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VF Live: The Other Records #3 with Phijos

Ethereal and experimental tunes, featuring DJ Python, Georgia, Oneohtrix Point Never and more.

In VF Live, our favourite collectors take you inside their homes, record shops and studios for intimate selects and mixes.

Cape Town shop The Other Records returns for its latest VF Live set, with Phijos at the helm:

“I played some of my favourite ethereal, experimental, and dubby directions, peppering the softer cuts with club-ready bass and modern jungle, to up the ante. Downtempo, uptempo, and no-tempo.”

Watch and listen to the set above, check out the tracklist below.

Tracklist:

1. Georgia – Actual Behaviour
2. LNRDCROY – Ad in the Paper (Mix 5)
3. Dorjan Attamofd – Memories in Time
4. Oneohtrix Point Never – Nassau
5. DJ Python – Espero
6. Panda Bear – Benfica
7. Unknown Artist – Unknown Track
8. Ambien Baby – Be The Vessel
9. E-Unity – Everlasting Legacy
10. Sun Araw, M. Geddes Gengras, The Congos – Food Clothing and Shelter
11. DJ Sports – Adaptation 1
12. The Prince Stoner – Stoner’s Dub

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VF Live: Yo-Yo Records #10

Brazilian jazz fusion, Nigerian synth disco, UK reggae, and beyond.

In VF Live, our favourite collectors take you inside their homes, record shops and studios for intimate selects and mixes.

Hackney shop Yo-Yo Records selects spiritual jazz, synth disco, roots reggae and more – from artists including Alice Coltrane, Oby Onyioha, and Christy Essien Igbokwe.

Watch and listen to the set above, and check out the tracklist below.

Tracklist:

1. Alice Coltrane – Oh Allah
2. Pharoah Sanders – Love Will Find A Way
3. Quintessence – Salsa de Santa Rosa
4. Maulawi – Street Rap
5. Cesar Mariano & CIA. – Fabrica
6. William Onyeabor – Something You’ll Never Forget
7. Oby Onyioha – Enjoy Your Life
8. Christy Essien – Nobody Can Stop You
9. Uta Bella – Nassa Nassa
10. Christy Essien Igbokwe – Lets Change The System
11. Fela – Army Arrangement
12. William Onyeabor – Better Change Your Mind
13. Afiamala – Koma
14. Eddy Grant – Everybody Dance

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VF Live: Sarah Evans #20

Funk, disco, and soul from her London abode.

In VF Live, our favourite collectors take you inside their homes, record shops, and studios, for intimate mixes and performances.

For her latest set, Sarah Evans selects records from Piero Umiliani, Mike Umoh, Fifty Foot Hose, Skyy, and more.

Watch and listen to the set above, check out the tracklist below.

Tracklist:

1. Piero Umiliani – Lady Magnolia
2. Robson Robson – Funk-Funk-La
3. Fifty Foot Hose – Rose
4. Skyy – Let’s Celebrate (The Reflex Revision)
5. Kuma – I.G.A.T.F.
6. Bola Johnson & His Easy Life Top Beats – Ezuku Buzo
7. Taggy Matcher’s Disco Mix – Chameleon
8. Mike Umoh – Shake Your Body
9. Jonny 5 – Tum Tum

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VF Live: The Twilite Tone

Calming jazz, Indian classical, soul, and funk records.

In VF Live, collectors take you inside their homes, record shops, and studios, for intimate sets and mixes.

Artist, producer, and composer The Twilite Tone steps up for his first VF Live set, playing a zen playing jazz, Indian classical, soul, and funk records, from his zen HQ:

“An improvised transgenre selection aimed to motivate and inspire one to move in whatever way one chooses – be it physically, emotionally, mentally, spiritually, allowing space for one’s own temporary clearing.”

Tracklist:

1. The Twilite Tone intro
2. Swing Out Sister – “Theme (From ‘It’s Better to Travel’)” x Maharishi Mahesh Yogi – “Love”
3. David Matthews – “Dune 2 // Sandworms”
4. Althea & Donna – “Going to Negril”
5. The Twilite Tone slowed up version of George Benson – “The World is a Ghetto”
6. Miles Davis – “Rated X”
7. Danielle – ” It’s Freedom”
8. Mutiny – “The Ballad of Captain Hymbad”
9. The Stairsteps – “Throwing Stones Atcha”
10. The Colored Section – “As We Proceed Forward”
11. Wham – “Nothing Looks The Same In The Light”
12. Maze featuring Frankie Beverly – “Twilight”
13. The Last Poets – “Mean Machine”
14. Gary Bartz Ngu – “Music is My Sanctuary”
15. Bruni Pagan – “Lovers”
16. Pleasure – “Your Love Means Life [Memories]”
17. TTT Outro


The Twilite Tone’s The Clearing is out now on Stones Throw.

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VF Live: Public Possession

Selects from the Munich shop.

In VF Live, collectors take you inside their homes, record shops, and studios for intimate sets and mixes.

Munich record shop Public Possession plays its first VF Live set, with music from Vangelis, Samo DJ, Elton John, Zenker Brothers, Baba Stiltz, and more:

“This set features a mix of things available at the shop, alongside some personal favorites classics, music by friends, and recent label releases.”

