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The High R8 Remix
HIGHR8DIGI 033
19 Aug 16
Drum And Bass
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Hoogs - "The Comet" (Majistrate remix) - (4:26) 175 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Nu Elementz - "Supply & Demand" (Dominator remix) - (3:45) 175 BPM
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Sub Killaz - "Horror" (Nu Elementz remix) - (4:23) 175 BPM
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Filthy Habits - "Hidden Secrets" (Upgrade remix) - (4:31) 175 BPM
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Dub Berzerka - "Born Bad" (Filthy Habits remix) - (4:25) 176 BPM
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Sub-liminal Recordings Presents The Myriad Vol 1 (includes Juno exclusive DJ mix)
SLR 017
19 Aug 16
Drum And Bass
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Version - "Gimmicks" (VIP) - (4:27) 173 BPM
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Damage Report - "World Eater" - (4:34) 175 BPM
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Fena - "Right Place Right Time" - (5:08) 175 BPM
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Version - "Sleepless" - (4:37) 172 BPM
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Too Greezey - "The Rootz" - (4:05) 175 BPM
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Dialogue - "World Wide" - (4:24) 175 BPM
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Mentah - "London Sub Ting" (VIP) - (4:31) 175 BPM
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Agro - "Not Fools" - (4:28) 175 BPM
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Too Greezey - "Canoodle" (VIP) - (4:26) 175 BPM
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Various Artists - "Blazing The Fire" (DJ Hybrid VIP) - (3:23) 175 BPM
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Leaf - "New Life" - (4:27) 173 BPM
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Too Greezey - "Slosh Pot" (VIP) - (4:49) 175 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Damage Report - "Dustbin Lid" - (4:28) 175 BPM
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Mentah - "Don't Fix It!" - (3:42) 175 BPM
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Too Greezey - "Losing You" - (4:32) 175 BPM
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Tyrant - "Monster" - (4:30) 175 BPM
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Agro - "Noise Complaint" (Dominator remix) - (4:26) 175 BPM
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Agro & Mentah - "Kryptonite" - (4:27) 175 BPM
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Agro - "Watch Closely" - (4:05) 175 BPM
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2N - "Last Night" (VIP) - (4:13) 175 BPM
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Various - "Sub-liminal Recordings Presents The Myriad Vol 1" (continuous DJ mix - Juno exclusive) - (31:18) 181 BPM
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Review: DJ Agro's Sub-Liminal unleash their largest message yet with their debut compilation They Myriad Vol. 1. A chance to catch up, a chance to fill holes in your collection, a chance to realise the amount of next gen, hugely-hyped talent the label has... Damage Report, Dialogue, Too Greezey and Leaf lead the way as he run the label's vast gully gamut. From Fena's Moving Fusion-style womps on "Right Place Right Time" to Agro's gutter-chomping subversive Urban Takeover style bass roller "Not Fools" via Leaf's savage staccato stepper "New Life", the whole collection reflects just how much exciting D&B can be found just beneath the all too shiny surface.
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Festival Jungle (unmixed tracks)
MMD 007
12 Aug 16
Drum And Bass
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Section - "Perfect Space" (Kumarchi remix) - (6:42) 174 BPM
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K Jah - "B Town Bounce" - (5:10) 175 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Serum - "Rat Trap VIP" - (5:34) 175 BPM
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Cabin Fever - "Roll Dat Shit" - (4:27) 175 BPM
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Sound Shifter - "Junglist Fever" - (6:17) 175 BPM
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DJ Monita - "Nightmares 2015" (Crisis & Ikon B remix) - (6:23) 175 BPM
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DJ Hybrid - "Protege" (feat MC Carasel) - (4:46) 175 BPM
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DJ Hybrid - "Underground" - (5:55) 175 BPM
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Critycal Dub - "Roadblock" (feat Yush) - (7:27) 175 BPM
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Kumarachi - "Badman Ting" - (5:59) 174 BPM
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K Jah - "Supaclash" - (5:12) 58 BPM
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Rob Blaze - "Sound Boy" - (4:31) 175 BPM
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The Dream Team - "Stamina" (feat Daddy Freddy - Aries, Stivs & Kelvin 373 remix) - (4:48) 175 BPM
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Serum & Serial Killaz - "Hold On" - (5:38) 176 BPM
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DJ Hybrid - "Nobody" - (5:51) 175 BPM
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Cloak - "Shape The Future" - (6:15) 58 BPM
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RadioKillaZ - "They Should Know" - (4:02) 175 BPM
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Symptom - "Autonomy" - (4:50) 174 BPM
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Vinyl Junkie & Kickback - "Rat Race" (feat Peter Culture - Durban remix) - (5:53) 174 BPM
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Cloak - "Stereo" - (6:17) 175 BPM
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Crisis & Ikon B - "Ruffnecks In London" - (6:01) 175 BPM
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DJ Monk - "Give Me Some More" (DJ Monk & DJ Hybrid remix) - (5:56) 175 BPM
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Mystery & Kosine - "Ninja Biznizz" (Vinyl Junkie & Sanxion remix) - (5:13) 175 BPM
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Kumarachi - "Phatty" - (4:29) 174 BPM
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Upgrade - "The Congo" - (5:15) 175 BPM
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Jinx - "Classic" - (5:14) 175 BPM
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Crisis & Ikon B - "Badman Biznizz" - (5:21) 58 BPM
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Durban - "Dark Room" - (5:54) 175 BPM
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Durban - "Rave" - (6:39) 174 BPM
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Sharpz - "Lion Of Judah" - (6:34) 175 BPM
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DJ Mixjah - "Boom" (Dazee remix) - (4:46) 175 BPM
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RadioKillaZ - "Hold On" - (4:50) 175 BPM
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Jinx - "Car Full Of Herbs" (Jinx VIP) - (5:15) 175 BPM
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Sound Shifter - "Ancient Technology" - (5:58) 58 BPM
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Diamond Geezer - "Tingz Rough" - (6:08) 175 BPM
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K Jah - "I Cant Stop" - (5:34) 175 BPM
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DJ LAB - "Loud & Clear" - (6:09) 168 BPM
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DJ Narcs - "Use Dem Brain" - (6:38) 59 BPM
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Crisis & Ikon B - "Who Runz Tingz" (Sound Shifter remix) - (6:58) 175 BPM
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Billy Daniel Bunter & Hattrixx meet The Ragga Twins - "Killa Sound" - (5:25) 174 BPM
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Vinyl Junkie & Sanxion - "Poison Me" (feat Maria Milewska - Galvatron remix) - (6:00) 175 BPM
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Rob Blaze - "Jah Love" - (4:35) 175 BPM
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Kartoon - "Wake & Bake" (Gold Dubs remix) - (4:48) 170 BPM
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DJ Hybrid - "Badboy VIP" - (6:37) 175 BPM
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D4N - "Keep On Roaring" (feat Ghette - FLeCK remix) - (4:04) 175 BPM
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FLeCK - "Music Is The Weapon" - (3:50) 175 BPM
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DJ Monita - "Love To Love Ya 2015" (SR & Digby remix) - (5:28) 176 BPM
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Kazan - "Dark Star" - (5:24) 173 BPM
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Vinyl Junkie & Rachael EC - "Festival Jungle 1" (continuous DJ mix) - (1:07:50) 176 BPM
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Vinyl Junkie & Rachael EC - "Festival Jungle 2" (continuous DJ mix) - (1:14:32) 176 BPM
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Review: Any jungle is festival jungle when dropped at the right time, but if you're looking for out-and-out skanky bumpers that guarantee arena meltdowns look no further as Vinyl Junkie and Rachael EC have selected 48 (yes 48) cuts that promise to raise all kinds of bodily temperatures, noises and movements. Serum's wobble-funk "Rat Trap VIP", Rob Blaze's system-slaying "Sound Boy", DJ Hybrid's Headz-style drone bass snake-wrestler, the iconic rave vocal emotion on Vinyl Junkie & Sanxion's "Ninja Bizznizz", Billy Bunter's chaotic dancehall skanker "Killa Sound".... We could list the highlights for days on end. An epic collection.
