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Song of the Day: Kraftwerk “Computer Love”

Posted by: KC Higgins
Apr 07, 2014
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Seeing Kraftwerk at the 9:30 club this week reminded me how much I love “Computer Love”!

Song of the Day: House of Pain “Jump Around (Busta & Basement Freaks Bootleg)”

Posted by: DJ Jayclue
Mar 18, 2014
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Busta & Basement Freaks give a nice moombahton / ghetto funk feel to “Jump Around,” ready to set off a dance floor!

D-Mac returns to the Den of Thieves with Eric Hilton this Saturday 03/08

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Mar 07, 2014
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DJ D-Mac is returning to the Den of Thieves this Saturday night with Eric Hilton. Gonna dust off the funky 45 box and spin some real vinyl!

Song of the Day: AfroQBen vs Biggie Smalls “Hypnotize Me”

Posted by: DJ Jayclue
Feb 28, 2014
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Most people that like hip-hop like Biggie Smalls. AfroQBen comes with a really nice Biggie remake “Hypnotize Me.”

Song of the Day: The Allergies “Special People”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Feb 25, 2014
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The Allergies have returned with another scorcher of a tune, “Special People.” Sounding something like a turbo-charged O’Jays, this is an absolute monster of a dance floor track.

Download: AGFA & Copycat “Fakin’ the Funk”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Feb 21, 2014
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DC’s All Good Funk Alliance and Australia’s Copycat have teamed up on this detailed and beautifully executed tribute to hip-hop legends Main Source.

Song of the Day: The JB’s “The Grunt (Copycat’s Heavy Hitting Remix)”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Jan 31, 2014
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“Copycat’s Heavy Hitting Remix” of The JB’s draws admitted inspiration from Public Enemy’s Bomb Squad, but with enough filter and tweaks to let you know this is 2014, not 1989. Get at it.

Song of the Day: Patrick Cowley “Journey Home”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Jan 15, 2014
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Disco and synthpop pioneer Patrick Cowley’s early compositions have been compiled and officially released, including the long-form “Journey Home,” where bubbling synth leads mix with didgeridoo-like bass and a slo-mo 4/4 disco thump.

Song of the Day: Light Touch Band “Chi.Ca.Go (It’s My Chicago)”

Posted by: KC Higgins
Jan 13, 2014
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I’m not from Chicago, but that doesn’t stop me from loving this 1982 Chi City theme song from the Light Touch Band and the 2013 rework from DJ KON.

Song(s) of the Day: The Bird Peterson Holiday Spectacular

Posted by: Micah Vellian
Dec 25, 2013
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Here’s a holiday treat! Video artist &/OR [re]added the visuals to The Bird Peterson Holiday Spectacular, a Dilla-like production using music from vintage animated TV specials.

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