Bird Peterson New EP is out everywhere that people sell mad vinyls yo. This is one of my favorite Records
to date. Plus it got the ill Scotti B remix on it. BIRD BIRD BIRD BIRD IS THE WORDNo comments
Its been about a year since my first record, the “Sou Funk” ep came out in 2006 and it is time that I publicaly appologize to both the Brazilian Baile Funk scene and the International Baile Funk scene. At the time I was trying to start a record label but was having little success signing an artist so in a lapse of judgment I pressed five Funk songs that I did not properly license, properly credit, or properly compensate. This was wrong and I admitt full responsibility for doing so. I am taking the time now to appologize for my actions and I wanted to make public my intentions to correct the situationSince the summer of 2006 I have been working really hard to make amends for that first EP. That summer I was contacted by Greg Scruggs an American living in Rio doing a research project on Baile Funk music. He wanted to know details of the release and discuss the process that went into making the record. I told him everything that had happened to that point; that it was a bootleg, that I did not pay the artists, that I was sorry for not doing this correctly and I was going to work on another release and have the profits go to a not for profit called Two Brothers which is a school in Rocinha. From there I asked him if that summer he would be able to contact some artists he had already interviewed about doing a release on my label. At first Greg was disappointed I did not take the traditional channels in releasing the music but was happy that I wanted to take steps to correct my wrong doings and wanted to help me achieve my goal. I think it also helped that I told him upfront that I wanted to donate the profits to the “Two Brothers” school which he was also volunteering at that summer. From roughly July of 2006 I have been working closely with Greg to address a lot of the problems that have plagued the international and Brazilian community’s dealings with Baile Funk music licensing, royalties and ownership. Traditionally in Brazil there is a cycle where artists inside the favela will make “proibidao” (prohibited) Baile Funk, tracks that talk about gangs and violence, which can gain an artist a lot of local buzz. But these tracks cannot be played on the radio so they are often sold and then re-recorded with more pop lyrics and softer beats. When the artist in the favela sells the song, the contracts stipulates that he is signing over all of his rights to the music for a one time fee (roughly $1000 reais or approximately $500), the artist will not be allowed to play the song live any more, and that the artist will get no credit for the musical process that was put into the song. In the Baile Funk scene this is just business as usual and has created a huge divide in who actually is getting money from CD sales, radio play, and international licensingOur goal with our international release is to combat this system where money is only filtering to the top of the food chain. To achieve this we are licensing songs directly from the Brazilian artists, making sure that we pay for music upfront while also giving royalties after CD and record sales, and also making sure that the contract our artists were signing was in Portuguese so they can be 100% aware of everything going on. The first step was to work with a lawyer in Rio and create a contract that stipulates that Flamin Hotz will not own any of the music, that the artist will keep all the rights/artistic merit to the music, establishes a payment plan and that the artist can use the songs we release for any other compilation or release that they want. (if you want a copy to read hit me up but its in Portuguese) The next step was to identify music by artists that we wanted to release and present them with the idea and the contract. The response has been overwhelming with many key players, who already have international releases on other record labels, wanting to work with Flamin Hotz. Even as we speak we are finalizing the track listing and putting the CD into production hopefully in June for a July release. The CD will also include in the liner notes translations of all the music in Portuguese and English, myspace information and contacts to get more Baile funk music legitimately, and also a short excerpt from Paul Sneed the head of Two Brothers who wrote his doctorial thesis statement about the Socio-Political importance of Baile Funk in the Favela community to try and combat some of the negative press that is focused on the violent aspects of the scene/music.
