MIXES

Britpop & Indie 2013 – DJ Blue Jay

March 2014

Sadly I haven’t done a mixtape in ages, but I’m back!! I want to start getting into the groove again, and start publishing my mixes on a regular basis again. So to get my feet wet again, I recorded a mix of “SOME” of my favourite Britpop and Indie tracks of 2013!!! Play loud, enjoy, and stay tuned for Dusty Grooves Vol 3!!

Cheers, DJ Blue Jay.

Playlist [DOWNLOAD]

  • 1. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Let the Day Begin
  • 2. David Bowie – I’ll Take You There
  • 3. The Polyphonic Spree – You Don’t Know Me
  • 4. Bloc Party – Ratchet
  • 5. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Mosquito
  • 6. The Mynabirds – Generals
  • 7. July Talk – Guns+Ammunition
  • 8. The Strypes – You Can’t Judge a Book By It’s Cover
  • 9. The 45s – Devil of a Women
  • 10. Eleanor Friedberger – Stare at The Sun
  • 11. Whitehorese – No Glamour in The Hammer
  • 12. Camera Obscura – Do It Again
  • 13. San Cisco – Fred Astaire
  • 14. Franz Ferdinand – Right Action
  • 15. Fitz & The Tantrums – Out of My League
  • 16. Empire of The Sun – Alive
  • 17. Primal Scream – Invisible City
  • 18. LoveElectric – Ride With It
  • 19. Hot Chip – Dark and Stormy
  • 20. Is Tropical – Dancing Anymore
  • 21. Pulp – After You
  • 22. Suede – It Starts and Ends With You

 

Barefootin’ Mix – DJ Blue Jay

November 2011

I’m back with a brand new Mod Club mix tape that will keep you dancing in the Kitchen!! This Mix is full of Soul, R&B, 50’s Rock n Roll, 60’s British Invasion, and of course a bit of new Indie!!

Playlist [DOWNLOAD]

  • 1. Cults – Go Outside
  • 2. Shirley Ellis – The Clapping Song
  • 3. Etta James – Seven Day Fool
  • 4. Betty Wright – Clean up Women
  • 5. Ike & Tina Turner – Shake A Tail Feather
  • 6. Sugarpie De Santo – Soulfull Dress
  • 7. The Exciters – Do-Wah-Diddy
  • 8. The Four Tops – I Can’t Help Myself
  • 9. Lester Young – Barefoot Time in Chinatown
  • 10. Robert Parker – Barefootin’
  • 11. Janis Martin – Barefoot Baby
  • 12. Popcorn Wylie & The Mohawks – Money
  • 13. Little Richard – Tutti Frutti
  • 14. Chuck Berry – Little Queenie
  • 15. Billy Riley – Red Hot
  • 16. Imelda May – Tainted Love
  • 17. Ida Maria – Cherry Red
  • 18. The Frolics – Ripe
  • 19. The Joy Formidable – Cradle
  • 20. The Vaccines – If You Wanna
  • 21. Two Door Cinema Club – What You Know
  • 22. Pains of Being Pure at Heart – Heart In Your Heartbreak
  • 23. Drums – Money
  • 24. The Chartbusters – She’s the One
  • 25. Shel Naylor – One Fine Day
  • 26. The Animals – Gonna Send You Back To Walker
  • 27. The Dave Clark Five – Can’t You See She’s Mine
  • 28. Manfred Mann – Grooving
  • 29. The Zombies – Sticks and Stones

 

Hey Girl, Hey Boy Mix – DJ Blue Jay

February 2011

This Mix starts off with some newer indie rock, then moves into some classic punk, followed by some new tracks from some of today’s leading ladies!! Then I turn back the clock for some 60’s British R&B, and finally topped off with some 90’s Brit Pop!!

