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Scott K and Cole Medina vs. James Brown - I'm Satisfied (Box Music)


Heavy funk this time - Cole Medina has done it again. Along with Scott K and the Godfather himself, Box Music 003 'I'm Satisfied' proves to be a likely smash hit with music lovers whose tastes go from funk to house and over to the re-edit beards alike. No doubt there's no shortage of James Brown bootlegs and remakes in the world of electronic music, but this record is pretty sweet. 5 tracks, two of them heavy dancefloor corkers: "Believe Me That's Bad" and "Now That's What's Happening" that are just ripe with funky guitar, trumpet blasts, and JB rappin about being satisfied. And that bassline... as a good friend just mentioned to me, so well put: "That Cole sure knows his way around a bassline," Nail = head. Then we get 2 extremely handy dj tools - one with congas and one with the oh-so-popular cowbell that never ceases to please, both of which with catchy JB vocal quips that simply beg to be layered over a 4x4. The icing on the cake is James doing a great live PA announcement about how drugs are 'superbad'. Listen to the record here, and don't forget it's limited to 500 and comes on white vinyl. Check out Jesse Saunders in the clip below just laying into the crowd with that bassline...

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