Tribute Mixes
Jazz

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

Text 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 Colectivo …

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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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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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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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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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Beats

Tribute to KENLO CRAQNUQUES – Selected by LEXIS

I love our tribute mix series which, like the website, covers a wide range of genres from house masters to  jazz legends back to more experimental beats. This is one that has been on my mind for some time. Kenlo Craqnuques is one of our homegrown heroes (grew up in Quebec …

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Jazz Soul & Funk

Tribute to DONALD BYRD – Selected by KOBAL

A lovely blend of some of the most beautiful that Donald Byrd, the genius of the trumpet has given us. A vinyl-only mix featurting music that he played or produced (The Blackbyrds). Mix by DJ Kobal (Montreal) – https://www.facebook.com/djkobal/ TRACKLIST Coming soon

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House / Techno

Tribute to FRANKIE KNUCKLES – Selected by The Rawsoul

When I woke up and found out that Frankie Knuckles was gone I was quite surprised but mostly very sad. I went straight to the basement and started digging all of his records, productions and remixes. As I started to listen to his music; sadness promptly faded away as his …

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House / Techno

Tribute to 95 NORTH – Selected & Mixed by AMATEUR AT PLAY

95 North (or any one of the roughly 10 aliases or so they’ve used during careers that span over two decades) consists of Doug Smith and Richard Payton, two DJs from the USA. In the photo above, Richard’s on the right and Doug is on the left. By their own admission, they’re …

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