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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. Peppe Citarella, Brutha Basil, Mijangos – Warning (Mijangos Afro House Mix) (36:15)
8. Pierre Reynolds – MAGAHELANA (REMASTERED) (Sergio Mendes, basically) (39:20)
9. The Goodmen – Give It Up (44:13)
10. The Boss – Congo (D Max Mix) (45:15)
11. Vincent Kwok, Nina Lares, Benji Candelario – Yer Body (BC’s 3K Dub Mix) (48:20)
12. Dario D’Attis, Simone Vitullo – Voyage (Orginal Mix) (54:10)
13. Marco Lys – You’ll Be Mine (Extended Mix) (1:00:00)
14. Kev Dot Kruz – Magnetic Scrolls (Original Mix – FREE DOWNLOAD) (1:05:10)
15. Riva Starr – Feel It (Original Mix) (1:09:20)
16. Truncate – Utility 2 (1:14:10)
17. Eddie Amador, Micfreak, DJ Spen – Let Go (DJ Spen Hard Dub Edit) (1:19:22)
18. 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!

 

 

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The Zodiac Thump – Season 2, Episode 14 (The Late Summer Edition)

 

Playlist (with links):

1. Louie Vega, Caron Wheeler – A New Day (Axel Tosca Fender Rhodes Solo Mix)
2. Tasha LaRae, DJ Spen – Wish I Didn’t Miss You (Beloved Remix) (7:23)
3. Jasper Street Co. – You’re My Latest, My Greatest Inspiration (Album Version) (15:00)
4. Oscar P. – Wait Here (Doug Gomez Remix) (22:43)
5. David Morales – Drumster (Unreleased Version) (29:40)
6. Tribalizer – Afro Ninja (Afro Carrib Mix) (36:02)
7. Mattei & Omich, Keyo – Fade (Extended Mix) (41:00)
8. Fiorious – I’m Not Defeated, Pt. II (Honey Dijon’s Fiercely Furious Dub) (Clean Extended) (46:25)
9. Dario Nunez, Frank Nitty & John Guerrero – Chimichame (Clean Extended) (51:25)
10. Qubiko – Mono Tono (Clean Extended) (54:40)
11. Tube & Berger – Guess Who’s Jack (Extended Mix) (57:50)
12. Weiss (UK) & Eli Brown – Push It Up (Clean Extended) (1:03:14)
13. The Deepshakerz – I Got To Show You (Original Mix) (1:07:30)
14. Cloonee – Be Good To Me (Clean Extended) (1:11:25)
15. KC Lights – SOL (Extended Mix) (1:15:30)
16. TC4 – Guacamole (Clean Extended) (1:19:15)
17. Green Velvet vs. Cardi B. – Bodak Shake (Josh Maggio Flip Dirty Extended EXCLUSIVE) (1:20:55)
18. Andrew Meller – Born Slippy (Reincarnation Mix) (Clean Extended) (1:24:51)
19. Bad Boss – Brother (Original Mix) (1:29:40)
20. DJ Fudge – Ponte Negra (1:33:46)
21. Oliver Dollar, Nils Ohmann – John’s Church (Cassius XXL Remix) (1:37:10)

Total Runtime: 1:42:42

 

….heeeey, y’all! Hope you’re having an amazing summer so far – as we go into the last part of summer, we continue to bring you the heat every month! So let’s get down to business, shall we?

Our first feature track is “Tasha LaRae & DJ Spen – Wish I Didn’t Miss You”  with none other than DJ Beloved on the remix! Listen, the airwaves are littered with remakes – some are good, some…well, some could use some work, but THIS?? This remake right here? THIS does the original such justice that it was hard to decide which mix I wanted to play! You know how Quantize brings it – stellar production, insane vocals, and they only pick the BEST for their remixes. The original mixes are dope and very true to the original song, but for my latest mix – I chose Beloved’s remix because it is soulful – yet goes HARD on the floor (track #2)

As the mix goes on, it transitions from soulful to tech and for our second feature – I’d like to present to you the closing track “Oliver Dollar, Nils Ohmann – John’s Church (Cassius XXL Remix)... ok, this is one of those joints where had it not been for the remix, this track would have probably passed under my radar. Awesome work to Oliver and Nils and great job to legendary duo Cassius (RIP Phillippe Zdar)…

 

 

 

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 Jasper Street Co., Oscar P., Louie Vega, The Deepshakerz, Cardi B, Tribalizer – 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!

