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Kiki Lives…

28 Jan

Barely.  I’m tired, crazy, awake, stressed, happy, non-stop on the go, hungry, everything.  This semester is going to be extra cray.  There’s a beautiful, spectacular light at the end of the tunnel and it’s called graduation so all this better be bloody well worth it!! ;)

No real time to write.  The fliers speak for themselves.

I’m guesting on Stunna’s Bassdrive The Greenroom show Wed Jan. 30.  Tune in.  www.bassdrive.com

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Then I’m playing at Smart Bar.  If you love deep, liquidy, dnb then this night is seriously not to be missed.  Hope to see you there.

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xoxo

 

 

 

 

F*@$%** U Fall Semester 2011, Love Kiki

7 Dec

Seriously so happy that there’s only 7 more days of this semester left.  It’s been the hardest, most depressing, most stressful 4 months ever…. dramatic much?   Yes, but I don’t care.  ;)  I’ll be celebrating my freedom next week after finals with the rest of my dnb peeps at Plan B.  Expect to see me wilding out since I’ll have the next month off of school.  Woot.

Tunes:
VelocityLight In Nightmare
So into Velocity right now.  I’m probably late jumping on the bandwagon, as I always am, but seriously his shit is so dope.  Big up Japan!

Technicolour – Winter Rose
This track is the bizness.  So good.

Random Movement & Ben SoundscapePerpetual
I like the sounds that these two come up with.  Quality tune.

Today’s Oldie:
Ram TrilogyMindscan (Ed Rush & Optical Remix) – Ram Records 1999
Sick. <3

FaironneMatter of Awareness
I love this dude.  His mixes are always sick.  I can just sit and zone out to them as I have been with this mix as I studied.  Wicked selection.

Tracklist

01. Physical Illusion – Talk To You / Fokuz Rec.
02. Against – Hidden Element & Against / Soul Deep Rec.
03. Command Strange – Sweetest Goodbye / Celsius Rec.
04. Schematic – Wherever I Am / Liquid Brilliants Rec.
05. Random Movement & Ben Soundscape – Many Things / Intrigue Music
06. Blu Mar Ten Feat. Stray – Blind Soul / BMT Rec.
07. Robert Manos – Madness / Secret Operations
08. Seba & Paradox Feat. Kirsty Hawkshaw – The Light / Critical Music
09. Derrick & Tonika – Follow The Stars / Fokuz Rec.
10. Inside Man – Venezuela / Vibration Rec.
11. Blu Mar Ten Feat. Kirsty Hawkshaw – Whisper / BMT Rec.
12. Command Strange – Give It To Me / Fokuz Rec.
13. René Lavice – Spile / Rubik Digital
14. Marcus Intalex – Virgo / Dispatch Rec.
15. Komatic – Rectified / Celsius Rec.
16. Lenzman – Diamonds / Sun And Bass Comp.
17. Physical Illusion – So Naive / Soul Deep Rec. Dub
18. Chris Sabian – Self Belief / Phuzion Digital
19. Advisory & Scenic – Moving Deeper / Offworld Rec.
20. SpectraSoul – The Gift / Shogun Audio
21. Mr. Joseph – Sounds Cryptic / Telluric Rec.
22. Random Movement – 2 Dogs Down / Influence Rec.
23. Clarity – Omni Blue / Point Audio
24. Against & Hidden Element – On Cloud Nine / Celsius Rec.
25. Command Strange – Dreams / Fokuz Rec.
26. Sunny Crimea & Physical Illusion – After Midnight / Respect Rec. Dub

Kiki Raises The White Flag

22 Nov

I admit defeat.  Graduate school is officially the hardest thing I’ve ever done in my life.  I still am enjoying what I’m learning but dang, there’s so much work and it really is becoming a bit overwhelming.  Don’t worry I’m not gonna get all emo.  I’m hanging in there.  I can’t wait til this semester is over though.

Some good dnb shows come up in the Chi so that’s at least something to look forward to.

Always good to see A Sides.  He never disappoints. <3

The following week Calculon will be back throwing down at Smart Bar.  Love Calculon too.  Will be an awesome distraction to hang out with the dnb homies and listen to some good tunes as finals approach.  If you are in town make sure to come hang out.  You know there are good times to be had!

