Thursday, June 30, 2011

EVENT: West Town Block Party - July 9th CHICAGO

Saturday, July 9th, 2011 is the First Annual West Town Block Party, happening on the block of Huron St. from Armour to Bishop from 2:00pm to 10:00pm! This free community event features Live Performances by Perfect Kiss (Chicago New Wave), Tomorrow Kings (Live Hip Hop), The Roots Rockers Club (Reggae), & more, plus over 14 local Chicago DJs including Avi Sic, Mr.Bobby, Spencer4hire, DJ Demchuk, & many, many more. Over 20 Live Artists and vendors, including free contributions from West Town area merchants like Gaudi Cafe, De Pasada, & Monica's, Branch 27, Hot Temper Hot Sauce & more. Photobooth courtesy of Glitter Guts! This is a free event that all neighbors in Chicago are welcome to attend... Get the full lineup on the event here: WEST TOWN BLOCK PARTY - JULY 9th, including info on both Official After Parties! If you're interested in helping with donations for food, equipment, or supplies, please send an email to!

DOWNLOAD: Stranger Day - Bar Stool Bounce EP

North Carolina's Stranger Day just released his new EP "Bar Stool Bounce" featuring 7 new tracks production by DJA, Emynd, & Mike Golden. You can download the full EP FREE here: Stranger Day - Bar Stool Bounce EP
Bar Stool Bounce by Stranger Day
...and if you haven't seen the video for Not Playin' (prod. by Emynd) check it out...its now playing on MTVU..

EVENT: BOOTY CABOOSE 7 // July 13th, 2011 at Red Line Tap CHICAGO

The Booty Caboose returns to Red Line Tap (7006 N. Glenwood Ave.) Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 with DJ sets from DJ Limbs, Demchuk, Auecs, & The Ruckus! There's no cover & $1 beers at this 21+ party...Red Line Tap actually just won Best Bar For Drinking On Pocket Change by The Chicago Reader! Check out the full details on Booty Caboose 7 here: BOOTY CABOOSE 7 FB EVENT PAGE
and if you haven't already, go friend the FB page for O.G. The Cat pres. Booty Caboose for updates, downloads, and events!

EVENT: Ahoy! Pirate Life Wednesdays at VFW // 7.6.11 w/ DJ Demchuk

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 at Chicago's West Town VFW, located at 1000 N. Milwaukee Ave. 2nd Fl., is Ahoy! Pirate Life Wednedays at VFW featuring a Live Performance by the ska band RUN & PUNCH, plus DJ sets by DJ Green Slime w/ Ill Nye The Science Guy, SevenFootEight, & DJ Demchuk. This is a 21+ event and there is a $3 cover... Get full details on the event here: Ahoy! Pirate Life Wednedays at VFW

VIDEO: Blah Blah Blah - Why Am I The Only One Laughing OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO

Chicago Locals Blah Blah Blah have become one of my favorite bands over the last few years...From their beginnings at Quennect 4's open mic nights, to loft parties at the Private I (Sugar Free Kool Aide), to festivals & concerts on the main stage, Blah Blah Blah has come a long way and with their latest work and recent performance for JBTV, I think they'll be the next indie rock band you'll be downloading the catalog of...Check out their new Official Music Video for the single, "Why Am I The Only One Laughing"

Blah Blah Blah - Why Am I The Only One Laughing - Official Music Video from MAJOR K: Kasia Koniar on Vimeo.

Friday, June 17, 2011

Friday, June 10, 2011

DOWNLOAD: Lyrical Narcotix Vol. 2 (1999) - DJ Demchuk

Back in high school I was suspended for stuffing every locker in my school with this flier for my second Hip Hop mix tape, Lyrical Narcotix Volume 2, "an exploration in Hip Hop & Turntablism," using only my cassette recorder and the pause button... I've been listening to it a lot lately since I've acquired an old school boombox from a yard sale and I want you to enjoy the mix that started me on a journey to where I am now...

DOWNLOAD: Lyrical Narcotix Vol. 2 - DJ Demchuk SIDE A

1. Intro
2.Common - 1999 (feat. Sadat X)
3. Gangstarr - Work
4. Bamboo - Not The Ones To Sleep
5. Bamboo - From The Get Up
6. Xecutioners - Turntable Exhibition
7. Black Moon - The Onslaught
8. DJ Honda - On The Mic
9. Nas - Nas Is Like
10. Nas & Wu-Tang Clan - Freestyle
11. La The Darkman - Now Y
12. Big Daddy Kane - Macula's Theory
13. Everlast - Men In Blue
14. Xecutioners - Turntablists Anthem

DOWNLOAD: Lyrical Narcotix Vol. 2 (1999) - DJ Demchuk SIDE B

1. Boogie Down Productions - Still #1 (w/ Eminem intro)
2. Lord Finese - Return Of The Funky Man
3. Leaders Of The New School - Case Of The PTA
4. A Tribe Called Quest - Scenario
5. JVC Force - Strong Island
6. De La Soul - Big Brother Beat
7. DJ Rectangle - Turntable Terror
8. The Roots - Double Trouble
9. Blackstar - Definition
10. Blackstar - Re:Definition
11. Artifacts - Scratch break
12. Company Flow - Scratch break

Thursday, June 2, 2011


The Grind returns to Subterranean (2011 W. North Ave.) Saturday, June 18th, 2011 featuring a Live Performance by VYLE, 1/2 of AUBURN with producer Eliot Lipp. Also droppin' the hottest in Chicago Hip Hop, House, & Juke are resident DJs British Knights, All The Way Kay, Select Inverse, and DJ Demchuk. The Grind runs from 9pm to 3am at this 21+ venue and there is no cover before 12am with RSVP on this site - THE GRIND // JUNE 18th, 2011 at SUBTERRANEAN - FULL INFO

EVENT: BITCHSLAPPED Kill Pop Night - Friday, June 10th, 2011 CHICAGO

World Of Source presents BITCHSLAPPED Kill Pop Night, Friday June 10th featuring Kill Pop Records Founder - Eli Smith (LA, Kill Pop) & Trash Yourself (John Bourke & Heidi Cannon) out of Oklahoma. Also on main stage, second headliner's Danny Livewire, DJ Demchuk, and Inglorious Bastards. The undisclosed venue features Lower Lever DJ sets by [Esc]cape, Mega Mike, and many more. Get full details on this 18+ event here: BITCHSLAPPED KILL POP NIGHT - FULL INFO

VIDEO: Major Lazer Live at Reckless Records 2010

So my boy Gabe just linked me to this video of Diplo gettin' down on a Major Lazer set summer in Chicago at Reckless Records in Wicker Park. Great set, my boy Select Inverse does a lil' skateboarding, and your's truly has a nice cameo...enjoy!