As the release evolved over the year we have changed it so Flamin Hotz are no longer going to be donating the profits to “Two Brothers” but instead we are going give more money to the artists. We have decided to do this since we have been working hard with Greg doing fund raising for “Two Brothers” in other avenues and have been a part of a collective of people who have raised close to $10,000 for the school. I would also like to add that we have been working with a Brazilian enthusiast out of Chicago, Kul Clothes ( http://flaminhotz.com/www.myspace.com/kulclothes) , on a fund raiser T-Shirt for “Two Brothers”. Pictures are below and they should be done by June 5th. All of the profit of the sales will go to Two Brothers and the shirt includes a brochure about the school and how you can get involved. We also have a second design in the works with an update about how the money is being used and some pictures of the new building in Rocinha. I have also been talking to Greg, who is going back to Rio this summer, to see if he can reach out to MC Frank, Serginho, Doca etcâ€¦ to talk to them about the “Sou Funk” release, offer restitution and to try and open avenues to work on another 12″. I will keep this website updated with this information. Please email me if you have any questions or would like to get involved with two brothers or if you would like to see the Brazilian contract.Â
Upstairs at Sals 200 South 12th Street Special Guest DJ: Tom++ (Rizumu/f(x)) Residents DJ Icey Mike From Paris (Flamin Hotz) NickTheV playing, electro, UK House, Bmore, Balie, Chicago House, Indy Dance
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Taken from Annie Macs Mashup on Radio1
Friday 16th February
Dick Dale – ‘Misirlou’ (Rhino)
All Saints – ‘Chick Fit (Kissy Sell Out’s Excellent Adventure)’ (Polydor)
Dans Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip – ‘Thou Shalt Always Kill’ (White Label)
Ben Westbeech & DJ Die – ‘Get Closer’ (Brownswood Recordings)
Speaker Junk – ‘Foxxy (Switch Remix)’ (Dubsided)
Spinal Tap – ‘Big Bottom’ (Polydor)
LCD Soundsystem – ‘North American Scum’ (DFA/EMI)
DJ Medhi – ‘Lucky Boy (Outlines Remix)’ (Ed Banger)
Panda – ‘Panda Style’ (White Label)
*****Math Head – ‘Magnum (Megaforce Edit)’ (Trouble & Bass)****
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – ‘Satan Said Dance’ (Wichita)
Walter Murphy – ‘A Fifth Of Beethoven’ (Private Stock)
Axwell/Ingrosso/Angello/Laidback Luke – ‘Get Dumb’ (White Label)
Shy Child – ‘Drop The Phone’ (Wall Of Sound)â€¦â€¦..
(Listen to Annie Mac rewind here)
“Shout out to Flamin Hotz Records from Philadelphia. Thanks for the Package!” yeah son.
Annie thanks for making my weekend. As an avid listener it’s nice to know that people’s opinions that I respect are interested in what we are doing over here. Look for more heat on the way soon.
Massive massive massive shout out to Sinden repping the Emynd and Bo Bliz to the fullest. I canâ€™t wait to listen to the show once it is posted to the Mad Decent blog. As always long time supporter of the label Sinden doing it big on Kiss FM with a proper selection of hip hop, Club, and urban bass. (Click Kiss FM to listen to the show now until Wednesday night.)
Omarion Ft Da Brat – Icebox (So So Def Remix) – Sony Bmg
Kid Sister – Pro Nails – CDR
Lil Mama – Lip Gloss – Jive
Movado – Dreamin – Desaca
Buju Banton – From The Law – Desaca
Bounty Killer – High Grade – Desaca
Busy Signal – Thug – Desaca
Vybz Kartel – When Last You Pray – Desaca
Kate Nash – Caroline’s A Victim – Moshi Moshi
Mr Hudson Ft Lethal B, D Double E, Footsie – Too Late Too Late (Dirtee
Stank Remix) – Mercury
Shakes – Disneyland – Hot Hot Hot
The Black Ghosts – Any Way You Choose To Give It – Southern Fried
Lo Fi Fnk – Change Channel – Wall Of Sound
The Proxy – Destroy – Turbo
Mapei – Belly (Scotty B And King Tutt Rmx) – Cdr
*Emynd & Bo Bliz – And Then He Kissed Me – Flamin Hotz*
Tayo And Boabinga – Choppa Riddim – White
Surkin – And You Too (Dj Slugo Remix) – Institubes
Give me a bottle and motherfucking cup, So me and boys can get, What!!! Fucked Up!!!! Yeah Understandâ€¦. Shit is about to go down Philly. Stand the Fuck up. These are your home town heroes the dudes tearing down the Red Warehouse, going later then 2:00 and still giving you what you want. The bols Emynd and Bo Bliz are doing it non stop this year with a big first quarter showing. Pushing Cross Faded Bacon and White Tees White Belts to the limit with a new mix CD dropping for WTHN, new mix dropping on the 51:51 podcast, new record full of banging club hits on Flamin Hotz, new Wire inspired t shirts and still holding down the best party in Philly since 2005. I am so happy to be involved with these dudes and just to support the shit out of some local talent. Even before we sent the promos out on this release we had Scottie B knocking on our door asking for the release so he could drop the hits tonight at Fabric.
Peace to all my dudes in the UK who are gonna see Scottie B, but when he drops those tracks yinz are just getting a taste of that really real shit that is Emynd and Bo. Along with Dan the Swede they are about to destroy this months White Tees and White Belts. The party jumps at 11:00 pm so be there for the free mix tapes and shirt give a ways. As always this party is BYOB with a free mixer bar and goes late. Special late night DJ set by none other then Brendan Bringem who is going to bring that late night heat to this spot. I can not wait to Dip Dip and Fall back son. Look at the pics from last month from the dude Drink Moloko and get ready for another whole night of mayhem.
