Goin’ out to all the weekend lovers out there. Took my favorite PillowTalk slow jam and bumped up the BPMs for the dancefloor. Threw on some Moombah drums, and voila! Happy Valentine’s Day y’all. Love the one, (or two or three) you’re with.
Posted by: J Boogie on February 14, 2012 @ 10:33 AM
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I’m heading out to the down & dirty South once again for a tour through Atlanta, Chattanooga, Asheville, then back to the ATL for some sunshine next to the pool at the W Hotel . Enjoy this free Widespread Panic remix (CLICK TO DOWNLOAD) over the holiday weekend for some dubbed out vibes while you’re in the sunshine!
I’m hitting the road for 4 nights at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage festival. Looking forward to full days of jazz, blues & soul music, Cafe du Monde, Po Boys, Abita, Alligators and Crawfish! I’ve got gigs with Cosmo Baker, Miles from Breakestra, DJ Logic, Brass-A-Holics and more. Here’s a recording of J-Boogie DJing “Live in Nola” to get you in the mood.
WHAT: Uptown Getdown WHERE: The Saint | New Orleans, LA WHEN: Wednesday, May 4
Middle of the Jazz Fest Week throw down at the Saint with Music Man Miles (Breakestra, LACA) J Boogie (Dubtronic
Science, SFCA) and local faves Brice Nice and DJ Yamin – Come catch these heavy hitters in an intimate setting, hang out, drink, dance, party, the usual. INFO:facebook.com
WHAT: Los Hombres Calientes, Brass-a-holics, DJ Logic, Music Man Miles, J Boogie
Maison | New Orleans, LA WHEN: Friday, May 6
Grammy nominated Los Hombres Calientes featuring Bill Summers and Irvin Mayfield return to the Jazzfest for a late night performance @ Maison on Frenchmen st. Opening up will be the hottest brass/funk band in the city right now The Brass-a-Holics, and taking it into the am will be upcoming funk band Captain Green. Upstairs, Simple Play presents J-Boogie, Music Man Miles and the legendary DJ Logic throwing down a set w/ Steve Molitz. 2 shows for the price of one!! INFO:maisonfrenchmen.com
WHAT: The Bridge: Cosmo Baker/J Boogie WHERE: Dragon’s Den | New Orleans, LA WHEN: Friday, May 6
The Poor Boys bringin me in for a late night set alongside Cosmo Baker in the Den for Jazz Fest. Ryan Pearce/Tarik Thornton/Josh Sense/Tony Skratchere, DJ Yamin holding it down for the 504. J Boogie hits the decks at 3am! INFO:poorboypros.com
WHAT: HUSTLE WHERE: Mimi’s | New Orleans, LA WHEN: Saturday, May 7
Late night funk, soul & disco in the Marigny with Soul Sister, J Boogie & DJ Kazu. One of my favorite spots to get my groove on in Nola. INFO: soulsister.com
Posted by: J Boogie on May 4, 2011 @ 10:35 AM
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Movin on up! There’s a great write up in The Huffington Post in an article bout the new Global remix movement. They reference my latest remix forBrownout, an Austin, TX Latin Funk super group made from members of Ocote Soul Sounds and Grupo Fantasma. You can downloada special Drumapella version of my remix for free then read the article in it’s entirety here.
I’ll be taking a bite out of The Big Apple this weekend, playing at one of my favorite parties, Turntables on the Hudson. If you’re in NYC, you need to hear Nickodemusand myself rocking on the Funktion 1 sound system at Cielo the hottest club in the Meat Packing District. I’ll also be hitting Brooklyn at the Trophy Bar with my homie from Wax Poetics magazine,DJ Amir. For a taste of what I’m rocking this summer, download my latest set from the J-Boogie’s Do-Over set. Another hot day in LA alongside DJ sets from Quantic, DJ Eleven, DJ Anonymous and Jamie from Stones Throw.
Rocky Dawuni’s recent album Hymns for the Rebel Soul spurred a bunch of great videos and remixes, including the video for “Walls Tumblin Down.” Along with the remixes by DJ OBaH, DJ Drez and Jeremy Sole with Ticklah and Blitz the Ambassador, Giant Step has posted my J-Boogie remix of “Walls Tumblin Down,” suited up for the global dancefloor. Deep Afro Reggae vibes that mix with house or disco. Free download and the original video at Giantstep.net.
