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In celebration of the great Dennis Emmanuel Brown’s 60th Birthday, DJ Center presents some of the tuffest tunes, versions and dubs from the Crown Prince of Reggae!
Cut purely from vinyl, enjoy some of Center’s favorite D.Brown selections, which most likely will be the first in annual tribute series to the legend. One mix simply can not cover the never ending niceness that the man output while he was with us.
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Enjoy DJ Center’s set, LIVE from D’angelo’s Black Messiah release party at Converse Rubber Tracks in Brooklyn, NY. Thrown by the people who made the album, for the people who love and support it.
Center’s set was ALL VINYL, 100% Soul. Nothing but D’angelo inspired tunes!
Shouts to Converse, Ben Kane, Russell Elevado, D Prosper, Natasha Diggs, Rashad Smith and everyone who was involved. Special thanks to the good people of Brooklyn who kept dancing and smiling til the lights came on.
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Here’s a bit of #TBT for you.
Back in 2011, DJ Center cut an exclusive mix for the W Hotels App for the iPhone. You can now revisit and download the previously unavailable mix on Center’s soundcloud page via the link below. We recently were bumpin’ the timeless mix and it sounds just as fresh as it did three years ago. Catch it!Read more →
Still getting settled from my recent run in California. Ended it on a HIGH note with a day time set in Oakland, alongside Rich Medina, Nina*Sol, Wonway, and DJ Platurn.
The vibe was outrageous!!!! Incase you weren’t in the Bay area July 4th weekend, I’ve uploaded my set for you here. Thank you Oakland, you were beautiful!
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More than a few people know I have a thing for cover versions. Both subscribers of the podcast and party goers alike know that I always like to keep a fresh batch of alternate versions in my bag.
After years of moving dance floors with songs that have become certified classics, new interpretations are breaths of fresh air. When a cover is so well done that it can stand up to the original, that’s a piece of gold.
This month’s Push the Fader Radio podcast highlights some of those versions. Songs that nod to the past, with an updated flavor. Perfect timing in my mind, as we make that transition from Summer to Fall and the season eases us in. In NYC it’s not cold yet, trails of the familiar summer are still there, but a little different. It’s almost like a seasonal cover or interpretation during this period.
Seasons change, mad things rearrange…
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