A music blog filled with new discoveries, edits, mash-ups and general musical inspirations by DJ Glamjack, an artist and enthusiast of dance, disco, house and left field music based in Brooklyn, NY.
Monday, January 17, 2011
Body & Soul MLK Jr. Weekend
It was time again to honor the life of Martin Luther King Jr. New York City style by going to the legendary Body & Soul at Webster Hall. The party was stunning with the trio comprised of legendary Joe Clausell, Francois K and Danny Krivit manning the turntables. The music was exquisite with a blend of old school house and some classic disco. Highlights were a sublime remix presented by Joe Clausell of Eddie Grant's "Timewarp"with a harmonica/bluesy break that lifted souls on that dance floor. He actually remixed the original and added the break from "Nobody Got Time", a brilliant re-take of the same song by Timmy Regisford. Also, disco classic "Boogie Wonderland" by Earth Wind & Fire brought the house down in the tradition of B&S. Danny Krivit dropped an exciting never heard of before, cinematic instrumental epic disco song. I was also pleasantly surprised and taken by the early 00's house that was played with some forgotten yet amazing tracks making the evening memorable. One such tune was Beth Orton's emblematic "Central Reservation" elevating the song to dance classic status. So here is the Spiritual Life/Ibadan remix of "Central Reservation", an interesting live take of Eddy Grant's "Timewarp" from one of David Mancuso's loft parties plus Timmy Regisford's "Nobody Got Time" and "Earth Wind & Fire's classic "Boogie Wonderland" giving you great time capsule of the event. Enjoy!