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Boyz N The Jungle
D 6054
11 Jan 17
Drum And Bass
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Afrika - (5:30) 170 BPM
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Bad Cop - (5:55) 175 BPM
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Church Booty - (5:12) 58 BPM
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Crenshaw And Century - (4:49) 170 BPM
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Ghetto Reality - (4:01) 157 BPM
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Ice Cream Man - (5:14) 175 BPM
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In The Hood - (4:43) 170 BPM
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Last Call - (4:40) 172 BPM
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Liquid Memories - (7:00) 170 BPM
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Mark - (4:21) 175 BPM
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Nobody - (4:57) 175 BPM
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Paralysis - (6:15) 58 BPM
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Problems - (7:50) 175 BPM
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Ricky - (5:56) 57 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Who Dat - (6:20) 175 BPM
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Played by: 6Blocc
Review: Having paid homage to cult Mexican gangster film Mi Vida Loca last year, 6Blocc takes time to celebrate another classic movie Boyz In The Hood with another concept album. Taking samples from the film and weaving them into gully floor heaters, 6Blocc shows us his darkest skills with a palette of sounds. "Church Booty" refuses to quit with its relentless back/forth sub ripples, "Crenshaw & Century" is a Tom & Jerry level jungle joint full of twisted amen edits and Ice Cube freshness, "In The Hood" slinks and tickles with "Pulp Fiction" style minimalism while "Mark" flips the mean and moody halftime bird with cosmic grit. These are just a handful of highlights.
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Surgery Edits Vol 9
DD 037
10 Oct 16
Disco/Nu-Disco
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Give It Up - (9:06) 122 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Disco Squares - (8:52) 116 BPM
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Party Time - (5:31) 113 BPM
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Your Love Baby - (8:06) 120 BPM
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Try My Luv - (7:35) 118 BPM
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Footsteps - (5:51) 113 BPM
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Move That Bottom - (6:14) 104 BPM
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Smoov Groove - (6:45) 115 BPM
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Review: The latest volume in the Surgery Edits series is something of an epic affair, with scalpel-wielding hero Dr Packer offering up no less than eight intricate procedures. It's naturally a mixed bag, with the Australian offering gently beefed-up and quantized versions of both well-known cuts (a well-loved Marvin Gaye classic gets the treatment on "Give It Up", while "Disco Squares" is a punchy revision of a Rick James produced Teena Marie favourite) and lesser-known floor-fillers (the bubbly '80s soul flex of "Your Love Baby", the heavyweight P-funk strut of "Move That Bottom"). There's not a duffer in sight, with jazz-funk style closer "Smoov Groove" and righteous disco-funk bumper "Party Time" arguably the pick of an impressive bunch.
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Migration
ZENDNL 236
13 Jan 17
Balearic/Downtempo
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Migration - (5:27) 122 BPM
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Break Apart (feat Rhye) - (4:34) 120 BPM
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Outlier - (7:55) 117 BPM
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Grains - (4:28) 127 BPM
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Second Sun - (3:43) 76 BPM
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Surface (feat Nicole Miglis) - (4:11) 110 BPM
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Bambro Koyo Ganda (feat Innov Gnawa) - (5:02) 58 BPM
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Kerala - (3:57) 125 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Ontario - (3:52) 90 BPM
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No Reason (feat Nick Murphy) - (7:28) 121 BPM
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7th Sevens - (5:07) 59 BPM
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Figures - (6:08) 127 BPM
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Played by: Domshe
Review: Given his impressive track record, hopes are naturally high for Bonobo's sixth album, Migration, which is his first full-length since 2013. Happily, it's a majestic affair, with the producer delivering another sumptuous set of tracks. It was partly inspired by an extended period musing on the nature of personal identity, and the role that nationality plays in that. This concept is translated via thoughtful lyrics, and songs that draw musical influence from the four corners of the globe. It's not a big stylistic leap, of course - his bread and butter remains yearning, emotion-rich downtempo music built around gently jazzy grooves and impeccable live instrumentation - but given that few artists do it better than Bonobo, we'll forgive him for that.
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Turn Off The Light
DF 049
04 Jan 17
Disco/Nu-Disco
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Let The Spirit Move Me - (6:32) 110 BPM
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No Attitude - (7:18) 105 BPM
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Turn Off The Light - (6:57) 108 BPM
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Funk Is On Fire - (6:17) 103 BPM
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I Got - (8:26) 110 BPM
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I Need You - (6:24) 110 BPM
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Lovin You - (7:21) 112 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Review: For this 49th serving of Disco Fruit, label boss Tonbe has turned to regular contributor Mitiko. Turn Off The Light is a weighty package, with seven sneaky reworks, cut-ups and sample-heavy club tracks to choose from. We're particularly enjoying the groovy, Sade-style dancefloor smoothness of "Let The Spirit Move Me", the jazzy disco bliss of "Turn Off The Light", and the drowsy, mid-tempo deep house shuffle of "I Need You", though there are plenty more highlights elsewhere. Check, for example, the glistening guitar solos of soft-focus disco closer "Lovin You" and the 105 BPM disco-funk party that is "No Attitude".
