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Toast Tapes Mix #040 // Martín Miguel

Toast Tapes Mix #040 // Martín Miguel

You’ve come to the right place for mind-melting soul and disco tracks curated by our DC friend, Martín Miguel. This mix is full of unreleased gems out soon on his label Better Listen Records. Roll back and relax with us while the music tides you in with some oceanic funk that effortlessly cascades into glossy house jams. The next hour of music will be sure to keep you toasty and moving.

 

 

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Toast Tapes Mix #039 // Sune

Toast Tapes Mix #039 // Sune

Here’s the latest Toast Tape installment of an hour long mix by our Swedish friend Emil Sunesson . The mix is all vinyl and includes some summertime favorites that will get you feeling toasty! Sune has some upcoming releases on vinyl, first being in early May on Lagaffe Tales and secondly a 4 tracker on Kyoku Records with a remix from Daniel Leseman that’s gonna drop late May. If you didn’t know, he’s also co-founder for Hi Hat Appreciation Society, a super dope initiative that plays some amazing house music.

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Lifetime Grooves Mix #1 – Classixx & Daniel T

Lifetime Grooves Mix #1 - Classixx & Daniel T

This is Classixx first mix under the title “Lifetime Grooves”. They made this with help from one of their best friends and favorite DJs Daniel T (@danieltmusic ). they included a great remix he did with their friend @turbotito (Filip Nikolic from Poolside) of their song “Ndivile” which has not yet been released. Also in there are a few other things they’ve made mixed with some of the songs that have recently gotten them excited about music and DJing.

Tracklisting:

1. NU GUINEA – PRELUDE
2. GAZ NEVADA – SPECIAL AGENT MAN (MORGAN GEIST SLEEPING ON THE MOON EDIT)
3. D-PULSE – VELOCITY OF LOVE (HOT TODDY MIX)
4. DANIEL T FEAT. EIKO HARA – WINDY LADY (TURBOTITO EXTENDED REMIX)
5. LEON VYNEHALL – MIDNIGHT ON RAINBOW ROAD (BEAT EDIT)
6. POMO – ON MY MIND
7. LINKWOOD – FALLING
8. CLASSIXX – NDIVILE (DANIEL T. AND TURBOTITO REMIX)
9. FAZE ACTION FEAT. ZEKE MANYIKA – MANGWANA
10. PEZZNER – AUTOSAVE MY LOVE
11. LOCAL NATIVES – DARK DAYS (CLASSIXX REMIX)
12. STUMP VALLEY – OCEANS REFUSE NO RIVER
13. JOHN TALABOT – VOICES (GERD JANSON VERSION CONGA)
14. CHOICES – LESS IS MORE
15. SESSION VICTIM – GOOD INTENTIONS
16. MARCUS MARR – ROCKETSHIP
17. STEVE MONITE – ONLY YOU

Find a Show Near You: classixx.la
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3.24 – Museum of Natural History – New York, NY
3.25 – Anagrama Festival – Zapopan, MX
3.26 – Miami Music Week – Miami, FL
4.07 – The Fonda – Los Angeles, CA
4.15 – Coachella – Indio, CA
4.22 – Coachella – Indio, CA
6.16 – What The Festival – Portland, OR
6.24 – Pinknic – Governor’s Island, NY
7.13 – Camp Bisco – Scranton, PA
7.14 – Forecastle Festival – Louisville, KY

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Fouk || Four Heads

Fouk || Four Heads

Photo taken by Lennard Heijer

This exclusive mix tape achieves a lot in the space of an hour; it’s a whistle stop tour encompassing jazz flute, disco stabs, ending in a more typical Fouk-esque, funk laden house groove. The rhubarb and custard disparate styles are blended together masterfully and succinctly; meaning this cerebral mix not only keeps you guessing but is fabulously re-playable. Keep it close, it’s a certified pumper.

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Listen Closely 007 – Carlo

Listen Closely 007 - Carlo

‘Azizi’ was one of last year’s musical highlights, and his remix of Black Loops’ Cassette 7 never leaves the bag. Needless to say we are happy as **** that the 7th episode in our podcast series is provided by none other than Carlo. There’s a couple of upcoming originals in there that are hard to resist, so dig in.