Tunes:
BreakTryin
Been loving this one for a minute.  Nice vocal.

Command Strange & Intelligent MannersMore Than You Know

T.E.E.D. - GardenCalibre Remix
I know sometimes I get a bit Calibre happy on the tunes but this one is so pretty I had to post it.

Today’s Oldie:
MatrixCan’t StopMetro Recordings 2002
Old dnb rocks my world.  Love this tune.

Sevin – 1xtra Guest Mix
I just recently started hearing Sevin tracks.  I’m officially a fan.  Loved this mini guest mix on 1xtra.  You’ve prolly already heard it but I’m posting it anyways. :)

Tracklist

01 // Penny Giles — Au Revoir Blackbird! [Good looking]
02 // Imagery — Flying Trapeze [dub]
03 // Sevin — Tonight [Rubik]
04 // Mr Joseph — Wondeful Feelin [Liquid V]
05 // Random Movement — Heard it in my head [Rubik]
06 // Flaco — Northstar [Rubik]
07 // Jaybee — Dry Air [Instinct Audio]
08 // Sevin — Really old computer [Soul Deep]
09 // Penny Giles — Momentary Switch [Dub]
10 // Sevin — Lost in translation [Stepping forward]
11 // Sevin — No Wonder [Prestige]
12 // Sevin — Monday Blues [Soul Deep]
13 // Fugees — Fu-gee-la (DnB Bootleg)

Kiki <3s DnB

19 Sep

I had a really fun week last week.  LTJ was wicked.  Jessica won her MMA fight.  Good times.  This week is gonna be even funner ;)  yes I said funner.  Can you say S.P.Y.?  And it’s free??  What?  Love it.  I’ve been having these horrible marathon studying sessions and I guess having good dnb shows to go to is my reward for being a good student.  Thursday come quick yo!

Tunes:
Dub Phizix feat. Fox & ChimpoNarrow Eyes
Dub Phizix <3

CalibreReno
Yikes!  Love it.  It has that Buck Rogers feel to it.  Dope.

LSBBeep
Lovin this one.

Today’s Oldie:
Shy FXJungle LovePermission To Dance 1992

Command StrangeFokuz Podcast #4

Tracklist

Glen E Ston & Dave Owen – Dwelling In You (DUB)
Komatic & Technicolour – Even After (FOKUZ DUB)
Level 2 & Chap – Sky Is The Limit (DUB)
Centrik & Grimm -Don’t Wanna Do This (DUB)
Hybrid Minds – Patience (FOKUZ DUB)
Incident – 3 Words (DUB)
Command Strange – Time For Miracles (STAGE 2 REC)
Dave Owen – Eyes On Me (DUB)
Command Strange & Dynamic – A Girl Like You (DUB)
Command Strange & Dynamic – Lost In You (FOKUZ DUB)
Cutworks & Julia Marks – Clouds (FOKUZ DUB)
Release – Trough The Lens (DUB)
Soundwall – The Life Moments (PLUSH)
Nitex – Loves You (ANTILLECTUAL BEATS DUB)

Wash, Rinse and Repeat Kiki

8 Sep

I won’t talk about school for long cuz that’s all I talk about these days.  Basically this semester is really hard and I’m trapped in a study/work cycle.  Boo.

Looking forward to seeing LTJ on the 16th and SPY on the 22nd.  I have to plan my let loose days way way way in advance.  LOL.

I’ll post more deets on those two shows as we get closer to the event dates.

Tunes:
CalibreForeign Bodies
Been waiting for a sample of this for ages now.  I know it’s just a podcast rip but you can hear it nonetheless.  I heard it on a Marky mix a while back and just loved it.  I can’t wait to hear it on a loud sound system.  Some serious bass there.

Intelligent MannersStill
So good!  I love tunes like this.  I actually really like all the songs on his Everybody Knows EP.  Nice one.

Mob TacticsThe Machai
Nice rowdy tune.  See I don’t only listen to pretty stuff.  ;)

Flaco – Gonna Take Time
Love it!  I heard this on that Makoto Human Elements 5th Anniversary Mix and meant to post it then but totally forgot.  Wicked.

