RotPG – Dennis Simms 09/12/2014

photo by Dennis Simms

Playlist for tonight’s show.
Track List: RotPG 09/12/2014
Num.     Title     Artist
01. Don’t Look Any Further (Satin Jackets & Chris Jylkke Haircut Remake) – M-People
02. How Long Can I Wait For You – Satin Jackets
03. One More Chance (Original Mix) – Satin Jackets feat. Natalie Conway
04. Miss Mood (Satin Jackets Remix) – Novika
05. Rebirth (Original Mix) – Cabaret Nocturne
06. Terranova – Satin Jackets
07. What Time Can’t Heal – Satin Jackets feat. Linda Mathews
08. U Know What’s Up (option4 Remix) – Donell Jones
09. Boys & Girls (Original Mix) – Satin Jackets feat. Eric Cozier
10. Don’t You Know (Eddie M Remix) – Heavy Pins & Stage Rockers feat. Lostcause
11. Can’t Get You – Eddie M
12. Let It All Down – Face Off
13. U Say U Are (Original Mix) – Artenvielfalt
14. Ride Me (Original Mix) – Maxim Kurtys
15. Be Dancing – Chris Madem
16. In My Heart – Mdr
17. Never Know (Love Vibes Private Edit) – Imany
18. My Original (KLar & PF Remix) – Satin Jackets feat. Natalie Conway
19. In Your Eyes (Satin Jackets Remix) – Tesla Boy
20. Zashu (Satin Jackets Remix) – Clark & Pudell
21. Wanna Let You Know (Club Mix) – Man Of Goodwill
22. Let Me Feel (Original Mix) – Deepsy
23. Always (feat Alana – Route 94 remix) – MK
24. You Make Me Feel Good (Deep Mix) – Satin Jackets
25. Never Say Never (Original Mix) – Satin Jackets feat. Linda Mathews
26. Together (Oliver Nelson Remix) – Keljet feat. Avan Lava
27. Set Me Free (Satin Jackets Remix) – DATO
28. You (Feat. Anna Müller) – Sascha Braemer
29. I Know You Lie (Original Mix) – Zatonsky feat. Ange

RotPG – Dennis Simms 04/25/2014


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RotPG – Dennis Simms 04/18/2014

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Tonight’s show was a short one due to the UCI Baseball Game.
You can check out the show mix by clicking here.
Num. Title – Artist
01.  Music Is (Federico Fleres Remix) – Alan Dixon
02.  Panda Keys – Stelios Vassiloudis
03.  Folding – Samu.l
04.  In 2 Tonuri (Original Mix) – Caractere
05.  Canvas (Original Mix) – Timmo
06.  Reflesh (Robert Babicz Remix) – Namito, Fake Chicken & Cheap Soap
07.  Computer Games (Original Mix) – Phil Kieran
08.  Gate – Atlantis Ocean
09.  but does it float (original mix) – Jeff Rushin
10.  Zero Latency (Jewel Kid Remix) – Bodyscrub
11.  Booster – Alex Geralead
12.  Afrika (Tribal Mix) – D-Unity
13.  Kambalakonda (Charles Ramirez Remix) – DJ Nash & Del Horno

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RotPG – Matt LaCapria & Ron D Core 04/11/2014

 

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Matt LaCapria
In the early nineties Matt LaCapria was introduced to the L.A. Underground scene. Within a few years he was working as a regular DJ in parties and clubs such as Green Eggs and Ham, Insomnia, Therapy, KUCI and many other one off events. Matt worked as a professional DJ until 2001, playing with world renowned DJ’s like Taylor, Mark Lewis, Christopher Lawrence, Doran, Grant Plant, Theo, Jason Blakemore, Brownie, and the list goes on, With 10 years of LA Underground in his blood Matt went on hiatus to build a family, buy a house, and earn a Master’s Degree. Now Matt LaCapria is back on the decks spinning House, Progressive House and Techno. Soon to be at a Club near you.