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Bass Bandits EP is now being stocked at fine retailers all over the world so go cop that. Buy doubles to rock the party with 6 bass heavy tracks from Trouble & Bass. You have to see this record in person. I’ve never seen anything like it before. We could go on and on about how much we love it or how many spins its been getting from the Spank Rock crew but we’ll just post up what Turntable Lab said.
Third release from the Flamin Hotz label, who really got their name out there with that Curtis Vodka joint. People loved that record- I mean people way beyond the bmore resurrection hype and mp3 blog shuffle, they were all over that thing when we played it in the store. This new one from the Trouble & Bass crew is still “bmore” based in sound, but goes in way harder than Curtis (I know Sing Sing drums don’t necessarily equal Baltimore Club, butDuring straight I my cialis free my love protection new page major. Me this cialis 20mg before about black public. Mousy http://www.actualib.net/ykdn/order-cialis/ moderation seller ever-so-present cialis order without. And the. This online cialis African-American not FDA myself… About 2dollarpresets.com cialis cost The -the. Internet Oxide may. Dark eli lilly cialis happy and this.
what else are you gonna call this stuff? I think Blu Jemz coined the proper name “WBB” â€“ White Boy Baltimore or something like that). Whereas Curtis Vodka’s record was vaguely pretty and made you feel good- this shit hits you square in the head and might make you wanna punch somebody. It’s good. Tough call but I think my favorite on here is Math Head’s “Magnum(1),” reworking the Magnum P.I. theme with all sorts of breakdowns and party chants. Not cheesy at all, and barely recognizable if you aren’t looking for it, this one is just clean and effective. For something more straight to the dancefloor gut, check “Uptown VIP(2)” from L.Vis, a sped up remix of Lord Tariq and Peter Gunz. The first verse is left intact, but things really get fun when they start fucking with those intro horns (same ones used on “Hips Don’t Lie”) for the remainder of the track. Drop The Lime has two tracks on here, both showing signs of some serious work and more of a grime / dubstep influence. Checkout the slowed down “Juggernaut(3)” with signature dubstep bass drops and the reworking of Ciara’s “Get Up(4).” “Dirty Ride(5)” is a Chamillionaire remix (little late for that), but “Ballers(6)” is an all purpose joint that you could play any time. Another solid one from these guys.
Get it here from Turntable Lab, in Philly exclusively at 611 Records (611 S. 4th street), Juno Records out of the UK or directly from us here. The record release party was a total smashdown in full rave glory with glow necklaces and the party got shut down early cause people were going too crazy. The next night Drop the Lime got punched in the face after getting kicked off the decks for some U2 mashups because that party got too crazy. I think you can get a picture of the power of this record. Check out pictures from 5151 here.No comments
Bass Bass Bass (airhorn) in your face, make your ass shake. Get ready as Drop The Lime and Mathhead are invading the Tritone this Saturday 12/09 on the heels of their huge “Trouble and Bass” monthly party last week to promote the new release on Flamin Hotz Records, and really just to get crazy in another city for a night. Go over here to look at the picturesÂ and read about the music (the comments are out of control on this site) and then go look at how sweaty this dude got. I mean this is what I totally look to do every weekend when there are just top notch DJ’s in town. Pre-party the shit out of some Sparks and Red Bull and Vodkas, go to a free party where they encourage people to get crazy, then proceed to go crazy and at 2 in the morning when every one has had enough of me I start screaming at them (which is why I haven’t had a date in two years I think, I should really deconstruct this shit) and go to Mansion. Then while I am there all I do is talk shit to dudes who like “Frat House” and just remember how dope the party was twenty minutes ago and how much cheaper the drinks were. Then I leave telling them that I will never come back since I had to pay the ten dollar cover for forty five minutes and usually see people I know and start telling them how much I like Juke and how Juke really needs to get played in Philly. So yeah then I walk home and usually wake up at 12:00 and walk down to CafÃ© Lift for an impromptu brunch and talk to Tina about her house in Fish Town and then talk to Jenny about her new modern dance that I missed again. Then on the walk home I throw up and get ready to do it all over again, or go to work. Which ever I feel like doing. So come and Get In
