Deep House/Tech House/Melodic Techno.
 
This is more of what I like... Starts off deep and builds and builds... I like that I get to put two remixes by Andre Lodemann in here. Very underrated. Also, the Patrick Topping tunes steal the show. It also has some old school, some bangers and gets progressively more techy and bass-heavy. Goes down perfectly with a lemon ginger smash from Resurrection Spirits in East Vancouver. Even if I do say so myself.
 
Nicolas Jaar - Time For Us, Prommer & Barck Feat Lois Longerling - Lovin (Andre Lodemann Remix), Black Van - Yearning (Original Mix), Hardrive - Deep Inside [Original Version], Stefano Noferini - Disco's Revenge (Original Mix), Fatboy Slim - Praise You (Purple Disco Machine Mix), Mathew Jonson – Automaton, Dominik Eulberg - Opel Tantra (Original Mix), Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa - One Kiss (Patrick Topping Remix), Green Velvet - Flash (Jamie Jones Remix), George Fitzgerald - The Echo Forgets, Hot Natured feat. Anabel Englund - Reverse Skydiving (Robert James Dark Mix), Ed Ed - Illusions (Julian Ganzer's 23rd Version), From Beyond - From Beyond [LGR006], Raumakustik - Dem A Pree (Patrick Topping Mix), Akabu - Another World (Andre Lodemann mix)
Deep/French House/Tech House.
 
This is a mix I put together for a friend's 40th birthday party who happens to be French. I played it out at Resurrection Spirits in East Vancouver in October 2018. I selected a bunch of 1990s and 2000s French house & electronica classics from Daft Punk, Justice, Aeroplane, Ludovic Navarre (of St. Germain fame), and Etienne De Crecy. It's all mixed in with some recent stuff from the likes of Disclosure & Moon Boots. Voila!
 
Moon Boots - Keep the Faith feat. Nic Hanson, Elohim-Xanax (Moon Boots Remix), Friendly Fires - Paris (ft. Au Revoir Simone) (Aeroplane Remix), Justice - D.A.N.C.E., Justice – Phantom, Daft Punk - Around The World, Daft Punk - Digital Love, Thomas Bangalter - Yeah Ah Yeah, Dante Klein - Ertesuppe (Club Mix), Disclosure - Ultimatum (feat. Fatoumata Diawara), Disclosure - Ultimatum (feat. Fatoumata Diawara) Remix, Juliet Sikora & Return of the Jaded - What Did I Tell Ya, Gerardo Frisina - Gosto De Que E Bom, Ludovic Navarre - The First Time, Boom Bass & Etienne De Crecy - Bit Torrent
Old School/Hip Hop/Funk/Disco/Reggae
 
This is a live DJ mix recording from Chris Archer and Zion Afele's annual boat party to Bowen Island from Vancouver. It contains a section from the boat cruise and after party in Yaletown with pop, old school, hip hop, funk and disco. 
 
Mungo Jerry - In the Summertime, DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Summertime, Jurassic 5 - Concrete Schoolyard (Instrumental), DJ Maars - Buju Banton- Champion (Maars Re-Edit), Jurassic 5 - Concrete Schoolyard, Naughty By Nature - Clap Yo Hands (Maars Reggae Re-Edit), House Of Pain - Jump Around (Maars Reggae Re-Fix), A Tribe Called Quest vs. Propellerheads - Electric Relaxation, Wiz Khalifa - Electric Relaxation, Skee Lo - I Wish (Maars Re-Funk), Skee-Lo - I Wish, Jurassic 5 - Quality Control (Maars Reggae Re-Work), AZ- The Come Up (Maars Reggae Re-Fix), Ice Cube - You Can Do It, 112 feat. Mase - Only You (remix) (excerpt), Parliament Funkadelic - Bring The Funk, James Brown - People Get Up And Drive, Salsoul Orchestra - Runaway, Mase - Feel So Good, Das EFX/Ice Cube - Check Yo Self (Remix) Feat Das Efx, Naughty By Nature - Hip Hop Hooray, The Notorious B.I.G. - Going Back To Cali, The Notorious B.I.G. - Hypnotize, Ja Rule - Livin' It Up, KC & The Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight, The Jacksons - Blame It On The Boogie, Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke, Marvin Gaye - sexual healing, The Jones Girls - Nights Over Egypt, Patrice Rushen - Forget Me Nots, Rick James - Super Freak, MC Hammer - You Can't Touch This, Michael Jackson vs. Q-Tip - Don't Stop Till You Get Enough vs. Breathe And Stop [White Label Mix], David Bowie - Fashion, Daryl Hall & John Oates - I Can't Go For That (No Can Do), Bob Marley & the Wailers - Jamming (Long Version), Led Zeppelin Vs. Gramatik - Stairway To Hip-Hop Heaven, Gramatik - The Swing Of Justice, En Vogue - My Lovin' [You're Never Gonna Get It], Eric B And Rakim - Paid in Full (Coldcut Mix), The O'Jays - for the love of money, Norman & Joey Jay - Young MC - Know How, Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up, Robin Thicke & Pharrell Williams - Blurred Lines, Mark Ronson - Uptown Funk (feat. Bruno Mars), Kungs vs Cookin on 3 Burners - This Girl, Michel Jackson - Billie Jean
Old School Hip Hop & RnB/Dance Pop/House/Electro House.
 
