Tag Archives: Make Your Move

MARC HYPE & JIM DUNLOOP: Dusty Donuts 4 (2015)

Dusty Donuts 4 Marc Hype Jim DunloopRating: ★★★★★ Fresh wax is always a pleasure to receive through the post so you can imagine the monkey’s delight to see Dusty Donuts 4 (plus its immediate predecessor featuring classy Jim Sharp edits of The Trammps and Common) lying on the doormat. DD4 finds Marc Hype and Jim Dunloop (not their real names one suspects) making a wild style, full-floor-guaranteed Antique Anthem

SAVANT feat. NORA PEREZ: ‘Make Your Move’ video (2011)

Rising emcee Savant made his move rather quicker than the monkey here, as this, the official video to the Luke Vibert–produced and Nora Perez-featuring ‘Make Your Move’ has been out since late last month. Regular readers will know that this very track was the focus of a closely fought remix competition run by monkeyboxing back in the summer and won by UK-based b-boy breaks producer Krash Slaughta

THE BAKER BROTHERS: Time To Testify (2011) + tracklist + ‘Make Your Move’ video

Ten years into their career and the The Baker Brothers’ seventh studio album Time To Testify is imminent. A mixture of vocal and instrumental tracks and – er – it’s jazzy. I was tempted to let monkeyboxing tea-lady Loretta May Drew (a very funky woman) review it but when I mentioned the words ‘jazz funk’ she threatened to serve me Earl Grey. Then I played it to monkeyboxing’s regular taxi driver ‘Jazzy’ Dave and he went, “Oh, I love

SAVANT: ‘Make Your Move’ remix competition (2011)

COMP. closed – CONGRATULATIONS to KRASH SLAUGHTA, for the winning ‘Bravehearts Brass Refix’

Calling all hip-hop producers, ghetto funk old-school plunderers, mash-up jockeys and other beatsmiths – it’s competition time! Earlier this year true school emcee Savant (a.k.a. Stanstro) linked with OHHLA and RapReviews to drop the fresh original Make Your Move (vid below) which was produced by Luke ‘Wagon Christ’ Vibert no less! Now the acapella is up for grabs! Use it wholesale, chop it, re-arrange and supply your own beats but whatever you do – make it bang!

SAVANT: ‘Make Your Move’ video and free download

Monkeyboxing favourite Savant is on a bit of a roll at the minute having just dropped both his Crash Course: Leak Series and appeared on Monkeyboxing mixtape Filthy Rhythm, Dirty Soul. The heads-up for Make Your Move came courtesy of OHHLA.com (Original Hip Hop Lyrics Archive) and I think you’ll agree that Savant’s lyrical skills are beyond reproach. Check the producer too – Luke Vibert – like it says on the vid – ‘the beat knocks’