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Takuya Kuroda – Rising Sun.
Colonel Red – Redlight.
Diggs Duke – Harsh Words With The Oracle.
Fatima – Family.
Diggs Duke – Nine Winning Wives.
Mo Kolours – D Conference.
Lady Daisey – For You
Lady Daisey – The Way You Do
Reggie B – Do You Wanna Ride feat. B. Bravo, Salva & C-Note.
Colonel Red – Rain A Fall (Dagger DX Rework).
Tall Black Guy Productions – There’s No More Soul Ft Diggs Duke.
Kan Sano – Fly Me To Your Heart.
Kan Sano – Come Closer.
Little Dragon – Twice (Hanami Bootleg).
Jose James – Code (prod. by Flying Lotus).
Panacea – Rope-A-Dope
Slakah the Beatchild – Endurance
Tall Black Guy – Sade’s Taboo(Sweetest Taboo Blap-Up).
Reggie B & Leonard Dstroy – Addictive (12” Instrumental).
The Decoders – Adventures in Paradise ft Alice Russell.
Lady Daisey – Love Is
Jill Scott vs Kool & The Gang – Whatever (AudioSavage’s Summer Madness Remix).
J Rawls – Good for the Soul
Rappers Rapp Group – Rappin- Partee Groove
Solaris – Music Mind
Lay-Far – Stand Up ft Pete Simpson
Black Belt Roberts – Living Room
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Tone Trezure – Luz De La Luna (Moonstruck)
Tone Trezure – Street Life.
Slakah The Beatchild – Number 1 ft Glenn Lewis.
Colonel Red – Rain a Fall (Dagger DX Rework).
Reggie B – Do You Wanna Ride ft B.Bravo, Salva + C-Note.
Positive Flow ft Omar – My Prediction (Opolopo Remix).
Sade – Nothing Can Come Between Us (Remix).
Snoop Dogg – Cadillacs (prod. by Madlib).
Colonel Red – Thankful.
Slakah The Beatchild – Adventure For 2.
Build An Ark – Always There.
Slakah The Beatchild – Endurance.
Build An Ark – You’ve Got To Have Freedom.
Daniel Crawford – Home (Africa) ft Cleveland P Jones.
Mavis Swan Poole – So Uncomfortable ft Jeremy ‘Bean’ Clemons.
Jill Scott – Whatever (Quentin Harris Detroit BeatDown Mix).
Alfa + Emmavie – Fly Away.
Mo Kolours – Afro Quarters
To Be Frank – The Only One
Ellis Meade – Be Lee
Children Of Zeus – Coming Home To You ft Lyrican
Labi Siffre – I Got The
Mo Kolours – Mike Black
Replife – Out Of Soul ft Ki Allen
Replife – Put It Down ft Kissey Asplund
The Wordstress – Sorry, Not Sorry
The Wordstress – Story Of My Skin
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Muzart | The Party After (Reel People Remix)

Muzart - The Party After (Reel People Remix)

Muzart is a lifestyle and a movement expressed through music. It is a production team of talented young artists that produce timeless sounds that cross the boundaries of AGE, CULTURE AND RACE. It is an institution that reinforces the powers of sound and instruments. Muzart is from South Africa with a sound inspired by Louie Vega, Sergio Mendez, Fela Kute and locally inspired by Jabu Khanyile, Lira, Jimmy Dludlu, Thandiswa Mazwai, Ray Phiri (Stimela) and Caiphus Semenya.

Muzart’s self titled debut album hit the stores in 2013 and now Expansion Records are proud to present the first and exclusive remix EP courtesy of the UK’s finest Reel People & Spiritchaser.

Released: 16th August 2013

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Starbuck | Fool In Line [Dj Prime RePunch]


More dancefloor action from DJ Prime.. This time he turns his attention to Rock band Starbuck (formed in Atlanta, Georgia in 1974 by keyboardist / vocalist + record producer Bruce Blackman and marimba player Bo Wagner).
Their biggest hit was “Moonlight Feels Alright” but Prime say’s he always thought that their “Fool In Line” joint was the shit! Taken from their 1977  “Rock´n Roll Rocket” album and extended, edited and repunched for 2013.

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Alexandra Blakely | Reset.