Over 3 hours and 56 tracks of mainstream-ish party craziness live from the Scorching Hot Summer Boat Party in Vancouver. Take a look through the tracklist and try and make sense of it all. Was tons of fun! See you again next year for the 2018 boat party.  
 
1. Montell Jordan - This is How we do it, 2. Mase - Feel so Good, 3. A Tribe Called Quest - Check the Rhyme, 4. LL Cool J - Doin it, 5. Notorious B.I.G. & Mase - Only You (Bad Boy Mix), 6. Nas - Whose World is This, 7. Busta Rhymes - Whoo-haa, 8. DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Summertime, 9. Mariah Carey - Fantasy (Bad Boy Mix), 10. Ini Kamoze - Here Comes the Hotstepper (Heartical Mix), 11. Mary J. Blige - Family Affair, 12. Funk Ferret - Fire, 13. Busta Rhymes - Dangerous (LAKIM mix), 14. En Vogue - My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get it), 15. Drake - One Dance, 16. Daft Punk - Lose Yourself to Dance, 17. George Benson - Give me the Night (DJ S mix), 18. The Weekend feat. Daft Punk - I Feel it Coming, 19. 2Pac - California Love (feat. Dr Dre & Roger Troutman), 20. Kenny Dope Gonzalez - Boomin’ in your Jeep (feat. Screechy Dan), 21. Naughty by Nature - OPP, 22. P. Diddy & The Bad Boy Family - Bad Boy for Life (feat. Busta Rhymes & M.O.P.) (Club Mix), 23. Ja Rule - Livin’ it up, 24. KC & The Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight, 25. Kool & The Gang - Get Down on it, 26. Kendrick Lemar - King Kunta, 27. House Of Pain - Jump Around (Maars Reggae Re-Fix), 28. LL Cool J - Mama Said Knock You Out (Maars Reggae Re-Edit), 29. R Kelly - Home Alone, 30. Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee - Despacito (Major Lazer & MOSKA Remix), 31. Stevie Wonder - Superstition ( The Noisy Freaks Remix), 32. Punjabi MC - Mundian Te Bach Ke, 33. French Montana - Unforgettable, 34. Daddy Yankee - Gasolina (DJ Buddha Remix) (feat. Lil Jon, Pitbull & Noreaga), 35. The Chemical Brothers - Galvanize (feat Q-Tip), 36. Bruno Mars - 24K Magic (Discotron Remix), 37. Kungs vs Cookin on 3 Burners - This Girl, 38. Deadmau5 - Hi Friend Feat Mc Flipside (Instrumental Mix), 39. Pete Heller - Big Love, 40. Stardust - Music Sounds Better With You, 41. Daft Punk - Get Lucky vs. Bee Gees & Justice, 42. Yello vs. Masters at Work - Oh Yeah, Work! (Dmitry Kinin Mash Up), 43. Duck Sauce - Barbara Streisand (Original Mix), 44. Enur feat. Natasha - Calabria 2008, 45. Lost Frequencies - Are You With Me (DIMARO Remix) , 46. Justin Bieber Vs Disclosure & Sam Smith - What Do You Mean Vs Latch (Frocious Mashup), 47. David Guetta - Love Is Gone [Fred Rister And Joachim Garraud Remix], 48. Steve Aoki - Bring the Funk Back, 49. Simon from Deep Divas & Corona - The Rhythm of the Night (Corti & LaMedica Remix 2K13), 50. Turn Down For What vs. Let's Get Fucked Up, 51. Tigerskin - Shea's Gone, 52. Bas Amro - Ten (Vincenzo Mix), 53. Disclosure - White Noise (featuring AlunaGeorge), 54. The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations (Stanton Warriors Mix), 55. Love Is Mumbai (Alex T Mash) - JDG x Samual James vs. David Guetta, 56. Nari & Milani And Cristian Marchi - The Creeps (2016 Extended Mix)
New Romantic/Pop/Vocal House/Indietronica.
 
