by Ricardo Gutierrez
Here is a little experiment that TNC suggested. I'm doing half-hour DJ mixes, live-to-tape with no edits, though I am doing a little post-production to sweeten them up a little.
When I DJ, I like playing many different genres and eras and having them all blend into each other. I'm a firm believer in the fluidity of music and I love exploring it's continuum. Plus I don't know any music-lover who only likes one style of music.
It's actually really challenging trying to get a complete thought out in 30 minutes. There isn't the opportunity for the usual ebb and flow that would exist in a longer set. It's especially difficult when I'm trying to do this genre-bending stuff. But I'm happy to get a chance to do this because it allows me to try out some new ideas on y'all. I threw in a few TNC favs to start things off on the good foot.
Warning: There will be occasional curse words.
Here's todays menu:
Mass Appeal - Gang Starr
In The Air Tonight - Phil Collins
Shakiyla - Poor Righteous Teachers
The Guns of Brixton - The Clash
They Reminisce Over You - Pete Rock & CL Smooth
Cecilia - Simon & Garfunkel
Rosa Parks - Outkast
This is Something for the Radio - Biz Markie
Wicky Wacky - Fatback Band
Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On) - Talking Heads