DJ RAHAAN (CHICAGO) – SUN MARCH 24 (AFTERNOON SET)


For lovers of dance-floor funk & disco.. check this mix out as a little warm up to a special afternoon funk and disco jam we have with legendary Chicago disco cat DJ RAHAAN. Nothing but 100% express yourself music on a Sunday afternoon in March with local support including super rare disco and boogie sets from Gian Aprino, Shan Frenzie, Phil Toke, Soul of Sydney DJ’s & Friends. (email us at soulofsydney for very limited early bird tix)

1. “Every time I see you, I go wild” by BrianStorm
2. “Let it flow” by Tamiko Jones
3. “First time around” remixs by Larry Levan
4. “Hot butterd boogie” by Tasha Thomas
5. “Give that Loving” by Fatback
6. “Turn on the lights” by Kellee Patterson
7. “The strut” by Caroline Crawford
8. “Lovers” by Bruni Pagan
9. “Looks like love” by Goody Goody
10. “Dirty Boyz” Rahaan Remix
11. “Arabella/home” by Rinder & Lewis
12. “Ride like the wind” by Chistopher Cross
13. “Sell my Soul” by Sylvester
14. “Over & Over” by the wonderful Charles Earland
15. “Corozon dub” by Ltg Exchange
16. “Do you wanna dance” by Candido
17. “Ritzy Mambo” by Salsoul Orchestra
18. “Kwanzaa” by Karma
19. “Outubro” by Azymuth
20. “Do it at the disco” by Gary’s Gang
21. “Disco Fever” by Rare Essence(Edit)
22. “Simbora” by Simbora Orchestra
23 . “May the funk be with you” by Denise La Salle
24. “Every time I see you, I go wild” (Reprise)

DJ RAHAAN (CHICAGO) – SUN MARCH 24 (AFTERNOON SET)

DISCO – FUNK – EARLY HOUSE VIBES

Our House Sydney & Soul Of Sydney are proud and excited to present renowned Chicago DJ, Rahaan. Having been inspired by Chicago dance pioneers such as Ron Hardy, Farley Jackmaster Funk, and The Hot Mix 5, Rahaan has been playing music spanning everything from DEEP HOUSE, DISCO, BOOGIE & FUNK since the 80’s & is the dopest DISCO DJ around if your ask us.

His fearsome talent behind the decks has led to a fanatical worldwide following while his mixes are highly regarded, weaving rare and choice cuts flawlessly.

Rahaan has released numerous tracks through music labels JiscoMusic, Stilove4music, KAT and was a producer on Peven Everett’s “Sexy One” on Unified Records. His performances have spanned the globe and included famed parties such as the Southport Weekender, Northern Soul and Bring The Heat.

Local support includes Frenzie (Groove Therapy Radio), Gian Arpino (Tan Crackers Soul Club) Phil Toke, Michael Zac, Eadie Ramia and Soul Of Sydney DJ’s

First release $15+BF Pre-sale tickets are available from http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?447318

SOUL OF SYDNEY : SECRET NEW AUSTRALIA DAY LONG WEEKEND BLOCK PARTY SPECIAL

Soul of Sydney & Our House Sydney proudly present:

SPIRIT OF HOUSE SECRET BLOCKPARTY (AUSTRALIA DAY LONG WEEKEND)

An afternoon tribute to 30+ years of House music & its Funk & Disco roots.

MUSIC: Strictly Early Chicago House, New York Disco, Garage, Soul & Funk Vibes.

DATE: AUSTRALIA DAY LONG WEEKEND – 1pm-8pm

DJ’S: Soul of Sydney DJ’s & Friends, Phil Toke, Michael Zac, Nick Vidal, Danny De Sousa, Ian Lavelle

LOCATION: Secret innercity dance floor oasis (near surry hills)

TICKETS: Limited early pre-sale tickets by RSVP available from via soulofsydney@gmail.com

PLEASE NOTE:

– This is a very special limited capacity  ticketed event
– Our last two events completely sold out & we had to turn back 100+ people from each one so please lock in you spot on the dancefloor early for this one.
– Venue details will only be released to ticket holders
– There will be NO DOOR SALES or Guest-list if we sell out again.
-Feel free to email us at soulofsydney@gmail.com if any questions etc
– we are doing this strictly for the LOVE of good music & amazing people, please feel free to spread the word to any of our friends who you think might dig the idea,
🙂

