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Universal Music x WhoSampled ‘Digging the Bruton Vaults’ Vinyl Pre-Order Available Now!

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Blurb from WhoSampled: “Universal Production Music (UPM), the world’s leading production music company, together with WhoSampled are pleased to announce the vinyl release of ‘Samplethon – Digging The Bruton Vaults’, a unique collection of tracks that samples music from the widely-acclaimed Bruton Vaults. WhoSampled, worked with UPM to unearth some of[…]

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Mr Thing, Chris Read & Arun Sethi on Worldwide FM [Listen Again]

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Listen back to the Cavendish Music special on Worldwide FM broadcast earlier this week. Mr Thing, Cavendish Music’s Arun Sethi and I play tracks from the recent ‘Library Archive’ compilation album, music produced at WhoSampled’s Samplethon events and a selection of other library themed cuts. Listen here or below:

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2017 Wrap Up

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This year I released my 4th album, a collaboration with Chicago vocalist Pugs Atomz entitled ‘Colo(u)rs of the World’, for the BBE label. The album featured the talents of a host of guests including Junior P Williams, Thaione Davis, Awdazcate, Wes Restless, Juice Aleem, Inari Gold, Neak, Mojo Green and[…]

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BBE Staff Selection 2017 Compilation Out Today!

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Blurb from BBE: “Yet another year has flown by, so as we take a moment to reflect and celebrate 21 glorious years of Barely Breaking Even, we’re excited to present our 2017 Staff Selections. The last 12 months have seen iconic compilations packed with classic music: Al Kent’s stellar disco[…]

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Colo(u)rs of the World Promo Mixtape Now on Mixcloud

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Just added to Mixcloud: a Mixtape containing tracks from (and in support of) my recent BBE Records album ‘Colo(u)rs of the World’ in collaboration with Chicago vocalist Pugs Atomz. Words about the LP from BBE: “Mixtape maestro and sample head, Chris Read’s beat-making credentials simply cannot be overstated. ‘Colours Of[…]

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