The Funky Melting Pot

This weblog is about funky music delivered as DJ Mixes. We cover mostly Lounge/Chillout but try to keep things as diverse as possible.

RL144 - Streetwise (Lounge Mix)

August 30th, 2017

A refreshing compilation of energetic, upbeat and, of course, funky tracks for your enjoyment. There is a nice balance between Electronic Lounge and Jazzy Lounge and both help to create a lively a set. You will notice that there are few artists featured here who are also responsible for some of those slow cooked tracks in “Sunset Intermission”. That means funky baselines and uplifting but yet also chilled grooves. The percussion here is just scintillating and the bass drums thump with the urgency of Thor’s hammer. They hit deep and force you to stay locked into the groove. Magical beats, addictive bass lines, moving grooves - mystical experience. Enjoy!

Track List

No. Time Title Artist/Band
1 00:00 Early Daiquiris Club Des Belugas
2 05:05 Noisy Bumblebee Deeper Sublime
3 08:46 Deeper View Monodeluxe
4 12:37 Latin Lounge Jarvalho Project
5 16:35 Wassup The Bas Lexter Ensample
6 21:09 Slaughterhouse Billa Qause, Krus
7 25:13 Siempre (Jon Kennedy Remix) Mujaji
8 29:55 The Dark Streets Tall Black Guy
9 35:50 Love Hangover Jettricks Feat. Adefunke
10 41:07 New Dawn Lazy Hammock
11 46:47 I'll Shine When You Shine Placid Larry
12 50:22 Go Figure Kevin Yost
13 55:00 Didascalias Arrojas
14 59:47 My Film Is a Drama Alexander Dancaless
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RH89 - Sunset Intermission (Chillhouse Mix)

August 29th, 2017

A collection of slowly cooked funky tracks from some big hitting artists in the Chillout scene. The mood is all about the enjoyment of sunsets (and other chilled events) with suitably upbeat and yet not fast House Music. Whatever device you use for listening, or speakers, I just hope that you are not unfortunate enough to be robbed off the rich and funky baselines in these tracks. It is magnificent! Sit back, chill and enjoy. This is pretty good funkyware.

Track List

No. Time Title Artist/Band
1 00:00 Lose You (Lemongrass Deep House Remix) JetTricks Feat. Adefunke & Fay
2 05:05 Devotion Monodeluxe
3 08:58 About Me Roni Be
4 14:21 CafaInternational Johannes Huppertz
5 19:17 Moment Sun Singleton
6 23:37 Space Funk Miss Luna
7 28:13 Family Affair Larse
8 33:54 Lunar Jamie L
9 40:20 Can't See What Is Burning There Nicolas Jaar
10 47:10 Small NY Deeper Sublime
11 54:53 What A Beautiful Day Nathan G

 

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RL143 - Choice African Selection (African Chillout)

August 28th, 2017

I have friends that keep asking me what my favourite African tracks have been so far. I can never remember their names and always mumble out one excuse or the other. So this weekend I thought it would be better to just bring them together in a compilation or two. This is the first …the second will pop sooner or later. There is some gorgeous ear candy here. Who cares what they are singing about? As long they have a firm grasp on reality and a strong feel for beauty its all good. Those concepts are universal – they are the only passport you will need to a world of music. Cheers and please enjoy.

Track List

No. Time Title Artist/Band
1 00:00 Summertime Angelique Kidjo
2 03:25 Sinama Denw Habib Koité
3 06:46 Once In a Blue Moon Ladysmith Black Mambazo Feat. The Lighthouse Family
4 10:39 Sou Les Go
5 13:42 The Crossing Johnny Clegg/Savuka
6 18:24 Raki Oliver Mtukudzi
7 25:27 Nipelaki Kwa Baba Doctor King'Esi
8 28:16 Fundo Di Matu Manecas Costa
9 33:41 We Thembisile Unathi
10 39:26 Din Din Wo (Little Child) Habib Koité and Bamada
11 43:56 Anoma Oom
12 47:56 Fanta Bourama Djelimady Tounkara
13 53:32 Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes Ladysmith Black Mambazo
14 59:08 Nguva Ye Kufara Chiwoniso

