Keep The Faith Org and Warrior FM – Best Of 2015 – DJ Charts

Keep The Faith Org & Warrior FM ‘Best Of 2015′ DJ Charts

 

Paul Aaaron  (Keep The Faith / Groove Lineage / UKSoulJam / NeoSoulWW / Warrior FM) London, UK
Best Of 2015 DJ Charts – Top 40
Miscellaneous Singles, Albums, Promo’s, Items Of Note:

 

The Valentinos – Lookin’ For A Love: The Complete SAR Recordings – ABKCO

Lianne La Havas – “Blood” – Warner Bros

The Internet – “Ego Death” – Columbia

Alex Isley “Luxury” – Promo / Bandcamp

Donny Hathaway – “Don’t Turn Away / Always The Same”- Go Ahead Records

Aurora Dee Raynes “Kill Him With Kindness” E.P – WotNot

Drew Kid – “Rebirth” – Bandcamp

Missy Elliot – “WTF” – Promo

Sons Of Kemet – “In The Castle Of My Skin” – Naim Jazz

Par-le – “Kamden Town” – Movement Records

Prince “HITNRUN Phase One (and Two)” – Virgin EMI

Erykah Badu & André 3000 – “Hello”- Promo

Thundercat – Them Changes – Brainfeeder

Dego “Own It” – 2000Black

Omar – “Dancing” (K15 Remix) – Bandcamp

Louis Mattrs – “Superman”- Promo

Nancy G – “Love Is The Light” – Muthaland

Shaolin Jazz – “Byrd Over Staten” E.P. – Soundcloud

Cool Uncle Ft Jessie Ware – “Break Away” – Fresh Young Minds / EMPIRE

LeRon Thomas Ft Bilal – “Role Play” – Heavenly Sweetness

Gloria Ann Taylor – “Love Is A Hurtin Thing” – Ubiquity Records

Leon Bridges – “Coming Home” – Columbia

Various Artists – “Love And Affection – More Motown Girls” – Ace Records

Ledisi – “The Intimate Truth” EP – Promo

Don-e – “Future Rare Grooves 2” – Don-Emusic

Elisha La’Verne “Catching Feelings” – AMAdea Music

Various Artists / BamaLoveSoul – “On Deck Vol. 3” – BBE Music

Ahmed Sirour / Various Artists “Collaborations Vol. 2” – Bandcamp

Carmen Rodgers – “Stargazer” – Niag Records / Ka

Kriswontwo ft Omar “Love, Need You” – Someothaship

Byron The Aquarious – “Planets of Love” – BBE Music

Various Artists – “Jazz Re:Freshed Live Volume 1” – Jazz Re:Freshed / Bandcamp

Bilal – Another Life – BBE / eOne Music

Harlano – “Puedo Amor” – HW Records Ltd

JSoul Ft. Substantial – “Get On Down” – HiPNOTT Records

D’Angelo – “Brown Sugar” – Al Pack Remix – Promo

Soul Parlor “Smile” – Tokyo Dawn

Nicole Willis “Bad For Me” – Ubiquity Records

Slum Village Ft Bilal & J Dilla – “Love Is” – Ne’Astra Music

Jill Scott – “Prepapred” – Atlantic

Those we lost in 2015 duly remembered:  Mark Murphy, Cynthia Robinson, Diane Charlemagne, Allen Toussaint, Leonard Nimoy, Ben E King, Christopher Lee, Louis Johnson, Errol Brown, Percy Sledge, Johnny Kemp, Kim Fowley, Andre Crouch, Billy Butler, Wilton Felder, Emmanuel ‘Rico’ Rodriguez, Ornette Coleman, BB King, Ethan White, William Guest,  Southport Weekender, Plastic People nightclub  – R.I.P.

If you like DnB, Jungle, Breakbeat, Hip Hop & / or have ever sampled the ‘Amen’ break from
The Winstons “Amen Brother” track please donate here to help the originators & their families: https://www.gofundme.com/amenbrother2

 

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DJ K15  (Keep The Faith / K15 Productions / WotNot / Wild Oats) London, UK
Best Of 2015 DJ Charts – Top 16
Miscellaneous Singles, Albums & Promo’s:

Favourite tracks of 2015 (in no particular order):

Thundercat – “Them Changes” – Brainfeeder.

Alabama Shakes – “Over My Head” – ATO Records.

Floating Points – “Silhouettes (I, II, III)” – Pluto

Kendrick Lamar – “How Much A Dollar Cost” – Top Dawg Entertainment / Aftermath Records / Interscope.

Rocks FOE – “Andromalius Freestyle” – Bandcamp

Sean. C. Johnson – “Nothing But a ‘G’ Thang” – First Fruits Entertainment.