Today’s Oldie:
Dj DieReincarnationsFull Cycle Records 1996

Dj HypeKiss FM 09/08/2011

Tracklist

Jaydan-Insatiable-Innerground Dub
Original Sin-Detonate-Playaz Dub
Dillinja-So Hard-Valve Dub
Icicle-Alien Groove-Shogun Promo
Serial Killaz-In Your Eyes-Dub
D Minds-Rinse 2-Dub
Camo & Crooked-Anubis-Hospital Dub
Chap-Seven Lines-Innerground Dub
Protection-Culture Shock-Ram Promo
Heist-Verdict V.I.P.-Dub
Krome & Time -Ganjaman [Total Science & S.P.Y. Rmx]-Dub
Digital-Gateman V.I.P. [Taxman Rmx]-Dub
Total Science & S.P.Y.-Whoonga-Cia Dub
Sub Focus & Brookes Brothers-Late Run-Dub
Sub Zero-Retro Feet-Playaz Dub
Devise & Shookz-Comin On Stealth-Dub
Sigma-Night & Day-Dub
>>>> Dreggs-At The Bottom-Collab
Need For Mirrors-Zercon-Zoltar
Camo & Crooked-Run Riot-Hospital Dub
A.I. Ft. Mc Drs-Pigeon Hole [Rmx]-Dub

Partytime Kiki

11 Aug

I survived summer classes.  Woot.  It was touch and go there for a while.. ;)  There’s 3 weeks before fall semester starts and I’m relishing in that little time to enjoy my summer holidays.  Like I’ve said before, any day where I don’t have to think about whether or not I did my homework or read the numerous pages in my textbook is a lovely one.

In dnb land I’ve become a robot.  LOL.  I was reading so much and doing so much work for school that I would just have a line of mixes that I was playing to keep me sane.  I’m so glad that the days of not being able to find dnb mixes to listen to are over cuz the past couple of weeks would have been pretty rough!  Big ups all the other bloggers out there that help us dnb maniacs find mixes and tunes to download and listen to. <3

I’m happy to report that there is a wicked dnb event tonight which coincides perfectly with the start of my summer holiday.  Yes!  Tonight I will be enjoying cocktails with my besties and listening to dnb very loudly.  If you live in Chicago, you should be doing the same.  No cover, Caculon, Stunna, Submorphics, Radiata, Midway, Dr. Groo and MC Question MarkCan’t really beat that folks.

Tunes:
The Insiders – Limelight

Today’s Oldie:
Dillinja (Trinity)GangstaPhilly Blunt 1995

NymfoDj Broadcast Podcast

Tracklist

01. Friction – Someone (Rockwell Remix) <3
02. Calibre – All Day
03. Marcus Intalex – Airborne
04. Rido – Core
05. The XX – Shelter (Alix Perez & Khanage Bootleg)
06. Break – Something New
07. Gridlok – Insecticide
08. Nymfo – Resolve
09. Martyn – Wonder Why
10. Marcus Intalex – Stark
11. Calibre – Reno
12. Nymfo & Cern – Proton Pack
13. State Of Mind – Ronald Reagon
14. Pepe Bradock – Deep Burnt Bootleg

Jetsetter Kiki

12 Jul

I feel like the past couple of weeks have been a blur.  I finished my first session of summer school, got an A in the class.  Woot.  Had a pretty awesome July 4.  Went home to Madison and got to hang out with my bro and my nephew who I hadn’t seen in a year.  Got my dance on to Derrick Carter at WestFest this past weekend.  All in all, I can’t really complain.  Summer is in full effect and it’s hot as fuck.  Still don’t really have time to breathe but I’m trudging along.
xoxo

Tunes:
SebaNightrider
Love this tune.  Love Seba always.  Can’t figure out if the tune is old and only get released now or actually new, anyways, it’s still dope. :)

Marky & SPYYellow Shoes
Finally it’s out!  Been waiting to pick this one up for way too long. :)

Today’s Oldie:
Special ForcesSomething Else (The Bleeps Tune)Photek Productions 1999
Wicked tune.

