Funk/Disco/Soul/House.

On Saturday, June 17th, 2017, we hosted the 2nd Big Love party in North Vancouver. This time with a funk theme. This was one of the sets. 

1. zapp - more bounce to the ounce, 2. David Bowie - Fame - Funk Ferret Edit, 3. Etta James - You Can Leave Your Hat On - Funk Ferret Edit, 4. Lyn Collins- Think (Dj S Bootleg Remix), 5. Rockers Revenge featuring Donnie Calvin - Walking On Sunshine, 6. Disclosure - Flow, 7. Room 5 feat. Oliver Cheatam - Make Luv (Extended Mix), 8. DJ Kom - Git Down Saturday Night, 9. India/Masters at Work - When You Touch Me, 10. Fred Wesley & The J.B.'s Band - More Peas (Psonic Psummer Edit), 11. Sam Moore & Lou Reed - Soul Man (Dj S Bootleg Extended Re-Mix), 12. Brothers Johnson - Stomp (Dj S Bootleg Extended Dance Re-Mix), 13. Daft Punk - Da Funk, 14. George Benson - Give Me The Night (Dj ''S'' Bootleg Remix), 15. Michel Jackson - Billie Jean, 16. Stealers Wheel-Stuck in the Middle With You (Funk Ferret Edit) , 17. Mark Ronson - Uptown Funk (feat. Bruno Mars), 18. Daft Punk - Around The World, 19. Daft Punk - Get Lucky vs. Bee Gees & Justice, 20. The Jedi Knights - May the funk be with you
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Modern Synth Pop/Deep House/Trance/Disco House.

This is the third mix of a synth pop DJ video mix series recorded for a charity event in North Vancouver, called Big Love. This one was expertly put together by PipeDreams, a North Van based artist who also goes by his real name, Rob Nickel. This set is an awesome mix of synth, deep house with some trancey bits. Check the tracklisting below and if you see anything needs changing, tweet me @MrVanDigital

1 Paris (Aeroplane Mix - Friendly Fires 2. Hearts on Fire (Eleven: Eleven mix) - Cut Copy 3. Sulk - Trust 4. Twilight Galaxy (Death to the Throne Mix) - Metric 5. Asking Questions - Conner Cawthra 6. Set Me Free (R.P. & G. Electro Vox Dub) - B-Crew feat. Barbara Tucker 7. To the Clouds (Remix) - Subsky 8. Senden Baska - Turkish Delight 9. Pass You By - The Aston Shuffle 10. Light the Skies - Cerf & Mitiska & Jaren 11. Dedicated - Matteo Marini 12. Honey (Mahalo Remix) - Mahalo & TRACE 13. Water of Life - Stan Kolev 14. Genghis Khan (Cid Remix) - Miike Snow 15. All This Love (The Young Punx Club Mix) - The Similou 16. Be the One (Bimbo Jones Remix) - The Ting Tings 17. Dance 2 Disco (Raul Rincon & Jochen Pash Remix) - Hugh Heffner 18. We Got Love - Soul Flava
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New Romantic/Pop/Vocal House/Indietronica.

This is the second mix of a synth pop DJ video mix series recorded for a charity event in North Vancouver, called Big Love. The video mix can be found here: https://vimeo.com/204122759 

1 TRUE - Spandau Ballet 2 Set Adrift On Memory Bliss (1991) - PM Dawn 3 Russian Girlfriends - Perseus 4 Peanut Butter (Moon Boots Remix) - Alison Valentine 5 The Mother We Share (Moon Boots Remix) - Chvrches 6 Latch (Jamie Jones Remix) - Disclosure 7 Walking On A Dream - Empire of the Sun 8 Tapes & Money (MJ Cole Remix) - Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs 9 Garden - Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs 10 Something Good Can Work (The Twelves Remix) - Two Door Cinema Club 11 MGMT - Electric Feel (Prince Language Remix) (Them Jeans Warmth) - Prince Language 12 Mark Ronson & The Business INTL - Bang Bang Bang (U-Tern's Disco Dub) U-Tern 13 Love On A Real Train - Tangerine Dream
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Synth Pop/New Romantics/Acid House/Old School.

