The 90s Pop Wedding Cocktail Hour

The 97th installment of our wedding cocktail hour series was created on the back of strong recent demand for 90s music by our clientele and party guests.  It seems that the Nineties are sparking the same nostalgia for millennials that the Eighties stokes for Generation X!

Compiled by Ambient DJs’ head honcho Gregg Ambient, the playlist features many of the biggest hit makers of the 90s as well as a few “one hit wonders.”  Track selections gravitate towards fun, light musical fare, perfect to set the tone for an enjoyable wedding reception or other celebration.

For a signature drink, we’ve selected the popular “Cosmopolitan” – a libation that cut its teeth in the Nineties!  To learn how to mix one, see Difford’s recipe by clicking here.

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Immediately after the playlist, listen to the playlist on the accompanying Spotify playlist  (unmixed), and enjoy a bonus “80s 90s Something” dance mix which focuses specifically on those songs from the late Eighties and early Nineties.

The 90s Pop Wedding Cocktail Hour – Compiled by DJ Gregg Ambient

  1. Kiss Me – Sixpence None The Richer
  2. Smooth – Santana with Rob Thomas
  3. Walkin’ on the Sun – Smash Mouth
  4. Fly – Sugar Ray
  5. Praise You – Fatboy Slim
  6. Always Be My Baby – Mariah Carey
  7. What a Girl Wants – Christina Aguilera
  8. (You Drive Me) Crazy – Britney Spears
  9. The Sign – Ace of Base
  10. MMMBop – Hanson
  11. You’re My Number One – S Club 7
  12. 2 Become 1 – Spice Girls
  13. Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)
  14. Tearin’ Up My Heart – *NSYNC
  15.  Set Adrift on Memory Bliss – P.M. Dawn
  16. No Rain – Blind Melon
  17. Slide – The Goo Goo Dolls
  18. You Get What You Give – The New Radicals

Listen on Spotify (Unmixed)

Bonus Mix

 

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DJ Gregg Ambient – 80s and 90s Connoisseur

About Ambient DJ Service

Ambient DJ Service is an award-winning mobile DJ entertainment company  specializing in weddings and servicing the New Jersey, New York City and eastern Pennsylvania.  To book DJ Gregg or one of our other DJ mixologists for your wedding or other celebration, connect with us online at www.ambientdj.com   Ambient DJ is available for destination weddings.

To view our 2018 Wedding Music Master Class that contains links to our other 96 themed cocktail hour playlists, click here

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The Noc Boots Wedding Cocktail Hour

For the 91th installment of the Ambient DJ wedding cocktail hour playlist series, Ambient DJs’ Luke Rizzo, aka “DJ Cloak Dagger” submits a playlist of material from his “Noc Boots” record label.  The Noc Boots sound features soulful original electronic compositions and bootlegs of R&B tracks (i.e., Sade) – typically in the 100 to 105 beats per minute tempo range.  Some of these tracks fall in the “Nu Disco” genre, while others might be classified as R&B, jazz or lounge music.  This playlist would be perfect for an upscale wedding reception in any global cosmopolitan center.

To learn more about DJ Cloak Dagger and the Noc Boots concept, read an interview with Luke Rizzo by clicking here.  The talented producers on the Noc Boots record label are located across the globe.  There are currently eight Noc Boots album releases, with future installments planned.

For a signature drink, we’ve selected the “Black Diamond” – a warming martini  drink that combines light rum, Creme de Cacao and espresso.  Learn how to mix one by clicking hereBlack_Diamond_Cocktail

Immediately after the playlist, listen to these tracks mixed in a continuous one hour set by the playlist’s curator.

The individual tracks are available for sale – at a very reasonable price – at nocboots.bandcamp.com or https://www.junodownload.com/

The Noc Boots Wedding Cocktail Hour – Compiled by DJ Cloak Dagger

  1. El Amor Contigo – Edwick John (Noc Boots 007)
  2. Love U More – Touchsoul (NB 004)
  3. Erotic Mysteries – DJ Steef (NB 004)
  4. Don’t Want to Let You Go – Ash Reynolds (NB 001)
  5. Sundays – Bronx (NB 002)
  6. Take Me There – Cloak Dagger feat. Basement Love (NB 002)
  7. Shouldn’t Leave You – Cloak Dagger (NB 006)
  8. Take Me There – Cloak Dagger (NB 002)
  9. No One Ever Stays – Cloak Dagger (NB 007)
  10. You Remind Me – Cloak Dagger (NB 006)
  11. Rise (Cloak Dagger Re Boot) – Maricopa (unreleased)
  12. Illusions – Hotmood (NB 008)
  13. El Rey – The Silver Rider (NB 008)
  14. Selva Tropical – Edwick John (NB 006)

Listen on Mixcloud

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Luke Rizzo, aka “DJ Cloak Dagger”

About Ambient DJ Service

Ambient DJ Service is an award-winning mobile DJ entertainment company  specializing in weddings.   To book DJ Cloak Dagger or one of our other DJ mixologists for your wedding or other celebration, connect with us online at www.ambientdj.com   Ambient DJ is available for destination weddings.

To view our 2017 Wedding Music Master Class that contains links to our other 90 themed cocktail hour playlists, click here

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The Fourth of July Wedding Cocktail Hour Playlist

Americans love celebrating the birth of our country.  With patriotism running high and the long holiday weekend, it’s no wonder that 4th of July weekend weddings are so much fun!  The following cocktail hour playlist prepared by our DJ Gregg Ambient includes patriotic anthems, songs about freedom and revolution, and feel good classic rock Americana.

For a signature drink, Gregg has selected a cold bottle of Budweiser beer whose bottle is adorned in red, white and blue.

You can list to the playlist on Spotify unmixed at https://open.spotify.com/user/gregg_ambientdjs/playlist/681gGl05dUk88adMg5P4b1

In the mood to dance around the BBQ pit today?  Then enjoy our new continuous 4th of July party mix shown immediately below the cocktail hour playlist.

Enjoy the music, and God Bless America!

The Fourth of July Wedding Cocktail Hour

  1. The Star Spangled Banner (live from Woodstock) – Jimi Hendrix
  2. The Stars and Stripes Forever – US Marine Band
  3. America the Beautiful – Ray Charles
  4. Pink Houses – John Cougar Mellencamp
  5. Keep on Rockin’ in the Free World – Pearl Jam and Neil Young
  6. R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A. – John Cougar Mellencamp
  7. Born Free – Kid Rock
  8. Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue – Toby Keith
  9. Firecracker – Josh Turner
  10. Chicken Fried – Zac Brown Band
  11. Wagon Wheel – Old Crow Medicine Show
  12. Sweet Home Alabama – Lynrd Skynyrd
  13. God Bless America – LeAnn Rimes
  14. God Bless the USA – Lee Greenwood
  15. The Unknown Soldier – The Doors
  16. Freedom ’90 – George Michael
  17. I’m on Fire – Bruce Springsteen
  18. American Girl – Tom Petty
  19. Firework – Katy Perry
  20. American Pie – Don McLean