DJ Stylus and DJ Meistro of The Sol Power All-Stars kicked off The Vinyl District’s all vinyl monthly at Den Of Thieves with a night of deep, tropical wax. Get the set as a free download!
Most folks that follow dance music these days probably recognize the bass riff and synth line from “What I Like” by Anthony and the Camp. But the OG is where it is at for me.
Pied Piper’s reworking of Marvin Gaye’s immortal “Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)” is one of the deepest, most respectful remix I’ve ever heard anywhere.
I just heard this cut by Ernest Soul Wilson for the first time last week. It’s got the trademark Studio One sound and oozes with soul.
The quintessential soul survivor Bobby Womack gets a nice, thumping tribute from a-list dance floor funk producer Jayl Funk.
Here’s another Motown remix I’ve been playing that really does it for me: DJ Twister does a classy remix of Otis Redding’s soul classic “Sittin’ On The Dock Of The Bay.”
The amazing championship-winning turntablist team turned producers, C2C have done a wonderful remix of Stevie Wonder’s “Superstition”. They’ve managed to bring something fresh and worthy to the table.
“Mother, Mother” by Fat Freddy’s Drop is a sublime bit of electro afro-beat with the dub reggae DNA that informs most of the band’s sound. The album Blackbird reveals new bits of brilliance with every listen.
9 Lives does a really classy and great rework of Marvin Gaye’s classic “Sexual Healing” that does the original justice while doing something new and fresh with it.
London-based dancer and chanteuse, FKA Twigs, has consistently been putting out amazing videos and songs within the past year. Her latest, “Two Weeks,” a teaser for her upcoming album LP1, brings about an even higher production value with an effects-heavy video.