TONIGHT: GLOBAL TECHNO BOSS, TRUNCATE, IS HEADED TO NICHE @ UPTOWN ARTS BAR

TONIGHT: GLOBAL TECHNO BOSS, TRUNCATE, IS HEADED TO NICHE @ UPTOWN ARTS BAR

By | December 19, 2014 at 2:17 pm | No comments

From Japan to South America, Truncate's name but more importantly, his beats and live mixing, have been ringing bells around the techno world since 2003. The Stateside techno artist has released records through Los Angeles-based label, Droid. Other electronic music…

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COLE MEDINA’S NEW SLO-MO HOUSE JAM, “COME BACK TO ME”

COLE MEDINA’S NEW SLO-MO HOUSE JAM, “COME BACK TO ME”

By | December 18, 2014 at 12:10 pm | No comments

Los Angeles-based house and disco DJ/producer, Cole Medina, just dropped a slow-motion gem on ya. This is just about as deep as remixes get, and quite DJ friendly for you Serato/Traktor nerds out there. This is not the first time we've posted about Cole Medina's intuition…

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D’ANGLEO’S “BLACK MESSIAH” VINYL WILL BE AVAILABLE IN FEBRUARY

D’ANGLEO’S “BLACK MESSIAH” VINYL WILL BE AVAILABLE IN FEBRUARY

By | December 17, 2014 at 3:06 pm | No comments

Thanks to a tip via facebook from Kansas City-located record store, Records With Merritt, the most buzzed about album out right now will be available on vinyl no later than February 10, 2015. Retailers will probably sell it for around $30, we're imagining. Soul and r&b…

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NEW: STIK FIGA FT. GEE WATTS – “AMEN” [PROD. LEONARD DSTROY]

NEW: STIK FIGA FT. GEE WATTS – “AMEN” [PROD. LEONARD DSTROY]

By | December 16, 2014 at 5:18 pm | No comments

I'm no scientist, but after a lengthy talk with Watts on the phone earlier today (shortly after hearing this "Amen" song) my recent suspicions of Gee Watts proved true. There's a lot more to his music than what meets the eyes and ears. He's featured on this new bomb from…

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D/WILL’S “RESET” ALBUM SLIPPED UNDER OUR RADAR, BUT IT’S FANTASTIC

D/WILL’S “RESET” ALBUM SLIPPED UNDER OUR RADAR, BUT IT’S FANTASTIC

By | December 15, 2014 at 7:30 pm | No comments

Kansas City producer D/Will, known for his work with Heartfelt Anarchy alongside Les Izmore (who recently opened for Bahamadia and Georgia Anne Muldrow in Westport), released a new project about two weeks ago. Consider this blog post one of those "better late than never" things.…

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DOUG SURREAL HAS NEARLY 30 NEW DUB TRACKS UP WITHIN THE PAST 48 HOURS

DOUG SURREAL HAS NEARLY 30 NEW DUB TRACKS UP WITHIN THE PAST 48 HOURS

By | December 14, 2014 at 8:56 pm | No comments

Now in Portland, the traveling dub producer/DJ extraordinaire, Doug Surreal, had a lot to share over this weekend. Nearly 30 new uploads have flooded his soundcloud page over the past two days alone, most along the lines of dub and disco remix styles. We're not exactly…

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Q&A w/ DCPLX, “DETOUR 3″ TONIGHT AT NICHE @ UPTOWN ARTS BAR

Q&A w/ DCPLX, “DETOUR 3″ TONIGHT AT NICHE @ UPTOWN ARTS BAR

By | December 12, 2014 at 4:03 pm | No comments

[Photo by Nathan Davis] RSVP to DETOUR 3 on Facebook DCPLX is one of the most brilliant beat-producers in the city, but recently he's decided that he does not want to sit on a stockpile of heat-rocks and wait for vocalists/MCs to pay for them. A wise man once said that…

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TINASHE – “2 ON” [DUDLEY BOOTLEG]

TINASHE – “2 ON” [DUDLEY BOOTLEG]

