MrVanDigital Mix Collection

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70. Live at Matt and Mel's Wedding in Maple Falls, Washington

Monday Jul 01, 2019

Old School Pop/Rock/Hip Hop/Funk/Soul/House.   This one's all over the place in terms of styles... It's a recording of a live party mix for Matt & Mel's wedding reception guests... And it's pretty solid in terms of execution apart from having to deal with a few drunken guests attacking the DJ booth (Volvo Tom & Steve O'Neill) but these bits add to the flavour... Anyhow take a look at the tracklist: it's pretty diverse... A balancing act between playing songs people know and keeping it fun to mix and playing a bunch of genres in one set... 3 hours of party tunes including one unknown random speed garage track from Tony near the end... Here's to married life!   George Baker - Little Green Bag, Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up, Robin Thicke & Pharrell Williams - Blurred Lines, Mark Ronson - Uptown Funk (feat. Bruno Mars), Rick James - Super Freak, MC Hammer - You Can't Touch This, Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough (original demo from 1978), Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough, Ennio Moricone - The Good, The Bad And The Ugly (Main Theme), David Bowie - Fashion, Daryl Hall & John Oates - I Can't Go For That (No Can Do), Snap - The Power, 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, Young MC - Know How, Lou Reed - Walk On The Wild Side, A Tribe Called Quest - Can I Kick It?, Rob Base & DJ Ez Rock3 - It Takes Two, Sir Mix-a-lot - I Like Big Buts, Queen - Fat Bottomed Girls, Soft Cell - Tainted Love - Where Did Our Love Go? [12' Mix], Depeche Mode - Just Can't Get Enough, New Order - The Beach, New Order - Blue Monday, S'Express - Theme from S'Express, The Trammps - Disco Inferno, Spandau Ballet - True (Song), PM Dawn - Set Adrift On Memory Bliss (1991), Alison Valentine - Peanut Butter (Moon Boots Mix), Montell Jordan - This Is How We Do It, Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight (4AM Mix), Queen - Another One Bites the Dust, Sly & the Family Stone - Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin), Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke, Stevie Wonder - Pastime Paradise, Coolio - Gangsters Paradise, Tupac - I Get Around, Mase - Feel So Good, A Tribe Called Quest - Check The Rhyme, LL Cool J - Doin It, Elvis Presley - Baby, Let's Play House, Whitey - Leave Them All Behind (Re - Edited By The Glimmertwins), Roxy Music - Angel Eyes (The Glimmers Mix), MGMT - Electric Feel (Prince Language Remix) (Them Jeans Warmth), Jaydee - Plastic Dreams, Shadow Child & Doorly - Piano Weapon, Armand Van Helden - You Don't Even Know Me, (Unknown) - Random Speed Garage Track, The Smiths - How Soon is Now?, Massive Attack - Unfinished Sympathy (Perfecto Mix by Paul Oakenfold) , Stealers Wheel - Stuck in the Middle With You (Funk Ferret Edit) , Michael Jackson - Billie Jean

