JAMES BROWN pays tribute to MICHAEL JACKSON live on Stage 1983


What a beautiful moment in music! The GODFATHER of SOUL paying tribute to the KING OF POP live on stage in 1983

James Brown – It’s a Mans World feat. Michael Jackson (Live) in 1983 live on Stage.

R.I.P to two of this generations finest musical talents!

#jamesbrown #michaeljackson #soul #funk #MJ #kingofpop

This is not an Edit vol. 4 | Australian Funk Soul Disco Edits


We are seriously loving the fourth installment of ‘This is not an Edit’, a  digital complication of all Australian Soul, Funk & Disco edits, hard crafted by some of our favorite local DJ’s, Producers & Edit maestro’s.

568698-597091aa-f290-11e3-94a8-09c2117d0a9eThis edition features a dope selection reworks by the likes of;

CC:Disco!
Meem
Dj Soup
The Owl
JR.Dynamite
Hober Mallow
Timber
Paris Groovescooter
Jayo
Phil Toke
Frankee More
Caratgold
Downtown Secret Society

Check out more from the legends at soundcloud too, check out the other Tasty tunes by some of Australia’s choicest DJ’s and Producers.

 

 

NEW MIX: 90’s Hip Hop, Funk + Disco vibes / JR Dynamite live at SOUL OF SYDNEY Vivid Special – May 2015 |


JR Dynamite at Vivid

LISTEN HERE | hearthis.at/soulofsydney/236/

JR.Dynamite Edits HIP HOP & FUNK MIX: live in the mix at SOUL OF SYDNEY’s Vivid Special (May 2015)

Listen & Download | https://hearthis.at/soulofsydney/236/

Highly recommend from one of Sydney’s undisputed kings of the Soul & Funk edit and one of our favorite local selectors too. We are so honored to be able to host the first Soul of Sydney set from our good friend and one of our favorite local DJ’s earlier this year.. Sydney’s unmistakable king of the FUNK EDIT, JR DYNAMITE absolutely blessed us with a killer set of party jams including an eclectic mix of 80’s Hip Hop & Boogie, Dance Hall vibes & a heavy dose of Disco Funk Goodness thrown in for good measure.

Tracklist:
– A TRIBUTE CALLED QUEST – OH MY GOD
– GAP BAND – OUTSTANDING
– LYRICS BORN – I CHANGED MY MIND
– KURTIS BLOW – PARTY TIME
– TOM BROWNE – FUNKIN’ FOR JAMAICA
– OZOMATLI – CUT CHEMIST SUITE
– RUN DMC – PETER PIPER
– ?
– SHABBA RANKS – TINGA-LINGA-LING
– ?
– JAMES BROWN – GET UP OFFA THAT THING
– FUNKADELIC- (NOT JUST) KNEE DEEP
– STEVIE WONDER – DO I DO
– HERMAN KELLY & LIFE – DANCE TO THE DRUMMER’S BEAT
– THINGS I DO FOR YOU – ?
– PATRICE RUSHEN – HAVEN’T YOU HEARD
– JR.DYNAMITE EDITS- BRAZILIAN RAPPERS DELIGHT (THIS IS NOT AN EDIT)
– BOB MARLEY – COULD YOU BE LOVE
– FATBACK BAND – BUS STOP (EDIT)
– ?
– THE BAR-KAYS – FREAKSHOW ON THE DANCE FLOOR

About Jr Dynamite:
Local Sydney DJ/Producer, JR.DYNAMITE, has been bringing his special flavour filled, filtered DISCO, ballin’ SOUL, festive FUNK, nostalgic HIPHOP, rootsy REGGAE and Latin BOOGALOO to welcoming ears for over 20 years. Over the past few years he has burst onto the re-edit/production scene locally and internationally scoring a 7″ release on popular indi funk label, Wah Wah (UK), which hit top 10 in the digital Hypem internet charts.

Amassing a large, devoted group of followers, whom await eagerly for their regular hit of aural pleasure. In demand locally and internationally, he has toured extensively throughout Mexico, Ibiza, Jersey, Brasil, England, Montenegro, Germany, Italy, Thailand, Australia and New Zealand, supported a stack of local and international acts including Major Lazer, Coldplay, Mark Ronson and Rudimental with Funk Ferret (NZ) exclaiming ‘that boy is a total pro at getting the dancefloor pumping’. Keeping himself busy as Channel V’s resident promo dj, he also holds down current rotations at some of Sydney’s finest establishments.

