Discogs Mix 73 comes in support of Discogs x Mobile Mondays! Present Gray & Justin Strauss, taking place on August 6th, 2018 at the Bowery Electric in New York City. This special edition of NYC’s premiere weekly 45-centric DJ night will feature performances by downtown legends Gray, which was founded by Jean-Michel Basquiat and Michael Holman (on this night Gray will be led by Holman and Nick Taylor), and the pilot of this month’s mix, Justin Strauss. And of course, spinning 45s all night will be the MM! crew: Operator Emz, Joseph Carvello, Natasha Diggs, Just Blaze, DJ Misbehaviour, and $MoneyMike$ along with your host Rebecca Lynn.
Very few DJs could represent the last three decades of New York nightclub history or have the iconic credentials of Justin Strauss. Beginning the age of 17, when Island Records signed his first band, Justin’s career has read like a who’s who of the music scene, on to DJing at nearly every dance club that you’d ever want travel back in time to experience. Starting at NYC’s legendary Mudd Club, he DJ’d his way through The Ritz, Limelight, Area, Tunnel, M.K., Life, Centro Fly and more, cultivating his own unique sound, and then becoming one of the most sought-after remixers and producers not just in New York, but in the world. He has worked with the a wide spectrum of artists – Depeche Mode, Sergio Mendes, Tina Turner, Jimmy Cliff, The B-52s, Luther Vandross, Malcolm McClaren, Skinny Puppy, and Goldfrapp, to name a few – and on over 200 records.
Here on Discogs Mix 73, Justin Strauss presents “An Imagined Night in NYC, 1983”.
Justin Strauss Mix Tracklist:
1. Will Powers – Adventures In Success
2. Unknown Cases – Masimbabele (Robi Insinna/Headman Rework)
3. Kza – Aneugalam
4. Pussy Mothers – Get From In Front Of Me
5. Pete Shelley – Witness The Change
6. The Younger Generation – We Rap More Mellow
7. Yaz – State Farm
8. William Onyeabor – Body And Soul (Whatever/Whatever Remix)
9. State Of Grace – Thats When We’ll Be Free
10. Moscoman – Things Forgot To Be This Way
11. Pete Herbert & Dicky Trisco - Visual
Discogs x Mobile Mondays! present Gray & Justin Strauss takes place on August 6, 2018 downstairs at the Bowery Electric in Manhattan: 27 Bowery at 2nd Street in the heart of NYC’s East Village!
Mobile Mondays! is a weekly event 45 RPM record and has quickly become New York City’s premier 45‘s vinyl night for music lovers. Every week is presented by Operator Emz, Natasha Diggs, Joey Carvello, Just Blaze, Misbehaviour, and $$$ Mike. Hosted byRebecca Lynn, MM! brings NYC’s vinyl rats together to celebrate everything from Disco toGarage, curated from the inside. For the artists and creatives who congregate, MM! is a chance to go back to the New York City they loved best; when records were events, the DJ was on the pulpit and the dance floor was epic.
It all goes down on Monday nights, 10pm at The Bowery Electric – 327 Bowery at 2nd Street in the heart of NYC’s East Village!