Driving Souls & Funky Cars

One of the best movies of this millennium so far is without any doubt 'Drive’ from Nicolas Winding Refn, starring a sensational Ryan Gosling. He is also one of key characters in ‘Gangster squad’ and is working on 'Only God forgives', again with Nicolas Winding Refn. In 'Drive' Gosling (picture left) plays a getaway and stunt driver who is in love with his married neighbour, which is a guarantee for trouble and the start of his downfall… The movie inspired me to make this cloudcast. Only the track from College is actually on the (superb!) soundtrack, but some of the songs have the same electro feel (which you can call some kind of ‘machine soul’). A guilty pleasure that didn't fit the mix, but that I like anyway is ‘Geronimo's cadillac’ from Modern Talking. For some strange reason I like that guy with the Nora necklace... The picture below is from the movie ‘Hit Man’ with the wonderful Pam Grier and Bernie Casey.

By the way, one of my favourite tracks of the moment is ‘Stay gold’ from Wallpaper, although it has nothing to do with this mix. Enjoy!


The Gap Band – Burn Rubber On Me (1980)
Don Convay ‎– Travelin' In Heavy Traffic (1976)
Johnny Hammond – Shifting Gears (1975)
Rose Royce – Car Wash (1976)
Ramsey Lewis – Hell On Wheels (1980)
Steely Dan – Home At Last (1977)
The Supremes – You’re My Driving Wheel (1976)
Cooly’s Hot Box – Take Me Home Tonight (2002)
The Salsoul Invention – Follow Me Into The Car (1976)
The Cool Notes – In Your Car (1985)
Brainstorm – We’re On Our Way Home [Pt. 1] (1978)
First Choice – Hustler Bill (1974)
Sound Experience – He’s Looking Good And Moving Fast (1975)
Grace Jones – Pull Up To The Bumper (1981)
The Assembly – Stop Start (1983)
Blue Mar Ten – Drive (2008)
Quiet Village – Free Rider (2008)
College Feat. Electric Youth ‎– A Real Hero (2011)
J. Blackfoot – Taxi (1983)

Driving Souls & Funky Cars by Professor Eddy on Mixcloud


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