Podcasts : Episode #46 – Sexy Dancer

 Tuesday, December 23rd 2008, 11:14 pm

DJ Cruze Podcast Episode #46 - Sexy Dancer - December 2008

Here is Episode #46 of the DJ Cruze Podcast or “The Christmas Podcast” as it’s sometimes known. It’s a couple of days late due to some Christmas partying but don’t worry, it’s packed full of slamming house beats for you to enjoy while you tuck into your turkey, goose or whatever poultry you might be eating during the festive season.

So what’s on the show this week then? Well, we’ve got some massive house tracks from the past month as always. Kicking off the show is my cheeky Christmas bootleg. In case you don’t know, I’ve made it a tradition to make a house remix of a Christmas track since the first one back in December 2005. What started off as a quick sample and drum loop back with my Nat King Cole bootleg has quickly become a bigger studio project for me. It was tricky to choose the track for this year and it was a toss up between Cliff Richard’s “Miseltoe and Wine” and East 17’s “Stay Another Day” and the latter won (because Cliff’s song is in 3/4 timing and was too tricky to work with! Haha!) I’ve turned this UK Christmas classic that we hear on the radio 24-7 through December, into a pumping electro house track. Hope you enjoy it and I’ll stick it online for you to download in the new year.

Other hot tracks on this show are the new electro house track from Bodyrox and a great new tune from hot Scottish producer Chris Lake called “If You Knew”. Following that we have two absolutely massive tracks. First up it’s the Arias remix of Arno Cost’s new track called “Souvenir”. It’s a blindingly brilliant French production which tears the floor off any club. After that we’ve got the hot new track from Super Mal and Phonat who have come together to give us the massive “Pixelated”. A wicked breakdown and a superb bassline make it a winner for me.

We’ve also got a DJ Cruze exclusive tune from Simone Denny called “Addicted” which has been remixed by my main man Dean Saunders from World Of Colour and Metrogroove records. He’s giving us a great retro-house remix with storming pianos and a great trumpet break. To finish the show I’ve got a superb Cruze Classic from way back in 1994 called “Sexy Dancer” by The Rockford Files. It samples the breakbeat classic “Feel Real Good” by Manix and used to get those hands in the air every time I played it. A brilliant 90s house track which still makes me smile when I hear it today.

Don’t forget that I’ll be back in a week with the “Best of 2008” podcast and then the DJ Cruze podcast returns to its regular schedule in January 2009. I’ll post a list of podcast dates over Christmas so you know what to expect in the new year. So make sure you all have a fantastic Christmas and New Year and the DJ Cruze podcast will be back with plenty of new tunes to rock your iPods and MP3 players. And if you’re buying anyone an iPod for Christmas then make sure you tell them to subscribe to the podcast for some rocking house beats.

Get the latest podcast here:

Download DJ Cruze Podcast Episode #46.

Here is the tracklisting for the show:

  • DJ Cruze big tunes:
    • [00:00:00] East 17 – Stay Another Day (Funkfinders Electroid Remix) – White
    • [00:06:00] Bodyrox & Luciana feat Nick Clow – Brave New World (Original Mix) – Phonetic
    • [00:12:07] Chris Lake feat Nastala – If You Knew (Original Mix) – Rising Music
    • [00:18:22] Arno Cost – Souvenir (Arias Remix) – CR2 Records
    • [00:24:22] Super Mal & Phonat – Pixelated (Original Mix) – Bandito Records
    • [00:29:22] The Young Punx – Never Die (12″ Mix) – Mofo Hifi
    • [00:33:22] Freemasons feat Hazel Fernandes – If (Jolyon Petch Vocal Club Mix) – Loaded
    • [00:40:19] Soul Avengerz – One Luv (Dirty Dub) – Milk & Sugar
    • [00:45:48] Simone Denny – Addicted (World Of Colour Remix) – White
  • Cruze classic from 1994:
    • [00:50:45] The Rockford Files – Sexy Dancer – Blackburn Records

Sexy Dancer image used under Creative Commons licence from Adi Setiawan.

17 comments about this post

  1. Glad you are plaing out my mix of the freemasons. Enjoy!

  2. yeah mate…WILLENLOS ๐Ÿ™‚
    thanks for this christmas podcast..rocking rocking beats…
    all Tracks i like it!!!

