Monthly Archives: January 2013

Who is my favorite artist?

People often ask me “who are/is your favorite artist?” and are frequently surprised at my answer of “I don’t have one…” which usually gets a a reply of “what kind of DJ are you????” (I get that one a lot, especially if I don’t have a particular song someone just requested). My answer to that is I’ve never followed artists, as a DJ (and a producer) I’ve always followed PRODUCERS. Almost always the common thread to music I like is …

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Retro Gay track of the day…

Retro Gay track of the day… Angel Moon-“All I Want” This is definitely in my all time top 20 for dance records. Some records just pour out undeniable raw emotion and this is one of them. I’m sure that is what made this song so popular with the gay boys. In my opinion none of Deborah Cox’s tracks (as popular as they are) come close to capturing and making you feel pure emotion like this track. For that matter very …

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Retro lost track of the day

for DJs who came up spinning vinyl (and fighting over new stuff at the record store with all of the other DJs the day the new stuff came in, and trust me, there were some black Friday cat fights) there was an excitement to getting your grubby little hands on a record that you knew was going to turn a dance floor inside out when it played. This particular track was a little before my days as a professional DJ. …

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Pop music vs. underground & indie

Pop music vs. underground & indie… There is something that quite a few music snobs and DJs need to learn… Just because it’s a pop record doesn’t mean it sucks and just because it’s “underground & hip” doesn’t mean it’s good. Listen with your ears and think for yourself. If you are a DJ spin a GOOD pop record and dump the crappy underground one (regardless of whose name is on it, nobody hits a home run every time), your …

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