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Jack Trax Acid House Vinyl Rips

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January 22, 2014

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This record has not left the turntable in my house (except to go to the club), I just leave it there, always waiting to be played at any given time. AKA it’s great. So I ripped my favorites (somewhat poorly, sorry, boost that gain!) for you all to enjoy some jackin’ acid house (the Armando 151 track in particular really gets me goin).

‘Right click — Save Link As’ instead of hitting play to download the file, enjoy!

Armando – 151
151

Pierre’s Fantasy Club – Dream Girl
Dream Girl

Phortune- Can You Feel the Bass
Can you feel the bass

Mix – Pump Up The Acid
Pump up the acid

Phortune – Jiggerwatts
Jiggerwatts

Mr. Fingers – The Juice
The Juice

Category: Downloads

Nark- Night Moves (Decibel / B40 Exclusive)

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August 20, 2013

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After a couple months in the making, and a years wait since the last mix release from Bottom Forty’s founder, NARK, comes the release of Night Moves. An exclusive mix for Decibel Festival and a buildup to our first Decibel showcase on Wednesday 9.25.13 with Ejeca, Pillowtalk, Riff-Raff and Pavone (RSVP HERE). This is Decibel’s opening showcase, pick up your tickets before it sells out! There’s more info after the jump below, but until then pop on and download Night Moves (recommended for some intimate afterhours…).

Tracklist:
1. Borderline- Stay
2. Acterbahn d’Amour- Cardbox
3. Mash- Style is the Answer
4. Tornado Wallace- Thinking Allowed
5. DJ Pierre- Genesis Wave
6. Omar S- Ready My Black Asz
7. Crimea X- Floordance Track (Prins Thomas Diskomiks)
8. In Flagranti- Effective Placebo Affect
9. The Revenge- MWI
10. Jacques Renault- Back To You (Fantastic Man Remix)
11. Stingray313- NKKK4_2
12. Chelonis R. Jones- 23$ Life (Toby Tobias Instrumental)
13. Tone of Arc- Goodbye Horses

More about the official Bottom Forty / Decibel showcase below…
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Category: Exclusive

Honey Soundsystem Makes Their Own Damn Mix

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June 26, 2013

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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.

Category: Downloads

Exclusive Mix 013 : Futurewife

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June 23, 2013

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Futurewife, the Seattle based producer/performer has produced for labels all over the world including Mortar & Pestle, Immersed Audio, Indo Silver Records, Mix le Fun, Tickle Sound, Hush Hush & most recently, joined Brilliantine in Toronto. He is anti-intellectual property and pro-dance party…

Soundcloud, Facebook, PYT Records

Interview and tracklist after the jump

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Exclusive Mix 011 : Victor Rodriguez (LA)

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June 15, 2013

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An Influential DJ and promoter since before he was legally allowed to enter clubs, Victor Rodriguez has been a part of building the LA club scene since the late 80’s and early 90’s through his association with such legendary clubs as White Chocolate, Plastic Passion, and Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride. In the late 90’s he teamed up with Billy Erb in bringing the legendary NYC party “Beige” to Los Angeles. It was a huge success that lasted 11 years and set a new standard that is still trying to be duplicated to this day.

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Read more and tracklist after the jump…

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Exclusive Mix 010: Nathan Detroit (PDX)

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June 7, 2013

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Nathan Detroit Bio:
With 14+ years experience behind the tables, Portland-based Nathan Detroit has established himself as curator of sleazy and sexy selections for the sweatiest dance floors. As a member of Seattle’s infamous Trashy Trash crew and one half of local party boys Holla ‘N Oates, Mr. Detroit’s diverse approach to his sets and ability to gauge the crowd’s pulse have landed him residencies at Portland’s busiest bars and clubs playing alongside the city’s top DJs as well as opening slots for some of the biggest touring names in the game such as Optimo (Espacio), Morgan Geist, Salvatore Principato (of Liquid Liquid), The Juan Maclean, DJ Assault, Solvent, Lusine, Shlohmo and Flume.

Having held a run of residencies over the past years including D.R.U.M. Club, FUBAR at Branx, STATIC with SubSensory Recordings, Nathan Detroit currently is currently a resident with Booty Bassment at Holocene and Pussy Control (a Prince tribute night) at Dig A Pony, with a steady rotation of monthly gigs in Portland and Seattle.

More after the jump…
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Category: Podcasts

Live Mix Download: Opening for Curses! and Tensnake 4.10.13

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April 15, 2013

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I got the extreme honor of sandwiching both Curses! and Tensnake last week, what a fun night that was, great energy and those guys really brought it. I am also really happy that this set is on tape, this gig really broke me out of a funk and I’m quite pleased with this disco, beachy, tropical steel plated two hour journey.

Pop it on or download it to go, you will like it I promise.

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Last Night’s Opening for Bicep Set

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March 15, 2013

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Look mom, I finally remembered to record! The dancing folks were really enjoying this last night so I figured I would upload and share. Seems like I was on a Darius Syrossian kick! Sometimes you just do what the whiskey tells you to do. Also I live for that sample in his “My Side Project” track, “You hear that? You know what that is? It’s a fucking tuba.”

Have a listen, grab a download, check out the track list below if curious, enjoy!

Grown Folk- The Boat (Gerd’s Re-work)
Darius Syrossian- Metal (Original Mix)
Emotion II Emotion- Feels Good
Frank B- Chain of Fools
Paolo Mojo, Hard Ton- Release Yourself Feat. Hard Ton (Darius Syrossian Remix)
Jem Atkins- Pushin On (Darrius Syrossian Mix)
Faze Action- Open To Your Love (Original Mix)
Darius Syrossian- My Side Project (Original Mix)
Ellis D., Junior Vasquez- Work This Pussy
Sunny Galaxy- Etcetera (Original Mix)
Dee-Lite- What Is Love (Vin Sol & Charles McCloud Remix)
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs- Your Love (Waze and Odyssey Remix)
Unknown- Basement Chord
Gary Beck- Diva
Vin Sol- Psychic Convoy
Emotion II Emotion – Work
NY STOMP- The NY House Trak (Original Mix)
Kerri Chandler- Return 2 Acid (Original Mix)

Category: Music

A Word With BICEP, Before They Fall Asleep

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March 14, 2013

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A couple years after coming together on the decks full-time and manning their popular Feel My Bicep blog, Andy Ferguson and Matthew McBriar sit in front of two steaming bowls of Phở talking of jet lag and sleepness nights turning into days turning into gigs and back into night again as their tasty sets have taken them around the world and back, but of course the tone overall says that they wouldn’t have it any other way. Tonight we get to be another notch in Bicep’s belt as their first ever visit to Seattle is happening right now, all 12 hours of it.

So before these boys fell asleep on me in preparation to sling records tonight at Q Nightclub with Karl Kamakahi and myself, I got to squeeze a couple of questions out of them.

Nark: Is there any Seattle things you wish you could do had you more time to spend here? Spit off the space needle? Be really passive aggressive?
Bicep: Hahahaha, erm, probably try and head to some of the parks near Mt. Rainier, maybe try an climb her and then take a bath in some iced coffee to cool off!

Nark: What’s the most exciting thing coming up for you two this year?
Bicep: Really looking forward to the next release on our own label and also to our next gig at our favourite club in Berlin, Panorama Bar.

Nark: What is the secret weapon track you plan to bring out tonight? Come on, dish.
Bicep: Probably our new track we did in collaboration with Simian Mobile Disco, you are gonna just have to come down if you wanna hear it.

Bicep deliver classic house, period. Here’s something to warm you up, unless you are taking their advice and taking a nap first.

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Category: Interview