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Prophecy
SWEETALBUM 02
22 Aug 16
Drum And Bass
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Chop Shop - (4:23) 175 BPM
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Easy Peasy - (4:01) 175 BPM
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Speed Of Sound - (4:01) 175 BPM
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Evolution - (4:01) 175 BPM
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Respect - (4:23) 175 BPM
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Transmission - (4:23) 175 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Pablo Escobar - (4:23) 175 BPM
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Hungry Hippos - (4:23) 175 BPM
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Nu Elementz & Majistrate - "Never Forget" (feat Jessica Luck) - (4:31) 174 BPM
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Glock Riddum - (4:23) 175 BPM
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Simplistic - (4:23) 175 BPM
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Murderah (VIP) - (4:23) 175 BPM
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Vision - (4:34) 175 BPM
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Frequency (album mix) - (4:23) 175 BPM
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Anniversary Edits
DD 036
08 Aug 16
Disco/Nu-Disco
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DreadLock - (5:57) 105 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Slick - (8:22) 116 BPM
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Let Me Be Good - (6:40) 118 BPM
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Feel About U - (6:04) 95 BPM
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Jamaican Funk - (5:57) 113 BPM
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Cover Me - (6:30) 122 BPM
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Devils Work - (5:07) 100 BPM
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I Like The Feeling - (6:07) 103 BPM
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Keep Forgettin - (6:26) 97 BPM
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Love Inside - (4:26) 110 BPM
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You're A Winner - (6:20) 112 BPM
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Mellow Mellow - (7:09) 90 BPM
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Stars In The Ghetto - (8:49) 100 BPM
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Stormy - (6:22) 91 BPM
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Hard Burn - (5:52) 109 BPM
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LAST FUNK - (5:48) 112 BPM
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Pretty Baby - (7:46) 100 BPM
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The One - (6:34) 90 BPM
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Take It - (6:09) 101 BPM
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Loose My Head - (6:25) 101 BPM
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Too Funkay - (6:27) 110 BPM
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You Got The Stuff - (5:35) 103 BPM
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Feel Like Dancin' - (6:16) 110 BPM
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Take Me As I Am - (5:21) 82 BPM
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Review: We're not quite sure what Disco Tech is celebrating with the Anniversary Edits, but there's no doubting that it's a bumper collection, stuffed full of tried-and-tested dancefloor rearrangements. Across the 24 tracks, you'll find reworks of familiar favourites ("Dreadlock", "Jamaican Funk", 'Keep Forgettin"), and lesser-known gems ("I Like The Feeling", the deliriously elastic disco workout that is "You're A Winner"), as well as edits that span a wide range of moods and tempos. Highlights naturally come thick and fast, from the pitched-down, boogie-era reggae-disco of "Feel About U" (a killer edit of a tasty cover of an Evelyn "Champagne" King staple), to the subtly beefed up disco-funk strut of "Too Funkay").
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Masterworks Vol 2
MMD 023
25 Jul 16
Disco/Nu-Disco
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80's Child - "Computerized" - (6:35) 100 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Fingerman - "Get My Luvin'" - (8:06) 111 BPM
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Dan Johnson - "Love That Dancer" - (8:04) 120 BPM
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Ed Wizard/Disco Double Dee - "Feel Good Jam" - (6:45) 107 BPM
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Chris Shennan - "We Got 'em" - (6:10) 118 BPM
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Peza - "Filmed Message" - (7:08) 103 BPM
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Heion - "Caught Up" - (5:27) 118 BPM
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James Rod - "Chekking Down" - (7:32) 119 BPM
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Dr Packer - "Living In A Fantasy" - (6:06) 117 BPM
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The Silver Rider - "Keep On Feeeeling" - (6:55) 114 BPM
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Mystep - "Hit Record" - (6:41) 117 BPM
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RobJamWeb - "Qu'est-Ce Que L'amour" - (7:41) 101 BPM
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Soultronic/Kiu D - "My Man" - (6:01) 120 BPM
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Rare Cuts - "Out To Get 'cha" - (5:50) 100 BPM
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Voodoo Whiskey - "You Stole My Heart" - (4:14) 92 BPM
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Lux Experience - "Seven" - (6:23) 117 BPM
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Joutro Mundo - "Video Games" - (6:03) 118 BPM
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Deelicious - "Much Too Much" - (6:16) 111 BPM
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Situation - "Mr Joseph" - (6:19) 113 BPM
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Mr Absolutt - "Yellow Moon" - (6:24) 97 BPM
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Ziggy Phunk - "The City" - (6:29) 96 BPM
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P Sol - "Give Me" - (6:44) 115 BPM
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Chuggin Edits - "Playboy" - (6:55) 108 BPM
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Chewy Rubs - "Conquest" - (7:15) 117 BPM
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Thatneedsanedit - "Lost In T'maze" - (8:53) 100 BPM
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Topic Of Conversation - "So Good" - (7:49) 117 BPM
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Review: Nu-disco hero 80s Child has come a long way since Masterworks Vol 1, the inaugural release on his Masterworks label a year and a half ago. Now we have the follow-up and it reveals how the label's sound has grown. There are 26 sizzling bangers on board this time, boasting a million delirious dance floor moments. Highlights of which include the fizzy thump-funk of 80s Child's "Computerized", Peza's doomy analogue electro mash up "Filmed Message" and the smooth, synthetic boogie of "Much Too Much" by Deelicious.
