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Here ya go!

Over 3 hours of Christmas classics with a twist.
Hip-hop, soul, reggae, disco, blues and lots more!

KURTIS BLOW-Christmas Rappin’
TREACHEROUS THREE-Xmas Rap
SCOOPY-A Scoopy Rap
POISON CLAN-Christmas Spliff
BYRON LEE-Winter Wonderland
BYRON LEE-Silver Bells
THE GRANVILLE WILIAMS ORCHESTRA-Santa Claus is Ska-ing to Town
WINSTON GROOVY-Merry Christmas
FRANK COSMO-Merry Christmas
ALTON ELLIS & THE LIPSTICKS-Merry Merry Christmas
MICHIGAN & SMILEY-Drummer Boy
JOHHNY CASH-The Little Drummer Boy
DUKE PEARSON-Little Drummer Boy
JAMES BROWN-Signs of Christmas
STEVIE WONDER-What Christmas Means to Me
SMOKEY ROBINSON-Christmas Every Day
OTIS REDDING-White Christmas
THE TEMPTATIONS-Someday At Christmas
STEVIE WONDER-Someday at Christmas
LITTLE JOHHNY TAYLOR-Please Come Home for Christmas
JAMES BROWN-Santa Claus, Santa Claus
JAMES BROWN-Santa Claus is definitely here to Stay
MARVIN GAYE-I Want to come home for Christmas
SMOKEY ROBINSON-Christmas Lullaby
ROTARY CONNECTION-Christmas Love
JAMES BROWN-Let’s Make Christmas mean something
JAMES BROWN-Don’t forget the poor at Christmas
HOPETON & PRIMO-Peace on Earth
JOHNNY OSBOURNE-Christmas Style
TOOTS & THE MAYTALS-Happy Christmas
THE KINGSTONIANS-The Merry Christmas
THE ETHIOPIANS-Ding Dong Bell
THE CIMARONS-Silent Night/White Christmas
KING STITT-Christmas Tree
THE EMOTIONS-Black Christmas
BOOKER T & THE MG’s-Winter Wonderland
CARLA THOMAS-G Whiz
OTIS REDDING-Merry Christmas Baby
DONNY HATHAWAY-This Christmas
DARLENE LOVE-White Christmas
DARLENE LOVE-Christmas (Baby Please come home)
RUN DMC-Christmas In Hollis
JIM JONES-Ballin’ on Christmas
HARD CALL XMAS-My Xmas Bells
JIM JONES-Dipset Xmas Time
PAUL MCCARTNEY-Wonderful Christmas Time
DE LA SOUL-Simply
JAMES BROWN-Let’s Unite the whole world at Christmas
DEAN MARTIN-Intro
JAMES BROWN-Soulful Christmas
JAMES BROWN-Hey America
JAMES BROWN-Santa Claus Go Straight to the Ghetto
YELLOWMAN-Santa Claus Never come to the Ghetto
MACKA B-Christms Cancelled
CHAKA DEMUS & INI KIMOZE-Christmas a Come
INI KIMOZE & PATRA-Christmas Time
WAYNE WONDER-Warm Jamaica Chrismas
INI KIMOZE-Love at Christmas
STAPLE SINGERS-Who Took the Merry out of Christmas
THE EMOTIONS-What do the lonely do at Christmas
CARLA THOMAS-All I Want for Christmas Is you
NANCY WILSON-That's what I want for Christmas
LIGHTNING HOPKINS-Santa
FLOYD DIXON-Empty Stocking Blues
MOONGLOWS-Loney Chrismas
LITTLE ESTHER-Far Away Christmas Blues
JIMMY WITHERSPOON-Hope to see Christmas
LARRY DARNELL-Christmas Blues
GATEMOUTH MOORE-Christmas Blues
TITUS TURNER-Christmas Morning
GIL EVANS &MILES DAVIS-Blue Xmas
ELVIS PRESLEY-Blue Christmas
EDDIE COCHRAN-I Want Elvis for Christmas
LYLYOD GLEN-Sleigh Ride
-Let it Snow
ELLA FITZGERALD-God Rest ye Merry Gentlemen
-Baby It's Cold Outside
EARTHA KITT-Santa Baby
PEGGY LEE-Santa Claus is Coming to Town
BIG DEE IRWIN-Swinging On A Star
THE MOONGLOWS-Hey Santa Claus
THELMA COOPER-I Want a Man
J.B.SUMMERS-I want a Present for Christmas
THE CADILLLACS-Rudolp the Red Nose Reindeer
LOUIS ARMSTRONG-Christmas Night in Harlem
LOUIS ARMSTRONG-Cool Yule
BIG JOE TURNER-Chrismas Duke Boogie
SUGAR CHILE ROBINSON-Christmas Boogie
MABEL SCOTT-Boogie Woogie Santa Claus
THE MARSHALL BROTHERS-Mr. Santas Boogie
THE NEW 2 LIVE CREW-2 Live Christmas
SUPER JAY-Santa's Rap Party
THE NEW 2 LIVE CREW-Christmas Time (Megamix)
69 BOYZ-What you Want 4 Xmas
LUDACRIS-Ludacrissmass
SHUKO v DJ MORRISSON-Merry Crunkmas
MACK RICE-Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin'
RUFUS THOMAS-I'll be your Santa Baby
ELVIS PRESLEY-Santa Claus is back in town
JAMES BROWN-Merry Christmas, I love you
JACKSON 5-Christmas won't be the same this year
JACKSON 5-Give Love on Christmas Day
MICHAEL JACKSON-Little Christmas Tree
STEVIE WONDER-Everyones a Kid At Christmas Time
KIM WESTON-Wish You a Merry Christmas
RUPIE EDWARDS-Christmas Rush
THE CIMARONS-Holy Christmas
ALTON ELLIS-Christmas Coming
TOOTS & THE MAYTALS-Christmas Feeling Ska
TENNESSE BROWN-Christmas Bells
FRANK COSMO-Greetings from Beverlys
REUBEN ANDERSON-Christmas Time Again
