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ATHLETICO BOROUGH UPSETTERS: Fine Style (STEPPIN’ TONES edit) free download (2017) + Free funky samples

ATHLETICO BOROUGH UPSETTERS:  Fine Style (STEPPIN' TONES edit) free download (2017) + Free funky samplesIt’s been a while since we last heard from Bristol’s Steppin’ Tones but he’s come back inna fine style with an freely downloadable edit of – er – Fine Style by one-hit wonders Athletico Borough Upsetters that both extends the original and makes it even noisier. Blimey – it’s like big beat never went away. And that’s not all. Check below and you’ll find that our man has also been kind
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MJ: Thriller The Funk of 40 000 Years (ROCKNROLLA SOUNDSYSTEM Edit)(2017) Free download

MJ:  Thriller The Funk of 40 000 Years (ROCKNROLLA SOUNDSYSTEM Edit)(2017) Free downloadHello – pictures of fruity young ladies with tattoos? You can tell this is a Rocknrolla Soundsystem edit before you hear or read anything about it – even if the hottie in question is all dolled-up like Baron Samedi. Turns out RRS have done a rework of MJ’s cheesy Halloween classic, Thriller and not the first one this month either – since this edit follows Hot Border Special’s cover. ‘Blimey – what’s that
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NICO GOMEZ: Baila Chibiquiban (MR BOOM edit)(2017) Free download

NICO GOMEZ:  Baila Chibiquiban (MR BOOM edit)(2017) Free downloadRating: ★★★★★ Bloody hellfire! ‘The artist formerly known as Chicky Boom’ turns out an absolute monster edit of 1972 Nico Gomez Brazilian afro-psych-funk classic Baila Chibiquiban by judicious use of (among other tweaks) a drum break excised from even more famous Gomez cut Lupita. This makes it the second monster Gomez edit this year what with Voodoocuts having already re-
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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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AMERIGO GAZAWAY: A Common Wonder – Sugar By The Pound + DJ TANNER AV edit (2017) Free download

AMERIGO GAZAWAY:  A Common Wonder - Sugar By The Pound DJ TANNER AV edit Free downloadRating: ★★★★★ Amerigo Gazaway has been displaying mad mash-up skills for time and is the man behind the ‘Soul Mates’ LPs – including Fela Soul and Yaasin Gaye. His latest effort however, unites a certain Stevie with the man known to his mum as Mr Lonnie Rashid Lynn for the fifteen track A Common Wonder – the highlight of which is Sugar By The Pound. This
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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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ANDERSON. PAAK: Come Down (SLY Melba edit)(Video)(2017) Free download

ANDERSON. PAAK:  Come Down (SLY Melba edit)(Video)The Shaka Loves You crew have been waiting a few days for some love for this while the monkey has been fighting global online crime but the philosophy at MB Towers is that it’s better late than never to rep. their peachy Anderson. Paak SLY Melba edit of Come Down. While the original dallied in a sweaty basement club with funky breaks and muted rock guitar chops, SLY take
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ALEEM: Hooked On Your Love (DON DAYGLOW edit)(2017) Free download

ALEEM:  Hooked On Your Love (DON DAYGLOW edit)(2017) Free downloadBack in the day, Aleem, a.k.a Leroy Burgess, was responsible for epic vocals on such Black Ivory bangers as You Keep Asking Me Questions. As the decade wore on however, funk was having an increasingly tough time against the mainstream, big money might of disco. Clearly a man to join ’em if he couldn’t beat ’em, Burgess promptly joined disco outfit Aleem and by ’79 was having
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CHARLIE BEALE & GRID DIVISION: Stick ‘Em Up (2017) Free download

CHARLIE BEALE & GRID DIVISION:  Stick 'Em Up (2017) Free downloadNow I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking, ‘I could really use a glitch-hop bump that would get feet moving but properly had the funk – maybe some horn samples, the odd grunt and some wah-wah guitar. A lot of wah-wah guitar.’ Could Charlie Beale and Grid Division (for it is they) join forces to make your day? The answer is yes they could and the medium is new one Stick
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NOTES FLOATS & KEV LA KAT: The Nods (2017) Free download

NOTES FLOATS & KEV LA KAT:  The NodsGot the nods? You will when you hear the latest from Austin-based rapper Notes Floats and beat provider Kev La Kat of loveourrecords.com entitled – er – The Nods. You know – as in after the dance you can do with your head whilst driving or anything else that involves having an otherwise largely motionless body but still desiring to show you’re feeling the beat. Why the ‘nods’ were
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