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BEATNIK CITY: Northern Beats Vol. 2 (2016)

northern-beats-vol-1-beatnik-cityRating: ★★★★★ Things are looking musically bright already before we’ve even got to 2017 – at least on the booty edits front. Why? Because Beatnik City have lined up another scorching outing of sixties and seventies soul-inspired booty beats. One track deeper than Volume 1, Northern Beats Vol. 2 effortlessly maintains the high standards of its as predecessor as a go-to source of dancefloor
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VARIOUS: Cloud Watching Volume 3 (Riddim Fruit) (2013)

Google ‘cloud watching’ (like I just did) and you’ll probably find that the first search result is the Cloud Appreciation Society (‘Uniting cloud lovers around the world’) who are, “fighting the banality of blue sky thinking.” Unsure whether this was some sort of joke or whether there really are people apart from meteorologists out there that interested in clouds I had a quick tour around the site and
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SHIMI SONIC: Hot Peach EP (2013)

Tel Aviv-based producer Shimi Sonic has his Hot Peach EP out on Riddim Fruit in a matter of days. ‘Hot peach’ sounds vaguely rude to me. Mind you, Shimi Sonic sounds like a Manga superhero and even Tel Aviv sounds a little bit like the name of a used car salesman – “You know Tel! Tel Aviv! He’s got that lockup down under the arches!”. Anyway – that’s all so much idle fuzz. Let’s peel it back and
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VARIOUS: Cloud Watching (Riddim Fruit) (2012) – Free download

Known for its adventures in the realm of bass music, the Riddim Fruit label crosses the threshold of the chill-out room with Cloud Watching – as if you’d expect anything else from a cover depicting a bloke stood on a hill staring at a paisley-ish sky or a hippy title like that, anyway. If this leads you feeling like we’ve entered nineties downtempo breaks territory you’d be right. And
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