MILLY & SILLY-Gettin' Down for Santa
HOT CHOCALATE-Brand New Christmas
THE SALSOUL ORCHESTRA-The Little Drumer Boy
JOSE FELICIANO-FELIZ Navidad
THE SALSOUL ORCHESTRA-Christmas Time again
THE AGGROVATORS-Santa Claus Dub
JOHNNY CLARKE-I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
EEK-A-MOUSE-Christmas-A-Come
BRENT DOWE-CHRISTMAS in Jamaica
TENNESSEE BROWN-Real Christmas Rock
FREDDIE MCGREGOR-Irie Christmas
JACOB MILLER-We Wish You A Merry Christmas
YELLOWMAN-We Wish You a Reggae Christmas
JACOB MILLER-All I Want for Christmas
DILLINGER-Hi Fashion Christmas
EEK-A-MOUSE-The Night Before Christmas
SUFJAN STEVENS-Hey Guys! It's Christmas Time
THE BEACH BOYS-Bells of Christmas
LIONEL HAMPTON-Christmas Time
RAY BROWN TRIO-Christmas Rap
THE ORIOLES-What are You doing for New Years Eve
ARETHA FRANKLIN-Winter Wonderland
ROTARY CONNECTION-Silent Night
PHIL SPECTOR & FRIENDS-Silent Night
Smokey Robinson intro
Sweet Tee - Let The Jingle Bells Rock
Juice Crew - Cold Chillin' Christmas
Derek B - Chillin' With Santa
Run-D.M.C. - Christmas Is
Kam - Holiday Madness
Disco 4 - He's Santa Claus
Dizzy Heights - Christmas Rappin' A...5
Disco Christmas [Instrumental] Universal Robot Band
Disco Christmas Universal Robot Band
Monyaka - Got The Beat For Christmas
Twilight 22 - In The Spirit Christmas
Sherman & Pretty Tony - The Christmas Rock
Sound On Sound Productions - Season's Greetings
I'd Like You For Christmas Julie London
I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm [Stuhr Remix] Kay Starr
Joy to the World [Mocean Worker Remix] Cathedral Brass and Choir
Jingle Bells [Robbie Hardkiss Remix] Duke Ellington
Jingle Bells (Bombay Dub Orchestra Remix) Joe Williams
Jingle Bells Smokey Robinson
Purple Snowflakes Marvin Gaye
Feels Like Christmas Al Green
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year [A Shrift Remix] Andy Williams
Christmas Time Is Here [Vocal Version] Colin Bailey/Monty Budwig/Vince Guaraldi
Season's Greetings From The Supremes The Supremes
Children's Christmas Song The Supremes
Frosty The Snowman The Jackson 5
Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Re Billy May
Season's Greetings From The Temptations The Temptations
Season's Greetings From Eddie Kendricks Eddie Kendricks
Season's Greetings From David Ruffin David Ruffin
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer The Temptations
One Little Christmas Tree Stevie Wonder
O Christmas Tree Musiq Soulchild
Xmas On Soul (feat. Snoop Dogg J Black Ft Snoop Dogg
Snoop Dogg ft. Kokane - How We Kick It On Christmas
Happy Holidays (Instrumental) Michael K
Happy Holidays (Michael K feat. Akini Blake, & Arkahtek)( radio) Michael K
King Sun-D Moet - Christmas In The City
Put It In Your Egg Nog Ice Cube/DJ Pooh
Audio Two - A Christmas Rhyme
Spyder-D- Ghetto Santa
Go Crazy For Christmas - JayCeeOh Edit Paul McCartney ft Young Jeezy & Jay-Z
Merry Christmas, Baby [MNO Remix] Charles Brown
The Christmas Waltz (Away Nancy Wilson
Driving Home For Xmas (The Revenge Redub) Chris Rea
C-Murder & Master P - Christmas In Da Ghetto
Cutmaster D.C. - Santa's Beatbox
Ying Yang Twins - Ho! Ho!
Cold Crew - Rappin' Christmas
Dana Dane - Dana Dane Is Coming To Town
Busy Boys - Funky Fresh Christmas
Bad Man Christmas Elephant Man
DanceHall Christmas Dennis Alcapone, Tippa Irie & JD
GAZA CHRISTMAS VYBZ KARTEL
Snoop Doggy Dogg ft. Bad A$$, Daz, Nate Dogg & Tray Dee - Santa Claus Goes Straight To The Ghetto
O.F.T.B. - Christmas In The Ghetto
I'll Be Home For Christmas (Ohmega Watts Remix) Charles Brown
Baby, It's Cold Outside [Mulato Beat Remix] Louis Armstrong/Velma Middleton
Christmas In My Heart Candi Staton
Dear Santa Claus Bobby Womack
The Gift Of Giving Bill Withers
Do You Hear What I Hear? Gladys Knight & The Pips
Ain't No Chimneys Inst. Binky Griptite
Ain't No Chimneys Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
Season's Greetings From The Four Tops Four Tops
Season's Greetings From The Commodores Commodores
Season's Greetings From Martha & The Vandellas Martha & The Vandellas
Blondie & Freddie-Yuletide Throwndown (Christmas Rapture)

