A slow and sultry mix for slow, dark rainy days in the UK. My interpretation of the Quiet Storm genre, to help those unfamiliar with the term here’s a few choice quotes form wikipedia ‘genre of contemporary R&B, performed in a smooth, romantic, jazz-influenced style’ sounds nice! ‘Quiet storm was marketed to upscale mature audiences during the 1980s’ My vibe! A belated happy new year and get ready to be romanced in late 80’s style.
Warning this mix contains no Christmas music! However it is a lovely selection of danceable songs from around the world with a strong Disco theme running throughout. Perfect to dance to, with your family, friends, whoever you’re stuck with or by yourself, a solo dance is often best! Happy Christmas and hopefully next year will be a better one for sharing, playing, making, buying and dancing to music.
This mix is dedicated to Christian, who started Ghettospheric with me something like 12 years ago. He’s rarely seen behind the decks now but still introduces me to new music all the time and has great taste! As we can’t hangout and play records today here are few we’ve both loved over the years and a few that are new to me and I’m sure he’ll like to. A easy going selection of modern soul, rare groove and some classic soul. Happy Birthday Christian and I hope everyone enjoys this mix!
Simply some more Lovers Rock, a few Jamaican tunes in here this time but very much in a lovers style. Perfect to stay in to! There are 5 more Lovers Rock mixes on my mixcloud and one is 3 hours long, why not take a 8+ hour Lovers Rock journey!
This mix was recorded after a week of fairly heavy record shopping in Istanbul and Ankara. I was introduced to Turkish psychedelic rock, folk, arabesque disco and a load of other exciting and soulful records a year a ago. There’s some real classics on here that have long been popular in Turkey and abroad, and a few rarer records I had to search a bit for. With an excellent guide to the world of Turkish music there’ll be plenty more mixes like this one. Enjoy, share and as always the mixes are free so if you feel inclined to donate to a charity here’s a good one supporting Turkish women.
It’s been a while since I went through my boxes of reggae 7″s, with no plan I picked out a load great songs that I needed back in my life! This mix and all of my mixes are 95% black musicians and 100% black music. If you do and are you’re enjoying this or any of my mixes please think about donating to one of the charities at the bottom of this blurb.
With a bit of heatwave going on in the UK here’s a very cool and classic Ghettospheric mix, lot’s of Rare Groove and Modern Soul perfect for the weather. This mix and all of my mixes are 95% black musicians and 100% black music. If you do and are you’re enjoying this or any of my mixes please think about donating to one of the charities at the bottom of this blurb.
I’ve not recorded a mix in a while, instead taking time to focus on and process the current worldwide protests for necessary change and how I can help. This mix and all of my mixes are 95% black musicians and 100% black music, music which has essentially shaped my existence. I’m sure a lot of you feel the same, so if you do and are you’re enjoying this or any of my mixes please think about donating to one of the charities at the bottom of this blurb. This mix is loosely the more electronic side of soul music, mid to late 80’s but not quite straight up boogie. Please enjoy, have a dance and share but also think about where and who the music comes from and what needs to be done to support this long and ongoing struggle.
With a lot of the world still in lockdown and most of us having a mild existential crisis here is a mix of Island Soul, Old Soca and Reggae to hopefully cheer you up! With some classics from the Caribbean and a few Lovers Rock tunes form this colder and less colourful island. Probably best stay inside and listen to this mix, even if you have been advised otherwise!
This mix is a special one for me, I spent a day listened to Lovers Rock before recording it and only stoped recording when I was too drunk and hungry to carry on. The result is over 3 hours of my favourite Lovers rock tunes. Plenty of classics, some popular covers and a few that are new to me, discovered on B sides or hidden on albums. This is the 4th ‘All Lovers Get Ready’ mix and three times as long, hence the Deluxe Edition! All are available on Mixcloud so plese go back get ready and get involved. Enjoy, share and stay safe!