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JOHN CARPENTER: Halloween (RHYTHM SCHOLAR Past To Present Fearmix) Free download

JOHN CARPENTER:  Halloween (RHYTHM SCHOLAR Past To Present Fearmix) Free downloadYou didn’t think the monkey was gonna let the scariest night of the year pass without something to commemorate it did you? Of course you didn’t, so here’s Rhythm Scholar carving up and stitching together forty years of John Carpenter’s Michael Myers-related synth-score business over a beat. You can call it the Halloween Rhythm Scholar Past To Present Fearmix if you like – he
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A TRIBE CALLED QUEST: 1nce Again (RHYTHM SCHOLAR AtariFunk 8-Bit Remix)

The summer holidays are over, a new cycle of academic rigor begins again and what better time to welcome back Rhythm Scholar, eh students? And his role this term is both to (re)familiarise you with the classics and experiment with creating something new from said classics. Now then, what’s all that bleeping? I do hope someone hasn’t got a phone out. Oh it’s you Mr Scholar – sorry I
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STEPPIN’ TONES: 10 Free Bootlegs + Chambers Of Funk Part 2 mix

STEPPIN' TONES:  10 Free Bootlegs + Chambers Of Funk Part 2 mix10 Free Bootlegs!? Christ! People normally send in one at a time! What is in the water on Steppin’ Tones’ side of town? Surely, so many at once must mean a sacrifice in standards though? Wrong! Our man has casually knocked out half a score of quality mash-up, booty, edit thingies featuring Beasties, Crooklyn Clan, Huey, Pete Rock, Busta
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KATAKANA EDITS: Vol. 68 (MORLACK) + ‘Just A Lil Action’ Free download

KATAKANA EDITS: Vol. 68 (MORLACK)Katakana Edits – blink and you miss ’em! Honestly, the last time the monkey covered a drop from this edits label was Vol. 63 in May this year which featured Morlack. A mere two months later and they’re already on Vol. 68 which – er – features the ever productive Morlack again. Obviously, it being himself, you might be expecting something in the way of DC go-go
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SARR BAND: Look At Me Baby (Love Saves The Day edit) Free download

SARR BAND:  Look At Me Baby (Love Saves The Day edit) Free downloadLove saves the day doesn’t it? And now Toulouse collective of diggers and party people Love Saves The Day spread the good vibes with an extended edit of Sarr Band disco biscuit Look At Me Baby from the band’s 1979 album Double Action. As it turns out, Look At Me Baby was one of the few tracks off Double Action that didn’t get released as a single back in the day though that’s probably
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SHAKA LOVES YOU: ‘Bills Bills Bills’ free download

SHAKA LOVES YOU:  'Bills Bills Bills' free downloadComing through with the summer soul goodness once again are Shaka Loves You with their edit of Bills Bills Bills. Oh what – as in Destiny’s Child? Nope – as even the first second will reveal a genuine seventies funk source rather than 90s rnb courtesy of Shek’spere. This is of course an edit of Johnny K’s 1973 Miami soul cut I Got Bills To Pay
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DJ ROAST BEATZ: 5 Week Mash-up EP + ‘Let It Go’ feat. MYS DIGGI & ELLA MAE SUAREF

DJ ROAST BEATZ: 5 Week Mash-up EP + 'Let It Go' feat. MYS DIGGI & ELLA MAE SUAREF Consider yourself about to be fully apprised of all the details of Dj Roast Beatz’ 5 Week Mash-up as the time nears for the arrival of Let It Go (featuring Mys Diggi and Ella Suaref) – the debut release on the man’s new label Cuttin’ It Fine Records. To allay your fears for Mr Beatz’ health, let’s clarify right now that the ‘mash-up’ in
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FORT KNOX FIVE: I Know Kung Fu (DC’s Finest Remint) + free download

There was no turning down legendary DC beatmakers Fort Knox Five yesterday when they asked if MB would like to do a free giveaway of FK5’s I Know Kung Fu. Lost in the vaults for years, the track had been gathering dust among jade statues and ancient scrolls until it was unearthed in the quest for material to include on the FK5-curated Bomb Strikes comp. Funk N Beats Vol. 4
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CHIC: Good Times (RHYTHM SCHOLAR Remix)

CHIC:  Good Times (RHYTHM SCHOLAR Remix)Back in 1979, Chic weren’t best pleased at Sugarhill Gang’s unauthorised sampling of Good Times – even though it wasn’t actually sampled but re-played. Now of course there’s a list as long as both your arm of tracks which have either sampled or replayed this legendary disco nugget, so who knows what the band would make of the Good Times Rhythm Scholar Remix. Of course
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STRETCH: Why Did You Do It? (STEPPIN’ TONES re-edit) free download + Chambers Of Funk Part 1 mix

STRETCH:  Why Did You Do It? (STEPPIN' TONES re-edit) free download + Chambers Of Funk Part 1 mixSteppin’ Tones makes up for a few quiet months by returning with both a new edit and a new mix. The edit is his re-version Stretch’s 1975 (and only) single, Why Did You Do It? Oh what – white rock band Stretch made up of Elmer Gantry (real name Dave) and Curved Air’s Kirby (real name Graham)? Yes, the very same. But as any student of hip-hop should know, white rock in the 70s
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