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Keep The Faith Org and Warrior FM – Best Of 2016 – DJ Charts

Keep The Faith Org & Warrior FM ‘Best Of 2016′ DJ Charts

Paul Aaaron  (Keep The Faith / Groove Lineage / UKSoulJam / NeoSoulWW / Warrior FM) London, UK
Best Of 2016 DJ Charts – Top 35
Miscellaneous Singles, Albums, Promo’s, Items Of Note:

Omar – “Love in Beats” – Freestyle Records
Jodie Abacus – “I’ll Be That Friend” – Promo
The British Collective – “Vol. 1: The Renaissance Begins” – TBC Records
Jodie Abacus – She’s In Love With The Weekend” – Promo
Tamara Wellons – “Same Luv” – Domain Records
Omar – “I Want It To Be” EP – Freestyle Records
Kindred the Family Soul – Legacy Of Love” – Promo
Common – “Black America Again” – ARTium Recordings / Def Jam Recordings.
Rag N Bone Man – “Human” – (Age of LUNA remix) – Columbia
Lion Babe – “Begin” – Polydor
David Bowie – “Blackstar” – ISO / RCA
D Maurice – “Mosaic” – Bandcamp
Navasha Daya ft Braxton Cook “Lom Nava Love” – Daya World / LLC
Bembe Segue – “Dusty Demos Prt 2” – Bandcamp
Solange – Cranes In The Sky – Saint / Columbia
Kaytranada ft Syd Tha Kyd – “You’re The One” – XL Recordings / HW&W
Azymuth – “Fênix” – Far Out Recordings
Sharon Jones – “Miss Sharon Jones!” (OST) – Daptone Records
Amp Fiddler – “Motor City Booty” – MidnightRiot
Earth – “Chapter 4 – Coco Butter Skin” – Soundcloud
Alyss “The Talking Palm Tree” – SD Mix – Promo
Nao – “For All We Know” – Little Tokyo Recordings / RCA
Cody ChesnuTT ft Raphael Saadiq- “I Stay Ready” / “Bullets in the Streets and Blood  ” One Little Indian Records.
Anderson .Paak ft ScHoolboy Q “Am I Wrong”- Steel Wool Records
Josh Milan – “I Will Wait” – Honeycomb Music
Ahmed Sirour – “Different Rooms One House” – Bandcamp
Tall Black Guy – “Let’s Take A Trip” – Bandcamp
Steve Spacek – “Follow Me” – Eglo Records
Resolution 88 “Afterglow” – Splash Music
De La Soul – “TrainWreck” – A.O.I. /  Kobalt
Robert Glasper Experiment – “ArtScience” – Blue Note Records
Phonte & Eric Roberson – Something – Promo
Carlos Niño & Friends – “Flutes, Echoes, It’s All Happening!” – Leaving Records / Stones Throw.
A Tribe Called Quest – “Whateva Will Be” – Epic / SME
3rd Generation Band – “Obi Ye Saa Wui” – Mr Bongo
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Those we have lost this year duly remembered:
We’ve lost so many this year, perhaps more a sign of the age group I  / we are in…
Maurice White – Maurice was a true pioneer, trail blazer and founder of one of the last great big bands: Earth Wind & Fire.
I have appreciated the varied, skilled and positive grooves Maurice brought us through out most of my life.
Prince – On Prince I could write for days, one of the greatest performers, musicians and composers of the last 100+ years, his influence touched so many genre’s we now take for granted to the point that his full significance may be lost on the generations who were not around to see his full impact being gradually cemented into the foundation of what followed in so many genres from Hip Hop, House, Soul, 2Step, Slow Jams Neo Soul and Rock and EDM to name a few. Also a great Jazz spirit. Thankfully Prince was so prolific and left us a huge body of work.
David Bowie – I wasn’t a massive Bowie fan, but I was a fan, more of his material beyond his biggest ‘Ziggy’ hits period.  I admired his style and vision, a true performance artist right up to the last second of his life.
Scotty Moore – The raw sound of Scotty’s guitar was one of the players that made me want to play the guitar. I was lucky enough to meet Scotty and discuss guitar playing with him, a priceless experience for me.
Rod Temperton – A true UKSoul, Jazz-Funk and UK songwriting pioneer.
George Michael – George was many things to many people, including a suburban Soulboy and Soul DJ at one point, and also a great UK singer songwriter who’s Soul influence could often be heard in his music.
Rudy Van Gelder – A pioneering producer of my favourite record label, Blue Note Records.
Norman Mayers – Norman was a kindred spirit over in LA, USA supporting KTF from afar with his “Nu Soul Mag” and putting on comparable events over there in LA.
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& just some of the many others we lost this year duly remembered:

