This past summer I played the almighty P Show with my man DJ Soulist in Paris. Shoutouts to Le Mellotron radio for having me – their studio is in the pilot’s house of a river boat moored on the Seine. Really awesome place to hang out and play some tunes. The recording was just posted. Have a listen. Lots of unreleased goodies.
Anna Adamis & Gabor Presser – Ringsad El Magad No.2
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Amerie – One Thing [Organ] Edit by Mr K]
Mary J Sly – Everyday People (DJ Apt One Edit)
Stetsasonic – dbc let the music play instrumental
Kool & The Gang – Take The Weight (Nick Bike Edit)
Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band – What Can You Bring Me?
Quantic vs. Sunshine Anderson – Heard It All Before (Platurn Edit)
Eddie Kendricks – He’s A Friend (Dimitri from Paris Super Disco Blend)
AM-FM – You are the one
Michael The Lion – XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Warsaw Afrobeat Orchestra feat. Bosq – Only Now (Bosq Remix)
Isaac Hayes – Run Fay Run
China Burton – You Don’t Care (About Our Love) 12″
Coke Escovedo – I Wouldn’t Change A Thing
The Spinners – I’ll Be Around (DJ Apt One Edit)
MFSB – TSOP (BREAK IF YOU WANT EDIT)
Rufus Thomas – Sophisticated Sissy (DJ Apt One Edit)
Jungle Fire – CHALUPA
The Sol Power All-Stars – Afrika Afrika
Michael The Lion feat. Amy Douglas – Funk Train
Bohannon – Let’s Start The Dance (Deep Sang Edit)
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A few Euro shows/events this week. First, this afternoon at 4PM Paris time (10AM EST) I’ll be on The P Show with DJ Soulist. We’ll be broadcasting live on lemellotron.com as we DJ on a boat (yes a boat) on The Seine. You can live stream our DJ sets at lemellotron.com or catch them later as they are posted in the site’s archive.
Friday, I will be playing an all-nighter at Le Dandy for La Belle Amie’s closing party. Joining me will be my good buddy DeeDeeHey from Venice Beach. Expect lots of new, unreleased jams from my Michael The Lion project, including my new single on Soul Clap Records.
Friday, June 27, 11:55 PM
26 rue Pierre-Fontaine, 75009 Paris, France
Hittin’ up the motherland this Friday for the new Cantina Gold Series. Great lineup at that spot this summer – Diamond D, Grandmaster Flash, Stretch Armstrong, Brenmar, Rich Medina and yours truly. Really excited to rock with my brother Edgar Um as well.
Happy to be able to share a live recording of my super late, super deep, super fun set at Hot Mass in Pittsburgh a few months back. This was a truly great and amazing party and I played lots of new Michael The Lion material and old RCMP material.
The Hood Internet & DJ Apt One official press photo
I’m gonna be hitting the road with all my rowdy friends from ye olde Hood Internet this weekend. Friday I will be in Boston at The Sinclair, Saturday back in Philly at Johnny Brendas. These are early shows – doors at 8ish. Get tickets at their site – thehoodinternet.com
This is a big record for me for a few reasons – first, it is the debut of my new alter-ego “Michael The Lion,” who you will be hearing a lot more from in the near future. Second, it’s a really great record by a great duo – Robert Lux and Todd Edwards. Third, it is an absolutely devastating remix lineup – Pat Lok and Pittsburgh Track Authority are both shooting stars in their respective lanes. It doesn’t get much better!
The original and the Pat Lok remixes are both free – take a listen, buy a copy and support independent music!
You may recall a little 13 song compilation called Philadelphia Maneto that I put out last summer – if you liked that, listen in, because this week I’m here to tell you about two spin-off projects that you will probably dig.
The first is a limited edition, silk-screened, hand-numbered vinyl EP featuring the above songs, which you can download for FREE. If you support independent music, please purchase a 12″! You can mail order them world-wide from Turntable Lab or the Young Robots discogs store. You can buy them at brick-and-mortar locations in Philadelphia (and at TTL’s flagship in NYC).
Many thanks for your support! Later this week I will be telling you about another YR release and some West Coast shows I will be playing this weekend!
If you enjoy A) Baseball B) Pizza C) Beer or D) Music, or any Constanza-esque combination of these things, you should probably come to this fundraiser tonight. If you do not enjoy any of these things, you are probably on a terror watchlist.
The Kensington Royals (guys I have been playing baseball with for the better part of a decade) are organizing a fundraiser for spring/summer team equipment and expenses. They decided to share the proceeds to get the baseball team from Kensington High School some cage time.
The event is at Everybody Hits Batting Cages at 5th and Girard in Philly.
Donated beer & food by players as well as Narragansett & Pizza Brain. $20 gets you all you can eat, drink, hit, and dance.
9pm – 11pm
The cages will be running. You can hit until you have a perfect swing or your blisters make you stop. Delicious food and cold beverages will be shared.
11pm – 2am
We will have brand new Royals swag for purchase – hot new t-shirts, fitted hats for preorder – as well as a chance for you to make some loot in the 50/50 raffle.