BBE

BBE

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UK based record label, short for Barely Breaking Even.
(NB: The label had an association with the German label Rapster Records. Also see BBE Records for previous parent label.)

The label was founded in 1996 by Peter Adarkwah and Ben Jolly in order to release both original works and compilations. Often being associated with the latter, featuring releases from prominent DJs, starting with series "Stop And Listen", through "The Beat Generation", into "J Jazz: Deep Modern Jazz From Japan" and beyond – featuring a huge number of collections in jazz, soul, hip-hop, r'n'b, house, drum'n'bass, et al.

Releases have featured a diverse range of artists, both on compilation duties and original releases, including Marley Marl, Pete Rock, Jay Dee, DJ Spinna, King Britt, Will I Am, Gilles Peterson, Ty, Tony Higgins, Kon & Amir, Dimitri From Paris, John Morales, Kevin Beadle, Keb Darge, Roy Ayers, amongst a great many others.
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Contact Info:
Arch 376
10 Helmsley Place
London E8 3SB
UK

[email protected]

(obsolete)
Rock House
49-51 Cambridge Road
Hastings
TN34 1DT
UK
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Label

Releases

Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title ( Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
135CLP Various - Strange Breaks & Mr Thing II Various Strange Breaks & Mr Thing II(2xLP, Comp) BBE 135CLP UK 2009 Sell This Version
274SLP DJ Vadim - Hope / Give It Up DJ Vadim Hope / Give It Up(7", Single) BBE 274SLP Europe 2014 Sell This Version
12058D Nick van Gelder - Choose Music (The EP) Nick van Gelder Choose Music (The EP)(5xFile, MP3, EP, 320) BBE 12058D UK 2008
103172-CYC Will I Am - Must B 21 (Soundtrack To Get Things Started) Will I Am Must B 21 (Soundtrack To Get Things Started)(CD, Promo, Smplr) BBE 103172-CYC 2003 Sell This Version
8 01647 63011 3 Keb Darge Presents The New Mastersounds - The New Mastersounds Keb Darge Presents The New Mastersounds Keb Darge Presents The New Mastersounds - The New Mastersounds(LP, Album) Deep Funk, BBE 8 01647 63011 3 UK 2001 Sell This Version
88697312932 Alice Smith - For Lovers, Dreamers & Me Alice Smith For Lovers, Dreamers & Me(CD, Smplr) Epic, BBE 88697312932 US 2007 Sell This Version
ASMITH 01 Alice Smith - Love Endeavor Alice Smith Love Endeavor(12") BBE ASMITH 01 UK 2006 Sell This Version
BAT006ACD Boddhi Satva Manifestation(2xCD, Album) Batakari Music, BBE, Offering Recordings BAT006ACD UK 2022 Sell This Version
BBE25SDG2 DJ Vadim Featuring Greg Blackman - I'm Feelin' U DJ Vadim Featuring Greg Blackman DJ Vadim Featuring Greg Blackman - I'm Feelin' U(8xFile, MP3, 320) BBE BBE25SDG2 UK 2013
BBE 037 Various - Off-Centre : A Riot In Hoxtonia Various Off-Centre : A Riot In Hoxtonia(CD, Comp, Promo) BBE BBE 037 UK 2001 Sell This Version
BBE 038 Various - Funk Spectrum III Various Funk Spectrum III(CDr, Comp, Promo) BBE BBE 038 UK 2000 Sell This Version
BBE 040 Various - Funk Rock Various Funk Rock(CD, Comp, Promo) BBE BBE 040 UK 2001 Sell This Version
BBE 046 Various - Baadasssss! Soundtrack Album Sampler Various Baadasssss! Soundtrack Album Sampler BBE 046 US 2004 Sell This Version
BBE052 DJ Deep - City To City (A Retrospective Journey Through Detroit, Chicago And New-York Underground House Sounds) DJ Deep City To City (A Retrospective Journey Through Detroit, Chicago And New-York Underground House Sounds)(CD, Comp, Promo) BBE, BBE BBE052 UK 2005 Sell This Version
BBE066 ?uestlove* - Babies Makin Babies 2: Misery Strikes Back..... No More Babies ?uestlove* Babies Makin Babies 2: Misery Strikes Back..... No More Babies (Comp) BBE066 UK 2006 Sell This Version
BBE067 Alice Smith - For Lovers, Dreamers & Me Alice Smith For Lovers, Dreamers & Me (Album) BBE067 UK 2006 Sell This Version
