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Out now exclusive on Juno Download:
- Ken – Closer To The Sun (Original Mix)
- Ken – Closer To The Sun (discObeta Remix)
- Ken – Closer To The Sun (Ursula 1000 Remix)
- Ken – Closer To The Sun (Mined & Forrest Remix)
- Ken – Closer To The Sun (Bezwun Remix)
Ken is blasting into the scene with an instant classic funky joint called Closer To The Sun, and is being accompanied by veteran established names on remix duties. US-based Kenhas a good ear for chilled funky hooks and has cooked up a perfect example on the title tune on this EP.
Good friend and partner producers from discObetais taking it further down the chilled path with their down tempo trippy mix which will be sure to please your ear. discObetahas featured on multiple compilations and remixes as well as dropped the Chinese Robots EP right here on BBP.
Legendary electro disco funk producer from New York Ursula 1000 also adds his signature treatment to the Closer To The Sunjam by adding some catchy electro synth and beats to keep the trippy vibes going strong.
German producer-duo Mined & Forrest takes the track to the dancefloor by applying a well-arranged midtempo groove and some ghetto funk beats. The track is spiced up with a good doze of catch vocal samples for the ghetto funkers.
Last but not least we invited Australian bass producer Bezwunwho cooked up a smooth housy bass mix to keep the party rocking well into the night.
Lots of diversity and twists on a classic original joint on this EP to keep things funky as always – right here on Breakbeat Paradise Recordings.
Bio on Ken:
KEN ascends from a state: The range of perception, understanding, vision and knowledge. Bringing the debut single “Closer To The Sun” to life with a crunchy break beat, a flurry of sitars and and infectious blues style vocal. Hailing from the North East (U.S.), lifelong friends and collaborators of discObeta, KEN is a seasoned musician and songwriter. There are rumors that KEN also works with well know downtempo artists holding duties as a guitarist, bassist, drummer, and engineer. Not much more is known about this multi-talented artist… and he likes it that way. KEN has had his share of label deals, brushes with famous artists and has a unique relationship with the backbone of one the greatest bands in the world. Where the many desperately seek the limelight, this stoic artist strays away from it and would rather relish in the wash of melody, beats and the exotic. KEN may or may not be the future of music and he likes it that way. This is surely not the last time we will hear from this mysterious music man. Always in the lab cooking up something new to provoke and stimulate your feets and ears. KEN cares about music as a healer and soundtrack to life.
Feedback from the scene:
|BMD||Support||8||The original mix is dope: funk and chill.|
|Dj Rehab||Support||8||Nice midtempo funkiness.|
|Johnny Pluse||Support||10||nice vibes and sounds on this … love it|
|DJ Stach||Support||9||As always BBP are on Fire. Bewwin remix is a killer tune|
|Funkliners||Support||9||The whole e.p. is quality but the original mix just does it! absolutely lovely track!|
|Deep South Audio||Support||8||Infectious buttery grooves thanks|
|Morongroover||Support||8||Very nice Indian vibes op top of tasty beats for the original. I enjoyed the breakbeat version of Mined and Forrest as well|
|Johnny Beats||Support||7||Excellent work on this EP. A different stroke than Im used to seeing .. Truly changing the game each day……|
|D-Funk||Support||8||Def feeling the Aussie boys Bezwun great nu disco style mix but also digging the chilled vibe of the original & the Ursula 1000 mixes.|
|C@ in the H@||Support||7||Original very nice n chil track thanks!|
|Clan Dextine||Support||9||quality vibes on this chilled out gem plus extra fresh remixes equals super EP!|
|Dj Clairvo (MustBeat)||Support||9||It’s great that each remix has a different music style!|
|Quincy Jointz||Support||7||I like the original and the Mined & Forrest remix|
|Liberty Chaps||Support||8||Loving the vibes on this|
|Doctor Hooka||Support||10||Damn funky|
Out now on Juno Download:
Pecoe is back to follow up on last year’s successful EP drop – with yet another banging 4-track EP showcases some new production skills from the notorious beat master and maskup champ Pecoe.
