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jojo’s Mixtape- Sounds of Reggae: Past and Present

jojo’s Mixtape- Sounds of Reggae: Past and Present

BushwickDaily.com presents “jojo‘s Mixtape- Sounds of Reggae: Past and Present” Happy 420 folks! These selections range from roots-reggae to dancehall to hip-hop, with a quick track from the 1940’s at the beginning.  The upbeat-rocking fundamental to reggae music is a well-suited template for meditation and medication, sometimes driving, sometimes laid-back.  The use of effects and […]

jojo’s Mixtape- Drum Along!

jojo’s Mixtape- Drum Along!

jojo‘s Mixtape- Drum Along! This week’s mix contains African tracks, selected for their captivating groove and rhythm elements.  I drum along to these tracks to practice djembe, sing along, and dance around.  The key ingredient is the pulsing repetition that draws us to move or express, the patterns we hear that repeat and invite us […]

jojo’s Mixtape- SPRING CLEANING MIX

jojo’s Mixtape- SPRING CLEANING MIX

jojo‘s Mixtape- SPRING CLEANING MIX Spring is a great time to reflect and feel motivated to move forward. This week’s mix of soulful house and love tracks will keep the Spring vibes flowing. We got rid of lots of clothes too, which is like shedding skin.  Dusted every inch of the place.  Dogs are shedding their […]

jojo’s Mixtape- NYC Block Party

jojo’s Mixtape- NYC Block Party

jojo’s Mixtape- NYC Block Party Ingredients: Brooklyn, a dash of Jersey, Yonkers, and Queens. This week’s mix is a set of raw and dirty hip-hop from late 90’s to early 2000’s. These tracks are anthems in and around New York, and are best served with the windows open and the volume UP.  Some make me […]

jojo’s Mixtape- New Releases WMC 2012

jojo’s Mixtape- New Releases WMC 2012

New releases for March 2012- mixed by jojoSOUL on BushwickDaily.com. These tracks are all new releases played at the WMC.  For those who aren’t DJs and dance-heads, the Winter Music Conference is a week of focus on the best DJs and dance music on the planet.  Tons of clubs, line-ups, pool parties, panels, you name it, […]

jojo’s Mixtape- Spring into Brooklyn

jojo’s Mixtape- Spring into Brooklyn

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jojo’s HOUSE Mixtape

jojo’s HOUSE Mixtape

  This week’s mix takes me back to going record shopping for gigs, looking for new tracks to weave into an upcoming event.  Now, most record stores have closed, and buying music is done right from your laptop.  I used to drive into Manhattan on Friday nights, Sunday afternoons, and any other time there was […]

jojo’s Mixtape- Emotional Depth

jojo’s Mixtape- Emotional Depth

  This week’s mixtape is focused on Emotional Depth.  These 20 tracks are personal favorites that I’ve assembled to share a more intimate scope of my own tastes beyond the dancefloor.  I have cried, reflected, sang along, and sat alone to these tracks, and their impact grows as time goes on.  Some I have heard […]

jojo’s Mixtape: 90’s Dance

jojo’s Mixtape: 90’s Dance

This week’s mixtape is inspired by BushwickGallery‘s recent offline opening, Mushroom Universe.  When I was asked to put together 90’s music for the evening, I was truly ecstatic!  As any DJ finds, so much effort is spent gigging and spinning music for the crowd’s tastes, yet perhaps not always so favorable to one’s own palette.  Thankfully, […]