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Just got the test pressings for @djkdef & @thereal45king instrumental EP, Back To The Beat! • October release on Redefinition Records! • More info as we proceed • #45king #the45king #djkdef #kdef #redefrecords #redefinitionrecords #900number #stan #hardknocklife #chiefrocka #funkychild #newjersey #waxwars

Watch the video: www.redefinitionrecords.com/DoNotEnter • Or search youtube for “DON’T DO IT Music Video” • Filmed all over NYC one day in 2010, this is the last music video to ever be shot at @fatbeats historic record store before the closed • #fatbeats #musicvideo #canon7d #ysociety #damuthefudgemunk #redef #redefinitionrecords

Watch the video: www.redefinitionrecords.com/DoNotEnter • Or search youtube for “DON’T DO IT Music Video” • Filmed all over NYC one day in 2010, this is the last music video to ever be shot at @fatbeats historic record store before the closed • #fatbeats #musicvideo #canon7d #ysociety #damuthefudgemunk #redef #redefinitionrecords

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Surprise: Vinyl shipping + Soundcloud stream/free download tomorrow at www.redefinitionrecords.com (worldwide rls date is 9/2/2014) • Big up @flexmathews • Not an album, not a single, not an EP • #damuthefudgemunk #flexmathews #redefinitionrecords

Archive clip from 2008 • Damu on the #mpc2000 at the famous @fatbeats record store in NYC, demonstrating a few of the 30+ sounds/chops (no exaggeration) featured in his “Yes We Can” instrumental • This piece is now available on 12” vinyl, digital and CD. In stores worldwide on Damu’s “PUBLIC ASSEMBLY” album • Thanks to all who get appreciate and support Damu’s work • #damuthefudgemunk #fatbeats #recordstore #instrumentalhiphop #redef #akai #mpc #sp1200 #redefinitionrecords

HOW IT SHOULD SOUND VOL 1&2 Vinyl is back in stock at www.redefinitionrecords.com & record stores worldwide • Digital version on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon & Bandcamp • Tapes will be back in stock soon (new design via @strictlycassette) • #damuthefudgemunk #redefinitionrecords #howitshouldsound #instrumentalhiphop #washingtondc #strictlycassette #redef • www.redefinitionrecords.com

Download This • #redefinitionrecords #sonywalkman #tapewars #cassettewars #strictlycassette • Fun Fact: the Sony WM20 Walkman seen in lower right corner was the world’s smallest walkman. When closed it’s the exact size of a standard tape case. First made in 1983, it requires just 1 AA battery and even has Dolby NR • Get some new tapes at www.redefinitionrecords.com

Download This • #redefinitionrecords #sonywalkman #tapewars #cassettewars #strictlycassette • Fun Fact: the Sony WM20 Walkman seen in lower right corner was the world’s smallest walkman. When closed it’s the exact size of a standard tape case. First made in 1983, it requires just 1 AA battery and even has Dolby NR • Get some new tapes at www.redefinitionrecords.com

Klaus Layer’s “For The People Like Us” LP is out now. Digital/Vinyl formats.

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Supa Dave West joins the Redef crew!

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Congrats to @rawpoetic & @kevbrownpictures • Their new EP Concentrated Maneuvers is out now today and currently featured on the front page and hip-hop section of iTunes! • Digital out now, Vinyl in August • Design by @joebuckart, Mastered by @djkdef, Sequencing & Interludes by Damu • #rawpoetic #kevbrown #redefinitionrecords • https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/concentrated-maneuvers/id881480806

New vinyl, now shipping at www.redefinitionrecords.com incl Klaus Layer’s “For The People Like Us” & Re-Stocks of Damu’s “How It Should Sound” 2LP + “Spare Overtime” + “Public Assembly” • #klauslayer #damuthefudgemunk #howitshouldsound #captaincrook #redefinitionrecords #waxwars #eldasensei #kevbrown #djkdef #breakbeats #drums #instrumentalhiphop #joebuckart #djkdef • S/O @joebuckart @alkotabeats @kevbrownpictures @strictlycassette • Thanks to everyone for listening • Also on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, etc

New vinyl, now shipping at www.redefinitionrecords.com incl Klaus Layer’s “For The People Like Us” & Re-Stocks of Damu’s “How It Should Sound” 2LP + “Spare Overtime” + “Public Assembly” • #klauslayer #damuthefudgemunk #howitshouldsound #captaincrook #redefinitionrecords #waxwars #eldasensei #kevbrown #djkdef #breakbeats #drums #instrumentalhiphop #joebuckart #djkdef • S/O @joebuckart @alkotabeats @kevbrownpictures @strictlycassette • Thanks to everyone for listening • Also on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, etc

Just arrived! Klaus Layer’s “For The People Like Us” Vinyl (Blue & Black versions). This and a handful of new arrivals incl “How It Should Sound” 2LP will be in stock Monday July 14th at www.redefinitionrecords.com • Great handmade design via Linocut technique by our friend Mark at @strictlycassette • #klauslayer #berlin #germany #instrumentalhiphop #redefinitionrecords

How It Should Sound Vol 1&2 will be BACK IN STOCK later this week at www.redefinitionrecords.com along with several new releases & restocks • 2LP (2x12”), black vinyl • Thanks to everyone who listens and especially those who frequent our shop or buy our releases from our retail partners • #damuthefudgemunk #redefinitionrecords #howitshouldsound #redef #joebuckart • Design by @joebuckart

How It Should Sound Vol 1&2 will be BACK IN STOCK later this week at www.redefinitionrecords.com along with several new releases & restocks • 2LP (2x12”), black vinyl • Thanks to everyone who listens and especially those who frequent our shop or buy our releases from our retail partners • #damuthefudgemunk #redefinitionrecords #howitshouldsound #redef #joebuckart • Design by @joebuckart

Damu on the beats & mic. Previously vinyl-exclusive audio, liberated & free to download:

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After writing a critically acclaimed book (does @questlove count as a critic?), Root For The Villain, what does J-Zone do next? He… he learns how to play the drums and replicates hiphops favorite breakbeats!? Ok, J! • LUNCH BREAKS vinyl + tapes by J-Zone coming in September via Redef / @alkotabeats • Great photos via @daniellove & design by @strictlycassette • Mastered by @djkdef aka Redef’s Bob Power • #breakbeats #drums #waxwars #akai #emu #mpc #sp1200 #djkdef #jzone #jamaicaqueens #redefinitionrecords