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29 Feb 16
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Lesson 1 - (1:15) 98 BPM
   
Lesson 2 - (1:15) 94 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Lesson 3 - (1:13) 98 BPM
   
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25 Apr 16
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War - "Magic Mountain" - (2:57) 81 BPM
   
Melvin Bliss - "Synthetic Substitution" - (3:38) 92 BPM
   
The Invitations - "Written On The Wall" - (3:00) 94 BPM
   
Bob Dorough - "Three Is The Magic" - (3:13) 108 BPM
   
Cymande - "Bra" - (2:59) 119 BPM
   
D Johnson - "Transmissions" - (2:13) 92 BPM
   
Steely Dan - "Peg" - (2:55) 117 BPM
   
Lee Dorsey - "Get Out My Life Woman" - (2:27) 89 BPM
   
Headhunters - "God Make Me Funky" - (9:39) 98 BPM
   
Sly Stone - "Crossword Puzzle" - (2:50) 102 BPM
   
Darryl Hall & John Oates - "Say No Go" - (5:12) 111 BPM
   
Detroit Emeralds - "Baby Let Me Take You" - (3:01) 82 BPM
   
Taana Gardner - "Heartbeat" - (3:04) 98 BPM
   
Afro Lafayette Rock Band - "Hihache" - (6:59) 110 BPM
   
Funkadelic - "Knee Deep" - (3:30) 115 BPM
   
Bo Diddley - "Hit Or Miss" - (3:27) 99 BPM
   
The Walnauts - "Help Is On The Way" - (3:08) 104 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Instant Funk - "I Got My Mind Made Up" - (2:07) 113 BPM
   
Tower Of Power - "Drop It In The Slot" - (0:29) 112 BPM
   
The Mighty Ryders - "Evil Vibrations" - (2:24) 112 BPM
   
Frankie Valli - "Grease" - (0:47) 112 BPM
   
Young Holt Unlimited - "Light My Fire" - (2:39) 117 BPM
   
Funkadelic - "I'll Stay" - (3:28) 71 BPM
   
Bob James - "Sign Of The Times" - (5:37) 100 BPM
   
Slave - "Just A Touch Of Love" - (6:31) 109 BPM
   
Ahmad Jamal - "Swahililand" - (2:14) 75 BPM
   
Wonder Man - "Hey Love" - (2:41) 89 BPM
   
Grand Funk - "Nothing Is The Same" - (2:12) 100 BPM
   
Wade Marcus - "Spinning Wheel" - (3:57) 103 BPM
   
Al Hirt - "Harlem Hendo" - (2:37) 93 BPM
   
Jeff Beck - "Come Dancing" - (5:45) 97 BPM
   
Milt Jackson - "Enchanted Lady" - (3:49) 83 BPM
   
Skull Snaps - "It's A New Day" - (3:05) 94 BPM
   
Taana Gardner - "No Frills" - (6:45) 108 BPM
   
Lalo Schifrin - "The Human Fly" - (3:11) 96 BPM
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13 May 02
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Various
   
Ton Brock - "I Love You More & More" - (4:39) 70 BPM
   
Jackie Moore - "If" - (3:28) 98 BPM
   
Doors - "Five To One" - (4:27) 89 BPM
   
Bobby Byrd - "I'm Not To Blame" - (2:53) 112 BPM
   
J - "5-Want You Back" - (2:55) 99 BPM
   
Bobby Bland - "Ain't No Love In The Heart" - (3:50) 79 BPM
   
David Ruffin - "Common Man" - (3:09) 77 BPM
   
Bobby Glenn - "Sounds Like A Love song" - (4:41) 77 BPM
   
Al Green - "Free At Last" - (3:25) 86 BPM
   
Latimore - "Let Me Go" - (3:10) 108 BPM
   
Marcus Miller - "Much To Much" - (4:14) 93 BPM
   
The Sylistics - "Hurry Up This Way Again" - (3:26) 75 BPM
   
Ohio Players - "Ecstasy" - (2:30) 92 BPM
   
Lonnie Smith - "Garden Of Peace" - (0:59) 118 BPM
   
Ahmad Jamal - "Pastures" - (2:17) 78 BPM
   
Whole Darn Family - "Minutes Of Funk" - (7:03) 109 BPM
   
Steve Cropper - "Crop Dustin'" - (2:57) 128 BPM
   
The Moments - "What's Your Name" - (3:02) 68 BPM
   
Talking Heads - "Once In A Lifetime" - (4:18) 117 BPM
   
Manu Dibango - "Soul Makossa" - (6:34) 113 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Labi Siffre - "I Got The" - (3:21) 86 BPM
   
B Boys - "Fly Girl" - (0:39) 100 BPM
   
Annie - "It's The Hardknock Life" - (2:24) 75 BPM
   
Jeff Lorber - "Night Love" - (3:24) 88 BPM
   
Fearless - "Rockin' It" - (1:37) 96 BPM
   
Steve Arrington - "Weak At The Knees" - (3:19) 107 BPM
Review: This Christmas, if you run out of board games to play round the fire, don't fear: just throw this bulging collection (26 tracks!) on the stereo and enjoy hours of fun for all the family, guessing which sample matches which Jay-Z song (no prizes for Hard Knock Life though). Highlights of the many vintage grooves featured include The Doors "Five To One", The Jackson 5 "I Want You Back", Al Green's "Free At Last", Marcus Miller's "Much Too Much" and Talking Heads' classic, "Once In A Lifetime".
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10 Dec 12
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Various
   
Roy Budd - "The Black Windmill" - (4:32) 89 BPM
   
Alen Tew - "The Peterman" - (1:42) 77 BPM
   
P D G - "The Plot" - (3:12) 94 BPM
   
Jigsaw - "Keeping My Head Above Water" - (3:10) 78 BPM
   
Pookha - "Lady Ostrich" - (3:18) 101 BPM
   
Lalo Schifrin - "The Swimming Pool" - (3:07) 98 BPM
   
Jeremy Paul Group - "Sweet & Sexy" - (3:06) 85 BPM
   
Amphonic - "Sounds 77" - (2:24) 85 BPM
   
Santisteban - "Zorongo" - (2:33) 89 BPM
   
Alessandro Alessandroni - "Suspance & Flashback" - (2:48) 87 BPM
   
AM - "Crazy Joe" - (3:29) 100 BPM
   
Rupert Hine - "Medicine Munday" - (3:33) 125 BPM
   
Bourdon James - "Time Line" - (3:18) 98 BPM
   
Dominic Frontiere - "Embassy Row" - (2:46) 86 BPM
   
Lauie Johnson - "To Catch A Rat" - (0:54) 86 BPM
   
Johnny Pate - "Pimps" - (1:04) 97 BPM
   
Parry Music - "Underground Agent" - (3:07) 97 BPM
   
Caige - "Violence" - (3:15) 120 BPM
   
Willie West - "Fairchild" - (3:23) 94 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Samuel MC Bride - "Sets The Trap" - (1:56) 136 BPM
   