 

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RL142 - Harmony (Lounge Mix)

August 27th, 2017

“Through our eyes, the universe is perceiving itself. Through our ears, the universe is listening to its harmonies. We are the witnesses through which the universe becomes conscious of its glory, of its magnificence.” - Alan W. Watts

Track List

No. Time Title Artist/Band
1 00:00 Up for Ping Pong? Diefenbach
2 04:51 YMA Boozoo Bajou
3 08:46 Confusion In Los Pacos 80s Casual
4 12:40 Traveller Talvin Singh
5 17:28 Le Temps Akmusique
6 20:53 Blue Bar T.I.L
7 27:01 Ocean Sky Minus Blue
8 31:49 Soul Ambitions Zadar
9 37:01 Heal The Pain Sofie Lane
10 42:07 Cafe Del Mar Dreams (Buddha Bar Beach Mix) Milews
11 47:13 Love Goddess Cane Garden Quartet
12 52:28 Velassaru Digital Rain
13 58:54 Happy Shopping $uperchrome

 

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RH88 - Global Underground (Deep House Mix)

August 24th, 2017

“Even though on the outside we glittered like gold, inside we were almost as black as coal. Sometimes the glitter people saw was only the shattered pieces reflecting among the broken glass.” -Tracy Krimmer

Track List

No. Time Title Artist/Band
1 00:00 These Dark Rhodes Wonji
2 07:44 Want U Tonight (Harley & Muscle Deep Remix) Mateo & Matos Feat. Vincent Inc
3 13:09 Feel The Same Caprivian
4 18:50 Found My Light (The Layabouts Instrumental Mix) Imaani
5 26:50 The Blues Afefe Iku
6 32:00 India Over Africa In America Problem Child
7 36:39 Emotive (Spiritual Club Mix) David Anthony (UK)
8 41:48 Real House To The Real People (Melchyor A's Reconstruction Mix) Deep Y'All & Melchyor A
9 47:26 Afrika Wo-man UPZ, Black Motion, Theo Lawson
10 53:04 Transverb Lovebirds

 

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RL141 - B.S.U: Black Sheep Underground (Lounge Mix)

August 22nd, 2017

“If lots of men around you are growing a beard just because of political or ideological reasons, you refuse this, and if you have a beard, shave it off! Leave your herd to find yourself! Find your own style, not the style your ideology or your party is dictating on you! Remember, you build a sound character mostly through refusing, through saying no, through staying different!” - Mehmet Murat ildan

Track List

No. Time Title Artist/Band
1 00:00 Floodspace Joachim Brackers
2 13:00 Cashmir cathedral Grasshoppers
3 17:07 Quatre pieces collées (Part 2) Club Des Belugas
4 23:02 Who Can Play T.I.L
5 26:37 Images & Shapes Lorealparis
6 30:59 Dreams of Dahab Cham O'
7 34:38 Eternal Memory MoVoX
8 39:37 Kismet Matthew Kyle
9 45:37 The End Xemplify
10 51:54 Summer Breeze 80s Casual
11 55:08 Kontakt Kollektiv Turmstrasse

 

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RP11 - Breakfast Run Medley (Vintage Pop Mix)

August 18th, 2017

Choose knowledge, if thou desirest a blessing from the Universal Provider; for the ignorant man cannot raise himself above the earth, and it is by knowledge that thou must render thy soul praiseworthy.
-Firdausí