Sharon Jones, Stanley Dural (Buckwheat Zydeco), Natalie Cole, Dave Mancuso, George Martin, Prince Buster, Phil Chess,
Nicholas Caldwell, Otis Clay, Clarence “Blowfly” Reid, Willie B Holland, Vanity aka Denise Matthews, Phife Dawg, Larry Payton, Leon Haywood, Billy Paul, Reginald Torian, Marshall “Rock” Jones, Wayne Jackson, Jerome Teasley, Bernie Worrell, Allan Barnes, Toots Thielemans, Clifford Curry, Trisco Pearson, Kashif, Jimmy Williams, Leon Russel, Colonel Abrams, Joe Ligon, Alphonse Mouzon, Mic Gillette, Bobby Peterson, Robert Stigwood, Bongo Eddie Folk, Papa Wemba,
Nicole Ferraz, Colin Favor(missed Colin in last years’ list).   R.I.P.
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Looking ahead to 2017:    Please keep an eye & ear out for these 2 great performers:
Cynthia Erivo & Jodie Abacus – both have blessed a KTF stage
earlier in their careers & it seems now is the time many more will
know about their entertaining talents. Good luck to all the
music creatives still pushing out there.
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Thanks for the music everyone.

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I hope you’ve enjoyed reading these charts over the years.
Thanks for reading and listening.

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DJ K15  (Keep The Faith / K15 Productions / WotNot / Wild Oats / CoOp) London, UK
Best Of 2016 DJ Charts – Top 25
Miscellaneous Singles, Albums & Promo’s:

Favourite tracks of 2016 (in no particular order):

Theo Croker – “Transcend”
Kano – “Endz”
Michael Kiwunaka – “Rule The World”
Micki Miller – “In The Mornin’ ”
Tuamie – “Moon Soon Tune Noon June”
James Blake – “Choose Me”
Ras Demo – “Dutty Gov”
Resolution 88 – “Taking Off”
Native Dancer – “Big Blue”
Cadell – “Love Will Get You Killed”
Kelissa – “Stick Up”
Steven Julien – “Fallen”
Giggs – “Whippin Excursion”
Common – “Letter To The Free”
Children of Zeus – “Still Standing”
McCallaman – “Possession”
Badbadnotgood – “Time Moves Slow”
Knowsum – “Friend Called Lonely”
Byron The Aquarius – “Aquarian Voyage”
Swindle – “Workshaffirun”
Wretch 32 – “Pressure”
Damien Marley – “Nail Pon Cross”
Frisco – “Rocket”
Jaykae – “Toothache”
Zarenzeit – “Talk About A Child”

K15 (K15 Music)’s own music productions and releases in 2016 were:
Culrose Close “Home”

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

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DJ Johnny Blaze  (Warrior FM / Painting Sound, Ohm Radio 96.3 FM Charleston, SC) California, USA
Best Of 2016 DJ Charts – Top 16
Miscellaneous Singles, Re-Issues & Promo’s:

