27 July 2011

B-Music's Booty Carrell - "Leckerli" Mix


B-Music Hamburg, represented by Sebastian Reier (alias Booty Carrell), recently recorded this mix for Finders Keepers and it is a real winner, I'm sure you'll agree. Stream and/or download and enjoy!

Sebastian is the host of "Groovie Shizzl", and broadcasts every other Tuesday at 23:00/11pm CET (2pm Pacific). For information, playlists, and to listen live visit ByteFM.

RENDEZVOUS! with special guest DJ SOULMARCOSA! (August 3rd)

Join us on Wednesday, August 3rd as RENDEZVOUS! welcomes Masala Beat Club's very own DJ SOULMARCOSA! As many of you may know, Masala Beat Club is a renowned bi-coastal Bollywood and bhangra party and we are super excited to welcome its founder for his RENDEZVOUS! debut. SOULMARCOSA tells us that for this night he will be selecting from his extensive collection of international 60s-70s cinematic gems & dancefloor destroyers (all original vinyl). We can't wait to hear this!! As always, your resident DJs will open up the night with 60's & 70's soundtracks, library, psych, global disco edits, cosmic funk, and groovy sounds from Italian & French lost archives. Two classic freak films will also be screened! PLUS a food truck!!

Resident DJ's:

Alfonso (RENDEZVOUS!, DJAlfonso.com, LA)
Adrian Younge (RENDEZVOUS!, Wax Poetics Records, Bridges, LA)
AM Sounds (RENDEZVOUS!, ESL Music, LA)
Jimmy (RENDEZVOUS!, LA)

A Visit to the HERU AVENGER Archives

Here are some impromtu snapshots (taken with my phone) of Heru Avenger's (a.k.a. John Basil) record and VHS collection. I had a great time hanging with Sir Basil and hope to visit again real soon!
Front and back of the original Stone OST (BEAUTIFULLY reissued by Finders Keepers Records)

Gianni Safred's "Futuribile" on Folkways.

Library gems galore!

The trade/sale collection. I found a copy of Gong's "Flying Teapot" in here!

The VHS wall.

Research guides.

HERU flipping through some 45's.



BIG thanks to John Basil for allowing me to document and share a snippet of his collection!

13 July 2011

Heru Avenger Live DJ Set at RENDEZVOUS!


This is Heru Avenger's DJ Set recorded live onto cassette tape on 6 July 2011. This was Heru's RENDEZVOUS! debut and we will hopefully have him back. He had the most jaw-dropping collection of original library vinyl I have ever seen stuffed into a single record bag. Check the tracklist below!

1 THE ELECTRIC BANANA - ALEXANDER - EVEN MORE ELECTRIC BANANA - DE WOLFE - UK
2 BLUE PHANTOM - DIODO - DISTORTIONS - KALEIDOSCOPE - UK
3 THE UNDERGROUND SET - SHAKE 26 - S/T - MONDIAL/RADIO - ITALY
4 G. IACOUCCI - LE CAP - L'AVENTURE - ST. GERMAIN DES PRES - FRANCE
5 HARLEM POP TROTTERS - RAGE DE SKI - No 39 - MUSIQUE POUR L'IMAGE - FRANCE
6 JACKY GIORDANO - O'SEVEN - SCHIFTERS - FREESOUND - FRANCE
7 PIERO UMILIANI - DYNAMIQUE EN BEAT No 1 - PERCUSSIONS - ST. GERMAIN DES PRES - FRANCE
8 JOEL V.D.B. - VIDEO FUNK - VIDEO GAMES & DATA MOVEMENTS - COLOURSOUND - GERMANY
9 J. ASHER - ORIENTAL WORKLOAD - ACTION DISCO - STUDIO G - UK
10 KLAUS WEISS - SURVIVOR - TIME SIGNALS - SELECTED SOUND - GERMANY
11 SAMMY BURDSON - SPACE BEAUTY 1 - SPACE FICTION - SONOTON - GERMANY
12 SAM SKLAIR - COMPUTER PROGRAMMER - THE MICROCHIP REVOLUTION - SONOTON - GERMANY
13 EDDIE WARNER - PATHETIC MOTION - 100% ELECTRONIC - IM - FRANCE
14 SAMMY BURDSON - SPACE NOCTURNO 2 - CONTEMPORARY SOUNDS & MOVEMENTS VOL. 1 - SONOTON - GERMANY
15 KLAUS WEISS - GET UP - No 11 - GOLDEN RING - GERMANY
16 TONY CAMPO - FREAKOUT - MODERN RHYTHMS WITH SYNTHESIZERS - AMPHONIC - UK
17 ANDRE CECCARELLI - GANG PROCESS - RHYTHMES - DE WOLFE - UK
18 LITTLE SUNFLOWER - HANG UP YOUR HANG UPS - HANG IT UP - EBONITE - UK

AM Sounds Live DJ Set at RENDEZVOUS!


July 6, 2011 AM Sounds @ Rendezvous

1. Electronic Brain - Gianni Safred - Futurible: The Life To Come
2. Double Polygone - Sauveur Mallia - Spatial [Disc 2]
3. Amarsi - Lucio Battisti - Album Unknown
4. Nevada Drive - Various Artists - Studio G - More Titles - 40 Themes of 60, 50, 40, 30, 20 sec Vol. 4
5. Untitled - AM - Untitled Album
6. Flower Garden - Various Artists - Studio G - More Titles - 40 Themes of 60, 50, 40, 30, 20 sec Vol. 4
7. Louna - AM & Shawn Lee - Celestial Electric Outtakes
8. Asincronia - Various Artists - Flipper Psychout
9. Jackie Blue (INSTR ) - AM & Shawn Lee - Celestial Electric
10. Rock Me - The Electronic Concept Orchestra - Moog Groove
11. Shake No 5B - Romano Rizatti Va - Kaleidoscopica - Obsessive Psychedelic

AM DJ's at Rendezvous the first Wednesday of every month in Los Angeles. Next Rendezvous will be August 3, 2011

Rendezvous
Verdugo Bar
3408 Verdugo Road
Los Angeles, CA 90065
Free admission
9pm-2am

09 July 2011

July Mix 2011


The mix for the month of July is a bit different in that it was recorded pause-button style onto tape. It consists of Turkish and disco edits, OST's, and library. Features music by Arpadys, Gianni Safred, Jacky Chalard, Roger Roger, and tops off with a couple gems by maestros Umiliani and Morricone!

Tracklist:

1. Unknown Artist - German Engineering (Dom Thomas Edit) - Synthetic Soul & Other Junk - Brutal Music
2. Erkin Koray – Cemalim (Baris K Edit) – Istanbul 70
3. The Jets – Rusty Corinthian Pillar
4. Midas Touch – Modern Times – Bosworth Library
5. Gianni Safred – Disco Satellite – Futuribile
6. Arpadys – Funky Bass – Arpadys LP
7. Piero Umiliani – Hard Times – Il Corpo OST
8. Space Pilots – Onyx – Space Music By: Space Pilots – Vogue
9. R.J. Manning & B. Reitzel – Ian’s Orbit – Logan’s Sanctuary OST
10. Ennio Morricone – La Bambola – Veruschka OST
11. Jacky Chalard – Made In America – Superman Supercool – Cache Cache
12. Roger Roger – Roger Rhythm No. 1 (Edit) – Bruton Library