Sat June 06 – The South London Soul Trainï»¿throws an almighty Prince special – celebrating the life, work and sounds of the majestic purple one. One of the most influential artists / bands / producers in the history of modern souled up popular music at the Bussey building/CLF Art Cafe http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?701859
A Prince special where your host with the absolute most Jazzheadchronic + special guest TBA invite you to celebrate the life and often controversial work of Famed singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, the ultimate showman, Prince Rogers Nelson.
Born June 7, 1958, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Prince was named after the Prince Roger Trio, a jazz band his father performed with as a pianist. Signed to Warner Brother Records as a teenager he would go on to create some of the greatest albums and songs ever recorded. I wanna be your Lover to Purple Rain via Sign O The Times and Kiss. A complete perfectionist, Prince writes, composes and produces the majority of his music, and plays most of the instruments on his albums.
From his stunning Debut For You, followed by Prince (1979), Dirty Mind (1980) and Controversy (1981)â€”all of which created controversy due to their fusion of religious and sexual themes. The singer found international success with the release of his 1982 album, 1999, and went on to create the film and album Purple Rain (1984) – Before a prolific period of stunning releases including Around The World In A Day (1985), Parade (1986), Sign Oâ€™ The Times (1987) and Lovesexy (1988). By the time he released his 11th studio album, Batman, in 1989, Prince had become one of America’s most commercially successful pop artists . Since then Prince firmly cementing his place as one of the worlds leading performers in any genre of music.
Your host Jazzheadchronic mining said back catalogue for the choicest Prince + Collaborator Cuts from the likes of Shiela E, Wendy & Lisa, The New Power Generation and his period as the unpronounceable glyph O(+> then dropping em on yehs hard, large, loud and very direct to the dance-floor and the whole of your soul – alongside more than a few equally heavyweight non Prince joints to keep the vibe absolutely righteous, All night long baby. Absolute Purplicous best of times guaranteed.
Then on level 2 Legendary Djs Snowboy & Jazzcotech warrior Perry Louis unleash the Soul and Funk Beasts on 45 direct to the dance floor like rain for daze – dance like thunder. Absolutely Storming!
Level 3 it’s The Northern Soul Room. The Legendary Rob Messer, Craig Jamieson + Claire Kalvin dropping yet more Positively Seismic Heavyweight Northern Soul Vibrations on the masses and believe us when we say youâ€™re gonna feel it.
The South London Soul Train 4 floor line up completed by new Basement residents First Word Founder Gilla and Wah Wah 45â€™s Dom Servini serving up more piping hot joints from the world wide soul underground. Prepare yourselves!
So you know, Basement also has a chill out area – A place to catch youâ€™re breath between marathon stints on the dance floor. And with 4 dancefloors pumping all night long – believe us, you gonna need it.
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 Nâ€™ Stax, Motown to 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.
Â£5/7/10 Adv from RA or Â£10 OTD / Takes place on the 1st + 3rd Sat Monthly.
NOTE: 500 TICKETS ALWAYS AVAILABLE ON THE DOOR. However pls get there early as is always a roadblock, but once in it’s well worth it :D
Next Event: Sat June 20: A South London Soul Train Stax / Atlantic Special w/ The Atlantic Soul Orchestra Live + More on 4 floors http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?708835
+ Don’t forget: The South London Soul Train CD Volume 1. Is out now. Check the link and get some. http://www.amazon.co.uk/South-London-Soul-Train-Vol/dp/B00PM5HODO/
Let’s keep getting it on,
See you on the dancefloors fo sho