Artem Titeev is our friend from Kiev, passionate DJ and promoter. He started collecting electronic records in 1998 but then switched to authentic music from 50s – 70s on 45’s. Now he has one of the most valuable collections of “black” music in Ukraine. Artem says: “It is always hard to choose favorite records. So I took out records I had used at my latest party from my DJ bag and chose five 45’s. I am sharing it with you right now. Please be my guest :)”
This one is classic. It is a composition of a magic beauty, and it survived because of reissuing on Kent Records. It is one of my most favorite records. I don’t play it often on the parties, however it sounds all the time at home.
It is exactly the rare time when both sides sound not just great, but you can’t choose one favorite. I was hunting for this record in the end of 2000’s. From the moment I finally got it, I can easily say, that it is one of my most favorite 45’s.
I bought this records because of A-side, it’s a well-known Northern soul killer called Time. Now I play only its flipside. I have a lot of nice moments connected with this record. I have three copies of it, hope it will be enough to play it on every party in the future 😉
It’s quite a rare occasion, this 7″ had been laying on my shelves for a long time until last year. Nowadays I play it almost on every party. It has some special influence on me, it touches the right part of my heart, and brings harmony inside of me.
Soul funk killer came just right from the island. I adore this record. It always blows the dancefloor to the roof. I won’t lie to you. Sometimes when I play it, I can’t do nothing but keep dancing all around. I couldn’t find any information neither about the artist, not about the release. I just know that it was recorded in the late 60’s, in Jamaica, from where basically it came straight to me. I am very thankful to my agent from Kingston for this discovery 🙂
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