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DEM JUJU POETS: Barabara (2016)

barabara-dem-juju-poetsIt should be clear by now that the man behind Renegades Of Jazz, a.k.a. David Hanke is far from being one to limit himself generically. There’s all the Mash & Munkee b-boy breaks for example, the ‘northern jazz’ sound of initial Renegades Of Jazz drops, the subsequent atmospheric blues-tinged breakbeats of the Paradise Lost LP and more recently the afro-funk of LP Moyo Wangu. For

THE GAFF: Katakana Edits Vol. 7 (2012)

Rating: ★★★★★
Now that’s what I’m talking about. The Gaff goes off on a remix/ edit tip delivering a sterling four-tracker that’s had poor old Juno scratching their heads for a generic pigeonhole and settling on ‘Broken Beat/Nu Jazz/Nu Soul.’ Frankly that makes it sound like some chin-stroking jazzbo’s got hold of a laptop and made some pretentious old shit. In