Monthly Archives: January 2021

EL MICHELS AFFAIR: Murkit Gem + ‘Yeti Season’ LP announced

If you’re eager for more El Michels Affair following last year’s atmospheric 70s Euro cinema soundtrack album, Adult Themes, your wait is nearly over, for new LP, Yeti Season will be upon us in late March. Big Crown are currently previewing two more tracks, Sha Na Na and Murkit Gem, following the two which appeared as 2018 single Unathi b/w Zaharilla. And if you
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SECOND HAND AUDIO: Toxic Funk Vol. 4 (Vinyl 7″)

SECOND HAND AUDIO: Toxic Funk Vol. 4 (Vinyl 7News of more party breakbeat vinyl niceness today with the release of new Second Hand Audio 45, the fourth volume in Breakbeat Paradise’s funky breaks series Toxic Funk series. That’ll be jangly slice of old school hip-hop n soul-flavoured party breaks Dance To The Beat then and flipside Treacherous Love. The former skips along at a breezy 102 bpm and splices multiple samples
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X-RAY TED: Mirror Ballin’ b/w Party Time (Vinyl 7″)

Not stallin’ but shot’ callin’ with new 45 Mirror Ballin’, X-Ray Ted ensures the last days of disco-flavoured title cut from his 2019 EP finally gets a wax release. Which is highly appropriate – as you can probably tell from the track name and that of the flip. While the beats on offer here might be more traditionally found on a 12″, label Bombstrikes still manages to ensure nearly five
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BLAKTRIX: No Camo

BLAKTRIX: No CamoBlaktrix is in the house, the mic is in his hand and Chameleon is on the mix – all of which means it’s time for new single No Camo. No camo? Guess our man doesn’t lead a secret double life as a drum n bass DJ or a paintball commando then. Not that either occupation is very likely during Covid lockdown. So how’s ‘Trix been keeping himself occupied though over these tedious months as the
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MOTENKO: Motenko EP

Motenko EPIn the wake of three singles last year – debut On Your Level and its successors Silhouette and Follow Through, Austin TX-based outfit Motenko finally release their full self-titled EP. The tracks on the EP form a chronological narrative about a time in bandleader Micah Motenko’s personal life but with a universal lyrical appeal. Pitching things somewhere between
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MR DORIS & D-FUNK/ DICE NZ/ CHUGGIN EDITS: Slightly Transformed The New Year Giveaway 2021 (Free download)

Slightly Transformed The New Year Giveaway 2021In a new year spirit of generosity, the Slightly Transformed Records label kicks off 2021 with its aptly-named Slightly Transformed New Year Giveaway 2021 featuring today’s second trio of edits (this time freely downloadable!) courtesy of Mr Doris & D-Funk, Dice NZ and Chuggin Edits. First up is Doris & D’s rerub of Raptivity by old school legend Ronnie Gee which, despite lacking
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THE BREAKBEAT JUNKIE vs DJP : For Promotional Use Only

THE BREAKBEAT JUNKIE vs DJP :  For Promotional Use OnlyFor Promotional Use Only? Yes, it’s just The Breakbeat Junkie vs DJP’s little joke as they return to the party breaks scene after a lengthy period AWOL with a no-messin’ trio of disco-tinged mashups. Currently digital-only (but don’t be surprised if a ltd. 7″ or – who knows – even the traditional disco 12″ eventually manifests itself), the release finds our heroes begin proceedings by
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