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The Zodiac Thump, Season 2 (Episode 7)

 

Playlist (with links):

1. Hallex M, Mordekhai – Night Goes On (Original Mix)
2. Dana Weaver, Doug Gomez – Freedom (Doug Gomez Soul Vocal) (05:20)
3. LibraClassic! – A Lovely Noise (Libra’s Lovely Dub) (EXCLUSIVE UNRELEASED PROMO – drops 9/28 TRAXSOURCE EXCLUSIVE!) (11:17)
4. Kischa Link – Everybody Get Up (Afro Tribal) (17:15)
5. Andrea Holdclaw – Get Lifted (Get Lifted Monday Night Dub) (22:20)
6. Lilac Jeans – 9’s & 10’s (Original Mix) (25:35)
7. Soul’Nu’ – Rifflute (31:50)
8. Massimo Lippoli – Dougne Te Soye (37:09)
9. Dazzle Drums – Song for Ezili (Afro Stomp) (41:23)
10. C Minor, Alai K – Kunapendeza (46:40)
11. Angel Negron, Harry Soto – Santo Africa (Santosoto Remix) (51:00)
12. Diephuis, Jephte Guillame, Barbara Gwanmesia – Baba M’fa Njika (Baba M’fa Njika Vocal) (56:27)
13. Ambonati – Dub Mandala (1:02:00)
14. Saliva Commandos – Overpour (Bacalao) (Original Mix) (1:08:45)
15. Gianni Romano, Emanuele Esposito, Martina Camargo – La Mangueleña (1:14:15)
16. ANT LaROCK, Michael Moog, Cinnamon Brown – Live Ur Life (Todd Terry DJ Mix) (1:18:45)
17. FPI Project – Rich In Paradise (Going Back To My Roots) (Soul Speech RMX) (1:23:40)
18. Grace Jones – Love On Top Of Love (Killer Kiss) (C&C Garage Mix) (1:31:50)

Total: (1:36:12)

What’s up y’all!! Lawd, it’s September and it’s Virgo season – basically a dress rehearsal for Libra season, LOL (jk) We want to extend our sincere gratitude for all the support for these mixes! The response has truly been amazing! We appreciate the support and the love and we DON’T take it for granted!  We want to continue our tradition of bringing you HEAT, so without further ado – let’s get this show on the road!

Our featured song for this month is :  Diephuis, Jephte Guillame, Barbara Gwanmesia – Baba M’fa Nijka (Baba M’fa Njika Vocal) (#12 on the list). First of all, I can’t even pronounce this but the sickness of this track is just unbelievable! If you listen to this at work, I swear to gawd you’re gonna need to excuse yourself for a minute when this comes in – it’s really that powerful! It’s a track befitting the aesthetic of the Shelter label – and of course, you put Diephuis and Jephte Guillame together – expect madness.

But make NO mistake – another song I’d like to shout out is Angel Negron, Harry Soto – Santo Africa (Santosoto Remix) (#11 in the mix)..listen, this comes in just before that “Baba” joint and this just screams “FLOORWORK” – because you will have no choice when you hear this Santosoto Mix!

 

We got a bunch of other treats on here for you, too. Dana Weaver has been putting in WORK. This isn’t her first time falling into this mix – and it won’t be the last! We got her singing about “Freedom” – and she’s teamed up with the amazing Doug Gomez, so you know what to expect! We got some new heat from Lilac Jeans (I think it’s about time to feature them – these dudes REALLY understand the spirit of House). Also featured in the mix is a new track from yours, truly – LibraClassic! called “A Lovely Noise”! Due to drop exclusively on Traxsource on September 28th (Worldwide on October 12th). Folks who are members of the Zodiac Thump DJ List will get promos tomorrow morning at 9:30am!

 

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The Zodiac Thump! Season 2, Episode 3!

 

The Zodiac Thump, Episode 3

…what’s up, y’all! Spring is here and we’ve got our mid-month installment of The Zodiac Thump! This is Episode 3 of Season 2 and we’re hyped about the whole damn thing! Of course, all of our previous mixes in the Zodiac Thump series are still available to download or stream at your leisure! Check below for playlist (with links), and links to our various podcast locations! If you like what you’re hearing, you can download it free, but there’s also a TIP JAR down there because – well, because a few of you have actually asked and most importantly – why not? LOL – with all that being said, let’s get on with our mid-month blog…

Let me start off by stating – we’ve decided to start instituting a featured song in the Zodiac Thump DJ mixes and the reason is simple: the ARTISTS ARE IMPORTANT! Let me repeat that for the nosebleed section: THE ARTISTS ARE IMPORTANT! The time for spinning music in a contrived cult of secrecy is OVER! I have been caping for this for years (I have NEVER put up a mix without a playlist: EVER!), and I am glad that streaming sites such as MixCloud are enforcing this new policy. Last week, many DJs awoke to find that their MixCloud mixes would not play. I didn’t even bother to check mine because I already knew why they wouldn’t play – NO PLAYLIST. The artist typically suffers the most because of this -but not in MY mix – no ma’am! With that being said, our featured song for this mix is (drumroll, please)….