Tracklist:
Untitled Gear – Just Better
Dan Kye – Like You Wanna
Felix Leifur – Midwinter
Moff & Tarkin – Thumbs & Toes
Jus Tadi – Wanna Be There
Carlo & Black Loops – Sabato
Jump Source – All My Love is “Free”
Carlo – Back Street Kids
Moodymann – Don’t you Want My Love
Tilman – Way Back
Black Loops – Soulsista
Johnick – Gordy’s Groove
DJ_Steaw – Get Down
Carlo – Teddy Westside
Moony Me – Resig Nation

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Toast Tapes Mix #037 // Dino Soccio

Toast Tapes Mix #037 // Dino Soccio

To introduce yourself, who are you and how would you describe your music?

I’m Dino Soccio, DJ/Producer from Los Angeles via Chicago, I play, produce, and write R&B/Soul dance music. Sometimes it ends up being house, sometimes it ends up being what they’re calling modern funk/boogie.

Which artists and styles inspired and influenced you the most?

My inspirations and influences change over time but most recently I’ve been really digging the dance music that was made in the first half of the 80’s and the artists that now are trying to capture that feeling today.  Italian stuff from that era like Raf, Jago, Clio, and Plustwo all resonate with me.  Had a bit of an infatuation with 80’s soul music that was played at Paradise Garage between ’81-85 the last year and discovered plenty of stuff I wasn’t as familiar with- Womack & Womack, T.C. Curtis, Lonnie Reaves, Spencer Jones, the lesser known BB&Q Band.  New music and reissues being put out on Star Creature, Cultures of Soul, PPU, BBE, Superior Elevation, and The Whole Truth get me excited.

What is one track that never gets old for you no matter how many times you hear it?

I’ll mention two here.  One is an all time classic Luther Vandross Never Too Much.  It always gives me chills playing that one in a set. Never get tired of it.  Another is Ten City’s All Loved Out (Love Serenade Mix).  Amazing playing on this one, lots of space, MUCHO feels going on there.  And here’s one more- Talk Talk- New Grass.  Definitely one of my top 10 tunes of all time, not a dance tune by any means but it resonates so much.

Tell us a bit about the Toast Tape you’ve put together.

This is just a sample of what I’ve been playing often in sets at my gigs in LA.  I play plenty of parties but I also do the 4 hour bar/club sets and I love doing it because it lets you stretch out and dig into some vibes.  Lots of countdowns in this one, wasn’t planned.  All vinyl, live mixing, no frills.  Hope you enjoy.

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Toast Tapes Mix #036 // Hotmood

Toast Tapes Mix #036 // Hotmood

Our friend Hotmood based out of Guadalajara has released his brand new edition to the Toast Tapes. This mix is jam packed with funky disco edits and tons of hot classics. Hotmood’s style encompasses slo-mo boogie, groove laden disco, quality house, 70’s funk, and deep sounds. Snag your free copy below before it’s too late, enjoy!

https://www.tunebula.com/frenchtoastblog/toast-tapes-mix-036-hotmood

 

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Fourcast To Ian Pooley mixed by Philla Loup

Fourcast To Ian Pooley mixed by Philla Loup

Tracklist:
01. Ian Pooley – What’s Your Number (Swag FM Mix)
02. Kyle Hall – Measure 2 Measure
03. Ian Pooley – Swing Mode
04. Pools – Tubin’ (DJ Vas Remix)
05. Leon Vynehall – Blush
06. Crackazat – What You’re Feeling
07. The Deep – Love Your Brother
08. Cassius – Foxxy
09. Ian Pooley – Hit N Run
10. Aaron Arce – Pressure
12. Mic Mills – Wonderland (Edit)
13. Liem & Eddie Ness – M-Trax
14. Ian Pooley – 900 Degrees (Cool Down Mix)
15. Detroit Swindle – Future Imperfect
16. Gold Panda – Black Voices
17. Fusion Groove Orchestra & Steve Lucas – If Only I Could (Liem Remix)
18. Eddie Ness – Ombré
19. Ian Pooley – Kids (Stimming Remix)
20. Bobby Analog – Luvwomanboogie
21. Henri Texier – Les LeBas (Bonobo Remix)
22. Catz ‘N Dogz – Czas Poczeka (Fred Everything Remix)
23. Ian Pooley – Chord Memory (Daft Punk Remix)

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Kornél Kovács – THUMP NYE MIX

Kornel Kovacs

Photo taken by Emma Svensson

Check out Kornel Kovacs latest mix on Thump featuring a large selection of rad music. Kornel is a DJ/ producer based in Stockholm, where he runs Studio Barnhus alongside Axel Boman and Pedrodollar.

