The Australia Day All Aussie FUNK MIX By DJ Kinetic


SOS Podcast #12 – The Australia Day All Aussie FUNK MIX By DJ Kinetic

Happy Australia Day kids, hope you enjoy this ALL Aussie funk mixup by local DJ, Radio presenter and crate digger Dj Kinetic.

Since stumbling across the ‘Respect Overdue’ compilation that Creative Vibes put out some years ago, I have been hot on the trail of rare and interesting funky music recorded in Australia, my own backyard. The following mix is a testament to my love of local flavors, and a bit of a poke at people who don’t think Aussies can be funky. This mix includes some of my favorites, some of my discoveries, and a couple of very, very rare numbers. I wanted to make it seamless, but time was a factor in putting this together. Still, for the most part I’ve managed to get tracks to blend into each other. Let me know what you thought! –

Dj Kinetic.

(dj_kinetic@hotmail.com)

Catch Kinetic playing at The Hive Bar in Erskinville Rd Sunday 6th Feb..

SOULFIRE  is a little local shin dig that consists of locaal soul/funk record nerds showin off their stuff downstairs whilst there is some blaxploitation fillems bein played upstairs. Its at the notorious hive bar in erko where the food is good , beers are all local, and the staff are always nude(or thats how i remember its a 6 pm kickoff and its FREE!

More Info @ Facebook

Contact: dj_kinetic@hotmail.com

Check out more by DJ Kinetic

Aussie Funk Blog
Tonic Lounge Write Up
DJ Kinetic Blog

Tracklisting:

  1. Ariel I’ll be gone
  2. Ayers Rock Crazy Boys
  3. Sue Barker Love to the people
  4. Manteca Watermelon man
  5. Don Burrows The Tasman Connection
  6. David fennell Really stuck on you
  7. Purple Velvet As long as I can see the light
  8. Radio spot Marijuana warning
  9. Doug Ashdown I’ve come to save the world
  10. David Liebman The opal hearted Aborigine
  11. Arena The Long One
  12. Galapagos Duck St James Infirmary
  13. Leong Lau City Blues
  14. George Golla The Dancers
  15. Quincy Conserve Common man
  16. Quasar Zeitgeist
  17. Underdogs It’s a blessing
  18. John Cadman Trio Humpin’
  19. Golden Horn Big Band Corazon
  20. Billy Thorpe Back on the streets again
  21. Salty Dog Born to boogie
  22. Chris Williams Born to get down
  23. Hot City Bump Band It’s just begun
  24. Friends Freedome train
  25. 12th Man vocal snippet

HAHA Presents: Juan Atkins Live in Sydney (Sat Nov 27)


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A legend who is widely credited with inventing Techno Music as we know it today is playing an upcoming show in Sydney.

In anticipation for this upcoming event, We leave you with one of many Juan Atkins classics.

Catch Magic Juan play

in this Sat 24 @ Marricville Bowling club,

With Vince Watson + Dean Dixon & Dave Fernandes (HAHA Industries)

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Peace

Wassim G

 

Soul Of Sydney#10: The Yellow Mix: Hip Hop, Beats & Funk Breaks Mix by EdSeven


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Soul Of Sydney Podcast #10

A 35min mix of Funk inspired Beats and Hip Hop, put together by Sydney based producer,Re-mixer and party rocker EdSeven

Download: Here

Time: 35 Mins

Size:70MB

Tracks

1. Craig Mack – Get Down
2. Dj Cam – The Nautilus
3. Dj Kentaro – Tasogare Highway High
4. Oh No – Kashmere bonus beats
5. Rednose Distrikt – Mo’s
6.N.O.R.E – Nothin’ (instrumental)
7. Black Sheep – The Choice is yours
8. Oh No – Chump
9. Cookin’ on 3 Burners – Settle the Score (edseven remix)
10. Bama and the Family – Feeling Good
11. Jimmy Edgar – Morris Nightingale Theme
12. Jackhigh – So Many Ways (Jackhigh remix)
13. Waajeed – Pride
14. Ammoncontact – Drops
15. Africa Hitech – One Two
16. Masters at Work – Jus a little Dope
17. Waajeed – Fire
18. Grooveman Spot – Social change

Download: Here

About EdSeven

Local DJ/Producer who has played  alongside artists including Roots Manuva, Only Child, Bassnectar, Aim, Ursula Rucker, Domu, Alice Russell, Quantic, dj Spooky.

