Smoove - Return Of The Beats

Written by | 03 February 2016
Holy Moly, this release is set to blow your mind! It's been a minute since Wack records dropped a release. I think the last one was back in 2014. The label has a steady discography behind them, notching up 15 releases so far with the majority of them as 45s…
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It's always a good day when a new label is announced. It's an even better day when the first release on that label is from someone from your own city. The label might be Strange Neighbor from Los Angeles, but the artist is from Sydney, Australia (though he did spend…
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The drummer for London jazz funk outfit The Expansions drops his first 45 as the debut release on new label Albert's Favourites. Thankfully it's not mired in that glitch hop sound that dominated the genre for awhile, but it instead harks back to the day when I got excited by…
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Here's a hot new release out of Minnesota from a trio comprised of producer DJ Rube, and emcees Guante and Dem Atlas. The A side "Matches" got some attention when it previously featured on Lauren Laverne's show on BBC Radio 6 Music, and heads have been eagerly awaiting an official…
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Here's a curiously dope release expected to drop soon out of Japan featuring AG (From Showbiz & AG). Information is a little thin on the ground at the moment, but if the beats in the video below are anything to go by then this release is a sure shot. Straight…
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New Orleans deejay Yamin once again takes on his guise of Professor Shorthair for the third installment in this series of 45s, and it's a banger. On side-A DJ Yamin takes on the classic Meters track "Handclapping Song", which is my definately my pick for this release. It's beefed up,…
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Jim Sharp has got these party joints down to a fine art by now, with a number of dope 45's behind him. This latest one follows very closely on the heels on his previous efforts with fellow label mate Naughty NMX, and is very much in the same style as…
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The people at Get On Down must be reading my mind. I swear it's only been very recently that I was hoping this 45 got a re-release - And how about this! First release from the label for 2016! If you're not familiar with this classic (And I'm really hoping…
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When it comes to Jim Sharp and Naughty NMX, both their names are synonymous with the Dusty Donuts label. However, whilst this particular release sits on its own stand alone label it's hard to divorce it from the excellent output that these two have previously released - And with good…
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Our first review for the new year comes through with this dope new release from the Philippines. Recognized as the man behind the first ever DJ produced album in the Philippines, DJ Arbie Won has played an integral part on shaping the sound of the local Hiphop scene around Manila. He…
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