Friday Mixtape: The Sounds of WATUSSI : Afro-Colombian Roots Funk & Reggae HEAT by Soul of Sydney DJ’s


As we head in to Australia Day long weekend, we through it is only right we share some dope local music for our Friday Mixtape. This is one from April last year and featuring some straight tropical Afro Latin HEAT courtesy of a little podcast tribute we put together for our good friends local 8 piece Latin funk powerhouse WATUSSI.

Style: Afro-Colombian Reggae, Roots, Funk & Beyond
Time: 45 Mins
Recorded:April 1 2004

1/ Cuando Sera
2/ Otra
3/ Tu Te Vas
4/ Nina
5/ Baila
6/ El olvido
7/ Como mi ritmo
8/ Africa
9/ Echale fuego
10/ Seguimos

Links;
www.watussi.com.au
www.watussimusic.bandcamp.com
www.facebook.com/watussiband

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The Sounds of Watussi Podcast: Afro-Latin Roots, Reggae & Funk | Mixtape


Watussi Podcast Afro Latin Funk Sydney

Reggae, Roots & Afro-Colombian Funk: The Sounds of Sydney’s 9-piece Latin funk powerhouse Watussi

 

This is a little podcast we put together some of the amazing studio work our April 6 headliners, WATUSSI. It’s only a small sample of the infectious grooves the band has become so well known for.

 

From Reggae, Roots to straight Afro-Latin fire, this podcast is only a small taste of what you can expect from our special guests for this Sundays Soul of Sydney jam as WATUSSI play a rare set just before they head to to Byron Bay for this years Bluesfest

 

See you on the dancefloor!

 

Style: Afro-Colombian Reggae, Roots, Funk & Beryond
Time: 45 Mins
Recorded:April 1 2004

 

Links;
www.watussi.com.au
www.watussimusic.bandcamp.com
www.facebook.com/watussiband

 

-Cuando Sera
-Otra
-Tu Te Vas
-Nina
-Baila
-El olvido
-Como mi ritmo
-Africa
-Echale fuego
-Seguimos

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Australian Music Tribute # 1: Classic Australian Funk, Hip Hop & Soul Music Videos


With Australia day just gone we though we should do our bit for the country &  put together a mix-tape of our favorite home grown music videos. Here is our selection of local Hip Hop, Soul & Funk videos that would go rock any Australia Day BBQ.

Ray Mann Three- Smile

Music video by The Ray Mann Three performing “Smile”. Directed by Louis Westgarth and Ray Mann. (C) 2008 Ray Mann. From the album “The Ray Mann Three”

The Avalanches – Since I Left You

Directed by Rob Leggatt and Leigh Marling.

The Cat Empire – Days Like These

Pnau ‘Journey Agent’

Pnau’s classic adventure in 50’s style and attempted substance. Directed by James Littlemore and art directed/illustrated by Stepahnie Anderson

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Australian Music Tribute # 1: Classic Funk, Hip Hop & Soul Music Videos


With Australia day just gone we though we should do our bit for the country &  put together a mix-tape of our favourite home grown music videos. Here is our selection of local Hip Hop, Soul & Funk videos that would go rock any Australia Day BBQ.

Ray Mann Three- Smile

Music video by The Ray Mann Three performing “Smile”. Directed by Louis Westgarth and Ray Mann. (C) 2008 Ray Mann. From the album “The Ray Mann Three”

The Avalanches – Since I Left You

Directed by Rob Leggatt and Leigh Marling.

The Cat Empire – Days Like These

Pnau ‘Journey Agent’

Pnau’s classic adventure in 50’s style and attempted substance. Directed by James Littlemore and art directed/illustrated by Stepahnie Anderson

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‘Good Times’ : 2009 Playground Weekender Highlight


‘GOOD TIMES’

2009 Playground Weekender Highlights
By Soul Of Sydney

http://www.soulofsydney.wordpress.com

e-mail: soulofsydney@gmail.com

Music Used:

Chic – Good Times
Richie Haven- Going Back To My Roots
The Source & Candy Staton- You Got The Love

Links:

Playground Weekender Clip @ youtube
Our House Classics 101 Channel @ youtube
Join the : ‘Felt The ♥ @ PLAYGROUND WEEKENDER 2009’ Facebook Group :

Also Can you please pass this on to anyone you notice in the videos or whoever you think might find this entertaining.

Cheers

Video Details:

Location: Del Rio, Riverside Resort, Wiseman’s Ferry

Event: Playground Weekender 2009

Artists: Primal Scream, The Streets, Cold War Kids, Crystal Castles, Blue King Brown, Salmonella Dub, Grafton Primary, Nic Fanculi, Ashley Beedle, Norman Jay, Whomadewho, TZU, Jose Gonzalez, Lyrics Born, Alice Russell, Crazy Penis, Edu K, Watussi, The Ray Mann Three, SPOD, Pomomofo, Peabody, The Dolly Rocker Movement, D.I.G (Directions in Groove), Ewan Pearson, Todd Terje, Tom Middleton, Jimpster, Paper Scissors, Mark De Clive-Lowe, Pomomofo, Russ Dewbury,Wow

'Good Times' : 2009 Playground Weekender Highlight


‘GOOD TIMES’

2009 Playground Weekender Highlights
By Soul Of Sydney

http://www.soulofsydney.wordpress.com

e-mail: soulofsydney@gmail.com

Music Used:

Chic – Good Times
Richie Haven- Going Back To My Roots
The Source & Candy Staton- You Got The Love

Links:

Playground Weekender Clip @ youtube
Our House Classics 101 Channel @ youtube
Join the : ‘Felt The ♥ @ PLAYGROUND WEEKENDER 2009’ Facebook Group :

Also Can you please pass this on to anyone you notice in the videos or whoever you think might find this entertaining.

Cheers

Video Details:

Location: Del Rio, Riverside Resort, Wiseman’s Ferry

Event: Playground Weekender 2009

Artists: Primal Scream, The Streets, Cold War Kids, Crystal Castles, Blue King Brown, Salmonella Dub, Grafton Primary, Nic Fanculi, Ashley Beedle, Norman Jay, Whomadewho, TZU, Jose Gonzalez, Lyrics Born, Alice Russell, Crazy Penis, Edu K, Watussi, The Ray Mann Three, SPOD, Pomomofo, Peabody, The Dolly Rocker Movement, D.I.G (Directions in Groove), Ewan Pearson, Todd Terje, Tom Middleton, Jimpster, Paper Scissors, Mark De Clive-Lowe, Pomomofo, Russ Dewbury,Wow