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Liquid V Club Sessions Vol 6
LV 056DD
12 Aug 16
Drum And Bass
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Blade - "The Greatest" - (5:49) 176 BPM
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Dave Owen & Flaco & Glen E Ston - "I Wanna Show You" - (6:48) 174 BPM
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L-Side - "I Wish" - (5:36) 174 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Paul T & Edward Oberon - "Somebody Else" (VIP) - (5:58) 176 BPM
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Dramatic & Command Strange - "Try To Understand" - (5:58) 174 BPM
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Paul T & Edward Oberon - "Tonight's The Night" - (6:13) 176 BPM
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Duoscience - "Night Traffic" - (4:44) 176 BPM
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Phase 2 - "Come With Me" - (6:47) 174 BPM
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L-Side - "Sweet Blues" - (5:08) 174 BPM
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Paul T & Edward Oberon - "When I'm With You" - (5:49) 176 BPM
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Simplification & Translate - "Tonight" (L-Side remix) - (4:24) 175 BPM
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Need For Mirrors - "Son Of Sorrow" - (5:16) 174 BPM
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Intelligent Manners - "Dem Tings" - (4:59) 175 BPM
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Intelligent Manners - "How Sweet It Is" - (4:58) 172 BPM
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Command Strange - "Let Me Love You" - (4:50) 174 BPM
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Dramatic - "So Crazy" - (6:39) 175 BPM
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Rowpieces - "Retreat" - (6:46) 174 BPM
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Rowpieces & Identified - "Falling" - (5:57) 175 BPM
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Bailey - "Stargazing" (feat Tali) - (5:10) 175 BPM
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Dramatic - "Together Tonight" (feat DbAudio) - (6:45) 174 BPM
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Phase 2 - "One Time" - (6:08) 172 BPM
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Jaybee & Dave Owen & D-Lo - "SXSW" - (5:23) 175 BPM
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Random Movement - "Savage Brutus" - (5:56) 175 BPM
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Various - "Liquid V Club Sessions Vol 6" (continuous DJ mix) - (1:15:37) 181 BPM
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Review: Bryan Gee and Jumping Jack Frost aren't messing around this year. The entire V portfolio has been busy this year, with all three labels deliver fat albums in the process. This particular 20+ session sums up the spirit at V Towers as some of the label's nearest, dearest, freshest and most faithful all lay down their rolling soulful finery... "I Wanna Show You" oozes jazz finesse with its timeless pads and syrup vocals, "Try To Understand" takes us back to the early 2000s with filtered sample charm, Duoscience wins a police chase with 4 Hero pumping on the eight track, "Sweet Blues" will fast track you to grade eight air piano while "Let Me Love You" whisks us into a dream world of soft notes and firm drums. And that's the tip of the liquid iceberg. We repeat; Gee and Frosty are not messing around right now.
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Kon & The Gang
BBE 362CDG
19 Aug 16
Deep House
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Kon - "Timeless" - (8:06) 115 BPM
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Rainer TrAbby & Corrado Bucci presents Truccy - "Closer" - (6:30) 111 BPM
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Serge Gamesbourg - "Do It Well" - (6:49) 114 BPM
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Bosq - "Out Of My Head" - (7:56) 117 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Kon - "Can't Get Enough" - (8:41) 115 BPM
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Kon - "Awe Baby" (Medlar remix) - (7:15) 115 BPM
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Eli Escobar - "Back 2 Luv" (feat Steven Klavier) - (6:25) 123 BPM
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Scott ThatManMonkz - "I Like To Feel Your Eyes On Me When I Look Away" (feat J Gordon) - (6:38) 118 BPM
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Doc Daneeka - "I Promise" (feat Seven Davis Jr - Kon Rework) - (5:46) 120 BPM
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Joy Jones - "Over" (Osunlade remix) - (6:52) 121 BPM
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Caserta - "Hooked On Ya" - (6:13) 118 BPM
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Played by: BRENDON P, JAMES ROD
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In Too Deep EP
KILLAZ 027DIG
19 Aug 16
Drum And Bass
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DJ Hybrid & Section - "Give You More" - (5:23) 176 BPM
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Big Respect - (4:48) 175 BPM
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Regrets - (5:56) 175 BPM
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In Too Deep - (4:49) 175 BPM
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Moving On - (5:34) 174 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Played by: DJ Hybrid
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Neptune
LDDR 059
19 Aug 16
Drum And Bass
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Glad You Came - (4:23) 175 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Information - (4:13) 175 BPM
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Outer Edges
VSN 025
05 Aug 16
Drum And Bass
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The Approach - (1:29) 151 BPM
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Anomaly - (4:03) 172 BPM
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Collider - (4:46) 165 BPM
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Vigilantes - (2:47) 173 BPM
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Tentacles - (3:11) 172 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Voodoo - (3:15) 140 BPM
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Mantra - (3:48) 172 BPM
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Surfaceless - (1:39) 160 BPM
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Straight Hook - (3:23) 172 BPM
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Stonewalled - (3:38) 172 BPM
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Motion Blur - (3:24) 172 BPM
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The Entangled - (3:15) 186 BPM
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Exavolt - (3:01) 174 BPM
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Into Dust - (4:19) 172 BPM
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Miniatures - (2:53) 140 BPM
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Sinkhole - (3:29) 171 BPM
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Get Deaded - (3:57) 172 BPM
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The Approach (Reprise) - (1:59) 150 BPM
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Played by: MATTA, 1000DaysWasted
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Permanent Vacation 4
PERMVAC 1502
19 Aug 16
Deep House
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Hi & Saberhagen - "Spreepark" - (5:31) 103 BPM
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Carrot Green - "Vodou" - (7:34) 103 BPM
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Young Marco - "Dreamless" - (6:24) 113 BPM
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Fantastic Man - "Seaside Special" - (5:56) 113 BPM
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Prins Emanuel - "Ivys Boogie" - (5:31) 111 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Alex Burkat - "Brooklyn Bridge" - (4:57) 117 BPM
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Man Power - "Pelame" - (7:04) 112 BPM
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Benedikt Frey - "Lucid Dream" - (5:50) 114 BPM
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Hugh Mane - "Interstellar" - (8:18) 117 BPM
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Cleveland - "Rio" - (7:51) 118 BPM
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Mapache - "Let Me Sleep" - (6:55) 119 BPM
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Suzanne Kraft - "Tiles" - (4:05) 90 BPM
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Played by: BRENDON P
Review: A decade has passed since Tom Bioly and Benjamin Frohlich launched their Permanent Vacation label with a compilation of the same name. This fourth instalment sticks to the same formula as its' predecessors, serving up evocative, emotion-rich music that's tickled the fancy of Bioly and Frohlich over the last two years. Predictably, there's much to enjoy throughout, from the hammock-fresh laziness of Carrot Green's dreamy "Vodou", and the instrumental, Balearic synth-pop of Fantastic Man's "Seaside Special", to the tribal drums, jazz bass and ghostly chords of Benedikt Frey's "Lucid Dream". They predictably finish with a flourish, following Mapache's hallucinatory deep house shuffler "Let Me Sleep", with the dubby Balearic beauty of Suzanne Kraft's blissful "Tiles".