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Some of the biggest tracks that I played this year!

180 King avriel
That's Me Right There Jasmine V ft. Kendrick Lamar
No Type Rae Sremmurd
No Flex Zone Remix Rae Sremmurd ft. Nicki Minaj & Pusha T
Hold Me Janine And The Mixtape ft. Pusha T
All For You French Montana ft. Lana Del Rey, Wiz Khalifa, & Snoop Dogg
Hell Of A Night Schoolboy Q
Studio Schoolboy Q ft. BJ The Chicago Kid
Often Remix The Weeknd ft. Schoolboy Q & Rick Ross
Bank Head (feat. Kelela) Kingdom
Club Goin' Up On A Tuesday - Drake Remix ILoveMakonnen ft. Drake
7-11 Beyonce
Trophies - Migos Remix Drake
Handsome And Wealthy Migos
Love Again (Akinyele Back) (feat. Gangsta Boo) Run The Jewels
Smokin & Drinkin Danny Brown
To Love And Die Jhene Aiko ft. Cocaine 80s
Do My Dance Tyga ft 2 Chainz Future ft. Kanye West
I Won Future ft. Kanye West
Hot Boy Bobby Shmurda
Try Me Dej Loaf
Look Like You Love It Elliphant
Assquake Flosstradamus
Ass Drop Wiz Khalifa
Benjamins CVIRO & GXNXVS
Holdin On feat. Freddie Gibbs Flume
Not about that Stevie G/Christiana Underwood/Walshy
No Pity Party Slimkid3 & DJ Nu-Mark
I Don't Want Her Eric Bellinger ft. Problem
I Love My Squad IamSu
Loyal Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne & Tyga
Don't Wait Mapei
Sober Childish Gambino

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460>_9967831

A throwback mix originally recorded last year to celebrate the music of the Back bar in Sir Henrys, where i played for many years

