Massive Ups to Chocolate Nation!!
Its been a couple of months since the last post, and we've been gigging a plenty!
With this post we inaugurate our short video series entitled "Late Night Tables Talk" w/ DJBC"we shot on a special day last month...Broadcasting from our creative home base and studio, Feelings, we hope you enjoy this first installment :) (note to self--add light for the next installment, although enjoy the "mood"here)
Thursday 10.23.2014 @ DELILAHS 9:00 PM START--Returning to the original punk hot spot we will be spinning another eclectic set featuring new releases from Sunn O)))+Scott Walker, Peaking Lights, Reivers, The Obliterations, Single Mothers, Sleaford Mods, No Seattle Comp, and many others, known and obscure, from the depths of the Hi-Life Sound System Library. In addition, our selections for the "Silent Cinema" screens (which play throughout the night) include Planet Earth, Clash-Westway to the World, and Musical Brotherhoods from the Trans-Siberian Highway.
Saturday 10.25.2014 @ HEALTH TRACK (Glen Ellyn) 9:00am-12:00--3rd times a charm for the gym bunnies…we set up smack in the middle of the free weight section on the 2nd floor, and roll out classics from the past and present, veering from Top 40 (!) to old motown, disco, and hip hop. Come get your groovy sweat on!!
Saturday 10.25.2014 Private Party in Western Springs--Continuing what has become a specialty for the HLSS is our "1980's A Go-Go-Go", spinning classic and eclectic cuts from the new wave era in celebration of another 50th Birthday. The wonderful hosts of this party were guests at another event earlier this summer and danced all night! We love getting referrals!
Saturday 11.23.2014 @ HIDEOUT 12 MIDNIGHT-3:00 AM--We are extremely excited to be returning to this hallowed music room reviving and updating the "PUNKY REGGAE WAVE RAVE." Mashing up the revolutionary sounds of reggae, punk, and new wave, this is a Dance Party
for the young and oldish alike!!
Gig #35--Delilahs--another classic night with many old friends showing up for the spin! Silent Cinema included the incredible Documentary Dancing Outlaw, Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf, and Bad Brains 1982 at CBGB.
Gig #38--Backyard Party in old Naperville--incredible setting under the canopy of trees and stars--we went LATE!!! Thanks Lisa :)
Gig #39--Harvey block party in Oak Park--3rd year in a row! Big thanks to Suebaby and all who came out. 2nd year in a row for the Oak Park police and a mad dash at the end to cover the equipment from the rain…
Gig #40--50th Birthday party for friends in Oak Park…Another beautiful house and backyard, perfect weather, and a gaggle of dancing fools getting their groove on!! Thanks to Sophia and Inga :)
Keep us in mind for a HOLIDAY PARTY OR EVENT--
We have a broad library of Holiday music--Rock and Roll,
Jazz, Crooners, Ethnic, and truly Bizarre! Make your event Exceptional and a Cut Above! Great fun that only comes around once a year--We are AFFORDABLE!
Have an idea for a NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY?? Let's Talk!!
Thanks for listening, and always---