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Way Back Home EP
RNT 020
15 Aug 16
Disco/Nu-Disco
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Way Back Home (feat Ivar - original mix) - (6:35) 120 BPM
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Seb's Party (original mix) - (6:38) 121 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Way Back Home (feat Ivar - Ben Sun remix) - (7:03) 118 BPM
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Way Back Home (feat Ivar - Ben Sun Alt mix) - (6:23) 120 BPM
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Way Back Home (feat Ivar - Tiger & Woods remix) - (6:28) 120 BPM
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Way Back Home (feat Ivar - Tiger & Woods Alt mix) - (7:51) 120 BPM
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Review: Razor 'N' Tape has been slowly expanding its' outlook in recent years, focusing on original productions just as much as re-edits. Here, they've pulled off something of a coup by snapping up two fresh cuts from Dutch heavyweights Kraak & Smaak. There's the clipped Chic guitars, jaunty analogue bass, undulating Syclops lead lines and gravelly soul vocals of "Way Back Home", and the filter-heavy disco-house throb of "Seb's Party". The package also includes two tasty re-rubs apiece from Ben Sun and Tiger & Woods. Sun offers up a smooth, nu-disco/deep house fusion, followed by a chunkier, classic house sounding affair, while Tiger & Woods offer two superb variants on the same throbbing, electrofunk-meets-Balearic piano house template.
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5 Years Of Titan Records
TITAN 033
12 Aug 16
Drum And Bass
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Hypoxia - "Badass" (Jade remix) - (4:54) 172 BPM
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AMC & Six Blade - "Rock aNa Ride" - (4:27) 174 BPM
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A-Cray - "Rage Quit" - (4:22) 172 BPM
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S9 - "Warehouse" - (4:36) 174 BPM
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The Clamps & Dilemn - "Frenzy" - (4:54) 172 BPM
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Agressor Bunx - "Smash It" - (4:26) 174 BPM
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Turno - "Existence" - (5:34) 174 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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A-Cray - "Diverted" (AMC remix) - (4:53) 172 BPM
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Khronos - "Dark Wanderer" - (4:41) 172 BPM
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Cruk - "Sucker Punch" - (5:08) 174 BPM
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Glass Cobra - "Champion" - (5:45) 174 BPM
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Tobax - "Lockdown" (VIP) - (6:04) 174 BPM
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The Trouble
DREC 001
05 Aug 16
Drum And Bass
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Dominator & Heist - "Trouble" - (3:40) 175 BPM
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Dominator & Upgrade - "Couldnt Care Less" - (4:26) 175 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Dominator & Turno - "Time To Play" - (4:30) 175 BPM
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Dominator & Invictus - "Infected" - (4:23) 175 BPM
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Review: Suffolk's D-Stortion Records are back with an impressive bunch of breakbeat science upstarts that aren't messing around. Take for instance Dominator & Heist with their fierce DJ Krust influenced stepper "Trouble"; that strings section in the middle is just classic! Next up Dominator teams up with Upgrade on "Couldn't Care Less" which rolls and growls away ferociously in a purist techstep tradition. Dominator, again, shows us his skills in conjunction with Invictus; this time on the dark and suspenseful sci-fi beat futurism of "Infected", which brazenly wears its Virus Recording influence on its sleeve and we can dig that!
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Dj's Delight
MMD 021
06 Jun 16
Disco/Nu-Disco
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Disco Lovin' - (7:07) 116 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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It's Not Over - (7:02) 119 BPM
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Monday Blues - (7:30) 122 BPM
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Nuthin' Goin' On - (6:23) 107 BPM
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Not Forgotten - (6:31) 114 BPM
from $1.97
Review: Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger's recent Vinyl TV show depicted the birth of New York black party culture with the mighty Kool Herc at the helm. Here Dr Packer riffs off that same imagery too, even if his edits are more in the disco vein than that of Herc's hard funk breaks. There are a whopping six edits to wrap your ears around here, highlights include sensuous 70s boogie, complete with electro bassline, of "Disco Lovin", the protracted hiNRG New Order loops of "Monday Blues" and the shimmering, dry ice soul of "Chocolate Boogie". Fun music for fun times!
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5 Years Of Flexout Audio (2011 - 2016)
FLXALP 05
12 Aug 16
Drum And Bass
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Arkaik - "My Love" - (6:17) 174 BPM
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Transparent/D-Los - "Overload" - (5:12) 172 BPM
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Kai - "Awake In The Night" - (5:56) 173 BPM
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Chromatic - "Physics Of Emotion" - (5:14) 174 BPM
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HLZ - "Secret Diva" - (6:30) 172 BPM
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Soligen - "Nearfield" - (5:06) 172 BPM
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Dekko - "Shook" - (5:03) 172 BPM
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Taelimb/Conscience - "Close" - (6:08) 172 BPM
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Amoss - "Crab Stance" - (5:18) 172 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Retraflex - "Apocalypse" (Chromatic remix) - (5:53) 176 BPM
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Shiver - "Fragmented" - (5:36) 174 BPM
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Incognito - "Black Magic" (Philth remix) - (5:47) 175 BPM
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Co:Lateral - "Underground Immunity" - (6:26) 170 BPM
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Lynch Kingsley - "Sunlight" - (6:53) 170 BPM
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Perverse - "Terrain" - (5:02) 57 BPM
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Neve - "Manipulation" (feat Merikan) - (4:31) 172 BPM
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Qbig & Zenith B - "Heptine" - (5:41) 174 BPM
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Soligen - "Concentration" (feat Maroose) - (4:46) 174 BPM
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Incognito - "Stampede" - (5:00) 172 BPM
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Survey - "Plastic Velvet" - (6:04) 172 BPM
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Philth - "Dreaming" (Need For Mirrors remix) - (6:02) 175 BPM
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Gran Calavera - "Needs" (feat Bonnie Laschon) - (5:56) 170 BPM
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Kolectiv - "Voices" (feat Amy) - (4:53) 58 BPM
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Dispersion - "Executive Decision" - (4:01) 175 BPM
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Hyroglifics - "Torus" - (6:01) 57 BPM
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Philth - "Breach" - (6:02) 175 BPM
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Andy Pain - "Monster" - (5:35) 172 BPM
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M-Soul/S27/Mombosh/Medisin - "We Count These Moments" (feat Anna Rune) - (5:48) 172 BPM
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Trex - "Loungin'" (VIP) - (5:24) 173 BPM
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Mystic State/Tension - "Slip Away" (feat Lucy Kitchen) - (6:20) 174 BPM
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One Hundred Percent Tough EP
CALYPSO 027D
25 Jul 16
Drum And Bass
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What You Say - (4:27) 175 BPM
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Bees Nest - (3:40) 175 BPM
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Gorilla Glue - (4:24) 175 BPM
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Morbid - (3:42) 175 BPM
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Midnight Killing - (4:26) 58 BPM
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Dry Wall - (4:28) 175 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
from $1.97
Review: Heist invites New York's Hoogs to the Calypso crew with one of the label's most generous EPs to date. Those aware of Hoogs' 15 year repertoire will already know what to expect; cross-board ruffage with a cheeky US twist on the classic UK jump-up foundation. Heady, sharper and big in the lean riff game, highlights include the downward spiral of bass paranoia on "Gorilla Glue", the rattling jungle freshness of "What You Say" and the higher-toned bassline trippery of "Midnight Killing". Audio insanity.
