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About antvala

musician :: dee jay :: record collector :: artist :: activist :: under dog
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RANDOM | BIRDS

If you follow me on Instagram you might have seen a couple of these shots. I parked my car into a lot and saw all these birds. After getting out they all flew away and I happened to have my I Phone in hand and managed to snap these shots on rapid fire. Kinda cool.

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RANDOM | BIRDS

If you follow me on Instagram you might have seen a couple of these shots. I parked my car into a lot and saw all these birds. After getting out they all flew away and I happened to have my I Phone in hand and managed to snap these shots on rapid fire. Kinda cool.

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IN CONVERSATION – LEVI MAESTRO

I have been trying to track this brother down for a minute to get on the podcast. I’ve vouched for him for other interviews that just never came into fruition so I had to do it myself and on my podcast. Interestingly enough, this is the Levi Maestro way of doing things. Relying on self to capture and do what you love.

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IN CONVERSATION – LEVI MAESTRO

I have been trying to track this brother down for a minute to get on the podcast. I’ve vouched for him for other interviews that just never came into fruition so I had to do it myself and on my podcast. Interestingly enough, this is the Levi Maestro way of doing things. Relying on self to capture and do what you love.

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THE WEEKND X DRUNK IN LOVE (REMIX)

By now if you follow me on Instagram or have seen one of my dj sets you might get the sense that Drunk In Love is my jam of 2014. Lots of cool remixes floating around the net but this one starts off super cool and kind eh. Monday night KCRW favorite The Weeknd has taken a jab at a cover/remix. Take a listen.

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THE WEEKND X DRUNK IN LOVE (REMIX)

By now if you follow me on Instagram or have seen one of my dj sets you might get the sense that Drunk In Love is my jam of 2014. Lots of cool remixes floating around the net but this one starts off super cool and kind eh. Monday night KCRW favorite The Weeknd has taken a jab at a cover/remix. Take a listen.

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RANDOM SNAPSHOTS

Things are moving super fast! A little fast. I had this great talk with Levi Maestro last night about the concept of time. We recorded the chat for a future podcast but it’s really interesting how we put time into perspective. Anyhoo, when things get crazy I tend to break out the camera for some piece of mind. Hope you enjoy these snapshots. No theme, no photo essay. Just what I see along the way this thing we call life.

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RANDOM SNAPSHOTS

Things are moving super fast! A little fast. I had this great talk with Levi Maestro last night about the concept of time. We recorded the chat for a future podcast but it’s really interesting how we put time into perspective. Anyhoo, when things get crazy I tend to break out the camera for some piece of mind. Hope you enjoy these snapshots. No theme, no photo essay. Just what I see along the way this thing we call life.

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KCRW PLAYLIST | 11 FEB 2014

Big thanks to everyone who has supported KCRW along the way during out pledge drive! I was able to help reach a personal goal of $1,000 during after hours! I’m super proud of our listeners who keep public radio alive and strong! Okay! Listen to this week’s show!

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KCRW PLAYLIST | 11 FEB 2014

Big thanks to everyone who has supported KCRW along the way during out pledge drive! I was able to help reach a personal goal of $1,000 during after hours! I’m super proud of our listeners who keep public radio alive and strong! Okay! Listen to this week’s show!

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THANKS GoPro!

Big thanks to GoPro of amazing Hero3 camera! I have had a blast documenting a lot of what a week in my life may look like! From all my residencies at Cana, Zanzibar, The Natural History Museum, Sayers and inside KCRW, it’s documented in this video!

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THANKS GoPro!

Big thanks to GoPro of amazing Hero3 camera! I have had a blast documenting a lot of what a week in my life may look like! From all my residencies at Cana, Zanzibar, The Natural History Museum, Sayers and inside KCRW, it’s documented in this video!

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THE TRP AND MICHAEL TOUSANA “CATCHING FIRE”

Really cool mellow vibes form this forthcoming release from THE TRP and Michael Tousana. Playing this tonight on my radio show.

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THE TRP AND MICHAEL TOUSANA “CATCHING FIRE”

Really cool mellow vibes form this forthcoming release from THE TRP and Michael Tousana. Playing this tonight on my radio show.

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WHAT I’M DIGGING VOL 5 (THE VALA ESSENTIALS)

New batch of things that I find and love on the net. These posts have become some what popular with those who visit the blog so I thought I’d share a few early in the week! Big thanks to GoPro for the camera. Hope you dig!

