These Are the Breaks

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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Krafty Kuts isn't a line of sliced cheese marketed toward young urban professionals. It's actually a he -- a U.K.-based breakbeat DJ named Martin Reeves. These two discs, spun by Reeves, are broken up into separate themes, with the first dominated by old school and golden age-era hip-hop KRS-One, Public Enemy, Kurtis Blow, while the second disc is centered around funky breaks and left-field house Plump DJs, Chicken Lips, Freestylers. Just when Reeves veers toward the safe and predictable, he manages to pull off a trick -- like when he lays the vocals from Ultramagnetic MC's' "Poppa Large" atop Röyksopp's "Eple" -- to make the set stand out from the average mix. Even though...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Krafty Kuts isn't a line of sliced cheese marketed toward young urban professionals. It's actually a he -- a U.K.-based breakbeat DJ named Martin Reeves. These two discs, spun by Reeves, are broken up into separate themes, with the first dominated by old school and golden age-era hip-hop KRS-One, Public Enemy, Kurtis Blow, while the second disc is centered around funky breaks and left-field house Plump DJs, Chicken Lips, Freestylers. Just when Reeves veers toward the safe and predictable, he manages to pull off a trick -- like when he lays the vocals from Ultramagnetic MC's' "Poppa Large" atop Röyksopp's "Eple" -- to make the set stand out from the average mix. Even though he's no stranger to throwing wrinkles into the sets, he still keeps the listener/crowd in mind at all times. There are worse ways to spend a couple hours.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/29/2008
  • Label: Imports
  • EAN: 5029418024090
  • Catalog Number: 615290
  • Sales rank: 137,372

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Intro (0:36)
  2. 2 KRS-One Attacks - KRS-One (2:26)
  3. 3 III Culinary Behaviour (4:28)
  4. 4 Dogz 'N' Sledgez - Million Dan (4:07)
  5. 5 I Wish (3:48)
  6. 6 How Many Licks? - Lil' Kim (0:09)
  7. 7 Dangerous (2:25)
  8. 8 Joints & Jam (3:25)
  9. 9 Eple (0:17)
  10. 10 Poppa Large (3:14)
  11. 11 24.7 (0:44)
  12. 12 Bring the Noise (2:34)
  13. 13 Gimme the Breaks - A. Skillz & Krafty Kuts (4:40)
  14. 14 The Badman Is Robin (1:05)
  15. 15 Hold It Back (2:36)
  16. 16 Shotgun - Junior Walker & the All-Stars (3:34)
  17. 17 Nice Up - Black Grass (5:09)
Disc 2
  1. 1 AC/DC - X-Press 2 (1:55)
  2. 2 Reckless Girl - The Beginnerz (3:25)
  3. 3 Dude Descending a Staircase - The Beatnuts (4:55)
  4. 4 Weighed Down (5:04)
  5. 5 Satisfaction - The Biz (5:32)
  6. 6 He's Not In (3:38)
  7. 7 The Ill Funk Slammer (4:46)
  8. 8 Emit/Collect (4:21)
  9. 9 Take It to the Floor - Aquasky (2:45)
  10. 10 Can't Put No Price (5:09)
  11. 11 Push Up (4:26)
  12. 12 Get a Life (3:12)
  13. 13 Killer - Scam (4:10)
  14. 14 Come Let Me Know (2:44)
  15. 15 High Score - Dynamite MC (0:50)
  16. 16 It's Bigger Than Hip Hop (4:06)
  17. 17 I'll Take You There (3:05)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Krafty Kuts Primary Artist
Black Grass Track Performer
Steve Grainger Keyboards
Rodney P Vocals
The Biz Track Performer
Technical Credits
Anthrax Composer
Arthur Baker Producer
Hijack Producer
Barry Gibb Composer
Alex Harvey Producer
Al Bell Producer
Busta Rhymes Producer
Chuck D Composer
Sean "Puffy" Combs Composer, Producer
Lisa Cortes Producer
DJ Premier Producer
Berry Gordy Jr. Producer
Lawrence Horn Producer
Ice-T Producer
K. Jones Composer
Benny Medina Producer
Abiodun Oyewole Composer
L. Parker Composer
Greg Phillinganes Composer
Carl Ryder Producer
Hank Shocklee Composer, Producer
R. Simmons Composer
L. Michael Smith Composer
T. Smith Composer
Trevor Smith Composer
H. Stone Composer
K. Walker Composer
Mario Winans Producer
Eric "Vietnam" Sadler Composer
William Adams Producer
Ashley Beedle Composer
Rob Smith Producer
Ian Thompson Composer
Jorge Hinojosa Producer
Freddy Stonewall Composer
Brent Newitt Composer, Producer, Engineer
Rennie Pilgrem Producer, Remixing
Freestylers Producer
Matt Cantor Producer
Freq Nasty Producer
Def Engine Composer
Autry DeWalt II Composer
Jerry Tineo Composer
Lester Fernandez Composer
Stanley Gelber Composer
A. Baker Composer
M. McLaren Composer
Paul Poli Composer, Producer
T. Horn Composer
Will Adams Composer
A.J. Bernstein Composer, Producer
M. Dunn Composer
S. Cranny Composer, Producer
C. Sargent Composer, Producer
Karol A. Bailey Producer, Engineer
Keith Thornton Producer
The Nextmen Producer
D. House Composer
Alessandro Safina Composer
Alvertis Isbell Composer
Mark Yardley Remixing
Röyksopp Composer, Producer
Lee Rous Arranger, Producer
H Gray Composer
T. Gray Composer
D. Rock Composer
D. Wallace Composer, Producer, Engineer
Benny Benassi Arranger, Composer, Producer
Alex Sulivan Producer
Marc Bernard Composer
Adam Mills Arranger, Composer, Producer
Christian J. Remixing
Dean Meredith Producer
Andrew Meecham Producer
Kyu M. Lee Artwork
Mark Ford Producer
Dominic Butler Remixing
Ronnie Turner Producer
Cyantific Producer, Remixing
Million Dan Producer
Tim Sheriden Producer
Dave Gosset Producer
Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald Arranger, Producer
Brent Brehony Composer
Darin McFadyen Composer
Rodney Panton Composer
Alle Benassi Arranger, Producer
Carl Faure Composer
Abbie Gardner Arranger, Producer
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