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Here’s my post NYE countdown mix that aired on 1.1.17. on KCRW. 3 hours of party nuggets.


Kanye West – Father Stretch  My Hands (G Brown Remix) 

Kaytranada – Lite Spots 
Athletixx – Panther
Missy Elliott – Pass That Dutch (Reid Stefan Remix) 
Kendrick Lamar – Alright (Dj Basic Edit)      
Dj Sloepoke – Brazilian Break
Bruno Mars  – 24 KT   
Zhu – Faded
Sister Nancy – Bam Bam (Tim How)
Chainsmokers – Closer (Pickster Remix)
Alunageorge – Im In Control 
Goldlink – Fall In Love
Modjo  – Lady (Mayfair Mafia Remix) 
Snakehips – All My Friends (Feat. Chance The Rapperand Tinashe)
Justice – Safe And Sound
Whitney Houston – Fine (Marquis and Fab Remix)
D.R.A.M – Outta Sight
Blood Orange – Best To You
Prince – Controversy (Late Night Tuff Guy Edit)
BloodFire – Work (Dj Day Edit)
Sound Factory – Good Time
Vic Mensa – Down On MY Luck 
Graves – Where We From
Radiohead – Everything In It’s Right Place (TensnakeRemix) 
Duke Dumont – Street Walker
Loose Ends – Is It All Over My Face (Flaunt Edwards Edit)
Stevie Wonder – Don’t You Worry Bout A Thing (Stevie 1der Remix) 
Nist x Elijah Collins – Love’s Down
Rich MEdina – Scorpio In Love
Anderson Park – Am I Wrong?
The Jacksons – Blame It on The Boogie (Remix)
Dr. Packer x De La Soul – Me, Myself and I
Dj Catalyst – Everybody
The Avalanches – Subways
The Avalanches – Because I’m Me 
Billy squire – Big Beat
Lucy Pearl -x The Beegees – Dance Tonight
Flume x Disclosure – You and Me (Disclosure Remix)
Skrillex and Diplo – To U 
Kiiara – Gold (Clinton Sparks Remix)
Chris Brown – Yo (Excuse Me Miss) SMILE REMIX
Machinedrum – Do It For You (Feat. DAWN)  
Mura Masa – Love Sick (Four Set Remix) 
The Beatles – Come Together (Daniel Crawford Remix)
Blackstreet x Quantic – No Diggity
A Tribe Called Quest – We The People  
David Bowie – Fame 
Prince – Pop Life
Earth Wind and Fire – Brazilian Interlude
Vanity – Nasty Girl
Bugz In The Attic – Booty La La
MoonBoots – Off My Mind (Rogue Vogue Mix)
Munchi – Esta Noche
Lauryn Hill – Doo Wop (Mikos Remix) 
Cecilia Cruz – La Vida Es Carnival (Doc Remix)
Kurtis Blow – the breaks
Eric B and Rakim – I kNow You Got soul
Queen Latifah – Latifah’s Had It Up To Here
Roger – You Should Be Here (Jim Sharpe Remix)
Showbiz and AG – Soul Clap
Janet Jackson – If (Kaytranada Remix)
Robin S  – Show Me Love (Moombahton Remix)
Bob James – Take Me To Mardi Gras
Gang Do Tagarela – Rappers Delight (Brazilian Version)
James Brown – Sex Machine (Phoreyez Edit)   
Teena Marie – Square Biz (Kenny Dope Edit)
The Roots – Din Dada 
DBOW – Get Involved
Omar and Zed Bias – Dancing
Tortured Soul – You’re Missing Out (Danny Delux Remix)
Dj Funk – Work It 
Les Gordan – Shiho and Kyoko
Chance The Rapper – No Problem 
Frank Ocean – Nikes 
LCD Soundsystem – All My Friends 


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It was great to be back at my ole’ stomping grounds at Zanzibar for NYE. It was also great to be surrounded by old friends on the dance floor and see so many familiar faces! Human connection can really push me to step things up when behind the turntables. A big big thank you to the staff and friends. And yoooo!! Snakes? Fire Eaters? This spot was something else!

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It’s about that time of year where we say goodbye to 2014 and bring in the New Year! I’m super exited to be back home in Santa Monica for this NYE at my home away from home, Zanzibar! I can easily predict this might be the party of the year. Hope to see all my friends under one roof counting in January 1st with me!  Tix available soon!



