Amerigo Gazaway Big Payback Volume 3 This popular and on going edit series returns after two big instalments from J. Period. Now it is Amerigo at the helm and he pulls together an all-star league of funk, soul and hip hop giants, then rewires their musical DNA into new tribute tracks that are full of life and built from essential James Brown building blocks. Bob Marley is first to be stitched into "Who Is Mr Brown?", which becomes a lazy dub of the highest order. Elsewhere Busta Rhymes, Notorious BIG and Mobb Deep all lend their considerable vocal skills to "Sex Machine" and "Godfather Of Soul." Soul Mates LP New In
Snips Edits Vol 2 Snips is the founder of Barbershop Records and co founder of Livin Proof, with over 15 years experience as one of Londons most prolific DJs and over 10 years worth of production credits across Hip Hops underground. 2018 has seen Snips emerge as a budding solo artist, fusing the production styles of Hip Hop, House, Soul and Funk in the same fashion as he is known to do behind the turntables. With his debut album "The Barbershop" making waves on both sides of the Atlantic and his Single "The Product" On Classic Records garnering support from a cross genre selection of heavyweights such as Karizma, Benji B, Eli Escobar, House Shoes, J Rocc, DJ Spinna and Henry Wu, Snips returns on his own label Barbershop Records and delves into Edit territory for his second instalment of the "Snips Edits" series. This time cleverly turning a handful of Hip Hop classics into club ready anthems over Snips' original productions. Barbershop Records 12" Pre-Order
Smoove A Quest Called Tribe Smoove returns with one of the most exciting and ambitious multi layered cut and paste mixes that Wack Records have ever released. Over a year in the making, Smoove has meticulously sifted through hundreds of original samples spanning over 6 albums. Behold a tribute to one of the greatest rap groups of all time! Wack Records 7"
Tone B. Nimble Soul Is My Salvation Chapter 1 “Soul Is My Salvation" is a collection of dance friendly gospel songs. The mission is to simply uplift your spirit through music and word. Dance floor’s around the world mirror the reactions of Churches from the 70’s and 80’s when experiencing these recordings.” - Tone B. Nimble. Released as a series of eight limited vinyl-only 45, when assembled together the covers reveal a beautiful design courtesy of designer Charlotte McCrae. A true collectors item. Chapter 1 includes the brilliant but incredibly tough pull, Rev L. Weaver’s rendition of a Sister Sledge classic. Side two is an Al-Tone extended version of The Pink Family’s Don’t Give Your Life Away. Rain & Shine 7"
Amerigo Gazaway / Busta Rhymes / James Brown I Feel Good Taken from the "BIG PAYBACK VOL 3" mashup album from AMERIGO GAZAWAY feat BUSTA RHYMES mixed with JAMES BROWN. One of the standout tracks "I FEEL GOOD" is pressed up on a big hole 7" 45 with the previously unreleased instrumental mix on the flip. 7"
Amerigo Gazaway / Biggie Smalls / James Brown Sex Machine Taken from the "B.I.G. PAYBACK" mashup album from AMERIGO GAZAWAY featuring NOTORIOUS B.I.G. mixed with JAMES BROWN. One the standout tracks "SEX MACHINE" pressed up on a big hole 7" 45 with the previously unreleased instrumental on the flip. 7"
Amerigo Gazaway / D'Angelo Variations of Voodoo: A Tribute to D'Angelo AMERIGO GAZAWAY (FELA SOUL, BIZARRE TRIBE) re-imagines his favorite D'ANGELO cuts using live instruments & samples, resulting in a mixture of hip-hop, gospel, house, neo-soul and R&B. Fourteen tracks, vocals and instrumentals. Includes bonus joint RAPHAEL SAADIQ feat D'ANGELO "BE HERE". Voodoo LP
Pickster & Melo / Altered Tapes Saturdays (110 Edit) b/w It's Like Butter (R.I.P. Phife Dawg) The 3rd release from Heat Rock ups the tempo with duo of dancefloor-friendly Native Tongue Family remixes. Pickster & Melo (Blunt Club, AZ) team up for a moombahton influenced take on the classic “A Roller Skating Jam Named Saturdays.” Heat Rock Records 7"