We threw our 2nd annual CMJ showcase (and one-year anniversary party!) this past Thursday at Webster Hall in NYC. There was much cake, revelry and tunes from the crew, here’s the photo galleries and related linkery:
My personal highlights include Nacho Lovers playing Circle Children’s “Zulu” while giving Armand a pound, Gant-Man’s epic hypeman skills keeping up with Kid Sister’s set, Dave1′s extra dapper suit, and of course being able to rock with practically the whole FG fam (Nachos, JOTS and Trackademicks stuck around all CMJ weekend so we’ve been handling photo shoots and meetings alongside late night ridiculousness and more food than I’ve ever eaten in my life. Call me Nick Fatdubs). Special shout-out to Scion for sponsoring the show and to Kenny and the whole Webster Hall team for making sure our champagne glasses were filled up.
I’m sitting in the airport in Phoenix, where due to an unfortunate circumstance (I’m an idiot) I’ve arrived 4 hours early for my flight back to NYC. In the meantime, I figured I would share some of the highlights from my recent trip to the southwest, namely, the Mexican food.
Jokers Of The Scene’s long-awaited Acid Bagg EP and Nacho Lovers’ debut double a-side single “Acid Life / Go On” finally dropped this week as Beatport exclusives. Grab these two must-have electronic releases (featuring remixes from Eli Escobar, Brodinski, Destroy Disco and DZ) now!
Don’t miss this week’s installment of my new “Around the World” column over at the Fader blog: Paris at Mehdi & Fafi’s, more mastering in London, shooting the shit with Armand Van Helden and Herve, computer crashes in Rome… it’s all there!
A-Trak and DJ Mehdi traded apartments this fall, which means we get to have one of our favorite families living smack dab in BK for a couple months. To celebrate, Married To The Mob and Roxy are throwing a welcoming party tonight at Sway. Free with RSVP, don’t miss out!
You might have noticed Pete Tong dropping Laidback Luke & A-Trak’s “Shake It Down” on his show last month, and now on his latest show he’s gone and made it an Essential New Tune! Dropped the LBL remix of Treasure Fingers’ “Cross The Dancefloor” in the set as well.