10 January 2014 |

Flying Sparks 2013-11-26: Soul School – Lessons in Pop

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Do you remember your school days? 😉 Anyway, here are some fine tracks between Pop, Funk, and Soul music, some of them with a reference to school episodes. […]

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3 November 2013 |

Flying Sparks 2013-09-29: Discoteca Classica

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This Flying Sparks set has been put between Downtempo, Breakbeat, Bass, Jungle, Deep House, Disco, Classic music, Latin Beats, Cumbia, Electro Tango, Asian & Arabic Beats.

…featuring new 2013 stuff from Various Production, Daft Punk, Beats Antique, Quantic & Anita Tijouc, Bosq of Whiskey Barons, Dunkelbunt, Skeewiff, Moderat, Bajofondo, Emika, Four Tet, Mark Pritchard, Silkie, and Bart&Baker. This is accompanied with tracks by Aldo Vanucci, Cayetano, Filterwolf and others.

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29 December 2012 |

Flying Sparks 2012-12-24: Sexy

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Sexy instead of silent and holy. Music across country. With a short session of TechHouse and Donna Summer like stuff. Feel the music. […]

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16 December 2012 |

Flying Sparks 2012-11-11: Wintertime

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The days has become shorter, the nights longer. It has been become colder. The world is white sometimes, but more often it is just uncomfortable outside. It’s wintertime. That’s why a motley mixture of music about winter and coldness – for walking in the snow or for sitting near the heater. […]

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21 August 2012 |

Flying Sparks 2012-08-11: Swinging Mish Mash

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The 50th anniversary of the death of Marilyn Monroe was on August 5 – with lots of special features on radio and TV. It left its mark also on me, as you may notice here… There are some more folk and country influenced music after her song "One Silver Dollar". Then we slide into dub, downtempo and trip-hop sounds, touch (electro) swing, and have a side trip to house and breakbeat. A swinging mish mash. Finally, we learn to say goodbye: The teachers are Dusty Springfield, Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russell, Shara Nelson, Kylie Auldist, Barbara Lahr, The Pioneers, and Roy Budd… […]

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