Danny Breaks – Step Off

Danny Breaks – Step Off (Droppin’ Science, 1995) “It’s been a long time, I shouldn’t have left you Without a strong rhyme to step to” These immortal words opened Eric B & Rakim’s ‘I Know You Got Soul’, referencing the gap between the single and the duo’s previous release. The sentiment could also apply toContinue reading “Danny Breaks – Step Off”

E-Z Rollers – Rolled Into 1

E-Z Rollers – Rolled Into 1 (Moving Shadow, 1994) ‘Rolled Into 1’ appeared on Alex Banks and Jay Hurren’s first 12″ together as E-Z Rollers, released in 1994 on Moving Shadow. The duo – who were also members of Hyper On Experience and JMJ & Richie respectively – were then silent aside from some remixesContinue reading “E-Z Rollers – Rolled Into 1”

Amon Tobin – Like Regular Chickens (Danny Breaks/Dillinja Remixes)

Amon Tobin – Like Regular Chickens (Danny Breaks/Dillinja Remixes) (Ninja Tune, 1998) The Brazilian born Amon Tobin has always displayed a wide range of influences in his music, from jazz and classical to film scores and drum and bass. For much of his 1998 Permutation LP it sounded like Tobin was imagining what jungle wouldContinue reading “Amon Tobin – Like Regular Chickens (Danny Breaks/Dillinja Remixes)”

Danny Breaks – G’s Up Ho’s Down

Danny Breaks – G’s Up Ho’s Down (Droppin Science, 1993) Writing about the unreleased version of ‘Mindscan’ yesterday reminded me of a recent discussion over at the RDB forums about the dubplate mix of Danny Breaks’ ‘G’s Up Ho’s Down’. The released version, otherwise known as Vol. 1 Side aa but commonly referred to byContinue reading “Danny Breaks – G’s Up Ho’s Down”

Danny Breaks – For The Thinking Positive Crew

Danny Breaks – For The Thinking Positive Crew (Droppin’ Science, 1993) Today sees my first guest post over at the excellent Drumtrip site, breaking down the Sonz of a Loop Da Loop Era remix of 4 Hero’s ‘Cooking Up Yah Brain’ – check it out here. Writing the piece reminded me that I’d yet toContinue reading “Danny Breaks – For The Thinking Positive Crew”

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