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WHAT I’M DIGGING VOL 5 (THE VALA ESSENTIALS)

New batch of things that I find and love on the net. These posts have become some what popular with those who visit the blog so I thought I’d share a few early in the week! Big thanks to GoPro for the camera. Hope you dig!

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IN CONVERSATION – NIKKI JEAN

It was great to meet the almighty Nikki Jean. She popped up on my radar with the support the Okay player community and then with her feature on Lupe Fiasco’s The Cool. As a music lover and observer, Nikki just appeared every where and since 2007 across the musical spectrum dipping in different genres in the true spirit of “an artist”.

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IN CONVERSATION – NIKKI JEAN

It was great to meet the almighty Nikki Jean. She popped up on my radar with the support the Okay player community and then with her feature on Lupe Fiasco’s The Cool. As a music lover and observer, Nikki just appeared every where and since 2007 across the musical spectrum dipping in different genres in the true spirit of “an artist”.

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THIS FRIDAY | THE GOODS | VALENTINES EDITION

Big night at THE GOODS at Zanzibar! Left First Fridays at The Natural History Museum and headed to the west side for the continuation of the party w/ guests King Most and Joelskee! Big thanks to all who came out and made last night fun. Peep the pics!

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THIS FRIDAY | THE GOODS | VALENTINES EDITION

Big night at THE GOODS at Zanzibar! Left First Fridays at The Natural History Museum and headed to the west side for the continuation of the party w/ guests King Most and Joelskee! Big thanks to all who came out and made last night fun. Peep the pics!

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FIRST FRIDAYS | MARCH 7 2014

It was an incredible night! I think this might have been the first time I saw many familiar faces with us at First Fridays in the Mammal Hall. Big thanks to King Most who swinging through and dropping a cool disco/dance set to get the party rocking! Peep all the pics here!

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FIRST FRIDAYS | MARCH 7 2014

It was an incredible night! I think this might have been the first time I saw many familiar faces with us at First Fridays in the Mammal Hall. Big thanks to King Most who swinging through and dropping a cool disco/dance set to get the party rocking! Peep all the pics here!

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LEE QUINONES | BROOKLYN INSIDERS (VIDEO)

Just found this clip of the amazing Lee Quinones of Wild Style. So great to this man still doing what he loves and still crack a smile on his face. Just got hip to Brooklyn Insiders and looking forward to exploring more of their videos on influential people from that borough.

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LEE QUINONES | BROOKLYN INSIDERS (VIDEO)

Just found this clip of the amazing Lee Quinones of Wild Style. So great to this man still doing what he loves and still crack a smile on his face. Just got hip to Brooklyn Insiders and looking forward to exploring more of their videos on influential people from that borough.

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VINYL VIA INDIA

Went to my friend Yash’s house today and was surprised to see all the vinyl he picked up while in India on his past trip. I was instantly drawn in looking at all these beautiful covers. You tell these records were played hundreds of times on record players. The dust on each record looked so amazing! I took out my I Phone and began snapping shots.

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VINYL VIA INDIA

Went to my friend Yash’s house today and was surprised to see all the vinyl he picked up while in India on his past trip. I was instantly drawn in looking at all these beautiful covers. You tell these records were played hundreds of times on record players. The dust on each record looked so amazing! I took out my I Phone and began snapping shots.

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WHAT I’M DIGGING VOL 4 (THE VALA ESSENTIALS)

Welcome to this week’s “WHAT I’M DIGGING VOL 4  (THE VALAL ESSENTIALS). I have received great feedback so I thought I’d kick off this week with what I’ve dug up from the blogosphere. _________________________________ New Little Dragon in the works! Great

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WHAT I’M DIGGING VOL 4 (THE VALA ESSENTIALS)

Welcome to this week’s “WHAT I’M DIGGING VOL 4  (THE VALAL ESSENTIALS). I have received great feedback so I thought I’d kick off this week with what I’ve dug up from the blogosphere. _________________________________ New Little Dragon in the works! Great

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KCRW PLAYLIST | 4 FEB 2014

Went into this session with a case of the Mondays. Over slept and was not as prepared as I wanted to be. But for the first time I figured this show would be a magic of the moment and it turned out to be a fun session. Broke out some of the vinyl towards the end of the set.

