Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Clandestino 105 - Universal Cave



Get in the spirit for the warm weather ahead with a mix of some fresh new (and old) cave jams. Spark the universe people!


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Friday, March 17, 2017

Mustache Bash



Superprince has a new mix for you! We're also heading to San Diego next week for the 10th Annual Mustache Bash. We're playing the Razor-N-Tape stage along with Aaron Dae, JKriv and Underdog. Get more info from their site or on Facebook.



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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Right Tunes Wrong Speed



Kick off your shoes, sip on some sizzurp and sink deep into a shag carpet, like a less scary floor scene in Trainspotting.


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Friday, March 3, 2017

A Little Higher


Happy Friday! Here's one to get you a little higher this weekend.

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Reissued: African Vinyl in the 21st Century


This is a must for anyone who listens to reissues of African music, so probably all of you. Listen to this!

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017

Banker's Club



Funkontrol's debut single on motherfucking Tommy Boy is some heavy duty club heat. Banker's Club will put soundsystems to work and melt bluetooth speakers. Kudos to former DBJ contributor Skinny Friedman and Scott Melker on the new project. Go get it.





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Friday, February 10, 2017

Squad Goals



Rad new mix from Lainedee, Ben Aire, Ethan, and Ed Christof, who throw the monthly Squad Goals party in Philadelphia. Dig it.

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Yo Bruce!



New mix from DJ Bruce, featuring the cream of the crop of Bruce's Soundcloud discoveries. 

FREE DOWNLOADS here → bit.ly/yowhattrack

TRACKLIST & More → djpalacenyc.com/WhatTrackIsThis

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Friday, February 3, 2017

Thursday, February 2, 2017

We Could Stay Together



The story according to Duckcomb:
This is a faithful recreation of a vintage re-edit originally on the Hot Tracks label and is very rare! My DJ partner Steve Shakewell put in a request that I re-do this edit and I assumed it would be a breeze but it was really tough! I can't imagine how this was done on tape in the early 80's! Anyways, it's a great tune and a great edit and now you can spin it!

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

En Tiempo De Siega


Recent mix of Latin goodness from U Cave's Brian Hart Cassidy.

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Escort in Philadelphia



If you are around Philadelphia on Thursday night, be sure to go to the Escort show at Johnny Brenda's. Michael The Lion and I will be DJing as well! More info on the Facebook event or at Johnny Brenda's site.

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Interfaith


The Hounds of Hell emerged from the forest with a fresh 303 kill.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Nippon Leagues Vol. 1



An excellent crash course in Japanese boogie, AOR and City Pop by Alex Tebbs Mitchell and WKDU's Nick Stropko. Already looking forward to volume 2!



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Monday, January 23, 2017

Michael The Lion Mix for Discobelle



I've got a new mix of Michael The Lion originals, private stock edits from my live sets and all kinds of other goodies... all done in the name of the venerable Swedish blog Discobelle. If you've heard me play a DJ set recently, this is pretty much what's floating in and out of my sets at the moment.

The mix features jams and edits from Ashford and Simpson, Mark Seven, Isaac Hayes, Ron Hardy, Joey Negro, Deep&Disco, The Brothers Johnson, Cheryl Lynn, Rhyze, Louie Vega, Vince Montana, Elvin T., Don Ray, Patti LaBelle... PLUS...

Soul Clap Records exclusives from With You and two from my upcoming Michael The Lion EP - Side of Life and Get It On (ft. Amy Douglas).



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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

In My Feels



The Dragon coming with enough heat to make Daenerys Targaryen swoon.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Feel So Good


Kirk delivering all the best feels on this one.
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Monday, December 19, 2016

Michael The Lion's Funk Train - LA Edition - December 29th


Get on the Funk Train! The party that brings the disco heat is pulling into third US city - Los Angeles. It's a family affair as we bring POOLS, Dino Soccio and Dirty Dave together for two rooms of disco, house and classics at Los Globos on Thursday the 29th. Shoutout to BasslineLA, Prism Sound, Razor-N-Tape, Soul Clap, Rogue Agency and Los Globos for helping to pull this all together!

Excited to bring the Philly sound to the left coast and get some sun!

Michael The Lion's Funk Train (LA Edition)

Michael The Lion (Soul Clap Records, Razor-N-Tape, Philadelphia)
POOLS (Razor-N-Tape - LA)
Dino Soccio (Only Children, Razor-N-Tape - Chicago)
Dirty Dave (Dublab - LA)

at Los Globos (In Two Rooms!)
3040 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, California

Dec. 29th, 9PM-2AM
$10 advance tickets, $15 at the door

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Hooked Late Night


We teamed up with 52hz for a very special late night event, with Micheal The Lion, Del and myself playing music for you til daybreak. More info here.


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Friday, December 2, 2016

Michael The Lion Live on WKDU FM



For the third straight year I was asked to play during WKDU 91.7's Electronic Music Marathon. This year, the marathon raised money for Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society. Shoutout to my two cats, Fela and Ladybird!

I'm really happy with the set - it's made up of lots of forthcoming original material and some simple edits that I've made for my own DJ sets. Pretty much what you can expect when you hear me playing live.

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Killer Moon



In early November, we were up in Brooklyn for a night at Kinfolk 90. We had the best time DJing and dancing all night with so many good friends. After a few hours of sleep and some inspirational public-access cooking tips, we stopped by The Lot Radio for a session. We went all in on this one, focusing on some oddball favorites from across the spectrum, so hopefully you enjoy the listen.

Thanks to Kinfolk and The Lot for having us!

X,
Universal Cave

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Michael The Lion & Jay Airiness Split 12"


New 12" of edits out now on Diggin Deeper France! Many thanks to my good friend Jay Airiness for putting this out and for tossing two of his edit gems on the B-side as well. Happy to be splitting an EP with him after all these years.

This record is pressed in limited quantities, so get it while it's hot!  It's arriving at more retailers each day, so I'll try to keep this updated.  For now it's not being sold at US outlets - Juno has the cheapest Trans-Atlantic shipping.

 Michael The Lion / Jay Airiness - Keep On Hangin On

 Juno | Bandcamp | melomane.fr | hhv.de

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Monday, November 14, 2016

Naw Naw Naw




Do you like volcanos? cartoons? pixel art? how about serpent babes??? If so, you should watch Peter Dragontail's new video. He animated it himself and it is awesome.


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Michael The Lion featuring Amy Douglas - Get It On


"Positivity, tolerance and love are in short supply right now. When Amy sang this song, she was going through a really tough time. The creation of this song was a therapeutic process. It has served that purpose several times. The first time we performed it live, during a Pride-related event, unbeknownst to us, the Orlando nightclub massacre was taking place across the country. The next day I thought about that moment and listened back to the song and wondered where to find hope.

This song was supposed to come out several months from now but Eli [from Soul Clap] contacted me on Wednesday morning and we agreed, we need to share our therapy with you sooner, rather than later. In Amy's words, "for all of the songs that have come before, begging and pleading with our humanity to be better to each other, it would seem it's not enough, so we wrote one more."

- Michael The Lion

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