He has been putting together some very crafty sets pushing everything from Hip Hop, Dub, Funk, Jazz, Future Soul, Broken Beat and Electronica. He has even been featured as a guest mix for Ninja tune‘s Solid Steel radio show.putting together. Check out more info,remixes and mixtapes here;

Catch Ed Playing around town;

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Space Is The Place pres. SAMIYAM (Brainfeeder, USA)

Supports: BRUT33, EDSEVEN, MONK FLY & PRIZE

Thursday Sept 16th.

Tone, (16 Wentworth Ave, Surry Hills)

Info + Tix

MARK DECLIVE LOWE (NZ/LA) W/ NIA ANDREWS at THE CROFT INSTITUTE

18th September @ The Croft Institute (Melbourne)

Supports: EDSEVEN (sydney), Prequel, Andras Fox Martin L

Tix + Info

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A TRIBE CALLED QUEST Live Remix By KEYSNKRATES


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Track of the Day: Fela Kuti – Water No Get Enemy (Tribute by Femi Kuti, Macy Gray, Nile Rogers, Roy Hargrove, D'Angelo, Positive Force, The Soultronics)


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Its been belting down rain & freezing all week in Sydney, but this dope remake paying tribute to FELA should get you a little warmer for at least 6 minutes. There is some amazing musicians doing there thing on this one; Femi Kuti, D’angelo,Roy Hargrove and Macy Gray all one one tune.

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Taken from compilation Red Hot + Riot : The Music and Spirit of Fela Kuti, put out by Red Hot Organization as a fundraising tool for AIDS awareness efforts. The compilation is inspired by the works of  the late Nigerian musician Fela Kuti, was released by MCA on October 15, 2002 and featured more than three dozen artists on a score of tracks.

Track listing

  1. “Fela Mentality” (Intro) – Fela Kuti
  2. “Kalakuta Show” – Gift of Gab & Lateef
  3. “Interlude: Live At Kalakuta” – Fela Kuti
  4. “Shuffering & Shmiling” – Dead Prez, Talib Kweli, Jorge Ben and Bilal
  5. “Interlude: Gimme Shit” – Mixmaster Mike
  6. “Water No Get Enemy” – Mixmaster Mike
  7. “Water No Get Enemy” – D’Angelo, Femi Kuti, Macy Gray and The Soultronics (featuring Nile Rodgers & Roy Hargrove)
  8. “Gentleman” – Me’Shell NdegéOcello & Yerba Buena (featuring Ron Blake)
  9. “Years Of Tears and Sorrow” – Common and Djelimady Tounkara
  10. “Shakara / Lady (Part One)” – Cheikh Lo
  11. “Shakara / Lady (Part Two)” – Cheikh Lo, Les Nubians and Manu Dibango
  12. “Don’t Worry About My Mouth O” (African Message) – Fela Kuti
  13. “Zombie (Part One)” – Bugz In The Attic (featuring Wunmi)
  14. “Zombie (Part Two)” – Nile Rodgers & Roy Hargrove
  15. “No Agreement” – Res, Tony Allen, Ray Lema, Baaba Maal, Positive Black Soul and Archie Shepp
  16. “So Be It” – Kelis
  17. “Interlude: This Is An Ashanti Proverb” – Fela Kuti
  18. “By Your Side” – Sade (Cottonbelly Remix)
  19. “Colonial Mentality” – Yerba Buena
  20. “Trouble Sleep Yanga Wake Am” – Baaba Maal and Taj Mahal (featuring Kaouding Cissoko)

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Track of the Day: Fela Kuti – Water No Get Enemy (Tribute by Femi Kuti, Macy Gray, Nile Rogers, Roy Hargrove, D’Angelo, Positive Force, The Soultronics)


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Its been belting down rain & freezing all week in Sydney, but this dope remake paying tribute to FELA should get you a little warmer for at least 6 minutes. There is some amazing musicians doing there thing on this one; Femi Kuti, D’angelo,Roy Hargrove and Macy Gray all one one tune.

