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DEEP SOULFUL HOUSE CLASSIC: Timmy Regisford feat Lynn Lockamy – At the club [TRIBE RECORDS ORIGINAL)


Timmy Regisford feat Lynn Lockamy – At the club [HQ]

remix 81 b

remix 81 b (Photo credit: Cyberslayer)

From: At The Club (Remixes) release October 31 2011 © Tribe # TRIBE026

Available now: http://www.triberecordsuk.com/new/index.php?action=viewrelease&id=TRIBE026

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EARLY RAVE, DEEP HOUSE, TECHNO: 808 State – Pacific 303 (RARE 303 RELEASE)


Roland TR-808 Rhythm ComposerWhen it comes to earthy electronic music.. does it get finer than this by British electronic outfit 808 State.. really digging this 303 version of their signature tune Pacific.

A ‘Summer of Love’ warehouse classic originally released way back in 1989 & still as Deep and Soulful as electronic music will get, an absolute masterpiece of electronic music for mine.

SOULFUL DEEP HOUSE: Masters At Work & India: A Match Made in Soulful House Heaven


English: Little Louie Vega playing at the Font...

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The recording partnership between New York based Masters At Work & the unmistakable talents of latin vocal sensation India have to be one of the finest collaborations in Soulful House music. The trio have put together so many of  the seminal moments of house music over the last 15 years.



SOUL OF SYDNEY + OUR HOUSE CLASSIC HOUSE NEW YEARS DAY BEACHSIDE BLOCKPARTY (JAN 1 2012) Feat. OUR HOUSE DJ’s, PHIL TOKE, PHIL HUDSON, MICHAEL ZAC & EADIE RAMIA, QUEEN SHIRENE D’SILVER & Soul of Sydney DJ’s


Our good mates at Soul of Sydney & Our House will be hosting a special New Years DayBlockparty Picnic’ on SUNDAY 1 January 2012 in a special beach side location.

Similar vibes to the summer throw-downs only in a different location and a lot more day time house vibes as OUR HOUSE DJ’s PHIL TOKE, PHIL HUDSON, MICHAEL ZAC & EADIE RAMIA on rotating with QUEEN SHIRENE D’SILVER & Soul of Sydney DJ’s + Guests dropping the FUNK flavours during the day.

Very Limited space so best to register for venue info etc at soulofsydney@gmail.com or SMS 0405 494 138 to stay in the loop.

NEW YEARS DAY Facebook Event –> Here

If you haven’t sent you for mobile number can you please forward to soulofsydney@gmail.com in the event we do have to move the party last minute?

ACID HOUSE CLASSIC: Maurice Joshua – This is Acid (TRAX)


Maurice JoshuaThis is Acid (TRAX)

(Download RARE Original ACID MIX)

In the 1980s, Joshua was active as a DJ and producer in the early days of the house music scene. His earliest productions were released on the Trax Records label. In the early 1990s, Joshua began producing remixes of songs by artists like Ce Ce Peniston, Malaika and many pop artists, including Michael Jackson. He continues to remix to this day.

Joshua is best known for his 1989 number one Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart hit “This Is Acid (A New Dance Craze).” The hit version of this song was a remix by UK DJ Les Adams, who pitted its spoken male vocals by “Hot Hands Hula” Malone against a combination of regional house music sounds of the day, including samples of sirens and sexual screaming voices in the background.

Joshua’s most famous production work was with Kim English and pop group Destiny’s Child. His partnership with the group’s leader Beyoncé was compared to the partnership of Mariah Carey and David Morales, because like Carey and Morales, Joshua and Beyoncé often work closely together to have Beyoncé re-sing her vocals for club mix version of her hit singles.[citation needed] At The 46th Annual Grammy Awards 2004, his remix of Beyoncé’s massive hit “Crazy in Love“, known as “Krazy in Luv (Maurice’s Nu Soul remix)” won Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical.

Also found this little remix by local DJ, Remixer & Producer OzYBoY

Maurice -This is Acid (2008 DJ OZYBOY Latino Remix)

ACID TECHNO : Mory Kante – Yeke Yeke (Hardfloor Remix)


Urlyd: Mory Kanté @ Festspillene i Nord-Norge ...

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This is what I call a remix!

Hardfloor, Acid Techno duo consisting of Oliver Bondzio & Ramon Zenkewho really know their way around a Roland TB – 303.

Check out this remix they did in 1994 of an African pop song by Mory Kante.

Mory Kante – Yeke Yeke (Hardfloor Remix)

Their distinctive acid flavour is running right through this, it went on to become an instant classic across the world & propelled Kanté to some unexpected fame again in 1994.

Here is what Hardfloor had to work with, quite amazing this could have become one of the timeless tunes of the techno era.

Mory Kante – Yeke Yeke (Original)

ELECTRO FUNK: Kraftwerk – Tour De France (1983 Red Label Full Version)


Not much needs to be said about Kraftwerk really as im pretty sure everyone who knows anything about music will know exactly what electronic music today owes Kraftwerk. I doubt there is a BBoy in the world who wont get amped hearing this on a floor or a record enthusiast that wouldn’t have this in their collection.

