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Newcastle Upon Tyne GB
Hello! I'm Alex, 26 and from Newcastle Upon Tyne (UK)
I started out collecting records from a very young age. I've now been DJing for over 5 years, playing mainly in my home town. Of Newcastle, playing my own selections of Rare Soul, Modern, Boogie, Funk, and Northern.
My taste in rare soul music has always been very much across the board. Because of me having such an eccentric taste in music it's helped me meet some incredible people along the way and long may that continue.
It was an incredible and memorable weekender in March 2020 and I'm really looking forward to sharing with you this online experience – even more to seeing you all soon in person again!
My Current Spins
_Ike Strong - Your Loves Got Me Dancing - Mable
_Living Color - Gotta Strange Feeling - Madhatter
_Wayne Carter - Mad Mouth Woman - Mootrey's
_Pervis Lee - You Don't Care - Kincaid
_Carl Carlton - I Can Feel It - Back Beat
Record collector since 1991 with DJ experience since 1993. Started collecting Jamaican Ska, Rock Steady and Reggae and extended his collecting field with American Soul some years later. He was already playing some of his Soul 45's in Lucerne at the Soul Weekender in 2012 and his Rock Steady and Reggae records in 2018.
Here a few well known events where Dienel had the pleasure to play Jamaican sounds:
Potsdam Ska Festival GER (back in the 90's), Soul Weekender Dresden GER, Ska & Soul Weekender Los Angeles USA, Treasure Sounds Club Hamburg GER, Get Ready Club Oslo NOR, Summer Safari 60's Weekender GER, Soul & Reggae Weekender Leipzig GER, Bollerama Berlin GER...
We're looking forward to hearing Andreas sharing his music again on our online edition!
Johnny & The Attractions - Anything You Want
Winston Hinds - Cool Down
Kingstonians - I Make A Woman
Delroy Wilson - This Life Make Me
Techniques - Man Of My Word
The Australian gone walkabout... now based in Copenhagen for the past year and a bit he has wasted no time in sharing his love for Soul since his arrival to Europe. A driving force behind the Double Barrelled Soul Club & The Copenhagen Soul Weekender, Ash has been fortunate to play his records all over the world.
Some of the most memorable include Nude Restaurant, Kobe JAPAN, NUTs Brighton Mod Weekender 2013 UK, Sophisticated Boom Boom - Los Angeles USA, Soulkeepers mg GERMANY, every NASH & Melbourne Soul Weekender AUS and has been a promoter and DJ for several club nights back in his hometown Perth, Western Australia for the past decade. His thirst for newies and strong taste in dancefloor driven sounds guarantee’s you are sure to hear something special from him again. Ash joined us at NTY18 and we're glad to have him back on screen!
His current top 5 spins:
Gloria Barnes - I Got To Get Away
Broadway Quintet - Change Your Mind
Ricky Banda - Hang Over
Bobby Blakney - Yo Yo Honey
Harry Male - Pretty Face
Claire, a.k.a. Miss Cee, comes from London originally, but has lived in Prague many years. She loves all kinds of soulful sounds, especially as she lives in a country where rock music is king! Depending on the vibe, you can catch her playing sweet, deep, midtempo, crossover, 6Ts, 7Ts modern, funky soul, gospel funk, soul jazz, latin soul, and a touch of afrobeat. She loves playing on international line-ups, and has guested in London, Hamburg, Berlin, Dresden, Bamberg and Bratislava. One of her highlights was playing at De La Soul's after party with them in the audience (and sticking around for her whole set!), especially as Three Feet High and Rising was one of the albums that started her on her musical explorations.
Helene Smith - True love don't grow on trees
Freeman bros - I'm counting on you
Spice - For Old Times Sake
Oscar Wright - Fell in love
Artistic Sounds - Give it up
Two of my favourite pastimes are travelling and soul music, luckily I’ve managed to combine both over the past few years.
I’ve been fortunate enough to play both in the UK and Europe at some of the best days, nights and weekends. Currently I’m one of the residents at True Soul and run Good Good Feeling with my wife Lynne (MWL).
