Myself and DJ Wax On did a night at a cinema/cafe bar/gallery called QUAD last night playing soundtracks and related records as part of the monthly This Song Will Change Your Life night. Thanks to everybody that came and checked it out – I think a good time was had by all. You can download the first hour of what we played. If you want to hear some more let me know.*UPDATE* *UPDATE* *UPDATE* You can now download parts one and three here – to get parts two and four go to DJ Wax On’s site and complete the set.
We’ve not done a tracklist but you can expect to hear some Star Wars, Rocky, Schifrin, Bernard Herman, Quincy Jones & Cosby, Galt McDermot, The Incredible Hulk, Moroder, Nasty Nas, Rakim, Ice T, Gang Starr, Asha Bohsle & RD Burman, some library music, Quiller, Tom Scott, Black Belt Jones, Enter The Dragon, Theme from SWAT, MASH, Superman, Top Gun, Loggins, Play School, Sesame Street and awholebunchofothershitnah’mean?
As I said on the last post, I’m doing a night of film music with DJ Wax On and to promote it I’ve done a mini-mix. For a bit of fun, I thought I’d throw it out there and see if anyone can come up with all the films I’ve used in the mix. Put your answers in the comments on here, or on Soundcloud, or on the FB page and the person who gets them all correct (or most of them) will get a little prize.
For people in the area, this is happening at Derby Quad on Saturday 18 June 2011.
As a side note, the tee shirt I’m wearing in the video can be bought here – good grief!
We’ll be playing out works by our favourite composers – Lalo Schifrin, Bernard Hermann, Dave Grusin, Quincy Jones and the like, as well as some of our favourites from the many hip hop and blaxploitation soundtracks and if it gets lively we’ll break out the Saturday Night Fever and Top Gun albums.
This is happening at Derby Quad in the Cathedral Quarter in the Market Place from 8pm on Saturday 18 June.
To get a flavour of what to expect DJ Wax On has put a very nice mix together that you can grab below these words you’re reading:
1. Pete Moore – Asteroid – Pearl & Dean
2. Al Green – Lets Stay Together – Pulp Fiction
3. Iggy Pop – Lust For Life – Trainspotting
4. The Temptations – My Girl – My Girl
5. Lalo Schifrin – Bullitt – Bullitt
6. Rhythm Heritage – Theme From S.W.A.T – S.W.A.T
7. Dusty Springfield – Spooky – Lock Stock & Two Smoking Barrels
8. Fab 5 Freddy – Down By Law – Wildstyle
9. Walter Murphy – A Fifth Of Beethoven – Saturday Night Fever
10. Frankie Valli – Grease Is The Word – Grease
11. Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders – Game Of Love – Good Morning Vietnam
12. Kenny Rogers & The First Edition – Just Dropped In – The Big Lebowski
13. Johnny Pate – Shaft In Africa – Shaft In Africa
14. Harold Faltermyer – Axel F – Beverly Hills Cop
15. Henry Mancini – Police Woman Theme – Police Woman
16. Dennis Coffey – Main Theme – Black Belt Jones
17. Propellerheads – On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
18. Curtis Mayfield – Pusherman – Superfly
19. Robert Tepper – No Easy Way Out – Rocky III
20. Mike Post – Magnum PI Theme – Magnum PI
21. Yello – Oh Yeah – Secret of My Success
22. Kenny Loggins – Danger Zone – Top Gun
23. Paul Engemann – Push It To The Limit – Scarface
24. Michael Sembello – Maniac – Flashdance
25. Kenny Loggins – Footloose – Footloose
26. Dick Dale & The Deltones – Misirlou – Pulp Fiction
27. EZ Rollers – Walk This Land – Lock, Stock Two Smoking Barrels
I’m a record collector and DJ that’s known for playing a selection of hip hop, funk, disco, jazz and whatever else I can get my mitts on. Over the years I’ve made appearances at a number of clubs and bars across the nation and have played alongside lots of people you’ve heard of but won’t list here. I was also part of the Off The Hook Soundsystem, which ran a pretty good hip hop and funk night in the first half of the '00s.
What you’ll find on here is a collection of my mixtapes for you to download for your listening enjoyment. I’ll also put other stuff up that I think you might like so dig in and enjoy yourselves.