Archive for April, 2010

Rub Radio April 22 ’10

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Gangstarr – Above The Clouds
Common & Talib Kweli – G.O.O.D. Music
B.O.B. & Asher Roth – Fuck The Money
Ghostface, Method Man & Raekwon – Our Dreams (Ant Acid Rmx)
Fat Joe & Young Jeezy – Ha Ha (Slow Down)
Maino – Bring It Back DJ
Crookers ft. Rye Rye – Hip-Hop Changed
DJ Ayres ft. GLC – Got Me Gone (Bird Peterson rmx)
Nero – Innocence
Big K.R.I.T. – Send Me An Angel
DJ Khaled, Young Jeezy & Rick Ross – Put Your Hands Up
Donnis – Gone
Young Buck – No Excuses
Janelle Monae & Big Boi – Tightrope
Memphis Bleek – Still Ill
Nas & Damian Marley – As We Enter
Pase Rock – Nights (DJ Spider remix)
Senor Stereo – Unintentional

April 22nd, 2010Categories: DJ Mixes, Downloads

Vinyl Mondays: Bobby Konders

House Rhythems – Nervous Acid (right click “save target as”)

April 20th, 2010Categories: Downloads, Vinyl Mondays

The Rub History of Hip-Hop

The Rub History of Hip-Hop series: a different mix for each year from 1979-2009, mixed by DJ Ayres, DJ Eleven and Cosmo Baker. Downloads here.

April 15th, 2010Categories: DJ Mixes, The Rub

Vinyl Mondays: DJ Gregory

Soha (Julien Jabre & DJ Gregory) – Eve right click “Save Target As”
Versatile, Sampler, 2001 (12″)

April 12th, 2010Categories: Downloads, Vinyl Mondays


Sneaker Freaker Ayres sits down with the down-under Nike heads
The New Yorker Critic’s Notebook writes up Flashing Lights
XXL DJ Ayres Interview “Just don’t call em mash-ups”
The New York TimesHouston for Dummies encapsulates the stylistic progression from the raw early rhymes of the seminal Geto Boys to the slow-mo style that later emerged, “chopped and screwed.”
Oxford American “The hottest dj in Brooklyn is a mild-mannered whiteboy from Mississippi named Ayres Haxton, Jr.”
SpinIt’s The Motherfucking Remix CD” in “Heavy Rotation”
MTV “One of the best-kept secrets on the New York party circuit right now is DJ crew The Rub”
Village Voice Best of 2004 – “Best party in Brooklyn to dance sweatily to smart music – The Rub”
New York Press Best of 2004 – “Best party in New York City”
BPM “The best 3 man team working”
FADER “Mashups? Try essays on musical chronology and geography, ruminations on Southern hip-hop, Bill Withers and one drop reggae.”
Urb Guest reviews – DJ Ayres picks six future hip-hop classics
RE:UP “Over the years The Rub has hosted the hottest throw-down around”
Rinse “The Rub has snowballed into… well, everything!”
Spray “Derriere The Rub se cache un collectif de djs new-yorkais…”
The Wire – Hip-House 2 Review
Bedroom Rockers Photography book with large format pictures of DJs’ home setups
Vice Hip-House article
Urb Guest reviews – DJ Ayres picks six future hip-hop classics
XLR8R Guest reviews – DJ Ayres & Cosmo Baker write about their favorite Hip-House singles
Vapors “ill remixes covering everything from the Ghostbusters theme song to Eric B and Rakim”
Vapors “Hello, my name is…”
Hip-Hop Connection Hip-House review in the leading UK Hip-Hop magazine
The New York Times “DJ Ayres has quietly become one of New York’s best mixtape D.J.’s.” Interview and Mix [MP3] from The Rub
Baby Loves Disco in the New York Times (link) PDF /JPEG
DJ Ayres Interview in Swedish Paper

April 5th, 2010Categories: Press