Up next: We’ve gotÂ Selecta K7 forÂ his first DJ setÂ at a Dutty Artz party since relocating to NYC from Memphis. Don’t miss him atÂ Dutty Artz Keeps Changing the Mood on Wednesday, April 29th at the Knitting Factory.
My monthly partyÂ PicÃ³ Picante touches down tonight in Boston, bringing the East Coast debut ofÂ SVNTV MVERTE, a.k.a. Sines and Panchitron of the Freshmore label and BombÃ³n Houston extended family, to bringing their Tejano border perspective to the club.
This weekend we’re taking full advantage of having SVNTV MVERTE on the East Coast; Saturday we’ll headÂ down to Brooklyn to throw a party at Bizarre, where Selecta K7 hosted Africainoir a few weeks back. I’ll be playing both dates, along withÂ residentÂ Ultratumba, Xicago’sÂ Afroboy, and PicÃ³ co-producer and immigrant rights advocateÂ Xo.E.Ling.
Hola, hola hola from BogotÃ¡!
TonightÂ I’ll be at parche central location El Candelario in BogotÃ¡ for the second edition of laÂ Fiesta Global partiesÂ that debuted last month with Uproot Andy.
I’m excited to be sharing DJ duties with Mixpak Records hermana Jubilee also in town fromÂ NYC, who’s about to drop herÂ Jealous EP on March 3rd.
Doors are at 9:30 PM and tickets are available online here, or check out myÂ Altiplano Urbano mixtape I recorded while living here last year for some sounds I’ll be revisiting:
For this monthâ€™s Dutty Pool, I wanted to include a piece of one of my favorite homegrown Colombian sounds thatâ€™s currently omnipresent on the radio stations and club systems, at least in BogotÃ¡ where I was living earlier this year. (more…)