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DJ – Mind-Warp Pavilion Mixtape
December 30, 2016, 12:18 pm
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I have been busy this week curating music as will be DJing between the bands at the Mind-Warp Pavilion on Sat Jan 7. Its a celebration of the life and times of David Bowie on the eve of what would have been his 70th birthday. Its also a special night for local music as the live line-up features an incredible diversity of performers (like about 40 individual musos and vocalists for starters!!!) working with an amazing setlist reflecting a life of ‘sound and vision’.

While sorting through music I created this little mixtape – its full of obscurities, a few classics, some crazy collaborations and remixes, reversed tracks and other audio ephemera. Its definitely not a ‘hits mix’ and of course we will be playing all the classics on the night –  this is more a little personal celebration. Have a listen and I hope you enjoy it – but more importantly get your tix sorted and your friends together and come along and  join some of Perth’s best musicians playing ‘live and real’ as that is the way music should be played at this very special party…

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Listen here – HQ Mixcloud Stream

PLAYLIST

Into

Davey Jones – I Dig Everything

Davey Jones – I’m Not Losing Sleep

Davey Jones – I Can’t Explain

David Bowie – Rebel Rebel (Soulwax Club Mix)

Seu George – Rebel Rebel

David Bowie – Golden Years (The Captain Tez Reggae Remix)

David Bowie – Fame (DJ Parker Lee aka P-Lee remix)

David Bowie and Grace Jones – Dream to the Rhythm

Lazarus Cast – This Is Not America

Bardo State – This is Not America

David Bowie – I Took A Trip On A Gemini Spaceship

David Bowie & Philip Glass – Heroes (Aphex Twin Remix)

Blondie- Heroes

David Bowie – New Killer Star

David Bowie – Modern Love (Ultrasound Extended Version)

Marc Bolan and David Bowie – Space Dancer

Tex Perkins – Sorrow

David Bowie – Something In The Air (American Psycho Remix)

David Bowie – When I Live My Dream

David Bowie – Subterraneans (Reversed and Forward)

Brian Eno – Warszawa

 

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Sunshine Soul Mixtape
January 2, 2016, 7:07 am
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Its a heat wave… and Claude Mono is popping fire hydrants Bronx style with two hours of very funky jazzy sunshine soul – a soundtrack that is like a cool breeze on a hot still day

It was too hot to be outside so I made a mixtape of the tracks played on the RTRFM Soulsides Radio Show New Years Day Special 2016.

Here – Re-stream the show – select 1 Jan 2016 edition

Here – Mixcloud HQ Audio Mix

PLAYLIST

Intro – New York Heat Wave – Popping Fire Hydrants

Bill Withers – Lovely Day – Greatest Hits

Seu Jorge – Everybody Loves the Sunshine – Seu Jorge And Almaz

Wee – Leavin You Alone – You Can Fly On My Aeroplane

Ju Par Universal Orchestra Beauty and the Beast – Moods and Grooves

Isaac Hayes and Millie Jackson – Sweet Music Soft Lights and You

Kool and The Gang Summer Madness (Roy Ayers Vocal) – Light of Worlds

Jimmy Owens – Whats The Use – Jimmy Owens

Moody – Lonely Jelly- The Gentle Rain

The Jackson Five – Skywriter – Maybe Tomorrow

Artist Unknown – Let The Children Play – Boddie Acetates Box

Eddie Fisher and Allan (Dealth) Merry and Yodi Gang – Homeboy Pt1 – Eccentric Soul  The Young Disciples

Shirley Brown – Love Starved – Sweet Taste Of Sin

Sweet Stuff – Freaky To You – California Soul

Eramus Hall – Your Love is My Desire – Your Love is My Desire

Prophets of Peace – Get It On – Purple Snow

Embryo – Knast Funk – Apo-Calypso

Rodney Trotter – Space Nigga – California Soul 2

Dee Felice Trio – There Was A Time – James Browns Funky People 3 Vol 3

Freddie Cole – Brother Where Are You – What Is Wrong With Groovin

Johnnie Taylor – Steal Away – Wattstax Deluxe Edition

Edna Wright – Oops Here I Go Again – Strange Soul –

Gil Scott Heron – I Think I’ll Call It Morning – Pieces Of A man

Isaac Hayes – Menage a Trois – New Horizon

 

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el ritmo goes to africa
April 14, 2013, 6:32 am
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This week El Ritmo takes a trip as Claude goes to Africa….expect tight afro beat, afro funk and afro disco before I plunge headfirst into a massive African styled fuzzed up wigged out psych experience where instruments made of old oil cans, pieces of wood and string, and cardboard drumkits crash into electric guitars and analogue synthesisers…