The info on part 1 is relevant on this too but just to add, there were simply too much tunes to go through again! It starts off with a few artists who proceeded to help dominate the decade after the 90s. Timbaland and Pharrell, and it continues with some mellow old skool soul before the regular hip-hop and r&b vibes that I used play in the Back Bar. There are a number of big middle of the road pop tunes too, and it's important to remember, back when it was harder to get exactly the music I wanted, and when I was trying to break this sound in Cork, the pop stuff helped make it accessible too. This is particularly true of the early 90s. Plus, most of them are great tunes. I haven't listened back and i'm sure there's a few mistakes, but i'm nostalgia'd out of it and am gonna upload it as it was made, 3 hours of music live in the mix. Enjoy!

By Your Side [Neptunes Remix] Sade
You make me wanna (Timbaland's Remix) Usher
so good (ft raekwon)davina
It Was A Good Day Ice Cube
Footstep In The Dark (Parts 1 & 2)
Your Body's Callin' R. Kelly
Body Fusion Starvue
90% Of Me Is You Gwen McCrae
No No No (You Dont Love Me) Dawn Penn Three Little Birds Bob Marley & The Wailers Ghost Town The Specials
That's The Way Of The World Earth Wind & Fire
What You Won't Do For Love Bobby Caldwell I`d Rather Be With You Bootsy Collins Computer Love Zapp & Roger
Temptations 2Pac
Hey Love Stevie Wonder
Talkin' Bout Hey Love De La Soul
I Wish Carl Thomas
Spend Time Guy
Forget I Was A G The Whitehead Bros Suspended In Time Group Home
i can love you remix Mary J Blige
Higher Level KRS-One
Piano Grand Tony D
how sweet it is Mark Rae and Mr scruff
into the 90s Photek
Melt Leftfield
Loaded Primal Scream
Close To Me [Closer Mix] The Cure
Keep On Movin Soul II Soul
noone else Total
South Bronx Boogie Down Productions
Colors Ice-T
Compton's In The House (Remix) N.W.A.
In The Air Tonight Phil Collins
No More "I Love You's" Annie Lennox
Juicy The Notorious B.I.G.
Juicy Fruit Mtume
Gotta Get You Home Tonight Eugene wllde Sexual Healing Marvin Gaye
everyday remix Angie Stone
The Sweetest Taboo Sade
My Jamaican Guy Grace Jones
Doin It LL Cool J
If I Ruled The World Nas
Tom's Diner Suzanne Vega
Georgy Porgy Eric Benet featuring Faith Evans Mary Jane Rick James
Superman Lover Johnny "Guitar" Watson Around The Way Girl LL Cool J
All Night Long The Mary Janes Girls
Risin' To The Top Keni Burke
Love no limit Mary J Blige
clap ya handz Davey dex
Shook Ones #2 Mobb Deep
shook once again stevie g blend
1nce Again A Tribe Called Quest Feat. Tammy Lucas
Love somebody else Miss Jones
Treat U Rite Angela Winbush
Thats The Way Love Goes Janet Jackson Runnin' Pharcyde
Meiso (DJ Shadow mix) Dj Krush
mass appeal Gang Starr
Try Again Aaliyah
This Is How We Do It Montell Jordan
Childrens Story Slick Rick
I Like Guy
Only Love Can Break Your Heart (Kenlou B-Boy Mix) Saint Etienne
I Can't Get No Sleep (Low Down Mix) Masters At Work
Remember Me Blue Boy
Try My Love Lalomie Washburn
My Lovin' (extended mix) En Vogue
Don't Believe the Hype Public Enemy
Paid in Full (7 mins) Eric B & Rakim
you gotta be Des'ree
Set Adrift On Memory Bliss PM Dawn
True Spandau Ballet
Human Nature Michael Jackson
Right Here (Human Nature Duet) (Demolition 12 Inch Mix) SWV
Flavor Of The Month Black Sheep
Rebirth Of Slick (Cool Like Dat) Digable Planets
The Mad Racket Supa (Deep In Brooklyn Mix) 12" Kenny Dope
Walk On The Wild Side Lou Reed
I Keep Forgettin' Michael McDonald
Regulate (Jammin' Remix) Warren G
Buddy (Native Tongue Decision Version) Featuring Jungle Bros, Q-Tip. Phife, Queen Latifah & Monie Love De La Soul

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Hey! I'm launching my new SOUL JAMZ record label next week and i've decided to celebrate by compiling some of my favourite soul jamz in one little mix here! To be honest, there's not much mixing, it's more selecting. But all of the tunes are personal favourites and i know you will dig them!

