Dig A Little E7 LIVE (July 2015) - Digger Dan Mixes

Dig A Little E7 (July 2015) – Digger Dan

Black Blowing Flowers - Human Glow

As we approach this weekend’s Dig A Little event in Camden at The Forge, we continue to look back at last month’s mixes from Forest Gate. Next up we have resident selector diggerdan who dropped a suitably nice set late on in the day. Flitting between the rare psychedelic funk of Black Blowing Flowers, the languid soul of Ned Doheny and the Latin Jazz fusion of Sail-Joia, Dan kicked things off sweetly before easing into some perennial Saturday afternoon favourites. Thanks for listening.

TRACKLIST
1. Black Blowing Flowers – Human Glow
2. Ned Doheny – A Love Of Your Own
3. Peggy Lee – Love Song
4. Sail-Joia – Go For The Others
5. Latin Thang – White Label
6. Nico Gomez & His Afro Percussion Inc – Caballo Negro
7. Terea – Pretty Bird
8. Natural Essence – Killin’ Time
9. Young Holt Unlimited – People Make the World
10. Minnie Riperton – Inside My Love
11. Faze-O – Riding High
12. Ned Doheny – To Prove My Love
13. Shelter Skelter – The Last Day
14. Tony Wilson – Can’t leave it alone
15. Les Enfants De Dieu – Lovelight
16. Georgia Fame – Daylight
17. Human Egg – Love Like This

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Dig A Little NW1 LIVE (June 2015) - Neville Holness Mixes

Dig A Little NW1 (June 2015) – Neville Holness

Fela Ransome Kuti & Ginger Baker

As we approach our third pop up record fair and live Jazz session at The Forge in Camden on Sunday 26th July, here’s a first look back at the DJ sets from June’s edition. First up to the plate in the afternoon was Mr Neville Holness who blessed us with just over a hour’s worth of carefully selected tunes picked from live albums. Beginning with the suitably titled ‘Lets Start’ by Fela Ransome-Kuti, his Africa 70 band and Ginger Baker, Neville pulls out choice cuts from Kool & The Gang, Gil Scot-Heron, Curtis Mayfield and a brace from the great Yusef Lateef. Give the set a listen by clicking play above and look out for the next instalment in the next few days!

TRACKLIST
1. Fela Ransome-Kuti – Lets Start
2. Kool & The Gang – Sombrero Sam
3. Fania All Stars – Chanchullo
4. Buddy de Franco – Borinquin
5. Gil Scott-Heron – 17 Street
6. Curtis Mayfield – Mighty Mighty
7. Donny Hathway – What’s Goin On
8. Yusef Lateef – Oscarlypso
9. Cannonball Adderley – Big P
10. Roland Kirk – Making Love in the Afternoon
11. Yusef Lateef – Slipping & Sliding

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Dig A Little E7 LIVE (June 2015) - Geoff Leonard Mixes

Dig A Little E7 LIVE (June 2015) – Geoff…

Cloud One - Dust To Dust

As we approach our July Dig at the Forest Tavern this Saturday, we continue our look back at the DJ sets from the last session. Next up on the turntables is Back2Backfm’s DJ Geoff Leonardwho blessed us with just over an hour’s work of exquisite soul, mellow funk, jazz and boogie. Perfect music for a lazy Saturday afternoon, there’s tunes from Cloud One, Art Farmer, Donato, Lorez Alexandria and Vladimir Cosma to name but a few and it all comes to a close with a Kool & The Gang classic! Thanks for listening.

TRACKLIST
1. Cloud One – Dust To Dust
2. Piero Picconi – Easy Summer
3. Art Farmer – Soulsides
4. Julie London – Like To Get To Know You
5. Roger Webb – Sunny Song
6. Roger Webb – Grey Sigh
7. Syd Dale – Little Boy Blue
8. The Giant Jellybean Copout – Look At The Girls
9. Ennio Morricone/Astrud Gilberto – Argomenti
10. Berto Pisano – Il Colore Degli Angeli
11. Briamonte Orchestra – Rota Sul
12. Donato – Malandro
13. Claudette Soares – So Faltava Voce
14. Bossa Rio – Spinning Wheel
15. Lorez Alexandria – Little Boat
16. Uwe Buschkotter – Sunny
17. John Gregory Orchestra – Jaguar
18. Vladimir Cosma – Attentat Sur La Grande Corniche
19. Sil Austin – Disco Music
20. Natural Order – Jealousy
21. Creative Source – Sincerely
22. Maxine Nightingale – Life Has Just Begun
23. Kool & The Gang – Duji

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Dig A Litte E7 LIVE (June 2015) - Rob Coley Mixes

Dig A Litte E7 LIVE (June 2015) – Rob…

Pharoahs - In The Basement

Is it nearly July already? Then we better get cracking with the mixes from June’s Dig A Little in Forest Gate! First up on the turntables this month was resident Rob Coley who set the mood with a strictly vinyl selection (just check those crackles at the end – Rob clean your records!! of deep jazz nuggets, mellow soul moments and something fresh from Polish beat maker Galus. It was a laid back blend that eased the previous night’s hangovers and prepped the floor for Geoff Leonard’s sweet set (forthcoming). Dip into it and don’t forget our Camden Dig this Sunday, where you’ll find Rob and friends taking over the back room of The Forge from 2pm for another pop up record fair, and late into the evening, a live Jazz session from a quintet led by Ms Jessica Lauren and original Jazz warrior Claude Deppa! Thanks for listening.