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PLAYLIST

Nairobi – Mombassa – Pulp Fusion Africa

The Celebrant – Funky Music – Same

Ikebe Shakedown – Hard Steppin – Afro Fun 45

The Funkees – Acid Rock – Dancing Time: The Best Of Eastern Nigeria’s Afro Rock Exponents 1973-77

Black Soul – Africa Africa – 45

Tony Allen – Disco Beat

Sofrito – African Disco Power (Sofrito Edit) – Tropical Discotheque EP

Kaballa – Ashewo Ara (Pat Les Stache Re-edit)

Kongas – Anikana O – Anikana O

Blo  – Get The Groove On

T P Orchestre Poly Ritmo – Aihe Ni Kpe We – Kings of Benin

Napo De Mi Amor Et Ses Black Devils – Leki Santchi – Adrican Scream Machine

Kelenkye Band  – Jungle Music – Moving World

Rural Tribe Singing  – Beach Bush Berg Travel and Tours

Mantata – Mayo Mayo – Matata

Gabo Brown & Orchestre Poly-Rythmo                Its A Vanity – Adrica Scream Machine

Kokolo Afrobeat Orchestra – Mindpower – Adro Funk 45

Sal Davis – Mankini – Couterpoint 45

Vincent Ahehehinnou – Ou C’est Lui Ou C’est Moi

William Onyeabor – Better Change Your Mind  – Loves A Real Thing

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MIXTAPE <COMING SOON>

 

MIXTAPE TRACKLISTING

 

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el ritmo in space
June 13, 2012, 12:34 pm
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Its 2012: NASA, the Russians, and the Chinese Space Exploration Program are all moving further and deeper into outer space and the exploration of Mars and our outer galaxies. At the same time the El Ritmo DJs are moving further inwards, deeper into hi-fi inner space – into aural kooky deep space. In 1962 with the introduction of the Stereo Action LP series, RCA heralded “spectacular sonic illusions of motion, directionality and depth.” Not content to program simply for ears, RCA provided a “visual” component to audio through harmonics and stereophonic orchestration – and crazy LP covers!!. The goal of the RCA Engineers then, and the goal now of the El Ritmo DJs “is to create musical movement so real, your eyes will follow the sound.” This Tuesday night its music but not as you know it…

A Hi Fi audio quality fully remastered Mixcloud here (no talking)

PLAYLIST (also check out lots of videos and links on the show playlist here)

Ronnie & Clyde Zero One – Peter Thomas Warp Back to Earth 66-99

Carl Sagan – Great Winds Excerpt – Cosmos OST

Peter Thomas Sound Orchestra – Love 71 – Peter Thomas Warp Back to Earth 66-99

CQ Excerpts – CQ OST

Mellow – Codename Dragonfly  – CQ OST

Mellow – Love On The Moon  – CQ OST

Jacques Dutronc – Le Responsible  – CQ OST

Stefano Torossi  – Sixth Dimension – Stroboscopica Volume 2

I Marc4 – Matto Grosso – Stroboscopica

Space Girl – Lush Bath Bomb

Air with Jean Jacues Perrey – Cosmic Bird

Air – Casanova 70 (The Secret Of Cool Mix)

Erol Alkan – Beyond The Wizard’s Sleeve – Zodiac Excerpt

The Zombies – The Time of The Season

John Keating – The Unknown Planet – Space Experience

Hugo Montenegro – Aquarius

Paul Jones – Aquarius

Rosko – Peacemaker – La Guepe Volume 3

Salsoul Orchestra – Salsoul 3110

Tico Allegre Allstars – La Odissa De Tito

Bob Crewe Generation – Barbarella OST Excerpts

Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited – Theme From Stella Interstellar – The Fluid Soundbox

Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited – The Case – Plays Lost TV Themes

Barbarella (The Irresistible Force Remix)

Bob Crewe Generation – Angel Is Love (Claude Mono Reconstruction)

Bob Crewe Generation – Barbarella OST Excerpts

James Last – Walking in the Rain – Hair

John Keating – The Unknown Planet – Sounds Unlimited

I Marc 4 – Hyde park – Strobiscopica

Switched On Rock – Jumpin Jack Flash

Synthesiser Sound Machine – Apache

Dick Hyman – Green Onions – Age of Electronicus

John Schroeder Orchestra – Soul Trek – Space Age Soul

Sven Libaek – Inner Space (not on download)