Coming Soon!

 

 

coming September 7th to Traxsource, Beatport, Amazon, Tidal, Spotify, and many other reputable online retailers/streaming services throughout the world!!

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The Zodiac Thump – Season 2, Episode 13

Playlist (with links):

1. Zo!, Tamisha Waden – Steal My Joy (Reel People Vocal Mix)
2. Sean McCabe, Mike City – I Know Someone (Feliciano Classic Vocal) (5:20)
3. PHLASH MUSO, Paul B – WORDS (12:39)
4. Jasper Street Co. – Praying For You (Album Version) (18:35)
5. Sky White – Urban Piano (David Harness Remix) (27:45)
6. Thommy Davis, Greg Lewis – Hot (The Unreleased Demo Mix) (33:00)
7. Dean Zepherin – Afro Machine (Original) (37:40)
8. Kee’ana – Djoko (43:00)
9. Karsten Sollors – Burning Sun (Original Mix) (46:35)
10. Marcio aka DJ Bat – La Fiesta (M. Rodriguez Remix) (51:53)
11. Alex Peace, Brian Boncher – Street Love (Original Mix) (55:40)
12. Joeski – Hey Fellas (Clean Extended) (59:30)
13. Sam Dungate – I Can’t Take It (1:04:55)
14. Todd Terry, House Of Gypsies – Sume Sigh Say (Agent Orange DJ & Alexander Technique Rework) (1:09:01)
15. Montano, Barnes – Kids In The Cribs (Original Mix) (1:14:25)
16. Kev Kruz – Flower Underground (1:18:05)
17. Harry Soto – Techno Gods (Extended Mix) (1:20:20)
18. DJ Q, Barbara Tucker – Work That Body (DJ Q & Georgie’s House Vox) (1:24:15)

Total Runtime: 1:27:53

 

….aaaaaand we’re back! We apologize for not bringing you a mix last month – we truly appreciate you hanging in there with us! We had some drastic system configurations last month and now we’re ready for action! So let’s get down to business, shall we?

Our first feature track is “Praying For You (Album Mix)” from the looooooooooooooooong anticipated Jasper Street Co. album “Rejoicing“! Listen, if you’ve been out to the club in the last 4 months, you’ve been assaulted with this track only to rush home and not be able to find it ANYWHERE. Well, it’s finally here – and not a minute too soon, I was gettin’ ready to write Nervous a terse email demanding this track, LOLOL. No, I’m kidding, ut really – this track has been lighting up the clubs for months. If you like Soulful House done CORRECTLY, then look no further than this 11 track album! Featuring artists such as Kenny Bobien, Byron Stingily (that’s Principal Stingily to some of your kids, LOL), and Dawn Tallman, Teddy Douglas and DJ Spen show us why their pedigree is unimpeachable! But um, y’all think y’all slick tho – this album is cool n’ all that, but imma need them OTHER mixes of “Praying For You” – you know good n’ well what I’m talking about – Louie Vega been spinnin’ them shits for months @ Expansions – y’all holding out!!! Honestly, though look out for “You’re My Latest, My Greatest Inspiration” – a near PERFECT remake that will leave you in tears if it catches you on the right dancefloor and in the right mood. It is pure elevation. Oh! and “My Soul Is a Witness” – well, let’s just say if you enjoyed the “Track & Feel Events” EP that came out on Nervous a whopping 26 years ago (wow, right?), then you will LOOOOOVE this track! Trust me.

