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22 Songs To Cook To: A Soulful Playlist by DJ Eko

by Skinny Ms.

We found DJ Eko this 4th of July via her super pumped up Electro Yum mix. Hopping online and visiting her website we learned that she has DJ’d for Beyonce and was featured in Martha Stewart Magazine [how to find real djs for weddings]. DJ Eko generally globe trots, splitting her time between NYC and the West Coast. Seeing her vast catalogue of mixes and the fact she plays everything from yoga classes to Coachella, we figured she could curate an amazing list of special goodies as a soundtrack to inspire all of our readers in the kitchen.

So, while you pull out the veggies to chop and cut, slice and dice, here are DJ eko’s soulful, upbeat tunes for a good long session of cooking and grooving in the kitchen.

If you want more tunes for Sunday pancake-making sessions or cocktail hour, hightail it over to her sunny downtempo mix entitled, Sol Du Brasil. If you need to burn all of the nom-nom calories off, hit Electro Yum – Turbo for an awesome gym workout soundtrack.

Kimbra – Settle Down

Vampire Weekend – Horchata

Florence and the Machine – Dog Days – MTV Live  

 Noisettes – Never Forget You

Ray Charles – I’ve Got a Woman

Jamie Woon – Lady Luck

Nikka Costa – Everybody Got Their Something

Fat Freddy’s Drop – Wandering Eye

Manu Chao – Me Gustas Tu

Estelle – Come Over

Toots & The Maytals – Pressure Drop

The Bamboos – The Willhelm Scream

 Otis Redding – The Happy Song

Nickodemus – Mi Swing Es Tropical

Sade – By Your Side (cottonbelly remix)

Quadron – Average Fruit

Amy Winehouse – Mr. Magic

Al Green – Love and Happiness (Shoes rework)

M.I.A. – Paper Planes (DFA remix)

No Letting Go (Icehouseindustry rmx)

Sonora y Mundaca – Love You Down

Frank Ocean – Thinking About You

Fitness Lovers: be sure to check out Electro Yum – Turbo for an awesome gym workout soundtrack.  Comment below and let us know what you think of the music.





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