Todd Franks - "Space Nova" - (4:40) 86 BPM
   
Thunder Mother - "Someday" - (13:42) 83 BPM
   
L M - "Cantata Per Maryam" - (1:57) 126 BPM
   
Stray - "Natures Way" - (3:54) 128 BPM
   
Ralph Marco - "High Snobiety" - (2:08) 102 BPM
   
J Sherylee - "Just Moody" - (4:02) 85 BPM
Review: There we were getting all smug about the frequency of the instalments in this series of compilations (virtually weekly!), and then nothing for like, a year! We're sorry if we jinxed it for the crate diggers around the world who have unintentionally gone cold turkey, being starved of the kind of rare breaks that only Strictly Breaks can provide. Well at least we can say it's been worth the wait with a whopping 26 tracks including the classic 70s soundtrack vibes of the "The Peterman", the sassy honky tonk boogie of "Lady Ostrich" and the frankly jaw dropping "The Swimming Pool" from Lalo Schifrin's Dirty Harry soundtrack.
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12 Aug 13
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Wess & The Airdales - "Black Out" - (2:47) 110 BPM
   
Boobie Knight & The Soulciety - "King Of The Real Good Guys" - (4:08) 136 BPM
   
T Life - "Checkin' Out Your Love" - (4:35) 100 BPM
   
Arthur Prysock - "All I Need Is You Tonight" - (4:05) 120 BPM
   
Ester Willams - "It Feels Really Good" - (4:02) 112 BPM
   
The Brady Bunch - "Drummer Man" - (1:25) 110 BPM
   
Peggy Lee - "Sittin On The Dock Of The Bay" - (1:55) 115 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
David Axelrod - "Aunt Charlotte" - (4:45) 110 BPM
   
King Errison - "Listen To The Music" - (4:20) 111 BPM
   
Honey Cone - "One Monkey Don't Stop The Show" - (4:07) 118 BPM
   
Gerson King Combo - "Andando Nos Trilhos" - (3:42) 107 BPM
   
The Magic Disco Machine - "Tryin To Get Over" - (4:34) 105 BPM
   
Black Heat - "M&MS" - (6:57) 129 BPM
   
Larry Williams - "Can't Dance To The Music" (funky break) - (5:41) 115 BPM
   
Captain Sky - "Dr Rock" (full version) - (6:40) 115 BPM
   
Sound Experience - "Boogie Woogie" - (6:25) 104 BPM
   
Warm Excursion - "Hang Up" (part 1 & 2) - (5:38) 93 BPM
   
Dexter Wanzell - "you Can Be What Tou Wanna Be" - (5:05) 120 BPM
   
Charly Antonlini - "Scratches" - (6:32) 117 BPM
   
Passport - "Ju Ju Man" - (10:06) 115 BPM
   
Kat Mandu - "Get Cracking" - (7:14) 113 BPM
   
100 Proof - "Everything Bad Is Good" - (4:51) 110 BPM
   
JJ Johnson - "Willies Escapes" - (2:21) 121 BPM
   
The Bongo Rockers - "Sexy Bongo Up The Rock" - (5:41) 78 BPM
   
Bull Dog - "Rock & Roll Hootchi Coo" - (4:47) 94 BPM
Review: Here's the latest in the series of double albums that round up rare original B-Boy breaks, the kind that found greater fame as samples much later. As ever, selections largely hail from the 70s soul and funk worlds and include the lazy boogie stomp of "Checkin Out Your Love", the groovy percussive freak-out of "Drummer Man" and the crazy Moog-fest of "Tryin To Get Over".
SYB-2105
19 Aug 13
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Various
   
Heatwave - "Star Of The Story" - (2:59)
   
Joe Farrell - "Upon This Rock" (skit) - (11:55)
   
Cannonball Adderley - "Steam Drill" - (2:52)
   
Jack Dejohnette - "New Rags" - (2:54)
   
Last Poets - "Tribute To Obabi" - (3:01)
   
Last Poets - "Time" - (1:36)
   
Ferrante & Teicher - "Midnight Cowboy" - (3:19)
   
Earth & Wind & Fire - "Brazilian Rhyme" - (1:20)
   
Jimi Hendrix - "EXP" - (0:28)
   
Lou Donaldson - "Pot Belly" - (7:57)
   
Lou Donaldson - "Who's Makin' Love" - (6:44)
   
Beatles - "All You Need Is Love" - (0:34)
   
Stevie Wonder - "Sir Duke" - (3:54)
   
New Birth - "Keep On Doin' It" - (2:52)
   
Jimmy Mcgriff - "Dig On It" - (3:03)
   
Jimmy Hendrix - "Rain Day" - (1:46)
   
Cannonball Alderley - "Walk Tall" - (5:13)
   
Roy Ayers - "No Deposit, No Return" - (2:43)
   
Isley Brothers - "Between The Sheets" - (5:37)
   
Carly Simon - "Why?" - (2:36)
   
Dr Buzzard - "Sunshower" - (4:03)
   
David Porter - "The Way You Do" - (2:44)
   
Baby Huey - "Hard Times" - (3:21) Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Ian Dury - "What A Waste" - (1:28)
   
Ramsey Lewis - "Dreams" - (1:11)
   
The Sylvers - "New Horizons" - (2:50)
   
Charles Wright - "What Can You Bring Me" - (2:48)
   
Cannonball Alderley - "Leo" - (2:10)
   
Freddie Hubbard - "Little Sunflower" - (1:00)
   
Aretha Franklin - "Didn't I" - (2:45)
   
Charles Wright - "Soul Concrete" - (2:17)
   
Crusaders - "Cosmic Reign" - (2:31)
   
Buster Williams - "The Hump" - (2:58)
Review: Here uber-compilers Strictly Breaks present their third collection of songs as sampled by classic hip hop act, A Tribe Called Quest. These collections serve as both testament to the taste and crate digging skills of the '90s act and, as well, just a great collection of songs to dig, ya dig? Highlights include the hip-cat modernist jazz of Cannonball Adderley's "Steam Drill", the spittle-flecked verbosity of Last Poets' "Time", the tragically beautiful "Midnight Cowboy" theme and Stevie Wonder's anthem to beat all anthems, "Sir Duke". Dope.
SB 9808
17 Feb 14
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Various
   