Links /
www.facebook.com/DJ.JR.Dynamite
www.soundcloud.com/jrdynamite
www.instagram.com/jrdynamite
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Catch JR.Dynamite Edits holding it down at SOUL OF SYDNEY 4th BDAY SPECIAL on SUNDAY DEC 6 from 12pm at a NEW indoor / outdoor location with the help from some of Sydney’s finest.

Limited $10 tix and party info at /
www.facebook.com/events/1512852302360464/

SOUL OF SYDNEY: 4th Bday Special | Sun Dec 6 from 12pm.
An afternoon of FEEL-GOOD FUNK, SOUL, DISCO, OLD SCHOOL PARTY JAMS, AFRO-BEAT & BEYOND.
feat. Sydney Funk POWERHOUSE
DARRLYL BEATON & THE D1 CARTEL (LIVE)
+
SOUL OF SYDNEY DJ’s & friends,
JR DYNAMITE,
ELCHINO,
DJ LICHE,
STEPHEN FERRIS
PHIL TOKE
+ more tba.

Happening a NEW courtyard location (fully licensed, 18+) (only 10 mins from CBD)

Very limited $10 tix & Info
www.facebook.com/events/1512852302360464/

 

Monday Mixtape: Danny De Sousa live at Soul of Sydney Frankie Knuckles tribute | Disco, Garage, 90’s House vibes.


One of our favorite local selectors, Danny De Sousa bringing the 90’s House, Garage & Disco warmness live at Frankie Knuckles tribute a few weeks back. Having some fun in the 4:30pm set on CDJ and our new E&S DJR 400 Rotary Mixer.

Date: Sunday April 19 2015 / 4:30 pm
Time: 90+ mins.
Style: Garage, Funk, Disco, 90’s House Vibes

Track List (Incomplete) 

  1. Frankie Knuckles interview
  2. You Got The Love by Frankie Knuckles
  3. I’m Every Woman by Chaka Khan
  4. ?
  5. I Want You For Myself (Tribute To The Duke) by Ramsey Hercules
  6. Tears (Classic vocal) by Frankie Knuckles Presents Satoshi Tomiie
  7. ?
  8. Gypsy Woman (She’s Homeless) (Basement Boys Strip To The Bone mix) by Crystal Waters
  9. ?
  10. Erotic City by Prin se
  11. Blind (Frankie Knuckles remix) by Hercules & Love Affair
  12. He Is The Joy (UBP Classic mix) by Donna Allen
  13. Moon Child by Captain Sky
  14. UNKNOWN
  15. Body Work (vocal mix) by Hot Streak
  16. Trapped (vocal version) by Colonel Abrams
  17. Reach Inside (Restless Soul Peaktime mix) by Bah Samba
  18. To be in love by Masters at Work / Nuyorcian Soul feat. India

SOUL JAZZ Gigs at FOUNDRY 616 | Minton’s Playhouse: The BeBop Sessions, Sydney Jazz Orchestra, Righteous Voodoo, Jazz Hip Hop Sessions


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Jazz gig news just in from new Jazz joint Foundry 616 on Harris St Ultimo.
Here is a small selection of some of the live SOUL, JAZZ & HIP HOP inspired gigs we recommend

Check out their website for more info HERE for updates on everything else going on at the club.

A Night at Minton’s Playhouse: The BeBop Sessions

// Fri 27 Feb, 8.30pm

Info / www.foundry616.com.au/

With swing still dominating American music in the 1940’s, MINTON’S PLAYHOUSE Harlem NY became home to musicians experimenting with a whole new sound that would eventually flip music over its head, led by Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonius Monk, Bud Powell and others.

Sydney musicians tonight pay homage to the legendary, controversial and iconic BEBOP SESSIONS, with Kevin Camrass on sax and Matthew Collins on trumpet accompanied by a rhythm section of Casper Tromp on piano, Hamish Gullick on bass and Philip Lombardo on drums.

