Mixtape: Brazilian Boogie, Funk, Disco Warmup by Elchino | LIve at SOUL OF SYDNEY / 2SER 35th Birthday Block Party [Sun Oct 26 2014]

Soul of Sydney Block Party Radio #217 – ELCHINO (Departure Lounge – 2ser) Brazilian Boogie Warm up mix,

Here is a live recording to help you through your Friday morning, an imaginative blend of Brazilian infused Soul and Funk vibes recorded a couple of weeks ago at 2SER radio’s 35th Birthday / Funk Fundraiser Block Party.

Enjoy the tropical funk rhythms as our good friend Elchino (of Departure Lounge radio show) digs deep into his record collection to bless us with this extended all vinyl set to open up the day in the beautiful courtyard settings on Greenwood Hotel.

Catch DJ Elchino doing his thing Saturday afternoon from 3pm on DEPARTURE LOUNGE radio show, laying down Saturday afternoon vibes from 3pm every week on FM 107.3 (Sydney) or streaming at http://www.2ser.com/on-air


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DJ: Elchino (Departure Lounge Radio – 2ser)
Style: Brazilian Boogie Warm up Vibes.
Recorded: Oct 26 2014
Time: approx 1.5 hours.

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A hush-hush NYD throw down for our extended SOUL FAMILY & friends.

Info / www.facebook.com/events/596459447122227

Music by Soul-of Sydney-DJ’s & friends tba

After some very memorable New Years Day throw-downs we would like to invite our extended SOUL FAMILY to join us again for our fourth SOUL OF SYDNEY NYD Special.

We have been very blessed to host some very special jams the last couple of years, throwing it down in all kinds of killer party spaces including;

★ NYD JAN 1 2012 – Parkside NYD Picnic
★ NYD JAN 1 2013 – Roof top NYD Block NYD
★ NYD JAN 1 2014 – Courtyard NYD Block Party

RSVP here for info. We are keeping this one tight for our extended soul family and friends.

★ Music: Feel-Good Funk, Soul, Disco, Boogie, Old School Hip Hop Joints, Early House Vibes. & Beyond.

★ Info / www.facebook.com/events/596459447122227


Niche Presents: The Bamboos + Ray Mann Three, Fri 7th May @ Manning Bar Sydney Uni

Niche Productions, 2ser & 3rrr present:

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The Bamboos 4 Album Launch

Supported by Ray Mann Three

Friday 7 @ Manning Bar

Starting the new year off with a bang including performances at Falls Festival, Days Like This!,Womadelaide and headlining St Kilda Festival, Australian Funk & Soul royalty The Bamboos are hitting the road again to celebrate the launch of their fourth studio album – aptly titled ‘4’. 

Released on U.K’s prestigious Tru Thoughts’ imprint, ‘4’ is one of the most exciting, original, vibrant and downright addictive albums of the coming year, and could easily see The Bamboos catapulted beyond the confines of a niche genre to permeate the international mainstream musical consciousness…The Bamboos have arrived!  

There comes a time in every band when their sound crystallises, and with ‘4’ The Bamboos make a succinct musical statement that distills all their influences, nuances and idiosyncrasies and pushes them into a sonic world all their own. 

One of the hottest bands to come out of Melbourne, The Bamboos were included in The Age’s prestigious ‘Top 100’ list of influential people in Melbourne for 2008, as well as reaching number four in their ‘Australia’s best band poll’ Just behind ACDC in 2009. Their last album ‘Side-Stepper’ reached the Number One position on the Australian iTunes R&B/Soul Chart. Their music has been featured in Grey’s Anatomy, Ugly Betty and in the million-selling Nintendo Wii game de Blob.  

The Bamboos have been making waves all over the world with their razor sharp live sets, resulting in several tours of Europe, U.K and throughout Australia.  The Bamboos have played the likes of Byron Bay Bluesfest, Parklife, Meredith Music Festival, Golden Plains, Sydney Festival and Tropfest. 

With lead singles ‘On The Sly’ & ‘You Ain’t No Good’ already receiving rotation on Triple J, ‘4’ will be hitting stores March 22. The Bamboos head to Europe and U.K for a month-long tour in June. 

