Chorizo Funk

Texas born and raised, DJ Chorizo Funk, is one of the premiere sound selectors in the lone star state. His deep passion for music and technical skill behind the turntables guarantee a soulful experience for music lovers and dancers. He’s able to seamlessly mix and connect the dots amongst a wide range of genres such as Afro-Latin, Afrobeat, Funk, Soul, Hip Hop, and 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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Chorizo Funk + J Boogie (SF) at Night Fever Fri July 27

This Friday at Hotel Vegas, I’ll be reunited with J Boogie (Om Records/SF) courtesy of Soul of the Boot & Strange Tibe for Night Fever XXVII. Our last set together was a couple months ago during SXSW for the Night Fever 45 rpm party. J Boogie had the closing set and definitely smashed the party […] Read More

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The Break In at Volstead July 20

This Friday I’ll be doing a guest set at the weekly Break In party at Volstead Lounge. I’ll be carrying (actual) crates for this because it’s always a vinyl-only get down at this party. The Breakaway Records crew are the residents at this weekly get down with the best in Soul, Funk, and Golden Era […] Read More

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Art of War Hip Hop Festival July 13-15

Art of War is a Hip Hop festival held in San Antonio that celebrates and showcases the competitive nature of Hip Hop. This weekend there will be graffiti, Bboy, and track battles and numerous live performances from local and guest mc’s throughout the weekend in San Antonio. JJ Lopez & myself will be djing the […] Read More

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Jazztronica Saturdays guest spot Saturday July 7th

This Saturday July 7th, I’ll be helping DJ Chicken George kick off the properly themed “Hotter than July” series at his Jazztronica Saturdays residency at Malverde. We’ll be doing a special tribute all things soulful and give shine to the amazingly talented Stevie Wonder. FB. Chicken George needs no introduction ’round here as we have […] Read More

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Stop Requesting, Start Dancing with DJ Mel July 6th

This coming Friday, Body Rock is back at Loft 718 and we have a true Austin legend as our special guest: DJ Mel! This one promises to be bonkers, so if you are new to Body Rock you can leave your request at the door. The Concept for July’s party (Stop Requesting. Start Dancing.) was […] Read More

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Downtown Rulers + Chorizo Funk June 21 at Frontier Bar

Austin you’re in for a great night of music next Thursday at Frontier Bar for the Downtown Rulers and myself playing all 45’s (as in records). Headed by Alex Chavez (Maneja Beto) & Beto Martinez (Grupo Fantasma & Brownout), the Downtown Rulers have a great soulful sound and a forthcoming EP that I can’t wait […] Read More

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Red bull Three Style. Austin Qualifier

This Saturday I’ll be competing in the Austin Qualifier for the Red Bull Three Style competition. It’s an honor to be selected as one of eight Austin dj’s and have a chance to spread some chorizo funk on the unexpected crowd! This is a competition to see who can rock the party the best with […] Read More

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Cinco de Mayo Boombox

It ain’t Cinco de Mayo in Austin if you can’t get some Chorizo Funk!! This Saturday celebrate, I mean get stoopid, on Cinco de Mayo with us. It’s been about a year since I last played along w/Peligrosa, so this line-up isn’t some every weekend type ish! In addition, it’s been a couple of months […] Read More

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Guest DJ Orión at Body Rock May 4th

We’re back in action for you this month at Body Rock!! We are gonna kick off the summer heat wave this Friday with guest DJ Orión!! Events, posts, and djing have been quite slow for me the last month and a half due to the fact that I broke my wrist during SXSW (It’s a […] Read More

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BBoy City 19 International Hip Hop Festival

This weekend BBoy City 19 is set to go down here in Austin TX, and you are sure to catch me there. This year’s festivities, competition, and cyphers promise to be top notch, with an emphasis on the original foundation. We are lucky to have Ken Swift & Clarky taking part in the festivities! You […] Read More

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Special Guest DJ Baby G at Body Rock April 6th

It feels like a long five weeks since we last got down at Body Rock, but no worries it’s going down tonight! The Chief Rocker DJ Baby G will be on deck at Body Rock tonight! DJ Baby G & Mel are my two biggest influences that astounded me with their mixing, crowd control, and […] Read More

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Bavu Blakes Video Premiere & EP Release party Sat March 31st

This Saturday Bavu Blakes (superior MC/Wordsmith/Journalist/video producer in the making) will be performing his new SANCT EP along with Body Rock, B.L.A.X.Smith, Digg (Table Manners Crew) and Riders against the Storm. A full line-up smack dab in the middle of Texas Relays….We’re gonna give’em a RUN for their money (pardon the poor pun). The EP […] Read More

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Two Sevens Clash: All 45 records SXSW 2012

Hot damn here we go again!! I’ll be back on deck tonight with some of the best dj’s from across the country, and we’ll only be playing 7 inch 45 vinyl records! I love the digital world, but as a music lover and purveyor of DJ culture there is nothing like playing tiny records with […] Read More

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Night Fever Vol. XXIII SXSW Editions: All 45’s

Spring Fever (SXSW) is officially upon us here in Austin. This year coincided with a major storm system over Central Texas this past weekend, but it’s definitely not slowing us down. I’ll be on deck for Night Fever Vol. XXIII on tuesday with a host of top notch dj’s from across the country. All Vinyl […] Read More

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All Rise an MLK Tribute

One of the great things about the MLK holiday is that it coincides with the beginning of the New Year, which means that most of us are beaming with positivity, resolutions for improvement, and a refreshed outlook. I don’t think there is a more fitting American holiday, which embodies this spirit than Martin Luther King […] Read More

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Tribe Called Quest Tribute

This Saturday I’ll be sharing the decks with the homie Nick Nack for a tribute to one of the most loved hip hop groups of all time: a tribe called quest. By now most die hards have seen the Beats, Rhymes, and Life documentary about the failed attempt to re-group, and I gotta say that […] Read More

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2012 NYE w/Grupo Fantasma, Chorizo Funk, Maneja Beto

So 2011 is a wrap! It’s been a great year, but damn they just seem to go by faster & faster! I’m really excited about being part of the Beauty Ballroom opening party on NYE along with Grupo Fantasma & Maneja Beto. Emos East was the first venue that made East Riverside it’s home earlier […] Read More

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New Jack Swing Heavy D Tribute at Body Rock December 2nd

Callin’ all New Jacks, Ruff Necks, and Honey Dips! For the December edition of Body Rock we’ll be celebrating the late, great, over-weight lover Heavy D! I have vivid memories of watching Yo MTV Raps and seeing Heavy D and all the shiny suites from the Now That We Found Love video. That summer was […] Read More

Balcones Burner Bash 2012

Another amazing graffiti event this weekend here in Austin! Balcones Burner Bash is a graff competition where 12 artists have the opportunity to paint one side of a rail car (courtesy of Balcones Recycling) with an environmental theme. The event starts off at 12 noon at the Balcones Recycling warehouse and continues until 6pm when […] Read More