===== reggae / dub / drum / bass / jungle / break / juke / step / glitch / wonk / core



Xavier's studio-mix library (Mediafire folder)


Discogs seller Shit-list (beware):
Badgerbreaks: shipped damaged (unplayable) records, I sent proof, kept promising refund until feedback time limit, then ignored
Deejay_rls: shipped damaged (unplayable) records, refused to make good

1 = get the fuck outta here
2 = obnoxious
3 = background/filler tunes, wouldn't reach for it
4 = I'd play it in a good set
5 = Well done, creative, personal favorite


I'll consider offers, but be prepared to come correct, ($)een?

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Recent Activity
posted a comment on Mystical Influence / Al Massive - Dub Plate Pressure / Getting Busy (Beardsley Mix). 26 days ago
Great sound quality and pressing for a bootleg, but both tunes are sped up to ~190 bpm. Need a deck with extended pitch range to play at original speed (~170)
posted a comment on Various - Untitled. about 1 month ago
Pretty bad bootleg quality. Only 1 tune is really playable ("I Spy"). The others are too distorted.
posted a comment on Lord Of The D - Dunstable Trax EP. about 1 month ago
That's the dutty, underground dubplate aesthetic the artist and label were going for. Most of the Rewind! Detroit catalog shares a rawer dubplate vibe. "It's a feature, not a flaw" ;-]
posted a comment on Icicle / Dub-One* - Broken Fingers / Volcon. 2 months ago
True true. Icicle tune is also great....but Dub One side is MASSIVE.
posted a comment on Wacky Gee - Discovery EP. 2 months ago
Sickest level drum'n'bass / break funk / atmospherics. Maybe SciWax locked down this style, but yo.... here's something that got passed up....... luckily it was recognized and pressed.

Tumbling, twisting, tiger-style. All 4 tunes murder. Buy it twice. See full review
posted a comment on Unknown Artist - Get Up / Insicion. 2 months ago
Underplayed/underrated female vocal rolly, jumpy, jazzy/r'n'b drum n bass mixer from the dark days. I dig it, unlisted from sales
posted a comment on Funtcase & Southbound Hangers / The Neptune Project* - Dubsteppa. 4 months ago
Aztec remix is such a spine chiller. That melody + vocal sample....

Not into a majority of "brostep" sound from that period (like, despite some dope samples, I can't rock that A side), but side B is fairly timeless IMO
posted a comment on D-Operation Drop, Halcyonic - Original Lion. 8 months ago
Deadly, proper-fatty roots reggae dubbage

Original Mix has the fuller dancefloor appeal
posted a comment on Wagawaga - Acid Highway. about 1 year ago
so fuckin sick that it actually fully rebooted the techno part of my brain that I buried back when I found jungle drum'n'bass
posted a comment on Various - √∆1. about 1 year ago
Mine arrived a little warped too. I just figured it was from the very long journey during the hottest time of the year. I hope they didn't have a mishap with the full production
posted a comment on Various - √∆1. about 1 year ago
Finally listening thru in a proper mood, and my overall reaction is .. .. Siiiiiick plate!!!!!

Well-curated EP - full of beautifully abstract brokebeat acid funk - touching pon multiple electronic genres. Fit for all friends of Tom Jenkinson,... See full review
posted a comment on Justice & Necrotype - Ant Acid. about 1 year ago
Unique tunes. I actually have a 6th track (on white label copy) -- B3.. Tripped out oddstep acid jungle @ 170bpm. Anyone know the story? Are there 2 pressings? ..... or did the submitter here just miss it on the tracklist?
posted a comment on Dom & Roland - Can't Punish Me. about 1 year ago
Anyone know if Side A is the same original mix & master, or updated?
posted a review of Pish-Posh*, DJ Wally - Get Ill / Dead Men Tell No Tales. about 1 year ago
Underrated old school east-coast-US hardstep / hipstep / junkyard ANTHEMS by the man like DJ Wally/Pish-Posh. I danced my ass off and caned the shit out of both sides when it was fresh out. Recently dug it out of the crates and regained my... See full review
posted a comment on Unknown Artist - Untitled. about 1 year ago
Absolutely wicked '94-style amen smasheroos. Perfect samples & arrangement, on par with GBW material (if not from GBW?). Timesless Vintage Vibes on both sides
posted a comment on Lynch Kingsley - Astral Pulse / Capricorn. about 1 year ago
What a different kinda style from LK's usual! Maximum intelligent retro d'n'b on both sides... well done, though not the easiest to drop innamix

Old-style SciWax drumfunkery on A. Lost count of how many breakbeats I heard... gotta love those other... See full review
posted a comment on Madcap (6) - Good Old Dayz. about 1 year ago
yep very true but booooom choons nonetheless.

odd 1st release for this label name/series, but apparently named for other upcoming tings
posted a comment on Rubber Johnny - JamRolyPoly. about 1 year ago
4 interesting & special tunes for '97, ahead of their time . . . Magic Poppers is the jam!
posted a comment on Pete Cannon (2) - Feel The Rhythm. about 1 year ago
mix & master getting better and better as the label progresses -- Much more uniform across tracks than #1 (though the tunes themselves were all the bee's tits, the sound varied widely)
posted a comment on Phineus II - Meridian Response. about 1 year ago
what a trip. it's that authentic '93/94 underground / dubplate sound that only GBW crew can dish out..