ABOUT SPIRIT OF HOUSE?
Spirit Of House is a secret afternoon party collaboration between Soul of Sydney & Our House put on every couple of months to pay homage to the last 30+ years of House music & its Disco-Funk roots in unique & interesting locations. We make a special point pay tribute to the DJ’s, Producers and iconic clubs who have helped create and shape House music over the last three decades. Figures & Clubs such as Frankie Knuckles, Larry Levan, Ron Hardy, Glenn Underground, John Morales, Kerri Chandler, Ron Trent, Joey Negro, Joe Claussell, Danny Krivit, Kenny Dixon Jr, Theo Parrish, Norman Jay, Lil Louis Masters At Work The Warehouse, Zanzibar, The Musik Box and The Paradise Garage.

Our House Sydney & Soul-Of Sydney, bringing you that BODY MUSIC!

CHICAGO HOUSE – NY DISCO – GARAGE – FUNK – BOOGIE – DEEP HOUSE – ACID HOUSE

SOUL OF SYDNEY BLOCK PARTY | SPIRIT OF HOUSE VIDEOS:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufwlAlbhdi8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YIJeTdRJRcc

  • A TASTE OF HONEY @ SPIRIT OF HOUSE – WATCH HERE
  • SOUL TRAIN @ ROOFTOP BLOCK PARTY – WATCH HERE
  • ELECTRIC SLIDE DANCE @ SECRET BLOCK PARTY – WATCHHERE
  • PENE FLAMENCA BREAKDOWN @ SPIRIT OF HOUSE WAREHOUSE PARTY – WATCH HERE
  • SECRET BLOCK PARTY HIGHLIGHTS – WATCH HERE

Links:
http://www.ourhousesydney.com
http://www.soulofsydney.org/blockparty
http://www.mixcloud.com/soulofsydney

www.ourhousesydney.com
www.soulofsydney.org/blockparty

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SOUL OF SYDNEY: JULY BLOCK PARTY The ‘God-Fathers of Funk’ Special Feat. Phil Toke, Soul of Sydney Dj’s + Sydney Funk Royalty as guests.


NEXT BLOCK PARTY: SOUL OF SYDNEY: GOD-FATHERS OF FUNK BLOCK PARTY

Where: INNER CITY INDOOR / OUTDOOR COURT YARD SPACE

When: Mid/ Late July

DJ:S  PHIL TOKE, SOUL OF SYDNEY DJ’S + FRIENDS TBA ,

INFO: EMAIL US FOR UPDATES soulofsydney@gmail.com

JOIN THE FACEBOOK EVENT HERE

About the Block-Party Picnic Movement

In the name of spreading REAL MUSIC! SOUL OF SYDNEY, OUR HOUSE SYDNEY &  TONE have teamed up to put forward a small number of hush-hush out door POP UP street & park-side throw-downs during summer.

The idea is a series of free Pop-UP Sunday afternoon family friendly Picnic’s in various outdoor locations around this beautiful city, featuring rotating sets from local DJ’s & Artists still flying the flag for quality music in Sydney.

If you like the idea of hearing everything from James Brown, Jocelyn Brown, Erykah Badu, De La Soul, Dilla & Masters At Work & Frankie Knuckles in an outdoor location where you can have a Sunday Picnic in the sunshine, then join us as we celebrate the gift of great music, in a relaxed environment with friends and al-fresco on picnic blankets!

Block Party Videos:

PHIL TOKE @ BLOCK PARTY –> video
CRAIG C MAN @ BLOCK PARTY PICNIC –> video
SOUL TRAIN @ BLOCK PARTY PICNIC –> video

Block Party Picnic Mixtapes:

#3 by DJ Phil Toke (Our House Sydney/Soul of Sydney)

JAN 2011

Our main man & resident Blockparty DJ Phil Toke put together this dope mix-tape jam packed with some of the daytime FUNK, DISCO & REAL HOUSE jams he has been throwing down at the picnics over the last few months. Expect a stack of similar vibes for Australia Day!

