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Body Rock ATX: 6th Annual Michael Jackson B’day party this Saturday

This Saturday, we’ll pay tribute to the one and only Michael Jackson! This was the first tribute party we did, which basically set the ground work & inspired all the other tribute parties that we at Body Rock ATX. This is the 6th year we are throwing this party so it’s always special. Plus I’m […] Read More

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New Merch: Chorizo Funk Spurs logo Tanks now avail!

It’s summer time, and that means it’s tank season here in Texas. I’ve been getting request for a reprint of the sold out Spurs tee, so I decided to go ahead with a reprint on a tank top! Limited Edition print of the Chorizo Funk/Spurs Logo flip on a Next Level Poly blend tank! Heather […] Read More

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New Chorizo Funk Merch: Topo Turnt

Excited to announce the release of some new Chorizo Funk merchandise! It’s summer time & that’s the right time to get #TopoTurnt!! Ladies Tees, Mens tanks & tees now available online! cop HERE!

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Chorizo Funk Spurs Tees now available!

It’s Playoff time and the San Antonio Spurs got their work cut out for them! The race for seis is kicking into high gear this week, and I’m excited to have some new tees available for #SpursNation! Store Link HERE!

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Chorizo Funk guest set on Think Beat Radio 94.1 FM KPFA

Last weekend I had the pleasure of visiting Oakland California and got to hook up with my CA fam out there. Shout to All Attractive, DJ Platurn, Wonway, Dion Decibels, Chungtec, Grown Kids Radio, and many more! I linked up with Think Beat Radio and did a set for their show which airs Every final […] Read More

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The Boogie: Grown N Sexy edition Feb 13

This Friday, I’ll be rocking with my fam, the Austin Boogie Crew, for a special edition of the Boogie: Grown N Sexy. It’s February so you know we gotta dig into the Saint Valentine business that’s all the rage. 80’s R&B, soul, and funk had some of the best/worst songs dedicated to love, hate and […] Read More

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Body Rock ATX 5 YR anniversary

Body Rock fam! We’re excited to celebrate 5 years on February 6, 2015, of our First Friday get down that started in 2010 at Plush (big ups James Taylor)! It’s been an amazing journey for us, and we’re excited to celebrate this milestone next week! Our five year anniversary will also serve as our last […] Read More

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2013 Best of Austin Award

Excited to announce I won a 2013 Best of Austin award! The Best of Austin Awards, now in their 24th year, are given out by the Austin Chronicle and feature a variety of critics picks and readers favorites from Austin. I was fortunate to snag a critic’s pick award for the “Most Dangerous Body Rocker“. […] Read More

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August 8th = Peligrosa Day in Austin

No seriously……Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell will proclaim August 8th in Austin as Peligrosa Day at the City Council meeting and we will follow the proclamation with a performance of original music…..meet me at City Council at 5:30 PM, it’s goin’ down. FB

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Bomb It 2 Screening

This Wednesday 7PM at the Alamo Drafthouse – The Ritz, Bomb It 2, Jon Reiss’s global graffiti documentary will be screening and I’ll provide a live score to the film. In addition, there will be live painting behind the Ritz and local hero SlokeOne, also featured in film, will be host a live Q&A after […] Read More

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Don Blackman

Before I knew who Don Blackman was, I fell in love with his music. A few producers and DJ’s utilized some of his licks from his rare debut LP, and I have never forgotten those songs and the first few listens. It was only later that I learned more about the man behind the music. […] Read More

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DJ Day – Land of 1000 Chances

DJ Day is hands down one of my favorite DJ’s and producers, and luckily for the world he has a new release, Land of 1000 Chances via Piecelock 70 records. On his recent promotional push through Europe, DJ Day stopped by the Brownswood studio for Giles Peterson’s WorldWide show (IMO one of the best radio […] Read More

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Ondatrópica: the Colombian dream team

One of the most amazing musical releases of the past year was Ondatrópica courtesy of Soundway Records. Soundway is one of the preminent independent labels releasing new and classic material primarily from Latin America & Africa. The Ondatrópica project is spearheaded by two producers, English-born Quantic and Colombian musician Mario Galeano. The project brings together […] Read More

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New Monthly ‘Bodega’ with DJ Orion and Esperando El Tsunami Film Screening

I’ll be collaborating with Austin’s biggest and baddest One Man Army, DJ Orion, for a new monthly: Bodega. He and I will team up first Saturdays at Austin’s favorite dance-bar-dive: Volstead Lounge. We’ll kick things off this Saturday with a special screening of Esperando El Tsunami. Esperando el Tsunami is a collaboration between French filmmaker […] Read More

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Facebook: don’t lose me

Hey FB world, if you are finding less content from the pages that you like in your news feed every time you log in, you have to start utilizing the interest list feature. It’s the best way for you to stay connected with my DJ Chorizo Funk page (no shame) and/or any other page that […] Read More

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Big Body Soul: Lee Fields and the Expressions revisited

I love soul music, especially Big Body Soul. One of my many many many favorite soul records of all-time is Sunny, originally written by Bobby Hebb after the death of one of his close friends and the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Personally this song is all about reflection -> optimism -> celebration. There are […] Read More

Rap Nerdery Part 1: The Stretch & Bobbito Show

Recently came across a link to a lecture by stretch armstrong & bobbito from the Red Bull Music Academy’s lecture series, which you can view HERE. The lecture was part of an amazing week of music in the bay area in January 2012: Stretch & Bobbito dj set, Gary Bartz performing live with Aloe Blacc […] Read More

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Chorizo Funk got Bay Luv

Here’s a short video from my trip out to San Francisco/East Bay in September 2011. It’s always a blast in the Bay area, so you know I’m already anxious to get back!!! And you can download a mix recorded live from the 45 sessions here. Shout to DJ100Proof for the flicks below!

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Piper Pimienta Diaz

Recently came across this video (via my extended FB Family) of a live performance of an all-time favorite. I want Bell Bottoms now! Got Soul?

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Austin Vida profile

Fam here is a write-up from the folks @ Austin Vida. I’ll be playing @ their showcase this saturday @ Beauty Bar. To Read Article Click Here

All Samples Cleared

so new flick about sampling and the law. On a related note, not sure if folks saw this but obama is on board with the riaa obama adminstration and copyright