Thursday, 24 December 2009

Wandering like a Dream

Another mixed bag

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DJ Food - The Illecktrik Hoax (ft Natural Self)
Frank Wilson - do I love you (indeed I do)
Max Tundra - MBGATE
Dorian Concept - Trilingual Dance Sexperience
Calexico - the black light
Larry Heard - Serene
Alice Russell - Hurry On Now
Little Dragon - Feathers
Cobblestone Jazz - What you want (edit)
Ursula Rucker - Untitled ft King Britt
Raphael Saadiq - Skyy, can you feel me
Mum - Sleep-swim
Overdub (Patti Smith vs The Cinematic Orchestra)- Helpless Every Day
Up, Bustle and Out - Havana's Streets
Erykah Badu - That Hump
Mayer Hawthorne - Just ain't gonna work out
Jazz Liberatorz- the return ft. Sadat X
Christian Prommer's Drum Lessons - higher state of consciousness
Ahmad Jamal - stompin at the savoy
Amp Fiddler - I'm doing fine (BBC session)
Suede - The Power

Thursday, 17 December 2009

December Funk

Here's some funk to warm you up for December!

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1.Betty Davis-Funk
2. Betty Davis-Git In Here
3. Prince-Hide The Bone
4. Marvin Gaye-Far Cry
5. Nite Liters-Anything Goes
6. Jay Mitchell-Funky Fever
7. The Soul Destroyers ft Sharon Jackson-Fakin Out
8. Innersouls - Just take your time
9. 6ix Toys-Giggle
10. Sound Stylistics-Get ya some
11. Jimmy Castor Bunch-A groove will make you move
12. The Soul Snatchers - Sniffin and Snatchin
13. Dewey Terry - On My Feet (what I did on the street)
14. Baby Huey - Listen To Me
15. Gil Scott-Heron - The Bottle (live)

Monday, 14 December 2009

Thievery Corporation

I've done a mix of Thievery Corporation tracks with a few snippets of interview stuff to give a little picture of the guys behind the music.

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elis affair
the glass bead game
universal highness
shaolin satellite
2001 spliff odyssey
omid (hope)
liberation front
exilio (exile)
hare krsna
lebonese blonde
shadow of ourselves
el pueblo unido
the richest man in babylon
the mirror conspiracy
le monde
until morning

Monday, 2 November 2009


I'm going to Marrakesh tomorrow morning on holiday so thought I'd put together a mix.

To Download

Peace Orchestra - Marakesh
9 Lazy 9 - Skarakesh
Erik Truffaz - The Mask
Bonobo - Pick Up
Herbert - Suddenly
Tru'me - W.A.R
Domu - The long way up
Emanative - Illusions
Alif Tree - Forgotten Places
Emanative - Space In Veda
Bonobo - Change Down
Bachir Attar - The Next Dream

Monday, 19 October 2009


To Download

Lamont Dozier - Peddlin music on the side
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - More love
Barbara Lewis - Baby I'm yours
Skull Snaps - Turn my back on love
Arthur Conley - Who's foolin who
Johnnie Taylor - Steal away
Bobby Womack - If you think your lonely now
Isaac Hayes - Do your thing
Bob James - Dream journey
The Whatnauts - Message from a black man
Minnie Ripperton - You feel what I'm saying
Jimmy McGriff - Girl talk
Esther Phillips - Release me

Thursday, 15 October 2009


Thought I do a bit of house type stuff. I've been reluctant to before because I don't exactly do proper mixing but hey...

To Download

Jamie Principle and Frankie Knuckles - Your Love
Chic - Jack le Freak
Norma Jean Bell - I'm the baddest bitch (Moodymann 7" mix)
Loose Joints - Is it all over my face
Trusme - Trusus
Moodymann - People
Cybertron - Clear
New Order - World (The Price of Love)
Prince - Jerk Out
Innerzone Orchestra - Bug in the bassbin

Saturday, 19 September 2009


Bit different from the usual, atmospheric?