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Pollo Con Pollo EP
HEIST 019
25 Jul 16
Deep House
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Gotta Act To React - (6:47) 118 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Pollo Con Pollo - (7:32) 120 BPM
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Intermezzlow - (3:16) 108 BPM
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Intermezzo - (6:37) 116 BPM
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Gotta Act To React (Float mix) - (5:29) 118 BPM
from $1.97
Review: Nachtbraker's latest expansive EP for Heist Recordings - his first release of 2016 - boasts a host of hot, floor-friendly excursions. The EP's first two missives offer two distinctly different takes on disco-house - the throbbing sub-bass, extra percussion hits and early Daft Punk riffs of "Gotta Act To React", versus the smooth, classic disco-sampling loop-jam "Pollo Con Pollo" - before the woozy, drawn out "Intermezzlow" allows the Dutch producer to showcase the groovy, downtempo side to his work. The accompanying "Intermezzo" is a jazzy, percussive deep house variation on the same sun-kissed theme, while "Gotta Act To React (Float Mix)" re-casts the EP's opening tune as a hazy deep house bumper.
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The Carrington Spirituals
FBR 045
12 Aug 16
Disco/Nu-Disco
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Ron Basejam - "Time" (feat Vern) - (6:58) 120 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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The Carrington Spirituals - (6:18) 115 BPM
from $1.97
Played by: BRENDON P
Review: Crazy P man Jim Baron once more dons his Ron Basejam alter ego, delivering a strong virtual double A-side for Bristol's Futureboogie Recordings. Opener "Time" not only features some decidedly cosmic spoken word vocals from Vern, but was also co-produced by PBR Streetgang man Bonar Bradberry. In typical Baron fashion, the track is a loose, warm and inviting affair that effortlessly blends live instrumentation (guitars, bass, Clavinet) with a rolling dancefloor groove. "The Carrington Spirituals" is an altogether more urgent affair, and sees the experienced producer offering a typically attractive, horn-heavy take on loopy disco-house.
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Balearic Headspace Vol 1
MIDRIOTDBALVOL 1
15 Aug 16
Disco/Nu-Disco
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Bestinspace - "Emmanuelle Kant" - (4:15) 95 BPM
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Hong Kong Syndikat - "Too Much" (Dim Zach edit) - (7:11) 99 BPM
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Massimo Vanoni - "For Your Love" (Cosmic Inspiration mix) - (8:24) 100 BPM
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Tripmann, Sandrobianchi - "Woman" (vocal mix) - (6:23) 122 BPM
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Korama - "New Math" - (7:16) 122 BPM
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Judge Funk - "Imitation" - (5:53) 108 BPM
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Joe Morris - "Opal Eyes" - (5:33) 100 BPM
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Rev Thorn - "Diamonds In The Sky" - (4:20) 120 BPM
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Evil Smarty - "Elektrik Ting" - (6:20) 106 BPM
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T & J Hooker - "Ride Away With A Dream In Your Heart" - (9:23) 104 BPM
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B J Smith - "Candy Man Blues" - (7:25) 97 BPM
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Laurels & Hardlies - "Come Outside" (Sweet Love) - (6:14) 109 BPM
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South Beach Recycling - "Give It Up For Love" - (7:05) 115 BPM
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Frank Virgilio - "M Groove" - (7:37) 97 BPM
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DJ Camino - "Love Echo" - (3:24) 102 BPM
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Rayko - "Rays Of Sunshine" - (6:07) 120 BPM
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Robot 84 - "Boogie On Up" - (6:25) 106 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Mr Absolutt - "Revolution 909" - (5:00) 115 BPM
from $1.97
Played by: BRENDON P
Review: We all need our own personal headspace from time to time, however the Yam Who? duo behind Midnight Riot have gone one step further and given Balearic Headspace. Volume 'Uno' contains 18 slinky white isle gems to groove to. Highlights include the slow Euro-beat grind of opener "Bestinspace" by Emmanuelle Kant, Massimo Vanoni's "For Your Love (Cosmic Inspiration mix)" features uber cool raw electronic arpeggiation, swirly Moon Safari acoustic vibes on "Come Outside (Sweet Love)" by Laurels & Hardlies and the stompin' beats and slappin' bass of "Love Echo" by Camino.
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Dying To Dance
MMD 020
09 May 16
Disco/Nu-Disco
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Lonely Town Lonely Street - (6:04) 117 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Trust Me - (4:30) 118 BPM
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Dying To Dance - (5:26) 117 BPM
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Mechanical Body - (6:12) 102 BPM
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Change Of Mind - (6:28) 113 BPM
from $1.97
Review: Lately Leeds' Deelicious has seen his loose and groovy tunes grace the likes of Sound Exhibitions and Disco Fruit. Here he rolls out five sizzling new bangers. The urgent slice of socially conscious funk, "Lonely Town Lonely Street", kicks things off, "Trust Me" incorporates housier filtered loops into the mix and the title track is celebratory slice of disco-pop with some ace bloc-rocking breaks and punk-funk bass work. Elsewhere we enter orbit with the melodramatic sci-fi boogie of "Mechanical Body" and "Change Your Mind" is an amazing example of early underground dance music reconfigured by a 21st century perspective.