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Godfather
190296 987069
13 Jan 17
Dirty Dubstep/Trap/Grime
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Birds N Bars - (6:30) 140 BPM
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Bring Them All/Holy Grime (feat Devlin) - (3:17) 140 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Name Brand (feat JME, Frisco & J2K) - (3:42) 93 BPM
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Speakerbox - (3:12) 140 BPM
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Back With A Banger - (3:03) 140 BPM
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Joe Bloggs (feat Newham Generals & President T) - (3:27) 141 BPM
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Pattern Up Properly (feat Flowdan & Jamakabi) - (2:47) 140 BPM
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Can't Go Wrong - (3:04) 140 BPM
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Bang (feat Ghetts) - (2:59) 141 BPM
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U Were Always (feat Skepta & Belly - Part 2) - (3:36) 134 BPM
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On This (feat Chip, Ice Kid & Little D) - (3:40) 140 BPM
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Bait Face (feat Scratchy) - (2:47) 140 BPM
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My Direction - (2:46) 140 BPM
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Like It Or Not (feat Breeze) - (3:06) 138 BPM
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Lucid - (3:40) 140 BPM
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Laptop (feat Manga) - (2:58) 136 BPM
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P Money (feat P Money - remix - Bonus) - (3:01) 142 BPM
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Lonely Planet
RBCD 09DIGITAL
13 Jan 17
Balearic/Downtempo
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Lonely Planet - (3:47) 69 BPM
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Trance Encounters - (5:19) 95 BPM
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Today (feat Sui Zhen) - (4:57) 59 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Warp Odyssey - (5:40) 118 BPM
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Voices - (8:54) 80 BPM
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Kingdom Animalia - (4:32) 74 BPM
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Healing Feeling - (3:47) 120 BPM
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Review: Aussie adventurer Tornado Wallace seems to be getting better with age. Over recent years, he's delivered a string of brilliantly evocative, sun-kissed releases for the likes of ESP Institute, Beats In Space and Second Circle. Lonely Planet is his debut album, and it could well be his strongest release to date. The seven tracks are dreamy, trippy and atmospheric - we'd expect nothing less - and draw on a far wider palette of Balearic influences than we've heard on previous experiences. Coupled with a new-found desire to include more live instrumentation (particularly glistening, Peter Green style guitar passages, drums and exotic flutes), the result is an album that's as evocative, dreamy and humid as anything he's produced to date. In other words, it's a great album and comes highly recommended.
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Surgery Edits Vol 8
DD 035
22 Mar 16
Disco/Nu-Disco
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I Feel Acid - (7:06) 122 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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The Flow - (6:35) 118 BPM
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Somebody Else - (8:14) 110 BPM
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Flashing Lites - (5:48) 106 BPM
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Xpand Your Mind - (6:34) 123 BPM
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Do Your Thang - (5:31) 116 BPM
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Tropical Jump - (6:10) 112 BPM
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Beautiful People - (5:02) 107 BPM
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Review: Whoever said that disco was dead was not aware of Dr Packer and his life-restoring scalpel skills. The cover of this eighth installment of edits reveals the good doc and colleagues hard at work resurrecting a giant disco ball and the sonic results can be heard on this mini-album. Highlights include the slinky clap-along, "Somebody Else", the noodle-bass moog boogie of "Xpand Your Mind" and the breaks-laden cocktail grind of "Tropical Jump". Good to hear disco has checked outta hospital and back on the dancefloor in full health.
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AKA DJ Butcher
CHOPDIGI 086
09 Dec 16
Disco/Nu-Disco
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Music Turns Me On - (5:30) 102 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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However Do You Want Me - (5:09) 104 BPM
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Paradise - (4:55) 102 BPM
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Bright Lights (The Charms Of Chamille mix) - (5:43) 102 BPM
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Turn It Up - (5:44) 110 BPM
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Real Brothers - (5:35) 116 BPM
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The Beat - (5:02) 120 BPM
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Sol Wrap (vocal mix) - (6:29) 106 BPM
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Where's The Funk - (4:52) 114 BPM
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No Taboos - (4:59) 90 BPM
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The Perfect High - (4:11) 105 BPM
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Review: Back in the day, US rock band Kiss created quite a furore when they were finally unmasked. Now it's the turn of veteran re-edit maestro DJ Butcher who, for this new LP, now steps beyond the moniker to reveal himself as George Kelly. Staying true to his heart he album delivers 11 tracks of what he does best - expert disco scalpel jobs. Highlights include the retweaked Eric B & Rakim/Coldcut jam "Music Just Turns Me On", the six-minute, string laden clap along "Turn It Up" and the squelchy funk grooves of "No Taboos".
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Surgery Edits Vol 7
DD 034
23 Nov 15
Disco/Nu-Disco
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Little Bit Of Razz - (6:13) 120 BPM
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Friday's Enemy - (7:07) 118 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Love Doctor - (7:54) 113 BPM
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Nightlife - (6:00) 105 BPM
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B There - (5:23) 118 BPM
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Kingston Rudeboy - (6:37) 97 BPM
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Ecstasy - (6:20) 103 BPM
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Shame (VIP mix) - (6:30) 125 BPM
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Review: For a seventh time, Perth-based scalpel fiddler Dr Packer opens his surgery doors and invites us inside. As usual, his cheery, floor-friendly reworks strike the right balance between contemporary dancefloor chops (beefed-up bottom end, well-placed filters, and so on), and treating the source material with due reverence. Happily, there's not a duffer in sight, and even his reworks of stone cold classics (see Oliver Cheetham tweak "Friday's Enemy", First Choice revision "Love Doctor" and housed-up Evelyn 'Champagne' King stomper "Shame (VIP)") are different enough to be worthwhile additions to your collection. Highlights are plentiful, but check - in particular - the string-laden disco chug of "Ecstasy" and "Nightlife", a thickset '80s boogie rub full of sparkling synthesizers and heavy bass.
