09-2016 | East, West, North and South are merging once again in this dynamic mixture with lots of brandnew worldbeat releases. twenty-five lovely tracks in merely one hour. Ethnic TripHop, Urban Electronics, Latin Frequencies, Deeper Dubs, Archaic Realms. Featured artists: Emapea, Umberto Echo, Celt Islam, Dubblestandart. Annuluk, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, Tony Dizant, Polo & Pan, Faze Action, Timewarp Inc, Skip & Die, Kill Emil, Gnonnas Pedro & His Dadjes Band, Tensei, Dolphin Boy, Jojo Abot, Makala, Doctormusic Project, Kosta Kostov and more.
Freestyle Bar Session at Fab Friday – July 2016. Eclectic cruising through an evergrowing universe of timeless music in one of the finest bars in Utrecht (NL). Mixed as well as plainly crossfaded requests in an eclectic selection with classic gems and recent releases in the remix feat Electrogorilla, The Reflex, X-Ray Ted, The Allergies, J-Star, Charli Xcx, Primal Scream, Stevie Wonder, Aswad, Jimi Hendrix, Synapson, John Lee Hooker, Bruno Borlone, Ohhcrapp, Salsoul Orchestra, North Mississippi Allstars, The Mighty Sceptres, The Niceguys, Massimo Vanoni, The Hillbilly Moon Explosion, The Future Shape Of Sound and many many others. Grand Cafe Lebowski : www.grandcafelebowski.nl
A fresh trip around the world with some hot releases. Essential worldbeats with funky tracks by Boogie Down Edits, Tom Showtime and The Worldstylers, middle-eastern transformations by Underworld and two 2016 versions of the classic Timmy Thomas hit “Why Can’t we Live Together” – still so current today. Further more an instr remix of “Le Vent Nous Portera” & as usual some essential Dub sounds. This time from the latest Dub Trees album “Celtic Vedic” that contains amazing work by Martin ‘Youth’ Glover with Jah Wobble on bass plus “Desert Billy” from Afro Celt Sound System’s new album “The Source” and a remix of Govinda’s Dervish… And that’s not all: expect 20 tracks in merely one hour nicely mixed for your sultry hot summernights.
Subtle electronica, heavy rock, funky downtempo basslines…. it all collides with these amazing tracks by Gong Gong, Lars Leonhard, Papercut, Gazpacho, KXP, Dead Meadow, Zoungla, Sundayman, The Electric Peanut Butter Company, Cameo Culture, Dust and many others…
A journey into the depths of electronic wonderland with mostly recent releases and own sounds remashed, redubbed & mixed… Featuring Moshic, Darj, Tara Putra, Elefant Doc, dOP, The Flying Mars , Tetra Hydro K, State Azure, Urban Flex , Gaudi, Way Out West, Oliver Petkovski, Keemiyo, Z-Planet, Pitch Black, Dubnotic, Entheogenic, In’R’Voice, Simon Posford, Todd Terje, The Human Experience – David Block, Akshan, Noraus and others.
Sun Summer Sounds is a spontaneous warm and soothing compilation for hot breezing summernights and lazy days in the sun. Wonderful and most recently released songs and sounds by Corinne Bailey Rae, The Echocentrics, Quilt, Ayla Nereo, Keren Ann, Nadeah, Big Wild, Eska, Anderson Paak, Prince, Jain, Owiny Sigoma Band, Leisure, Boulevards, The Allergies, Massive Attack, Jaqee, The Apple Scruffs, Dj Yamin & Ibrahim Maalouf and others
A mix I did with Ronny Hammond last week is reaching the top of the charts on mixcloud again. FUNKY breaks, disco, soul and a whole bunch of our funk driven loops and samples.
This mixture features tracks by Libanese Bachar Mar-Khalife, dj Khalab (Black Acre Records), Kasket (Apollo Records) and Cero39. A fresh song by Christine Salem from La Rèunion (Indian Ocean), teasing unruly sounds by Felipe Sá and House with a south-american drive by Swiss based Alma Negra. Further more some French atmospheric art from the new Benjamin Biolay album, deep dubby Bass by No Finger Nails, sunny latin vibes by Tromboranga Salsa Orquesta, Cumbia by Tamales de Chipil, Barbatuques in the remix by The CLERK & Milangeles and Surging Balkan Beats from the new Fanfare Ciocarlia album Plus Nicola Conte, Axel Krygier, Grant Phabao Afrofunk Arkestra, Africaine 808, Karthala 72, Daytoner, Juno Reactor, Subcarpati, Los 5 Rapidos and more in this unbounded selection… enjoy!
