Meat Katie – Lowering The Tone Podcast – Episode 23 (Exclusive Classic Breakbeat & Tech-Funk Mix)



The legend that is Meat Katie a long time Breaks/Tech Funk producer has recently hopped onto the Retro flavour in his newest Lowering The Tone Podcast. Playing a 2 hour set inspired by his Old School Breaks set in Budapest Meat Katie has mixed a brand new 2 hour Breaks & Tech Funk Retro set with tracks from the 2000’s on wards. Great mix with some old time top tunes.

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Rennie Pilgrem – Promo Mix July 2008



Happy New Year !

Well where do i start ? Commonly known as “The Godfather of Breaks” Rennie Pilgrem’s contribution to the early Nuskool Breaks scene is outstanding and given this title is often considered responsible for the creation of the Nuskool Breaks genre. Before moving into breaks Rennie produced techno and acid house and was part of the influential rave group Rhythm Section along with Ellis Dee. Rennie is also the boss of Thursday Club Recordings aka TCR a label which he founded in 1993 which was a major force in the Nuskool Breaks scene. Now concentrating more on his talented art skills Rennie has stepped back from the dance scene and continues to produce some great works of art.

This mix from 2008 is a rare studio mixed promo from Rennie Pilgrem.






Dopamine – Breaks Review Show – 27.12.2017



Dopamine went searching and dusted of his crates recently for a very special one off mix for Yreane and his Breaks Review Show in Russia. Showcasing a bunch of older tech break tunes this retro mix is a look back at what Dopamine was playing at that time with a load of his favourite releases and remixes on various labels.

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VinylLife – Rhythm Rock You (Dopamine Remix)
Karton – Little Creatures (Dopamine Remix)
Evil Nine – We Have The Energy
Dopamine – Zoit
Dopamine – System Error
Dopamine & Klaus Hill – Ah Baby
VinylLife – Good Life (Dopamine Remix)
Jaydee – Plastic Dreams (Andrea Doria Remix)
Santos – Sabot (Evil Nine Remix)
Dopamine – Brave New World
Babe Instinct – Disco Babes From Outerspace (Santos Another Planet Remix)
Dekoy – High Rise (Dopamine Remix)
PMT – Necromancer
Dopamine – Outside The Box
Elite Force – Shadowbox
Dopamine – Hold You
Dopamine – Breaks Is Dead
Sam Hell – Bone Snow (Dopamine Remix)
Evil Nine – Hired Goons



Elite Force – Triple J Mixup – 19.12.2009



Elite Force aka Simon Shackleton has had an extensive career spanning over 20 years. Starting off as a musician and being a band member with Thom Yorke before moving onto his own outfit called Lunatic Calm which had quite a successful career and a few number one tunes including “Rollercoaster”. Simon has also worked with a bunch of top acts, remixed, wrote movie soundtracks, toured and was one to watch in the Nuskool Breaks scene. He then developed the Tech Funk genre in the late 2000’s included with such artists as Meat Katie and Dylan Rhymes to name a few. Nowadays Simon plays marathon 6 hour LIVE sets in his “One Series” and has moved into the world of professional photography.

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01 Intro – Lovefest [CDR]
02 Cirez D – On/Off [Mouseville]
03 The Loops of Fury – SOAP (original) [U&A]
04 The Loops of Fury – SOAP (Peo de Pitte Mix) [U&A]
05 Elite Force – The Law of Life [U&A]
06 TC – Where’s My Money (Caspa Vs Elite Force Re-Fix) [CDR]
07 Benga – 26 Basslines (Elite Force Re-Fix) [CDR]
08 Max Morrell – Back Yard Riddim [Cheaper Thrills]
09 Zodiac Cartel – Stay On Top [U&A]
10 Tim Healey & Felguk – Rio [Giant Pussy Records]
11 Dashka – Klez (Matteo DiMarr Mix) [MAR186]
12 Monolythe – Siberia (JELO Mix) [Big Alliance]
13 Deadmau5 – Ghosts ‘n’ Stuff (Elite Force Re-Fix) [CDR]
14 Boris Dlugosch – Bangkok [Phantasy Sound]
15 Elite Force, Daniel Papini, Harnessnoise – Harness The Nonsense [U&A]
16 Elite Force, Calvertron – Reclaim Control [U&A Recordings]