27 July 2011

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)

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!