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DJ Day “The Do-Over Tokyo”

Mix of the Day: DJ Day “The Do-Over Tokyo” (10.13.13)

Here is a mix to take with you, as you set out to tackle the last week of November. If music is truly your sanctuary, then this will take you there. When he’s not busy making top notch albums and holding down his weekly at The Ace Hotel in Palm …

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Afrolicious “Pleasure Power / Pleasure Time”
Future Classics

Future Classic: Afrolicious “Pleasure Power / Pleasure Time”

The seminal Afro-funk outfit, San Francisco’s very own, Afrolicious, are back again with a couple of brand new ep’s, “Pleasure Power” and ‘Pleasure Time.’ If you’ve ever been to their weekly party that goes down at The Elbo Room every Thursday in the Mission District, you know that it’s one …

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Future Classics
Hip-Hop Soul

Future Classic: Ohmega Watts “Pieces of a Dream”

The ever so talented Ohmega Watts, as of today, has dropped his newest album, “Pieces of a Dream” on the highly lauded indie label, Mellow Orange Music. After a thorough listening of the album, one can conclude that Mr. Watts maintains what we’ve all come to know of as his …

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Dj Mixes
Disco Soul Soul & Funk

Mix of the Day: Claas Brieler (Jazzanova) “Soul, Boogie and Funk Mix”

Here’s a rather tastefully crafted mix by Claas Brieler, founding member of Jazzanova and Sonar Kollektiv Records. The mix, itself, is a nice fusion of funk, soul, boogie, disco and jazz. Definitely some serious heat throughout this sonic blender of soulful grooves; perfect for the headphones, entertaining guests at a …

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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: Omar “Ordinary Day”

Undoubtedly, Omar‘s “The Man” is one of the best albums of 2013. The album is chalk full of soul that touches on a multitude of genres, further showcasing the range of the already legendary British soul singer. While we are all quite familiar with the title track of the album, …

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Future Classics
Jazz

Future Classic: Gregory Porter “Liquid Spirit”

Gregory Porter has a new album dropping in September of this year, marking his first release on the historic Blue Note record label. The title track, “Liquid Spirit“, embodies the fusion of jazz, soul, blues and gospel that we’ve come to know Mr. Porter for. After catching his amazing performance …

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Dj Mixes

Mix of the Day: Jeremy Sole “The Do-Over L.A” (6.9.2013)

“This edition of “Mix of The Day” comes to us courteous of the one and only, Jeremy Sole, by way of The Do-Over in Los Angeles.  On top of being one of the nicest guys in the game, Jeremy is one of my favourite DJ’s out there.  His eclectic sets …

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Future Classics
Disco Jazz Soul & Funk

Future Classic: Donald Byrd “Dominoes” (J Boogie Edit)

Here’s a super funky edit of the live version of Donald Byrd’s “Dominoes” by one of my favourite dudes from around the way, the one and only, J-Boogie. Mr. Boogie did a nice job of beefing up this timeless classic for the dance floor, making it a staple go to …

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Dj Mixes
Disco Jazz Soul & Funk

Mix of the day: J Boogie “Vintage Diversity: A Tribute to Donald Byrd”

from J-Boogie: “Donald Byrd has been a huge influence to myself and several other DJs and producers in the game since the Blue Note era. He was one of the first to bridge the gab between jazz, funk, soul and hip hop over several generations. Sampled by everybody from Black …

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Music Documentaries
Disco Soul & Funk

“The Godfather of Disco” Documentary on Mel Cheren & West-End Records

This documentary is more than just about the life of Mel Cheren, it’s a a great time capsule for what was a great era in New York City club culture; the burgeoning disco sound, unified dance floors consisting of every race and sex and a record label that wasn’t afraid …

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Luke Native - Nordic Trax
Interviews
House / Techno

Luke Mckeehan Interview (Vancouver, Nordic Trax)

It gives me great pleasure to present to you the one and only, Luke Mckeehan; a trailblazer in his own right, the man wears many hats on the daily grind. Internationally he’s known as a world class house DJ and the founding father of Canada’s perennial house label, Nordic Trax. …

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Dj Mixes
Soul

Mix of the Day: Hubbz “Natural Instinct” 45’s Mix

My brother from another mother, the one and only, DJ Hubbz, just dropped a new all 45 mix for the heads. This mix is a seamless fusion of funk, cumbia, dub & latin infused beats. On top of being one of the nicest guys around, Hubbz is one of the …

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