Photo by Angelica Garde.
Posted by: J Boogie on September 1, 2010 @ 11:26 AM
Posted in: Music
Check out J-Boogie’s Night Fever mix recorded live at the Scoot Inn in Austin, TX for the Wax Poetics Issue 42 release party. Jam out with J-Boogie as he explores the soul classics from Curtis Mayfield, Skull Snaps, Bill Withers, Al Green, Shalamar, The J.B.s and more. Big ups to Brooklyn Radio, J-Boogie and Beatsauce crew for sending this through.
Night Fever: The R&B edition
Curtis Mayfield – Give Me Your Love
Barry White & Love Unlimited Orchestra – Playing Your Game, Baby
Teddy Pendergrass – Close the Door
Shalamar – This Is For The Lover In You
Erykah Badu – Turn Me Away (Get Munny)
War – Night People
Parliament – Supergroovalisticprosifunkstication
Undisputed Truth – Undisputed (How & Why Disco Edit)
The J.B.‘s – (It’s Not The Express) It’s The J.B.‘s Monaurail
Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythmn Band – Express Yourself
Skull Snaps – It’s a New Day
Bill Withers – Lovely Day (DJ Eleven do-over)
Al Green – Let’s Stay Together Remix
Stevie Wonder – cheri amore remix
Gwen McCrae – Funky Sensation rmx
Zhane – Hey Mr. D.J. [Remix]
Leela James – Good Time
Faith Evans – Love Like This
Chic – Chic Cheer
Roy Ayers – Love Will Bring Us Back Together Again
The most inspiring part of the World Cup were the stories and views of Africa coming through my tv set. Some friends of mine returned from the games in South Africa with tales of Brai (BBQ) and Castle. 2011 I will step foot in the motherland. Here’s some of my favorite African beats from all tempos. Enjoy!
Africa Unite Tracklist
Cirque Du Soleil – Africa (Cottonbelly Remix)
Vieux Farka Toure – Fafa (J-Boogie Remix)
Missy Elliott – Whatcha Gon’ Do
King Sunny Ade – Ja Fun Mi (instrumental)
Femi Kuti – Tell Me (Jeremy Sole’s Musaics remix feat. Ticklah)
Issa Bagayogo – Poye (Tal M. Klein Remix)
Aunty Adoley (Maga Bo Vs. Sabo Remix)
Nickodemus – N’dini feat Ismael Kouyate
Fanga – Kelen
The Pleb – One For Senegal
Awilo Longomba – Coupe Bibamba
Janelle Monae – Dance Or Die (Featuring Saul Williams)
Manu Dibango – African Battle
Fela Kuti – Shakara
Antibalas – Big Man
Rocky Dawuni – Masterplan (DJ OBaH Remix feat. Jimmy Lopez)
Common X King Most – UNiversal Mind Control (King Most Remix)
Yaaba Funk – Omanfoa – DJD Afrodubba Remix
Shakira – Waka Waka (Eduardo Castillo remix)
Myd – Train To Bamako
Buraka Som Sistema – General
As summer finally shows it’s light in San Francisco, you can find me doing yoga or picking lemons in my back yard. Maybe hanging at Precita Park or walking the dog to the top of Bernal Heights Park. Here is some musical accompaniment to your stroll on the green. A day in the park with the sounds of downtempo, latin, reggae and Bossa featuring live Congero Rene Flores of Dubtronic Science jamming with me on this live recording we did at the Terra Gallery.
Listen to J-Boogie presents “Beatsauce: A Day in the Park”
Our brothers from another mother, J-Boogie and Sake One just hit me the newest edition of the mix series Leftism. Stream or download the latest mix from the Blanco Bros featuring new music, edits and remixes from Major Lazer, DamFunk, Nicolay, Joy Jones, Nickodemus, Georgia Ann Muldrow, K’naan & more.
And if you happen to be in San Francisco on Saturday, make sure to check out the Leftism Party at Eve Lounge. J-Boogie & Sake One team up as the Blanco Bros, giving you the Best of our favorite music to make you dance. Not to mention, we’re celebrating Sake’s 60th birthday and come buy him a drink! Aries UP!!!
Posted by: J Boogie on April 9, 2010 @ 10:48 AM
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