This mix was part of a two part video DJ mix put together for a charity event in North Vancouver to raise money for the MS Society of Canada. The theme of the event was 'Big Love - A Charity Night of New Romance, Synth Pop & Vocal House'. It was a great night and this is the audio mix. You will find the video mix posted at https://vimeo.com/204314056/
 
1 Visage - Fade To Grey 2 The Human League - Don't You Want Me Baby 3 M/A/R/R/S - Pump Up The Volume 4 A Guy Called Gerald - Voodoo Ray 5 Moby - Go 6 The Human League - The Things That Dreams Are Made Of 7 Depeche Mode - Just Can't Get Enough 8 Depeche Mode - Big Muff 9 Yello - Oh Yeah (Alkalino rework) 10 Depeche Mode - Enjoy The Silence (Offsuit Remix) 11 The Human League - Love Action [I Believe In Love] 12 Tiga & Zyntheris - Sunglasses at Night 13 The Glimmers - Roxy Music - Angel Eyes 14 New Order - The Beach 15 Soft Cell - Tainted Love / Where Did Our Love Go? [12' Mix] 16 Donna Summer - I Feel Love (Danny Howells Mix 2009 Re-Rub)
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Deep House/Tech House/Electronic/Pop.

This is probably my best ever electronic/house mix in terms of mixing and technique. Pure house! I've been djing around half my life and doing it only because I love it. This mix is what it's all about. 

True Cost of This Mix?

1 x Denon DJ MCX8000 ($2,000)
1 x MacBook Air ($1,500)
10+ Hours finding, listening to, optimizing, analyzing, rewriting, organizing tracks into playlists ($1000) 
20 Years of spinning tunes in spite of not making any money (?)
Being able to listen to a mix that you recorded based on your own tracks and passion = PRICELESS!

S U R V I V E - Main Theme (Extended) from Stranger Things, Janet Jackson - JJ01 (MANIK Summer Refix), DJ Tools - Dig This, Disclosure - Jaded, All We Are - Keep Me Alive (Lxury Remix), Sooney - Swanne (Original Mix), Justin Martin & Eats Everything - The Gettup, DJ Tools - Street Fighter Game Sample Sounds, Patrick Topping - Look Around (Original Mix), Disclosure feat. Lorde - Magnets (Tiga Remix), Bollywood Life - Clear, Matthias Zimmermann - Vincente, Parra for Cuva - Champa (Kate Simko Remix), Disclosure feat. Sam Smith - Omen (Jonas Rathsman Remix), Disclosure & Eats Everything - Moog for Love, Nils Frahm - For (Max Cooper Remix), Orson Wells - A Connection, Wordlife - Dat Groove (Mak & Pasteman Remix), DJ Haus - Feel the Change Comin On (Innershades Remix), Benoit & Sergio - Rev 909, Daft Punk - Phoenix, Gabriel Ananda - Let it in and Let it out, Above & Beyond - Quieter Is Louder, Coldplay - Adventure of a Lifetime, Twenty One Pilots - Stressed Out, Janet Jackson - JJ03 (MANIK 110 Workout), NVOY - Going On, The Weeknd - Days of Happiness, Max Cooper - Supine (Rodriguez Jr Remix), Hugo Massien - Kontrol, Star Wars - Chewie, DJ Tools - VBREATH, Classic Movie Samples - swvader03, Classic Movie Samples - swvader02, Oknai - Cloud Forest (Pixelord Remix), S.Y.N.K.R.O. - Inhale, Rival Consoles - Recovery (Vessels Remix), Disclosure - Boss, Kito Jempere - Järvi (Selvy interpretation), Janet Jackson - JJ02 (MANIK Acid Reflux), Daft Punk - Burnin', Slyde - Block Parties - Original Mix, Daft Punk - Alive
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House/Deep House/Old School.

This is heavily influenced by amazing old school house classics like Last Rhythm, USURA and Bassheads along with some great deep tracks from Solumun's boiler room set. There was some great stuff on there! There's also some really deep and spacey tracks such as 16 Bit Lolitas 'Deep Space Girls'... quite an accurate description. 

