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Catching Up with DJ Meme v1

DJ MemeI admire if not, in fact, worship several prominent DJs and their work, but none more than DJ Meme.  From the Latin beats of his native Brazil to the uplifting disco-house romps that recall the now infamous Salsoul Orchestra, his productions always leave me in a state of amazement if not euphoria.  Blending new technology with old school, he manages to create a warmth that is seriously missing in today’s electronic music.  Taking those extra steps to add real strings and/or brass, things that synthesizers have long since replaced, he manages to capture the magic that was once isolated to the 70’s.

Maybe my fascination with his style is because it captures an era that I was not really apart of.  I’m not really certain.  What I do know, is that he isn’t finished yet.  In fact, I’d say he’s just getting started.  While it is not uncommon for many producers to reach back into their bag of goodies from the 70s and 80s, none do it with the care and precision that DJ Meme does.  Clearly, he has a passion for making quality house music; one listen and you’ll know why.

Now I know many of you were probably expecting his remix of “Butterfly” by Mariah Carey.  Unfortunately, that was only available on vinyl as a DJ Promo and never made commercially available.  The only one I was able to find was very poor quality; so much so that even my remastering skills could not salvage it.  Nevertheless, these mixes are perfect for a poolside party, and I think they are just what you need to get your summer started.  I hope everyone can appreciate the effort and magic that are poured into each selection.  I’ll be back Wednesday with part two.

Until then.enjoy!

Album : Catching Up with DJ Meme
Genre : House, Deep, Disco
Year : 2009
Total Time : 1:47:13.00

Track : 1
Title : Inside Out (DJ Meme Remix)
Artist : Belezamusica

Track : 2
Title : Rock This Town (DJ Meme Mix)
Artist : Dimitri From Paris

Track : 3
Title : I Love America (DJ Meme Main Club Mix)
Artist : Hanna Hais

Track : 4
Title : Keep The Fires Burning (DJ Meme Vocal Remix)
Artist : Kenny Thomas

Track : 5
Title : If It’s Right (DJ Meme Club Mix)
Artist : Leo Cuenca feat. Rachel Claudio

Track : 6
Title : Promised Land (DJ Meme Purple Club mix)
Artist : The Collective vs. Peyton

Track : 7
Title : Lift Up (Your Soul & Your Spirit) (DJ Meme’s Classic Club Mix)
Artist : Deepswing & DJ Meme feat. Linda Jackson

Track : 8
Title : Patolada (Original Mix)
Artist : DJ Meme

Track : 9
Title : Jungo (DJ Meme Remix)
Artist : Hanna Hais

Track : 10
Title : Dr. Feelgood 2008 (DJ Meme Philly Suite Mix)
Artist : Groove Junkies feat. Diane Carter

Track : 11
Title : Keep Me Awake (DJ Meme Club Mix)
Artist : Ralphinski & Kristie

Track : 12
Title : Say You’re Gonna Stay (DJ Meme Remix)
Artist : Darryl D’Bonneau

Track : 13
Title : The Cure & The Cause (DJ Meme Philly Suite Mix)
Artist : Fish Go Deep & Tracey K

Track : 14
Title : Feel The Fire (DJ Meme Mix)
Artist : The Fatback Band

Track : 15
Title : I Want It (DJ Meme Vocal Remix)
Artist : Davidson Ospina feat. Henderson

Track : 16
Title : Back Together (DJ Meme & MoD Mix)
Artist : Soularis

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