Love Trax & Sleaze 2016

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Happy Chinese New Year / Valentine’s. Love Bang is spinning at URVC tonight on the late-night tip. Here’s some boogie and sleaze for hot tub love.

Midnight Star – Operator

Classic. Staple in any of my mid-tempo sets.

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Lazerdisk – I Think I Love You

Modern boogie sound done right.

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Chemise – She Can’t Love You

Burner for 3am.

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Anthony and the Camp – What I Like

Tensnake sampled this one on his breakout track “Coma Cat.”

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Ready For The World – Oh Sheila

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Kleer – Tonight (Cézaire Rework)

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Charms – Givin’ It Up

That X-rated synth…

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Inner Life ft Jocelyn Brown – Make It Last Forever (Remix)

This is a straight up burner. Throw this on when you need to take a bathroom break, collect yourself during a marathon set, or pack up while people make out and try to pull.

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Bonus: J-Dilla – U-Luv

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Love Bang Number 33

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Not sure quite which number we’re on, but 33 sounds nice. About to go pick up some new T-Shirts from the factory now too. Finally put birth control cat on a T-Shirt, as well as the new dog pictured on the flyer above. Will have some of these available in America in late July / early August as well.

Been mad busy with work lately and only DJing like twice a month, which means lots and lots of new trax. Really enjoying DJing way more now that I don’t eat from it. Here’s a little sample of the monster jams to expect at the club on Friday night.

JETS – The Chants

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Initially wasn’t feeling the new EP from Jimmy Edgar and Travis Stewart (Machinedrum) a.k.a. JETS, but it’s a grower.

Jamie XX – Girl

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Never liked “Far Nearer” but dude went ahead and dropped one of the best albums of

2015. Brilliant flip of the sample from Freeze’s “I.O.U.”

Les Sins – Talk About

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Speaking of sample flips…

Big Dope P – Hit The Block (Rustie Remix)

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“Maximal” Peak-time banger

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Freddie Gibbs & Kaytranada – My Dope House

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Kaytranada’s one of the freshest hip hop producers in a long, long time…

Chief Keef – MCM

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Every time I see someone rocking MCM I think of this tune now. “I don’t wear no fuckin’ MCM”. Those bells sound like winter in Chicago.

Kingdom – No Type Refix

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Kingdom turning some Top 40 hip hop into pure evil.

There you go, some new jams. Catch you on Friday night at Dada Shanghai. Also DJing at the Shangri-La in Lujiazui on Sunday afternoon, but expect more laid-back, sunshine music for that one.

 

 

 

 

Love Bang Valentine’s Day 2015

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Sorry it’s been a minute since the last post. Between work and digging for music, haven’t had much time to blog. But Saturday night, it’s going down. Hip hop, star-funk, party trax, classic Chinese love songs by DJ Caution, Dave K, T-Plus, and introducing Li Bao Guo the raccoon cab driver… This is the place to be in Shanghai on Saturday.

Here’s an example of what you might hear on the warm-up tip..

Stevie Wonder – All I Do

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Love Bang “Birth Control Cat” Sweatshirt Release Party

Hey so my label Love Bang just made a new sweatshirt for winter. This one is inspired by all those homeless cats in Shanghai and all the soon to be baby-mama cats howling in heat out on the streets.

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We’re releasing it Thursday night at this vinyl bar called URVC in Jing’an. The show will broadcast live on the uDance Radio website. The place is rad. There’s like 30,000 records on the walls and the soundsystem is like a fine velvet cake.

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That’s the upstairs bit. Here’s the sweatshirt design.

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We’ve got 25 of these sweatshirts available, plus free stickers for everyone who comes through. AND SOME TREATS.

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So yeah, that’s 8pm on Thursday night. 999 Xikang Lu, near Anyuan Lu. DJ sets by DJ Caution, Will A, myself, and some special guests…

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Come say what up! It’s free. And drinks are buy-one-get-one until 11pm.

 

Love Bang Radio

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Hey sorry it’s been a minute since the last post. Been busy writing other places…

BUT…

As far as new music, I’m playing the hottest old and new jams every Thursday night live on a Chinese internet radio station called uDance. You can stream that live every Thursday from 8pm-midnight (Shanghai time) on the uDance website.

And if you’re in Shanghai, you can just come hang out at the spot. It’s a really dope new vinyl bar/café called URVC. They’ve got thousands of records for sale, plush couches, and a ridiculous soundsystem with speakers from 1972 and amplifiers by brands I can’t pronounce. We get guest DJs in every Thursday too, including some of the incoming DJs playing around Shanghai on the weekend.

And it’s free to get in, with buy-one-get-one drinks until midnight. So stream that live or drop in and say what up.

 

 

 

LOVE BANG VILLAGE GHOSTS MIXTAPE

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Been a minute since we’ve dropped a new Love Bang mixtape…

Here’s a double dose of darkness. Death Disco from myself, Horror-Hop from DJ Caution,  Chinese Ghost Songs, and a few PSAs too…

No tracklist but I’ll guarantee you haven’t heard half these jams, and they’re all dope.

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Here’s where you can find us DJing this weekend:

Oct 31, Halloween

DJ Caution @ Club NASA, Chengdu

Heatwolves @ TICT Warehouse Party, Shanghai

Nov 1, Saturday

Heatwolves & Caution @ Shanghai International Beer Festival @ Wharf 1643

Everyone @ Come Correct Three-Year Anniversary, The Shelter

 

 

 

Love Bang Fall/Winter 2014 Parties

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Hey do you like PARTIES and BIG FUN? Well the Love Bang gang is about to dump an ice bucket of good times on that ass all fall and winter long. Mark these dates in your calenders, kids: Sept 30 (public holiday party) November 28, and December 27 @ Dada Bar Shanghai.

You can also catch LOVE BANG SOUNDSYSTEM spinning at some pool parties at the Pudong Shangri-La on August 31 and Sept 7. We play some houz musicz over there.

More dates coming soon. Here’s a deep Detroit track we’ve been bumping a lot lately. Not super new but damn if it ain’t nice.

Omar S – Romancing The Stone

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And one more on a similar tip…

Seaside Houz Boyz – Deephouz Yall

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