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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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Marsha Ambrosius Live At I.A.H., London, N1, UK: February 24th And 25th 2013

NOTICE – UPDATE ON MARSHA AMBROSIUS HEALTH & CANCELLATIONS:
Regarding Marsha Ambrosius’s cancellation of Dec 19th & 20th 2012 due to ill health here’s a copy of Marsha’s Doctors note that she posted publicly on twitter: http://instagram.com/p/TdsSuZN6LD/

We put life and health before gigs and events at KTF – we wish Marsha a full recovery ASAP. 

Our twitter feed at http://twitter.com/keepthefaithful can be viewed by all easily on a PC or phone regardless of whether you’re a twitter member & will reach quicker than a mass email-out. Due to the mechanics of how mass email outs work they may arrive much later than when sent which is why we post on publicly on twitter too. Everyone who purchased a ticket who left an email should now have been emailed.
Your email may have arrived after our twitter feed update..

Regardless of which artist, event or promoter – in this net age we always recommend checking the net and your emails before leaving for gigs and events regarding situations like this. Thanks for your continued patience, understanding, attendance and loyal support.
Thanks for keeping the faith in good, Soul music, KTF.

Marsha Ambrosius Live At IAH, London, N1, UK: Feb 24th & Feb 25th 2013

FEB 24th & 25th 2013: MARSHA AMBROSIUS Live At IAH, London, N1, 7pm + Special Guests TBA
+ Keep The Faith DJs K15 & Paul Aaaron & The Neutronics.
+ Live support from Sharon Rose & SiiLHOUETTE(Feb 24th), Bashiyra & Jesse Gamage(Feb 25th).
Venue: Islington Assembly Hall, Islington Town Hall, Upper St, London N1: 7pm-11pm. Tickets from £22.50.

Marsha Ambrosius Dec 2012 KTF AGMP JPEG 3

FURTHER INFO:


ADDRESS:
Islington Assembly Hall, Islington Town Hall Upper Street, London, N1 2UD

TRANSPORT:
Highbury & Islington, Angel Tube Stations

MAP & DIRECTIONS:
https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Assembly+Hall+Islington+N1+2UD&hl=en&sll=51.530586%2C-0.093126&sspn=0.030275%2C0.077162&vpsrc=0&t=m&z=16
TIMES: 7pm-11pm

PRICE:
From £22.50

DRESS CODE:
None.
A strictly 18+ age venue.

MARSHA AMBROSIUS:

December 19th & 20th 2012 sees the long awaited return visit from the USA of UKSoul star Marsha Ambrosius. It’s been a while since her last UK show & this will be her first UK show since achieving her first USA No.1 with her album “Late Nights & Early Mornings”.
Now with regular playlisting from BET and shows up and down the USA Marsha has well and truly won the USA’s ears. Marsha continues to collab’ with other artists inc. Slum Village and Daley. Performing her new album on the night + brand new material from her forthcoming album “Friends & Lovers” + Floetry favorites. Keep The Faith brought the UK Marsha’s first solo performance after her band the influential celebrated UK NeoSoul act Floetry split up. That show sold out quickly and another road block is anticipated for this Dec 19th 2012 London show – buy your tickets asap to avoid disappointment. +

On the night there will be support from:

Keep The Faith DJ’s K15 & Paul Aaaron + The Neutronics
On Feb 24th live support from Sharon Rose & SiiLHOUETTE
+ special guests TBA
On Feb 25th live support from Bashiyra & Jesse Gamage.
+ special guests TBA

Essential London Soul Events – In association with Keep The Faith Events.


Further info:

http://keepthefaithevents.com/
Email: info@keepthefaithful.com
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ANGIE STONE + OMAR Live With KEEP THE FAITH, Live At O2, London: July 23rd 2012

ANGIE STONE + OMAR Live At IndigO2, London: Mon July 23rd 2012

Angie Stone live at IndigO2 at the O2, Peninsula Square, London, SE10 0DX, 7pm-11pm, with support from UKSoul legend Omar & KTF DJs Paul Aaaron & K15, Fitzroy Da BuzzBoy. Tickets: £25, £27.50, £37.50 & £50 from: www.allthetickets.netMore Info:
” Musical Therapy in association with Keep The Faith Events bring for the very first time to London’s award winning concert venue Indigo2 Greenwich, multiple award winner Miss Angie Stone, in a one off, exclusive concert, where the Queen of Neo Soul will take you on a musical journey taking in all of her hits & previewing tracks off her forthcoming album. Appearing with her own USA band Angie is guaranteed to bring the house down with her Grammy nominated hits “Wish I Didn’t Miss You” “Brotha” “No More Rain” and many many more. Also appearing is special guest UKSoul legend  Omar, alongside Don-E & Wayne Marshall who will be marking the anniversary release of “Sexy Cinderella” from  the late, great UKNeoSoul legend Lyndon David Hall, with a special musical tribute.
Tickets for this soon to be sold out event are available now from
www.allthetickets.net (no booking fee on standing tickets – special early purchase offer til July 16th via allthetickets.net )
http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk & all other usual outlets ”

