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The Zodiac Thump, Season 2, Episode 16 – The Autumn Equinox Edition!

 

Playlist (with links):

1. Emmaculate with Osunlade – Isis (Yoruba Soul Mix)
2. Sunlightsquare – Oyelo (Atjazz Love Soul Remix) (5:30)
3. Jasper Street Co. – Praying For You (Louie Vega Main Remix) (10:16)
4. Coflo, Evar After – Lovesong (Original Mix) (19:25)
5. Jon Mavek – Khalembe (Caveman Mix) (23:46)
6. Trinidadian Deep – EGGUN (28:05)
7. Silvano Del Gado & Wlady – Makuta (32:59)
8. Peppe Citarella, Brutha Basil, Mijangos – Warning (Mijangos Afro House Mix) (36:15)
9. Pierre Reynolds – MAGAHELANA (REMASTERED) (Sergio Mendes, basically) (39:20)
10. The Goodmen – Give It Up (44:13)
11. The Boss – Congo (D Max Mix) (45:15)
12. Vincent Kwok, Nina Lares, Benji Candelario – Yer Body (BC’s 3K Dub Mix) (48:20)
13. Dario D’Attis, Simone Vitullo – Voyage (Orginal Mix) (54:10)
14. Marco Lys – You’ll Be Mine (Extended Mix) (1:00:00)
15. Kev Dot Kruz – Magnetic Scrolls (Original Mix – FREE DOWNLOAD) (1:05:10)
16. Riva Starr – Feel It (Original Mix) (1:09:20)
17. Truncate – Utility 2 (1:14:10)
18. Eddie Amador, Micfreak, DJ Spen – Let Go (DJ Spen Hard Dub Edit) (1:19:22)
19. Louie Vega, Anane – Cosmic Witch (Main Mix)  (w/Peech Boys tribute) (1:22:30)

Total Runtime: 1:29:00

 

….soooo, we missed Scorpio season (blame it on the equinox, LOLOL), so Scorps please enjoy this late gift and don’t be mad, LOLOL. So now that that’s out of the way, let’s get on with it:

Our first feature track is “Jasper Street Co. – Praying For You (Louie Vega Main Remix)”  Listen, even though these mixes just officially came out earlier this month, anybody that’s been going to Louie Vega’s “Expansions NYC” parties already knows these mixes – and we have been FIENDING for these mixes!! Now that they’re here, we couldn’t be happier!

The next track we’d like to talk about is “Peppe Citarella, Brutha Basil, Mijangos – Warning (Mijangos Afro House Mix)”  – now this came out last month and was already a dope track, but then Mijangos jumps on it and BOOM – a totally different take on an awesome production! 

 

While we’re talking about stellar productions, can we talk about “Trinidadian Deep – EGGUN“?? This is easily one of the standouts in this month’s mix – a track that elegantly punishes – which makes it perfectly at home on the Shelter Records label! There’s tracks you play to get people on the floor – THIS is what you play to keep them there! If you haven’t copped this yet, you bullshittin’ (ijs).

 

 

 

Two more tracks definitely worth mentioning are “Jon Mavek – Khalembe (The Caveman Mix)”  and “Kev Dot Kruz – Magnetic Scrolls“!  “Khalembe” is built for the floor – you play this and it WILL deliver! “Magnetic Scrolls” is filthy Techno maneuvering and is available FREE on Soundcloud (y’all REALLY need to check out this fast growing catalog!)

 

 

 

 

Enjoy the mix folks and download it at your leisure! Make sure you go to the official Zodiac Thump Music page and click “like” for news, freebies, and the latest from Zodiac Thump Music!

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The Zodiac Thump, Vol. 2, Episode 15 – The Libra Edition!

 

Playlist (with links):

1. DJ Kemit, The Lounge Lizards – Wake Up & Stand Up (Kai Alce KZR Vocal Mix)
2. Dominique Fils-Aime – Good Feeling (Atjazz & D-Malice Vocal Dub) (8:05)
3. MdCL, Ovasoul7 – Feels Like Home (Frankie Feliciano Ricantruction Vocal Mix) (11:54)
4. Josh Wink, Ursula Rucker – Sixth Sense (Louie Vega Dub) (16:30)
5. Coflo, Emmaculate – Division (Original Mix) (21:18)
6. Thommy Davis, Greg Lewis – Urban Jungle (Original Mix) (27:00)
7. Realm Of House – Move Your Body (Arawakan Drum Mix) (30:35)
8. Lea, Muzikman Edition, Tweety – Songbird (Oscar P Afro Rework) (35:00)
9. Dany Cohiba – Cuban Namaste (38:20)
10. Norty Cotto – Timba (Barrio Breakdown Mix) (42:48)
11. Dennis Quin – Burnout (46:35)
12. Jay Mexx – Cured (The Deepshakerz Re-Edit – Traxsource Exclusive Mix) (49:40)
13. Oliver Knight – Crying Out (Praying Woman) (54:05)
14. The Discoboxers – Mary J. Blige vs. Doctor Love (Original Mix) (56:40)
15. Volsto – Getting the Groove (Origiinal Mix) (1:06:00)

Total Runtime: 1:10:02

 

….heeeey, y’all! So the summer is OVER (thank GOD), and we kick the Fall off right with the Libra season! It looks like Libras are winning HARD this season and I am SO psyched to be in that number! So let’s get down to business, shall we?

