hip hop . wonky-hop . alt r&b


Genre pick of the week Cover of Instant Vibe EP by Luke Warm.
Hmmm, a house producer called Luke who isn't Mr Solomon... Who could it possibly be? Let's just say he has a few Nuggets up his sleeve, on previous LP compilations, and also on this 12" for FaltyDL's Blueberry Records imprint. 

Falty's imprint gives like-minded producers the opportunity to spread their wings a bit and try out different ideas. 'Daydreamin'' opens the EP in fine style, meshing a proto-R&B broken rhythm with sweet female vocals and Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech. 'Brockley Spears' brings hip hop and hip-house to the dancefloor, cramming as many old school samples as possible over classic funky breaks, then sliding in with some jazz horns as well. Amazing that a track with so many different elements doesn't sound cluttered. 'Instant Vibe' cuts up 80s / 90s house vocal samples and sets them in a swinging garage framework, with trademark acidic / electronica textures from Luke. 'Party Piece' is the perfect example of Mr Warm's work: funky breaks and analogue keyboard lines sounding like the BBC Radiophonic Workship dragged into the acid house era.

Early DJ / radio support from Gilles Peterson, Mark Pritchard, Francois K, Anthony Naples, Brackles, Dorian Concept, Illum Sphere.

RT @Mooseic: Just been to @PiccadillyRecs Remember: A record shop is for life, not just for Record Store Day.
Mon 21st - 1:19
Hi all, we're open today 11am-5pm - here's a list of @RSDUK items that we still have left that you can buy today!
Mon 21st - 10:02
RT @Martinthemoddj: @PiccadillyRecs every day is record store day for me but my Mrs queued up yesterday and was happy with her buys.Thanks …
Sun 20th - 7:14
..we'll be back fresh tomorrow (Monday) 11am-5pm. In the meantime here's the new release mailout to mull over >
Sun 20th - 10:22
Morning folks - just a reminder we're CLOSED today - which is handy 'cause I think they'll be a few staff hangovers this morning....
Sun 20th - 10:20
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