For our second feature – it’s not so much a track as it appears to be somewhat of a movement... seriously, can we talk about the sheer amount of work Kev Dot Kruz is putting in???? Always one to produce outside the box aesthetically, dude has been putting in WORK. He’s been quietly putting out a steady stream of Deep Tech, Afro Tech, Dark Tech, Techno, and other stuff you just have to hear – and he’s been releasing like 90% of it FREE on Soundcloud on his new “Afro Riddims” label!! Since those my folks, maybe I’m biased, but check it out for yourself! We try out his “Flower Underground” track (#16) in this mix.

Another dope producer, colleague, and all around awesome dude that really should be mentioned is none other than Harry Soto! Harry’s been making noise – and quite a bit of it, too! Another one not one to be constricted by genre, this time Harry brings us a deep techno vibe that will rattle your speakers! Check out “Techno Gods” (#17).

 

 

And we CERTAINLY can’t let y’all go without mentioning our closing track – “Work That Body”  – the debut track from the globetrotting DJ Q featuring none other than THE House diva herself – Barbara Tucker! Most of you in Italy, Spain, England, and many other spots across the world know DJ Q as Barbara Tucker’s touring DJ – and now you get to hear a DIFFERENT side of DJ Q. Ladies, gennelmen, and other identified – we have a PROBLEM!! Expect more from this up and coming producer, but until then, check out “Work That Body” (with Georgie Porgie on the co-production!) (#18) and get into what you hear!

 

 

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 Zo!, Dean Zepherin, Todd Terry, Joeski, Alex Peace – and much more!  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!

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The Zodiac Thump – Season 2, Episode 12 – The Spring Warfare Edition Part II!

Playlist (with links):

1. Daniel Dutton, Carlos Harris – Love
2. Chicago Afrobeat Project, Tony Allen, Oranmiyan, Sol Power All-Stars – Cut the Infection (Sol Power All Stars Remix) (05:57)
3. Me And The Gang – Baba (11:40)
4. J.A.E. – Love Me Right (Mr. Eclectic & George Lesley Deep Soul Remix) (18:35)
5. Mikki Afflick f. Ritmo Y Tumbao – Thunder Drum Dance (Unreleased Version) (24:10)
6. Peppe Citarella, Mijangos – Dejalo Que Salga (Unreleased Version) (29:13)
7. Sevader – Visions (33:17)
8. Juanito – Rose (Original) (39:35)
9. Dazzle Drums – Fuse Beat 09 (Tribal Mix) (44:45)
10. Jerome Sydenham, Fatima Njai, Mo Laudi – Hometown Girl (feat. Mo Laudi) (49:50)
11. Geoffrey C. – Yo Barnum (54:55)
12. Emmanuel D’ Sotto, Mijangos – Yambao (Mijangos Remix) (58:11)
13. Munk Julius, Sean Ali – Heshima (DSS Mix) (1:03:00)
14. Martin Badder – Don’t You Do It (Original Mix) (1:08:25)
15. Senzala – Ratio (Original Mix) (1:11:30)
16. Themba (SA) – Vuma (Original Mix) (1:14:55)
17. David Penn, KPD – Disc-Jockey (Dennis Quin Remix) (1:17:25)
18. BLAQWELL – Bring It Back (Original Mix) (1:21:20)
19. Block & Crown – Glamorous (Original Mix) (1:23:36)
20. Ricky Indo – Big Dub & A Smile (DeMarkus Lewis Rework) (1:26:00)
21. Silvano Del Gado – Esperando (1:29:40)
22. Todd Terry, Tuff London – Psychodrama (feat. Jasmien Nanhekhan)(Original Mix) (1:32:00)
23. Diezel – My Direction f. Tonka (Original Mix) (1:36:50)
24. Dave Sinner – Damage Control (Original Mix) (1:42:47)

Total Runtime: 1:46:18

 

….aaaaaand we’re back! Last month we brought you Spring Warfare and this month we bring you Spring Warfare Part TWO! And we got some treats for you! Let’s get started with our feature tracks, shall we?