90% Of Me Is You Gwen McCrae
Symphony [Undubbed Version] Marvin Gaye
We Can Make It Baby The Originals
All I Do Is Think Of You The Jackson 5
Love Jones Brighter Side Of Darkness
Have You Seen Her? The Chi-Lites
Only when I'm Dreaming Minnie Riperton
Didn't Cha Know Erykah Badu
One In A Million Aaliyah
The Place Inc.
That's The Way Of The World Earth Wind & Fire
What You Won't Do For Love Bobby Caldwell
Bad Religion Frank Ocean
Many Rivers To Cross Jimmy Cliff
I'd Rather Go Blind Etta James
Ain't No Sunshine Bill Withers
Love Don’t Live Here Anymore Rose Royce
Can't Hide Love D'Angelo
One Inna Aloe Blacc
Pastime Paradise Stevie Wonder
Ladies Lee Fields And The Expressions
O-O-H Child The Five Stairsteps
Yearning For Your Love The Gap Band
Runnin' [Jay Dee Remix] The Pharcyde
Remind Me Patrice Rushen
Not about that Stevie G featuring Christiana Underwood & Walshy
Be Happy Mary J. Blige
You're So Good to Me Curtis Mayfield

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What it says on the tin really. Recorded about 5 years ago and uploaded to make the 30th anniversary of the his death, and indeed his birthday this week.

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I recorded this mix just after the King of Pop passed away for RedFM. It contains a lot of lessor known early gems with some of the classics and concentrates mainly on his more soul orientated material! I hope you enjoy it!

Darling Dear
It's Your Thing
Don't Let It Get You Down
ABC
The Young Folks
2-4-6-8
People Make The World Go 'Round
We've Got A Good Thing Going
In Our Small Way
Got To Be There
La La (Means I Love You)
Good Times
Rockin' Robin
That's What Love Is Made Of
Corner Of The Sky
Sugar Daddy
One More Chance
When I Come Of Age
Call On Me
Maria (You Were The Only One)
I'll Bet You
Happy
It's Too Late To Change The Time
Who's Loving You
Music And Me
Everybody's Sombody's Fool
Ain't No Sunshine
Ben
Break of Dawn
We're Almost There
I'll Be There
Human Nature
I Can't Help It
Don't Know Why I Love You
I Wanna Be Where You Are
Girlfriend
Get It Together
It's The Falling In Love
Liberian Girl (Giuliodj Edit)
Girl You're So Together
I Want You Back
Take Me Back
Make Tonight All Mine
Love Song
Touch
Mama's Pearl
Who's Looking For A Lover
Melodie
Girl, Don't Take Your Love From Me
Lonely Teardrops
Maybe Tomorrow
Never Can Say Goodbye
Medley: Sing A Simple Song/Can You Remember
You've got a friend
The Lady In My Life
One Day In Your Life
She's Out Of My Life
All I Do Is Think Of You

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This is the first time i've uploaded this mix that i recorded in May 2011, just after the great man passed away. It was recorded for the radio but i've left the music speak for itself here and one of the godfathers of hip-hop can speak for himself better than I can! This is some of the most important music of all time not just for me but for many others, and I'd like to thank Gil Scott Heron for inspiring me since I first heard him as a teenager.

I have no tracklist right now but most of these are easy enough to find with a little digging.

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3 hour journey through the classics