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Re-Edits, Reworks, Remixes & Another Mistakes Vol 1
GANBATTE 07
13 Jan 17
Disco/Nu-Disco
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I Wish (Rewarped & Remastered 2017) - (7:30) 98 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Sexy Thing (New Master 2017) - (6:46) 105 BPM
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You Cost Me Everything (New Master 2017) - (6:57) 119 BPM
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Wot! (New Master 2017) - (5:08) 116 BPM
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Love (New Master 2017) - (6:59) 122 BPM
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Sing (New Master 2017) - (5:58) 114 BPM
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Patrick's Lady (New Master 2017) - (5:59) 123 BPM
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Don't Want U (New Master 2017) - (8:10) 119 BPM
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Liquid Gold (New Master 2017) - (6:52) 123 BPM
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Bottoms Up (New Master 2017) - (6:31) 104 BPM
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Jam It! (New Master 2017) - (6:35) 122 BPM
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Liar Extended (Free Bonus Track) - (4:31) 121 BPM
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Review: Since making his debut some years back, Fabiolous Barker's reworks have appeared on many of the nu-disco scene's leading edit imprints, including Midnight Riot, Masterworks Music and Alpaca Edits. This expansive compilation draws together some of the London-based Argentine's finest scalpel moments to date, offering mostly freshly re-mastered versions for extra-loud dancefloor pleasure. There's naturally plenty to enjoy, from the elastic, pitched-down disco-funk of "Sexy Thing" and the soaring disco camp of "Love", to the all-instrumental sleaziness of Sylvester rework "Liquid Gold", and the quirky P-funk throb of "Bottoms Up". He's also included a number of his hip-hop sampling disco mash-ups, all of which are also tried-and-tested dancefloor gold.
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10 Years Of Symmetry
SYMMLP 005
28 Oct 16
Drum And Bass
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Break/Boston - "If I Could" (feat Kyo) - (4:54) 171 BPM
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Break/Total Science - "Betamax" - (5:06) 174 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Break/Spectrasoul - "Inside" - (3:47) 173 BPM
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Break - "Ain't No Turnin' Back" - (5:17) 172 BPM
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Break - "Free Your Mind" (feat Singing Fats - Break remix) - (4:33) 170 BPM
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Break - "Give In To Me" (feat Kyo) - (5:16) 174 BPM
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Break - "Who Got Da Funk" - (4:54) 172 BPM
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Break - "Overdub" - (5:04) 172 BPM
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Left Behind - (5:55) 58 BPM
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NC17/KC - "Slimeville" (Break & DLR remix) - (5:19) 173 BPM
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Break - "The Rush" - (5:54) 174 BPM
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Break - "Not Forgotten" - (5:00) 168 BPM
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Review: Ah Break... Easily one of the most universally respected men in drum & bass. Never playing to trend, not even partaking in the mixdown war, always with the most unique drum sounds, he does his own thing and we love him for it. We love his label too. More often than not a vehicle for his own output, here he celebrates Symmetry in fitting style - with his own tracks and collaborations. It's an all star cast with Total Science bullying up a disgusting stepper ("Betamax") and Spectrasoul co-handling a gully halftime jammer. Elsewhere highlights hit from every corner but only a joker wouldn't investigate his update on the Fats-fronted classic "Free Your Mind", the grizzling "Who Got Da Funk" or the infectious shaker-flaring dub cut "Left Behind". Here's to another 10 years.
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Destroy The Image
STSM 01
25 Nov 16
Funky/Club House
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Chris Lorenzo - "Intro" - (2:08) 128 BPM
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Chris Lorenzo & Chris Lake - "We Are" (feat Sam Nicolosi) - (4:45) 123 BPM
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Chris Lorenzo - "Afterparty" (feat Sonny Fodera) - (4:50) 126 BPM
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Chris Lorenzo & DJ Zinc - "Purple Toe" - (4:52) 128 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Chris Lorenzo - "Come Down" - (3:48) 128 BPM
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Chris Lorenzo - "Sleep Talk" (feat Alex Mills) - (5:53) 125 BPM
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Chris Lorenzo - "Promised Land" - (5:08) 125 BPM
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Chris Lorenzo - "Spliff Break" - (2:41) 86 BPM
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Chris Lorenzo & Katy B - "I Wanna Be" (instrumental) - (4:24) 120 BPM
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Chris Lorenzo - "Bad Bitch" - (3:31) 128 BPM
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Chris Lorenzo - "Enemys" - (4:09) 124 BPM
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Chris Lorenzo - "Off" - (5:19) 124 BPM
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Chris Lorenzo - "Get Enough" - (1:12) 86 BPM
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Chris Lorenzo - "Together" - (3:42) 125 BPM
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Played by: Roska
Review: Originally known as one half of UKG/UK funky/house fusionists Cause & Effect, Chris Lorenzo has decided to venture out on his own for debut album, Destroy The Image. The Birmingham-based producer is known for his love of collaborating and over the 14 tracks here we encounter hook ups with Alex Mills, DJ Zinc and Sam Nicolosi. Highlights include the creeped-out techno mantra of "Come Down", the radio-friendly EDM anthem, "We Are" and the dirty tropical baile attack, "Bad Bitch".
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Thanks For Joining Us
SPEAR 075
02 Dec 16
Drum And Bass
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BCee - "Morning Star" (feat Philippa Hanna - Break remix) - (4:08) 172 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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BCee/SPY - "Is Anybody Out There?" (The Vanguard Project remix) - (5:12) 174 BPM
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BCee - "Delirous" (Kimyan Law remix) - (5:43) 172 BPM
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BCee - "Firebox" (Ulterior Motive remix) - (5:52) 174 BPM
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BCee - "Summery" (feat Philippa Hanna - Electrosoul System remix) - (4:50) 175 BPM
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BCee - "Class Of '92" (Conduct remix) - (5:09) 58 BPM
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BCee/Hybrid Minds - "Cut Me Loose" (feat Rocky Nti - Muffler remix) - (4:46) 174 BPM
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BCee/Villem - "I Believe" (feat Frank H Carter III - Bachelors Of Science remix) - (5:17) 174 BPM
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BCee - "Typical Description" (feat David Boomah - Calibre remix) - (6:34) 174 BPM
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BCee - "Lost And Found" (feat Rocky Nti - Hybrid Minds remix) - (5:41) 174 BPM
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BCee - "Come And Join Us" (Klute remix) - (5:44) 168 BPM
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BCee - "Sun Goes Down" (feat Saint Louis - Pola And Bryson remix) - (5:16) 174 BPM
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BCee/LSB - "The River Runs Dry" (feat Rocky Nti - Tokyo Prose remix) - (5:34) 174 BPM
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BCee - "Think Twice" (Glxy remix) - (5:16) 174 BPM
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Played by: Mauoq, Sektor
Review: Steve Bcee recently blew people away with his impressive third full length LP, Come And Join Us. Such was the response that he's now releasing a companion record called "Thanke For Joining Us". The release sees the original LP reworked by a host of top names. Highlights include the soulful, intelligent melodies and crisp beats of SPY collab, "Is Anybody Out There?(The Vanguard Project mix)", the glistening broken hip-hop beats of "Delirious (Kiyan Law mix)", the jazzy, late night chill vibes of "Sun Goes Down (Pola and Bryson mix)" and the speedy, orchestrated DnB anthem "Cut Me Loose(Muffler mix)".
