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Forgotten Treasures
Soul

Forgotten Treasure: Perk Badger “Do Your Stuff” (1966)

Last week we wrote about some of the absolute worst examples of advertising campaigns using music or featuring the musicians as celebrity endorsers. (Link) On the flip side, sometimes it does work out brilliantly. In this case, Nike of the best advertisers of the last 40 years goes digging deep …

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Mukatsuku
Guest Mix
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Guest Mix #50: NIK WESTON (Mukatsuku Records, UK)

Special guest mix by MUKATSUKU head honcho and digger extraordinaire: NIK WESTON! Nik Weston is a DJ, music producer, record label owner of Mukatsuku Records and music buyer for Juno Records. Based out of London, UK, he was from the late 1990s to 2007 a key player in the promotion …

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Tribute Mixes
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Tribute to CAMEO – Selected by Psycut

I was born in the suburbs of Paris in 1982 and I am not ashamed to say that the very first time I heard about Cameo was in the lyrics of IAM’s “Je Danse Le Mia” (1994) I later bought my first Cameo album title “Cardiac Arrest” released in 1977 …

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Guest Mix
Latin Soul Worldwide Sounds

Guest Mix #40: CHRISTIAN MARTIR (Sociedad Records, NYC)

via Christian Martir: “The mix was inspired by the soul and vibrations of New York City. The music of this mix refelcts the internal conversations we have during the commute we take from our homes to our busy lives. As we pass the various neighnoorhoods and go from underground to …

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Forgotten Treasures
Worldwide Sounds

Forgotten Treasure: Rob “Make It Fast, Make It Slow” (1978)

Everybody around me knows how passionate I am about finding the original songs that have been sampled by my favorites beatmakers. I think this is something that a lot of us music nerds love doing. This obsession is the reason why I listen to so much different kind of music …

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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: Mister Jason Has A Posse (DJ Format’s “A-Z Of Classic Breaks” Remix)

The drumbreak is the cornerstone of record digging, beatmaking and general vinyl nerdery. Well this DJ Format track is the epitome of break mixing; literraly covering the lexicon of classic drumbreaks. Each letter of the alphabet is associated with one or more drum break and an MC performs alphabetical aerobics …

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Mix Of The Day
Soul

Mix of the Day: Cratery #61 (by Arcee, Kaewonder, & DJ Serious)

Here is a fantastic mix from the Toronto based collective known as Cratery. We had the pleasure of having 2 of 3 members drop an amazing set at our 24 Hours of Vinyl event in Toronto (which you can check here). But mostly, right now you should check out Cratery …

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Mix Of The Day
Jazz Soul

Lexis (MIMS) – Guest Mix on WEFUNK Radio

It was an honour to finally to do a guest session for a radio show and 2 DJ’s who I have a ton of respect for. WEFUNK is a weekly radio mix-show, hosted and produced for more than a decade by Montreal DJs Professor Groove and DJ Static. They have …

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Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco Disco

Forgotten Treasure: Funky Rainbow “What I Want Is What I Get” (1979)

Who ever said that the US has the monopoly on great Disco Funk? This UFO all the way from Trinidad & Tobago circa 1979 is there to disprove that notion. I found this awesome record from Funky Rainbow in the 45’s collector bin of Mike Vault, the famous British record …

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Forgotten Treasures Compilations
Boogie / Funk / Disco Jazz Soul

MIMS “Forgotten Treasures Compilation #4″

Here is fourth compilation of ”forgotten treasures” which is – if you’re new here – one of the pillars of this website. The idea is to ask our DJ and Producer and all around Music Junky friends to pick one track they’d like to share with you. The fourth volume …

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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: Menahan Street Band “The Crossing”

Brooklyn-based collective Menahan Street Band hit the scene with their first release Make the Road by Walking on Daptone subsidiary Dunham records in 2008. It’s eponymous single made waves as it was sampled by Jay-Z (RocBoys) but the album was an amazing collection of afrobeat,funk and ethio-jazz compositions that had …

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Mix Of The Day
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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