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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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JSTAR: Message Whip (2017) Free download

Rating: ★★★★★ We’ve all become used to the gold that frequently materialises when an old reggae beat is recycled with a newer hip-hop ‘pella over the top and one man who knows a thing or two about that is JStar. With Message Whip he reveals there’s life in the old reggae-hip-hop don yet with an inspired bank holiday mash-up of Derek Harriot’s ’83 reggae boogie nugget Whip It
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DENNIS BROWN: Westbound Train (TARZAN BROS. edit)(2017) Free download

DENNIS BROWN: Westbound Train (TARZAN BROS. edit Free downloadIt’s nearly summer which means it’s nearly reggae, reggae time which means it is time for Tarzan Bros. to swing into action with an nifty early reggae edit. In this instance, the source material was the biggest Jamaican hit of 1973 – Dennis Brown’s Westbound Train and the edit finds Brown westbound in the twenty-first century. Not in an egregious way of course – this isn’t Southern
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DJ JAZZY JEFF & THE FRESH PRINCE: Summertime (RHYTHM SCHOLAR remix) (2017) Free download

DJ JAZZY JEFF & THE FRESH PRINCE  Summertime RHYTHM SCHOLAR remixRhythm Scholar optimistically chooses Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince’s Summertime for his latest remix trick. Has he seen the forecast for tomorrow? Obviously not. Mind you – that’s over here while he’s over there where the North Korean Missile Crisis has been hotting up. Apparently, there nothing like the flash from an atomic blast to give you a tan. All that aside, here is a certain
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NAANVA: Flowers Of Spring (2017) Free download

NAANVA:  Flowers Of SpringHe might travel by a name that sounds like a track on a Kula Shaker album but there’s no denying the sound of drums on new freebie instro Flowers Of Spring from Naanva. We open with the sort of jazziness you might have expected at Harlem’s Cotton Club back in the day before the breaks kick in with some prominent brush work and then it’s all about alternating the jazziness
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STEPPIN’ TONES: Lean With An Uppercut (2017) Free download

Blimey – a mash-up! Remember them? Steppin’ Tones certainly does and on this he splices the sixties-ish guitar-fuzz riffs of Pop Levi’s Pick Me Up Uppercut with the crunk-flows of snap-rappers Dem Franchize Boyz’ Lean Wit It to create Lean With An Uppercut. See what he did with the name there? In the process, he gives the Pop Levi
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SISTER SLEDGE: Lost In Music (DON DAYGLOW edit)(2017) Free download

It’s rare these days for the passing of a soul legend not to be marked by some sort of commemorative edit and the last journey of Sister Sledge‘s Joni Sledge to the big disco in the sky is no exception. And who better to helm an edit than day-glo disco don, Don Dayglow? For this edit of US Billboard number one hit Lost In Music is indeed his work. Cop it in all its six-plus minutes
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RAG N BONE MAN: Human (MANOSJMT edit) (2017) Free download

Human Rag N Bone Man Manosjmt editRating: ★★★★★ The indefatigable Manosjmt turns his sights to Rag N Bone Man for his latest edit. Having clearly identified a singer with soul, he then sets to work identifying the missing element from last summer’s hit. It’s a double time stomping beat of course which means that this edit delivers the unexpected sound of Rag N Bone Man keeping the faith in a neo-northern soul style
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ALPHONSE MOUZON: I’m Glad That You’re Here (DON DAYGLOW edit) (2017) Free download

Im Glad That Youre Here Don Dayglow Ewan HoozamiJazz fusion drummer Alphonse Mouzon was perhaps not the most likely person to release late period disco hit I’m Glad That You’re Here in 1981 but he clearly wasn’t a man to be pigeonholed. Someone else who isn’t a man to be pigeonholed is Don Dayglow. Nope, not another hangover from the devil’s own musical decade but the dj/producer hitherto known as Ewan Hoozami who’s just
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