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Liz O. in the DJ Booth: May 28 – June 3

No Controles The Offbeat Highland Park on June 1, 2023 with DJ Scarlett Casanova, DJ Liz O. and DJ Vanish

What a week this has been! Got to finish it at Underground, playing upstairs all night for the party’s Cure Night. The crowd was amazing and I have so much to say about that night, but I also have a deadline to meet for a story, so I won’t be able to write about that just yet.

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Get This Album Now: Gorillaz “Cracker Island”

Gorillaz Cracker Island Album Cover

It’s probably pointless to write about Cracker Island, the latest album from Gorillaz, almost a month after it was released. It’s already been heavily reviewed. It’s a Billboard chart hit. If you’re into the long-running collaboration between Damon Albarn, Jamie Hewlett and a revolving cast of star musicians and producers, you probably already have Cracker Island

Still, I’m going to write a couple paragraphs about Cracker Island here just in case you missed it. After all, it is very easy for the albums you want to hear to get lost in the algorithms. 

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You Love This ’00s Indie Dance Mashup

Little Twin Stars CD booklet from 2000s
This Little Twin Stars CD booklet still holds my secret weapons from the ’00s.

One of the songs I played most in 2022 didn’t come out this year. In fact, “Drop the Numb” is an indie dance mashup that dates back to the mid-’00s. I retrieved it from my Little Twin Stars CD booklet filled with music from the heyday of Soulseek and music blogs.

I still don’t know the name of the remixer who fused together Mylo’s club hit “Drop the Pressure” with Scissor Sisters’ cover of “Comfortably Numb.” I wish I did, just so I could say thank you for this banger. 

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