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DUB PISTOLS feat. TOO MANY Ts: Crazy Diamonds (2017) + video

DUB PISTOLS feat. TOO MANY Ts:  Crazy DiamondsWith more than two decades in the business behind them, Dub Pistols show no sign of running out of ammo and are shortly to release a new album with the (presumably) Pink Floyd-inspired title Crazy Diamonds. Before they do that though, there’s time to tease you all with the dubby Too Many Ts-featuring Brit-hop of the title track, a slew of remixes of said title track from Jimi
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GROOVE MIND: The Magician/ My Funky Worm – Remixes (2017)

GROOVE MIND:  The Magician/ My Funky Worm - RemixesThe MustBeat label come heavy and correct with the remixes shortly as they drop a big re-version package of Groove Mind’s The Magician/ My Funky Worm digi-single from back in April. D-Funk is the only artist to tackle The Magician and while most of the original elements of this gnarly wobble breaks cut are retained the whole thing is flipped for a deeper sound. If you liked Groove Mind’s My
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MORONGROOVER & MR BRISTOW: Ghetto Disco EP (2017)

MORONGROOVER & MR BRISTOW:  Ghetto Disco EPGents – time to get your three-piece flared-leg suits on; ladies – time to hit the wardrobe for a jersey wrap because Morongroover and Mr Bristow are shortly to go large with their Ghetto Disco EP on Breakbeat Paradise! The pair set out with the intention of funking you up till you boogie down and with opener I Like It Like That it’s Soul Train Disco Night manoeuvres from the off. Then
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SCREECHY DAN & BLUNTSKULL: Keep Doin It (2017)

SCREECHY DAN & BLUNTSKULL:  Keep Doin It The new one from Brooklyn Dancehall veteran Screechy Dan finds him hooking up with producer and known 90s reggae-boom-bap fiend Bluntskull so it’s no surprise that Keep Doin It should strip things back to the time-honoured recipe of the kick, the snare and the double bass all at around a 100bpm tempo. Elsewhere, Cut La Vis keeps doin it inna old school dancehall stylee, Rukus in a new
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COCKNEY NUTJOB feat. KURNEL MC: Differences (2017) Free download

COCKNEY NUTJOB feat. KURNEL MC:  DifferencesEveryman do ‘is ting a lickle way different and when it comes to their cover of DRS and Kenny Ken’s ’94 junglist cut Everyman entitled Differences, Cockney Nutjob and Kurnel MC do their ‘ting’ about fifty bpm slower inna skankin-midtempo breaks stylee. Also Mr Nutjob’s bowel-loosening buzzsaw synth bass is rather different too. This is perhaps surprising given jungle’s penchant
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TWOGOOD: Hollywood Swingers Club (Scour Records Freemix) (2017) Free download

TWOGOOD:  Hollywood Swingers Club (Scour Records Freemix)Say hello to Twogood – the latest findings from Scour Records – a duo who literalise the name of 90s big beaters The Propellerheads. If you combine a healthy dose of equal parts 70s Kool & The Gang and the stylings and percussive patterns of disco and early 80s Zapp/ Rick James-era funk, you’ve got their new freebie on Scour Records – Hollywood Swingers Club. ‘Hollywood Swingers
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DOC TMK feat. FAE SIMON: You Are Me (Video)(2017)

DOC TMK feat. FAE SIMON:  You Are MeAnother Doc TMK single in the run-up to forthcoming LP Jus Do It, and this time it’s Anglo-French hookup, You Are Me, featuring BBE-signed vocalist Fae Simon. The track finds TMK combining heavyweight cinematic boom-bap with Simon’s jazzy rnb vox in an exhortation for audiences everywhere to find their inner strength and unleash their creative potential. Which explains
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HAMMOND CLASSICS: Los Cuentos (2017)

HAMMOND CLASSICS Los CuentosHammond Classics’ Los Cuentos is the new one from the Athens-based producer – and thereby hangs a tale or three. See what the monkey did there Castilian speakers? Yes, ‘The Stories’ (for such is its title in Ingl├ęs) finds triple cumbia breaks trouble coming at ya all the way from Greece courtesy of HC. Well, obviously – where else more
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THE ALLERGIES: Push On (Album)(2017)

Allergies Push OnRating: ★★★★★ My word – is that The Allergies again? Airplay all over BBC radio, vinyl seven inch singles ago-go, a deepening collaboration with Ugly Duckling rapper Andy Cooper to the point that he’s almost the third member of the group and now here’s their second full-length album. What to call that bad boy though? Push Out? Nope
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BREAKBEAT PARADISE RECORDINGS: Big Fat Mama Beats 2 (2016)

BREAKBEAT PARADISE RECORDINGS: Big Fat Mama Beats 2BBP’s latest comp. is Big Fat Mama Beats 2 – a second and even larger helping (ten tracks rather than seven) to follow-up last year’s first volume. As before, dismiss from your mind any notion suggested by the cover art or title of delicate or swinging tweaks of Big Maybelle tracks. What you’re getting here is industrial-sized slabs of fat funk breaks – for which read plenty of glitch and grind
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