Too Short - Blow The Whistle

Written by | 14 November 2016
Classic tune alert part 2 - Too Short’s 2006 certified club staple “Blow The Whistle” gets the 7” treatment, and it’s safe to say for the first time ever. Short Dog has long been Hip Hop royalty with countless classic singles and album and “Blow the Whistle” might be the biggest.…
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The Beatnuts - Off The Books

Written by | 14 November 2016
Classic tune alert! After a brief hiatus the good people at Get On Down have just released a couple more 45s, and the latest cab off the rank is this anthem from 1997 built around the beatnuts formula of dusty break beats and funny punchlines. These elements are what made…
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Scarface - Scarface (1989)

Written by | 11 November 2016
The year was 1989 when Scarface, then known as DJ Akshen, recorded the song that would be the start of his career as "Scarface". Originally released by Short Stop records in 1989, the twelve inch release would be his only release on that label as he would ultimately go on…
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I once heard someone proclaim that "Nautilus" was the greatest song ever in the history of mankind, and who am I to argue with that? At the very least, it pretty much defined my early adult hood, as I spent countless hours scouring the album notes of whatever nugget of…
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A new release on one of our favourite records labels has prompted us to get off our butts and back into writing reviews. Apologies for the silence. You know, life stuff happened - and frankly it's really really hard for the two of us to keep up with the incredible…
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Though originally released back in 2008 as a sampler track on a limited edition CD from producer Gold Coast, Queensland, M-Phazes, it did end up reworked for his CD/Cassette release, 2012's LP Phazed Out. Though mysteriously in 2008 it also managed a 12" release on a promo vinyl with dirty…
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Here's something totally unexpected from two of the freshest names out of the UK. Infact, it's a pairing that I didn't see coming but makes total sense. Producer and DJ veterans Boca 45 and Woody have teamed up to deliver an EP that is both surprising and pushes the envelope.…
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Here's a great new release from German producer DJ Lunatic who packages up two cheeky little party tunes for you. The proceedings kick off on the A side with a funky remix of the classic Ultra's track Poppa Large. Kool Keith's vocals ride over a raw backing track. I couldn't…
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French production dup DJ Suspect and Doc TMK are getting ready to snap necks with this dope release due to hit stores any day now. It's a solid boombap excursion appropriately featuring nineties indie Hip Hop luminaries Finsta Bundy, who I don't think I've seen a peep from for many…
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Hip-hop fans around the world worship the late, great J Dilla, and for good reason. He remains one of the most beloved rap producers of all time – celebrated by artists ranging from A Tribe Called Quest and The Pharcyde to Madlib, Kanye West, Nas and Kendrick Lamar – because…
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