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SMOOVE: Friday’s Funky 45 Vol. 9 (Vinyl 7″) + Wack Records 19-22

SMOOVE:  De La Smoove/ Hall & Soul (Vinyl 7I don’t know, nothing for ages and then four come along at once – well five technically, though one is a re-release. I’m on about Smoove mash-ups of course – the very thing, in fact, that our Berry Geordie set Wack Records up for back in the day. And so it is that Wack Records 19-22 (a.k.a. Sunny Juice, It’s All Good, Skeelo Wonder and Hall & Soul) get a simultaneous release. Well – when you’ve made a special mix of tracks for BBC 6
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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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DJAR ONE: Tequila b/w I’m A Believer (Vinyl 7″)

DJAR ONE: Tequila b/w I'm A Believer Rating: ★★★★★ Coming at ya later this month at your favourite on- and offline vinyl emporia (and so hot that it’s already sold out on the Beats House Records Bandcamp page) is yet further proof that the party is continuous at Djar One’s house in Le Havre. The new 7″ serves up double peak-time party breaks bangers with exhibit A being – er – A-side Tequila – a super punchy edit
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JOHNNYPLUSE: The Old School Hiphop Sample Packs

JOHNNYPLUSE: The Old School Sample PackA veteran with twenty odd years knob-twiddling under his belt, not to mention eight LPs and sixty EPs, Johnnypluse knows a thing or two about production – and one of those very things is that you can never possess enough sample packs. Enter said Mr Pluse stage right with his all-new The Old School Hiphop Sample Pack in two parts: Kicks & Percussion and Breaks. Why it’s just the
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MORLACK: Cheeky Edits Vol. IV

MORLACK: Cheeky Edits Vol. IVThe cheekiness of Morlack knows no bounds as he returns to his favourite musical decade to re-vitalise a quintuplet of eighties R&B cuts for Cheeky Edits Vol. IV. Armed with his digital scalpel and the very latest in crisp breakbeats he’s set to work on cuts by O’Bryan, Al Jarreau, Konk, Herbie Hancock and Lizzy Mercier Descloux extending and boosting each until they’re fit to go
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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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DAYTONER & MR BIRD feat. THE AUDIBLE ONE & DAISY B: Earthly Crowd

Time to grab yourself a mat and a beanie because Daytoner and Mr Bird have finally teamed-up for summer b-boy jam, Earthly Crowd and roped in The Audible One and Daisy B as well! Undeterred by the mere 800 miles that have physically separated them over a ten year interweb friendship, Bird and ‘Toner finally made good on a long-gestating notion of doing a track together
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THE STILL BROTHERS: The Deep

THE STILL BROTHERS: The DeepThe Still Brothers’ The Deep has actually been out a couple of weeks already but, hey, even monkeys go on holiday sometimes. Turns out the ‘brothers’ are actually childhood friends Andrew LeCoche (of Ula Ruth) and Evan Heinze (of The Shacks) – two erstwhile rock(ish) band members who, it transpires, have a bit of a thing for instrumental breakbeat music. I say instrumental, this one does
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FUNKIN’ BASSTARDS: Drop The Mirrorball Remixed EP

It’s drop the remix time as label BBP unleash the Drop The Mirrorball Remixed on which Sons Of Satin, Pecoe, Jayl Funk and label owner Badboe re-version cuts from the original four-track release from labelmates Funkin’ Basstards. First up are Sons Of Satin who sacrifice MC Kurnel to the evil one and in return are granted the power to transform what was a bass-slapping groover
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MR COLLAGE: Layers Remixed

MR COLLAGE: Layers Remixed If you were paying attention to music back in March you might have caught Mr Collage’s debut LP, Layers, which displayed no mean production talent in the field of hip-hop and breakbeat music. Mind you, given that it was March you might well have been paying more attention to the still emerging pandemic which meant poor old Mr Collage (like everyone else) was forced to play
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