BBE069 Hugh Masekela - The Chisa Years 1965–1975 (Rare And Unreleased) Hugh Masekela The Chisa Years 1965–1975 (Rare And Unreleased)(CD, Comp) BBE BBE069 US 2006 Sell This Version
BBE070CD Vikter Duplaix - Bold And Beautiful Vikter Duplaix Bold And Beautiful(CD, Album) BBE BBE070CD UK 2006 Sell This Version
BBE077 J Dilla - The Shining Instrumentals J Dilla The Shining Instrumentals(12xFile, MP3) BBE BBE077 US 2006
BBE108ACD-2 Slakah the Beatchild - Something Forever - Special Edition Slakah the Beatchild Something Forever - Special Edition (Album) BBE108ACD-2 UK 2011 Sell This Version
BBE111EDG Notes To Self - Warning Shots Notes To Self Warning Shots(6xFile, MP3, EP, VBR) BBE BBE111EDG UK 2009
BBE112 Dark Room Notes - We Love You Dark Matter Dark Room Notes We Love You Dark Matter(CD, Album, Promo, Car) BBE BBE112 UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE112ACD Dark Room Notes - We Love You Dark Matter Dark Room Notes We Love You Dark Matter(CD, Album) BBE BBE112ACD UK 2011 Sell This Version
BBE112ALP Dark Room Notes - We Love You Dark Matter Dark Room Notes We Love You Dark Matter (Album) BBE112ALP UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE112D Robert Strauss - Feeling Fantasy EP Robert Strauss Feeling Fantasy EP(9xFile, MP3, EP, 320) BBE BBE112D UK 2008
BBE113 4 Hero + DJ Marky - The Kings Of Drum + Bass 4 Hero + DJ Marky 4 Hero + DJ Marky - The Kings Of Drum + Bass(2xCD, Comp, Mixed, Promo) BBE BBE113 UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE113CCD 4 Hero + DJ Marky - The Kings Of Drum + Bass 4 Hero + DJ Marky 4 Hero + DJ Marky - The Kings Of Drum + Bass (Comp) BBE113CCD UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE113CLP Various - The Kings Of Drum + Bass Various The Kings Of Drum + Bass(3xLP, Comp) BBE BBE113CLP Germany 2010 Sell This Version
BBE114ACD Lady Daisey - In My Pocket Lady Daisey In My Pocket (Album) BBE114ACD UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE115ACD DJ Devastate - Movement/Silence DJ Devastate Movement/Silence(CD, Album) BBE BBE115ACD Europe 2009 Sell This Version
BBE117ACD Electric Wire Hustle - Electric Wire Hustle Electric Wire Hustle Electric Wire Hustle (Album) BBE117ACD UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE117ALP Electric Wire Hustle - Electric Wire Hustle Electric Wire Hustle Electric Wire Hustle(2xLP, Album, Ltd) BBE BBE117ALP Europe 2012 Sell This Version
BBE118ACD Richy Pitch - Ye Fre Mi Richy Pitch Richy Pitch Ye Fre Mi Richy Pitch (Album) BBE118ACD UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE118ELP Richy Pitch - Ye Fre Mi Richy Pitch EP Richy Pitch Ye Fre Mi Richy Pitch EP(12", EP) BBE BBE118ELP UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE118SDG Richy Pitch Featuring M.anifest - Blackstar Richy Pitch Featuring M.anifest Richy Pitch Featuring M.anifest - Blackstar(2xFile, MP3, Single, 320) BBE BBE118SDG UK 2010
BBE118SDG2 Richy Pitch - Dey Suffer (Remixes) Richy Pitch Dey Suffer (Remixes)(9xFile, MP3, Sin) BBE BBE118SDG2 UK, Europe & US 2011
BBE119 DJ Deep - City To City 3 (DJ Deep's Journey Through Chicago, Detroit And New York's Secret House Gems) DJ Deep City To City 3 (DJ Deep's Journey Through Chicago, Detroit And New York's Secret House Gems)(CD, Mixed, Promo) BBE BBE119 UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE119CCD DJ Deep - City To City 3 (DJ Deep's Journey Through Chicago, Detroit And New York's Secret House Gems) DJ Deep City To City 3 (DJ Deep's Journey Through Chicago, Detroit And New York's Secret House Gems)(CD, Comp) BBE BBE119CCD UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE119CLP DJ Deep - City To City 3 (DJ Deep's Journey Through Chicago, Detroit And New York's Secret House Gems) DJ Deep City To City 3 (DJ Deep's Journey Through