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The Gang
PLV 066DD
19 Aug 16
Drum And Bass
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Can't Stop - (4:46) 174 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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The Gang - (4:37) 172 BPM
from $1.97
Review: Yet another bullseye for the V camp: Command Strange returns with two straight up slabs of fire that are so hot Bryan Gee has been issues a health and safety warning. "Can't Stop" vibes with a real twist, as what begins as a classic subby roller suddenly switches into a reese and vocal fuelled stamp session. "The Gang", meanwhile, takes a few leaves from the books of neuro, Ram and Bad with its early 2000s gritty, fuzzy distorted funk. Undiluted... Handle with care.
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Automatik / Hydraulic
MTA 092
19 Aug 16
Drum And Bass
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Automatik - (4:27) 174 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Hydraulic - (4:24) 174 BPM
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Hydraulic II - (5:52) 55 BPM
from $1.97
Review: D&B darling Rob Dimension does it again... Both "Automatik" and "Hydraulic" capture both sides of D&B's ever-flipping coin right now. The former tips a slight nod at Rob Swire with its space-aged vocal processing, hookiness and Sub Focus style hook while the latter takes us much deeper into the dance with a brutal techy swing. Serious mechanical mischief both tailored squarely for the biggest crowds.
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Salty Vibes Vol 2
DWADSEP 34
01 Aug 16
Disco/Nu-Disco
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Sexy Sugar - (5:45) 122 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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People All Over The World - (6:13) 120 BPM
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Get Lifted - (5:30) 117 BPM
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Down On It - (6:06) 112 BPM
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Do It Good - (6:11) 116 BPM
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People All Over The World (extended mix) - (7:44) 120 BPM
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Don't Turn Your Back On Love - (6:36) 120 BPM
from $1.97
Played by: BRENDON P
Review: While the Salty Vibes title makes us think of rum old seadogs, there's little nautical about Alien Disco Sugar's latest expansive collection of re-edits. As usual, though, there's plenty to enjoy across the seven tracks, beginning with the hard-worked filters, impassioned vocals, and grandiose disco bump of opener "Sexy Sugar". Other highlights include two versions of string-drenched mirrorball anthem "People All Over The World", the looped slap bass and razor-sharp guitars of "Do It Good" (a killer version of a Rahaan favourite), and closer "Don't Turn Your Back On Love", a house-friendly re-work of a shimmering, synth-laden '80s soul bumper.
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Valentine's Groove
ROYAL 32
15 Jul 16
Deep House
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Valentine's Groove - (7:45) 125 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Strings - (8:10) 122 BPM
from $1.97
Review: While his live appearances are placing him on the radar of ever more enlightened house heads the world over, Kink is showing no signs of slacking on the production front either. The clue is in his name, and as ever there are plenty of subtly shimmying tricks in the Bulgarian mastermind's grooves to keep the stiffest of dancers shaking on the off-beat. "Valentine's Groove" is a masterclass in jazz-inflected deep house, all fuzzy chord stabs and badass bass for the funkiest shape flingers. "Strings" meanwhile reaches for a more emotive feeling, lashing on the Detroit romanticism to a wonderfully bombastic end.
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Lengerz Volume 2
PAR 061
01 Aug 16
UK Garage
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On1 - "Lick Off" - (4:27) 132 BPM
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1Thirty - "Breeze Block" - (4:14) 130 BPM
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AT - "Flash Bang" - (3:02) 140 BPM
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BMC - "Grotty" - (3:40) 140 BPM
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Chemist RNS - "All Badman" - (5:23) 135 BPM
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Creep N00m - "I AM" - (3:05) 140 BPM
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Darkzy - "Where I Wanna Be" - (5:59) 140 BPM
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Deadbeat UK - "Danger" - (4:24) 135 BPM
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Deadbeat UK - "Punks" - (5:17) 136 BPM
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Digitek & Karl Vincent - "In Love" - (4:58) 130 BPM
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Distinkt - "Yes I Need" - (4:29) 130 BPM
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Dr Cryptic - "My Style" - (4:37) 140 BPM
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Dr Oscillator - "Desert Eagle" - (5:06) 140 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Dubzta - "Lord Of War" - (4:08) 140 BPM
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Dubzta - "The Storm" - (3:20) 140 BPM
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Dunkee - "Level Up" - (3:15) 140 BPM
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Efflex - "Spook" - (3:56) 142 BPM
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Hadean - "Most Live" - (3:24) 137 BPM
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Frampster - "Snow Plough" - (4:24) 140 BPM
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Hexy - "Digger Mans Grave" - (5:41) 135 BPM
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Hexy - "Rub A Dub Refix" - (4:37) 140 BPM
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JG & Trilla - "Shut Ya Mout" - (5:00) 138 BPM
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Jacotanu & Dubzta - "Welcome" - (3:27) 140 BPM
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Jacotanu - "Meher" - (5:03) 140 BPM
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Juzlo & Vsun - "You Changed" - (3:48) 136 BPM
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Juzlo - "Vampire" - (4:26) 138 BPM
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Killjoy & Hadean - "Experience" - (4:15) 138 BPM
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King Hydra - "Murkers" - (4:42) 126 BPM
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KXVU - "Shootout Riddim" - (5:41) 140 BPM
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Manul & Energyman - "She" - (3:44) 140 BPM
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MoJoe - "Podium" - (4:41) 140 BPM
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Moony - "Old Skool Fi Dem" - (4:27) 130 BPM
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Moony & PVC - "Cant Let You Go" - (4:42) 130 BPM
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Mr Dubz - "Losing It (VIP)" - (3:25) 140 BPM
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Neon Beats - "Grimey Flute" - (4:13) 140 BPM
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Nina Wilde - "Hype" - (4:59) 130 BPM
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Omo - "Smack" - (5:45) 136 BPM
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Palize - "Jaws" - (3:18) 140 BPM
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Pavv - "You Got Me VIP" - (5:50) 133 BPM
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Potentz - "Hell Yeah" - (3:13) 140 BPM
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Scruloose - "Nangooli" - (4:51) 140 BPM
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Sekt-87 - "TNK Riddim" - (7:26) 138 BPM
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Skepsis (UK) - "Calling" - (3:53) 134 BPM
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Sware - "Out There" - (3:49) 138 BPM
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Swedger - "Shimmer" - (4:06) 134 BPM
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Thorpey - "Duppyman" - (4:05) 142 BPM
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Tubz - "Big Ting Vibe" - (3:44) 142 BPM
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Wolfe - "Voss" - (5:08) 132 BPM
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Dubzta - "Eski Roots" - (4:15) 140 BPM
from $1.97
Review: Sheffield's Project Allout don't mess about, having developed a reputation for championing all directions in the ways of bass. Every take on that three letter word is important to this label and that's why they cram so many hot jams onto their comps. Basically they're the Ferrero Rocher am-bass-adors and they are really spoiling us with 49(!) lengerz. Highlights include AT's bleepy 8-bit hip-hop groove "Flash Bang", the epic, symphonic trap of Dubzta's "Lord Of War" and the almost disco tech grooves of "Murkers' by King Hydra. All killer, no filler!