Bachelors of ScienceKMag Guest Mix July 2011

Tracklist

  1. Silvers Swans – Best Friend in Love (Bachelors of Science Remix) – Dub [00:00 – 02:34]
  2. Lenzman – Masquerade (Die, Interface, Cartwright Remix) – Metalheadz [02:34 – 06:12]
  3. Dub Phizix – Breathe – Ingredients [06:12 – 9:50] –> Intra:mental – Watching You – Non-Plus [07:16 – 9:29]
  4. Skream – Where You Should Be (Shy FX Remix) – Tempa [9:50 – 12:51]
  5. Data – Formless – Horizons Dub [11:03 – 16:06] –> Bachelors of Science – Sweat – Horizons [13:35 – 15:23]
  6. Loxy & Genotype – Ital Lion [15:37 – 19:18] –> Bachelors of Science – The Beautiful Life – Horizons [17:18 – 17:55]
  7. Lynx feat. Sense MC – For The Rebels – Detail [18:40 – 22:40] –> Bachelors of Science – Song For Lovers – Horizons [20:22 – 21:38]
  8. LoveLikeFire – St. Martins (Bachelors of Science Remix) – Dub [22:30 – 25:06]
  9. Spinline & Hydro – Blindfolded – Dispatch [24:06 – 26:24]
  10. Octane, DLR & Subterra Ft. Gusto – Red Mist – Dispatch [25:48 – 30:56] –> Bachelors of Science feat. Saburuku – Dreams Come True – Horizons [28:16 – 28:55]
  11. Ulterior Motive – All That We Are – Metalheadz [30:00 – 33:03]
  12. Octane, DLR & Ant TC1 – The Jazz Club – Dispatch [31:48 – 34:24]
  13. Icicle feat. SP:MC – Dreadnaught – Shogun [33:50 – 37:50]
  14. Marcus Intelex & S.P.Y. – Triband – Soul:R [36:28 – 41:53] –> Bachelors of Science – Wicked Ways – Horizons [39:35 – 40:47]
  15. Chook – You Are All You Have (feat. Claudine Muno) – Full Force [41:20 – 44:05]
  16. SpectraSoul – Lost Disciple – Shogun [42:50 – 45:55]
  17. Blu Mar Ten – If I Could Tell You (Stray Remix) – Blu Mar Ten [45:13 – 51:23]
  18. Submorphics – Post Modern Soul – Stunna Remix – Westbay [50:07 – 55:59]

Hooray Kiki

5 May

Yay!  I have successfully completed my first semester of grad school.  Now I have 2 weeks off before summer session starts and I plan on thoroughly enjoying those two weeks, starting tonight.

KLLLLLLUUUUUUUUUUTTTTTTTEEEEEWoot. ;)

If you’re in Chi come on out.  I’m mixing from 11 to 12.  Should be good times people, so don’t miss it.

Tunes:
IcicleNausea

Today’s Oldie:
Ed Rush & OpticalThe Medicine (Matrix Remix) – Virus Recordings 1999

MethodusStepping Forward Podcast #2

Tracklist

. Mikal – Take You Away – Stepping Forward Dub
. DJ Linky – Brady Bunch – Luv Disaster
. ATP & Forge – Let You Go – Dub
. Lynx ft. Delhia – Everyday – Detail Recordings Dub
. Sevin – Lost In Translation – Stepping Forward Dub
. J Dilla – King (Sinistarr DnB Bootleg) – Dub
. Severity Zero – Second Thoughts – Stepping Forward Dub
. Mikal – Experience – Stepping Forward Dub
. Jaybee & Grimm – Only You – Dub
. Marcus Intalex ft. Calibre – Meltdown – Soul:R
. SoulTec – Waterlilies – Steppin Forward Dub
. Muwookie ft. James Hooke – Breath – Stepping Forward
. Random Movement – Risk – Rubik Records
. Jaybee & Sinistarr – Should I (Heavy1 Remix) – Rubik Records
. Sinistarr – Aquamech (Calculon Remix) – Dub
. Clinikal – Queen Bee – Steppin Forward Dub
. Godfather Sage ft. Blak – The Vanishing – ?? – Stepping Forward Dub
. Marcus Intalex ft. Riya – Regrets – Soul:R
. Mad Rabbit – Cafe 420 – Stepping Forward

Textbook Kiki

22 Feb

I’ve got a midterm coming up so I’ve been reading like crazy.  The bonus to that is that I’ve just had my headphones on listening to dnb nonstop and memorizing the textbook.  Loads of really good stuff out there.  It makes me excited to download new mixes.