Bruno Mars – “24K”
Lloyd – “Tru”
A Tribe Called Quest – “Lost Somebody”
Pretty Sister – “Come To L.A.”
Cool Uncle (aka Bobby Caldwell & Jack Splash) – “Game Over”
Tom Misch – “Sunshine”
6.AM – “The Realest”
Alex Newell & DJ Cassidy (with Nile Rodgers) -“Kill The Lights”
Blonde and Craig David – “Nothing Like This”
Philip George & Dragonette – “Feel This Way”
Kraak & Smaak ft Mayer Hawthorne – “I Don’t Know Why”
DJ Quik & Problem – “A New Nite”
Tony Momrelle – “All I Need”
Butch Cassidy – “Get On Up”
Anderson .Paak – “Am I Wrong (feat. ScHoolboy Q)”
Mofak feat Temu – “On The Come Up”
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DJ Honza Noel  (Keep The Faith / Astral Lounge / Circle Of Funk ):
Best Of 2016 DJ Charts – Top 10
Miscellaneous Singles, Re-Issues & Promo’s:
Bruno Mars – “24k”
Wipetheneedle ft Gary Bourville – “Love again”
Blonde – “All Cried Out”
K15 – “Yellow”
Circle of Funk – “Challenge”
Wipe The Needle ft Kenny Bobien – “Where I live (main mix)”
Chris Stussy – “Wanna Dance”
Adam H – “My Desire”
The Journey Men – “Let the Record Show”
Cafe 432 – “What’s Up”

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Contact:  info@keepthefaithful.com

News & Updates: twitter.com/keepthefaithful  |  facebook.com/keepthefaithorg

 

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NEOSOUL1stSATURDAYs – “NS1S”: London’s Longest Running Neo-Soul Night, Nu-Soul, Nu-SlowJams All Night

Saturday July 2nd’s Neo-Soul-1st-Saturdays featured new album is “Jill Scott “The Light Of The Sun” which will be featured in full at the start of the July 2nd NS1S session.

 

“NEOSOUL1st SATURDAYs”: – SAT JULY 2nd 2011 ft new albums by Jill Scott & Ledisi & more, 8pm-1am  Entrance: £Free before 8pm, £5 after 8pm,….. FREE WI-FI & TABLE BOOKINGS – to book / all enquires: email keepthefaithful@gmail.com , MUSIC POLICY: Neo-Soul, down-tempo Nu-Soul & related music all night. NEOSOUL1stSATURDAYs ‘NS1S’ – London’s longest running Neo-Soul night, formerly NS3Fs. General info at: http://www.keepthefaithful.com/ , http://www.keepthefaithevents.com/ , http://www.twitter.com/keepthefaithful , http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=141321709271206

 

FULL EVENT INFO:

~ “NEOSOUL1stSATURDAYs” ~ ‘NS1S’ ~ London’s longest running Neo-Soul night ~ formerly “NeoSoul3rdFridays”

DATES:  Sat July 2nd was the last NS1S at the previous venue, new venue and dates TBA – all enquiries – email keepthefaithful@gmail.com

VENUE & ADDRESS:

New Venue & dates TBA  – all enquiries – email keepthefaithful@gmail.com

PARKING:
Off street parking in surrounding streets after restrictions end.

PRICE:
Free before 8pm, £5 after 8pm

TIMES:
8pm-1am
(Music event starts at 8pm, the bar is open all day & before 8pm)

FREE WI-FI , TABLE RESERVATIONS & PRIVATE FUNCTION ROOM HIRE:
Wi-Fi is free to use for all customers, tables reservations, private use of the function room & birthday/ special occasion bookings are also free to book – email for more details: keepthefaithful@gmail.com Hiring the private function room for no charge makes it 1 of the cheapest you will find in Central London.

