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Nothing but … magic!

Mahogani Music, the label run by Kenny Dixon Jr. aka Moodymann released this dreamy piece with gorgeous footage from a Detroit rollerdisco, featuring various tracks from the master himself, who still frequently plays in this very venue, of course armed with a microphone and his finest disco records on vinyl. You got to check out this recording – live and direct from the rollerskating jam:

Rollerball enigma and silhouetted man-on-the-mic Kenny Dixon Jr. aka Moodymann is one of the most enigmatic and charismatic figures that house music ever bred. Despite his refusal to give interviews and play the press-and-promo game, Kenny’s voice has been clearly amongst the loudest when it comes to preserving the rich heritage of Afro-American music, while fighting the music industry powers that be. Blessed with an immaculate way of sampling, he takes stems from blues and soul, and respectfully takes them onto the next level …  ()

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What You Think You Want

Somewhere on the internet I stumbled over this video. It reminds me of the funny times when we were all wearing way too big pants and listened to the newest Lloyd Banks album or whatever. While feeling really hard and ghetto, our big problem was that all the braces and pimples were kind of undermining our street credibility. The fact that we were about 1,5 meters tall also didn’t help. So we looked up to these And1 legends, which were completely killing it on the court.

This clip gives a little credit to them, featuring a bassline that feels like an evil force straight out of earth’s core, crafted to get you goosebumps.

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