New Abdulla Rashim podcast for Droid Behavior. Yes!
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New Abdulla Rashim podcast for Droid Behavior. Yes!
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Finally listening to that just now ^^
Fantastic! The whole mix is great but -32:00 and on is certainly my cup of tea.
Edit: More techno
Last edited by RoughSteez; 03-24-2012 at 12:07 AM.
I'm loving all the Donato Dozzy/Voices of the Lake stuff. Nice selection.
This is an absolute monster. Plucked from the recent Delsin label promo mix.
Oof, must hear this played out. May be my favorite track of 2012 thus far.
Last edited by Ross1492; 03-24-2012 at 02:19 PM.
I don't have time to get into the whole night now, but DJ Harvey might have been the best DJ set I've ever seen at a club. Just the perfect confluence of music, venue, sound, crowd, drugs, atmosphere, everything. Every single person I saw looked like they were in absolute euphoria the entire night and were dancing with the wildest abandon I've ever seen in my life. Zero evidence of self consciousness or pretension. And Harvey is an absolute master in crowd control. He'd take something familiar and then just completely reconfigure it and stretch it out and find the craziest rhythm at the heart of it and then drop down the bass at the absolute perfect moment and just when you thought he'd moved on to something else, he'd bring back in the familiar melody or whatever and everyone would go crazy. Dude was fucking cosmic with his mixing (which was fairly sloppy on a technical level, but pitch perfect on an atmosphere level). One minute he'd be playing some classic disco track and it would morph into tribal African drumming and then go to some dark acid house type shit and then on to something else. Dancing to a 20 minute version of "I Feel Love" that went to the furthest reaches of outer space and back as the whole crowd sang along (and Harvey dropped out the sound for a few seconds to let us be heard during "loooooooove") will forever be my favorite birthday memory. If dude plays a DEMF after party, my ticket will be bought immediately.
Nicolas Jaar was also incredible. That guy has pure natural talent and he is only going to get better as time goes on. I'm excited to see him grow as a musician.
Harvey is an absolute legend. Has to be one of the coolest record bags on the planet. Would love to make it down to LA for a Sarcastic Disco party.
Last edited by Ross1492; 03-26-2012 at 12:43 PM.
I was really disappointed that he didn't make it to DEMF last year, and then I ended up skipping him when he was in SF. Will have to remedy that in the future.
Wasn't very impressed by Nicolas Jaar last night at all. He did a live set here in November, sans band, which was a lot better IMO.
DJ Harvey should definitely be a late night thing. He probably would have been fun at DEMF, but nowhere near this good.
Jaar did some stuff with the band, then he did some stuff just by himself, then one song as an encore with the band again. It all felt very off the cuff. It didn't connect at all points, but it was really exciting and there were some absolutely sublime moments. Plus, the crowd was amazing. Everyone was moving and into it and in good spirits and not douchey.
Crowd may have had a lot to do with our show. It wasn't the worst crowd I've experienced in SF, it was just a lot different than I expected, for the venue, for the act, and for a Sunday night. Lots of super drunk and really stoned people. Had to deal with a lot of talking - during quieter parts of the set, could hear multiple conversations over the music. I wish it were socially acceptable to punch people in the face when they talk loudly through a set. I would have punched this chick last night, but she was a lot bigger than me, and I probably would have gotten beaten up.
Hmmmm I hope the crowd is good for the LA show tonight... I'm betting on no, but I'll try to get close to focus. Really excited for this show
I hope so too. Sometimes SF just has poor crowds for these kinds of shows. In all fairness, I was a shit show this weekend and only barely pulled myself together to go to Nico at all, so I might have been pissier than usual about crowd problems. I ended up bailing after about 45 minutes because it was not enjoyable. I heard the encore was better, less corny saxophone.
Demdike Stare and Tropic of Cancer 5/14 at Black Lodge (Seattle)
Tropic of Cancer's Facebook says West Coast tour with more info to come. Crossing my fingers they come down our way.
This is sooo good.