 Reset-Alexandra Blakely

Alexandra Blakely first came to my attention as the vocalist and one half of Solbust alongside partner hugo vera solari. The duo from Mexico City released their debut album “Natural High” in 2011 and enjoyed support from the global soul community.

Fast forward 2 years and Songwriter, MC and Singer Alex is back with a solo project and celebrates her debut release “Reset”. The new album is a more thought provoking journey (to her previous and more soulful work) where she gets on point and questions the important everyday things that effect us all, like capitalism, the system and politics as well as tackling topics such as violence, peoples colorblindness, and white privilege. Overall Reset is a quality album with plenty of standout tracks and collaborations throughout.

Released 09 May 2013
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All lyrics/vocals/back up: Alexandra Blakely

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Nik West | “No Choice” [produced by Paris Toon + MFC]

The Hot new single from Nik West produced by Paris Toon (of Mothers Favorite Child).  “No Choice” is out now in major download stores!!
Buy The Song:

Written and Produced by Paris Toon
Vocal: Nik West
Backing vocals: Morris Alan
Drums: Ira King
Bass: Justin James
Guitar: Tyrone Chase
Vibes, organ, clav: Jon Dryden
Recorded at: Carefree Studios
Mixed and Mastered by Kolton Lee at Carefree Studios

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Morris Alan | “U Make Me Say” ft. Dame Luke

NEW RELEASE: A long time favourite here on the Meltdown show, Morris Alan’s “U Make Me Say” has been on rotation for the best part of 2012 ! A solid listeners favourite that has just finally seen an official release. The lead single features DC’s Dame Alan, with production duties from Keith “Bubby” Webb for BEAT MOB Productions and Jus Jamres on bass.

Taken from the up-coming Love Sessions project due Oct 2012.

Buy the single NOW
Written by: Morris Alan, Damon Lucas

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NEW ALBUM: Dwele | “Greater Than One”

Dwele’s fifth studio album, “Greater Than One” is on its way, and will arrive in stores on August 28. Lalah Hathaway and Black Milk are just a couple of the artists who may appear on the disc.
Dwele released the lead single, “What Profit” last year and handles the majority of the songwriting on “Greater Than One” as well as playing keyboards, drums and horns on most of the set.

While Dwele fans await his upcoming release, U.S fans can also look forward to his tour dates, which will be announced soon.

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Dezaray Dawn | “Over It” [video]

Single from “The Dawning” LP coming Summer 2012!

Written and Produced by Dezaray Dawn
Video done at Paragon 7 Studios

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Sweet Soul Records | World Soul Collective VOL. 1

Japan’s Sweet Soul Records have done it again !! For their latest release compilation they once again demonstrate their total commitment to bringing quality independent soul music to their customers.

With “World Soul Collective VOL. 1” they have selected SWEET SOUL RECORDS’ most promising independent international artists to created a next-generation world soul compilation album highly representative of todays Indie scene.

There’s no fillers on here, just 100% quality from start to finish road tested on radio shows and dancefloors around the globe.  A 17 track collectable soul music CD out now via the Sweet Soul Records store.

Buy the CD HERE

Track List
01. Who’s In the Mirror – Nik West (Just In The Nik Of Time)
02. Imagine – Jeremy James (For You)
03. This Time – ORLY (Distraction)
04. The Best Is Yet to Come – Mr President (Number One)
05. Morning Glow – Ntjam Rosie (Elle)
06. So Divine – VenueConnection (Fire It Up!)
07. Don‘t Rush – Amber Ojeda (Here I Am)
08. Until Now – Paris Toon and Mothers Favorite Child feat. Ti-et & Morris (Until Now)
09. 2 Of a Kind – Weeland and The Urban Soul Collective (The Golden Sessions)
10. Trouble – Sacha Vee (Sacha Vee)
11. Natural High – Solburst (Natural High)
12. Gotta Be Me – Innosphere (Shine)
13. Food For Thought (ft. Guru) – Song (Let Love Shine)
14. Trickery Shit – HAWA (My Little Green Box)
15. Over the Sun (feat. Omar) – Dilouya (Dilouya’s Faithful Circus)
16. Take Me As I Am – Shirma Rouse (Chocolate Coated Dreams)
17. Make the Change – Nao Yoshioka (Make the Change)

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NEW MUSIC: Erika Fečová | “Party Girls”

NEW MUSIC: Out of Prague, Czech Republic, the first single from Erika Fečová‘s upcoming album “THE STORIES” which is due for release late November 2012.
The lead single “Party Girls” has already been getting air play + support here on Meltdown with some great listener feedback, as well as catching the attention of Japan’s premier Soul music label.  Roll on the album release !

