Although not a band in a traditional sense of the word, this record was created by a rotating ensemble of players: for a brief moment, musicians from different backgrounds (in this iteration: Preslav, Kenny Peagler, Waajeed, Joe DeFazio and Phil Boyd) became a band and then went their separate ways. Rhodes, funk basslines, neo-soul chords […]
Had a wonderful time with Makossa in Chicago a couple of weeks ago. Here are a couple picks by @pisforprops. #MakossaCHI #KickbackSeries
Amp Fiddler’s “So Sweet” Remix 12″ for the latest on Moodymann’s Mahogani Music imprint. Masters At Work partner Louie Vega gives the Motor City original a funky, soulful Nuyorican house rework that’s sure to please. On the flip, Waajeed gives “It’s Alright” the soulful treatment, featuring Ideeyah on vocals and Duminie DePorres on guitar. Instrumental included for […]
Shango is released today on Beatport & Traxsource
For the Shango EP, producer Waajeed transitions from downbeat to upbeat on the latest release from his DIRT TECH RECK imprint with three choice cuts ranging from the millennial Blaxploitation vibes of the title track to the orgasmic, angular funk that is “Better Late Than Never” and “Winston’s Midnight Disco.” Merging the electro sounds of his native […]
Detroit legends Waajeed, Duminie Deporres and Theo Parrish collaborate for a Sound Signature release. Get your copy here.
Complex Movements present Beware of the Dandelions Flower power By Shelley Salant Inside an old car mechanic shop in northeast Detroit sits a 400-square-foot polyhedron dome. It’s the skeleton of “the pod,” the setting for Detroit artist collective Complex Movements’ multimedia project Beware of the Dandelions. Conceived by longtime Detroit-based artists and activists, this wide-ranging […]
We’re very excited to release Complex Movements “Beware of the Dandelions EP”. This EP is over six years in the making, Invincible and Waajeed with partners Carlos Garcia (L05) and Wesley Taylor together form Complex Movements. A Detroit-based art collective that explores the connections between science and social justice through multimedia. Their limited edition 6-track […]
This weekend was one for the history books. The legendary Club REX is one of the oldest and respected underground clubs in the world. This past weekend it hosted a UR night featuring a DJ set by DTR’s boss man Jeedo and UR’s Nomadico. Headlined by Timeline featuring Jon Dixon, Desean Jones and Mark Flash. […]
Exclusives galore!!! Jeedo heads to Los Angeles for Stomping Grounds Radio with host Aaron Paar. He plays a number of his own productions with a ton of unreleased material.