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DJ is not a Jukebox

A couple of weeks ago, I vented out on Facebook about the state of DJing (this might be applicable anywhere but I cater this specifically to my country, Indonesia). My piece got pretty descent response so I figured I should put it here in my blog too. Without further ado, here it is.

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Daft Punk | Random Access Memories | The Collaborators: Paul Williams

The 8th episode of Daft Punk’s The Collaborator series features American song writer Paul Williams. In this episode Paul Williams talks about the importance of being anonymous and … well, he was kinda all over the place to be honest. Nonetheless, it was an excellent insight to the making of this year’s most anticipated album.

Daft Punk | Random Access Memories | The Collaborators: DJ Falcon

I’ve been out of town in the past few days, therefore I’m a bit behind on this. Anyhow, here’s the 7th episodes of Daft Punk’s documentary of The Collaborators Series. This time around they have DJ Falcon to talk about the art of sampling and a bit history of the French Sound. There’s also short clips of Daft Punk back in the days when they were human. I can’t wait for May 20th.

Daft Punk | Random Access Memories | The Collaborators: Chilly Gonzales

The sixth episode of Random Access Memories | The Collaborator features pianist Chilly Gonzales. In this episode Gonzales talks about how he was brought in to the project to create a bridge on a track that has key switches in the middle. He also talks about he importance of harmony and how badly under used it is in pop music. This episode is another excellent behind the scene look to this highly anticipated album.

Caspa – Setting Sun

Caspa is getting ready to drop his latest album ‘Alpha Omega’. The first single is ‘Setting Sun’ featuring Jagga.

Caspa’s Alpha Omega will be out on Dub Police on 22 April 2013.

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Daft Punk | Random Access Memories | The Collaborators: Todd Edwards

Here’s the 2nd episode of the Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories collaborator. On this episode, we get to sit and listen to Garage producer Todd Edwards. Edwards talked about how Daft Punk works with live instruments and have Edwards come in and cut up samples of that live recordings. If you’re a producer, this series has been an eye opener.

Saturday, 30 March PHUNKTION:84 at D’Barons, Jakarta

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Jakarta’s longest running drum’n’bass night continues!

Lets have some proper bass music on
PHUNKTION:84
Saturday, March 30 2013
at D’Barons Ambhara Hotel
Jl Iskandarsyah Raya #1 Blok M

With the usual suspects
JEROME
RANDOM
ADDER
OSGD
MC DRIFT
DFMC

Lets dance like nobody’s watching! 😉

Attend the event here.