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What they said about The Bamboos

“No doubt in my mind this is the best thing they’ve done! There’s a big challenge facing a lot of Funk bands this year, and that is having explored most avenues of the late 60’s sound where do they go from there? This album in a lot of ways shows them the way to go” CRAIG CHARLES ‘THE FUNK & SOUL SHOW’ BBC6 (U.K)

“The new Bamboos is Huge!” – LAURENT GARNIER (FRANCE) 

“Beautiful examples of killer modern Funk.” – ASHLEY BEEDLE (U.K) 



DJ Premier GURU Tribute Mix + DJ Frenzie GURU Tribute on Groove Therapy Radio Sydney

#1 DJ Frenzie Groove Therapy GURU Tribute Radio Show on 2SER 107.3 Sydney

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It’s the usual story.. So much music and so little time. I’ve tried to cram in as much as I could in this mix. Definitely would have liked to have put more Gang Starr amongst it, but I know that there are already a heap of tribute mixes out there that cover the whole Gang Starr catalog. I hope this tribute mix gives a more rounded look at the musical career of Guru. There are a bunch of tracks he guested on, and a bunch of tracks where he put down the microphone and got behind the boards. It’s all good. Even that track with the spice girl has a place.. What more can be said? Rest in peace Guru.

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  1. Gene Harris – Listen Here [Guru Remix] (Blue Note)
  2. Choclair feat Guru – Bare Witness (Priority)
  3. MMW – Whatever Happened To Gus [Guru Remix] (Blue Note)
  4. Big L feat Guru & Sadat X – Games (Rawkus)
  5. Jon B feat Guru – Cool Relax [Remix] (550 Music)
  6. Ndea Davenport feat Guru – Bring It On [Premier & Guru Remix] (V2)
  7. Guru feat Omar – The Jazz Style (7 Grand)
  8. Gang Starr feat MOP – B.I. VS Friendship (Noo trybe)
  9. D Flame feat Guru – Universal (Eimsbush)
  10. Brand New heavies feat Gang Starr – It’s Getting Hectic (Delicious Vinyl)
  11. Dream Warriors feat Gang Starr – I’ve Lost My Ignorance [Gang Starr remix] (4th & Bway)
  12. Barrington Levy feat Guru & Jigsy King – One 4 Me (Breakaway)
  13. Tin Tin Out & Emma Bunton – What I Am [Gang Starr Remix] (VC)
  14. Group Home feat Guru – Be Like That (Replay)
  15. Masta Ace & Baldhead Slick – Conflict (Mona Hip Hop)
  16. Jigmastas feat Guru – So What [Ken Sport Remix] (So What)
  17. Slam Slam – Free Your Feelings [Gang Starr Remix] (MCA)
  18. Urban Species feat MC Sol – Listen [Guru’s Mix] (Talkin’ Loud)
  19. AG feat Gang Starr – Weed Scented (Silva Dom)
  20. Baldhead Slick & Da Click – Underground Connections (Landspeed)
  21. Digable Planets feat Guru – Borough Check (Pendulum)
  22. Guru – Look to the sun (7 Grand)
  23. Adam F feat Guru & Carl Thomas – Karma (Kaos)
  24. Bob James with Common & Guru – State Of Clarity (7 Grand)
  25. The Kreators feat Guru, Ed OG. Big Shug, Krumbsnatcha & Akrobatik – Home (Landspeed)
  26. House Of Pain feat Guru – Fed Up [Remix] (Tommy Boy)
  27. Tony Touch feat Gang Starr – The Piece Maker (Tommy Boy)
  28. Krumb Snatcha feat Guru – Incredible (D&D)
  29. Nefertiti feat Guru – No Nonsense (Mercury)
  30. Nice & Smooth – Down the Line (Rush Associated Labels)
  31. Ronny Jordan meets DJ Krush feat Guru – Season For Change [Dawn Of The Season Mix] (Nippon)
  32. De La Soul feat Guru , Maceo Parker, Fred Wesley & Pee Wee Elis – Patti Dooke (Tommy Boy)
  33. Cutthroats feat Guru – Stop Lookin’ At Me (Jive)
  34. DJ Cam feat Baldhead Slick – Espionage [Dynamic Duo Remix] (Inflamable)
  35. Lina – It’s Alright [Gang Starr Remix] (Atlantic)
  36. Gang Starr – Take A Rest [Work rest & Play Mix] (Cool Tempo)
  37. Guru feat Ndea Davenport – Trust Me (Chrysalis)
  38. Gang Starr – Jazz Thing [Instrumental] (CBS)

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GROOVE THERAPY has been broadcasting since 2002, every Friday lunchtime (12pm) on radio 2SER FM, Sydney Australia.
The show is presented and mixed by Shannon Briggs (Frenzie)

Frenzie has hosted numerous radio shows on 5 different community radio stations, written articles and columns for a heap of street press publications, and been playing records up and down the east coast since the late 1980’s.

