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Funky House Edition 2008 Volume 2 | Pt. 1 & 2

I finally got this thing wrapped up. I thought I was being so smart and had this mix in the can before my Prog mix last week. So I figured I’d hold out for Mariah’s TMB (David Morales Mix) which is supposedly very funky. Unfortunately, that mix has yet to see the light of day, though I’m guessing a CD pressing may be in the works for a Perfect Beat exclusive next week.

Initially, I thought I wouldn’t have enough songs to create this mix. Because I held out for the DM mix, new stuff continued to arrive. So yesterday, I went back and threw out the entire mix and started from scratch. I have to say, the end result kicks some serious boot-ay!

Some of you might be wondering…what happened to that funky new Bimbo Jones song? It turns out that the song is not new. Apparently, it was released two years ago. Consequently, I decided not to use it (though I absolutely love the song). However, there is some good news to this story.

Apparently, Bimbo Jones along with Katherine Ellis (who I absolutely adore…watch out Kristine W) has signed a deal with Tommy Boy Records here in the U.S. to release a full album sometime this summer. There is no doubt that BJ has been hot, hot, hot lately. However, “Harlem One Stop” shows an element of their production style that I haven’t seen until now. Needless to say, I’m ecstatic about this project and will keep everyone posted.

In other news, I’ve finally got listed on iTunes and will now be providing a download link for those of you that use the service. I also managed to work out a really good deal with Podbean which will significantly lower my overhead costs and provide unlimited bandwidth. That’s right, you heard it…unlimited! If you have read my recent posting in the chatterbox, you’d see that my 4shared account was overwhelmed recently.

Apparently, my Deep Edition v3 was posted on a Russian music site and generated a lot of traffic and downloads. According to their site, by law, they weren’t allowed to provide a direct link to the mix. Instead, they provided a link back to my site. Glad they loved the mix, but it ate up all my bandwidth much sooner than normal. Needless to say, this will no longer be an issue.

Finally, you’ll notice that I’m slowly implementing changes to this blog. More significantly, I’ve now added “donation” buttons for the mixes. Even though I’ve managed to lower my costs in one area, there’s not much I can do in another. Better than 2/3 of the music in the mixes has been purchased through one of the legal download services. As you all know, this ain’t cheap. You might say, well why don’t you hunt it down? For one, I prefer to support the artists whenever possible.

Two, there’s not enough time in my day to hunt down this that and the other. Three, as a product of the “gimme more now” generation, I want what I want when I want it : ) So, if you like what I’m providing, how ’bout hooking a brother up with a small donation. $5 every other month or so ain’t going to break the bank and collectively goes a long way towards my overall costs. At the very least, please leave some comments and let me know what you think. Sometimes I feel like a cheap one night stand where people just come in and bang and leave. Geez, I feel so used ; )

Alright, that’s enough whining for now. Just want to remind you all that I will be taking a sabbatical for the next two weeks to work on other projects that I’ve neglected. I’ll be back with the next installment of the “Deep Edition”. Until then, shake, shake, shake (your boot-ay) like there’s no tomorrow! Have a great weekend and as always…Enjoy!

Due to the original structure of this post, the two separate sets have now been combined into one and remastered based on the techniques used in current podcasts.
Album : Funky House Edition 2008 v2 | Pt. 1 & 2
Genre : Funky House
Total Time : 2:37:56.00

Track : 1
Title : Me (Soul Seekerz Remix)
Artist : Tamia

Track : 2
Title : U Don’t Know (Soul Conspiracy Remix)
Artist : Natalie Williams

Track : 3
Title : AM To PM (K-Klass Remix)
Artist : Loveshy

Track : 4
Title : Never Let Go (E-Squire Remix)
Artist : Whelan & Di Scala

Track : 5
Title : High Energy (Axwell Vocal Mix)
Artist : Axwell feat. Evelyn Thomas

Track : 6
Title : Miami (Laidback Luke Bootleg)
Artist : Will Smith

Track : 7
Title : Rock With You (Freemasons Bootleg Remix)
Artist : Michael Jackson

Track : 8
Title : Watch Me Work It (Original Mix)
Artist : D-Luxe feat. Nicole Tyler

Track : 9
Title : Head To Toe (Seamus Haji Big Love Mix)
Artist : Seamus Haji feat. Doug Lazy

Track : 10
Title : Disco’s Revenge 2008 (Freemasons Vocal Club Mix)
Artist : Gusto

Track : 11
Title : My Joy (Harry Choo Choo Romero Remix)
Artist : Quentin Harris feat. Margaret Grace

Track : 12
Title : Give Love (Jerome Ismae Remix)
Artist : Tristan Garner feat. Akil

Track : 13
Title : Keep On (House Bros. Disco 54 Mix)
Artist : House Bros. feat. Carol Jiani

Track : 14
Title : Turn It Up (Kenny Hayes Sunshine Funk Mix)
Artist : Basstoy feat. Dana

Track : 15
Title : Boogie Wonderland (7th Heaven’s Mirrorball Mix)
Artist : Earth Wind & Fire

Track : 16
Title : Keep Love Together (Moto Blanco Mix)
Artist : Love To Infinity feat. Kelly Llorenna

Track : 17
Title : Let It Go (Moto Blanco Vocal Mix)
Artist : Brit & Alex

Track : 18
Title : The Boss (Krafty Extended Mix)
Artist : Kristine W

Track : 19
Title : Love Revolution (Josh Harris’ Club Mix)
Artist : Lee Genesis

Track : 20
Title : About Us (Extended Mix)
Artist : Hernandez vs. DJ Tyo

Track : 21
Title : Salvation (Esquire Remix)
Artist : Sucker DJs feat. Wray

Track : 22
Title : Love Of My Life (Wideboys Mix)
Artist : Dawood Knight feat. Jodie Connor

Track : 23
Title : Blessed (Majhong Extended Mix)
Artist : Dervish feat. Mike Davis & Inaya Day

Track : 24
Title : Ibiza (Sissoko & Walter Master J Original Mix)
Artist : Desaparecidos vs. Walter Master J

Track : 25
Title : Fudge (Stonebridge Club Mix)
Artist : Fruitcake feat. Ann Yung

Track : 26
Title : Laisser Touche (Justin Shave Club Mix)
Artist : Cerrone vs. Katherine Ellis

Track : 12
Title : All About The Music (Bassmonkeys Remix)
Artist : The Allstars feat. Jocelyn Brown

Track : 27
Title : Free Gay & Happy (Extended Vocal Mix)
Artist : Verde feat. Justine

Track : 28
Title : Higher Place 2008 (Bassmonkey’s Club Mix)
Artist : Peyton

Track : 29
Title : In The Name Of House (Axel B. Remix)
Artist : DJ Ax & Johnny House In

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