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Mixed Feelings | Souldade

A special guest-mix series where DJs are invited to create a soundtrack for tomorrow's days. Next up: The soulful, tropical French DJ that goes by the name of Souldade.

Every Mixed Feelings podcast is accompanied by a few questions that provide a little insight into the DJ and the mix they've prepared for us and for you.

Which feelings do we find bottled in this mix?

As I recorded this mix in August, I would say excitation, carelessness and sunny vibes.

What message does the music you play convey?

I want my music to carry people away to forgotten dream places, from sunbathed exotic poolsides to moist outmoded clubs. I like the nostalgic vibe some tracks I play can broadcast, while entertaining people and making them dance.

How is the mix reflecting your current music taste?

I always try to record mixes with a large variety of genres, so this mix moves from zouk and afro to italo and more classic disco. Still, I can go through some periods where I focus more on a genre, which is the case here with Zouk and Freestyle (latin / synth-pop genre from the late 80s).

Who should release a new album/EP already?

Eternal Love, right after the one on Planet Trip, vai!

What's magical about music?

The way music tastes federate people across countries, especially our disco / tropical / balearic scene which is a small yet international world.

What is your main source for finding new music?

Social Media, 🏴‍☠️ *Pirate noises* 🏴‍☠️, YouTube and its horrible algorithm, Discogs.

If the mix would be a soundtrack, what (kind of) movie/video/audio-visual content would support it best?

A modern movie but taking place in the 70s/80s/90s. Just like Mid 90s by Jonah Hill, or a documentary shot with vintage gear like the Super 8 cam.

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the flight!



  1. Harry Diboula - Rendez-Vous Manqué

  2. Gyedu Blay Ambolley - Simigwa Soca

  3. Enzo Avitabile - Solo

  4. Rick Clarke - Love With a Stranger

  5. Harari - I'm Waiting

  6. Eric D - Let’s Dance

  7. Brenda & The Big Dudes - Kiss Kiss

  8. Claudja Barry - Can't You Feel My Heart Beat (Redleg On A Roll Edit)

  9. Bandaid - A Tour in Italy

  10. Noelle Jockery - Somebody in the Sun (Vocal Version)

  11. Coy Haste - Professor Cubhu

  12. William & The Young Five - Cost Of Living Is Too High

  13. Alexa Colère - Repertoire (Instrumental)

  14. Rodney Franklin - Bustin' Out (The Square Sun Edit)

  15. 16K - My Love

  16. Captain Sky - Moon Child (Joey Negro Edit)

  17. Carmen Russo - Si

  18. Unknown - Ecstasy (Running Hot Edit)

  19. Clockwork - Magic City Beat (Souldade Oye Edit)

  20. Chestnut Brothers - Sweet Little Rita


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