On the Funky Shizzle EP – Pecoe is taking us on a journey thorough beats and breaks – from funky sounds via some reggae vibes and over to some dancefloor heavy street jams. Pecoe has one of the most sought after soundcloud pages for funky mashup but on this release, he is taking a more serious approach on the productions and spicing it up with just enough classic samples to keep it interesting.
The EP kicks off with the Funky Shizzle, which features some serious funky grooves and some banging beats. This is followed up with a badass twist of a classic on the Delight jam before turning on the smoothness on the High Ground track, which also adds a new twist to a classic joint. Things are ending with a banger on the Game Face jam, which delivers some big beats and rolling basslines to keep the dancefloors moving.
Yet again Breakbeat Paradise Recordings keeping it funky on those dancefloors across the globe this summer. More badass funky grooves are coming soon. Stay tuned.
“Let the funky times roll as Pecoe joins forces with the almighty Breakbeat Paradise Recordings on this brand new four track collection, destined to drag even the shyest mover into a swift jig. We begin with the subtle grooves and smooth vocal sampling of ‘Game Face’ before moving into the deep riffs and stirring horn riffs of the title track ‘Funky Shizzle’. Next up, we step into the more hardstyle drum processing and minor piano chord breakdowns of ‘Delight’ before finishing up terrifically on the mash up masterclass known as ‘High Ground’, which forges together some classic soul and r&b samples over choppy drum loops and subtle basslines.”
Feedback from the scene:
|Dj Wash||Support||10||nice one!|
|Dj Rehab||Support||7||Nice funky party vibes.|
|Johnny Pluse||Support||10||love this 🙂 Full support|
|DJ Stach||Support||9||OMG Funky Shizzle is off the HOOK. Banging EP|
|Doe Ran – Bootlegs & B Sides||Support||10||Some real fine work|
|BMD||Support||7||Excellent groove, especially in the title track.|
|Clan Dextine||Support||10||What a set full of efficiently working funky party tools – will be always in the top shelf of the box!|
|Toy Beats||Support||9||Pumpin’ sounds Pecoe! Favourite is Funky Shizzle.|
|Funkliners||Support||10||The main man Pecoe is on stunning form of late! Title track “Funky Shizzle” is 100% summer vibes and we’re sure will be an anthem before long at all! Top work|
|Liberty Chaps||Support||8||Another solid release from that man Pecoe 🙂|
|Psychotropic Frequencies||Support||10||Man like Pecoe nails it again, great work Funky Shizzle 4 sho!|
|Bezwun||Support||9||Dope production, love the concept behind Delight, and Funky Shizzle is a perfect opener to the Ep.|
|DJ Durilliam||Support||7||Awesome EP, love the nice mellow vibes.|
|Ambl Beats||Support||6||Great Work|
|Deep South Audio||Support||9||Top shelf beats ,, BBP just keep the heat on no matter what the release … winner Thanks|
|Mr Rich and the Caretaker||Support||8||Love Pecoe and his work. Funky Shizzle is my fave..seeing as you made me pick!!|
|Quincy Jointz||Support||8||good Pecoe stuf as usual|
|Johnny Beats||Support||10||Peace stepped up the game with this album.. Defiantly put the Game Face on….|
|Roxright||Support||9||Pecoe really did bring his Game Face and packed that Funky Shizzle into this release. Smooth, silky, phat and funky. Solid!|
|Pecoe||Support||8||100% support … lol|
|Fabsie Funk||Support||7||Funky beats can’t wait to check them drop on the dancefloor|
|Doctor Hooka||Support||10||Some seriously funkin’ shizzle, you are correct|
This month Free Power Hour Download comes from the awesome Morlack, who has just dropped the banging 5-Track Keep That Funk EP – here on BBP.
On this little joint – Morlack takes a playful twist on some groovy basslines and smooth beats. Will be sure to keep you entertained.
