Sound Traveler Guest Mix For Record Breakin’ Music

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It’s always an honor to be asked to do a mix for people you respect. At the end of it, I am just a dude who loves music and followed his passion to make it a career. A career that is rewarding, but as my brothers and sisters in this game are well aware of, is a struggle. Success for me, has never been measured by monetary gain (but it helps when you get paid for doing what you love), and what I love so much about DJing are the relationships you make with people as you go along from city to city, the long lasting friendships, collaborations and of course the massive amount of music you learn about every day from people you work with, respect, and meet. I not only have the utmost respect for Junior and the Record Breakin’ crew, but am inspired at the wide spectrum of music they put out. On this particular mix, I wanted to step outside my box a bit and put together an hour of music I really dig, but don’t always get to spin out as much as I’d like. I recorded the mix in my Greenville Studios in Jersey City all live and in one take. Go to the link below to listen to it, and if you are feeling it, please pass it on to a friend. Thanks to Record Breakin’ for the opportunity to share my passion with the world, looking forward to hanging when I bring my records to Philadelphia to play live soon. Cheers.

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Solid: An All Live Mix

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This is a mix of tunes that would typically be played on my Wednesday night residency at bar belly in the Lower East Side of Manhattan in NYC. Bar Belly is an intimate space where I go from deep funk, to soul, Brazilian beats to instrumental early rap, original samples to dub reggae, and Latin boogaloo to garage rock, spinning for a crowd of music lovers and dancers who come for the vibe. The Wed. night features Pat Van Dyke and his trio getting the crowd warmed up with their brand of funky jazz and more, and then I take over with my funky little box of 45s to end the night. The mix was done live, all in one take, because you never get a second chance. Enjoy!

Southside Movement – I’ve Been Watching You
DaiN feat. Moniquea – Gave It A Try
The Sylvers – Fools Paradise
King Most – Hook. Swing, & Hip
Computa Games – Computer Rock
Whitefield Soundz – Safari Strut (Fuzzed)
Jackie Dee – Who
Hugh Maseklela – Grazing In The Grass
B.B.C,S. & A- Rock Shock
The Art of Noise – Close To The Edit
Fab Five Freddy – Down By Law (Instrumental) Kenny Dope Edit
Ernie Hawks & The Soul Investigators – Scorpio Man Theme
The Pendletons – Let Me Turn You On
George Franklin Smallwood & Marshmellow – Lady Disco
Joe Bataan – Rap-O-Clap O
Fort Knox Five featuring Joe Quarterman – Don’t Go
Black Ice – Shakedown Part 1
Dick’s Beat Market – Scorpio Love
Sarah Webster Fabio – Sweet Songs
Barbara St. Clair – Teacherman

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Shake! w/ Monk One in Brooklyn 9/24

shake-9-24Saturday night, 9/24, we will be getting down in Brooklyn once again with our brother Monk One. Overheard recently, “Monk One is that dude.”, and they were right. Known for his deep, deep crates in many genres, this is our second installment of Shake! at the esteemed Friends and Lovers in Brooklyn. Shake! is all about the groove, and both of us bring our 45 RPM boxes filled to the brim with joints (or jawns if you’re from Philly) that are funky. Classics and future classics ride along side deep funk, proto-disco, and classic breaks. The first installment drew a break dance troupe from BK as well as a wide variety of people who wanted to dance to the break of dawn. We have a special treat, as emcee and host Glenn “G-Man” Holt will be in the house holding down the mic, so any time dude is in the house it is always a pleasure. FNL has a back patio for your smoking pleasure, plus the sound system BUMPS. All the more reason to get yo ass to BK Saturday night. This event is free, so we hope to see some familiar faces as well as make new friends. Music is the message people. See you on the dance floor.

