03 Mar

Dego & Kaidi – Don’t Remain The Same

Growing up in London it was almost impossible to not hear the many different genres that were going around, everything cross cut and scenes like Drum and Bass sat right along side Hip Hop, Deep House and Broken Beat. You might not be massively into all of them but you almost always new who the key players in that genre were. A key player, or players, in that they cut right across all the genres...

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13 Feb

Ray Barretto – Love Beads

It’s been a crazy week, work and weather wise, so a short one tonight. This morning I wanted some tunes that would cheer me up, so I hand picked a playlist of stuff on my phone. The one that brought the biggest smile…? Love Beads by Ray Barretto. Most people have heard of Barretto, the Latin, jazz percussionist. Some of his tracks are pretty well known, Right On, Pass time Paradise, El Watusi, Soul Drummers....

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06 Jan

Buddy Peace – Sons of Bitches

First up happy New Year from all of us at TWTW, we trust you had a good one? We certainly did, two weeks of doing absolutely f*ck all can work wonders on a mans disposition. but we're back now and I thought we'd kick off with an absolutely killer album of deep dark hip hop from veteran beat smith Buddy Peace: Buddy Peace – Sons of Bitches It's not often we'll feature an album but...

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13 Nov

Joe Sample – Melodies of Love

Ages ago i heard a track by The Runaways called Summer Vacation. It's an absolutely great track that you should seek out, but the reason we’re talking about it when it’s not todays post is because it's a midtempo instrumental hip hop track built around a huge sample from today's choice: Joe Sample – Melodies of Love Funnily with it being pre-internet when I first heard it I never actually knew it was a Joe Sample...

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19 Sep

Mori-Ra – Edit 33

I am taking a bit of a punt today. I came across this track via a few retweets about it and thought it was tremendous and needed to be posted up. His stuff is new to me (half of the Japanese Oyama edit crew) but there is plenty of his stuff on Soundcloud. In fact, if you are into the whole disco/rare groove edit thing you should get yourself over there straight away. Really great...

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