Our first feature track is “Dominique Fils-Aime – Good Feeling (Atjazz & D-Malice Vocal Dub)”  with none other than the legendary Atjazz on the remix along with D-Malice on the remix! Listen, I know everybody’s caught up in this “Good Feeling” remix – it’s an awesome segue track or even an amazing starter, but let’s not ignore the rest of the remix ep!  Atjazz shows off again on the “Sun Rise” remix and the legendary Fred Everything throws his hat in the ring with his remix of “Free Dom”. You will hear the rest of this EP featured heavily on future mixes!

Typically – as the mix goes on – I like to transition from Soulful and Deep to Tech and Techno to really pay homage to the depth of the House field and to ramp up the energy, but this time the mix was a little short so I didn’t get a chance to go in like I normally would have (I’ll make it up, I promise!) , So without further ado, allow me to introduce the second standout track for this month Oliver Knight – Crying Out (Praying Woman)“.  It looks this will be another one of those “insert female gospel singer here and hope for the best” tracks which are generally hit or miss, depending on the production. This is one of those hits…but just barely! As Tech House goes – minus the sample – this track is that remarkable.. This is one of those productions where the sample literally makes and saves the track from being labeled “filler”. Not to mention the fact that awesome mixing, mastering, and conservative use of the sample contributed heavily to this track’s success (the ICONIC Kenny Carpenter played this to a very receptive crowd at LeBain just last night!). All in all – awesome tracks and  pretty much staples in my arsenal!

We’d also like to give a nod to “Lea, Muzikman Edition, Tweety – Songbird (Oscar P Afro Rework)” (#8, @ 35:00). If you’re looking for well done, well thought out Afro House you might want to check this out. A heavy yet subdued beat with deeply soulful vocals sitting perfectly in the mix. This is another one (like the Dominique Fils-Aime track we mentioned earlier) that’s perfect for breaking up a set without losing the crowd!

 

As usual, The Zodiac Thump is all about music. PERIOD. These mixes feature everything from Soulful to Afro to Tech to Techno – it’s pretty much all in there.  In this mix, we’ve got tracks from DJ Kemit & The Lounge Lizards, Josh Wink featuring Ursula Rucker with Louie Vega contributing his part to an awesome remix package, Coflo, Thommy Davis, Dany Cohiba, Norty Cotto – and much more!  We don’t care about release dates – whether it’s brand new or came out last year – if it’s hot, it’s hot! As usual – free download, so enjoy!

Enjoy the mix folks and download it at your leisure! Make sure you go to the official Zodiac Thump Music page and click “like” for news, freebies, and the latest from Zodiac Thump Music!

Out Now!

 

 

Out now on Traxsource, Beatport, Amazon, Tidal, Spotify, and many other reputable online retailers/streaming services throughout the world!! Click the cover to find your favorite retailer!

and stay tooned!

 

 

Listen to The Zodiac Thump, Episode 15 on MixCloud:

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The Zodiac THUMP! Vol. II

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The Zodiac THUMP Vol. II!

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Playlist

1. Grant Nelson – Seasons of Jack
2. Incognito vs. Mutabaruka – Freedom to Love (Atjazz Remix)
3. A. Salih – Better Days
4. &Me – Red Flag
5. Liza Zayas – In The Beginning (Seedadian Deep Mix)
6. Polyrhythm f. DJ Basil – Gettin’ Loose (NYC Mix)
7. LibraClassic! – Ghetto Mantra (ROUGH DRAFT)
8. Kerri Chandler – Rain (Atjazz Remix)
9. St. Germain – Rose Rouge (Blaze Early Shelter Mix)
10. Marlon D. – Jesus Creates Sound
11. Mi Casa – La Vida (Atjazz Remix)
12. Nina Simone – See Line Woman (Blumenflug Remix)
13. Quentin Harris vs. Kevin Saunderson – My Joy, My Sound (Mark Mendoza Edit)
14. FPI Project – Rich In Paradise
15. 33 1/3 Queen – Searchin’
16. ACAPELLA Janet – What Have You Done For Me Lately?
17. Tyree – Acid Crash (U.K. Mix)
18. ACAPELLA Jungle Bros. – I’ll House You

Welcome to The Zodiac Thump Vol. II! Featuring tracks you simply DON’T hear every day! Wasn’t feeling my laptop so we did this one strictly with the decks (laptop used solely for ACAPELLAS thrown in the mix!). This was originally supposed to be an hour long, but it got away from me and now it’s 90 minutes long! Oh, well! LOL – as usual, I throw some surprises in at the end (you never know what’s gonna fall into the mix towards the end…). So dig what we put down and cop the latest EP from Zodiac Thump Music – “Dig.Deep.Vol.I”! Look for “Ghetto Mantra” out now on Traxsource! and other online retailers (like Beatport, Spotify, and iTunes!) off the EP! Support your local artists!

This is The Zodiac Thump Vol. 2 – enjoy!

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