Ramsey Lewis - "Back In The USSR" - (3:54) 119 BPM
   
Afon - "Red Match Box" - (9:46) 139 BPM
   
The Incredible Bongo Band - "In A Gadda Da Vida" - (7:41) 116 BPM
   
Black Grass Bad Bascomb - "I Feel Like Dancing" - (2:56) 106 BPM
   
John Gregory Orch - "The Name Of The Game" - (2:45) 110 BPM
   
Johnny Pate - "Opening Theme From Shaft In Africa" - (2:35) 118 BPM
   
Harry Rabinowitz - "Quiller" - (3:01) 100 BPM
   
Blackwell - "Boogie Down & Mess Around" - (5:15) 122 BPM
   
Cesar 830 - "Bridges" - (5:02) 108 BPM
   
Harvvey Averne Barrio Band - "Cucaraca Macara" - (4:27) 112 BPM
   
2 Gentlemen Of Verona - "Wheres North" - (3:31) 145 BPM
   
Ablution - "The Nard Finished Third" - (7:26) 126 BPM
   
Jo Boyer - "Milady" - (6:15) 120 BPM
   
Phil Upchurch - "Washing Machine" - (3:11) 84 BPM
   
The Jackson 5 - "You Made Me What I Am" - (3:00) 115 BPM
   
Janne Scraffer - "Funky Butt" - (6:32) 112 BPM
   
Barrabass - "Broadway Star" - (3:58) 130 BPM
   
Jean Claude Pelletier & Orch - "Hey Doc Help" - (3:37) 120 BPM
   
The Horn Band - "Pink Styrofoam Part 1" - (2:24) 121 BPM
   
Jimmy Smith - "8 Counts For Rita" - (5:22) 106 BPM
   
The Jimmy Castor - "Just Begun" (instrumental) - (7:08) 120 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Johnny Hammond - "Rock Steady" - (6:37) 101 BPM
   
Norman Connors - "Treat Me Like" - (3:57) 112 BPM
   
Ray Berrero - "The Cat" - (3:55) 106 BPM
   
The Mexican - "Version Brazil" - (4:29) 115 BPM
Review: Often, a lot of questionable feats and skills are retrospectively foisted upon music legends by the nerdier music fans amongst us. Classic DJs like Ron Hardy are regularly claimed to have seamlessly mixed the one copy of the same record for five hours with his toenail, whilst stood upside down and blindfolded in the booth. The sleeves of "School Yard Breaks" do nothing to change this, but for the most part we'll never really know what is truth and what is myth. However we do know what they played and here are another 25 b-boy breaks to play 'air mix toe' to.
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24 Feb 14
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Enoch Light - "A Little Fugue For You & Me" - (1:49) 86 BPM
   
Janko Mlovic - "Supra Pop Impressions" - (3:13) 84 BPM
   
Julio Gutierrez - "Se Acabo" - (3:00) 104 BPM
   
Andy Loore - "Mixed Drums" - (2:54) 99 BPM
   
Jazques Loussier - "Caseine" - (1:58) 125 BPM
   
Bernard Wystraete - "Daydream" - (0:53) 82 BPM
   
New Vaudeville - "A Nightingale" - (0:58) 86 BPM
   
Roger Maxwell - "Never On Sunday" - (2:26) 109 BPM
   
Donald Byrd - "Wee Tina" - (2:21) 101 BPM
   
Glass Prism - "Here You Are" - (3:36) 102 BPM
   
The Sons - "Boomp Boomp Chop" - (3:28) 110 BPM
   
Hugo Montenegro - "Again" - (3:12) 73 BPM
   
Blowfly - "Sesame Street Theme" - (2:34) 118 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Enoch Light - "Hijack" - (4:18) 113 BPM
   
Afro Lafayete Rock Band - "Hihache" - (6:59) 110 BPM
   
Bob McGrath - "So It Doesn't Whistle" - (2:10) 84 BPM
   
Melvin Van Peebles - "Break That Party" - (0:31) 114 BPM
   
Buddy Baker - "Sign Song" - (2:50) 113 BPM
   
Bob Mcgraph - "Me" - (1:55) 91 BPM
   
Los Angelos Negros - "Fueron Tres Anos" - (3:46) 75 BPM
   
Chrysalis - "30 Poplar" - (1:44) 95 BPM
   
The Electric Prunes - "General Confessional" - (4:15) 88 BPM
   
Galt Macdermot - "Bedroom" - (4:02) 81 BPM
   
Henry Mancini - "Theme For Losers" - (1:06) 87 BPM
   
Dizzy Gillespie - "The Matrix" - (4:01) 103 BPM
   
Tomita - "Golliwog's Cakewalk" - (1:50) 103 BPM
   
The Pazant Brothers - "New Orleans" - (2:53) 86 BPM
   
Booker Irvin - "The Confined Few" - (2:10) 90 BPM
   
Dizzy Gillespie - "Manteca" - (3:28) 94 BPM
   
Chris Hinze - "Easy Answering" - (3:34) 72 BPM
   
Bill Doggett - "Honkey Tonk" - (2:47) 110 BPM
   
Skit - (0:04) 79 BPM
Review: Here we have a bumper collection of tracks sampled by veteran New York hip-hoppers The Beatnuts. Essentially the Latino wing of the Native Tongues crew, these guys have been rockin' blocks since the late 80s with their trademark sample-led jazzy beats. Obviously Enoch Light's cover of "A Little Fugue For You And Me", the source of an infamous spat between these guys and Jennifer Lopez (she allegedly nicked their sample) appears first, but there are 30 more rare soul, funk and jazz bangers on here too, including "Mixed Drums", "Caseine" and "Sesame Street Theme".
SB 9810
04 Mar 13
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Various
   
Peter Herbolzmeim - "Bado" - (4:19) 98 BPM
   
Ray Davies - "Leagueliner" - (2:59) 121 BPM
   
Su Kramer - "Weisser Sand" - (3:39) 120 BPM
   
Siw Sjoberg - "Hallelujha" - (3:31) 146 BPM
   
The Bully Boys - "Everybodys Talkin" - (2:51) 127 BPM
   
NY Rock Ensemble - "Running Down The Highway" - (3:34) 126 BPM
   
The Sould Serchers - "Soul To The People" - (3:21) 133 BPM
   
The Sweet Vandals - "Come On Now" - (4:48) 68 BPM
   
Frankie Dante - "My Daddys Farm" - (3:50) 126 BPM
   
Funky Junktion - "Roads End" - (3:04) 120 BPM
   
Anthony Barns - "Doing What You Need To Do" - (5:26) 126 BPM
   
De Luxe Best Selection Drum Speak - "Stay Up" - (3:54) 131 BPM
   
The Soul Society - "Pata Pata" - (2:31) 129 BPM
   
The First Impressions - "SGT Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band" - (3:08) 111 BPM
   
Teddy Larsry - "Africa" - (2:41) 118 BPM
   
Miki Antony - "Portugalia" - (2:59) 129 BPM
   
Jorge Buccio - "The Cactus Channel" - (3:46) 115 BPM
   
Oscar Harris - "Wintie Groove" - (8:35) 144 BPM
   
Swingin Guitars - "Sorpio" - (2:38) 72 BPM
   
Ricahrd Groove Holmes - "Dumpy Mama" - (4:59) 123 BPM
   
Mantrap - "MC Jam" - (4:55) 65 BPM
   
La Banda Salsa - "Y Ata A Yoyo" - (4:09) 64 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Pepe Sanchez Y Su Rock Band - "Sentimiento" - (5:04) 126 BPM
   
