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Saturday, October 27th, 2012

Got a few mixtapes, a bunch of tracks and then run down of some notable events taking place this evening.

Aaaand GOOO!!!

MIXTAPES:

Karmon is a deep house producer/DJ from the Netherlands. The last year has been especially successful for him as his releases have garnered massive support accross the globe. I personally love his work and I’m really loving this set he put down for a radio station in Amsterdam.

UK badass Dusky is pretty much a household name these days and he further cemented that fact by laying down a most excellent mix for BBC Radio 1. Essential indeed.

My favorite Swedish Nu Disco/House outfit Monitor 66 recently dropped this amazingly sexy and soulful mix for British Label House Of Disco Records. Def a must listen.

Finally, I’d like to do more shameless self promotion by sharing my OctoBearTape with you all.

BEATS:

Aeroplane featured this lovely little remix from British house producer Ben Gomori on his recent mixtape. Good stuff.

Holy Ghost! is easily one of my favorite DFA outfits and one of my favorite bands in general and this is their latest (and might I say festive) masterpiece. Not a free DL so I recommend heading over to Itunes and snagging a copy.

Yep..yet another batch of brilliant freebies from Mr Malinchak. I’m firmly convinced that he can do no wrong.

A fantastic edit from sir Gigamesh.

I wasn’t really a huge fan of the original version of RAC’s first original Hollywood, but the remixes thus far have been brilliant. Cassian‘s is easily my favorite, but Treasure Finger‘s completely flipped it and I’m certainly digging his take as well.

Edwin Van Cleef blessed us with this gem a few days back…simple yet catchy and quite addicting.

This one might be a miss for some, but Paul Simon’s Graceland was a staple of my childhood and an absolutley fantastic album. This is a very simple yet effective edit of one of my favorite tracks off that album from Dutch producer The Starkiller.

Bufi‘s been rocking my world as of late. He’s one of many producers catching rec out of Mexico right now.

British producer T. Williams has taken the latest from Disclosure molded it into a four on the floor banger. I personally think it knocks the original clear out of the water. No word on a release yet.

Duke Dumont has been smashing it as of late hence the reason he’s one of my favorite producers right now. Coming on the heals of his most notable release to date “For Club Play Only” is this exclusive he released for free via Annie Mac.

EVENTS:

Please don’t forget that the 11th installment of TheHundred is popping off this evening at Beauty Bar. The headliner tonight is none other than garage/house legend Todd Edwards featuring support from locals option4, Vanish, Werq and Fun Factory. Doors are at 9 and cover won’t kick in til 9:30 so if you thurr early, it’s free. If you don’t have no fear because cover is only $6 bucks which is a STEAL when compared to the talent in the building. If you’d like a taste of what to expect, then check out this freebie he released about a month ago and this video of his fabled Boiler Room set.

SET TIMES

9-945PM ::::: option4 :::::: (Deep house set)
945-1030PM :::: Vanish ::::: (VCR)
1030-1115PM ::::: Werq ::::: (Discotheque Denver)
1115- 12AM ::::: Fun Factory ::::: (Nasty Track)
12-1230AM :::: option4 ::::: (House set)

12:30AM – CLOSE ::::: TODD EDWARDS :::::

Aaaand if you’re still feeling rambunctious post Beauty Bar then there’s an after party a few doors down at the Deer Pile featuring disco extraordinaire Black Amex out of Boulder.

Happy Halloween to you all. Cheers:)

Metric – Part Two

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Lest you forget, here are 5 videos from the Metric concert.

SSS @ The Ogden – METRIC

Saturday, October 6th, 2012

The Scallywags pirated, pilfered and plundered the booty while watching Metric.  The Ogden ebbed and flowed with melodies from afar.  It’s been nearly 5 years since Metric was last in Denver, and they were sure not to disappoint.  Check out our video with custom “Metric – Dead Disco” Scallywag Remix:

Did you know lead singer Emily Haines was born in 1974?!  You’re killing it gerl!

Emily Haines

Emily Haines – Metric