MP3 Various - Christmas Eclectic
Previously unreleased Christmas music - Busted Up, Broken Down, and Chilled Out for fans of Soulful Electronic, Hip Hop, Downtempo and Dub. Includes recordings by Ming & FS, Sharpshooters, Josh One, Up, Bustle & Out, Juan Atkins, Motiv8, etc.
14 MP3 Songs
ELECTRONIC: Down Tempo, HIP HOP/RAP: Trip Hop
Christmas music busted up, broken down and chilled out
Christmas music that doesn''t sound like an elevator soundtrack. You can''t go wrong with Juan Atkins, Ming & FS and JT Donaldson......it''s Complete Holiday Cheer. Pure Eggnog Fun!! - JOINTZ Magazine
I freely admit it can be tough to tell multiple albums of this stuff apart, but many folks would enjoy having some of this style of music for the holidays, especially anyplace where dancing is on the card. - MISTLETUNES
Christmas Eclectic-it is a solid release and a truly cool holiday album. I thank you personally and professionally for it - DMX MUSIC
Afrodisiac Soundsystem & Michelle Anthony''s "First Noel (Busted Up Mix)" - - charting at #22 on Groove Lounge Top 40 Charts for week of December 4, 2003
..there''s funk in these icy grooves, including Bugz in the Attic crew member Daz-I-Kue''s bass ''n'' bells broken beat "Midnight Clear," Josh One''s somehow thuggy, loping, and Hammond B3-stewn "We Three Kings," and techno guru Juan Atkins''s rubbery "Snowflakes Falling." - SAN FRANCISCO BAY GUARDIAN
Cool, electronic Christmas compilation -
FINGERPRINTS/Long Beach Culture
FEATURING MUSIC BY:
MING & FS
Their debut full-length album "Hell''s Kitchen," released on Om Records in August of 1999, achieved huge critical acclaim. Last year they were featured in the Nissan Altima hit commercial. Most recently, in addition to recording, remixing and touring they have been busy with production work and co-writing with Hollywood Records recording artist Tina Sugangh and Lava Records recording artist Toby Lightman.
Having shared the stage with the likes of Sting, Moby, Run DMC, Armand Van Heldon, Mark Farina, Paul Oakenfold, The Roots, Mix Master Mike and Kruder and Dorfmeister, the duo effortlessly led to collaboration and remixes with Puff Daddy, Aphrodite, Craig David, Glenn Lewis, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Suzanne Vega.
Motiv8, known to many as the Black Eyed Peas DJ, he has produced tracks for Madonna, Billy Idol, ''N Sync, members of Bell Biv Devoe and Jurassic 5. Each of these musicians has brought Motiv8 in as their secret weapon, using his signature "electro-organic" sound. Producer, prophet, and elder statesman of the hip-hop world, Motiv8 has become one of its most respected figures.
JOSH ONE featuring Cool John Ferguson) (A&R on Christmas Eclectic)
Last year''s remix of Josh One''s single "Contemplation" has become a bona fide house anthem around the world, remixed by King Britt the track has become a dance-floor staple for the a.m. movers and shakers. Josh''s first commercial remix struck gold for the Atlantic recording artists Nappy Roots which was up for a 2002 Grammy.
POET NAME LIFE (Co-producer of Christmas Eclectic)
Alongside hip-hop allies The Black Eyed Peas, Poet Name Life has established himself as one of the newest members of Los Angeles'' music elite.
His experience and collaborative work boasts of such names as the Black Eyed Peas, Blood Of Abraham, Dialated Peoples, Fabulous, King Britt, Zap Mama, Public Enemy, The Roots, Joe Hahn (Linkin Park), Pharell, Razel, Travis Barker (Blink 182), Pete Rock, Fish Bone, DJ Rocky Rock, MC Supernatural, Grey Boy, DJ Swamp, Aceyalone, Cut Chemist, Slum Village, etc. His Latest production release, Awaken is a DVD compilation album in 5.1 surround sound that took the 2002 SMA awards for Best Sound Mix and Best Menu Design.
