Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Guest sets on August 15th's Wax n' Cats: Fortune Favors, Doc Sleep, and Lavender

This weekend's Wax n' Cats is jam-packed with sweet guest sets.

++ San Francisco artist Lavender will be here, bringing his smooth, ambient live show to the studio.

++Jacktone Records boss Doc Sleep is here too. She's been one of the most frequent guests on Wax n' Cats, and as she is moving to Europe this fall, this may be her last Wax n' Cats for a while (until our kitties are fluent in German, anyway)

++Fortune Favors will also be in the studio. He's in The Bay Area for the summer, and we're excited to have him share some great records he's collected while out here

Tune in on Saturday, August 15th (2015) at our normal start time of 2pm pacific time, over here: Chew.TV/WaxnCats

And you can find the Facebook Event Page over here: https://www.facebook.com/events/926419557403570/

Saturday, July 25, 2015

DJ Lgcc in Chicago, July 30th - August 3rd

I'll be in Chicago for a string of DJ sets next week

Here's a breakdown

Thursday July 30th 
     I'll be at Sportsman's Club (948 N. Western Ave) playing downtempo and acid jazz with John Simmons. It's a free show, goes 9pm till last call

Friday July 31st
     Rockin' the WNUR airwaves on Friday night (89.3fm in Chicago, wnur.org online everywhere else)
along side hosts M50 & Ashina, and co-guest Cinchel. I'll be gettin' deep, and there will be some forthcoming dreamlogicc tunes in the mix, too! 10pm-2am

Saturday Afternoon, August 1st
     We're taking Wax n' Cats on the road! Tune in all afternoon, for our broadcast live from Chicago. Sets by Slowerson, Ashina, Gera, and Adam Rowe. Airs at Chew.tv/WaxnCats, 2pm-9pm central time

Saturday Evening August 1st
     Sake, savory treats, and chilled vinyl will be on the decks, as I join Slowerson for his monthly night at Murasaki Sake Lounge (211 E. Ontario St.), 10pm-1:30am

    ...and a few other shows in the works too. Follow me on Twitter ( @dreamlogicc ) for the latest during the trip...

    ...and here's a new dreamlogicc song :)

see you next week, Chicago!

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Chew Blog Interviews DJ Lgcc

I recently had a lil' chat with the folks over at Chew, the UK based tech startup that powers the weekly Wax n' Cats live stream.

You can check out the interview over herehttp://blog.chew.tv/post/121353129195/introducing-dj-lgcc

And the Wax n' Cats stream archives on Chew can be found over herehttp://chew.tv/waxncats

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Video: Dreamlogicc Live @ San Francisco Bike Project

In mid-May, I did a 3 hour live pa at the San Francisco Bike Project's open house party.

Here's a bit of video/camera audio from the set, 16 minutes of bass & drum machine groovin', shot on May 14th 2015 in San Francisco

Thursday, May 28, 2015

DJ Lgcc Mix For Greta Cottage Workshop

I recently had a set air on Greta Cottage Workshop Radio. You can now stream it, via their excellent Soundcloud page:


Mostly vinyl, a few cds, a few cassettes, mixed over the course of two hours for Greta Cottage Workshop Radio, May 2015

Ray Lynch - Tiny Geometries
Ant'lrd - Get All Feeble
RD - Nuit pt. 4
Black To Comm - Mirror
Dreamlogicc - Footloose and Fancy Free
Agents Del Futuro - Eldmessa In Situ
Angels In America - Follow Me Out
Radian - Nahfeld
Nobukazu Takemura - Cog Wheel
Herzel & Genoveva - The Action Of Staying
Laurel Halo - Sex Mission
Atelieia & Benjamin Curtis - Baghdad Batterie
Eno - Melodic Dub
Gillette - II
Airliner Series - 12.9°c
Lena Dean - Ventral
F - Epilogue
Susumu Yokota - Cherry Blossom
Dreamlogicc - Video Drones
CJ Weaver - Alone
Virus - Not Now
Mira Calix - You Open Always
Weather Corporation - Spirit In The Machine (Original)
ASC - Aqualoop
Portal - Pulse
Steven Hess / Miles Tilmann - Heat
Deerhoof - Koneko Kitten