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Living Dead LP
HIGHR8DIGI 034
23 Dec 16
Drum And Bass
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Zombie Feeding Area - (3:42) 176 BPM
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Living Dead - (3:39) 175 BPM
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Jackson Is Back - (3:57) 180 BPM
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Creatures From The Depths - (3:43) 176 BPM
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Dub Berzerka & Upgrade - "Clash" - (4:30) 175 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Dub Berzerka & K Motionz - "Menacide" - (5:11) 175 BPM
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Mad - (4:24) 176 BPM
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Lets Do It - (4:37) 175 BPM
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Humanoids (VIP) - (4:23) 176 BPM
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Foggy - (4:50) 175 BPM
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Minimal Funk Project
PLAYAZ 068D
11 Jul 16
Drum And Bass
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Jam Thieves - "Minimal Funk" - (4:27) 174 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Jam Thieves - "The Hangman" - (4:28) 172 BPM
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Jam Thieves - "Genesis" - (4:51) 174 BPM
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Jam Thieves - "Obey The Curfew" - (4:52) 174 BPM
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Jam Thieves & BassBrothers - "Favela" - (4:33) 172 BPM
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Jam Thieves - "Doping" - (4:25) 175 BPM
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Jam Thieves - "Baby Blues" - (4:54) 174 BPM
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Jam Thieves - "This Is The Future" - (4:28) 175 BPM
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Jam Thieves - "Streets Of Sin" - (4:30) 172 BPM
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Jam Thieves - "Lustig" - (4:30) 174 BPM
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Review: Sticky fingers Brazilians Jam Thieves have been tearing up the dance in the last few years with their subgenre-smelting dancefloor-focussed D&B. Misbehaving on the likes of Radius, Serial Killaz, and Hangar, they've found their spiritual home on Hype's Playaz where all styles are welcome as long they make you bounce... Which is exactly what these 10 tracks do. From the wild west whistles and far-out bass bumps on "The Hangman" and the Qanun twanging "Favela Funk" (with the similarly talented hot blooded Portuguese-speaking duo Bass Brothers), Jam Thieves have delivered a straight-up album of dancefloor bruisers and funkers with nothing contrived or written for album's sake. Refreshing.
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Nuttin But Trouble
RNT 041
12 Dec 16
Drum And Bass
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Nuttin But Trouble - (5:57) 175 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Beat Pop - (5:17) 172 BPM
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Selassie - (5:54) 176 BPM
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Bounce - (3:43) 175 BPM
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The Beat - (4:48) 175 BPM
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Levels - (4:35) 170 BPM
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Records - (4:25) 176 BPM
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Played by: DJ Rachael EC
Review: Ruffneck representing: Verdikt steps forth with his largest body of work to date and it's nothing but dancefloor trouble. The title track is a lesson in minimalism as the bassline and swinging drums wriggle round each other, elsewhere we get a Ganja Cru style up-and-down bass riff on "Beat Pop", a brilliant "Remember The Roller" style roll-out in the form of "Bounce", a laidback Kartoons style bassline stepper "Levels" and a shaker-soaked funk jam "Records". Timeless unabashed party cuts tailored for deep-mix creativity.
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Best Of Collection: Aquasion
TMGRLS 82
03 Jan 17
Drum And Bass
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Closer To You (original mix) - (5:38) 176 BPM
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Dressed To Chill (original mix) - (5:53) 176 BPM
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Just Do It (original mix) - (5:38) 175 BPM
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Numbers Don't Lie (original mix) - (5:32) 176 BPM
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The Seven Emotions (original mix) - (6:04) 58 BPM
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Steez - "Liquid Nights" (Aquasion remix) - (5:53) 176 BPM
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Tidal - "Swing Out" (Aquasion remix) - (5:59) 176 BPM
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Loyal Does It (original mix) - (6:07) 176 BPM
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Funky Joe (original mix) - (5:31) 176 BPM
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Queen Of Hearts (original mix) - (5:54) 176 BPM
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Teachings Of Rohn (original mix) - (6:26) 176 BPM
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Raregroove Jack (original mix) - (5:36) 176 BPM
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Pain Of Thought (original mix) - (5:38) 176 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Teathered Blues (original mix) - (5:38) 176 BPM
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Rainy Days (original mix) - (5:35) 176 BPM
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The Return Of The Classic
BUSTED 139
13 Jan 17
Funk
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The Soul Man - (3:50) 94 BPM
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Break My Back - (4:44) 93 BPM
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Jestofunked - (4:12) 97 BPM
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Put The Needle On - (4:12) 50 BPM
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Sibling - (4:17) 94 BPM
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Sometimes - (4:24) 96 BPM
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Elephant - (4:09) 97 BPM
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Ballroom - (3:47) 96 BPM
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Bring It Back Again - (4:13) 91 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Groova - (4:07) 96 BPM
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View From - (4:24) 100 BPM
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The Return Of The Classic - (4:49) 95 BPM
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Review: We pity the fool who don't' dig the jams of this retro funk producer from Greece. Here he returns with a new record in a new year, but on an old label - Cold Busted. The album, The Return Of The Classic, boasts 12 new cuts to sink your teeth into, all of which cover the jazzy hip-hop that he's know for, highlights including the swaggering clavinet-lead bluesy funk of "Break My Back", the staccato breaky rock of "Put The Needle On" and the brassy tight funk of ""View From" and the title track's heavy wah-wah head nodding vibes.
