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HEROES OF LIMBO: Madchester Woman / White Noise (Vinyl 7″)

HEROES OF LIMBO: Madchester Woman / White Noise (Vinyl 7Alright our kid? Heard the new Madchester Woman vinyl 7″ from Matasuna Records? It’s from Heroes Of Limbo a.k.a. The Impellers’ Glenn Fallows and trombonist/arranger Gram ‘Canyon’ Treldavs. Turns out they’re mad fer a bit of 70s Afrobeat and Ghanaiian Highlife and wondered what it’d be like if they re-worked the ‘Mondays Loose Fit all Ebo Taylor like. And so buzzin’ were they after that
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CALIBRO 35 feat ILLA J: Stan Lee (Vinyl 7″)

CALIBRO 35 feat ILLA J: Stan LeeI hope you’re ready for new Calibro 35 material for here is the Italian cult combo with new single Stan Lee featuring none other than Slum Village rapper Illa J.  Well – why wait for the likes of Dre and Jay-Z to pick up on you (and both have previously sampled this Italian outfit) when you can miss out the middle man. And the band are certainly getting their money’s worth since Illa J both raps
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MAKO & MR BRISTOW: Stank Soul Edits Vol. 5 (Vinyl 7″)

MAKO & MR BRISTOW: Stank Soul Edits Vol. 5Happily, there’s not been such a long gap between Mako & Mr Bristow releases this time as they deliver Stank Soul Edits Vol. 5 a mere six months after the sold-out and subsequently re-pressed Stank Soul Edits Vol 4.  For the new 45, the pair present you with A-side, Funky Diggin,’ which re-imagines a little known soul-rocker from a certain bunch of stoned soul picnickers as a mightily funky dancefloor-friendly diggers’ anthem.  Meanwhile
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LIAM BAILEY: Champion (Vinyl 7″)

LIAM BAILEY: Champion (Vinyl 7Big Crown Records’ A&R mojo continues to work a treat with the label’s recent acquisition of Liam Bailey and the release of new single Champion, produced by label boss Leon Michels. The track is the first to be released from Bailey’s forthcoming album and finds him deliver a paean to a dancehall beauty over a moody Juno bass and 808-powered riddim while acoustic flip, Please Love Me, will be
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DR RUBBERFUNK: My Life At 45 (Part 3) (Vinyl 7″)

DR RUBBERFUNK: My Life At 45 Part 3Dr Rubberfunk continues his run of My Life At 45 – er – 45s – with My Life At 45 Part 3 then. Surely he must be forty-six by now though because Part 1 came out in July 2018 didn’t it? What’s that? Oh rrrright – I’ve got you – well – I didn’t think he’d mind since he’s made his age part of the title! Erm anyway – so Dr Rubberfunk is still a very youthful 45 and this one’s lead cut is the wistful (not to
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DJAR ONE: Oye Como Va b/w Dance Dance (Vinyl 7″)

DJAR ONE: Oye Como Va b/w Dance DanceRating: ★★★★★ Oye como va, readers? Really – good – glad to hear it! And things’ll be going even better when you catch the news that Djar One is putting out a double set of Latin edits on 45. Side A is, of course, a funked-up version of Tito Puente’s evergreen Oye Como Va with additional drum breaks giving it some extra dancefloor weight and the chance to add a top-rock to your
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JOE YORKE & THE EASTONIAN SINGERS: Tonight (Vinyl 7″)

JOE YORKE & THE EASTONIAN SINGERS: Tonight (Vinyl 7Soak up classic 70s-style roots reggae vibes at the start of next month with the next 45 release on Happy People Records from Joe Yorke & The Eastonian Singers. Tonight is taken from the album Rhythms From The Kitchen Sink (available to pre-order HERE) on Waggle Dance Records’ featuring music supplied by The Co-Operators and a host of vocal collaborators. The track sees Joe Yorke come over all Junior Murvin with a falsetto
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THE ALLERGIES: Every Trick In The Book (Vinyl 7″)

THE ALLERGIES: Every Trick In The Book (Vinyl 7Rating: ★★★★★ I don’t know – those Allergies boys, they make you feel good and they know how to turn you on. Oh wait, no, that’s – well…never mind. What I meant was The Allergies make you feel good and they know every trick in the book – which, as we all know, has resulted in an impressive run of grooves that keep you hooked. Take their forthcoming 45 banger – er – Every
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SOUL FLIP EDITS 8: Your Love Has Lifted Me (Higher & Higher) / I Go To Pieces Every Time (Vinyl 7″)

SOUL FLIP EDITS 8: Your Love Has Lifted Me (Higher & Higher) / I Go To Pieces Every Time (Vinyl 7Soul Flip Edits 8? I think so! Incredibly, Gazeebo and Vanucci are back already with a new 7″, this time delivering blistering re-rubs of northern soul cuts on both sides. As always it’s an edit of a better known artist paired with one of someone marginally more obscure which, in this particular case, translates to flips of the mighty Otis Redding’s take on Your Love Has Lifted Me (Higher
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CANNON & MIRRORBALL: Black Rhythm Rap/ Makin Time (Vinyl 7″)

CANNON & MIRRORBALL: Black Rhythm Rap/ Makin Time (Vinyl 7So successful was Cannon & Mirrorball’s last set of cut n paste disco antics for the Disco Bits label that they’ve been invited back again to do another 45 – Black Rhythm Rap b/w Makin Time. The latter cuts up Loleatta Holloway’s 1980s hit Love Sensation for a funky nu-disco excursion and in doing so reclaims the track as a sample source from the clammy hands of 90s Italo-house casualties Black Box. For the monkey though, it’s
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