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Video Digs
Soul

Sam Cooke Documentary “Crossing Over”

via PBS: “In 1958, when Sam Cooke crossed over from gospel to popular music, he ran the risk of alienating his gospel fans by embracing “the devil’s music.” Instead, he set in motion a chain of events that altered the course of popular music and race relations in America. Narrated …

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Forgotten Treasures
Soul

Forgotten Treasure: “In the Rain” Various Versions

Cover versions have lead to countless favorite soul songs. Many times, a simple melody is thouroughly fleshed out by rich arrangements. However when its the other way around, covering a complex and profound soul song in other genres can lead to incredible results, given the emotional depth of the source …

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Mix Of The Day
House / Techno Soul

Classic Mixes: Theo Parrish “Methods of Movement” (2000)

If you’re a fan of Disco, Soul, Detroit Techno, Deep House and all around quality music, then the name Theo Parrish should already be familiar. Since the mid-90’s he’s become one of the most important names in contemporary electronic music. One of the few truly excellent Producer AND Dj he …

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Playlists
Boogie / Funk / Disco Soul

LET’S GET MARRIED (Dancing) – MIMS Playlist

For most DJs, doing a wedding gig can be one of the toughest challenges. Most of the time, the DJ is relegated to the role of human Juke box. But there are those people out there for who music plays a central role in their lives and they need some …

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Seven Davis Jr “Friends EP”
Future Classics
House / Techno Soul

Future Classic: Seven Davis Jr “Friends EP”

It’s no secret that we are big fans Seven Davis Jr. Probably not a surprise either because his blend of organic and soulful club music is the perfect mixture for any soul/funk/hiphop/house head. In case you haven’t heard of SDJR yet, the best current comparaisons I could make are Peven Everett, …

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Forgotten Treasures
Soul

Forgotten Treasure: The Montclairs “Dreaming Out of Season” (1972)

R&B/Soul bands were a dime a dozen in the early 70s. For every Dells and Temptations, there were so many vocal groups that tried to get a single on the charts. Many left us with one beautiful 45, but East St-Louis group The Montclairs were different and in a league …

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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: The Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band “Bacao Suave/Round & Round”

Truth & Soul Records frontman, DJ Akalepse, is back with another release on his offshoot label, Plane Jane Records. This time around he’s pushing the tropical steel drum sounds of Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band. You might remember the band from their cover version of 50 Cent’s “Pimp” back in …

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Forgotten Treasures
Soul

Forgotten Treasures: The Ikettes “Peaches & Cream” (1965)

Guest post by Montreal DJ, Ruby Jane following her guest spot on WEFUNK Radio. After getting a good haul of Soul/R&B 45s to add to my collection in preparation for Ottawa’s Double Barrel, a monthly 45 jam featuring DJ Magnificent and guests, I just had to put a set of …

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Playlists
Soul

SEXY TIME – MIMS Playlist

There is certainly no shortage of love / soulful / baby making anthems. We thought you might want to hear some of our favorite sexy time selections. Because nothing is worse than putting on a record and being thrown off by some weird track in there to break the mood. So …

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Playlists
Jazz Soul

SUNNY MORNING – MIMS Playlist

Here is a collection of tracks to listen to on a sunny morning. Whether you’re nice and rested after a good night or if you need a bit of help after a bit of a rough one. Music to cook some scrambled eggs for your loved one or to clean …

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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: Jacob Collier “Don’t You Worry About a Thing” (Scott C’s GOODS Touch Up)

Music Is My Sanctuary presents this brilliant Scott C remix of Jacob Collier‘s “Don’t You Worry Bout A Thing”, a Stevie Wonder standard. from Scott C: “I discovered the Youtube life of Jacob Collier only about a month ago. This amazing 19 year old London-based musician has mastered a gang …

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Forgotten Treasures Mixes
Soul

DIGGS DUKE “Forgotten Treasures Mix #18″

Here is the 18th mix in our FORGOTTEN TREASURES series where we ask some of our favorite artists to make us a mix showcasing a few of their influences. We give them carte blanche to play anything as long as it’s very personal to them. We are happy to present …

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