Some people affectionately call me «half man-half mattress» but I don’t plan on sleeping much this weekender…
Current Top Six (always subject to change)
Lee Stone - What Is Life (Break Out)
Charles Simmons - You’ve Got It All (Hitsound)
Chuck Ray - I Don’t Mind (Tam-Boo)
Charmels - As Long As I’ve Got You (Volt)
Wendy Rene - After Laughter Comes Tears (Stax)
Delois Eaiy - Don’t Be Afraid (Big Vick Hammond)
Hi There! I am a part of «In The Name of Soul» crew, together with my soul mates Artem T/Mak & Igor Trick.
«In The Name of Soul» was a name for a local soul party in Saint Petersburg, Russia which now grow to an international soul weekender that we are striving to run in the Summer time annually.
«In The Name of Soul» is a musical blog for our mixes and for a guest mixes. You can check out some of our episodes if you like, on mixcloud web page.
«In The Name of Soul» is what we live for!
I’m a very excited and really looking forward to play a set to celebrate music and unity with wonderful NTY crew and beautiful soul people from all other the world.
From Russia with love,
Current five faves:
Birds of Harmony – Birds of Harmony Theme
Leo McCarty – Just a Friendly Reminder
The Impressions – A Woman Who Loves Me (Mini EP)
Otis Brown – Southside Chicago
Brother James Elam – Time Is Slipping Away
Soul is the key-word! But I love music in general. More specifically music that has Soul. It can be anything.
Originally from Rome, based in Copenhagen where I started collecting 45s. As DJ, I like to play different sets of any kind of style that belongs to the 60s and 70s. I've always loved Northern/Funk with a hint of Latin, and also some RnB and Rocksteady.
I feel absolutely honored for being invited in Lucerne for NTY. I'm looking forward to be there and dance, play and meet new and old friends!
Some of my current fav spins
1 - Deceived - Ruby
2 - So Lonely - Perfections
3 - I Need Your Love Inside Me - The Strangers
4 - Peace Begins Within - Nora Dean
5 - Daddy Little Boy Got Sponk - David Swinton
«Funky Fever» ist eine Partyreihe, die jeden ersten Samstag im Monat in Luzern stattfindet. Die Reihe startete vor fast 20 Jahren in der Bar 57 mit Dj Black Virus und erlebt dank DJ Murphy in der Bar 59 ihr Revival.
Nun läuft die Partyreihe schon seit über 10 Jahren im besagten Club und hatte schon fast alle Funk and Soul DJs der Schweiz mindestens einmal zu Gast. Auch einige internationale DJs haben die Turntables gerockt, wie z.B. Tobias Kyrmaier (DE), Mr. Thing (UK), Boca 45 (UK), Skeme Richards (US), Amir Abdullah (US), Amerigo Gazeway (US) oder Mirko Machine (DE).
Ein weiteres Highlight waren die Auftritte von den Bands «Breakestra» (US), den «Mighty Mocambos» (DE) und die «James Brown Tribute Show».
Hinter dem Label stehen die Platten-Freaks DJ Murphy, Dan und Wab, die man auf einen Schwatz mit Bier auch mittwöchlich in der Haifish Bar antreffen kann (oder im Co-Mix Remix natürlich). Das Funky Fever lebt das Motto «Save The Vinyl» und ist und bleibt der Event für Funk and Soul Freaks, für Breakdancer, für Oldschool Rap Liebhaber und für alle, die sich gerne zu Black Music bewegen. Boom!
Wir danken tief aus unseren Music-Lover-Herzen für den Support, den wir seit Jahren von den jungen Herren zu spüren bekommen...
Imke Keyssler aka Ada Loveshake is a Hamburg based (rare) soul collector and occasional DJ.
She used to be member of the all-female-deejay-collective «45° Degrees Soul Club Hamburg» with a regular Nighter at Molotow Club Hamburg. She's been deejaying at various european weekender in recent years, such as Stockholm, Barcelona, Bilbao, Dresden and of course Not Too Young numero five.
She loves and plays all styles of soulful music, 60s as well as 70s and a bit of 80s and contemporary recordings - as long as a tune gets her it needs a place in the box!