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Sunner Soul Presents Vintage Music Selection Vol 6
VMR 047
17 Aug 16
Disco/Nu-Disco
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Sunner Soul - "View Of Passengers" - (5:42) 115 BPM
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Sweet Lady - "Chain Reaction" (Sunner Soul edit) - (4:54) 123 BPM
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Sunner Soul - "First Night Symphony" - (5:36) 102 BPM
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Sunner Soul - "Soul Beats" - (3:28) 97 BPM
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DJ June - "Night Visions" - (3:08) 120 BPM
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Sunner Soul - "Rock With Me" - (4:56) 117 BPM
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Sunner Soul - "Do It For My Brother" - (5:28) 118 BPM
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Sunner Soul - "Flip Side Of The Dark" - (4:26) 120 BPM
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I Gemin - "Chasin'" - (5:52) 123 BPM
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Sunner Soul - "Rewind" - (4:12) 118 BPM
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DJ June - "Kiss" - (2:26) 120 BPM
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Sunner Soul - "Runaway Love" - (4:39) 110 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Banana Lover - "Disco Sound Better" - (4:44) 120 BPM
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Sunner Soul - "Peaceful Melody" - (5:10) 117 BPM
from $1.97
Played by: BRENDON P
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Soften The Wireless EP
HEIST 017
09 May 16
Deep House
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Khan's Bargain - (5:29) 120 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Khan's Bargain (Tom Noble remix) - (7:11) 120 BPM
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The Blues - (6:55) 128 BPM
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It Won't Be Long - (5:53) 124 BPM
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Varkala - (6:32) 119 BPM
from $1.97
Review: Nebraska has been a busy boy of late, delivering killer material on both Mister Saturday Night and Delusions of Grandeur. Here he dons his favourite balaclava and joins Detroit Swindle's Heist. He begins with the groovy, loose and low-slung disco-house bump of "Khan's Bargain", which is also brilliantly remixed by obscure boogie specialist Tom Noble. The tempo increases dramatically on the wide-eyed deep house sprint of "The Blues", before Nebraska enhances his Balearic house credentials thanks to the blissful synthesizer arpeggio lines and swirling chords of "It Won't Be Long". The spacey, string-drenched shuffle of "Varkala" draws a fine EP to a close.
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Ultra Bass Records Presents/The Ultra Underground Vol 3
UBR 029
18 Aug 16
UK Garage
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Erban Fox & Lamont Dex - "Sunshine" (original mix) - (4:57) 132 BPM
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Adam Hyjek - "Basements In Xuhui" (original mix) - (5:17) 124 BPM
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Mr Spring - "The Rhythm" (original mix) - (6:27) 128 BPM
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Terror Tone - "Full Cycle" (original mix) - (4:42) 125 BPM
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99dB - "Back Up Dub" (original mix) - (5:48) 122 BPM
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Xale - "Killa Switch" (original Speed Garage mix) - (5:36) 132 BPM
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DJ Parallax - "On The Floor" (Amen Bruva original mix) - (4:49) 135 BPM
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Stravan - "Reaching 4 U" (original mix) - (3:19) 124 BPM
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Renaud Genton - "Paint It Black" (original mix) - (6:54) 122 BPM
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Y-Ting - "Badness" (original mix) - (6:44) 124 BPM
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Cellardore - "Nowhere To Go" (original mix) - (5:05) 132 BPM
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Bitr8 & Thorn - "Budd" (original mix) - (4:09) 131 BPM
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Lamont Dex - "I Don't Need U" (original mix) - (5:43) 135 BPM
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Erban Fox - "Shook Up" (original mix) - (3:59) 132 BPM
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Bitr8 & Thorn - "Explode" (original mix) - (4:29) 132 BPM
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Digital Pilgrimz - "Keep On Pressing On" (original mix) - (5:44) 135 BPM
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Harri Georgio & Scrivs - "From Creation" (original mix) - (5:11) 140 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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On1 - "Pillow Talk" (original mix) - (4:28) 132 BPM
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Saboteur UK - "Get Down" (original mix) - (3:18) 140 BPM
from $1.97
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Saucy Selections Volume 3
SAUCY 032
29 Jul 16
UK Garage
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Nvloap - "Star" - (6:10) 134 BPM
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Surplus & Boy Martel - "Problem Solver" - (5:38) 140 BPM
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Libra (UK) - "You'd Better Know" - (6:04) 128 BPM
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Twoven - "Pale" - (5:10) 127 BPM
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SaidWho - "Menace" - (6:44) 130 BPM
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Jello - "Eyes On You" - (5:26) 130 BPM
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Injustice - "Sub Zero" - (4:01) 140 BPM
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Kook & Reece - "Oh Gosh!" - (3:10) 132 BPM
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De Nada - "Crew" - (4:15) 128 BPM
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Negativ - "Angst" - (4:25) 128 BPM
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Underground Traffic - "Boss Skag" - (6:26) 128 BPM
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Distrikt - "Chuckle" - (4:31) 128 BPM
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Pelikann - "Spectre" - (5:30) 131 BPM
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Revaux - "Twisted Up" - (4:27) 130 BPM
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Barely Royal & Bunnie - "Don't Lie" - (4:22) 136 BPM
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Distinkt - "Feelin'" - (3:46) 130 BPM
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Inkline & Kir Rabu - "Trouble" - (5:06) 126 BPM
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TZ - "Dappa Riddim" - (5:48) 133 BPM
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Ben Knight - "Ninety 9'" - (4:02) 128 BPM
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Lucent & Karl Vincent - "People Dem Dance" - (6:21) 132 BPM
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Rico Tubbs - "Bassline" - (3:13) 128 BPM
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Skepsis (UK) - "Critical Hit" - (3:55) 134 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
from $1.97
Review: For all those of you out there who had lost faith in ever hearing another instalment in the Saucy Selections series...rejoice! The wait is over. It's over a year since Vol 2, but the Saucy crew are back bringing serious fiyah over 22 fresh new jams. As usual, the quality is never compromised, particularly on such standouts as the mercilessly pounding, RnB sampling "You Better Know" by Libra, the futuristic 2-step synth stabs of "Eyes On You" by Jello and the dry warehouse beats and buzzy bass bounce of "People Dem Dance" by Lucent & Karl Vincent.
