The stars and planets over Honolulu’s night sky will align in harmonious and groovy fashion this weekend courtesy of this audible constellation: New York City DJ-radio host Tim Sweeney. Sweeney plans to share his trademark secrets that took his Beats in Space radio show at New York University from a fledgling Tuesday morning program in 1999 to the Tri-State area’s source for new and groundbreaking music.
Fiends for the hard and edgy sounds of electronica, stop shaking, start dancing and prepare to get your fix. Dubbed as the “2 Year Anniversary of Hard Music in Hawaii,” rockets of energy, packed in dynamite-sized house and techno, will be banging in abundance, spilling into ears with the collective talents of Shin-G and Shusei providing the audible fuel.
Fifteen years of hip-hop radio is only half the story of Jimmy Taco’s longstanding contributions to Hawaii boom bap culture. While the crystal anniversary of the historic Mind Tactics Show ([jimmytaco.com]) is unprecedented, the creative output he fashioned is enough to highlight his resume–the Na Hoku nominated producer is respected a hundred times over because his passion and purpose can be summed up in four one-syllable words.
With every ounce of sound that pours through the speakers at gigs around the world, Afrojack represents the now generation of electronic dance music. The #7 ranking in this year’s DJ Mag’s Top 100 should further prove that the Dutch Grammy-winning producer phenom doesn’t take the recognition nor the responsibility lightly.
Electro house crunk. Does the sound even exist?
After debuting his exclusive recordings with Shinehead at Indigo’s this past First Friday, Vince of Positive Regime has proved once again that music from the heart always wins. Ever since his days rocking KTUH airwaves in 1993, the anti Top 40 activist has stood by his beliefs and kept his creativity and soul for dope riddims intact.
Aim for your brain to trigger your on-beat (hopefully) body rev mechanism because everyday we shuffling, Headhunterz style, Thursday night at Soho. Prepare for an overdose in hardstyle juice as the #1 hard dance DJ on the planet (#36 in DJ Mag’s Top 100 of 2010) and the hordes of representatives of Oahu’s shuffle (Trend) nation celebrate one of the surefire highlights of Hawaii EDM 2011.
To resurrect and legitimize the rock missing from 808 “party rock” is the singular purpose of DJ Lava’s music mission. With the addition of his video mixing addiction that was developed in the Islands and refined in Las Vegas, Lava’s full-throttle, throw-down, turntable tactics has proved to be a special commodity in Hawaii nightlife circles.