Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’

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.

Song of the Day: PUTS and Black Milk Flip Macca for Christmas

Posted by: DJ Stylus
Dec 23, 2013
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Paul McCartney‘s “Wonderful Christmastime” either evokes fond memories around this time of year or feels like a dagger of repetition in your head as it soundtracks your shopping battles in your local mall. Here are two flips of McCartney’s yule tune that give it a fresh feel.

Song of the Day: Wizzard “Rock’n'Roll Winter (Looney’s Tune)”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Dec 10, 2013
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There’s no denying the Phil Spector influence on Wizzard’s “Rock’n'Roll Winter (Looney’s Tune)”; the song is catchy like the flu, the sound is absolutely huge, and the lyrics are pure nostalgia for the innocence of youth. Amazing.

Song of The Day: Wham! “Last Christmas”

Posted by: Micah Vellian
Dec 09, 2013
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There are a few go-to Christmas tunes I dig that get me a lot of questioning faces; Wham!’s “Last Christmas” is one of them.

Song of The Day: Olympic Cyclone Band “Little Drummer Boy”

Posted by: Rusty B
Dec 25, 2012
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Dr. Rubberfunk and Hint make up the Olympic Cyclone Band and they put out a full Christmas album which is really fresh.

Download: William Breakspear Radio Eject Xmashup Studio Mix

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Dec 12, 2012
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Ghetto funk producer William Breakspear baked up this holiday mix for Radio Eject. Sleigh bells, heavenly choruses and lots of bass. Good fun.

Song of the Day: DMX “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Up in Here! (Ahmed’s Remix)”

Posted by: DJ Stylus
Dec 11, 2012
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During a recent appearance on New York’s Power 105.1FM, Ruff Ryder captain DMX was sweet-talked into singing a beloved Christmas carol. Well, his enthusiasm for “Rudolph The Red-nosed Reindeer” seems to not require much cajoling.

Holiday Gift Guide

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Nov 29, 2012
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What does a DJ wish for this holiday? Headphones, records, turntables, and studio gear, of course. But also fire pits, comic books and zombie survival kits. Check out what D-Mac, Nitekrawler, Atticus, Jayclue, Rusty B., Meistro, Stylus, Stereo Faith, Micah Vellian, and Ange want to unwrap in December.

Song of the Day: Gayla Peevey “I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas”

Posted by: Ange
Dec 22, 2011
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The first time I heard Gayla Peevey’s “I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas” I laughed so hard I cried. It has become my favorite Christmas song over the years. Enjoy and Happy Holidays!

Download: Don Patterson “Holiday Soul”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Dec 21, 2011
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One of jazz organist Don Patterson’s best and rarest albums is a collection of traditional Christmas tunes called Holiday Soul (Prestige 7315 (mono) & 7415 (stereo)). I’ve digitized it—crackles and pops intact—and made it available for you and yours to enjoy!

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