Category Archives: Compilation

Groove Jet / cd|17

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Since I was young I used to listen to rock music. Yes I was listening to other genres as well but rock was always my thing. Classic, hard, metal, alternative, post, rock ‘n’ roll, surf, acoustic, you name it. Growing in Greece however was inevitable for me not to club at nights. Dancing with friends and strangers is all you do in the summer in Greece. But in order to dance in a club you need dance music. Music with a beat…

A typical night starts at the bar for a beer or a cocktail and continues to the after hours clubs. People are dressed up enjoying the groove, slow moving in the beginning and then dancing their hearts out on the dance floor. When I really started to hang out to bars and clubs it was something more than ten years ago. First in high school and then at the university. Those ten plus years I grooved and danced with a lot of songs. Here is a compilation of those I liked best… A tribute to those summer nights out dancing till dawn, occasionally drunk.

01. Spiller feat. Sophie Ellis-Bextor | Groovejet (If This Ain’t Love)
02. Billie Ray Martin | Your Loving Arms
03. Artful Dodger & Romina Johnson | Movin’ Too Fast
04. Jennifer Paige | Crush
05. Roger Sanchez | Another Chance
06. Sonique | It Feels So Good
07. Everything But The Girl | Missing
08. Shapeshifters | Lolas Theme
09. Moloko feat. Roisin Murphy | Sing It Back
10. Daft Punk | One More Time
11. Sash! feat. Tina Cousins | Mysterious Times
12. No Mercy | Where Do You Go
13. Iio | Rapture
14. Chicane feat. Bryan Adams | Don’t Give Up
15. Wamdue Project | King of My Castle
16. Room 5 feat. Oliver Cheatham | Make Luv
17. ATB | 9pm Till I Come
18. Adamski | Killer (2000 mix by ATB)
19. Enrique Iglesias feat. Kelis | Not In Love
20. 3-11 Porter | Surround Me with Your Love (Mental Overdrive Remix)

[Running Time 01:17:04]

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Lady Was Singing The Blues / cd|16

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There are some great voices from the past that accompany us till today. Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Edith Piaf, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Washington are some of the greatest female voices ever. Voices that you hear once and either you love instantly or never really appreciate for the rest of your life. I’ve heard this compilation many times before I post it. Each time I heard it, the same question was kept bothering me: “Are there any new female artists that can get any close to those legends nowadays?” I’m sorry but you’ll have to wait a couple of days for the answer… Be patient.

Meanwhile enjoy this one…

01. Nina Simone | Feeling Good
02. Billie Holiday | Summertime
03. Edith Piaf | La Vie En Rose
04. Shirley Bassey | Diamonds Are Forever
05. Peggy Lee | Fever
06. Dusty Springfield | The Look Of Love
07. Julie London | Cry Me A River
08. Dinah Shore & Andre Previn | My Funny Valentine
09. Etta James | I Just Wanna Make Love To You
10. Aretha Franklin | I Say A Little Prayer
11. Erma Franklin | Light My Fire
12. Ella Fitzgerald | I Love Paris
13. Dinah Washington | Mad About the Boy
14. Dianne Reeves | In a Sentimental Mood
15. Bobbie Gentry | Son of a Preacher-Man
16. Marlena Shaw | Woman of the Ghetto
17. Diana Ross & the Supremes | Baby Love
18. Martha Reeves & the Vandellas | Nowhere to Run
19. Mary Wells | My Guy
20. Thelma Houston | Don’t Leave Me This Way
21. Cesaria Evora | Sodade (Live)
22. Doris Day | Fly Me to the Moon

[Running Time: 01:19:39]

New HighFidelityCompilation!

High Fidelity Compilation

It must be one of my new things… I register blogs! So here is another High Fidelity Show Blog. It’s called High Fidelity Compilation and as you have already correctly guessed it’ll will host my compilations from now on.

http://highfidelitycompilation.wordpress.com/

Featured Song: Prince | Musicology

Sunny Reggae / cd|15

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It’s only a couple of years since I started my first blog. High Fidelity Show. It was on Blogger at that point. After I experienced a couple of problems I moved to WordPress.com. From the very beginning my blog was music oriented. I actually started it because of a show I had at a student radio station at that time, and I wanted to upload my tracklist. How more musical can it get? A lot of things changed since then including me. Not however my passion for making mix CDs, compilations.

