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Katalyst drops a new Quakers mixtape

QuakersTape350It’s been a little while since we’ve heard from Sydney-based producer Katalyst and the Quakers team (Katalyst, Fuzzface, 7Stu7) but fear not, they are back – with a new Quakers record due in upcoming months and a new Guilty Simpson record (produced by Quakers) due to drop in the very near future. Both releases will be available on Stones Throw. A new Space Invadas (Katalyst/Steve Spacek) record is also rumoured! Watch this space.

As a teaser for the new releases, Katalyst has posted a new mixtape on the Stones Throw website. The mix features some new tracks from Guilty Simpson, Quakers and a couple of secret Katalyst productions. The mix/podcast is a free download and is ready for your perusal right now. Don’t say you didn’t know.

Get the good oil: QUAKERS | KATALYST

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CONGRATULATIONS ENNIO STYLES 500 shows! RRR radiothon alert!

Stylin’ 500
10 years of soul, science and spirit on 3RRR-FM. Presented by Ennio Styles.
Free download via www.heardandfelt.com.

Download full album (all 3 parts, 320k MP3)kaman-images

Download Part 1: The Soul
Download Part 2: The Science
Download Part 3: The Spirit

Heard and Felt Music presents Stylin’ 500, a compilation in three parts celebrating 10 years and 500 episodes of Stylin’ on Melbourne’s iconic 3RRR-FM. Over this time Ennio Styles’ show has earned the respect of its global counterparts, having been praised by the likes of Gilles Peterson (BBC Radio 1), Alex Barck (Jazzanova, Berlin) and Rob Luis (Tru Thoughts, UK) on their own shows, as well as receiving awards in Melbourne papers The Age/EG and Inpress/Zebra.

Since 2001, Stylin’ has occupied the Friday 12-2pm timeslot, broadcasting guests like Q-Tip,  DJ Spinna, Carl Craig, Quantic, Hudson Mohawke, Metro Area, John Legend, London Elektricity, Recloose, The Bamboos, Mark Pritchard, Peven Everett, Juan Atkins, Terry Callier, Dam Funk, Laurent Garnier, Roy Ayers, Mad Mike Banks (UR), Fat Freddy’s Drop, Common, Bugz in the Attic, Mulatu Astatke, Outkast and ?uestlove from The Roots.

As well as these better-known artists, Ennio has always had the passion and the patience to search out new music from beyond the ‘scenes’ and the hype. So Stylin’ 500 includes many unreleased, unavailable and undiscovered tracks, taking in underground US soul, hip hop and jazz, Melbourne beats and funk, European electronics, and more. Starting out as a ‘what if?’, the compilation soon expanded to become a huge three-part opus with 44 tracks featuring Imani (The Pharcyde), Opolopo, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Monica Blaire, Olivier Daysoul, Lanu, Nailah Porter, Fulgeance, Komarken Electronics, Julien Dyne, The RAah Project, Lewis McCallum, Salva, The Samps, Gypsy Brown and many more. Full details of the tracks below.

Stylin’ 500 is a free download. Check out the links within the audio files and on the individual track pages on heardandfelt.com to explore more music from these amazing artists.

3RRR-FM is Australia’s best-known community radio station, largely funded by listener contributions. The annual Radiothon starts on August 12th so please spread the word to help keep RRR independent, non-playlisted and on air for another year.

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Diggin’ up the Tasman

Sure Be Nice
To Make Some Money
A Mixtape thing in 3 parts


Dig this ~ Here’s a pretty loose mix of tracks that I made for the shop (Northside) a couple of years back. It’s a collection of obscure and lesser known Australian and New Zealand records that I’ve found in my travels. It’s a mixed bag of jazz, blues/rock, funk, soul and more. Although some compositions are not necessarily originals – the interpretations of these classic tunes and ‘breakbeat standards’ are def worth checking out.

Strictly Australian and New Zealand artists. Some of these records are in pretty rough condition, so apologies for any background noise – at least you know it’s the real deal. The aim here was to compile some local tunes that have been overlooked on the ‘Heading in The Right Direction‘ and ‘Respect Overdue‘ Series’. Hopefully there are some tunes here you have never heard before…? A couple of these have been comped elsewhere since I recorded this mix, but there are still some extra tasteful moments within that will have you scratching your head. Enjoy!

There’s more than 85 minutes of audio here so it has been chopped it into 3 parts to make it a little easier to download. Click on the links (parts 1, 2 & 3) to listen and download.

