Friday, July 22, 2016

Little Disco Summer '16

Heavy vibes from the homie DJ Bruce aka STRONG on Yaya. Check the track and whole Little Disco compilation below. Good stuff!

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Down On Bitter End

An edit of a disco cover of a soft rock anthem with huge percussion and reinforced drums?!? Ticking a lot of boxes with this one...

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

U Cave Discobelle Mix

Universal Cave's mix for Discobelle's excellent series.

01. The Countach - Aqua Marina (Paradise Mix)
02. Last Rhythm - Open Your Mind (Dub Version)
03. Braden Schlager - King of Comedy [Efficient Space]
04. Zamatsutsi - Mogadishu [Balearic Social]
05. Sorcerer - Rich Cat [Universal Cave]
06. Starpoint - I Want You (Red Zone Mix)
07. The Beat Broker - Larceny Dub [Universal Cave]
08. San Laurentino - Pacific Touch
09. Larry Heard - Space Jungle
10. Sorcerer - Critical Situation [Universal Cave]
11. Ess O Ess - Cantillate (Suzanne Kraft Remix) [Not An Animal]
12. Teque Nick - Bye Bye Stembi
13. African Dream - Young & Free
14. Maxine and Cleo - Kids Part 1 [forthcoming on Going Home]
15. Potent Mutant - His Power is Yours (Superprince Remix)[100 Years of Solid Dudes]
16. DTR - Journey Into A Dream (Perfect Essence Instrumental)

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Up Up to the Sky

A heavy groover from the new Superprince 12", available now at Philadelphia's Profond, Downtown 304, Juno & more!

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Friday, July 15, 2016

Superprince on WKDU

Superprince's mix and live set from this week's Hot Mix on WKDU. Join us at the Dolphin next Friday for a little record release party.

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Start Again

Shout out to Délicieuse Musique for debuting Start Again from the Superprince Edits 12" out now on Razor-N-Tape!

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Monday, July 11, 2016

Strong Feeling

I'm proud to announce that Superprince is making it's vinyl debut on Razor-N-Tape!
Philly's home-grown edit kings Superprince drop some serious brotherly love in their first outing for RNT. From the uptempo bounce of 'Strong Feeling,' to the soulful boogie of 'Down on Bitter End' and 'Start Again,' to the chilled re-cut funk of 'Up Up To The Sky,' these 4 heaters are guaranteed to find a permanent home in any record bag!
Listen to A1 below and pick up the vinyl from Juno and other record shops around the globe. 

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Thursday, July 7, 2016

Make It Happen

The final track from Satin Kimono. Listen below and pick up a copy from this list of shops.

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Jaz on Vice

Vice profiled the homie JAZ's work as a DJ, record collector and priest! Watch the 10 minute video here.

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Superprince Summer Scorchers

Hop aboard the disco train as we conduct you through heater after heater, including tracks from our upcoming Razor-N-Tape 12", unreleased Superprince and a mega groover from another upcoming RNT releases. Choo choo!

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Friday, July 1, 2016

Love Weather Dinner Party

Extra Lovely Records somehow managed to convince occasional DBJ contributor Vincent Smaldone aka DJ Image to open his top secret vault of tapes and share a few highlights. Under piles of random reels and unlabeled floppy discs, they unearthed Love Weather Dinner Party, an experimental turntablism album in the vein of Q-Bert's Wave Twisters, Mixmaster Mike's Anti Theft Device and D-Styles' Phantazmagorea: Psychedelic scratching and distorted drums with heaping helping of forgotten pop culture references make for a far out yet very flavorful Dinner Party.

Listen to a few tracks from the album below and head over to Extra Lovely's Bandcamp to pick up a limited edition (only 50) paint splattered cassette or files.

Instruments Used: 
MPC2000, Homemade Electric Organ, VCR, Sony 1/4" Reel to Reel, Dr. 202, Turntables, Vestax 07 Pro, Vintage Keyboards, 4-track recorder, Adat, SK1. All Samples from vinyl and film. This project was created without a computer. 

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Thursday, June 30, 2016


Another Beastie remix to accompany the recent batch I posted, plus some Nas heat courtesy of Philadelphia's Ian Saint Laurent.

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Satin Kimono

The Beat Broker's "Satin Kimono" EP is now available! Listen to the title track and buy the vinyl from these fine retailers.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Summer 2016 Cave Jams

Summer's finally here and I made a chart to celebrate. As always, there's a crazy amount of mind blowing/expanding new music coming out, as well as numerous quality edits and necessary reissues. Here's a round-up of some of my favorites:

✔️ Plenty of exciting new music from Suzanne KraftJKriv & Free Magic,Selvagem, Bezier on Honey SoundsystemNoema on THE MAGIC MOVEMENTJoe Claussell on Sacred Rhythm MusicMy Love Is UndergroundGrowing Bin RecordsAficionado Recordings, Kinfolk Records & Good Timin'.

