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Tuesday, February 28, 2006

 

>>_TODAY'S ONLINE SETS


This ought to keep you busy...

Download many years of sets, including some of my own, from the Cloud Factory Mixes site. If you like the tunes, please make a donation through the site to help defray costs of offering the sets online.

Thanks Cloud Factory!

Saturday, February 25, 2006

 

>>_PHOTO CAPTURES THE JOY OF DJING

A beautiful photo showing the joy of DJing! From carf on Flickr.

Friday, February 24, 2006

 

>>_LOVE THE "AMEN BREAK?" "AMEN BROTHER."

I've long heard of the widespread influence of the "Amen Break" in electronic music (particularly jungle), hip-hop, and well beyond. Finally, here's a great video clip summarizing the history of this classic drum break. (Ok, it's actually a video clip of an audio installation, so just listen in.)

Two locations: Original Link Mirror

Here's description from Boing Boing:
"This fascinating, brilliant 20-minute video narrates the history of the "Amen Break," a six-second drum sample from the b-side of a chart-topping single from 1969. This sample was used extensively in early hiphop and sample-based music, and became the basis for drum-and-bass and jungle music -- a six-second clip that spawned several entire subcultures. Nate Harrison's 2004 video is a meditation on the ownership of culture, the nature of art and creativity, and the history of a remarkable music clip."

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

 

>>_SISTER AT MIGHTY BREAKS

This Friday, February
17th: Mighty Breaks presents:


GREEN GORILLA and SISTER SF!

Happy Valentine's Day from Sister SF.
We love you so much we want to see you at Mighty Breaks this Friday.
Sister SF is teaming up with Green Gorilla Lounge for a night of 8 DJs
in 2 breakbeat-filled rooms. Hosted by our own Audio Angel on the
mic…And it's all happening at Mighty on Friday.


Fri. February 17th: Mighty Breaks

GREEN GORILLA LOUNGE:
M3
Antonio
Sharon Buck


SISTER SF:
Amber
Audio Angel
Forest Green
Melyss
Samira
Seraphim


Where: MIGHTY
119 Utah St (@ 15th), SF
What Time: 10pm-4am
How Much: $10 at the door
Or $5 presales!

Get your presale tickets now!

www.sistersf.com

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