DJ, Selector and Curator of Universal Playground SOUND, Bj Piggo, brings you fresh new diggs every month for your musical pleasures. Whether it’s music, art, lifestyle or behind the scenes, you will find new inspiration right here.
If you would like to keep up with my new discoveries, make sure to follow my Spotify playlist. I put a lot of time and effort to create a vibe that can uplift your day whenever you start. I recommend listening to it on shuffle for an even better experience.
BOSQ DJ SET & LE MELLOTRON
Bosq is a producer & DJ who’s sound is rooted in Disco & Funk heavily influenced by classic Afro-Latin music. It’s perfect match to our SOUND, it’s playful, rhytmical, sunny and creates this vibrat atmosphere of celebration. If you are trying to bring sum summer to your day, this is the perfect set.
Benjamin Woods, creating under the name Bosq, has been tirelessly exploring the intersections of Afro-Latin music with Disco, Funk, Reggae, House and Hip Hop for years. Bosq’s music has seen consistent play from the likes of Gilles Peterson & Craig Charles on the BBC, KCRW, RinseFM & countless others, while Dj’s like Kerri Chandler, Poolside, Nancy Whang, Soul Clap, Laurent Garnier & Jeremy Soul give his tunes constant rotation in clubs and at festivals.
MOODYMANN: DETROIT DUST ON MY SHOES
Kenny Dixon Jr. better known by his stage name Moodymann, is an American musician based in Detroit, Michigan. Misterious educator as i would call him. He is the owner of the record labels Mahogani Music and KDJ Records. There is no doubt of his contribution to electronic music and especialy the proffesion of a Dj. This rare insight to his life shows very important message to the world. Talking about his upcoming, black culture, music production & distribution, clubs, diggin and the essentials for good party such as perfect venue, soundsystem, equipment and lights. And to be interviewed by Gilles Peterson, you know you are up for some good insight.
Nowadays everybody just stands there and looks at the dj Its not like its Prince up there performing. That’s the f****** Dj. My attitude was, f*** me, f*** the dj, f** what im doing up here. Stop looking at me, i ain’t doing anything spectacular up here. I’m playing records. Get down, boogie, get your dance on.
ALFA MIST x YUSSEF DAYES
This is the Jaaaam. Two extraordinary musicians perfomr 4 songs in London Red Bull Studios just for your pleasure. I don’t think this can get any better. I recommend you to dive in right now and when you finnished, find more music from them. You can thank me later.
VISUAL OF THE MONTH
Daniel Cloud mostly know as a b-boy, choreograph and director from USA. His short films are perfect combination of dance expression, entertainment, creativity and love of art. After moving to L.A., Cloud got booked to two Madona’s tours, appeared in Step up 3D and co-choreographed Michale Jackson: the Immortal tour.
Now he is back with yet another fantastic video to his own song Gotta Run, announcing album to come.
I’m excited to share my latest music video “GOTTA RUN” from my album KNIGHT WALKER! Hope you enjoy and please share! This was all self funded out of passion and love and produced under my production company COLLIDOSCOPE
INSPIRING AND MOTIVATING
Mastering any physical skill takes practice. Better say good practice.
Practice is the repetition of an action with the goal of improvement, and it helps us perform with more ease, speed, and confidence. But what does practice actually do to make us better at things? Annie Bosler and Don Greene explain how practice affects the inner workings of our brains.
ALBUMS TO FOLLOW
This month i would love to point out and present 3 very interesting albums and artist your might like.
BACAO RHYTHM & STEEL BAND – THE SERPENTS MOUTH
Hailing from Hamburg, Germany, combining sounds offunk, soul and hip hop with Trinidad & Tobago local instrument called Steel Drum.
E.JONES – DEADSTOCK, VOL.3
There is not much infromation about this beatmaker, other than he is under 9th wonders Jamla Records. Neverther less this beat tape continues the tradition to give soundtrack to sneakers, by sampled soul/funk and hip hop vibes.
MASOK – THE BIGGER THE RISK
You should already know we love Tel Aviv based singer and songwrite Jenny Penkins. Masok is four-pieced band comprise of Jenny Penkin, Noam Havkin, Tal Kohavi and Omri Shani. So you are up for a treat here.