Posts Tagged ‘soul’

Song of the Day: Edit Murphy “Mercy”

Posted by: DJ Jayclue
Jul 07, 2014
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The brilliantly named Edit Murphy does a really classic remix of Marvin Gaye with “Mercy,” found on his Motown Edits Vol. 1 release, resulting in a nice dubbed out disco vibe.

Song of the Day: Ernesto Djédjé “Ziboté”

Posted by: DJ Meistro
Jul 02, 2014
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Ernesto Djédjé was a huge star on the Ivory Coast in his day and listening to “Ziboté,” it makes perfect sense. Catchy vocals, great instrumentation, groovy rhythms, and—although rare for West African records from the 70s—the recording is crystal clear and expertly mixed. One look at the cover and you know it’s gonna be funky.

Song of the Day: Moodymann “Lyk U Use 2 (feat Andres)”

Posted by: DJ Meistro
May 21, 2014
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The elusive Detroit champion Moodymann has been churning out deep, sample-based soul music for late-night dance floors for 20 some years. This self titled LP, in my opinion, is his greatest achievement.

Soul Brunch with DJ D-Mac this Sunday!

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
May 16, 2014
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I’m lugging a crate of my favorite jazz, funk, soul, and reggae 45s into the DJ booth for a rare all-vinyl set at The Lodge at Red Rocks!

Song of the Day: Donald Byrd “Places and Spaces”

Posted by: DJ Meistro
May 07, 2014
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Donald Byrd’s Places and Spaces album just reminds me of spring (which has finally arrived here in DC).

Song of the Day: Inc. “Swear”

Posted by: DJ Meistro
Apr 11, 2014
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Like some lost Prince outtake, Inc. deliver a nice catchy slice of stripped down funky soul on “Swear.”

Song of the Day: Stevie Wonder “If You Really Love Me (JR.Dynamite Edit)”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Apr 01, 2014
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Stevie Wonder’s 1971 pop-soul single, “If You Really Love Me,” gets a tasteful re-work by JR.Dynamite. A reminder that warm summer days are not too far off.

Song of the Day: GiBBZ “Again and Again”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Mar 13, 2014
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“Again and Again” is a soulful slice of electronic pop from GiBBZ’ debut EP, Who Gibbz A F#@$.

Song of the Day: Bobby Bland “36-22-36″

Posted by: Neville C.
Jan 03, 2014
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Bobby Bland was the man! Bland was out of Memphis and had a voice and style all his own, the perfect mix between blues and soul.

Song of the Day: Griz “Hard Times”

Posted by: DJ Jayclue
Dec 24, 2013
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“Hard Times” is a prime example out of Griz’s catalogue of tunes to showcase his soulful, hard-hitting sound. Love this one!

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