Live at 45 RPM – Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings The next installment of Live at 45 RPM features the mighty Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings’ 7 inch release of Ain’t Nobody. If you follow Daptone Records you can tell this is a departure from the traditional blue and grey color scheme on […] Read More
Here’s a new section where I’ll feature a different 7 inch record from my treasure chest of wax: Chorizo Funk Live at 45 RPM. When it comes to records, I like to buy them on the cheap & in person. It’s rare for me to spend over $10 on a 45 and even rarer for me […] Read More
The homie DJ Chicken George and myself teamed up for an all vinyl mix to commemorate Record Store Day this past weekend. I decided on using all 45’s on this project, many of which were recent additions spanning a variety of genres. Some of my personal highlights from the mix include: Sunny: Hands down ,one […] Read More
Here’s a rundown of the majority of events I’ll be participating in for this year’s SXSW. All great line-ups and they are all FREE! Wednesday March 13, 2013 – Put the Needle on the Record. Surprise special guests are very likely at this one! Beat Junkie Sound!!! Thursday March 14, 2013 – 2 Sevens Clash […] Read More
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
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!
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
Whoa! looking forward to being a part of this showdown (check link for full line-up and sponsors). 13 dj’s from across the country. All 45’s. SXSW 2011. We in there! Here’s a breakdown of the dj’s w/links for you to dig in and get familiar. DJ Nu-Mark Platurn Skeme Richards Amir Jaycee Supreme La Rock […] Read More
Feb. 19th, I’ll be playing all 45’s with Tarik Thorton & Johnny Whutnot at Loft 718.. Check this youtube video from the masters, Cut Chemist & Shadow, which gives a good breakdown on DJ’s & 45’s. Check the 45 pics I’ve been taking on the tumblr page and nerd out with me!
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