Recorded at Fab Friday – June 2016 – Grand Cafe Lebowski in Utrecht, NL… here’s some eclectic cruising through an evergrowing universe of timeless funky music with forty-two tracks including classic gems and recent releases by Kula Shaker, Sepalot, My Baby, Timber Timbre, Paul Weller, Hugo Kant, Budakid, Natural Calamity, The Black Seeds, Sepalot, Alice And The Wonders, Nadeah, Old Flame, The Fall, Fanfare Ciocarlia, Urban Dance Squad, Boulevards, Jayl Funk, Wizards Of Ooze, The Reflex, Golden Dawn Arkestra, Lisa Bassenge and many others. Grand Cafe Lebowski : www.grandcafelebowski.nl
Trips to all corners of the world with some lovely releases from 2016 by Mop Mop, Drew’s Theory, Mo Horizons, Intiche, Zionoiz, Golden Dawn Arkestra & Cerrone. And there’s lots of more beautiful tracks by Brooklyn Gypsies, Watcha Clan, Raan, Kalpataru Tree and many others, mashed and mixed including Rafadelic versions…
Eastern santoor, tabla, violin, sitar and other ancient instruments from a centuries-old culture predominate this dynamic mixture featuring Kaya Project, Tikki Masala, GNAÏA, Third Ear Audio, Anoushka Shankar, Alex Theory, Rencause, Waterbone, Goatika Creative Lab, Graig Pruess, Transglobal Underground, Small Night Orchestra, Bombay Dub Orchestra, Akara, Lubdub, Etnica, Tribali, Masala Soundsystem and more…
An amalgam of energetic sounds rooted all over planet earth, A blend of Ska, Mestiza, Reggae, Cumbia, Gypsy Swing, Balkan Beats, Oriental, Folk, Flamenco, Afro & Latin Beats carefully re-edited and mixed into a dynamic DJ set. Lots of fresh new releases worth dancing to the coming spring and summer feat Pannonia Allstars Ska Orchestra, The Bombay Royale, Dalindèo, Koby Israelite, LaBrassBanda, Golden Dawn Arkestra, Les Yeux dla Tete, Orchestre International du Vetex, Vaudou Game, El Gato Negro Vagabundo, La Yegros, Titi Robin, Drvored, The Puppini Sisters, Shy FX, Liam Bailey, Planeta Lem, Projekt Rakija, Panama Cardoon, Al Dobson Jr, Jimmy Cliff, Bombino, Gypsy Hill and more.
Get ready for a fresh new blast of downtempo flavours from around the world. All tracks were remixed with samples, basslines, effects and instrumental re-cuts into a smooth journey with brandnew releases and some classic gems. Once again, enjoy the flight! Featured artists: Medl4, Griff, Headphonics, General Elektriks, 01-N, Emiliana Torrini, Ziggy Phunk, Chemical Brothers, Dokkerman & The Turkeying Fellaz, Kabanjak, Lionrock, Zagar, Kognitif, Mark Guiliana, Warpaint, Ancient Astronauts, Hugo Kant, DJ Nu-Mark, Templo, Umoja, Earl Zinger, The Expansions, Puracane, Criolo, Esbe, 5AM, Beasty Boys, Second Sky, Kyteman, Morcheeba, Led Zeppelin, Steef, All India Radio, Diamond Version, Bikya, Wetrobots, Funk Busters & Tsoi
April 2016 – An eclectic mix with beats and sounds from all continents. Included are Tinariwen members Imarhan, releasing an album in April 2016. In addition Hindi music influenced trip hop by Padma Purana, and upbeat middle eastern Dabke beats with Omar Souleyman from Syria. Furthermore, the trio Africaine 808, clearly audible from ‘Techno capital’ Berlin with their spellbinding global electronics. And there is much more mixed and mashed like Ritmo Machine (Latin Bitman + Eric Bobo), Inna Modja, Mr Bird, Cockney Nutjob, El Remolón, Drumspyder, MC YOGI, Alsarah & The Nubatones, King Coya, Acapulco Zombie and many others.
