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c2eMusic - Argie Bargy Cartel - HNL - Naughty Naughty
This mix is from my Argie Bargy Cartel show for House Nation Live which streams live on FB alternating Mondays to the regular Pressure show.
This weeks show was always gonna be vinyl, I just didn't which vinyl. I landed on early 2000's because that's before the regular podcast started so there isn't much stuff from me back then.
Truth is I was making regular mixes and had a big stack of tapes. However my silly ass gave most of them away to a guy in Africa while on holiday there. He had never heard house music and I'll never forget his face as he was hearing the tunes for the first time. So I gave them to him thinking I would make them again when I got back to the UK. Yeah I know that was never gonna happen! So it's nice to have something recorded from that era as the music was excellent.
FB threw me off again of course, that's now standard. Good to see all the new streaming DJs getting the same treatment otherwise I would go mental.
Some crackers on this mix which ranges from 2000 to 2002. Hopefully they evoke great memories for you too.
Given everyone is working from home these days it would be great to see you in the chatrooms for Pressure or Argie Bargy.
In the meantime enjoy this mix and stay safe.
1: The Goodfellas - Soul Heaven
2: Milk & Sugar - Higher & Higher
3: Julian Jabre - Voodance
4: G Club pres Banda Sonora - Guitarra G
5: Mutiny UK pres D-Empress - New Horizons (Class A Mix)
6: Mistura - Sweet Magic
7: Erro - Change For Me
8: MAW ft India - Backfired (Joey Negro Mix)
9: Deepstar - Sugar (Jazz n Groove Dub)
10: DJ Pierre - Free 4 Life
11: Soul Avengerz ft Kat Blu - I Can't Stop
12: Dj Disciple - It's Easy
13: Jon Cutler - It's Yours
14: The Electric Crickets - Monochrome Train (Kluster's Uplifting Mix)
15: Olav Basoski - Opium Scumbagz (Cleptomaniacs Mystical Dub)
16: The Committee - Scream & Shout
17: Tom De Neef - Cudabata
18: Auréi - Life
19: Robbie Rivera - Kepp On And You Stop (Shaggadelic Mix)
20: Bob Sinclar - Save Our Soul
21: Julie McKight - Finally (Dance Ritual Mix)
22: Nathan Haines - Earth Is The Place
c2eMusic Pressure Radio 95-96 Mix
With the lockdown everyone is now a streaming/internet DJ. Will be interesting to see what comes out of this lockdown period musically. I'm certainly not complaining about the increased listener/viewer numbers with everyone working from home.
This weeks mix as always was a last minute decision in terms of theme. I'm not sure why but somehow I landed on 1995! Inspired by the excellent MAW Ministry release that. Heads will recognise some of the transitions.
Part way through the first hour I ran into a bit of trouble, every track I thought of turned out to be 1996!! So the second half sees us transition into music from 96.
It was also supposed to be Stateside or at least have that US House vibe, but towards the end I remembered early Nice and Ripe was from this same year so we see some of those tracks make an appearance.
Hopefully this is a nice trip down memory lane to a time when the thought of the planet going into lockdown for weeks and months sounded like something out of a sci-fi movie.
Hope you are all managing to keep safe. Remember to look after those around you.
Since you are now at home, why not listen to the shows live? Join us in the chatroom.
Oh and as for the cover - NO I'm not a Man Utd fan, but this picture is pretty special when you see how young the future superstars are. They have no idea of the careers they are about to embark on.
1: Kim English - I Know A Place (E-Smoove Club Mix)
2: The Jasper Street Company - A Feeling
3: 7th Movement - Odyssey
4: Brooklyn Friends - Philadelphia
5: Lou 2 - Freaky
6: Dajae - Get Up Off Me
7: Kenlou - What A Sensation (Sensational Mix)
8: St Etienne - Only Love Can Break Your Heart (MAW Dub)
9: Terrence Parker - Love's Got Me High (Unreleased Mix)
10: 95 North - Who's Who (Dub)
11: Urban Blues Project pres Mother of Pearl - Your Heaven (Dub)
12: Mijan - Alright (95 North Club Vocal)
13: Mekkah - Race Of Survival
14: UBP pres Michael Proctor - Love Don't Live (Tommy Musto Dub)
15: Livin Large - Love Is What We Need (Grant Nelson Mix)
16: 24 Hour Experience - Take Me Up To Bed (Filthy Dub)
17: Black Magic - Freedom (Make It Funky)
18: Grant Nelson - In My Soul
19: Lood - Shout N Out (Dub)
c2eMusic on Underground Jack #31
This months mix is a guest mix on someone else's show!