Sutra Ft Flo AA – “Butterflies Are Free” – Bandcamp

Dahi Davine – “Ajna” – Right Direction.

Tenderlonious – “Sula” – Yoruba Records

Jamie Woon – “Dedication” – Polydor Ltd.

Beat Spacek – “Compact n Sleep” – Ninja Tune

MK Ultra – “Hustlin’ Junkie” – The World of Dusty Vinyl

Treble Clef – “Cake & Bread” – Kyote World Records

Dornik – “Shadow” – PMR Records / Universal-Island Records Ltd.

Warren Xclnce & Reiss G Ft. Ego Ella May – “Scale It Back” – Bandcamp.

Christian Scott – “Perspectives” – Ropeadope.

 

 

K15’s own music releases of 2015:

(Listen / buy at):

Omar – “Dancing” (K15 Remix) – https://k15music.bandcamp.com/album/dancing-k15-remix

K15 – “M I S T” – https://soundcloud.com/platform/k15-mist-boiler-room-debuts

K15 – “The Scarlet Tape” – http://music.wotnot.tv/album/the-scarlet-tape

K15 – “Indecision” – https://k15music.bandcamp.com/album/indecision

Profusion – “Time’s Up” (K15 collaboration with Emeson) – https://weareprofusion.bandcamp.com/album/times-up

Wu15 – “Wu15” E.P. (K15 collaboration with Henry Wu) – https://eglorecords.bandcamp.com/album/wu15-ep

 

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DJ Johnny Blaze  (Warrior FM / Painting Sound, Ohm Radio 96.3 FM Charleston, SC) California, USA
Best Of 2015 DJ Charts – Top 10
Miscellaneous Singles, Re-Issues & Promo’s:

Kendrick Lamar – “King Kunta” – Top Dawg Entertainment / Aftermath Records / Interscope.

Dr Dre – “It’s All On Me” – Aftermath / Interscope Records / Polydor

Dornik – “Drive” – PMR Records / Universal-Island Records Ltd.

DJ Cassidy Ft Chromeo – “Future Is Mine” – Big Beat Records

Rationale – “Fast Lane” – Warner Bros.

Towkio Ft. Donnie Trumpet – “Free Your Mind” – Promo

Deep Cotton Ft. Jidenn – “Let’s Get Caught” – Wondaland Records / Epic.

J Boog – “Let Me Love You” – Chimney Records

Tony Momrelle Ft. Chantae Cann – “Back Together Again” – Reel People Music.

Babyface – “We’ve Got Love” – Def Jam Recordings.

 

 

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Maidstone Mela Festival 2015 ft. KTF’s Paul Aaaron : Sunday September 13th 2015 at Mote Park, Kent

Maidstone Mela Festival 2015 ft. KTF’s Paul Aaaron :

Sunday September 13th 2015 at Mote Park, Kent.

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KTF’s Paul Aaaron will DJ Soul, Reggae, Soca, Latin and roots music from across the globe at the Maidstone Mela Festival 2015 on Sunday September 13th 2015, 12.30pm-6.30pm at Mote Park, Maidstone, Kent, ME15.
A free entry, family festival with live acts, music, dance and food from across the globe and featuring local acts.

The festival attracts 20,000 people each year and is set in the idyllic surroundings of Mote Park, Kent.

Maidstone Mela was the first Multi-cultural Mela om the UK featuring the many cultures of Maidstone and Kent based people and led the way for similar events across the UK.

This year the music of Bob Marley is celebrated with The Trench Town Experience live + many more acts live on the day + stalls and fair attractions.

Full times and line up is at maidstonemela.com

Event Date: Sunday September 13th 2015

Event Time: 12.30pm-6.30pm

Event Price: Free entry.

Event Parking: Free parking on site.

Event Transport: Rail: Maidstone East & West Stations.

Event Address: Mote Park, Mote Avenue, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 7RN

For more events and music news info including KTF DJs & acts, Paul Aaaron, K15, Honza follow KTF on twitter at: twitter.com/keepthefaithful

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Keep The Faith Events and Warrior FM – Best Of 2014 – DJ Charts

Keep The Faith Events & Warrior FM ‘Best Of 2014′ DJ Charts


DJ Paul Aaaron  (Keep The Faith / Groove Lineage / UKSoulJam / NeoSoulWW / Warrior FM) London, UK
Best Of 2014 DJ Charts – Top 30+
Miscellaneous Singles, Albums, Promo’s, Events & People Of Note:

D’Angelo: “Black Messiah” – RCA

Various Artists – “Northern Soul – The Film” – Original Sound Track – Harmless

Amp Fiddler – “Basementality 2” EP – Bandcamp

Madame Pepper “Drummond” – Bandcamp / signalgenerator.cz

Jesse Gamage – “Hold The Fire” EP – Soundcloud

Erykah Badu – “Other Side Of The Game” – Al Pack Remix – Promo

Ledisi – “The Truth” – Virgin / EMI

Eric Roberson “The Box” – Dome Records /  Blue Erro Soul / Liaison Distribution

DJ Fudge, Hallex M, ft Omar –  “Simpatico” – Mike Steva remix – Yoruba Records

The Layabouts ft Omar “As Long As You Believe” – BB Boogie Remix – Reel People Music

Omar LyeFook – ‘Stop War, Make Love” – Freestyle Records

Muhsinah – “L.M.O.” – Giant Step Mix – Sonic Boom / Giant Step

Prince – “Art Official Age” – Warner Bros

Prince & 3rd Eye Girl – “PlectrumElectrum” – Warner Bros

Marsha Ambrosius – “You & I” (from “Friends and Lovers”) – RCA

Marsha Ambrosius “Spend All My Time” Ft Charlie Wilson (from “Friends and Lovers”) – RCA

Marsha Ambrosius – “So Good” (from “Friends and Lovers”) – RCA

Kindred the Family Soul – “A Couple Friends” – Shanachie

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – “Give The People What They Want” – Daptone Records

Lee Fields – “Emma Jean” – Truth & Soul Records

Various Artists – “Havana Cultura Mix – The Soundclash!” – Brownswood

Liv Warfield – “The Unexpected” – 1860 Property

Don-e “Future Raregrooves” – Don-E Music

Angela Johnson – “Naturally Me” – Dome Records

Algebra Blessett – “Recovery” – BBE

Avery Sunshine – “The Sun Room” Dome Records

Cody ChestnuTT – “Landing On A Hundred: B Sides & Remixes” – One Little Indian / Promo

Carmen Rodgers “Heartless” – Nia Music Distribution

Aniba Hotep & The Sol Collective – “Sol Genetics” – Promo

Ann Nesby  “Living My Life” – Arrow Records

Raleigh Ritchie – Overdose (The Internet remix)

Jesse Fischer & Melanie Charles – “Gemini” – Remix – Soundcloud

Dontae Winslow & Winslow Dynasty – “Enter The Dynasty” – Promo.

DJ Rahdu / Various Artists – “On Deck 2” compilation – BamaLoveSoul Promo

Various / LTJ Bukem – “Jazz’in” (vinyl versions) – Good Looking Records

Dexys “Nowhere Is Home – Live at Duke Of York’s Theatre ” – Absolute Dexys


Those we lost in 2014 duly remembered:   Henry Stone,  Bobby Womack, Horace Silver, Fran Franklin, Bob Crowe, Tony Benn, John Holt,  Idris Muhammad,  Joe Sample, Wayne Henderson,  Ronny Jordan, Anna Gordy Gaye, “Bunny Rugs” Clarke, Floyd Taylor, Frankie Knuckles,  Deon Jackson, E-Z Rock,  Jimmy Ruffin, Frances Nero,  Shirley Mae Silvers,  Johnny Allen, Robin Williams,  Ian McLagan –
R.I.P.

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DJ K15  (Keep The Faith / K15 Productions / WotNot / Wild Oats) London, UK
Best Of 2014 DJ Charts – Top 20
Miscellaneous Singles, Albums & Promo’s:


Top tracks of 2014 (in no order):

Taylor McFerrin – “Florasia” – Brainfeeder

Otis Brown III – “I Love You Lord / We Exalt Thee / In The Beginning” – Decca

Eric Harland – “Raghavan” – Sunnyside Communicat

Kris Bowers – “Wonderlove” – Concord Jazz

Jneiro Jarel – “The Path (Face Your Fears)” – Soundcloud / iTunes

Fatima – “The Biggest Joke Of All” – Floating Points

Iman Omari – “Free Fall” – Bandcamp

Henry Wu – “Interlude” – Bandcamp

Wiley – “On A Level” – Big Dada

Ella Frank – “Homie Lover My Best Friend” – Soundcloud

Isaiah Rashad – “Shut You Down” – Top Dawg Entertainment

Mick Jenkins – “The Waters” – Cinematic Music Group

Sol Mechanic – “Just Pick Me Up” – Stereo Cure

Spooky – “Freekin’” – Promo

DJ Harrison – “Everglades” – Bandcamp

The Peter Edwards Trio – “Meet You At El Malecon” – peteredwardsmusic / Bandcamp / iTunes

Shokazulu – “Fresh Fromage” – 2000Black

Tuamie – “Decis – I-On” – Juno Records

Leon Vynehall – ” Inside The Deku Tree” – 3024World

Jaykae & Dapz OTM – “Froggy” – iTunes


K15 (K15 Music)’s own music productions and releases in 2014 were:

