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Arkade - Final Stage (LIZPLAY RECORDS)

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K4DJ -THE DANCE w/ COMANDBASS RMX

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During two days which passed like two centuries, Fandor had been held prisoner in his dungeon where death awaited him. "I am condemned to death," he exclaimed, "very good, then I will wait for death."But Fandor was of those who do not give up until the struggle is over. Besides, he had his faithful revolver. He could end his life at any moment and shorten the torture. He had found sufficient ham to last for two meals, and when that had been eaten and the last drop of water drunk he began to suffer the tortures of hunger and thirst. And now, like a caged beast, he paced up and down his prison. His mind went back to stories he had read, stories of entombed miners, of explorers hemmed in by ice, of hunters caught in traps, but in all these cases deliverance in one form or another had come at last—the adventures ended happily. "I want to live," he cried aloud, "I want to live!" Suddenly a great calm descended upon him. His coolness and clear judgment returned. "To struggle! Yes—but how?". At this moment the roar of the Nord-Sud shook his prison walls. An idea took root in his mind...

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THEC4 - DO IT AGAIN w/ HEADSET HEROES RMX

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THEC4 is without a doubt one of the best worldwide producers of the modern Breaks scene. The quality Spanish producer, well known for his tasty Tech-breaks style, is doing his stuff since 2008 and has got some awesome releases for labels like SPEKTRA RECORDINGS, KULTURA BREAKZ, KEY AUDIO RECORDS, DIABLO LOCO RECORDS, BEAT BY BRAIN RECORDS, FANTOMAS RECORDS, V.I.M.BREAKS and many more. This is a top quality track offered with two superb mixes by the man himself, one for the Proggy melodic Breaks lovers and one for the Tech-Breaks fans! On the remix duties we've got the fast rising British duo HEADSET HEROES well known for their releases for FANTOMAS RECORDS, JUICE RECORDINGS, STARS & KNIGHTS RECORDS, GIGABEAT RECORDS and more doing their quality Booty stuff while Hungarian Proggy-Breaks producer MDK (with many releases for DEAD FAMOUS RECORDS, EGO SHOT RECORDINGS, V.I.M.BREAKS, IN BLOOM RECORDINGS and more) offers a stunning powerful Proggy flavored remix!

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ALT-A - INTO OBLIVION EP

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ALT-A is one of the key producers of V.I.M.BREAKS family and one of the best Breaks producers worldwide. This is another astonishing EP for our label with 4 dancefloors destroyers. Phat, dirty and aggressive Breaks monsters with great Tech and Proggy influences ideal to set dancefloors on fire!

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ALT-A - SHINE A LIGHT w/ XTREME PROJECT RMX

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“El Old-skoolico” aka ALT-A is back...this time in a powerful n' melodic mood! Everybody knows that despite considering himself and his team the protectors of Santa Monica area, he has no qualms about tipping off the police when the odds look unfavorable. On the Mexican day of the dead has a run-in with a masked employee. He is connected to an aztec warrior demon name Tezcatcatl, who prays on the hearts of heroes. This leads “El Old-skoolico” to wrestle with some personal issues when he learns about “Los Hermanos numeros”, a family of Five Mexican Luchadores who helped the helpless until one day four were slain by Tezcatcatl. He helps the last member “El Profe” aka XTREME PROJECT, the aforementioned employee, to discover the hero inside, which he lost when his family were killed. Old-skoolico, El Profe and his four brothers, temporarily back from the dead, battle and kill the demon. This leads to the death of El Profe, who is escorted into the afterlife by his brothers. There he researched the Shanshu Prophecy about a vampyre becoming human, and he managed to re-birth as a Luchador again!

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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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