No, I live about 30 mins outside of Downtown LA. Just saw the info for that show as a sign of hope for an LA date. I'll be so disappointed if they pass us up; and what the hell, while they're at it they should bring Andy Stott and Claro Intelecto out and make it a Modern Love night.
Not sure about the minimal/house scene up there but I'd imagine it's pretty good since they do have a thriving music scene, just probably not spoiled like Los Angeles. Magda and friends were just there recently, so it's definitely not dead.
The people who put on decibel are doing monthly shows now, and there are some good shows at ETG at least a couple of times a month, as well as undergrounds.
So it looks as though Droid Behavior is curating a stage at EDC. Fucking Droid Behavior is curating a stage at EDC and GV filled the Sahara with the muppet brigade.
I pray for the do-lab/campground lineup. I really do.
Wow... I never thought I'd see the day when EDC sounds better than Coachella in terms of dance music... Makes me a sad bear. I <3 Droid Behavior. Those guys have their shit together. That Surgeon show last month was fantastic.
Last edited by Natelevmofuggaz; 03-29-2012 at 09:20 AM.
God I would be so down. Unsound seems to be the only festival really jumping on the Modern Love acts. Hopefully there are some at Decibel this year so I can catch them.
You guys can we talk about Marco Resmann's Watergate 10 mix?
Because it's great; Tracklist:
1. Marco Resmann/Soulphiction/Minilogue/Douglas Greed - "Hello Watergate/I've Got A Feelin'/Orglar/Sense" (intro - feat Delhia De France)
2. Ricardo Villalobos - "808 The Bass Queen"
3. Heartz 4 - "Intimacy Girl"
4. Serafin - "Starship Discotheque"
5. Digitaline - "Say So" (feat Tigerlily)
6. Hakan Lidbo/Sierra Sam - "Televinken/Around You" (feat Tigerlily)
7. Andre Lodemann - "Where Are You Now"
8. Left - "Please Don't Come Alone"
9. Darabi - "Top Drop" (Roman Flugel remix)
10 Jichael Mackson - "GTI" (Zimbabwe mix)
11. Samu L/Elon - "Balance/Clap Back"
12. Kollektiv Turmstrasse - "Heimat"
13. Anonym - "Go Deeper" (Kenny Larkin remix)
14. Death On The Balcony - "We Are Time & Space" (Robert James remix)
15. Alessio Mereu/Marco Resmann - "Epidemy/Little B-Boy" (Par Grindvik Great Deep Love rework)
16. App/Marco Resmann - "All I Can Think About/This Song" (feat Soucie Six)
17. Afrilounge/Marco Resmann/Phil Weeks - "Mayaxpression/I Will Love/All Day Every Day" (feat Mz Sunday Luv)
18. Deetron - "Collide"
19. Marco Resmann & Mike Shannon - "The Road To Guaruja"
20. Marco Resmann & Kiki - "Begging For The Heat" (feat Cari Golden)
21. Roberto Rodriguez - "I Keep Thinking Of You"
22. Guillaume & The Coutu Dumonts - "Ubiquitous Gaze" (stringapella)
23. Marco Resmann - "Goodbye Watergate" (outro)
Where can I listen to said mix?
Edit: nm found it
Very nice so far. Really starting to flow now at Darabi - "Top Drop" (Roman Flugel remix). Thanks for the tracklist.
Edit: Ok finished the mix. Second half kind of fizzled for me which happened to be mostly his own material. Still got some new tracks out of it. Thanks for the rec.
Last edited by lt.roast.a.botch; 03-30-2012 at 12:55 AM.
God, I had a really weird dream last night, where my mom had married, divorced and remarried a bunch of times, and was still living with the ex-husbands and their families, and somehow both Whittaker and Canty had become my step brothers and were living in my dad's old house. (As well as Marco Carola, kind of a weird combination). In the dream, Whittaker was *actually* into witchcraft and kept trying to get me to help him cast spells while I was (in the dream) tripping and then I was being chased by shadow people for the rest of the dream.
My actual step siblings were there too. Weird.