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KB's Mixtape No. 2

by Karate Boogaloo

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    Pre-order of KB's Mixtape No. 2. You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
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    releases September 27, 2019

      $13 AUD  or more

     

  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Black 140g Vinyl LP pressed @ GZ. Matte finish cover, design by Drez

    Includes digital pre-order of KB's Mixtape No. 2. You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    digital album releases September 27, 2019
    item ships out on or around September 20, 2019
    Purchasable with gift card

      $32 AUD or more 

     

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Matte finish digipack CD

    Includes digital pre-order of KB's Mixtape No. 2. You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    digital album releases September 27, 2019
    item ships out on or around September 20, 2019
    Purchasable with gift card

      $23 AUD or more 

     

1.
Rapture
2.
03:51
3.
Juicy Fruit
4.
Edge of Seventeen
5.
Tom's Diner
6.
Love, Need and Want You
7.
Tour de France
8.
Genius of Love
9.
The Kiss (Aura Resurrects Flash)

about

Karate Boogaloo ​bring you ‘KB’s Mixtape No. 2’, reminding us of the beauty of colouring outside the lines; their unconventional funk guided by a steadfast commitment to bending the rules.

2018’s KB’s Mixtape No. 1, a self-produced and released collection of interpretations of hip hop samples done in Karate Boogaloo’s immediately recognisable wonky style is fast becoming a cult classic amongst Melbourne’s diggers, selling out in local record stores through word of mouth alone.

Now in late 2019, The KB’s bring you the second in their ‘KB’s Mixtape’ series with songs from the 80s that were sampled into your favourite hits​. Songs by Blondie, Kraftwerk, Patti LaBelle & Stevie Nicks sampled by artists such as Destiny’s Child, Kanye West, Jay Z, Mariah Carey & Warren G, all flipped and twisted in Karate Boogaloo’s unique way.

KB consistently sit in their own lane – their combination of raw musicianship and sheer time on the clock playing together in the studio and on stage gives them a glowing presence rarely seen. Making records, they follow their own rules; recording and mixing on tape with no plugins and no edits, releasing exclusively in mono. It’s not about anachronism, it’s about the KB manifesto: a chosen set of limitations forcing a specific outcome, an outcome best appreciated through their “KB’s Mixtape” series of LPs.

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releases September 27, 2019

Mastered by Lachlan Carrick
Engineered by Henry Jenkins
Designed by Callum Riley

This record was recorded and produced on the lands of the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation

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Karate Boogaloo Melbourne, Australia

Making up the rhythm section of long-time Melbourne soul favourites The Cactus Channel, Karate Boogaloo remind us of the beauty of colouring outside the lines; their unconventional funk guided by a steadfast commitment to bending the rules.

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