Check out the brand new EP from Morlack here:
Direct links here:
Keep up the funk out there and stay chilled…
Available Exclusive on Juno Download:
- Morlack – Keep That Funk
- Morlack – Be Bumpin Fresh
- Morlack – Ghetto Girls
- Morlack – DAYo
- Morlack – Lets Get It (Part 2)
It wouldn’t be a proper BBPyear with dropping at least one new EP from Morlack! This time around Morlackhas brought some real big funk bangers and catchy grooves to Keep That Funk going on the dancefloors this summer.
The EP kicks off with a tip of the hat to one of the great funk legends – brought into the new millennium with Morlack’ssignature ghetto funk treatment. Title tune Keep That Funktakes one of the funkiest grooves ever created and wraps it into an inferno of beats and bass.
The up-tempo funk jams continues across the Be Bumpin Freshand Ghetto Girlstrack before turning down the tempo and up the catchy vibes on the DAYoand Let’s Get It (Part 2).
This is the second time we have the pleasure of dropping some Morlackhotness after his feature on this year Bad Ass Funk Vol. 2vinyl.
Keeping in chilled and funky – all summer long – right here on Breakbeat Paradise Recordings.
“The Breakbeat Paradise Recordings catalogue is an impressive one, boasting some of the most sought after releases in and around the breakbeat scene. That catalogue has just been improved yet again by the ever-impressive sounds of Morlack, who returns with his brand new 5 track project. We kick off with the depthy funk melody sampling and gritty reeses of ‘Keep That Funk’ before drawing for the vocal fidget combos on ‘Be Bumpin Fresh’ and ‘Ghetto Girls’. Next up the more stripped back skippy arrangements of ‘DayO’, before finishing up the EP with ‘Lets Get It (part 2)’, which utilizes some fantastic patois vocal sampling with exhilarating horn riffs and smooth percussive patterns.”
/Juno Download Review
Feedback from the scene:
|Pecoe||8||Solid release, great production. Such a mish mash of styles all the whilw keeping it funky|
|BMD||7||Keeping that funk.|
|Breaks Ida||6||Nice one.|
|DJ Stach||10||10 out of 10 BBP have done it again. wicked E.P|
|Johnny Beats||10||Ill never get rid of Morlak… So I think I’ll KEEP THAT FUNK…|
|Lebrosk||8||Great edit! Loved the original too|
|Clan Dextine||8||FLIP FLOPPIN’ FUNKY SUMMER PARTY TOOL PACK!|
|Johnny Pluse||10||Love this summer funk vibes|
|Funkliners||9||yet another top drawer release from the brother morlack! perfect summer vibes!|
|Ferenc Zenit Badics||7||Lets get it 2 is the “fun” in “funky”.|
|Fabsie Funk||8||dope bassfunk!|
|Liberty Chaps||8||Nice release , the funk is most definitely kept 🙂|
|Psychotropic Frequencies||8||Morlack smashing it out there, cool release!|
|Captain Flatcap||7||Nice work!|
|Sammy Senior||9||Nice work buddy! Always keepin’ it funky|
|Mr Rich and the Caretaker||9||This is killer..something for all funky heads|
|Buba King||8||Morlack retains his reputation of keeping things Chunky & Funky will definitely be keeping these in the crates.|
|Katch||9||This package is killer going to smash this one hard|
|Doe Ran – Bootlegs & B Sides||9||Excellent work from Morlack|
|Doctor Hooka||10||Another fantastic slab of funk from Morlack|
- Captain Flatcap– In My Blood (feat. Kurnel MC)
- Captain Flatcap– Let’s Have Some Fun!