This is the second mix of a synth pop DJ video mix series recorded for a charity event in North Vancouver, called Big Love. This is the audio mix that accompanied the video.
 
1 TRUE - Spandau Ballet 2 Set Adrift On Memory Bliss (1991) - PM Dawn 3 Russian Girlfriends - Perseus 4 Peanut Butter (Moon Boots Remix) - Alison Valentine 5 The Mother We Share (Moon Boots Remix) - Chvrches 6 Latch (Jamie Jones Remix) - Disclosure 7 Walking On A Dream - Empire of the Sun 8 Tapes & Money (MJ Cole Remix) - Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs 9 Garden - Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs 10 Something Good Can Work (The Twelves Remix) - Two Door Cinema Club 11 MGMT - Electric Feel (Prince Language Remix) (Them Jeans Warmth) - Prince Language 12 Mark Ronson & The Business INTL - Bang Bang Bang (U-Tern's Disco Dub) U-Tern 13 Love On A Real Train - Tangerine Dream
Synth Pop/New Romantics/Acid House/Old School.
 
This mix was part of a two part video DJ mix put together for a charity event in North Vancouver to raise money for the MS Society of Canada. The theme of the event was 'Big Love - A Charity Night of New Romance, Synth Pop & Vocal House'. It was a great night and this is the audio mix.

 
1 Visage - Fade To Grey 2 The Human League - Don't You Want Me Baby 3 M/A/R/R/S - Pump Up The Volume 4 A Guy Called Gerald - Voodoo Ray 5 Moby - Go 6 The Human League - The Things That Dreams Are Made Of 7 Depeche Mode - Just Can't Get Enough 8 Depeche Mode - Big Muff 9 Yello - Oh Yeah (Alkalino rework) 10 Depeche Mode - Enjoy The Silence (Offsuit Remix) 11 The Human League - Love Action [I Believe In Love] 12 Tiga & Zyntheris - Sunglasses at Night 13 The Glimmers - Roxy Music - Angel Eyes 14 New Order - The Beach 15 Soft Cell - Tainted Love / Where Did Our Love Go? [12' Mix] 16 Donna Summer - I Feel Love (Danny Howells Mix 2009 Re-Rub)
Deep House/Tech House/Electronic/Pop.
 
This is probably my best ever electronic/house mix in terms of mixing and technique. Pure house! I've been djing around half my life and doing it only because I love it. This mix is what it's all about. 
True Cost of This Mix?
 
1 x Denon DJ MCX8000 ($2,000)
1 x MacBook Air ($1,500)
10+ Hours finding, listening to, optimizing, analyzing, rewriting, organizing tracks into playlists ($1000) 
20 Years of spinning tunes in spite of not making any money (?)
 
S U R V I V E - Main Theme (Extended) from Stranger Things, Janet Jackson - JJ01 (MANIK Summer Refix), DJ Tools - Dig This, Disclosure - Jaded, All We Are - Keep Me Alive (Lxury Remix), Sooney - Swanne (Original Mix), Justin Martin & Eats Everything - The Gettup, DJ Tools - Street Fighter Game Sample Sounds, Patrick Topping - Look Around (Original Mix), Disclosure feat. Lorde - Magnets (Tiga Remix), Bollywood Life - Clear, Matthias Zimmermann - Vincente, Parra for Cuva - Champa (Kate Simko Remix), Disclosure feat. Sam Smith - Omen (Jonas Rathsman Remix), Disclosure & Eats Everything - Moog for Love, Nils Frahm - For (Max Cooper Remix), Orson Wells - A Connection, Wordlife - Dat Groove (Mak & Pasteman Remix), DJ Haus - Feel the Change Comin On (Innershades Remix), Benoit & Sergio - Rev 909, Daft Punk - Phoenix, Gabriel Ananda - Let it in and Let it out, Above & Beyond - Quieter Is Louder, Coldplay - Adventure of a Lifetime, Twenty One Pilots - Stressed Out, Janet Jackson - JJ03 (MANIK 110 Workout), NVOY - Going On, The Weeknd - Days of Happiness, Max Cooper - Supine (Rodriguez Jr Remix), Hugo Massien - Kontrol, Star Wars - Chewie, DJ Tools - VBREATH, Classic Movie Samples - swvader03, Classic Movie Samples - swvader02, Oknai - Cloud Forest (Pixelord Remix), S.Y.N.K.R.O. - Inhale, Rival Consoles - Recovery (Vessels Remix), Disclosure - Boss, Kito Jempere - Järvi (Selvy interpretation), Janet Jackson - JJ02 (MANIK Acid Reflux), Daft Punk - Burnin', Slyde - Block Parties - Original Mix, Daft Punk - Alive
Hip Hop/Old School/Electronica/Chilled.
 
