Tribute Mixes
Jazz Soul

Tribute to NINA SIMONE – Mixed & Selected by Dj Kobal

I hand-picked 80 minutes of some of my favourite music recorded by The High Priestess of Soul. Nina Simone was a singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist who worked in a broad range of musical styles including classical, jazz, blues, folk, R&B, gospel, and pop. Follow Kobal’s Mixcloud …

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Tribute Mixes
Soul & Funk

Tribute to KASHIF – Mixed & Selected by Walla P

2016 just saw another Legend pass away. Kashif Saleem, previously known as Michael Jones, was one of the most prolific producers in the 1980’s, producing for acts such as Melba Moore, Evelyn Champagne King, Withney Houston, Howard Johnson and George Benson, just to name a few. On a personal note, …

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Tribute Mixes
House / Techno

Tribute to DJ DUKE – Selected & Mixed by The Rawsoul

There was a time in the New York underground House music history where DJ Duke was omnipresent. He founded his label, Power Music, in 1992 which later become a huge structure consisting of about ten sub labels around 1995. His massive body of work is really representative of the evolution …

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Tribute Mixes
Jazz

Tribute(s) to JOHN COLTRANE – Selected by Miguel Colectivo (Part 1)

Liner Notes by: Jesus Rodriguez There are no liner notes, essays or books that could ever really put just how vast the influence of John Coltrane is. Maybe a multiple-tome encyclopedia. Maybe. These liner notes will be no such attempt towards that. However, with this brand new mix conceptualized by …

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Tribute Mixes
Soul

Tribute to MARVIN GAYE – Selected by KOBAL

Since I was a teenager my love for soul music has been growing exponentially. Getting back to where this passion started for me, around 1985 I was listening as usual to my favorite radio station (Couleur3, the Swiss station) and “Is That Enough” from Marvin Gaye came on the air …

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Tribute Mixes
Jazz

Tribute to BOBBY HUTCHERSON

I was awakened this morning to the news that Bobby Hutcherson, the prolific, legendary and arguably jazz’s greatest vibraphonist has passed away. For music lovers, this scenario is all too familiar. For jazz heads however, this neverending cycle of loss doesn’t take pit stops. I would like to be able …

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Tribute Mixes
Soul & Funk

Tribute to LONNIE LISTON SMITH – Selected by Walla P

I remember the 1st time I heard of Lonnie Liston Smith; it was through the album credits of Jay-Z’s “Reasonable Doubt”. I’ve always been more intrigued with production rather than lyrics but still, I didn’t really catch on to his work until later on when I saw a video of …

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Tribute Mixes
Brazil

Tribute to MARCOS VALLE – Selected by SPACEWALKER

Marcos Valle burst onto the Brazilian music scene half a century ago as part, or to be more exact, the leader of the second wave of bossa nova songwriters and arrangers. Unlike a lot of his contemporaries, Valle refused to be stuck with the “bossa nova” tag, managing to reinvent …

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Tribute Mixes
Soul & Funk

Tribute to GIL SCOTT-HERON – Selected by KOBAL

Here is an absolute must in our growing series of Tribute mixes (check them out here), a wonderful homage crafted by our good friend and world class record digger, DJ Kobal. 90 minutes of some of the most beautiful music from Gil Scott-Heron, one of the most influencial and important …

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