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Dazed X Sonos Evolution Of Music

Dazed X Sonos Evolution Of Music

Playing tracks by

Traxman, Nightwave, Symbiotic Sounds, Young Smoke, DJ EARL and more.

My entry in the Evolution of Listening mix contest is a soulful footwork mix, spun live on two turntables. I started out mixing soulful deep house a decade ago. Since then, my DJ sets have evolved to include other styles, including footwork.

Producers in Chicago have always found ways to twist the house sound, but the footwork producers truly have mutated and evolved house music. My mix admiringly showcases some of the end products of that mutation.

Because evolution is a process of gradual change, I made a point to include as many soulful tracks as possible, including tracks that drew on some classic soul samples. Some of the original soul songs have seen decades of life thanks to sampling. Here are some of their latest mutations.

Traxman - Itz Crack
Nightwave - Jazz312
Symbiotic Sounds - Like This
Young Smoke - Wouldn't Get Far
DJ Earl - That's The Way
DJ Phil - Inside
DJ Rashad - From The Start
DJ Clent - Beat The Pussy
Boylan - RIP Anwar


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Thanks guys for the plays and the favorites... and Funktopus, I think the lyrics are strangely appropriate for a Teddy sample! LOL

Carlos Wes Giles

Footwork while you sit.




Loved the Teddy Pendergrass sample on Beat The Pussy :)