Posts tagged The Breaks


THE BREAKS (15th Anniversary Edition): Anthropology You Can Listen To

One of the great­est sub­gen­res to develop in the world of soul music com­pi­la­tions is the breakbeat-oriented col­lec­tion.  The pop­u­lar­ity of sam­pling in hip-hop cre­ated new inter­est in a host of vin­tage record­ings that would oth­er­wise not get the time of day from younger music fans.  Thus, this cre­ated room in the mar­ket­place for com­pi­la­tions More >


Schlock-Wire: Harmless Records To Release 15th Anniversary Edition of THE BREAKS In March

Big news for hip-hop afi­ciona­dos:  Harmless Records is con­tin­u­ing its cel­e­bra­tion of its 15th anniver­sary by releas­ing a new edi­tion of their clas­sic sample-tracks com­pi­la­tion The Breaks.  It offers two CDs’ worth of full-length ver­sions of a vari­ety of tracks sam­pled by hip-hop artists over the years, cov­er­ing soul, funk and jazz as it serves More >