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KCRW PLAYLIST | 4 FEB 2014

Went into this session with a case of the Mondays. Over slept and was not as prepared as I wanted to be. But for the first time I figured this show would be a magic of the moment and it turned out to be a fun session. Broke out some of the vinyl towards the end of the set.

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IN CONVERSATION – YESI ORTIZ

If you live in LA odds are you might have heard Yesi Ortiz on the radio holding down the fort mid day on Power 106. Or maybe you heard her cameo on the new Childish Gambino record? Somehow someway I’m sure this woman’s positive energy on the fm dial has affected your day.

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IN CONVERSATION – YESI ORTIZ

If you live in LA odds are you might have heard Yesi Ortiz on the radio holding down the fort mid day on Power 106. Or maybe you heard her cameo on the new Childish Gambino record? Somehow someway I’m sure this woman’s positive energy on the fm dial has affected your day.

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RANT #12 | THE DOUBLE STANDARD OF MACKLEMORE AND RYAN LEWIS

This week’s rant is up! I wanted to fall back while my timeline on social media went off on Macklemore and Ryan Lewis winning Best Rap Album. Folks began to go off on the Recording Academy. But are you really shocked? Are you involved? Are you active? Take a listen.

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RANT #12 | THE DOUBLE STANDARD OF MACKLEMORE AND RYAN LEWIS

This week’s rant is up! I wanted to fall back while my timeline on social media went off on Macklemore and Ryan Lewis winning Best Rap Album. Folks began to go off on the Recording Academy. But are you really shocked? Are you involved? Are you active? Take a listen.

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KCRW PLAYLIST | 28 JAN 2014

Wheeew! Right before heading into the basement for this show I came straight from a gig in DTLA and recorded two podcasts along the way then went into the studio and it was my cool down time! Dimmed the lights, turned on the turntables and broke out the new and old out of the record bag.

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KCRW PLAYLIST | 28 JAN 2014

Wheeew! Right before heading into the basement for this show I came straight from a gig in DTLA and recorded two podcasts along the way then went into the studio and it was my cool down time! Dimmed the lights, turned on the turntables and broke out the new and old out of the record bag.

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IN CONVERSATION | CONNAN MOCKASIN

Connan popped up on my radar a few months back with the release of Caramel. It’s a sonic journey through sexy with lush reverbs and guitar chords. Connan guides the narrative with various vocal pitches that are perfect for a lazy Sunday morning. He was just in town and we got to catch up and break down the process of recording this record while in Tokyo holed up in his hotel room. Hope you dig!

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IN CONVERSATION | CONNAN MOCKASIN

Connan popped up on my radar a few months back with the release of Caramel. It’s a sonic journey through sexy with lush reverbs and guitar chords. Connan guides the narrative with various vocal pitches that are perfect for a lazy Sunday morning. He was just in town and we got to catch up and break down the process of recording this record while in Tokyo holed up in his hotel room. Hope you dig!

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RANDOM SNAPSHOTS | SUNDAY

Took Smedley to Grand Park in DTLA and did some photosnapping. The city began to grow busy with the Grammys so we headed back to Venice for another walk. It was a super crazy week in LA at the residencies so it was nice to take the day off and explore with the pup.

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RANDOM SNAPSHOTS | SUNDAY

Took Smedley to Grand Park in DTLA and did some photosnapping. The city began to grow busy with the Grammys so we headed back to Venice for another walk. It was a super crazy week in LA at the residencies so it was nice to take the day off and explore with the pup.

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PERSONAL FAVORITES VOL 22 | 26 JAN 2013

It’s been a minute since I slapped together a mix of personal favorites. This one is across the board with world flavor from John Wizard, Debruit, Alsarah, Augie Colon and Gagle out of Japan. New gems from Chance The Rapper, Bishop Nehru and Roc Mariano rep the rap front of things but definetley some electronic sounds.

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PERSONAL FAVORITES VOL 22 | 26 JAN 2013

It’s been a minute since I slapped together a mix of personal favorites. This one is across the board with world flavor from John Wizard, Debruit, Alsarah, Augie Colon and Gagle out of Japan. New gems from Chance The Rapper, Bishop Nehru and Roc Mariano rep the rap front of things but definetley some electronic sounds.

