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|Fri 02:37||Late nights with @ovisland - I'm still happy to hear you shuffled up https://pic.twitter.com/FjnSaFXwh1|
|18.2 02:35||Listened to Montana Orchestra - Ride Like The Wind|
|18.2 02:32||Listened to First Choice - Doctor Love|
|18.2 02:22||Listened to First Choice - Doctor Love (Disco Mix)|
[+]DJ'd with Pittsburgh Dan at "Moonsault Monday" at Grumpy's Downtown
|13.2 22:02||Hey DJ (it me!) - Grumpy's Bar & Grill (Minneapolis, MN)|
|13.1 16:25||I wasn't a teenager when you were a teenager.|
Madonna - Madonna
Prince & The Revolution - Around the World in a Day
ABC - How to Be a Zillionaire!
The The - Infected
Run DMC - Raising Hell
Depeche Mode - Speak & Spell
Sting - Bring on the Night
Kraftwerk - Computerworld
The Family - The Family
Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet
|31.12 17:32||OK so one thing I DO want to say before the year is up is how grateful and thankful I am that I was able to realize maybe the one real goal I had set for myself for 2016, which was to finally unpack every single slab of vinyl I boxed up in California back in 2004 and get them mostly sorted and into some IKEA storage (thanks Dan and Julie for letting me borrow the truck!). This was done by February despite a longish interlude/vacation to go to the Super Bowl (HEY Aaron REMEMBER WHEN WE WENT TO THE SUPER BOWL THAT WAS SO COOL) and it wasn't too long before I was given the great privilege of being asked to join KFAI Vinyl Voices to share small parts of my collection with boutique crowds at fine venues such as Turf Club, Harriet Brewing taproom, Day Block Brewing Company, Palmer's Bar and Clubhouse Jäger. I have been very fortunate to spin nine times in 2016 with a lot of fine partners and one Turf brunch where I did four hours solo - and maybe even more incredibly, on multiple separate occasions people have stopped me and asked stuff like "hey, did you DJ the Turf Club brunch?" and say some very kind things about my curation. Of course, I also immediately went back to BUYING a lot of records - shout out to Raoul at Flashlight Vinyl for making it so easy to drop a lot of money on a lot of reasonably priced 12" singles I never knew I needed - but now my thinking is not only "do I want to hear this in my house?" but also "how bad do I want to play this for other people to hear?" which is a really cool feeling. Thanks to the folks I DJ'd with for their patience and support - Sean Hansen, Amanda Moon, Dana Bogema. Thanks to YOU if you put up with my repeated spam invites and especially if you came out to hear some tunes. (Fortunately and unfortunately there are too many folks to tag here, but you know who you are and I hope I see you again!) Above all else I cannot thank enough MISTER Cruise Control on KFAI, Mason Butler for giving me opportunity after opportunity to ruin his and Vinyl Voices' reputation, but not once when we DJ'd together did he ask me to fade out early (although I did do that myself - once - too many kazoos), or to not play another breakdance track, or to not follow up Pop Will Eat Itself with Boris Badenough - and I even managed to (pleasantly!) surprise him a couple times, which gave me an indescribably great feeling. Also, this isn't related but I bought an enormous keyboard from him and Gretch in 2016 as well. ANYWAY. There will be more invites to more nights in 2017, if all goes well, and maybe by the end of THAT year I'll have settled on a DJ name. Thanks as always for readin' this far and for your support of me and The KZiM Archives as they ever expand!|
|31.12 02:23||There's only one way I can close out the year, and it's with the 30th New Year's Eve with this song in our lives.|
Thanks again for sticking with me through this project. It was a lot of fun to do, but I didn't do much of a job of connecting with you and/or stimulating any discussion or additional sharing. Facebook sure didn't help, of course, but it's mostly on me.
This page will stick around and I'll occasionally share stuff through it...that's the plan, anyway. We'll see what REALLY happens.
"...and a very Happy New Year from BBC One."
Burn the Bastards
|30.12 16:23||Be safe, everybody. Have a great weekend and a great 2017!|
|29.12 15:23||You can feel it slipping away...|
Radiohead vs. UNKLE
Everything In Its Right Place (UNKLE Sounds Edit)
|28.12 14:23||We're all living on Channel Z for at least a little while longer...|
|27.12 13:23||These lyrics appeal to the hoarder in me.|
|26.12 12:23||Wow, it's all over this week. Went by too fast but couldn't come soon enough. Here's a classic from New Order assited by Shep Pettibone. Happy final Monday!|
True Faith (The Morning Sun Extended Remix)
|25.12 17:06||Wow...another Christmas death after thinking about James Brown earlier. And one more to add to the 2016 list. Bummer.|
A Different Corner
|25.12 05:23||Merry Christmas! James Brown died on Christmas (ten years ago today, in fact). That's sad but also means it'll be hard for me to forget. I hope you get everything you wanted today.|
Super Bad (Parts 1, 2 & 3)
|24.12 14:23||This is my favourite Christmas song - probably because it isn't one, but it really has that FEEL for me. The title translates to "Bells & Whistles" but they probably don't mean sleigh bells. Still...I hope it puts you in the same mood it puts me in whenever I hear it. I love Telex. Telex loves you.|
Cloches et Sifflets
|23.12 11:23||Is it dubstep? I dunno, but I like to listen to it several times in a row. Have a great weekend!|
Magnetic Man featuring Katy B.