Download

Tracklisting

  1. Intro Barack Obama
  2. Bill Withers- Lovely Day
  3. Gwen McCrae- Funky Sensation
  4. John Davis Monster Orchestra- Ain’t That Enough For You
  5. James Brown- Funky President
  6. The Commodores- Brick House
  7. Average White Band- Pick Up The Pieces
  8. First Choice- Love Thang
  9. Angela Winbush- I Love You More
  10. Convertion- Lets Do It
  11. Komiko- Feel Alright
  12. Geraldine Hunt- Cant Fake The Feeling
  13. Richard T Bear- Sunshine Hotel
  14. Lenny Williams- You Got Me Runnin (Krivit Re edit)
  15. The Salsoul Orchestra- You’re Just The Right Size
  16. The Salsoul Orchestra- Salsoul Rainbow/Obama Victory Speech
  17. Diana Ross- No One Gets The Prize
  18. Diana Ross- The Boss

The Midnight Mix-Tape Tribute by Soul of Sydney DJ’s

DOWNLOAD HERE

  1. Lets Go Cray (Intro)
  2. I Hate You (Album Mix)
  3. Most Beautiful Girl (Mustag Mix)
  4. Somebody Somebody
  5. Letitgo (Original)
  6. Dear Mr Man
  7. Sex In The Summer
  8. The Greatest Romance Ever Sold Feat. Q -Tip (The Neptune’s Remix)
  9. 18 & Over
  10. Jam Of The Year
  11. 5 Women
  12. The Good Life (Album Version)
  13. Love Sign (Shock G‘s Silky Remix)
  14. Pop Life (Fresh

AFRO BEAT – FUNK – SOUL – DISCO – HIP HOP – REAL HOUSE VIBES!

FREE ENTRY – KID FRIENDLY – PET FRIENDLY – PEOPLE FRIENDLY

FACEBOOK EVENT: CLICK –> HERE


DJ’s dropping ‘The FUNK’ TODAY:

Our House Sydney & Soul of Sydney Present: will be hosting another special family friendly Throw-down picnic to celebrate your SUNDAY’s & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS in the right kind of fashion.. with a stack of good mates, outdoors in the sunshine and with DJ’s playing REAL music..

We have a stack of DJ’s on rotation playing a stack of daytime SOUL, FUNK, HIP HOP & HOUSE joints from the likes of Fela, Mama Africa, James Brown, Jocelyn Brown, Masters At Work, Erykah Badu, De La Soul, Dilla, Larry Levan, Sade, Jill Scott & Frankie Knuckles just to name a few.

Real Music, Real People Enjoying in a Family Friendly outdoor environment.

Open Decks, Open Mic & Open Floor (for all you dancers)

If you are interested in supporting, performing or need to get in contact please shoot us an email on soulofsydney@gmail.com as we will be updating venue information very soon.

See you on the Grass Dancefloor!

Phil & Sam @ Soul of Sydney & Co.

NOTE: If you haven’t sent you for mobile number can you please forward to soulofsydney@gmail.com in the event we do have to move the party last minute?

A  Few points that might help you organise you day better;

  • It is a FAMILY FRIENDLY PICNIC first and foremost so might be a good idea really to pack for a Sunday Picnic in the park (eski/ picnic basket, fruit, drinks and something to sit on etc.)
  • We have a spot with a stack of grass around with plenty of room for kids, it is 5 mins from city around Alexandria, there is shade but best people bring some hats etc.
  • We will have a Sound System with selectors playing an eclectic mix of real music including everything from Sade to James Brown to De La Soul, Erykah Badu & Masters At Work, Larry Levan, Frankie Knuckles.
  • It is open decks with rotating DJ’s (but best people get in touch via soulofsydney@gmail.com if keen to play to confirm time slots)
  • We usually aim to get everything starting at about 12pm with ending time around depending on vibe.
  • We will be waiting for the weather forecast before we make the call as it is outdoors, if it does look like it’s going to rain then we will simply move till next sunny Sunday. (We will be in touch a few days out for the event via email & on the day via SMS in case we have to move the party, so we will need your Mobile details too so we can get location details quicker)
  • ARTIST CALL OUT: If you are a local Musician, MC, Singer, Percussionist or DJ then we are very keen to hear from you if you would like to play, especially if you down to play percussion along the Djs in an open jam vibe for Sunday. (we are hoping to get thing going as a regular Sunday afternoon local soul funk and hip hop open jam session so if your keen to be part of it let us know)
  • For local Soul music fan then we simply wants you there enjoying the music, so get a group of friends together, spread the word and come down for a day out it the park to some real music.

