AUDIO: BOOTLEG ALBUM: Max Tannone – Mic Check 1234! (HIP HOP / PUNK )


Mic Check 1234! is a remix album consisting of rap and punk music. Despite their initial musical differences, the two genres also share many traits. Great rap and great punk both make you want to affect change, to rebel against the status quo, or to simply just get up and move. The music often stemmed from a place of social and economic inequality while exhibiting a fierce do-it-yourself attitude in the process; inspiring kids all over the world to strap on guitars, scream into microphones, ruin turntables, and mash drum machines. My aim was to take my favorite emcees’ more socio-political material and pair it with some of the best punk bands ever. This is the result. Download the full project at

Release date: Jun 12, 2012


Jackson 5 – ABC – The Reflex Stems Re-Vision

Multitracks-only remix of the Jackson 5 classic by The Reflex.

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PRINCE : The Midnight Mix-Tape Tribute by Soul of Sydney DJ’s + Afterparty Info

As Prince Fans around Sydney get ready to experience the man live at performances kicking off next Friday, we though it was about time we dropped  a few mix-tapes just to remind everyone just how prolific & extremely talented the man actually is & how much the music world owes to such a talent.

This is part of our “Midnight Mix-Tape” tribute to Prince, It is more a selection of cuts you need to know about as a SOUL, FUNK fan rather than a mix of the Prince run of the mill hits that everyone knows.

Hope you enjoy the mixes.

Also Look out for more of our Midnight Mix-Tapes dropping at Midnight on Twitter & Online & Facebook


Run Time: 46 Mins

Download : (Shoot us an email for DL link)


  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







FUNK, DISCO & HOUSE Edits : JR.Dynamite (Sydney Australia)

JR.Dynamite hails from Sydney, Australia. A fan of filtered DISCO, ballin’ SOUL, flarn flarn filthy FUNK, nostalgic HIPHOP, rootsy REGGAE and Latin BOOGALOO. His latest 7″ release BS vs HCB – No Diggity ( ) hit top 10 in the Hypem internet charts. Keep an ear out for future releases!!

The first vinyl he owned was ‘Star Wars – read along story book’.

The first CD he owned was ‘Batman: The Movie‘ Sountrack by Prince.

The first piece of music he bought with his own pocket money was ‘Alice Cooper, Trash’.

Since his brother took him to the late “Reachin’ Records” on Oxford Street, Darlinghurst in 1995 he has been a Music Lover and for the past 16 years a DJ, Producer and Party Promoter.

Current resident at:
Hugos Manly
Hugos Lounge
Bar 100
and Cafe Lounge

Joint mastermind behind the notorious Lounge Funk parties, secret summer park and beach jams.

He also extends his gratitude to those funk driven musicians that came before him who have and still work incredibly hard. Respect.

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Shaken <> Stirred @ the Whitehorse (Zac & Caratgold)

A new night is being hosted at the Whitehorse in Surry Hills

Downtempo, Chill sexy beats brought to you each week by myself (DJ Zac – Seattle, Sydney) and stellar guest DJ’s that play something a little different from their collections. This night is for the music lovers and a great way to hang out and still make it to work the next day (or not).

This night came from my desire to provide a weekly platform in Sydney, like I did in Seattle that offers Downtempo, Rare Grooves and Beats that you just can’t hear at the clubs on the weekend.

I would like to thank the Soul Of Sydney people for putting on the Block parties and other events. The love for music and the great friendly vibe carries on every Thursday night at the Whitehorse.

Most of you have been there or know of the space, it’s gorgeous with tons of room, great mix of people, food and a place you can chill and hear some great beats. Hope to see you all for Nick ‘Caratgold’ Gilmore (Soul of Sydney) and myself.

Check out the Facebook invite and come along.

This Thursday,
12 April 8-12

DJ Zac

Seminal NYC DISCO, Early House: The Boss !

The Boss Breakdown Unedited Final Mix 2004

Disco Disco Disco ! Expression running right through this classic remix.

Soul of Sydney Block Party Presents: An Afternoon with NYC Disco Legend John Morales (Sun April 1st)


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Soul Of Sydney and Our House Sydney are blessed to present one of the legends (not used lightly) of New York Disco and an early pioneer of dance music production, remixing and DJ’ing – John Morales.

John has been involved in the creation of hit DISCO records for the better part of 30 years with over 500 songs on his own, and as part of John Morales & Sergio Munzibai (M & M Productions). Known in the industry as an innovator and chance taker, John has always welcomed the challenge of working with new artists and can lay claim to being one of the originators of the extended mix, remix and re-edit concept.

Having worked, remixed or edited everyone from Marvin Gaye, Inner Life, Jocelyn Brown, Fantastic Aleems, Teddy Pendergrass, Harold Melvin, Evelyn Thomas, Fantastic Aleems, Brass Construction, War, Candi Staton, Loletta Holloway, First Choice, Salsoul Orchestra & Double Exposure just to name a few, expect John to give a FUNK & DISCO lesson covering 30+ years of the sound that shaped music as we know it today.

