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IN THE MIX

Jordan Reyes - Close LP

"Making music on the synthesizer is an activity of erasure for me. I’ve been sober for over 5 years at this point, but I think a lot about addiction still, and how that impulse, habit, biochemistry has warped since I quit drinking and drugging. I frequently ask myself why did I bring myself so close to oblivion? Well, to forget the pain of being alive. I don’t feel the pain quite so constantly these days, but I do have a fixation on bringing myself to the brink of waking unconsciousness. I get there with long distance running, for instance. Running has been a constant companion in my recovery. It’s when I do my clearest thinking and my clearest unthinking. At some point, my self just seems to slip away. And that’s kind of what happens when I have my consciousness buried in my synthesizer – I’m not mentally there anymore. I’m wading waist deep in patch cords, searching and searching. At any rate, Close is about that."

CHICAGO HUSTLE

Oido Selectivo | Selective Listening

We shared the decks with Catherine Perez (aka La Gata) to mix up tropical vibes on vinyl at Punch House in Pilsen on 18 January, 2019. Currently based in Chicago, we celebrated her last set in the city as she prepares to move to Sao Paulo, Brazil. We also partied it up with our dear friend Gina Martinez to welcome another spin around the sun. "Selective Listening" is a beautiful moniker loosely translated to "Oido Selectivo" in Spanish.

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Sonorama | Mexico 1968

October 2nd of 1968 is not forgotten and for many years this wound will continue to be remain open, (((SONORAMA))) pays a sonorous tribute to all the youth who fight for a world with justice and respect for others. VIVA LA JUVENTUD !

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606 Sessions | Part 1 | June 2018

We celebrated vinyl culture and community with Discogs & Crate Diggers for an all day event at the shop. The sounds were on point all day thanks to DJ's: Alejandro Ayala (King Hippo - Q.C. Lumpen Radio) Constance Kostrevski (Boogie Munsters) Ashina Hamilton (Sovereign State) Tim Zawada (Star Creature Universal Vibrations) Jesse De La Pena (Vocalo Radio) Alejandro Zerah (Hesperian Sound Division) Tone B. Nimble (Al-Tone Edits)

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