Tag Archives: writing

2011 Rap-Up

No, Skillz isn’t doing one this year. And I’m not writing a long treatise about the hippity-hop. This 2010 Pitchfork piece still has that covered. These are just the last couple of things I wrote that happen to pertain to rappers, and I hadn’t yet posted them here although it’s almost 2012. Wait, before you […]

Thinking about Mike today

For the second anniversary of Michael Jackson’s passing, The Root invited me to discuss his music from a DJ’s perspective. How do I use MJ’s songs to create an experience on my dancefloor? Here are the 15 tunes I picked: Michael Jackson’s Best: Reflections of a DJ Also, a couple of re-ups: SoulBounce’s Summer of […]

I don’t usually get all Cupid-y, but…

You might find these bits interesting. For the lovers… I went digging in the crates and pulled out a classic soundtrack for seduction. Projectvibe 2 – Foreplay [download | tracklist] For the skeptics… We’ve put together an evening for those that generally consider Valentine’s Day a day of corniness, or even worse, a source of […]

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