Last Rhythm - Last Rhythm (Original Re-Mastered), Akabu - Another world (Andre Lodemann mix), Bassheads - Is There Anybody Out There, The Martians - Tobacco Ties, 16 Bit Lolitas - Deep Space Girls (Original Mix), Lonely Boy - When I Think About (Giom Remix), Jozif - Lady B's Lullaby (Original Mix), Liu Bei - Atlas World (Solomun Day Remix), Solomun - Something We All Adore (Solomun Love Song Mix) [Unreleased], Daft Punk - Phoenix, Solomun - Just Dance, Khan Feat. Julee Cruise - Say Goodbye (Losoul Shes Homeless Mix), Michael Jackson - Rock With You (Audio Jacker Remix), U.S.U.R.A. - Open Your Mind, 808 State - Only Rhyme That Bites, Young MC- Bust A Move (Maars Whoomp Re-Fix)
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Hip Hop/Reggae/Funk/Dub/House/Old School. 

Whoaa! Take some old school hip hop, add some funk, some b-boy effects and shake it all up with some Monty Python. Finally add a twist of old school house and new school deep and whadyya get... A crazy ol' mixtape! 

Hip Hop section includes: Soul II Soul - Back To Life ( However Do You Want Me ) (Instrumental ), Naughty By Nature Everything's Gonna Be Alright, Coolio - I Remember (feat. Billy Boy, J-Ro), Jurassic 5 Quality Control (Maars Reggae Re-Work), AZ- The Come Up (Maars Reggae Re-Fix), Jay Z - Regrets 

House section includes: Last Rhythm (Original Re-Mastered), Akabu - Another world (Andre Lodemann mix), Bassheads - Is There Anybody Out There, 16 Bit Lolitas Deep Space Girls (Original Mix), Lonely Boy - When I Think About (Giom Remix), Jozif - Lady B's Lullaby (Original Mix) 

Big shout out to Melbourne's DJ Maars for his wicked mash-ups of old school hip hop and reggae funk dub. 

Soul II Soul - Back To Life ( However Do You Want Me ) ( Instrumental ), Naughty By Nature - Everything's Gonna Be Alright, Coolio - I Remember (feat. Billy Boy, J-Ro), DJ Maars - Sensi Says ft. Mr Vegas, Alozade & Hollow Point, Primal Scream - Trainspotting, Jurassic 5 - Quality Control (Maars Reggae Re-Work), AZ- The Come Up (Maars Reggae Re-Fix), Jay Z - Regrets, C.L Smooth- T.R.O.Y (Maars Re-Groove), DJ Maars - Head Nod Riddim, Mad Skillz- The Nod Factor (Maars Reggae Re-Fix), Common- I Used To Love H.E.R (Maars Reggae Re-Rub), Beenie Man- Girls Dem Sugar (Maars Re-Work), Mantronix - King Of The Beats, Ultramagnetic Mc's - Poppa large (remix), Monthy Python's Flying Circus - Theme from,, Last Rhythm - Last Rhythm (Original Re-Mastered), Akabu - Another world (Andre Lodemann mix), Bassheads - Is There Anybody Out There, The Martians - Tobacco Ties, 16 Bit Lolitas - Deep Space Girls (Original Mix), Lonely Boy - When I Think About (Giom Remix), Jozif - Lady B's Lullaby (Original Mix), Liu Bei - Atlas World (Solomun Day Remix), Solomun - Something We All Adore (Solomun Love Song Mix) [Unreleased], Daft Punk - Phoenix, Solomun - Just Dance, Khan Feat. Julee Cruise - Say Goodbye (Losoul Shes Homeless Mix), Michael Jackson - Rock With You (Audio Jacker Remix), U.S.U.R.A. - Open Your Mind, 808 State - Only Rhyme That Bites, Young MC- Bust A Move (Maars Whoomp Re-Fix)
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Rock/Pop/Rap/Funk/House/Progressive.

I wonder what Bowie thought of Daft Punk? Or the Plump DJs? Manuel De Lorenzi?? Well not too sure he would have heard of the latter two but anyhow here is a dedication to the inimitable Ziggy Stardust. An oddly fitting tribute perhaps?

