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November 2011

The American Music Awards, created by slice-of-Americana icon Dick Clark, has a populist feel to it. Unlike the Grammys, which are awarded ostensibly for critical merit by members of the National Academy for Recording Arts and Sciences, the AMA awards are doled out based on sales, airplay, activity on social networks, and video viewing. While [...]

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Happiness is a choice.  It’s not a reflection of your wealth, popularity, looks, or how many friends ‘like’ your statuses on Facebook — it’s your state of mind and you control it. And according to DJ Kaskade, there’s always room for happiness.   Room for Happiness is one of Kaskade’s tracks on his recently released dual-album [...]

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Release Yourself.  Think about what in your life has shackled you away from having clear thoughts and a peaceful mind and release yourself from it. When you release what has been weighing your will, giving you despair, and disappointing you, you will find that a clear mind and self-respect towards a positive life is worth [...]

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I recently watched the Michael Rapaport documentary “Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest.” It documented the roots of the transcendant hip hop quartet, from their early relationships prior to Tribe, to their ascendance with groups like Jungle Brothers and De La Soul, to their height of influence, to their internal [...]

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When you wake up every morning, you have the full control of the energies that will define the rest of your day.   You have the choice to be happy for what you have been given, or upset for what you don’t possess. Laidback is a Danish group from the seventies and eighties, who brings you [...]

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For this week’s throwback, I’d like to include 3 great tracks by Italian house music producer Junior Jack.  All three of these tracks are from his album “Trust It” released in early 2004.   The third track is my personal favorite, featuring vocals by Robert Smith, from one of my favorite 80′s bands, The Cure.      [...]

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I don’t know a single person who could look back on his life and say “Yep, this is how I envisioned it would look like today.”   We are all presented with twists and turns that we didn’t welcome.  What keeps us on top is how we sway around of our roadblocks and continue along. Sway [...]

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This past week, The Hot Six had the pleasure to meet (via phone) Papa Joe Aviance . Here is the content from the interview. Check it out! Tweet

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The Hot Six’s resident DJ, MBX, has woven together this fresh new track with a trance vibe and chill beat that will still get you bobbing your head at its break points. Feedback is always welcome and invited here at the Hot Six, so let us know what you think by leaving a comment below. [...]

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