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by yedancer
Tue Jul 27, 2004 5:27 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Laptop DJ's - tools to keep files in sync?
Replies: 5
Views: 2280

Just make sure not to lose the drive.
by yedancer
Tue Jun 29, 2004 12:02 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: PCDJ
Replies: 6
Views: 3108

Yes, PCDJ Red it was. It actually isn't as horrible as I thought, just not as good as I wish it was. I was using it for a graduation party (not a swing dance) so I was actually mixing songs. It had a very frustrating time getting all of my music loaded in. One particularly frustrating thing that hap...
by yedancer
Sat Jun 26, 2004 5:12 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: PCDJ
Replies: 6
Views: 3108

PCDJ

Anyone else use this for Laptop DJing? I just got it and tried it out for the first time, and am not too impressed. It was not very user friendly, and made it very easy for me to make bad mistakes while DJing.
by yedancer
Wed Jun 16, 2004 4:07 pm
Forum: Other Music
Topic: Ska for Swing (241)
Replies: 14
Views: 7065

I can't picture swinging to Reel Big Fish's "She's Got A Girlfriend Now". The rhythm is some cross between traditional ska and modern rock, but not quite that driving beat that many modern ska bands use that often makes their songs sound "swinging" - similar to the rhythm used by many neoswing band...
by yedancer
Wed Jun 16, 2004 9:28 am
Forum: Other Music
Topic: Ska for Swing (241)
Replies: 14
Views: 7065

I've always wanted to play "She Has a Girlfriend Now" by Reel Big Fish, but I never had. Not truly ska, but still...
by yedancer
Wed Jun 16, 2004 9:27 am
Forum: DJ Skillz
Topic: Tha value of a DJ's time
Replies: 89
Views: 23584

Greg Avakian wrote:I'm dissing EVERYONE at McDonalds. IMO, "Going out for dinner" is to eating at McD's as "Drinking beer" is to Bud or Miller.
HAHA! A man after my own heart!
by yedancer
Fri Jun 04, 2004 2:34 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Post Groove songs, is your city de-groovifying?
Replies: 5
Views: 1781

Jivin With Jarvis' - Lionel Hampton
by yedancer
Tue May 25, 2004 2:49 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham and the Sweet Baby Blues Band
Replies: 3
Views: 1311

I'm pretty sure they teach at SDSU. They perform every once in a while, although I'm not too in tune with the blues scene.
by yedancer
Fri May 21, 2004 9:11 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Rhythm
Replies: 38
Views: 7352

I've seen the movie, and it is possibly one of the most amazing films I've ever seen. The acting is top-notch and Oscar-worthy, and the dancing rivals Hellzapoppin'.
by yedancer
Tue May 18, 2004 7:04 am
Forum: DJ Skillz
Topic: Legitimately Owned Music and DJing
Replies: 54
Views: 18323

I do get a little irritated at DJs who got all their stuff off of Kazaa or something. It sort of cheapens my very expensive collection of CDs.
by yedancer
Wed May 12, 2004 9:44 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: how does a largely white audience effect the music?
Replies: 33
Views: 6154

What inevitably happens though is that when whitey gets his hands on it, it starts sucking.
by yedancer
Thu Apr 29, 2004 9:00 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Sidney Bechet
Replies: 73
Views: 20465

Wait a second. Bechet is Bebop? I guess you must be talking about his later recordings or something.
by yedancer
Wed Apr 28, 2004 10:50 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Slim Gaillard
Replies: 46
Views: 10162

Okay, so I've heard his name pronounced at least 3 different ways. What is the "correct" way to pronounce "Gaillard?"
by yedancer
Tue Apr 27, 2004 5:08 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Eddie Reed: Will You Spin Him Nowadays?
Replies: 26
Views: 10647

It's different when the person in question is very well known, especially in a certain area.
by yedancer
Mon Apr 26, 2004 2:47 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Eddie Reed: Will You Spin Him Nowadays?
Replies: 26
Views: 10647

My only concern would be offending someone by playing it.