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PECOE: Funk Anthems EP

Funk Anthems EP PecoeIf you’ve caught any of Pecoe’s previous material, the news that he’s got a new EP out on BBP called Funk Anthems will be cause for celebration. Possibly not coincidentally, the material on this one is reminiscent of circa 2009 LP Break The Funk by label owner Badboe himself – to wit, party breakbeat tunes comprised of funky grooves and a plethora of vocal samples with wobble-free
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THA FUN POLICE (KENNY BEEPER/ MC SHURESHOCK/ SNUZE): Freefall

THA FUN POLICE (KENNY BEEPER/ MC SHURESHOCK/ SNUZE): FreefallIt’s Oz-hop time on Breakbeat Paradise Recordings with the release (no pun intended) of Freefall by Tha Fun Police – a crew consisting of a trio of established names – to wit: DJ/ producer Kenny Beeper, MC/ lyricist Shureshock and DJ/ MC Snuze. The EP consists of the chugging title track (plus no fewer than four remixes from Kibosh, Pecoe, Spenda C and Doctor Werewolf) and the
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MAKO & MR BRISTOW: Stank Soul Edits Vol. 6 (Vinyl 7″)

MAKO & MR BRISTOW: Stank Soul Edits Vol. 6 (Vinyl 7It’s been a long road to getting this out – the small matter of a pandemic being only one among multifarious delays that nearly meant no vinyl drop at all.  Ultimately however, the forces of light have triumphed – in so sudden and final a turnaround that Mako & Mr Bristow’s Stank Soul Edits Vol.6 arrived before the PR was finalised.  So let’s cut to the chase – on the one side – Stealin’ Alright; on t’other side – Stolen Nolan. Cheeky!
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NASA FUNK: Gonna Work It EP

NASA FUNK: Gonna Work It EPBreakbeat Paradise manages to represent for original contemporary funk and funky breaks on the same EP here as the label drops Nasa Funk’s Gonna Work It EP which features the band’s original version and no fewer than four remixes – two of which also come with the remix as an instro as well. Nasa Funk is, of course, vocalist Georges Perin’s long-established Greek band and
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GRAMOPHONE SOUL: Toxic Funk Vol. 2 (Vinyl 7″)

GRAMOPHONE SOUL: Toxic Funk Vol. 2 (Vinyl 7Breakbeat Paradise is currently running two 45 series and Toxic Funk Vol. 2 is the next instalment of one of them, on which this time (unlike Volume 1) both tracks are the work of just one man – Gramophone Soul. Sitting On The Bay Banger is essentially a re-build of the Beastie Boys’ Peggy Lee-sampling 2004 bomb, Ch-Check It Out with extra beats and little bit more Peggy
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BREAKBEAT PARADISE: Funk Originals (With Remixes) (Digital)

Back in 2017, Breakbeat Paradise Recordings took time out from dropping stuff that sampled funk to release vinyl 12″ Funk Originals instead –  four tracks of brand-new, all-original funk from Grand Slam, Grand Mother’s Funck, Nasa Funk and A Man About A Dog.  Now, that same collection gets a digital release with remixes of three of the tracks. First up is Beat Le Juice who takes on the
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PECOE: All For The Beat EP

PECOE: All For The Beat EPIt’s all about the beats as BBP drop Oz-based breaks producer Pecoe’s fourth EP for the label entitled All For The Beat. Nine tracks deep, the release features no fewer than six Pecoe originals and three remixes courtesy of Gramophone Soul, Double Bubble and Beat-Breaker. The title-track is heavily drenched in saxophone (both tenor and bass) over clean, crisp drum breaks and it’s this
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MAKO & MR BRISTOW: Stank Soul Edits Vol. 5 (Vinyl 7″)

MAKO & MR BRISTOW: Stank Soul Edits Vol. 5Happily, there’s not been such a long gap between Mako & Mr Bristow releases this time as they deliver Stank Soul Edits Vol. 5 a mere six months after the sold-out and subsequently re-pressed Stank Soul Edits Vol 4.  For the new 45, the pair present you with A-side, Funky Diggin,’ which re-imagines a little known soul-rocker from a certain bunch of stoned soul picnickers as a mightily funky dancefloor-friendly diggers’ anthem.  Meanwhile
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MR BRISTOW feat. PHIL RAMOCON: Dangerous

MR BRISTOW feat. PHIL RAMOCON: Dangerous If you’ve ever wondered what the consequences of becoming Drunk On Funk are, wonder no longer – it makes you Dangerous. That’ll be the name of the new one from dancefloor slayers Mr Bristow and singer Phil Ramocon then. The follow-up to their 2015 EP, the track is a windmilling funk original which fuses synth, bass and vocal nods to 80s with punchy party breakbeats and a tale of a
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DOUBLE BUBBLE: Ridiculous EP

DOUBLE BUBBLE: Ridiculous EP Neither a new brand of inflatable chewing gum nor indeed a line from the ‘Scottish play,’ Double Bubble hail from Nottingham and come bearing party breaks. Title track Ridiculous finds Kurnel MC riding a bleepy, rolling drum beat as he references interplanetary travel in such a manner that may lead some to suspect the employment of a metaphor. One about being on a natural high
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