Almeta Lattimore - These Memories (Mainstream)
Pat Stallworth - Questions (Fly-By-Nite)
Universal Joint - Love Won’t Wear Off (Sniff)
Frankie Alexander - No Seat Dancing (De Elegance)
Herman Davis - Gotta Be Loved (Venus V)
I am a swiss guy, born in Houston (Texas), now living in Copenhagen since '97. I do like records, especially old and sometimes rare records. I like a lot of different music from the past and my biggest challenge is to make everything fit into my sets without upsetting people and making them leave the dancefloor. I am very happy to be part of the Not Too Young Swiss Soul Weekender and I will do my best to make people dance to mostly cool records.
The Fluid Ounces - He's Got You
Thee - Time With Her
Arawaks - Do The Junk
Jerry Delarm - hay Be Mine Some Day
Sammy Campbell - I Never Thought
Leo Mastropierro has been a dj and club promoter since 1992. He loves black music, especially soul but also jazz, funk, disco. He started as dj spinning acid jazz records in a small town near Rome then he moved to Rome and became resident dj and artistic promoter of the Bluecheese (1999/2006).
From 2007 to 2011 he was resident dj of a monthly mod/sixties party in Rome and in Terracina Mod Weekender. Since 2008 he has been actively involved, as an organizer and dj, in the Roma Soul City Allnighter, an annual northern soul allnighter in Rome, hosting guest djs like Soul Sam, Arthur Fenn, Gerd Baum, Nige Brown, Sean Chapman, Terry Jones. Leo has been guest dj of the best-known italian soul allnighters like the Black Trefoil Soul Club in Genova, the Allnighter Ducale in Parma, the Oldies Allnighter in Ferrara, Rimini Rare Soul Weekender and Cannonball Soul Weekender in Carpi.
Outside Italy he played at "Friday Street" Scotland's premier mod club in Glasgow (2010), at the Soul City Berne Special Nighter (2013), at the South of France Soul Weekender and Northern Soul Amsterdam (2017). In 2019 guest dj of Not Too Young Swiss Soul Weekender and at Amsterdam soulful #2.
Leo's Top 5 spins:
1. Am I Cold, Am I Hot - Bill Harris (RCA)
2. What's The Use - Tony Troutman (Jerri)
3. We've Been In Love Too Long - El Anthony (La Cindy)
4. Your Love - Choice Of Colour (Apt)
5. Can You Remember - Rhonda Davis (Duke)
It's my first time DJing outside Spain, after doing it in siesta is over during the Movin'on in Barcelona, and in small town near Girona, called Banyoles, where Lluis Cardenal is doing a monthly pool party during the summer. I'm mainly a record collector, doing it since 1995. Focused on Jazz, rare soul, r&b, funk and brazil.
My Top 5 spins are:
_Darius - Hello Stranger
_Fred Parris - I'll Be Hanging On
_Small Society - if You Stand By Me
_Shades of Brown - How Could You Love Him
_Mighty Lovers - Ain't Gonna Run No More
Lynne made her debut at the Soul Collective in Aberdeen a seven years ago and since then she’s been playing both in the UK and Europe at some top events. Currently Lynne is a resident at True Soul in Edinburgh and also runs Good Good Feeling with her husband Dave – and hosts the infamous lockdown-therapy «Soul Bingo» on Facebook. Expect to hear across the board soul sounds and some disco.
Lynne joined us in 2019 and we're glad to have her back, dropping that needle alongside her hubby Dave.
Some of her current top five plays are:
_Cookie Scott and the Chevelles - I Don’t Care
_Jackey Beavers - We’re Not Too Young To Fall In Love
_Jimmy Ellis - Happy To Be
_The Joubert Singers - Stand On The Word
_Delores Fuller - One More Chance
I was supposed to write some words about myself to let you know what you can expect from my DJ appearance at the world famous Not Too Young Weekender. I’m not exactly sure on which specific details of my life you want to be briefed, so I made this quiz. Answer the following questions, count the points, find out how well you know me and have a jolly time.
