Tag Archives: Soul

New Joint – Children Of Zeus

Children Of Zeus – “I Need You” (ChildrenOfZeus.BandCamp.Com / 2021)

Flawless soulful brilliance from Konny Kon and Tyler Daley’s triumphant sophomore album “Balance”.

New Joint – Howard Johnson & XL Middleton

Howard Johnson & XL Middleton – “Can’t Get Away From Your Love” (MoFunkRecords.Com / 2021)

As a kid in the 1980s, Howard Johnson’s “Keepin’ Love New” was one of my favourite singles. So I was more than pleased to hear the legendary vocalist teaming-up with Cali-based funkateer XL Middleton for this slick, soulful boogie bomb.

New Joint – Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye – “What’s Going On” (@Motown / 2019)

This is powerful! Marvin Gaye’s classic 1971 slice of social commentary has been given a new video treatment, combining the soul legend’s heartfelt vocals from yesteryear with present day images of police brutality, political protest and human tragedy.

New Joint – Show Tyme / Pharoahe Monch

Show Tyme ft. Pharoahe Monch – “T.Y.L.A. – Remix” (@ShowTyme710 / 2019)

True-school Hip-Hop flavour meets strong soulful vibes on this remix lifted from New Jersey vocalist Show Tyme’s “Love Truth” project.

New Joint – Terri Walker / Ty

Terri Walker ft. Ty – “OK” (@TheRealMzWalker / 2019)

Rousing, life-affirming, funk-fuelled soul off the talented London-based vocalist’s Joe Buhdha-assisted EP “Breakout”.

Switch Up Beat Tape Stream – BobaFatt

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An eclectic blend of flavours from the longstanding UK deejay, ranging from melodic drum & bass (“Make Moves”) and stripped-down space-age jazz (“Casey Freqz”), to broken-beat boom-bap (“Enquiring Minds”) and future-shock soul (“Shum Shum”).

This is a journey into sound….

New Joint – Terri Walker / Rodney P

Terri Walker ft. Rodney P – “Breakout” (@TheRealMzWalker / 2018)

This is something a little different to the usual Hip-Hop steez featured here on Old To The New. But when a tune is this heavy, it deserves all the support it gets.

Soulful vocalist Terri Walker showcases her Jamaican influences on this reggae-flavoured track produced by Nottingham’s mighty Joe Buhdha, with UK Hip-Hop pioneer Rodney P on-hand to deliver some lively Riddim Killa vibes.

Lookout for Terri’s new EP dropping early 2019.

Songs In The Key Of Marvin EP Stream – Maja7th

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Indianapolis producer Maja7th celebrates the musical genius of soul icon Marvin Gaye with this superbly-crafted release, an uplifting, creative blend of lush samples, polished beats and live instrumentation.

Popping Funk Vol. 4 Mix Stream – DJ Mel

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Russian music man DJ Mel pulls together an addictive selection of synthesized soul and feel-good funk with an electro thump.

New Joint – Mo&Grazz

Mo&Grazz – “Defiant (You Can’t Break Me)” (@MoGrazz / 2017)

Soulful vocals, rolling beats and deft cuts from Philadelphia-raised vocalist Monique Harcum and Belgian turntable legend DJ Grazzhoppa’s collaborative album “Defiant”.

New Joint – Mo&Grazz

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Mo&Grazz  “Defiant (You Can’t Break Me)” (@MoGrazz / 2017)

Organic, Hip-Hop-influenced soul from husband-and-wife duo DJ Grazzhoppa and Monique Harcum’s forthcoming album “Defiant”.

Cornerstone Selections 002 Mix Stream – DJ Sheep

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Australia’s brilliant DJ Sheep makes a welcome return to the mix game with this collection of funky jewels found during a number of diggin’ missions across the globe.

Outta Pocket V.1 Mix Stream – DJ Epik

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California’s DJ Epik pulls together a quality selection of funky mid-to-late 70s gems from the likes of The Headhunters, Ohio Players, Brass Construction and more.

The Ride Mix Stream – DJ Scientist

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Dusty funk nuggets from the crates of Germany’s DJ Scientist.

Third Eye Vision Mix Stream – DJ Manipulator

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Diggin’ In The Crates affiliate DJ Manipulator drops an eclectic mix of psychedelic vibes and funky flavours.

Prince Tribute Mix Stream – Spin Doctor

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The UK’s Spin Doctor pays homage to the musical genius of Prince with this strictly-vinyl mix of purple classics.

Toulouse Soul Club Mix Stream – P Brothers

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Nottingham’s mighty P Brothers drop a sublime selection of vintage soulful science from the likes of Eddie Kendricks, Bobby Byrd, Milton Wright and more.

Funky Love Tonic 3 Mix Stream – DJ Matman

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The UK’s DJ Matman drops something for the Valentine’s Day crew with this soulful mix featuring the likes of Jodeci, Leon Haywood, Roy Ayers and more.

Coolout 2016 Mix Stream – DJ Doo Wop

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Mix-king Doo Wop returns with another batch of smoothed-out classics from the likes of Keni Burke, Entouch, Michael Jackson and more.

Kay-Dee Webstore Mix #1 Stream – Kenny Dope

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The always-impressive deejay-slash-producer Kenny Dope digs into the Kay-Dee store catalogue for this lengthy mix of funk, soul and Hip-Hop.