Life and Soul Mixtape 1

Life and Soul Mixtape 1 October 2009

Now available for Download – Please email me for the link mike@lifeandsoulpromotions.co.uk or lower quality version available here – http://lifeandsoul.podomatic.com/

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Tracklisting

1. Back on the Block – Imessiah Soul
2. Lost without you – Soulem
3. Angel – Colie Williams
4. Take Time – Chris Rob
5. Gotta be me – Innosphere
6. Complicated – Steve Wallace
7. All an illusion – Speek Greene feat Kenny Wesley & Kev.O
8. Obsession – Jeremiah
9. So Inspired – Big Brooklyn Red
10. Let’s Run Away – Darnell Kendricks
11. Transitions – Julie Dexter
12. Right On (Club Remix) – Michaux
13. Trust You – Heather Park
14. Guilty – Mo Molokwu
15. Mad Love – Nikki Wade
16. Emotional – V-Rich
17. Billyclub (Remix) – Wayna ft Wale

Artists Websites
Soulem Productions – http://www.soulemproductions.com/
Colie Williams http://www.myspace.com/coliewilliamsfeaturingosfand
Innosphere – http://www.myspace.com/innospheremusic
Wayna http://www.wayna.net/
Big Brooklyn Red http://www.bigbrooklynred.com/
Heather Park http://www.myspace.com/heatherpark
Julie Dexter http://www.juliedexter.com/
Michaux http://www.myspace.com/michaux
Mo Molokwu –http://www.soulemproductions.com/
Darnell Kendricks http://www.darnellkendricks.com/
Imessiah Soul http://www.myspace.com/imessiahsoul
Steve Wallace http://www.stevewallacemusic.com/
Chris Rob http://www.chrisrobmusic.com/
Kenny Wesley http://www.kennywesley.com/
V-Rich http://www.vrichmusic.com/
Jeremiah http://www.jeremiahonline.com/ www.listentojeremiah.com (launching soon)
Nikki Wade http://www.divadoment.com/

Thanks to all the above artists and their management teams –
Fiona Bloom – The Bloom Effect – http://www.thebloomeffect.com/
Hasan Brown – Puzzle Marketing – http://www.myspace.com/puzzlemarketing
Steve Francis – Stush Music – http://stushmusic.com/
Keyonne Brooks – http://www.myspace.com/keyonnebrooks
Mathieu Karsenti- Soulem Productions – http://www.soulemproductions.com/
Mike Dawson – Ketch a Vibe Records
IcreeUPree – Joli Harris http://www.myspace.com/imgmuzic

Drops – Lenora Jaye, Monet, Darien, Heather Park, April Hill, Lorenda Robinson, Steve Wallace

Life and Soul Promotions are responsible for: –
Website – www.lifeandsoulpromotions.co.uk
Indie Soul Mixer Concept and Events
Soul Freedom – Radio Programming and DJ Outlet – Radio Cardiff – Rhythm and Soul Radio
Development of new Independent Soul Artists

mike@lifeandsoulpromotions.co.uk
Bristol – Cardiff – Atlanta – New York – Los Angeles (2010)

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WAYNA’s WORLD it is, Grammy build up, SOUND IN COLOR, and life in 2009!

– Vol 1, Issue 1

In This Issue
Friendly Links
Friends and Fam
Where do I start? Since coming back from Miami this past weekend spending New Year’s with UK’s Firin Squad massive and my girl Sharon Carpenter– I’ve come back hit the road running and it hasn’t stopped!Oh- my holiday cheer poem was a big success so it seemed as I got tons of emails saying how enjoyable it was and glad to put a smile on all your faces! So glad in fact….I’m writing up another one in next week’s blast- yeah, yeah- I know you all can’t wait!

More and more readers on my blog- starting to leave comments- very exciting! By now- you’ve all peeped Wayna’s debut video ‘My Love’- otherwise you will now…

We’re judging a Remix Contest this Friday w/ April Hill- stay tuned….

and I locked down SOUND IN COLOR which I’m super excited about as Maya Azucena is hosting and one of my faves is debuting in NY- Monica Blaire!

I’ve been going to the library lately. It’s a wonderful thing. I’m trying to make it a goal to read 2 books a month. Wish me luck. I also have to hit the gym or some sort of regimented work out and….Got to eat better- more healthy! Oh to do to do what’s a woman to do! And I’m nearly at my Facebook Friends Quota. Get me while you can!

