Been a bit of a tricky one this week, what with the seemingly constant DDoSing of Soundcloud cutting down my happy hunting grounds to a chilled snack fridge in the local 24-7 garage. In light of this I’ve reverted to *gulp* buying more music from those lovely peeps at Junodownload, as opposed to, well, just getting given it, which is what I mean, rather than stealing the food from starving artists mouths – remember kids, home taping is killing music.
Ok, moralising over.
BOOM – tune time!
Ok, after all that, the first track *is* a promo, and rather lovely it is as well. Hungarian b-boys, the Mustbeat Crew drop Crown Royal, a massive slice of Latinswingingbreakyfunk to get your culo shaking – seriously, the break on this is a total scorcher. If it’s your sort of thing, its available on the ever reliable Resense label over here
We do seem to be good a turning out wobbly reggae tinged chunks of funk and hip-hop in Bristol, what with Mr Benn and Smerin’s Anti Social Club and now I’ve stumbled across this beaut from Jinx in Dub. Traffic Jammin’ mid tempo dancehall-hop burner a quality bouncing synth bass that should shake some speaker stacks.
It seems like an *age* since I’ve seen a release on Heavy Duty Booty, but the ‘My Big Black 12‘ EP (fnaaaar) from Kid Cholesterol is up there with their best. Pick of the tracks for me is the opener, Cut Em Deep which as the name suggests is a ‘whang a boatload of quality samples in a blender, press go and see what comes out’ sort of track – I counted stuff from NWA, Biggie, The Mohawks, Prince, Aerosmith & Run DMC, Maceo Parker amongst a whole host of others on the first listen through …