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  • Downloadable link for the mix if anyone wants it for the car or whatever

  • New soulful selection up here, download link too in there -

    Gregory Porter - Holding On
    Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate
    Gloria Ann Taylor - Deep Inside of You
    Caroline Crawford - I'll Be Here For You
    Ashley Thomas - The Same Love That Made You Laugh 7"
    Colonel Red - Blue Eye Blak
    D'Angelo - Devil's Pie
    Jordan Rakei - Add The Bassline
    Omar - The Man
    Pete Kuzma Featuring Bilal - High & Dry
    Leroy Hutson - Love The Feeling
    Sonya Spence - Let Love Flow On
    Ethel Beatty - I Know You Care 7"
    Shider Family Band - Burnin'
    Big Lee Dowell - What I Done Wrong

    Had a Leonard Cohen tribute mix up a few weeks ago for his birthday that I didn't post here, but if you're into him you can listen here:


    Halloween-themed mix for the weekend that's in it!

    Lemonjelly - Experiment Number 6
    J Dilla - Requiem
    RJD2 - Ghostwriter
    Nightmares on Wax - 195 Lbs
    Richie Phoe - Thriller 7"
    Max Romeo - Chase The Devil 7"
    Charles Bradley - The World (Is Going Up In Flames) 7"
    Mighty Ryeders - Evil Vibrations 7"
    Hot 8 Brass Band - Ghost Town 7"
    Talking Heads - Psycho Killer
    Gorillaz - Dare
    Crazy P - Witch Doctor
    Mr Scruff - We Are Coming (Max Graef Remix)
    Fat Freddy's Drop - Shiverman
    Earl Bloody Finger - Ghost Dancing


    Election Special!

    Kai Alce - Amerika 7"
    Gil Scott Heron - Inner City Blues
    Brother Ali - Uncle Sam Goddamn
    Erykah Badu - Soldier
    A Tribe Called Quest - Midnight
    Common - Coldblooded
    D'Angelo - Wanna Go Back
    Willie Wright - Right On For The Darkness
    Curtis Mayfield - Future Shock
    The Notations - Super People
    Dawson Smith - I Don't Know If I Can Make It 7"
    Baby Huey - Hard Times
    The Honey Drippers - Impeach the President 7"
    Chocolate Milk - Actions Speak Louder Than Words
    Ernie Hines - Our Generation 7"
    The 24-Carat Black - Ghetto:Misfortune's Wealth 7"
    Anthony Castro - W.E.L.F.A.R.E.
    Tony Allen - N.E.P.A.
    Black Booby - B-Moves
    Gregory Porter - 1960 What? (Opolopo Kick & Bass Rerub)
    Prince - Mr Man (extended remix)
    Stevie - He's Misstra Know-It-All
    Donny Hathaway - What's Goin' On
    Marvin Gaye - Where Are We Going 7"
    Lonnie Liston Smith - A Chance For Peace 7"

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  • Put together a tribute mix to Roy Ayers ahead of his gig in The Sugar Club in a couple of weeks :)

    The Amalgamation of Soundz - Sunshine
    Kan Sano - Everybody Loves The Sunshine 7"
    Nuyorican Soul - Roy's Scat
    A Tribe Called Pharcyde - Bonita Keeps Passing Me By
    Roy Ayers Ubiquity - Red Black & Green
    X-Clan - Raise the Flag
    Simon S - Hummin' (Rework) 7"
    Silvia Striplin - You Can't Turn Me Away
    Jill Scott - Watching Me
    Pimps of Joytime feat. Roy Ayers - Honey Of Your Smile 7"
    Roy Ayers - Liquid Love 7"
    Virgin Ubiquity Remixed - Funk in the Hole
    4Hero feat. Roy Ayers - 2000 Black
    Ethel Beatty - I Know You Care 7"
    Ubiquity Remixed - Third Time (Jeremy's Late Night Rub)
    JTQ feat. Roy Ayers - Get Down To The Floor
    Roy Ayers - Don't Stop The Feeling 7"
    Woy Ayohhs - Love Will Bring Us Back Together
    R.A Ubiquity - Sanctified Feeling
    A Tribe Called Quest - Description Of A Fool
    Roy Ayers Ubiquity - Running Away
    Sylvia Striplin - Searchin'
    Norma Jean Bell/Moodymann - I'm The Baddest Bitch in this Room
    Virgin Ubiquity Remixed - Tarzan
    Roy Ayers - Reaching For the Highest Pleasure

