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My Favorite Things
Eclectic Hip-Hop Jazz

MY FAVORITE THINGS #06 – Hosted by Psycut (France)

My Favorite Things #6 is a deep mix of beautiful and hard-to-get Jazz LPs like Benny Bailey on Saba, Attila Engin Group from Denmark, The Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble (Private US), and two Brazil Jazz LPs: Amanto Maita and Aquarius. I’ve selected the best of my recent digs on brand new …

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My Favorite Things
Eclectic

MY FAVORITE THINGS #05 – Hosted by Psycut

The My Favorite Things show is back! This episode is a mix of brand new Hip Hop Jazz (Antonio Farao feat. Snoop, Maurice Brown feat. Talib Kweli and 72 Soul), Broken Beat (Brién), and Nu Soul (Orice Jenkins feat. Erica Bryan and Tang Sauce) nuggets. As a tribute to Charles …

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Tribute Mixes
Hip-Hop

Tribute to ERICK SERMON – Selected & Mixed by DJ Psycut

Founding member of EPMD and Def Squad, Erick Sermon aka the Green Eyed Bandit is a legendary Producer & MC from Brentwood, Long Island. In my opinion he’s always been the funkiest producer on the East Coast. Through his records, I became interested in P-Funk, Zapp, Johnny Guitar Watson, to …

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My Favorite Things
Eclectic

MY FAVORITE THINGS #04 – Hosted by Psycut (France)

The title of the show is, of course, a tribute to John Coltrane, one of my all-time influences. A monthly journey of my musical landscape where I share my latest discoveries, Episode #04 is full of brand new Soul, Hip Hop, and Jazz Nuggets! TRACKLIST DJ Psycut – Intro Cold …

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My Favorite Things
Eclectic

MY FAVORITE THINGS – Show #03 (Hosted by Psycut)

My Favorite Things returns after a 2 month hiatus. This edition opens with the fantastic reedition of Gred Yoder with his track “Moondance” which sets the tone, halfway between Folk and Blue Eyed Soul. Thundercat steps up with the lead single from his newest LP featuring Michael McDonald. The US …

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My Favorite Things
Eclectic

MY FAVORITE THINGS #02 – Hosted by Psycut (France)

Hello dear friends! Here is my last edition of “My Favorite Things” for 2016 following the same formula that MIMS has always been about, the balance between “Future Classics & Forgotten Treasures” The mix opens with a mellow and festive vibe with the amazing Soulful 45′ from the New Holidays …

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My Favorite Things
Eclectic

MY FAVORITE THINGS #01 – Hosted by Psycut (France)

The title of the show is, of course, a tribute to John Coltrane, one of my all-time influences. A monthly journey of my musical landscape where I share my latest discoveries! Heavily influenced by my love for Soul, Folk and Jazz this first edition of the My Favorite Things mix …

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Herbie Hancock “Nobu” (1974)
Forgotten Treasures
Jazz

Forgotten Treasure: Herbie Hancock “Nobu” (1974)

As you put the needle on this record, you realize after a few seconds that it really wouldn’t take very much to transform this gem into a Techno track perhaps hidden deep in the Underground Resistance back catalogue. Add a heavier kick drum and bassline and voilà! All the techno legends …

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Future Classics
Modern Funk

Future Classic: First Touch “Knockout EP” (Omega Supreme Records)

Synth Funk has been on a steady climb for the past few years, the revival being lead by Dâm-Funk and other key players. Halfway beetween Clinton & Bootsy’s P-Funk, Boogie Funk, Modern Soul and Electro Funk, the Synth heavy Funk scene was huge in the late 70’s with acts like …

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Forgotten Treasures
Brazil

Forgotten Treasure: Marcos Resende & Index ‎”Festa Para Um Novo Rei” (1978)

Whoever said that you can sum up Brazilian music to Bossa Nova, Foro and Samba. This hard to find opus (only available on the original Philips vinyl release in 1978) by Marcos Resende & Index is a fantastic Jazz Fusion record and a prime example of the richness of the music …

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Forgotten Treasures
Hip-Hop Jazz

Forgotten Treasure: The Ahmad Jamal Trio “The Awakening” (1970) + Samples

Ahmad Jamal is without a doubt one of the last true jazz giants who is still active. Armed with his piano, the Pittsburg native delivered a legendary trio session at the beginning of the 70’s. After having produced close to 20 albums for Chess Records and sub-labels Argo and Cadet, …

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Forgotten Treasures
Soul

Forgotten Treasure: Society of Seven “Summertime” (1973)

Hailing from Hawaii, Society of Seven was a group that put out a few slept-on records in the early 70’s. Available only on the “Simply Ourselves” LP (Silver Sword Audio), the cover version of George Gershwin’s classic “Summertime” is a killer both on the Jazz Dancefloor and Soul / Funk …

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