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#94 Electro Tapes 1984 – Vol.2

The second C60 mixtape of some of the freshest sounds from the Autumn of 1984. A time of B-Boys and B-Girls, Fresh MCs, Graffiti artists, Body Poppers, DJs cutting and scratching on the wheels of steel, Streetsounds Electro compilations, 808 and DMX Drum machines, when Hip hop was the culture and Electro was the music, a mix of rap, synth-pop, turntable cut ups and electronic dance music.

This selection is the second C60 mixtape of the freshest sounds that featured in the Groove Electro chart during the Autumn of 1984. A time of B-Boys and B-Girls, Fresh MCs, Graffiti artists, Body Poppers, DJs cutting and scratching on the wheels of steel, Streetsounds Electro compilations, 808 Drum machines, when Hip hop was the culture and Electro was the music, a mix of rap, synth-pop, turntable cut ups and electronic dance music. So, pause buttons at the ready, dust down your tracksuit, lay down some Lino, crank up the Boombox and let’s dance.

Tracklisting

Electro Tapes Theme by Shax Down Crew
Soundchaser by Paul Hardcastle
Breakdown New York Style (Incredible Dub mix) by Rusty P & The Sure Shot
Cut Loose (My Fellow American) by Democratic Three
Once Upon Dub (edit) by John Rocca
Operator (edit) by Midnight Star
Tebitan Jam (edit) by Ice T, The Glove & Dave Storrs
Time is Running Out (Last Minute Mix) by Jonzun Crew
Techno Scratch by Knights of the Turntables
Tour De France (Francois K Remix) by Kraftwerk
My House On The Nile (edit) by Egyptian Lover
Taste So Good (edit) by File 13
Freaks Come Out at Night (edit) by Whodini
Disco 3 (edit) by Fat Boys
The Pure by Captain Rock
Cosmic Blast (12″ & Electro 6 Edit) by Captain Rock
Fresh, Wild, Fly & Bold (Dub and Radio Edit) by Cold Crush Brothers
Metal Beat (Extended Version) by Herbie Hancock
Itchin’ For A Scratch [Instrumental] by Force MD’s
What Are We Gonna Do? (edit) by Ultimate 3 MC’s
Rough Cut (Dance Mix) by Kid Frost T.M.S.
Break Out (edit) by Tom Browne from Tommy Gun LP
B-Boys Breakdance (Instrumental) by High Fidelity Three

First broadcast on Radio Reverb 97.2FM and DAB, Brighton, UK on 7th February 2021.