Soul of Sydney Afro-Latin Special feat. THE STRIDES & CUMBIAMUFFIN live | Sun May 28 2017

17309702_10155078088808607_7312165552690799130_nSOUL OF SYDNEY: Afro-Latin Special at VIVID 2017 

An afternoon of Feel-Good FUNK, SOUL, DISCO & HIP HOP with a touch of (live) AFRO-BEAT & LATIN vibes & beyond.


THE STRIDES & friends (13-piece Afro-Beat, Roots  & Hip Hop Vibes) + the CUMBIAMUFFIN orchestra (full 15-piece Latin Vibes wall of sound)

Sun May 28 2017 | 2pm – late | at Secret Location (released only to ticket holders)

18+event | Limited capacity jam | fully licenced venue (no byo) | strictly for the love 

Tix from $10-$15+bf at

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featuring (two undisputed heavyweights of Sydney’s live music scene);

★ THE STRIDES ★ (13-piece AFRO-BEAT, ROOTS & HIP HOP vibes) & the CUMBIAMUFFIN Orchestra ★ (15-piece LATIN VIBES wall of sounds)

plus DJ sets by
★ SOUL OF SYDNEY DJ’s & friends.

Limbo, Soul Train & Positive Party vibes by
★ SOUL PATROL dancers & friends

Tix from $10-$15 pre-sale (released very soon)

Join Sydney’s friendliest dance floor on Sunday, May 28 for a very special LIVE dose of GLOBAL ROOTS & RHYTHMS by two of the undisputed heavyweights of Sydney’s music scene in a rare Sunday afternoon show.

THE STRIDES & CUMBIAMUFFIN – The Sounds of Australia Afro-beat, Roots & Latin Vibes compiled by SOUL OF SYDNEY.


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ALPHAMAMA | Soul of Sydney Local Music Profile #013

ALPHAMAMA | Soul of Sydney Local Music Profile #013 (June 2015)

Among the vast ocean of mainstream, middle of the road personalities there stands one woman: a fearless creative force who is passionate about music, life and people.

ALPHAMAMA is not your run of the mill singer. She is a forward-thinking, entrepreneurial artist who is dedicated to growing not only her own profile, but also the urban music scene in Australia. Her sound is soulful but hard-hitting, fused with the best of reggae, funk, hip hop and the 90’s flavour she grew up with. All of these elements have been major influences on her stylings along with New Jack Swing, Jazz and World Music!

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SYDNEY DANCE CLASS: 10 Week DANCEHALL Classes with Sarine Perdedjian

Dancehall Sydney Sarine

Good news in Sydney’s Dance Scene

We are truthfully we are so blown away by the amount of talented people around us, there seems to be so much incredible artistic people in and around our extended Soul of Sydney family.

Soul of Sydney’s own dancehall queen and crowd favorite SARINE will be sharing some of her incredible skills with a new series of 10 week intensive DANCEHALL classes kicking off very soon at Beats 905 Studio in Ashfield.

Many of you would know her from partying at Soul of Sydney, she has been getting down grooving and sharing her amazing dance talents with us for years.

Check out her amazing entry for 2015 Australian Dancehall Queen contest that happened a few weeks  back for some seriously fire.


VIDEO: Sarine for NSW Dancehall Queen | #teamsarine

Honestly we are so blown away by the amount of talented people around us, there seems to be so much amazing creative people in Sydney these days.

Many of you would know this girl from partying at Soul of Sydney, she has been getting down grooving and sharing her amazing dance talents with us for years. Check out her entry for NSW heat of 2015 Australian Dancehall Queen contest happening this Saturday.

Soul of Sydney Block Party Radio #81: ‘Kingston to Queens’ Reggae to Hip Hop mixtape by DJ CMAN (Mama Feel-Good Funk Collective, Soul of Sydney) | reggae, sydney, hip hop, funk


Soul of Sydney Block Party Radio #81: ‘Kingston to Queens’ Reggae to Hip Hop mixtape by DJ CMAN (Mama Feel-Good Funk Collective, Soul of Sydney)

Digging this mixtape by local selector & Soul of Sydney Block Party rocker, DJ CMAN. He dropped this one early this year & as expected is a mad selection of reggae-vibed beats, edits & head-nodding East Coast Hip Hop joints! A Soul of Sydney crowd favorite CMAN always delivers ‘feel-good’ funk vibes like nobody else, as one the selectors who got behind our BLOCKPARTY jams early on, he has played some absolutely killer sets at our park jams, warehouse parties & afternoon throw-downs, effortlessly blending everything from reggae, funk, latin vibes, breaks and beyond into straight out mad party jams.

Residing in Sydney, Australia; DJ CMAN has earned a reputation as a versatile got-to dance floor filler and mood creator with his infectious energy and signature ‘funky feel-good’ sets gaining him loyal fans both young and old.

CMAN has worked in the music industry for over 10 years and played at Sydney’s most established venues and events including Home Night Club, Oxford Arts Factory, Soul of Sydney & Funkdafied, Blue Beat, Four Seasons Hotel, The Cafe Lounge and Ching-a-Lings to name just a few. He has mixed live on radio stations including 2SER and Bondi FM, and supported touring international artists such as Eric Benet, Eric Lau and DJ Sarah Love; whilst also creating his own mark playing internationally to crowds in UK, Spain and Malaysia.

The son of an ex-record shop owner, it comes as no surprise the path that would follow. With residencies across Sydney at some of the coolest underground bars to ritzy five star hotels; CMAN’s dynamic skills, musical knowledge and versatility make him an instant crowd favorite.

Rooted heavily in Soul, Jazz and Latin music from childhood, CMAN also grew up on a steady diet of Funk, R&B and Hip Hop. Today he enjoys fusing these influences into his sets with a fine tuned ear and the ability to seamlessly transition through genres; taking patrons on a soulful journey from Funk to Bossa, Reggae to Disco, Hip Hop to Boogaloo and all things in between.

About Mama Feel-Good Funk Collective:

Sydney’s collective one-stop shop for all things FUNK related! Local EVENTS & GIGS – RADIO SHOWS – DJ MIXTAPES & RELEASES of quality SOUL | JAZZFUNK | RARE GROOVE l DISCO & BOOGIE | LATIN & AFRO BEATS | HIP HOP & HOUSE.

TIME: 50 mins
DJ: DJ CMAN (Mama Feel-Good Funk Collective, Soul of Sydney Block Party)


Savages y Suefo – Our World Our Style
Manjah – My Dub Is Empty
7 Samurai – Uptown Rankin’
Run Dmc & Taggy Matcher – My Adidas
Naughty By Nature & Tommy McCook – Heatwave Jamboree
Pete Rock & CL Smooth (Freqnik & WDre) – Ghettos Of The Mind (Remix)
The Gaff – Zamboozee
Mr Bird – Octopus Blues
Little Brother – The Way You Do It (Remix)
Grap Luva – Neva Done (Vocal Version)
Grooveman Spot – 10 2 Things (feat. John Robinson)
Redman – Blow Your Mind
LL Cool J – Eat ‘Em Up L
Mark The 45 King – Harlem Brothers feat. Big Pooh
Colossus – The Tribute
Big Daddy Kane – Mr. Pitiful
Mark The 45 King – Superpeople feat. Lady Champain
Astro – He Fell Off

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