Crossing boundaries in cutting edge downtempo grooves of all sorts from lots of cities around the world. Eclectically relooped, sampled and mixed feat tracks by Flunk, Ribbonmouthrabbit, Potelin, Daat, Vruno, Second Sky, Nickodemus, Ars Mars, Wicked Jazz Sounds Band, Kognitif, Triangle Sun and around 20 others… lift off and enjoy this flight!
this episode ranked 1st in the Breaks chart, 1st in the Party Music Chart at mixcloud. Fresh beats by Acoosmik, SkiiTour, DJ Jimi Needles, Phil Weeks, Timewarp inc, Sundayman, Fantastikoi Hxoi, Kenny Summit, The Grand Martini, Bedford Falls Players, Ursula 1000, Skeewiff, Fort Knox Five, Rock Candy Funk Party, Ashley Beedle, Kalyanji Anandji, misterT, DJ Hiphoppapotamus and many other top notch artists in the mix. More by Funkafied (Rafadelic & Ronny Hammond) at Mixcloud and Remixes + Edits at Soundcloud.
Rafranga back on track with the most anticipated sounds from around the globe that deserve to be heard. Soon again on Solta a Franga at De Concertzender where all upcoming mixes will be broadcast first. One of the reasons for the continuation of this series is all you listeners who commented, e-mailed and followed me on mixcloud even during the break. Enjoy this fresh mix!
A mix I did exactly 5 years ago. A tonic for the soul (and the feet) feat Skatroniks Jamaica, Blundetto, Forro in the Dark, Systema Solar, Sola Rosa, Think Of One, Savages Y Suefo, Juanitos, Marvin Gaye, The Black Seeds, Blue King Brown, Sonora Milagrosa, Luomuhappo and muchos more with a whole lotta mashing. Music as a universal language that deserves to be heard.
Progressive electronics feat tracks by Substan, The Selfies, Kosmas Epsilon, Gorillaz, Dosem, Umberto Echo, Pole Folder, Astral Woods, Freddie Mcgregor redubbed Rafadelic style.
Crossing boundaries in downtempo music, eclectically mixed by Rafadelic feat tracks by Small Night Orchestra, Jungle, Harbour City Electric, Hibernation, Outersect, Sun Electric, Griff, Good Groove Orchestra and many others in the (re)mix! This Volume was once again 1st in the Trip Hop Charts on mixcloud, thank you folks!
Electronic Dub in the broadest and deepest sense. Expect a smooth journey trough warm yet uplifting sounds with lots of tempo changes including tracks by Tom Cosm, Kalahari Surfers, Amarok, Radioactive Sandwich, The illuminated, Vlastur, Younger Brother and many others. Remashed and dubbed inna Rafadelic style.
Not really a mixture like most often presented here, this is more of a random compilation I made for someone and found interesting enough to publish. I’m sure it’s sweet for all you lovers of eclectic worldly music feat: La Hora De La Hora, Colectivo Papa Con Yuca, Circo Vulkano, Brazuca Matraca, Natalia Clavier, Rainer Von Vielen and many others. I think I did a good job putting it together with smooth “in tune” transitions. Enjoy!
After playing a great long set at the Reggae Sundance festival, the dub virus got me digging for more, so get ready for an epic mixture with the most challenging productions in the more electronic side of Dub Music, feat tracks by Stefan Obermaier, Calma Dub, Beatconductor, Drumspyder, The Spy From Cairo, Puff Dragon, Pitch Black, Quivver, Second Sky, Ashtech, Eat Static, Grouch, Quanta, Irina Mikhailova, TRD and so much more.
A dynamic funky trip feat tracks by Taggy Matcher, Jayl Funk, Jungle Brothers, Bjorn Berge, Mr Bird, Bo Diddley, In Flagranti and many more. Remashed and mixed by Rafadelic and Ronny Hammond aka Funkafied! Many other FUNKAFIED mixes not on this blog can be found at the FUNKAFIED Mixcloud Page
A 3 Hour DJ Set at Hemelbestormers on an amazing Funktion–One soundsystem. This party was packed with visuals, theatre and eclectic musical vibes: 10 pm – 01 am right here in the mix feat Mungolian Jetset, Bluetech, Ursula 1000, Padded Cell, King Roc, Bodo Felusch, Psychemagik, Depeche Mode and many many others.
Not Dub in the purest sense of the phenomenon all over this mix, however a great selection of tracks with dance producers and some bands from around the globe mixing reggae vibes in their own blends feat Dub Pistols, Grant Phabao, Mark Vidler, Miguel Migs, Yestegan Chay, Prince Fatty, Django Novo, Liquid Stranger and a lot more. Surprise yourself, Peace!
