Category Archives: The Listening Room

Get to know my musical taste as I get to know yours. Most of these playlists were created for fun. So enjoy them!

Valentine’s Day Mix

Some Sweetness

Whether you're proposing to your beloved on Valentine's Day, or just enjoying a night with that special someone, this mix will set the mood.

This mix is available as a playlist on YouTube and Spotify.  

Valentine's Day Mix on Spotify

Valentine's Day Mix on YouTube

She said yes!

It's never too early to book a wedding DJ!

Valentine's Day Mix Playlist

  1. John Legend - Save Room
  2. Michael Kiwanuka - Tell Me A Tale
  3. Charles Bradley - Nobody but You
  4. Corinne Bailey Rae - Put Your Records On
  5. The Jon Hay Band - Hold On
  6. Roberta Flack - Killing Me Softly With His Song
  7. dvsn - Mood
  8. Amp Fiddler - Keep Coming
  9. James Tillman - And Then
  10. The Conversation - When Will the Day Come - Scorp's Westside Mix

Wedding Prelude

What's a wedding prelude?

The wedding prelude is music that plays before the wedding ceremony starts.  Most guests arrive at a wedding 10-15 minutes before the wedding starts.  The Prelude plays in the background as people find their seats.  This music helps set the tone for the ceremony and the wedding itself.  Think of it as the overture to your wedding.   

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Shampoo

Shampoo it out!

Sometimes you need to shampoo the day out of your mind. 

Forget the stress and lose yourself in a playlist packed with deep tracks, mellow grooves, and timely messages.  

This mix is ideal for long car rides, casual get-togethers, cooking, cleaning, and dreaming.  
Best enjoyed on shuffle!

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Shampoo Playlist

Ace Of Spades - O.V. Wright
J. T. Shuffle - Magic Sam
R.S.B.D - TBG Rise And Fall Remix - Takuya Kuroda, Tall Black Guy
Stop Scrolling and Connect - Ziggy Funk
Western Playland - Holy Wave
Like a Ship - Pastor T.L. Barrett and the Youth for Christ Choir
Desert Raven - Jonathan Wilson
Hung Up On My Baby - Isaac Hayes
C'est Le Vent - Modern Cosmology, Laetitia Sadier, Mombojó
Galatea's Guitar - Gabor Szabo
Black Beauty - Manu Dibango
Small Town Talk - Bobby Charles
Blue Skies - Willie Nelson
Shooting Star - Richard In Your Mind
Summertime Thing - Chuck Prophet
Montego Slay - People Under The Stairs
Sunrise Sunset - Honeyroot
Mind Mischief - Ducktails Remix - Tame Impala
Love Vibration - Josh Rouse
Standing in the Doorway - Hiss Golden Messenger
Tèmar ledjé - Alemayehu Eshete
South Side Strut - Jerry Garcia, Howard Wales
City Music - Kevin Morby
Get It - Greenskeepers
Funshopping - Arling & Cameron & Swarte
Incident In A Greatcoat - The Cleaners From Venus
Sun City Creeps - Woods
Kids Love Moogs - The Bongolian
The Fourth Colour - King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
Gum Gum - Hailu Mergia
New World Shuffle - Nicola Conte, Gianluca Petrella, Bridgette Amofah
Zuzu - S-Tone Inc, 4Maré
Oceanus - Ben Golan
The Agenda - Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics
You Would Have to Lose Your Mind - The Barr Brothers

Yelp Elite Squad Holiday Party at Park Towne Place

It was a pleasure to be the DJ for the Philly Yelp Elite Squad Holiday party!
I enjoyed getting a chance to play a wide range of music to a receptive audience.

Here’s what the host had to say:

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Hot Sake at the Roller Disco

This mix is a soundtrack for a particular kind of night.

It starts with happy hour at the sake bar, with fine sake, like Tsukasabotan.
Then it’s back home for some old movies and reruns on TV.
After turning off the tube, it’s time to get your skates on for some roller disco.

Hot Sake at the Roller Disco Playlist

Yoshinori Sunahara – Rhodes Funky Dub (Interlude)
De La Soul – Long Island Wildin’
Toshi Kubota – Masquerade
Dragon Ash – Grateful Days
Jay and Silent Bob – Shmokin’
Morris Day & The Time – Jungle Love
Neneh Cherry – Buffalo Stance
Sammy Davis Junior – Keep Your Eye On The Sparrow
Minnie Ripperton – Inside My Love
Vaughn Mason & Company – Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll
A Tribe Called Quest – Pubic Enemy (Saturday Night Disco Mix)
Sisqo vs Michael Jackson – The Billie Jean Thong Song (DJ Z Money Remix)
Kevin Lyttle vs Souls of Mischief – Turn Me On Till Infinity (DJ Tiim Remix)
Cleptomaniacs f. Bryan Chambers – All I Do (dance mix)
Run DMC vs Jason Nevins – It’s Like That
A Tribe Called Quest vs Pimp Juice – Go Ahead In The Rain
Frankie Knuckles – The Whistle Song

It’s Like That!

The Jason Nevins remix of RUN-DMC has a great video with 90s-style breakdancing.