Brian Power feat. Kathy Kosins – “Can We Pretend” (Smooth Mix) – what can I say about Kathy Kosins? I mean, it’s like Phyllis Hyman and Teena Marie formed Voltron and out came this woman! Not only is her voice sublime, but the production quality is so amazing that you should have no trouble throwing this in your sets! Other notable tracks to listen for in this mix are MDW & Harry Soto bringing you “Power Of Prayer” – a deep, religious-themed track with an uplifting message on top of a KILLER beat and this nasty little battle joint from Lilac Jeans called “Don’t You Know” (which will dominate this summer, I PROMISE you!).

 

We also got some new stuff from Louie Vega, including a tribute to the legendary Voodoo Ray (a moment please…                                                                                                             …Thank You). We got some new stuff from the legendary Doug Lazy (he still got it!), some unreleased stuff from my bredren Kev Dot Kruz (I don’t even think y’all ready for what he finna hit y’all with…)…and as usual, if there’s some tracks in here that are more legitimately described as EDITS, I will rename them for their original artists and tag the “producer” as a remixer (I do this on my page, but will use credit as listed on MixCloud and similar sites). Don’t like it? Fight me.

Disclaimer: towards the end of this journey, I lapse into a throwback fit that I’m sure my veteran House heads will lose their entire shit over, LOL…

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Playlist (with links):

1. Brian Power, Kathy Kosins – Can We Pretend (Smooth Mix) (0:00)
2. Louie Vega, Toni C – Time Don’t Wait (Louie Vega Mix) (6:10)
3. Ism – Loop (N’Dinga Gaba & Richard Earnshaw Remix) (11:34)
4. Doug Lazy – Sky High (Melvin Gentry & DJ Spen Remix) (18:30)
5. Colonel Abrams – Trapped (Stacy Kidd House 4 Life Remix) (22:00)
6. Lilac Jeans – Don’t You Know (26:15)
7. MDW, Harry Soto – Power Of Prayer (Harry Soto Worship Mix) (31:15)
8. Cristian Vinci – God Speaks (Original Mix) (35:01)
9. Afro Warriors feat.Toshi – Uyankenteza (Enoo Napa Vocal Remix) (38:00)
10. Christos Fourkis – Umada (Dub Conga Mix) (42:45)
11. Kev Dot Kruz – Periscope (EXCLUSIVE UNRELEASED) (43:34)
12. Louie Vega , Funky Cadets – V.R. Tribute (Louie Vega Vocal Mix) (49:40)
13. Doug Gomez, Pietro Nicosia – Dulce Vida (54:30)
14. Inami, PM Project – Haba Na Haba (Original Mix) (1:02:25)
15. Mattei & Omich – The Circus (Original Mix) (1:07:15) (aka Martin Circus – “Disco Circus”)
16. Re-Tide, Moon Rocket – Could Heaven Ever Be Like This (Original Mix) (1:13:20) (aka Idris Muhammad – “Could Heaven Ever Be Like This”)
17. Black Riot – A Day In The Life (Full Intention Remix) (1:19:50)
18. Club Ultimate – Carnival 93 (The Mardi Gras Mix) (1:24:00)
19. MAW feat. India – La India Con La Voe (Viva Puerto Rico) (Original Mix) (1:28:00)
20. Ralph Falcon f. Dorothy Mann – That Sound (Vocal Mix) (1:30:30)
21. Dajae – U Got Me Up (Cajmere’s Underground Goodies) (1:35:24)
22. Fresh Tunes #1 – Do You Know What I Mean? (1:40:25)

 

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The Zodiac THUMP Vol. III

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The Zodiac THUMP Vol. III!

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Playlist

1. Etheridge Knight – The Idea Of Ancestry
2. **Abakuya – Akonolinga (a *Brotha Dubb Refix – AVAILABLE ON TRAXSOURCE!)
3. Bilal A – The Feelin (Oscar P & C. Scott Remastered Mix)
4. Erin Leah – Radio Billie Stereo Ella (N’Dinga Gaba Remix)
5. Rune & Knucles ft. Deme – Nothing But Your Love (Instr.)
6. Afronauts f. Suheir Hammad – Eye Will Not (Nauts L8 Nite Procession)
7. **LibraClassic! – Imma Show U (Instr. Dub – AVAILABLE ON TRAXSOURCE!)
8. Paso Doble & Andyboi – Never Forget Your Roots (Main Mix)
9. &Me – Clamb (Original Mix)
10. Rune – Roots (Vobs Remix)
11. Carlos Montalban – Referencia (Original Mix)
12. Cndo – Terminator
13. Lil Louis & The World – The Conversation
14. King Amazin’ – Double Asunder (Original Edit)
15. Raze – Break 4 Love (Instr.)
16. Earth People – Dance (Bonus Beats)
17. King Amazin – Double Asunder (Saves The Day)
18. SoHo – Hot Music
19. Skipworth & Turner – Thinking About Your Love

Welcome to The Zodiac Thump Vol. III! Featuring tracks you simply DON’T hear every day! With remixes by Kev Dot Kruz and yours, truly – LibraClassic!, as well as a selection from the “Dig.Deep.Vol.I” EP, available on Traxsource! and other online retailers (like Beatport, Spotify, and iTunes!)!

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…as usual, I throw some surprises in at the end (you never know what’s gonna fall into the mix towards the end…). Support your local artists! BUY the music!

This is The Zodiac Thump Vol. 3 – enjoy!

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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