Weaving Genres Vol. Two: Unreleased Versions

Our first feature track – well, it’s not so much a featured “track” as it is a couple of tracks from a featured compilation! This month we spotlight Hector Romero’s “Weaving Genres Vol. 2: Unreleased Versions“! This 18 track compilation features artists such as Paso Doble DJ Vivona, Satoshi Tomie, Quentin Harris – and many other notable contributions from industry vets like David Morales to up and coming industry blazers such as Mikki Afflick and Ritmo Y Tumbao! Speaking of which – the first selection we decided to snatch off this amazing compilation is none other than “Thunder Drum Dance feat. Ritmo Y Tumbao” by Mikki Afflick with a deep, rolling bassline reminiscent of Ecstasy’s “Don’t Play Me Raw” or Hercules “7 Ways” followed by “Dejalo Que Salga” by Peppe Citarella & Mijangos. Honestly, you could set fire to the dancefloor just spinning from this compilation alone! Look for more selections from this compilation in future mixes!

For our second feature – it’s not so much a track as it appears to be somewhat of a movement... seriously, can we talk about the genius of Chicago Afrobeat Project????? Some music touches your gut, some beats reach your feet…Chicago Afrobeat Project manages to reach down and touch the pulse of the ancestors. Indigenous, yet up to date and innovative, the “Future Rootz” album is another one that can be played head to toe. With Sol Power All Stars on the Remix, “Cut The Infection” delivers, punching through the crowd as a beat to request. I would STRONGLY suggest copping this!

 

 

This mix – like pretty much all of my mixes – tends to do exactly what Hector referenced in the title of his compilation – and that is to weave genres. This mix features everything from Soulful to Afro to Tech to Techno – it’s pretty much all in there. We got tracks from Sevader, Juanito, BLAQWELL, Todd Terry, Diezel, we got a couple joints off the Quantize Miami Sampler Compiled & Mixed by DJ Spen on here (#1, #11) – and much more!  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!

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The Zodiac Thump – Season 2, Episode 11 – The Spring Warfare Edition!

Playlist (with links):

1. Ralf Gum, Monique Bingham – Claudette (Album Version)
2. Wipe The Needle, Alex Lattimore – Enchanted (Original Mix) (06:15)
3. Hallex M, QVLN – Divinity Remixes (FNX Omar Remix) (13:27)
4. Black Savana – My Roots (Original Mix) (19:47)
5. Doug Gomez, Morris Revy – Yiga (Main Mix) (25:30)
6. Brad Machado – Wele (32:30)
7. DJ Angelo, Da Mike, Cristian Vinci – Cuba Libre (Silvano Del Gado Dub) (35:15)
8. Hondo Vega, Norty Cotto – Moody (Norty Cotto Aftro Tech Mix) (38:46)
9. Ray MD – A BAILAR (Original Mix) (41:50)
10. KC Flightt – Voices (Dub) (47:10)
11. DeMajor, Lizwi – Traveller (Main Mix) (49:45)
12. Vanco, Tuna – Ingane (DJ Vivona Vocal Remix) (54:20)
13. DJ Andre – Buena Noche (59:45)
14. Quentin Harrris vs. Kevin Saunderson – My Sound, My Joy (Mark Mendoza Mashup) w/Childish Gambina – This Is America (1:05:00)
15. Erik Bo – That Drum (Original Mix) (1:10:40)
16. Proxy Brown – The Jam (Original Mix) (1:14:10)
17. Childish Gambino, Todd Terry, Louie Vega, Kenny Dope, Masters At Work – This Is America (Todd Terry & Louie Vega & Kenny Dope Remix) (1:17:37)
18. Marcos Cabral – Loose Lips (1:20:40)
19. Andres Campo – DaShit (Original Mix) (1:25:55)

Total Runtime: 1:30:41

 

Hey, everybody! We apologize for the brief hiatus, but we are BACK – and guess what? We brought WEAPONS. 