By | December 11, 2014 at 9:17 pm | No comments

Tinashe's r&b hit with Schoolboy Q, "2 On", just saw a low-key, but brilliant bootleg remix injection from Boston-based producer, Dudley (no relation to Dudley Perkins, who I had the honor of hanging out with earlier this week while he was on tour in Kansas City, MO). In…

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“DETOUR 3″ x KKFI 90.1 INTERVIEW [COURTESY OF THE “SHOW-ME MIX SHOW”]

“DETOUR 3″ x KKFI 90.1 INTERVIEW [COURTESY OF THE “SHOW-ME MIX SHOW”]

By | December 10, 2014 at 5:59 pm | No comments

Hosts of the "Show-Me Mix Show" on KKFI, The Black Steel Brothers, had Demencha EIC Chris Milbourn, DJ Madame E and producer CairoGlyphs on their show December 6th. The three of us would like to thank KKFI and the Black Steel Brothers for giving us an opportunity to talk…

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DALIMA & THE POPPER @ RIOT ROOM IN JANUARY

DALIMA & THE POPPER @ RIOT ROOM IN JANUARY

By | December 9, 2014 at 9:04 pm | No comments

Kansas City rhyme artists, The Popper and Dalima (pictured), are set to perform at the Riot Room on January 10th, 2015. Dalima was featured on Tech N9ne's classic posse cut, "Midwest Choppers", and The Popper still stands as one of the most iconic voices out of Kansas…

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OP-ED: MIKE B’s NEW 2014 DANCEHALL MIX WILL MAKE YOU SWEAT

OP-ED: MIKE B’s NEW 2014 DANCEHALL MIX WILL MAKE YOU SWEAT

By | December 8, 2014 at 2:19 pm | No comments

Heralded Los Angeles-based open-format DJ, Mike B, just uploaded his "Nothing But The Best Of Dancehall 2014" mix to soundcloud yesterday. I have a personal fascination with dancehall/reggae music in general, and dancehall heads already know what to do with this newest mix…

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VIDEO: LAWRENCE’S JOHNNY QUEST DELIVERS NEW DJ ROUTINE

VIDEO: LAWRENCE’S JOHNNY QUEST DELIVERS NEW DJ ROUTINE

By | December 7, 2014 at 4:49 pm | No comments

JOHHNY QUEST 2014 DJ ROUTINE from Johnny Quest on Vimeo. Lawrence, KS-based DJ, Johnny Quest, just uploaded a new DJ routine video to Vimeo. In anticipation for more Red Bull ThreeStyle competitions hitting the USA early next year, Quest delivered a sharp and quick…

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RECOMMENDED: REGGIE B & KUTTY SLITZ – “UP” [PROD. INFO GATES]

RECOMMENDED: REGGIE B & KUTTY SLITZ – “UP” [PROD. INFO GATES]

By | December 6, 2014 at 4:52 pm | No comments

Better late than never. Unofficial Kansas City hip hop/soul trio, Reggie B, Kutty Slitz and Info Gates released this track as a free download through Reggie B's soundcloud two years ago. As far as I know, this track was never released on any of their own projects. There…

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TONIGHT: MURS, MAYDAY, CES CRU @ RECORD BAR

TONIGHT: MURS, MAYDAY, CES CRU @ RECORD BAR

By | December 5, 2014 at 7:11 pm | No comments

Tonight at the Record Bar in Westport KCMO, expect an independent rap onslaught brought to you by West Coast hip hop icon, MURS (pictured), Strange Music collaborators, Mayday, Kansas City's own CES Cru, with help from Kap Kallous. MURS and Mayday released a record earlier…

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SATURDAY:  KKFI 90.1’s “SHOW ME MIX SHOW” TO HOST “DETOUR 3″ PERFORMERS

SATURDAY: KKFI 90.1’s “SHOW ME MIX SHOW” TO HOST “DETOUR 3″ PERFORMERS

By | December 4, 2014 at 11:16 am | No comments

kkfi.org Be sure to turn on your radios and streaming devices this Saturay to KKFI 90.1 FM. KKFI's "Show Me Mix Show" host, DJ Kiz One, will be hosting myself, DJ Madame E and maybe one or two "Detour 3" producers, in effort to raise awareness to the Detour event upstairs at…

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