What's Going On Remix) Marvin Gaye
Hate it or love it The Game
MJB Da MVP Mary J. Blige
Lovely Day Bill Withers
Sunshine Twista Feat. Anthony Hamilton
Deepkindhiphoplove Party Breaks
Props Over Here The Beatnuts
Thank You remix Boyz II Men
Why You Wanna T.I.
One More Chance Yummy Bingham
Juicy Next
Step In The Name Of Love (Remix) R. Kelly
Happy People R. Kelly
Lets Get It On (remix) Marvin Gaye
Creep (Mix) TLC
Summertime Madness Lana Del Rey
Rock The Boat (Remix) Aaliyah
Anything (feat. Wu-Tang Clan) (Old Skool Remix)
Talkin' About Amerie
Chief Rocka Lords of the Underground
ATLiens Outkast
Booti call (T.R. Doggie Mix) Blackstreet
Killdat aka Killdatmuthafu*ka Dâm-Funk
For the Homies (PB Wolf Edit) Dam-Funk & Steve Arrington
All About U / Top Dogg / Nate Dogg / Dru Down 2pac
Suit & Tie Justin Timberlake ft Jay-Z
I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me) Jay-Z
Do You Wanna Get Funky C & C Music Factory
Remember the time (Remix) Michael Jackson
Too Hot Kool & The Gang
Heard It All Before Sunshine Anderson
Don't Play Around Aloe Blacc/Charles Bradley
Why do I have to be so damn fresh? Mark rae
Give The People What They Want The O'Jays
Give The People EPMD
Don't Nobody Care About Us Phat Kat
What's On Your Mind Eric B. & Rakim
Curious Midnight Star
We're In Love Reuben Wilson
Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) The Temptations
Ain't No Woman (Like The One I've Got) The Four Tops
Julia Ramsey Lewis
50 Years All Natural
Let's Stay Together Al Green
just be good to Jay Dee Stevie G
Pause Jay Dee aka J Dilla
J DILLA ACAPELLA TRIBUTE
Dillagence feat. Phonte DJ Spinna
Be your girl Teedra Moses
Be your brownstone Stevie G
If You Love Me Brownstone
Fine Whitney Houston
One More Day Nate Dogg
One Less Day (feat. G-Shaft) Dâm-Funk
Do You Slum Village
Imagination & Missy working the illusion Greg Wilson
'93 'Til Infinity Souls Of Mischief
From here to Infinity Mark rae
Tidal Wave Ronnie Laws
Who Got The Props Black Moon
Buck Em Down Black Moon
Wind Parade Donald Byrd
Can't Hide Love Creative Source
I Want You Marvin Gaye
Soul II Stro Stro Elliot
Let's Ride Q-Tip
Rico Suave Bossa Nova J Dilla
Follow Me Red Astaire
Testin Me Peven Everett
Nuthin' But A G Thang ( Doo Wop Version) Deady
The Ballad Of Dorothy Parker Prince
More Than A Woman Bee Gees
Request Line Zhané
Just in Case Jaheim
Sky, Can You Feel Me Raphael Saadiq
Deep Down South (Feat Christiana Underwood) Stevie G
Flashing Lights (Remix) Kanye West Ft R.Kelly
Flashing Lights BADBADNOTGOOD
Hold On Sly5thAve & The ClubCasa Chamber Orchestra

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Stevie G-New skool soul jams

I'm New Here [Ruckazoid Remix] Jesse Boykins III
Trust (Hell Below) Inc.
Swim Good (Remix) Frank Ocean
Blow Your Mind Dam-Funk & Steve Arrington
Hold On, We're Going Home (feat. Majid Jordan) Drake
Back For More DJ Jazzy Jeff & Ayah
Rose Quartz Toro Y Moi
Help Me Lose My Mind Disclosure Feat .London Grammar
Losing You Solange
Fool's Gold Amy Winehouse
Pretty Girl Rock Keri Hilson Feat. Kanye West
Ain't That Peculiar Oddisee/Marvin Gaye
It's Code Janelle Monáe
Hustler (SaneBeats Remix) Josef Salvat
Something Goes Right SBTRKT
Thinkin’ Bout You Frank Ocean
Crime (feat. Kendrick Lamar) Mayer Hawthorne
West Side Girl Bilal
Enchantruss THEESatisfaction
The Consequences of Jealousy featuring Meshell Ndegeocello (Georgia Anne Muldrow's Sassy Geemix) Robert Glasper Experiment
Can I Get U Hi? The Sa-Ra Creative Partners
No to Love Jessie Ware
BTSTU (Prince Klassen edit) Jai Paul
Adorn Miguel

