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A-Ski and friends | Halloween | Hollywood | Blu Monkey | 2nite

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Yo, for halloween I am dressed up as a Dj who can mix the best records on time with cuts and scratches..on the mic 4 sh-ts and giggles..come check out my melody 2nite @ Blu Monkey | Hollywood | Free

Blu Monkey
5521 Hollywood Blvd

more education:
http://www.djaski.podomatic.com


10.29 | StereoLove | Little Temple | Halloween Edition

Halloween Stereo

HALLOWEEN EDITION!
SPECIAL 80’s vs 90’s DJ SET at MIDNITE!

Resident djs A-SKI, LOTUSPETAL , PLUSH ONE and MIKECHECK
Bringing a weekly body rock for your aural pleasure. 2 rooms of Goodness. We put the fun in FUNK the oooooo in SOUL. + HIP HOP, SOULFUL HOUSE, AFRO LATIN, REGGAE and live performances.
yes, it’s supposed to feel good….

THIS WEEK’S FEATURED LIVE GUESTS:

DIONDRE JERMAINE | http://www.myspace.com/diondrejermaine

PERFECT HARMONY | http://www.myspace.com/perfectharmony22
These identical twins began performing and writing music at a very early age. Their sultry sound and style brings it like Teedra Moses’s “Complex Simplicity” and tells it like Keyshia Cole’s “The Way It Is”.

@ LITTLE TEMPLE
4519 SANTA MONICA BLVD.
LOS ANGELES, CA 90029
DOORS 9PM | $5 (free before 10pm with RSVP to unique74events@gmail.com )
Valet Parking: $5 + ample street parking

+Special FREE admission BEFORE 11pm for those who wear a costume!


Theo Parrish Live @ Sunday’s Best (NYC)

Theo is str8 gettin’ it!! you see that right there?!! THIS is what im talkin’ about..THIS is how WE do it! NO Robots, NO Attitudes, NO Inhibitions, NO Pretention, NO Neo Soul (what a joke..another conversation), NO Make up, NO Insecurities! FREE the F–k UP!!

0:37 (I see that James Brown, YES!)


Dude talking at 2:09 ruins the moment by the saying the “No No” of all phrases..you know he got off the cheese bus big time, right?

PS: it gets deeper..WHY do they have umbrellas out dancing in THE RAIN?…I LOVE IT!


ERIK RICO | BREEZY LOVE JOY | Dj A-Ski | ZANZIBAR | Oct 25th!

This sunday I get to play with two of my favorite artists (yaaayyy!!) and trust me you are in for an awesome show (I promise you and the kid NEVER breaks his promises..) Do you hear me?!! They are in the same room together!! LIVE!!

+ I get to flip records with my Chi Town fam ANDY C of the world famous BSTC! What more can you ask for on a Sunday nite?

ERIK RICO and BREEZY LOVE JOY…for those that know..you know what it is..lets go!!

Peace and Love,
Dj A-Ski (Unique74)

HAUNTED HALLOWEEN HOUSEQUAKE!

featuring

Erik Rico ( only US date for the rest of this year)
Erik is a self contained electro soul artist, singer songwriter, multi instrumentalist, remixer and DJ with writing credits for such artists as Planet Asia, Mystic, Talib Kweli, Tupac Shakur, Jurassic 5, Qtip, Sonia Sanchez and Ladybug Mecca (Digable Planets). Catch him at Zanzibar before he takes off for his European tour.
http://www.myspace.com/erikricomusic
http://www.lifenotesmusic.com

Breezy Love Joy
With jazz grooves, progressive rhythms and hip hop elements, Breezy Love Joy is a blast of fresh air. This act seems intent on entering the field of soulful jazz artisans. Sophisticated but accessible, the material is full of life and musically mesmerizing.
http://www.myspace.com/blovejoy

Resident Selector:
A-Ski
+special guest DJ Andy C from BSTC (Chicago)

!free goody bags for the 1st 50 guests!

Doors 9pm | $7 presale, $10 doors

Host: 5th Street Housequake
Type: Party – House Party
Network: Global
Start Time: Sunday, October 25, 2009 at 9:00pm
End Time: Monday, October 26, 2009 at 1:30am
Location: ZANZIBAR
Street: 1301 5th Street
City/Town: Santa Monica, CA


SOUL SESSIONS | THIS FRIDAY | PLEASE SUPPORT: BENEFIT FOR TYPHOON RELIEF

BENEFIT FOR TYPHOON RELIEF @ SOUL SESSIONS
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23
Grand Star Jazz Club, Chinatown, Los Angeles

The Soul Sessions Sound Crew is throwing a benefit session for our brothers and sisters in the Pacific Islands recently hammered by devastating typhoons, mass flooding, and earthquakes. Proceeds will go to ADRA (www.adra.org), to fund medical team aid and food delivery.