Local supports include Gian Arpino, Phil Toke, Alex Dimitriades, Phil Hudson & Soul of Sydney DJ’s


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In 1975 while working as a DJ in local Bronx club, John Morales realised that he wanted to lengthen the duration of some of his records. Back then the duration of most records was 3 to 4 minutes, so by using his TEAC 71/2 and a box of razor blades, John started splicing tape for endless hours and became one the first DJ’s to create the ‘extended mix’ (or ‘remix’ in it’s original form). In doing so, he realised that he could achieve a similar outcome by cutting, slicing and taping parts from different recordings. This formed the basis for his acclaimed (deadly) medleys. John says “I can still see the 100′s of edits zoom by every-time I play the tape”. John Morales started to release some of his reel to reel edits, medleys and remixes to Acetate via the Sunshine Sound (a NYC studio where DJ’s could bring their reel to reel tapes and have acetate copies cut one at a time), so that he could play these tracks at clubs. Greg Carmichael gave him his first mixing job after hearing some of his Sunshine Acetate mixes and these first two official mixes made him famous: ‘Dance and Shake Your Tambourine’ by ‘The Universal Robot Band’ and the classic ‘I’m Caught Up” by Inner Life. However some of his early mixes and edits, even those officially released, were and remain uncredited and so might not appear in his discography! John has worked for numerous acts and has been involved in the creation of over 500 songs – both on his own and as part of John Morales & Sergio Munzibai (M & M Productions). John Morales can lay claim to being one of the most important figures in the creation of the extended mix, remix and re-edit concept.

Marvin Gaye – Want You (John Morales Acapella Dub)

Teena Marie – I Need Your Lovin Live Rare Long M+M Long Beach 1981

Inner Life -Aint No Mountain – Breakdown Mix


SOUL FUNK: Minnie Riperton – Reasons (Theo Parrish Edit)

Lovin what Theo Parrish does behind the decks when he is Sydney.. and what he has been doing over the years in the studio too, from Deep House, Detroit Techno to a stack of Soul, Funk Edits like this edit of Minnie Riberton’s – Reasons.

SOULFUL JAZZY HOUSE: Studio Apartment ft Kenny Bobien – Isnt she lovely (Original), (DJ Oji Lovely Remix) & (DJ Kawasaki Remix)

English: , British drum and bass, house music ...Studio Apartment is the dance music duo of Japanese DJ Masanori Morita and keyboard player Noboru Abe. The two have produced numerous singles that have featured various singers and been compiled into a series of albums. World Line was released in December 2005, followed by People to People in March 2006 and Museum Euterpe in September 2006. For Her for Him for You, released in July 2007, featured Blaze, Monique Bingham, Kimara Lovelace, Ron Carroll, Deborah Bond, and AK. The Rising Sun, issued by King Street Sounds/Nite Grooves in June 2008, featured many of the same performers, along with Joi Cardwell, Akiko, Stephanie Cooke, Terrance Downs, and Kenny Bobien.

Isn’t she lovely” by STUDIO APARTMENT re-works the original Stevie Wonder’s  Soul classic into an all out Soulful House masterpiece that has emerged to become  an underground house classic around the world. This is especially acclaimed track in their release and the 12 inch includes remix for DJ OJI that released previously only available on MIX CD alongside Instrumental mix which never unreleased on CD. Only this release found original re-edit version by Masanori Morita who provides much more bumping beat to the dancefloor.  DJ OJI remixed percussive track interpretation of afro beat original running smoothly. Guitar and saxphone solo playing to the end creates jazzy atomosphere to the dancefloor.DJ OJI’s pounding beat aptly overlayed with Kenny Bobien’s fascinated falsetto voice built into much moody.

DUB REGGAE AFRO-BEAT FELA: Bob Marly-Exodus (Bill Laswell Dub) + Fela: Music Is The Weapon Screening (African Film Festival Sydney) Feat The Liberators & Soul of Sydney DJ’s

After a hard day’s work, some people rush to the bottle, some the pipe. While others just turn on their speakers.

This is one for those kinds of people, my kind of people. Perfect Monday night vibes.

Bob Marly – Exodus (Bill Laswell Dub)

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.

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Soul of Sydney Podcast #17- The Afro Funk Tribute to Fela

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1. Fela Kuti – Intro
2. Fela Kuti – Gentleman
3. Fela Kuti – Water got no enemy
4. Hugh MasekelaAfro Beat Blues
5. Kaleta & Zozo Afrobeat – Get Up
6. Tony Allen – Hustler
7. Fela Kuti – Everything / (Rev Al Sharpton speech at Michael Jackson’s Funeral)
8. Souljazz Orchestra – Mr President
9. Afroheat #5 – Nigerian Thang
10. James Brown – Rapp Payback (where Iz Moses)
11. Brass Construction – Movin’
12. Jerome Sydnenham & Kerri Chandler – Dj Tools – Love Drum
13. Masters At Work – Expensive
14. Martin Solveig – Mr President

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