This Is Soul 5. New mix now up on Mixcloud.
12 slices of Soul, Funk, Jazz, Breaks.
01. John Dankworth & His Orchestra – Two-Piece Flower 02. Daly-Wilson Big Band – In Necessity 03. Christine McVie – No Road Is The Right Road 04. Crosby, Stills & Nash – Wooden Ships 05. Roy Porter Sound Machine – Jessica 06. Sly & The Family Stone – Remember Who You Are 07. The Ambassadors – I Really Love You 08. The Night Men – Tighten Up 09. Bernard Purdie – Shaft 10. Mike Longo – Matrix 11. Earth Wind & Fire – Fan The Fire 12. Rene Costy & His Music – Delirium
The second volume in Jazzman’s Jukebox Mambo compilation series is finally out and available to purchase on the Jazzman website!
Compiled by Jukebox Jam label honcho Liam Large, this release has been two years in the making and is a phenomenal showcase of Afro-Latin accents in Rhythm & Blues music from the late 1940’s to early 1960’s.
After Diggindia #1, another set featuring the treasures that SoFa brought back from latest trip in India.
This time with a psychedelic touch: funky breaks, ska & roll, sixties hindi beats & other hard to classify spaced out stuff.
Brand new Cold Rock Stuff 12” from Mac McRaw, Audessey & Oxygen now available on www.coldrockstuff.com
Full colour picture sleeve artwork by the fantastic Mr. Krum.
Limited Edition, 250 copies for sale (300 pressed)
The Last Skeptik’s new ep is called I Don’t Even Like You, 7 tracks deep, the ep features two vocal tracks.
It takes an electronic twist on his previous project, whilst maintaining the emotional, instrumental, soundtrack-rap.
Now available on BBE Records.
This track has been on heavy rotation around here…
All vinyl mix by Mac McRaw from the first Vinyl Veterans radio show. Cutting breaks & rocking doubles to make edits live (how it should be done). The full two hour show is available on totallyradio.com & also features a vinyl mix from the man Rob Life plus the resurrection of Oxygens Chemical Breakdowns show from NYC & the first play of the new Cold Rock Stuff 12″ produced by Mac McRaw.
This Is Soul 4. New mix now up on Mixcloud.
12 slices of Soul, Funk, Psychedelic, Rock, Breaks.
01. Albino Gorilla – Psychedelic Shack 02. Central Nervous System – A Heart That’s Cold 03. Power Of Zeus – The Sorcerer Of Isis (The Ritual Of The Mole) 04. The Persuaders – Love Gonna Pack Up (And Walk Out) 05. The Upsetters – Grab This Thing 06. Rock Explosion – Spinning Wheel 07. Sea Train – Sea Train 08. Bedlam – Seven Long Years 09. Renaissance – Spare Some Love 10. Rasa – Questions In My Mind 11. Head West – Changes 12. The Sweet Inspirations – Why Marry
DJ Sigher is a long time Digger and Producer for UK Hip Hop Group Gutter Snypes.
He’s been releasing some edits and unreleased soul gems through his new Super Disco Edits Label
Here’s a nice and soulful mix featuring loads of great and really rare tracks, put together by the man himself, for your listening pleasure.
Mista Charge – Taste Of Love | Leval – Our Love | Huntington Barber And Company – Shake It Up | Infinity – Queen Of My Universe | Formula LX-23 – Voyage Into Infinity | Vantage Point – All Night | Reflections – Reflex | Atlantis – Hung Up About You | Al Mason – Good Lovin | Marshal Donovan And Broomfield – Since I Found My Baby | Ebony Diamonds – I’m So Lucky | Sly Slick And The Wicked – The Prophet | Smile Street People – Smile | Jorun Bombay – Polaris | Jodesha And Star Ride – Star Ride | Last Generation – Just A Chance In Life | Elijah John Group – Keep A Little Love For Yourself | Poison – You Can’t Run Away From Yourself | Eon – We’ll Go On
‘Yokel Addicts presents…’ Is a new night out in Swindon UK.The night will focus on DJ’s from around the globe who’s love and passion for records reflects our own. DJ’s who still prefer to use vinyl and are still digging crates to find that perfect beat.
The guest DJ for our first night was the legendary DJ Format. We caught up with him after the gig where DJ Format talks vinyl collecting, traveling the globe and his long term obsession with rap 45’s.
This was recorded on a 4-track in Bo Baral’s aka Boris Geiger’s living room back in 1996.
200 copies were pressed and mainly sold at Florian Keller’s Into Something Parties and at one record store in Munich.
Copies rarely come up, but it’s such a great version of the classic Doors track and rocks every Party.
It’s been a while since I posted some 45s on the site. It’s 45 Friday after all, so here we go.
Alvin Robinson was born in New Orleans in 1937. In 1964, he recorded a version of Chris Kenner’s Something You Got, reaching the Billboard Hot 100 at no. 52.
Down Home Girl was released on Red Bird in 1964 and was covered by The Rolling Stones and The Coasters.
Olli Ahvenlahti is a Finnish pianist, composer and conductor, born in Helsinki, Finland in 1949.
The Poet was originally released on Love Records in Finland in 1976 and is now hard to find and expensive to acquire. The most sought after track, Grandma’s Rocking Chair, became very popular with dancers in the early 90s London acid/jazz scene due to its pace and percussion, and has appeared on many compilations since.
This Mr Bongo re-issue is packaged in their new and improved heavyweight card sleeves, pressed on high quality vinyl, with label designs and artwork as per the original release.
Wah Wah 45s now have over a dozen artists on their books, and many of them are featured on this exhaustive compilation, charting fifteen years of this fiercely independent soulful record label.
What started as a club night and 45s label by the late Chris Goss of Hospital Records became a fully formed record label captained by Dom Servini and Adam Scrimshire and this 26-track digital label compilation celebrates 15 years of Wah Wah 45s.
Wah Wah 45s – We Wah Fifteen will be available on October 13.
Following ‘A Town Called Imaginarium’ and ‘Imaginarium Remixed’, both released on Jus Like Music Records in 2013, Dutch producer Kratos Himself returns with a third EP for the label entitled Dandelion Seeds.
The six track EP delicately balances electronic beats and samples with fine instrumentation to create intricate songs.
“From ruins comes music and from music comes courage to confront the uncertain.”
Check out the new video by Rabbi Darkside – You & I & The Moon feat. DJ Rob Swift
Taken from the Prospect Avenue Album available on Bandcamp
Dali represents a special collaborative moment in time, captured in aural form, between Record Breakin’s own lil’dave and vocalist Lisa Preston (aka LP). Their debut release is a sample of their musical talents.
I’m in total shock right now because I just read that Praverb passed away today… What can I say. He was the first MC who blessed one of my tracks, the one I’m posting right now.
I wanted him to be on my new album but sadly it didn’t work out.
This is a sad reminder that life can be over in a second, so enjoy every moment.
My condolences to his family, wife and son.
A Go Fund Me page has been setup to cover the funeral costs, here
And the guys from Daily Concept have uploaded the Soulmade & Praverb – Progression b/w Maturation ep, released on 7″ vinyl 2 years ago. All money will go to Praverb’s family… Soulmade & Praverb – Progression b/w Maturation
‘Push’ sees the bridging of two minds, a spontaneous event of shared loops, ideas and vision. My Panda Shall Fly & Mau’lin join creative forces giving birth of five abstract free-form compositions. Having
followed each others work for some time the two found themselves in an East London Studio first commencing a sonic dialogue just days before Christmas.