67. Late Night Tales - A History of Deep (Live DJ Mix @ Resurrection Spirits)

Wednesday Apr 03, 2019

Deep Electronica/Disco House/Trip Hop.   This is a cheeky homage to yes, you guessed it... The Late Night Tales music compilations. What I loved about these is that they are a homage to the history of the chosen DJ or artist's musical tastes. Kinda like a musical story of where they came from and which tracks stood out along the journey. I also like that they are not really meant for the dance-floor and are quite eclectic. I loved the Air and Jamiroquai ones. You might recognize the odd track in this mix. I put together my own version that was based around a history of deep electronic music - a tour from Detroit to Chicago to Warp Records with some disco house thrown in. There are a lot of other cities represented like New York, Bristol, Paris, Sheffield, Leicester... The natural place to start was with a few Larry Heard type tracks. This was how the tracklisting evolved and I recently played this out at Resurrection Spirits in East Vancouver and recorded the live mix then put it through my sound optimization software. Hope you enjoy it!   Sebastien Tellier - Le Long De La Riviere Tendre, AFX - Laricheard, Mr Fingers - Stars, Model 500 - The Flow, Autechre - Eggshell, Sub Sub  - Past, Carl Craig - A Wonderful Life, The Beloved - Sun Rising, Röyksopp - In Space, Daft Punk - Doin' it right, Massive Attack & Mos Def - I Against I, The Prodigy - You Will Be Under My Wheels, Massive Attack - Unfinished Sympathy (Perfecto Mix by Paul Oakenfold), Surface - Falling In Love (D.K. Edit Of Shep Pettibone Remix), Candido - Dancin' & Prancin', Daft Punk - Nightvision, Jon Cutler Feat. Pete Simpson - Runnin, Funkworm - Stimming, Peter Kruder - Coste, Justice vs Simian - Never Be Alone, Hot Natured - Take You There, The Black Dog - Cult Mentality, LCD Soundsystem - Disco Infiltrator, Disclosure - Tenderly, Underground Resistance - Timeline (Millenium to Millenium E.P.), Fierce Ruling Diva - You Gotta Believe, The Killers - Mr Brightside (Jacques Lu Cont’s Thin White Duke Remix), Layo & Bushwacka! - Ride The Train, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs - How Far, Caribou - Sun, Lone - Dream Ache, Aphex Twin - Flim, Kasabian - Fire

66. Resurrection Spirits - 'Lemon Ginger Smash'

Tuesday Feb 19, 2019

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)

63. Anniversaire - Tribute to Thomas Bangalter

Tuesday Nov 20, 2018

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

61. Boat Party 2018 - Old School Hip Hop, Pop, Funk, Reggae

Thursday Jul 12, 2018

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

57. Live at the Scorching Hot Summer Boat Party in Vancouver

Tuesday Jul 18, 2017

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)

54. Big Love - More Modern Synth Pop Mix

Saturday Feb 18, 2017

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

53. Big Love - Classic Synth Pop Mix

Wednesday Feb 15, 2017

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)

52. Denon DJ Series - Disclosure Daft Punk Janet Jackson

Friday Sep 23, 2016

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

51. The Black Kettle Sessions - Dreams of Biggie & Tupac - 12/02/16

Monday Apr 04, 2016

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

50. The Black Kettle Sessions - Snoop on Maars - 08/01/16

Wednesday Mar 02, 2016

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

49. The Black Kettle Sessions - Bukem & Goldie in High Contrast - 22/01/16

Tuesday Feb 16, 2016

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

48. The Black Kettle Sessions - The Singularity is Near - 31/12/15

Thursday Feb 11, 2016

House/Deep House/Old School.   This is heavily influenced by amazing old school house classics like Last Rhythm, USURA and Bassheads along with some great deep tracks from Solumun's boiler room set. There was some great stuff on there! There's also some really deep and spacey tracks such as 16 Bit Lolitas 'Deep Space Girls'... quite an accurate description.    Last Rhythm - Last Rhythm (Original Re-Mastered), Akabu - Another world (Andre Lodemann mix), Bassheads - Is There Anybody Out There, The Martians - Tobacco Ties, 16 Bit Lolitas - Deep Space Girls (Original Mix), Lonely Boy - When I Think About (Giom Remix), Jozif - Lady B's Lullaby (Original Mix), Liu Bei - Atlas World (Solomun Day Remix), Solomun - Something We All Adore (Solomun Love Song Mix) [Unreleased], Daft Punk - Phoenix, Solomun - Just Dance, Khan Feat. Julee Cruise - Say Goodbye (Losoul Shes Homeless Mix), Michael Jackson - Rock With You (Audio Jacker Remix), U.S.U.R.A. - Open Your Mind, 808 State - Only Rhyme That Bites, Young MC- Bust A Move (Maars Whoomp Re-Fix)

