Lavan Lavan House Edits Hailing from the UK, but now living with every other DJ and producer in Berlin, the ever talented Lavan comes with a unique rawness and infectious energy that spills out into the crowd. With top notch releases on BONN, Masterworks, Forgot Records and Wah Wah 45s, of course, he knows how to move a crowd. His productions illustrate his deep commitment to music of the past and present, prompting all listeners to keep eyes firmly on his future movements. We hope you enjoy this craftily concocted quartet of disco, house, broken and Philly soul stunners. Another essential slab of foot friendly heat courtesy of your favourite Dubplate provider! Wah Wah Dubplates 12"
SoulBrigada Resense 046 SoulBrigada is back with a new joint, serving two edits of classic funk & soul tunes on a tasty funky 45. Two essential killer cuts not to be missed! The soul hit "Do Your Thang" on the A-side was released by a vocal duo from Florida in the mid seventies. The edit extends the original to the right length and new ryhtmus and percussion tracks give the song the missing power. "Grab Your Thang" on the flipside, is a 1965 killer funk tune from Memphis, which will make every dance floor burn with mad breakbeat, new arrangement and additional samples. Agogo Records 7" Pre-Order
Mad Doc / Sono Rhizmo Resense 045 Resense 045 features mysterious new artist MAD DOC and pretty well known producer SONO RHIZMO'. Resense Records 7"
Soul By The Pound Funky Dopeman / I Chose You (Jim Sharp Edits) Back again with a pair of edits in the lower BPM spectrum, Jim Sharp takes us on a regional tour of the South. Side A, breaks down then reassembles an early West Coast gangsta hit, Dopeman. Using the OG drums and extending the breaks, this will rock dance floors and bass bins alike. The B side, takes us to the Dirty South with 808 kicks, sprinkler Hi-Hats and sweet Soul music. I Chose You Could be dropped at a bounce party or a wedding. Willie Hutch sounds like an International Player with the revamped construction and drums. Soul By The Pound 7" Pre-Order
Summer Jamz Poppa In The Sheets / Funny High A little late for the summer season, no doubt, but trying to preserve that summer heat with two backyard BBQ classics. On one side, is a well edited and mixed version of the Isley’s Between The Sheets and Biggie’s Big Poppa. Flowing back and forth between the versions, this is dance floor gold. The flip is a original sample flip of Janet’s Funny How Time Flies and Camp Lo’s sampled LP title track Coolie High. A smoothed out gem. Summer Jamz 7" Pre-Order
Dusty Donuts I Got Juiced / How We Do The Show To the Wesssstside! Side A is treated with heavy synth play by Doc Flex infused with a funky guitar lick to get everybody Lifted in the club from the Gin & Juice. It’s enough for George to change his surname to McDre. On the flip, Evelyn let’s us know the The Show Is Over and also How We Do It on a smooth soulful stroll down Crenshaw Blvd. Two G-Funk tracks that are cold as Ice Cubes. Dusty Donuts 7" Pre-Order
Dusty Donuts Just A Touch Of Faith / Bonita In My Life Aww yes, ain’t that fresh! Dusty Donuts coming correct with another batch of dope edits that will no doubt be rocking dance floors and accelerating the art of moving butts if you know what we mean. The A side, “Just A Touch Of Faith (Naughty NMX x Marc Hype) gives you the best of that Bob James/ De La/ Slave edits for your ear hole by revisiting Slave’s Just A Touch Of Love and applying the same breakbeat leverage that De La Soul gave to their Slave sample on Keepin’ The Faith. On the flip, NMX, this time in the company of Doc Flex, applies the same process to RAMPs’s Daylight, famously sampled by ATCQ on Bonita Applebum thus continuing their services to DJs everywhere with a perfect set opener or closer. Dusty Donuts 7" Pre-Order
Etta James / Sugar Pie DeSanto In the Basement (Soul Flip Edit) On their latest limited edition salvo, the hardworking Soul Flip crew (AKA experienced DJs and producers Aldo Vanucci and Del Gazeebo) gets to work on two more stomping dancefloor cuts from the golden age of soul. First up on side A is a gently tooled-up and tightened up take on Etta James and Sugar Pie DeSanto's 1966 floor-heater "In The Basement", a hybrid soul-jazz/rhythm and blues jam rich in rubbery double bass, bustling drums, restless handclaps and brilliant lead vocals from the two legendary soul singers. On the flip they tackle Memphis musician John Gary Williams' 1972 cover of George Harrison's "My Sweet Lord", which brilliantly re-imagines the former Beatles' spiritual song as a sweaty gospel-soul stomper. Soul Flip 7"
Haynesy / Jabbathakut Haynesy Hip Hop Edits Daddy Sets Off is the perfect party starter. One of the Golden Era’s best-loved rappers gets things going with a typically laconic flow over tight drum breaks, frantic bass and guitars and some very tasteful cut and paste action. Who’s A Big Mouth is a brass driven nugget from one of Brooklyn’s finest rap groups that’s been given more a little more club friendly bounce from Haynesy and some serious scratching skills from Jabbathakut. One that might easily be dedicated to everyone’s least favourite U.S. President! An essential slab of hip hop heat courtesy of your favourite Dubplate provider! 7"