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Friends
DUBVOLTAGE 061
19 Aug 16
Drum And Bass
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Friends - (4:27) 175 BPM
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Hell - (4:32) 175 BPM
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Real - (4:27) 175 BPM
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Friends (Simskai remix) - (4:33) 175 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
from $1.97
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The Departure
DDR 021
08 Aug 16
Drum And Bass
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D-minus & Kutz - "Deprogramme" - (4:26) 175 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Bun It Up (feat Tommy D) - (4:28) 175 BPM
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Dry Socket - (4:31) 175 BPM
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Secret Weapon - (4:28) 175 BPM
from $1.97
Review: Countdown to blast off in D-Minus zero seconds: Cardiff bass crusader D-Minus continues his rampant run of muscular musicianship on Dub Damage with some of his most hair-raising riff-focused cuts to date. "Deproramme" slaps and tickles with a Tyke-like charm, quite light in its make up but more addictive than heroin-laced e-cigs. "Bun It Up" is where the real KO kicks off as a toxic bassline refuses to quit under the command of MC Tommy D. Deeper into the EP "Dry Socket" gets greased up with a sticky, slimy sense of playful funk while "Secret Weapon" takes on more of a neuro twist with its denser, complex textures. Gritty.
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Jacques Renault Edits
LTP 003
15 Jul 16
Deep House
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Henry Rodrick - "Into The Sunshine" - (5:54) 115 BPM
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Black Fan - "Black Fan With A Van" - (6:12) 120 BPM
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HNNY - "Hotline Riddim" - (6:44) 119 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Adesse Versions - "Wash My Car" - (6:05) 122 BPM
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Jesse Futerman - "Jesse Is A Gambler" - (4:31) 115 BPM
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DJ Duke presents Freedom - "Seven 50 Stalkers Closer" - (5:14) 124 BPM
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Outboxx - "Denim Shorts Dream" - (6:14) 120 BPM
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Son Of Sound - "Violent Violet" - (6:31) 124 BPM
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Mateo & Matos - "MAW G Stomp" - (6:47) 125 BPM
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Fulbert - "Full Time House" - (6:57) 120 BPM
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Crackazat - "Somewhere Elsewhere" - (4:32) 128 BPM
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Will Berridge - "I'm The Jacques" - (6:49) 122 BPM
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Review: Local Talk's Edits compilation series has already garnered high quality contributions from the much-loved Swede HNNY and German producer Kyodai; this third one sees the label look across the Atlantic and welcome producer, DJ, label owner and all around good guy Jacques Renault into the fold. The Let's Play House co-founder has plenty of form when it comes to the edit (anyone remember those killer Wurst Edits he did with Marcus Cabral as Runaway?) and this delve through the Local Talk archives demonstrates his poise for the form remains unfettered. Rifling through the main label archives plus their OneOffs, 1nce Again and the LTX series, Renault delivers a supreme 12-track selection that will feature prominently on your USB stick playlists. His tweak of "Denim Shorts Dream" by Bristol house unit Outboxx is a particular highlight.
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Army Of Lovers
RW 031
08 Aug 16
Disco/Nu-Disco
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Give It - (4:56) 107 BPM
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Fantasy - (7:17) 102 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Egri - (6:03) 95 BPM
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Lullaby - (6:20) 100 BPM
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Army Of Lovers - (5:16) 100 BPM
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Played by: Rayko, JAMES ROD
Review: Dim Zach begun his career way back in 1990, spinning techno in his native Greece. He's also played live around the World with Liebe. These days, though, he's more focused on disco, and here delivers a fine EP of ear-pleasing re-edits for Spain's Rare Wiri. While the tempos of the five edits on Army of Lovers are undeniably on the pitched-down end of the spectrum, he manages to pack in plenty of energy to get dancefloors moving. Highlights include the sensual, sax-laden disco strut of opener "Give It You", the Middle Eastern intoxication of rearranged cosmic disco fave "Egri", the dilated pupils, hazy spoken word vocals and dreamy Balearic shuffle of "Army Of Lovers", and the hazy looseness of "Lullaby" (a tasty rework of the Cure cut of the same name).
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Run Tingz Remixes Vol 2
RTZD 013
19 Aug 16
Drum And Bass
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Murder Ya Sound (feat Tenor Fly/Blackout JA - Serum remix) - (5:38) 175 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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It's A Junglist Ting (feat David Boomah/Blackout JA - Levela remix) - (5:09) 175 BPM
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Took My Breath (feat Lady Fyah/Solo Banton - Gold Dubs remix) - (5:02) 176 BPM
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Drop Call (feat Tenor Fly/Lady MC - Koznik & Khavy remix) - (4:28) 175 BPM
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Review: Bristol soundclash roadmen Run Tingz dig deep into the RTC vaults and dish out parts from some of their many classic skank-ups for an A-list crack team of remixers: Serum completely flips "Murder Your Sound" with a halftimey dancehall arrangement, steel drums and ripples of drum muscles. Levela takes the Boomah-fronted "It's A Junglist Ting" into a romp of ridiculous proportions while Gold Dubs switches Run Tingz Cru's sweetest love song "Took My Breath" into a sub-rumbling jungle shock out. Finally Belgian upstarts Koznik & Khavy chop up a sharp slice of turbo-fuelled continental jump-up. Epic. Get on these Tingz.
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Liondub Street Series Vol 20 (Kill A Sound)
LD$$VOL 020
01 Aug 16
Drum And Bass
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Brooklyn Dub - (4:09) 175 BPM
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Kill A Sound - (4:32) 175 BPM
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Right Now - (5:15) 175 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Buss Up (feat Ricky Tuff) - (5:39) 176 BPM
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Big Tune (feat Ricky Tuff) - (5:16) 175 BPM
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Review: Last spotted on Liondub showing us no mercy whatsoever, Cologne's Brainstorm returns the label's Street Series with another fistful of fire. Rich variety is clear from the off as we glide to the smooth subby sounds of opener "Brooklyn Dub" before getting hurled headfirst into a Hoogs-level jump-up riff bash. Further on we shock out to whistling, breezy jungle on "Right Now" while things get pure ugly with two gritty early-2000s style riff cuts with Ricky Tuff. Serious street smarts.
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Wrong Place Wrong Time Part 2
WID 026
15 Aug 16
Drum And Bass
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Fraksure - "Keep It Locked" (Puppetz remix) - (4:44) 175 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Aliman - "Peace, Love & Riots" (Simskai remix) - (4:24) 175 BPM
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Simskai - "Play With Me" (Aliman remix) - (4:25) 180 BPM
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Puppetz - "Wrong Place Wrong Time" (VIP) - (4:39) 175 BPM
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Barcelona
LDDR 058
05 Aug 16
Drum And Bass
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Pound Note - (4:02) 175 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Throwback - (4:02) 175 BPM