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Dr. Schmidt - Immersion

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Slugware - Cold Fusion [Ego Shot Recordings]

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Cold Fusion is a chunky breaks track by Bulgarian producer Slugware. A skaish breaks remix come from Windom R and a dirty one from Bear Moss! Get your copy exclusively from Beatport!

01.Cold Fusion (Original Mix)
02.Cold Fusion (Windom R Remix)
03.Cold Fusion (Bear Moss Remix)

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FM-3 & CoolTasty - Dat Ass (Original Mix)

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FM-3 Cooltasty

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Gosize - Retro Science Vol.5 [Special Edition]

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SLUGWARE - HOCUS POCUS

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Radoslav Ivanov aka SLUGWARE is back on business with his sixth single for V.I.M.BREAKS. The top quality Bulgarian Tech-Funk/Electronica producer is one of the hottest names of the Breaks scene with some top class releases for EGO SHOT RECORDINGS, KINDCRIME RECORDINGS and V.I.M.BREAKS. “Hocus Pocus” is his new quality and uplifting Tech-Breaks track and is backed with superb remixes by Spanish breaker BROX-BIT (check out his dope stuff for SPEKTRA RECORDINGS, RKDEEPLOVE RECORDS, BEAT BY BRAIN RECORDS ad his killer single “THE NIGHT” for our label) and Russian superb producer WINDOM R, well known for his tasty releases for RUNE RECORDINGS, EGO SHOT RECORDINGS, DEAD FAMOUS RECORDS and his rather excellent V.I.M.BREAKS single “HIDDEN MOVEMBER/GHETTO NIGHT.”

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Est. 1998. Nubreaks.com is a breakbeat community featuring the breaks and breakbeat radio station broadcasting 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Internet radio station dedicated to dropping the hottest beats on the airwaves: domestic breaks, nuskool breaks, electro breaks, funky breaks, drum and bass, dubstep, drumstep, trap and anything else with a breakbeat. Check the schedule for the full lineup of weekly breakbeat djs broadcasting live hifi audio and video. Also, check out our breakbeat forum for latest updates on releases, shows, and events. Register and join our breaks community today.

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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