WMC ’09

Just so I don’t forget…

Arrived @ condo: 26th and Biscayne, downtown. Stayed with C, P, Hon & Jacqueline
Lunch @ ?
Shooting at BK
Dinner @ Oliver’s
Played at Pornograph at Chesterfield

Suntime @ Condo backyard
Sandwhiches for lunch
Dae Recs party @ ? Rooftop
SAFE party @ Nikki Beach. Saw: Miss Jools, Nick Curly & Heidi
Wolf+Lamb/Leftroom @ Electric Pickle

Lunch @ Latin Cafe
Happy hour on Lincoln Rd. while waiting for Get Physical at old Sony Rooftop
Get Physical Bongolina w/ Patrice Baumel, Lee Curtiss & Heidi
Party broken up right before Damian Lazerus was about to debut his live set 🙁
Buzzin Fly @ Sky Bar / Shore Club. Saw: Ben Watt
reSolute @ White Room. Saw: Shaun Reeves, Ryan Crosson, Barem, [a]pendics.shuffle & Elon

Dirty Bird @ Double Grand. Saw: Tanner Ross, Monty Luke, Maetrik, J-Phlip, P.Toile
Cheaper Sunglasses @ Electric Pickle. Saw: Cassy & Matthias Tanzmann
Back to Dirty Bird. Saw: Justin Martin & Claude Von Stroke
Party broken up in the middle of CVS set 🙁
Secret Sundzae @ Ecco Pizzeria. Saw: Fahad, Charles Webster, Dixon & Secret Sundaze
Crosstown @ Electric Pickle. Saw: Lee Foss & Lazerus <- MIND BLOWING

AirDrop @ Electric Pickle

Sunday School @ Ice Palace <- TOO MANY DJs. FUCKING AMAZING!
Droog After @ PS14 <- Lazerus & Jamie Jones played classics outside til 5am. WOW!

Morals of the story

Fuck the police
Too much time at Elecric Pickle
Disco/funk/r&b is BACCCKKKK!
Don’t forget to eat

Damian Schwartz This Wednesday

This Wedenesday we welcome Spanish house/techno producer Damián Schwartz to Phoenix Landing. Schwartz has made quite a name for himself over the last year with releases on Oslo, Múpa and his acclaimed “Party Lovers” album on Net28. His sound includes lots of organic drums with prominent harmonies and major jazz influences. Schwartz will be playing a live set of recent material and exclusive new musics so you don’t want to miss out, but if you don’t believe us check out one of his recent performances below.

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Damian Schwartz Live Set DOWNLOAD

Episode 48: Wolf + Lamb, Brooklynn Therapists

So, yes as you can tell, there has been a lot of Wolf + Lamb in our lives lately.  From their unstoppable afterhours parties at the famed Marcy Hotel, to their recent leap from digital-only to a vinyl imprint, to the success of their all-star roster (Lee Curtiss, Seth Troxler, Shaun Reeves, Nicholas Jaar, Le Loup, etc) it is safe to say that Wolf + Lamb are headed in the right direction.

For those that don’t know, Wolf + Lamb (aka Wuss + Lame) is the Brooklyn based tag team of Zev Eisenberg and Gadi Mizrahi.  These guys are more than just DJs/Producers.  Together their combined vision has brought to life an entire lifestyle brand which promotes underground culture, music, events, design, clothing, Frisbees, chocolates, a fake boutique hotel/afterhours paradise, burning man installations, Talmudic studies and so much more.

We’ve been after these guys for a podcast for a while now, so here we present a 60 min mix of almost all forthcoming releases on the Wolf + Lamb label.  Check out the track list and maybe you’ll recognize a track or two.  Rumor has it that they will be releasing bootlegs soon as well, BWAHAHHAHAHA 🙂

Look out for Wolf + Lamb’s upcoming release the “Brooklynn EP” (WLM003) due out on vinyl March 9th.    The EP is super-sick start to finish with vocalist Smirk (the dude that did Lee Curtiss remixed “Start A Fire” on Sexy Dancer EP) on another catchy number called “Therapist” and an instant top choice re-edit by Shaun Reeves with an R&B/80’s feel called “If You Had”.  Lastly, in case you’re wondering these are the songs that fuel Seth Troxlers Ibiza-Voice podcast from late January 2009, so eat it up.

Wolf + Lamb – Therapist (WLM03)
No Regular Play – Smiling Faces (WLM Unreleased)
Miss Fitz – Don’t Know Why (Unreleased)
Soul Clap – Conscious (W+L Black Unreleased)
Wolf + Lamb – Must Be Brooklyn (WLM03)
Foolish & Sly – Come A Little Closer (Cynic)
No Regular Play – Derecha (WLM Unreleased)
Loco Dice – How Do I Know (Cassy Remix)(Desolat)
Robert Dietz – Actrice (Be Chosen)

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Episode 48: Wolf + Lamb, Brooklynn Therapists

J*Davey Does Boston!

When you first hear the name J*Davey you obviously think it’s one person. But obviously you are wrong (see above picture). J*Davey is Jack and Brook Davey. Here’s what we know: Brook is the dude, Jack is the chick, they make some seriously awesome genre bending music and our sister, Abington Von Koo the 3rd went to school with Miss Jack. Soooo, in honor of their show this Sunday (3/8/09) at Harper’s Ferry in Boston (which we are opening for) we had our woman about town catch up with the Daveys (which turned out only to be Brook, even though Abington knows Jack better?) for this wild exposé.

Abby: If you could be any instrument in the world to be played by a skilled and masterful musician, what would you be?
Brook: cello
Abby: What is your favorite sound? (i.e. mine is soda cans opening and the fizz inside) AND what sound do you loathe?
Brook: i love the sound of warm pad chords. i HATE cheesy digital organ sounds.
Abby: What animal do you feel a strong affinity towards?
Brook: Dogs
Abby: Which muppet do you relate most to?
Brook: Grover was always my favorite.
Abby: Whats your damage?
Brook: huh?
Abby: OK, here comes the hippie shit. Inspiration: what person/people, decade, color, emotion, smell, taste, touch, musicians, artists inspire you?
Brook: the entire Post-Punk and Jazz Fusion eras hugely fuel my creativity.
Abby: I consider you both artists, which doesn’t simply throw you into just makers of music. What other things do you make?
Brook: Visual Art & Jewelry.
Abby: What song do you play at least once a day and or on repeat 5 times in a row often?
Brook: J*DaVeY – “Permission”
Abby: What have you learned about yourselves since creating and being J*Davey?
Brook: there’s so much power in sticking to your guns.
Abby: How did you meet and start making music together?
Brook: She tells the story waaay better than i do.
Abby: What is the bain of your existence? What’s your vice? What’s you obsession?
Brook: the bain of my existence is everyday struggles. My vice will always remain a secret. Obsession is one thing i never am or want to be.
Abby: How do you deal with and or get over writers block?
Brook: sometimes you have to just…walk away. it always comes back.
Abby: Who would you love to record/collaborate with?
Brook: Fatlip from the Pharcyde
Abby:  What music deeply affected your childhood ?
Brook: Talking Heads, The Police, and Prince.
Abby: What is electro-cowabunga?

And with this ridiculous question the interview abruptly ended. To find out more make sure to check J*Davey with Soul Clap opening this Sunday (3/8/09) at Harper’s Ferry in Allston.