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[ALBUM PREVIEW] Teri Tobin | “So Good To Me”

FIRST LISTEN: A sneak preview of tracks included on the new album from Indie Soulstress Ms. Teri Tobin. Release date scheduled for July 2012.

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Sherry Davis | “Aint That Love” Official Video 2012

NEW SOUL MUSIC:  from South East London singer/songwriter Sherry Davis  performing the brand new promo video to “Aint That Love”, produced by UK Soul Legend Omar featuring Don E (Guitar) + Mark Crawford (Rhodes).

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Paris Toon Feat Mothers Favorite Child | Vintage Sounds

Here’s a flash back to some vintage + classic Mothers Favorite Child (MFC) joints to enjoy while we get ready for the new album to drop in late June. First up is the Lydia REMIX” of “Simply U” featuring Lydia Harrell on vocals, Tomo Fujita on guitar and MFC. Written and produced by Paris Toon + Lydia. It’s sweet Soul music all the way taken from the “Genius at Birth” demo album and comes as an exclusive Free Download.

Next up we have The original version of “Simply You” that started the whole Mother’s Favorite Child buzz in 1998 and which was featured on the 2004 Soul Lounge Vol. 1 CD! This was the sound Paris Toon chose to go with when he stopped producing Hip Hop in 1997. This original version Features Eddie Sanabria on vocals + Lenny Stallworth on bass!
Download and enjoy the sounds of Mothers Favorite Child !!

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Paris Toon + MFC | “Gently” Ft Ti-et and Morris

Following on from the stunning “Until Now” single last month, we now hear the second song to be previewed from the new upcoming Paris Toon + Mothers Favourite Child album in stores June 2012. Yet again,  Ti-et + Morris are on point laying down killa vocals over a tight production from MFC!  Stay tuned for more.. File under Honest music!

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Paris Toon + MFC | “Until Now” featuring Ti-et & Morris | New Music

Following on from the 2011 best seller “Baptism By Fire” Paris Toon & Mothers Favorite Child return with a stunning new single taken from what promises to be another masterpiece album.
“Until Now” there was a long moment of silence in music where feeling was supposed to be and MFC have responded with the sweet sound of nostalgia by creating a song that shines light on the simplicity of love. With an irresistible warm glow the song wears colors reminiscent of vintage Soul tracks encouraging the listeners to snuggle up to that warm and fuzzy vibe.

“Until Now” features vocalists Ti-et + Morris Alan and looks set to be the lead single from the brand new album due to hit stores summer 2012. Here we see MFC doing what they do best  – organic music with honesty, meaning, melody and real lyrics. The album is currently in the final stages of mixing and looks sure to be another hit for the Arizona collective. If you didn’t pick up the previous album then pass by the website today, plus you can grab his the limited free download Remix of “Sweet Tooth” (For Chocolate) throughout April HERE – Enjoy the sound of MFC and stay tuned for more !

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Ayah + Slakah the Beatchild | “Keep Up” | New Music

Some new music from Toronto’s Ayah + Slakah the Beatchild released 9th April..

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Teri Tobin | “Touch The Sky” | Animate-Inventions Remix

Phoenix Arizona producer and one half of Urban & Animate Soul collective, Kevan Aaron just posted his new remix of “Touch The Sky”. Lifted from the Teri Tobin best seller album “Love Infinity”.

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Urban & Animate | “Lose Your Mind | New Music

From the Urban & Animate “Lose Your Mind” EP. Coming soon 2012!! #Support Independent Music

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CHIDI | “Wrong Again” | official video

Taken from the 2009 album “Unrehearsed”. The official video for the hit single ‘Wrong Again’ from UK Soul Artist CHIDI. Pass by her website and look out for her new album coming soon !

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