  • Happy Xmas all, best of luck in 2017. Keep diggin' for tunes and thanks for listenin' :)

    Here's Part 1 of my Best of 2016, a selection of soul/jazz/latin/disco/liquid drum n bass, that Arnold Blair 7" is my favourite release of the year, just floored me when it came out - a real slice of 70s soul that had lain dormant

    Tracklist (there's a d/l link in the comments too):

    Arnold Blair - Finally Made It Home 7"
    Gregory Porter - Head of Steam
    Michael Kiwanuka - Black Man In A White World
    Sonya Spence - Let Love Flow On
    Big Lee Dowell - What I Done Wrong
    Pete Josef - The Travelling Song
    Dayme Arocena - El 4-5-6
    Hot 8 Brass Band - Sexual Healing (J Felix remix)
    Aged in Harmony - You're A Melody 7"
    Louis Vega - Turned On To You
    Domu - Give It Up
    Althea Forrest - Hey Mister
    Mary Clark - Take Me I'm Yours
    Karriem - I Love You
    Beckie Bell - Music Madness
    Symbol 8 - I Thought You Wanted To Dance
    The Mighty Zaf - Doin' It
    Moses Boyd - Drum Dance
    The Loop - On Our Way Home
    Calibre - Model Way

  • Here's a 2016 Part II Best Of I uploaded a few days ago, this is a bit more dancefloor-oriented:

    Tall Black Guy feat. Moonchild - I Will Never Know 7"
    Yvonne Verly - What Do You Feel?
    Oby Onyioha - Enjoy Your Life
    Anderson Paak - Am I Wrong?
    Kon - Tin Top
    Andres - Mighty Tribe
    JKriv & The Disco Machine - Can't Give It Up
    Amp Fiddler - Steppin'
    Joey Negro - Ride Like The Wind
    Stevie Wonder - Don't Make Me Wait Too Long
    DJ Koze - Operator
    Mono & Luvless - Never Gonna Leave
    Bing Ji Ling - Lonely People (Tokyo Black Star Club Retouch)
    Harvey Sutherland - Priestess
    Javonntte - These Words
    Yoshinori Hayashi - Waterwheel Scenery (DJ Sotofett’s Dubcurve Fix-Mix Feat.Osaruxo)
    Dan Kye - Ligo
    Giovanni D'Amico - Tanzania
    Philou Louzolo - Africa Arising
    Mugwisa International Xylophone Group - Jinja Pearls (Sam Jones Construct)
    Romare - Who Loves You?

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  • iamstop wrote: »
    Love your work man.

    Thank you sir, enjoy your mixes too. Happy New Year :)


    Episode 39 - Sweet Soul Sounds

    Bobby Womack - Across 110th Street (Bobby's Master Cut)
    Louie Vega feat. Cindy Mizelle & Lisa Fischer - Stop On By
    Leroy Hutson - All Because of You
    Darondo - True
    Bill Withers - Lovely Night For Dancing 7"
    Don Blackman - Heart's Desire 7"
    Sharon Revoal - Reaching for our Star 7"
    Aaron Neville - Hercules 7"
    Brief Encounter - Human 7"
    Arnold Blair - Trying To Get Next To You 7"
    Charles Bradley - This World (Is Going Up In Flames) 7"
    Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings - Window Shopping
    Milton Wright - The Silence That You Keep
    Myron & E - If I Gave You My Love 7"
    William DeVaughan - Be Thankful For What You've Got 7"
    Bobby Caldwell - Down For The Third Time 7"
    Big Brooklyn Red - Taking It Too Far 7"


    An all-45 celebration of Love :)
    Got the notion to do a one-take mix of styles across soul, jazz, funk, hiphop, disco - enjoy, feel the Love! :)