Yeah, this album is dedicated to all the teachers that told meI'd never amount to nothin', to all the people that lived above the buildings that I was hustlin' in front of that called the police on me when I was just tryin' to make some money to feed my daughter,and all the people in the struggle, you know what I'm sayin'? Uh-ha, it's all good baby bay-bee, uh... Dreams of Biggie & Tupac...
 
Tupac - I Get Around (LP Version), Mase - Feel So Good, Ol' Dirty Bastard - Got Your Money feat. Kelis, A Tribe Called Quest - Check The Rhyme, LL Cool J - Doin It, Eluvium - Radial Summer Signal Evening, Bjork - Unravel, Et Aliae - Only U, Tycho - Dictaphone's Lament, Lil' Kim - Crush On You (feat The Notorious B.I.G. & Lil' Cease), The Notorious B.I.G. - Big Poppa, The Notorious B.I.G. - Hypnotize, Outkast - ATLiens, Tupac/2 Pac - All About U (Clean), Joe - Don't Wanna Be A Player (Remix) (Ft. Big Pun), The Notorious B.I.G. - Juicy, Outkast - Ain't No Thang, Ginuwine - Pony (Album Version), Jay-Z - Can I Get A..., Caribou - Lalibela
Hip Hop/Old School/Reggae/Funk.
 
The 50th podcast! We made it. Here's some fun old school hip hop and funk to celebrate. Big influences are Snoop Dogg and DJ Maars with quite a few tracks on there. Enjoy!
 
Blackstreet Feat. Dr. Dre - No Diggity, NWA - Express Yourself Skinnyman - I'll Be Surprised, DJ Maars & Tom Showtime - Heatwave Episode, DJ Maars - Loose Juice, Coolio - Fantastic Voyage (Timber Mix), Mad Lion - Take It Easy, Dr. Dre - One Eight Seven, Snoop Doggy Dogg - Gin And Juice, DJ Maars -Barrington Got Props (Original mix), Snoop Doggy Dogg - Gz & Hustlas, Youthful Implants ft. The Ragga Twins - Hold That Gyal (Tom Showtime vs DJ Maars Mix), DJ Maars - Did It Like This (Original mix), DJ Maars - Givin Up, Gardna feat. YT - Soundboy Life [Remixed by DJ Maars], DJ Maars - Pull Up!!!, DJ Maars & Waggles - Elevate The Mind, Snoop Dogg - Lay Low (feat. Master P, Nate Dogg, Butch Cassidy and The Eastsidaz), Sly & the Family Stone - Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin), Cypress Hill & J Capri - Pull Up To Mi Bumper (DJ Maars Edit), CB4 - Sweat of My Balls, Beastie Boys - Intergalactic, Bell Biv DeVoe - Poison, Wu Tang Clan - Gravel Pit, Redbone - Come And Get Your Love
Drum N Bass/Ambient/Jazzy/Liquid.
 
Some old school, jazzy, liquid, ambient drum n bass... The classics from the Bukem era from Good Looking Records, Moving Shadow featuring Intense, Future Bound, PFM, JMJ & Flytronix. There's also some rolling Hospital Records High Contrast tunes such as his remix of Adele's 'Hometown Glory'. Long live D&B!
 
Goldie - Angel, Omni Trio - Renegade Snares (High Contrast mix), Omni Trio - Sanctuary (Funky Technicians Remix), High Contrast - Adele - Hometown Glory (High Contrast mix), Intense - Breathless, PFM - One And Only, Frank De Wulf - Drums In A Grip (Wax Doctor Mix), Alex Banks - Control, Influx Datum - Alright, Aphex Twin - (Untitled) Q-Chastic A1, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs - Garden (Calibre Remix), High Contrast - Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Carlito - Heaven, JMJ & Flytronix - In Too Deep, Intense - Only You, Adam F - Circles, Morcheeba (feat. Judy Tzuke) - Blue Chair (Silence Groove remix), dBridge - For Tonight (Original Mix), Omni Trio - Renegade Snares (Original Mix), Goldie - Kemistry, Ivy Lab & Hydro - Make It Clear (feat. Frank Carter III & Lucy Annika), Future Bound - Sorrow, Deep Blue - The Helicopter Tune, Future Bound - Blue Mist, Origin Unknown - Valley of the Shadows

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