EVENT SCENARIO:
“NEOSOUL1stSATURDAYs” (‘NS1S’), formerly “NEOSOUL3rdFRIDAYs (‘NS3Fs’) – London’s longest running Neo-Soul night featuring Neo-Soul & down-tempo Nu Soul all night. There was a need to create this night at this point in time in London due to the feedback we got from attendees who found no where else was playing large amounts of this music on the weekends in London. This event is very much a labour of love & as with all niche & specialist music nights – it requires your support through attendance to keep happening.
NS1S is part of Keep The Faith’s Groove Lineage Eclectic Soul night. DJ Paul Aaaron on decks with occasional guests & release parties for previous artists such as Erykah Badu, Dwele, The Foreign Exchange, Eric Roberson as part of this night.
Expect to hear artists like: Erykah Badu, Dwele, J Dilla, Eric Roberson, F.E.,  D’Angelo, Maxwell, Angie Stone, Musiq Soulchild, Omar, Marsha Ambrosius, Floetry, Bilal, Carmen Rodgers, Sy Smith, Zo, QTip, The Roots, Raphael Saadiq, N’Dambi, Common, Anthony David, Teedra Moses, Janelle Monae, Outkast, Jessie Boykins III, Oddisee, 9th Wonder, Flying Lotus, Jose James, Fertile Ground, Peven Everett & more..

MUSIC POLICY:
Neo-Soul, Down-tempo Nu Soul, new music, Neo-Soul favourites & related music all night.

 

Regarding NEO SOUL faves – expect to hear tunes like these:

VAN HUNT “DOWN HERE IN HELL”: 
D’ANGELO “I FOUND MY SMILE(AGAIN)” REMIX: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aP7nlYZN1fA
ERIC ROBERSON & MARSHA AMBROSIUS “N2U”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjRIcH4fzcE
DWELE “LAY IT DOWN”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXTcze1Wl_0
LUCY PEARL “DANCE TONIGHT”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMch9WhzpRw
WILL.I.AM & TERRY DEXTER “LAY ME DOWN”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzB0KufYdxA
BAHAMADIA & J DILLA “1.14 FUNKY4U”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXkiRzRyb98
KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL “WHERE WOULD I BE”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=du7njrkF-Ik
OMAR “THERE’S NOTHING LIKE THIS” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFnclBOlr6o
KANYE WEST/SYLEENA JOHNSON/JOHN LEGEND “ALL FALLS DOWN”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jE12tqIaVh0
THE FOREIGN EXCHANGE Ft. DARIEN BROCKINGTON, PHONTE & ZO! “DON’T WAIT”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7yWrDaK1SQ
MUSIQ SOULCHILD: “BUDDY” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHPdNXwU8GE
ERYKAH BADU “BACK IN THE DAY”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4bhKB1E6iY
ERYKAH BADU “APPLE TREE”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HStSKy2Ck9k
ERYKAH BADU “GONE BABY, DON’T BE LONG”:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TXGsm8syPM

 

The next NS1S events after this July 2nd was the last NS1S at the previous venue – details of our new venue and dates to follow, thanks as ever for your attendance.

For all enquiries & to book tables & private function room for free – please email: keepthefaithful.com

NeoSoul1stSaturdays ‘NS1S’- London’s Neo-Soul Party At Madam Chi, N1: Sat June 4th 2011 Featuring Mishal Moore(NYC, Kenny Dope) Live

“NEOSOUL1st SATURDAYs”: – SAT JUNE 4th 2011, ft. Mishal Moore Live, 8pm-1am at MADAM CHI, 187 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 1RQ, Nearest Transport: Highbury & Islington tube & train. Entrance: £Free before 8pm, £5 after 8pm,….. FREE WI-FI & TABLE BOOKINGS – to book / all enquires: email keepthefaithful@gmail.com , MUSIC POLICY: Neo-Soul, down-tempo Nu-Soul & related music all night. NEOSOUL1stSATURDAYs ‘NS1S’ – London’s longest running Neo-Soul night, formerly NS3Fs. General info at: http://www.keepthefaithful.com/ , http://www.keepthefaithevents.com/ , http://www.twitter.com/keepthefaithful , http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=141321709271206

FULL EVENT INFO:

~ “NEOSOUL1stSATURDAYs” ~ ‘NS1S’ ~ London’s longest running Neo-Soul night ~ formerly “NeoSoul3rdFridays”   – JUNE 4th ft MISHAL MOORE live (Kenny Dope NYC Studios Artiste)

DATES:  Sat June 4th, Sat July 2nd, Sat Aug 6th 2011 & every 1st Saturday of each month til further notice.

