THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL: Space Rangers Super Girl Edition (90s Rap Remixes part 3) (2014)

Space Rangers Super Girl Edition Scarlet PimpernelThe man who put the ‘pimp’ into Pimpernel is back as Manchester-based producer The Scarlet Pimpernel emerges from his musical chop-shop having customised the work of Queen Latifah and Roxanne Shante in his trademark 90s style. Somewhat livelier than previous drops this one finds Roxanne Shante’s rolling Big Mama morphed into a crashing cymbalfest complete with sirens
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THE CAPTAIN: The Bossa Fella’s Funk (2014) Free download coming soon!

The Bossa Fella's Funk The CaptainTurns out that the Beatnik City Records crew got so excited about their debut release of Brazilian sixties-edits, The Rio District Vol. 1, that they lost one of the tracks for the release during all the celebratory grooving and shaking. The Captain‘s Bossa Fella’s Funk (for this is the missing track) is essentially a bossa beat remix of Fatboy Slim’s Rockafeller Skank which famously sampled the
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BRIAN COLEMAN: Check The Technique Volume 2 (2014)

Check The Technique Vol. 2 Brian Coleman“Check the technique and see if you can follow it,” went Premier’s cut back in the day and what do you know – Brian Coleman, author of Check The Technique: Liner Notes For Hip-Hop Junkies (itself an updated expanded version of Coleman’s Rakim Told Me) has not only checked his first opus on the making of 36 classic hip-hop LPs but followed it with a second volume! That’ll be Check The
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MYLES SANKO: Forever Dreaming (2014)

Forever Dreaming Myles SankoFormer Speedometer and Chris Read collaborator Myles Sanko (dubbed the ‘love child of soul’ by ‘font of cliched metaphors’, Time Out: London), will be Forever Dreaming from tomorrow when his debut LP drops. The album is ten cuts deep and supplies a smorgasbord of the sort of melodic soul ballads and smooth uptempo neo-soul cuts from which wafts a powerful aroma of ‘potential chart
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CHART – SEPTEMBER 2014

(NEW) The Delegators – Be Good To Me

Not only still hot but even higher and dancefloor proven
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WARSON & CHUDY: Jump On It EP (2014)

Jump On It Chudy WarsonChudy and Warson have spent so long wading through 90s pop hits looking for something to edit in a funky breaks style in recent years that they can often be found wearing thigh-length red PVC boots. The Jump On It EP finds them at it again – kicking off with Warson leaping astride Ginuwine’s Pony and applying a breakbeat whip. Chudy provides the best cut with an eminently listenable
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KITTEN & THE HIP: Don’t Touch The Kitten Remixed EP (2014)

Don't Touch The Kitten Kitten  The HipJailbait/ pervy uncle electro-swing combo (and signings to Skeewiff‘s Pedigree Cuts label) Kitten & The Hip is actually the second coming of Ashley Slater (the Hip), frontman of 90s chart-bothering, Norman Cook-featuring acid-jazzers Freak Power. Turns out Slater isn’t the only one coming given the recent flurry of furiously jealous tabloid masturbation over Kitten’s stripper past and her
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HUGH GLEDHILL: Big Dinosaur Mouth (2014)

Big Dinosaur Mouth Hugh GledhillJezebel Sextet and JTQ guitarist luminary Hugh Gledhill is shortly to open his Big Dinosaur Mouth and unleash the roars (or at least the well-modulated tones) of nine funk, jazz-funk and soul jazzy cuts. Actually, if we’re talking about opening mouths, perhaps we should include singer Mudibu of The Killer Horns whose meaty soul vocals adorn four of the cuts here in a manner broadly
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MONSTAFUNK: Things That Go Funk In The Night (2014)

Things That Go Funk In The Night MonstafunkThe ghetto funk/ breaks universe not cheesy enough for you at the minute? Fear not – Monstafunk will be along in mid September with the breakbeat equivalent of a kilo of warm Limburger. No prizes for guessing that there’s a Backstreet Boys flavour to opener Backstreet’s Wack but be warned that there is also a Will Smith rind. Follow-up Creepy, provides a slightly less pungent TLC-
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FUNKANOMICS & BADBOE: Remix The Version Part 2 (2014)

Remix The Version Part 2 Badboe FunkanomicsWelcome to Riddim Fruit’s latest crop yield which is this, Dephicit and Shimi Sonic remixed by Badboe and Funkanomics though not in that order. It’s actually Badboe who goes first and he gets his hands on Shimi Sonic’s Hot Peach. And filthy is the direction he goes in, making the beat bigger and adding some low end synth action. Funkanomics on the other hand fondle the glitchy
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