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Josephine, uttering a desperate cry, had let go of the supporting rail and had flung herself into space. Juve saw the young woman's body spin in the air, heard the dull thud that it made as it crashed against the ground. "It is monstrous!" Juve beside himself tore down the stairs full tilt, passed breathlessly the porteress, who seemed likely to faint at the sight of the headlong pace of the supposed paralytic. He went round Boulevard Pereire, darted along the railway line, and, panting, got to the side of the ill-starred Josephine. At the sound of her fall and the cries she uttered people had flown to the windows, passers-by had turned round: when Juve got there a ring of people had already formed round the unfortunate woman. The detective roughly pushed some of them aside, knelt down beside the body and put his ear to the chest. "Dead? No!" A faint groan came from the lips of the poor sufferer. Juve realised that by unheard-of luck, Josephine, in the course of her fall, had struck the outer branches of one of the trees that fringed the Boulevard. This had somewhat broken the shock, but her legs were frightfully broken and one of her arms hung lifeless."Quick!" commanded Juve. "A cab; take her to the hospital." As soon as help was forthcoming, Juve, recalled to the duties of his profession, asked himself: "What can have occurred? What was it she tried to escape by throwing herself into space? I saw the whole room, there was no one with her. She must have been the victim of a delusion."



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Our Life is a Game. Quite often, it resembles a computer game. Only in this game we are not given a chance to save or reload a level. As every game, our life starts with loading. Loading into our body. Man's soul enters this world. Its appearance in the matter is accompanied with the first breath. Then, being a clean sheet of paper, it makes first shy steps in a new body. And it runs into the order of things in the world displayed. Frequently the attempts to make sense and understand lead to the chaos in a man's head and soul. This Game is intricated especially. The scenario can be quite knotted and the level of difficulty varies, depending on your personal karma - that is the sum of previous right and wrong deeds. For a while, a man can realize that the Game is simply mad. So, the man has to be mad himself. Consciously. Thus he starts his living in this mad world, ruling his own silliness. If he is successful in figuring out and fulfilling the goal of his current Game - he overcomes inner and outer Chaos. While watching final credits he is leaving as a winner. Completely satisfied. If not - in any case Game is Over. And the Soul repeats the path. A new Game starts...


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Megawatt and his brother Potato Patata Jr the mighty Luchadores known as BETER KICKS are back by dope demand! Megawatt’s signature move “Magna Electrica”, a move that helped him won many fights, was stolen by a bunch of wrecked ultra thrillin villain robots that are working under the commands of the super-evil Hastama Hula. The two brothers, with the help of their sister Tomato Tamata, tried to take the super move back but they surrounded by a whole army of robots and a tribe of blood thirsty human-eater cannibals deep in the Jungle of Papagalo Negro! Then all of a sudden the mighty Luchador British Twist aka PERPETUAL PRESENT came over with his extrordinary Tech-Funk moves and the shout “Brittish Twisted”. His powers involve turning imaginary objects he acts out, into real invisible objects, and by turning some imaginary super hammers to real he has helped Better Kicks to win the battle and get their super extraordinary move back!


Alt-A - Because I Need You Remix EP

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Toast & Jam delivers two piping hot slices of breakbeat goodness with the Because I Need You Remixed EP. Freq Boutique leads the charge with a low down dirty reworking of Because I Need You that is just straight bouncy. Dickin rounds out the package with his tear-out peak time party vibes to bring you a dance floor filler. Get these tracks in your bag ASAP!


Pux - I Found Ep

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Some fresh new sounds here from PUX! Be sure to check this one out. Three groovin' tunes for your summertime adventures.


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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.



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.



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