Tuesday, July 22, 2008
It seems like most of these singles of Santogold have been out for quite sometime... actually they have been out for quite sometime. So all of you who have not heard of Santogold, you better start doing some researching. These tracks are my favorites as of the now and think you will enjoy them as well. The one with M.I.A. is especially my favorite. Oh yeah... I put in a couple of extra tracks from Missing Persons just for the fun of it!
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
We have been doing weeklies here in Jackson Hole for so long now and in so many different places around town I can't even count how many we have done. We've done club nights, disco nights, hiphop nights, eighties nights, jazz nights... whatever night we could have come up with to keep our scene going. After about 12 years, here we are again... Ladies Night at the Town Square Tavern. We started doing Ladies Night a couple of weeks ago and really, I was totally freaked because we had just quit the Coach after a 7 year stint and not really knowing if this was going to work to be quite honest. Well it ended up be a great first night. Mikey held it down and kept the crowd wanting more as always. The first night of any gig is always on the edge of not happening. July 4th weekend definitely fueled the fire. Anyway... what I am trying to get at is that I want to bring back the club on Thursday Nights and get the crowd fired up to dance without a full night of top forty. Nothing is wrong with the top forty stuff, but there is something to be said about some good thick beats rolling out of the speakers and the sub just rumbling! I do miss that and we used to have those nights at The Cuvee'... remember that people!!! I want people to enjoy coming out and dancing there asses off without the worry of mainstream music playing... all night. Please do not get me wrong, we need that stuff because people are not comfortable with stuff that they don't know so we are not leaving this completely out of the show, but we are trying to BRING IT BACK TO THE CLUB!!! Just come out with your lady friends, get down and have a great time. That is all we can ask for. I posted some tracks that I thought were appropriate for the subject... ENJOY!
Thursday, July 10, 2008
Martha Cooper was a photo-journalist living in New York City when she first began documenting the origins of B-boy (short for break-boys) and hip hop culture. While other New Yorkers at the time saw this movement as a trite, uninspired or even offensive fad, Martha found a new form of expressing art. Through her camera lens we recount the infancy of hip-hop culture, from the alleys and subways of New York to the masses beyond the boroughs. HipHop needs this kind of style again... really!