Category: Break

The Flashback Project – TFP Oct 2016 Promo 128K

The Flashback Project - TFP Oct 2016 Promo 128K

The Flashback Project – TFP Oct 2016 Promo 128K

DJ: The Flashback Project
Genre/Style: Oldskool, Breaks, Breakbeat, Rave
Mix Info: TFP Oct 2016 Promo 128K
Length Mix: 00:26:51
Tracks: 9 (nine)
Download/Listen (via Soundcloud): DOWNLOAD/LISTEN
File Size: 24.5 MB
File Type: mp3
Bitspeed: 128kbps
More Information: The Flashback Project – Facebook Fanpage

It’s that time of the year again: promo mixes are thrown at us like sweets at Halloween. More mixes are uploaded during the darker days of the year, due to the fact that most DJs and producers are back in the studios. The Summer has ended, and for once I’m happy: the heat was killing me. Also the tunes being released killed me (some in a good way, some in a bad way). Time for some new music, and I think I found a very nice mix you should all listen to, if you like Oldskool being updated to the present day. The Flashback Project is a project (duh) focussed on bringing the Breaks to the masses, using a lot of Oldskool tunes, updating them to the present year. You will know bits and bobs in each tunes once you’ve pressed play.

The Flashback Project a.k.a. Flash Cats (isn’t that some kind of meme?) has been delivering music via Soundcloud for quite a while, and I’ve been reviewing his music for the same length of time, and I’ve been drawn to his music from the moment I heard a Flashback/Flash Cats mix for the first time. This man has a passion, and it’s quite contagious. Not many artists keep the Oldskool sound alive, maybe make one or two tunes and that’s it, but Flashback isn’t one of those artists. Check his other mixes if you don’t believe me!

I was actually planning on writing a review on his September mix, but then this mix was released. So, to be a bit up to date, I decided to give this mix a go. Is it worth writing so many words?

tracklist

01. Flash Cats – Love Begins
02. Zedd & Grey – Adrenaline (Otter’s Lit Af Re-Dub) 
03. Flash Cats – Light Up
04. DJ Hybrid – Get Hype
05. DJ Fixx – Drizzle
06. Flash Cats – Get Ready
07. Adam F – Circles (Nixon vs TobyONE Re-fix) 
08. Dee – Takeshi
09. Flash Cats vs D’Silva – Make Some Noise

If you’ve got a good sound system at home, or in your car, press play right now! The music will demolish your car/house, which is always a good thing!

The mix is carefully made by The Flashback Project, and it contains 9 amazing tracks! This has made me smile from ear to ear, and it’s been a while since I last heard a proper Breaks mix. It’s such an underrated sound, people like it a lot, but not a lot is being produced/mixed. Thank you The Flashback Project for uploading this amazing mix!

Anything bad about this mix? Erm… not hing if I’m honest. I tried to find something to moan about, but that’s simply impossible: this mix is just perfect.

What’s my favourite track? ‘Love Begins’ is a quality anthem, got piano bits in it! Who doesn’t want to hear that?

Check out The Flashback Project on Soundcloud and on Facebook, and indulge yourself into his world of music. Let me warn you: once you indulge yourself, you will become addicted! The music is just too damn good.

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Inspector Sands – Can’t Stop Promo Mix 2 (2016)

Inspector Sands - Can't Stop Promo Mix 2 (2016)

Inspector Sands – Can’t Stop Promo Mix 2 (2016)

DJ: Remixx
Genre/Style: Breakbeat Hardcore, Happy Hardcore, Drum & Bass
Mix Info: Can’t Stop Promo Mix 2
Length Mix: 00:44:43
Tracks: 15 (fifteen)
Download/Listen (via Soundcloud): DOWNLOAD/LISTEN
File Size: 51.1 MB
File Type: mp3
Bitspeed: 160kbps
More Information: Inspector Sands – Can’t Stop (Purchase album)

5 months ago I reviewed a mix made by DJ Inspector Sands, and it was a promo mix for his upcoming album, which is called ‘Can’t Stop’. Back then it got a good review, the tracks were excellent, but it was 5 months ago. Only a couple of days ago I received another promo mix for his album, this time made by DJ Remixx. The album will be released this month, and to get everyone’s attention DJ Remixx made a nice promo mix, showcasing what people can expect when the album is released.

The previous mix was a showcase, and so is this mix. His album will be released on the 25th of July, and you can already pre-order your copy. For only 10 pounds you can get this mighty Breakbeat Hardcore album. As I said in the previous review a couple of years ago Inspector Sands send me a track via Twitter, and I was immediately hooked to it. Now many years later his album is coming out, and I can only say that it’s going to be massive. Not only are the tracks made by himself, he also has a few well known producers remixing tracks, let me name them: Fracus & Darwin, Luna-C, Chriss Ross and CLSM. You know the album is going to be huge when you’ve got these well known (and much loved) artists remixing your tracks.