This is a mix of mainly new and modern soul. We all love the classics but there’s nothing as exciting for a DJ as playing new music and for many years soul music was strangled by it’s rich past. When I first starting playing this music in the early and mid 90’s it was at the beginning of a new era in some ways.
Soul music was finding it hard to escape the rich legacy of the 60’s and 70’s and it had become a loss less organic in the 80’s. At the time, the better 80s stuff was unfashionable, and it wasn’t until the music started taking a street edge from hip-hop, that new soul music came back into focus and relevance. UK acts like Loose Ends, Soul 11 Soul, Young Disciples and Omar were all very big influences in the early 90s.
New Jack Swing helped pave the way, but by the time time Mary J Blige, SWV, Zhane and the likes came through with even more hip-hop swagger, it was clear things were hotting up! Soon we had D’Angelo, Erykah Badu, Lauryn Hill and later Jill Scott reaching big heights, and even music critics took the music seriously again. Neo Soul was a corny term, but with big players such as Dilla, James Poyser, The Roots, Raphael Saadiq pulling the strings, the music enjoyed somewhat of a renaissance.
Over the last 15 years, as with all music, fashions and trends came and went, but there has always been good soul music bubbling too. As usual, the music industry hasn’t always been kind to the best acts, but there have been many breakthroughs too, and the influence of soul music even on the pop charts has been notable. On this mix I’ve taken a snapshot of mainly new enough or recent recordings, to highlight the increased relevance of what I loosely describe as soul music in 2013.
Lessor known talents such as Josef Salvat, who I recently only discovered playing Body and Soul at the Electric Picnic, feature alongside prolific underground stalwarts like Georgia Anne Muldrow. Big names feature too, and I’ve always been interested in how singers such Janelle Monae and Solange are forging their own paths, while guys like Miguel and Frank Ocean are simply making some of the best soul music i’ve heard since Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder.
UK soul is rich in diversity and talent, as seen here by SBTRKT, Disclosure, London Grammar, Jessie Ware and Jai Paul, while the amazing Amy Winehouse merits an inclusion with probably the oldest track here. The Drake track is gonna be a big hit by the time this mix surfaces, but the greats like Marvin and Aretha had many hits too, and good music is good music I guess. The Ayah and Keri Hilson are straight up poppy r&b cuts, while Inc, THEESatisfaction and Toro Y Moi and others all thread unique music paths.
Sa-Ra are one of the great left-field groups killing it over many years, while the mighty Dam-Funk managed to coax Slave legend Steve Arrington into helping him create my own personal favourite soul album of 2013. Mayer Hawthorne has just turned in his most assured full length album yet, while Bilal is another one time “next big thing” who has stubbornly foraged his own path outside of the media spotlight.
I didn’t even have time to include the ever green Charles Bradley, Lee Fields and Sharon Jones, all artists who had to bide their time before gaining the recognition they deserve. There’s also nothing from Waajeed, Tiombe Lockhart, Raphael Saadiq, Esperanza Spalding, or a whole host of other relevant artists keeping it soulful in 2013. This is but an introduction, and it will hopefully lead a couple of you to dig out some new music for the mind, body and the soul!

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The same description applies as volume 1 really. There's mostly new stuff and a few older favourites by the likes of Raphael Saadiq, James Blake and Amerie. Again, it's a live mix with one take and no frills hope you like it!

Limit To Your Love James Blake
Too Much Sampha
The Vapors (feat. Vince Staples) Jhene Aiko
Looks Good With Trouble (feat. Kendrick Lamar) Solange
One In A Million Jonas
Wildfire (Remix) SBTRKT feat Drake & Little Dragon
Tunnel Vision Justin Timberlake
So Many Details (Remix ft Hodgy beats) Toro Y Moi
Second Chance Disclosure
Lockup BC Kingdom
The Place Inc.
We'll Die Thundercat
Angel (Interlude) (Ft. Stacy Barthe) John Legend
One Thing (The Stuyvesants Remix) Amerie
Strange Recreation Jesse Boykins III & MeLo-X
Sunset (feat. Yuna Zaraai) The Internet
The Only One Mayer Hawthorne
Circle Fatima
How Many Drinks? Miguel
Bad Religion Frank Ocean
Be Here Raphael Saadiq feat D'Angelo
Sade's Taboo (Sweetest Taboo Blap-Up) Tall Black Guy
The Hour Valerie June
My World Lee Fields And The Expressions
The World (Is Going Up In Flames) Charles Bradley
Flowers Dudley Perkins
Thanks Vision Toro Y Moi
Dont Stop S3
Another Dawn (featuring Irfane) Breakbot
I'm Alive India Shawn
LFT Quadron
Wheels Keep Turning (Remix) Bayonics
Fadin'/Faden Away/I Be Trippin' Dam-Funk interlude
Lose Yourself To Dance Daft Punk

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