THROWBACK: NEW YEAR’S EVE 1990

30 years ago today I did my first proper FM radio show – the first of my 8-hour New Years’ Eve party mixes on Fox FM.

Tonight, I’l be putting out my four-hour Studio 105 soulful disco mix.

See below to stream/ download part 1 of the audio:

Listen to “Fox FM, 1990 Into 1991, 31/12/90, P1” on Spreaker.

https://www.spreaker.com/user/markdevlin/fox-fm-1990-into-1991

See below to stream/ download part 2 of the audio:

Listen to “Fox FM, 1990 Into 1991, 31/12/90, P2” on Spreaker.

https://www.spreaker.com/user/markdevlin/fox-fm-1990-into-1991-31-12-91-p2

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THE CULT OF C-WORD, AND HOPE FOR BETTER DAYS AHEAD

As the wretched experience that was 2020 draws to a close, some thoughts on what the all-important days ahead may hold, and how the C-word has become a religion, that its adherents will defend with great zeal and vitriol.

The full archive of all 102 Sound of Freedom shows so far is here:

https://www.spreaker.com/show/the-sound-of-freedom

The archive of The Sound of Now soulful/ uplifting house shows is here:

https://www.spreaker.com/show/the-sound-of-now

The HANGGOV Kickstarter Campaign is here:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/deck-tray-mk2/hanggov

To access the truth bomb sticker range, go to:

https://www.facebook.com/Sticker-Bomb-UK-105106824821491

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THE SOUND OF FREEDOM, INSPIRATIONAL UPLIFTMENT EDITION

Listen to “The Sound of Freedom, Inspirational Upliftment Special” on Spreaker.
When words fail, music speaks. Pure positive vibrations from the lyrics and overall feel of these powerful tunes. I hope listeners get as much inspiration from these multi-generational songs as I have in these past few months. It’s an emotional journey.

Listen via the player above, but if you don’t see the player, click below to stream/download the audio on Spreaker:

https://www.spreaker.com/user/markdevlin/the-sound-of-freedom-inspirational-uplif_1

JOHNNY NASH: I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW

BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS: THREE LITTLE BIRDS

DONNA SUMMER FEAT. MUSICAL YOUTH: UNCONDITIONAL LOVE

GEORGE HARRISON: ALL THINGS MUST PASS

SAM COOKE: A CHANGE IS GONNA COME

QUINCY JONES FEAT. TEVIN CAMPBELL: A BETTER YOU, A BETTER ME

INDIA ARIE: I AM LIGHT

DONNA SUMMER: STATE OF INDEPENDENCE

INCOGNITO: DON’T YOU WORRY ‘BOUT A THING

THE JACKSONS: SHOW YOU THE WAY TO GO (EXTENDED MIX)

SOUNDS OF BLACKNESS: OPTIMISTIC

STEVE ARRINGTON: FEEL SO REAL

WHITNEY HOUSTON: LOVE WILL SAVE THE DAY

MIKE DUNN: HE’S GONNA MAKE IT ALRIGHT

TWO 4 SOUL & NONTU XULU: GOD LIVES IN ME (DJ SPEN, DAVID ANTHONY & BENNETT HOLLAND REVIVAL MIX)

PULSE: I’LL BE ALRIGHT (DJ SPINNA GALACTIC SOUL MIX)

BOBBI & STEVE FEAT. JOHNNY FIORI: YOU WILL SURVIVE (BOBBY & STEVE’S PHILLY VIBE MIX)

MICHELLE WEEKS & ISAVIS: RESURGENCE (ANTONELLO FERRARI & ALDO BERGAMASCO REMIX)

CEVIN FISHER: THE MESSAGE

PHIL R. FEAT. DIHANN MOORE: AGAPE LOVE (HARLEY & MUSCLE CAIO DEEP MIX)

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THE SOUND OF NOW BEST OF 2020 PART 1, 26/12/20

Listen to “The Sound of Now Best of 2020 Part 1, 26/12/20” on Spreaker.
The best of 2020 soulful/ uplifting house. While the year has been a write-off in terms of world events, the music from this genre remains as bright and empowering as ever, and many of the tracks showcased here helped me personally cope with the trauma and torture of the first national lockdown. 

Stream/ download the audio here:

https://www.spreaker.com/user/markdevlin/tson-26-12-20-master-192-version

PULSE: I’LL BE ALRIGHT (DJ SPINNA GALACTIC SOUL MIX)

TASHA LARAE & JIHAD MUHAMMAD: TILL YOU GET THERE (DJ SPEN & SEAN MCCABE REMIX)

MICHELLE WEEKS & ISAVIS: RESURGENCE (ANTONELLO FERRARI & ALDO BERGAMASCO REMIX)

SHEBA JORDAN: MUSIC IS MY WAY OF LIFE (BIG MOSES VOCAL MIX)

BARBARA TUCKER, ZHANA, TEDDY DOUGLAS: YOU CAN DO IT (TEDDY’S MONDAY NIGHT MIX)

MICHELE CHIAVARINI & AARON K GRAY: PRAY UNTIL SOMETHING HAPPENS (MAIN MIX)

BIG MOSES FEAT. KENNY BOBIEN: BRIGHTER DAYS (DIEPHUIS REMIX)

CRAIG STEWART & ANDY EDIT FEAT DANA WEAVER: IT’S UP TO ME (ORIGINAL MIX)

DEEP ROGER & ANGELA JOHNSON: NO CARES (ORIGINAL MIX)

CHRIS FORMAN, DAMON BENNETT & BARBARA SHEREE: DREAMS (CHRIS FORMAN’S BURNING SOUL MIX)

STEAL VYBE, CHRIS FORMAN, DAMON BENNET & SARA DEVINE: FILL THE SKYY (MARK FRANCIS REMIX)

PHIL R. FEAT. DIHANN MOORE: AGAPE LOVE (HARLEY & MUSCLE CAIO DEEP MIX)

JOYCE SIMS: EVERYBODY’S GOING THROUGH SOMETHING (BOOKER T CLUB REMIX)

DANA WEAVER: SUNDAY KIND OF LOVE (DJPOPE FUNKHUT VOCAL)

BEAT RIVALS FEAT. VANESSA FREEMAN: FLASHBACK FEELINGS (OPOLOPO REMIX)

JOIODJ & WONDRESS: LOVE THE MUSIC (EARL TUTU & JOHN KHAN SMOOTH GROOVE MIX)

SHEREE HICKS, SEAN ALI, GEORGE LESLEY & MARK FRANCIS: HUSH (201 REMIX)

JUNE JAZZIN’: SPEAK NOW (MAIN MIX)

BLUESOIL FEAT. MISTY: SUBTITLES (ORIGINAL VOCAL MIX)

TAMARA WELLONS: MORE THAN YOU KNOW (RICHARD PAYTON’S VOCAL REMIX)

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