Tracklist

1. Yutie Lee – Flower Protocol (Laura Groves Remix)
2. Vangelis – The Tao of Love
3. Pepe California – Born Sleepy (Natural Calamity Remix)
4. No-Man – Reich
5. Manuel Bürger – MB-SYSTEM-01
6. Birthday – New Haircut
7. Samo DJ – Snaker
8. Martin Brugger – Am Rande
9. Jacques Loussier – Pulsion
10. Zennamon – O Nandu, what we’ve done
11. Elton John – Rocketman
12. Bullion – Hula Hula
13. Bell Towers – Maybe We Can Work It Out
14. Zenker Brothers – Who’s In Control
15. Andras – Big Boom
16. Nice Girl – Monde De La
17. Baba Stiltz – Running To Chad

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VF Live: Tone B. Nimble’s Christmas Special

With yuletide funkiness from Mary J. Blige, Alexander O’Neal, James Brown, The Cold Crew, and more.

In VF Live, our favourite collectors take you inside their homes, record shops, and studios – for intimate mixes and performances.

For Tone B. Nimble’s latest set, he dips into Christmas records from his collection, spanning from funk and soul to gospel and hip-hop, as well as selects from Chicago’s Conservatory Vintage and Vinyl.

Watch and listen to the set above, check out the tracklist below.

Tracklist

1. Alexander O’Neal – Our First Christmas
2. Mary J. Blige – Christmas in the City
3. Blu & Exile – Christmas Missed Us
4. Le’Trell – Silva Bells
5. The Cold Crew – Rappin’ Christmas
6. The J-P-C Gang – Christmas Delight 80
7. Funk Machine – Soul Santa
8. Electric Jungle – Funky Funky Christmas
9. The Rev. T.L. Barrett & The Youth For Christ Choir – “Jingle Bells”
10. James Brown – Santa Claus Go Straight to the Ghetto
11. The Harvey Averne Band – Let’s Get It Together This Christmas
12. Jenny Pakeera – Happy Holiday
13. Mary Love-Comer – This Christmas I’m Saved
14. Sing A Christmas Song
15. Joseph Washington Jr. – Shopping
16. The Gospel Keynotes – Rise Up Shepherd

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Listen to our new playlist featuring music from Vinyl Factory Live sets

With soul, Afrofunk, grime, hip-hop, reggae, ambient, techno, house, electro, jazz, ska, rock, drone, metal, and more.

In March 2020, as the first wave of the Coronavirus pandemic reached Europe, Vinyl Factory Live launched, bring togetherness whilst apart.

Taking you inside artists’ homes, studios, shops, and radio stations, the series has since spanned five continents: from Thailand to Korea to Colombia, from New Delhi to London to Cape Town, and everywhere in between.

Our new Vinyl Factory Live Spotify playlist collects tracks played during all of these shows into one place:

Check it out below, updated regularly with the latest VF Live sets:

Watch all of our VF Live sets here.


Featured image: Ruby Savage’s first VF Live set.

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VF Live: Pure Vinyl Records

Hip-hop, soul, jazz, and beyond from the Brixton shop.

In VF Live, artists take you inside their homes, record shops, and studios for intimate selects and mixes.

In Pure Vinyl Records’ first set, the south London shop selects hip-hop, soul, and jazz records from Madlib, Fela Kuti, Nas, and more.

Watch and listen above, check out the tracklist below.

Tracklist:

1. Aston ‘Family Man’ Barret – Soul Constitution
2. Soul Vendors – Discipline
3. Myrna Hague – Touch me Baby
4. Aston ‘Family Man’ Barret – Cell Block 11
5. Russ Henderson and his Caribbean Boys – West Indian Drums
6. Madlib – Deep Instrumental
7. Hustlers of Culture – Flipjack
8. Jaylib – The Official
9. J Dilla – Body Movin’
10. Yesterdays New Quintet – Papa
11. Joe McDuphrey Experience – Solar Waves
12. James Brown – King Heroin
13. Mo Kolours – On My Way
14. Nas – Nas Is Like
15. Boogie Down Productions – The Racist
16. Quasimoto – Tomorrow Never Knows
17. J Dilla – Wild
18. Madlib – Riot Call
19. Yesterdays New Quintet – Prelude
20. Al Dobson Jr – Nankoo on Keys
21. Al Dobson Jr – What it is, Pt.2
22. Fela Kuti – Coffin for Head of State

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VF Live: Dean Bryce

Soul, gospel, and reggae records with the London selector.

In VF Live, collectors take you inside their homes, record shops, and studios for intimate sets and mixes.

Don’t Sleep Music founder Dean Bryce steps up for his firs VF Live set, playing calming records to bring joy.

“This isn’t actually a mix it’s a collection of tracks that I strung together to help us all escape the madness that we’ve been going through this year. The selections include soul, gospel, and some reggae to liven things up.

This is escapism volume 1, and the hope is that it adds a little calmness to life, especially for those who have been solo during lockdown.”

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VF Live: Poly Ritmo #6

Samba, jazz funk, Italo soul, boogie, and more.

In VF Live, collectors take you inside their homes, record shops, and studios for intimate sets and mixes.

London DJ Poly-Ritmo returns for her latest show direct in her London HQ – playing samba, jazz funk, Italo soul, boogie, and more.

Watch and listen to the set above, check out the tracklist below.

Tracklist:

1. Key Tronics Ensemble – Calypso Of House (Paradise Mix)
2. Mighty Ryeders – Evil Vibrations
3. Mandisa – Summer Love
4. Sunny Boy – Love Affaire
5. Sergio Mendes – If I Ever Lose This Heaven
6. Ruy Maurity – Xango, O Vencedor
7. Sivuca – Asa Branca

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