Thanks again for getting behind the idea kids.. Sydney definitely needs more people like YOU!

Pray for good weather & hope to see you all at the next one.

Peace,

Soul of Sydney and Co.

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Classic Mix: Larry Levan Final Night @ Paradise Garage (Disco, Soul, Early House) + SPIRIT OF HOUSE PICNIC DETAILS


So it looks like we will be teaming up with our good friends at OUR HOUSE & doing another Spirit of House event in JUNE to pay tribute to that REAL HOUSE SOUND.

This time we have a great indoor/outdoor innercity warehouse space with a courtyard and BBQ.

An afternoon of 30 Years of House music and its DISCO FUNK ROOTS.. with music by OUR HOUSE / SOUL OF SYDNEY DJ’S & Friends.

Look out for details coming soon or email us at soulofsydney@gmail.com for info.

LARRY LEVAN LIVE @ PARADISE GARAGE CLOSING NIGHT

Tracklist:
1) Jocelyn BrownSomebody Else’s GuyLive PA
2) T.C. Curtis – You Should Have Known Better (Dub Mix)
3) NYC Peech BoysCome On, Come On (Don’t Say Maybe)
4) Cheyne – Call Me Mr. Telephone
5) Man Friday – Love Honey, Love Heartache
6) Serious Intention – You Don’t Know (Paul Simpson Limited Edition Special Remix)
7) Tony Paris – Electric Automan
8) Black Mamba ‘Vicious’ (A Cappella)
9) Man Friday – Jump (Garage Version) / Gunshots
10) Aretha FranklinJump To It

Musik Matters presents FRANCOIS K (NYC) @ Goldfish – Sat 9th June


After hosting the main stage at The Spice Ibiza festival and the side room at Bedrock with John Digweed, Musik Matters returns to Goldfish to bring you the legendary Francois K on Queens Birthday Long weekend.

Includes support from Soul Of Sydney Blockparty and Our House Sydney DJ – Phil Toke. Support also from Garry Todd, Matt Cahill, Ben Ashton and Alan Thomas.

Limited $30 tickets available from Resident Advisor at http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?363817

 

 

 

 

LOCAL SUPPORT ON THE NIGHT FROM OUR HOUSE SYDNEY DJ’s

http://www.ourhousesydney.com

 

 

Musik Matters presents FRANCOIS K (NYC) @ Goldfish – Sat 9th June


After hosting the main stage at The Spice Ibiza festival and the side room at Bedrock with John Digweed, Musik Matters returns to Goldfish to bring you Francois K on Queens Birthday Long weekend.

Includes support from Our House Sydney DJ Phil Toke, Garry Todd
Matt Cahill, Ben Ashton and Alan Thomas.

Limited $30 tickets available from Resident Advisor at http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?363817

LOCAL SUPPORT FROM OUR HOUSE SYDNEY DJ’S – DOWNLOAD BELOW

OUR HOUSE SYDNEY: Larry Levan Legends of The Dancefloor 5 hr Mix + Interview (RARE)


In a fitting tribute to for Keith Haring on his 54th birthday today, we bring you a super rare 5 hour Larry Levan interview & mix hosted on BBC radio 6.

DOWNLOAD / LISTEN HERE @ OUR HOUSE

OUR HOUSE SYDNEY: BRINGING YOU BACK THAT REAL SPIRIT OF HOUSE & ITS DISCO ROOTS !

Prince Sydney Tour Tribute: Prince – The One (Timmy Regisford & Adam Rios Remix)


With Prince embarking on his Australian Tour this year, we thought it would be appropriate to post a remix of his track “The One”. Its difficult to remix a Prince track and leave it having some dignity, but Timmy Regisford and Adam Rios do a great job here.

For tickets to Prince’s Australian Tour go to http://www.princetour.com.au/