- Captain Flatcap– Bong Hits From A Preacher Man (feat. Isabel Drake)
- Captain Flatcap– Rat Race (feat. Isabel Drake)
Aww yea! This time with Kurnel MCand Isabel Drake at their side, Captain Flatcap are back with an all-new, all-encompasing, genre-busting EP – ‘Squelchedelic Sounds’. The flavours of swing-garage in ‘In My Blood’ and swing-funk in ‘Let’s Have Some Fun!’ make for two dirty DJ gems, guaranteed to get any crowd moving like puppets on strings! ‘Bong Hits From A Preacher Man’ is a creative and glitching collage of various classic soul, hip-hop, dub (and a certain smokeable something!) styles and samples! To finish, ‘Rat Race’ shows off the best of Isabel Drake’s smooth and soulful voice, accompanied by some deep and organic instrumentation and bass roars! As you’d expect the EP is tied cohesively together by parading a multitude of familiar Flatcap instruments, including the distinctive flute and trumpet parts.
“On this one Breakbeat paradise continue their seriously impressive 2017 run by employing the services of Captain Flatcap for a fantastic four track selection by the name of ‘Squelchedelic Sounds’. We kick off with the ruckus of a recording with ‘In My Blood’ alongside the infamous vocals of MC Kurnel. Next up we skip into the fidgetty funk of ‘Lets Have Some Fun’ which combines pan flutes and synths in and extended call and respond movement for a real turn up. Following this we have ‘Bong Hits From A Preacher Man’, which is a classic rework of you know what, featuring fantastic work from Isabel Drake. Isabel also features on the final track ‘Rat Race’ which takes a dubstep format with crunchy lead synths rolling out smooth melodies.”/Juno
Feedback from the scene:
|Dj Clairvo (MustBeat)||Support||8||Chris is on fire again!! great!!|
|Mined & Forrest||Support||8||Really nice tunes. Hard to choose a favorite. But “In my blood” is our favorite.|
|Illgorhythms||Support||8||Soulful , funky and glitchy! will definitely be dropping some of these this summer. Great work|
|Dj One (Aliens In Denmark)||Support||10||Swing & Bass at its best!!|
|Fabsie Funk||Support||9||SOOOOOO DOPE.|
|Joe Revell||Support||7||Some tasty nuggets in here. Digging ‘Bong hits’ and ‘rat race’|
|Mr Bristow||Support||8||Smashing booty breaks! Nice one|
|Katch||Support||7||smashing dance floor tunes in this one,|
|Mr Rich and the Caretaker||Support||9||Always love for the Flatcap|
|Quincy Jointz||Support||6||I like track 3.|
|Doe Ran – Bootlegs & B Sides||Support||10||All savage songs|
|Psychotropic Frequencies||Support||10||Very cool indeed, Kurnel killing it right now, bigups to Flatcap!|
|BMD||Support||7||‘In My Blood’ is my pick from the pack. Great work from Kurnel MC; the tune has got some great funky energy.|
|Sid (Lifesupport Machine)||Support||9||An EP that is packed full of positive vibes!|
|DJ Stach||Support||10||10 out of 10 Flatmate on true form & with Kernel it’s next level.|
|Deep South Audio||Support||8||FIRE FIRE FIRE just love having Lukes riddims drop in the in box … the UK summer must be humming|
|Liberty Chaps||Support||10||Absolute cracker of an EP.|
|Dave rmx/Crash Party||Support||9||Mighty fine squelchy action from the Captain|
|Doctor Hooka||Support||10||Been waiting for this, Captain Flatcap never fails to deliver the awesomeness and this is a perfect example of exactly that!! HUGE!!|
|Captain Flatcap||Support||10||Just testing the package 😛|
|Johnny Pluse||Support||10||love the vibes on this … big tunes|
|DJ Cockney Nutjob||Support||9||Awesome EP packed full of squelchtastic tunes!|
|Sammy Senior||Support||9||Very Tidy. Love the Kernel MC vocal. Production soundin tight!|
Out now on 12″ Vinyl:
A1. The Breakbeat Junkie vs DJP – Step Up
A2. B-Side feat. Kurnel MC – Each & Every Day
A3. Morlack– Hydraulic Roof
A4. Turntill & Merlin feat. Crosby– Dancing Mood
B1. BadboE– The Suicide Thing
B2. Roast Beatz – Funky Weekend
B3. Tosses – Same Old Funk
B4. Ewan Hoozami – Rock More
It’s for Breakbeat Paradise Recordingsto get back to business and follow up on the one of their most successful releases in the beloved series called Badass Funk! The volume one in the series is nearly impossible to follow but a dream team of 8 of the very best oldskool funky breaks producers has done just that on this epic volume two, which perfectly represents what BBP is all about: the uplifting and badass side of the funk!
