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RORY HOY: Check It Out EP (2015)

Check It Out EP Rory HoyCheck it out diehard big beaters! Rory Hoy goes all ‘Beat Bastik’ on your asses with his new one – er – Check It Out, marking his return to Breakbeat Paradise. That’ll be five turbocharged neo-big beat numbers then. Bak2thaoldskool is the banging acid-house-fuelled opener, Keep The Music rocks an infinitesimally lighter nineties-soul path – as
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DJ ROAST BEATZ: Luxury Boom Bap (2015)

Luxury Boom Bap DJ Roast BeatzRoast Beatz finally makes good on the promise implicit in all those drops over the last few years to deliver a full-length album which comes out shortly on Badboe’s Breakbeat Paradise label. The pair of them should probably get someone they both know to write the PR blah for that…

(PRESS RELEASE) With his sophomore album, DJ
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THE MONADES: Shake Me (feat. RAYNA)/ Not To Tonight (feat. DARIYA) (2015)

Shake Me Not Tonight The MonadesIt’s saucy soul-breaks double action time shortly as The Monades (a.k.a. Renegades Of Jazz and Herma Puma no less) get their slink on with the aid of a pair of vocalists known to MB readers i.e. Rayna and Dariya. Both ladies take a turn at revealing how lovers make them feel but it seems the ever reliable Rayna is the willing yin, to Dariya’s aloof yang. For while the former seeks a
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TRU FUNK: Tasty Beats Vol. 6 (2015)

Tasty Beats Vol. 6 Tru FunkSee. I told you Tru Funk wasn’t dead. Here’s Tasty Beats Vol. 6 to prove it. Max Revolt‘s got a chunky party breaks Funky Feelin’, Warson beats Chris Brown (it’s only fair) into disco-shape onto Funky Kiss and Morlack‘s got an electro-ish Hot Sheila. Also present and correct are Freethinker Funk Essence who brings the spacey but again electro-flavoured The Ballad Of Acid Joe &
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THE KALEIDOSCOPE RADIO SHOW: 37 End Of Year Wrap Up (2015)

Kaleidoscope Radio Show Funk BristolIf you don’t know the monthly Bristol-based Kaleidoscope Radio Show then now is as good a time as any to get your your eye set to the radio dial (or at least the url bar, since the former Passion Radio show is now online) and your ear to the speaker to check out their ‘End Of Year Wrap-Up.’ The host is underground hip-hop emcee/ producer Vice, regular contributions come from
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THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL: The Man Who Ate Green 90s Rap Remixes Part 1 (2014) Ltd. free download

The Man Who Ate Green Part 1 Scarlet PimpernelThe original Scarlet Pimpernel liberated French toffs from death by guillotine and delivered them to a new home in the UK. Here, Manchester producer The Scarlet Pimpernel liberates ‘pellas by Da Bush Babees, Tribe and Jamal from their original beats in order to deliver them to a new home on his own music which he describes as “Heavy Rhyme Experience meets Quantic, on a laid back
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VARIOUS: Carnibal Records 001(2012)

Rating: ★★★★★
I may have said this before but I’ve got a playlist on my iTunes called “When this is full enough get Serato.’’ It’s not full yet but this is definitely going to boost the numbers since every track on here is going on it. Why? Because everyone involved on this four-track collection of Latin breaks has produced such a banger this is essentially a miniature digital carnival. Or even carnibal
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