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WHIRLWIND D: Without Music (feat. MICALL PARKNSUN) b/w Labels (SMOOVE Mix)(Vinyl 7″)

WHIRLWIND D:  Without Music It’s a doubly nice slice of vinyl 7″ from B-Line Recordings next with this new single from Whirlwind D. On A-side Without Music, ‘D and another Brit-hop veteran, Micall Parknsun, go head-to-head on the subject of the redemptive power of – well – music over a soulful midtempo Djar One beat with cuts by Specifik. Flip it over meanwhile and you get a remix of another ‘D

ALL STARS: Juice Crew Law b/w DJ DSK feat. AKIL & MYSTRO: Check Out The Technique (Vinyl 7″)

ALL STARS: Juice Crew LawNow here’s an internationally-flavoured vinyl 7″ that can only be described as a raucous celebration of hip-hop culture. On the A-side – All Stars – a.k.a. DJ DSK, Whirlwind D, Chrome, Specifik and Mr Wonderful combine talents for a heavy dancefloor-flavoured celebration of Shanghai b-boy outfit Juice Crew whilst very much paying homage to MC Shan’s original ’88 classic Juice Crew Law. Over on the flip, DJ DSK (again –

WHIRLWIND D feat. DJAR ONE & SPECIFIK: ‘Doin It’ video

WHIRLWIND D feat. DJAR ONE & SPECIFIK: 'Doin It' videoHere’s another hip-hop 7″ for the b-boys in the form of Whirlwind D’s cautionary tale Doin’ It, over an epic beat from Djar One with cuts by Specifik. A cautionary tale? Yes – and one about addiction. To hip-hop. “I might be old but it doesn’t really matter/ The beat gets fatter my knees are being battered.” Jesus D! Were you never warned what hip-hop could do to a man?

DJ KRASH SLAUGHTA: A Little Funk (In Your House) b/w SPECIFIK: Back To Business (Vinyl 7″)

DJ KRASH SLAUGHTA: A Little Funk (In Your House) b/w SPECIFIK:  Back To Business (Vinyl 7What better way for B-Line Recordings’ new vinyl 45 imprint, 7 Series Phonograph Co., to introduce itself than with two super-funky b-boy bangers courtesy of Glasgow’s DJ Krash Slaughta (previously A.W.O.L. since his Bobby Deans find and remix in 2016) and Bournemouth’s Specifik. Krash brings us A Little Funk (In Your House) which turns on a funky drums and conga break

WHIRLWIND D feat. DJAR ONE & SPECIFIK: ‘Labels’ video

Labels, the first track to emerge from Whirlwind D’s new EP bodes well for the full release as it finds him taking a nostalgic spin through all his old twelve inches and holding forth for anyone who’ll listen about his love for hip-hop and how he got sucked into it. Naturally, if you’re going to do that sort of thing, you’ll need a good beat. Step forward Djar One who provides a mighty funk-