Expect many of the most loved and studied compositions of Billies Bounce, Blue Monk, Bouncing with Bud, Salt Peanuts and more…

Sydney Jazz Orchestra //  Weds 4 March, 8.00pm Tix $10!

http://www.foundry616.com.au/

The Sydney Jazz Orchestra is back in the swing, for 2015 continuing the high level of musicianship, creativity and dedication to excellence in performance, that has become the band’s trademark.

Fabulous writing and arrangement from Sydney multi instrumentalists Richard Percival and Tim Oram will be also be featured. Both artists are recognised for their depth of experience skill and vision in producing exciting compositions, especially created for the big band genre.

Righteous Voodoo // Thurs 5 March, 8.30pm Tix $15

// BOOK

Righteous Voodoo is a Soul-infused, extravaganza of sound, who are sure to get even the most conservative toes tapping. Their sound is forged in groove and founded in Roots music – Real music, played by real musicians.

The independent band has enjoyed great success in 2014 releasing their first single, ‘Bygone’, which shot to #1 on the iTunes Blues Charts! If you haven’t caught them yet, check them out; your groove shoes will thank you later.

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Also check out their regular Jazz Hip Hop Freestyle Sessions every Friday from 11:30pm for only $5 featuring a rotating band of local jazz musicians and guest MC’s, Poets, Singers adding.

Info / www.foundry616.com.au/

LIVE Mix | Sydney Disco Edit King SUPERBREAK, Closing set at SOUL OF SYDNEY NYD 2015 [Space Disco, Garage, House]


Massive respect to one of Sydney’s finest! What an absolute honor to had Sydneys Disco Edit King, SUPERBREAK closing our the biggest SOUL OF SYDNEY party we have ever done. We covered a massive amount of musical ground at the event, this was his set right after Simon Caldwell to close it out from 12:30am till close in our main room.

An hour and half of spaced out FUNK, DISCO and HOUSE flavors.

Check out more mixes, edits and more at SUPERBREAK’s page.

EVENT: QUEEN’S BDAY WEEKEND BLOCK PARTY – CARATGOLD,MAKOTO,JAYO,ADVERSE,CMAN & JUZZLIKEDAT @ CAFE LOUNGE


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Get on down for the git down this Sunday 2pm-10pm. Block-rockin party-starters CARATGOLD, MAKOTO, JAYO, ADVERSE, CMAN, JUZZLIKEDAT are throwing down on the plates more funky breaks,hip hop & disco jams than you can poke a stick at. We’re clearing the tables and laying down the dance floor for an afternoon/evening of good vibes and boogie times at Cafe Lounge.
$5 Tap Beers + $10 Pizzas all day
Cafe Lounge 277 Goulburn st Surry Hill

EVENT: DJs CMAN & JUZZLIKEDAT @ PLAY BAR | FRI 11TH APRIL


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Fresh off rockin’ the last two Soul-of-Sydney Block Parties, Sydney’s funky party duo CMAN & JUZZLIKEDAT are back and ready to thrown down another night full of fat beats at Play Bar in Surry Hills… The guys have played at 3 jam-packed parties at Play and it’s always been off the hook 🙂 We’re talkin’ a AAA kinda party; the tunes are awesome, the vibe is awesome and most importantly, the people are awesome. Check out their pages here: CMAN & JUZZLIKEDAT and join us for a night of FUNK, HIP HOP, JAZZY BREAKS, AND SOULFUL ANTHEMS.
Visit MAMA FEEL GOOD FUNK COLLECTIVE for more Sydney events, news and happenings. 

DJ JUZZLIKEDAT

DJ CMAN 

The guys have been playing host to a stack of great nights around town, such as, “Everyday People” at the Tatler, “Good Good Music” at Cafe Lounge, plus often feature for events at the Basement, Oxford Art Factory, and Ching-A-Lings; as well as Soul of Sydney block parties, and gigs for Funkdafied, and Grindin’.

On Friday the 11th of April 2014, PHAT PLAY FRIDAY we welcome 2 of Sydney’s best, for a night of dope beats ranging from hip hop and dance floor jazz, to boogie, funk, soul, disco… Check it 🙂

EVENT: CMAN & JUZZLIKEDAT return to PLAY | Saturday 22nd February


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Sydney’s party duo DJ CMAN & JUZZLIKEDAT are back and ready to thrown down another night full of fat beats… The past few times these guys have played, it has been off the hook 🙂 The tunes are awesome, the vibe is awesome and most importantly, the people are awesome.