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Scorp
TOKEN 66D
28 Oct 16
Techno
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Atomitron - (8:42) 140 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Energetix - (5:52) 140 BPM
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Repaired - (9:09) 143 BPM
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New Energy - (6:54) 140 BPM
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One Side - (6:49) 142 BPM
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Perdition - (6:53) 142 BPM
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Untitled V1 - (6:11) 140 BPM
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Malhela - (6:36) 140 BPM
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Take One - (8:25) 142 BPM
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Crashed At The End - (9:50) 138 BPM
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Played by: DJ Emerson, Trevor Benz
Review: Originally released during the early to mid 00s, Steve Rachmad's Scorp project was like a breath of fresh air for anyone suffocating under wave upon wave of dreary loop techno at the time. That's not to suggest that the tracks on this compilation are anything but DJ tools - and the steely minimalism and raw tonal repetition of "Atomitron" is reminiscent of Mills at his most uncompromising. However, they do possess a dynamism and energy that was almost alien to that period. Take a listen to the rattling snares and claps on "Energetix" or the relentless, pile-driving motion of "One Side" for confirmation that even when he's banging the box, Steve Rachmad is in a league of his own.
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On The Green Again
RBTWCD 1DIGITAL
04 Nov 16
Disco/Nu-Disco
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Intro - (1:08) 119 BPM
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RockMeLoveMe - (7:37) 119 BPM
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Bestissimo - (5:22) 118 BPM
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Ginger & Fred - (6:59) 116 BPM
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Phoenix - (5:04) 116 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Come And Get My Lovin' - (5:16) 116 BPM
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Endless Affair - (6:42) 113 BPM
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RadioTiger - (4:22) 114 BPM
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Gentlemen Only,Ladies Forbidden - (7:28) 125 BPM
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Outro - (1:15) 119 BPM
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The Stopper - (9:32) 120 BPM
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Balloon - (9:30) 120 BPM
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No More Talking - (7:02) 120 BPM
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Review: Everyone's favourite boogie-sampling house duo returns, once again rinsing the jokey golf references on sophomore set On The Green Again. Given that they nailed their tried-and-tested formula years back - think immaculately produced, boogie-sampling loop jams designed for maximum club pleasure - it's little surprise to find that they barely deviate from the blueprint throughout the album's 13 tracks. It's a formula that guarantees more thrills than spills, though, and the highlights come thick and fast. We're particularly enjoying the rubbery bassline and fizzing synths of "Bestilissimo", the life-affirming sweetness of "Ginger & Fred" (arguably this album's "Gin Nation"), and the muscular funk of "Gentlemen Only, Ladies Forbidden", though digital-only bonus "No More Talking" is also darned tasty.
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Dreamland
DISDLRCD 002
25 Nov 16
Drum And Bass
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Lucid Dreaming - (2:05) 174 BPM
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Trip Up - (4:20) 170 BPM
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Wonder What It Feels Like (feat Break) - (4:35) 172 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Wasting Time - (5:36) 57 BPM
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Living The Dream - (1:50) 170 BPM
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Pyoyb - (4:16) 172 BPM
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Anxiety Attack (feat Mako) - (6:01) 170 BPM
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Inna Dream - (1:11) 180 BPM
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Dreamland (feat Gusto) - (5:40) 174 BPM
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Unusual Behaviour (feat Signal) - (5:51) 172 BPM
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Decisions You Make In A Dream - (0:24) 172 BPM
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Journey To Mars - (5:38) 172 BPM
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We're All Wrong (feat Hydro) - (6:27) 172 BPM
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Time Is Everything - (5:39) 172 BPM
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Played by: Eastcolors, Hex
Review: Barely 18 months have passed since his solo debut Seeing Sounds and DLR returns with another deep detail exercise. Fired by the current political climate, the Bristol-based artist breaks down the echo chamber with killer warm, grainy and fat productions. Whether it's the understated loose funk of "Trip Up", the pressure-cooked, sub-baked rave textures of "Wonder What It Feels Like" or the dark alley paranoia of "Unusual Behaviour" that gets you woke then the Photekian spaciousness and dubby wonder of "Wasting Time" and the Badco style drone of "Time Is Everything" will certainly send you into a post-truth punch-up. Sweet dreams are made of this.
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Empire State
BMTDDLP 010
12 Dec 16
Drum And Bass
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Empire State - (5:04) 57 BPM
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Forest Fire (feat Kite) - (5:26) 58 BPM
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Immortal Beloved - (5:16) 174 BPM
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Fall From Grace (feat Kite) - (4:57) 171 BPM
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Last Life In The Universe - (4:33) 57 BPM
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Titans - (5:48) 172 BPM
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Delirium (feat Kite) - (5:19) 174 BPM
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Signs Of Life - (4:42) 172 BPM
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Keep It Together (feat Robert Manos) - (5:54) 172 BPM
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Monologue - (3:45) 173 BPM
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Singularity (feat Kite) - (4:55) 172 BPM
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Rollcage - (5:14) 174 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Played by: Sektor
Review: 25 years and seven albums deep: Blu Mar Ten still have something important to say. With a barbed dystopian feel laced throughout the atmospheres, here we find the trio stepping back and contemplating on some of their finest motifs: the rough, slightly unfinished edge of tracks like "Rollcage", "Titans" and "Empire State"; their silkier, star-gazing introspective stance on tracks like "Forest Fire" and "Fall From Grace" and their widescreen, filmic narratives such as "Immortal Beloved" and "Delirium". Stunning, rolling and laced in soul; you could easily argue this to be Blu Mar Ten's best album so far. Yes, it's that good.