Chicago, Detroit And New York's Secret House Gems)(2x12", Comp) BBE BBE119CLP UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE 120 Henrik Schwarz / Âme / Dixon - The Grandfather Paradox Henrik Schwarz / Âme / Dixon Henrik Schwarz / Âme / Dixon - The Grandfather Paradox(CD, Mixed, Promo) BBE BBE 120 UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE 120CCD Henrik Schwarz / Âme / Dixon - The Grandfather Paradox Henrik Schwarz / Âme / Dixon Henrik Schwarz / Âme / Dixon - The Grandfather Paradox(CD, Mixed + CD, Comp) BBE BBE 120CCD UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE 120 C LP Henrik Schwarz / Âme / Dixon - The Grandfather Paradox Henrik Schwarz / Âme / Dixon Henrik Schwarz / Âme / Dixon - The Grandfather Paradox(2x12", Comp) BBE BBE 120 C LP UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE121 Dimitri From Paris - Night Dubbin' Dimitri From Paris Night Dubbin'(CD, Comp, Mixed, Promo) BBE BBE121 UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE121CCD Dimitri From Paris - Night Dubbin' Dimitri From Paris Night Dubbin'(CD, Mixed + 2xCD, Comp) BBE BBE121CCD UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE121CLP Dimitri From Paris - Night Dubbin' Dimitri From Paris Night Dubbin'(3x12", Comp) BBE BBE121CLP UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE122CCD Various - The Real Sound Of Chicago (Underground Disco From The Windy City) Various The Real Sound Of Chicago (Underground Disco From The Windy City)(2xCD, Comp) BBE BBE122CCD UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE122CLP Various - The Real Sound Of Chicago (Underground Disco From The Windy City) Various The Real Sound Of Chicago (Underground Disco From The Windy City)(2x12", Comp) BBE BBE122CLP UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE123CD Various - 12 Various 12"s Of Pleasure Part III (Rare & Unreleased Tracks)(CD, Comp) BBE BBE123CD UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE124 Keb Darge & Paul Weller - Lost & Found (Real R'N'B & Soul) Keb Darge & Paul Weller Keb Darge & Paul Weller - Lost & Found (Real R'N'B & Soul)(CD, Comp, Promo) BBE BBE124 UK & Europe 2009 Sell This Version
BBE124CCD Keb Darge & Paul Weller - Lost & Found (Real R'N'B & Soul) Keb Darge & Paul Weller Keb Darge & Paul Weller - Lost & Found (Real R'N'B & Soul)(CD, Comp) BBE BBE124CCD UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE124CLP Keb Darge & Paul Weller - Lost & Found (Real R'N'B & Soul) Keb Darge & Paul Weller Keb Darge & Paul Weller - Lost & Found (Real R'N'B & Soul)(2xLP, Comp) BBE BBE124CLP UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE125 David Rodigan - Real Authentic Reggae (Volume Two) David Rodigan Real Authentic Reggae (Volume Two)(CD, Comp, Promo) BBE BBE125 UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE125CCD David Rodigan - Real Authentic Reggae (Volume Two) David Rodigan Real Authentic Reggae (Volume Two)(CD, Comp) BBE BBE125CCD UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE126 Bugz In The Attic - Got The Bug 2 - The Remixes Collection Bugz In The Attic Got The Bug 2 - The Remixes Collection(CD, Comp, Promo) BBE BBE126 UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE126CCD Bugz In The Attic - Got The Bug 2 - The Remixes Collection Bugz In The Attic Got The Bug 2 - The Remixes Collection(CD, Comp) BBE BBE126CCD Europe 2009 Sell This Version
