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The Greg Foat Group - Sci-Fi Bugalu Mix
(MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2011-09-31

In the interview we've just published, British pianist Greg Foat explains he's also DJing in great cities around the world, so we've thought he would be very natural contributor DJ to our great mix series. And indeed he's dug in his fine vinyl collection to cook an exclusive mix he introduces like this:
"The Sci-Fi Bugalu Mix is basically a fun party mix with a touch of sci-fi weirdness. There's a lot of classic soul jazz tracks, a couple of deep funk and crossover tracks, a bit of westcoast and some British library! It's pretty much all uptempo dancers, it's a kind of nostalgic mix to remind me of when I used to DJ out this on vinyl and dance like mad in the late 90's! I also have a lot of fond memories hunting down these records in junk shops, thrift stores, charity shops and record stores".


Check also the Dark Is The Sun album released by The Greg Foat Group on Jazzman Records this year, the reason we got in touch with Greg Foat to begin with and an essential release of 2011!

Tracklisting :
01. Cozy Powell - And Then There Was Skin
(from 'Dance With The Devil' 7 inch, 1973 / RAK) UK
02. Alvin Cash / Scott Bros Orch - Keep On Dancing (Instrumental)
(from 'Keep On Dancing' 7 inch, 1968 / Toddlin' Town) USA
03. The Dynamic Seven - Squeeze Me
(from 'Squeeze Me' 7 inch, 1969 / Sound Stage 7) USA
04. Harvey Scales And The Seven Sounds - Get Down
(from 'Love Itis' 7 inch, 1970 / Magic Touch) USA
05. T.S.U. Toronadoes - The Goose
(from 'Got To Get Through To You' 7 inch, 1969 / Atlantic) USA
06. Jimmy Smith - Funky Broadway (Single Version)
(from 'Respect' 7 inch, 1967 / Verve) USA
07. James Brown - The Popcorn
(from 'The Popcorn' 7 inch, 1969 / King) USA
08. The Beginning Of The End - When She Made Me Promise
(from 'Funky Nassau' album, 1971 / Alston) USA
09. Richard 'Groove' Holmes - No Trouble On The Mountain
(from 'New Groove' album, 1974 / Groove Merchant) USA
10. Joe Thomas - Thank You (Fall Etin Me Be Mice Elf Agin)
(from 'Joy Of Cookin' album, 1974 / Groove Merchant) USA
11. Colosseum - Elegy
(from 'Valentyne Suite' album, 1969 / Vertigo) UK
12. John Klemmer - Free Soul
(from 'Blowin' Gold' album, 1969 / Cadet Concept) USA
13. White Noise - Here Come The Fleas
(from 'An Electric Storm' LP, 1968 / Island) UK
14. David Lindup and the Big Band - The Killing Of Brother Dragon (Aka The Zodiac)
(from 'When The Saints Go' album, 1970 / Aristocrat) UK
15. Johnny Hammond Smith - The Sin-In
(from 'Gettin’ Up' album, 1967 / Prestige) USA
16. Lonnie Smith - Can't You Just Feel It
(from 'Finger Lickin' Good' album, 1967 / Columbia) USA
17. The Har-You Percussion Group - Feed Me Good
(from 'The Har-You Percussion Group' album, 1967 / ESP Disk) USA
18. Joe Thomas - Soul Sermon
(from 'Joy Of Cookin' album, 1974 / Groove Merchant) USA
19. The Tsu Toronados - Got To Get Through To You
(from 'Got To Get Through To You' 7 inch, 1969 / Atlantic) USA
Total time : 60mn00s

All the original cover artworks are available on the Paris DJs blog

Credits :
Selected and mixed by Greg Foat
Audio mastering by Grant Phabao (grantphabao.com)
Artcover by Nicolas Ragonneau using original pics from classic sci-fi movies (John Boorman's 'Zardoz', George Lucas' 'THX 1138', René Laloux and Roland Topor's 'La Planète Sauvage', Rainer Werner Fassbinder's 'Le Monde sur le Fil') except bottom right © Greg Foat.

Links :
Exclusive mix The Greg Foat Group - Sci-Fi Bugalu Mix
Interview : in English or in French
New album out now : The Greg Foat Group (Jazzman Records)
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