Addictive TV out of UK have remixed and mashed up Slumdog Millionaire trailer- It’s brilliantly wicked! Check my Bloom Blog to view.

Karsh Kale at 92Y in Tribeca on Friday- 11PM.. Q-Tip at Santos Party House- Friday Midnight.. Saturday- Tomas Doncker at Barnes&Noble Lincoln Center- 7PM
Globalfest on Sunday- Webster Hall Tamara Wellons at Alvin Ailey Dance Studio– Sunday
Mama O’s Kimchee Salsa tasting at Jeffrey’s on Saturday… 2PM-7PM Essex Market.
Shouts to Kissey Asplund, Miz Metro, & Dred Scott I’m looking for more contributors….Hit me up if interested….


I’m getting tons of traffic on the blog so thanks for spreading the love…Bookmark it. Keep coming…. The Bloom Blog.


I’m also launching a Blog Contest on The Bloom Blog- Once a month kicking off with next Monday’s contest supported by Eb Did It Gift Baskets.


Winner will receive a beautiful custom made gift basket courtesy of Eb Did It. Thanks Eb!

No stopping Wayna. She’s on a roll and the next few weeks is all about Grammy’s. She’s also performing at several inaugural balls/events in D.C Jan 17-20th…
Her debut video ‘My Love’ is garnering a lot of praise/attention… Performing at SOB’s SOL VILLAGE– Feb 18th
Wayna will be in LA during Grammy week doing promo, performances, after parties and anything else we can pursue. Hit me up if you have any ideas.. Save the date: The Blue Note- Friday, April 3rd….
So nominated for a Grammy in the Urban Alternative Performance category. This is pretty remarkable and pretty much unheard of for an indie artist…What a unique story! Go Wayna!
‘My Love’ will have a world premiere on BETJ’s Soul Session inside the TOP TEN.
And…Lots more in the works…After all, it’s Wayna’s World!

Locked down the first show of ’09 and so excited! Shouts to Adriel of Ill-Literacy and The Funky Pixel for hooking up the dope design.
I’ve been wanting to bring Detroit crooner Monica Blaire for the longest and logistically it never worked until now and thus- her NY Debut….
The night is hosted by the fabulous and lovely Maya Azucena. This will be my first time seeing her in front of the mic not performing but giving some flavour to the night and verbal entertainment rather than vocal! Can’t wait. Also on the bill all the way live from Holland- Postman and one of my faves Kameron Corvet.
The night is powered by Thisisrealmusic, ONUTSS, Fusicology and Rebel Soul.
Friday, January 23rd- Joe’s Pub– Late Night Series 11PM
Hoping to have some goodies locked in TBA and handed out all night- stay tuned!! Can’t wait to see you all at SOUND IN COLOR.

Speaking of Maya hosting Sound in Color– we’re very excited to participate at the premiere screening for Maya’s debut video off the new album called ‘ Get It Together’.
DJ Center will be on the decks and there will also be a special intimate acoustic performance.
Wednesday, Jan 28th at 7:30PM at MADIBA in Fort Greene and sponsored by Fort Greene Film Society and The Bloom Effect.
The video is directed by Seth Kushner.
So show some love! ‘Get It Together’- Maya will be happy you did!!!!

Heston’s ‘Storyteller’ has a Europe release in the Spring. It continues to do well in the States online/downloads and critically…
He’s appearing on Soultalk Radio this Thursday at 10:30PM w/ Duane Simon so tune in…
He’s at Blue Note Late Night Series- Saturday, January 31st. Midnight...

April Hill’s Remix Contest for ‘ The Search’ is well under way with over 150 submissions already from various DJ’s, producers around the world…. After extending the submissions deadline to December 31st we finally got all the tracks in and uploaded…
There’s a big cash prize! Who’s going to be that lucky winner—- Well– the judges are sitting down(yes I’m included) this Friday at 5PM and we’re videotaping the entire event….
The decision will be made soon enough!
April just collaborated with Italian soul/jazz/funk act Live Tropical Fish. Look for their release soon and a tour in Italy!!