vinyl sounds so proper, big up!
posted a comment on Phuture T* - The Fugitive Drummer / Cold Sweat. about 1 year ago
update: I got another copy a while back and did actually, carefully, disassemble one of the covers and hung it in two 12x24 frames in my studio
posted a comment on Unknown Artist - Untitled. about 1 year ago
I'll offer a wild assed guess -- Shitmat... Anyone else hear it? Something about the ancient samples, overall arrangement & sound
posted a comment on Hamilton Scalpel - Hamilton Scalpel. about 1 year ago
Love this shit... In my top 20 vinyl releases of 2019. Looking forward to more breakbeat sound fuckery from these boys... they do it well
posted a comment on Barrington Levy & Beenie Man - Murderation. about 1 year ago
pressing flaws on my copy .. big, bumpy, audible dimple on A; less-audible, stretched-out dimple on B. B is definitely more playable
posted a comment on Nebula (8) - Haunted Mind. over 2 years ago
awe inspiring depth on all 4 tracks

whoever owns this and hasn't rated 5/5 -- please listen again on a proper system with 20 minutes to spare
posted a comment that has since been deleted. over 2 years ago
posted a comment on Propa Tingz* - Babylon's Scared. over 2 years ago
I'm here because of your clever trollololicious PM about my rating. I thought, "hmm, maybe I really AM a 'faggot' and I should reevaluate my opinion".

So I checked out the tunes again, and even though I dig some of Propa Tingz' releases, and my... See full review
posted a comment on M27 Hardcore Junglist / R.A.W. (2) - Animal Style Ep. over 2 years ago
DIY dubplate kinda tunes, on a diffrent tip... . Hard to love, hard to hate, hard to mix, just throw em down, and some people are gonna lose their shit on the dancefloor (the ones who love the samples)
posted a comment on Bones (23) & Natty - Pow / Thunder. over 2 years ago
yep same here, but more like what hardscore said below (whole track). ssssssibillance in the drums annoys the shit out me... won't be able to play it

adding to that, "Pow" also has some blehh sound artifacts in a particular layered breakbeat brought... See full review
posted a comment on Trigger Happy (10) - Volume 2. over 2 years ago
Bought this plate for A1, which is a 5/5 tuna between the amen/breaks and bassline alone.

The other 3 are quality tunes as well, just have to be in a very happy hardcore mood
posted a comment on Vocoda* - Dead Man Walking / Way Back When. over 2 years ago

phew boys! all junglists on the floor, shots in the air

such a good mixer + murderous
posted a comment on Sully (5) - Porcelain / Run. over 2 years ago
Hell yes. This and that Ghosty 10" go well together too. FIRE FOR 2019
posted a review of Super Furry Animals / Bright Eyes - Lazerbeam / Easy/Lucky/Free. over 2 years ago
Quality and unique tunes on both sides. But, for any roots / reggae / dub / hop / beatz / funk lovers, the B side delivers proper! so damn classy and catchy
submitted Papa-SAN* - Talk Back Way. over 2 years ago
posted a comment on Gregory Isaccs* - Suzi. over 2 years ago
Rare gem. Gregory Isaacs does a bluesy love song over a beautiful organic rubadub riddim.
posted a comment on Various - Marijuana Riddim / Motivation 2 / Fala Que E Nois. over 2 years ago
Really bummed about the sound on this -- the jungle tracks were cut way too fucking hot, especially A side. Though I'd ultimately put the blame on the lacquer cutter (no ID in the etchings), I also gotta blame Walkingstick or whoever approved the TP.... See full review
posted a comment on Ricky Parro - Weh Yu Tek Love Fa. over 2 years ago
On this track I picture Ricky as a wacky muppet or like Shock G doing the Humpty Dance
submitted Anthony Malvo - Break Up To Make Up. over 2 years ago
submitted Specialist X - Silent Silk / Love Mystery. over 3 years ago
posted a comment on Radicall - Touch / Build Me Up (Bungle Remix). over 3 years ago
ohhhh shit... A side is a proper slammer -- new style jungle rinseout with Valley Of The Shadows samples ("31 seconds") takin over the 2nd drop. Loving it.

B side not really my thing, won't get any play from me..
posted a comment on Trinity - Gangsta / I Selassie I. over 3 years ago
Yep! Didn't know if that was how it came originally but sounds like it
posted a comment that has since been deleted. over 3 years ago
posted a comment on Gareth Monks - The Request. over 3 years ago
Is this just a vinyl dubplate cut or a pressing?
posted a comment on Bong Selecta / Junglefever & Stivs - New Day Dawning / Tempo Riddem. over 3 years ago
Can anyone help me ID the vocals on the 1st half of Tempo Riddem?
posted a comment on Junglord - Red Light District E.P.. over 3 years ago
Slept on this one too long... 5/5-star 4-track EP, sick production / mix / mastering / cut / press ... all ruffneck junglists need this in their collection
posted a comment on Various - A Decade In Breakbeat. over 3 years ago
Anyone know what the extra replacement label stickers were for? I thought maybe they were to fix misprints, but I don't see any problems with the ones on the plates...
posted a comment on Accomodus. over 3 years ago
Where the fuck can I find these tunes now?? All the original links are dead
posted a comment on Various - Monkey Business 003. over 3 years ago
All about A1 - killer jungle jazz tune, well done!

A2 is good too but nothing unique, kinda been done to death.

Neither of the B sides do much for me even though I like breakcore and amen raggatek. Not vinyl-worthy IMHO
posted a comment on Lavery - Mind Control EP. over 3 years ago
woiyy .. some exellent RETRO [style] VS. NEW [sound] here.. all great 93-94 throwbacks, but *B1* - "Affairs 94 Dubplate Mix" is the jam for me personally

sturdy ~180g press too
posted a comment on Various - Taste The Indifference EP. over 3 years ago
5/5 just for that Tim Reaper track... taking lessons from Phuture-T maybe ;-)
Perfect drumfunk thing with intro and break reminding me of '95 Luke Vibert.

"Stay High" is a nice riddim on the minimalistical tip, I dig it too.