Tracklist:
Devin Dare – Best
DJ Puff – Real Pimpin
Charles Siegling – Two For Them
Stefan Ringer – To The Bone
Mosca – Bax (Spooky’s Refix)
EDMX – The Fizzy Track
Draveng – No Flex Fit
Detroit In Effect – Shake A Lil Faster
Henry Rodrick – Hey Baby (House Mix)
DJ Deeon – Ass In The Air
KMFH – Finna Pop
DJ Slugo – Where The Rats
Luis CL – It’s Getting Better
A Sagittariun – Wave Upon Wave
Baba Stiltz – Riri Edit

Don’t forget to snag a copy of his debut album “The Bells” out now in all good physical and digital record stores! 2×12” vinyl, compact disc and digital download.

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FRENCH TOAST EXCLUSIVE MIXTAPE BY LABERGE

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TRACKLIST:

Chaka Khan – I know you, I live you (Danny Krivit Mix)
Melba Moore – Piece of the Rock (Laberge Edit)
Hotmood – Superstar
Shazzam – Hopscotch
Roy Davis Jr Ft. Peven Everett – Gabriel (Live Garage Version)
Chris Gray – Blue Waters
Joshua – Shimmy
Wrecktarr – Spent (Nu Sample Mix)
Paul Johnson – The Groove I Have
Silicon Soul – Chi-o-Laa
Tyshaun – Peace n Luv
Dimitri & Tom – How We Are
Julien Jabre – Yalopa
Ray Mang – Number One
Royksopp – Remind Me (Ernest St Laurent Moonfish Mix)
Cassius Ft. Leroy Burgess – Under Influence
Moodymann – I’m Doing Fine

To introduce yourself, who are you and how would you describe your music?
I’m Justin Laberge, from Vancouver BC. I’ve been DJ’ing and producing for almost 10 years now.  My music is sample based with very heavy influence from disco, funk and soul. I’ve produced everything from house music, to hip hop.
Were you from a musical background or is it something you came to on your own?
As a child, my parents wanted me to learn the piano. My mom has played a lot of different instruments throughout her life so it’s always been a part of my life. I stopped playing piano at the age of 12 and started again in my early 20’s. Ever since I started in music, I was able to instinctively tell basic things like when songs were in or out of key. As I started to DJ, I began really finding the sounds I liked and the sounds I really didn’t like. I should have never stopped playing the piano though!
Which artists and styles inspired and influenced you the most?
Well the obvious answer here is Daft Punk, but to be honest, it was during the original Le Knight Club and Roule releases when I actually took interest in sampling. When I was about 15, my friend Brad had bought the original copies of Waves I & II and lent them to me. I must have listened to those hundreds of times. I was already into Daft Punk, but this is when I got obsessed with that style. In the simplest terms, house music from 1998-2003 is the strongest influence on my sound and style.
If you were stuck on a desert island, and could only listen to three albums for the rest of your life, what would they be?
Shakatak – Night Birds
Ian Pooley – Since Then
The Avalanches – Since I Left You
I’ve listened to these all hundreds of times, and I still get excited to hear them again. Seriously how is that Shakatak album so good? There’s only hits on every track. The other two should be self explanatory, “900 Degrees” is one of the best sampled house tracks ever made, if not the best. Without a doubt “Since I Left You” is the best hour of music ever. Again I have to give huge credit to Brad for lending me both the Ian Pooley and Avalanches albums when they originally came out in 2000.
Do you have any interesting hobbies besides music?
Oh yes, which explains why I am pretty sporadic with my releases and tend to not put stuff out properly. I love skateboarding, snowboarding, video games, video production, writing and more. I’ve been working on video editing a lot lately, including After Effects. I started my own Youtube channel to practice voice-overs and editing skills. I think I’m addicted to learning new things but never quite mastering them.
Laberge Skate
 Photo taken by Norma Ibarra
Tell us a bit about the Mixtape you’ve put together.
This mixtape is really a big mish-mash of a lot of cool records I have sitting around, a few little side projects I worked on and just a few neat house tracks. Just a quick aside, there’s one track I worked on with Wrecktarr called “Spent” (Nu Sample Mix) which was really cool since he had used a Rhodes sample, and I reproduced it using my own Rhodes and then mastered the track with him. It’s one of my favorite tracks this year and I didn’t even write it. Other than that, I have an unreleased edit in here and the rest is just some stuff I really like. I feel it’s a bit all over the place, which is a pretty accurate representation of myself.
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