Michael a bit delayed with his easter edition 2011 including a spring soul mix by DJ Friction!

Playlist 4/05/11

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2. Ahmad Jamal Dialogue (Intro) [20th Century]
3. Gregory Porter Illusion [Motéma]
4. Mike Westbrook Metropolis Part IX [RCA]
5. Matthew Halsall Samatha [Gondwana Records]
6. Jamie Woon Gravity [Candent Songs/Polydor]
7. Joseph Malik Malcom X Strings [Album Demo - soulsearching exclusive]
8. Rufus feat. Chaka Khan Sweet Thing [ABC Records]
9. Ben Westbeech Inflections [Strictly Rythm Promo]
10. Lone Approaching Rainbow [R&S]
11. Mr Fingers Children At Play [MCA 12inch]
12. Nicola Conte Love From The Sun feat. Nailah Porter & José James [Impulse Promo]
13. The Stepkids Shadows On Behalf [Stones Throw]
DJ FRICTIONS soulsearching spring mix
15. Smoove & Turrell Wasted Man [Jalapeno]
16. Bionic Boogie Hot Butterfly (Tony Johns Edit) [Polydor]
17. Sister Sledge Thinking Of You (DFP Remix) [Warner France]
18. Leo's Starshipp Back For More [Leo's Records Co Inc]
19. Atlantic Starr I Want Your Love [A&M]
20. Marvin Gaye I Want You (DJ Friction Rework) [unreleased]
21. Roberto Rodriguez Has Been [Serenades]
22. Rah Band Two Bodies [TMT]
23. Silvia Striplin vs. Q-Tip Give Me Your Love (S-Man Mash Up) [White]
24. Slakah The Beatchild This Beautiful Feeling [BBE]
25. Leroy Burgess It's The Weekend [Sedsoul]
26. Thelma Houston You Used To Hold Me So Tight (Baresi Edit) [White]
27. Howard Johnson Say You Wanna [A&M]
28. Luminodisco Questo Amore Splendido (Space Ranger Remix) [DWDK]
29. Trujillo Fruit Punch (Eddie C Remix) [Apersonal Music]
30. Greg Henderson Dreamin' [Sam Records]
31. Aloe Blacc Lovin' You Is Killing Me (Mano LeTough Remix) [Universal]
END OF MIX
33. Free There's Something Better [Epic ]
34. Steve Arrington Feels So Real (Dub) [Atlantic]
END OF SHOW

words:

keepin it quiet and sensitive at the beginning of the show with the mighty Gregory Porter, Matthew Halsall transforming inspiration into pure feeling, 40 years of UK Jazz in between, Jamie Woon - what can i say . . . so good to hear the final version of a tune that i 've known for a long time in its acoustic version, beautiful string section for Malcolm X, courtesy of Joseph Malik, taken from his outstanding new album - soulsearching exclusive for the moment - a bit of Chaka is never wrong, especially played for Daz-I-Kue, Ben Westbeech now signed to Strictly Rythm with a killer song from his album forthcoming (for those who will be in Berlin, see you 29th April at Icon for his showcase), a duet of the other two vocalists in Jazz 2011, Nailah Porter & José James with Nicola Conte from his "Love & Revolution" album, which is so good and exactly the vibe i need right now, plus the early 70s vibe by The Stepkids.

Then straight into spring sunshine niceness by the one and only DJ Friction courtesy of his exclusive mixtape. danke, martin - exactly my kinda music!

Finishing off on the gospel kind of way, its easter weekend 2011.

peace . love . vibes .

enjoy the music.
Michael


DJ dates.

28.4.11 Berlin, Bar Tausend
26.5.11 Frankfurt, Sucio
27.6.11 Offenbach, Capitol - Fat Freddys Drop live 2011

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