Archive for April, 2011

On this day in music history: April 30, 1983

April 30, 2011

by Jeff Harris – “Beat It” by Michael Jackson hits #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for 3 weeks. One of the last songs completed for “Thriller”, guitarist Eddie Van Halen will be brought in to record the searing solo during the last night of recording. “Beat It” will win Jackson two Grammy Awards including Record Of The Year.

Photos from PR+MJ in Hawaii

April 24, 2011

Photos by Ana Medina, Do Something Tonight
Photos by Tracy Chan, Nonstop Honolulu

by Dave Paul – Thank you everyone in Honolulu. Especially Charity, Ian, Chris, the entire Next Door staff, DJ Eskae, DJ Willie Maze, Waikiki Parc Hotel and all the good people I met in Hawaii. If you go to Honolulu you need to check out 39 Hotel in Chinatown. Chef Jamal is the bomb! Eat there and then party at NextDoor, which is next door at 43 North Hotel Street.

I went record shopping

April 15, 2011

by Dave Paul – Time has been tight and it’s been a while since I went record shopping, but I finally had a chance to feed my addiction. Peep what I picked up:

Stewart Copeland – Rumblefish soundtrack
Men Without Hats – Pop Goes The World
Big Audio Dynamite – No. 10, Upping St.
Vanity – Wild Animal
St. Paul – St. Paul
Gucci Crew II – Everybody Wants Some

Jody Watley – Beginnings
Oingo Boingo EP

12″ Singles
Hall & Oates – Say It Isn’t So
Hall & Oates – Method of Modern Love
Duran Duran – Girls On Film (night version)
Duran Duran – Planet Earth (night version)
Missing Persons – Give
TLC – No Scrubs
TLC – Creep
Janet Jackson – Pleasure Principle
Janet Jackson – Say You Do/You’ll Never Find
Jermaine Jackson – Do You Remember Me?
Salt N Pepa – Independent Remix
Gucci Crew II – Five Dollar High
Gucci Crew II – Truz ‘N’ Vogues

Girls Rule, boys drool

April 14, 2011

Friday, April 15th @ Madrone Art Bar
500 Divisadero @ Fell, San Francisco
the rockstar party starts at 9pm / $5 / 21+

DJ’s Dave Paul and Jeff Harris present their all “girl” set, spinning music only by female artists and bands fronted by women. From Madonna and Janet Jackson to Adele and The Runaways… and everyone in between. Dress as your favorite rock star and party with the girls.

Hollywood Tonight b/w Behind the Mask

April 14, 2011

by Dave Paul – Attention all MJ fans. There is a special Michael 7″ record coming out this Sat for Record Store Day. It contains Hollywood Tonight b/w Behind the Mask. I got the hook up and was able to get one today, here’s what it looks like.

Escape From The 80’s

April 7, 2011

by Dave Paul – I finally uploaded one of my old dj mixes from the late 80s. Click here to listen to the 18 minute mix.

the tradition continues

April 1, 2011

This Saturday, April 2nd, and every first Saturday of the month – The Prince and Michael Experience at Madrone Art Bar in San Francisco. SHAMON!