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DJ MAARS & TOM SHOWTIME: Roots Party b/w Hungry Busta (Vinyl 7″) + Free Fyah Vol. 8

DJ MAARS & TOM SHOWTIME: Roots PartyRating: ★★★★★ All we wanna know is where the party at so it’s lucky reggae hip-hop kings, DJ Maars & Tom Showtime have the answer pressed in gorgeous, palm green, seven inch vinyl on new 45 Roots Party.  You like the sound of that, don’t you?  Biggie’s Party & Bullshit acapella placed atop a beefed-up slab of rocksteady – why it’ll fuck up the party before it’s even started!  And as you’ll
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BADBOE & TOM SHOWTIME: Toxic Funk Vol. 1 (Vinyl 7″)

BADBOE & TOM SHOWTIME: Toxic Funk Vol. 1 (Vinyl 7Having popped their 45 cherry back in the spring with Mako & Mr Bristow’s Stank Soul Edits Vol. 4, the Breakbeat Paradise crew are obviously keen to enlarge their slice of the lucrative vinyl 7″ market. And so it is that Badboe & Tom Showtime team-up to deliver the second 45 on Breakbeat Paradise this year with Toxic Funk Vol. 1. The title notwithstanding, this vinyl 7″ actually provides phat hip-hop booties for the dancefloor. The first of
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DJ MAARS & TOM SHOWTIME: Too Easy/ Boombap Fever (EASY 005)(Vinyl 7″)

DJ MAARS & TOM SHOWTIME:  Too Easy/ Boombap Fever (EASY 005)(Vinyl 7Rating: ★★★★★ Oh shit! The summer seven inch gold keeps coming as the dream team that is DJ Maars and Tom Showtime work their seemingly infallible reggae-hip-hop Midas touch for another wax outing with a new cut on one side and an old favourite – in this case the Das EFX-featuring Boombap Fever – on the other. Great though
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DJ MAARS vs. TOM SHOWTIME: Number One b/w Dr D.R.E.A.D. (2018 Re-edit)(Vinyl 7″)

Rating: ★★★★★ Continuing an absolutely impeccable run of reggae/ hip-hop edit business, Easy Now Recordings recently dropped their EASY004 nugget which, like its predecessors, commits one new and one well-tested club banger to each side of a coloured vinyl 45 – in this case a suitably vibrant red. The ‘new’ is Maars’ solo rocksteady re-version of Bahamadia’s
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DJ MAARS vs TOM SHOWTIME: Let Me Clear My Dub/ Loose Juice (2017 Re-bake) Ltd. 7″(2017)

Loose Juice DJ Maars Tom ShowtimeRating: ★★★★★ This is what is known in the trade as a sureshot or one that ‘never leaves the bag’. It is, in short, an essential purchase. Yes, it’s the long overdue seven inch vinyl release of a pair of gigantic DJ Maars and Tom Showtime reggae-hiphop booties. On the A-side is the pair’s brand new roof-raising reggae re-version of DJ Kool’s evergreen Let Me Clear My Throat while B-side
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TOM SHOWTIME feat. 1/6 & Class A: Birds Of Paradise (2016)

birds-of-paradise-tom-showtime-class-aBirds Of Paradise – not those tropical avians with the lairy plumage nor the Bristol florist, nor even the infamous Bristol massage parlour that shares the same name – but the latest drop from Tom Showtime – a limited edition 45 no less, straight outta Melbourne and featuring the lyrical talents of 1/6 and
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DJ MAARS: ’93 Diamonds (2016)

93 Diamonds DJ MaarsRating: ★★★★★ No self-respecting producer of reggae-hip-hop should lack for wax output and DJ Maars is making up for lost time by dropping his second slab of niced-up newness on seven inch with an oldie from his extensive back catalogue of epic mash-up collabs. with Tom Showtime on the flip. ’93 Diamonds follows last year’s equally superb red vinyl Summertime/ Jump Around and finds Oakland’s finest, Souls Of Mischief, rocking
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DJ MAARS vs. TOM SHOWTIME: Summertime/ Jump Around (2015 Re-master) (2015) Ltd. red vinyl 7″

Summertime Jump Around Maars ShowtimeRating: ★★★★★ There’s still room for a few more epic reggae mashups this year it seems (despite the space taken up by Cockney Nutjob’s excellent recent Heads Boppin’ EP) as DJ Maars and Tom Showtime flex their mettle again. This new one grafts Mos Def’s Summertime over the riddim for BB Seaton’s version of the Gershwin-penned – er – Summertime and enlists Seaton vocals on the
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TOM SHOWTIME: Soul Alchemy (2015)

Soul Alchemy Tom ShowtimeTom Showtime is all set to drop his Universal Funk EP very shortly but before he does so – get a taste of his hip-hop magic with new single Soul Alchemy. It’s an all-original bump featuring N’Fa Jones, Mose and D’Afro and lyrics about life being something of a bitch, that chugs along on a boom-bap beat with acoustic guitar underpinned by rumbling bass. There are no fewer than four
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TOM SHOWTIME: Original Recipes 2 – A Promotional Mixtape (2015) Free download

Original Recipes 2 Tom ShowtimeTom Showtime returns with another selection of delicious home-mixed flava on the sequel to Original Recipes entitled – not unexpectedly – as Original Recipes 2 – A Promotional Mixtape. Expect a wide range of edits, remixes, old favourites and forthcoming bumps from the man himself and immerse yourself in the tape’s rich, comforting blend of heavy bass and fat shit all seamlessly
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