Date: Monday July 23rd

Time: 7pm-11pm

Address: IndigO2, The O2, Peninsula Square, Greenwich, London, SE10 0DX

Ticket Prices: £25, £27.50, £37.50 & £50

Tickets from:
Tel: 0844 844 0002
Ticket Links:
http://www.allthetickets.net/angie-stone-standing/ (No booking fee)
http://www.allthetickets.net/angie-stone-kings-row-balcony-seats/ (Kings Row & Balcony Seats)
http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/event/350048DCD7639314?artistid=772163&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=202 (via Ticketmaster)

Line Up:
Angie Stone
With support from: Omar
& DJs Paul Aaaron & K15(Keep The Faith) & Fitzroy Da BuzzBoy(SoulSurvivors)

In association with Keep The Faith Events.
Keep The Faith Events & NeoSoulWW contact info: info@KeepTheFaithEvents.Com , http://keepthefaithevents.com

Julie Dexter UKSoulJam / NeoSoulWW Double Show Special At Jazz Cafe London: Sun Oct 2nd 2011

On Oct 2nd Julie Dexter returns to Jazz Cafe with her first album in 6 years. The former Soul II Soul frontlady has become a main artist on the USA Nu Soul scene since relocating to Atlanta some years ago. Hear Julie’s great new album live on this only London show. + Strong support from our favourite poet Greeds, Soul-Jazz from Louise Golbey, Explosive R&B & NuSoul from Sharon Rose & bringing NeoSoul in their UKSJ debut: Sturdy & more acts TBA + the midnight jam open to the public later in the show + surprise guests & KTF residents DJs Paul Aaaron & DJ Kay(K15),  House band: The Neutronics ….. £10 advance, Jazz Cafe, 5 Parkway, Camden, London, NW1, 7pm-1am. Further info@: http://www.keepthefaithful​.com/ , http://www.keepthefaitheve​nts.com/ & http://www.twitter.com/kee​pthefaithful  & on Facebook at:  http://www.facebook.com/event.​php?eid=234406399924265

Julie Dexter

FULL EVENT INFO:

A “UK SOUL JAM” & “NEOSOULWW” Joint Special Show @ JAZZ CAFE

** Featuring JULIE DEXTER & More **

On SUNDAY 2nd October 2011

Venue Address:
JAZZ CAFE
5 Parkway,
Camden Town,
London
NW1

Nearest Tube: Camden Town

Running times: 7pm – 1am

PRICES: £10 Advance, £12 Door, Upstairs Balcony Restaurant Table Seats with £16.50 Set Menu

PURCHASE YOUR TICKET ONLINE FROM TICKETMASTER AT: http://www.ticketmaster.co​.uk/event/1F00456FCCC09F89​?camefrom=CFC_UK_MAMA_JAZZ​CAFE&brand=jazz_cafe

ORDER ON PHONE from TICKETMASTER on: Tel: 0844 844 0444

Alternative Online Ticket Agents: https://www.hmvtickets.co/​performances/3201/book?REF​ID=MAMA_JAZZCAFEWEB

BOX OFFICE, IN PERSON & CASH PAYMENTS: To order in person or for Cash payment at JAZZCAFE( front door) box office 5 Parkway Camden, NW1 (Mon – Sat 10.30am-5.30pm).

Table Seats On Balcony with £16.50 Set Menu – Call Jazzcafe Restaurant Line For Tables On: 020 7688 8899 (Lines Open 10.30am-5.30pm Mon-Sat)

Live Performances From:
JULIE DEXTER
+ GREEDS
+ LOUISE GOLBEY
+ SHARON ROSE
+ STURDY
+ More Surprise Acts TBA
+ Open Mic Jam Open To The Public Surprise Guests TBA
Resident DJs:
PAUL AAARON (Keep The Faith / Groove Lineage)
DJ KAY (K15 / Keep The Faith)
House Band:  THE NEUTRONICS

On This Show:
Keep The Faith are delighted to host a UKSoulJam / NeoSoulWW show special featuring Julie Dexter, former Soul II Soul front lady & now a stable part of the USA’s Nu Soul scene. Julie will be performing her critically acclaimed new album “New Again” for the first time in Europe. Also on the night our taste maker new acts to watch, the freshest the UKSoul scene has to offer live. At the end of the night the stage is opened up to the public for an Open Mic Jam – previous guests include Amy Winehouse, Marsha Ambrosius, Jeffrey Daniel of Shalamar – so keep your eyes peeled for those infamous surprise guests & email keepthefaithful@gmail.com if you want to perform. This show is a must for UKSoul & NeoSoul fans.
With strong support from our favourite poet Greeds, acoustic Soul-Jazz from Louise Golbey an every popular UKSoulJam artist seen most recently this year with George Benson, Jazz FM & Ronnie Scotts, & another popular UKSoulJam performer – the explosive Nu Soul & R&B of Sharon Rose & making their debut on UKSJ – the NeoSoul of Sturdy. + Our midnight Jam session open to the public at the end of the show.

