Take That by Wiley & Chew Fu on DJ GAL-VanIZed Jukebox

Tell anyone who thinks you can’t do it anymore: “Take That!” and back it up with evidence.

Tune currently not available in U.S. iTunes
—–

An iPod allows you to fit 1,000’s of songs in your pocket; whereas a Jukebox stays in one place and your selections are limited. What would you do if you only got to choose 52 songs to put on your iPod? What would the list include?

Jukebox Mary

Carol Kaye: The Famous Bass Player You’ve Never Heard of or Seen

Carol Kaye, studio musician was the bassist for famous T.V. shows and musical acts. If you listened to The Doors, Sonny and Cher, the Beach Boys, or the Monkees; if you watched shows like Hawaii Five-0, M*A*S*H, The Brady Bunch or Wonder Woman, you heard Carol Kaye’s bassline.

“The note doesn’t have sex to it, you either play it good or you don’t play it good” said Kaye. “When you hear somebody with balls playing, that’s me.”

Super Bad by James Brown on DJ GAL-VanIZed Jukebox

When you hear Super Bad and you see super bad you just can’t help but feel SUPER BAD! James Brown knows how to throw it down and this Soul Train dancer, Damita Jo Freeman is no joke. Sometimes I miss the 70’s and Soul Train.

—–

An iPod allows you to fit 1,000’s of songs in your pocket; whereas a Jukebox stays in one place and your selections are limited. What would you do if you only got to choose 52 songs to put on your iPod? What would the list include?

Jukebox Mary

Elevate This Sound by Calyx and TeeBee on DJ GAL-VanIZed Jukebox

Sometimes you just have to turn it up a notch to get the job done. Time to elevate this sound.

—–

An iPod allows you to fit 1,000’s of songs in your pocket; whereas a Jukebox stays in one place and your selections are limited. What would you do if you only got to choose 52 songs to put on your iPod? What would the list include?

Jukebox Mary

Anyway by Duck Sauce on DJ GAL-VanIZed Jukebox

The song is cool and the video is cooler. A nice combination of flashback to 70’s Soul Train mixed with the deep club beats you expect in the 2000’s.

—–

An iPod allows you to fit 1,000’s of songs in your pocket; whereas a Jukebox stays in one place and your selections are limited. What would you do if you only got to choose 52 songs to put on your iPod? What would the list include?

Jukebox Mary

Listening = Building Associations

The Master Mind principle is based on the idea that we all share one mind and as more people share a similar belief, the cultural consciousness shifts. One of the places you can hear the direct relationship of influence is music.

Most music today is inspired by music from the past. Not everyone who listens to music knows this but people who produce it usually do and they often have a reason for being influenced by a certain artist.

Stevie Wonder has been an incredible source of influence for many hip-hop and R & B artists. Today when I was at the gym the song Rocket Love (1980) came on.

Starting at about 1:21 in the song and throughout the song is a lyric “Cold Cold World”. This same lyric and sound is a song by Genius GZA released in 1996. Today when I heard Rocket Love, I also heard Cold World in my mind which made me think of how and maybe why I discovered this song to begin with.

Do people unconsciously make their current music choices based on influences from the past? Are musicians consciously or unconsciously shaping our culture with their message? Does listening to old music keep you stuck?

As a person who’s been heavily influenced by music I try to make my selections consciously and as a DJ I also have a conscious intention to build unity and a family vibe.

DJ Gal VanIZed EPIC Summer Night 2013

And yes, a group of people in a room listening to the same music, laughing and dancing at the same time is probably one of the most powerful Master Mind groups there can be. Whatever you say or play today, do it consciously, pay attention and play wisely. The words you share will undoubtedly impact the future.

One Tribe by Black Eyed Peas on DJ GAL-VanIZed Jukebox

—–

An iPod allows you to fit 1,000’s of songs in your pocket; whereas a Jukebox stays in one place and your selections are limited. What would you do if you had a 52- song limit on your iPod? What would the list include?

ap_will_me

Jukebox Mary