TRACKLIST
1. The Pharoahs – African Roots
2. Haki R. Madhubuti – Walk The Way Of The New World
3. Herb Geller – Space A La Mode
4. N’Dambi – Call Me (Yam Who? Remix)
5. Mos Def – May-December
6. Galus – Forthose
7. Patrice Rushen – Didn’t You Know
8. D’Angelo – Africa

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Dig A Little NW1 LIVE (May 2015) - Miguel Colmenares (Colectivo Futuro) Mixes

Dig A Little NW1 LIVE (May 2015) – Miguel…

Airto - Free

Ahead of our next Camden Dig and Live Jazz session at the Forge Arts and Music venue in Camden next Sunday, we present our final live recording from our May date. Miguel Colmenares from colectivofuturo dropped in early doors to sell a few records and play a little set for us, and come 5pm he certainly didn’t disappoint dropping an superlative set of vinyl only treats before the band took the stage for the evening. Kicking things off with the delightful ‘Flora’s Song’ from Brazilian legend Airto, Miguel weaved together 70 minutes of 70s fusion and more contemporary gear, setting the scene perfectly for what was to come. We hope you enjoy the music and check us out this Sunday if you find yourself local to NW1!

TRACKLIST
1. Airto – Flora’s Song
2. Byard Lancaster – Blue Train
3. Adrian Younge – 1969 Organ
4. Roy Ayers – I Am Your Mind
5. Lee Ritenour & Gentle Thoughts – Gentle Thoughts
6. Joao Donato – Capricorn
7. Doug Carn – Western Sunrise
8. Patrice Rushen – Haw Right Now
9. Timeless Legend – Don’t Do This To Me (Baby)
10. Master Plan Inc – Try It, You’ll Like It
11. Fugi – Mary Don’t Take Me On No Bad Trip
12. The Trumans – Ripe For The Pickin’
13. Ripple – A Funky Song

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Dig A Little NW1 LIVE (May 2015) - Jay Maxted Mixes

Dig A Little NW1 LIVE (May 2015) – Jay…

Alex - Handle With Care

Our second mix from last month’s Camden Dig comes from Different People DJ Jay Maxted who dropped in to the Forge Music & Arts venue to bless us with a little afternoon soul and funk set while we all dug for tunes. Kicking things off with a seldom seen slice of Eastern European disco funk from Alex, Jay took us on a trip through his record box, blending new school edits of classic tunes with deeper nuggets worth rediscovering. Thanks for listening and feel free to catch the Northern Line on Sunday 28th June when we do it all over again!

TRACKLIST
1. Alex – I Gotta Feel Something
2. Bodacious DF – Good Folks
3. The Dramatics – Treat Me Like A Man
4. Eddie Kendricks – If You Let Me
5. The Undisputed Truth – I Saw You When You Met Her
6. Marlena Shaw – Woman Of The Ghetto (Akshin Alizedah Remix)
7. Beatsy Collins – Holla (Marvin Gaye Edit)
8. Shoes – Grandma No Hands
9. Sly & Family Stone – I Cannot Make It
10. Dawn & Sunset – Move In The Room
11. Sir Mark Rice – Three People In Love
12. Hodges, James, Smith & Crawford – Nobody
13. Odetta – Hit Or Miss
14. The Meters – Handclapping Song
15. Lyndsey De Paul – Rainbow
16. Bobby Hughes Combination – Brass Interuption

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Dig A Little NW1 LIVE (May 2015) - Terry Benjamin Mixes

Dig A Little NW1 LIVE (May 2015) – Terry…

Inoj - Love You Down

In May we took our pop up concept on the road to the musical mecca of Camden Town. Setting up shop at The Forge Music and Arts venue on Delancey Street, NW1 on Sunday May 31st, we brought a host of crates of pre-owned wax for customer to dig through, while the DJs took control of the venue’s turntables. First up was was our friend Terry Benjamin, who has consistently been the life and soul of our E7 party, and followed us to NW1. He didn’t disappoint on the selections front either, pulling out an eclectic mix of R&B, avant-garde Jazz, deep reggae riddims and Latin! Listen to his set above and look out for more sets from the session shortly. Our next Camden Dig is on Sunday 28th June.

TRACKLIST
1. Inoj – Love You Down (Joni’s Mix)
2. Charlie Hunter Quartet – Band Down Low
3. Ivan Conti – Menca
4. Bill Summers And Summers Heat – Latin Space Mambo
5. Ripple – Ripplin’
6. The Pharoahs – Damballa
7. Wailing Souls – Very Well
8. Fred Locks – Love & Only Love
9. Don Carlos – Late Night Blues
10. Burning Spear – Marcus Say Jah No Dead
11. U-Roy – Chalice In The Palace
12. King Tubby & Friends – Waiting In The Park
13. Charlie Hunter – Enter The Dragon

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