Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Santa's Workshop

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Join me along with 29 of Seattle's top DJs this Sunday @ Trinity Night Club as we host a fund raiser for the forgotten children's fund.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Fresh 45's

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12.19.13 @ Crown & Harp - Dallas, Tx

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Amazing Art

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I'm really feeling this.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Ciroc Amaretto Launch

Footage from the Ciroc Amaretto launch party

Wednesday, October 23, 2013


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10.31.13 @ Tia Lou - Seattle, Wa.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Twin Cities

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10.18.13 @ Clubhouse Jager - Minneapolis, Mn

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Soul Summit

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10.19.13 @ Double Door - Chicago, Il.

Friday, September 27, 2013

Still Vibe'n

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Every first & third Friday night @ Still Liquor - Seattle, Wa.

Saturday, August 31, 2013

Really Though?!

The queen Paola Puente comes through again.... She stays killing sh*t

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Lace Locks

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Adidas Originals gave these to me after rocking their party Saturday.  I'm still in shock. These are a two of one Supreme La Rock shoelace lock. Can you say complete balls of amazement?!?!

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Hotel Chantelle Rooftop

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What's better than dj'n a New York City rooftop party mid summer? Nothing. Catch me 8.22.13 @ Hotel Chantelle - New York, N.Y.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Vibe Heavy

I'm honored and proud to have teamed up with Ali Shaheed Muhammad & DJ Topspin to bring you something new and exciting within the tech world and music industry. Vibe Heavy is coming soon......

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Mobile Monday

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I return to NYC for Mobile Monday @ Bowery Electric 8.19.13

Monday, August 12, 2013

Hoarding -vs- Collecting

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Some people have called me a hoarder. Nothing could be further from the truth. A hoarder has a bunch of stuff just to have it. A collector has certain titles and knows their actual value.

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A hoarder has sh*t thrown all over the place and pilled up with no organization. A collector will have their records in plastic sleeves, super clean and filled away perfectly. Almost in an o.c.d manner.

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These pictures are clearly from a hoarders house. One that was recently purchased by a record dealer so he may clear out the contents.

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Good luck flipping all those Pete Fountain & Firestone Christmas albums! LOL

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With the volume of records here there must be something decent in this collection but judging from what I see in the pics it's a mountain of turds.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

The Wooden MPC 2000

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Yeah, i'll take this over the renaissance all day every day.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

The Islander

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I get booked at least twice a year to do private events on the Islander. The go to boat to rent out for summer cruises & parties. Shout out to Josh the owner who always takes care of me.

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This go 'round was for 5 Stars anniversary bash. They've been promoting & hosting events in the area for a number of years now. It was also, Julians going away party as he moves to Los Angeles for his new job.

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The boat was all the way live from beginning to end. Seemed like it ended way to soon. It was sold out, both floors were at capacity and I did my thing.

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Sunday, August 4, 2013

Orange Disco

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When you need a custom set up

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Bring On The Night

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Catch me with special guest DJ Mackswell from SF, Ca. 8.31.13 @ Balmar - Seattle, Wa.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Thunder Soul - The Story of Kashmere Stage Band

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I've been waiting three years to see this documentary since it was finished. I just watched it and had no idea it would be so sad. Conrad Johnson is a legend and we not only need but can use more people like him in the world. People that actually care about their craft and about others. I'm glad I picked up all of their albums they recorded and released early on in the 90's when no one was really checking for them yet. They are some of the best and favorite records in my collection.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Child Style

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Too fresh. Might have to get one of these for my kid...

Monday, July 29, 2013

DJ Life

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It's been an active last few weeks for me to say the least. I rocked a capacity crowd at Madrone in San Francisco, Ca. for their famous Motown on Mondays party.

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Shout out to Gordo & Gigante for promoting such a great event!

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I shot back to Seatown just in time to spin the private party for the Brown family.

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Round ball royalty and seattle super sonics legend Downtown Freddy Brown brought his homie Slick Watts along to kick with us...

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After that I was off to capitol hill for some block party activities...

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Rocked the Alive & Well x Vitamin Water x Slow Roast Records bbq with Jake One, DJ Klever & DJ Craze. That party was straight bananas!!!

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Ended the weekend with the 5 Star boat cruise which could've possibly been the best event this past week?!

Friday, July 26, 2013

Technics SL-700

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I caught wind of these about a year ago. Biz Markie mentioned he had 'em and was going to bring them out to the park jam in NYC this summer and yesterday he did just that.

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As if it wasn't ill enough that he busted these out he totally killed his dj set to top it off, one of the best i've seen him do. He had the dj nerds and the internet going nuts once the word got out.

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Not sure how many were manufactured and in fact he seems to be the ONLY person to have them and has two sets. Ha! Nobody beats the Biz.... Someone posted why? My response is why not?!

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I most def want a pair of these just for the novelty factor if anything. I'll lean on Marcel and see if he'll point me in the right direction..... We'll see.

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Thursday, July 25, 2013

Tac Town Sounds

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My hunt for local northwest soul & funk continues. Today I bring you Essence on the Tac Town Sounds record label. Released in '83 this was the only project on the label. I love the logo and may do a t shirt to honor the forgotten endeavor. I've been trying to track this record down for at least 5 years since one was discovered in a Vancouver, Canada thrift shop by a fellow dj. I'd never heard of the group or seen a copy prior to the discovery. After searching high and low to find anything out about this record I stumbled upon one of the band members who had some copies. So he thought! Turns out he had one damaged warped copy in his possession. No bueno. After putting his feelers out there for me he was able to track down a copy that a friend still had. It was also, not mint but a good enough reference copy for the time being. Many older local djs had heard of the record and even owned it at one point. It was distributed through the local NWDMA record pool upon its release. Hard to believe i'd never seen one, heard it before or even found more copies once I was on the hunt. Seems to be a pretty rare one.

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It's too late to include on my latest compilation i've put together for the Light In The Attic records label as that project just wrapped up last week. I'm still going to do my best to do a proper licensed re-issue of this one. It's just so good! If anyone out there can help me with a good clean mint copy please contact me asap. Thank you.

Essence - "Deep In Your Eyes"

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Tucker & Bloom 45 Bag

Tucker & Bloom have teamed up with the homie Rich Medina to bring us this new 45 travel bag

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Nike Night Track Disco Sneakers

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Nike has just released a ltd. edition run of the classic "Night Track" disco sneaker

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Hip Operation

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7.18.13 @ The Layover - Oakland, Ca.

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Sam Summer Remix

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I'm very honored to be playing again for the Seattle Art Museum REMIX event at olympic sculpture park on 8.9.13 - Seattle, Wa.

Friday, July 12, 2013

Credit Card

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How fly is this discover credit card?!