8:00am – 9:00am
Alain Mabanckou – Interview w/ Samuel Lamontagne
Widely known as a poet and a writer Alain Mabanckou is also a music producer. He produced two albums of the band Black Bazar that were released on the world music label Lusafrica. For this session he meets with Samuel Lamontagne to talk about Congolese music, mainly about the Congolese Rumba, Soukous and Ndombolo genres. They also talk about the relation between music and poetry and the new generation of Congolese musicians in France.
Samuel Lamontagne is a French-Caribbean author. While getting a Ph.D. in ethnomusicology at UCLA, his researches focus on musical cultures and histories of the city of Los Angeles.
9:00am – 10:00am
Cole Medina – Freakmix Radio Show
Cole Medina will be bringing his classic sound to the dublab airwaves every Friday of February 9am to 10am as part of a month-long residence.
Cole Medina is internationally recognized for his entrancing dance music productions. Born and raised in Downey, CA, he played instruments and wrote music throughout his childhood. A background in jazz won him competitions, awards, and scholarships. In high school he was presented withthe Bronze Viking Award, the school district’s highest award of achievement in art. His productions are heard on dance floors all over the globe in the most respected clubs and online broadcasts. Cole’s music is a sure favorite amongst noted underground dj’s such as Dj Harvey, Prins Thomas, Todd Terje, Mark E, Juan Maclean, RubNTug, Alex From Tokyo, Foolish Felix, Ooft, and Rob Mellow, just to name a few heavy hitters. Owner of House Arrest, this unique label offers past and present releases still heavy in demand. Fromthe instant house-classic “Buffalo Bill” to a more recent sold out Bee Gees remix on American Standard, Cole continues to deliver a sultry-edgy beat. There’s no mystery as to why Cole receives strong support from dj peers and why his releases do so well…Working on his craft non-stop and forming relationships abroad, all the while remaining humble and open-minded. Cole Medina is guaranteed a successful future as he branches on his new label Licorice Delight as well as distinguished labels around the world.
10:00am – 12:00pm
Daddy Differently & Dirty Dave – Things of Life
It’s the simple things isn’t it? The little things of life. Good food, sunshine, no traffic, dark coffee, 72˚ breeze, telephone off the hook and music every Friday morning a la Daddy Differently & Dirty Dave.
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Slayron – Analogue Players Club
Slayron digs deep in to the abyss of tones, drones, dubs, clubs, riddims and rhythms, smooth grooves and deep moves. Sometimes friends joins sometimes He flys the BassShip solo…
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Mike Harding w/guest Gabie Strong – Long Wave
Long Wave: suspending time and immersing the listener in a widescreen of sound
Gabie Strong is a California artist and musician exploring spatial constructions of degeneration, drone and decay as a means to improvise new arrangements of self-reflexive meaning. Strong uses sound performance, radio broadcasting, environmental installation, photography and video as a mediums for experimentation. Current themes in her work address the use of ritual acts and fetish collecting to expose constructions of feminine being.
4:00pm – 6:00pm
Matthew McDermott – En Plein Air
Matt McDermott works his way through a diaspora of musical discoveries, sometimes plaintive, often odd and usually shuffling their way to the outskirts of the dancefloor. He’ll often have friends dropping in to tell him what they’ve seen and more importantly, heard.
6:00pm – 8:00pm
DJ Al Jackson & DJ Sacred – Explorations
DJ Al Jackson and DJ Sacred are Los Angeles based deejays/producers and founding members of the Soul Children Collective. Each month on dublab.com they present Explorations, a radio Journey of Past, Present and Future Rhythms.
8:00pm – 10:00pm
Vas Deferens Organization – Mutant Sounds Radio
The former <a href=”http://vasdeferensorganization.com/” target=”_blank”>Mutant Sounds</a> blog authors and musical collaborators of Ariel Pink, Brad Laner and Mercury Rev offer a guided and highly selective tour through outrageous audio innovations from the last 50 years of sentient music making. The show’s intention is to be many things: