When your last name is Rhode(s)

February 21, 2010 | Filed Under music | 2 Comments 


image: via flickr

You really have no excuse.

Lorenz Rhode makes no excuses and wrangles the FUNK out of that pitch wheel. This track gets real goooood around 1:45 with the synth guitar and just doesn’t stop. Watch the breakdown at 2:48 for some completely ridiculous keys and yes, that bassline is oh so necessary. WWWOOORRRRK IT.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Lorenz RhodeLike a Player
Unfortunately, I don’t hear any actual Rhodes action in this track.

This second track I had to include because:

1. it’s a pretty big departure from his other stuff
2. it’s awesome
3. best track title of the month, possibly year.

It’s pretty minimal, but in all the right places. Not some fucking avant-minimal techno bullshit that has a barely detectable melody.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Lorenz RhodeTelephone Helicopter Applause Gunshot

ALSO, be sure to cop his Motor Cortex EP which came out last year. It’s a necessary addition to everyone’s library.

ps: I’ve been facebooking, twittering, and tumbling a lot lately. xo <3



Where’s the Party?

September 16, 2009 | Filed Under music | Leave a Comment 


image: cellphone series via flickr

Well, last week it was BLOG VOLTRON on the roof of The Standard DTLA. (those links are to pictures) There was much fun to be had, and met some really cool people. I also played a really shitty set consisting of really good music.

Anyway, I’ve been listening to a lot of funk and today’s funk was provided by Nytro.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Nytro – Where’s the Party

OH, also shouts to my boys: MISSINGTOOF, BINARY, BBE, EVERYDAY, GOTTADANCEDIRTY



Alan Wilkis is Pink and Purple

June 26, 2009 | Filed Under music | 2 Comments 


image: flickr

It’s unfortunate that the vast majority of physical CD promos I get are stuff I don’t care to listen to. I usually get much better pickings (and much more shit) from what arrives in my email inbox but then again, I get a gigantic volume of email versus snail mail. Anyway, today is an exception.

Alan Wilkis sent me his new album Pink and Purple and…. WHAT A BLOODY SURPRISE. I’m being completely honest here, I’d never ever heard of Alan Wilkis and now kind wishing I had sooner. This sound is pure and shameless pop with a healthy 150 u/L drip of IV funk. Give me hand claps, crunked vintage synth, sslaaappin’ da baaahhsss maaahhnnn, a HORN and SAX (!!!!!!!!).

I need to mention that I don’t expect much from self-signed promo discs. CDR’s with sharpie labeling is perfectly fine for me. I couldn’t care less about what it looked like. The thing with this Pink and Purple promo is that it’s PRODUCTION quality. packaging, CD art, everything.

People, this guy’s self-signed and he’s putting out promos that look like I just copped something from a major. Take notes.

I’m hearing throwbacks to so many great and different classics on the album. Hall & Oates, Brian Eno, Bowie, of course Michael Jackson (RIP). Shit’s on lock.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Alan Wilkis – Gotta Get You Back

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Alan Wilkis – N.I.C.E.

Make sure you drop by his space and listen to every track in the player. Definitely recommend the album titled track, ‘Pink and Purple’.

Buy his self-signed release HERE or on iTunes

Someone cut this guy a deal or the MANIA™ label will have to be established sooner than I was planning. (if anyone’s interested email me for details)

PS: I’m hosting a nightly, bi-nightly, weekly, wheneverly internet dance party from now until whenever I choose to stop. Check twitter around 11pm PST I’ll be streaming the funnest shit live + MJ classics. Send me your own/favorite MJ remixes they will get airtime most definitely.

Keep up with me on twitter to find out exactly when we go live. I need to figure out a way to field requests… thinking  twitter @’s will be the easiest? suggestions?



DFA = Disco’s Fucking Awesome

September 15, 2008 | Filed Under day to day | 3 Comments 


image: tufts vs cits

Laid back disco is what I’ve been feeling lately. One larger label who probably reps disco the hardest these days is DFA.

I’ve been following a seasonal mixtape series that DFA’s been putting out since ‘05 and they’ve never failed to satisfy.

This one’s Spring 2008, mixed by Justin Miller (for those of you who are wondering, please do not mistake with another j. miller douchebag) and Jacques Renault -the latter of which who brings funk to the EXTREME. (more on him in a sec).

Sit back, lay back: DFA RADIO MIX SPRING 2008 (right click, save as)

Onto Jacques Renault –FUNK OUT OF CONTROL!! I can’t quantitate the level of funk in this track, but it makes me want to do gangster shit. I’d never heard of Jacques before this track, so has anyone got the dirty on this fool? Is this track a fluke? is he legit?

Jacques Renault – Bad Skinned

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

also, don’t forget, re-add my twitter acct. for a sexy time.



phenomeneme. meme. (updated)

June 5, 2008 | Filed Under music | 6 Comments 


bb update: just got out of a final to find another 20 messages on my bb. The mailing list is going strong!


image: by AM @ tufts vs cits

The most astounding/interesting/perplexing thing happened this morning. Things went as usual. I woke up, brushed my teeth, fried an egg, burned the toast, then sat down for some quality 1 on 1 with apple mail. (yep, no shower, this is what future-scientists do)

Everything was going well and as usual: club promo, invites, mp3s, blah blah, label promoters being dicks, you know –the usual. ANYWAY…. I come to an email from Peter from the Outlaws. It’s got a mixtape, alright, sweet so I start downloading it. While that is going, I go to my next message.

I do a double take. someone pressed…..

REPLY TO ALL

and then… I saw it again… then again. The same title, but with more Re:’s attached and from different senders! By this point I could feel the excitement mounting in my happy little fingers. It had suddenly warped to 1982 and everyone reverted to using one of the earliest renditions of social networking known as ‘mailing lists’.


all those colored lines represent every time someone replied to all and re-quoted the whole message. there were at least 70 recipients on that list.

I think I just heard a little rip in the time/space continuum due to this.

The shirts are coming.

So thanks, Outlaws, for taking the incestuous blogosphere back to its roots. Get the mixtape that started this monstrosity here

long live the meme

I love you all.

Oh, I’m gonna throw down a list of tracks right here that came to the inbox the that a stood out. You know I’m not usually a fan of ‘mass track posts’, actually I don’t like that at all. But in the interest of time I’m gonna do it. Final examinations again. You know how that goes. All of these tracks are out of control, you must listen.

RIGHT CLICK THESE, SAVE AS.

Dani Deahl: one of the funnest mix tapes i’ve heard in a while BRODOWN

ROMEO EROTIC: doing things old school Gary Low – You are a Danger (romeo erotic rmx)

TREASURE FINGERS: sweating funk all over this, O’bryan – I’m freaky (romeo erotic / treasure fingers reflip)

Designer Drugs: no joke, makes u high as fuck, Jupiter One – COUNTDOWN (DESIGNER DRUGS extended REMIX), radio version

SERIOUS —>
LIES IN DISGUISE: Shinichi Osawa – Electro411 (lies in disguise explosion)

excuse all the typos. let me know if any links are broken, i did this very quick-like.



Clicky Web Analytics
purchase sildenafil citrate online india kamagra oral jelly thailand price sildenafil for sale cost of generic viagra in canada cialis buy online australia buying tadalafil best viagra prices online generic viagra online cheap sildenafil citrate 100mg uk cost of viagra 100mg in australia order cialis online uk sildenafil citrate price philippines where can i get cialis online cialis online free sample kamagra uk forum cialis generico si trova in farmacia kamagra pillen viagra purchase online usa erectivin vi non prescription tadalafil / cialis side effects of taking sildenafil herbal cialis nz viagra online purchase kamagra now co uk eriacta tablets buy generic viagra online cheap levitra buy uk cialis free printable coupon buy generic levitra uk viagra (sildenafil) 50mg tablets sildenafil uk price viagra uk price viagra price in india online purchase compare cialis prices online kamagra uk telephone order cialis for sale cheap cialis uk boots where can i buy viagra over the counter in canada cheap sildenafil uk viagra pills amazon buy kamagra direct from india side effects female taking viagra cialis pill splitting existe generico do cialis no brasil viagra price walgreens best place to buy viagra online reviews 2013 cheapest place to buy kamagra free viagra prescription viagra purchase canada how to buy viagra pills viagra pills online buy is it easy to get a prescription for cialis niagra herbal viagra review levitra tablets 20 mg get cialis online pharmacy generic viagra india price is generic cialis as good as brand name cialis viagra online cheap canada buy pfizer viagra online with paypal herbal viagra dangerous side effects cialis price costco best generic viagra review cheap generic viagra online reviews buy cialis prescription online levitra sales online where can i buy viagra in australia viagra pills uk price buying levitra online reviews buy sildenafil 100mg online buy tadalafil citrate liquid how to buy cialis safely online can females take kamagra oral jelly cheapest viagra online canada viagra generico preco brasil how to buy viagra on craigslist sildenafil citrate 100mg professional cialis online paypal vardenafil hcl (generic levitra) cheapest place to order viagra online tadalafil 20 mg online pharmacy levitra generico en mexico cialis tadalafil buy online free cialis samples canada can levitra get you high generic cialis 20mg pills buy kamagra jelly ireland taking viagra at 20 cheap viagra fast delivery kamagra oral jelly online shop kamagra fast sales viagra prescription cost australia buy cialis cheap uk cialis tablets 5mg order levitra online is it safe to buy viagra online in canada donde venden levitra generico en mexico buying sildenafil sildenafil herbal substitute viagra generico prezzi kamagra jelly free shipping viagra pills what they look like herbal viagra alternative reviews kamagra online paypal cialis sales data viagra prices walgreens levitra online us pharmacy tadalafil herbal substitute taking cialis with or without food purchase kamagra buy cialis online cheap uk viagra australia price generico de viagra en mexico how to stop buy now viagra cialis spam generic viagra australia paypal best price on viagra from canada much does viagra cost prescription uk buy generic sildenafil citrate order generic viagra usa buy viagra ukraine sildenafil herbal supplements levitra generico nelle farmacie italiane cheapest tadalafil uk pfizer viagra sales 2012 can i order cialis from canada list of viagra tablets in chennai herbal viagra reviews best one kamagra for sale dublin sildenafil 100mg tablets reviews buy kamagra shop uk buy cialis generic viagra tablets buy online in india order generic cialis online viagra price per pill walgreens buying cialis online canada generic tadalafil prices cialis for sale buy viagra cheap usa tadalafil cheap sildenafil cheap where can i buy viagra in the uk over the counter where can i buy liquid tadalafil generic levitra canada female viagra sildenafil side effects viagra price canada cheap viagra online usa buy kamagra oral jelly thailand buy viagra online in india viagra pills cost how to buy kamagra online esiste cialis generico farmacia buy cialis online australia paypal does cialis need a prescription in canada