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AOR – A Claude Mono Deluxe Edition
April 15, 2012, 7:13 am
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For one night only its California Sunshine Pop, Psych, LA Seventies grooves and Mellow Disco featuring that classic west coast original sound and some of the smoothest “we love AOR” re-edits ever heard between Burbank and the Bay Area … it’s another Tequila Sunrise… its very blue eyed and denim… its very FM… SOULSIDES presents a Claude Mono Deluxe Edition

Listen to the restream of the show here

For your Sony Walkman or for a drive up the coast in your open top or perhaps to get the groove going at your next Laurel Canyon PARTAY download as Part 1 and Part 2 the re-edited and re-worked 320kbps Hi Fi quality mixtape with just the music and some mixtape bonus tracks (see PLAYLIST below)

PLAYLIST

Mixtape Part 1

The Fifth Dimension – California Soul (Loop) – The Fantastic Fifth Dimension

Edwin Starr – California Soul (Baby Bollox Remix) – War and Peace

Fred Schneider – A Church Is Within Us – Jazzman 45

Mirage – Shelagh McDonald – Let No Man Steal Your Thyme

Alzo and Udine – Cmon and Join Us – Cmon and Join Us

Barbara and Ernie – Searching For The Circle – Prelude To

The Albert feat Otis Smith – One Life – Perception 45

Angelo – Midnight Prowl – Midnight Prowl

Rupert Holmes – Deco Lady – Widescreen

Ben Sidran – Hi-Fly – The Cat and The Hat

The Doobie Brothers – Listen To The Music (intro)

America – Horse With No Name (Todd Terje Remix)

Crosby Stills Nash – Dark Star (AOR Disco Mix) – CSN

Odyssey – Broken Road – Mowest

The Undisputed Truth – California Soul

Mixtape Part 2

Nicolette Larson – Lotta Love (Original 12 Disco Mix)

Cliff Richard – Devil Woman (Appo Remix)

Doobie Brothers  – Long Train Running (Early Demo)

Daryl Hall with Chromeo – I Can’t Go For That     Darly’s House Live

Michael Nesmith – Capsule – Dogma

Carole King – Bitter With The Sweet – Rhymes & Reasons

Tony Joe White – Rainy Night In Georgia (Boozoo Bajoo)

Syreeta – I Love Every Little Thing About You – Mowest

Odyssey – Our Lives Are Shaped By What We Love – Odyssey

THe Carpenters KFRC promo (BONUS mixtape)

Fleetwood Mac – Brown Eyes – Maulongated Version (BONUS Mixtape)

Jackie DeShannon – Sunshine of Your Love (BONUS Mixtape)

Estelle Levitt – All I Dream  (BONUS Mixtape)

Jackie and Roy – Didn’t Have To Do It – Changes

Jose Feliciano – Golden Lady – As We Travel

If you liked this then I just know you will enjoy the Folk Funk and Heavy Soul Mixtape  and AOR Disco

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The Soul of Disco
October 30, 2010, 6:07 am
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A 2 hour Claude Mono Deluxe Edition – disco that has soul – spread the love

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coming soon high defintion (talk free) download

PLAYLIST
Black Science Orchestra – Bless The Darkness
MFSB – Plenty Good Lovin
The Street People – Never Get Enough Of Your Love
The Carstairs – It Really Hurts Me Girl (Tom Moulton)
Benny Troy – I Wanna Give You Tomorrow
Moment of Truth – So Much For Love
Fowers – For Real (Bootleg)
Jewel – Paradise
Ramsay and Co – Love Call
Kings Go Forth – Don’t Take My Shadow (Tom Moulton)
Margie Lomax – Gods Greatest Gift To Man
Donna McGhee – Mr Blindman
Jade – Music Slave
Breeze Up – Midnight Show Band
Working Mama – Bozeman and Roberts
California Flight Project – California Flight
Brothers – Under The Skin
THP – Too Hot For Love
Don Ray – Standing in The Rain
Skip Mahoney – Don’t Be So Blind To Love
MFSB – Love Is The Message (Danny Krivit)
George Smallwood and Marshmellow – Disco Lady

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The Last Days of Disco 2
August 13, 2010, 10:17 am
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If you loved Claude Mono presents The Last Days of Disco then I have just re-upped it  just in time for the weekend but gone further and deeper and added this cosmic boogie…

play right now here

…and check out the tunes….

last days of disco vol 2 – cosmic boogie

intro …

midnight express – breeze it

checker kabb – by my side

glass pyramid – better by the minute

cosmic force – ghetto down

galaxy – visions of tomorrow

jackie stoudemire – invisible wind instrumental

cloud one – patty duke

sexual harassment – I need a freak

orlando riva sound – moon boots

space rock – rockets

space cadets – spaced outta place

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