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The Cold Crush Brothers' Charlie Chase (1998)

Interview by Frank Broughton, Rock's Backpages audio, 1 October 1998

From discovering the breaks to the most enthralling stage act in hip hop's first decade, Cold Crush Brothers' Charlie Chase — a rare Hispanic DJ — takes us back to the park jams and the PALs, and the DJs like Bam, Flash and Theodore.

File format: mp3; file size: 54.4mb, interview length: 59' 27" sound quality: ****

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