Tribute Mixes

Tribute to THE DURUTTI COLUMN — Selected & Mixed by Kit Grill

via @kitgrill: “I was already a big fan of Vini Reilly but this gave me a chance to dig much deeper into the Durutti Column catalogue. It was tough choosing the tracks as he’s so prolific but the mix aims to give an overview of different styles, moods and compositions …

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Tribute to MJ COLE — Selected & Mixed by Ben Gomori

@bengomori “The tracks MJ Cole made in the first three years of his career from 1997-1999 are some of my biggest inspirations. The chopped-up, intricate, hard-grooving 4×4 garage sound that he pioneered built on the foundations that the likes of Todd Edwards and Grant Nelson laid, but I’d argue that …

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Tribute to NICK MARTINELLI — Selected & Mixed by Walla P

If you’re familiar with the Boogie/Funk scene, you’ve definitely came across the name “Nick Martinelli” in the credits somewhere; whether as a producer (solo or with his acolyte David Todd), as arranger, writer, mixing board or remix duties. He has contributed some of the most notable song within the genre, …

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Tribute to MANU DIBANGO — Selected & Mixed by DJ Kobal

Emmanuel N’Djoké Dibango, simply known as Manu Dibango was born on December 12th 1933 in Douala, Cameroon Upon his arrival in France after the second world war, he learns piano and saxophone during the 1950’s and discovers Jazz music. After many concerts in Africa he forms his first big band …

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Label Tribute to KING STREET SOUNDS (Part 3) – Selected & Mixed by The Rawsoul

Back with a final bunch of classic and forgotten jams from King Street Sounds and it’s sublabel Nite Grooves. We’re going even deeper in their imposing catalogue, showcasing mostly tracks from the late 90’s until the early 2000’s. Diverse sounds and inspirations courtesy of Kerri Chandler, Big Moses, Lil Louis, …

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Tribute to NORMAN CONNORS – Selected by Spacewalker

Gary Bartz once quipped, “Norman Connors is not a great drummer, I’m sure he’d tell you that”. Perhaps said tongue in cheek, Connors was objective enough to realize he wasn’t as gifted as some of his contemporaries – on the drums, that is. What he did have though, is a …

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Label Tribute to KING STREET SOUNDS (Part 2) – Selected & Mixed by The Rawsoul

Back with another bunch of classic and forgotten jams from King Street Sounds and it’s sublabel Nite Grooves. This time around, we’re going deep in their vast catalogue, showcasing mostly tracks from the mid to the late 90’s. Heavyweight deepness and soulfulness courtesy of Kerri Chandler, Mood II Swing, Masters …

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Tribute to DEEP SENSATION – Selected & Mixed by Fred Everything

When I mentioned to people that I wanted to do a tribute mix to Deep Sensation, I got a few quizzical looks. As I as slowly started naming a few tracks, there was a certain sense of recognition. “Oh yeah, I think I have a few of their records… but …

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Tribute to AFRICAN HEAD CHARGE – Selected & Mixed by Phil Larochelle

African Head Charge started life as a studio recording project in 1981 when the percussion talents of Bonjo Iyabinghi Noah combined with the studio wizardry of Adrian Sherwood. Bonjo had come to England from a Rasta camp in the hills of Clarendon, Jamaica. From as early as he can remember …

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