'I really need to learn not to carry records everywhere...I spend so much money on them. I switched to Serato. It’s the next best thing. It's like faking records. So now I just stick with Serato.'
CDR (Create, Define, Release) – The night of ideas and tracks in the making at 805 Studio I decided to re-cap the first CDR event of 2016. CDR thrives on genre differences and a lot of that was played a few weeks ago. Musical differences are what CDR is all about. The idea is for… Continue reading CDR Toronto- Local Music Series – June 16 2016-Part 2 (cdr-projects.com)
"Even myself as a DJ, I believe I'm good at it, I listen to new music constantly and try to keep an open mind"-DJ Corey Dawkins As I sat down to type this blog post I decided to throw on some tunes to inspire my writing. I'm listening to his March 2015 Deep House Session.It's… Continue reading House Music Series – Toronto LOCAL – Shonuff – Dj Corey Dawkins – Installment 5 – He’s Versatile and Open Minded!
Upon returning to Toronto from Japan in 06-07, I didn’t know where to go. I’d been going to events and show all over Kansai (Japan) and got used to the likes of Danny Krivit, Tim Regisford, DJ Spinna and Louie Vega-respectively. I arrived here (Toronto) thinking that elsewhere could be the only way I’d be hearing great music of… Continue reading House Music Series – Toronto LOCAL – Summer 2014 – Installment 3 – Joonya T: The Youngest in the Biz!
I got a flyer from the SecSeeTemp<3 ladies of house (Brigette,Denise) a few weeks back that read 'House of Pela'. It looked like the sticker label for a bottle of hot sauce. Hot sauce ain't bad..... What's a House of Pela? What's an 'Afrobeta Bodega'? I asked proud Dominican DJ via Boston all that. So… Continue reading END OF YEAR House Music Series – House of Pela – Afrobeta Bodega Boston
Trust your instincts. These are the parting words of a talented artist whose career has spanned many decades. Trusting his instincts has taken him to places unimaginable. Literally. As a child from South Bronx, NY he says, 'there were only two options amongst my friends...' to be a drug dealer or a bouncer at a… Continue reading House Music Series – Jellybean Returns to Revival – International
Lights dimmed, incense burning (precisely Nag Champa), music is just right- Late night date? No, not at all. It was the Toronto leg of DJ/Producer Boddhi Satva's Canadian tour. I had been wondering about Boddhi the artist after stumbling on a podcast a few years ago and was assigned his latest 'Ancestral Interpretations Pt. 2'… Continue reading Boddhi At Bunda Lounge in Toronto