Here is the first hour of my Afterhours Set Live at The Oasis Club in San Francisco during Halloween Weekend for the launch Of RAUNCH. Hope you enjoy it as much i enjoyed spinning.
A bit of back story to this set. ....I have been fortunate enough to have been invited to join a Gay Pride/birthday Party for Raymon Borbon who is featured in the cover art and who is so incredibly loved. This party has become a tradition now where all of his family both blood and gay all come together in celebration. THIS PARTY IS EVERYTHING and it is an ALL DAY EVENT.
The house party begins noon Pride Sunday til 3pm then the party Bus picks everyone up 30 plus strong we comb the Gayborhoods to some fierce beat, wicked cocktails and loving unity that is incredibly humbling to be part of.
This set was a gift to Raymon and a private set for him, the party and loved ones.....HOWEVER he wants me to share it with you so here it is....This set is RICH in music history (past leading up to present), with some serious LATINO flavor, I hope you enjoy it.....HAPPY BIRTHDAY I LOVE YOU and thank you for allowing me to celebrate LOVE and PRIDE with you.
I cant pay true homage to my house music roots without dedicating at least one session to the DIVA. That amazing singer that literally takes you to church on the dancefloor, that artist that delivers such an spectacular vocal performance layered with a SICK anthem that you are riddled with goosebumps head to toe on the floor.
These artists are true house music divas that have influenced my sets and productions. With the exception of one Diva who is a pop star, that being the LEGENDARY and Late Whitney Houston, there are no other remixed pop stars in this set. PURE HOUSE MUSIC DIVAS. All tracks are at least 12-15 years old. I have done little to no editing because the tracks are that truly EPIC in my opinion and you deserve the full experience. Ive delivered to you over 2 hours of Divas everdelicious. There are many more that are not in the set....hmmmmmm maybe a part 2 is in order.
I hope you enjoy this set as much as I did. There are some tracks that were vinyl transfers and/or mastered with limits when release so Ive tried my best to brighten them up a bit.
I LOVE EACH AND EVERY SINGER AND TRACK ON HERE. I HOPE IT WILL BE A NOSTALGIC AS WELL AS AN EPIC MUSICAL EXPERIENCE.
Thank you for your support.
Session 2 of my ROOTS Podcast dedicated to the sounds, DJs and Producers that inspired me as an DJ and the sound I capture as a producer. There is SO MUCH good music out there that has been forgotten or simply is unknown by current DJs that I feel its important to expose and continue this musical legacy. These tracks are 9, 10, 12 plus years since their release. Ive tried my best to maintain their quality since technology has made music production more dynamic.
I learned from a musical era of HUGE intros,extended remixes and epic anthems. I hope you enjoy this as much as I did.
With this podcast I compiled tracks that helped define my sound as a producer as well as what you will hear on the dancefloor when I spin. With the exception of 2 or 3 tracks, the rest are tracks at least 8, 9, 15, 18 years old. Some are vinyl so i had to tweak the sound quality a bit.
Nevertheless is is a hard, NYC tribal sound that to me, defined what tribal house was and the root of many spin off genres. If you know your history you will recognize many of these tracks and the pioneers that brought them to life.
I hope you enjoy it.
This Podcast was recorded live at Santos Party House in NYC, Aug 29th for the Incredible BRUT Party. I had the privilege of spinning for this party and quite frankly dark, intense vibe exists no where else like it does at BRUT in NYC. The live podcast brings the overall feel of my set and what I was aiming to bring you that night.... Its Dark....its Heavy and its Tribal.
I hope it moves you like it did me creating it for you.