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360 Degrees of Music: 4/29

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We’re back this Friday at The Leadbelly in the LES of New York City. We will be pulling a Grand Puba and celebrating 360 degrees of music, what goes around comes around, from 10PM until late. We just lost Prince and Billy Paul, so we’ll be spinning a good helping of raw funk and soul, quality hip hop, vintage reggae, greasy jazz, R&B, as well as funky drum breaks all night. It’s FREE, so there is no excuse to come shake it at one of NYC’s best spots to take a date and to throw a party. Here are the details:

360 Degrees of Music
at
The Leadbelly
14B Orchard Street
New York City

21+ | FREE

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4.15 Jersey City: DJ Prestige x Pat Van Dyke

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Daaaamn Daniel, back at it again at the Fox & Crow!  This Friday April 15th, DJ Prestige brings his bag full of 45 heat to the newest venue in The Heights section of Jersey City to spin heavy funk and soul with bandleader Pat Van Dyke.  pat brings a full all star band + horn section to play his special brand of funky jazz, soul, and funk tunes to the masses.  The last time we did this event it was sold and packed out.  The Fox & Crow is a unique venue and has been getting rave reviews of the talent they have been bringing in here to Jersey City.  An intimate venue that is a funky good time, come out and support local musicians doing great things in the city of Jersey City.  Here are the details:

In The Parlour:
DJ Prestige (spinning funky 45rpm vinyl)  x Pat Van Dyke (all star 6 piece band + horns)

Fox & Crow
594 Pallisade Ave.
Jersey City, NJ

21+ w/ID | FREE

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Live At The Leadbelly NYC 3.15

Groove Grease Tuesday

Join DJ Prestige as he spins raw funk & soul, funky jazz, reggae, and other assorted funky forty five for the after work crowd at The Leadbelly in the Lower east Side of NYC.  $1 Oysters all night, full menu, and backgammon going on as well.   Best of all, it’s #FREE.

 
The Leadbelly
14B Orchard Street
New York City

21+ | FREE

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DJ Prestige Interview With Major League Soccer

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DJ Prestige was interviewed by Major League Soccer about his As Long As We’re Breathing New York Red Bulls supporter mix. Check out the story/ interview below:

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As Long As We’re Breathing New York Redbulls Mix

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Since it’s the start of the Major League Soccer season, I decided to do a mix for the New York Red Bull supporter groups and any other supporters who want to blast these tunes before or after the matches. It is a mix of tunes that the supporter clubs have championed during the match for their own chants, classic football tunes from the UK, as well as actual crowds singing from Red Bull Arena and the Red Bulls’ (Metro Stars) former home, the old Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. For many who follow football all year round and are from the New York area, we’re gearing up for the closest professional football team to NYC (even if it’s Harrison, NJ) to start their 2016 campaign. The team is the oldest MLS team from New York (1996), and the Empire Supporters Club is the oldest supporter’s group in the league. Along with The Viking Army and Garden State Ultras, they make up The South Ward. These three groups sing their hearts out for 90 minutes plus every game (home and away), and while each group is unique itself, they all form like Voltron to support New York Red Bull whether we win or lose. We continue to hate DC United, and even though there is some new blue team Uptown, it’s clear that New York is (and always will be) RED. We all stand together as one to bring home the MLS CUP this year. This is a mix of great punk, rock, hip hop, reggae, and other sides. It’s NSFW due to some graphic language, so it might not work for the younger supporter. To me, all of these tunes represent a day at Red Bull Arena with good mates, having a beer, screaming your head off and going mental for 90 minutes or more, then hopping on the PATH back home to get back to life. It’s an atmosphere that’s very unique. As long as we’re breathing, we’ll cheer for the Metro.

Check out the mix below, and if you dig pass on. I did it all live in one take, because like a soccer match, you don’t get a second chance to save a shot.

As Long As We’re Breathing: An Original Mix Of Tunes For The New York Red Bulls Supporter Track List

As Long As We’re Breathing Intro
Little Peggy March – I Will Follow
The White Stripes – Seven Nation Army
Cock Sparrer – Take ‘Em All
The Specials – Concrete Jungle
Operation Ivy – One Of These Days
Wu Tang Clan – Wu Tang Clan Ain’t Nuthing To Fuck With
Audio Two – Top Billin’
Harry J All Stars – Liquidator
Nora Dean – Barb Wire
Toots & The Maytals – Pressure Drop
Cockney Rejects – War On The Terraces
Ramones – I Wanna Be Sedated
Blur – Song 2
The Fratellis – Chelsea Dagger
Depeche Mode – Just Can’t Get Enough
Madness – One Step Beyond
Vanilla MUffins – The Drug Is Football
Sham 69 – If The Kids Are United
Jay Z – Empire State of Mind
The Beatles – Twist and Shout
Surfaris – Wipeout
Let’s Go Fucking Metro Outro