Where does Martin live?
a. In walking distance to every NTY-Location (5 Points)
b. In Henning Boogalo‘s guest room. Martin promised he would stay for just a few days. That was 6 years ago. (2 Points)
c. In the woods, which he leaves only on moonless nights. (0 Points)
What type of music does Martin prefer?
a. Rare prussian military marches around the golden years of 1817 to 1820. (0 Points)
b. Cool Runnings Soundtrack. (2 Points)
c. Everything you can dance to. Or in Martin’s case: standing as close to the bar as possible and stare with a dead glance into the room. (5 Points)
Why would the NTY-Crew ask Martin to play at their event?
a. Because they fear his furious rage if he noticed that they dared to ignore him. (0 Points)
b. Out of pity. (2 Points)
c. Because they are decent people. (5 Points)
Which is Martin’s favorite record at the moment?
a. The Snake played at 33rpm. (0 Points)
b. The world record for the largest sandwich. It was put together in Mexico City in 2004 and weighed 3178 Kilogramms. That’s an excellent record. (2 Points)
c. Doesn't really matter as long as it’s in the price range of a rocket ship. (5 Points)
Will Martin fulfill your song request?
a. Of course. It would be great if you could bring a copy of the record you want to hear. Because Martin has no records at all. (5 Points)
b. No requests necessary. Martin knows exactly what you want to hear. (0 Points)
c. You shouldn’t try that. He will just stare at you without blinking until you move away slowly. (2 Points)
What is Martin’s biggest fear?
a. Fruits and vegetables. (2 Points)
b. Discovering that he forgot to put on pants while DJing. (5 Points)
c. Getting scammed by a bootlegger. (0 Points)
Which is Martin’s superpower?
a. Getting booked for NTY with nothing else than bootlegs of The Snake on 33 RPM in his collection. (2 Points)
b. Drinking a high number of beers like it’s nobody’s business. (5 Points)
c. Being a middle class white male. (0 Points)
Which song is getting definitely played by Martin at NTY?
a. Raining Blood by Slayer. (0 Points)
b. A nice Cover Up (it’s probably The Snake on 33 Rpm). (2 Points)
c. Something with a lot of views on Youtube. (5 Points)
What is Martin going to wear at NTY?
a. Hopefully pants. (5 Points)
b. Dancing shoes. (0 Points)
c. Whatever Emel is wearing. (2 Points)
0 - 10 Points: You seem to be a valuable member of society. You don’t interact with low lifes like Martin. Congratulations on your sincere life.
11 - 44 Points: You know Martin way too well.If you knew as much about business you could be a big shot in a well respected company. But no, you chose to know some marginal facts about dumb ol’ Martin instead. Your parents must be really proud of you.
45 Points: Congratulations! You have won a bootleg of The Snake on 33rpm.
Here are some tunes I’m going to play:
_The Specials - I Can’t Find Another
_The Wilson Brothers - You Took My Future Away
_Frankie Crocker - Ton Of Dynamite
_The Jackson Singers - Good News
_The El Corols - Chick, Chick
Hello NTY I'm Michele and I'm based in Italy, Bologna. I started out collecting records for 10 years now. Since 2013, I am co-founder and co-resident of Bologna Calibro 7 Pollici, a crew of passionates like me who swore eternal love to American and Jamaican vintage black music!I love different styles of 60s&70s music, mainly Popcorn, R&B, Gospel Funk, Funky Edged Soul, Boogaloo & Garage. I'm happy to be part of this online edition, waiting for meet all of you in person!
Current Top 5:
1. Don Schroeder – I'm hurtin'
2. Blues Messengers – Yesterday girl
3. The Emerald City Bandits – Try to run through the night
4. Markus Daniel – Drill for your love
5. Ricky Hodges With Little G. and The Vibrators – don't blow no more
About 14 years ago I began collecting vinyl and DJing. I started with 60s Beat, Soul and Reggae tunes, but then focussed on Soul 45s.
My favourites are Soul, Latin Soul and Funk from the late sixties till the mid seventies, but i also love to play Northern Soul and R’n’B, depending on my mood and on the audience I'm playing for.
I founded several Clubs and Allnighters in Leipzig and Hamburg and also had some guest spots, mainly in Germany and Spain.
For me a record does not have to be super-rare or belonging to a special style of soul music… as long as it touches me it’ll have a place in my box.