David Bowie - Starman, David Bowie - The Jean Genie, David Bowie - Changes, David Bowie - Rebel Rebel, The Cult - She Sells Sanctuary, David Bowie feat. Queen Under Pressure, Vanilla Ice - Ice Ice Baby, Run DMC It's Like That, The Jones Girls - Nights Over Egypt, Sugar Bear - Don't Scandalize Mine, Mark Ronson & The Business Intl - Lose It (In The End) Featuring Ghostface Killah & Alex Greenwald, David Bowie - Let's Dance, Gramatik - Bring It Fast, David Bowie - Fame (Funk Ferret Edit), High Contrast - Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (Phibes Remix), Duran Duran Vs. Gramatik - Wild Boys 2010, Prince - Funk'n'Roll (Sammy Senior Remix), Daft Punk Voyager, David Bowie - Loving The Alien (Scumfrog mix), Daft Punk - Short Circuit, Thomas Bangalter - Club Soda, Manuel De Lorenzi - What I Have Done (dub mix), Manuel De Lorenzi & Tone-on - The Laughing (Original Mix), Fur Coat - Balance, 10 CC - I'm Not in Love, House Of Usher - Shades, The Plump DJs - The Funk Hits the Fan, Elektronauts - Bumper (Plump's Remix), Mr Reds Vs Dj Skribble - Everybody come on, Daft Punk - Superheroes



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Rock/Indie/Alternative/Dance.

Some old classics from the 90s from the Manchester/North West scene, including the Smiths, the Stone Roses, Happy Mondays, Electronic, James with a dash of other funky and deep tracks in there for atmosphere. Nice for Canadians to take a trip to Madchester circa 1990.

Link Wray & His Wraymen - Rumble, The Rolling Stones - The Last Time, The Smiths - This Charming Man (New York Vocal), James - Come Home, The Smiths - William It Was Really Nothing, The La's - There She Goes, The Stone Roses - She Bangs The Drums, Charlatans - the only one i know, Northside - Shall We Take A Trip, Happy Mondays- Step On, Electronic - Get The Message, The Stone Roses - Fools Gold, Fort Knox Five - The Brazilian Hipster, Fort Knox Five - Blowing Up The Spot, Thievery Corporation - Shadows Of Ourselves, The Jedi Knights - One for m.a.w., Electronic - Reality, Everything But The Girl - Missing (Todd Terry Remix), Moon Boots - Red Sky (Original Mix)
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Chilled/Old School/Rap/Synth Pop/Funk/Electronica.

Wacky mix tape! Superman Vs Batman with a whole lot of different stuff in between!

Bill Withers - Lovely Day, The Velvelettes - Needle In A Haystack, Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley, Theme From Superman, King Bee - Back By Dope Demand, C & C Music Factory - Gonna Make You Sweat, Cheryl Lynn - Got To Be Real, The Isley Brothers - Between The Sheets, Madonna - Justify My Love, Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes, Visage - Fade To Grey, The Human League - Don't You Want Me Baby, Prince - Raspberry Beret, 808 State - Pacific State, Awesome 3 - Don't Go, N-Joi - Anthem, Salt'n'Pepa - Push It, Diana Ross - Ain't No Mountain High Enough, Inner Life / Jocelyn Brown - Ain't No Mountain High Enough [Larry Levan's Garage Mix], Bizarre Inc. - Playing With Knives, Kixnare - Gucci Dough, Batman Theme, Average White Band - Pick Up The Pieces, Pleasure - Joyous, De La Soul - Breakadawn (Rhythm Scholar Early Morning Radio Remix), Stealers Wheel-Stuck in the Middle With You (Funk Ferret Edit), Movie Samples - holdit, Alison Limerick - Where Love Lives, Kym Sims - Too Blind to See It [Hurley's House Mix], The Smiths - This Charming Man (Luis Leon (Official) Bootleg), Mirror People - Kaleidoscope (Psychemagik Sunset Remix), Space Ranger - Push Button Bang (Jori Hulkkonen Remix), LFO - LFO, Daft Punk - Nightvision, Thievery Corporation - Claridad (feat. Natalia Clavier), Little Milton - We're Gona Make It
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