TIMEWARP INC: Theory Of Revolution LP

TIMEWARP INC: Theory Of Revolution LPTheory Of Revolution?  Could use one of those in the UK since we’ve forgotten how to identify the corrupt, let alone do something about them. Maybe we should all boogie while everything burns down and if so, what better soundtrack than Timewarp Inc.’s fourth studio long-player? And what a mammoth affair Theory Of Revolution is, tipping the scales at a whopping nineteen tracks
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CROWD COMPANY: Stories

CROWD COMPANY: Stories“Take a pen, think again/ Tell a story with a different end,” sings Esther Dee on new Crowd Company single, Stories, the third to be taken from their forthcoming Alan Evans-produced LP. Now there’s a positive sentiment given the multitude of stories over the last month that were mostly bleak as fuck. I suspect Dee was probably thinking in terms of romantic relationships having a different outcome rather than hedge-fund
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KATAKANA EDITS: Vol. 94 (MORLACK)

KATAKANA EDITS: Vol. 94 (MORLACK)If Private Eye released Katakana Edits they would definitely release Vol. 94 which – once again – features the work of party breaks’ very own ‘Mr Prolific’ – Morlack. Actually, this four-tracker has been out since 20 December but you know how it gets at Christmas. Ironically, now the party’s over, it’s all party action on this. Opener Wipe Mo is a
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DJ DSK: DNA Edits Volume 3 (Vinyl 7″)

Jonesing for some disco edits action now that you’re back at boring old work? Why not make DJ DSK’s DNA Edits Volume 3 your first choice of purchase in the new year? After all, the A-side is his dope edit of 1979 cut Love Thang by all-girl Philly disco outfit – er – First Choice. Need something a bit more 80s to get an even greater numbers of ladies on the dancefloor? Try the flip
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DJ DSK & THE LOST SOUL COLLECTIVE: Lost Soul Pt. 1 / Lost Soul Pt. 2 (Vinyl 7″)

DJ DSK & THE LOST SOUL COLLECTIVE: Lost Soul Pt. 1 / Lost Soul Pt. 2 (Vinyl 7While the name of DJ DSK’s funk band The Lost Soul Collective and their new vinyl 7″, Lost Soul Pt 1 and 2 might evoke that post New Year back-to-work vibe, the tracks themselves more accurately reflect the hedonistic antics of New Year celebrations. Enter two clattering slabs of all-original uptempo b-boy funk featuring squelchy wah, an afro-Latinate drum break and the knowing
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BADBOE: Stop Look Listen (Free download) + Basic funky break tutorial + sample pack

BADBOE: Stop Look Listen (Free download) + Basic funky break tutorial + sample packEver stopped, looked and listened to see if you could work out the basics for making a funky breaks track but failed dismally?  Fret not and let scene veteran Badboe school you instead with his new free download, accompanying video and sample pack. What? Yep – a new freebie from Badboe – Stop Look Listen – based around a certain Marvin Gaye and Diana Ross-sampling rap
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DAYTONER: David’s Doctor b/w Ooh Lalo (Vinyl 7″)

DAYTONER: David's Doctor b/w Ooh Lalo (Vinyl 7Check Daytoner thinking he could slip the new ‘Friday’s Funky 45’ out under the radar just when everyone was sat around lethargic from rich food, lack of sunlight and a surfeit of alcohol. David’s Doctor employs the same David Axelrod sample used on The Next Episode by a certain production medic you may have forgotten about and teams it neatly with the world’s most famous drum
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BIG CROWN RECORDS: Crown Jewels Vol. 1

BIG CROWN RECORDS: Crown Jewels Vol. 1Big Crown’s Crown Jewels are out then. No, not like that – don’t be filthy – the monkey’s talking about new label comp. Crown Jewels Vol. 1 which, you guessed it, showcases the label’s not inconsiderable wealth of talent. Why, it’s a wealth that positively glitters and sparkles! Lee Fields – legendary soul survivor? On it twice – the title track of recent LP It Rains Love and another
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MODERATOR: The Mosaics

I suppose there are those who might be tempted to refer to new Moderator LP The Mosaics as a ‘world music’ album although to do so you’d have to square the soundshapes of its exotic samples with the more-or-less omnipresent slabs of boom-bap drums throughout. So that’ll make it an instrumental hip-hop album with exotic samples then? Much better and no, that doesn’t
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MICROPHONE MISFITZ: Escape From Babylon Vol. 4 + ‘Keep Watching’ video

MICROPHONE MISFITZ: Escape From Babylon Vol. 4With lunatics running the asylum on both sides of the pond, escaping Babylon has never seemed less likely or more desirable – just as well the Windy City’s Microphone Misfitz continue to fight the good fight with the recently-released Escape From Babylon Vol. 4. Like its two most immediate predecessors, the album features an intro from the one and only Darryl ‘D.M.C.’ Daniels – a credential
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