Our feature track for this mix is none other than Ralf Gum f. Monique Bingham – “Claudette (Album Version)” – a tribute to Claudette Colvin, a nurse and pioneer of the Civil Rights movement. Colvin is widely known for refusing to give up her seat to a white woman on a segregated bus nearly a year before her more popular contemporary and face of the movement, Rosa Parks. Black leaders refused to acknowledge her pioneering act of defiance due to her being an unwed expectant mother (reportedly by a married man) at the time of her arrest at age 15.

In Philip Hoose’s book, “Claudette Colvin: Twice Towards Justice“, Colvin said, “My mother told me to be quiet about what I did. She told me to let Rosa be the one: white people aren’t going to bother Rosa, they like her

Claudette Colvin

Colvin suffered in so many ways from both white people and the people that were supposed to be there for her (you know – Black  people), that it brings tears to your eyes just reading her story. I’ve always thought highly of Monique Bingham, but now I have a new found “awe” of her depth. Thank you, Monique – for acknowledging this amazing womanLove this whole album!

 

 

Another track I wanted to talk about is “Wele” by Brad Machado. Seriously, this is not even about just the track – it’s about ALL of the material coming from the Arawakan label. This is an example of TIMELESS music – this came out last year, but DEMANDED to be in the mix – even among all the new material from Arawakan that I have to sift through. THAT’S how you build legacy. Big shout to the beautiful husband and wife team – Vic and Nena Hernandez – when you hear these names, you are hearing Arawakan! In addition to that dope Ralf Gum track, this month we also bring you music from Hondo Vega, Doug Gomez, DeMajor, Ray MD, and many more! A little soulful, a little afro, a little classic house, a little techno…it’s all in there! 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!

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The Zodiac Thump, Season 2 (Episode 9 – The Holiday Edition!)

Playlist (with links):

1. Zo! ft. Dornik – Lifelines (N’Dinga Gaba Reelmix) (0:00)
2. Dawn Souluvn Williams – Feel The Fire (The BPM Fire Mix) (05:10)
3. House is Disgo – Got Your Love (Original Mix) (10:57)
4. Dany Cohiba – Speak (Afro Dub No Bass) (15:50)
5. Aj Lora – To Be Und (Original Mix) (20:15)
6. Saliva Commandos ft. Kelly Diniz – Promesa (Oscar G 305 Drum Dub) (38:45)
7. Mr. Raoul K, Timmy Regisford – The Track (32:30)
8. Sylva Drums – My Groove (Kazukuta Mix) (37:08)
9. DJ Angelo – Black Sheep (w/AMFlow, Koffee – Raw Uncut Acapella) (41:15)
10. Tripmastaz – Devil Who (47:00)
11. Dan Electro – Let Them Come EP (Greg Gauthier’s Dance Culture Rmx) (50:00)
12. Vanco, Njabuloseh – Impilo (Main) (53:40)
13. Stones & Bones – Uthando (Cee ElAssaad Voodoo Remix) (57:00)
14. Massimo Lippoli – Dougne Te Soye (Simone Vtullo Remix) (01:01:30)
15. Loves Last Episode – Acid Ha (LLE’s Fuk U Eddie Mix) (01:06:30)
16. Winx – Don’t Laugh (David Morales NYC Mix) (01:09:00)
17. Lamone – My Favorite Things (01:12:55)
18. Vick Lavender – Wired (Sophisticated Time Traveler Main Mix) (w/ Crystal Waters – Merry Christmas All (Stacy Kidd Accapella) (01:19:25)

Total: (1:27:11)

What’s up y’all!! Lawd, I know I know – I didn’t submit a mix last month, (please don’t beat me! LOLOL), but listen – we’re making it up to you this month! As usual, 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 :  Dawn Souluvn Williams – Feel The Fire (The BPM Fire Mix) (#2 on the list). Listen – Dawn is NOT out here playing with y’all – she took NO prisoners with her amazing rendition of a Stephanie Mills classic! And with DJ Beloved (who is also making an extreeeeeeme amount of noise – did y’all cop the album?) on the remix, you can NOT miss with this! Go get it and stop playin now!