Tunes:
LSBRolling Sideways
I heard this track last year and had no idea what it was.  I forgot about it.  It’s been propping up again and now you can get it on BeatportAlready bought it.  Love it.  Nice rolling tune.  Big up LSB.

Stunna & Edward OberonLooking Back
This one snuck up on me out of nowhere.  I’ve been really behind on tunes and since Stunna is one of my buddies, you would have thought that I would know this one already…. my bad.  I was listening to a mix and I was like, ooh what is this?  and then saw it was Stunna and Ed Oberon.  Anyways, digging it to the max.  <3

Today’s Oldie:
Sometimes it’s hard to come up with oldies cuz I want to make sure I don’t post the same ones over and over.  Fortunately there are so many old tracks that I’ve managed not to post the same one twice.  Today’s goodie come courtesy of LamebraneHe posted it on his facebook which gladly gave me the freedom to not have to rack my brain of which one to pick. :)
RenegadeTerrorist (Dom & Roland Remix) – Moving Shadow 2000

I promised my girl Holly I would give her event a shout.  All proceeds go to charity.  Looks like a wicked lineup.  If you’re in London def. go check it out.

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Terry Dacktill – Raise Promo Mix

Quick Minimix Mashup

Hip-hop -> Breaks -> Funky -> Electro -> Dubstep -> DnB

01) Dza ft. Non Genetic + Mujuice – Bullseye
02) Masta Ace – Born to Roll
03) EPMD – You’re a Customer
04) DeeJay Punk-Roc – My Beatbox
05) Breach – Fatherless
06) Baobinga and Cosmin TRG – I get Ruff
>>> L-Vis 1990 – United Groove (MJ Cole Remix)
07) DeeJay Punk-Roc – All you Ladies
08) Jimmy Edgar – Hot Raw Sex
09) J Kamata – You Don’t Know What Love Is
10) Girl Unit – Wut
11) Blu Mar Ten – Nobody Here (Kastle Remix)
12) Baobinga ft. DJ Nasty – State of Ghetto Jackin (TRG Remix)
13) Zomby – Strange Fruit
14) DJ Hazard – Death March
>>> Icicle – Time to Remember
16) Lynx – Global Enemies
17) DJ Hazard – Busta Move
18) DJ Die – Ghet’to Bizniz
19) Ghostface Killah + Neyo – Back Like That (DJ Marky + Bungle Remix)

Original Sin Kiki

21 Sep

There’s an Original Sin Cider pin up contest at work today so I reckon it will be a fun shift at least.

Tunes:
Jubei & Alix PerezUntitled
I’ve been loving this one for a minute.  I don’t know if the track is untitled, or is titled untitled…  LOL.  Whatever it is I love it. :)

Today’s Oldie:
High ContrastMagicHospital Records 2005

PhysicsBeatniks Show @ Basso FM 09/17/2010

Tracklist

01. Mr Joseph -True Love-Fizzy Beats
02. BCee & Spy-is anybody out there?-Spearhead
03. Bungle-The Source-Innerground
04. Grado&Janky-The Flow-White
05. Savage Rehab-Tiger Moth-V Recordings
06. Atom-Dolly-Sonorous
07. Seba & Physics-Before I Can BReathe-Secret operations
08. Data-The Black Padoga-metalheadz
09. Trisector-Failsafe-DUb
10. Seba & Physics – ?
11. Eveson-Marley-Spearhead
12. Mr Joseph-Rodigan-White
13. Total Science & riya-Redlines-CIA
14. Electro Soul System-Doom Star-Kos Mos Music
15. Zyz & Ruffen & Oak – ?
16. Physics-Last Breath-Midnight Sun
17. Outrage & KIrsty Hawksaw – ?
18. Seba-Never Let You Go-Warm Communications
19. Spy-By Your Side-Spearhead
20. Furney-Delasoul-Dub
21. Chris Inperspective-Herb Minus-Nu Directions
22. John Legend & The Roots – The Fire

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