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    A Week In The Life: Independence Day Is My Favorite Holiday

    It has been a crazy week for me, filled with non-stop parties, events, and loads of fun with friends and the family. On a diet of lobster rolls, hamburgers, hot dogs, and the occasional salad (not to mention a few Modelos at times), I had one of the greatest weeks in the ...

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    July 9th, 2012

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    Celebrating Stupid: How DJ Paris Hilton Became Inevitable

    The hotel heiress and infamous reality TV and sex tape star, Paris Hilton, is the latest in a long line of celebrities of little substance, to take behind the decks as “DJ.” In a time where reality stars and D-list celebrities can makes loads of money with nightclub ...

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    June 27th, 2012

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    Funday Comes to Georgica for Independence Day

    I’m really excited to announce the second annual Funday @ Georgica Mondays, this Monday, July 2nd at Georgica presented by Jonny Lennon. This will be hosted by Mole, Kinney, Augie, Killie, and Ruddy Rock, and my long lost brother from another, Rob Santiago, will be at ...

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    June 27th, 2012

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    Serato Icon Series

    I’ve been watching some of the amazing videos in Serato’s Icon Artist Series. So far the series has profiled such greats (and Serato users) as Norman Cook aka Fatboy Slim, Erykah Badu, and one of my all time favorite DJs, the legendary Mixmaster Mike. Check them out here: ...

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    June 20th, 2012

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    Smithson Martin’s Emulator DVS

    I had seen videos featuring Smithson Martin’s Emulator DVS system about a year ago. It was again brought to my attention after it was featured in the 2012 NAMM show. Most recently, Bill Laurie at Warner Music sent me this video of Fabio Lendrum’s performance with the system,

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    June 19th, 2012

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    Nile Rodgers Le Freak

    I just finished Nile Rodgers’ autobiography, Le Freak: An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco, and Destiny. It was an amazing read full of stories from inside a golden age in the music industry. From his days of Disco, to the Rock and new wave scenes of the 1980s, Rodgers’ ...

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    June 15th, 2012

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    LargeUp.com Get A Big Up!

    Over the weekend I had the pleasure of spinning (and hanging too) with my boy Dave “DJ Gravy” Susser. He is known best for his love and enthusiasm for Caribbean culture and reggae music, which he continues to keep relevant through his work on Miss Lilly’s radio and his ...

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    June 13th, 2012

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    The Popularity Paradigm: Dance Music Goes Mainstream

    The prevalence of electronic dance music (EDM) in popular music has created an interesting paradigm. In the past, EDM artists and DJs strived to remain original and authentic to their fans through the use of sounds and themes antithetical to pop music. Throughout it’s ...

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    June 13th, 2012

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    Memories from Limelight

    I finally got around to watching, Limelight, the documentary that documents the rise and fall of Peter Gatien’s infamous nightclubs that helped to define the 80s and 90s club scene in New York City. My introduction to his nightclubs began at the tail end of Gatien’s reign, ...

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    June 5th, 2012

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    Google Celebrates Bob Moog’s Legacy

    As a huge fan of Bob Moog the man and his synths, I was really excited to see Google recognizing his accomplishments by displaying the Moog Doodle Synthesizer on it homepage in celebration of his 78th birthday. If you think that Moog synthesizers are just used to make house ...

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    May 23rd, 2012

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