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MR BRISTOW: City Love EP (2016)

city-love-ep-mr-bristowNo roll in the hay for Mr Bristow then – since, as the title of his new EP announces, he’s clearly all about the City Love. And doesn’t he just cavort around in the sounds of the megalopolitan sprawl like a some sort of priapic production pimp! He hustles Jermaine Dupri into a clinch with upbeat 70s pop hooks on the loose caboose of the title cut, gets Kool G Rap to do the damn thing with
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LAPTOP FUNKERS: Feel The Goodness (2016)

Feel The Goodness Laptop FunkersLaptop Funkers follow up 2013’s Ready To Rumble EP with an eight-track mini album, Feel The Goodness, that suggests the intervening three years have left them champing at the bit. Why? Because here are bouncing party breaks that hark back to the glory days of early big beat and set them alongside like such latterday non-wobble big beat like minds such as Rory Hoy and DJ Axe
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DJ ROAST BEATZ: Luxury Boom Bap – Remix EP (2016)

Luxury Boom Bap Remix EP Roast BEatzSometimes, roasting something twice is better than roasting something once! But which production cuisiniers to seek for twice-roasted beats if you’re already a capable beat chef yourself? In the case of DJ Roast Beatz you enlist the formidable skills of The Allergies, Shaka Loves You, El Bomba and DJ Maars to provide a veritable feast for the ears. The Allergies
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BREAKBEAT PARADISE: Paradise Breaks Vol. IV (2016)

Paradise Breaks Vol IV BBPImagine if you will, a tropical island consisting of nothing more than a conveniently dancefloor-sized clearing and a couple of palm trees. Floating above cloud level at sunset. Oh yeah – and the conical under-surface of said island reveals the entire structure to be nothing less than a giant speaker. Someone clearly has, for this is the cover of the latest compilation of party breakbeat glory in the
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DJ CLAIRVO: Rally In Paris EP (2016)

Rally In Paris EP ClairvoDJ Clairvo steps out from behind his Lack Jemmon project with Kid Panel once more to keep the revs up on his Rally In… series – this time with Rally In Paris. Inspired by what sounds like a recent high-octane point-to-point sojourn in the city of love racing from djing in clubs to djing in bars to djing house party after house party, Clairvo tries to aurally recreate his madcap hijinx with this
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BREAKBEAT PARADISE RECORDINGS: Big Fat Mama Beats (2016)

Big Fat Mama Breakbeat ParadiseHaving done the ‘old’ (with the retro 90s-ish sound of the Badass Funk EP from earlier in the year), Breakbeat Paradise Recordings now do the ‘new’ assembling a seven-artist strong squad consisting of Discobeta, Mr Rich & Caretaker, Crashgroove, Wiccatron, Funky Boogie Brothers, Rory Hoy and Pulpfusion to take things musically bang-up-to-date with the Big Fat Mama Beats EP – all expectations (as
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FUNKLINERS: Funk Like This EP (2016)

Funk Like This EP FunklinersJust in case you thought the label had gone a bit old school of late, here’s Funkliners to make sure things are kept all twenty-first century round at BBP towers. Snuff and Just Jess (for such are the Funkliners) were already established djs before they hooked up for production bizniz but since pairing up two years ago, they’ve nailed a remarkable amount of high profile support slots
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MORLACK: Hypersonic Freak (2015)

Hypersonic MorlackOk we’ve all been there, over done it on the mince pies and the turkey. And the alcohol. And the dvd boxsets. And the family. Er – so anyway – now it’s time to get back into it in the run-up to the year’s most massive celebration. And running towards this like a hypersonic freak is Morlack – almost as if he’s only recently looked at his calendar and realised, ‘Shit!’ I haven’t had at least twenty
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B-SIDE: Party Bangers Vol. 1 (2015)

Party Bangers Vol. 1 B-SideFireworks Night may be the best part of a month gone but that hasn’t stopped Southampton DJ/Producer B-Side letting loose a five deep set of Party Bangers which is apparently only Vol. 1. And one fully expects (judging by past form) that both B-Side and the label behind this release (that’ll be Breakbeat Paradise) will make good on a follow-up. This drop however opens with synth-bassed
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JAYL FUNK feat. TARZAN BROS: Shake It (2015)

Shake It Jayl Funk Tarzan Bros.“Us Tarzan Bros! You Jayl Funk!” Time to Shake It in a funky disco stylee as a certain German party breaks producer returns for the second time this month by getting cosy with a UK-based funky trio and an original track characterised by well-defined drums, insistent bass and rippling wah-guitar which curl themselves around pert vocals. Of the three remixes, the All Good Funk Alliance
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