Playlist [DOWNLOAD]

  • 1. The National – Bloodbuzz Ohio
  • 2. Danger Mouse & Sparklehorse – Little Girl(feat. Julian Casablancas)
  • 3. The Walkmen – Woe Is Me
  • 4. The Strokes – Undercover of darkness
  • 5. Arctic Monkeys – When The Sun Goes Down
  • 6. The Futureheads – Sun Goes Down
  • 7. The Jam – The Eton Riffles
  • 8. The Damned – Jet Boy, Jet Girl
  • 9. The Undertones – Teenage Kicks
  • 10. Blondie – X-Offender
  • 11. Best Coast – Crazy For You
  • 12. Dum Dum Girls – Jail La La
  • 13. Wanda Jackson – Shakin’ All Over
  • 14. Lulu & The Luvvers – I’ll Come Running Over
  • 15. Rod Stewart – Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
  • 16. The Chasers – Hey Little Girl
  • 17. Small Faces – Hey Girl
  • 18. The Beatles – Run for your life
  • 19. Echobelly – I Can’t Imagine the World With Out Me
  • 20. Oasis – Up in the sky
  • 21. Suede – Trash
  • 22. Pulp – Do You Remember the First Time?

 

Reggae Got Soul Mix – DJ Blue Jay

January 2011

This mix is jam packed with Mod Reggae, Ska, and Soul!!! This mix was mostly influenced by the amazing sounds coming out of Jamaica in the 60’s that Mods in the UK were dancing to all night long in Night Clubs!! It’s also flavored with a pinch of some 70’s reggae and topped off with some Jamaican and American soul, but first lets start from the beginning, 50’s American R&B.

Playlist [DOWNLOAD]

  • 1. Fats Domino – Jambalaya
  • 2. Oscar McLollie & Jeanette Baker – Hey Girl, Hey Boy
  • 3. Barbie Gaye – My Boy Lollipop
  • 4. Keith & Ken – Jamaica Ska
  • 5. The Wailers – Simmer Down
  • 6. Desmond Decker & The Aces – Isrealites
  • 7. Dandy Livingstone – Rudy, A Message To You
  • 8. The Paragons – The tide is high
  • 9. Lord Tanamo – I’m in the Mood for Ska
  • 10. Rupie Edwards – Let Me Love You
  • 11. Owen Gray – Running Around
  • 12. Derrick & Patsy – I’m in a jam
  • 13. Derrick morgan – Fat Man
  • 14. Tyrone Taylor – Delilah
  • 15. Max Romeo – Wet Dream
  • 16. The Gladiators – Sweet Soul Music
  • 17. Toots & The Maytals – Reggae Got Soul
  • 18. Jimmy Cliff – Let’s Dance
  • 19. Errol Dixon – Hoop
  • 20. Lloyd Glen – Mini Skirt and Go Go Boots
  • 21. Sonny Burke Outfit – All You
  • 22. Laurel Aitken & The Soulmen – Last night
  • 23. Erma Franklin – Light My Fire
  • 24. The Gaylets – Lonely Feeling(AKA Here Comes That Feeling)
  • 25. The Shirelles – Mama Said

 

Friday on my Mind Mix – DJ Blue Jay

December 2010

This mix will keep you dancing all night long!!! This mix has a retro feel to it, including some 50’s R&B & Rock n Roll, 60’s Beat & British invasion, some Northern Soul, and some hot new indie tracks!!

Playlist [DOWNLOAD]

  • 1. Sven Hammond Soul – Svoogaloo
  • 2. Frank Pop Ensemble – Stripper Girl
  • 3. Lefties Soul Connection – You Don’t know
  • 4. Dean & Jean – Sticks & Stones
  • 5. Mickie Champion – What Good Am I (Without You)
  • 6. Edwin Starr – S.O.S (Stop Her On Sight)
  • 7. James Ray – I Got My Mind Set On You
  • 8. Big Al Downing – I Feel Good
  • 9. Little Richard – Ready Teddy
  • 10. Roy Brown – Be My Love Tonight
  • 11. Little Ernest Tucker – Too Small To Dance
  • 12. Chuck Berry – Sweet Little Sixteen
  • 13. Cliff Richard & The Shadows – Do You Want To Dance?
  • 14. The Animals – Boom Boom
  • 15. Human Beinz – Nobody But Me
  • 16. The Easybeats – Friday on My Mind
  • 17. The Attack – You Know He Did
  • 18. Shocking Blue – “Send Me a Postcard”
  • 19. The Black Angels – Telephone
  • 20. The King Khan & BBQ Show – Lonely Boy
  • 21. Imelda May – Sneaky Freak
  • 22. The Black Keys – Howlin’ For You
  • 23. The Like – Wishing He Was Dead
  • 24. Belle and Sebastian – Write About Love
  • 25. The Raveonettes – I wanna be Adored

