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Playlist 2/06/08

1. Creative Use 005 - Sun shadow [ Creative Use]
2. Gagle - Kuro Fessional MC (Instrumental) [ Mukatsuku Records]
3. Una Mas Trio - Nova do Brazil [ Agogo Records]
4. Ok Ma - Boogle [ Universal Vibes]
5. Razor Blade - Disco cut [ Perspexo]
6. Ruben Blades - Plastico (Nauts vocal Ricanstruction) [ Fania]
7. Gagle - Eastern Voyage [ Mukatsuku Records]
8. Creative Use 003 - African Frog Charity [ Creative Use]
9. Red Astaire - Change your way, fools! [ Homegrown]
10. Beats For Tea? - Mr Moneybags (Demo version) [ Unreleased]
11. Lee McDonald - I’ll do anything for you (Red Astaire Philly mix) [ Favorite Recordings]
12. Ed Meme & the Forms - Break it ‘til its broken (mat & mat rework) [ StraightUp test]


Its mainly about the re edits, re mixes or reworks this week… Call them what you like but there are some fantastic productions coming out at the moment. Kicking things off with Mark E taking on Labelle’s live cut of Moon shadow. This remix is going to be massive! And deservedly so, jumping in with a groove played at the end of the original, this flips it round and reworks it for maximum effect!

Other mixes to listen out for, we got two different takes on Ruben Blades this week but for me, Nauts remix is the clear winner… Also a first play for the new rework of Ed Meme & the Forms upcoming on Straightup Recordings. Hope you enjoy!

New material from Red Astaire, Ok Ma & Beats for Tea? All strong stuff anyway, stop reading and get listening!

Enjoy the show!
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