    And many thanks for ALL THE PODCAST ON THE YEAR 2008!!

    please do not forget we see us in the new year in Germany. maybe in the Schmidts on February. now also idea was in the forum.Or you visit me in Karlsruhe.

    I remain to.

    I wish you and your family a happy glad Christmas and a good slide in the new year with many Jรƒยคgermeister ๐Ÿ™‚

    cheers
    Florian

  3. great podcast.
    cant wait for the next one.
    and maby you make a realy oldschool classic mix i still love the classics in your podcasts.

    happy x-mas to you all

    greeting Kai

  4. hey mate

    You have still so many old vibration cruze tapes.can you digitally in the Page for download.
    or have you an idea. all in the forum are totaly wild on the old Tapes from the Vibration

    cheers
    Florian

  5. i dont have some but my friend have some still i think.i will ask him then i can maby send them as mp3 to cruze so he can post then as download.

  6. DJ Cruze is in my house this Christmas!

    What a killer set of tracks!

    Keep the vibe going. House music all night long

    Peace and happiness to everyone

  7. hey, Cruze – The Funkfinder ๐Ÿ™‚
    Great mix, and a great christmas remix [discoid, electroid…like them all]
    about Simone Denny – Addicted (World Of Colour Remix), thank you for the name, I have this “Reflex”‘s remix, and it came to me as ” – Addicted [Reflex mix]”, no artist name…
    didn’t find a big difference between Reflex and World of Colour remix, you should probably check Tim Gosden’s [aka reflex, 17 y.o.] remix too…

    thx

  8. hey Florian.
    melde dich mal bei wer-kennt-wen.de an und such nach Kai Mueller in Hardheim.

  9. Well produced bootleg but skipped on and past track 2. I think the latest from rox is weak and for me shows electro is getting tired now. HAving said that the Kurt Maverick mix of Blue Monday is awesome!

    Now Chris Lake, well it was my first track on my December podcast. Frankly the best tune I’ve heard in months. I found it a hard baseline to mix out tho! :0

    Love Arno too. On my forthcoming 2nd anniversary podcast.

    Best wishes to all. Back to Middle east in Jan.

    http://utopia-music.podomatic.com

  10. hey thanks for the shout out…… i really loved ur recent podcast… i gotta tell u man , every time u post a new podcast , it just gets better n better ;p ….. n ya merry x-mas….. best wishes to u n the whole group…. i wish i could donet ,,, but yet too young to even same money… i would shourly donet as soon as i start earnin… ciao tc…

  11. hey thanks for the shout out…… i really loved ur recent podcast… i gotta tell u man , every time u post a new podcast , it just gets better n better ;p ….. n ya merry x-mas….. best wishes to u n the whole group…. i wish i could donet ,,, but yet too young to even same money… i would shourly loved to donet as soon as i start earnin… ciao tc…

  12. sorry i meant save money …

  13. Happy New Year you lot!

    Sorry, not checked the website over Christmas as I’ve been busy doing family things (as I’m sure you guys have been too).

    @Joylon: Love the remix! Thanks mate.

    @Florian: Thanks for the love mate. Yes, we’ll definitely sort some gigs out in the new year or I’ll come out for a beer in Karlsruhe. I am in the process of moving house so once that is finished (hopefully February) then I’ll start getting my cassettes digitised. The website needs a revamp so you can find them too! So much to do and so little time!

    @Kai: Yes, an oldschool classic mix is coming. I just haven’t had a chance! Sorry! ๐Ÿ™‚

    @Jonathan S: Big love to you and yours too! Glad you’re still loving the tunes.

    @Utopia: I’m quite liking the track but agreed it’s not as big as their last tracks and electro house is getting a bit played out.

    @Pratik – No problems with the shout out and don’t worry about donations. People have been so nice in donating a little bit of money each month and it’s working out great in paying for the server costs.

  14. Oops too many comments and I missed Architect.

    @Architect:
    Glad you liked the bootleg mate. It was quick and dirty but it seemed to work well! I’ve not heard those other remixes so I’ll check them out. Just got sent an exclusive remix from a mate who was remixing it.

  15. happy new year mate! ๐Ÿ™‚

    #46 is a great new tune… perfect finish for the year 2008 ๐Ÿ™‚
    and Arno Cost – Souvenir is really really awesome!!!

    cheers,

    jules

  16. Thanks Jules and a happy new year to you too mate!
    Arno Cost is a hot producer and I love that track too.

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