The Ruffcats - "Arrow" - (3:57) 108 BPM
   
Boosey Hawkes - "Bongo Drum 7" - (1:13) 54 BPM
Review: Deeply dug freshness from the Dusty Fingers crew, School Yard Breaks Volume 8 is another masterclass in super-fine-tuned source material searching. Big swinging drums, fuzzy organs, heaving horns, clam-tight guitars and yet more big swinging drums, whether you're a sample fiend, an eclectic DJ or just love the music from THE most important era in modern music, this is essential. Highlights across the 25 tracks can be found on every corner but stand outs have to be the subversive covers such as The Bully Boys' take on Harry Nilsson's "Everybody's Talkin'" and The First Impressions lo-fi, garage-rock style twist on "SGT Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band". Recess over... Back to class.
SB 2108
09 Jun 14
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John Hawkins - "On The Run" - (2:29) 90 BPM
   
S Pezin - "Slim Bertha" - (4:30) 152 BPM
   
Alessandro Alessandroni - "Philadelphia" - (4:19) 86 BPM
   
James Clark - "Steep Slopes" - (0:44) 85 BPM
   
Bob Wear - "Imaginations" - (2:20) 94 BPM
   
David Gold - "Funky Finle" - (2:32) 91 BPM
   
Studio Sounds Stage Band - "A Pack Of Lies" - (1:54) 85 BPM
   
Midus Touch - "Good Articulation" - (2:58) 104 BPM
   
Danks - "Mountain Of Love" - (3:05) 89 BPM
   
First Encounter - "Canadian Colours 3" - (1:14) 89 BPM
   
Clive Hicks - "Transit" - (1:35) 99 BPM
   
Georges Alco - "Autoroute A Peages" - (2:30) 88 BPM
   
Laurie Johnson - "Freddy's Death" - (1:10) 96 BPM
   
M Camison - "Rythmiques No 8" - (3:58) 147 BPM
   
Erkin Koray - "Estarabim" - (5:18) 93 BPM
   
Frank Davy Orchestra - "The American" - (1:06) 104 BPM
   
P A DAHAN - "Neo Rthmiques" - (2:30) 143 BPM
   
Powerhouse - "Late Start" - (3:05) 89 BPM
   
Richard Demaria - "Next Episode" - (2:54) 89 BPM
   
J Cameron - "Magnum Force" - (1:52) 100 BPM
   
T Rex - "Hang Ups" - (3:29) 94 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Jojje Wadenius - "Mitt Sar" - (2:20) 89 BPM
   
Janco Nilovic - "Roses & Revolvers" - (3:46) 85 BPM
   
Terver Bastow - "Handle With Care" - (0:58) 57 BPM
   
Lara Mars - "For Waht Its Worth" - (3:30) 95 BPM
SB 9092
09 Jun 14
Funk
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Abdel Halim Hafez - "Khousara Ya Gara" - (2:24) 134 BPM
   
Fear Is The Key - "Main Theme" - (2:24) 88 BPM
   
Main Ingredient - "Car Of Love" - (2:58) 110 BPM
   
Eddie Henderson - "Inside You" - (3:04) 87 BPM
   
Commodores - "Celebrate" - (2:57) 101 BPM
   
Bro 2 Bro - "Hey What's That You Say" - (2:51) 96 BPM
   
Labelle - "You Turn Me On" - (2:57) 72 BPM
   
Rick James - "Moon Child" - (2:58) 92 BPM
   
Melissa Morgan - "Fools Paradise" - (5:25) 101 BPM
   
Zapp - "Computer Love" - (2:22) 85 BPM
   
Yvonne Fair - "Let Your Hair Down" - (2:42) 76 BPM
   
Ohio Players - "Fopp" - (2:49) 92 BPM
   
O' Jays - "What I'm Waiting For" - (2:54) 71 BPM
   
Rene & Angela - "I Love You More" - (5:32) 105 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Simon Haseley - "Hogan's Thing" - (2:05) 72 BPM
   
24 Karat Black - "Mothers Day" - (2:46) 85 BPM
   
Bt Express - "Express" - (2:54) 108 BPM
   
Rene & Angela - "Imaginary Playmates" - (2:50) 84 BPM
   
Oliver Sain - "On The Hill" - (2:57) 83 BPM
   
New Birth - "Come On & Dream" - (2:54) 115 BPM
   
Isley Brothers - "Ballad For The Fallen" - (3:09) 82 BPM
   
Glen Frey - "You Belong To The City" - (2:39) 109 BPM
   
Jones Girls - "You Gonna Make Me" - (8:05) 107 BPM
   
Bohannon - "Save Their Souls" - (2:55) 85 BPM
   
Kraftwerk - "Hall Of Mirrors" - (3:01) 95 BPM
   
Ohio Players - "Pride & Vanity" - (2:55) 86 BPM
   
Wet Willie - "Beggar Song" - (3:17) 89 BPM
   
Lionel Bart - "Anything" - (1:25) 109 BPM
Review: Last Christmas Strictly Breaks treated us to the killer first instalment of this compilation series, and this year, it seems, Christmas has come early. There are many things you can say about Jay Z, none is truer than the fact that when it comes to samples, the man has serious taste. These albums simply add up to great genre-spanning history lessons, and here we get essential electro gems by Zapp and Kraftwerk, vintage Egyptian crooning (Abdel Halim Hafez), sultry funk (Commodores) and even the British musicals of Lionel Bart!
SBRE 9807
28 Oct 13
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Eddy Driver - "Black Night" - (3:11) 101 BPM
   
Enoch Light - "& I Love Her" - (2:22) 123 BPM
   
Danny Rivera - "Gracias Mi Amor" - (2:46) 101 BPM
   
Clive Hicks - "Think Twice" - (3:17) 94 BPM
   
Power House - "Late Start" - (3:01) 91 BPM
   
M Joseph - "Stop In The Name Of Love" - (4:48) 144 BPM
   
Zulema - "Giving Up" - (3:56) 110 BPM
   
Ann Peebles - "Somebody's On Your Case" - (2:18) 93 BPM
   
Dick Hayman - "The Look Of Love" - (2:40) 102 BPM
   
Richard Hayman - "Melody #2" - (2:27) 110 BPM
   
Monty Alexander - "Love & Happiness" - (5:14) 92 BPM
   
Harry Nilsson - "Rain Maker" - (2:40) 85 BPM
   
Serge Gainsbourg - "En Melody" - (4:11) 81 BPM
   
Roy Ayers - "Painted Desert" - (2:40) 119 BPM
   
Hubert Laws - "Family" - (4:03) 95 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Lou Rawls - "Lifetime Monologue" - (1:50) 94 BPM
   
