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BASEMENT FREAKS: Tribal & African Percussion Sample Pack (Black Octopus)(2017)

Short of tribal and African percussion samples? The cupboard bare of balafons and devoid of djembes? Can’t spy any shakers, track down any talking drums or discover any congas you haven’t used already? We’ve all been there. Thank the lord for Basement Freaks‘ George Fotiadis then who, with the assistance of Smokey Bandits‘ percussionist Nick Tourbis, has knocked out (pun
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BASEMENT FREAKS: Ching Zeng Taped 35 (2017) Free download

Ching Zeng Taped 35 Basement FreaksBasement Freaks provides some bass-funky mixtape relief amid the winter darkness as host of Dusseldorf label Ching Zeng‘s monthly Taped Podcast. The label is home to a roster who seek to build bridges between different cultures and musical genres so who better to be their man than Basement Freaks – someone as likely to play classic funk as moombahton? Expect everything in
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BASEMENT FREAKS: Blackened Hypno (ACDC vs. The Notorious B.I.G.)(2017) Free download

Blackened Hypno ACDC Biggie Basement FreaksRating: ★★★★★ He might like to spread his love across bass music genres all the way from moombah to reggae but you can always rely on Basement Freaks to deliver a floor-filling banger driven by a boom-bap beat every now and then. In this case – a juggernaut mash-up combining the not under-sampled Back In Black from Australia’s evergreen heavy rockers ACDC and the
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BASEMENT FREAKS feat. ITRAN: The Rebel (2016)

the-rebel-itran-basement-freaksUnbowed by everything 2016 has thrown at us, Basement Freaks turns his hand to dancefloor dub reggae in the run-up to Christmas. The Rebel is his new cut and it features vocals from Itran who delivers insurrectionary vibes on the mic. Naturally, there’s an instrumental version for those who feel that musical rebellion should be expressed purely by the medium of, well, music
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BASEMENT FREAKS: Funk Master Tools Sample Pack (2016)

Funk Master Tools Basement FreaksQ: How is a reputable producer like Basement Freaks to make his green in a world where it becomes increasingly difficult to make money out of your own tracks?
A: He pulls another sample pack full of fat bass guitar loops, talkbox chops, funk and blues guitar riffs, skankin reggae chords, harmonica riffs, all manner of drums and percussion, and a plethora
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FORT KNOX FIVE feat. EMPRESARIOS: Cinco To The Brinco (2016)

Cinco To The Brinco Fort Knox Five EmpresariosFort Knox Five (or should that be Fort Knox Cinco) get their brinco on with the aid of Empresarios for this latest single and batch of remixes off the Pressurize The Cabin LP. And of how many tracks shall such a release consist? Why five of course – a veritable quintet of breakbeat flavours! Thus Basement Freaks adds a pinch of glitch and a soupcon of moombah, Omegaman
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BASEMENT FREAKS: Full Moon Love Mix free download (2016) + Tour dates

Full Moon Love Mix Basement FreaksBasement Freaks has a fresh set of tour dates up as he promotes funky new LP Time Machine which – among other things – showcases a new Hillel Slovak/ early Red Hot Chili Peppers guitar direction. To show some love he’s put out this new free Full Moon Love Mix – so-called because he did it in time for 23rd March’s full moon – a good eleven days go, which just shows how busy it gets
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BASEMENT FREAKS: Time Machine (2016)

Time Machine Basement FreaksBasement Freaks‘ George Fotiadis is one of the biggest players in the party breaks scene and has been for years. So when there’s a new Basement Freaks LP out and it’s the fourth such musical adventure, it behoves those with a keen interest in party breaks to pay attention. And since his outfit’s new twelve track set has just dropped, you’ll want to know the skinny. Let’s see how they did
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BASEMENT FREAKS: Block Party Mix (2016)

Block Party Mix Basement FreaksOh Christ. Grab hold of something sturdy. Basement Freaks is in the club and he’s brought planet-sized farty bass, party breakbeats and…Queen? Yes that’s right – it takes a brave breaks-man to open his set with stadium pomp rock’s campest (and that’s saying something) (p)outfit but Georgios Fotiadis is that man. He will rock you. Any concerns that his latest Block Party Mix is
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BASEMENT FREAKS: White Hot (2016)

White Hot Kylie Auldist Basement FreaksIf you’ve been paying attention, you’ll know that the recent relative quietness from the Basement Freaks camp has been broken twice with teasers of a very funky new LP, Time Machine out soon on Jalapeno Records. First up was the super JB style All That Funk in December followed two weeks ago by the Bootsy-ish lope of Craig Charles fave Walk Away. Here’s a third offering forged in
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