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MORLACK: Closet Freak EP

MORLACK: Closet Freak EPSurely the most prolific artist on BBP’s roster – even if he’s been relatively quiet of late – Morlack returns with brand new EP, Closet Freak. And if you know Morlack, you’ll know that’s surely an ironic title since he’s never been shy about being freaky with the beats. This one opens with a pumping synth-drenched bass n breaks edit of Motown classic Papa Was Rolling Stone while the
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DISCOBETA: Down The Block EP

You’d expect nothing less than hefty breakbeat material from DiscObeta and they don’t disappoint on their new Down The Block EP. Said release features two such original cuts – the title track and Yoobie Doo – both of which max out the scales with a presence like reinforced concrete. Yoobie Doo employs several bars of Sean Price’s Sixty Bar Dash over a booming spacey rhythm
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CRASH PARTY: Toxic Funk Vol. 5 (Vinyl 7″)

CRASH PARTY: Toxic Funk Vol. 5 (Vinyl 7?)Rating: ★★★★★ Breakbeat Paradise keep up a very successful run of 45s as Crash Party – er – crashes the party with Toxic Funk Vol. 5 and a double measure of hip-hop influenced booty. We’ll start by considering B-side World Gone Def. which marries Joe Tex, Method Man and a funky boom-bap rhythm for a joint which could well have been an A-side itself were it not for the fact that the A-side on this, Dirty Glass, generates even more
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MINED & FORREST: Remixed

Mined & Forrest provide the source material for the latest Breakbeat Paradise remix package in which their four BBP EPs to date are, well, ‘mined’ for suitable rebootable material. Enter a salivating crew consisting of Lack Jemmon, Beat Le Juice, B-Side, Mr Bristow, label boss Badboe and the duo in question themselves. Lack Jemmon get more than a bit wobbly on Funk Toxic, as do Beat Le Juice
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PROSPER & STABFINGER: Lockdown EP

PROSPER & STABFINGER: Lockdown EPLockdown drive you mental? Wouldn’t be surprised if it had. Still, some people kept the stir craziness at bay getting creative – Prosper & Stabfinger for instance who came up with Lockdown to drive dancefloors mental when everything opened back up again. And what you’re getting here is three different mixes of the track in question along with instros for two of them. First up is the ‘House
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BREAKBEAT PARADISE: Disco Paradise Vol. 2

Following up on one of the label’s many compilation series is Breakbeat Paradise’s Disco Paradise Vol. 2 – a BBP allstars effort that manages to top Vol. 1 in a couple of ways. It’s longer for one, with fourteen tracks to its predecessor’s eight and it’s even more pumpingly – well – disco. Having said that, there’s all flavours and eras of disco represented with Luke
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PECOE: It’s My Beat EP

PECOE: It's My Beat EPIt’s My Beat is the new EP from Pecoe, the title track of which does indeed see Pecoe providing his own beat (with nods to The Ohio Players) for an ancient Sweet Tee & Jazzy Joyce number. Having established a decidedly funky vibe, our man continues in this manner on What’s Going Down putting Shanell in touch with her inner seventies. Next To You maintains things in the same vein
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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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BREAKBEAT PARADISE: Christmas Bootleg Bells Vol. 2

Christmas Bootleg Bells Vol. 2 Breakbeat Paradise Records start the Christmas festivities early in 2020 (forgivably, you might agree, given the events of the preceding eleven months) by spreading advance Yuletide cheer with the Christmas Bootleg Bells Vol. 2 LP. The plan was simple – give the multifarious members of the BBP family the chance to rework classic funk and soul Christmas tracks (as opposed to more
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MINED & FORREST: Cool Operator EP

MINED & FORREST: Cool Operator EPIt’s all about the variety on Cool Operator, Mined & Forrest’s new breakbeat EP on BBP. The opener and title track is a relatively chilled affair offering glitch-hoppy stylings compared to the thunderous, snarling guitar-led business of Rock-It which follows. Up next, NY Diesel dials down the grit in favour of breakbeat atmospherics and a clear bid for the very next opening in the cyberpunk/ hacker movie soundtrack market. Finally the duo
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