Soul of Sydney Block Party Radio #145: Seb 80’s Funk & Disco Mixtape (Dec 2013)
Time: 40 Mins
Style: 80’s Funk, Disco & R&B
DJ: Seb One
Recorded: Dec 2013
About the Mix;
Our good friend DJ Seb One dropped this dope old school mixtape a few day ago as a warm up for the up coming Soul of Sydney NYD BLock Party featuring some mad feel-good Funk, Disco & R&B goodness you can expect him to be throwing down at the jam.
AIN’T NOTHING WRONG – KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND
GENIUS OF LOVE (WICKED MIX) – TOM TOM CLUB
BUMPER TO BUMPER – AVENUE B BOOGIE BAND
JUMP INTO MY LIFE (FRANKIE RODRIQUEZ’ JUMPIN’ CLUB MIX) – STACY LATTISAW
LOVE THANG (TEE SCOTT REMIX) – FIRST CHOICE
LAND OF HUNGER (DUB) – THE EARONS
BOUNCE, ROCK, SKATE, ROLL (WICKED MIX) – VAUGH MASON
WHAT HAVE YOU DONE FOR ME LATELY (12” VERSION) – JANET JACKSON
YOU CAN’T HIDE (YOUR LOVE FROM ME) (LARRY LEVAN MIX) – DAVID JOSEPH
STARCHILD – LEVEL 42
I’M IN LOVE – EVELYN “CHAMPAGNE” KING
IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN YOU (LARRY LEVAN MIX) – GWEN GUTHRIE
CALL ME (EXTENDED MIX)-SKYY
About DJ Seb One.
In the winter of 2011, he was pulled away from the bar in a downtown Sydney watering hole. The following phrase, spoken urgently, would set the next three years in motion.
“Hey, I’ve got to go rehearse for a dance showcase, cover the booth for the next hour and a half.”
Things have come a long way for Seb One since that night of frantic under the booth googling on an iPhone 3GS, “Scratch Live Instruction Manual.”
Since then he has opened for the prestigious Dancekool Volume annual hiphop festival/competition alongside such notaries as DJ Matt Fernandez and DJ Naiki and has proven himself capable of supplying the backbone for dance battles of all styles in Sydney. Among those Seb One has had the honour of playing for include notable hiphop personalities Buddha Stretch and Loose Joint (Elite Force, NYC), B-Boy Y-not (Rock Steady Crew, NYC) B-Boy Physicx (Rivers Crew, Korea), Kumari Suraj (The Waackers) and Mamson (Wanted Posse, France). Bridging his love of music and food he further supplied the beats section of the Good Food Month “Bagels, Beer and Beats,” at Helm Bar, an event jointly held by Helm Bar and Brooklyn Boy Bagels. More recently Seb One partnered with Red Bull to provide the VIP foyer pre-show entertainment for the Sydney leg of the Rihanna tour.
Among his other pursuits he is a semi-active photojournalist and acts as Dancekool Studio’s Systems Technician. Acknowledging the need for a strong foundation in today’s budding talent and in order to give back to the community he grew from, he also assists DJ Naiki in a DJ course/workshop held at Dancekool premises.
Seb One currently reps the 319 as well as his personal philosophy, >1 (greater than).
SOUL OF SYDNEY SECRET NYD BLOCK PARTY
JAN 1 2014 | AT SECRET OPEN AIR OASIS (5 MINS FROM SYDNEY CBD)
A Hush-Hush afternoon of Old School Soul, Funk, Disco, Hip Hop & early House vibes….
Hosted by Soul of Sydney DJ’s & friends featuring live SOUL TRAIN & B-BOY SHOWCASES & LIVE STREET ART.
Soul of Sydney return for their third NYD Block Party,
officially the funkiest way to start 2014.
2pm till late at a secret open air oasis 5 minutes from Sydney CBD In a kid friendly licensed location
RSVP soulofsydney for party info or check out for videos, mixtapes & venue information www.soulofsydney.org/blockparty.
After setting up an amazing renegade New Years Day park jam in 2012 and a very special rooftop Block Party in 2013, Sydney outdoor FUNK collective ‘Soul of Sydney’ are back to throwdown more old school at another infamous NYD block party for 2014.
Old School Soul, Funk, Disco, Hip Hop & early House Vibes | Live Street Art | Live Bboy & Soultrain Dance Showcase | Kids Welcomed (Accompanied Kids are Free as usual)
Music by Soul of Sydney DJ’s & Friends:
Frenzie (Groove Therapy Radio – 2ser)
DJ Naiki (The World Famous Chiefrockers)
Phil Toke (Soul of Sydney, Spirit of House)
Cman (Mama Feel-Good, Funk Collective)
Phil Hudson (Goldfish Kings Cross)
Hosted by MC Poppa Sam (Brooklyn NYC, Dancekool)
Live Sydney Street Art Project Showcase feat. Billy Kid & friends.
+ Live B-Boy & Soul Train performances thanks to Soul of Sydney ‘Soul-family Dancers’
Tickets: $8-$15 (FREE for accompanied children)
Party Information, Videos & Tix:
ABOUT SOUL OF SYDNEY
Created in November 2009, Soul of Sydney is an independent, artist run collective who are bonded by a love of ‘funk’ based music.
Our people include DJ’s, Musicians, Producers, Dancers & Designers who have come together to promote and support the music we love in this city, and the street culture around it.
Soul of Sydney Block Party is our monthly Sunday musical afternoon (12-9pm) feast.
Focused on a family orientated get together, DJ’s, Record Collectors, B-boys & B-Girls, and musicians come down to share & enjoy some of the music they love in a completely different environment, outside of bars or clubs.
With an ‘open decks, open mic & open dance floor’ policy just to keep it personal and give everyone a chance to do their thing where locals can come down as our guests outside of a usual club set.
Music styles is strictly ‘old school party jams’ generally sit at a middle ground of Soul, Funk, Disco and a fair bit of Jazz & golden era hip hop goodness too. With artists James Brown, Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, Bob Marley, De La Soul, J Dilla, Stevie Wonder, Run DMC, Grandmaster Flash, Larry Levan amongst the playlist.
SOUL OF SYDNEY NYD BLOCKPARTY LINKS:
Soul of Sydney Link
PRESS RELEASE- SOUL OF SYDNEY NYD BLOCK PARTY -.pdf
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