The second single from Ill Boogs debut album. Two of the few tracks that will be available on vinyl. Made by a b-boy for b-boys and funk fans worldwide!
Side A - The Stone Garden
This could be from the "Taking Of Pelham" film. Classic cinematic sounds, underpinned with that solid "Boogs Breakbeat". This time round the breaks snaps hard, the band drop some wah wah guitar and the horns give the cinematic feel. It's a short track like many of the classic breakbeat tracks from back in the day. Proper DJ's will need two copies of this and the skills to spin back 7"s!
Side B - Iron Horse
The guitar and horns are strong on this track too, but it's the rolling beat that really makes the dancers hit the floor. It's like Boogs has employed the Incredible Bongo Band as session musicians and put them together with the JB's and some unknown prog rockers. A longer track this one so the dancers can really get into the groove!
This is a culmination of years digging for break beats, listening and dancing to mix tapes from break djs all over the world. It's an eclectic mix of popular and obscure influences from James Brown to movie soundtracks and prog rock.
But these are not drum loops your hearing..lazy producers better go back to the drawing board, all of this album is played live! The tracks are all instrumental funk and breaks tracks. All tempos and rhythms are covered by Boogs and his band. Being made by a b-boy the albums has a heavy leaning towards rhythm without being the same tired old break beats looped over and over. The only thing the tracks have in common is 'the break,' being a Bboy Boogs doesn't see the point in making a tune without one.