THE SOUTH LONDON SOUL TRAIN Volume 2
The South London Soul Train Volume 2, is hot, stocked and ready to drop. A 16 track labour of Love, complied in earnest by South London Soul Train head honcho and host with the absolute most, DJ Jazzheadchronic Mickey Smith. Prepare yourselves for a longer, harder, faster epic journey through the absolute finest in funk, soul, rare groove, disco, brass n’ breaks. Then to Now! Strictly on the good foot. This release serving up some seriously rare and tasty treats from the world wide soul under to overground. SLST vol 2 featuring lesser known works by some of the world biggest artists - alongside some positively dance floor nuking joints from lesser known, but equally essential and influential acts who seriously knew/know how to drop it like it’s hot.
From Original Organ Grinder - Jimmy Smith's hammond driven masterpiece 'Burning Spear' to the undisputed champion of Soul - Stevie Wonder’s overlooked classic ‘I Wanna Make her Love Me'. Sly & The Family Stones Original breakbeat monster 'Underdog' to the pile driving soul sonic joint that is Sugar Billy Garners 'You’re wasting my time'. Lest we forget The Early Epic Earth Wind & Fire jazz-Funk speed trip that is 'Power', The Jacksons feel good disco monster 'Lovely One' and Youngblood Brass bands epic soul ringing version of Rufus & Chaka Khans 'Ain’t Nobody' - each and every track on this albums an absolute winner baby, “That's the truth” and believe us when we say, is set to “Satisfy the need in you” :D. Good luck sitting still whilst listening to this one dear music of the soul lovers, this compilation put together to seriously make you get down on it and on it and on it (you get the picture) So pls buckle up partner, turn up to 11 and get ready to travel aboard The South London Soul Train Express! Destination Good Time City via Funky Town and Disco Central.
Alllllllllllll Abooooooooaaaaaaard! See you on the dancefloors fo sho X
THE SOUTH LONDON SOUL TRAIN [CLUB NIGHT]
Takes place on the 1st + 3rd Sat of each month + NYE at
The CLF Art Cafe AKA The Bussey Building www.clfartcafe.org
The South London was founded in March 2011 by
DJ Jazzheadchronic Mickey Smith and staged at his enormous warehouse music and Arts Centre The CLF Art Cafe AKA The Bussey Building, Peckham, South London [Which he founded in 2007]. What started out as Mickey playing a free entry monthly 7 hr set of eclectic funk, soul, groove, disco, batu + more on 1 floor for 50-100 people has fast become one of the leading club nights in London bar none. Fast Forward to 2014 and some of the best Bands and Djs from across the planet [Snowboy, Perry Louis, Rob Messer, Nik Weston, Patrick Forge, Bad Rabbits, Fred Wesley, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Brian Jackson, Riot Jazz Brass Band, Omar] now regularly join Jazheadchronic across 4 floors - with a minimum of 1500 people turning up twice a month for a heavyweight sound and dance floor direct session in a place dedicated to the art of the get down. A 21st century church of the chill.
MUSIC DEDICATED TO MOVING YOH SOUL
THE SOUTH LONDON SOUL TRAIN Volume 1
A 74 Minute Snapshot of the twice monthly, 3 floor, 7 hr dancefloor behemoth that is The South London Soul Train. Your host with the absolute most Jazzheadchronic Mickey Smith presenting a small taste of of one his eclectic, uplifting anthemic 7 hr sets of globalistic funk, soul, rare groove, Motown, latin and disco direct from the dancefloors of South London’s CLF Art Cafe / Bussey Building - to the whole of yoh soul. A selection of 15 tracks from some of the finest and biggest names in music - then to now. Originals to Remixes. London to NYC via Havana. Gloria Jones to Marvin Gaye Via Barry White, The Hot 8 Brass Band, Ray Charles, Chalo Eduardo & Chic.
From absolute legendary classics - Gloria Jones ‘Tainted Love’, Marvin Gaye’s soul ska-esque ‘Wherever I Lay My Hat’ and Ray Charles' masterpiece ’Tell Me What I'd Say' to SLST brass band anthem’s - The Hot 8 Brass Bands full 8min 55 second sublime interpretation of Marvin Gaye’s 'Sexual Healing' to Brassroots foot stomping version of Inner City's "Good Life” and The Riot Jazz Brass bands intense modern day classic ‘Corn On The Cob'. Then there’s Patrice Rushens, soul smile inducing disco classic 'Haven’t you heard’, Barry Whites orchestrated tour de force that is ‘What am i gonna do with you’, Dimitri From Paris' Ultimate Remix of The Chic Organisations "I want Your Love "+ soooooo much more.
Every track a winner baby [that’s for sure] and absolutely guaranteed to move your mind & body + force feed yoh soul with the best of times. No Bass wobbles here. Only love funk & soul.
THE SOUTH LONDON SOUL TRAIN An Inclusive down to earth multi-level twice monthly event where guests are requested to "check their souls at the station” as "this one’s for good time people only”. The focus being music and dance. Full stop. And believe us when we say, people really truly do give it up! All night long! So strap yourself in, turn this CD up to 11 and get ready to be shaken and beautifully stirred by some positively seismic joints, hand picked and delivered by Jazzheadchronic Mickey Smith. SLST Vol 1 The first release on his brand new Chronic Fonk Record Label. Trust us, you’re gonna feel it! Time to Get, It, ON! See you on the dancefloor fo sho X