Another song/artist I’d like to shout out is Saliva Commandos ft. Kelly Diniz – Promesa (Oscar G 305 Drum Dub) (#6 in the mix)…man, look – Saliva Commandos has been consistently putting out bangers (put some respeck on his name, LOL!)…and this track with the lovely Kelly Diniz (The Network) is no exception! This originally came out a few months ago (check out the original – it’s siiiiick), and when Oscar G got a hold of it – woooow…Saliva Commandos is just one of those artists that you purchase and listen to later – because you KNOW it’ll be dope!

We got a bunch of other treats on here for you, too! We got complete MADNESS from Aj Lora, DJ Angelo, Loves Last Episode – and sooooo many more so give it a listen!

Enjoy the mix folks and if you like what you’re hearing and want to show your appreciation – feel free to donate a little something to the DJ (link below)!

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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 4!

 

The Zodiac Thump, Episode 4

Playlist (with links):

1. DJ Beloved, Mcleod – What You Won’t Do for Love (Jihad Muhammad Remix) (00:34)
2. Carissa Nicole, DJ Spen – Settle for My Love (DJ Spen Remix) (07:35)
3. Andrea Curato, Tapes – Kombela (13:42)
4. Aaron & Deckert – L.D.O.E. feat. Valentine (20:15)
5. Sister Pearl – Feel It (Manoo Remix) (28:55)
6. Rob Flawless – Deepa Afro (34:30)
7. LibraClassic! – Tuff Yard (Libra’s Transposed Rhumba Edit) (UNRELEASED) (38:45)
8. Saliva Commandos – Turn Up the Peace (43:04)
9. DJ Applejac – G.A. Tech (47:15)
10. Louie Vega, Funky Cadets – V.R. Tribute (Louie Vega Sci-Dub) (52:10)
11. Nathan Haines, Shelley Nelson – Believe (The Layabouts Vocal Mix) (56:30)
12. Dany Cohiba – El Rito Del Sol (Original Mix) (1:03:13)
13. Gil Scott-Heron – The Bottle (The New Zealand Dust Mix) (1:07:29)
14. Felipe Avelar – Funky Lowdown (Original Mix) (Aretha Franklin – Rock Steady) (1:13:05)

What’s up, y’all! It’s June, it’s Summer and the outdoor activities are popping here in NYC so let’s kick it off right! But FIRST, we want to extend our heartfelt gratitude at the way y’all are receiving these mixes! I even got an anonymous tip in my virtual tip jar (below)!!! How cool is that?? LOLOLOL – no, seriously – I don’t mind going the extra mile for y’all because I don’t take your support for granted! So without further ado, our featured song for this week is (drumroll, please…)

DJ Beloved, Mcleod – “What You Won’t Do For Love (Jihad Muhammad Remix)” – ladies n’ gennelmens – THIS is how you remake a song. Mcleod really does justice to the original while also putting his own flair on the classic. With DJ Beloved on the production (he’s really been putting out heat – it’s really not a game with him!) and the legendary Jihad Muhammad on the remix, this is just one of those tracks that will be in rotation for a minute, so y’all might as well settle in – this one’s gonna go for awhile, LOL!

 

 

 

We also got some battle heat from Rob Flawless, a Layabouts remix of a Nathan Haines house classic, some heat from the Arawakan label and sneak peak at the latest joint from Zodiac Thump Music! As time goes on, you’re constantly learning as a producer and sometimes you look back and say to yourself, “this needs a re-boot”. We released “Tuff Yard” about 3 years ago (it’s on Traxsource and pretty much everywhere else), and I have always wanted to revisit this track – so I finally did it! We present to you “Tuff Yard (Libra’s Transposed Rhumba Edit)” for your consideration (we’ll have a release date very soon!).

 

 

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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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