Bottom Forty

Bottom Forty is a mirror ball in New York, a basement in Chicago, a cruise in L.A. and a night in the desert.

DJ Apt One Hits the West Coast April 4 & 5

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March 13, 2014
DJ Apt One

DJ Apt One plays JACK at Seattle Eagle Friday, April 4 and then Go BANG! at Stud in San Francisco Saturday, April 5 2014

I first heard of DJ Apt One from the amazing and ever replete music blog Dollar Bin Jams. As it’s name suggests, you can find rips of all kinds of obscure vinyl here, plus a deluge of funk and soul edits from DJ Apt One, Shawn Ryan and the other DBJ contributors.

Mr. One likes to keep many irons in the fire; touring, making edits, contributing guest articles and now authoring a foodie blog for Vice Magazine keeps his hands from being too idle. He was kind enough to take some time out of his very busy scheduled to answer a few questions for Bottom Forty.

Interview and sounds after the jump

Category: Interview

Ten Best Guest DJ Adventures of 2013

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December 30, 2013
Daniel Wang, Kevin Kauer, Derek Pavone

Daniel Wang, Kevin Kauer, Derek Pavone

While everyone is posting lists of their favorite albums, movies, etc. of the year, I decided to list the Ten Best Guest DJ Adventures of the year. Since all my experiences with visiting DJs this year were phenomenal, I will list my Top Ten experiences is chronological order.

Full list after the jump

Category: Nightlife

Exclusive Mix 020 : Sergio Fedasz

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September 8, 2013


Sergio Fedasz | Stay With Me Tonight | Bottom 40 Mix, 2013

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bio and interview after the jump

Category: Exclusive

Pavone On Mutiny Radio

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May 6, 2013


Last Friday I ventured out to the Mission for a spot on an internet radio show called Under the Golden Gate on Mutiny Radio. The host Mark and I chatted about disco and the general perception of the genre. Then I played a few of my favorite jams and chatted some more which got cut off somehow.

Listen to Pavone on Mutiny Radio

Pavone on Mutiny Radio May 3, 2013

Category: Podcasts