Part 1.
1. METAPHYSICAL BREAK (EDIT): PETER O’MARA
2. A MESSAGE FROM THE REBELS

3. 3500: TODAY THIS WAY
4. SURVIVOR: RON BARRY EXPRESS
5. WORLD IS A GHETTO: ALAN LEE QUINTET
6. WORK SONG: THE DYNAMIC JUNE SMITH
7. THE GHETTO: SKYLIGHT

Part 2.
8. BACK ON THE STREETS AGAIN: BILLY THORPE
9. LOVE IS FOREVER: JEFF ST. JOHN
10. BRAND NEW BAG: THE ID
11. ODE TO BILLIE JOE: MARGARET ROADKNIGHT
12. ALL RIGHT IN THE CITY: QUINCY CONSERVE
13. IT’S JUST BEGUN: HOT CITY BUMP BAND
14. MOVE ON UP: QUINCY CONSERVE
15. MAXIMUM LOAD: MAXIMUM LOAD (aka JUNE SMITH)

Part 3.
16. THEM CHANGES: MISS RENEE
17. DJERBA (EDIT): LEEK SOUP
18. I FEEL GOOD: THE QUINCY CONSERVE
19. SPINNING WHEEL: WILLPOWER
20. ONLY TIME WILL TELL: JEANNIE LEWIS
21. ESPY SOUL STEW: DIANNA KISS*

* Never released on vinyl. CD release only

I’ve not supplied 100% accurate info in this tracklist for the obvious reasons. If you want to know anymore about any of these tunes,  just hit us up and we can shed some light on some of the more mysterious artsits and tunes here. Hope you enjoy.  If you’re feeling it – send donations to me (Rex) care of Northside records. Trying to raise $1,000,000.00 for ongoing vinyl research (and to pay the artists).

Shout outs to Johnny Topper, Takse, DJ Sheep (Tasman Connection), James ‘Votary’ Pianta, Dave Reitman, Katalyst, Vinko, Idem, Arks, Roger at Mainly Jazz and the rest of you (us) freaks. There are still more records out there…

Pictured right: just some records – not necessarily from this mix, but made in the same 2 countries.

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Right Click, 1-2, 1-2…

By-products of the Timeless Series:
Quantic presents ADDIS to AXUM Mix


Northside has been a fan of Quantic’s explorations of African music for a long time now. In some ways we can thank Quantic for helping bring Mulatu to Melbourne for the first time this week. Here’s a hot little link to a recent posting of a super Quantic DJ set featuring some of the best Ethiopian music the west has uncovered so far!

Check it, DOWNLOAD HERE: exclusive-quantic-mulatu-show-mix

The Timeless Concert Series wasn’t just a series of stunning performances. All the shows were framed by our favorite DJs. From Madlib to J.Rocc to DJ Nuts and more. Cut Chemist even raised the bar with a one turntable romp!

For the Mulatu show, Quantic brought along something very special .

In 2004 Quantic, Miles Cleret and B+ went to Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia to find records and meet with Mulatu Astatke. It was there and then the first thoughts of bringing Mulatu to LA were hatched. So it was fitting that Quantic came to LA to DJ for Mulatu and brought with him records almost all found on that first unique trip.

Ethiopia has many musical traditions indeed not all of them have made it to vinyl. But those chunks of plastic contain some secrets that you really have to go to Addis to find. Trawling ebay is never the same as a trip to East Africa.

Quantic made that trip. And at the Luckman Theater on February 1st, 2009 he buckled everyone in, and took us on a one hour flight back.  Here is his DJ set in its entirety. Don’t be alarmed by the crackle, that’s what 30 plus year old records sound like.

Quantic and Mulatu records and CDs instore at Northside. I hear Chris even has a couple of autographed Mulatu LPs up his sleeve. Lean on him.


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Congo Tardis #1

Congo Tardis #1,
Northside Records and Ay Caramba present:

Edits #1


Launch Party:
Friday 26th February
The Mercat Cross Basement


The debut compilation from the Congo Tardis #1 crew, proud presenters of tropical club music. Edits #1 digs into the CT#1 record collections and produces some clean, healthy and uplifting jams to finish off the Melbourne summer.

A favorite dancehall riddem from CT#1 gets a big refix from Ms Butt, and in the process claiming it as an Aussie anthem. Lewis CanCut explores a congo disco great from the crates, and whips up a dubby disco jam of niceness. The Pharoah adds a little cut, duplicate and paste to an Ivory Coast / French jammer, aptly named Paris Tropical.

The big bonus comes from long time Congo Tardis friend Harmon, who drops a unique world edit (but is actually an original composition). Somewhere between afro beat and disco, inspired by a session at Revolver DJ’ing between Ms Butt and Paz.

Northside Records is ‘THE’ affliate for the hardcopy CD version. Ask us for a promo copy.

Ay Caramba is helping us launch our product on Friday 26th of February.  Free versions of the CD are available to the first 20 people of the Congo Tardis conga line. Participation is a must. For those who are happy with a 320 MP3 check out the links via the CT#1 soundcloud page or the Ay Caramba blog.

