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Spectral Theory - Psychosis w/ Alt-A Remix OUT NOW!!!

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Spectral Theory brings the dark acid to the table one this one with some hard hitting breaks. On the flip Charlie kane delivers the techno cake to the party and Alt A finishing off with some badman electro breaks.

Buy on Beatport: www.beatport.com/release/psychosis/1406184

Preview: soundcloud.com/sub-element-recordings/se...theory-psychosis-inc

JIRO - PLAY IT HARD + ARKLVOE & EZ BREAKS REMIX

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We are proud to have JIRO on Rkdeeplove Records family. He comes at Rkdeeplove Records with a badass track : PLAY IT HARD . In the release we will find the darkish trippy remix of Arklove & Ez Breaks.

BEATPORT LINK : www.beatport.com/release/play-it-hard/1407822

ELECTRIC SOULSIDE - YOU GOTTA BELIEVE (WES SMITH REMIX)

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WES SMITH actually was a Luchador who was active in the 1930s and 1940s better known by the name Tarzan Lopez. He was known as “Tarzan” because of his bodybuilder's physique, and he made his professional debut in 1934 under the name Carlos Lopez and was soon recruited by trainer Gonzalo Avendano. His won his first title against Salvador Flores in 1936. His career ended early when requested a loan from Empressa Mexicana De La Lucha Libre, the owners of EMDLLL refused and an angry Lopez retired from business and never looked back again....but this is the common story....true story is that he was known as “Jugglernort” and he was a buff ex-Luchador disc jockey originating from Mexico.He got thrown in prison for “throwing beats” and he learned from then on how to “spin beats”. He still got a strong suplex he can perform on anyone who crosses his path.....and this is something You Gotta Believe!!!

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What is Breakbeat


Breakbeat (sometimes breakbeats or breaks) is a term used to describe a collection of sub-genres of electronic music, usually characterized by the use of a non-straightened 4/4 drum pattern (as opposed to the steady beat of house or trance). These rhythms may be characterised by their intensive use of syncopation and polyrhythms.

 

History


In the late 1970s and early 1980s, hip-hop DJs (starting with Kool DJ Herc) began using several breaks (the part of a funk or jazz song in which the music "breaks" to let the rhythm section play unaccompanied) in a row to use as the rhythmic basis for hip-hop songs. Kool DJ Herc's breakbeat style was to play the same record on two turntables and play the break repeatedly by alternating between the two records (letting one play while spinning the second record back to the beginning of the break). This style was copied and improved upon by early hip hop DJs Afrika Bambaataa and Grand Wizard Theodore.This style was extremely popular in clubs and dance halls because the extended breakbeat was the perfect backdrop for breakdancers to show their skills.

In recent times, the term breakbeat has become synonymous with the many genres of breaks music which have become popular within the global dance music scene, including big beat, nu skool breaks and progressive breaks. DJs from a variety of genres, including house and techno, work breaks tracks into their sets. This may occur because the tempo of breaks tracks (ranging from 110 to 150 beats per minute) means they can be readily mixed with these genres, whereas the comparatively fast speed of jungle and drum and bass (160-180 bpm) may have restricted the utility of these subgenres to DJs playing slower-tempo music. Some artists well known for breakbeat include The Freestylers, NAPT, Dj Loopy, Pendulum, Soul Of Man, Dj deekline and wizard, Ben & Lex, The Breakfastaz, Ctrl Z, Stanton Warriors, Dj Icey, Freq Nasty and Plump DJ's.

Breakbeats are used in many hip hop, rap, jungle, and hardcore songs, and can also be heard in other music, from popular music to background music in car and jean commercials on the radio or TV.

(Source: Wikipedia.com) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breakbeat

 

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