ScissorMix Vol. 13: Summer Schooler

Jul 3rd, 2013 ScissorMix jz 1 min read

Do you like boom bap beats? Remixed 80s tracks? Pitch-shifted vocals? Well, you’re in luck. On the heels of Steve’s recent mix, I’ve got another installment of the ScissorMix series ready. I guess there’s something about the summertime that makes me get off my ass and finish a mix.

ScissorMix Vol. 11: Summer Break

Jul 6th, 2012 ScissorMix jz 1 min read

But better late than never, right? This mix is pretty much all hip hop, reggae, soul edits, afrofunk and other goodness that sounds great coming out of a boombox. Lots of familiar tracks in new packaging. It’s the soundtrack to the BBQ I haven’t had a chance to attend. So get out there, cook some meats, drink some beers, and pump these tunes for me.

Conspiracy of Owls

Jul 14th, 2010 Classic Rock, Indie, Psychedelic jz 1 min read

When I think of the Detroit music scene, I think of a huge amount of musical diversity: the soulful sounds of Motown, Mick Collins’ gritty garage rock with The Gories and The Dirtbombs , the brash hip hop of MCs like Eminem and Guilty Simpson, and the analog synths of the early Detroit Techno scene. One thing that doesn’t come to mind is melodic, lo-fi…

V: The Original TV Miniseries Theme (Bottin Cover)

Apr 19th, 2010 Cover, Electro, New Disco jz 2 min read

Free time has been scarce for me as of late and the amount of records I don’t have time to check out continues to grow. But there was one album that nagged the hell out of me because I knew it would be good and didn’t want to forget about it. It started with an email from Nang Records (sister label to Tirk) about From…