Magnif - The Shining Pt 2

Written by | 26 August 2015
More unheard posthumous music from J Dilla is scheduled for release with this 45 featuring Magnif of the Detroit duo Lawless Element. The duo can be heard on Dilla's final album before he passed away, and on this release we get to hear more incredible productions unheard until now, and…
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The wait is almost over for this spectacular collectors item that was reported back in March. The folks at Third Man records are set to release Jay Z's most recent album in a rather unusual package spread across eight 7 inch records. Now, I'm probably not going to lose any…
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Announcements went out overnight for the upcoming new fifth release on the Dusty Donuts label out of Germany. This one comes hot off the heels of the previous release The Antique Anthem, which is still devastating dancefloors around the world. As with all the releases on this label, this new…
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DJ Roz - Strictly Classics

Written by | 12 August 2015
Anyone who has tried do cuts and doubles with seven inch records will know all to well how difficult it is, and how you need to apply a different technique in handling the records than you would with traditional twelve inches. This new release from Washington's DJ Roz brings us…
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Here's a really great trans-atlantic collaboration between Belgium's DJ Iron and the American duo of MindsOne that came out earlier in the year, but as there are still some copies left (and I found this 45 particularly dope) I thought I'd give it a mention. This release, pressed in a…
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Out of Germany comes this very limited rap 45 featuring New York legend Masta Ace. The release is so limited that only 20 copies are available - So as you can imagine it's a little expensive with an asking price of 55 Euro.  So what does it sound like? Kinda…
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A rather dope new release is on its way from respected New York lyricist Godfather Don. This rap 45 comes as a double vinyl package, with the first vinyl produced by Soulicit who lays down a dark and menacing backing track with hard hitting drums - all produced on an…
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The team at Get On Down continue their winning streak of releasing high quality packages with news of quite an extraordinary box set on the horizon.  Twelve Reasons To Die Vol 2 is quite the powerhouse of musical imagry as it continues on from the story established in the first…
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Audio has been released of the forthcoming A side from the Long Island duo of QNC, which is comprised of Curt Cazal from the legendarty group JVC Force, and Q Ball. They have released a handfull of joints in the past, including a couple of 45s. This release sees the…
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Here's an interesting release from Sho Chiku Bai Records out of Japan that has recently surfaced on Juno Records. While information on this artist is scarce, the beats have a dope swing feel, with a catchy piano sample and lots of dope scratching and vocal cutups (All in Japanese) -…
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