✔️ Top shelf edits from Albion and mikeBurns on Legalize LambadaArsenii,Eddie C on Red Motorbike, The Mighty Zaf on Moton Records Inc, Mori Ra and Fatnotronic.

✔️ Great reissues from Music From MemoryFavorite RecordingsSpacetalk& more!

✔️ Plus Sorcerer music + the Beat Broker 12"s on Universal Cave, andSuperprince's DEBUT 12" on Razor-N-Tape!!!

Check out the previews, buy some records and remember not to leave them in the sun. 😎

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Charmed Life

A mellow remix of one of Homero Espinosa's Charmed Life with a little shuffle. Grab a free download!

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Honey It's You

The Beat Broker's take on a Dream Chimney classic, out now on Universal Cave Records! Available now from Pacific Beach Vinyl or preorder from Juno. Follow Universal Cave on Soundcloud for more.

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Friday, June 17, 2016

Coffee Wave 2

Psychedelic soul and trippy visuals that go well with your morning brew. Coffee Wave is a collaboration between Ed Christof and Dewey Saunders. Pick up one of the mega limited (edition of 30!) zine/cassette packs here. Listen to the mix below and preview the art here.

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Larceny Dub

Universal Cave has some more summer heat on deck: The Beat Broker's "Satin Kimono" is dropping on June 27th. "Larceny Dub" will give you a taste of the vibe: it soars to new heights of AOR bliss, featuring an extensive re-working of a record that was passed along to The Beat Broker by an ex-Deadhead neighbor.

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Friday, June 10, 2016

I Wanna Get To Know You Better

Party time piano and Colonel Abrams style vocals reedited, reinforced & remastered with love!

Keep an eye out for our new 12" on Razor-N-Tape in July!

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Thursday, June 9, 2016

Beast Mode

Ian Saint Laurent just blessed the internet with a trio of awesome break heavy Beastie Boys remixes:

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Hooked Returns for Philly Pride

Special Pride Edition

JUNE 11th, 2016
Michael The Lion (Soul Clap, Razor-N-Tape)
f/ Amy Douglas (Live!)
Shawn Ryan (Superprince, Universal Cave, Razor-N-Tape)
DEL (5 Magazine, Do You Wanna Boogie)
Franky Bradley's
13th and Chancellor, Philadelphia

I'm very excited to once again return to Franky Bradley's for #Hooked - Philly's soiree for the disco classics and the music they inspired. This is one of my favorite parties the world over, and it's gonna be smack-dab in the middle of Pride weekend in the Gayborhood. Shawn Ryan and Del will be alongside on the wheels as we bring you the heat!

But I'm doubly excited because Amy Douglas will be coming down from Boston to join me and sing our Soul Clap Records hit Funk Train. Plus we will be debuting "Get It On," a tune from my upcoming vinyl EP which will be out this fall. This is the first live performance at Hooked and the first live performance of either of these songs anywhere!

If you haven't heard Funk Train yet, here's the legendary Francois K (Prelude Records, Studio 54, Paradise Garage) dropping it in one of his Deep Space sets (@ 28:10):

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Wine Cooler Country

Sit back, sip your cooler and enjoy a cruise through the country with Aristotle Chipotle's groover:

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Thursday, May 26, 2016

You Got Yours

To celebrate amassing 25,000 followers on Soundcloud, Razor-N-Tape has a special giveaway for you:

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Feel the Umgebungsdruck

The Magic Message's Shearn is behind the knobs for the latest installment of the Vodercast series. Shearn has one of the most jam packed gig schedules in the city, quite possibly hitting the 10,000 hour mark on the mixer in Philadelphia clubs, bars and parties alone. For this mix, he takes listeners on a rare journey through the more ambient side of his techno tastes:

1. Leon Vynehall – Midnight on Rainbow Road (Rush Hour)
2. Bicep – Dahlia (Feel My Bicep)
3. Cosmic Cowboys – If You Leave Tonight (Kollektiv Turmstrasse Remix) (Musik Gewinnt Freunde)
4. In2Deep – One (Musik Gewinnt Freunde)
5. Bedrock – Emerald (BOg Remix) (Bedrock Records)
6. Elliot Thomas – Desert Light (Voyeurhythm)
7. Matthus Raman – Swimming With Birds (Jake Chambers Remix) (Musik Gewinnt Freunde)
8. Rodriguez Jr. – Mistral (Stephan Bodzin Remix) (Systematic Recordings)
9. Alex Niggemann – Virgo (Last Night on Earth)
10. Hunter/Game – Adaptation (Kompakt)
11. Eduardo De La Calle – Anima Animus (Cadenza)
12. Efdemin – Parallaxis (Traumprinz’ Over to the Edge Remix) (Dial Records)
13. Four Tet & Martyn – Glassbeadgames (8 Hours at Fabric Dub) (Ninja Tune)
14. The xx – Tides (Dixon Remix) (Innervisions)
15. System – SK20 (~skape)
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