Jazzy alto vocalist and world renowned DJ, Colette (OM Records, Candy Talk), is always keeping it vibrant and fresh, forever evolving. From Hollywood (her original songs have appeared in films like “Sex and the City” and “The Devil Wears Prada”) to the underground (often called “The First Lady of OM”), she’s a sexy and restless spirit on the prowl, exploring new ways to share her immense love of genuine house music. Best known for her live vocals with DJ sets and her full length artist albums HYPNOTIZED (2005) and PUSH (2007) (both out on OM) and releases from her own imprint Candy Talk Records (check out her latest single “Crush“), Colette showcases her sweet and special spin on soul, house and funk music, lighting up dancefloors …
Last week, UNIQLO’s Pop-Up in San Francisco hosted Oakland’s own Goapele to talk about music, changes in the industry and her own experience throughout the years. She was also joined by Aaron Axelson of Live 105, Stacy Horne of Noise Pop and Treasure Island Music Festival and Chris Smith of OM Records. Check out some pics from last week’s event and make sure to stay tuned to URB.com for more info on upcoming events for UNIQLO’s SF Pop-Up experience and their upcoming San Francisco Flagship store opening later this Fall 2012.
San Francisco-based musicians and industry insiders from different ends of the spectrum come together and hold an engaging talk about the Bay Area’s exciting and ever changing music scene. Panelists will share stories about their creative process, producing massive festivals, and how their music is “Making Life A Little Bit Better.”
-Goapele (R&B sensation and legendary Bay Area-based musician)
-Aaron Axelson (Indie-DJ icon and music director for Live 105)
-Stacy Horne (Producer of Noise Pop Festival and Treasure Island Music Festival)
-Chris Smith (CEO of OM Records)
Free w/ RSVP:
We are proud to announce a quick ticket giveaway to celebrate the release of Mars Today’s Re-Mix Tape. Held tonight, May 18th at the Elbo Room in San Francisco, the release features the nine-piece band of Mars Today, Skins & Needles (aka DJ Zeph and Max MacVeety of Crown City Rockers), and DJs B. Cause & A-ron. The night is celebrating the release of Mars Today’s upcoming compilation The “Re-Mixtape” featuring eleven classic tracks remixed in Mars Today’s signature style. The release will officially be released online for FREE on May 19th.
The “Re-Mixtape” is a compilation of such Remixes crafted by Mars Today and his team …
J Boogie’s “Undercover” album is in stores now via OM Reocrds!!
Today, enjoy the Egyptian Lover remix to the song “Magik” featuring Raashan Ahmad and Aima the Dreamer. The original track is on the album “Undercover” and the Egyptian Lover remix is available via digital single.
The video is an animated trip provided by Braden Wheeler who handles both art direction and animation. Design and additional animation support goes to Ben McNamara.