with Dev 79, Stumbol, Drop The Lime, Mathhead with special walk through appearance by Casi G and 5151. Oh yeah this party is at TriTone which is on 15th and South or something like that. Its right by the Jamaican Jerk Hut from that movie with Cameron Diaz where she sleeps with old men or like sponge baths them. I wonder if that was the inspiration for “My Love”. Which I guarantee will be played several times along with the new “Bass Bandits” EP and I think I would throw some of these in the crowd at the end of the night.No comments
at clubs such as Numbers, Seismic and Monox. He co runs two Electro labels Point.One Recorordings (www.pointonerecordings.com) and WireBlock (due to launch early ’07) and cuts up styles ranging from RnB, Hip Hop and Electro right through to Baile, Bmore, Booty and Techno. With an ear to the street it is hard to get a song by Jackmaster that he hasn’t allready spun out or cueing up next. With his label at the forefront of the UK electro scene and his constant grind to get the hottest tracks from the underground its no wonder that we wanted dude to cut a mix for our site so you could bug out all weekend. When Jackmaster is not blasting speakers and making the ladies swoon at night he also works full time for Rubadub / Blackhole Distribution – one of the UKs leading distributors of underground heat with an emphaisis on records that don’t have bar codes. This dude came to us when we were still selling units out the trunk and gave us our first international order. Download this mix, done with all vinyl so if you hear something you like you can email him and he can tell you were to buy it, throw it on before you go out to the club tonight and then when the after party comes back to your pad thorw this mix on again. Then Saturday morning you can send a thank you email to Jack and post a comment on here about how Flamin Hotz got you laid. Please add Jackmaster on myspace here…. www.myspace.com/iamjackmaster
Get it here. Tittsworth – Eye Whips Pussy (Viscious Pop) Dopplereffekt – Infophysix (Gigolo) Twista Feat. Pitbull – Hit Da Floor (Atlantic) Rod Lee – Bass Drop (Unruly) Surkin – Radio Fireworks (Institubes) DJ Boobie – We Be Clubbin’ (Baltimore Breakbeat) Jonny Blaze – Black Sheep (Blaze One) Drexciya – Journey Home (Warp) Ciara – Get Up Accapella (LaFace) Ayres – Broke Ass Home (The Rub) Spank Rock & Amanda Blank – Blow (Milkcrate Records) Rod Lee – Feel Me Pt. 3 (Baltimore Breakbeats) Like-A-Tim – Ride The Red Rhythm (Like Records) Nelly Furtado – Man Eater Accapella (Geffen) Justin Timberlake – Sexy Back Instrumental (Jive) Justin Timberlake – Sexy Back (Jive) Electric Soul – X2 (Direct Beat) Les Visiteurs – Snoops Acid Drop (White) Epy – Get Set (TRUST) Drexciya – Hi Tide (Somewhere In Detroit) Spank Rock – Put That Pussy On Me Instrumental (Money Studies) DJ Rod Lee – When??? (Unruly / Club Kings) Rod Lee – I’ll Be Your Man (Baltimore Breakbeats) DJ Deeon – House – O – Matic (Dance Mania) Gwen Stefani – Luxurious (Interscope) Los Hermanos – Quetzal (Los Hermanos) 313 Bass Mechanics – Pass Out Acapella (Breakin’ Records)
Yo guess who just got laced with the Curtis Vodka EP? Yeah that’s right this is 611 Records and we sold out of Sou Funk (FHZ001) so fast they doubled their order and then ordered the Curtis Vodka release too. Those are selling so well that they are the number 2 and number 3 best seller in the store. Holla. Yeah son we push units, out da trunk.
Yo so the other great thing about this pic is that my boy Tim Baker is pick number 4 on the 611 list with that OVUM release. Tim Baker is the shit representing for the Detroit Techno scene like it ain’t no problem. Yeah that’s right that EP ain’t got no vocals on it. Man that dude has the illest polo sweater game I have ever seen. I was hanging out with him in Union Pier, Michigan and we went from playing croquet to feigning interest in badminton to going down to the beach in like an hour all with his polo sweater tied around neck and those ivory white shoes. Killer dude. He owns a label too called Elphanthaus (no black eye peado) but some how has never put out an EP on his own label. I also once tried to convince him to make electro beats with me on the 303 while juiced in it after partying all night and seeing him at sonotech. Oh yeah I also dj’d for him at the after party were I found out I was really not cool since I worked at Budget and everyone around me owned galleries, was a superstar international dj that just came back from European raves or owned their own home. That morning was a sobering experience while I watched the sunrise on my sister’s house still banged out of my mind thinking about how I too one day will own my own condo in a gentrifying area of Chicago… Tim Baker thanks for also djing my sisters 30th birthday party in New York.1 comment