Spotify Playlist – Consultants of Swing

Playlist

This could be a few different mixes.
So, here's the Consultants of Swing playlist
with section headers:

Opening Credits

  • The Olympians -  Sirens of Jupiter (The Olympians)
  • Chaz Bundick Meets The Mattson 2 -  JBS (Star Stuff)
  • Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions, featuring Kurt Vile -  Let Me Get There (Until the Hunter)
  • Hardkandy -  Summer Of 95 (How Do You Do Nothing?)

Songs With Great Lyrics and Vocals

  • Craig Finn -  Preludes (Preludes)
  • Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever -  French Press (French Press)
  • LAKE -  Roger Miller (Giving and Receiving)
  • Big Thief -  Mythological Beauty (Mythological Beauty)
  • Quilt -  Passersby (Plaza)

Souled Out Grooves

  • Menahan Street Band -  Make the Road by Walking (Bargrooves Disco Heat 2)
  • The Echocentrics, featuring Tita Lima -  O Sol  (Echo Hotel)
  • Stone Foundation, featuring Bettye Lavette -  Season of Change (Season of Change)

Rinse!

  • Delicate Steve -  Tomorrow (This Is Steve)

Aggressively Textured Keyboard Sounds

  • Brian Auger's Oblivion Express, featuring Alex Ligertwood -  Straight Ahead - Live in Los Angeles (Live in Los Angeles)
  • Speedometer -  Tomahawk (Downtown Funk 74)
  • Universal Togetherness Band -  Real Thrill (Universal Togetherness Band)
  • Duct Tape -  Going Back Home (The Thirteenth Floor)

Diving Deep Into the Heart & Soul of Everything

  • David Axelrod -  The Human Abstract (Songs Of Experience)
  • The Electric Prunes -  Holy Are You (Release Of An Oath)
  • Mondo Cozmo -  Shine (Shine)

Reflections On Love

  • Andrew Ashong -  Love the Way (Andrew Ashong EP)
  • Dirty Projectors -  Little Bubble  (Little Bubble )

Strong Women Rock The Party

  • Lady Wray -  Smiling (Queen Alone)
  • Valerie June -  Shakedown (Shakedown)

Time To Chill

  • Men I Trust -  Lauren (Lauren)
  • Stro Elliot -  Drama 4 Kathy (Stro Elliot)
  • The American Dollar -  Chill Kingdom (Chill Kingdom)
  • Monster Rally -  Midnight (Pelicans)

Music For Applying Sunscreen

  • Real Estate -  Darling (Darling)
  • Teen Daze -  Cycle (Cycle)
  • Vinyl Williams -  Iguana City (Into)
  • Nels Cline -  The Bond (Lovers)

Funky Tracks

  • Jungle Fire -  Mofongo (Mofongo)
  • EMEFE -  Good Future (Good Future)
  • Thesda -  Head Trip (Spaced Out)

Sweet Disposition

  • The Temper Trap -  Sweet Disposition (Conditions)

Intermission

  • HOMESHAKE -  Every Single Thing (Every Single Thing)
  • Tenderlonious -  Song for My Father (On Flute)

Experimental Latin Grooves

  • Gilles Peterson's Havana Cultura Band -  La Rumba Experimental - Motor City Drum Ensemble Remix (La Rumba Experimental - Single)
  • Bossa 70 -  Get Out Of My Way (Shaken, Not Stirred)
  • BoomBox -  Waiting Around (Filling in the Color)

New Sounds From The Before Time

  • CRUISR -  Don't Go Alone (All Over)
  • White Denim -  A Place To Start (Corsicana Lemonade)
  • El Michels Affair, featuring Lee Fields -  Snakes (Return to the 37th Chamber)

Swedish Progressive Rock

  • Dungen -  Fredag (4)

A Peaceful Sendoff 

  • Ward - Slow Driving Man (More Rain)
  • Slowdive -  Sugar for the Pill (Sugar for the Pill)
  • Matt Karmil -  If i'm honest i miss you a little bit (++++)
  • Dr. Lonnie Smith -  Sweet Honey Wine (Gotcha)
  • Real Estate -  After The Moon (In Mind)
  • Circles Around The Sun, featuring Neal Casal -  Hallucinate A Solution (Interludes For The Dead)

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Woodcrest Sweet 16 Pool Party

Party At Poolside

👌🏼#AllCorrect at the #sweet16 #poolparty #mobileDJ

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‪#Despacito time! #PoolParty #sweet16 #MobileDJ ‬

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🌫 Undaunted by the clouds. #MobileDJ #sweet16 #PoolParty

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Relocated To The Indoors

👌🏼👌🏼👌🏼 We are #AllCorrect again! #mobiledj

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This is getting good.

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Woodcrest Sweet 16 Pool Party Playlist on Spotify

Is your Sweet 16 coming up?

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National Museum of American Jewish History (and Slightly Israeli) Cocktail Hour

Custom made for a wedding at the National Museum of American Jewish History.

Indie, rock, R&B and a little Israeli music.

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Frikadellers

What the hell are Frikadellers?

Frikadellers are pan-fried Danish meatballs. I didn’t learn about them on my trip to Denmark. I found out about them on season 20 of South Park.
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