The release makes room for both both originals, funky mashups and lots of big funky grooves. Some of the badass producers from volume is had to re-feature on volume 2 but there plenty of new blood making a big entrense on this funky piece of wax. Label-owner BadboEis letting loose on a new badass joint along with other BBP residence Breakbeat Junkievs DJPand Roast Beatzdoing their funky thang. B-Side& Turntill & Merlinare both bringing MCs along to push the envelope on their epic jams.
New talent to feature for the first time on the series are Morlack, Tossesand Ewan Hoozami, who has been invited to the exclusive club by bringing the biggest weapons in thier funky arsenals.
BBP is always on the spot to delivery the biggest and baddest jams in the scene – and puts big pride in offering this exclusively on vinyl. But fear not – there will be a digital release of this down the road.
“Two years on from the heavyweight first installment, Breakbeat Paradise pulls Badass Funk Vol. 2 out of the bag. Returning for a second crack at the whip are Badboe (obvs. – it’s the man’s label!), B-Side, the two-man demolition team that is Breakbeat Junkie Vs DJP and DJ Roast Beatz whilst Ewan Hoozami, Ale Tosses, Turntill & Merlin and Morlack all put in a first appearance. “
Read Full Review here.
Feedback from the scene:
|Psychotropic Frequencies||Support||10||Fantastic release, full some very talented artists indeed.|
|Shaka Loves You||Support||7||Solid, funky release. Feelin’ Step Up and Dancing mood.|
|Illgorhythms||Support||9||great bunch of summer ready disco and funk just in time for the festival season|
|Captain Flatcap||Support||7||Lovely stuff!|
|Trotter||Support||8||Great pack guys, love it all!!! Thanks a lot!|
|Basement Freakz||Support||8||really good|
|Fabsie Funk||Support||9||Dropping the real funk beefed up for the dancefloor.|
|Johnny Beats||Support||9||Cheeky little EP, Grumpy,Bassy,dancin tings|
|B-Roll (FreebreaksBlog)||Support||8||Great party material!|
|Dj One (Aliens In Denmark)||Support||10||Tip Top selection of the funkiest of breaks!!|
|Dj Clairvo (MustBeat)||Support||10||viva la vinyl! can’t wait to buy this 12″ blaster!|
|Johnny Pluse||Support||10||great tunes … love it|
|DJ Cockney Nutjob||Support||9||Badass EP packed full of funky goodness!|
|Mr Rich and the Caretaker||Support||9||My god this is a good release. every tune kills it!!|
|Chudy (Tru-Funk)||Support||7||Nice release, “Step Up” by The Breakbeat Junkie vs DJP is my favourite!|
|Liberty Chaps||Support||10||Badass funk indeed , so difficult trying to pick a fave ….|
|Simian Sounds||Support||7||Super good funky package, Breakbeat Junkie vs DJP is the stand out track!|
|Ferenc Zenit Badics||Support||8||Really nice package of summer grooves|
|Quincy Jointz||Support||7||Dig the songs by Turntill & Merlin, B-Side Roast Beats and Badboe|
|Doe Ran – Bootlegs & B Sides||Support||10||Savage selection of tunes. All winners|
|Buba King||Support||10||That’s another Bass Ass Mother Funker of a Release Stacked to the Max!!!|
More info about the artists:
Breakbeat Paradise Recordings: http://www.bbprecordings.com/
Turntill & Merlin: https://soundcloud.com/turntill
Ewan Hoozami: https://soundcloud.com/pzr-ewan-hoozami
This month Free Power hour download comes from the talented Gramophone Soul.
Check out his cloud page for much more funky jams and keep an eye on him on upcoming BBP releases…
Download here: https://hypeddit.com/track/yw70r8