I hosted the Underground Jack show last Saturday on D3EP Radio Network.
I wasn't able to play on Pressure the previous week, so this kinda made up for it.
With 30 minutes to go before the show I decided to go with "Re-Tide" as a theme. I grabbed all of their tracks and went for it. The result is an intense energy packed hour long mix.
The second hour I'm joined by another Sydney resident Mr Adrian Benedek from Fallen Disco. He blends a nice disco mix on the slightly more commercial side, sliding into Jackin' sounds towards the end. Altogether it makes for 2hrs of funky disco grooves.
For those of you that can't get enough (:)) - check out the You-Tube video of last weeks Argie Bargy Cartel Show streamed live on House Nation Live.
You can hear the fortnightly shows over on Mixcloud:
1: Re-Tide - Let Me Know Something
2: Re-Tide - Paradise Garage - Track Two (Re-Tide Re-Groove Mix)
3: Re-Tide - The Break Is A Delight (Re-Grooved Mix)
4: Moon Rocket, Re-Tide - People Everywhere (Extended Mix)
5: Re-Tide - Try This
6: Re-Tide, Moon Rocket - Think Twice ft Mike Anderson
7: Re-Tide, Keyo - The Revolution Will Be Live (Mattei and Omich Club Mix)
8: Re-Tide - The Jam
9: Todd Terry, Martha Wash, Jocelyn Brown - Keep On Jumping (Re-Tide's Disco Remix)
10: Re-Tide - Piano Lover
11: Moon Rocket, Re-Tide, LauMii - Chocolate
12: Re-Tide - The Power
Adrian Benedek - Fallen Disco Mix for UDJ #31
c2eMusic February 2020 - Freshness
For the first time in a long time we have two releases in the same month! The last mix was a crate digging session. This time it's the fresh new sounds of 2020, with a dash of late 2019. This is actually attempt two for this mix. The first one was wrecked by my controller playing up and dropping the BPM on the right deck down to 121. I've been listening to the recording from that show for the last couple of weeks and decided it needed doing again without Mr Denon getting in the way. This version isn't exactly the same, you always find ways to improve.
A big shout has to go out to Sondrio and Mo' Funk, who I heard play B2B at S.A.S.H By Day in January warming up for Black Loops. The set blew my mind, crazy track selection and flow. I've never shazzamed so much in my life and luckily it actually worked this time!
There are a few of the tracks they played in this set including the awesome Projections by Henry Wu that almost had me in tears!
Things are actually warming up on the gig side here in Sydney:
- 23rd Feb - Anti Monday Club - Kings Cross Hotel (4-5pm)
- 7th March - Remedy - Chin-A-Lings (10:30+)
- 3rd April - Underground Jack - Oxford Underground (10-11:30)
Would be great to see those of you based in Sydney.
1: Joe T Vanelli - Play With The Voice
2: Cody Currie, JoeL Holmes - Blue TV Screen
3: D-Rail - Bring It On Down (Joey Negro Edit)
4: Julian Sanza, Andre Espeut - Night And Day (Crackazat Mix)
5: The Journey Men - The Vibe
6: Montefiori Cocktail - Gypsy Woman (Micky More & Andy Tee Remix)
7: M-Scape - Starry Night Session (Art Of Tones Remix)
8: Henry Wu - Projections TUUUUUUUUUNE!
9: Smokey Bubblin B - One Night In Paris
10: Mood II Swing - Move Me (Alternative Mix)
11: Re-Tide, Moon Rocket, Mike Anderson -Think Twice
12: 95 North, Da Hooligans - Who's Who (95 North Dub Mix)
13: Anthony Nicholson, Mark de Clive-Lowe - Yeah Yeah
14: Mijan - Alright (95 North North Club Mix)
15: KT Brooks, Libby Jones - You Are Wonderful (Wipe The Needle House Mix)
16: The Vision, Andreya Triana - Heaven (Danny Krivit Edit)
17: Sanse Sansone - Venice in Love
18: Moon Rocket, Re-Tide, LauMii - Chocolate
19: Groove Assassin, DJ Spen - Latin Showdown (DJ Spen Remix)
20: JT Donadlson - Loveheadz
21: Clubland - Love Strain 92 (David Morales Lost In Dub)
c2eMusic February 2020 - Crates
These are the most fun mixes to makes and hopefully you enjoy them too. No plan, just casting my net across the whole digital collection and seeing where we go.
