10 January 2014 |

Flying Sparks 2013-01-05: Delivery 2013

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So, this is supposed to be the first part of a 2013 review of mine – with collected tracks which have been released in 2013. Most of them have not been played by myself here before. The set mostly consists of Techno, House, Bass, Electro, and Breakbeat tracks. There are some with a Swing, Latin, Tango, Polka, Cumbia, Afrobeat, Balkan, or Global flavor.

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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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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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8 August 2012 |

Flying Sparks 2012-07-29: We Love Dubstep

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100 minutes of Dubstep between Grime, Breakbeat, UK Funky, TripHop, Dub, and Reggae. With tracks which I have collected within this year, but also with tracks which have been part of my collection for a while. […]

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1 January 2012 |

Flying Sparks 2011-09-26: Promises, Visions, Faith, Paradise

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Global Dub, Downtempo, TripHop, Asian & Qawwali sounds… Promises, visions, faith, games, sex & violins, runaway, water, rolling stones, silence, naan & curry, jam, paradise. It’s super heavy this time. 😉 […]

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