Download

Taken from compilation Red Hot + Riot : The Music and Spirit of Fela Kuti, put out by Red Hot Organization as a fundraising tool for AIDS awareness efforts. The compilation is inspired by the works of  the late Nigerian musician Fela Kuti, was released by MCA on October 15, 2002 and featured more than three dozen artists on a score of tracks.

Track listing

  1. “Fela Mentality” (Intro) – Fela Kuti
  2. “Kalakuta Show” – Gift of Gab & Lateef
  3. “Interlude: Live At Kalakuta” – Fela Kuti
  4. “Shuffering & Shmiling” – Dead Prez, Talib Kweli, Jorge Ben and Bilal
  5. “Interlude: Gimme Shit” – Mixmaster Mike
  6. “Water No Get Enemy” – Mixmaster Mike
  7. “Water No Get Enemy” – D’Angelo, Femi Kuti, Macy Gray and The Soultronics (featuring Nile Rodgers & Roy Hargrove)
  8. “Gentleman” – Me’Shell NdegéOcello & Yerba Buena (featuring Ron Blake)
  9. “Years Of Tears and Sorrow” – Common and Djelimady Tounkara
  10. “Shakara / Lady (Part One)” – Cheikh Lo
  11. “Shakara / Lady (Part Two)” – Cheikh Lo, Les Nubians and Manu Dibango
  12. “Don’t Worry About My Mouth O” (African Message) – Fela Kuti
  13. “Zombie (Part One)” – Bugz In The Attic (featuring Wunmi)
  14. “Zombie (Part Two)” – Nile Rodgers & Roy Hargrove
  15. “No Agreement” – Res, Tony Allen, Ray Lema, Baaba Maal, Positive Black Soul and Archie Shepp
  16. “So Be It” – Kelis
  17. “Interlude: This Is An Ashanti Proverb” – Fela Kuti
  18. “By Your Side” – Sade (Cottonbelly Remix)
  19. “Colonial Mentality” – Yerba Buena
  20. “Trouble Sleep Yanga Wake Am” – Baaba Maal and Taj Mahal (featuring Kaouding Cissoko)

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One of my craziest record buying experiences EVER happened when the Tower Records in Berkeley called to tell us how they were moving to another location across the street from their current location. While moving they discovered an ENTIRE room full of untouched records dating mainly from the mid 60’s to late 70’s.

Unfortunately they were mostly obscure jazz and soul albums that no one there had heard of, and they had no idea what to do with them. They wanted us to go through these records, tell them what they were worth (price them), and in return we were allowed to purchase ANY album for a dollar.  Skullsnaps. Leon Thomas. The Black Jazz catalog. Random Groove Merchant titles. Some were even still sealed!

To show you exactly how many records we were dealing with, at just a dollar apiece there were still too many records to buy, and I unfortunately had to leave some behind colon open parentheses.

I picked up a copy of Young Holt Unlimited’s “Mellow Dreaming” that day.

and discovered this song

Young Holt Unlimited’s “The Creeper” @ 320

which was sampled by Showbiz for Show & AG’s “Diggin’ in the Crates”

and that’s the story behind my Young Holt Unlimited “Mellow Dreaming” record.

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Soul Of Sydney#8: 'While I’m In The Mood'- Boogie & Disco Mix Up By Gian Arpino


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Soul Of Sydney Podcast #8

A one hour mix of phat disco bass-lines and synth filled  Boogie and Funk 12’s.

