Site Relaunch

Halodoesntsuck Site Relaunch!


Happy Birthday America!!!

So the site has been remixed (literally just in time) and overhauled totally to make way for exciting new additions that I am sure to get slacking on updating immediately.  First thing’s first I updated all the pages content so you can get a better idea of what I have been up to in the Live Events page, see AND hear all my newest remixes and tracks in the Producer & Remixer page.  I spiffed up the Official Releases, Free Mixes and  Podcasts page as well as condensed my Broadcast Show Archive to just one handy dandy page (no more blah show archive and this show archive) with sweet title headers for easy navigation.  I changed much general aesthetic (why you gotta get all aestheticamalogical on me son?) of the site as well: new banner, fonts, background, etc.  Lastly, and this is the biggest deal, I will start posting other people’s music on my site on a regular basis along with periodic album reviews (really this time not like when I started the site and ‘said’ I would).  Please always feel free to comment on it!  I think that’s about it for the overhaul news, thanks for checking the updated site and if you have any questions or whatnot <holler.@.your.boy>, you know where I beez.

New Ish for Your Earhole…

Hear is the first installment of other cats music on my site.  This post is HUGE with something for everyone (well maybe not everyone; I don’t have country or jungle or symphonic music, but thanks for bringing it up…jerk) but, I will try to be posting 3-4 new tunes a week from now one.  Up this week is tracks from Last Child, Dirty Vegas, Justice, Co$$, Hess is More, SBTRKT and more.  Please click all the links an support these labels and artists.  Peep game fool!

Last Child – Last Child Speaks

From the Amazing ‘Humble and Low’ EP which was recorded in early 2000’s but shelved until now.  I remember to homie Haiku in Chicago playing it for me on tour about 4 years ago and being blown away by the incredibly poignant, forcful, and ultimately depressed his lyrics were.  A TRU throwback to a bygone era in Hip-Hop history (ala Funcrusher Plus, Cannibal Ox, The Lucy Ford, etc.) where dusty breaks and well penned lyrics met on the regular.  RIP Last Child.  Available @ Galapago4.com, be on the looks for the G4 edition of Subways & Sidewalks verrrrry soon!

Dirty Vegas – Little White Doves (Penguin Prison Remix)

Disco flavored remix of the track from the stellar new LP from Dirty Vegas ‘Electric Love’ out now on OM Records.

Hess Is More – Creation Keeps the Devil Away (Piano Version)

Alt version of the fantastic new track by Hess is More. Downtempo funkiness for sure, great early evening track. Single out now on Nublu.

Co$$ – Spaceman

Voted ‘Most Underrated LA Rapper’ by the LA Times, Co$$ has been making a name for himself for a while now.  Title title track from the 12″ EP is full of analytical flows over jazzy piano loops with a little twist to give it that West Coast flavor.

Justice – Civilization (Radio Edit)

The label that put this out wasn’t lying, it is a BANGER!  Gritty bass pop for your Q Zone…New album will be out later in 2011 on Ed Banger.

SBTRK – Wildfire

Jump off track from SBTRKT’s debut LP and it’s goooood!  This one has been burning up my broadcast shows since I got it in the mail.  Out now on Young Turks and you can peep SBTRKT’s site for more audio as well

Monopunk – Expo Warning (G-Dub remix)

Brand new track from stellar DJ/Producer from Scotland on Electro/Dubstep label from Amsterdam, Basserk.  Really bouncey drums with that gritty synth you know and love.   I just happened to have recently done a Podcast for the fellas as well which you can check out HERE…

Cassettes Won’t Listen – The Echoes

New track from the BK now LA Transplant homie.  Great music, plain and simple…taking that producer based indie rock to the next level.  Also check the new collective he has formed with long time friend and collaborator Bisco Smith called Daylight Curfew as well as their group called The Freeze Tag.  Be on the looks for The Freeze Tag Subways & Sidewalks coming out soon!

Lastly, I will be periodically posting videos that I am feeling or are throwbacks to my youth or whatever, it’s not going to be a regular thing just an add on to my site post every so often…This video is HILARIOUS, old skool MTV from the liquid television days (I still have the VHS compilation).  Peace to my sister Rikki (who is a really stellar photographer and blogger) who found this video in the wilderness that is YouTube.  Enjoy!

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Ruff Mix Mondays and Site Relaunch News!!!


 

HOLY C-R#P!!!  Yeah Yeah Yeah it’s been a while since I posted here; life has really been getting in the way BIGTIME, but I have also been taking this time to rethink the site and where it is going…hmmmm.  So I am going to post these couple of mixes a give you a site news update and bounce for a while.  There’s still a TON of great content on here to go through so feel free to check the other pages out, the archive, and other whatknots till I relaunch on July 4th.

HALO DOESNT SUCK SITE RELAUNCH on JULY 4TH!!!

As I mentioned before life has really be getting all up in my ass, so following the wise advice of ATCQ, I decided to work it out and will be relaunching Halodoesntsuck.com on July 4th with a ton of changes and other modifications that I think will really make the site more enjoyable for you (not that it isn’t super great as is, but you gotta grow and all that hippie wisdom nonsense).

RUFF MIX MONDAYS!!!

Here are a bunch of newer mixes I have done that are in my usual ‘hit record and see what happens’ style…

NJ TRANSIT    

I mix I did as a teaser for a Party my homies threw in NJ; hence the name.  Click the Cover or Link above to Download…

KITCHEN SINK #1  

A new live show I do every Saturday afternoon from 2-4pm (yup, PM!!!) on RWD.fm, in addition to my show there’s a slew of other great shows on there from DJs all over the world!  I would highly advise checking out the site and schedule to peep some of the great talent on that station…BIGGUP to the WabberJocky for putting it all together!!!  Click the Cover art or Link above to Download…

DJ HALO’S BEST OF DECON RECORDS

A mix I did to augment a prize pack I gave away as part of the ‘Decon Records Back Catalog Contest’ in conjunction with my Morning Show on WPKN.  It’s a tracked out zip file (yeah I got all fancy pants with this mix) that contains the tracks, all the metadata and the cover art…pretty sweeet!  Click the Cover art or Link above to Download…

Here There Be Dragons…