A very special Rafranga set (#33) recorded at a great of a DJ-Set in the center of France, fueled by very good wine and goat-cheese. party time with moving music from around the globe feat excellent tracks by Amsterdam Klezmer Band, Les Négresses Vertes, El Gran Silencio, Watcha Clan, Padam, Barleyjuice, Noir Desir, DJ Zebra, The Lost Fingers, Mongo Santamaria, Bob Marley and others in the mix.
Another chapter of 24 hour party rockers with a selection slightly influenced by the love for independent musicians and bands playing around with sounds and beats. A love that started during the roaring years of madchester raving. Feat music by Levitation, Iron And Wine, Children Collide, 2020 Soundsystem, Kid Loco, Unkle, The Blow Monkeys, Caligola and many others.
The Bambi Molesters, Los Straightjackets, Twisted Wheel, Deadbolt, The Spotnicks , Prince Fatty, Los Coronas, Reverend Horton Heat, Split Lip Rayfield, Arabel Karajan, Django Django, Mississippi Mudsharks and a lot more uptempo riots.
Welcome back to Juiceville, enjoy our music! Once again a whole lotta fun with vintage vibes. This time featuring Bill Dogget, Klaus Weiss, Sevil & Ayla, Dr john the Night Tripper, Black Joe Lewis And The Honeybears, Baby Washington, Los Destellos, Encarnita Polo, Roland Covac Orchestra, Erlon Chaves e Banda Veneno and many others. Selected and Compiled by Rafadelic 2012
Tribal Tech House Set with African, Latin and Eastern Rhythm structures feat Kaiserdisco, David Herrero, Wope, Jesse Rose, Mihalis Safras and many others. Mixed by Rafadelic. Groove and enjoy!
Rootz & Moodz II feat beautiful Reggae Music by Gaudi, Famara, Lord Echo, Contratempo, Rockamovya, Tiger Hifi, Prince Fatty, Junior Cony, The Black Seeds, Internal Dread, Hollie Cook and more…
Rafadelic DJ Set @ Amsterdam Plens Event Pool Party | These are the Breaks! Lots of remixes and edits by the most spicy beatmakers around feat Featurecast, Fatboy Slim, Groove Armada, Los Lobos, Orbital, Eric B And Rakim, The Beatles, Fast Eddie, Boney M, The Third Degree, Yam Yam and many others.
Hip Hop with a twist feat tracks by Pablo, Ghettosocks, Raashan Ahmad, Gramatik, KRS-one, The Beekeepers, Boca 45, Smooth Current and many others. Compiled and mixed by Rafadelic for the Rewindah mixcloud channel.
Beautiful Reggae and Dub music feat tracks by Duberman, Paprika Korps, The Lions, Kabanjak, The Dead 60s, Bost and Bim, Dennis Bovell, Soothsayers and others. Compiled & Mixed by Rafadelic.
Used throughout the Indian subcontinent, particularly in Northern India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, the sitar (Hindi: सितार, Bengali: সেতার, Urdu: ستار, Persian: سیتار ) became known in the western world through the work of Pandit Ravi Shankar in the late 1950s. The Sitar is ubiquitous since the Middle Ages and still played and sampled in contemporary genres. Like within the realms of Funk: on account of artists like The Bamboos, Sohail Rana, Morcheeba, Dust Galaxy (Rob Garza), Sansura, Fort Knox Five, Thievery Corporation, Bob Sinclair, Mukta, Bebo Best and other artists integrating the instrument with spot on grooves. Enjoy this right here in the special Rafadelic mixture for you to enjoy.
Breakbeats with a distinctively Latin style including jazz, Cuban and Mexican breaks, some Mestiza, Calypso, Flamenco, Rumba and Pasodoble from Spain. Feat tracks by Dusty, Tom Eno, Los de Abajo, Marios Tuna, Norman Jay, Kongas, DJ Pharoah, Bostich and Fussible, Makala, Frohlocker, Captain Planet, Marcelinho da Luha and many others… Enjoy!
Funk to shake your hips feat some of the finest Funkbands around including Breakestra, Connie Price & The Keystones, The Budos Band, Lefties Soul Connection, New Mastersounds, Phat Fred, The Bamboos and others.
A prominent role for the bluesharp including funky and jazzy stuff feat Carrey Bell, Magic Red & The Voodoo Tribe, Blues Traveler, Kim Wilson, Deep Banana Blackout, Bobby Randcliff, James Harman, The Strikes and others.