Such deliciousness. Jason Kendig’s live set from Aaron Clark’s Humanaut party in Pittsburg, PA from last October shows why Honey Soundsystem is an ever-expanding force. This is amazing music.
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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.
I’ve been on mute for a minute from Bottom Forty…for little other reason than my hair has been on fire. For those who don’t already know, I’m a founding member of a mixed-gender and -orientation Burning Man theme camp by the name of Conception, which has grown to be one of the larger sound & arts camps from the Pacific Northwest on the playa. This year, I was the logistics lead/CEO (“Chief Executive Otter”), as well as music co-chair, treasurer, and communications lead (playfully dubbed “Lt. Uhora”) for a camp of 50 people from 8 states and 4 countries. Our extended tribe of over a hundred campers over the years remains connected, some of whom took the year off or have drifted off to form their own camps and projects. As such, August is the peak of my year, and I find myself working and planning and communicating most days and nights until I desperately need a drink but it’s already 4 hours after my bedtime and I just drop from exhaustion instead. read more …
Yes! So excited to hear my boys Honey Soundsystem on Tim Sweeney’s amazing Beats in Space radio show!! I just hit play for the first time and so should you. NOW !
Honey Soundsystem is busy, ok? It’s not easy being the grand priestesses of technicolor faggotry, but all projects and parties and podcasts aside, Honey found time to come together as a team and make a new mix just for you, so be a good boy and give it a whirl and a download. It’s summery, it’s dancey, it’s soul, it’s techno, it’s house and most of all it’s a good look on you. Put it on at a party and pretend you made it.
Tracklist is available on their soundcloud.
For those not yet in the know, one of our strongest sister podcasts is the ironically-named Gays Hate Techno out of the Bay Area. Created by Matt Fisher, GHT is now on its 31st podcast, the latest one by SF’s James Demon. Demon’s episode starts apocalyptic and goes deep and gorgeous, providing both dizzying textures and also comedy with Laverne Radix’s “Dick Control” track, sampling the now famous Alexyss Taylor “dick will make you slap somebody” video. Because dick…will make you lose control. Break off a piece: http://www.gayshatetechno.com/episodes/ght031-james-demon/