We will also be collecting non-perishable food items, first aid supplies, over-​​​​the-​​​​counter medicine, soap, shampoo, toothpaste, clothing, etc. That night, we will be filling and packing Balikbayan boxes with survival essentials for direct shipment to flood victims in the Philippines.

Give AND get down, Los Angeles!

with guest selectors:

PHERS ONE (DP Sound)
DJ ELEMENT (madmonkeez.com)
DJ PHATRICK (Devil’s Pie)
RANI D (Soul in the Park)

In the jazz lounge,
BGC Organ Trio

with love from your Soul Sessions fam:
The reMitch | Plann.B | B-Nasty | Baby Bubba | Ninja Simone | Chad | Flock Shop

grand star jazz club
943 n. broadway, chinatown, los angeles
9p-2a
21+ to get live
$5 before 10:30, $10 after


10.22 | Golden Stereo | presents: Dj Juda | Little Temple | Thursday

NEW STEREO BACK

EXTRA MILD SAUCE in association with Unique74 presents: “GOLDEN STEREO” & “JUDA BLACK BUDDA”

5 DJs
2 Rooms

The best in soul classics, deep disco, funk, rare grooves, classic hip-hop and Chicago house.

Featuring guests: DJ Derrick Wize & Drack Muse* SPECIAL GUEST DJ JUDA *
With residents: A-Ski / Lotuspetal / The PlushOne

Hosted by: De’Leon & Chevez

Thursday, October 22
Little Temple
4519 Santa Monica Blvd
9p-2a
$1 before 11p

$5 valet parking


FRANCE digs Unique74…(shout out to MY FREAKKY WORLD)

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A huge shout out to My Freakky World based out of France for featuring my recent “all about Isaac” (Tribute to Isaac Hayes) mix on their blog! http://myfreakkyworld.blogspot.com/

Check them out they have plenty more progressive and cutting edge artists and music worth checking out!!

Lots of love to My Freakky World!

Love,
Dj A-Ski
(Unique74)


10.15. StereoLove | Little Temple | Thursday | Indigo, Dj Obah, Andy C , + A-Ski & SL fam

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STEREOLOVE | Little Temple | Thursdays
10/15/09

Resident Selectors:

A-SKI, LOTUSPETAL , PLUSH ONE and MIKECHECK
Bringing a weekly body rock for your aural pleasure. 2 rooms of Goodness. We put the fun in FUNK the oooooo in SOUL. + SOULFUL HOUSE, AFRO LATIN, REGGAE and live performances.
yes, it’s supposed to feel good….

THIS WEEK’S FEATURED LIVE GUESTS:

INDIGO | http://www.myspace.com/indigocolouredmusic
Sound: Hendrix singing in Erykah Badu’s band playing like the Talking Heads

MISHA’EL | http://www.myspace.com/mishaelmusic
Sound: Aggressively fun and sexy music transcending genres. She describes herself as “the girl next door meets Rock Band.”

Special Guest Dj’s:

ANDY C (BSTC, Chicago)
http://www.myspace.com/bstcollective

The leader of Chicago’s own BSTC whose band has been making major noise on the progressive soul/dance scene ( + featured in tne Top 100 bands to check for by URB magazine) blesses us with a special Dj set. Andy has also worked with the likes of Maurice White (EWF) Tom Tom 2084, Kanye West,just to name a few.

Check out the Dj A-Ski interview featuring Andy C
(courtesy of Unique74)
https://unique74mag.com/2009/01/21/in-the-lab-w-bstc-2/

DJ OBAH (Giant Step, NYC)
http://djobah.com

Hailing from “The Planet” aka Brooklyn, Obah is a DJ who has been blessing the Big Apple and abroad with world beats, soulful rhythms and other funk delights. Obah produces and hosts “Recycled Funk Radio” broadcasting on the Giant Step Jukebox 24/7.