    D/L -

    Trevor Dandy - Is There Any Love?
    The Delphonics - Ready Or Not
    The Superlatives - I Don't Know How
    Barbara McNair - Here I Am Baby
    Smith - Baby It's You
    Detroit Emeralds - Let Me Take You In My Arms
    Camille Yarborough - Take Yo Praise
    Nicole Willis & Jimi Tenor Feat Tony Allen - All For You
    Herbie Hancock - Trust Me
    Georgia Anne Muldrow feat. Bilal - More & More (Remix)
    Erykah Badu - Honey (DJ Day Remix)
    Dr. Otto Gomez - Love Junkie
    J Dilla Feat. Pharoahe Monch ‎– Love
    The Emotions - Best of My Love
    Earth, Wind & Fire - Got To Get You Into My Life
    O Jays - Darlin' Baby
    Margie Joseph - Let's Stay Together
    Snowboy - Lucky Fellow
    Little Beaver - Listen To My Heartbeat
    King Tutt - You've Got Me Hung Up
    Bimbo Jet - Love To Love
    Alonzo Turner - Whoever Said It Pt. 2
    Petula Clark - I'm Not In Love
    Alice Russell feat. Natureboy - Sweet Is The Air

  • Took an extended break 'cos I'm up the walls but here's a new mix comprised of records I found while on holidays in Berlin.

    New and old releases, big 'n small, total cross-section of styles - beats/old skool hiphop/jazz/reggae/rare groove/soul/afrodisco/deep disco/deep house.. enjoy!

    Stroe Eliot - Virginia Woolf
    Nas - One Love
    Doug E. Fresh And The Get Fresh Crew - Keep Risin' To The Top
    Naughty NMX - Ain’t No Love 7"
    Sylvia Striplin - You Can't Turn Me Away 7"
    A Tribe Called Pharcyde - Lucien
    Cornell Dupree - Boogie Nights
    Nina Simone - Baltimore
    Anne & Anice Peters - Rock Your Body 7"
    Thelma Houston - To Know You Is To Love You
    Tommy McGee - Now That I Have You 7"
    Rita Wright - All You Need Is Love 7"
    Tanika Charles - Soul Run 7"
    Apotheke - War 7"
    Voil?a - Le Disco Des Capitales
    King Most - Turn the Music Up Marvin 7”
    Sandy Barber - I Think I'll Do Some Stepping On My Own
    Kenix - There's Never Been Noone Like You
    Seven Davis Jr - Sunday Morning
    Lay Far - Like The First Time
    Marvin Belton - Love Will Find A Way


    Steamboat Sounds - a selection from my local record shop in Limerick, Steamboat Records. Funk/Soul/Disco/Afrobeat/Electro/Disco bidness :)

    The Headhunters - God Made Me Funky 7”
    Zebra - Simple Song
    The Atomic Bomb Band - Fantastic Man
    Sons of the Kingdom - Modernization
    The Time - Wild & Loose
    Marijata - No Condition Is Permanent
    Susan Phillips - He Knows My Key Is Always In The Mailbox
    Blur - Ghost Ship
    Fat Freddy’s Drop - Hope
    Talking Heads - This Must Be The Place 7”
    Erlend Oye - Ghost Trains
    The Far Out Monster Disco Orchestra - Vendetta (Al Kent Main Mix)
    Loleatta Holloway- Love Sensation (Dimitri From Paris Classic Re-Edit)
    Double Exposure - My Love is Free (Danny Krivit Edit)
    Lemon Jelly - Nice Weather For Ducks 7”

  • Some Electric Picnic listenin' if you're looking for something on the spin up, wooooo!

