Soul of Sydney Block Party Radio #94: Stephen Allkins (Love Tattoo) Happy Walkmaning Disco & Funk Mixtape (1981) Side 2 |
Style: Funk, Disco, Boogie
DJ: Stephen Allkins (1981)
Time: 46 Mins
Records: 1981 on Tape
Diggin’ the mix from the archives, recorded way back in 1981 on actual tape featruing a stack of afternoon roller boogie funk, soul and disco groves from the likes of; Tom Tom Club, Yoko Ono & Rick James, The Clash, Bohannon, Odyssey, Kid Creole & The Coconuts,Geraldine Hunt,Suzy Q,Linx,Rose Royce,Human League,Sergio Mendes.
This is part 2 of 2, check out both sides and a stack more from Sydney’s own ‘MR DISCO’ Stephen Allkins here –>
STEPHEN ALLKINS [LOVE-TATTOO]
”New York had Larry Levan, Chicago had Ron Hardy, Sydney has Stephen Allkins..”
We are excited to be also be hosting another very rare afternoon set from Sydney’s own home legendary DJ & Producer Mr Stephen Allkins.
Being one of the true pioneers of dance music in Sydney & playing the the very first disco clubs & warehouse parties from 1978, it is safe to say that Stephen Allkins aka [love] tattoo could rightly claim the trademark of “Mr.Disco”, his extensive record collection & his infamous sets over the years and legacy is also a testament to that.
He first started DJing in the late 70’s and has inspired a whole generation of DJ’s through his infamous sets at warehouse parties, raves and clubs over the years and some absolutely blissful production as [Love-Tattoo]
Expect a very special journey through the disco, funk & early house sounds that matter from the original DJ’s DJ who has seen it and done it all.
NEXT PARTY !
Catch Stephen Allkins playing a very special birthday set at @ Spirit of House Disco Block Party Special – Sunday Sept 29
for us in a fresh in a secret DISCO oasis in Sydney.
Strictly invite only jam, RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org for updates on the jam.
Check www.soulofsydney.org for info on the jam.
Your good friends at Our House Sydney & Soul of Sydney proudly present;
Soul of Sydney: ‘Disco Boogie Block Party Special’ : An afternoon DISCO, FUNK & BOOGIE throw-down paying special tribute to the Disco & Funk era.
Feat. MARCEL VOGEL (Lumberjacks in Hell, Intimate Friends)
+ Local Support by Soul of Sydney DJ’s & Friends (TBA)
Music: Strictly Soul, Funk, Disco, 80’s Boogie Grooves, Garage, Early House vibes & beyond.
Afternoon Jam – Sunday – Sept 29 – 1pm
Throwing it down in a fresh secret inner-city Oasis (limited to 150 funk heads) RSVPsoulofsydney@gmail.com for early bird tickets & info.
We are proud to be hosting a very special afternoon with Amsterdam’s infamous underground disco edit maestro & label don Marcel Vogel (Lumberjacks in Hell, Intimate Friends) who heads to Sydney for the first time as part of an Aus tour. Marcel is one of the craftiest disco selectors around, known globablly for his creativity effortlessly blending everything from Soul, Funk, Disco, Boogie & Garage vibes into his sets like it aisnt no thing. always with the freshest rare mixes and edits no one else can get their hands on, his sets mixes are highly regarded, weaving rare and choice cuts flawlessly.
His label ‘Lumberjacks in Hell’ is a driving force in the new school disco scene, championing old school infections Funk, Disco & Boogie grooves with a stack of the dopest disco edits around, including releases from the likes of; DJ Rahaan, Jamie 3:26,Hugo H.
Marcel’s label has put out that much solid disco fire that ‘5 Magazine’ described the label as ‘the best Chicago label not physically located in Chicago’… As a DJ he always has the freshest rare selections of remixes, edits and underrgoudn releases that no one else gets their hands on for ages, expect an enjoy trip in body music.. taking inspiration from early house pioneers like Ron Hardy.. we can expect a very special set from the man known for his creativity and DJ talent.
SOUL OF SYDNEY BLOCK PARTY RADIO!
BAD-ARSE BOOGIE, SOUL, DISCO, HIP HOP & AFRO-BEAT & EARLY HOUSE VIBES FOR LOVERS OF FUNK IN ALL ITS FORMS.
Hosted by Soul of Sydney DJ’s & Friends from our extended ‘Soul-Family’
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- Spirit of House DISCO BOOGIE Block Party special feat. MARCEL VOGEL (Lumberjacks In Hell, Amsterdam) + Stephen Allkins (Love Tattoo) | deep house sydney soulful disco funk chicago afro-beat (spiritofhouse.com.au)
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