Also for those into African Music vibes be sure to keen an ear out for the African Film Festival fundraiser “MUSIC IS THE WEAPON’ that will showcase the amazing documentary from 1983 on FELA KUTI by the same name. The night will also feature Sydney’s own AFRO BEAT legends The Liberators play live in a rare personal tribute to some of their inspirations followed by Soul Of Sydney DJ’s & Friends paying our own special tribute with a solid dose of Afro-Beat & Afro-Funk sounds to close off the night.
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! –
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!
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
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;