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THE GOODS RECAP | 25 JAN 2014

Last night was one of those nights that required me to dig deep and go hard from early in the night until lights up. We had a fun crowd. It was great to see old friends as well as lots of new faces. It was also funny watching folks make the most obscure faces on the dance floor. Hope to see you next Friday night!

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THE GOODS RECAP | 25 JAN 2014

Last night was one of those nights that required me to dig deep and go hard from early in the night until lights up. We had a fun crowd. It was great to see old friends as well as lots of new faces. It was also funny watching folks make the most obscure faces on the dance floor. Hope to see you next Friday night!

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JR | INSIDE OUT

I just got hip to this brother with the camera. I was moved on a 2 minute clip and began doing my research and realized this is not just some ordinary man with a camera but someone who deep down cares and desires change. He is a former graff artist and then became a subject of an HBO special as well as a TED talk which I suggest you watch.

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JR | INSIDE OUT

I just got hip to this brother with the camera. I was moved on a 2 minute clip and began doing my research and realized this is not just some ordinary man with a camera but someone who deep down cares and desires change. He is a former graff artist and then became a subject of an HBO special as well as a TED talk which I suggest you watch.

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WHAT I’M DIGGING VOL 3 (THE VALA ESSENTIALS)

Hey! New week and new list of thing’s I’m digging. Volume 3. Every morning I wake up and check out blogs and find interesting things that I love sharing. So this is my wrap up.

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WHAT I’M DIGGING VOL 3 (THE VALA ESSENTIALS)

Hey! New week and new list of thing’s I’m digging. Volume 3. Every morning I wake up and check out blogs and find interesting things that I love sharing. So this is my wrap up.

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KCRW PLAYLIST | 21 JAN 2014

New Spacek, The Stepbrothers (Alchemist and Evidence), Kele of Bloc Party, Cibo Matto, Sharon Jones + some great remixes and edits form this past Monday night’s KCRW session! Classics from El Grand Combo de Puerto Rico, Marvin and Elliot Smith mixed into the sets. Big thanks to all the listeners who kept me company while on the turntables. Hope you dig!

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KCRW PLAYLIST | 21 JAN 2014

New Spacek, The Stepbrothers (Alchemist and Evidence), Kele of Bloc Party, Cibo Matto, Sharon Jones + some great remixes and edits form this past Monday night’s KCRW session! Classics from El Grand Combo de Puerto Rico, Marvin and Elliot Smith mixed into the sets. Big thanks to all the listeners who kept me company while on the turntables. Hope you dig!

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SAMPHA “SUNDANZA EP”

The amazing Sampha returns with another EP that was recorded in 2010. Pre SBTRKT and Drake, the EP is a look into crazy drums patterns, off key synths and church chords. I’m digging Rainstars and Kij but the rest are great as well.

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SAMPHA “SUNDANZA EP”

The amazing Sampha returns with another EP that was recorded in 2010. Pre SBTRKT and Drake, the EP is a look into crazy drums patterns, off key synths and church chords. I’m digging Rainstars and Kij but the rest are great as well.

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SAPEURS (SHORT DOC)

This is amazing! I came across this great promo clip provided by Guinness which was shot in 2014. These gentleman despite all the conflict in the region, break out their threads and keep their spirits high. The short clip reminded me a bit of the 80′s doc “Paris is Burning”. Despite their circumstances, the rise and create unity through fashion. Peep!

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SAPEURS (SHORT DOC)

This is amazing! I came across this great promo clip provided by Guinness which was shot in 2014. These gentleman despite all the conflict in the region, break out their threads and keep their spirits high. The short clip reminded me a bit of the 80′s doc “Paris is Burning”. Despite their circumstances, the rise and create unity through fashion. Peep!

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IN CONVERSATION – MADE IN HEIGHTS

I came across this band one day and was instantly drawn to their sound. I found a link to their music and was like “what is this?”. The link contained auto insurance skits, brilliant songs and beats. It was a journey. I could sense this talented duo simply just had a great sense of humor.

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IN CONVERSATION – MADE IN HEIGHTS

I came across this band one day and was instantly drawn to their sound. I found a link to their music and was like “what is this?”. The link contained auto insurance skits, brilliant songs and beats. It was a journey. I could sense this talented duo simply just had a great sense of humor.

