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VARIOUS: Jalapeno Funk Vol. 10 + Basement Freaks

Jalapeno Funk Vol. 10Winter: freezing-ass weather, getting up before the sun does and – well – that’s pretty much it isn’t it? Still there is the occasional light in the darkness – one of those being the annual J-Funk compilation. No, not another collection of obscure Japanese 80s boogie – I’m talking about Jalapeno Records’ annual raid on their own discography, now in its tenth year, with Jalapeno Ten a.k.a
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SOOPASOUL: Ya Looking Tight/ Soopasoul Theme (Vinyl 7″)

SOOPASOUL:  Ya Looking Tight/ Supersoul Theme (Vinyl 7Not least of the tidal wave of vinyl 45s coming out at the minute, the new seven inch from Soopasoul will be – what – the fourth Jalapeno 45 in as many weeks – when it drops next week. Featuring Ya Looking Tight and Soopasoul Theme, this drop may ring bells since both tracks originally appeared back in 2009 on Soopa’s debut LP Twin Stix – albeit in the sprawling glory that twelve inches of
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FLEVANS: It Just Goes/ Ex-Factor

FLEVANS:  It Just Goes/ Ex-FactorFlevans follows up September’s vinyl 7″ Who’s Got Me with new single It Just Goes – in a seemingly unstoppable flow of funk-soul-breaks-hip-hop singles from Jalapeno this autumn which just – er – keeps on going. Bristol singer Sarah Scott (whose credits have included work with both Parker and Boca 45/ Parker side project The Beekeepers) is here employed by Flevans to
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BASEMENT FREAKS feat. KYLIE AUDLIST: White Hot/ JOHN TURRELL: Won’t Get Fooled Again (BASEMENT FREAKS remix)(Vinyl 7″)

Yet another 45 on the way and this time it’s double funky action from the Jalapeno Records camp with a Basement Freaks and Kylie Auldist collab. on the one hand and a Basement Freaks remix of a John Turrell cut on t’other. The first cut sees Mr Freaks simplify the squelchy jangling JB’s-style beat of two year old album number White Hot from his Time Machine LP into something more
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THE ALLERGIES: Steal The Show

THE ALLERGIES:  Steal The ShowRating: ★★★★★ For god’s sake nail down down anything that moves before The Allergies steal the show. They’re after the lot – underground love, mainstream recognition, old samples, new beats and all the guest vocalists they can lay their hands on. What’s all the fuss? Why – it’s the arrival of new album Steal The Show of course – Moneyshot and Rackabeat’s third in just two years. Man that
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THE ALLERGIES: When The Heat Comes Down/ Big Bad Woman (Vinyl 7″)

THE ALLERGIES:  When The Heat Comes Down/ Big Bad Woman (Vinyl 7When The Heat Comes Down you better be cool – though if you’re rocking The Allergies’ third 45 in three months on the wheels of steel it’ll make your work easy. What? More Allergies heat so soon? You’d better believe it! It’s the triple whammy as the boys hook-up with international men of hip-hop mystery ASM for an uptempo banger featuring party rhymes and a guitar-led beat. And the flip?
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FLEVANS: Who’s Got Me (feat. LAURA VANE)/ Take Your Money (Vinyl 7″)

FLEVANS:  Who's Got Me (feat. LAURA VANE)/ Take Your Money (Vinyl 7‘Whither next for Flevans?’ you might ask regarding the party breaks veteran who has lately signed to Jalapeno – a natural artist/label fit if ever there was one. Turns out the first destination on this new stage of his musical journey is a vinyl 7″ featuring a certain Laura Vane – last heard of in these parts in the company of The Vipertones. What’s that Laura – Who’s Got Me? Well it’ll be
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DR RUBBERFUNK: My Life At 45 (Part 1) (Vinyl 7″)

DR RUBBERFUNK: My Life At 45 (Part 1) (Vinyl 7Dr Rubberfunk reprises the wheeze of naming a release after a format and his age (first used on 2006 LP My Life At 33) with vinyl 7″ My Life At 45 (Part 1). Cue the psychedelic breaks of How Beautiful – once an exclusive on January’s Jalapeno Funk Vol. 9 now mixed for the 45 format on the A-side and available on the flip
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THE ALLERGIES: Can’t Keep Working This Hard/ Run It Back (Vinyl 7″)

THE ALLERGIES:  Can't Keep Working This Hard/ Run It Back (Vinyl 7Rating: ★★★★★ And just when you thought the summer dog days of music were kicking in early, The Allergies release their brand new Can’t Keep Working This Hard/ Run It Back vinyl 7″. With sister-funk on the A-side and party-starting hip-hop on the flip they’ve got all the types of music you’ll ever need in one handy 45 package. Making
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JALAPENO RECORDS: Rock The Disco

JALAPENO RECORDS:  Rock The DiscoWith temperatures in the UK continuing to keep the mercury at heatwave temperatures, it seems only appropriate that Jalapeno Records channel the musical sound of forty years ago on the other side of the pond where another heatwave was occurring and the streets of New York city pulsed along to the rival sounds of punk, hip-hop
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