Showing posts from January, 2010

Exile & Sake @ ELBO Tonight + Keyshia/Exile Edit

Tonight it's going down at the Elbo Room!
Exile, Sake 1, F.A.M.E., and the 4onefunk DJs. 'Nuff Said.

Here's an edit from a few years back - I re-arranged and chopped Exile's amazing "Melon" (the watermelon man flip) around the Keyshia Cole vocals.

I Should Have Cheated (melon re-edit)

Follow Up: Roger Interview

Caught this via Treasure Fingers' blog, so amazing.

Grapevine - Sock It To Me

This one is somewhat "rustic", part of the reason being that my copy of the Deacons joint is pretty well/over loved. I tried to use the EQ to get the mix just right, but in general I consider it a pretty lo-fi draft and should be for ipod use only :) The Deacons track used here is essentially an instrumental version of the Syl Johnson recording "Come On Sock It To Me", as recorded on Twilight.

Through The Grapevine (sock it to me mix)

Love's Coming At Ya - Instrumental Edit

Here's a new edit of a M. Moore jam from '82 - tried to work lightly around the vocals while extending the beat out with a few accents and quick turnarounds.

Love's Coming At Ya (instrumental/dub edit)

Reggae Edit: Temps Over Classic Marley

Used the long version of "Jamming" from the UK 12" to piece together this Motown-Marley mix. The temptations - papa was a rolling stone (b.cause jamming dub edit) by djbcause

A Little Bit Of Love Is All It Takes

Here's something new, the classic N.E. vocals over Le Scratch Funk's "From Scratch" drums on MPM. Planned on just making the quick blend/edit but after playing with the Juno a bit I added subtle layers throughout the track. Grab 'em both or take your pick :)

Check out the Le Scratch Funk dudes over on their myspace.

A Little Bit Of Love (drums edit with synth)

A Little Bit Lof Love (drums edit - no synth)

Teddy Pendergrass - Rest In Peace (1950 – 2010)

Moment of silence for the late, great Teddy P.

Something In The Way You Make Me Feel

Longtime personal favorite Stephanie Mills track on a fresh, synthy New Boyz blapper.

Something In The Way You Make Me Feel (tie me down edit)

Doc Delay & B.Cause: Jukebox Wizard

Here's a newly finished and fun pop/rock blends project done with the always awesome Doc Delay, something we started when he kindly put me up for a few days as I was visiting New York a year ago. Check him out over here, the guy is constantly turning out cool music & great mixes. Keep in mind these are separate tracks rather than a "mixtape" format. Liner notes by Sasha Frere Jones.

"New York and San Francisco meet in key to bring you the best song sandwiches both sides of the Mississippi."
Jukebox Wizard (zip file)
“I have no idea who this guy was. He arrived around 7:45 PM, ordered a beer, took a sip, and just sat there and let the beer turn to lawn water. That was it. He just sat and stared. He had on these dumb mirrored shades and wore a Dungaree jacket. He could have been 21, 41, I have no idea. He never talked to anyone. Everybody thought he was blind, but he never stumbled or fell or used a cane. Not in front of me at least.

At some point, when nobody e…

New Music: F.A.M.E. Truthpics EP

The homies Teeko, Max Kane and Malaguti have a dope new EP out!
F.A.M.E. is a conglomeration of synth, mpc and controller one turntable manipulations with a warm, layered and soulful result. Go to their page to keep up with the group.

Truthpics EP