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LOOSELY BASED ON THE 80'S NYC CUT N' PASTE DUO 'LATIN RASCALS', WHO WERE HUGELY INFLUENCIAL AT THE EARLY PART OF THE DECADE WITH THEIR RADIO SHOWS, REMIXES AND EXCLUSIVE REEL TO REEL EDITS, ESSEX BOYS ‘BEN SIMS’, ‘TONY ANDERSON’ , ‘PAUL MAC’ AND ‘MARK BROOM’ ALL OF WHOM HAVE A LONG HISTORY IN THE MUSIC BUSINESS AND RECORD COLLECTING, HAVE TAKEN ON THE PRINCIPLE IDEA OF THE ‘LATINS’ BUT GONE FURTHER THAN FREESTYLE, ELECTRO ETC.. AND EXTENDED THE MUSIC BOUNDARIES TO INCORPORATE RAVE, ACID HOUSE, SOUL, FUNK, DISCO, HIP HOP, BOOGIE RAP, REGGAE AND BEYOND.

THE PAST FEW YEARS THE GUYS TAKEN OVER ROOMS AT LONDON'S ‘SPLIT’ AND ‘RETRO-VERT’ PARTIES, PLUS ABROAD AT SPAINS ‘FLORIDA 135’ CLUB AND HOLLANDS ‘SOLAR’ FESTIVAL, PLAYING BACK TO BACK SETS, DIGGING DEEP INTO THEIR VAST COLLECTIONS AND DROPPING CLASSICS A PLENTY, FEATURING EVERYTHING FROM CYBOTRON TO CAMEO, BIG DADDY KANE TO BOHANNON, MANTRONIX TO MAN FRIDAY, LOOSE JOINTS TO LOOSE ENDS..

NOW PRIMARILY FOCUSING ON RADIO SHOWS HOSTED BY BEN AND TONY (BUT INCLUDING MIXES AND EDITS FROM PAUL AND MARK), THE BOYS HAVE GRACED LONDON’S LEGENDARY ‘CENTRE FORCE’ WITH A WEEKLY ‘WAY BACK WHENSDAY’ SHOW, SPINNING HOUSE, ACID HOUSE AND WAREHOUSE FAV’S AND MORE RECENTLY ON THE EQUALLY INFAMOUS ‘STOMP RADIO’, SPINNING SOUL, DISCO, FUNK AND MORE, PLUS REGULAR ESSEX RASCALS PODJAMS THAT ARE AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD FROM WWW.ESSEXRASCALS.COM AND ALSO IN THE PIPELINE, A GUEST MIX UP FORTHCOMING ON DAVE CLARKE’S ‘WHITE NOISE SHOW’ AND ‘RASCAL’ FLAVOURED SOLO PODCASTS CASTS BY BEN DUE SOON FOR CLUBBINGSPAIN.COM AND FABRICLONDON.COM.

JAN 20TH 2010 (7PM-10PM) WILL SEE THE BOYS RETURN TO THE ‘WAY BACK WHENSDAY’ SHOWS, THIS TIME ON THE MIGHTY WWW.DEEPFREQUENCY.COM, WITH A MONTHLY 3 HOUR SHOW , AGAIN HOSTED LIVE BY BEN AND TONY BUT FEATURING MIXES AND EDITS FROM ALL THE GUYS. EXPECTED A WIDE MIX OF QUALITY MUSIC, CRASHING THRU THE GENRE’S, ALL PRESENTED IN THEIR TYPICAL ‘PIRATE’ STYLE.

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