VENUE & ADDRESS:
Madam Chi
187 Upper Street,
Islington,
London
N1 1RQ

LANDMARKS:
Close to Hope & Anchor pub & Islington Town Hall.

TRANSPORT:
Highbury & Islington Tube Station is 5 mins walk
Buses 19, 43 and 4

PARKING:
Off street parking in surrounding streets after restrictions end.

PRICE:
Free before 8pm, £5 after 8pm

TIMES:
8pm-1am
(Music event starts at 8pm, the bar is open all day & before 8pm)

DRINKS & FOOD:
A wide range of coffee’s, juices, wines, beers and champagnes including organic & fair trade goods.
A range of organic cakes, snacks & truffles also.

FREE WI-FI , TABLE RESERVATIONS & PRIVATE FUNCTION ROOM HIRE:
Wi-Fi is free to use for all customers, tables reservations, private use of the function room & birthday/ special occasion bookings are also free to book – email for more details: keepthefaithful@gmail.com Hiring the private function room for no charge makes it 1 of the cheapest you will find in Central London.

EVENT SCENARIO:
“NEOSOUL1stSATURDAYs” (‘NS1S’), formerly “NEOSOUL3rdFRIDAYs (‘NS3Fs’) – London’s longest running Neo-Soul night featuring Neo-Soul & down-tempo Nu Soul all night. There was a need to create this night at this point in time in London due to the feedback we got from attendees who found no where else was playing large amounts of this music on the weekends in London. This event is very much a labour of love & as with all niche & specialist music nights – it requires your support through attendance to keep happening.
NS1S is part of Keep The Faith’s Groove Lineage Eclectic Soul night. DJ Paul Aaaron on decks with occasional guests & release parties for previous artists such as Erykah Badu, Dwele, The Foreign Exchange, Eric Roberson as part of this night.
Expect to hear artists like: Erykah Badu, Dwele, J Dilla, Eric Roberson, F.E.,  D’Angelo, Maxwell, Angie Stone, Musiq Soulchild, Omar, Marsha Ambrosius, Floetry, Bilal, Carmen Rodgers, Sy Smith, Zo, QTip, The Roots, Raphael Saadiq, N’Dambi, Common, Anthony David, Teedra Moses, Janelle Monae, Outkast, Jessie Boykins III, Oddisee, 9th Wonder, Flying Lotus, Jose James, Fertile Ground, Peven Everett & more..

MUSIC POLICY:
Neo-Soul, Down-tempo Nu Soul, new music, Neo-Soul favourites, Julie Dexter’s new album & related music all night.

Sat June 4th 2011 ‘NS1S’ features MISHAL MOORE from Kenny Dope’s NYC studio Live


About MISHAL MOORE:
NYC based Singer/songwriter Mishal Moore and her band, The Fantastic Souls, spent 2010 performing to audiences across the east coast of America. From ‘spotlight’ performances such as Musikfest (in Bethlehem, PA), to opening for artists such as Zee Avi. Garnering critical acclaim for her live performances at some of New York’s legendary venues such as The Knitting Factory, SOB’s, Living Room and Arlene’s grocery (to name a few), Mishal has received dynamic responses.
Mishal is currently preparing for her album release. Her third, highly anticipated album ‘Bleed Out’ is due for release under Strictly Rhythm/Warner/Ill Friction Records in June 2011. It was produced by 2010/2011 grammy nominated Kenny Dope and features her singles, ‘It Ain’t Over’ and ‘Oh Lord’, which was licensed by Vanity Fair in their 2010 promotion of the Oscars. Be sure to catch Mishal on this first European tour of her new album “Bleed Out”

MISHAL MOORE Youtube Clips:
Mishal Moore “A Fool” (R2B Remix): 

Mishal Moore “Oh Lord” (Original Mix): 