To download

Miles Davis - in a silent way
Mogwai - christmas steps
Massive Attack - angel
!!! - when the going gets tough the tough get krazee
Arcade Fire - neighborhood #3(power cut)
Jimmy Chamberlain Project - streetcrawler
Jimi Hendrix - third stone from the sun
Mogwai - mogwai fear satan

Sunday, 23 August 2009

August Funk

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Betty Davis - Funk
The Blenders Ltd - You got it all
The Sound Stylistics - Get ya some
Milton Wright - Let's take a break
Skull Snaps - It's a new day
Hamilton Bohannon - The Bohannon Walk
Sound Experience - He's looking good & moving fast
Jimmy Castor Bunch - A groove will make you move
Betty Davis - Git in there
Michael Jackson - Workin day and night
Prince - Hide the bone
Marvin Gaye - Far cry
Nite-Liters - K Jee
Jay Mitchell - Funky fever
The Sound Stylistics - Keeping on
The Rebirth - Shake It
T-Connection - Funky lady
Maynard Ferguson - Gonna Fly Now

Tuesday, 4 August 2009

Summer 1

Some sweet sounds for the summer

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The New Mastersounds - Your Love is Mine ft. Corinne Bailey Rae (Nostalgia 77 remix)
Curtis Mayfield - Trippin Out
Roy Ayers - Runnin Away
Grant Green - Hurt So Bad
Donald Byrd - Think Twice
Nightmares on Wax - Chime Out
Marvin Gaye - All The Way Around
The Isley Brothers - That Lady (parts 1 & 2)
Jay Mitchell & The Mitchellites - I am the man for you baby
Raphael Saadiq - Keep Marchin
Michael Jackson - Off The Wall
Mark Rae - Medicine
The O'Jays - Time to Get Down
Donald Byrd - Places & Spaces
Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves the Sunshine
The Staple Singers - Let's Do It Again

Sunday, 26 July 2009


Some deep and soulful sounds

Burial - Untrue

Theo Parrish - Sweet Sticky

Ammon Contact - Good Life To Groove Merchant

Richard Davis - Breathe

Moodymann - Forevernevermore

Theo Parrish - Dark Patterns

Soulphiction - I Just Wait

Emanative - We Travel The Spacebeats

Intersperse - Du Bi True

Blame & Odyssey - Twin Moon

Ammon Contact - Healing Vibrations

Vincent - Golden Gate

Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators - Soul Investigators Theme

Thursday, 16 July 2009

Zentrip 2

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Nightmares on Wax - I Am You

Thievery Corporation - Heaven's Gonna Burn Your Eyes

Boozoo Bajou - Same Sun
Bob Holroyd - Adrift in Kerala

Boozoo Bajou - Tonschraube
Desmond Williams - Theme from a Dream

Peace Orchestra - Domination
Koop - Glomd

Fat Freddy's Drop - Ernie

Nightmares on Wax - You Wish

Jazzanova ft. Paul Randolph - Dial a Cliche

Thievery Corporation - Until the Morning

Mudd - Children & Fire
Dwight Trible & The Life Force Trio - Love Is The Answer

Saturday, 4 July 2009

Zentrip 3

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1. Husky Rescue - Good Man
2. Mum - Green grass of tunnel
3. Husky Rescue - New light of tomrrow
4. Mouse on Mars - Download Sofist
5. AIM - The girl who fell through the ice
6. Roberta Flack - Killing me softly with his song
7. Beth Gibbons & Rustin Man - Mysteries
8. Yann Tiersen - La valse d'amelie (orchestra version)
9. Pink Floyd - come in number 51, your time is up
10. Jerry Garcia - Love scene
11. Pink Floyd - unknown song
12. Fink - pills in my pocket
13. Cinematic Orchestra - Burn out
14. Michael Andrews - Philsophy of time travel
15. Four Tet - Castles made of sand
16. Jimi Hendrix - Rainy day dream away

Saturday, 13 June 2009


I put this together for a bank holiday down in Brighton in August 2008 so thought I'd stick it up. Can you guess which artist I was loving at the time? (and still am!)

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Moodymann - I can't kick this feelin when it hits
Moodymann - Black Mahagani
Booka Shade - Pong Pang
Trentemoller - Chameleon
Galaxy 2 Galaxy - Transition
Trentemoller - Killer Kat
Moodymann - Dem Young Sconies
Tosca - Damentag
Dzihan & Kamien - After
Koop - Tonight (Nicola Conte new jazz version)
Xpolding Plastix - Funnybones, Lazylegs
Moodymann - Back on Bakers (on Livernois)

Saturday, 23 May 2009

Laid Back Jazz

Some laid back jazz for the Bank Holiday

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Quincy Jones - Odd Ball
Jimmy Smith - Sunny
Eumir Deodato - Baubles, Bangles & Beads