A few weeks ago I came up with the idea to register another blog except the High Fidelity Show, a photoblog. Absolutely dedicated to photographs I took myself. On the same motive is this site. Created to host my compilations.And since it’s summer what better way to start this blog than a new compilation. This time, High Fidelity Show goes to beach and desperately asks for some Reggae music… Enjoy.

01. Alpha Blondy | Sebe Allah Y’e
02. Gregory Isaacs | Night Nurse
03. Jimmy Somerville | To Love Somebody
04. UB40 | Red Red Wine
05. UB40 | (I Can’t Help) Falling In Love With You
06. Laid Black | Sunshine Reggae
07. Jimmy Cliff | Reggae Nights
08. Peter Tosh | Johnny B. Goode
09. 10cc | Deadlock Reggae
10. Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers | Tomorrow People
11. Jimmy Cliff | I Can See Clearly Now
12. UB40 | I Got You Babe
13. Maxi Priest | Wild World
14. Black Uhuru | Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner
15. Steve Miller Band | The Joker
16. Big Mountain | Baby, I Love Your Way
17. Afroman | Because I Got High
18. Bob Marley | Waiting In Vain
19. Jimmy Cliff | Rebel In Me

[Running Time: 01:18:12]

As my guitar gently weeps / cd|14

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I know it’s been a long long time since my last post but you see I was busy. Exam period. I have nothing to add to that, I hope you understand. But, here I am again striking back with another compilation. Summer is starting to influence me even here in England. I’m thinking of days on the beach. With good friends or THE good friend. A guitar, a sunset and a lot of good feelings… Rock music at its best to accompany your life during the summer. See you all around!

01. Alannah Miles | Black Velvet
02. Melissa Etheridge | Like The Way I Do
03. Rob Grill | Rock Sugar
04. Midnight Oil | Beds Are Burning
05. Stretch | Why Did You Do It
06. The Doobie Brothers | Long Train Runnin`
07. Chris Isaak | Blue Hotel
08. Counting Crows | Mr. Jones
09. David Bowie | Sound and Vision
10. Keziah Jones | Rythm of Love
11. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers | Mary Jane’s Last Dance
12. Rainbirds | Sea of Time Part1- Rocking Song – Part 2 Time – Part 3 CA
13. Led Zeppelin | D’yer Mak’er
14. Babe Ruth | The Mexican
15. Cat Stevens | Lady D’Arbanville
16. Waterboys | Fisherman’s Blues
17. The Bangles | Hazy Shade of Winter
18. Bill Withers | Lovely Day

[Running Time: 01:18:37]

The Last Wave 2006 / CD|13

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Below you’ll find the list of the late 2006 releases. I have started this playlist since November but never got the chance to complete it until now. The first wave for 2007 is already in progress and sounds really cool! Until then enjoy the Last Wave…

01. U2 & Green Day | The Saints Are Coming (Album Version)
02. Scissor Sisters | I Don’t Feel Like Dancin’
03. Magic Numbers | Take a Chance
04. The Fratellis | Flathead
05. Jarvis Cocker | Don’t Let Him Waste Your Time
06. Killers | When You Were Young
07. Moby feat. Mylene Farmer | Slipping Away (Crier La Vie)
08. Hot Chip | Over and Over
09. The Long Blondes | Giddy Stratospheres
10. Guillemots | Trains To Brazil
11. Kasabian | By My Side
12. Muse | Supermassive Black Hole
13. Bowling For Soup | High School Never Ends
14. James Morrison | Under the Influence
15. Paolo Nutini | Last Request
16. Ayo | Down On My Knees
17. Robbie Williams | Viva Life On Mars
18. Cold War Kids | Hang Me Up To Dry
19. Faithless | Bombs

[Running Time: 01:17:50]

Memories / CD|12

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Έπρεπε! Ότι έπρεπε, έπρεπε! Έπρεπε να κάνω ένα cd για το 2006. Αφού μου το ζήτησε και τόσο ευγενικά η MaYaMaYa… ένας λόγος παραπάνω σκέφτηκα!

