Here's the third in my annual series of chilled out mixtapes I've been putting together for my Dad's birthday, which I thought I'd share with you all too.
Much like the last two volumes, this is a blended selection of jazz, afrobeat, reggae, soul, funk & more, featuring stone cold classics by the likes of Quincy Jones, Nina Simone, The Specials and Sergio Mendes, as well as more contemporary joints by the likes of Kamasi Washington, Alabama Shakes and Fat Freddy's Drop.
It's the perfect soundtrack for chilling out, but with a hint of early night or daytime dancefloor grooves too. And if you're a bit of a sample-hunting nerd like me, you'll enjoy playing spot-the-sample in a lot of these tunes as well...
Here's the tracklist...
01. Simpsons Intro
02. Canned Heat - Goin’ Up The Country
03. Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band - Great To Be Here
04. 20th Century Steel Band - Heaven And Hell Is On Earth
05. War - War Is Coming! War Is Coming!
06. Rob - Funky Rob Way
07. Basa Basa - Shey An Kuri
08. Harry J Allstars - Liquidator
09. The Mohawks - The Champ
10. Arpadys - All The Bass
11. Darnell Simpkins & The Family Tree - The Whip (Part 1)
12. Quincy Jones - Money Runner
13. Incredible Bongo Band - Okey Dokey
14. The Fatback Band - Fatbackin’
15. Jeff Beck - Come Dancing
16. Tower Of Power - Squib Cakes
17. The Dramatics - Get Up & Get Down
18. Aaron Neville - Hercules
19. Junior Parker - Taxman
20. Halleluiah Chorus - I’ve Got To Find A Way
21. The Love Unlimited Orchestra - Strange Games & Things
22. Nina Simone - Funkier Than A Moquito’s Tweeter
23. Kamasi Washington - The Psalmnist
24. Nérija - Riverfest
25. Alabama Shakes - Sound & Color
26. The William Fairey Brass Band - Voodoo Ray
27. Yaron Herman Trio - Heart-Shaped Box
28. Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 - (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay
29. Richard Evans Ft. Linda Williams - Capricorn Rising
30. Flight Of The Conchords - Foux Du Fafa
31. Fat Freddy’s Drop - Wandering Eye
32. The Specials - You’re Wondering Now
33. Simpsons Outro
Feel free to share these mixtapes with your friends, family, your cat, and anyone else who enjoys funky grooves.
Post your live webcasts, radio show info, DJ mixes, tracklistings etc here plus links to mix sets online and anything else...
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