DJ Blendz ‘Sound Factory Mixtape'(February 2019)

Here’s my latest mix, this time on the classic deep house tip. Of course, if you wanna show some love you can purchase this HERE on a USB flash drive

mr. fingers- can u feel it w/rainy davis – sweetheart
crystal waters – surprise(hump & surprise mix)
chanelle – one man
frankie knuckles – tears
sandee – notice me(soulflower reprise)
frankie bones – cocoa(remix)
alicia keys – in common(deep house rmx)
robert owens – i’ll be your friend(josh butler edit)
adeva – respect(dub)
first choice ft. rochelle fleming – let no man put asunder(mindchime mix)
ian starr – a better way(dub & club mix)
barbara tucker – beautiful people(terry washizu edit)
2 pr’s, a black man, & a dominican – do it properly
fast eddie – acid thunder(joe smooth rmx)
ashford & simpson – it seems to hang on(dj spen edit)
stephanie mills – free(lil’ louie vega rmx)
ultra nate vs roland clark – the first time(massivedrum claptone rmx)
nuyorican soul – it’s alright(maw alternative mix)

March Mixtape 2016 (House Music Edition)

TUNNEL-Pass-1987

A little break from the rappity-raps this month to bring you some of that classic House music I grew up on. I’m dedicating this one to the classic Tunnel/Sound Factory days of the late 80’s & early 90’s. Just playing these records again makes one realize how raw and pure the sound was back then, something we’ll never have back. On a post-note though, the last 2 records i played have a more updated sound (yet still raw) as Inner City is a re-work and the Just Blaze joint, i believe, dropped a couple years ago. Play and enjoy…

fingers inc – my house(acapella)
fpi project – rich in paradise
fpi project – back to my roots
todd terry – hardhouse
earth people – dance
aly us – follow me(dub)
todd terry – just wanna dance
royal house- can ya’ll get funky
todd terry – weekend
todd terry – I cant quite understand(louie dub)
underground solution – luv dancin’
kyze – stomp
jay williams – sweat
2 in a room – say yeah
resse&santonio – rock to the beat
sandee – notice me(soulflower reprise)
raze – break 4 love
lil’ louie – french kiss
el barrio – across 110th
2 in a room – take me away
a guy called gerald – voodoo ray
voodoo doll – women beat their men
masters at work – dum dum cry
orange lemon – dreams of santa ana
inner city – good life(hey jack rmx)
just blaze – behold

Mixtape donations are always appreciated!

Back in the House (Video)

This trailer is a bit of a look back at the NY House Music scene in the mid 90’s. It gets a little crazy towards the end, but it is House Music lol. I’ll be posting up more documentaries and videos this week on what i feel is a under-appreciated and pretty much forgotten part (in my view anyway) of the music scene here in the Rotten Apple. Also, look out for my ‘Classic House Mix’ coming sometime this weekend. I’ll definitely be playing a lot of the music from the record labels featured in this documentary (Nervous, Strictly Rhythm).

Pump Up The Volume: The history of House Music (Video)

This is a great documentary released in 2001 with a lot of features from the DJ’s and producers who made the scene what it was. If you’re into House/Club music and have not seen this yet I suggest you make some time for it. One of the reasons I’m also posting this is because for my next month’s mixtape (May Mixtape) I’ll be doing a special House/Club mix in which I’ll be playing not only the great House records but a lotta the Freestyle classics I grew up on (Cynthia, Judy Torres, Tiana, Rios Sisters), so stay tuned for that…

Upcoming events in the Big Apple to check for…

Here are a few dates for all my tri-state NY peoples to circle on their calendars…

For my hip hop junkies: Salute To Hip Hop w/ DJ Bent ROC, Chubb Rock, Dana Dane & Special Ed (Wed. June 18th @ 7pm) *Herbert Von King Park*

For my House headz: Whistle!: A Tribute To Frankie Knuckles (Sun. June 22nd @ 7pm) *Herbert Von King Park*

For my Latin salsa lovers: Fania All Stars: (Sun. August 24th @ 6pm) *Central Park*

PS: The best thing about these dates is they’re all Free-ninety-nine, so go out and enjoy!