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HONEST LEE: Pajarito + video

HONEST LEE:  PajaritoIt’s been a while since the monkey’s heard from Growroom Productions label boss Honest Lee, but he’s a man who is still very much in business. Indeed, he’s got a nine-track debut album, Solera, in the offing no less. Pajarito is the first cut from it and offers flute-led, chilled-latin breakbeat vibes. This all makes perfect sense if you know what ‘pajarito’ actually means – or at least made the
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MORLACK: Cheeky Edits Vol. 2

MORLACK:  Cheeky Edits Vol. 2 Cheeky Edits Vol. 2 eh? Don’t beat about the bush Morlack, say what you really mean! Oh, right, sorry – you did. Cheeky edits of what though? Knowing you, I’m guessing vintage funk from the late 70s to late 80s or perhaps even early 90s at a stretch – but who specifically? Let’s see now…Trouble Funk? No? I see – stepping out of our comfort zone are we eh? What about Parliament
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KIBOSH: Globetrottin’ Freemix

KIBOSH:  Globetrottin'  FreemixThere was a time when the music formerly known as ‘ghetto funk’ became decidedly unfunky. Come to think of it, it was around the height of ghetto funk mania, when people started jumping on the bandwagon, skipping the vital step of including anything related to actual funk, and letting the wobble bass tail wag the breakbeat dog. Some might disingenuously claim it was never meant to be
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FORT KNOX FIVE & K LAB feat. BABY BAM: Jinglin’ Janglin’

FORT KNOX FIVE & K LAB feat. BABY BAM:  Jinglin' Janglin' It’s a clear-cut case of DC to BC by way of NYC as Fort Knox Five team up with K Lab and Jungle Brothers’ Baby Bam for new one Jinglin’ Janglin’. What’s the story there then boys? Go on glitch me with it – I’m all ears. Well – it turns out this meeting of musical minds is not just a geographical hook-up; there’s a temporal element too as seventies funky clavinet is paired with
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JOHNNYPLUSE: ‘Listen’ video

JOHNNYPLUSE:  'Listen' videoIrish breakbeat force of nature Johnnypluse has got a new single and video, Listen, out soon and it’s described here as sounding like, “Oasis drinking with the Chemical Brothers in a 90s warehouse.” In case you thought that was former UK number one Setting Sun, please note that was Oasis collaborating with the Chemicals not Oasis
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THE BREAKBEAT JUNKIE VS DJP: Hit Me With The Horns

THE BREAKBEAT JUNKIE VS DJP:  Hit Me With The HornsThe Bank Holiday arrival of new party breakbeat single Hit Me With The Horns can only mean one thing. That’s right – it’s time to welcome back a certain TBJ and DJP – or The Breakbeat Junkie vs DJP as they style themselves – as if their horns were continually locked over production issues. And despite going around the horn, as it were, by
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VARIOUS: South Coast Rulers

VARIOUS:  South Coast RulersSouth Coast Rulers from Cuttin’ It Fine Records? Have they opened up a business selling shatterproof plastic measuring strips? Don’t be daft! It’s the new one from DJ Roast Beatz’ label featuring tracks from such esteemed production dons as El Bomba, Cockney Nutjob and two from the big man – Roast Beatz, himself – one in
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KEN: Closer To The Sun EP

KEN:  Closer To The Sun EPConsider the situation – your mates Discobeta have got you an ‘in’ with the Breakbeat Paradise label. The label are keen to take on your rolling breakbeat sitar blues bump and make it the basis of a release (the Closer To The Sun EP) which additionally features four remixes and the remixers they’ve lined up for you are Discobeta
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KOOL HERTZ: Uberfly/ Chamelon Delight

KOOL HERTZ:  Uberfly/ Chamelon Delight Kool Hertz is back and revelling in old school influences with new drop Uberfly. Actually featuring two cuts, the title track is the one based around pieces of Curtis Mayfield’s Superfly over which are layered a heavy dancefloor drum break and more old school shout-outs and FX than you can shake a stick at. Meanwhile Chameleon
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BASEMENT FREAKS: 80s Disco Funk sample pack

BASEMENT FREAKS: 80s Disco Funk sample packNot enough of an Egyptian Lover feel to your last single? Can’t get the Cameo you wanted? Not yet Prince of the disco breaks? Is your life over? Don’t be daft, punk! Basement Freaks has got you covered with his recent 80s Disco Funk sample pack which loads you up with seven full song kits (including key and tempo), two brass loops
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