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18th May 2017
New Downtown Soul Chart
Its about time we got our act together to help you all find great music & to see what we’re getting worked up about musically so we thought we’d start compiling some charts on various platforms. So…expect regular charts on one both one of our favourite online digital music stores Traxsource, and streaming giant Spotify.
Here’s the first traxsource Chart to catch up to where we are now.
18th May 2017
New Pressure Radio Website
The online world constantly bombards you with information, images, music, video & content. Changing daily both in style, trends and the format in which it is all contained but every now & again its important to shout allowed about the important changes to particular communities and groups of people. So…. alas, last week Pressure Radio announced its NEW all singing all dancing, more functional website. Fully mobile compatability for the new online user it makes it easier for you all to tune in, come together and chat with a Deep & Soulful soundtrack backdrop of live dj’s. It looks clean, fresh and works a treat so, what are you waiting for? Join the party 24/7
10th May 2017
DJ Pugwash Traxsource Chart
DJ Pugwash selects his favourite tracks of the moment for May.
4th September 2016
This tuesday see’s another radio show presentation featuring our very own Miloe as the special guest. Presented by good friend DJ Sterling the show features many up & coming new artists alongside promo’s and upfront releases from established artists bringing together a melting pot of youth, energy & experience.
Be sure to join Miloe & DJ Sterling this tuesday 9pm-11pm on www.funkyfm.sx 103.7FM locally to essex to listen in.
4th September 2016
Great Music, Nice People
So, something of a delayed and out of the blue post. A couple of weeks back Miloe celebrated his 40th birthday in Paris. During the visit it was only right to go hunting for records and do a bit of crate digging. After a short while searching online for various shops info & locations the hunt was on. As it turned out there was only enough time to get to two places. First was OCD near the les Halles shopping centre. Full to the brim of new jazz represses it didn’t take long to grab a few of the rarities on the wishlist that to purchase the original pressings would send the heart into pulpatations & bring any true romance to an end with “why did you spend all of that money” but fortunatley didn’t break the bank.
The second location and reason for this post was a trip to the “Republique” area of the city. Half way down a quiet and unsuspecting street sits “Betino’s”. Thanks to Jayson Wynters for the heads up on this spot. Walking into this small shop it was clear that this is one THE spots to pay a visit when in town to get that crate digging fix seen to. Afew people digging deep into the racks and with some nice music in the background from behind the counter the search began. Firstly dipping into a more than adequate selection of Latin & Afro. Then moving around the shop a little its clear there is a good selection of both New releases both in the racks as well as on the walls & a varied selection of older selections available. After some time and a considerable pile of definites, & maybe’s and a quick 10 minutes at the listening post in the corner with a turntable and set of headphones the selection was complete.
“HOW MUCH” (GULP), we’re not talking about the prices of the records more the fact that someone clearly has an addiction that needs curbing. Well after a small amount of money exchanging hands the owner introduces himself.
Friendly, helpful & very easy to have a chat its safe to say Betino is passionate about his music. It’s nice to be able to go to a different country and be greeted with a smile. Suffice to say a number of return visits are on the cards and Betino’s Records will go on the list of must visit digging spots when in town.
So if you are in Paris and need to get that crate digging fix in then pay them a visit. They’re Moto sums them up perfectly, Great Music, Nice People.
32 Rue Saint Sebatien
16th February 2016
DJ Pugwash on ARCo Radio
Thats right, we can shout loud & proud that our very own DJ Pugwash will be supplying the guest mix this Wednesday 17th Feb 7.00-9.00 PM GMT on The ARCo Radio Show on www.misoul.com with Peacey & Atjazz, Tune in and enjoy.
We are very proud of Pugwash in being asked to feature on the show with the AtJazz Record Company remaining to stay at the top in the industry as a company bringing fresh & current music to the masses.
Be sure to be tuned in , we’ll endeavour to bring you the recording soon for those that miss it.
17th November 2015
Movember Charity Donation
Its that time of year when folks of the male persuasion gather forces & grow a variety of mustaches to raise both awareness & money for donations in support of charities regarding mens health. This year the Phil Asher & his Restless Soul tache team raises money & awareness for mens Mental Health.
Join us in donating & supporting Phil and the guys in their plight at the link below.
17th November 2015
DJ Pugwash at Vocal Booth Weekender 2015
We were very fortunate to have the whole DowntownSoul collective representing at this years Vocal Booth Weekender 2015 in Spain. DJ Pugwash stepped up to the controls in the intimate Shumara venue to bring the dancers his unique selection of music. Listen or Download or both to relive those holiday memories or to hear for the first time, first hand what this DJ brings to the party.
Listen to DJ Pugwash in Shumara at VBW2015
17th November 2015
The Brother-C at Vocal Booth Weekender 2015
Cutting to the chase, the full DowntownSoul collective represented at Vocal Booth Weekender 2015 in Spain this year. Our very own The Brother-C was lucky to step up twice to offer his musical selections. Once poolside on the wednesday afternoon & later on in the intimate Shumara venue. So jump straight in to either relive your holiday memories or enjoy for the first time The Brother-C at this years Vocal Booth Weekender.
Listen to The Brother-C Poolside at VBW2015
Listen To The Brother-C in Shumara at VBW2015
17th October 2015
The title to his guest mix for Frenchie’s radio show Bases covered is an insight into The Brother-C & is sound. One half of the SoulTwins, Vocal Booth Weekender resident & long time www.pressureradio.com DJ The Brother-C takes you on a true Soulful journey so click download & the mix in its entirety.
Me And The Gang – Sister Phunk
Sole Kitchen – Back In The Day (Sole Unity Remix)
Galaxy Group – Out Of Control Pt.1 (Asad Rizvi Remix)
Piers Kirwan – Bring You
Dogdaze – Artfelt
Colonel Red – Rokstone (Soon Come)
Brotherly – Put It Out (Bugz In The Attic Club Extension)
Troydon & Youngman – Take Chances
Hardsoul feat. Berget Lewis – Song 4 Unity (We Need More Love) (Hardsoul New Classic Mix)
Artful & Ridney feat. Terri Walker – Missing You (Ridney Rework)
David Morales & Roisin Murphy – Golden Era (David Morales Disco Mix)