Kicking off a new mix series for a new night I am doing with percussionist Rudy Rexx: Clásico. A huge sampling of Afro-Latin rhythms from cumbia, son, guaguanco, and salsa, with live percussion from Rudy for extra flavor. Volume 1 of the mix is sans Rudy’s hard hands, but serves as a sample of how […] Read More
Mixes by DJ Chorizo Funk.
Here it is number 13 in the Chorizo Chunks series! As always with Chorizo Chunks this was recorded live. This mix series captures one of my favorite parts of DJing: playing for a crowd. The songs that I play and the way that I mix them is influenced by the vibe of the party…..so it’s […] Read More
I had a blast at the Austin Qualifier for the Red Bull Threestyle event last month! I didn’t win but regardless, big shout to the Red Bull team for the invite to take part in the event. It was an honor. Luckily it was a full blown production so if you weren’t at the Beauty […] Read More
So here it is Chorizo Chunks 12! This was recorded live at Body Rock in December 2011. We decided to commemorate the recent loss of Heavy D (May 24, 1967 – November 8, 2011) with a New Jack Swing themed night. One of my favorite parts of the live mixes from Body Rock is the […] Read More
Chorizo Chunks 11! Here’s part of my opening set for big brother Rich Medina! I was really excited when I got added to the line-up for many reasons, here’s a few. Big Rich is a titan in the game, and it’s always a pleasure to chop it up since he’s definitely one of the most […] Read More
Last week I was in SF/East Bay and had the pleasure of djing at the 45 sessions party in Oakland. I love records, but especially 45’s, so I was ecstatic that the homie DJ Platurn hooked up the gig. I was a little bit anxious about traveling w/my baby spinners, but luckily airport security was […] Read More
I recorded my set at the MJ tribute we did earlier this month. Party was off the chain! Many thanks to the new faces and vets, aint no doubt that we celebrated his legacy. It was about a two and half hour set condensed down to less than an hour & half. Alot of favorite […] Read More
So here it is number 10 in the live mix series. Ready to savor another Chunk? This was recorded Live at Body Rock May 6th. This was the first night at Body Rock that was strictly Afro-Latin, and it was FIYAH! Shout to DJ Orion for rocking with me that night, Fernando & Riders Against […] Read More
Check us out, Body Rock has a new venue for all the dancers! We are making the move to loft 718 (718 Congress) across the street from the Paramount Theatre and above Silhouette Sushi. As a loft, it has a different feel than most places in Downtown Austin. For our first night at Loft 718, […] Read More
So last friday we blasted off with out first Body Rock radio show(Full track listing). A couple points of interest: Aloe Blacc = talent (listen to his Guru tribute w/a full orchestra + singing the hook for Med’s Where I’m From) Top notch musicians + 5th graders = Heat. courtesy of Menahan Street Band (Dap […] Read More
Smooth mix of soul/boogie tunes from the last 10 years by Vinyl Richie
Fam Chorizo Chunks 9 is from the Night Fever party here in Austin. Funk was the flavor to celebrate the release of Wax Poetics issue #44. Big shout to reverend Pain on saxophone & Cam Rogers on percussion. Check out the mix, you’ll hear the subtle flavor they add around the middle on the mix. […] Read More
Yooooo So this past weekend I was in San Antonio for a friday night gig at Saluté International Bar. To minimize my load (crates) i decided to take a box of 45’s and a small stack of 12 inches instead of a couple of 50 pound crates which are typical for a 4 hour set. […] Read More
All Wax All Live from Body Rock.
Fam Hey back at it again with another mix. I was guest dj for Davey D’s Breakdown FM show on All Day Play FM this week. Here’s a list of the artists that i played: arrested development element 7D staci epps john Robinson (lil sci) mos def/talib kweli apani b fly/Life long mickey factz/d’angelo Be […] Read More
Hey so here is the 7th Chorizo Chunk! This is from the monthly (2nd. Wednesday’s @ Plush) Body Rock Party that I rock along with Riders Against the Storm (RAS) Play/Download Below: or from HERE Tracks from: Fela Kuti, Tom Browne, Roots, Black Sheep, Quantic, Lauryn Hill, Antibalas, Gap Band & more. This is a […] Read More
Fam Back to the regularly scheduled program after an amazing SXSW! Here is a mix I recently did for Ocote Soul Sounds’ latest album Coconut Rock. I included tracks from Coconut Rock, a couple of the remixes from the deluxe edition, and some songs from their previous albums. Be on the lookout for their fourth […] Read More
Fam so here i am with another volume of Chorizo Chunks! This is number 6! This was from the show W/Maneja Beto last week. This is from the early/mid part of the night. Mostly all reggae/roots/cumbia/electro-cumbia/Nuyorican Soul. Tracks from: Ray Barretto, Andres Landero, Tenor Saw, Chancha Vía Circuito, Erykah Badu, Roberto Roena, Ninja Man, Super […] Read More
I’m back on it yall. The Rich Medina show was proper! I had a great time! Shout to everybody that came out and partied with us. For Chorizo Chunks #5 I have the 1st half of my set from the show. I started off with all Dilla Productions then branched off from there. Track From: […] Read More
Fam, Here i am back with more goodness. This live mix is from this past thursday @ Thunderbird Coffee. I’ll be back there next month so don’t sleep! $1 tecate & lonestar plus alot of brew on tap. This one is real funky in spots but then a little more mellow @ times. Check it […] Read More
Fam here i am rocking a new track from raashan ahmad (crown city rockers). This is from his most recent release Soul Power. He will be in Austin TX on September 17th. Don’t sleep.