ABOUT JULIE DEXTER:
Julie Dexter is a world renowned, award winning, British vocalist considered by many to be one of the most influential female vocalists of our generation. Having shared the spotlight with a host of cutting-edge artists, including Mint Condition, Jill Scott, Bilal, Omar, Loose Ends, Rachelle Ferrell, Ledisi, Eric Roberson and Raheem DeVaughn to name a few, Julie not only holds up her own with them but has been praised and respected by them too.

Born and raised in Birmingham, England, this classically trained artist composes and arranges her own music. Influenced by legends such as Nancy Wilson, Abbey Lincoln, and Bob Marley, as well as popular icons Omar and Sade, Julie takes classic soul to the heart of Artistry. Fans and critics across the globe have followed her journey through the circles of Jazz, Broken-Beat, Bossa-Nova, Reggae, Afro-Beat and Soul. Her dynamic voice was first heard in 1994 on “The Jamaican Beat” Vol 1 with Jazz Jamaica then later in 1997 on Dune Records’ release of J-Life, a European Jazz quintet formed by Gary Crosby and led by Jason Yarde. She later toured several continents with Jazz legend Courtney Pine as the lead vocalist for his ensemble. It was in 1999 that Julie took a leap of faith and moved to Atlanta, Georgia where she now resides. She launched her own label, Ketch A Vibe Records and in 2000 released the critically acclaimed EP Peace of Mind, followed by Dexterity (2002) , and Conscious (2005). Moon Bossa, a collaboration with Khari Simmons was released in 2007 and her single “Ketch A Vibe” was featured in national radio ads for Democratic Presidential Candidate Senator Barrack Obama.

From Jazz to World Music, Soul and beyond, Julie Dexter is one of an elite few whose talent can transcend genres. She makes it all work on her own terms, as an audaciously independent artist with an undeniable connection to her audience. Julie’s new album ‘New Again” was released in April 2011 to great critical acclaim – available from all good music stores now.
JULIE DEXTER YOUTUBE CLIPS:
Snippets from the new album “New Again”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXLmEsqngEU
“Come On Home”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0MGi049jwQ
“Love 2 Love”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RpmVnDOZ-TI
“Ketch A Vibe”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Txyz3wYVUd4
“Introducing Julie Dexter”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xr04j7inas
“Julie Dexter Live In London”:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IAKlzQlhJlc
“Transitions” Julie Dexter & Zo! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rw6O3F_2zw

SUPPORT ACTS YOUTUBE CLIPS:
Greeds “There She Goes”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRgy1BTwOpY
Louise Golbey “Mr Potential”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_HamCUPX5w
Sharon Rose “Live At The Pigalle”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ujiez57WG0
Sturdy “Chillin” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eb7ziPEv3Qw
The Neutronics (House Band): “The Station Sessions” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i20HTNpEgYg

Event Summary:
“UK SOUL JAM”: A celebration of UK SOUL in an Open Mic – Jam Session, Showcase & DJ Session featuring the best of London’s Soul talent at Jazz Cafe. As seen on Sky TV. UK Soul Jam captures the energy and musical talent from London’s Contemporary Soul Scene. Bringing together singers, players, & connoisseurs of Neo Soul, Nu Jazz, Credible Hip Hop and RnB, Brokenbeat, Reggae, Gospel and Soulful House scenes in London. A platform for new & established artists. Open Mic / Jam is open to the public. “NEOSOULWW” – bringing USA & International Nu Soul acts live to Jazz Cafe, London.
Music Style: SOUL, NEO SOUL, UK SOUL, GOSPEL, RAREGROOVE, NU JAZZ, R&B, BROKENBEAT, HIP HOP, REGGAE, DANCEHALL, OPEN MIC JAM & LIVE MUSIC

FURTHER INFO:
http://www.juliedexter.com​/
http://www.cdbaby.com/Arti​st/JulieDexter
http://www.keepthefaithful​.com/
http://www.keepthefaitheve​nts.com/
http://www.twitter.com/kee​pthefaithful

For all show enquiries & if you would like to perform please email:
keepthefaithful@gmail.com