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‘Get On Up: James Brown’ Official Website

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WhoSampled has partnered with Universal Music to present a new website celebrating the most sampled artist of all time, The Godfather of Soul, James Brown. To coincide with the release of the new James Brown biopic, ‘Get On Up: The James Brown Story‘, in movie theatres across the US on[…]

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22Tracks Funk & Soul Playlist Updated

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This week’s 22Tracks London Funk & Soul playlist compiled by Chris Read & Nick Armitage for So Much Soul is live. New music added from Beau Williams, Weekend Sun, The Shaolin Afronauts, Cookin on 3 Burners and Kylie Auldist. Listen here.

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Classic Material: ‘The Breaks of 88’ Mixed by Chris Read

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The second mix in the ‘Breaks of …’ series, a continuation of sorts from the Diary mixtape and Classic Material mix series, ‘The Breaks of …’ revisits the chronological theme of those mixes, this time reconstructing classic hip hop from the year in question utilising only the original sample material.[…]

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22Tracks London Funk & Soul Playlist Updated

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This week’s 22Tracks London Funk & Soul playlist is live. New music includes tracks from Mr Thing’s new ‘Strange Breaks & Mr Thing Volume III’ compilation for BBE, a track from the new Third Coast Kings 45, a cut from The Getup’s recent Breakin Bread LP and throwback Afro Funk[…]

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Classic Material: ‘The Breaks of 87’ Mixed by Chris Read

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A continuation of sorts from the Diary mixtape and Classic Material mix series, ‘The Breaks of …’ revisits the chronological theme of those mixes, this time reconstructing classic hip hop from the year in question utilising only the original sample material. Originally released on Limited Edition Cassette in the summer[…]

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