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the interview show: Jessy Lanza

2 days agoMusic / Dance & DJ : Versus

Jessy Lanza is a electronic music producer and performer from Hamilton, Ontario. Her debut record Pull My Hair Back was a top 10 finalist for the 2014 Polaris Music Prize. Jessy and I chilled out in her van for a bit and ate candy. I asked her about her time as a piano teacher, her […]

Jeff Sontag – Don’t Say You Love Me (Rubee Rayne Cover)

R&B/neo-soul vocalist Jeff Sontag’s latest, a cover of Rubee Rayne’s “Don’t Say You Love Me” sounds a bit like MO and Diplo’s collaboration on “XXX 88.” Well, at least the warbling synths in the background do. So upon clicking play and hearing that familiar sound, I knew that I needed to listen to more. The […]

Dinnerdate – Memoire

LA’s Next Wave Records serves up another delicious slice of house music with German’s DINNERDATE’s “Memoire.” It sounds like sitting in a coffee shop while watching the rain fall outside. After multiple highly successful releases, including his remix of Angus & Julia Stone’s track “All of Me,” DINNERDATE is starting to make a name for […]

Spazzkid Turns Cats, Chicken Nuggets, and Sushi Into MIDI Triggers With Makey Makey

We're big fans of Mark Redito, better known as Spazzkid, his awesome productions and his regular live remixes that he posts up on YouTube. Today he's put out a brand new video of a unique experiment - using a variety of people, animals, food, and objects as MIDI triggers for his performance. Show More Summary

Tiga (ft. Pusha T) – Bugatti

Pusha T jumps on this new version of Montreal producer Tiga’s jacking track “Bugatti” and tacks on a new version that revolves around – yeah, you guessed it – drugs.

Traktor Pro 2.7: MIDI Mappable Freeze Mode, Kontrol S8 Support

With the Kontrol S8 controller set to be arriving in less than one week, Native Instruments has released a brand new update to Traktor Pro, bringing it to version 2.7.

Salva “Freaky Dancing”

Salva dropped his single “Freaky Dancing” featuring Ruckazoid from his forthcoming album Peacemaker. Download Salva’s “3rd World” off of this summers hottest FREE compilation Draft Picks ’14 and check his tour dates after the jump. 10/31 – Oakland, CA Craneway Pavilion w/ Skrillex 11/1 – Hard Presents.. Day of the Dead 11/6 – Albuquerque, NM […]

Modulares Interface B.A.: Insulated Touch Control for iOS

One of the first articles I wrote on DJTT was the Kickstarter called the Tuna Knobs. The knobs were meant to add a tactile element that was lost with touch based apps. A common concern for the Tuna Knobs that we saw in the comments was that they seemed to be a little simple for the purpose […]

DJing With One Deck and Instant Doubles

One of the many advantages of using a DVS system for DJing, which is often overlooked, is the ability to play from just one vinyl deck or CDJ, in case of equipment failure. In this article we discuss the technique for doing so, and how to achieve it using both Serato DJ, and Traktor.

This is how we scroll

By the time you read this, 20Jazzfunkgreats will have completed their physical jack across the halls of The Hydra, guided by one Detroit superstar DJ Omar S. As part of this effort, we expect that we will have had the opportunity to do our Turing machine dance, scrolling down a 16-bit Siberian tapestry, beatin’ up […]

LOOK: Blurst of Times Festival @ Seaworks, Melbourne

  (full photo set after the jump…)      The post LOOK: Blurst of Times Festival @ Seaworks, Melbourne appeared first on Who The Hell.

20JFG Podcast: Glittering prizes and endless compromises

There’s something happening here. What it is ain’t exactly clear.I think it’s time we stop, children, what’s that sound. Everybody look what’s going down. Once you escape from the homogenized  city center Liverpool is a city where beards,...Show More Summary

Theme for Grey Cities

We haven’t written enough about Antonioni. Probably because he said this: “I am personally very reluctant to use music in my films, for the simple reason that I prefer to work in a dry manner, to say things with the least means possible,” At least until he decided to work with Herbie Hancock and then […]

Inspired And The Sleep @ Astorino’s Oct 29th (ALL AGES)

5 days agoMusic / Dance & DJ : Versus

Hello baby chickens! You won’t want to miss Inspired And The Sleep‘s first debut show in Vancouver with Mother Upduff and Raccoon Eyes. Check the postyy above for all show details and listen to them tunes below. Winnie will see you there...Show More Summary

Hallucinatory vibes/Sober thoughts

Also known as “Nameless Suede”, an “ex knucklehead turned prophet.” Influenced by Stereolab, Cannibal Ox and Massive Attack. Shout outs to Al Jazeera, Johnny Rotten, Bronies. Hallucinatory vibes. Sober thoughts. BAGPIPES. Love songs to significant opposites. Show More Summary

I am… from you

Following up on some nerding out during our recent 20JFG Berlin dude odyssey, your humble scribe felt compelled to catch up on Michael Mann’s earlier opus, before his focus fell squarely on the violent underbelly of the knowledge economy, and the stony-faced men who inhabit it. We begin this retrospective with The Keep, Mann’s second […]

Out of the Past

The post slipped out of time during the transition to this glorious new body (which is still beta, kids). As such it’s very confused about A) being in the UK and not Germany and B) what a 503 is. Please humour it while it readjusts… 10th October 2014 Later on today, all of 20JFG’s current […]

FG “Gold Sounds” Spotify Playlist

You wanted more FG on Spotify, so you got it! Subscribe to our “Gold Sounds” playlist for the latest and greatest in Fool’s Gold, updated with new releases, artist highlights, back catalog favorites, streaming ‘sclusives and more.

Routine: Teeko’s Live Remix (A-Trak + Milo & Otis)

A-Trak and Milo & Otis are very prolific DJs and their track “Out the Speakers” is an instant trap banger. The song features an island rhythm with bass and catchy synth stabs but it wasn’t untouchable. San Francisco DJ, Teeko, took the track to his studio and decided to create a live remix routine around it. […]

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