Tracklist? You do want to see the tracklist.

tracklist

01. Zedd – Stay The Night (CLSM & Inspector Sands Remix) 
02. Inspector Sands – What A Rush
03. Inspector Sands – Feel The Heat (Exclusive Album Mix) 
04. Inspector Sands – Lay My Beatz
05. Inspector Sands – Did I Dream
06. Inspector Sands – Hard Daze (KFA Version) (Album Version Differs)
07. Inspector Sands – Rippin Up Showz (Dubplate Intro Mix) 
08. Inspector Sands – I Call Your Name (Original Mix) 
09. Inspector Sands – I Call Your Name (Fracus & Darwin Remix) 
10. Inspector Sands – Can’t Stop
11. Inspector Sands – Can’t Stop (Luna-C Remix) 
12. Inspector Sands – You Think You Know Me
13. Inspector Sands – Motivader
14. Inspector Sands – Superfly
15. Inspector Sands – Superfly (Chris Ross Remix) 

A very tasty looking tracklist. I have to say that his first album is going to be a very big one. The tracks are all amazing (well, one isn’t really my cup of tea, but I’ll tell you in a minute why), and this mix by DJ Remixx is very tight. A good promo mix for a truly outstanding album.

Which track grabbed my attention? ‘Can’t Stop’, remixed by Luna-C. Which didn’t grab my attention? ‘Can’t Stop’, the original version. It’s funny how Luna-C made the least favourite track of the album the dopest one! My God, that remix is tight! It captures the Breakbeat Hardcore past and present. Really digging the remix, not the original. Also digging ‘Motivader’, cool piano section. If you don’t like pianos, please leave now.

This promo mix is really good, really liking the vibes it generates. Inspector Sands is a name you should look out for, and also order his album. Not many Breakbeat Hardcore are being released lately, but when they do, they are game changers, and in this case it will be one that will grab our attention. Inspector Sands, you are a hero!

More Breakbeat Hardcore. More Inspector Sands. More of both!

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Inspector Sands – Can’t Stop Album Promo Mix (2016)

Inspector Sands - Can't Stop Album Promo Mix (2016)

Inspector Sands – Can’t Stop Album Promo Mix (2016)

DJ: Inspector Sands
Genre/Style: Breakbeat Hardcore, Drum & Bass, Rave, Oldskool
Mix Info: Can’t Stop Album Promo Mix
Length Mix: 00:44:00
Tracks: 12 (twelve)
Download/Listen (via Soundcloud): DOWNLOAD/LISTEN HERE
File Size: 444 MB
File Type: wav.
Bitspeed: 1411kbps
More Information: Inspector Sands – Facebook Fanpage

A couple of years ago someone followed me on Twitter and sent me a link to one of his records, which sounded awesome. His name was Inspector Sands, a new name in the Breakbeat Hardcore world. A few days ago I found a brand new mix on his Soundcloud page, a promo mix for his first album, which is called ‘Can’t Stop’. The mix is free, you won’t have to spend a single penny, but I reckon when the album is out, it won’t be for free (the album). But for now you can get very happy, because who doesn’t like to hear a Breakbeat Hardcore mix on this wonderful day, which is known all over the world as Valentine’s Day.

To be honest, I don’t know much about Inspector Sands. He isn’t a real inspector, that’s for sure (and it’s written under his bio section on Soundcloud). It’s even written on his Facebook fanpage, and that’s all we know. If you know any more, please let us know. The one thing we do know, is that he likes Breakbeat Hardcore. And that he’s got an album coming out very soon. The promo mix was dedicated to his upcoming album, and it’s worth checking out. 12 awesome tracks crammed into a 44 minute long promo mix.

You should check out this tracklist, because it looks good. Even though we do not have a clue who Inspector Sands is or what he stands for, this is a must have! And if you are liking this, make sure you get his album, which will be out…soon, I guess? No release date mentioned on Soundcloud.

tracklist

01. Inspector Sands – Motivader
02. Inspector Sands – Superfly
03. Inspector Sands – Hard Daze
04. Inspector Sands – Did I Dream
05. Inspector Sands – Lay My Beatz
06. Inspector Sands – Rippin Up Showz
07. Inspector Sands – I Call Your Name
08. Inspector Sands – What A Rush
09. Inspector Sands – Dance
10. Inspector Sands – Feel The Heat
11. Inspector Sands – Can’t Stop
12. Inspector Sands – You Think You Know Me

The tracklist looks good, and the tracks all sound amazing! Not many Breakbeat Hardcore mixes are being uploaded onto Soundcloud, even though the sound has got a huge following! It’s time for Breakbeat Hardcore to be taken serious again, and it’s time for it to make a proper comeback. With a mix like this one people will take it serious again. You should!

There are so many great anthems jamned into this 44 minute mix, and they are amazing. Why not treat yourself to something you actually want to hear this Valentine’s Day? Yes, getting flowers, cards, sexy toys etc can be quite fun, but a proper Breakbeat Hardcore mix, that’s what we want!

