Monday, September 27, 2010

Exclusive: DJ White Mike's 'Lights and Sounds' Mix

Posted By on Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 2:37 PM

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San Francisco's DJ White Mike is the man behind this 40-minute mixtape of club-ready sonics, which he calls Lights and Sounds. We've certainly featured Mike and his Get Loose! shindig before, but this upbeat DJ set is something a tad different from the mixmaster's usual fare. Yes, it's still party music, but instead of the old-school hip-hop and pop tunes that the DJ and his club night often sport, this mix leans heavy on the sounds of the indie-dance set.

Bombastic soundsystem wreckers like Rusko, Major Lazer, A-Trak, and Fake Blood hold down a large part of Lights and Sounds, while some club-rap tunes courtesy of Lil Wayne, Big Boi, Kanye West, and Ludacris make up the rest of the selections. This mixtape has one single purpose: to make you move by any force necessary. And it does so with incessant dance beats, tweaked vocal deliveries, and an arsenal of hyped-up party sounds. You can download and stream DJ White Mike's Lights and Sounds below before his next Get Loose! party jumps off this Saturday, October 2, at Beauty Bar. 

1. Friendly Fires, Aeroplane & Flight Facilities - I Crave Paris
2. Chromeo - Don't Turn the Lights On (Christian Martin remix)
3. Hyper Crush & Diplo - Ayo
4. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Heads Will Roll (A-Trak Remix)
5. The Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Erol Alkan Re-Edit)
6. Swedish House Mafia - One (Greg J Lollipop Mash)
7. Donnis - Shawwty
8. DJ Khaled feat. Ludacris - All I Do is Win (Benja Styles remix)
9. La Roux - Bulletproof (Benja Styles remix)
10. Major Lazer - Pon Di Floor (Max Methods remix)
11. Outkast - Rosa Parks (Prince Klassen remix)
12. Duck Sauce - Barbara Streisand (Manila Killa edit)
13. Tom Deluxx - Mat the Alien Moombahton edit)
14. Fake Blood - I Think I Like It (JayCeeOh edit)
15. Big Boi - Shutterbugg (Jack Beats remix)
16. Rusko - Hold On (Tom Stephan remix)
17. Grand Theft - The Power
18. Kanye West featuring Jay Z - Power Remix

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