Tag: funk

DEAD AIR BASS 45 (HIPSTER DANCE PARTY) ((SEPT 2017))

It’s a bit of a facetious title, so I hope it doesn’t discourage you. I like to be cheeky. Picture yourself at a house party for passionate music lovers. If that sounds enticing then this episode is just for you, and I hope you will join me for this virtual dance party.



DEAD AIR BASS 35 (#MCADAY2016: A BOOTLEG TRIBUTE TO THE BEASTIE BOYS) ((AUGUST 2016))

August 20th is MCA DAY in Brooklyn, NY. For the 3rd consecutive year, I’ll be getting ready for it by throwing down an hour of BOOTLEGS, MASHUPS, REMIXES, RARITIES, and ORIGINALS, all featuring the incredible music of THE BEASTIE BOYS. Honestly, I think this 3rd edition is the best one yet. If you’re a B-Boys…



TOP 10 OF 2014

It’s that time of year again. My annual TOP 10 list, this one pertaining to the year that was 2014. As usual, the list contains a wide variety of sounds, but you’ll find all ten to be electronic, infectious, and highly danceable.



DEAD FRIDAYS: FUNKY FUTURE GHETTO BREAKS

I think, as far as musical movements that have got me most excited,  FUTURE JUNGLE might be moving over for this recent trend of combining upfront URBAN sounds with OLDSCHOOL BREAKS. Some are calling it FUTURE HIP HOP. Others would say GHETTO FUNK. I’m just gonna leave it as “unnamed” while you all sort it…



DEAD AIR BASS 013 (#MCADAY: a BOOTLEG tribute to the BEASTIE BOYS) ((MAY 2014))

Some of you know what a huge BEASTIE BOYS fan I am. You might also know that I collect Beastie Boys Bootlegs. To celebrate MCA DAY 2014, I’m flexing my collection to bring you a full hour of B-Boy MASHUPS, REMIXES, RARITIES, and FAVOURITES. This is gonna be a very passionate show.



MONTHLY MIXTAPE REVIEW: JAZZY JEFF @ THE DO-OVER L.A. (5.19.2013)

After JAZZY JEFF publically called out DVBBS for pretending to DJ, earlier this year, I really felt for the guy.

I mean, imagine if you spent the better part of your life creating and developing an art form, just to see it become completely bastardized. Here are these kids, getting paid amounts of money…



MIXTAPE MONDAY: MF REX – LET IT BANG

This months mix is not for passive listening. This is a dancing mix. One so funky that you’ll have a hard time sitting still if you tried, so prepare yourself to get up, and get dowwwwwwnnnnnnn.

MF REX

A former…



FLIP THE TRACK, BRING THE OLDSCHOOL BACK

PARTY BREAKS aren’t always about the latest club beats and CRUNK hype. This one is all about the oldschool.

DJ FABIAN

A Bay Area native who has become known as one of the top heavy-hitter DJs in Las Vegas….



HEADUCATION: THE GRANDFATHER, JAMES BROWN

You’d better know who JAMES BROWN is. If not, get off my blog!

JAMES BROWN

He’s best known as a pioneer of FUNK music, and is often referred to as “The Godftaher Of Soul”. What I don’t…