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THE GOODS RECAP | 17 JAN 2013

See you next Friday! Same energy! Same love. Same fam bam affair. Always good to be surrounded by friends, lovers of the blog and radio show under one roof! Hope to see you next week!

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THE GOODS RECAP | 17 JAN 2013

See you next Friday! Same energy! Same love. Same fam bam affair. Always good to be surrounded by friends, lovers of the blog and radio show under one roof! Hope to see you next week!

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SLY5THAVE X DENITIA “DEME”

Monday night KCRW favorites Sly5thAve and Denitia strike gold with this track. Horns, keys, chill vocals and jazz drum patterns all blend for this track of the day! Listen and peep the promo vid!

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SLY5THAVE X DENITIA “DEME”

Monday night KCRW favorites Sly5thAve and Denitia strike gold with this track. Horns, keys, chill vocals and jazz drum patterns all blend for this track of the day! Listen and peep the promo vid!

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A DAY IN THE LIFE : JAMES BLAKE

It’s about that time! Grammy campaign to create the buzz for the awards show later in the month. Remember when I appeared next to Snoop,Rihanna, Nas and Taylor Swift on this ad? I do! Ha. Anyhoo, I am digging these new campaign ad’s that allow you into the artist’s lives. Watch!

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A DAY IN THE LIFE : JAMES BLAKE

It’s about that time! Grammy campaign to create the buzz for the awards show later in the month. Remember when I appeared next to Snoop,Rihanna, Nas and Taylor Swift on this ad? I do! Ha. Anyhoo, I am digging these new campaign ad’s that allow you into the artist’s lives. Watch!

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IN CONVERSATION – EMERALD CUT

I’ve been intrigued by the street wear scene for the past 10 years. Most of you have probably seen brands come and go. I had a great chat w/ Chris Gibbs over at Union and he broke down the science of connecting with your audience and sharing quality apparell that would last of 10 years and still be something you would want to wear.

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IN CONVERSATION – EMERALD CUT

I’ve been intrigued by the street wear scene for the past 10 years. Most of you have probably seen brands come and go. I had a great chat w/ Chris Gibbs over at Union and he broke down the science of connecting with your audience and sharing quality apparell that would last of 10 years and still be something you would want to wear.

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KCRW PLAYLIST | 14 JAN 2013

Monday night’s session felt very chill. Nothing hard nothing loud but rather the perfect way to end a crazy day for me. Couple of stand out cuts from Made In Heights, Alchemist w/ Raekwon and the opening track via Lagos! Take a listen.

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KCRW PLAYLIST | 14 JAN 2013

Monday night’s session felt very chill. Nothing hard nothing loud but rather the perfect way to end a crazy day for me. Couple of stand out cuts from Made In Heights, Alchemist w/ Raekwon and the opening track via Lagos! Take a listen.

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IN CONVERSATION – ELYN KAZARIAN

This week’s guest is a prime example of someone who reaches out and in exchange gets her shine. We exchanged a bit on social media and then one day I found out one of my favorite design magazines featured her work! Meet Elyn Kazarian!

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IN CONVERSATION – ELYN KAZARIAN

This week’s guest is a prime example of someone who reaches out and in exchange gets her shine. We exchanged a bit on social media and then one day I found out one of my favorite design magazines featured her work! Meet Elyn Kazarian!

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DISTANT LIGHT

High School student Jake Olshan sent me some gear. I was really moved by his message but most importantly that this is a High School student pursuing his passion at an early age. I am 35 and I’m still trying to put the pieces of the puzzle together!

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DISTANT LIGHT

High School student Jake Olshan sent me some gear. I was really moved by his message but most importantly that this is a High School student pursuing his passion at an early age. I am 35 and I’m still trying to put the pieces of the puzzle together!

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FIRST FRIDAYS RECAP | 10 JAN 2013

Wheew! Still sore in bed after last night’s amazing kick off of the amazing 2014 season of First Fridays at The Natural History Museum! Big thanks to Mr Soul Sonic Force Jeremy Sole for rocking the decks! Also Conway and Youngblood Hawke for rocking the stage! Peep the pics!

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FIRST FRIDAYS RECAP | 10 JAN 2013

Wheew! Still sore in bed after last night’s amazing kick off of the amazing 2014 season of First Fridays at The Natural History Museum! Big thanks to Mr Soul Sonic Force Jeremy Sole for rocking the decks! Also Conway and Youngblood Hawke for rocking the stage! Peep the pics!