CONGO TARDIS #1:
DOWNLOADS

www.aycarambaclub.com

Congo Tardis #1 Facebook

soundcloud.com/congotardis

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Space Invadas: “Follow the Signs”

Free Mixtape Download:

SPACE INVADAS
Follow The Signs

Steve Spacek and Katalyst droppin’ some mad summer heat right here! A dope-arse teaser for y’all. It’s a little taste of what’s to come from Space Invadas in 2010. Their debut album Soul:Fi will be out in March, but just so you dont have to wait till then Space Invadas have cooked up a fresh mix tape to keep you going over summer.

Featuring unreleased + exclusive material from the Space Invadas duo, including snippets and remixes of album tracks, bonus tracks that won’t be on the album, new tunes from Katalyst and Steve’s other projects and lots more good stuff. Catch Space Invadas live over summer – Days Like This, Becks Bar, Melbourne Zoo. Look to the sky and listen… Space Invadas are coming!!

CLICK HERE TO GET THE DOWNLOAD

HOT TIP:
One of this summer’s hottest line-up plays the Becks Bar in Sydney. BREAKESTRA, SPACE INVADAS and J-ROCC. Damn!!! Remember who told you… A few of the early demos of the SOUL:FI album are already circulating and getting some radio love in London, NYC and LA (+ Melbourne no doubt).

This free download made available courtesy of Invada Records

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Daptone Gold!


On November 24th Daptone Records will release DAPTONE GOLD a collection of some of the label’s rarest and most favorite singles and deep cuts on CD and a lovingly packaged double LP, which includes a poster, a sticker and some amount of gold foil. The always fiery Lee Fields appears three times: once on a duet with Sharon Jones, again on his own “Could Have Been”, and on “Stand Up,” previously only available as a 45 RPM single.

Thanks to Daptone & Reverberation we’re proud to you you offer a little taste right here. Available as downloadable MP3, it’s the full unadulterated version of Lee Fields “Stand Up”. Surely one of the dopest 45’s to come out Daptone HQ over recent years, this Lee Fields tune is a future soul monster. Press PLAY, don’t delay, DO IT TODAY!

STAND UP: Lee Fields

Hopefully we’ll have this instore real soon CD & vinyl of course. Watch the newsletter and website for more updates. This LP set is sure to be an invaluable DJ tool for years to come. Don’t let it pass you by – every tune here is a winner – just like we’ve been trying to tell you all along. S.O.U.L.
You listened to the tune yet?

Features: Introduction by Binky Griptite ● Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings “I’m Not Gonna Cry” ● The Budos Band “Up From The South” ● Naomi Shelton & the Gospel Queens “What Have You Done” ● Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – “How Long Do I Have To Wait For You?” ● Lee Fields “Could Have Been” ● Antibalas featuring Mayra Vega “Che Che Cole Makossa” ● The Budos Band “Budos Rising” ● Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings “Got A Thing On My Mind” ● Charles Bradley & the Menahan Street Band “The World” ● Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings “Make It Good To Me” ● Lee Fields and Sugarman & Co. “Stand Up” ● Naomi Shelton & the Gospel Queens “What Is This” ● Binky Griptite with the Sugarman Three “A Lover Like Me” ● Menahan Street Band “Make the Road by Walking” ● Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings “Tell Me” ● Sugarman & Co. “Down To It” ● The Dap-Kings “Nervous Like Me” ● Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings “Giving Up” ● The Budos Band “Ghostwalk” ● The Gospel Queens feat. Cynthia Langston “I Need You To Hold My Hand” ● Binky Griptite & the Mellomatics “The Stroll Pt. 2” ● Sharon Jones & Lee Fields “Stranded In Your Love”.
Holy Cow!

Like it says in the tags for this post ——> RECORD OF THE MONTH. Certified goodness.

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Tippin’ Uptown with Topper

New DJ Mix
 

TIPPIN’ UPTOWN (I am a Disco Dancer)
DJ JOHNNY TOPPER
FREE DOWNLOAD NOW!
 

Erotique, sensual soul stimulus package for you & that special someone…

Original Northside taste-maker Johnny Topper brings a tip-top party mix for your enjoyment. So much enjoyment in fact it’s been split across 2 volumes – Part 1 and Part 2. Nearly 80 minutes of listening pleasure.

Guaranteed to get the party started and also a sureshot winner for entertaining by the fire with a glass of red and a tasty cuban on a cold winter’s night

Click on the links below to play – and download the audio. 

Tippin Uptown Part 1
Tippin Uptown Part 2

No tracklisting available – you’ll have to come into the store and ask JT in person.

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