Stream the mix from my mixcloud page:

Check out the New York Red Bulls supporter groups:

Empire Supporters Club

The Viking Army

Garden State Ultras

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Hot Pants Road: An All Funk & Soul Dance Party #JerseyCity

Real Thing Sampler MixTo coincide with our new funk and soul party Hot Pants Road here in Jersey City on February 6th at The Citizen, we have put together an all live, 45 RPM mix of music you’ll hear if you come to the party. It’s a hearty mix of raw funk and soul, northern, some modern tracks, and assorted funky nuggets for your listening pleasure. I’ll be joined this time by Pat James Longo, aka Primitive Sound System who will be laying down a heavy set of tunes from his endless crates. We will be writing up a full report on the party in the weeks to come. However, if you’d like to get your groove on early, practice some dance steps, and get on your own dance floor early, The Real Thing will help you. This mix was recorded live in all one take using all 45 RPM records. Please enjoy it in all of its pop and click, and even a skip glory. You don’t have a second chance to do it live, so deal with it. Stay tuned for more info about the party. Tri-State area, mark your calendars for February 6th, it’s gonna be a funky good time.

The Real Thing Track List
Intro: The New Seekers – The Real Thing
Little Carl Carlton – Competition Ain’t Nothin’
The Fabulous Emotions – Funky Chicken
J.J. Barnes – Chains of Love
The Soulmates – People We Gotta Do Better
Ike Turner & The Rhythm Kings – Funky Mule
The Gene Dudley Group – Inspector Norse
Mako & Mr. Bristow – King Soul
Lee Willaims & The Cymbals – Shing A Ling USA
Wee Willie West – Funku Funky Hot Pants
Lynn Varnado – Wash and Wear Love
Noel Gourdin – Patience
Syl Johnson – Get Ready
Honey and the Bees – Music
Notations – Superpeople
Outro: The New Seekers – The Real Thing

Listen to the mix below:

Hot Pants Road: A Dance Party
Hot Pants Road Contrast

Hot Pants Road
The Citizen
332 2nd Street
Jersey City, NJ

DJ Prestige (FleaMarketFunk/ Greenville Soul Club)
Pat James Longo (Primitive Sound System)
21+ w/ ID | FREE

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DJ Prestige x Ace Hotel NYC

NOV Lobby Nights 15The time goes so quick and November creeps up on you. This month, once again FleaMarket Funk is featured in the lobby of the Ace Hotel New York City every Friday in November. We will be bringing an arsenal of funky treats for your listening pleasure on these nights from 8pm until 2am. You see, the Ace is our home away from home and every time we visit, they encourage us to dig deeper and deeper. Sonaturally, we oblige. As we approach our sixth year at the Ace, we’ve come a long way from spinning 45s for Tanner Goods pop up and then for Q Tip’s residency in Liberty Hall. Fast forward and we’ve hosted special guests like Supreme La Rock, and seen everyone from the Chicago Bulls Joakim Noah to Skrillex nodding their heads to what we are laying down. However, the night isn’t possible without the crowds that come out on the regular when we play the Ace, and for that we want to say a huge thanks. For the residency, we did a live warm up mix that dropped last week, and for those who haven’t heard it yet, here is is again:

We’ve done quite a few mixes for our residencies over the years, which can be found here. Here are a few if you’ve missed them:



This month, the Ace has also curated some really talented DJs who will be spinning the rest of the week, so if you’re in the area the rest of the week, by all means stop in.
ACE NOV 15 FULL

These events are FREE, so there’s no excuses, it doesn’t get better than FREE! Check out the Facebook event page.

FleaMarket Funk (DJ Prestige) x Ace Hotel NYC
Live In the Lobby
Fridays in Nov. 2015
Ace Hotel
29th & B’Way
NYC

All Ages | FREE

More info on the night here.

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