47. The Black Kettle Sessions - Gabriola Chillin' - 31/12/15

Thursday Feb 04, 2016

Hip Hop/Rap/Old School/Chilled.   This mix is all old school hip hop fun. It was inspired by a retreat to Gabriola island in beautiful British Columbia where me and a good friend, Jonny-boy, spent a few days listening to old school hip hop on Songza (now Google Play Music). Soul II Soul - Back To Life ( However Do You Want Me ) ( Instrumental ), Naughty By Nature - Everything's Gonna Be Alright, Coolio - I Remember (feat. Billy Boy, J-Ro), DJ Maars - Sensi Says ft. Mr Vegas, Alozade & Hollow Point, Primal Scream - Trainspotting, Jurassic 5 - Quality Control (Maars Reggae Re-Work), AZ- The Come Up (Maars Reggae Re-Fix), Jay Z - Regrets, C.L Smooth- T.R.O.Y (Maars Re-Groove), DJ Maars - Head Nod Riddim, Mad Skillz- The Nod Factor (Maars Reggae Re-Fix), Common- I Used To Love H.E.R (Maars Reggae Re-Rub), Beenie Man- Girls Dem Sugar (Maars Re-Work), Mantronix - King Of The Beats, Ultramagnetic Mc's - Poppa large (remix)

46. The Black Kettle Sessions - Monty Python's Hip Hop House - 31/12/15

Tuesday Jan 26, 2016

Hip Hop/Reggae/Funk/Dub/House/Old School.   Whoaa! Take some old school hip hop, add some funk, some b-boy effects and shake it all up with some Monty Python. Finally add a twist of old school house and new school deep and whadyya get... A crazy ol' mixtape!    Hip Hop section includes: Soul II Soul - Back To Life ( However Do You Want Me ) (Instrumental ), Naughty By Nature Everything's Gonna Be Alright, Coolio - I Remember (feat. Billy Boy, J-Ro), Jurassic 5 Quality Control (Maars Reggae Re-Work), AZ- The Come Up (Maars Reggae Re-Fix), Jay Z - Regrets    House section includes: Last Rhythm (Original Re-Mastered), Akabu - Another world (Andre Lodemann mix), Bassheads - Is There Anybody Out There, 16 Bit Lolitas Deep Space Girls (Original Mix), Lonely Boy - When I Think About (Giom Remix), Jozif - Lady B's Lullaby (Original Mix)    Big shout out to Melbourne's DJ Maars for his wicked mash-ups of old school hip hop and reggae funk dub.    Soul II Soul - Back To Life ( However Do You Want Me ) ( Instrumental ), Naughty By Nature - Everything's Gonna Be Alright, Coolio - I Remember (feat. Billy Boy, J-Ro), DJ Maars - Sensi Says ft. Mr Vegas, Alozade & Hollow Point, Primal Scream - Trainspotting, Jurassic 5 - Quality Control (Maars Reggae Re-Work), AZ- The Come Up (Maars Reggae Re-Fix), Jay Z - Regrets, C.L Smooth- T.R.O.Y (Maars Re-Groove), DJ Maars - Head Nod Riddim, Mad Skillz- The Nod Factor (Maars Reggae Re-Fix), Common- I Used To Love H.E.R (Maars Reggae Re-Rub), Beenie Man- Girls Dem Sugar (Maars Re-Work), Mantronix - King Of The Beats, Ultramagnetic Mc's - Poppa large (remix), Monthy Python's Flying Circus - Theme from,, Last Rhythm - Last Rhythm (Original Re-Mastered), Akabu - Another world (Andre Lodemann mix), Bassheads - Is There Anybody Out There, The Martians - Tobacco Ties, 16 Bit Lolitas - Deep Space Girls (Original Mix), Lonely Boy - When I Think About (Giom Remix), Jozif - Lady B's Lullaby (Original Mix), Liu Bei - Atlas World (Solomun Day Remix), Solomun - Something We All Adore (Solomun Love Song Mix) [Unreleased], Daft Punk - Phoenix, Solomun - Just Dance, Khan Feat. Julee Cruise - Say Goodbye (Losoul Shes Homeless Mix), Michael Jackson - Rock With You (Audio Jacker Remix), U.S.U.R.A. - Open Your Mind, 808 State - Only Rhyme That Bites, Young MC- Bust A Move (Maars Whoomp Re-Fix)

