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This is the first in a series of posts, commemorating the work of Sivuyile Jack. As an avid promoter and supporter of house music, he had begun to create an intensely passionate online community through his weekly ‘#B2BCharts’. Each week (sometimes twice) himself and one other super-fan would select 5 of their favourite grooves to form a 10 track selection, both introducing the community to new music and celebrating the already known.

At our core, deepstreet has always been about highlighting the culture of local house music. The big picture vision of Sivuyile and ours was very much aligned, this writer actually being the very first participant in the charts. Alongside his partner in crime Mantshini ‘Uglymann’ Kenneth we have decided to collect Sivuyile’s charts and move them out of social media, to a place where they are easily accessible and safely stored. 

The below lists are from the months of April & May. Rest easy king.

26 April

On this one we have Mike Wallis from deepstreet an online magazine that is collecting, promoting & celebrating the best in South African deep house music.

First 5 tracks are picked by me & the bottom 5 are picked by Mike.

  • 1. Saronde – Moyo Mama (Jimpster’s Dub) [Beating Heart Music]
  • 2. Da Brownie – Letting Go [Just Move Records]
  • 3. Michael Oberling Music , Masako Hariu – Place To Be [Good Luck Penny]
  • 4. SESSION VICTIM – Dawn [Delusions of Grandeur]
  • 5. Kvrvbo – A Train To Tokyo [Independent Release]
  • 6. Mano Le Tough – Half Closed Eyes [Permanent Vacation]
  • 7. Âme – No War [Innervisions]
  • 8. Atjazz & Jullian Gomes – Decoded [Atjazz Record Company]
  • 9. Guy Gerber – What To Do (&Me Remix) [RUMORS]
  • 10. Ian Pooley – CompuRhythm (Dixon 4/4 treatment) [Innervisions]

3 May

This week I’ve invited Duwayne Remarco Oor who picked his 5 tracks.

First 5 tracks are picked by him & the bottom 5 are picked by me.

  • 1. Freedom Elementz – Be Open To Learn [Stay True Sounds]
  • 2. BillowJazz – Wir Weinen [Deep Promises]
  • 3. Messive Muzik – Exotics [Ambious Records]
  • 4. Hatha – Depth Of Fields(Atjazz remix) [Papa Records]
  • 5. Kid Fonque – Bossa Over (Take 2) [Stay True Sounds]
  • 6. Risk Assessment – I don’t Understand (Sebb Junior Remix) [No Fuss Records]
  • 7. Aakmael – Joust (Forteba Alternative Version) [Nite Grooves]
  • 8. Oscar Barila – Harlem River (Dub Mix) [Large Music]
  • 9. Foo Funkers , Raul Osvaldini – Deep Feeling (Extended Mix) [Monoside Records]
  • 10. Julien Jabre – Swimming Pools (Purple Disco Machine Re-Work) [Glitterbox Recording]

10 May

Today I have invited Thulanie Lerato to picking his 5 tracks.

First 5 tracks are picked by me & the bottom 5 are picked by Thulanie

  • 1. DeepCuba – Gift From Ancestry [Stay True Sounds]
  • 2. Elfenberg – Oas [Kamai Music]
  • 3. Sobek – Jewel Of The Nile [Abracadabra Music]
  • 4. Enduro Disco – Believe [Exploited Rec]
  • 5. Siphe Tebeka – Nothing Serious [Be An Ape.]
  • 6. BRUCE LOKO- Cyclone ( Original Mix) [Chapter 24 Records]
  • 7. Skeleton Army – Touch [Killer Smile]
  • 8. Deep Sixty – A. O. N ( Original Mix) [DeepWit Recordings]
  • 9. Manuel Costela & Sauco – Can’t Stop The Feeling [Trax Records]
  • 10 . Melchior Sultana feat. Janello Pulo – Free [Profound SoundRec]

17 May

Today I have invited Tshepo R Molele to picking his 5 tracks.

First 5 are picked by him & the rest by me.

  • 1. Khutšo Chuma – Depth and Direction(Original Mix)[Independent Release]
  • 2. Black Loops feat Felipe Gordon – Mia Negrita (Original Mix) [Toy Tonics]
  • 3. Da Brownie – Vergo (Soledrifter Remix) [Papa Records]
  • 4. Sek – The Nerd Comeback (Original Mix) [Large Music]
  • 5. Deep Sentiments – Be Easy With Yourself (Original Mix) [Rogue Decibels]
  • 6. NYVS – Color Wools (Orginal Mix) [Magician On Duty]
  • 7. Forteba – Olive + Fruit [Plastic City]
  • 8. Peter Matson – Roma Norte (Jimpster Remix) [Bastard Jazz]
  • 9. Dj Vivona – Worlds (Jazzuelle Darkside Mix) [Sunclock]
  • 10. Malcolm WeLove – Thank You (Atjazz & MWL Dub) [Atjazz Record Company]

24 May

Today I have invited Fiedler Kazak to picking his 5 tracks.

The first 5 are picked by me & the bottom 5 are picked by my guest.

  • 1. Marc Holstege – Bisou [Stil vor Talent]
  • 2. Fka Mash – W.N.D.Y (Original Mix) [Aluku Records]
  • 3. Musumeci – Hey Mama [DIYNAMIC MUSIC]
  • 4. Enduro Disco – Same State Of Being [Exploited Rec]
  • 5. Elfenberg – Shere Khan [Metanoia]
  • 6. Ben Böhmer – Fliederregen[Original Mix] [Anjunadeep]
  • 7. N-You-Up – Jazz Bar (Saison Rework)[No Fuss Records]
  • 8. KAASI – Those Days (Original Mix) [ANNOA records]
  • 9. Da Brownie – Stuck On You Feat. Gimel Harper (Tidy Daps Remix) [Oh So Coy Recordings]
  • 10. David Platzdasch – Deauville (Replika Remix) [Formlos Records]

31 May

Today I have invited Stuke Justice Malatjila to picking his 5 tracks.

The first 5 are picked by my guest Stuke & the bottom 5 are picked by myself.

  • 1. Eddvin – Shock Therapy(Original Mix) [Just Move Records]
  • 2. MSM -Untitled Joint(Original Mix)[Candid Beings Records]
  • 3. DJ SJOPA – Attention (feat. Paul B SA) (Original Mix) [Independent Release]
  • 4. Siphe Tebeka – Ibariki (Original Mix)[Be An Ape.]
  • 5. Ntsakosoul – For The Culture (Mash Remix)[Stay True Sounds]
  • 6. Nils Frahm – Sunson [ERASED Tapes]
  • 7. Maga – Crack Of The Dawn [Leveldva]
  • 8. Leeu – Passing Truth [Suid Tronica]
  • 9. Rancido – Patterns/Symbols [Connoisseur Records]
  • 10. Frankey & Sandrino – Sirius [DIYNAMIC MUSIC]