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NEW ALBUM ‘Colo(u)rs of the World’ OUT NOW!

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I am very pleased to announce that my new album in collaboration with Chicago rapper / vocalist Pugs Atomz is out now! Blurb from BBE: “Respected producer, renowned digger, and prolific DJ, Chris Read has been releasing and compiling music on BBE for many years now, both as a solo[…]

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New Year: 2016 Round Up & Thanks

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Just a quick post to round up 2016, thank some of the folks I worked with over the last year and shine a little light on what’s in store for 2017: Despite all the political and humanitarian horrors that blighted 2016, I’d be hard pushed to complain on a personal[…]

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BBE Staff Selections 2016: Pre-Order Available Now

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Blurb from BBE: “In what’s become something of a tradition in the BBE office, we’re once again closing out the year with a hand-picked selection of highlights from the last 12 months. It’s been a special 2016 for us at BBE: celebrating our 20th birthday, opening our own record store[…]

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BBE 20th Anniversary Mix Series #3 Now on Mixcloud!

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Released just a few weeks back, the mixed version of the second of my recent BBE 20th Anniversary compilations is now available on Mixcloud. One hour of Broken Beat, Nu Jazz, House and Future Soul including tracks by Omar, Slakah, Simbad, Opolopo, Maylight and several of my own remixes /[…]

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BBE 20th Anniversary Mix Album Part 1 [Pre-Order]

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Blurb from BBE: “Celebrating 20 years of Barely Breaking even, we are proud to present a series of exclusive DJ mixes to mark the occasion. Available in both mixed and unmixed formats, the series includes a stellar lineup of DJs, selecting their personal favourites and obscure gems from BBE’s bounty[…]

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BBE20: “Attitude, Belief and Determination” Out Today!

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Celebrating two decades of Barely Breaking Even, iconic independent record label BBE presents ‘Attitude, Belief & Determination’, a special 20th anniversary compilation. Spread over three discs, the album takes its name from one of the label’s best-loved releases, an obscure masterpiece by Martin L. Dumas. Featuring classic material from BBE[…]

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