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Hunch Music
RHM 016
06 Jul 15
Deep House
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Woods - (3:12) 125 BPM
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Crossroads - (6:50) 124 BPM
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Silent Sensation - (5:50) 120 BPM
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Rare Happiness - (5:51) 120 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Burning Flower - (3:23) 76 BPM
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Error Of The Average - (6:27) 127 BPM
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Failed Movement - (3:35) 112 BPM
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Hiding The Moon - (7:04) 121 BPM
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Bruises - (3:28) 140 BPM
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Amo - (1:36) 92 BPM
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The World - (6:26) 120 BPM
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Review: It's been some six years since Hun Choi made his debut on William Burnett's WT Records imprint. In that time, he's proved incredibly hard to pin down. This debut album for Rush Hour seems designed to continue that trend, offering a series of warm, melodious and curiously Balearic cuts that defy easy categorization. Sure, there are dancefloor-focused moments - see the cacophonous, Detroit-influenced hustle of "Error of the Average", the deep acid madness of "Silent Sensations" and the classic deep house bounce of "Desire" - but also a range of downtempo and ambient jams that arguably impress more. Of these, it's "The World" - a humid exercise in tropical drums, twittering flutes and looped vocal samples - and the sublime, string-laden "Bruises" that really stand out.
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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 Biggest-selling track on this release
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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
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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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Review: It's kinda rare to see an artist delivering a full drum and bass album these days, but that's just how Nu Elementz like to vibe. Prophecy is a complete master blaster of an LP, with thirteen tracks of wild and diverse jump-up steppers charged and motored by devious swarms of mutant bass, reminding us of the that DJ Hazard school of thought that made the Playaz label what it is today. Tunes like "Speed Of Sound", "Evolution", and "Pablo Escobar" are the sort of gear you can break out if you're need of something nasty, something to bump sideways to amid a sea of hungry ravers. There are deeper moments, too, such as "Respect" or "Never Forget" featuring longtime drum and bass don Majistrate. No funny business, just pure rave vibes.
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Pulp Disco
CB 004
29 Jul 11
Disco/Nu-Disco
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The Gang (revisited) - (5:04) 117 BPM
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Betcha Luv (dub) - (7:06) 117 BPM
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All Aboard The Funky Train (JCG instrumental) - (4:34) 120 BPM
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Freakout! (Freshly Squeezed dub) - (6:40) 125 BPM
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Midnite Riddim (re-edit) - (5:52) 119 BPM
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Do The Shuffle (Doin' It Tight) - (6:06) 123 BPM
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Ebonettes (The Grand Gospel mix) - (6:55) 120 BPM
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Don't Stop (Jcg's Essential Floor Filler) - (5:54) 119 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Grow
TNSLP 001
23 Dec 16
Techno
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Sand Promise - (5:37) 120 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Groove Seeker - (5:10) 139 BPM
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Softly Softly - (6:12) 140 BPM
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Thunder Fog - (5:35) 161 BPM
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Over The Top - (6:13) 140 BPM
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Limbo - (6:40) 120 BPM
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Mention - (6:49) 124 BPM
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Without You - (5:29) 140 BPM
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Your Endless Sea - (6:47) 138 BPM
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Rust - (5:38) 140 BPM
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A River Alone - (6:01) 120 BPM
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Stars We Can See - (4:58) 119 BPM
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Played by: Kisk
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Surgery Edits Vol  4
DD 026
27 Oct 14
Disco/Nu-Disco
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Top Rankin' - (4:59) 102 BPM
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Dance With U - (7:33) 119 BPM
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Fancy Dancer - (7:37) 114 BPM
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Cocaine - (6:42) 102 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Don't Force It - (6:18) 117 BPM
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Lonely People - (8:32) 119 BPM
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Shine On Me - (7:32) 114 BPM
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Cranium - (6:08) 116 BPM
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Negative Space
SMDELP 01
02 Dec 16
Drum And Bass
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Hawkeye - (5:45) 170 BPM
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Spasmolytic - (5:45) 172 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Retina (feat Red Army) - (6:30) 172 BPM
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Ironhead - (6:05) 170 BPM
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Echoes - (6:06) 57 BPM
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Tidal Track - (5:49) 57 BPM
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Malice - (5:54) 170 BPM
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Jawbox (feat Gremlinz) - (5:44) 172 BPM
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Conduit (VIP) - (5:47) 170 BPM
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Red Herring - (6:08) 170 BPM
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Third Rail - (6:21) 172 BPM
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Killing Moon - (5:45) 170 BPM
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Played by: Mauoq
Review: Topping off an incredible year in which he's launched his own label (Weaponry) and delivered three EP troves of deep drum darkness, Seattle's Homemade Weapons presents his debut album Negative Space. Followers of his disarming, physical, rolling sub-heavy sound will know exactly how important this is: the flurried amen crashes of opener "Hawkeye", the cavernous ricochet rhythm shots of "Retina", the heavily pressurised space station pads, micro-traces of jazz and busted drum fury of "Conduit", the gurgling Doc Scott style drones and sense-blurring space between the drums on "Red Herring". Homemade Weapons has captured his stark signature with slick, subtle detail and created a document that compounds everything we've suspected since he emerged in 2011.