BBE127 Gilles Peterson - Worldwide Gilles Peterson Worldwide(2xCD, Comp, Promo) BBE BBE127 UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE127CCD Gilles Peterson - Worldwide Gilles Peterson Worldwide(2xCD, Comp) BBE BBE127CCD UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE127CLP Gilles Peterson - Worldwide Gilles Peterson Worldwide(2xLP, Comp) BBE BBE127CLP UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE128CCD Pépé Bradock - Confiote De Bits / A Remix Collection Pépé Bradock Confiote De Bits / A Remix Collection(2xCD, Comp) BBE BBE128CCD UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE 129CCD John Morales - The M&M Mixes: NYC Underground Disco Anthems + Previously Un-Released Exclusive Salsoul Mixes John Morales The M&M Mixes: NYC Underground Disco Anthems + Previously Un-Released Exclusive Salsoul Mixes(2xCD, Comp) BBE BBE 129CCD UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE 129CCD 21 John Morales - The M&M Mixes: NYC Underground Disco Anthems + Previously Un-Released Exclusive Salsoul Mixes John Morales The M&M Mixes: NYC Underground Disco Anthems + Previously Un-Released Exclusive Salsoul Mixes(CD, Comp, Promo, Car) BBE BBE 129CCD 21 UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE129CLP John Morales - The M&M Mixes: NYC Underground Disco Anthems + Previously Un-Released Exclusive Salsoul Mixes John Morales The M&M Mixes: NYC Underground Disco Anthems + Previously Un-Released Exclusive Salsoul Mixes(3xLP, Album) BBE BBE129CLP UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE130 Kon & Amir - Off Track Volume III: Brooklyn Kon & Amir Off Track Volume III: Brooklyn(2xCD, Mixed, P/Unofficial, Promo) BBE BBE130 UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE130CCD Kon & Amir - Off Track Volume III: Brooklyn Kon & Amir Off Track Volume III: Brooklyn(2xCD, Mixed, P/Unofficial) BBE BBE130CCD UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE130CLP Kon & Amir - Off Track Volume III: Brooklyn Kon & Amir Off Track Volume III: Brooklyn(2xLP, Comp, P/Unofficial) BBE BBE130CLP UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE131 Phantogram - Eyelid Movies Phantogram Eyelid Movies(CD, Album, Promo, Car) BBE BBE131 UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE131ACD Phantogram - Eyelid Movies Phantogram Eyelid Movies(CD, Album) BBE BBE131ACD UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE 131ECD Phantogram - Running From The Cops Phantogram Running From The Cops(CD, EP) BBE BBE 131ECD UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE131SDG Phantogram - Bloody Palms (Remixes By DOP And Bara Bröst) Phantogram Bloody Palms (Remixes By DOP And Bara Bröst)(4xFile, MP3, EP, 256) BBE BBE131SDG UK 2009
BBE131SDG2 Phantogram - Mouthful Of Diamonds b/w 10,000 Claps Phantogram Mouthful Of Diamonds b/w 10,000 Claps(2xFile, WAV, Single) BBE BBE131SDG2 US 2011
BBE131SDG2_MP3 Phantogram - Mouthful Of Diamonds b/w 10,000 Claps Phantogram Mouthful Of Diamonds b/w 10,000 Claps(2xFile, MP3, Single) BBE BBE131SDG2_MP3 US 2011
BBE132 Ty - Special Kind Of Fool Ty Special Kind Of Fool(CD, Album, Promo) BBE BBE132 UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE132ACD Ty - Special Kind Of Fool Ty Special Kind Of Fool(CD, Album) BBE BBE132ACD UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE132ALP Ty - Special Kind Of Fool Ty Special Kind Of Fool(2xLP, Album) BBE BBE132ALP UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE 132SDG Ty - Emotions (Remixes) Ty Emotions (Remixes)(9xFile, MP3, Single, 320) BBE BBE 132SDG UK 2010
BBE133 Funky DL - The Interview Funky DL The Interview(CD, Album, Promo) BBE, Washington Classics BBE133 UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE133ACD Funky DL - The Interview Funky DL The Interview(CD, Album) BBE, Washington Classics BBE133ACD UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE 135 Various - Strange Breaks & Mr Thing II Various Strange Breaks & Mr Thing II(CD, Mixed, Promo, Car) BBE BBE 135 UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE 135CCD Various - Strange Breaks & Mr Thing II Various Strange Breaks & Mr Thing II(CD, Mixed + CD, Comp) BBE BBE 135CCD UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE135CLP Various - Strange Breaks & Mr Thing II Various Strange Breaks & Mr Thing II(2xLP, Comp, RP) BBE BBE135CLP UK 2016 Sell This Version
