My OG..Mentor..Master Teacher..Friend. It’s been difficult for me to grasp and put my thoughts together..still in disbelief.. All I can think of are his teachings, iconic back stories (Paradise Garage and his appearance on the original Chicago broadcast taping of Soul Train stand out in particular), epic moments and more than plenty laughs. He tookContinue reading “Respect: Unique74 remembers Edwin Birdsong..”
You need this in your life..proper mix from good people. Check it. #DigitaLiving
I remember one time I was at a party kinda taking in the moment, these cats were literally fawning over this special guest DJ’s records ..just straight jocking the dude..I am in the total opposite direction (solo in the cut as always) mouthing every lyric to all the records my homie is dropping..who walks over toContinue reading “Happy Birthday Dj Dusk!!”
THE version (in my book)..one of my fav 45 pieces. Slow, hot & bothered funk..straight gut. The drummer plays without hi hat or cymbals (New Orleans line dance style)..but in full swing. The style was basically ahead of its time and would later become the template Dilla (Iconic Musician/Producer) style of drum programming which many beatmakers/ producers have adopted in their own formula today. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5tRarmh1Y8
These are my dudes right here!! Very dear friends that I share a deep bound of music, friendship & respect. Whenever im in NY, they give me the key to the city! Doing what REAL DJ’s do..we experiment and go through music..total protocol. Listen and Enjoy!! DJ IAN HEAD DJ CENTER JOE BLAXX (aka BeanieContinue reading “DJ Ian Head, DJ Center and Joe Blaxx Play some 45s”
The universe does what it does…shout out out to my colleague, friend & brother RAS G (an amazing producer..check out his music!!) who informed me while he was in Switzerland (which I have never set foot in..not yet..) that he saw a record I released with my former business partner & lifetime friend Producer T.I.M.Continue reading “Switzerland…”
my joint. vulnerability at its funkiest. SANBORN wails on the co-sign.
Unique74/ CHOICE Tuesdays LA family encourages everyone to Tune In and check out our friend, colleague & partner in crime Dorian Missick do his thing in full swing on SOUTHLAND!! Jan 17th!! Check your local listings for air times!! Tune in and tell a friend!!
Cloud nine right now…I flipped the first four bars of this in high school when making one of my first series of beat tapes…this is taking me back..just came from record digging and got reunited with this record. (Big shout to Michelle, Jaman and the entire Laws family!!) Hubert Laws – Flute, Main Performer, ArrangerContinue reading “Hubert Laws – Mean Lene”