Regarding NEO SOUL faves – expect to hear tunes like these:

VAN HUNT “DOWN HERE IN HELL”: 
D’ANGELO “I FOUND MY SMILE(AGAIN)” REMIX: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aP7nlYZN1fA
ERIC ROBERSON & MARSHA AMBROSIUS “N2U”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjRIcH4fzcE
DWELE “LAY IT DOWN”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXTcze1Wl_0
LUCY PEARL “DANCE TONIGHT”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMch9WhzpRw
WILL.I.AM & TERRY DEXTER “LAY ME DOWN”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzB0KufYdxA
BAHAMADIA & J DILLA “1.14 FUNKY4U”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXkiRzRyb98
KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL “WHERE WOULD I BE”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=du7njrkF-Ik
OMAR “THERE’S NOTHING LIKE THIS” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFnclBOlr6o
KANYE WEST/SYLEENA JOHNSON/JOHN LEGEND “ALL FALLS DOWN”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jE12tqIaVh0
THE FOREIGN EXCHANGE Ft. DARIEN BROCKINGTON, PHONTE & ZO! “DON’T WAIT”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7yWrDaK1SQ
MUSIQ SOULCHILD: “BUDDY” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHPdNXwU8GE
ERYKAH BADU “BACK IN THE DAY”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4bhKB1E6iY
ERYKAH BADU “APPLE TREE”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HStSKy2Ck9k
ERYKAH BADU “GONE BABY, DON’T BE LONG”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TXGsm8syPM

Inside The Madam Chi Lounge:

STREET MAP, HOW TO FIND MADAM CHI, LONDON N1:

The next NS1S events after this June 4th  2011 ‘NS1S’ are scheduled for Sat July 2nd & Sat Aug 6th 2011.

For all enquiries & to book tables & private function room for free – please email: keepthefaithful.com

NeoSoul1stSaturdays ‘NS1S’ – London, UK’s Longest Running Neo-Soul Night – New Venue Launch At Madam Chi, London, N1: SAT MAY 7th 2011

“NEOSOUL1st SATURDAYs”: – SAT MAY 7th 2011, 8pm-1am at MADAM CHI, 187 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 1RQ, Nearest Transport: Highbury & Islington tube & train. Entrance: £Free before 8pm, £5 after 8pm,….. FREE WI-FI & TABLE BOOKINGS – to book / all enquires: email keepthefaithful@gmail.com , MUSIC POLICY: Neo-Soul, down-tempo Nu-Soul & related music all night. NEOSOUL1stSATURDAYs ‘NS1S’ – London’s longest running Neo-Soul night, formerly NS3Fs. General info at: http://www.keepthefaithful.com/ , http://www.keepthefaithevents.com/ , http://www.twitter.com/keepthefaithful , http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=141321709271206

FULL EVENT INFO:

~ “NEOSOUL1stSATURDAYs” ~ ‘NS1S’ ~ London’s longest running Neo-Soul night ~ formerly “NeoSoul3rdFridays” & Official Julie Dexter London Album Release Party

VENUE & ADDRESS:
Madam Chi
187 Upper Street,
Islington,
London
N1 1RQ

LANDMARKS:
Close to Hope & Anchor pub & Islington Town Hall.

TRANSPORT:
Highbury & Islington Tube Station is 5 mins walk
Buses 19, 43 and 4

PARKING:
Off street parking in surrounding streets after restrictions end.

PRICE:
Free before 8pm, £5 after 8pm

TIMES:
8pm-1am
(Music event starts at 8pm, last admission is 1am, the bar is open all day & before 8pm & licensed til 3am on this occasion)

DRINKS & FOOD:
A wide range of coffee’s, juices, wines, beers and champagnes including organic & fair trade goods.
A range of organic cakes, snacks & truffles also.

FREE WI-FI , TABLE RESERVATIONS & PRIVATE FUNCTION ROOM HIRE:
Wi-Fi is free to use for all customers, tables reservations, private use of the function room & birthday/ special occasion bookings are also free to book – email for more details: keepthefaithful@gmail.com Hiring the private function room for no charge makes it 1 of the cheapest you will find in Central London.