Ron D Core
Spinning records since 1985, Co-Owner & Founder of Dr. Freecloud’s Mixing Lab since 1994. Owner and creator of Atomic Hardcore Recordings + Oblivion Records (California’s first Hardcore record labels). Ron has recorded and been featured on many Hardcore and non—Hardcore from all over the world including: Atomic Hardcore Recordings (Costa Mesa), Industrial Strength (New York), Head Fuck (Italy), Epileptik (France), UC Music (Chicago), V-Wax (Los Angeles), Swell (Arizona) & most recently the Dr. Freecloud label. Throughout the years of Ron D Core’s DJ career he’s thrown a lot of events (large and small), and always memorable such as Dr. Freecloud’s Psychedelic Drugstore (Halloween Rave in Santa Ana 1990) + Hot Lemonade (an Acid House event in Downtown Los Angeles 1989) + No—Doz (a weekly afterhours in Los Angeles 1992—1993) + Funny Farm (a hardcore weekly in Orange County 1993—1994) + Plazma (a Hardcore weekly in Fullerton’s Digital Kilinik 1997) + Operation 1 & Operation 2 (Large scale events celebrating Dr. Freecloud’s B—Days) + Funky Shit Happens! (Large Rave @ Orange Show in San Bernadino) + Blitzkrieg (Mega—Outdoor Desert Festival) Hardcore vs. House party + Megablast (all Hardcore event @ The Glasshouse in Pomona) & co—Promoted with Sid P.W.L.Y. + 13 (all Hardcore event in Pomona) thrown on the 13th of any given month.

Ron has played at some of the largest and most memorable events in the world such as: Electric Daisy Carnival + Nocturnal Wonderland + Smoke Out + Circa + Together As One + Monster Massive + Bassrush + Pyrotechnodiscoworks + Audiotistic + Opium + Willie Wonka + Alice’s House + Stranger Than Fiction (L.A.’s first Massive 1990 @ The Shrine Auditorium) + Narnia + Future World + Aphrodite’s Temple + Shiva’s Erotic Banquet + Cyberslam & too many others to mention & played for crowds up to 50,000 people. Ron has played with some of the biggest names in the business such as: Speed Freak + Lenny Dee + DJ Producer + Juan Atkins + J. Saul Kane (Depth Charge) + Rob Gee + Neophyte + DJ Paul + Babu (Beat Junkies) + DJ Dan + Doc Martin + Manu Le Malin and loads of others. Some of the articles and interviews Ron has been featured in are: Urb Magazine + Entrepeneur + OC Weekly + XLR8R + DJ Times + Daily Pilot + Yellow Rat Bastard + Thunder Magazine (Thunderdome Holland) + L.A. Weekly + Club Life + Tribe + Free Bass + Fix Magazine + Rave (Porn Magaine) + Culture and more… Ron has been featured in a Movie Documentary about the rave scene and it’s history called “Better living Through Circuitry,” & the book called “Generation Exstacy,”. Ron is continuosly working hard in the Electronic Music scene Recording DJ’ing and Promoting the Hardcore he love’s and supports. Keeping Dr. Freecloud’s the store and the Vinyl alive is nothing short of dedication to the scene.

Links:
http://rondcore.com/
http://www.facebook.com/ron.d.core
https://plus.google.com/103012868140356571113
https://twitter.com/rondcore http://www.drfreeclouds.com/
http://www.lastrecordstorestanding.com/
http://www.facebook.com/drfreeclouds
https://plus.google.com/103441107987124022870
https://twitter.com/drfreeclouds

RotPG – Hector Merida 04/04/2014

HOUSE LEGEND FRANKIE KNUCKLESFRANKIE KNUCKLES Biography

Few figures in contemporary music have influenced their respective fields the way Frankie Knuckles has revolutionized dance music.As one of the most renowned DJs in the world, Frankie Knuckles is still packing dance floors with his unique style for almost 30 years. Legions of admirers during his travels penned Frankies nickname The Godfather of House the press picked up on it and made it stick.

He has played a pivotal role in the creation and evolution of house music, which has become the dominant staple of dance clubs throughout the world. It was this celebrity and his constant fundraising for some of his favorite charities dealing with aids, homelessness, and education of our youth, that garnered him one of the most prestigious honors by the City Of Chicago.

On August 25th 2004, the Mayor of Chicago proclaimed the date Frankie Knuckles day, and a street naming Frankie Knuckles Way .As a Producer and Re-Mixer, Knuckles lent his talents to some of R&B and Pop musics elite. Artists such as Mary J. Blige, Sounds of Blackness, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Diana Ross, Luther Vandross, Michael Bolton and Toni Braxton. Frankies production and mixing career was officially recognized by the music industry in 1997.

He became the first recipient of a Grammy for Remixer of The Year and has served as a Governor and Trustee, for the NYC Chapter of The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences.As an artist enjoying the success of two Virgin Records releases, Beyond The Mix and Welcome To The Real World . The first album included The Whistle Song which is most memorable as the Lipton Ice Tea commercial in the mid 90’s.