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Cub Inna Caribbean
STPT 020
12 Jan 17
Dirty Dubstep/Trap/Grime
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Sao Feng (feat Razor) - (3:16) 140 BPM
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The Locker (feat Reeko West) - (4:39) 140 BPM
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Singapore - (5:03) 140 BPM
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Barbosa (feat Writz) - (3:00) 140 BPM
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World's End (feat Banzai) - (4:12) 140 BPM
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The Kraken - (4:38) 140 BPM
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Tortuga (feat Danny Jaqq) - (3:12) 140 BPM
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Isla De Muerta - (5:36) 140 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Parlay (feat Tengu) - (4:14) 67 BPM
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Sao Feng (feat Razor - Bushbaby remix) - (3:28) 140 BPM
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Barbosa (feat Writz - Drax remix) - (2:07) 140 BPM
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Barbosa (instrumental mix) - (2:12) 140 BPM
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Review: KXVU has been a bass-game revelation over the past few years, with 2016 being a truly important year for the UK producer. After outing on stables like Project Allout, KXVU returns to his own imprint Southpoint with a full LP, a twelve-track escapade filled with all sorts of twisted vocals and raucous grime sketches. There's something in this for all sorts of listeners, from the vocal riddims of "Sao Feng" featuring Razor, to the pouncing grime bass of "The Locker", and the hybrid-like experiments of tunes like "The Kraken", whose sole purpose is to get on your face, and use as much of the hardcore continuum as humanely possible. Big, bad, and built for some serious head-nodding
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When People Become Numbers
SILKA 024B
16 Jan 17
Progressive House
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Eleven Five - "This Is How It Will Feel/Ode To Jimmy" - (6:00) 126 BPM
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Eleven Five - "Silver London" - (6:53) 117 BPM
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Eleven Five & LTN - "LiPo" - (6:46) 124 BPM
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Eleven Five & Incognito Soul - "Disguise" - (6:24) 122 BPM
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Eleven Five & Sundrowner - "Gemini" - (4:48) 80 BPM
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Eleven Five - "Small" - (7:06) 119 BPM
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Eleven Five & Dan Sieg - "Sydney Sleeps Alone Tonight" - (4:32) 129 BPM
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Eleven Five - "When People Become Numbers" - (6:50) 114 BPM
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Eleven Five & Arielle Maren - "Remember" - (4:33) 130 BPM
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Eleven Five - "Arcanum" - (8:24) 60 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Eleven Five - "Echo" - (7:43) 122 BPM
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Eleven Five & Dan Sieg - "Found" - (5:36) 126 BPM
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Surgery Edits Vol 3
DD 023
21 Jul 14
Disco/Nu-Disco
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Can U Remember - (7:19) 103 BPM
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Change Of Heart (Epic Voyage) - (6:36) 107 BPM
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Stay With Me - (6:15) 105 BPM
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Luv Ya Lady - (5:46) 115 BPM
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Music In The Air - (6:14) 111 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Searching - (6:29) 116 BPM
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Doin' It (Cos It Feels Good) - (7:58) 108 BPM
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You Can't Play Around - (6:27) 111 BPM
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Review: Surgery Edits Vol 3 sees Aussie editor Dr Packer apply the knife to a selection of stone cold disco and funk classics. Extending and exciting at every opportunity, there's an emphatic headnod to the '80s throughout as we ignite with crisp revisions of both Jocelyn Brown's "Somebody Else's Guy" and Change's "Change Of Heart". As the doctor digs deeper we're treated to savage synth boogie badness by way of the slap-bass and horn heavy "Luv Ya Lady", a dubby dedication to George Benson's "Give Me The Night" and some cool filtered flurries on Lace's "Can't Play Around". Weighing in at near-album size, edit collections don't come much more extensive than this.
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There Is No Right Time
AUSCD 008D
14 Oct 16
Deep House
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Have The Guts - (4:34) 82 BPM
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Be Good To Me Poly - (5:06) 69 BPM
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Waiting For L - (5:08) 126 BPM
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Time To Leave - (3:01) 93 BPM
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10405 - (5:55) 117 BPM
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Our Odyssey - (7:50) 124 BPM
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Something Keeps Me Real Quiet - (5:47) 128 BPM
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Left On Lucy (feat Huerta) - (6:39) 128 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Earnest Kelly - (7:27) 133 BPM
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4D Anxiety - (5:39) 91 BPM
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Review: Yorkshire's Ewan Ewan (drum roll!) has relocated to Europe's new capital of electronic music; Berlin, like most ambitious young producers do these days. Despite being on a roll previous to his relocation, there's no doubt that the vibes and sounds of the German capital have rubbed off on him, as clearly heard on his new LP entitled There Is No Right Time. The dusty and lo-fi sounds of hip-hop inspired/disco-fied Berlin deep house are aplenty on this fine EP which covers a wide variety of moods and grooves. Highlights not limited to: the emotive deepness of "10405", the rusty and vintage lo-tech soul of "Waiting For L" or "Left On Lucy" (featuring fellow expat Steve Huerta) and the wonderful "Earnest Kelly" which you could imagine playing during a car chase in an '80s action film.
