Saturday, December 13, 2014

Mike Nelson

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Back with another slice of Seattle (Blue Eyed) Soul for you. Today's selection is from Mike Nelson on the Thunder Tummy records label. I recall my parents having a 45 when I was 4 years old on this label and specifically remember it because I thought the art work was so funny as a kid. I don't recall what record they owned but i'm gonna say it was most likely the ballad of Sonny Sixkiller. That record seems to be easily available while this one is not.

Mike Nelson - "Could I Forget You"

Wednesday, December 10, 2014


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It never fails. Never ever. Just when I think I have every local Seattle 45 there is to have, another pops up! This recent discovery is by Kayano released in 1985 and definitely up there as one of my top favorite local records. Very rare as only 3 known copies have surfaced. Apparently it was pressed in quantity of 1000 and half of them ended up being thrown in a dumpster, 100 copies to radio promotion and the remainder to a record distributor. Kayano not only does music but paints pictures as well. I'm going to try to catch up with him to see some of his work soon and get the scoop on this modern soul masterpiece that struggled to see the light of day. He told me he played all the instruments and did the vocals solo on this!

Kayano - "Shine on You"

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Bob James 45 Box

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My one of one Bob James "Mardi Gras" 45 box. Figured it'd go nice with the CTI Case & 12" Without the bells. Bob approves!

Monday, August 25, 2014

Discogs x Grimy x Crate Diggers

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This past weekend I was honored to play the first Discogs x Grimy x Crate Diggers event.

Zernel from Chicago was so on point with his selection and skills and set the party off lovely.

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 Next up JT Donaldson from Dallas who slayed it as usual. So good!

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 I got on and rocked for a solid hour before we all started rockin' one for one

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 Dam Funk's plane finally landed and he made it in time to close it out. It was a capacity crowd with a jam packed dance floor and most definitely in my top 5 events of all time. So amazing!

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 Thank you Disocgs, Grimy, Adidas Originals, White Owl Social, Pippin, Kristen, Liz, Boogie Nite, Rev Shines and all involved. #SupremeTeam

Monday, July 21, 2014

Paradise Sunset Sessions

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Starting Aug. 1st 2014 on the Monkey Loft Rooftop

Little Big Things

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8.8.14 @ Trestle Inn - Philadelphia, Pa.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Seafair Ball 2014

Join me this year for the return of one of Seattle's largest events the Seafair Ball benefitting the USO.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Summer On Smash

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B-Day Bash 7.3.14 @ Rhino Room - Seattle, Wa.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Sam Remix 2014

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All I can say is thank you party people of Seattle and Seattle Art Museum for yet another amazing event. Easily the best party in town hands down. Way too much fun!

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

La Rock in Las Vegas

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Memorial Day Weekend 5.25.14 @ Insert Coins - Las Vegas, NV

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Monday, April 7, 2014

Tube PDX

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4.12.14 @ The Tube - Portland, Or.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Rolls Royce Type Sh*t

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Every Friday Night @ Cellars Lounge - Seattle, Wa.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Funkin' For Jamaica

The story behind one of my all time favorite songs.

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Let It Whip

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1.16.14 @ Holocene - Portland, Or.