Forgotten Treasure: Jill Scott “He Loves Me” (Chris Lum & Jay J Remix)
Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno

Forgotten Treasure: Jill Scott “He Loves Me” (Chris Lum & Jay J Remix)

Since we are on the Jill Scott remixes subject (I just posted a project called “Still Jill” from BamaLoveSoul) I figured i’d throw at least one of my favorite Jill remixes not included in their collection. This version of “He Loves Me” from Jill first record just reminds me so …

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Forgotten Treasure: Zed Bias & MC Juiceman – My Sound (Al Brown Remix)
Forgotten Treasures
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Forgotten Treasure: Zed Bias & MC Juiceman – My Sound – Al Brown Remix (1999)

The sound of flute. Do we hear that in songs anymore? It’s definitely one of the signature instruments for Disco, Italo, and sometimes yes – old school Garage. I’m really loving this 1999 UK Garage classic by Zed Bias and MC Juiceman “My Sound (Al Brown remix)” right now. Nostalgic …

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Forgotten Treasure: Sporty Thievz “Street Cinema 2″ [Produced by Pete Rock]
Forgotten Treasures
Hip-Hop

Forgotten Treasure: Sporty Thievz “Street Cinema 2” – Produced by Pete Rock (2000)

Oh, man: who remembers No Scrubs vs No Pigeons? Just thinking about that round in the battle of the sexes warps me back to the era of velour sweatsuits, FUBU jerseys and doofy-looking ski goggles. On a recent Toronto getaway, I dusted off the Thievz’ criminally slept-on Street Cinema and …

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Sivuca - Ain't No Sunshine
Forgotten Treasures
Soul

Forgotten Treasure: Sivuca “Ain’t No Sunshine” (1973)

Another forgotten treasure recovered from the 24 Hour vinyl marathon we did last week. This one is from our good homie Tronald Trump. He played the mid day set and had the studio and the chat room vibing the whole time! Tons of great Stones Throw / Doom type of …

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Forgotten Treasure: Chris Mac “Gal A Call Me Phone”
Forgotten Treasures
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Forgotten Treasure: Chris Mac “Gal A Call Me Phone” (2001)

Continuing on sharing “forgotten treasures” picks from one each Dj set from last weekend’s MIMS 24 Hour Vinyl Marathon. Make you check out the others here. So this one comes from Dr.Love‘s set. For those who don’t know hjm he is pretty much the most influencial and important guy to …

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Forgotten Treasure: Peter Godwin “French Emotions”
Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul & Funk

Forgotten Treasure: Peter Godwin “French Emotions” (1982)

Going to be sharing a few of my favorite selections from our pretty insane adventure we called 24 HOURS OF VINYL. It was a pretty huge success and it was, at least for me, one of the best moments of my year. So many dj’s came through with their vinyl …

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Forgotten Treasure: Jeru The Damaja “Mental Stamina”
Forgotten Treasures
Hip-Hop

Forgotten Treasure: Jeru The Damaja “Mental Stamina” (1994)

1994… As my good homie Sean Kosa just told me: “Back when hip hop was still beautiful noise, the sound of decay.” The 90’s aren’t going that far back but it’s always pretty mind blowing that back then radio stations like NYC’s Hot97 would support and play all the Jeru …

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Forgotten Treasure: Crema Púrpura “Pa’ Vacila” B-Side
Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasure: Crema Púrpura “Pa’ Vacila” B-Side (1973)

One of my favorite websites in the whole world is CancionesDelAyer.com, a message board whose main concern is to document the catalog of Latin American songs from yesteryear. Us Spanishes have an unctuously rich musical tradition, but only select nations are immediately recognized for their contributions to the sonic landscape, …

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Forgotten Treasure: Willie Lindo “Far & Distant”
Forgotten Treasures
Reggae Soul

Forgotten Treasure: Willie Lindo “Far & Distant” (1974)

A legendary session guitarist as well as producer for such greats as Beres Hammond and Maxi Priest, Willie Lindo is much too bright a gemstone to be left uncovered. I stumbled onto him on one of my YouTube-digging runs with the homie 80rock when we discovered Midnight, a sumptuous piece …

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