ITS OUR 4TH BIRTHDAY !!!
So here's a special birthday mix to celebrate...
Laughing Light Of Plenty - The Rose
Manu Debango - Soul Makossa
Fela Kuti - White Days (edit)
Mim Suleiman - Nyuli
DJ Rahaan - Waterbedman
Marathon Men - Sweet Exorcist
Delphic - Doubt (Kyle Hall remix)
MK - Burning (MK Club edit)
Don Blackman - Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide
Alex O. Smith - Plesetsk Cosmodrome
Seiji - Yesman
Jay-Z - Big Pimpin'
Eliphino - Let Me Love You Forever
Maddslinky feat. Omar - Special (MJ Cole's Back To The Future mix)
Wookie feat. Lain Gray - Battle (MJ Cole Vocal mix)
Cooly-G - Love Dub
Roy Davis Jr. feat Peven Everett - Gabrielle (Live Garage Version)
MASSIVE LOVE to everyone who came down to the Horse & Groom last Friday for our very first London party. Let's hope it's the first of many to come. ... and remember Keep It Well Hung!
For those of you who may be interested, HTDJ resident Horace has recently created this tribute to Theo mix.
This weeks mix comes courtesy of Kenny Dixon Jr's performance at the Electronic Music Festival in Detroit.
This mix represents a true Moodymann DJing experience, great records, endless entertainment from the man on the mic and at times complete chaos.
Listen out for the appearance of Umar Bin Hassan of the Last Poets, for me giving this recording that truly unique Detroit style.
Now we may not agree on everything at HTDJ HQ, Kaz's affection for New Jack Swing and Mariah Carey for instance, but one thing we all agree on is that Maurice Fulton is the absolute don.
This week's mix comes in the form of The Roots' drummer's takeover of Gilles Peterson's Radio 1 Worldwide show back in September 2005. The mix showcases the original samples used to create so many special hip-hop records over the year, it's a true education.
Anyone interested in Hip-Hop needs to check this mix.
It's been a busy couple of months here at H.T.D.J. HQ, what with increasing numbers of gigs and Kzm Kzm Kzm's departure to Berlin, but we're finally back with our mix of the week.
Mix of the weekJames Yancey aka Jay Dee (07/02/1974 - 10/02/2006)As today sees the fourth anniversary of Jay Dee's tragic passing, we could have only chosen one thing for our mix of the week; Benji B's 1xtra tribute to J Dilla.
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This weeks mix comes from the excellent Tensnake, whose 'Holding Back My Love' 12" was part of our soundtrack to last summer. This superb mix of deep house, techno and disco is taken from the ever-marvelous Resident Advisor podcasts to which you can subscribe here.
This week's mix is taken from the fantastic Fact Magazine and comes in the form of a selection from the unstoppable XX.