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NUJABES COVERED BY 2ND GRADERS

The late Nujabes is easily one of the masters of creating sounds and moods in the spirit of rap beats. He was able to create soundtrack aesthetics with boom-bap beat production that was unmatched. Due to a car accident a few years back the producer was taken from us at an early age. I saw this clip today and man was moved!

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NUJABES COVERED BY 2ND GRADERS

The late Nujabes is easily one of the masters of creating sounds and moods in the spirit of rap beats. He was able to create soundtrack aesthetics with boom-bap beat production that was unmatched. Due to a car accident a few years back the producer was taken from us at an early age. I saw this clip today and man was moved!

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WHAT I’M DIGGING VOL 2 (THE VALA ESSENTIALS)

Here is my second installment of WHAT I’M DIGGIN, my weekly installment of trolling the blogs and sites and blending into a blog post to save you time. I’m not a fashion head (and far from it). I prefer to wake up, throw on whatever is comfy and walk the dog but I think that’s kind of the common theme here.

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WHAT I’M DIGGING VOL 2 (THE VALA ESSENTIALS)

Here is my second installment of WHAT I’M DIGGIN, my weekly installment of trolling the blogs and sites and blending into a blog post to save you time. I’m not a fashion head (and far from it). I prefer to wake up, throw on whatever is comfy and walk the dog but I think that’s kind of the common theme here.

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WHAT I’M DIGGING VOL 1 (THE VALA ESSENTIALS)

Some of personal faves at the moment. Kirkis has been getting love on my radio show for a minute now. Ratking is playing Coachella and finally on people’s radars. Sophia Chang + Ari have an amazing eye and creative process. Get hip!

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WHAT I’M DIGGING VOL 1 (THE VALA ESSENTIALS)

Some of personal faves at the moment. Kirkis has been getting love on my radio show for a minute now. Ratking is playing Coachella and finally on people’s radars. Sophia Chang + Ari have an amazing eye and creative process. Get hip!

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JONWAYNE “THE COME UP” FEAT. SCOOP DEVILLE (VIDEO)

Monday night late night favorites on KCRW team up for a great track with a most excellent video. Great to see these two team up. This beat is fire and Jon + Scoop really come with their a game on delivery! Peep.

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JONWAYNE “THE COME UP” FEAT. SCOOP DEVILLE (VIDEO)

Monday night late night favorites on KCRW team up for a great track with a most excellent video. Great to see these two team up. This beat is fire and Jon + Scoop really come with their a game on delivery! Peep.

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KCRW PLAYLIST | 7 JAN 2013

Brand new remixes from Oddisee flipping Maryam Saleh, Tall Black Guy reworks a classic, Jay Prince out of the UK proves why he is my have UK emcee, new Chance The Rapper and my current musical obsession is Made In Heights. We also dip into the official soundtrack realm with The Secret Life Of Walter Smitty which is brilliant! A new year and new energy! Big love to all the listeners who reached out on Facebook and Twitter!

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KCRW PLAYLIST | 7 JAN 2013

Brand new remixes from Oddisee flipping Maryam Saleh, Tall Black Guy reworks a classic, Jay Prince out of the UK proves why he is my have UK emcee, new Chance The Rapper and my current musical obsession is Made In Heights. We also dip into the official soundtrack realm with The Secret Life Of Walter Smitty which is brilliant! A new year and new energy! Big love to all the listeners who reached out on Facebook and Twitter!

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MADE IN HEIGHTS “MANTIS”

This is super dope! Just got hip to these kiddos over the weekend. Hailing from NYC (now in LA) and creating non busy textures into the blend. I love this! 2014 is musically off to a great start! Go grab the album!

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MADE IN HEIGHTS “MANTIS”

This is super dope! Just got hip to these kiddos over the weekend. Hailing from NYC (now in LA) and creating non busy textures into the blend. I love this! 2014 is musically off to a great start! Go grab the album!

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OSCAR KEY SUNG “ALL I COULD DO” (VIDEO)

I love the whole design and approach to this video. Melbourne singer/songwriter/producer/beatmaker and funny guy Oscar Key Sung drops a video in support to this beautiful song. I look forward to hearing more gems from this guy! But in the mean time peep the video!

