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CRASH PARTY: Nitty Gritty (2017)

CRASH PARTY:  Nitty Gritty (2017)Next to release from the Scour stable are Crash Party who get down to the important business – I mean the brass tacks – nay – the very Nitty Gritty of finding out what happens when vintage 90s-style dancehall collides with twenty-first century breaks. Why – I bet that sounds like a veritable musical (wrecking) ball! Pretty much, yeah and one with an anything goes remix policy. But then
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TWOGOOD: Hollywood Swingers Club (Scour Records Freemix) (2017) Free download

TWOGOOD:  Hollywood Swingers Club (Scour Records Freemix)Say hello to Twogood – the latest findings from Scour Records – a duo who literalise the name of 90s big beaters The Propellerheads. If you combine a healthy dose of equal parts 70s Kool & The Gang and the stylings and percussive patterns of disco and early 80s Zapp/ Rick James-era funk, you’ve got their new freebie on Scour Records – Hollywood Swingers Club. ‘Hollywood Swingers
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COCKNEY NUTJOB: Badman EP (2017)

COCKNEY NUTJOB:  Badman EPIf there’s one name which has emerged along with DJ Maars, as the ‘other’ key figure in the next generation of reggae hip-hop mash-up kings it is that of Cockney Nutjob who cements his reputation here with his Badman EP and four righteous bangers. Where both producers are equally likely to plunder quality old hip-hop for a handy ‘pella however, Maars generally tends
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KIBOSH: Back N Forth EP (2017)

KIBOSH:  Back N Forth EP“On the Bass Funk Glitch Hip Hop Soul Breaks tip,” it says on Kibosh’s Soundcloud with no word of a lie. Has he got his fingers in enough stylistic musical pies!? Actually he hasn’t even declared all the – er – pies he’s got his fingers into. Omitting the word ‘swing’ was something of an oversight for example – given the abandon with which he sprinkles samples of said music throughout his
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SAMMY SENIOR: Bag Of Tricks EP (2016)

bag-of-tricks-ep-sammy-seniorHe might have been out of the beatmaking spotlight for – oohh – ages but Sammy Senior‘s re-appearance is no lowkey affair as he emerges from breakbeat hypersleep with a Bag Of Tricks bulging with farty-bassed goodness. That’ll be five fully party-ready bangers then, three of them revealing evidence of plundering from the discographies of Salt N Pepa, ATCQ and G-Unit
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CAPTAIN FLATCAP: Captain Flatcap LP (2016)

captain-flatcap-lpMadder than a saran wrap skullcap, a mousetrap mishap or even a relief map hubcap, it’s Captain Flatcap – twenty-first century breaks’ answer to Spike Milligan and Yello getting together to make some tunes in a nitrous oxide factory. The trio have finally released the long-awaited Captain Flatcap LP and this is the nearly as long-awaited MB post about same which is well overdue some attention
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SCOUR RECORDS: Freemixed Nuts Vol. 4 (2016) Free download

Freemixed Nuts Vol 4 Scour RecordsTypically a six-monthly or so event in the past the free breaks-fest that is Scour RecordsFreemixed Nuts is back after a year and a half with Volume 4 and, perhaps to make up for the absence, is the biggest yet – with eight chunks of nutritious breaks goodness. There’s more wobble than you can shake a very big stick at of course and all manner of varieties: afro-dancehall wobble from
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SCOUR RECORDS: Scoured Swing Vol. 1 (2016)

Scoured Swing Vol 1Having had a successful last few years tackling all manner of party breaks, Scour Records now turn their attentions exclusively to bear on the swing side of things with the advent of a new series – Scoured Swing Vol. 1. Enter a feral gang of breakbeat jitterbuggers consisting of both usual suspects and some new names armed with breaks, wobble, and saxophone cases bursting at the
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CHARLIE BEALE: Another Man (Scour Records Freemix) (2016) Free download

Another Man Charlie Bealie Scour FreemixIf you were a notable bluesman on this side of the pond back in the 60s, you probably worked with John Mayall at some point – Peter Green, Jack Bruce and Eric Clapton all spring to mind. Very traditional British names of course – but then this was the British blues explosion. Fast forward to 2016 and another name so British that its owner sounds like a relative of one of Eastenders’ main families. That’ll be Charlie Beale. He’s also just
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MR STABALINA: Rock The Party EP (2015) + Freemixes

Rock The Party EP Mr StabalinaRating: ★★★★★ Soon to be everyone’s favourite ghetto funker – sittin’ over there – his name is… Mr Stabalina, Mr Bob Stabalina. Well alright, I don’t actually know what his first name is and I’m pretty sure his surname isn’t really ‘Stabalina’. To be honest I can’t imagine many will be ‘sitting’ either when this EP is playing because Mr Stabalina’s Rock The Party EP delivers an unusual
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