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by SirScratchAlot
Tue Aug 12, 2003 3:46 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Theme Battles
Replies: 9
Views: 4850

Theme Battles

A good fun theme for a DJ battle is Kansas City VS New York, ofcourse you kinda have to use loose rules in deciding which Bands to call from where. Mike Falty and Myself did this in Herrang, and we made a production about it. We had the two DJ stations up on stage and we made an entrance like Boxers...
by SirScratchAlot
Tue Aug 12, 2003 3:30 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: danceable Louis Armstrong
Replies: 49
Views: 11379

any of the Hot five and seven recordings....
by SirScratchAlot
Mon Jul 14, 2003 9:49 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Last 10?
Replies: 160
Views: 35442

Count Basie - King of Swing - almost all tracks danceable Hrm, I'm going to have to go back and give this another listen. My recollection is that most of the tracks were slow, and almost lazy. Haven't played a song from it at a dance. I'll relisten to it tonight as a I do some chores. Yea , althoug...
by SirScratchAlot
Mon Jul 14, 2003 9:42 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Songs that swing hard, but bomb on the dance floor??
Replies: 5
Views: 2515

GuruReuben wrote:I play that exact same song for the very reason you're frustrated with it.
Yea, you do! that song is great...
by SirScratchAlot
Sat Jul 12, 2003 5:42 am
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: July 4th – Lindy Summit DJ Stew: Rules of Engagement
Replies: 32
Views: 12876

Yeah man! We can't wait for you to get down here! The more You DJ the better! I seriously hope Seattle doesn;t go to shit...but I'm sure you left it in good hands.

You at the groove? LOL!!!! Just play 1930's groove.....HAHAHA
by SirScratchAlot
Sat Jul 12, 2003 5:36 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: If you could bring only ONE Ellington CD...
Replies: 32
Views: 7559

the early years no doubt.....it has everything Id ever want to dance to, from Blues to mid tempos , to a couple hot ones...

This would Probably be my desert island selection as well.
by SirScratchAlot
Sat Jul 12, 2003 5:35 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: How well do you know your collection?
Replies: 27
Views: 8328

I normally DJ without ear-phone. When I buy a new CD I listen to it several times picking out the best songs for dancing. I then keep my own notes on each of those songs. Outside of those selected songs it is unlikely I would be able to recognize the song if someone else plays it. A few CD's really...
by SirScratchAlot
Sat Jul 12, 2003 5:29 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Horace Henderson
Replies: 7
Views: 3689

AlekseyKosygin wrote:Peter...that song is the shit, Viola Jefferson rocks...anyone else hear of her or have her stuff?
I've searched and I don;t beleive that she recorded anything else.....

hey what do ya think of the lyrics of that song??? LOL....groove dancing sure aint the same as it was is it...?LOL
by SirScratchAlot
Thu Jul 10, 2003 3:52 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Horace Henderson
Replies: 7
Views: 3689

I really like the song "Oh boy I'm in the groove" 1940 it's about 220 bpm ....
by SirScratchAlot
Thu Jul 10, 2003 3:50 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: How well do you know your collection?
Replies: 27
Views: 8328

yedancer wrote:I don't know my CD's half as well as I should. However, I was able to DJ at the Lindy Summit without headphones (and I only keep liner notes on about 1 out of every 10 or 15 CDs.)
and if I may say you did an awesome Job!!!
by SirScratchAlot
Thu Jul 10, 2003 3:49 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: How well do you know your collection?
Replies: 27
Views: 8328

I know my collection pretty good. and even though it's big, it's very limited as to what I collect and enjoy to collect.

It's not vital to memorize your collection at all, all you have to do is label the bpms and then play away...LOL
by SirScratchAlot
Mon Jul 07, 2003 7:47 pm
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: July 4th – Lindy Summit DJ Stew: Rules of Engagement
Replies: 32
Views: 12876

make sure the applause meter is suspended over the crowd, otherwise i could like lean into it and SCREAM into it and my yell would be about 10,000 times louder than anybody else in the room because of the inverse square law. It was pretty and pretty even down the line, everybody screamed for eveyon...
by SirScratchAlot
Sat Jul 05, 2003 7:54 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Clyde McCoy
Replies: 4
Views: 2303

Clyde's band is some what Like Larry Clints orchestra...and that is that Kinda square overall sound, however with a tight ensemble. The Band became famous partly because it followed Goodman into the Paramount. I don;t have any recordings of his Piccalo Trumpet work but thats was he was famous for, n...
by SirScratchAlot
Sat Jul 05, 2003 7:40 am
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: July 4th – Lindy Summit DJ Stew: Rules of Engagement
Replies: 32
Views: 12876

Cool format - but how are you gonna keep the audience aware of who is playing what? people lose track really easily, seems like you'd need to almost use a mic and announce at the end of a song who played it. haha, or have a PA on each side of the room.. It was acually pretty obvious who plays what,...
by SirScratchAlot
Thu Jul 03, 2003 1:55 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Django Reinhardt
Replies: 70
Views: 13406

main_stem wrote:
SirScratchAlot wrote: date and time has nothing to do with being good....when will you ever learn that? :shock:
I used to be one of those clones who thought anything before hi fi was crap

-K
well thats Better then the Clone DJ today who thinks slow Groove music will keep Lindy Hop alive... :lol: :lol: :lol: