As we move into the heat of summer, I thought we should cool things down a bit with Summer Chill, the latest in the Mixtape series.
Things kick off with Zedd & Aloe Blacc's ode to Willy Wonka's Candyman and totally re-written lyrics turning it into an uplifting song about peace, love and unity; something we could ALL use about now. Throw in a little bounce (Los Angeles) and reggae-bump (Jetlag) and the beautifully elegant Finally, you kinda get a feel as to where this set is heading; but then ...
I switch gears into J Paul Getto's Vibe; a song I've been sitting on since March as I knew exactly where I wanted it to appear. I'm not sure what song this samples but the overall feel-good 70's "soul-vibe" is so addictive I can listen to it on repeat all day long and never get sick of it.
Shortly after, we move into Midnight Bumper, which I'd swear is a pumped-up instrumental of Grace Jones' version of La Vie En Rose.
From there we move into some late-night soul tracks, which set the mood for