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Dec 16th 2017 @ CLF Art Cafe [Block A, Bussey Building]

London, United Kingdom
I Was There
Electronic, Techno
Saturday, December 16th, 2017
10:00 PM
CLF Art Cafe [Block A, Bussey Building]
London, United Kingdom
SLST James Brown Xmas Special! Sat Dec 16 - Time for our annual The South London Soul Train JB celebration as we mark the 11year anniversary of the passing of the unequalled genius that is / was the Hardest working man in show business. Mr Dynamite. Jaaaaaaaaaaaames Brown. [Dec 25 2006 RIP] at The CLF Art Cafe, Block A, Bussey Building

An SLST Christmas Special where your host with the absolute most Jazzheadchronic plus DJ Snowboy celebrate the life and works of the original Godfather of Soul with a mind blowing 5 hour set featuring the Solo works to collaborations and compositions played by one of the fiercest bands to grace a funked up stage or recording studio. Maceo Parker to Fred Wesley, Vicki Anderson to Bobby Byrd plus more at The CLF Art Cafe.

JHC and Snowboy mining the complete back catalogue of James Brown and dropping it til it hurts. Live bombs o' soul from his iconic Polydor Record Years to epic works of the 70’s, 80's and 90's - James Brown Classics ’Say It Loud, I’m Black & I'm Proud’, ‘Get On The Good Foot’ and ’Super Bad' to all time 'The JBs' Anthems “Across The Tracks’ ‘Soul Power’ and ’Think'. Lest we forget classic solo works from simply mind blowing Albums ’The Payback', ’The Jungle Groove', ‘Black Caesar' + More. ’Shoot Your Shot', ’The Funky Drummer', ‘Give It Up or Turn It Loose’ the list goes on and on and on.

Original Takes to remixes and rare gems from the Polydor, Federal, King and Scotti Brothers Record Vaults dropped hard, large, loud and direct to the dancefloor all night long - alongside more than a few equally heavyweight non JB joints to keep the vibe absolutely righteous.

With Mukatsuku Head Nik Weston opening up on the 1/F with an audio blow torch from 10pm sharp.

Release yourselves!

Then on Level 2 Legendary DJ Snowboy takes to the decks for set 2 / an all out funk assault on level 2 alongside crate digger extraordinaire Dean Rudland and the Mighty Ben Gibson - here to unleash a positive Tsunami of Soul and Funk Beasts on 45 direct to the whole ah you soul. Droppin the heaviest Vinyl like rain for daze - dance like thunder. Absolutely, positively Storming!

Room 2 / level 2 - S’all about Mukatsuku Records Founder, the simply outstanding Nik Weston & Long term DJ partner and audio partner in riddim & rhyme DJ HUW 72 - Promising another night of blistering eclectic, globalistic groove. Bringing tha audio love and vinyl pressure. And the dance floor went BOOM!

The South London Soul Train James Brown Xmas Special Line up completed in the Rye Wax basement by First Word Records and Wah Wah 45 DJs serving up more delicious piping hot joints from their menu of hot wholesome world wide soul, funk, groove and boogie. Absolutely, Positively - Tasty.

Prepare yourselves!

Oh, and as it’s Christmas, expect more than a handful of Christmas Joints and jams thrown on all floors to keep the party positively festive. As we like to say "Ding… Dong Merrily on high …. let’s get high on Music"

The South London Soul Train - As always, all floors taking all passengers on a Non-Stop Magical Mystery Tour through all things Too Damn Funky. P-Funk to Jazz Funk, Soul Jazz to Rare Groove N’ Stax, Brass, Breaks, Bop and Hop to Motown, Club Classics and Anthems.

However - Passengers are requested to check their Souls at the Station as this ones for good time party people only! No Bass Wobbles Here, Only Love, Funk and Souuuuuuuul.

Event Runs 10pm - 5am / £5/7/10/13 Adv from RA or £13/15 OTD / Takes place on The 1st, 2nd and 3rd Sat of each month plus on-going specials at The CLF Art Cafe ( and beyond plus also the last Sat of each month at Omeara London.

Next Events: The Big One! Sun Dec 31 - The South London Soul Train New Years Eve, 4 Floor, 5 Room Epic.

Swiftly followed by

Sat Jan 06 2018 - The South London Soul Train with K.O.G & The Zongo Brigade (Live) + More on 3 Floors / 4 rooms.

Time to keep getting it on,

See you on the dancefloors fo sho
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Electronic, Techno