DJ retirement is treating me well, but old habits die hard. I'm still spending way too much money on Beatport and way too much time recording mixes for my podcasts. Here are three new ones of various sounds, styles and BPMs recorded under my numerous and totally unnecessary DJ aliases. I hope you like!
For what it’s worth, SoundCloud featured my latest Armory Podcast in their “In The Mix” section. Alex Session, Nima G, DJ Icey, Woz, BORN DIRTY, Stanton Warriors, Merlyn, Bromley Music, Christian Martin, Colombo, Wes Smith and Kirill Iva you’re all “what’s new, now and next in music”!
A rare house invasion on The Armory Podcast this week!
Artwork courtesy of the renowned illustrator, Jem Panufnik Art.
Brand new mix from yours truly can now be heard on The Armory Podcast (Soundcloud, Apple Podcasts, MixCloud & Google Play). Lots of great new stuff from stalwarts like DJ Icey, Bombo Rosa (aka Stanton Warriors), Christian Martin, Colombo, Wes Smith, Alex Session, and Merlyn among others.
SoundCloud link: https://tinyurl.com/djzm-armory-185
Stanton Warriors, DJ Icey, Krafty Kuts, Mafia Kiss, Robbie MoPo Kowal, Dj Mancub, Marten Hørger, Plump DJs - Official, Left/Right, Christian Martin, Josh Damon / 8Ball, David Carvalho, Rusty Agfa Belicek, Wes Smith, Frankie Bones, Keith MacKenzie, Jason Laidback, looks like our jobs are safe....for now.
I generally can't stomach more than a track or two at a time of really dark bass-driven music, but that is not the case with this new mix from Ensision on The Armory Podcast. The whole mix kept me engaged from start to finish. Really good stuff. Check it out.
Just posted a new mix on The Armory Podcast (SoundCloud, Apple Podcasts, MixCloud & GooglePlay) this morning.
1. Straight Up feat. Dread Mc, Dash Villz & Rider Shafique - Bromley
2. Wat - Christian Martin, Mark Starr
3. Leave It - Left/Right
4. I Mean - Taiki Nulight
5. You Don't - Marten Hørger, Neon Steve
6. Colima - Stanton Warriors
7. Stacked - DJ Icey
8. Bad Selection - Majestic, DJ Luck
9. Deeper Love (Mafia Kiss Remix) - Nada Deva
10. Faster (Colombo Remix) - PH-ARM
11. And This Is How It Goes - DJ Icey
12. Go Shake It (Mafia Kiss Remix) - Aggresivnes
13. Dream Chaser - KSO
I hope you like! Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone!
A new W.Haze mix, Winter's Chill, is now up on The Armory Annex (SoundCloud, iTunes & Google Play).
1. Raphael (Original Mix) - Gab Rhome
2. Tarantism (Original Mix) - YokoO, Retza
3. Vdol Po Rechenke (Original Mix) - Volen Sentir
4. Lancer Hyde (Original Mix) - Ed Ed
5. Svirelii (Original Mix) - Modd
6. Kayser Soze (Original Mix) - DAVI
7. Innercity Playground (Original Mix) - Mike Tohr, Lost Desert
8. Volute (Original Mix) - Rico Puestel
9. Arid (Original Mix) - YokoO
10. Flatra (Original Mix) - Modd
11. Après-Ski Nautique (Original Mix) - Gab Rhome
I hope you like!
After four years of The Armory Podcast, these episodes made my list of all-time favorites. Big up DJ Icey, Jason Laidback, Mafia Kiss, Frankie Bones, Left/Right, Kirill Iva, Martin Flex, Keith MacKenzie, DJ Fixx, Curtis B, Baby Anne, The Freestylers, DJ Ark, NixonMusic, Philly Blunt, Wes Smith and Under This!
For the first time since the Halloween party formerly known as Ghost Ship launched back in 2008, I will not be on the bill. I'm an old guy now and just can't do late night DJ sets anymore, but it was an absolute pleasure to have been a part of this event for so many years and I'm very happy for the organizers, namely Andrea Lundquist and Robbie MoPo Kowal, and their success.
Out of respect for the lives lost in the Oakland warehouse fire last year, the event has been renamed LoveBoat Halloween and if you are a creature of the night, as I was for many years, I highly recommend celebrating your Halloween on the Loveboat this year.
Get your tickets here---> http://bit.ly/LBH17fb
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After thrilling even their most stalwart supporters with the announcement of Fatboy Slim and Moby, LoveBoat Halloween today announced the addition of more than 75+ additional performers and creators. Celebrating it’s 10th Anniversary in grand style, the Bay Area’s most elaborate Halloween spectacle is applying ‘bucket list’ mentality to its final year at San Francisco’s Pier 70. Joining the already world-class lineup are a bevy of rising phenoms including California midtempo stalwart The Polish Ambassador, Berlin’s incredible PurpleDiscoMachine, DC breakbeat heroes Fort Knox Five feat. Qdup and All Good Funk Alliance, and SoCal glitch-hop duo 2tight. Even America’s most renowned contemporary classical music composer, grammy nominated Mason Bates will be in the mix, stepping out of the concert hall to DJ the patented tech house that made him a surprising fixture of the Chicago warehouse scene.
