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Chillax Song of The Day: Soulstice – “Wind” (J-Boogie Mix)
February 18, 2009, 3:58 pm
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What happened to Soulstice?!

Back in 2000, when I first touched down in the Bay, I remember discovering Mark Farina, Mushroom Jazz, and Om Records (yes, late pass please). One of the first cds I bought to explore that sound was a compilation from Om called Om Lounge 5. While alot of the tracks were too spacey and electronic for my tastes, this one has stuck with me until now:

DOWNLOAD: Soulstice – “Wind” (J-Boogie Remix)
From the b-side of the Lovely 12″ (Om, 2000)

What makes this song classic for me is half Gina Rene’s beautiful vocals, and half J-Boogie’s remix magic. Those scratch phrases are so necessary.

J-Boogie is the Bay Area’s modern renaissance man. If he’s not traveling around the world djing solo, he’s helming Dubtronic Science, his project that incorporates musicians and vocalists into a live band /DJ fusion set. OR maybe he’s hosting Beatsauce Radio, one of Frisco’s longest running Hip Hop shows, which recently moved bases from KUSF to brooklynradio.net. OR maybe he’s remixing Sun-Ra or Goapele. OR maybe he’s just being one of the coolest, easy going personalities in the scene, which, in this industry of egos, is hard to find.

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I agree.
This version is the definition of the song for me.

Along the lines of the 4heroes mix of Ultranates ‘Twisted’
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eE9HvuE4yh8 .

The remixes make the song for me in both cases.

Comment by Dave Sullivan




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