well, blaxploitation flicks
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SKEEWIFF: Coming Home Baby/ Triumph Stag 7″ (2017)

SKEEWIFF:  Coming Home/ Triumph Stag 7Never ones to merely flaunt it when they can parade around sporting nothing but diamond nipple tassles and a gold lamé cock-sock (metaphorically, you understand), the Jalapeno Records crew celebrate nearly two decades in the business by making their two hundred and fiftieth release a limited red vinyl Skeewiff 7″ double-header of Coming Home Baby and Triumph Stag
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JIM SHARP: Gangsta Walk 7″ (2017)

JIM SHARP:  Gangsta Walk 7Rating: ★★★★★ Dusty Donuts regular Jim Sharp branches out on his own for new booty seven inch Gangsta Walk and it’s a certified floor filler. The A-side plunders Mark Ronson’s massive dancefloor hip-hop banger Ooh Wee for Nate Dogg and Trife’s vocal bits and adds posthumously-released Nate Dogg ‘pella Gangsta Walk over a beat concocted from the same Boney M loop that Ronson used
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DEEP BREEZ: Project Draw b/w Hammer 7″ (2017)

DEEP BREEZ: Project Draw b/w Hammer (2017)Rating: ★★★★★ Boom! Hit me hard! NYC emcee Breez Evahflowin hooks up with Big Deep of NY production outfit 2 Hungry Bros as Deep Breez to mastermind a double latin boom-bap header on this big-ass forthcoming 7″ from Origu. Both tracks are drawn from HipNOTT Records’ forthcoming Bring Out Your Dead EP and A-side, Project Draw, is a minimalistic shimmy which finds Breez expound
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ANDY COOPER: Action! 7″ (2017)

ANDY COOPER:  Action 7Forget Action Bronson, Ugly Duckling’s Andy Cooper has been so busy recently, that there’s a case for his changing his name by deed poll to ‘Action’ Cooper. A tour with Format & Abdominal, a tour and single with The Allergies, a single with Djar One and now this – a new seven inch single on Origu featuring beats made by – wait for it – one Mr A. Cooper. No samples on ’em either
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DR RUBBERFUNK: Disco Scene 7″ (2017) + 45s mix

DR RUBBERFUNK:  Disco Scene 7With no sign of abatement in the burgeoning seven inch renaissance, Jalapeno Records are getting in on the action this summer with a number of 45 releases and re-releases. On this drop we have a cut that originally appeared on one of the earliest releases from long-term Jalapeno Records signing Dr Rubberfunk all the way back in 2001 – the Disco Scene EP. On said EP, the title
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MOST WANTED: Calm Down 7″ (2017)

MOST WANTED:  Calm Down 7Rating: ★★★★★ Calm down? That’ll be essential advice for deejays and b-boys then when they clock that a 7″ re-press of Calm Down by obscure 90s outfit Most Wanted (a.k.a Fever Records’ signings, III Most Wanted) has just dropped. Why? Er – well, quite simply because it takes the Commodores’ epic Assembly Line break (complete with ‘huh’s) and stretches it out to full track length
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DJ FORMAT & ABDOMINAL: We’re Back/ Diamond Hammer 7″ (2017)

DJ FORMAT & ABDOMINAL:  We're Back7“We’re Here! We’re back!” Who’s back? Who else? Abdominal and Format! And with seven splendid inches of wax to boot. Phew! And you thought the slew of releases around their Still Hungry album wasn’t going to yield any 45 action at all. Nevertheless, here they are with the turbocharged double-header that is the thundering organic bass-led We’re Back 7″ and the equally energetic
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THE HAGGIS HORNS feat. DOC BROWN: Take It Back (2017)

THE HAGGIS HORNS feat. DOC BROWN:  Take It BackFunky UK boom-bap in the area! It’s Take It Back, the new Haggis Horns 45 on which the seven-piece have got the groove locked in the pocket while emcee Doc Brown takes to the mic. Can he get a soul clap? Yes! Does he care if this sort of bump is old hat? Hell no – because this is the ‘Horns take on a party-oriented summer single and the first taster of what is to come in the form of their
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THE GOOD PEOPLE: Down Here/ Game In The Step 7″ (2017)

THE GOOD PEOPLE:  Down Here/ Game In The Step 7It’s the return of Saint and Greavsie – oops my bad – Saint and Emskee, a.k.a. The Good People, with a new wax nugget. On Down Here, Saint concocts a hefty funk-sampling beat so that Emskee can hold the floor on the topic of keeping it real way down ‘here’ in the hip-hop underground while Game In The Step is an altogether jazzier affair inna Tribe Called Quest stylee. Naturally
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