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Adieux Au Dancefloor
CITI 021
21 Oct 16
Coldwave/Synth
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I Dedicate My Life - (5:49) 131 BPM
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Interfaces - (4:45) 130 BPM
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Naive To The Bone - (4:05) 64 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Denial - (4:00) 130 BPM
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La Femme Acarlate - (3:50) 130 BPM
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Good Times - (4:55) 63 BPM
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Inferno - (4:59) 73 BPM
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Planet Ego - (6:32) 65 BPM
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Adieu Au Dancefloor - (5:58) 60 BPM
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Played by: Simic
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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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Liquidator
FSR 004CD
16 Jan 17
Drum And Bass
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Left Behinds - (6:17) 174 BPM
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Take A While - (5:38) 174 BPM
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Your Guide - (6:03) 174 BPM
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Walk Around - (5:55) 174 BPM
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Masters Of Our Souls - (6:44) 174 BPM
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Faded - (5:56) 174 BPM
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Like A Cloud - (6:21) 174 BPM
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Desperate Feelings - (6:39) 174 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Wasting Time - (6:17) 174 BPM
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The Healing - (5:35) 174 BPM
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There For Us - (5:35) 174 BPM
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Downtown Funk 74
KPM 2008
13 Jan 17
Funk
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Tomahawk - (3:10) 118 BPM
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Who's The Daddy Now - (3:00) 99 BPM
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African Bushfire - (2:47) 97 BPM
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Raw Deal - (2:48) 122 BPM
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Flight To Nuyorica - (2:39) 132 BPM
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Power Generation - (3:26) 105 BPM
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Gumbo Ya Ya - (2:39) 94 BPM
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Slinky Boots - (2:37) 75 BPM
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Jungle Fury - (3:23) 104 BPM
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Too Heavy For The Levee - (2:19) 91 BPM
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The Urbanista - (2:41) 95 BPM
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The Way You Like It - (3:35) 108 BPM
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Do The Walk - (2:44) 109 BPM
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Quarterback - (2:29) 100 BPM
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Four Flights Up - (3:29) 66 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Make It All Right - (1:56) 97 BPM
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Rivea Corymbosa
LENGCD 010
02 Dec 16
Balearic/Downtempo
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Rivea Corymbosa - (4:44) 89 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Rio Paraiba Do Sol - (8:24) 99 BPM
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Dirty Bolas - (6:55) 97 BPM
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Coracao - (4:37) 90 BPM
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Pulsacao - (8:44) 105 BPM
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Baiano - (4:19) 130 BPM
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Dubby Bolas - (9:48) 97 BPM
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Review: Ah yes, it's the unstoppable Mushroom Project back to dominate our nu-disco charts with their inimitable swagger, and it's the Leng label that welcomes the back with open arms. To be honest, we're overjoyed to see them again, especially if they're bringing this many tunes along with them - all marvellously diverse and rich in harmonic texture. "Rivea Corymbosa" and "Rio Paraiba Do Sol", for example, are simply two sublime slice of balearic funk, while other tunes like "Dirty Bolas" veer onto more beat-laden territories. Tribalism and funk are very much at the core of all these tunes, and while it's all too easy to go for the big names and forget those riding below the radar, this release by Mushroom Project is both some of the best music these guys have put out, and makes for one of the best EPs on our charts this week. Warmly recommended.
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Happiness
826194 338497
16 Sep 16
Deep House
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Happiness (Part 2) - (6:59) 122 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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I Need U - (5:34) 122 BPM
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In The Dark (feat Nomi Ruiz) - (5:16) 119 BPM
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Chaka Khan - (5:30) 125 BPM
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Miss My Luv - (5:59) 122 BPM
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Next To Me - (6:40) 124 BPM
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So Good - (5:18) 125 BPM
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Can't Stop Dancing (feat Nomi Ruiz) - (5:58) 126 BPM
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Winter's Anthem - (9:27) 120 BPM
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Happiness Reprise - (0:48) 155 BPM
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Phreeky (feat Vanessa Daou & Nomi Ruiz) - (5:46) 122 BPM
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4 Luv (feat Nomi Ruiz) - (3:22) 109 BPM
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Review: You don't get any more NYC than Manhattan disco/deep house hero Eli Escobar who presents his debut album on Luke Solomon's Classic Music Company. Starting out with the soulful feel good opener that is the title track, there's more quality on offer on the pure disco inferno "Phreeky" featuring Hercules & Love Affair's Nomi Ruiz on vocals (who appears on several tracks throughout the albums duration) and the cheeky "Chaka Khan" which is a bouncy after-hours jam for freaks and the deep low-slung groover "Next To Me". But that's just scraping the surface. The album is full of quality grooves from start to finish, inspired by one of the Big Apple's finest talents and we highly recommend it!
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Raw Cuts Vol 1
FACESCD 003
16 Apr 10
Deep House
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Raw Cuts #1 - (6:27) 120 BPM
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Raw Cuts #2 - (5:47) 120 BPM
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Prayer - (6:43) 120 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Raw Cuts #3 - (6:56) 118 BPM
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Raw Cuts #4 - (5:47) 123 BPM
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Jayson Brothers - "All My Life" - (6:07) 105 BPM
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Jayson Brothers - "Monster Box" - (6:26) 120 BPM
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Raw Cuts #5 - (6:26) 116 BPM
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Raw Cuts #6 - (6:52) 117 BPM
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There's A Truth (feat Stee Downes - original mix) - (6:28) 120 BPM
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Monorail - (7:03) 118 BPM
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Review: Finally! Motor City Drum Ensemble aka Danilow Plessow drops the Raw Cuts series into one neat little package. Ubiquitous in 2009, the series showcased the Stuttgart native's ability to combine warm pads and luscious synths to create a house sound with a decidedly classicist tip. On this EP you'll also find two new jams from the Plessow-produced Jayson Brothers and a couple of new MCDE tracks, the highlight being "Prayer".
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Up All Night
NP-101D
02 Jun 15
Deep House
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The Formula - (7:34) 124 BPM
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Visions - (2:35) 116 BPM
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NY So Hi - (6:04) 122 BPM
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Seein You - (5:34) 114 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Love Away - (6:39) 122 BPM
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Thank You Les - (6:50) 125 BPM
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Sweet Love - (4:20) 119 BPM
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Up All Night - (6:22) 120 BPM
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Get Over - (1:45) 105 BPM
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Makes Me Feel - (5:47) 124 BPM
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Tension - (6:29) 124 BPM
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Review: As Eli Escobar let's it be known in "The Formula" that he's 'got something for you' as the sweet chorale chimes. There's a subtle Osunlade vibe to this album, the American's first, and Rhodes be flaying on "Visions" as they vamp to a climax like a Bootsy Collins solo. It's all stripped back business of "NY So Hi" - get down to this! And for some quality, sustained loops check out "Thank You Les". "Up All Night" is a dubbed-out, cool-as, disco-tinged burner and there's a whole load to discover here in a debut album rich with the type of soul you can only get from the streets of the big apple.
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Unique Music
UNI 006
09 Jan 17
Drum And Bass
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Snowflakes - (4:56) 175 BPM
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Valentine - (3:03) 175 BPM
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Serenity - (5:15) 175 BPM
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Universe - (4:21) 175 BPM
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WauWau - (4:33) 175 BPM
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Amen Tune - (3:12) 58 BPM
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Double Drop - (3:49) 175 BPM