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Versions ‘Dance Girl’

We love great cover versions to our favorite songs and often times, one version outshines the other which makes it the obvious choice of choosing what to play out. But what happens when there are three versions that are all … Continue reading

Criminal Minded 7” Boxset

45’s / 7” have always been our main focus here at Hot Peas & Butta, but lately some of our favorite labels have been releasing limited edition cassette tapes to go along with their releases. Well Get On Down has … Continue reading

Roy Porter Sound Machine “Party Time”

We love original pressings, it’s what separates the heavy collector from the rest of the pack. So if you want to call us vinyl snobs then by all means do so. But every once in awhile there’s a proper reissue … Continue reading

Steady Bootleggin’

We enjoy finding out about and receiving bootleg 7” edits that totally flip songs that we’re already in love with and making us love them even more. But when we received this mystery 45 a week ago in the office … Continue reading

Third Coast Kings “Just Move”

Record Kicks Third Coast Kings are back with their latest radio single “Just Move” from their upcoming highly anticipated album, West Grand Boulevard. Recorded and mixed in Ann Arbour, Michigan by producer Nate Goldentone (The Liberators, Dojo Cuts) with the … Continue reading

Ximeno Records 04

There’s so man great labels pressing and releasing good music, why would you settle for what’s on the radio or at your local commercial clubs? With that being said, Ximeno Records is back with their 4th release from the label … Continue reading

Social Lovers “Call Me Up” 7”

We’ve covered all sorts of music here at Hot Peas & Butta, from Funk & Soul to Soundtracks and even the occasional oddities. But we’ve never covered a House tune and especially one as funky as the new Social Lovers … Continue reading

Funky Little Boxes (Paul Soul)

We know that we say it all the time but we really are honored that people send us photos of their 45 boxes to be featured on our site and we genuinely get excited every time that we receive an … Continue reading

Mr. Thing’s ‘Strange Breaks’

One of our favorite DJ’s, record collectors and finder of rare gems that you don’t have in your collection, hands down goes to our fellow digger from across the way, Mr. Thing. If you’re not up on this guy then … Continue reading

The Dominatrix Sleeps 45

“The Dominatrix Sleeps Tonight” merges 80’s pop sensibilities with the bubbling freestyle movement that was happening at that time. It’s a simple enough tune except one thing – this song is so good! Largely ignored by MTV due to its … Continue reading