Peter Paul – MegaBeat Guest Mix – 3.8.2006

 

 

An absolute legend of the Spanish Breaks scene is Peter Paul from Seville, Spain. His career began in the early 2000’s and he has had a long line of releases since. He also started the N-Mity Sound label producing varying releases and 3 albums along the way. Peter Paul has also been considered that he created the genre Techno Breaks or Tech Breaks as we know it.

 

 

 

 

 

Elite Force – LIVE @ Freesound DFM – 5.1.2004

 

 

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.

For a breakdown of his whole career : www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simon_Shackleton

For his biography: www.residentadvisor.net/eliteforce

 

 

 

 

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.

If you are unaware of Lowering The Tone, just head off to www.loweringthetone.london and all the episodes are up there & an bunch of release’s too.

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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.