The guys have been playing host to a stack of great nights around town, such as, “Everyday People” at the Tatler, “Good Good Music” at Cafe Lounge, plus often feature for events at the Basement, Oxford Art Factory, and Ching-A-Lings; as well as Soul of Sydney block parties, and gigs for Funkdafied, and Grindin’.

On Saturday the 22th of February 2014, SKRATCH SAT-DEE!!! welcome’s these two premium DJs, for a night of dope beats ranging from hip hop and dance floor jazz, to boogie, funk, soul, disco… Check it

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DJ CMAN – Craig Tarik Wilson BIO

Residing in Sydney, Australia; DJ CMAN has earned a reputation as a versatile go-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 performed at Sydney’s most established venues and events including Home Night Club, Oxford Arts Factory, The Basement, Blue Beat, Four Seasons Hotel, The Cafe Lounge, Ching-a-Lings, the infamous Soul of Sydney Block Parties plus events for Funkdafied & Grindin’.

He has played live on numerous radio stations including 2SER and Bondi FM, and supported touring international artists such as Eric Benet, Eric Lau and DJ Sarah Love.

Outside of Sydney CMAN has rocked crowds from the VIctorian snow fields to playing internationally in both Europe and South East Asia.

The son of an ex-record shop owner, it comes as no surprise the path that he 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 favourite.

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.

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SPECIALIST GENRES:

Soul, Funk, Rare Grooves, Hip Hop, Disco, Boogie, Latin, Reggae, African, Jazz, Nu Jazz, Retro, 80′s-90′s RnB, Lounge, Chill Out.

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CURRENT RESIDENCIES:

* Soul of Sydney Block Parties (Sydney)
* The Cafe Lounge (Surry Hills)
* Martini Bar (Newtown)
* Ching-a-lings (Darlinghurst)
* Grain Bar – Four Seasons Hotel (Sydney CBD)
* ‘The Warm-Up’ Radio Skid Row 88.9FM (Inner West Community Radio)

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INTERNATIONAL / ARTISTS / FESTIVALS Support:

* ERIC LAU (UK)
* ERIC BENET (USA), R&B Grammy Nominee
* SARAH LOVE (UK), BBC Radio One & MTV Host (2011, 2012)
* LANGKAWI LIVE 2012 – ONE EARTH MUSIC FESTIVAL 2012 (Malaysia)
* BABYLON BEACH BAR (Langkawi, Malaysia)
* MADERFAKER (Madrid, Spain)
* PLAYGROUND WEEKENDER MUSIC FESTIVAL 2012 (on bill)

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VENUES:

OAF (Oxford Arts Factory), Home Nightclub, The Basement, Arthouse, Tank, Blue Beat, Tonka Bar (Ruby Rabbit), Ching-a-lings, Civic Hotel, The Cafe Lounge, Burdekin Hotel, Sussex Hotel, BJ’s Nightclub, Tipple Bar, Le Cartel, Gotham, The Local Taphouse (Darlinghurst), Shellbourne Hotel.

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RADIO:

Bondi FM, 2SER FM, SKID ROW FM

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JUZZLIKEDAT – Samir Samaali BIO

As a DJ represented by Soul of Sydney, and involved with the Mama Feel Good Funk Collective, Samir Samaali dedicates his Le Garage space to music, art and fashion lovers.

Le Garage crosses over as a records store, hair salon and accessories retailer as well as art gallery (and occasionally turning into a music lounge too). With a funk, hip hop & soul sensibility second to none, Juzzlikedat will keep you noddin’ with agreement that yeah, yo, it should be just like that…s’il vous plaît!

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WHEN AND WHERE
Saturday 22nd February 2014 || SKRATCH SAT-DEE!!!

PLAY BAR SYDNEY
BASEMENT 72 Campbell Street,
Lower Westsyde Surry Hills NSW

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DOORS OPEN AT 4PM
FREE ENTRY ALL EVENING
HAPPY HOUR 5-7PM

Facebook event: www.facebook.com/events/350550571749983