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First things first, Happy 2014. A big thanks to the folks at Cana Rum Bar/213 Nightlife for making last night happen. My guest list was cut off and maxed out yesterday and I could not think of a more intimate setting than inside this wonderful venue that I call home on Thursday nights. If you were there then you saw my crazy 7 plus hour marathon mix that just about went into every musical direction I could think of. I wanted to snap more shots inside but the venue was so dam packed and I could not make my around. It was also great meeting lots of wonderful listeners of my radio show and podcast! Somehow when the cloud of smoke faded I found myself greeted by the morning day light sometime around 7 am. Great way to kick off 2014. Have a great year!

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Super close to NYE! I’m looking forward to celebrating it with friends, new friends and family at Cana Rum Bar in DTLA. It’s intimate, cozy but known to house some of the best parties in LA on Thursday nights! 🙂  I’m breaking out all the party jams from across the musical spectrum. Cana is a member only venue but mention my name at the door or shoot me an email so I can confirm your spor in bringing in the new year with us!  Indoor/Outdoor patio plus breakfast provided to those who can hang when the sun comes up!

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Hope to see you!!!


I dont remember much last night but I do remember my midnight mix on KCRW (you can download it here), rocking the party and making an entire room jump up and down and lastly, ending up in a Del Taco drive through at 3 am. The energy at Viceroy was off the meters!  At one point the entire room just got out of control and I saw a sea of heads and fists in the air . It was magical!  A big thank you to all the friends who came out! I got to see some of the regulars that I met at Zanzibar and Sayers. Also a big thank you to the wonderful staff at Viceroy for the amazing hospitality and personalized Tequila bottles!  I hope to never see Del Taco again but I do hope to see you all in 2013 out at the residencies!  Have a wonderful new year and lots of love to you!












It’s the 16 song/15 minute playlist as aired on KCRW this past NYE. I have had a couple of requests in my inbox for a download of the mix. Your wish is my command! If you were not with us at the Viceroy then man you missed a party! Peep the pics. But if you were at home listening to these 1/2 time gems then odds are you  probably had the cops knocking on your door telling you to turn it down!  And yes, that Rick Ross verse is heat!  Enjoy!

Jeedo – Hood Tech
Flying Lotus – Putty Boy Strut
Rick Ross – Cake Freestyle
TNGHT – Higher Ground
Digi G’Alessio – Mike Tyson
Ta-Ku – Hustle
Kenoe – Beez In The Trap (Instrumental)
Santigold – Unstoppable
The Weeknd – High For This
Machine Drum – U Don’t Survive
Camp Lo – Luchini (The Stuyvesants Remix)
Dadjes – Dadje Von O Von Non
Baur – Dum Dum
Sabo – Brooklyn Caribe
Artful Dodger – Please Don’t Turn Me On (Disclosure Remix)
Jessie Ware – No To Love (Todd Edwards Remix)

NYE is around the corner! Im stoked to be back at The Viceroy to bring in the New Year! Im hoping you might join us for what just might wake up the city of Santa Monica. Actually with this line up Im looking forward to shaking the city with fellow KCRW Dj’s Jason Bentley and Valida! 2 Rooms/Areas, good folks and an incredible venue. Info here.  All FAQ with details are here.


The Black and White Ball

Honoring 10 Years at Viceroy Santa Monica

Ring in the new year with Viceroy Santa Monica, featuring a premium hosted bar and decadent hor d’eurves from Whist’s Executive Chef Tony DiSalvo. Dance into 2013 with Los Angeles’ top DJs spinning poolside. Countdown to an exciting 2013 at the hottest New Year’s Eve celebration in Santa Monica. Purchase your ticket early. Event sells out every year. Presale tickets available until December 21, 2012.

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Jason Bentley
Jason Bentley is Music Director of NPR flagship KCRW in Santa Monica and host of their signature music program Morning Becomes Eclectic. An influential tastemaker here in Southern California and around the globe, Jason will ring in the new year at The Viceroy with a distinctive set of dance grooves and timeless favorites. Join us to celebrate the best of times with a soundtrack provided by a defining figure in the best new music and culture today.


Anthony Valadez
Los Angeles based Dee Jay Anthony Valadez has traveled the world doing what he loves most, sharing music. From Paris to London, Argentina to Panama, Shanghai to Rotterdam, Valadez has done just that on the turntables touring the world and sharing the stage with the likes of Sly StoneVan HuntLittle DragonRoy AyersTony AllenDj ShadowZap MamaBen HarperCut Chemist, Mix Master Mike, Dj Spinna, Kool Herc and and countless others.


Valida founded her first club night in LA in 2001 and was dubbed by as “one of the most important figures in L.A.’s nightlife scene” by 2006. Her worldliness is reflected in her varied music selections, a seamless blend of everything imaginable. She continues to tour the world as a DJ, including gigs in Paris, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Dubai, Tokyo, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Barbados, and her native Bosnia.