 

Dusty Grooves Vol. 1: Everybody’s Happy Nowadays! – DJ Blue Jay

April 2010

This 60 minute Mix Tape is the first in my new series called “Dusty Grooves.” Dusty Grooves is a series of mixes that I record live using strictly Vinyl. This mix is a collection of new and old vinyl, touching several styles of music that I spin At Mod Club, including New/Classic and Northern Soul, Garage Rock, Brit Pop old and new, and some hot New Indie rock.

Playlist [DOWNLOAD]

  • 1. Florence and the Machine – Dog Days Are Over
  • 2. Smith – “Baby, It’s You”
  • 3. Sharon Jones And The Dap Kings – How Long Do I Have To Wait For You?
  • 4. Rodger Collins – She’s Looking Good
  • 5. The Capitols – I Got My Mojo Working
  • 6. Edwin Starr – 25 Miles
  • 7. Swingin’ Medallions – Double Shot (Of My Baby’s Love)
  • 8. The Castaways – Liar, Liar
  • 9. People – Apple Cider
  • 10. The Charlatans – Weirdo
  • 11. Northside – Take 5
  • 12. The Ruling Class – Marian Shrine
  • 13. The Virgins – Rich girls
  • 14. Friendly Fires – Skeleton Boy
  • 15. The Courteeners – You Overdid It Doll
  • 16. Kasabian – Fast Fuse
  • 17. The Raveonettes – Breaking Into Cars
  • 18. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – Young Adult Friction
  • 19. The Buzzcocks – Everybody’s Happy Nowadays

 

The Last Party Mix – DJ Blue Jay

January 2009

This is a mix I recorded for our last weekly party at HALO, January 9, 2009. This mix starts off with the very first song we ever played at Mod Club Edmonton, and ends with the last few I played at that legendary night!!. The Mix Tape is a journey trough Northern and classic soul, Brit pop favorites, and rock anthems that packed the dance floor at Mod Club our first 4 years!!

Playlist [DOWNLOAD]

  • 1. Dobie Gray – The In Crowd
  • 2. Robert Parker – Let’s Go Baby Were the Action Is
  • 3. Barbara McNair – Baby A Go-Go
  • 4. The Miracles – Going To A Go-Go
  • 5. Dobie Gray – Out on the Floor
  • 6. Wendy Rene – Bar B-Q
  • 7. Ray Charles – Mess Around
  • 8. Sam & Dave – Soul Man
  • 9. Four Tops – I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)
  • 10. Stevie Wonder – Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours
  • 11. The Contours – Do You Love Me?
  • 12. The Beatles – I Saw Her Standing There
  • 13. The Rolling Stones – Route 66
  • 14. The Kinks – All Day And All Night
  • 15. The Who – My Generation
  • 16. The Clash – London Calling
  • 17. The Libertines – Can’t Stand Me Now
  • 18. The Enemy – Had Enough
  • 19. The Strokes – Hard to Explain
  • 20. Kaiser Chiefs – Every Day I Love You Less and Less
  • 21. Franz Ferdinand – Take Me Out
  • 22. Bloc Party – Banquet
  • 23. The Bravery – An Honest Mistake
  • 24. MGMT – Time to Pretend
  • 25. The LA’s – There She Goes
  • 26. The Smiths – Big Mouth Strikes Again
  • 27. Blur – There’s No Other Way
  • 28. Pulp – Common People
  • 29. Oasis – Live Forever
  • 30. Babyshambles – Fuck forever
  • 31. The Stone Roses – I Am The Resurrection
  • 32. The Verve – One Day

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