45. The Black Kettle Sessions - Tribute to David Bowie - 15/01/16

Tuesday Jan 19, 2016

Rock/Pop/Rap/Funk/House/Progressive.   I wonder what Bowie thought of Daft Punk? Or the Plump DJs? Manuel De Lorenzi?? Well not too sure he would have heard of the latter two but anyhow here is a dedication to the inimitable Ziggy Stardust. An oddly fitting tribute perhaps?   David Bowie - Starman, David Bowie - The Jean Genie, David Bowie - Changes, David Bowie - Rebel Rebel, The Cult - She Sells Sanctuary, David Bowie feat. Queen - Under Pressure, Vanilla Ice - Ice Ice Baby, Run DMC - It's Like That, The Jones Girls - Nights Over Egypt, Sugar Bear - Don't Scandalize Mine, Mark Ronson & The Business Intl - Lose It (In The End) Featuring Ghostface Killah & Alex Greenwald, David Bowie - Let's Dance, Gramatik - Bring It Fast, David Bowie - Fame (Funk Ferret Edit), High Contrast - Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (Phibes Remix), Duran Duran Vs. Gramatik - Wild Boys 2010, Prince - Funk'n'Roll (Sammy Senior Remix), Daft Punk - Voyager, David Bowie - Loving The Alien (Scumfrog mix), Daft Punk - Short Circuit, Thomas Bangalter - Club Soda, Manuel De Lorenzi - What I Have Done (dub mix), Manuel De Lorenzi & Tone-on - The Laughing (Original Mix), Fur Coat - Balance, 10 CC - I'm Not in Love, House Of Usher - Shades, The Plump DJs - The Funk Hits the Fan, Elektronauts - Bumper (Plump's Remix), Mr Reds Vs Dj Skribble - Everybody come on, Daft Punk - Superheroes

44. The Black Kettle Sessions - 03/12/15 - Trip to Madchester

Wednesday Jan 06, 2016

Rock/Indie/Alternative/Dance.   Some old classics from the 90s from the Manchester/North West scene, including the Smiths, the Stone Roses, Happy Mondays, Electronic, James with a dash of other funky and deep tracks in there for atmosphere. Nice for Canadians to take a trip to Madchester circa 1990.   Link Wray & His Wraymen - Rumble, The Rolling Stones - The Last Time, The Smiths - This Charming Man (New York Vocal), James - Come Home, The Smiths - William It Was Really Nothing, The La's - There She Goes, The Stone Roses - She Bangs The Drums, Charlatans - the only one i know, Northside - Shall We Take A Trip, Happy Mondays- Step On, Electronic - Get The Message, The Stone Roses - Fools Gold, Fort Knox Five - The Brazilian Hipster, Fort Knox Five - Blowing Up The Spot, Thievery Corporation - Shadows Of Ourselves, The Jedi Knights - One for m.a.w., Electronic - Reality, Everything But The Girl - Missing (Todd Terry Remix), Moon Boots - Red Sky (Original Mix)

43. The Black Kettle Sessions - 13/11/15 - Superman Vs Batman

Thursday Dec 17, 2015

Chilled/Old School/Rap/Synth Pop/Funk/Electronica.   Wacky mix tape! Superman Vs Batman with a whole lot of different stuff in between!   Bill Withers - Lovely Day, The Velvelettes - Needle In A Haystack, Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley, Theme From Superman, King Bee - Back By Dope Demand, C & C Music Factory - Gonna Make You Sweat, Cheryl Lynn - Got To Be Real, The Isley Brothers - Between The Sheets, Madonna - Justify My Love, Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes, Visage - Fade To Grey, The Human League - Don't You Want Me Baby, Prince - Raspberry Beret, 808 State - Pacific State, Awesome 3 - Don't Go, N-Joi - Anthem, Salt'n'Pepa - Push It, Diana Ross - Ain't No Mountain High Enough, Inner Life / Jocelyn Brown - Ain't No Mountain High Enough [Larry Levan's Garage Mix], Bizarre Inc. - Playing With Knives, Kixnare - Gucci Dough, Batman Theme, Average White Band - Pick Up The Pieces, Pleasure - Joyous, De La Soul - Breakadawn (Rhythm Scholar Early Morning Radio Remix), Stealers Wheel-Stuck in the Middle With You (Funk Ferret Edit), Movie Samples - holdit, Alison Limerick - Where Love Lives, Kym Sims - Too Blind to See It [Hurley's House Mix], The Smiths - This Charming Man (Luis Leon (Official) Bootleg), Mirror People - Kaleidoscope (Psychemagik Sunset Remix), Space Ranger - Push Button Bang (Jori Hulkkonen Remix), LFO - LFO, Daft Punk - Nightvision, Thievery Corporation - Claridad (feat. Natalia Clavier), Little Milton - We're Gona Make It