It resulted some real gems from the past being unearthed. Nothing really obscure, just those tracks you used to listen to all the time maybe 15, 20 years ago. I was really proud I managed to double the number of listeners during the show, it's great when your show is like a sticky ball of honey. People come in and can't leave :)
This is definitely a sing along mix with a soulful heart. A good mix of producers from both sides of the pond.
With a bit of luck this is the first of two mixes this month with the second being the usual mix of new tracks.
This is the one you'll probably come back to again and again, especially if you listen to a lot of my mixes.
1: Jay Sinister - Bittersweet Love Affair (Dance Ritual Mix)
2: Sean McCabe - Grandfather's Blessings
3: Groove Assassin - Afternoon Delight
4: DJ Man-X & Vick Lavender ft Shawnee Taylor - Happy Endings (Frankie Feliciano Vocal)
5: Quentin Harris, Monique Bingham - Poor People (Vocal)
6: Ziggy Funk ft Taliwa - What You Afraid Of (Ian Friday Libation Mix)
7: Rhemi - Diamond (Vocal)
8: The Journey Men - Feeling Myself (Original)
9: DJ MoReese - Pulsar
10: Sean McCabe, Mr V - It Can Be (East Mix)
11: Francesco Sansone - Underground
12: Lood - Shout N Out
13: Julian Jabre - Swimming Places (Original)
14: Lovebirds - Madrill
15: MK - Burning (Vibe Mix)
16: Robert Owens - I'll Be Your Friend (Def Mix Instrumental)
17: MAW - The More You Want (MAW Flava Mix)
18: UBP ft Michael Proctor - Love Don't Live (Dub Strumental)
19: Trina Brussard - Joy (Quentin Harris Mix)
20: Pousez vs Demarkus Lewis - Passin Thru (Sean McCabe Vocal Remix)
c2eMusic January 2020
Firstly Happy New Year everyone. Hope this is a great year for you all and you managed to spend some quality time away from work with loved ones over the holidays.
2019 was a pretty barren year for mixes for me so I am very happy to be able to put out a mix to kick off the new decade and without it being a last minute rush.
That said it was a last minute rush starting the radio show that the recording comes from. 40 minutes to get home from the city, get changed, grab food, download new music, power up the systems and connect to the radio! But I managed it :)
As a result I wasn't expecting a podcastable show, ,especially as I had only bought nine new tracks. However I was pleasantly surprised as the mix unfolded. The more I hear it, the more I like it - so here we are.
1: Cody Currie, JoeL Holmes - Blue TV Screen
2: Cris Korey - Second Chances
3: Smokey Bubblin B - One Night In Paris
4: M-Scape - Starry Night Session (Art Of Tones Remix)
5: Wouter S - En Route A Paris
6: Re-Tide - Dirty Love
7: Detroit Swindle - Tori Karaage
8: DeMarzo - Draw A Line
9: The Journeymen - The Vibe
10: Ron Carroll - Follow Me (Micky More & Andy T Mix)
11: Intr0beatz - On Something
12: DJ Spen - Reminisce (Groove CarteLL Lounge Mix)
13: Montefiori Cocktail - Gypsy Woman (Micky More & Andy Tee Remix)
14: KT Brooks, Libby Jones - You Are Wonderful (Wipe The Needle House Mix)
15: The Vision, Andreya Triana - Heaven (Danny Krivit Edit)
16: Mattei & Omich - Want Too Feat. Ella
17: Sunkids, Chance - Rescue Me (Joey Negro’s In Full Swing Mix)
18: JT Donaldson - Loveheadz
19: Danny J Lewis - Blues For You (Danny J Lewis Rework)
20: Danny J Lewis - Monument 2 The Underground
21: Danny J Lewis - When The Sun Breaks The Clouds (Club Mix)
22: Kerri Chandler, Jerome Sydenham - You're In My System (Dennis Quin Club Mix Feat. Troy Denari)
23: Celcius - Incoming
24: Detroit Swindle - Monkey Wrench
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