Two producers with a vast knowledge of funk, soul, breaks & beats, jazz, hip-hop and reggae joined forces to create a unique sound all their own. While many others have tried and failed, Sharpshooters manage to blend the grittiest hip-hop production with buttery smooth live instrumentation and make it sound easy.
Sharpshooters songs have been featured on over 30 releases globally on the Sony, OM, Hed Kandi, Ubiquity-Luv N'' Haight, Instinct-Shadow and 8 Ball labels alongside artists such as: The Roots, Blackalicious, The Brand New Heavies, A Tribe Called Quest and DJ Shadow. Choice Sharpshooters cuts have been featured on ESPN, MTV and HBO shows, while most recently tearing up the ad world with their quirky Washington State Lotto ad campaign.
UP, BUSTLE & OUT
Poets, world travelers, producers and visionaries Rupert Mould and David "Ein" Fell have been making and producing music for the past 10 years. UBO were one of the first artists signed to the groundbreaking Ninja Tune label, having helped define the label''s sound and presence in the underground communities. To date UBO have released 7 full-lengths and combined over 50 singles and compilations accompanying their recordings. UBO with their fascination of world culture have become the masters of taking world beats and making them their own. They have slated two upcoming full-length releases on Media Creature.
UBO have most recently had songs featured in the Sundance Festival''s hit "Raising Victor Vargas," John Leguizamo directorial debut "Undefeated," upcoming IMAX''s "Sacred Planet" and "Volveras" which won Spain''s academy award.
DAZ-I-KUE (Bugz in the Attic)
From Bugz in the Attic - one of the hottest production teams which have teamed up to remix Macy Gray, Mwela Mwela for Jazzanova , Vikter Duplaix, Da Lata, Zero 7, 4hero, Gaelle, Susumu Yokoto, Lynette Smith, Amira and more...
AFRODISIAC SOUNDSYSTEM featuring MICHELLE ANTHONY
From the ashes of Fischer P, aka Jed, has risen to the top of booty thundering infamy along with his long time partner in crime DJ Haul. Afrodisiac Soundsystem has made quite a bit of noise in the JD mash-up world with their now timeless masterpieces Afroheat Vol 1 and 2. These records have been charted and spotted in the crates of Z Trip, Groove Armada, Doc Martin, Felix Da House Cat, Kenny Dope, Jazzanova, Kruder and Dormeister, Cut Chemist, and Peanut Butter Wolfe to name a few, a dream come true for any DJ.
Michelle has recently had her song "Closer" places in Rick Schroeder''s directorial debut film "Black Cloud" and she''s currently in the studio working with and being produced by Jay Bennett of WILCO.
Influenced and inspired by a wide range of music from around the globe, music connoisseurs Printz Board (musical director, Keys, Bass & Trumpet for Black Eyed Peas, member of Nikka Costa) and Caleb Speir (member of The Rebirth, Nikka Costa, Macy Gray), have worked together for the past six years on projects for artist such as, Debbie Nova, Star 69 and the Black Eye Peas, but only recently considered focusing on their own music.
One of the essential innovators in electronic music, Juan has been pinned as the "Godfather of Techno." Often compared to Kraftwerk, the worldwide mix-master now celebrates twenty years of pioneering electronic production music. Atkins'' reputation took off in the late 80s, when the new Detroit dance movement reached the shores of Europe. He was frequently invited to remix tracks for artists as diverse as Inner City, Coldcut, Fine Young Cannibals, Seal and the Style Council.
Future soul producer, GB, is not only working on his debut solo LP with Sound In Color, but is collaborating with King Britt on an EP (on King''s FiveSixMedia imprint) for a fall release! His remix work includes: Jody Watley, Floetry, Wildchild, and countless others. At the young age of 20, GB is bringing the next level heat from downtempo to broken beat.
Musician / DJ / Producer / Engineer, Platonic works with a variety of artists ranging from electronic to rock music. His current work includes co-producing a Miles Davis remix project, mixing Sound In Color releases and music for the Rollin'' Video game, and a yet to be dated solo release.