Όταν λοιπόν κάθεσαι να κάνεις ένα compilation πρώτα πρέπει να σκεφτείς, τι θέλω να πετύχω? Ποιο είναι το concept? Θα αποτελείται μόνο από τραγούδια για να τα ακούς και να σου φτιάχνουν τη μέρα (βλ. cd|2)? Τραγούδια για να την πέφτεις το βράδυ στο κρεβάτι σου (βλ. cd|3)? Τραγούδια για cocktail party (βλ. cd|6 & cd|8)? Θα είναι τραγούδια που μόλις κυκλοφόρησαν (βλ. cd|5 & cd|9)? Θα είναι μόνο από διαφημίσεις (βλ. cd|7)? Θα είναι electronic, indie, lounge, bouzoukia? Θα είναι για ρομαντικό δείπνο (βλ. cd|10)? Έτσι λοιπόν μετά το απαραίτητο brainstorm (το οποίο διήρκησε μόλις 2 λεπτά), κατέληξα στο εξής concept!

Δεν σας τυγχαίνει πολλές φορές να ακούτε για καμιά εβδομάδα το ίδιο το τραγούδι στο repeat? Εμένα πολλές πάντως. Αυτά τα κολλήματα που έφαγα μέσα στο 2006 λοιπόν, περιλαμβάνονται μέσα σ’αυτό το compilation. Τραγούδια καινούργια, παλιά, ηλεκτρονικά, rock ότι τραβάει η ψυχή σας και ότι τράβηξε κι η δική μου… Τραγούδια που όταν χρειαζόταν έκαναν το κάθε μέρα κάπως πιο ανάλαφρο και υποφερτο, τραγούδια που μου έφτιαχναν το κέφι πριν βγω το βράδυ, τραγούδια που χόρεψα, τραγούδια διάφορα…

Δεν είναι ένα απλό compilation, είναι ο χρόνος που πέρασα. Οι αναμνήσεις μου…

01. The Kooks | Ooh La
02. Belle And Sebastian | Another Sunny Day
03. Delays | Valentine
04. Graham Coxon | Standing on My Own Again
05. John Cale | Perfect
06. Kate Bush | How To Be Invisible
07. Morrissey | You Have Killed Me
08. Massive Attack | Live With Me
09. Chip | In My Life
10. Supreme Beings Of Leisure | Never The Same
11. Sarah Khider | Mermaid Song
12. Tom Jones | Help Yourself
13. Sophie Solomon ft R.Hawley | Burnt By The Sun
14. Trinity FM | S.O.S (Sound Of Silenve)
15. Nina Simone | Feeling Good
16. Shirley Bassey | Memory
17. Έλλη Πασπαλά | Λευκό Μου Γιασεμί
18. Σωτηρία Μπέλλου | Δε Λες Κουβέντα
19. Alihan Samedov | Sen Gelmez Oldun
20. The Ronettes | Be My Baby

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I had to! I truly had to compile a cd for 2006. Since MaYaMaYa so kindly asked me to… I had one more reason to do so!

When you mix a compilation you first have to think what you want to achieve. What’s the concept. Are they feel good songs (cd|2)? Songs for when you lay on you bed at night (cd|3)? Is it for cocktail parties (cd|6 & cd|8)? Newly released songs (cd|5 & cd|9)? Songs from commercial spots (cd|7)? Is it going to be electronic, indie, lounge, bouzoukia? After the necessary brainstorming (which by the way lasted just 2 mins), I came to this following concept!

Does it happen to you to listen the same song over and over again for a week? This happens to me a lot. Those song that I really kept listening to over and over again during 2006, are included in this compilation. New songs, old songs, electronic, rock… whatever you can imagine! Songs that sometimes helped me through the day, cheered me up before going out at night, songs I danced at, different kind of songs…

It’s not just a compilation, it’s my last year. It’s my memories

01. The Kooks | Ooh La
02. Belle And Sebastian | Another Sunny Day
03. Delays | Valentine
04. Graham Coxon | Standing on My Own Again
05. John Cale | Perfect
06. Kate Bush | How To Be Invisible
07. Morrissey | You Have Killed Me
08. Massive Attack | Live With Me
09. Chip | In My Life
10. Supreme Beings Of Leisure | Never The Same
11. Sarah Khider | Mermaid Song
12. Tom Jones | Help Yourself
13. Sophie Solomon ft R.Hawley | Burnt By The Sun
14. Trinity FM | S.O.S (Sound Of Silenve)
15. Nina Simone | Feeling Good
16. Shirley Bassey | Memory
17. Elli Paspala | Lefko Mou Giasemi
18. Sotiria Mpellou | De Les Kouventa
19. Alihan Samedov | Sen Gelmez Oldun
20. The Ronettes | Be My Baby

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Featured Song: Shirley Bassey | Memory