One of the tightest mixes to come our way put together by local don of Disco, Gian Arpino (GPA)

Download: Here

Time: 60 Mins

Size:55 MB

Tracks

(All music taken from original 12″ pressings)

1. California Flight Project â California Flight (7â)
2. Game â Gotta Take Your Love
3. Serena â Get Your Body Up
4. Henderson & Whitfield â Dancin To The Beat (Instrumental)
5. Brenda Taylor â You Canât Have Your Cake And Eat It Too
6. Chuck Brown â Back It On Up
7. Eddie Murphy â Boogie In Your Butt
8. Radiance â Youâre my Number 1
9. Ray Parker Jnr & Raydio â For Those Who Like To Groove
10. Terry Burrus And Transe â Love Rockinâ
11. Goody Goody â Make Me Hot
12. GPA Vs Bennson â Pleaseure Player â (GPA Edit)
13. Carol Williams â Canât Get Away (From Your Love)
14. Sharon Redd â Beat The Street (Remix)
15. Sharon Redd â Beat The Street (Vocal Mix)
16. Kevin Mccord â Never Say
17. Family Of Eve â Please Be Truthful

Download: Here

About Gian

Gian’s a local vinyl head who has been collecting funk, disco, soul and boogie records for years now. & he shares his mad collection of rare soul and funk vinyl at his monthly soul club night Tan Crackers Soul Club.

TCSC is a special Sydney club night where friends and music lovers from all walks of life get to hang out, dance and have a good time to a selection of rare 45’s/7″ records that need to be heard alongside staple classics.

Joint TCSC Facebook Group for updates and info. or check out Gian’s music blog GPA for live mixes from TCSC & regular run down on whats going down with rare vinyl scene in Sydney. Or check out more mixes at Soundcloud

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Soul Of Sydney#8: ‘While I’m In The Mood’- Boogie & Disco Mix Up By Gian Arpino


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Soul Of Sydney Podcast #8

A one hour mix of phat disco bass-lines and synth filled  Boogie and Funk 12’s.

One of the tightest mixes to come our way put together by local don of Disco, Gian Arpino (GPA)

Download: Here

Time: 60 Mins

Size:55 MB

Tracks

(All music taken from original 12″ pressings)

1. California Flight Project â California Flight (7â)
2. Game â Gotta Take Your Love
3. Serena â Get Your Body Up
4. Henderson & Whitfield â Dancin To The Beat (Instrumental)
5. Brenda Taylor â You Canât Have Your Cake And Eat It Too
6. Chuck Brown â Back It On Up
7. Eddie Murphy â Boogie In Your Butt
8. Radiance â Youâre my Number 1
9. Ray Parker Jnr & Raydio â For Those Who Like To Groove
10. Terry Burrus And Transe â Love Rockinâ
11. Goody Goody â Make Me Hot
12. GPA Vs Bennson â Pleaseure Player â (GPA Edit)
13. Carol Williams â Canât Get Away (From Your Love)
14. Sharon Redd â Beat The Street (Remix)
15. Sharon Redd â Beat The Street (Vocal Mix)
16. Kevin Mccord â Never Say
17. Family Of Eve â Please Be Truthful

Download: Here

About Gian

Gian’s a local vinyl head who has been collecting funk, disco, soul and boogie records for years now. & he shares his mad collection of rare soul and funk vinyl at his monthly soul club night Tan Crackers Soul Club.

TCSC is a special Sydney club night where friends and music lovers from all walks of life get to hang out, dance and have a good time to a selection of rare 45’s/7″ records that need to be heard alongside staple classics.

Joint TCSC Facebook Group for updates and info. or check out Gian’s music blog GPA for live mixes from TCSC & regular run down on whats going down with rare vinyl scene in Sydney. Or check out more mixes at Soundcloud

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DAM FUNK + Toni Toni Lee (Live), Gian Arpino & Japeye Bennett + Podcasts & Interview


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Niche Productions present:

DAM FUNK

Sat 15th @ The Basment

Supported by:

Toni Toni Lee (Live), Gian Arpino and Japeye Bennett

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Niche Productions is proud to present the debut Australian tour of the ambassador of Boogie-Funk, Dâm-Funk (Stones Throw – Los Angeles, California). Bursting on to the scene in 08-09, Dâm (pronounced ‘Dame’, as in Damon) won over a slew of fans from Disco-Boogie aficionados, the Beat scene, hardcore Hip Hop heads and Hipsters alike with his debut 12″ ‘Burgundy City/Galactic Fun.’