Tyrone Davis - "In The Mood" - (4:05) 71 BPM
   
George Semper - "Get Out My Life Woman" - (2:29) 112 BPM
   
The Electric Prunes - "The Adoration" - (3:52) 60 BPM
   
Lou Donaldson - "Ode To Billy Joe" - (3:17) 94 BPM
   
H Hancock - "Toys" - (3:57) 134 BPM
   
Five Stairsteps - "The New Dance Craze" - (2:49) 110 BPM
   
Jimmy Ross - "First True Love" - (3:14) 60 BPM
   
Alan Moorhouse - "Soul Skimmer" - (2:03) 100 BPM
   
Sandro - "Porque Yo Te Amo" - (3:31) 82 BPM
SBRE 9812
22 Oct 13
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The Emotions - "As Long I got You" - (3:18) 77 BPM
   
David Porter - "I'm Afraid The Masquerade Is Over" - (10:03) 92 BPM
   
Wilson Picket - "Engine N 9" (Beat Mann remix vocal mix) - (4:05) 96 BPM
   
Roy C - "Imprach The President" (instrumental mix) - (2:59) 94 BPM
   
The Jackson 5 - "I Wanna Be Where You Are" - (3:47) 52 BPM
   
The Emotions - "Blind Alley" (Beat Mann remix vocal mix) - (3:37) 52 BPM
   
1ssac Hayes - "Joy" (Beat Mann instrumental) - (15:57) 85 BPM
   
James Brown - "Blind Man Can See It" (Beat Mann remix) - (6:43) 96 BPM
   
Johonny Hammond - "Shifting Gears" (Beat Mann remix) - (6:27) 111 BPM
   
Pleasure - "Joyous" (Beat Mann remix instrumental) - (7:03) 112 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Ernie Hines - "Our Generation" (instrumental) - (3:13) 100 BPM
   
Dave Hamiton Studio Players - "I Got Some" (instrumental) - (3:13) 91 BPM
   
Marvin Gaye - "T Plays It Cool" (remix) - (6:24) 104 BPM
   
Rufus Tomas - "Breakdown" (Beat Mann instrumental) - (4:02) 98 BPM
   
The Disco Magic Machine - "Scratchin" (Beat Mann instrumental remix) - (3:11) 107 BPM
Played by: Seamus Haji
Review: On this compilation, Strictly Breaks aim to provide 'crazy' instrumental versions and rare mixes of some vintage soul and funk gems. They do that and then some over the course of 15 tracks, highlights of which include the gorgeous melancholia of The Emotions, the low down and dirty funk of Beat Mann's tough rework of Wilson Picket, the string laden joy of early Jacksons and some real car chase in a 70s cop movie vibes from Marvin Gaye. Damn funky!
SB-2013
04 Nov 13
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Boz Scaggs Band - "Flames Of Love" - (3:31) 99 BPM
   
Fear Machine - "Strings Of Fear" - (3:25) 129 BPM
   
Dexter Wansel - "Life On Mars" - (5:49) 118 BPM
   
The Starling & The MFM Orchestra - "Charleston Hustle" - (4:21) 110 BPM
   
Liquid Liquid - "Group Me Group" - (3:25) 113 BPM
   
Cozy Powell - "And Then There Was Skin" - (2:26) 92 BPM
   
Gregory Washington - "Pamla Lamour" - (2:37) 98 BPM
   
Akiko Awada - "Anncanee" - (3:06) 115 BPM
   
King Errisson - "Sal Soul Sister" - (4:13) 62 BPM
   
P De Luca & Mark 4 - "Corsa Mortale" - (2:09) 122 BPM
   
Al Elias - "Tell That Man To Go To Hell" - (5:13) 112 BPM
   
Chris Barber - "Get Rolling" - (4:31) 64 BPM
   
Los Anis - "Mary Mary" - (2:16) 128 BPM
   
Brahmen - "Automatic Man" - (5:39) 120 BPM
   
Nytro - "People Of The Country" - (5:08) 109 BPM
   
C K Mann & Carousel - "Funky Hilife" - (3:58) 118 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Funk Inc - "Smokin' At Tiffany's" - (5:53) 108 BPM
   
Ike Tunner - "Up Hard" - (2:25) 129 BPM
   
Cookin On 3 Burners - "Cressy Street Breakdown" - (4:20) 117 BPM
   
The Third Wave - "Love Train" - (2:34) 69 BPM
   
Faith - "Freedom" - (3:12) 85 BPM
   
Load Stone - "Day Shine" - (3:40) 110 BPM
   
Crazy Dancin Eli Sample - "Do It For Love" - (3:38) 53 BPM
   
Eddie Warner - "Brutas Drums" - (2:06) 131 BPM
   
The Agents - "Follow That Man" - (4:01) 133 BPM
SYB 10
23 Mar 15
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Soul City Orchestra - "Mission Control" - (2:47) 105 BPM
   
Dutch Version - "Get Out My Life Woman" - (3:33) 81 BPM
   
Harvey Averne - "Lulaby From Rosemary's Baby" - (2:58) 80 BPM
   
Autoroute A Peage - "Geoges Alco" - (2:31) 88 BPM
   
Puccio Roelens - "Nothern Lights" - (5:24) 104 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Kinyujtom - "A Kezem" - (5:37) 117 BPM
   
The Stooges - "Dirt" (Take 1) - (7:12) 69 BPM
   
The Gosple - "Michael Road A Boat A Shore" - (3:13) 100 BPM
   
John Scott - "Canareral Scape" - (2:37) 91 BPM
   
P A Dahan - "Slim Bertha" - (4:31) 152 BPM
   
Dennis The Fox - "Piledriver" - (5:11) 96 BPM
   
Black Gorilla - "Funky Jungle" - (2:59) 96 BPM
   
Dennis The Fox - "One For You" - (3:42) 101 BPM
   
Alan Tew - "Soul Deeper" - (4:35) 98 BPM
   
Johnny Pate - "Look Of Love" - (2:52) 94 BPM
   
Accadde - "Tic Toc" - (2:52) 93 BPM
   
Dave Glot - "Pop Son" - (3:04) 86 BPM
   
Amphonic - "Sounds 80" - (2:24) 85 BPM
   
Dorothy Ashby - "Drink" - (2:37) 87 BPM
   
Brian Bennett - "The Manipulator" - (3:11) 101 BPM
   
Free Som Orchestra - "The Kings Bounce" - (2:07) 99 BPM
   
CCCP - "Number One" - (4:27) 98 BPM
   
Forster Friday - "WW III" - (1:48) 57 BPM
   
Dennis Coffey - "Outrageous" - (8:07) 108 BPM
   
Botkyrka Big Band - "What's That" - (4:00) 100 BPM
   
The Impossibles - "Funky Monk" (Bouns Drums) - (0:53) 91 BPM
Review: Strictly Breaks have so many compilation series on the go they're like those super flash DJs who have like four or five records on the go all at once. The Dusty Fingers releases were very frequent but now they've steadied to a more manageable rate, which of course keeps the crate diggers wanting more. There are 26 tracks again, all bursting with vintage coolness. Our faves here include the edge of your seat strings n' beats of "Mission Control", the muscular funk of "Northern Lights" and the stoner raunch-rock of The Stooges' "Dirt".
DF 24
23 Mar 15
Funk
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Art & Ron - "Can't Stop Talkin" - (2:54) 89 BPM
   
