Up next: We’ve got Selecta K7 for his first DJ set at a Dutty Artz party since relocating to NYC from Memphis. Don’t miss him at Dutty Artz Keeps Changing the Mood on Wednesday, April 29th at the Knitting Factory.
My monthly party Picó Picante touches down tonight in Boston, bringing the East Coast debut of SVNTV MVERTE, a.k.a. Sines and Panchitron of the Freshmore label and Bombón 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 head 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 with resident Ultratumba, Xicago’s Afroboy, and Picó co-producer and immigrant rights advocate Xo.E.Ling.
Hola, hola hola from Bogotá!
Tonight I’ll be at parche central location El Candelario in Bogotá for the second edition of la Fiesta Global parties that debuted last month with Uproot Andy.
I’m excited to be sharing DJ duties with Mixpak Records hermana Jubilee also in town from NYC, who’s about to drop her Jealous EP on March 3rd.
Doors are at 9:30 PM and tickets are available online here, or check out my Altiplano Urbano mixtape I recorded while living here last year for some sounds I’ll be revisiting:
For this month’s Dutty Pool, I wanted to include a piece of one of my favorite homegrown Colombian sounds that’s currently omnipresent on the radio stations and club systems, at least in Bogotá where I was living earlier this year. (more…)