We arrived in December, which means a month filled with festivities for many.
Steppin' members Shady Lady and Kay Tee both have a thing for Christmas-themed music and decided to join forces for a special Mixed Feelings.
“I used to dislike Christmas with passion for the longest time, until developing a now about 12-year-long tradition with friends that brought a bit more harmony into the holiday season. Christmas music grew on me with all of its bittersweetness & I became fascinated with its variety and the fact that it’s probably the only genre that we listen to at a particular time of the year exclusively. On top of that, my first deejay set ever was a Christmas gig, so when Bec asked me to record a Christmix together, I knew it was the right thing to do.” - Kay
“Being the Jewish Atheist that I am, I just love the novelty that is Christmas. It’s a holiday so tacky, so in your face, so Shady Lady. Every year for the last 3 years I’ve made my own Christmix as part of the Shady Lady Show, the goal being to prove to listeners that Michael Buble isn’t your only option. This holiday season I found out Kay had the same love for jingles that I did, so ignore the family tension and let your ears lax to our b2b Steppin’ Christmix.” - Bec
Tracklist: 1. Akira The Don - O Christmas Treee Lofi
2. Khruangbin - Christmas Time Is Here
3. Tyler the Creator - Hot Chocolate
4. Michigan & Smiley - Drummer Boy
5. 14KT - I’monit!
6. Too Many Zooz - Funky Christmas
7. James Brown - Tit For Tat
8. Donny Hathaway - This Christmas
9. Cleveland Robinson - Xmas Time Is Here Again
10. Ronettes - Sleigh Ride
11. Bing Crosby - Jingle Bells
12. Barry Gordon - Nuttin’ For Christmas
13. Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings - 8 Days of Hannukah
14. Otis Redding - Merry Christmas Baby
15. O’jays - Christmas Wont Be Christmas
16. Salsoul Orchestra - Deck the Halls
17. Jocelyn Brown - All I Want For Christmas
18. Paolo Music - Disco Winter
19. The Waitressess - Christmas Wrapping
20. YACHT-Christmas Alone
21. Jerry C King - Christmas With Kingdom
22. Ezel - Gloria (Ezel remix)
23. Derrick Ricky Nelson ft. Seychelle Elise - Mary Did You Know (Afro Soul Vocal Mix)
24. DJ Spen and the Muthafunkaz - Rock The Bellz
25. Mariah Carey ft. Jermaine Dupri & Lil Bow Wow - All I Want For Christmas
26. RUN DMC - Christmas In Hollis
27. Spike Jones & His City Slickers - All I Want For Christmas (Is My Two Front Teeth)
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