Jewel Bass - "I Tried It & Liked It" - (2:40) 91 BPM
   
Cads - "Get Out Of My Life Woman" - (2:32) 52 BPM
   
Ginette Reno - "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" - (3:04) 88 BPM
   
Black Truth Band - "Butter Nut" - (3:30) 126 BPM
   
Chicago Gangsters - "Music For The People" (Part 2) - (2:00) 114 BPM
   
The Poets Of Rhythm - "Fondle Rock" - (4:09) 105 BPM
   
The Soul Lifters - "Hot Funky & Sweaty" - (2:56) 88 BPM
   
The Benny Gordon & The Soul Bros - "What Is Soul" - (2:46) 98 BPM
   
Dennis Bryant - "Soul Man" - (3:11) 101 BPM
   
James Brown - "World Of Soul" - (5:46) 108 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Ricky Williams - "Discotheque Soul" - (4:35) 63 BPM
   
Miguek Salerno - "Astrokat" - (3:27) 109 BPM
   
Yamto Samad - "Burnning Bridges" - (3:07) 107 BPM
   
Rigth On Soul Hits - "You Said A Bad Word" - (2:27) 104 BPM
   
Stainless Soul - "Stainless Soul" - (4:21) 97 BPM
   
Brent Dowe - "Put Your Hand In The Hand" - (3:10) 91 BPM
   
D C - "Theme From Black Belt Jones" - (1:20) 123 BPM
   
Gaston - "Clap Song" - (10:01) 112 BPM
   
The Moonstucks - "Do The Funky Penquin" - (3:13) 103 BPM
   
Soul Expedition - "Night Life" - (5:40) 112 BPM
   
The Aliis - "Finale" - (4:54) 108 BPM
   
Gary Byrd - "Soul Travelin" - (3:23) 98 BPM
   
Johnny Frigo - "Do Whatever Sets You Free" - (5:40) 131 BPM
   
Tony Luisi - "Drumtrack One" - (1:04) 67 BPM
Review: More vintage sampled classics from the crew who do it best, Strictly Breaks. This time round they're concentrating on obscure '70s soul joints that all ended up being sampled left, right and centre. As always these albums work simply as solid collections of good songs too, highlights including the Otis Redding-style Southern RnB jam of "I Tried It And I Liked It", the brassy cop show swagger of "Butter Nut" and the amazingly-titled "Fondle Rock".
SB- 9807
20 Apr 15
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Stacy Lattisaw - "Let Me Be Your Angel" - (2:50) 67 BPM
   
A3 - "Woke Up This Morning" - (2:16) 89 BPM
   
Rodriguez - "Sugar Man" - (2:31) 99 BPM
   
Geils - "Monkey Island" - (2:36) 102 BPM
   
P Collins - "In The Air Tonight" - (5:30) 95 BPM
   
Peabo Bryson - "Born To Love" - (2:47) 136 BPM
   
Tears 4 Fears - "Everybody Wants To Rule The World" - (2:49) 56 BPM
   
J Smith - "Gonna Love You" - (0:21) 88 BPM
   
Orff - "Carmina Burana" - (2:14) 86 BPM
   
Sting - "Shape Of My Heart" - (2:52) 84 BPM
   
Linda Clifford - "Never Gonna Stop" - (3:00) 91 BPM
   
24 Carat Black - "Mother's Day" - (2:02) 96 BPM
   
Eddie Floyd - "Check Me Out" - (2:49) 80 BPM
   
Stephanie Mills - "Starlight" - (2:54) 90 BPM
   
Hubert Laws - "The Rite Of Spring" - (2:14) 106 BPM
   
Zumela - "Love To Last Forever" - (2:51) 115 BPM
   
Gong - "Babooji" - (4:41) 136 BPM
   
Chris Barber - "Petite Fleur" - (3:18) 56 BPM
   
The Blue Jays - "What Do You Want" - (2:57) 102 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Vicki Anderson - "Land Of Milk And Honey" - (3:04) 111 BPM
   
Bob James - "Nautilus" (Skit) - (0:44) 100 BPM
   
Soul Children - "Move Over" - (2:42) 76 BPM
   
Love Unlimited - "Move Me No Mountain" - (2:47) 90 BPM
   
Earl Klugh & Bob James - "The Sponge" - (3:02) 89 BPM
   
Chris Stein - "Subway Theme" - (1:12) 100 BPM
   
Donald Byrd - "Flight Time" - (2:40) 53 BPM
   
Joe Chambers - "Mind Rain" - (1:48) 129 BPM
   
Gap Band - "Yearning For Your Love" - (2:41) 90 BPM
   
Ahmad Jamal - "I Love Music" - (1:48) 81 BPM
   
Japanese Hair - "Dead End" - (2:02) 92 BPM
   
Reuben Wilson - "We're In Love" - (3:26) 103 BPM
   
Heath Brothers - "Smilin' Billy Suite" (Part 2) - (2:56) 91 BPM
   
Jimmy Gordon - "Walter L" - (2:53) 75 BPM
   
Stanley Clarke - "Slow Dance" - (0:50) 84 BPM
   
Lee Erwin - "The Theif Of Baghdad" - (1:15) 93 BPM
   
John V, Rydgren - "What Child Is Thi" - (1:31) 100 BPM
SB 9806
04 Jan 13
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Hawaii Five-O TV Soundtrack - "The Long Wait" - (2:20) 136 BPM
   
Sylvia Striplin - "You Can't Turn Me Away" - (5:29) 89 BPM
   
David Axelrod - "The Smile" - (3:25) 89 BPM
   
Jeff Lorber - "Rain Dance" - (4:41) 94 BPM
   
Cal Tjader - "Morning" - (3:23) 99 BPM
   
Quincy Jones - "Summer In The City" - (4:04) 81 BPM
   
Lonnie Liston Smith - "Garden Of Peace" - (2:19) 75 BPM
   
David Porter - "I'm Afraid The Masquerade Is Over" - (9:43) 91 BPM
   
Shellie Man - "Mask" - (0:41) 60 BPM
   
Joe Williams - "Get Out Of My Life Woman" - (3:21) 83 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Tyron Davis - "In The Mood" - (4:11) 70 BPM
   
Love (Doggone) - "Drums Of Death" - (12:02) 152 BPM
SB 9701
07 Jul 14
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Main Ingredient - "Summer Breeze" - (3:13) 82 BPM
   
Dynasty - "Adventures In The Land Of Music" - (3:18) 79 BPM
   
Grace Jones - "My Jamaican Guy" - (7:20) 95 BPM
   
Milt Jackson - "Enchanted Lady" - (5:07) 83 BPM
   
John Klemmer - "Free Soul" - (3:26) 100 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Marva Whitney - "Unwind Yourself" - (2:48) 59 BPM
   
