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The Freakazoids New Album In Freakz We Trust!

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The Freakazoids have just launched a campaign to create a brand album 'In Freakz We Trust' on amazing Limited Edition Vinyl and CD. They need your help people! There are some unbelievable rewards for your help including Limited Edition T Shirts designed by the legendary Mitchy Bwoy, Stickers, Downloads of the album, and of course, the Vinyl and Cd packs.  Be a part of this legendary opportunity to help bring the goodness to the masses and reap the rewards!!!

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I Love Breaks w/ DJ Fastbinder Exclusive Mix!!!

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I Love Breaks is bringing an exclusive special guest mix recorded by DJ Fastbinder for the Nubreaks.com Radio massive!  This is an uber-special day because it's also Hoffmeister's birthday!!!  So come hit up the chat give DJ Hoffmeister a birthday shout and stick around for the Fastbinder set... It's gonna be on!

This friday! (5-7PM GMT)

Prepare yourselves for a journey into the sound of Progessive Breaks at its best!


DJ FASTBINDER(breakbeat)
https://soundcloud.com/dj-fastbinder
Future Breakz Live
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I Love Breaks w/ Noemi & Yera Exclusive Mix

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Hoffmeister - I Love Breaks With Special Guest Mix : Noemi & Yera W

 

 

Get ready for this everyone!  Our boy Hoffmeister will be dropping a set from Noemi & Yera that is perfect to get your summer-time breakbeat vibe goin'!  Tune in from 5-7GMT for this exclusive set recorded only for Nubreaks.com Radio pumped full of sweet tunes, top 10 bangerz, and some original productions from Noemi & Yera themselves.  So make sure to tell your friends and fam and get yo azz tuned in and in the chat this Friday for I Love Breaks w/ Hoffmeister as he drops the hotness from this badass breakbeat duo from Tenerife, Spain exclusively for the Nubreaks massive!

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Toefinger & Soulah - Reality Tunnel Inc on Yellowfinger

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Toefinger & Soulah - Reality Tunnel with remixes from Too Dusty & Isolate!!

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LOUIS DE FUNES SERIES: ALT-A: BLINDSIDED!

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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, 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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