In 2001 Definity Records released the single Keep on Movin by Frankie Knuckles featuring vocalist Nicki Richards. The new song opened his Mix album Motivation and was the beginning of the collaboration between Knuckles and Richards 2004 A New Reality release. Billboard Magazine writes in the Album Reviews noteworthy section Knuckles strings together an inspirational and spiritual collection of gospel-infused club songs .

With critical acclaim from nearly every Electronic Dance and Club Culture magazine through out North America and Europe. Definity strategic crossover plan launched with a visibility campaign in Major Chains for Black History Month in February. Reviews in Vibe, Ebony, Black Beat, Essence, and BET made this Motivation album the first Def Mix Productions release to garner recognition with mainstream Afro American press.

Knuckles was back in the USA mainstream with his positive message. The launch of his Motivation world tour put Knuckles message again in the forefront on an International level and Knuckles realizes post 9/11 was a New Reality for him. In 2003 Knuckles released an exclusive mix album for Armani AX which also renewed his positive Message, and introduced the forthcoming studio album.He started digging through the vaults and writing, and came up with his first studio album to release in 7 years.

A New Reality released April 2004 in the USA, UK, Italy, Australia, and Japan simultaneously, and continues to receive media attention. Knuckles Launches his A New Reality” Tour on the heals of his Bac N da Day success around the globe. Bac N da Day is the first collaboration in 20 years with long time friend, House legend and co writer Jamie Principle. His second single Matter of Time features Nicki Richards, who is one of the most sought after vocalists in the USA. She works with everyone from Janet Jackson to Stevie Wonder. A breath of fresh air, Nicki is featured on half the album and is backed by some of the most amazing vocalists the business has to offer. She also sings with Will Downing who sings backing vocals for her on What’s Goin On .

Knuckles continues to use his celebrity and much of his spare time providing entertainment for various AIDS charity events. He supports anything that has to do with children, noted as saying I cannot stand to hear a child cry of want, hunger, or a lack of love . He has let his services for many past organizations, including Meals on Wheels, GMHC, Pediatric AIDS, and most recently Harvey Milk School.

1980484_10151982334341109_7204326982068811033_oHECTOR MERIDA – >>click hear for audio archive<<
“Words are the pen of the Heart, but Music is the Pen of the Soul” – DJ Huggie
Biography
Hector ‘Huggie’ Merida has been dedicated to the Global Underground Movement since the mid 1980’s. With an unrelenting passion for the music, the people, and the vibe they create, ‘Huggie’ has been focused on supplying the beats to universal movers, and global groovers of dance music all over the world! With over 24 years of hard work and dedication under his belt, ‘Huggie’ has reached, & touched the lives of faithful music loving fans everywhere with his own brand of 4 to 8 hour sets. Sets that will guide you directly to the dance floor. Huggie’s sets range from 116 bpm to 130bpm which allows him to take full charge of the dance floor by providing your with deep house, tribal house, tech house and techno…

‘Huggie’ first gained notoriety as a producer/remixer, with his first track “Paradox Dreams”. His freshman release appeared alongside well respected artists, such as Micro, Adam X, T-1000, Vicious Vic and Frankie Bones on the X-SIGHT RECORDS compilation entitled “BELIEVE 96-97″. Not stopping there, ‘Huggie’ has included remix work into his repertoire for Phatt Phunk Records, Funked Up Records, and most recently Looq Records . Two tracks “Ali Sun” and “Sunrise in Tikal” were released on the Iridium Music compilation “Higher Collective Consciousness”. His most recent work includes remixes for Thee O & Steve Prior (Muy Bien EP), Art Of Hot (Play EP), Robert Raine (Tunnels Made of Plastic EP), while teaming up with Subdivision/VivalaTech’s Merlyn Martin with the track “Confirmation” on Polytechnic Recordings. ‘Huggie” has also teamed up with one of L.A.’s most talented veterans DJ Thee O with tracks “Night Owl – Toes In The Sand Recordings, “Don’t Fake” on Protium Recordings, “Rain” featuring Erin Powers on System Recordings and most recently “Get High” co-produced w/ DJ Thee O for Looq Records.

Links:
https://www.facebook.com/HectorMeridaOfficial
http://twitter.com/hectormerida
https://soundcloud.com/hectormerida