Ramsey Lewis - "The Mighty Quinn" - (3:15) 103 BPM
   
Mood Indigo - "Eva" - (3:08) 54 BPM
   
Brick - "Fun" (Skit) - (2:02) 73 BPM
   
Ohio Players - "Funky Worm" - (2:46) 88 BPM
   
Jeff Lorber - "Night Love" - (3:28) 88 BPM
   
Roy Ayers - "Searching" - (4:09) 85 BPM
Review: What would we all do without Strictly Breaks, eh? Well, we'd all be spending much, much longer hours in dank basements digging for records for one thing. This compilation label tirelessly collects songs with classic breaks as used by many artists over time, with their albums working both as a reference source and as just good albums of classic tunes. Highlights here include Grace Jones' otherworldly tropicalia of "My Jamaican Guy", the raw and evocative free jazz of John Klemmer's "Free Soul" and the hazy grooves of Roy Ayers' ever-seductive "Searching".
SBRE 9702
21 Jul 14
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Various
   
Soul Children - "Move Over" (Beat Mann instrumental mix) - (3:24) 70 BPM
   
E Rodney Jones & Friends - "Soul Heaven" (instrumental) - (2:29) 67 BPM
   
The Jackson 5 - "It's Great To Be Here" - (5:31) 101 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Sam Reed Band - "Ambassadors Theme" (instrumental) - (2:40) 82 BPM
   
Isaac Hayes - "The Look Of Love" (instrumental) - (10:16) 106 BPM
   
Melvin Bliss - "Synthetic Substitution" (Beat Mann 12) - (6:04) 92 BPM
   
Rufus Thomas - "Funky Penguin" (instrumental) - (4:58) 101 BPM
   
Funk Ink - "Goodbye So Long" (Beat Mann remix) - (5:13) 92 BPM
   
The Electric Prunes - "Holy Are You" (instrumental) - (4:21) 75 BPM
   
Forster Sylvers - "Misdemeamour" (dub) - (4:04) 87 BPM
   
Johnny Gutar Watson - "Superman Lover" (instrumental) - (5:42) 93 BPM
   
Ohio Players - "Fire" (instrumental) - (4:33) 108 BPM
   
Ripple - "A Funky Song" (instrumental) - (3:46) 100 BPM
   
James Brown - "Super Bad" (Beat Mann instrumental) - (5:13) 126 BPM
   
The Islay Brothers - "Whos That Lady" (version) - (5:45) 128 BPM
Played by: Flying Lotus
Review: It's been ages since the last installment of Strictly Breaks' series that aims to rescue from obscurity rare instrumental versions and mixes of underground soul and funk gems. Now though, we've finally got "Soul Treats Vol 3" and again we get another 15 inspired tracks. Highlights this time round include the hypnotic "Soul Heaven", the sizzling b-boy breaks of The Jackson 5's "Its Great To Be Here", the evergreen magic of Isaac Hayes's take on "The Look Of Love" and forever famous bassline of The Ohio Players "Fire".
SB 2014
31 Mar 14
Broken Beat/Nu Jazz
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Bob James - "Shamboozie" - (1:09) 92 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Libi Siffre - "I Got The Blues" - (6:30) 88 BPM
   
Buddy Baker - "Sign Song" - (2:50) 56 BPM
   
Extra T's - "Et Boogie" - (2:53) 115 BPM
   
Les McCann - "Vallarta" (Skit) - (0:39) 84 BPM
   
Ann Peebles - "I Can't Stand The Rain" - (2:21) 80 BPM
   
Rhythm - "The World Is A Place" - (2:11) 83 BPM
   
Zulema - "American Fruit, African Roots" - (2:40) 147 BPM
   
Delfonics - "Ready Or Not" - (1:53) 83 BPM
   
Ahmad Jamail - "Pastures" (Skit) - (0:59) 157 BPM
   
Ohio Players - "Little Lady Maria" (Skit) - (4:18) 136 BPM
   
Curtis Mayfield - "Tripping Out" - (6:52) 91 BPM
   
Eddie Harris - "Lovely Is Today" - (4:19) 97 BPM
   
Jack Bruce - "Born To Be Blue" - (1:03) 120 BPM
   
Lalo Schifrin - "Danube Incident" - (1:49) 88 BPM
   
Brother Jack McDuff - "Strolling" - (1:36) 108 BPM
Played by: Louie Vega
SBRE 9704
27 Dec 04
Funk
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Curtis Mayfield - "Right On From The Darkness" - (2:57) 98 BPM
   
Cecil Holmes - "Call Me, Come Back Home" - (2:31) 92 BPM
   
Al Green - "Love And Happiness" - (2:25) 50 BPM
   
Joe Simon - "Drowning In The Sea Of Love" - (2:37) 120 BPM
   
BT Express - "Everything Good To You" - (3:07) 116 BPM
   
Willie Mitchell - "Groovin'" - (3:10) 84 BPM
   
Nona Hendryx - "Transformation" - (3:13) 51 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Bill Conti - "Going The Distance" - (2:36) 91 BPM
   
George Duke - "Reach For It" - (3:33) 89 BPM
   
Bobby Caldwell - "My Flame" - (2:53) 88 BPM
   
Cal Tijader - "Django" (Skit) - (0:57) 89 BPM
   
Stevie Wonder - "Too High" - (3:00) 100 BPM
   
Larry Young - "Turn Off The Lights" - (7:02) 103 BPM
   
Choclolate Milk - "Action Speaks Louder Than Words" - (3:12) 91 BPM
SBRELP 9705
03 Jan 05
Funk
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James Brown - "Can Mind" - (1:59) 103 BPM
   
War - "Sing A Happy Song" - (4:05) 105 BPM
   
Cannonball Adderley - "Walk Tall" - (2:18) 61 BPM
   
Gap Band - "Tommy's Groove" - (3:02) 118 BPM
   
James Brown - "Funky President" - (3:58) 103 BPM
   
Earth Wind & Fire - "Bad Tune" - (4:53) 120 BPM
   
Kool & The Gang - "Jungle Jazz" - (1:54) 106 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
The Mar Keys - "Planation Inn" - (2:40) 99 BPM
   
