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The Breakdown 051: MISCELLANEOUS GRAB-BAG!

December 13, 2012

Welcome back everyone! I’ve just finished my last final today – which means it’s time to party! I trust that all your finals went well, too! If you’re not done yet, keep grinding!  We will see you on the dance floor very soon.. read on to find some of the club weapons you’re sure to hear when you’re out celebrating.

We’ve been getting these last few editions of The Breakdown stuffed pretty full up for you guys – and I’m gonna do my best to continue with that trend today. This edition is a touch smaller than the last few, but we’ve got a few free downloads for you below to help make up for that. We’ve got a big mixture of stuff for you below; ranging from trap to tech-house! There’s a couple holiday themed productions below, don’t overlook them!

Who remembers when Kannibalen Records was generous enough to give us Free Flesh Wednesdays a few months back? Well in true Christmas fashion, it’s back and bigger than ever! We’ve got the first two productions in their resurrection of Free Flesh Wednesdays for you below, so get to it!

Today’s content comes to us from; Kai Wachi, Apashe, MDK, Damn Kids and Adam Nics.

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Up first, in the Free Flesh Wednesdays series; we’ve got a thugged-out trap gem from Kannibalen Records member Kai WachiDevestating opens to a multitude of glitched-out vocal samples paired with an upbeat snare rhythm, which quickly switches into a pattern of hard, slow kicks and forceful claps just before the first break. Following a quick vocal build, we’re face-to-face with a fat-as-fuck drop that’s got some serious Bassnectar flair to it. Leading to the second build we’re treated to chirpy lasers and a serious bass line glitch. Those lasers get some extra oomph mid- and end-production, taking a step up in pitch and explosiveness at the same time.

Grab this free download from the player below and get your grime on!

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Up next for Free Flesh Wednesdays; Kannibalen Records‘ Apashe helps us get in the Christmas spirit with his rendition of The Nutcracker, NutBreaker. Opening with that ever-familiar melody; we’re quickly treated to some low-end buzzing bass,  playful vocal samples and an intense percussive line before a short break stands between us and the drop. Following a pair of wobbly bass teases, we’re met with the drop; which is comprised of crunchy synths, fluttery bass and hollow, hard-hitting drums. Bring back that familiar silver melody and you’ve got yourself a brand new Christmas favorite.

Grab this free download from Apashe’s Facebook page and get in the holiday spirit!

Follow Apashe on FacebookTwitter and SoundCloud!

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On the note of Christmas, we’ve got another holiday-themed free download for ya’ll to bump this season. MDK‘s most recent offering, SantaStep, is exactly what the title would lead you to believe; opening to some cheery sleigh bells and a subtle bass lead with the orchestrated flavor we’ve come to expect from MDK maintaining a largely holiday feel. The drop is full of wobbles, growls, bright synth stabs and a spacey top line. We’re even treated to a bpm-shift mid-production that stays with us right to the very end.

Grab this free download from MDK’s Facebook page and get in the holiday spirit!

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Switching things up, we’ve got an emotional remix from Damn Kids. I’ve been a big fan of this Pleasurekraft original for quite some time now and now it’s received a fresh new face lift from Damn Kids, which highlights his ability for airy atmospherics, on-point drum arrangements and creative vocal work. Deep, emotive bass and crisp cymbals make Skeleton Key (Damn Kids Remix) that perfect early A.M. tune to sway about to with your eyes closed. Get lost in this one!

Have a listen below and head over to Beatport and pick up your copy of NOW!

Head over to Beatport and pick up your copy of NOW!

Follow Damn Kids on FacebookTwitter and SoundCloud!

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Wrapping up today’s post, we’ve got a funky tech-house beat from Adam Nics. Fantastic, out tomorrow (Friday, Dec. 14) on Mjuzieekal Education Digitalis a feel-good, disco-laden, groovin’ gem that is guaranteed to get your feet moving; peppered with cheery vocal bits and full of low-end funky bass.

Have a listen below and head over to Beatport and pick up your copy TOMORROW!

Head over to Beatport and pick up your copy TOMORROW!

Follow Adam Nics on FacebookTwitter and SoundCloud!

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HAVE FUN THIS WEEKEND AND STAY SAFE!

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