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BOMBSTRIKES: Funk N’ Beats Vol. 3 – Featurecast (2017)

BOMBSTRIKES:  Funk N' Beats Vol. 3 - Featurecast Curation of the Bombstrikes Funk N’ Beats series passes to Featurecast for Vol. 3 and in contrast to his own recent wobbly material, our man pursues a decidedly un-wobbly path through the history of party breaks from turn of the millenium classics to the present day leavened with a dash of noughties deep funk here and there. Among the former are the obscure (but nonetheless dope) Wiseguys cut
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SECOND HAND AUDIO: Extended Play (Remixed)(2017)

second-hand-audio-extended-play-remixedThe six tracks of Second Hand Audio‘s excellent hip-hop drop Extended Play from last year get a second crack of the whip on Extended Play Remixed in which play is indeed extended to a whopping ten tracks. That’ll be no fewer than three versions of Psycho Les-featuring banger Brand New then (courtesy of Slynk, DJP and Ugly
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FEATURECAST: ‘Shout It Out’ album (2016) + exclusive premiere of ‘Shout It Out’ feat. ILLVIS FRESHLY

Shout It Out FeaturecastIn 2012, Featurecast was pretty much the only person to have released anything like a full-length album which embraced the broad church of sound that has come to be known as ‘ghetto funk’ with his excellent LP Run For Cover. Four years on and – er – you can still count the number of artists who have released a full length ‘ghetto funk’ album on one hand, despite the genre’s obvious
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FEATURECAST: 999/ Anticipate Nothing (2016)

999 Anticipate Nothing Featurecast999? Anticipate Nothing? Not just an apt description of what happens when you cut vital public services but also the two tracks that mark the return of the mighty Featurecast. Opening with what sounds like the intro to Foxy Lady, ragga breaks anthem 999 is the aural equivalent of your door exploding inwards and being trampled on by a privately outsourced SWAT team. Anticipate
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JEM STONE feat. MOUTHMASTER MURF & MC GOLDSEAL: Top O’ The Town (2014)

Top O' The Town Jem StoneTop O’ The Town finds co-founder of Finger Lickin’ Records, Jem Stone, deliver a pleasantly cut and polished swing-hop beat over which Mouthmaster Murf and MC Goldseal shoot the breeze about anything they can get to rhyme in a stream-of-consciousness slew of bars. So far so party breaks, but it’s not sounding especially ghetto funk though, right? Never fear
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STICKYBUDS & FEATURECAST: 3-6-9 (2014) Free download

3-6-9 Stickybuds FeaturecastTwo of ghetto funk’s mightiest, Stickybuds & Featurecast, team up for one of the genre’s funkiest in some time for 3-6-9. Apparently it was just a little something the pair knocked out round at Featurecast’s place when Stickybuds was stopping over for a few days. Buzzsaw synths vie with funk and hip-hop samples throughout – not to mention a bit of eighties pop sax on the outro. Oh and let’s
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FORT KNOX FIVE: 10 Years Of Fort Knox Five Remixed (2013) + ‘We Love To Bring Back The Funk’ free download

How’s this for a plan: you get fifteen of the finest bass n breaks producers to remix fifteen of your finest tracks from ten years of adventures in the world of party breaks production and assemble them in ascending order of bpm? This, ladies and gentlemen, is precisely what the mighty Fort Knox Five have lined up for release in ten days time on their own (what else?) Fort Knox Recordings label
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FEATURECAST: ‘Run For Cover’ Remixed Vol. 2 (2013)

Brace yourself for a forthcoming second remix EP for tracks off Featurecast‘s game-changing autumn LP Run For Cover that those on production duties are hoping will have you running for the dancefloor. The opening salvo comes from JPOD in the form of a dirty great synth bass assault on Greg Blackman vehicle Soul Children, followed swiftly thereafter by thunderous ghetto
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CHART ā€“ November 2012

(NEW) 1. Too Many Ts – Get Out My Life

UK hip-hop re-discovers how to party all fonky
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CHART – October 2012

(NEW) 1. Featurecast feat. Pugs Atomz – Got That Fire (Oh La Ha)

Massive 21st century party hip-hop banger as Featurecast provides the antidote to hip-house
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