The Black Tape – http://inirecordings.bandcamp.com/album/the-black-tape
Dying Breath – http://k15music.bandcamp.com/album/dying-breath
Profusion – Flying – http://k15music.bandcamp.com/album/flying
Shibboleth – http://k15music.bandcamp.com/album/shibboleth
Gusto – Sold (K15 Remix) – https://soundcloud.com/gostotracks/gosto-sold-k15-remix
Bordeaux – https://soundcloud.com/wotnotmusic/k15-bordeaux-ep
Insecurities – https://soundcloud.com/wild-oats-music/k15-yellow-insecurities-ep

Listen to & buy K15’s music via the above links.

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DJ Honza Noel  (Keep The Faith / Astral Lounge / Circle Of Funk ):
Best Of 2014 DJ Charts – Top 10
Miscellaneous Singles, Re-Issues & Promo’s:

King Tut – “D.A.N.C.I.N” – Funk City Records

TS Monk – “Play Side Two” – Funky Town

Carlos Pafe – “Escorpiao” – Promo

Sly & The Family Stone – “Everyday People” – Sony

Wipe The Needle ft Fred Triplett – “Better Way” – Traxsource

Circle Of Funk ft Charlene Samms – “Free to Fly” – Circle Of Funk

Groove Motion – The Ver2 EP – “It’s The Same Old Song” – Juno Records

James Brown – “Don’t Tell It” – Polydor

Re-Tide – “Luther” – Juno Records / Beatport

Choklate – “The Tea” (Opolopo Remix) – Reel People Music

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DJ Johnny Blaze  (Warrior FM / So Prup DJs) California, USA
Best Of 2014 DJ Charts – Top 10
Miscellaneous Singles, Re-Issues & Promo’s:

Adrian Marcel – “I Get It” – Soundcloud

Artful feat. Donaeo – “I’m In Love” (Deep Mix) – iTunes / Beatport

Calvin Richardson – “We Gon’ Love Tonite” – Primary Wave

Chromeo – “Come Alive (feat. Toro y Moi)” – Parlophone UK

Toro Y Moi – “Say That” – Universal Music

Tuxedo – “Do It” – Stones Throw

Kendrick Lamar – ” I ” – Top Dawg

Dilated Peoples – “Show Me The Way” ft. Aloe Blacc – Rhymesayers

TOPS – “Way To Be Loved” – Arbutus Records

DJ Quik – “Life Jacket” ft. Suga Free, Dom Kennedy – Soundcloud

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The DJ Charts are not necessarily in order of preference.

To submit music for club, radio & DJ Chart coverage email tracks & info to:  info@keepthefaithevents.com
http://KeepTheFaithEvents.com

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Maidstone Mela Festival ft Ruby Turner Live: Sunday Sept 14th 2014 at Mote Park, Maidstone, Kent, UK

Maidstone Mela 2014 Festival ft Ruby Turner Live

Sunday Sept 14th 2014 at Mote Park, Maidstone, Kent, UK

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A free-entry festival of music, food & dance.  A free-entry family day-out in the idyllic surrounds of Mote Park, Maidstone, Kent.  Celebrating the diverse and local talent & cultures from Maidstone, Kent, UK & around then world.

Headlined by UKSoul great Ruby Turner as seen with Jools Holland & the Later TV series & featuring local and international music, food and dance including:
Phase 5 Steel Band   Kitka Bulgarian Folk Dance Troupe, Kerala Cultural Association, Real Eire Dance, Bollywood Blast, Gypsy Stars Roma Gypsy Dance troupe, Maidstone Nepalese Community  Danny & Dan, Cohesion Plus “Afro-Bhangra” Fusion,  Four by Four Bhangra, Uzambezi, Imminent & more.

Resident Maidstone Mela DJ – Keep The Faith Events’ Paul Aaaron  will play eclectic grooves from around the globe all day inc.: Soul, Reggae, Afrobeat, Latin, Soca, Folk, Dance & new music throughout the day.

Times: 12pm-7pm

Address: Mote Park
Mote Ave
Maidstone,
Kent
ME15 7SU

Map & directions:

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/Mote+Park/@51.266023,0.53936,15z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x47df31f1b9a12f67:0xe68eac9c59bcb1aa?hl=en

Travel: Maidstone East & West Rail

Free Parking on site

Price: Free Entry all day.


Maidstone Mela – bringing the community together for a festival of Music, Food & Dance each September since 2002.

Ruby Turner has a new album out now: “All That I Am” – Out now & available from: http://www.rubyturner.com/music/

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