39. The Black Kettle Sessions - 14/08/15 - Old School Canteen

Tuesday Sep 15, 2015

Funk/Soul/Old School/Rave.   Some belting old school tracks and funk/soul on this one. Back to the old school!   John Williams - Cantina Band, booker t and the mgs - green onions, Burning Spear - S.O.U.L., Incredible bongo band - apache, Beats International - Dub Be Good to Me, Bomb The Bass - Beat Dis, zap - more bounce to the ounce, David Bowie - Fame (Funk Ferret Edit), Etta James - You Can Leave Your Hat On (Funk Ferret Edit), Saint Etienne - Only Love Can Break Your Heart, Candi Staton - You Got The Love (Erens Bootleg Mix), Sub Sub - Ain't no Love (Aint no loose), Stevie V - Dirty Cash,Doorly, Shadow Child - Piano Weapon (Instrumental), Armand Van Helden - you don’t even know me, The Glimmers and Roxy Music - Angel Eyes, New Order - Blue Monday, Nalin and Kane - Beachball (Full Mix), A Guy Called Gerald - Voodoo Ray, Shamen - Move Any Mountain, M/A/R/R/S - Pump Up The Volume, Moby - Go, SL2 - DJ's Take Control

37. The Black Kettle Sessions - 07/08/15 - Funky Soul

Tuesday Sep 08, 2015

Funk/Soul/Hip Hop/Reggae.   A neat little mix containing funk, soul, hip hop, reggae and more. Kind of a blend of some old classics with some newer retakes on the old styles. For example, check out Mark Ronson's reggae version remix of 'Animal'.   Koko Taylor - Wang Dang Doodle, Joe Tex - I Gotcha, Jr. Walker & The All Stars - (I'm A) Road Runner, Herbie Hancock - Hang Up Your Hang Ups, Astronautica - Cruise, Roots Manuva - Witness (I Hope), Snoop Dogg - Stacey Adams (feat. KoKane), The D.O.C. - It's Funky Enuff, Jungle Brothers - What u Waitin 4, MFSB/The Salsoul Orchestra - Love Is The message (Danny Krivit re-edit), Timmy Thomas - Funky Me, Jah Lion - Wisdom, Thievery Corporation - Originality, Lee Perry - Jungle Lion, Miike Snow - Animal (Mark Ronson Extended Remix), Yesking vs Stevie Wonder - Superstition (Sam Redmore Re-Rub)

