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FORT KNOX FIVE feat. SIR JOE QUARTERMAN: Don’t Go Remixes (2017)

dont-go-remixes-fort-knox-five-joe-quartermanFort Knox Five take their guest vocalist on last year’s excellent Don’t Go (the legendary Sir Joe Quarterman) at his word and having dropped the track digitally on Fort Knox Recordings in the spring and followed it with the vinyl 45 on Dinked Records in the autumn, they now deliver the remixes in the dead of winter. Which means both K-Lab and Trotter get a chance to strut their
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FORT KNOX FIVE: Whatcha Gonna Funk Uptown (2016) Free download

whatcha-gonna-funk-uptown-fk5Whatcha gonna do if you’ve got a track called Whatcha Gonna Do and you’ve worked out that Bruno Mars’ Uptown Funk acapella sits perfectly atop it? That’s right you’ve worked it out haven’t you? So they did. Then they played it out. A lot. And now Fort Knox Five have decided to release it into the wild so you can too. Whatcha Gonna
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FORT KNOX FIVE: Pressurize The Cabin Remixed (2016)

fort-knox-five-pressurize-the-cabin-remixedYou’ve released your album, you’ve released your singles, you’ve teased a couple of remixes – what could possibly be left to do for your label’s hundredth release? Ohhh – it’s got to be the remix album hasn’t it?! But who might want to remix Fort Knox Five‘s last album Pressurize The Cabin? Maybe (deep breath) Bobby C Sound TV, All Good Funk Alliance, The Funk Hunters, Qdup, Bart
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FORT KNOX FIVE feat. SIR JOE QUARTERMAN: Don’t Go (2016)

dont-go-sir-joe-quarterman-fort-knox-fiveIf anyone’s first thought on hearing that Fort Knox Five had done a track with funk legend Sir Joe Quarterman earlier this year was, “Oh my god! Fort Knox Five have done a track with funk legend Sir Joe Quarterman!” surely their second must have been, “Why isn’t this out on 45?” Full marks to Dinked Records then who continue their excellent service of committing good music to wax
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FORT KNOX FIVE: Reach feat. FLEX MATTHEWS (2016)

Reach Fort Knox Five Flex MatthewsThe final single to be lifted from Fort Knox Five‘s Pressurize The Cabin LP from last year is Reach featuring DC emcee, Flex Matthews making this, fittingly, a DC thing all round. Equally fittingly, it’s a summery slice of party boom-bap on a De La/ J5 tip turning on a 100 bpm beat replete with horns and funk guitar licks. Also invited to the party are remixers Knight Riderz who turn in both a trap and
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FORT KNOX FIVE feat. SIR JOE QUARTERMAN: Don’t Go (2016)

Joe Quarterman FK5 Dont GoRating: ★★★★★ “Give me the strength to carry on/ Cuz everything I’ve got is just about gone”, sang Sir Joe Quarterman all the way back in 1973, the big tease, since here he is in 2016 on a Fort Knox Five cut Don’t Go. Wait, what?! DC funk legend Sir Joe Quaterman does a new funk vocal in 2016 on a Fort Knox Five beat?!!! Yep, and it’s every bit as large as that sounds. Quarterman’s
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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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FORT KNOX FIVE feat. ASHLEY SLATER: Fire In My Belly (2016)

Fire In My Belly Fort Knox FiveThe latest single off Fort Knox Five‘s Pressurize The Cabin LP is Fire In My Belly on which Ashley Slater assists them on a pleasing journey that musically terminates somewhere between Ohio Player’s Love Rollercoaster and a full mothership connection. Remixers All Good Funk Alliance take over the journey at this point and bypass the mothership entirely to dock at disco spacehub
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FORT KNOX FIVE feat. VOKAB COMPANY: Pressurize The Cabin (2015)

Pressurize The Cabin single FK5And now – following the Pressurize The Cabin EP, the Pressurize The Cabin LP (which, via the monkey, came with a free download of the title track – Pressurize The Cabin) come Fort Knox Five once more with the Pressurize The Cabin single. With no fewer than three remixes – all entitled Pressurize The Cabin, naturally. Mat The Alien brings the drum n bass pressha, QDup’s all about the
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FORT KNOX FIVE feat. SLEEPY WONDER: 24 Hours To Set It Off (2016)

24 HOurs To Set It Off Fort Knox Five Sleepy WonderFort Knox Five burst out of the stalls for 2016 with more energy than a roomful of toddlers and their first drop this year in the form of another single from their recent Pressurize The Cabin LP. This time it’s the turn of pumping skank 24 Hours To Set It Off featuring Sleepy Wonder and two big name remixes. First up is Deekline who goes for the big ravey builds and buzzsaw bass while
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