EVENT SCENARIO:
“NEOSOUL1stSATURDAYs” (‘NS1S’), formerly “NEOSOUL3rdFRIDAYs (‘NS3Fs’) – London’s longest running Neo-Soul night featuring Neo-Soul & down-tempo Nu Soul all night. There was a need to create this night at this point in time in London due to the feedback we got from attendees who found no where else was playing large amounts of this music on the weekends in London. This event is very much a labour of love & as with all niche & specialist music nights – it requires your support through attendance to keep happening.
NS1S is part of Keep The Faith’s Groove Lineage Eclectic Soul night. DJ Paul Aaaron on decks with occasional guests & release parties for previous artists such as Erykah Badu, Dwele, The Foreign Exchange, Eric Roberson as part of this night.
Expect to hear artists like: Erykah Badu, Dwele, J Dilla, Eric Roberson, F.E.,  D’Angelo, Maxwell, Angie Stone, Musiq Soulchild, Omar, Marsha Ambrosius, Floetry, Bilal, Carmen Rodgers, Sy Smith, Zo, QTip, The Roots, Raphael Saadiq, N’Dambi, Common, Anthony David, Teedra Moses, Janelle Monae, Outkast, Jessie Boykins III, Oddisee, 9th Wonder, Flying Lotus, Jose James, Fertile Ground, Peven Everett & more..

MUSIC POLICY:
Neo-Soul, Down-tempo Nu Soul, new music, Neo-Soul favourites, Julie Dexter’s new album & related music all night.

OFFICIAL JULIE DEXTER ALBUM LONDN RELEASE PARTY AT NS1S SAT MAY 7th 2011:

This event is also the official London release party for Julie Dexter’s new album “New Again”. We will have copies of the album to give away & also to sell at £6 each CD. We will feature the album earlier in the evening, with the give-aways later in the evening. “New Again” is out now, available from all good net music stores inc. CD Baby, Amazon, iTunes or buy direct from JulieDexter.Com

Regarding NEO SOUL faves – expect to hear tunes like these:

VAN HUNT “DOWN HERE IN HELL”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjqtmfBeyjI
D’ANGELO “I FOUND MY SMILE(AGAIN)” REMIX: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aP7nlYZN1fA
ERIC ROBERSON & MARSHA AMBROSIUS “N2U”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjRIcH4fzcE
DWELE “LAY IT DOWN”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXTcze1Wl_0
LUCY PEARL “DANCE TONIGHT”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMch9WhzpRw
WILL.I.AM & TERRY DEXTER “LAY ME DOWN”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzB0KufYdxA
BAHAMADIA & J DILLA “1.14 FUNKY4U”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXkiRzRyb98
KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL “WHERE WOULD I BE”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=du7njrkF-Ik
OMAR “THERE’S NOTHING LIKE THIS” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFnclBOlr6o
KANYE WEST/SYLEENA JOHNSON/JOHN LEGEND “ALL FALLS DOWN”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jE12tqIaVh0
THE FOREIGN EXCHANGE Ft. DARIEN BROCKINGTON, PHONTE & ZO! “DON’T WAIT”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7yWrDaK1SQ
MUSIQ SOULCHILD: “BUDDY” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHPdNXwU8GE
ERYKAH BADU “BACK IN THE DAY”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4bhKB1E6iY
ERYKAH BADU “APPLE TREE”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HStSKy2Ck9k
ERYKAH BADU “GONE BABY, DON’T BE LONG”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TXGsm8syPM

Inside The Madam Chi Lounge:

STREET MAP, HOW TO FIND MADAM CHI, LONDON N1:

The next NS1S event after this May 7th 2011 launch is scheduled for Sat June 4th 2911.  More info to follow on the June 4th 2011 event.

For all enquiries & to book tables & private function room for free – please email: keepthefaithful.com