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Archive for March, 2010

ready for Freddie?


STEREOLOVE | APRIL | SPRING

Resident Selections | STEREOLOVE COLLECTIVE
A-SKI | LOTUSPETAL | PLUSHONE | MIKECHECK

Soul , Funk, Hip Hop, Afro Latin, Dance Anthems, Soulful House + the unexpected

Little Temple
4519 Santa Monica Blvd

21 and Wiser | $5 | Thursday | 9pm-2am

FREE w/ RSVP b4 10pm+ BIRTHDAY+ BOOTH RESERVATIONS:
unique74events@gmail.com

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SAVE THE DATE:
4.15 GOLDEN STEREO w/EXTRA MILD SAUCE (Soulful House, Hip Hop , Future Soul and Disco all nite!!)

+ THURSDAY ..MAY 6…STEREOLOVE 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY!! (w/E REECE and more!!)


STEREOLOVE | DEREK MCKEITH, BRUCE HATHCOCK, LAST CALL ft MR FRENCH | 3.25

UNIQUE74 | LITTLE TEMPLE | presents…

STEREOLOVE

3/25

We want to thank everybody who joined the STEREOLOVE + EXTRA MILD SAUCE fam last week for the EXCLUSIVE “A TASTE OF CHICAGO” event w/ a very special guest DJ set by DRACK MUSE who rocked the house with another amazing soulful set!! + we cant forget THE LEGENDARY MC LADY COPPER (in a very RARE appearance) who came to bless the mic!

THIS WEEK, we have another great line up of amazing cutting edge/ soulful artists that will set the party off w/ the STEREOLOVE sound collective!!!

APPEARING LIVE!!

Opening Acoustic Set:
BRUCE HATHCOCK
http://www.brucehathcock.com

LAST CALL (all rthe way from FRANCE)
Art Bleek, Charlie Sputnik and special guest DJ set by MR FRENCH (KCRW)

DEREK MCKEITH
http://www.myspace.com/derekmckeith (a very RARE LA APPEARANCE!!)

RESIDENT SELECTIONS:
LOTUSPETAL
PLUSHONE
DJ MIKECHECK
and A-SKI

21 and wiser | $5

| DRINK SPECIALS | 9p-2a

RSVP/ BIRTHDAYS / GUESTLIST
unique74events@gmail.com

LITTLE TEMPLE | 4519 SANTA MONICA BLVD (crosst st: VIRGIL)

::STAY TUNED FOR OUR 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY EVENT IN MAY!! ::

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dont 4get THE OFFICIAL ERYKAH BADU LISTENING PARTY THIS SUNDAY!! w/ PAC DIVISION, BLU, NOAH DARLING at ZANZIBAR


the ORIGINAL 45 Master..the man himself..inspiration..

he’s clowning.. basically..take notes..


3.28 | ERYKAH BADU listening party | ft PAC DIV, BLU, PERFECTO, BLACKLA, EL PREZ, NOLA DARLING | ZANZIBAR


Unique74 salutes JEAN CARN | HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!

DIVA | SONGBIRD > LOVE SUPREME
HAPPY BIRTHDAY JEAN CARN!!!


Unique74 salutes SLY STONE | HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!


MAVERICK < MUSIC | FUNK SUPREME
HAPPY BIRTHDAY SLY STONE!!

Guess who produced this number?
(proud owner of the 7inch on this jam..)

This next record has haunted me for years. The lead singer is still a mystery to this day..but it is clear as bell that the FAMILY STONE is holding down the rhthym section. Guess who produced this one? (whoever has the 7 inch to this.. you are BEYOND official, not easy to find. I am a proud owner of this and the MIGHTY JOE HICKS version on 7inch).

Guess who was the FIRST to use the talkbox? Which later influenced STEVIE, GUITAR WATSON, FRAMPTON, McCARTNEY, ERNIE ISLEY, TROUTMAN, etc. This was the theme music for the late great FRANKIE CROCKER “The Chief Rocker” (MY HERO!!) in his earlier years whenever he would “rap” on the radio. Stomp down Blues Funk at its finest!!

Fans: the song is entitled “Sex Machine”…no not the James Brown version..it can be found on their 1969 release “Stand”

RARITIES >

“I Dont Know What The World Is Coming To” (1975) | Bobby Womack Sly provides background vocals. Put headphones on for it to really become clear, can be heard at the end near fade out.

“You Caught Me (Smiling)” (1971) | 7inch version | Sly and The Family Stone
Okay, for my “diggers” out there..you know where im going with this one..This is an alternate mix compared to the standard lp mix. The difference is that during the first bridge before the chorus, Sly lets out a huge JB-ish growl that can be only found on the 7 inch version.

Motown | The Golden Years {Dahl | McDougal III }
The Great Weldon McDougall III,
Musician, Producer, Former Label Exec for Motown/Philadelphia International states in his book that Sly and The Family Stone’s “STAND” lp was used as reference at Motown quality control meetings in search of direction for The Jackson 5 debut Lp “ABC” .

Funk Gets Stronger | Funkadelic | (1979)
Sly on the background vocals/talk box with Roger Troutman on Rhythm Guitar. A really feel good cut!!

Guess who is the proud owner of a skit with Sly + a live perfomance of “Family Affair” on The Tony Orlando Show (1977)?! Super Rare..Not even YOU TUBE can claim that one..


Unique74 | Into The Weekend | 3.18 /3.19

3.18 | THURSDAY | EXTRA MILD SAUCE | Unique74 | STEREOLOVE ::EXCLUSIVE:: “A TASTE OF CHICAGO” | special 4 Hour Set by DRACK MUSE | + GOLDEN STEREO COLLECTIVE {A-SKI | LOTUSPETAL | PLUSHONE} | Celebrating the B’day’s of THE LEGENDARY MC LADY COPPER + DERRICK WIZE | OPEN BAR 9-10 | $5 Before 11pm



FRIDAY 3.19 | CHINATOWN


SANTA BARBARA 3.19

Take a drive up the coast and experience RFI at Santa Barbara’s premiere live music venue.

Velvet Jones has first shot at RFI before the MARCH 23RD RELEASE of their album “Escape from Dee-Troyt”. Come enjoy the pre release sound of the
RockSoulTronic…..

You’ll be glad you did.

Start Time:
Friday, March 19, 2010 at 10:00pm

End Time:
Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 12:00am

Location:
Velvet Jones : 423 State Street Downtown Santa Barbara

JUST ADDED Special Guests DJs!!
LOTUSPETAL and MIKECHECK of STEREOLOVE/Unique74

http://www.velvet-jones.com
http://www.RhettFrazierInc.com


Melinda, Gadson and Lockhart

Where I come from..

Classic “Jet Set” LA in the 70’s..

“MELINDA” w/The Great Calvin Lockhart portraying the Legendary ChIef Rocker Frankie Crocker (MY HERO!), little known fact. I believe this was around the time of Frankie’s brief run in LA when he was on KJLH.

Guess who’s the drummer?


STEREOLOVE | PROMO | 2010