+ LIVE ART: REZIN ONE (RTN Crew)

@ LITTLE TEMPLE
4519 SANTA MONICA BLVD.
LOS ANGELES, CA 90029
DOORS 9PM | $5 (free before 10pm with RSVP to unique74events@gmail.com)
Valet Parking: $5 + ample street parking


OCT 11 | Bonnie Pointer, Andy Vargas (Santana) | Catch One Disco/ Village Health Center FREE Event!!

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“ONE LOVE, MIND, BODY & SOUL”

Powerofthepeopleculture.com in the spirit of Haight-Ashbury, will be sending out a musical S.O.S. (Saving Ourselves through Sound), as members of the Bay area’s two most famous musical families, 6-time Grammy winner Bonnie Pointer (Pointer Sisters) and Andy Vargas (Lead Vocalist Santana) join forces with the Village Health Foundation for the funkiest “Free Party” to promote preventative herbal medicine, health reform and community empowerment.

October 11th is National Coming Out Day!

In keeping with our theme, the Village Health Foundation and festival organizers will stand in solidarity with the Human Rights Campaign for Marriage Equality. Positive imagery and the acquisition of civil liberties in the gay community are crucial to the fight against HIV/AIDS which is pandemic in urban areas. Those unable to attend the official march on Washington are invited to take part in this event’s festivity.
The Village Health Foundation is also proud to announce the inclusion of The World Famous Jewels’ Catch One Disco and Vegan Village Internet Cafe into the logistics of the festival location! A staple in the Underground and Dance community for over 35 years Jewel’s Catch One Disco has been the premiere performance venue & playground to legendary artists such as: Madonna, Janet Jackson, Chaka Khan, Sandra Bernhard, Sylvester, Patti Labelle and even Pink as well as the original home of “House Music” on the west coast.

Join musical legends along with some of L.A’s hippest underground artists and community activists as they “take it back” to “move you forward” with a retro themed concert & health festival at the Village Health foundation and historical Catch One Disco -Event is FREE!

This Powerofthepeopleculture.com pre-launch event promises to be the best yet!
Performing Live!
BONNIE POINTER (POINTER SISTERS)
ANDY VARGAS (SANTANA)
LEON MOBLEY
RICKEY BYERS BECKWITH (AGAPE)
BIGGER W/SOPHIA WISDOM & FREEWILL (LUMANARIES)
RHETT FRAZIER INC

Many, Many & MORE
DJ’s/Live Performers:
NAILAH
MATT ROBINSON
GARTH TRINIDAD (CHOCOLATE CITY, KCRW)
A-SKI( Unique 74 , STEREOLOVE, Temple Bar, Blue Monkey)
PLAN 9 ((S.O.M.B.F.A.B!)
AL JACKSON (SOUL CHILDREN | JU JU)
BEN (Boytrade, Club Papi,Daqube Radio)
ORATOR (DEVINE FORCES RADIO)
LOTUSPETAL (Unique 74,Recess Radio, STEREOLOVE)
MONGE (HOUSE OF MONGE)
ABDUL SHAKIR (SOUL HOLLYWOOD, FTWK)
THE PLUSHONE (STEREOLOVE)
MIXMASTER NOAH MASSEY
MIKE THE POET
C.C. WHITE
RANI D (SOUL IN THE PARK)
DESTROYER (STRICTLY SOCIAL)
TONY LOPEZ (LEFTofCENTER)
DEEJAY MIKECHECK (STEREOLOVE)
MORE TBA
JUST TO NAME A FEW!
.. CELEBRITY GUESTS AND SPEAKERS
LADY COPPER ON THE MIC!

EVENT IS FREE!
INFO & VENDOR SPACE
AVAILABLE (310 )803-5459

http://www.PowerOfthePeopleCulture.com
http://www.myspace.com/POPcultureEvents
http://www.myspace.com/PowerOfthePeopleCulture

@ Village Health Foundation/The Vegan Village Internet Cafe/ Jewel’s Catch One Disco
4061,4067, 4073-75 W. Pico – Los Angeles, California
– restaurant and full bar(21w/ID)
Dress in your retro best!


“all about Isaac” (a Tribute to ISAAC HAYES) | Dj A-Ski

Unique74 & WheatBread presents..
“all about Isaac” (a Tribute to Isaac Hayes)

carefully picked selections with love by
Dj A-SKI

Hayes

FREE DOWNLOAD
http://djaski.podOmatic.com/entry/2009-10-04T05_16_59-07_00