I’m a big fan of Art for Progress. They have some great initiatives and they’re a not for profit. If you’re not hip to them- get to know them…They’ll be your best friend…. Art for Progress is committed to celebrating the arts, cultivating emerging artists, and developing a diverse, creative community with an on-line presence.
They’re gearing up for Clash of the Artists- in its 3rd Year. Now in it’s third year plans on raising the standard of artist competitions across the world! At Art For Progress, they inspire exceptional international talent to get involved and support art education while having the opportunity to win fantastic prizes geared for the career artist. Here’s your opportunity to show the art world, peers, and fans your best work. The world will decide who makes it to the finals for the BIG EVENT in New York City in March 2009.
The annual competition encompasses genres of visual art, film, fashion, live music, DJ’s, and the exciting open category, “creative”. The interactive judging process allows the on-line community to view short films, listen to music, and see the work of artists and designers from Australia to New York. Over a five-week voting period, three finalists will be chosen in each category.
Deadline for submissions is this Friday…Jan 9th… No more submissions after this date and the voting begins on the 19th….. Stay tuned for where the Big Event will be in March 2009 and you can be sure that The Bloom Effect will be highly visible and participating….

So I’m helping this crew out from CT and MA doing shows up there- They’re looking out for me too with Sound In Color.
Saturday, Jan 24th in Springfield, MA at Holiday Inn, Penthouse Suite. 8:00PM featuring Leemy Waiters and the lovely Abby Dobson..
Organix Soul does all the Soul shows and they have radio shows too so definitely reach out to D.Moss and James!

So that’s my week so far- so much for starting out slow- I just jump right in! Can’t wait for anyone or anything….I’m on a roll and I need to stay here!!!

Follow me on Twitter if you’re not already…

I didn’t make the final nominations for the Shorty Awards which are being held in Feb in NYC but I did ok! Came in at #18 in the Ent Category- Not bad… I’m going Top 5 next year!!!

So I’ll be in LA…Can’t wait- I’m long overdue – Last time was there taking Anthony David around and now look where he is!!!

I’m working on another edition of SXSW SOUL! Look out!

I’m almost maxed on friends on Facebook. There’s a 5000 limit! I was told today by a staffer at Facebook that I need to do a celebrity page! Damn! Alright then!

Sincerely,


Fiona Bloom

The Bloom Effect

Some Soul Selections

BlakGerlCrazybeautifulDarcellBetter Than Before$14.99)Love 360LOVE 360 "I Wanna Be Free" RemixTruth Thru FictionExperience ColletteBirth of a MovementStorytellerLet Love InStill SearchingHigher GroundIt's A Nu DaePromiseAmazingUnbreakableVolume 1002ForewordSo Much to SayTime of My Life - Chapter 1InvasionMy SoulJourneyGhetto ChildJunkyard JewelMaya Who?!"a Woman's Touch " Vol. 1Got To Let It GoThey Don't KnowEssenceHope 4 Tha HolidaysCOME WITH THA REALLeftDC; DVD/CD Set (USA - Canada Region)Soul Congregation RisingKelli SaeHeroineJust Up The RoadMad At MyselfPiece of Minei, too, am COLORED, in black & whiteEnter My MindThe Live SessionsBe YourselfLove AffairNew VoiceBareOn Becoming a Woman...That's Where You GoLove of a LifetimeLove of a Lifetime Special EditionSomewhere In BetweenThe Official Bootleg Of Chris Rob, Vol. 1Strong EmotionFinally Got My Swagga BackLifestylz Vol.1Maximum PleasureThe Momentary NowStill...Love Rain DownJust MichauXNew LifeMy Love ,my LifeFUNKtional FamilyenvyFreeThe Ghetto SymphonyMoments Like ThisSalakidaCertified Soul Starring Gabbie McGeeThis is MeInvincibleThank YouEuphoriaRising RebelStrawberry LemonadeDon't Sleep...Just Dream(standard silver)S.ynergistic E.nergy X.changeStill SearchingBigHEADED GirlSkintalk

Soul Freedom on Rhythmandsoul Radio – Show 3

Show 3 Playlist 16 November – Will podcast it later on

Taking it too far Big Brooklyn Red
So Fine Victor Haynes
Since I found my baby DeVynne
Smile Neo
You should be here Karizz
Let me show ya Jazzanova ft Paul Randolph
But Rich Rhythms Bahama Soul Club
Put a Lyric in it Sunburst Band
DJ Saul in the mix old school funk and soul
Deeper Alaine
Come Home Morgan Heritage
Hey Kindred the Family Soul
Damn Sista Jarrard Anthony
Luv Game Sam Bostic ft Mr Franchyze
Just a girl Melissa Young – Vicelounge mix
Soul Sista Devante
Keep me waiting Kofy Brown
Ghetto Soul Big Will
That kinda Love Oli Silk
15th Avenue Midnight Star
This Feeling Maya Azucena ft Krumsnatcha

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