DJ Soopasoul / House Of Pain Mo Jumpin Around (Soopasouls Overhauled Vocal Mix) / Mo Jumpin Around (Soopasouls Overhauled Inst Mix) SOOPASTOLE 7"
Crooklyn Dodgers / A Tribe Called Quest / DJ Premier Crooklyn Dodgers / Return Of The Crooklyn Dodgers A limited edition 7" with a dinked centre from the Crooklyn Dodgers featuring A Tribe Called Quest & DJ Premier on production duties, killer! Crooklyn Dodgers 7" Pre-Order
Devon Russell / Mukatsuku Mukatsuku presents Reggae Soul Tribute To Curtis Mayfield Devon Russell originally recorded his sublime version of the Curtis Mayfield club anthem back in 1984 ultilising his own falsetto vocals to a fantastic soul reggae rendition . Years later in 1993 he subsequently record a whole album of Curtis Mayfield versions for the Darker Than Blue album from which his lesser known version of 'Give Me Your Love' is taken from. Both tracks here are lovingly remastered for this special Mukatsuku dinked 45. Mukatsuku 7"
Soul Supreme Check the Rhime / Lyrics to Go Jazz runs deep through the music of A Tribe Called Quest. It's as Q-Tip infamously puts it inExcursions,the opening track of their sophomore album:"Don't you know that things go in cycles? The way that Bobby Brown is just ampin' like Michael."A new 7" release by Amsterdam-based, Jerusalem-born keyboardist, DJ & producer Soul Supreme is in its own way a reflection of that. The record features homages to iconic hip-hop tracks "Check The Rhime" & "Lyrics To Go" from a jazz perspective. "It's kinda ironic: these tracks are interpretations, but almosteverythingis different," says Soul Supreme. "The harmony, the melodies, the instruments that are used for each part, the structure… I want to take the listener on a trip to overlook a track they know, but from a different perspective. I try to go 'in and out' of the ATCQ tracks so the listener never knows what's going to happen next. My overall goal is to give existing music my own twist. I don't want to sound like a rehash of something listeners have heard before." Soul Supreme Records 7" Pre-Order
Mellow Mellow Right On / The Only Way Is Up Various Artists The ever popular Mellow Mellow Right On label returns with this much sort after release available for the first time on black vinyl featuring two more dance floor soul classics. Mellow Mellow Right On 7"
Episode One Vicki Anderson / Fred Wesley A collection of some of the rawest funk ever committed to plastic, vintage 45's that no serious collector should be without. BREAKING BREAD 7"
SoulBrigada Resense 048 After their brilliant debut on Resense, SoulBrigada returns with two new cuts. Following the proven formula, two classic Funk & Soul joints get the SoulBrigada treatment to fire up the dancefloors again. 'Help' is a Northern Soul gem from the midwest - from 1969. The raw & funky sound of the song follows with great perfection a JB style, which is complemented by the sweet soul voice of the singer. The SoulBrigada-Edit focuses even more on the percussive side of the song and the extension provides a real dancefloor filler. 'Love U Baby' is a great Soultune, which was also released in 1969 by a vocal duo from the southwest of the USA. The song stands out because of its funkiness and the great interaction of the two singers. The rework provides the right dose of funk with additional drums, repetitive editing and expansion. Resense Records 7"
Lord Funk and Moar / Gelatine Thugs Resense 047 Oonops is known for his "Oonops Drops" - radioshow on Brooklyn Radio and his compilation series on Agogo Records. now its about time to start with his very own Resense edition by using his friendly connections to producers and djs from all over the world. His first volume includes Lordfunk and Moar from France who created a boogietastic and bouncing track with classic Jurassic 5-vocals on top and some familiar samples. On the flip you'll find a dancefloor banger with hard hitting drums around Big Daddy Kane and MJ produced by a mysterious producer from Germany. Resense Records 7"
Beastie Boys / mfsb / DJ Soopasoul Check It Out People The latest edition in DJ Soopasoul's "Soopastole Edits" series looks like it may fly off the shelves, and with good reason. The lead cut is not an edit per se, but rather a crafty, clever and expertly produced mash-up that places selected rap flows from the acapella version of Beastie Boys classic "Ch-Check It Out" over a tightened up and fattened up rearrangement of MFSB's disco-era jam "People All Over The World". Sometimes these kinds of mash-ups can be messy, but this genuinely isn't, with the Beasties' vocals fitting the backing track like a glove. Over on side B Soopasoul shares his tweak of the MFSB track, which is entirely instrumental bar periodic use of the band's female backing vocals. Soopastole 7"