Brickell Edie & The New Bohemians - "What I Am" - (4:54) 89 BPM
   
Kool & The Gang - "Kool It" - (2:49) 104 BPM
   
Kool & The Gang - "NT" - (3:08) 98 BPM
   
Syl Johnson - "Different Strokes" - (2:19) 108 BPM
   
James Brown - "Popcorn With Feeling" - (3:02) 142 BPM
   
Steve Arrington - "Nobody Can Do You (But You)" - (5:18) 55 BPM
   
Cameo - "Rigor Mortis" - (6:26) 56 BPM
   
Slave - "Son Of Slide" - (3:57) 115 BPM
   
Ray Goodman - "Another Day" - (4:27) 86 BPM
   
Roy Ayers (Ubiquity) - "Everybody Loves The Sunshine" - (3:58) 81 BPM
   
James Brown - "Say It Loud I'm Black & I'm Proud" - (4:51) 114 BPM
   
Lou Donaldson - "It's Your Thing" - (8:57) 86 BPM
   
Charles Wright - "What Can You Bring Me?" - (2:48) 103 BPM
   
Jean Carne - "Don't Let It Go To Your Head" - (5:08) 71 BPM
   
George & Gwen McCrae - "The Rub" - (3:38) 110 BPM
   
Miles Davies - "IFE" - (21:35) 92 BPM
   
Johnny Keaton - "Robbery OST" - (1:41) 88 BPM
   
Bobbi Humphrey - "San Francisco Lights" - (5:24) 110 BPM
   
The 5 Stairsteps - "The New Dance Craze" - (2:49) 110 BPM
   
Fab 5 Freddy - "Change The Beat" - (7:39) 64 BPM
Review: Early '90s hip-hop act Brand Nubian courted much controversy over their allegedly extremist views and sometimes homophobic lyrics. What often gets lost in all this fuss is the matter of the music, an expertly crafted melange of deft samples. Here Strictly Breaks pick apart those samples and provide us with 28 of the best vintage cuts used as source material by the band. Highlights include the cheery anthem "Sing A Happy Song", James Brown's highly electable "Funky President" and Kool & The Gang's immortal "Jungle Boogie".
SB 9822
23 Jun 14
Funk
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McCoy Tyner - "Impressions" - (2:05) 140 BPM
   
Sweet Linda Divine - "I'll Say It Again" - (4:35) 99 BPM
   
Bar-Kays - "Humpin" - (2:41) 100 BPM
   
Iron Butterfly - "Her Favorite Style" - (3:12) 88 BPM
   
New Birth - "Keep On Doin It" - (2:56) 54 BPM
   
John Hammond - "Big Sur Suite" - (2:25) 80 BPM
   
Paul Butterfield - "I Don't Wanna Go" - (2:56) 80 BPM
   
Bubble Gum Machine - "I Wonder" - (2:06) 100 BPM
   
Herb Alpert - "In A Little Spanish Town" - (1:54) 100 BPM
   
Joe Farrell - "Upon This Rock" - (6:03) 96 BPM
   
Young & Company - "I Like What You're Doing To Me" - (8:15) 59 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
SOS Band - "Take Your Time Do It Right" - (7:32) 60 BPM
   
Kurtis Blow - "Do The Do" - (2:54) 56 BPM
   
Freddie Hubbard - "Povo" - (2:58) 87 BPM
   
Ramsey Lewis - "Les Fleurs" - (4:39) 83 BPM
   
Jefferson Airplane - "Today" - (3:02) 89 BPM
   
Mahavishnu Orchestra - "You Know, You Know" - (5:05) 69 BPM
   
Rare Earth - "(I Know) I'm Losing You" - (3:06) 101 BPM
   
Johnny Almond - "Solar Level" - (2:47) 93 BPM
   
New Birth - "I Was My Hands Of The Whole Damn Deal" - (6:04) 120 BPM
   
Charles Kynard - "Momma Jive" - (3:17) 90 BPM
   
Deodato - "Rhapsody In Blue" - (8:47) 100 BPM
   
Fuzzy Haskins - "Love Is Now Forever" - (4:19) 96 BPM
   
Mouth & Macneal - "ABC" - (4:34) 79 BPM
   
Jaxk McDuff - "Hunk O Funk" - (6:01) 88 BPM
   
Michel Colombier - "Pourquois Pas?'" - (2:51) 97 BPM
   
Jimmy McGriff - "Blue Juice" - (4:59) 92 BPM
   
Millie Jackson - "The Phuck U Symphony" - (5:24) 110 BPM
   
Pig Meat Markham - "The Brown Stick Song" - (1:41) 80 BPM
   
David Axelrod - "Holy Tursday" - (5:41) 90 BPM
Played by: Flying Lotus
SB 9823LP
23 Jun 14
Funk
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Frank Yablans - "Tensions" - (4:47) 88 BPM
   
Clear Light Band - "Just Mood" - (4:05) 85 BPM
   
John Schroeder - "Soul Trek" - (3:25) 98 BPM
   
Laurie Johnson - "The Prisoner" - (0:46) 85 BPM
   
marc Rosen - "Claws" - (1:59) 77 BPM
   
Michel Colombier - "L'heriter Part 2" - (2:44) 68 BPM
   
the Kenny Bird Orchestra - "Cirrus" - (2:36) 87 BPM
   
Johnny Pearson - "Minute By Minute" - (2:13) 74 BPM
   
Walter Murphy - "Grand Central Shuttle" - (1:41) 81 BPM
   
The Mystery Kindaichi Band - "Love Is King" - (4:54) 92 BPM
   
lalo Schifrin - "Danger" - (1:53) 93 BPM
   
Sammy Burdson - "News Background" - (2:30) 90 BPM
   
Sadakazu Tabata - "Venus" (Pop Drum Beat) - (4:57) 129 BPM
   
Steve Gray - "Pop Cues" - (0:24) 88 BPM
   
Piero Piccioni - "Black Flower" - (3:22) 82 BPM
   
Roger Simard Encore - "P S Special" - (2:49) 101 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Richard C Saunders - "Afrocat" - (1:20) 99 BPM
   
Palymates - "Leaving For Love" - (2:45) 94 BPM
   
Discoonntion - "Perlude" - (3:14) 106 BPM
   
The Wild Magnolias - "Ah Anka Ting Tang Boo Shaka Boo" - (4:25) 93 BPM
   
Alan Parker - "Main Chance" - (3:02) 89 BPM
   
Omni Band - "Pensieri" - (1:10) 80 BPM
   
Bruno Nicolai - "Gin" - (2:28) 108 BPM
   
Peter Thomas - "Corals In Space" - (1:49) 101 BPM
   
Polyrhythmia - "Picture From Strasbug" - (5:39) 92 BPM
SB 9091
03 Mar 14
Funk
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The Mad Lads - "No String" - (2:41) 105 BPM
   
Don Convay - "Overtime Man" - (2:55) 110 BPM
   
Tommy Roe - "Dizzy" - (3:15) 102 BPM
   
The Mad Lads - "Make This Young Lady Mine" - (2:18) 108 BPM
   
The Peoples Choice - "I Likes To Do It" - (3:00) 61 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Parilament - "Little Ole Country Boy" - (3:56) 102 BPM
   
Edwin Birdsong - "Rapper Dapper Snapper" - (5:51) 103 BPM
   
Sly & The Family Stone - "Poet" - (3:12) 82 BPM
   
Patrice Rushen - "Remind Me" - (5:28) 91 BPM