Since 7 years I'm part of the DJ-Collective „45°Degrees“ - a group of four female Djs here in Hamburg with a regular Nighter at the Molotow Club, located at the Reeperbahn, St. Pauli.
Philharmonics - I need, I need your love (Soulin)
Eboney Essence - Let me in (Goodie Train)
Ray Barretto - Right on (Fania)
The Lollipops - Love is the only answer (RCA)
Little Beaver - Listen to my Heartbeat (Cat)
I’ve been involved with the Soul Scene since the very early 2000’s cutting my dancing teeth at the legendary 100 Club All-Nighters. Having got the bug I started collecting Soul 45’s. This inevitably led to me wanting to play records at people. In 2009 along with some like minded South Londoners we started the Crystal Palace Soul Club - a lot of records were played and plenty of fun was had but eventually it fizzled out. These days I play regularly at Soulshaker! in Peckham.
Really excited to be asked again to spin a few at the NTY Online Alldayer! Looking forward to the anniversary and to seeing you all in person again...
Ollie's current Top 5 spins:
_Sylvia Striplyn - Give Me Your Love
_James Walsh Gypsy Band - Cuz It’s You Girl
_Limmie - Saturday Nights The Night
_Lee Williams - Girl From A Country Town
_Charles Brimmer - This Feeling Is In My Heart
Tall guy Raffish Raab will probably suffer from the results of altitude sickness being from the country below sea level and playing at the NTY Soul Weekender in Lucerne but that will not stop him from throwing some soul in the bag to make fingers snap, heads nod and livers shiver with a selection ranging from straight jazz to dreamy vocals and exotica 45's
Already at age 12 the urge to search and find new music existed and manifested in a collection of tapes full of radio recordings, taped over and over again to obtain the perfect collection. A part time job for someone in high-school alright.
However, the love for jazz and vinyl did not came until years later. It was in the late 90ies when producing jungle and searching for the perfect sample the 1 euro thrift shop records started to replace the tapes on the shelves and slowly but steady more and more jazz records filled the room. Still mainly bought for samples, they gathered dust for a few more years until one day listening to a Don Rendell record made time freeze. From this moment on, the focus shifted completely: the interest for electronic music stayed but the drive to explore the rich and beautiful history of jazz music slowly but steady became a bigger and integral part of his life until this very day.
Playing records at gigs became a way of reliving and sharing many of the discoveries to date – making a set by Raffish Raab a very personal listening experience!
5 records Stephan likes a lot:
Richard Barbary Soul Machine - Nature Boy
Wanda Stafford - Blue Guitar
Paul Quinichette - Tropical Intrigue
Lynn Oliver - Lynn's Groove
Brita Koivunen - Läksin minä kesäyönä käymään
I've been into rare soul since my late teenage. As taste varies I've in recent years found out that I like a lot of different styles from northern soul, funk, gospel and raw uptempo 70s soul. During my years on the Swedish soul scene I've promoted a few clubs and been invited to DJ at a few venues around Europe. I really appreciate the loving and caring atmosphere around the Swiss Soul community which contributes to keeping the flame burning for me. Last weekender I attended was a cherished memory and I’m really looking forward to join in on the live event sharing a few sounds.
Current Top 5 spins:
- LTG Exchange – LTG – Unissued Acetate
- Clarence Green – Doin it – Aquarius
- Roger Hatcher – That’s when I’ll stop loving you – Unissued Acetate
- Ghetto Children – Here I stand – So-char
- Friendly Echoes – Ride That Christian Train - Behold
Lucerne’s Rare-Soul-crafters number one and flagship of the NTY DJ crew. The Spin Club duo stands for vinyl music of the 60’s/ 70’s/ 80’s dished up by the self-styled but definitely treasured nerds Henning Boogali (f.k.a. Boogaloo) and Emel Ilter. «Strictly-original»-proved.
They are into soul music you might come up against scarcely, mostly preferring obscure tracks. Still they appreciate the classical 60’s (Northern) Soul sound and create a respectable mixture of oddish but catchy styles. They are two personalities who have bats in the belfry without any doubt – which they proudly present behind the DJ decks while DJing back-to-back, doing some proper Four Tops moves.