|22.12 10:23||BAD II's "Kool-Aid" album is kinda weird - not quite "The Globe" but not quite where the original Big Audio Dynamite left off. A lot of tracks were reworked into "The Globe" but a lot of tracks were left in much superior form here. This was the closer and I love that vocoder bit so, so much.|
Big Audio Dynamite II
When the Time Comes (Kool-Aid version)
|21.12 09:23||Remember when Depeche Mode invented ambient music? No, wait|
Oberkorn (it's a small town) (Development Mix)
|20.12 08:23||Greatest non-waffles to come out of Belgian? YOUR CALL. They'll be back this weekend for a Christmas selection! Try to figure out what it could possibly be (unless you've seen me share it previous years, in which case keep it to yourself Mrs. Spoilers)|
Raised by Snakes
|19.12 07:23||It's our last two weeks of the year and nothing but big time faves from me to take us out. We start this week with Kraftwerk's Karl Bartos' after-Kraftwerk project. Don't sleep on the "Esperanto" album - especially this single! B side in the comments later.|
|18.12 06:23||Stuck in the 1980s? Maybe this weekend we are.|
FROM THE MUSICAL CHESS
One Night in Bangkok
|17.12 14:23||I gotta admit, I had no idea that there was a "censored" and "uncensored" video. I was more into the audio. Did you know Taco Ockerse released a SECOND album and I own it? Of course I do!|
Puttin' on the Ritz
|16.12 12:23||Only three extended Fridays left in 2016. Where did the time go? Where? Where? Wheeeeeere?|
Have a great weekend!
Tainted Love/Where Did Our Love Go? (Extended)
|15.12 11:23||And now, for something completely different...and also not in the karaoke book, much to my dismay...|
|14.12 10:23||Mr. T may love you even more than I do, if that's possible. DAMN THIS IS SMOOTH|
Don't Talk to Strangers
|13.12 09:23||If you heard yesterday's, don't worry...this is slightly different.|
Pac Man (Power-Pill Mix)
|12.12 08:23||Oh man, this week we got a lotta....well....we got a lot. Happy Monday!|
Buckner & Garcia
|11.12 05:23||Did we really make it this far without sharing this awesomeness? I bet I heard this last night at Red Sea (he said in advance, knowing nobody who'd read this would be able to confirm or deny)|
|10.12 18:34||RT @masonbutler: The best part about DJing with @CRZ is that he brings the records I forgot or never owned but should. @ClubJager|
[+]DJ'd at Clubhouse Jäger with Mason and Moon
|10.12 10:40||I woke up to find that both Moon AND Mason have already dutifully plugged tonight's event at Clubhouse Jäger, so I'm really slacking...|
Hey have you heard about this thing we're doing, well, it's TODAY. It's 6½ hours away, in fact. WE START AT 5!
New for me, I've asked Mason to bring a mic so I can do at least one Jake Rudh impersonation during the night. You will NOT want to miss that!
We have been asked to keep it dancey, which seems to be a reasonable request given we did categorize the event as a "dance," so I'll see what I can do.
FINALLY, we hope to help the TCAHD give a bigly amount of money to the folks maintaining their presence at Standing Rock - now more than ever we need to stay vigilant and help. So be ready to buy some nachos! "SEE YOU THERE" (TCAHD's event: No DAPL: Dance to Benefit Standing Rock)
|10.12 06:23||I WANT TO|
(Listen for that Art of Noise "dum" - once you hear it, you'll never miss it again)
|9.12 12:23||Good song, good video, hope you have a good weekend.|
|8.12 15:30||Mom really liked/likes this song.|
Can't believe we're down two of EL&P in the same year. (Keith Emerson was RIP-006 back in March.)
"Emerson, Lake & Palmer" (but really just Greg Lake)
C'est La Vie
|8.12 11:23||Great freestyle and we can only hope 2016 really is...|
Will to Power
[+]DJ'd with Mason at Palmer's for a disco/funk set
|7.12 10:27||TONIGHT there's a rare CLAPS show at Commune, a CABS show at Reverie, Transmission at Clubhouse Jäger AND Mason and I go back to back for an all/mostly disco/funk three hours (give or take) at Palmer's Bar if none of that sounds terribly interesting.|
OK, I would love it if you'd like to come out, even if just for an hour on your way to somewhere else. Come bob your head and/or butt and, optionally, partake in some moderately priced libations. My greatest hope is that you will hear something you've NEVER heard before, turn to us and say "man, I dig that thing you're playing." And then we'll smile.
|7.12 10:23||Because of the way my musical tastes (or lack thereof) fluorished and flowered, I actually learned about AC/DC from this track and soundtrack album and had to work my way backwards. Still, this one holds a special place in my heart.|
On a totally unrelated note, I believe I'm spinning some disco tonight at Palmer's with Mason. Come see me play....not this!
Who Made Who
|7.12 10:09||If you haven't heard, I'll be spinning disco and funk with @masonbutler at Palmer's Bar tonight from 10PM!|