The Ramsey Lewis Trio - Concierto De Aranjuez

Bob James - Feel Like Making Love

The Ramsey Lewis Trio - People Make the World Go Round

Freddie Hubbard - Sky Dive

Bobby Hutcherson - For Heaven's Sake

Miles Davis -Generique

Nat Adderley - Home

Ahmad Jamal - Ahmad's Blues

Eumir Deodato - Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun

Thursday, 7 May 2009

Zentrip 1

Bugge Wesseltoft - Heim

The Cinematic Orchestra - Dawn
Funki Porcini - Sleepy
9 Lazy 9 - Very Gently
Peace Orchestra - The Man Part One
DJ Krush - Coffee Talk
Tosca - Doris Dub
Thievery Corporation - One
Waldeck - It Comes from You
Miles Davis/Bill Laswell - He Loved Him Madly
Boozoo Bajou - Barkensignal
Lonnie Liston Smith - Floating Through Space
Boards of Canada - Wildlife Analysis
Fridge - Harmonics
Tosca - Pearl Off

Sunday, 5 April 2009

Serious Funk

Put together for a party

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Mandrill - Universal Rhythms
Soil& Pimp Sessions - Makuroke
The Herbaliser - Shattered Soul
The Souljazz Orchestra - Insurrection
James Brown - Give it up or turn it loose (remix)
Fred Wesley & The JBs - Make me what you want me to be
Soil & Pimp Sessions - Funky Goldman
Arthur Adams - Do what cha doin
A Taste of Honey - Boogie Oogie Oogie
Gap Band - Baby Baba Boogie
Smokey Robinson - Get Ready
Rose Royce - Car Wash
The Unemployed - The Funky Song
Odyssey - Going back to my roots
Lonnie Liston Smith - Explorations

Covers Session

I was inspired by a conversation we had at work about the Easy Star All Stars covers albums so I put together some covers I've got.

1. Pleasure Beach - Smells Like Teen Spirit (Nirvana)
Hammond organ wonder

2. Lord Sitar - I Am The Walrus (The Beatles)
Does what it says on the tin

3. Mongo Santamaria - Green Onions (Booker T and the MGs)
More organ delights

4. Creedence Clearwater Revival - The Night Time is the Right Time (Ray Charles)
The Dude would be proud

5. King Curtis - Whole Lotta Love (Led Zep)
The amazing King Curtis on Sax, from the live album

6. John Schroeder - Papa's Got a Brand New Bag (James Brown)
The organ keeps coming back

7. Creative Source - Who Is He and What Is He To You (Bill Withers)
A classic cover of a classic song, so good the full 11 minute version is here.

8. Hot 8 Brass Band - Sexual Healing (Marvin Gaye)
A brilliantly fun cover!

9. D'Angelo - Get Up, Sex Machine (James Brown)
And who's that on vocals? Tom Jones what?!

10. Prince - Ain't No Sunshine (Bill Withers)
The funk is definately here, listen to that Larry Graham bass!

11. Amp Fiddler - Too High (Stevie Wonder)
From Prince's former keyboardist. Produced by Detroit master Carl Craig.

12. Lewis Taylor - Everyone Here Wants You (Jeff Buckley)
The great British Soul man covers a great song.

13. Waldeck - This Isn't Maybe (Chet Baker - This is Always)
Chilled out bass line.

14. Nostalgia 77 ft. Alice Russell - Seven Nation Army (Grant Phabao Remix)
Dub Reggae from a great collaboration

15. Jay Mitchell - Mustang Sally (Mack Rice)
You'll definately know the Wilson Pickett version. This 13 minute monster is my
all time favourite cover, what an extended bass and drums performance.Let the
drummer ride!!


Some serious groove.

1. 24 Carat Black - Mother's Day
2. The Rebirth - Walk Talkin Mizell (until we meet again)
3. Ester Phillips - I'll hope you will be very unhappy without me
4. Michael Orr - Spread Love
5. Latimore - Sweet Vibrations
6. Gap Band - Shake
7. Brass Construction - Get Up and Get Down
8. Kleeer - Tonight
9. Positive Force - We Got The Funk
10. Donna Summer & Giorgio Moroder - On the Radio
11. Mandrill - I refuse to smile
12. The Ramsey Lewis Trio - People Make the World Go Round
13. Freddie Hubbard - Povo


all about the bass

1. Intro - Jurassic 5 - This is
2. Kyoto Jazz Massive - The Habit ft DJ Krush
3. Blackalicious - First In Flight
4. Dead Prez -You'll Find a Way
5. Meat Beat Manifesto - Supersoul
6. Viktor Duplaix - Looking for Love (Bugz In The Attic remix)
7. Atjazz - Its Complete
8. Kyoto Jazz Massive - Souffles H (St Club mix)
9. Les Rhythm Digitales - From Disco To Disco
10. Meat Beat Manifesto - Dynamite Fresh
11. Moloko - Forever More (Fancois K vocal mix)
12. Underworld - Two Months Off
13. Boards of Canada - Aquarius
14. Funki Porcini - The Great Drive By