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OSCAR KEY SUNG “ALL I COULD DO” (VIDEO)

I love the whole design and approach to this video. Melbourne singer/songwriter/producer/beatmaker and funny guy Oscar Key Sung drops a video in support to this beautiful song. I look forward to hearing more gems from this guy! But in the mean time peep the video!

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IN CONVERSATION – DAEDELUS

Daedelus swung through for a chat that I wish could be on a much more different circumstance. I wanted to chat for 20 plus minutes about his music, expiriences and journey as a musical craftsman behind the boards but we

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IN CONVERSATION – DAEDELUS

Daedelus swung through for a chat that I wish could be on a much more different circumstance. I wanted to chat for 20 plus minutes about his music, expiriences and journey as a musical craftsman behind the boards but we

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THE GOODS | 4 JAN 2103 RECAP

First jump off of the New Year at THE GOODS at Zanzibar! We got things moving a little early with such a great crowd. As usual yours truly going into full beast mode at 10 pm all the way till lights are up. It was nice to see some of my Saturday night crowd over on the west side! Big love to all who came out.

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THE GOODS | 4 JAN 2103 RECAP

First jump off of the New Year at THE GOODS at Zanzibar! We got things moving a little early with such a great crowd. As usual yours truly going into full beast mode at 10 pm all the way till lights are up. It was nice to see some of my Saturday night crowd over on the west side! Big love to all who came out.

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MODEMACHINE

I spotted this over at ModeMachine this morning. Not exactly sure if this product for sale but nonetheless these masks are pretty amazing! Something tells me the actual product is the attire. The masks are just a way to spice things up. Peep the site.

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I spotted this over at ModeMachine this morning. Not exactly sure if this product for sale but nonetheless these masks are pretty amazing! Something tells me the actual product is the attire. The masks are just a way to spice things up. Peep the site.

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SBTRKT “RUNAWAY”

Yesterday this track was all over my timeline. Im a little late in posting but it’s still a beautiful track that I wish would turn up on I Tunes or in my record shop. SBTRKT never fails and shared this awesome tune that clocks in a little over a minute. Can we please get another SBTRKT record in 2014!?

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SBTRKT “RUNAWAY”

Yesterday this track was all over my timeline. Im a little late in posting but it’s still a beautiful track that I wish would turn up on I Tunes or in my record shop. SBTRKT never fails and shared this awesome tune that clocks in a little over a minute. Can we please get another SBTRKT record in 2014!?

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INTERVIEW WITH MY DOG | SMEDLEY BUTLER VALA CHIOU III

My 2 year old French Bull Dog Smedley Butler Chiou swung by the studio for a quick chat regarding his acting career and rumors about his latest Hollywood fling. Smedley always drops knowledge.

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INTERVIEW WITH MY DOG | SMEDLEY BUTLER VALA CHIOU III

My 2 year old French Bull Dog Smedley Butler Chiou swung by the studio for a quick chat regarding his acting career and rumors about his latest Hollywood fling. Smedley always drops knowledge.

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THURSDAYS | LATIDO | CANA RUM BAR

Thursdays! The night I get to break out the funk, salsa, world flavor, soul and re edits at The Cana Rum Bar. Going into our second year! Cana is an exclusive member only bar but just mention my name at the door for the hook up! (Wink Wink!) Hope to see you there!

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THURSDAYS | LATIDO | CANA RUM BAR

Thursdays! The night I get to break out the funk, salsa, world flavor, soul and re edits at The Cana Rum Bar. Going into our second year! Cana is an exclusive member only bar but just mention my name at the door for the hook up! (Wink Wink!) Hope to see you there!

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THE SAYERS CLUB | SATURDAY NIGHTS

Looking back Saturdays have been super wild. In way’s I’m not sure Im at liberty to share. It’s an experience. You just have to be there to see for yourself. You know your holding down the right fort when the head honcho comes up to you and requests MC Breed, Janet Jackson or Xzibit. Hope to see you at The Sayers Club!

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THE SAYERS CLUB | SATURDAY NIGHTS

Looking back Saturdays have been super wild. In way’s I’m not sure Im at liberty to share. It’s an experience. You just have to be there to see for yourself. You know your holding down the right fort when the head honcho comes up to you and requests MC Breed, Janet Jackson or Xzibit. Hope to see you at The Sayers Club!