In 2009, he was one of Stones Throw busiest artists, putting out so much material you’d think he was giving Madlib a run for his money, with the ‘Toeachizown’ album being released digitally in five instalments, all of which teased fans with different elements of his influences. During this time he also managed to put out a few mix CDs, a beat tape as part of Stones Throw’s  ‘Rhythm Trax’ series and turned in remixes for Red, Baron Zen and superstars Animal Collective. At the tail end of 2009, the album was released in 2CD and deluxe 5LP box set editions.

His Monday night Funkmosphere club night is the stuff made of legends. From record-dealer types with obscene collections to a heavily bearded Joaquim Phoenix and beyond, it’s the spot that everyone is trying to get in to. But Dâm’s roots go well back to a time before ‘Disco’ was a cool word.

Cutting his teeth as a session keyboard player for artists of the G-Funk era like Mack 10, MC Eight and Westside Connection, you can easily hear his hip-hop roots in songs like ‘Hood Pass Intact’, and even though he dresses the part, don’t expect Dâm to get all thugged out on us out here on his debut tour. Dâm-Funk promotes love, spirituality, astrology and good vibes with his music and his open and outward personality – if you’ve ever heard him be interviewed or seen live clips online, you will know he is very generous with his time.

Calling his sound ‘Modern Funk’,Dâm-Funk’s live show takes in both his impeccable DJ mixing style as well as a Live-PA style side which includes vocals and keyboards, showcasing both the original material he writes and records, and the records which have inspired him.

Join us for the show everyone will be talking about for the rest of the year.

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Check out the Dam Funk Interview today on Soul Glow radio

DJ Huwston interviews Dam Funk his show Soul Glow on 2ser 107.3

Soul Glow Radio 3pm every Tuesday,

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Mixes & Podcats

#1 Dam Funk, BBC’s Radio: Mary Anne Hobbs Experimental Show, May 1 09

  1. DâM-FunK – ‘Brookside Park’ (Stones Throw)
  2. DâM-FunK – ‘Spacecapades’ (Stones Throw)
  3. DâM-FunK – ‘This Time, Take It Out On the Groove’ (Stones Throw)
  4. DâM-FunK – ‘Flying V Ride’ (Stones Throw)
  5. DâM-FunK – ‘The Sky Is Ours’ (Stones Throw)
  6. DâM-FunK – ‘Sidewayz’ (Stones Throw)
  7. DâM-FunK – ‘Rollin’ (Stones Throw)
  8. L.S. Movement – ‘Move Everything You Got’ (LA/Veg)

or download

#2 Dam Funk 3hr Mix up on BBC Radio 25th Oct 09

Track listing

  • BaronZen – Burn Rubber (Dam-Funk Remix) (Stones Throw)
  • Dam-Funk – Burgundy City (Stones Throw)
  • Dam-Funk – Red (Stones Throw)
  • Dam-Funk – Special Dimensions (Stones Throw)
  • Dam-Funk – Killdatmutha***a (Stones Throw)
  • Dam-Funk – Galactic Fun (Stones Throw)
  • Dam-Funk – She Lights Me Up (Stones Throw)
  • Dam-Funk – 10 West (Stones Throw)
  • Dam-Funk – Chocolate (Stones Throw)
  • Dam-Funk – Indigo (Stones Throw)
  • Dam-Funk – Rollin’ (Stones Throw)
  • Dam-Funk – Purple (Stones Throw)
  • *Dam-Funk In The Mix*
  • Pyramid Plus – Comin At Ya (Lifeworld)
  • Del Richardson – Rainbows (Joy Spring)
  • Cliff Dawson – I Can Love You Better (Boardwalk)
  • Midnight Express – Dangerzone (Tri-Fire)
  • Rah Band – Messages From The Stars (TMT)
  • StarShine – All I Need Is You (Prelude)
  • Alfreda James & Billy Ray – Back To Love (Rappers Rapp Disco)

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