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Don Fardon

ASHLEY BEEDLE – 'I'M ALIVE' from Rabea Schif on Vimeo. Don Fardon – I´m Alive (Ashley Beedle Edit)

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Bobby Caldwell – Open Your Eyes Brookes Brothers – Open your eyes Calibre – Open your eyes Bobby Caldwell (born August 15, 1951 in New York City) is an American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who, despite a prolific musical output over his 30-year career, is still best known for his 1978 hit single “What You …

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Malade ballade

Serge Gainsbourg – Ah! Melody De La Soul – Held down (feat. Cee-Lo Green) Serge Gainsbourg (April 2, 1928 – March 2, 1991) was a french poet-songwriter, singer, actor, novelist, painter and director. Gainsbourg’s varied style and individuality made him difficult to categorize. Although famous in France for many years, he did not achieve his …

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Cha Cha Cha

Dean Martin – (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons Dino Paul Crocetti (born June 7, 1917 in Steubenville, Ohio; died December 25, 1995 in Beverly Hills, California), better known as Dean Martin and often referred to as the King of Cool, was an Italian American singer, actor, comedian and member of The Rat Pack who …

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The frog

Flow Dynamics – Bossa For Bebo (Lack Of Afro Mix) Australian producer Flow Dynamics has been creating boogie fever and booty havoc on dancefloors across the globe, with his music getting played by many of the world’s top DJs. João Donato de Oliveira Neto was born on 1934 in Brazil, the son of a military …

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Blind Alley

Young – Ax angel Born and raised in Berlin’s beautiful “green district” Koepenick, he first fell in love with music when he saw the movie “Beat Street”. He started playing/mixing records with tape decks & old turntables and became a passionate breakdancer. His Hip-Hop mixtapes even got him to play on the local East-German radio …

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Cool out

Mos Def – Mathematics (Freddie Joachim Remix) Born in the Philippines, raised in San Diego, CA, and now residing in Los Angeles, Freddie Joachim (pronounced: JO-AH-KIM), became a dj in the later part of 1996. Starting as a mobile dj and turntablist, Joachim has become a dj, who spins and listens to all genres, with …

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Daft Braxe

Stardust – Music sound better with you Stardust was a French house band. Formed in Paris, France, it was a one-time musical collaboration consisting of producers Thomas Bangalter, Alan Braxe and vocalist Benjamin Diamond. The short-lived group released the popular club track titled “Music Sounds Better With You” in 1998.

Yazoo

Fink – All cried out recording / performance name of Brighton, UK’s Fin Greenall – a Bristol-born understated singer-songwriter. He is an uncompromising artist – in acoustic folk / blues / dub – with an astounding stage presence, signed to Ninja Tune Records. With live accompaniment by Guy Whittaker (bass) & Tim Thornton (drums), they …

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The wall

Louis La Roche – Love Louis La Roche is a French House producer from Norwich, UK. His style is French house/house. On Valentines Day 2008, a song named “Love” was published many blogs and websites, saying that Thomas Bangalter made the song. However, Louis La Roche is the real artist behind this song. Soon after …

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Abilities

Grover Washington Jr. – Mister magic Grover Washington, Jr. (December 12, 1943 – December 17, 1999) was an American jazz-funk/soul-jazz saxophonist. Along with John Klemmer, George Benson, David Sanborn, Bob James, Chuck Mangione, Herb Alpert, and Spyro Gyra, he is considered by many to be one of the founding fathers of the smooth jazz genre. …

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Jack goes boating

Darondo – Didn’t I Darondo – Didn’t I (Trishe’s edit) Darondo Pulliam, who performed in the 70s under the name Darondo, was a funk and soul singer who sounded like a combination of Ronald Isley and Al Green. Little known by anyone except serious enthusiasists of that genre, Darondo is highly respected by that limited …

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Hello, Clarice

Greenskeepers – Lotion Greenskeepers is forever changing as a meeting of minds and a catalog of music. The name was founded by childhood friends James Curd and Nick Maurer in 1999. James and Nick grew up skateboarding together in Chicago. Nick bounced around local punk bands while James was djing in Chicago clubs and raves …

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Songs from the analog playground

Charlie Hunter – Creole (feat. Mos Def) Charlie Hunter is a jazz, rock and fusion guitarist. He grew up in Berkeley, California, where he graduated from Berkeley High School. Since the debut of his self-titled Charlie Hunter Trio in 1993, Charlie Hunter has recorded 17 albums. During that time, Hunter has worked with and recorded …

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Billie

Blu & Exile – Amnesia Blu is definitely a leader in the new school of Los Angeles emcees. His presence is undeniable, while his music captivates audiences regardless of race, class, and gender. Although many are still unaware of Blu’s work, “Below The Heavens” guarantees to take LA hip hop back to the place where …

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R.I.P Loleatta Holloway

Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch was a hip-hop group led by Mark Wahlberg. Members included Scott Ross (alias Scottie Gee), Hector Barros (alias Hector the Bootie Inspector), Duffy Culligan (alias Duffle), Terry Yancey (alias DJ-T), Dan Hartzman (alias Dan-o Fresh), and Anthony Thomas (alias Ashey Ace). The group’s best known song is “Good Vibrations”. “Good Vibrations” made it to number one on the American music charts in 1991.

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Zo Moeilijk – Diep Zo Moeilijk is a Hip-Hop formation from Nijmegen, the Netherlands. The group currently consists of the rappers Nosa & Roscovitch, Ra and the producer NIKES. The name of the group once started out as a joke. The core members started saying ‘moeilijk’ (difficult) whenever they thought something was ‘dope’.

Pharoah Sanders

Norman Connors – The creator has a master plan Norman Connors (born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American jazz drummer, composer, arranger, producer, and headliner, who has led some influential jazz and R&B groups. He also achieved several big R&B hits of the day, especially with love ballads. The Creator Has a Master Plan was …

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