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ROGER MOLLS: The Man With Dusty Fingers 2 (2015)

The Man With Dusty Fingers 2 Roger MollsOk – so perhaps this wasn’t as imminent as it seemed to be all the way back in October last year – not the least of reasons for this being the fact that The Man With Dusty Fingers 2 (Unreleased feats, beats and breaks) now has a release date of this September some – oohh eleven months after rumours of its ‘imminent’ appearance began
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ROGER MOLLS feat. SLIK JACK: ‘End Light Tunnel’ video (2014)

End Light Tunnel Roger MollsIf you’ve been missing the superbly produced vocal and instrumental hip-hop of Roger Molls (last album Metamorphosis Of Muses came out two years ago) you’ll be gratified to hear that the second volume of his The Man With Dusty Fingers mixtape series is imminent. While you wait for that though, why not enjoy the new video to the creepy End Light Tunnel off his last LP. In it, rapper Slik
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MONKEYBOXING.COM presents: Filthy Rhythm, Dirty Soul Vol. 3 (2013) Free download

Filthy rhythm? Dirty soul? If you haven’t got ’em you want them. If you’ve got them you’ll want more. So here it is then – monkeyboxing.com’s annual treat – Filthy Rhythm, Dirty Soul: Vol. 3 – a free unmixed ‘mixtape’ celebration of some of the biggest bangers (and not a few of the monkey’s favourite cuts) from the last twelve months of FUNK, SOUL, HIP-HOP, PARTY BREAKS and REGGAE
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ROGER MOLLS: Metamorphosis Of Muses (2012)

Rating: ★★★★★
Metamorphosis Of Muses is the second official LP from the ‘man with dusty fingers’ – obsessive crate-digger and beatmaker Roger Molls – and totals sixteen tracks of superbly-produced, epic-sounding, vocal and instrumental hip-hop in the vein, but not the – er – shadow, of early DJ Shadow and RJD2. And if you’re down with the work of Shadow and RJD2 and/or can’t get enough
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ROGER MOLLS: ‘What Is A Beatmaker?’ (‘Metamorphosis Of Muses’ album video trailer) (2012)

‘What is a beatmaker?’ ponders French hip-hop producer and monkeyboxing favourite Roger Molls on this trailer for his second LP Metamorphosis Of Muses. Like he doesn’t know. Subtitled ‘A Personal And Sarcastic’ definition we hear how a beatmaker is ‘a lonely person…surrounded by machines, old stuff and dusty records.’ As you might have guessed we’re not
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MONKEYBOXING.COM presents: Filthy Rhythm, Dirty Soul Vol. 2 (2012) Free download

The mighty sequel to last year’s wildly successful free monkeyboxing LP finally arrives: the even filthier and even dirtier Filthy Rhythm, Dirty Soul: Vol. 2 which once more features a selection of the biggest FUNK, SOUL, HIP-HOP, PARTY BREAKS, and REGGAE bangers from 2011 plus a number of unbelievably hot exclusives and rarities from the likes of BADBOE & PROSPER, THE FUNK LEAGUE feat. DIAMOND D & SADAT X, KRASH SLAUGHTA
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ROGER MOLLS: Hiphopology/ The Listener (2011) Maxi-vinyl limited edition

It ain’t final til it’s vinyl! The ‘French RJD2’ and monkeyboxing favourite Roger Molls keeps it gully, old school style by releasing an actual record. This is such an expensive process these days that getting your hands on one of these puppies means you’ll be one of only 150 people on the planet. All six cuts on this 12” come off Roger’s superb Rewind LP and hip-hop club djs will be after the
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ROGER MOLLS: ‘The Listener’ video + ‘The Man With Dusty Fingers’ mixtape – Free download (2011)

Footage of a vaguely Amelie-ish chick wandering through a night-time cityscape, eyes closed, headphones on, intercut with a shadowy baseball-hatted figure hitting the keys and grooving to his own sound? And well he might since this must be the vid (see below) for French beatsmith Roger Molls instrumental The Listener from last year’s superb Rewind LP
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MONKEYBOXING PRESENTS: Filthy Rhythm, Dirty Soul Vol. 1 (2011) Free download

Monkeyboxing.com is proud to present Filthy Rhythm, Dirty Soul featuring the dopest cuts from some of the finest current purveyors of FUNK, SOUL, HIP-HOP, NUFUNK, GHETTOFUNK and REGGAE. Includes EXCLUSIVE tracks from SMOOVE (Jalepeno/ Wack), ANDY TAYLOR (Resense/ Wack), and THE HAWK (Record Kicks) along with ALDO VANUCCI, FEATURECAST and THA ‘LIKS massive hip-hop banger from last year, a remix from reggae-remix legend JSTAR and more
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MONKEYBOXING.COM top ten albums 2010

(Monkeyboxing top ten tracks 2010 HERE) Man – who listens to albums any more? The mp3 playlist has pretty much killed off listening to an LP all the way through, consigning filler to the bin and crowning the single king again after a fifty year gap. Having said that, there were a few efforts out there this year that kept your finger off the skip button:
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