Friday, May 22, 2015

Some Podcasts & Broadcasts

I've done a few DJ Lgcc sets in the past months that have recently been added to Soundcloud - here's a few for your streamin' pleasure:

DJ Lgcc plays Dreamlogicc tunes for WNUR radio in Chicago

DJ Lgcc on Sketches w/ Ashina, on WNUR

DJ Lgcc for Something In Between

I also did a set a few months back that's not yet on SoundCloud, for the website NoChicago. You can stream that via their web player, over herehttp://www.nochicago.com/nochicago-003---dj-lgcc.html

And as always, Whenever a DJ Lgcc set is added to SoundCloud, I add it to the DJ Lgcc Playlist:

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Chicago Tour Recap (April 2015)

Still recovering from a stellar week of shows in Chicago. Big thanks to all the people who made the week possible, and all the people who came out and danced the nights away!

The week started off at Rodan, playing for the Chicago broken-beat staple Push Beats. Push residents opened the night with some chilled r&b, followed by increasingly groovy sets by Morbidly-O-Beats and Radius. Radius was kind enough to ramp up his bpm a bit for me towards the end of his set, before I came online with a set of weighty electro and bassy techno. Kenny Keys closed out the night with some golden-era hip hop vibes.

Push Beats resident starting the night off right

Morbidly-O-Beats bringing things up with eerie samples and killer beats

Radius hid away in a booth for his set, but the energy was undeniable, really got the crowd grooving

Kenny Keys closed out the night with timeless breakbeat hip hop vibes
My set managed to get filmed in its entirety! Here's a few minutes from early on. (more clips from that night to come soon)

I was fortunate enough to have a layover for the next 48 hours. My back and feet were quite thankful for the bit of rest (and double+ thanks to Tiger Balm patches!). I used the time to lazily walk around the neighborhood a bit, and be reminded of just how amazing Chicago is in the springtime. Managed to squeeze in a bit of digging in the bins at Groove Dis and the newly re-opened Reckless Records too :)

perfect temperatures all week kept my mood, well, perfect :)

Thursday evening I had a bit of a double header. I played live for about an hour and 40 minutes at Gramaphone Records (recorded some video, clips to come!), before heading up to WNUR radio in Evanston for a midnight DJ set on Ashina's weekly Streetbeat show. I took the time to play (rather loudly!) some of my favorite recent Gqom tunes, as well as a few original productions, and closed out my set with tracks by Chicago luminaries Garo and Lokua

Between the sets at Gramaphone and WNUR, D&B head Chris Diaz (aka Structural Damage) brought me to SmartBar, where the long-running MIA drum and bass night was just kicking off its 9-year anniversary party.

MIA drum & bass at Smartbar
Ashina recorded my WNUR set that night too, you can stream it via her soundcloud page:

Friday night found me back at Rodan, this time as DJ Lgcc, for a night of funky house and disco sounds, via resident John Simmons' monthly night. Watching John work the floor was a real treat, and the room was quite receptive to the bassy direction I took things.

John Simmons gettin' em moving

And last but not least, Podval! Saturday evening brought together many of the Podval residents for a night of heady dance music, in a way only Podval can provide. Upon those glorious speakers, M50, Slowerson, Gera, Mm!sha and myself layed down serious tuneage. I played a "For-Podval-Ears-Only" live set full of subterranean drum and bass and techno vibes, and ended up going for longer than intended, fueled by Podval's enthusiastic audience and unparalleled frequency response coursing through my veins :)

Once I'd finished my set at Podval, it was time to pack things up for the 5am flight home. Turbulence throughout the trip kept me in a zombie state, which didn't really become apparent until the final few blocks of my journey home, when the neighborhood chickens enthusiastically clucked out questions for me about how the week went, and the whoosh of passing traffic became almost musical :P I arrived home and promptly passed out for the entirety of the day, dreaming of the week's events.

All in all, a great trip to the Midwest! Great times with old friends, and met a bunch of new friends too. I'll be back in 6 months to do it again, yay verily :D

New Wax n' Cats stickers arrived while I was in town, too!