  • Went back to college in September so uploads have gone on the back burner for a while, recorded a quick mixtape the other night while procrastinating over an essay

    Terry Callier - Lazarus Man
    Kamasi Washington - Truth
    The Impressions - Potent Love
    Milton Nascimento - Tudo Que Você Podia Ser
    Fatnotronic- Botoque
    Al 'Man' Muntzie & The Embraceables - We Are Steady Rockin'
    Christy Essien Igbokwe - You Can't Change A Man
    Tony Grey - You Are The One
    Hugh Masekela - Don't Go Lose It Baby
    Maurice Moore and Family Affair Band ‎– Everything That Shines Ain't Gold


    Taylor McFerrin - Visible/Invisible
    Doors - Riders on the Storm
    Quantic & Alice Russell With The Combo Bárbaro - I'll Keep My Light In My Window (Direct To Disc Version) 7"
    Donald Fagan - Snowbound
    Arnold Blair - Finally Made It Home 7"
    Wayne Snow - Rosie
    Snowboy - Lucky Fellow 7"
    Sweet Sensation - Mr Cool
    Muddy Waters - Blow Wind Blow
    JJ Cale - They Call Me The Breeze
    David Bowie - Wild Is The Wind
    Gil-Scott Heron & Brian Jackson - Winter In America
    Jimi Hendrix Experience - The Wind Cries Mary
    John Martyn - Bless The Weather
    Jeb Loy Nichols - Wintering of the Year 7"
    Elder Statesman - The Montreaux Sunrise 7"

    And here's one from last night, inspired by the scenes outside my window


    Very little time for tunes with college this year but recorded this last night - some great music coming from the new UK jazz heads in recent years, did a mix of some of my favourite tunes, enjoy!

    Skinny Pelembe - I Just Wanna Be Your Prisoner
    Reginald Omas Mamode IVth - You've Got
    Toshio Matsuura Group - Black Gold of the Sun
    Alfa Mist -Keep On
    Nubya Garcia - Hold
    EABS feat. Tenderlonious - Svantetic
    Shabaka Hutchings - Black Skin, Black Masks
    Joe Armon-Jones - Starting Today
    Yussef Kamaal - Low Rider
    Ezra Collective - Pablo The Philosopher
    Moses Boyd Exodus - Rye Lane Shuffle
    Fatima feat. The Eglo Live Band and Floating Points - Redlight (live)
    Henry Wu - Good Morning Peckham
    Andrew Ashing - Love The Way
    Kokoroko - Abusey Junction
    Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra - Journey in Satchinanda

  • Some great sounds going on there, keep up the good work!

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    Some soulful sounds to get you through your Sunday

    Ike White - Changin'
    Penny Goodwin - Too Soon You're Old 7"
    Bobby Womack - California Dreamin' 7"
    Bobby Rush - Chicken Heads 7"
    Pointer Sisters - Yes We Can Can 7"
    Darondo - True
    Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson - Angel Dust
    Creative Source - Pass the Feeling On 7"
    The Main Ingredient - Instant Love 7"
    Gentle - Easy Greasy 7"
    Stephen Reader - Undivided Love 7"
    Eighties Ladies - Turned On To You 7"
    Johnny Hammond - Tell Me What To Do
    Nancy Wilson - Sunshine

  • Now we're all cooped up I'm getting time again in the music room, here's two recent mixes -

    An Irish-only music mix on Paddy's, old and new

    A Bill Withers tribute mixtape

  • Some stuff I've been listening to lately, old and new


    Beverly Glenn Copeland - Sunset Village
    Huw Marc Bennett - Blue Lias
    Tony Allen & Damon Albarn - Go Back
    Aaron Frazer - Bad News
    Leon Bridges & Khruangbin - C-Sides
    Jordan Rakei - Wind Parade
    Madison McFerrin - No Time to Lose
    The Mighty Shamrocks - Condor Woman
    William Stuckey - Just Around The Corner
    CRAC - You're Everything To Me
    The Crusaders feat. BB King - Street Life
    Together - Teasing
    Jeff Floyd - Don't Leave Me
    Gabriels - Love & Hate in a Different Time
    Greg Foat - Symphonie Pacifique
    Tito Puente - Take Five
    Robin Jones Seven - El Maja
    Str4ta - Rhythm in Your Mind
    Matamba - The Quiet Ones
    JAM - Directions
    Red Rackem - In Love Again
    Nina Simone - Blackbird (remix)
    Roberta - Pleasure & Pain
    Galaxy Group - Lady Harlem