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BEATNIK CITY presents: BARBEAT (2017)

BEATNIK CITY presents:  BARBEATProducer BarBeat gives the Beatnik City label a serious dose of boogaloo flu on the new Beatnik City presents… outing and one that’ll likely spread to you too. The condition is acquired when the listener encounters old school Nu-Yorican vibes which have come into close proximity with heavy breakbeats and can be further intensified by the presence of rapapellas by emcees of note. So
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MONKEYBOXING.COM presents: Filthy Rhythm, Dirty Soul Vol. 7 (2017) Free download

Filthy Rhythm Dirty Soul Vol 7 monkeyboxingIt’s been a crazy-ass last six months here at MB and Monkeyboxing’s free annual funk, soul, hip-hop, reggae and breaks LP extravaganza very nearly didn’t happen this year. Primarily because MB was nearly permanently lost in the autumn. Happily, disaster was averted which means you lucky people get the mighty, mighty Filthy Rhythm, Dirty Soul Vol. 7 bursting at the
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SOUL JAZZ RECORDS presents: NEW ORLEANS FUNK Vol. 4 – Voodoo Fire In New Orleans 1951-77 (2016)

voodoo-fire-new-orleans-funk-vol-4Rating: ★★★★★ Soul Jazz RecordsNew Orleans Funk series is one that should need no introduction. Vol. 1 came out in 2000 and established a benchmark for funk compilations both in terms of killer content, scrupulously researched liner notes and audio quality that no other label has thus far equalled. It was subsequently followed by three sequels – the ‘real’
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KEB DARGE presents: The Best Of Legendary Deep Funk (2016)

the-best-of-legendary-deep-funk-keb-dargeThe Best of Legendary Deep Funk finds maverick dj and all-round force of nature Keb Darge compiling the highlights of his now legendary Legendary Deep Funk compilations which were in turn named after his also now legendary Legendary Deep Funk club nights at legendary Soho nightclub Madame Jojos. That’s a lot of legendary things, I think you’ll agree. But then
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PARIS DJs presents GRANT PHABAO & RACECAR: ‘A Healthy Obsession With Petanque’ LP Crowd fund campaign (2016)

A Healthy Obsession With Petanque Grant Phabao RacecarA Healthy Obsession With Petanque? Why of course. What could be healthier than men standing around and occasionally tossing their balls? Except we’re not on about the game petanque here but the forthcoming hip-hop LP on serial crowd fund label Paris DJs from reggae beatmaker Grant Phabao and emcee Racecar. Less tossing of balls than beats and bars then? Precisely. Oh – except
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CHRIS SULLIVAN presents: THE WAG Iconic Tunes From The Wag 1983-1987 (2016)

The Wag Chris Sullivan Iconic TunesForget Studio 54, surely the most debauched club in living memory has to have been Soho’s Wag club – the place everyone spent most of the 80s trying to get into despite a door policy so tight that a young KRS One even had trouble getting in on the night he was performing there. If you did make it in however, you could rely on a heady cocktail of music industry and showbiz alumni
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GHETTO FUNK presents: THE CHICKEN BROTHERS (2016)

The Chicken Brothers Ghetto Funk presentsIt had to happen sooner or later I suppose – the perfect storm of Breaking Bad influences colliding with electro-swing and ghetto funk. Meet The Chicken Brothers, that most English incarnation of Los Pollos Hermanos in whose studio something party breaks-wise is always cooking. Wobbled-up Lord Kitchener? Eggspect it. Electro swing and dnb in the same track adorned with samples of hens?
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GHETTO FUNK presents: CRASH PARTY (2016)

Crash Party Ghetto Funk presentsCrash Party ensure a bank holiday dancefloor pile-up in wobble-land with their new four-tracker – the latest in the Ghetto Funk presents… series. Expect wild synth antics as the pitch twists and turns more times than a Tory politician being asked about education, the health service and Hinkley Point. Beats veer from funky breaks to the straight-up four-to-the-floor of the ESG-ish Turn
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MONKEYBOXING.COM presents: Filthy Rhythm, Dirty Soul Vol. 6 (2016) Free download

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Good lord! Has it really been ten years of monkeyboxing?
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GHETTO FUNK presents: BOBBY C SOUND TV (GFPD23) Free download

Bobby C Sound TV Ghetto Funk Presents GFPD23Time to tune in to a bit more Bobby C Sound TV! While you’re track-surfing expect to hear everything from a snippet of Dudley Moore dialogue (off his alcholic comedy Arthur) mixed with a ghetto-funked Julie Lee And Her Boyfriends on Last Call, a ghetto-funked Flavor Unit emcee Lakim Shabazz on Largesse (because the GF posse is large!), a ghetto-funked Q-Tip getting vivrant on
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