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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Hmmm, I know what you're thinking...dude has posted on the wrong page. The Brazilian 45 page is thataway >>> Well yes, but this is a wonderful oddity from Brazil that is worthy of this page. In so much that it is Portugese language version of 'Rappers'Delight'. Though I'm not sure…
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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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Redefinition Records come correct with two hard to find Pete Rock joints from the archives - and they are real slow burners as well, making this release an essential purchase for the die-hard fans of solid Hip Hop. Firstly, we get the head nodder "So Many Rappers" from 1997, originally…
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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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Introducing Dinked Records

Written by | 22 January 2016
Dinked records is a new label set to release a series of classic joins never before released on 45. They already have a couple of funk and soul joints to their catalog, and now we have just recieved news they are set to licence two KRS One classic "MC's Act…
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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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