And that’s just the headline music acts, the highlights continue with world-class production artists, stage performers, and a cross section of the Bay Area’s eclectic DJ scene. Joining the fray as the event’s new art director in 2017 is none other than Mad-Dog Madigan (Edwardian Ball, Vau De Vire Society). Renowned Zoetrope artist Peter Hudson Artist Page returns with his breathtaking CHARON piece. The Drift Crew is back with their patented driftwood structures. The House of Juanita MORE! will again produce two nights of drag shows featuring the city’s most outrageous queens, followed by the Bootie Mashup DJs (ADRIAN A, MYSTERIOUS D and DJ TYME) on Friday and BLACK MAMMOTH (featuring the Pink Mammoth DJs DEREK HENA, GRAVITY and TOBIN ELLSWORTH) on Saturday. For the first time ever at LoveBoat the event will feature an all-female DJ lineup on the Drift Stage, featuring DJ Umami, DJ ICON, DJ Celeste Lear, Kimba Rose, non sequitur, DulceVita.DJ and Jessica Stanell. The event will also up the ante on its HUSHconcerts HUSHcast SILENT DISCO, expanding to three channels with 34 total performers.
Other notable local acts include LIVE 105 KITS SAN FRANCISCO LIVE105.COM’s Aaron Axelsen, house DJ/Producer superstars, GALEN, Shiny Objects, VITAMINDEVO, Grensta, MPHD, ALISTAIR, Shouts and Justin Milla, tropical aficionados Deejay Theory and 4NR, and production duos 219 Boys, Tek Freaks, MANICS, Make It Funky, L.A.M.P. and SOUND IT OUT. The cream of the Bay’s vibrant retro funk, hip hop and breaks movement will be in the mix including SFFunk’s Motion Potion, MoM’s Donovan Gordo Cabeza, Sweater Funk’s PROOF and KING MOST, True Skool’s DJ REN, Rebel Pop Radio’s CUTSO the Oakland Faders’ DJ Platurn and Israeli DMC champion turntablist Dj Alarm.
As always the Bay Area’s love of breakbeat will be well represented with Seismic’s Murphstar, and DJs from The Brass Tax (HAUTE MESS, ERNIE TREVINO, DR. WHISKERS, DING DONG, JOE JOE and MARKY RAY) Strategik, (INFLUENCE and ANTHONY JAMES) and Faultline Breaks (JUSTIN JOHNSON & ERIC RIGGSBEE). And speaking of breaks, as always Space Cowboys will be in the mix with their UNIMOG soundstage featuring DJs SHOOEY, MANCUB, 8BALL, BRAD ROBINSON, DECKARD, BEN ANDERSON, SOL, and TAMO. The Janky Barge crew will roll out SHOUTS!, SNARKLE, PHLECK, CHUCK JONES, FLYTRAP, BEATO, and ILLALIEN. Other local heroes include LAIRD (Lush), CAPTN JAY (Airpusher), CLARKIE (Dusty Rhino), MANITOUS and PROFESSOR BANG from the Slayer’s Club.
Stay tuned for additional announcements of art, artcars, stage performers and food as the LoveBoat steams its way to its ultimate destination! Get tickets, info, and updates at www.loveboathalloween.com
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Single Day Tickets On Sale Tuesday, September 12 at NOON!
LoveBoat Halloween Updated Music Lineup by Day
Lineup is subject to change without warning
Fatboy Slim, Purple Disco Machine, Fort Knox Five feat. QDup, All Good Funk Alliance
4NR, Adrian A, Alex Mace, Anthony James, Chuck Jones, Clarkie, Cptn Jay, Cutso, Deejay Theory, Ding Dong, DJ Alarm, DJ Celeste Lear, DJ Icon, DJ Mancub, DJ Tyme, DJ Umami, Dr Whiskers, Dulce Vita, Ernie Trevino, Galen, Gordo Cabeza, Gravity, Grensta, Haute Mess, Influence, Jessica Stanell, JoeJoe, Kimba, Laird Marky Ray, Murphstar, Mysterious D, Non Sequitur, Platurn, Shouts!, Sol, Tamo, The Brass Tax, Vitamindevo.
Moby DJ Set, The Polish Ambassador, Mason Bates, 2TIGHT
219 Boys, 8Ball, Aaron Axelsen, Alistair, Beato, Ben Anderson, Brad Robinson, Deckard, Derek Hena, DJ Proof, DJ PZB, Eric Riggsbee, Flytrap, Illalien, Justin Johnson, Justin Milla, Kid Clark, King Most, Lou E. Bagels, Make it Funky, Manics, Manitous, Michael Fortune, Motion Potion, MPHD, MR PUZL, OneMohit, Phleck, Pink Mammoth, Professor Bang, Ren the Vinyl Archaeologist, Shiny Objects, Shooey, Simo, Snarkle, Sound it Out!, Tek Freaks, Tobin Ellsworth, Uncanney.