Best track? The first. Why? Well, it sets the tone for the rest of this mix, and it has Darth Vader in it, the leader of us all! You can improve any track by adding a Star Wars character. Try it, it will work.

There’s only one track I didn’t like, which is the track with the same name as the title of his album, ‘Can’t Stop’. Seems out of place, too much vocals. Not my cup of tea. Maybe it’s just me, but I like Breakbeat Hardcore a bit less vocally. Could be just me.

This mix is very good, and the album will be awesome (whenever it will be released). Check out it, share it, and rave away! Let no-one stop you, dance the night away! What else is there to do? Watch OFAH? Nah, pick this and you will have a wonderful evening, much more entertaining than OFAH.

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The Flashback Project Promo Mix Xmas 2015

The Flashback Project Promo Mix Xmas 2015

The Flashback Project Promo Mix Xmas 2015

DJ: The Flashback Project
Genre/Style: Breaks, Breakbeat, Oldskool
Mix Info: The Flashback Project Promo Mix Xmas 2015
Length Mix: 00:30:25
Tracks: 38 (thirty-eight)
Download/Listen (via Soundcloud): DOWNLOAD/LISTEN HERE
File Size: 41.7 MB
File Type: mp3
Bitspeed: 192kbps
More Information: DJ Flashback – Facebook Fanpage

It’s that time of the year again, during which we can hear so many year mixes and the first one I’ve found is a mix done by The Flashback Project. Seeing as I’ve reviewed several of his mixes in the past, there’s no need to introduce this man again. If you want more information, go to his Facebook fanpage and find out everything you want and need. Make sure you follow this man, because the music he creates can only be described as beautiful! Unless you don’t like Breaks/Breakbeat music, and in that case I wonder why you are on this page anyway?!

Back to the mix. As I said before, many will upload yearmixes and other kinds of promo mixes, and that’s exactly what he has done, a Christmas promo mix, showcasing what he’s capable of. I think you need to understand that this mix you are about to listen to is one of a kind: a proper megamix. Back in the 90s it was common to produce megamixes, and it’s good to hear that DJ Flashback has made such a mix. Takes me back to the good ol’ days. 38 tracks in a 30 minute mix: yes, that’s a megamix.

The music is extremely good, and very Oldskool-ish, but with a touch of the present day music added to it. You might hear a lot of tunes you have heard before, or maybe vocals you also have heard before, but updated to what the listener wants to hear nowadays. As I’ve said before, it is a megamix, so some tunes will only be played for less than a minute, which can be a pity, but if you want more, you have to purchase them via several websites.

This is the first Xmas promo mix I’ve heard, and it’s a good one. You love the Oldskool sound? You love Breaks/Breakbeat? Look no further, press play, and go nuts!

tracklist

01. Flash – In Spirit
02. Flash – Last Rhythm
03. Flash – Out There
04. Flash – It’s A Moment In Time
05. Flash – Forget Me Nots
06. Flash – Hack One
07. Pianohead – Panthemic
08. Flash – I Can’t Take The Power
09. Flash – Noid
10. Flash – Lovin’ You Like Crazy
11. Pianohead – Baby X 2
12. Flash – Movin’
13. Pianohead – Tell Me Why?
14. Flash – Getting Out
15. Flash – Tribute
16. Flash – Anthem
17. Pianohead – Take Me Back
18. Retropolis – Thinkin’ About You
19. Retropolis – Nostalique
20. Retropolis – Time To Move On (Flash Cats Remix) 
21. Flash – Hypnosis
22. Sanxion – Hold Me Endless (Nefti Remix) 
23. Flash Cats – Don’t Scandalize Mine
24. Flash Cats – Back By Dope Demand
25. Flash Cats – Rebel Without A Pause
26. Flash Cats – Android
27. Flash Cats – It Takes Two
28. Flash Cats – Come Inside
29. Flash Cats – Some Justice
30. Flash Cats – Closer To All Your Dreams
31. Flash Cats – Reeling
32. Flash Cats – We Are Hardcore
33. Flash Cats – Chime
34. Flash Cats – Total Ecstacy
35. Flash Cats – Paradise Project
36. Flash Cats – Hurt You So
37. The Flashback Project – Love Commandments 2016
38. The Flashback Project – Ease Da Pressure 2016

This is an excellent mix! DJ Flashback has made an amazing mix, really entertaining from the first to the last second!

A megamix you definately need to hear! DJ Flashback a.k.a. The Flashback Project has created one of the finest mixes of 2015, and it’s definately worth a download! The tunes he has selected are carefully mixed together to create this beautiful yet underrated mix. It’s time to increase the amount of plays, and give this mix the stage it deserves!

I can’t pick one favourite track, because they are all solid as a rock.

The Flashback Project has done an amazing job, taking us back to the good ol’ years of music. Even my dad liked this, and he liked the music from the 90s a lot. A carefully mixed mix, and the tunes are all excellent: what else do we need?

One dope mix. If you are fed up with listening to those boring Christmas tunes, why not listen to this?

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