Check the podcasts here

Or catch the stow streaming here

#2 DJ Premier: Keith “Guru” Elam Tribute Mix

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01. Gang Starr – Betrayal (Feat. Scarface)

02. Gang Starr – Intro (The First Step)
03. Gang Starr – Execution Of A Chump (No More Mr. Nice Guy Pt. 2)
04. Gang Starr – Name Tag (Premier & The Guru)
05. Gang Starr – Speak Ya Clout (Feat. Jeru the Damaja & Lil Dap)
06. Gang Starr – Peace Of Mine
07. Gang Starr – Eulogy Continue reading

Reggae & Dancehall @ Uptown Downtown, Mar 19th at Civic Hotel + Firehouse podcasts & radio

Judgement,Basslines & Firehouse present:

Uptown Downtown

Real dancehall bashment inside Civic Underground

Fri March 19

Live performance
King B Fine (Sierra Leone)

Civic Underground
388 Pitt Street, City

Door Tax $10


Check out Facebook Event for more info & contact details

Check out firecorner.com on myspace or facebook for tickets, info & mixes

Subscribe here for more info on future partys

Fire On The Wire Podcasts & Radio

Fire On The Wire, the long-running reggae radio show originally broadcast from Paddington Town Hall and source of all our audio specials to date, is back on the air. Continue reading

Nickodemus (Turntables On The Hudson) @ JembeMusic 3rd Bday + Oz Tour Promo Mix &; Departure Lounge Mix


Friday January 15

@ Melt (12 Kellet St Kings Cross)

Nickodemus (Turntables On The Hudson & Wonderwheel NYC)

Karsten John (Vinyl Vibes Ger)

Huwston (Knowfool)

James Locksmith

Grant Naylor on percussion


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  1. Nickodemus On Departure Lounge Radio (Sat 9th Jan 2010)
  2. Nickodemus Australian Tour Promo


After 3 years of specialist music services, unique events, album launches, soundsystems, and now also a resourceful blog. The independent JembeMusic is turning a big 3 years old. Celebrating in style, we have two special globe trotters coming to the party. From Brooklyn NYC, legendary DJ Nickodemus returns to the heat of the Australian summer for his “Sun People” tour (how appropriate).

Come along, dance and enjoy a unique intimate show, bringing his funk, soul, hip hop, house, disco, and global beats signature, together with the eclectic dancefloor jazz selector, direct from Germany’s Vinyl Vibes party and label, Karsten John. Also spinning, are music addicts and pushers, James Locksmith and Huwston and we have one of Australia’s most sought after percussionists, Grant Naylor hitting the skins (no pun intended). This is a birthday party that everyone is invited to and certainly one not to be missed!

Limited capacity, $15 on the door, no presales!

Doors open 10pm, close 5am, no lockout

12 Kellet St Kings Cross http://www.meltbar.com.au




Nickodemus Mixes

#1 Nickodemus Australian Promo Mix

  1. “Gimme the Sunshine” by Sunshipp

  2. “Nao Posso Demorar (Dubben Remix) JuJu Orchestra by Solaris
  3. “Son Montuno” Una Mas Trio
  4. “Brookarest” by Nickodemus feat Taraf de Haidouks (The Pimps of Joytime Remix)
  5. “Gosalo” by The Pimps of Joytime
  6. “Disco Trippin” by Amplified Orchestra
  7. “N’Dini” by NIckodemus (Tal M Klein Remix)
  8. “Jennaty” by The Spy from Cairo feat Ghalia Benali
  9. “Tropical Treats Cumbia Re-edit”
  10. “Conmigo” by Nickodemus feat Sammy Ayala
  11. “Soy Del Valle” by Quantic y Su Combo Barbaro feat by Shantel
  12. “Sun Children” by Nickodemus feat The Real Live Show (Pablo Sanchez Remix)
  13. “Ala Shan” by The Spy from Cairo

#2 Nickodemus On Departure Lounge Radio, Flight #9010

Radio 2SER (107.3) Saturday, 9th January, 2010

Flight Over the Hudson with Nickodemus

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Check out Departure Lounge on Radio 2ser 107.3 or streamed @ 2ser.com Saturdays 3-5pm with El Chino for weekly Nu-Jazz, Funk, & Soul

Facebook fan page Here & previous show podcasts/tracklisting Here

Sun Children by Nickodemus feat The Real Live Show

Nickodemus – Funky In The Middle