Straight Funk

straight funk

1. Fred Wesley & The JBs-Blow your head
2. Prince-Jelly Jam
3. Prince-So Fine
4. Pleasure-Glide
5. Sea Level-Fifty Four
6. Bar Kays-Open your heart
7. Starvue-Body Fusion
8. James Mason-Sweet power your embrace
9. Sylvia Striplin-Give me your love
10. Salsoul Orchestra-How high ft Cognac
11. Arthur Adams-That's the way you move
12. Mystic Moods Orchestra-Cosmic Sea

Surf Rock

Instrumental surf rock this time

1. The Continental Four-Scramble
2. The Dissonaires-Blitzkrieg
3. The Gamblers-Moon Dawg!
4. Frankie Gem-Crystal Rock
5. Dominic & The Dominos-Dominic's Inferno
6. The Chancellor's-Jam
7. Pilt Down Five-The Tick
8. The New 'E'-Highminded
9. Blue Magoos-Tobacco Road
10. Lord Sitar-I can see for miles
11. Hugo Montenegro and his orchestra-Moog Power
12. Dom Salvador E Banda Abolicao-Guanabara
13. Larry Young-Alive
14. King Curtis& The Noble Men-Beach Party
15. The Vectors-Downhill
16. Piltdown Men-Night Surfin'
17. Muddy Waters-Everything gonna be alright

Sweet Soul

Some more sweet soul to make you smile.

Raphael Saadiq - Keep Marchin
Jay Mitchell - I am the man for you you baby
Prince - I wanna be your lover
Marvin Gaye - Heavy love affair
Mark Rae - Medicine
Stretch - Why did you do it
Raphael Saadiq - Love that girl
Al Green - love and happiness
Rose Royce - born to love you
Terry callier - Ordinary Joe
The New Mastersounds - your love is mine ft. Corinne Bailey Rae (Nostalgia 77 remix)
The Staple Singers with Curtis Mayfield - Let's do it again


Some soul for you

Labi Siffre - I got the (blues)
Southside Movement - I've been watching you
Syl Johnson - I hear the love chimes
O.V Wright - Let's straighten it out
Alice Russell ft TM Juke - Hurry on Now
The Charmels - I'll never grow old
D'Angelo - When we get by
Barbara Mason - A good man is gone
Aretha Franklin & Curtis Mayfield - Sparkle
Johnny Guitar Watson - Superman Lover
Ann Peebles - I can't stand the rain
Amp Fiddler - Soul devine
King Britt presents Sylk 130 - The Reason
S.O.U.L - Soul part 1 & 2
The Quantic Soul Orchestra - Feeling Good (ft Alice Russell)

Get Down!

Some great electro funk and straight out funk here ending with some awesome live techno with fantastic Bugge Wesseltoft.

Intro - The Roots
DJ Shadow - third decade our move
Manzel - space funk
Edwin Birdsong - cola bottle baby
Pino D'Angio - Ma Quale Idea
Plantlife - Appreciate
Manzel - Midnight's Theme
Chromeo - Tenderoni
The Herbaliser Band - Shattered Soul
The Bamboos - The Bamboos Theme
Soul Searchers - We the people
The Bamboos - Step it Up ft Alice Russell
Afika Bambaataa - Looking for the perfect beat
Laurent Garnier - man with the red face (live w/Bugge Wesseltoft)

the first one

koop waltz for koop
the detroit experiment-space odyssey
the isley brothers-footsteps in the dark
jazzanova-another new day
the detroit experiment-think twice
jazzanova-boom clicky boom klack
the gap band-you dropped a bomb on me
hird-get closer
little dragon-constant surprises
little dragon-recommendation
plantlife-bottle of hope(save the world)
international pony-gothic girl
thievery corporation-shadow of ourselves
martine girault-been thinking about you (orginal opaz mix)
new cool collective-bop hop
bill withers-ain't no sunshine