On Saturday June 1, 2013, “Moombahton Massive Day” was celebrated in Washington D.C. Film director Sahar Sarshar was there to document the event, discussing the party’s origin with the creators and the spirit of the movement with family and friends.
The daytime portion was held at Velvet Lounge w/ the Moombahton Massive Crew, Que Bajo, and Maracuyeah DJs. The back patio was hosted by Mama Nada and her world famous empanadas and Ecuadorian cuisine.
The night time portion was held at the 930 Club w/ DJs Nadastrom, Sabo, Tittsworth, Gent & Jawns, Kingman Fire, Heartbreak, Jay Fay, DJ Ayres, Cousin Culo, DJ Reck, Phi Unit, DeeJay Theory, Jon Kwest, and Thomas Blondet. Visuals provided by DJ Orion.
Moombahton Massive = Dave Nada, Matt Nordstrom, & Sabo.
Filmed & Directed by Sahar Sarshar.
Do Androids Dance picked up Beautiful People.
Singer Tatiana Owens and producer DJ Ayres just released Beautiful People, a cover of Barbara Tucker’s 1994 classic house anthem, updated with a UK Garage swagger, a big ol’ bassline and Tatiana’s soaring diva vocals. Now you can add your own beautiful touch to “Beautiful People” by remixing the track using any sample, any style, any way you want! The winner will receive $250 plus the opportunity to be on an official release coming out via DJ Ayres & Tittsworth’s T&A Records.
The competition is made possible by Legitmix, technology that helps remixers and the artists they sample get credited and paid. Stream & buy “Beautiful People” below and keep reading for contest rules.
COMPETITION – POWERED BY THE GOOD PEOPLE AT LEGITMIX
1) Go to www.mediafire.com/?c58akubbv8svr13 and download the acapella and stems.
2) Make a remix using any sample that can be found in iTunes. You MUST use a sample and be willing to identify it.
3) Submit your track to the “Beautiful People” Legitmix page: http:[email protected]
4) Add a photo, bio and social links to your Legitmix profile.
Deadline to enter is Dec 31, 2013. The winner will be contacted by email. Please don’t share your work until the winner has been announced.
How Legitmix works: http://legitmix.com/public/learn.aspx.
For help: [email protected]
For terms & conditions: http://legitmix.com/public/contestterms.aspx
About the artists:
Tatiana Owens is a 21 year-old Harlem-based singer, whose music has been featured on MTV, VH1 and Showtime. “Black and White,” her collaboration with Ayres’s The Rub crew and rapper Bigg Base, went to #1 on the RapNetwork Record Breakers College Chart, and her song “Pendulum” was nominated for Best Pop Song at the Hollywood Music Awards. Follow on Twitter and Like on Facebook.
DJ Ayres is your favorite DJ’s third favorite DJ. The Village Voice called DJ Ayres and DJ Eleven’s monthly Brooklyn party, The Rub, “the best party to dance sweatily to smart music.” And the New York Times called Ayres “One of New York’s best mixtape DJs.” He has shared bills with Gucci Mane, Diplo, Justice, LCD Soundsystem and The Chemical Brothers – and toured with A-Trak, Ghostface and Bun B. Ayres makes music and releases it on T&A Records with his partner Tittsworth. Follow on Twitter and Like on Facebook.
Saturday, November 30, 2013
The Bell House – 149 7th Street, Brooklyn
We’re celebrating the homie Marco Polo’s album release w/ some very special guests!
10PM-4AM, $10 before midnight, $15 after. COME EARLY!!!
New mix alert! Tons of our favorite raps!
The Rub x Adidas – Future Classics Mixtape
Unruly Records brought us four of the best songs from their 20+ years as the premier Baltimore Club label, and we worked with them to put together this huge remix compilation. It was a ton of work getting this all together. We’re really proud of this collection of remixes from sixteen of our favorite producers. Huge thanks to Scottie B and Shawn Caesar from Unruly, to all the remixers, to Dan Dubois for mastering and to Paul Noonan and Josh Ruck for artwork.
The whole comp is out now!
FACT Magazine premiered the KW Griff remix of Blunted Dummies, and interviewed DJ Ayres about Baltimore Club in 2013.
Fader posted the DJ Sliink remix of DJ Class “Tear Da Club Up”
Do Androids Dance has the DJ Ayres & XXXChange trap remix of “Tear Da Club Up” for download.
Scottie B & DJ Class appeared on Sway in The Morning – listen to the mix and interview here.
Tittsworth and I released this huge compilation on T&A Records, with help from Dave Nada, Bro Safari, Craze, LeDoom, Vamos Promo and a bunch of our favorite producers. Spin just called it Essential. And it’s free!
Download the entire compilation as a Zip at