Track List

No. Time Title Artist/Band
1 00:00 Got To Give It Up, Part 1 Marvin Gaye
2 04:05 Wish I Didn't Miss You Angie Stone
3 07:49 I Heard A Rumour Bananarama
4 11:06 Livin' Thing Electric Light Orchestra
5 14:30 Ride On Time Black Box Feat. Loleatta Holloway
6 17:27 Pure The Lightning Seeds
7 21:09 Missing Everything But The Girl
8 24:56 Lola's Theme The Shapeshifters
9 28:16 Make Luv Room 5 Feat. Oliver Cheatham
10 31:32 Don't Mess With My Man Lucy Pearl
11 35:07 Big Love Fleetwood Mac
12 38:40 Can You Feel It? (Single Edit) The Jacksons
13 42:22 Ring My Bell Anita Ward
14 45:42 Freeway of Love Aretha Franklin
15 49:42 Can't Get You Out Of My Head Kylie Minogue
16 53:24 Here Comes The Rain Again Eurythmics
17 58:15 Sing It Back Moloko
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RL140 - Contemplative (Ambient Lounge Compilation)

August 15th, 2017

I follow the religion of Love:
whatever way Love's
vehicles take, that is my religion and faith.

Track List

No. Time Title Artist/Band
1 00:00 Eastern Awakening Eastern Awakening
2 05:05 The Best Days ambientsketchbook
3 09:53 My Memories Always With Me (Ambient Mix) Eugene Kush
4 16:02 4:14 Global Communication
5 20:04 Dreamy Lodge (The Fire Cut) Bay Area
6 26:19 You And Me (Instrumental Mix) Jean Mare
7 30:15 351 Lake Shore Drive Nylon
8 40:10 Saxy Nightflight (Saxperience Mix) Jazz Connection
9 44:28 Pangaea Ambientsketchbook
10 50:45 Ya Leil A Squared, Karim, Ya Leil
11 57:13 Grey Level Version Imugem Orihasam
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RH87 - Soulful Delights (Soulful House Mix)

August 13th, 2017

"Love conquers all," Aphrodite promised. "Look at Helen and Paris. Did they let anything come between them?"
"Didn't they start the Trojan War and get thousands of people killed?"
"Pfft. That's not the point. Follow your heart."
-Rick Riordan

Track List

No. Time Title Artist/Band
1 00:00 Great Things Horixon, Jacques Teal
2 04:06 Hear The Tears Donkey Show Halo & Paluka Feat. Adam Pickrell
3 10:14 Teardrops (Christos Fourkis Remix) Thompascal & Hp Hoeger
4 15:53 The Better Life (Restless Soul Vocal Mix) George Levin Feat. Clara Hill
5 24:04 World Is Good Chymamusique & DJ Claude feat. Rona Ray
6 29:28 What You're Feeling Crackazat
7 35:40 Optimistic Danny J Lewis
8 40:55 Moments David Harness & Chris Lum
9 46:27 Kissin' U (Main vox) Andre Harris
10 51:58 Can't Be (Main Vocal Mix) Deepconsoul, Alpha & Olmega, Cosmiq
11 57:47 Let's Go Back Fish Go Deep & Rebecca Meagher
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RL139 - Lounger Funkers (Lounge Mix)

August 6th, 2017

To dance is to reach for a word that doesn't exist,
To sing the heartsong of a thousand generations,
To feel the meaning of a moment in time.
- Beth Jones

Track List

No. Time Title Artist/Band
1 00:00 Bird Wolfs Revenge Mr. Bird
2 04:48 14th Feb MoVoX
3 08:56 Dancing At Sunrise DJ Riquo
4 14:00 Watching The Sky T.I.L
5 19:04 Samoa Sin Ensemble
6 22:16 Sound Sleep Filter
7 28:07 The North Wind Underlover
8 32:07 Dreaming Cosmo Notes
9 36:38 The Message Kusuma Orchestra
10 41:40 Faute De Mieux Club Des Belugas
11 46:48 Daylight Conner
12 51:19 Dos Gotas de Agua Club Camarillo
13 56:16 Mystery Garden The Flying High Project

 

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