BBE136CCD Various - Future Sound Of Brasil Various Future Sound Of Brasil(CD, Comp) BBE BBE136CCD UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE137ACD Al Kent - Secret Sounds Al Kent Secret Sounds(CD, Album) BBE BBE137ACD UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE139 Dimitri From Paris - Get Down With The Philly Sound Dimitri From Paris Get Down With The Philly Sound(CD, Mixed, Promo) BBE BBE139 UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE139CCD-1 Dimitri From Paris - Get Down With The Philly Sound (A Very Special Collection By Dimitri From Paris) Dimitri From Paris Get Down With The Philly Sound (A Very Special Collection By Dimitri From Paris) (Comp) BBE139CCD-1 UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE139CLP-1 Dimitri From Paris - Get Down With The Philly Sound - Part 1/4 Dimitri From Paris Get Down With The Philly Sound - Part 1/4(2x12", Comp) BBE BBE139CLP-1 UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE139CLP-2 Dimitri From Paris - Get Down With The Philly Sound - Part 2/4 Dimitri From Paris Get Down With The Philly Sound - Part 2/4(2x12", Comp) BBE BBE139CLP-2 UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE139CLP-3 Dimitri From Paris - Get Down With The Philly Sound - Part 3/4 Dimitri From Paris Get Down With The Philly Sound - Part 3/4(2x12", Comp) BBE BBE139CLP-3 UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE140 Various - Keb Darge And Little Edith's Legendary Rockin' R&B Various Keb Darge And Little Edith's Legendary Rockin' R&B(CD, Comp, Promo) BBE BBE140 Europe 2010 Sell This Version
BBE140CCD Various - Keb Darge And Little Edith's Legendary Rockin' R&B Various Keb Darge And Little Edith's Legendary Rockin' R&B(CD, Comp) BBE BBE140CCD Europe 2010 Sell This Version
BBE 140CLP Various - Keb Darge And Little Edith's Legendary Rockin' R&B Various Keb Darge And Little Edith's Legendary Rockin' R&B(2xLP, Comp) BBE BBE 140CLP UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE142 DJ Spinna - The Boogie Back -  Post Disco Club Jams DJ Spinna The Boogie Back - Post Disco Club Jams(CD, Mixed, Promo) BBE BBE142 UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE142CCD DJ Spinna - The Boogie Back (Post Disco Club Jams) DJ Spinna The Boogie Back (Post Disco Club Jams)(CD, Mixed + CD, Comp) BBE BBE142CCD UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE142CLP DJ Spinna - The Boogie Back - Post Disco Club Jams DJ Spinna The Boogie Back - Post Disco Club Jams(3x12", Comp, Ltd) BBE BBE142CLP UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE142SLP Jan Leslie Holmes - I'm Your Superman (DJ Spinna Refreak) Jan Leslie Holmes I'm Your Superman (DJ Spinna Refreak)(12") BBE, Serato Pressings BBE142SLP UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE 143ACD Julien Dyne - Pins & Digits Julien Dyne Pins & Digits(CD, Album) BBE BBE 143ACD UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE143ALP Julien Dyne - Pins & Digits Julien Dyne Pins & Digits(LP, Album) BBE BBE143ALP UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE144CCD Various - Disco Love (Rare Disco & Soul Uncovered) Various Disco Love (Rare Disco & Soul Uncovered)(CD, Mixed + CD, Comp) BBE BBE144CCD UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE144CLP Various - Disco Love (Rare Disco & Soul Uncovered) Various Disco Love (Rare Disco & Soul Uncovered)(2x12", Comp) BBE BBE144CLP UK 2010 Sell This Version
BBE145 DJ Vadim - U Can't Lurn Imaginashun DJ Vadim U Can't Lurn Imaginashun(CD, Album, Promo) BBE BBE145 UK 2009 Sell This Version
BBE145ACD DeeJay Vadim* - U Can't Lurn Imaginashun DeeJay Vadim* U Can't Lurn Imaginashun(CD, Album) BBE BBE145ACD UK 2009 Sell This Version