Kraftwerk, along with Giorgio Moroder, Jean Michel Jarre and a few others were THE GODFATHERS OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC!

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Along with being one of the releases that shaped electronic music, Tour also has its small spot in clubbing/rave history here in Sydney too. I have heard from a few people over the years about watching in awe as local DJ Stephen Allkins (Love Tattoo), regularly sample & played this back & forth with Salt & Peppers Push It at Sydneys infamous R.A.T parties at the Horden in the late 1980′s.

Check this info on RAT parties in Sydney from Powerhouse museum online;

During the 1980s in Sydney’s inner-east, a series of more than 35 parties organised by the Recreational Arts Team (RAT) formed a key element of an emerging subculture. The core of the self-styled Recreational Arts Team was Jac Vidgen, Billy Yip and Reno Dal. Vidgen, an energetic party-thrower who had come to Sydney from Brisbane, became the de facto promoter and organiser of these so-called RAT parties. Yip was an artist with a wildly creative imagination who developed well co-ordinated themes and design concepts for the parties. His striking graphic concepts were applied to posters, fliers, badges and banners. Reno Dal was the team’s original technical designer and producer, who started the events with Vidgen and Yip in 1983 and remained involved until 1986. Mark Taylor was the technical producer for the peak period 1986-1990, while Wayne Gait-Smith was technical designer.Vidgen threw his first public party for 200 guests at a rat-infested house on Cleveland St on 2 October 1983, because his own private parties had become too large and expensive. He had no idea he was setting in train a phenomenon that led to a multitude of dance parties every year. Each party had a special name, usually conceived by Billy Yip, incorporating the word ‘rat’ in its title. The first official RAT party, titled ‘Ratsurrect’ and advertised through word-of-mouth, was held at the Bondi Pavilion on Easter Sunday, 22 April 1984. The early parties, particularly ‘Ratizm’ at the Paddington Town Hall (April 1985), created a buzz, attracting an inner-city party-going crowd that included heterosexual bohemians as well as gay men and drag queens. RAT parties typically had audio-visual presentations, bizarre props, party drugs, innovative lighting, underground cabaret groups, the best DJs in town and unusual live performances by people like Martin Harsono and Simon Reptile, who performed at most of these events.

What began as a creative exercise became a business. In 1987 Vidgen registered Recreational Arts Team Pty Ltd as a company. The events became larger, and were no longer exclusive eastern suburbs affairs where it was necessary to know the right people to obtain a ticket. The parties became famous for their spectacular entertainment and celebrity guests. ‘A Ratty New Year’, held on New Year’s Eve 1988 and featuring a 4am live performance by Grace Jones, was so popular that it filled both the Hordern Pavilion and the Royal Hall of Industries. The audiences ranged from 200 to 14,000 guests, with budgets from $5,000 to $400,000. However Vidgen’s motivation was not financial gain. Business was risky, profits were slim, and money made on one party was frequently lost on the next one. Vidgen described himself as ‘an event producer committed to celebration’ (Sydney Morning Herald 13/9/89).

RAT parties provided a venue for a circle of creative people to express themselves on a larger scale than had previously been available, providing a stepping stone for some to move to other levels of expression. Billy Yip is now a painter of fine art. Tobin Saunders, who is now better known as Vanessa Wagner, used to help on the decor team and performed at many of the parties with his dance group. Other contributors were the visual artist Anthony Babicci, the entertainer Ignatius Jones, and Tim Gruchy, who was responsible for much of the video production and recording at the events, particularly in the later years. The parties were vividly documented in photographs by William Yang.

The RAT parties were forerunners of the dance parties and raves of the 1990s. In the early 1980s pub rock was still the mainstream, and dance music was an underground phenomenon. Any music that utilised electronic instruments other than guitars was regarded as weird or avant-garde. RAT party enthusiasts eschewed rock, preferring recorded electronic music and dance music provided by pioneering DJs like Tim Ritchie, Robert Racic and Pee Wee Ferris.

Spearheaded by these DJs, Australian dance music took off in the 1980s. Ignored by major record labels, the dance movement followed the same path as the punk ethic: do-it-yourself. Following Vidgen’s lead, competing independent promoters booked nights at tired old venues like the Hordern Pavilion and transformed them into vibrant, packed palaces. Sydney’s gay community, in particular, took to dance parties. As well as RAT parties, the Mardi Gras, Sweatbox and Bacchanalia are now spoken of as some of the best parties held, featuring DJ sets from the likes of Ritchie, Racic, Ferris, Stephen Allkins and Paul Holden. The buzz of these parties spread to the UK with that country’s top DJs keen to take part. Warehouses emerged, some becoming the foundation of local rave culture. By the end of the 1980s parties flourished all around the country, with promoters booking a constant flow of influential overseas DJs such as Paul Oakenfold. While established rock venues suffered from lack of attendance, dance parties were frequently sold out.

The RAT parties altered Sydney’s night life, starting a craze for giant dance parties that lasted in to the 1990s. They provided a diverse range of entertainment based on visual and aural stimulation, provided a creative outlet for talented people and set the tone and style of Australian dance music culture.

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