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Scram Jones Demos The Seventy-Two Serato Performance Mixer

By JR on 7:09 AM

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https://www.turntablelab.com/products/rane-seventy-two-serato-performance-mixer?aff=56023

For 2018, Rane kicks off the release of their latest 2-channel performance mixer by inviting DJ/Producer/MC Scram Jones to do his thing. In a few seconds, check out what this hardware can do as one of the most versatile turntabilists lends his hands to a mixer that is sure to redefine DJing.

The 2018 Rane Seventy-Two Serato Performance Mixer offers an array of tools to modernize this essential tool of the DJ while keeping the hardware design simple and attractive. The color touchscreen interface, effects, MPC-style trigger pads and expressive play control provide new options of performance and expression for all types of DJs. All this within a heavy-duty solid-steel aluminum casing that's built to last many scratch or club sessions.



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Slick Rick & Doug E. Fresh's "The Show" Test Press Autographed Vinyl


From a continent known for insane record collections, the Hip Hop historians known as Tico In Japan present a rare gem. I've been watching this record dealer on YouTube for awhile know and I can definitely say this is one of many classic rarities they have. Head over to their shop here on eBay if your interested in scoring an autographed test pressing for one of Hip Hop's all-time classics.

Marvin Gaye - "I Want You" Reggae Dub by Soul Sugar & Leonardo Carmichael


Soul Sugar drop their own reggae version of Marvin Gaye’s "I Want You" French outfit Soul Sugar – the brainchild of Guillaume “Gee” Metenier – deliver yet another soulful reggae 12”, this time a cover version of Marvin Gaye’s 1976 classic "I Want You".

Jamaicain native Leonardo Carmichael sings lead vocals and legendary drums and bass duo Sly & Robbie add their flavor to the mix, with two versions on side B.

Soul Sugar's Discomix version combines a smooth mixture of reggae, soul and funk over beefy bass lines, designed for heavyweight sound systems.

Sly & Robbie, rhythm duo known for their studio work on countless reggae classics since the 1960s deliver their version, taking us back to the golden age of reggae, the days when it was typical for Jamaican musicians to record their own versions of American soul tunes ...
Ace producer Jahno dubs the mix live and direct to tape, from his very own 'Studio N.O.F'.

released May 21, 2018

Starring :

Leonardo Carmichael, lead vocals
Carl Lee Sharshmidt, Karene Brown, backing vocals

Guillaume Metenier, keyboards, drum programming (1)
Thomas Naim, guitars

Sly Dunbar, drums (2,3)
Robbie Shakespeare, bass (2,3)

Marquee, Lif.e Long & DJ Toshi Visit The Bankai Hour Radio, May 2018


It's a Shinigamie Records affair as it's artists Skanks The Rap Martyr and the femme fatale Marquee connect along with Lif.e Long & DJ Toshi. Enjoy an underground Hip Hop experience like none other as Skanks interviews with the female rap vet best known for ripping the mic on Lord Finesse's "The Awakening". DJ Toshi spins tracks by Sean Price, Illa Ghee, Prhyme and more.

DJ Supreme La Rock Spins Dusty Breaks On 45 Live Radio, May 2018


45 Live presents pt. 62, a 2 hour show, focusing on the art of the 45 rpm single. Enjoy as the crew delve deep into a Funkin' Lesson, courtesy of the one and only....headlong deep into the crates of;

DJ SUPREME LA ROCK

'These Are The Breaks' according to Supreme!

DJ Evil Dee Spins 90's Hip Hop on The Nervous Records Takover

By JR on 5:07 AM

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In a 2018 visit to London's Rinse FM Studios, Evil Dee is on the mix doing what he does best. Witness the skills of a Beatminer as E gets your head to nod heavy by mixing classic Hip Hop with finesse. Spnning tracks by O.C., Jay-Z, GZA, Jeru The Damaja, Smif N Wessun and more.

1990 Hip Hop LP by The UK's MC Mell'O', Now Streaming @ Bandcamp


There's more to Bandcamp than meets the eye, including the funky fresh rhymes of MC Mell'O' who comes correct for 1990. Turn this one on for some of the funkiest Hip Hop of this celebrated era, featuring witty rhymes by an MC who sticks his chest out proud over the kick and snare.

Eric Roberson, Moonchild & Tall Black Guy Connect On "The Moon"


The bounce of Tall Black Guy Productions and vocals of Erro equals a moment of galactic Soul to behold. Feel the power of progressive Soul as three of the genre's foremost leaders come together on "The Moon". This K Smith Soultronic mashup borrows the instrumental which TBG produced for Moonchild on his song "I Will Never Know".

Pete Escovedo & Bobby Caldwell Unite On "What You Won't Do for Love"


In 2018, music greats Pete Escovedo & Bobby Caldwell encourage you to never give up on love in this swinging Latin rendition of "What You Won't Do for Love". Get on the floor and do the mambo or salsa as this timeless tune receives a nice rework by award-winning musicians who know what love is. From Pete's Spring 2018 album "Back To The Bay" which features more nice covers featuring Sy Smith on vocals.

Singer Melba Moore Ascends To The Heavens On "Someday"

By JR on 10:20 AM

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With a stellar career as a soloist and collaborator on classics by Galt MacDermot, Freddie Jackson, Lillo Thomas plus more, vocalist Melba Moore continues to discover her purpose. Journey to the heavens with this special lady who shines forever moore in a powerful tribute to the afterlife. This thumping and soulful tune demonstrates Melba's love, spiritual belief and ability to groove with the best of them in modern soul.

"Put A Smile On Your Face" With The Soul of Durand Jones & The Indications

By JR on 10:20 AM

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The type of soothing Soul music that is a welcome good invitation to your home after a long day of enduring life's trials and tribulations. When times are hard, Durand Jones & The Indications step in and put a hand on your shoulder with the mellow swing, passionate message and sweet falsetto backgrounds of "Put A Smile On Your Face".

Loopmasters Announce Loopcloud Sample Plug-In & Remix Contest

By JR on 7:01 AM

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https://www.loopmasters.com/register/loopcloud#a_aid=53f42d0cc0b50

From the company who supply producers and DAWs worldwide with a hefty stock of cutting-edge sounds. For summer 2018, Loopmasters celebrates the release of their innovative cloud-based sample library plug-in Loopcloud with a special remix contest!

Loopcloud is FREE to download and comes with over 1GB of free sounds, 500 free shop credits & 150 new free samples weekly.

If you haven't joined the Loopcloud platform yet, sign up here at Loopmasters' website and check out an intro below. The Loopcloud remix contest gives you the chance to showcase your production skills and win £2K in great prizes.

Good luck and enjoy this new streamlined approach to digital sample digging!

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