32. The Black Kettle Sessions - 19/6/15 - The Beginning

Thursday Jul 02, 2015

Eclectic/Various/Movie-influenced/Motown/Old School/Breaks/Beats.   Get yourself down to the Black Kettle Brewery in North Vancouver on Fridays and you'll hear a wide range of fresh and funky tracks being spun by myself and DJ Rob. This was the first 3 hours of a set I played on Friday June 19th 2015. You may recognize some of the tracks from Rod's House party. This is like an extended eclectic selection. There may be the odd shout out on the mic you can hear! Check it.   Max Sedgley - Slowly, The Sabres Of Paradise - Smokebelch II (Beatless Mix), Hot Chip - The Warning, Unknown Mortal Orchestra - How Can U Luv Me, U.N.K.L.E. - Unkle (Main Title Theme), Thievery Corporation - Transglobal Underground - Khalgi Stomp (Thievery mix), Moloko - Sing It Back, Soel - Prelude, Modest Mouse - Float On, Goldroom - Morgan's Bay, Mr Scruff - Get A Move On, Propellerheads - On Her Majesty's Secret Service, John Williams - Twentieth Century Fox Fanfare With CinemaScope Extension, George Baker - Little Green Bag, Commodores - Machine Gun, Commodores - Brick House, Patrice Rushen - Forget Me Nots, Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up, Robin Thicke & Pharrell Williams - Blurred Lines, Pharrell Williams - Happy (DnB Bootleg) (Radio Record), Mantronix - Got To Have Your Love (Club Edit), Rick James - Super Freak, MC Hammer - You Can't Touch This, Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough (original demo from 1978), Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough, Ennio Moricone - The Good, The Bad And The Ugly (Main Theme), David Bowie - Fashion, Daryl Hall & John Oates - I Can't Go For That (No Can Do), Led Zeppelin Vs. Gramatik - Stairway To Hip-Hop Heaven, Gramatik - The Culture, 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, Young MC - Know How, Lou Reed - Walk On The Wild Side, A Tribe Called Quest - Can I Kick It?, Rob Base & DJ Ez Rock3 - It Takes Two, Sir Mix-a-lot - I Like Big Buts, Queen - Fat Bottomed Girls, Soft Cell - Tainted Love - Where Did Our Love Go? [12' Mix], Depeche Mode - Just Can't Get Enough, Lone - Dragon Blue Eyes, Matrix Movie Samples - redpill 2, New Order - The Beach, New Order - Blue Monday, Friday Movie Samples - shit2do, Rose Royce - Is It Love You're After, S'Express - Theme from S'Express, Snap - The Power, Spandau Ballet - True, PM Dawn - Set Adrift On Memory Bliss (1991), Perseus - Russian Girlfriends, Montell Jordan - This Is How We Do It, Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight (4AM Mix), Queen - Another One Bites the Dust, Sly & the Family Stone - Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin), Tiger Ranks - Party Wit Me, Eminem - My Name Is, Stevie Wonder - Pastime Paradise, Coolio - Gangsters paradise, Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke, Elvis Presley - Baby, Let's Play House, Whitey - Leave Them All Behind (Re-Edited By The Glimmertwins), Roxy Music - Angel Eyes (The Glimmers mix), Tangerine Dream - Love On A Real Train, MGMT - Electric Feel (Prince Language Remix) (Them Jeans Warmth), Mark Ronson & The Business INTL - Bang Bang Bang (U-Tern's Disco Dub), Les Rythmes Digitales - Sometimes, Soel - Le Vicomte, Gerardo Frisino - Senior Rico, Mr. Oizo - Flat Beat

31. Rod’s House Party - Part 2 ‘The Old School Disco’

Thursday Jun 18, 2015

Eclectic/Various/Old School/70s/Disco/Old School/Synth-Pop.   This was the second part of the live 5 hour set I did recently at a house party in Vancouver. This part is more disco tunes infused with some old school hip-hop, rock and pop. Check out the classics!   Earth Wind and Fire - September, Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove, Heatwave - Boogie Nights, Indeep - Last Night A DJ Saved My Life, Jocelyn Brown - Somebody Else's Guy, Salt 'N' Pepa Feat. En Vogue - Whatta Man, Warren G Feat. Nate Dogg - Regulate, CeCe Peniston - Finally, Disclosure - Latch (Feat Sam Smith), Mantronix - Got To Have Your Love (Club Edit), Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough (original demo from 1978), Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough, Prince - 1999, Prince - Kiss, Sister Sledge - He's The Greatest Dancer, Stevie Wonder - Higher Ground, The Trammps - Disco Inferno, Ennio Moricone - The Good, The Bad And The Ugly (Main Theme), T. Rex - Get It On, The Doors - Alabama Song, David Bowie - Fashion, Daryl Hall & John Oates - I Can't Go For That (No Can Do), Duran Duran - Girls on Film, Led Zeppelin Vs. Gramatik - Stairway To Hip-Hop Heaven, Gramatik - The Culture, Gramatik - The Prophet, Gramatik - U R The One, Gramatik - The Swing Of Justice, En Vogue - My Lovin' [You're Never Gonna Get It], The O'Jays - For the Love of Money (Intro), Young MC - Know How, Lou Reed - Walk On The Wild Side, A Tribe Called Quest - Can I Kick It?, Rob Base & DJ Ez Rock3 - It Takes Two, Sir Mix-a-lot - I Like Big Buts, Queen - Fat Bottomed Girls, Soft Cell - Tainted Love: Where Did Our Love Go? [12' Mix], Depeche Mode - Just Can't Get Enough

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