The Return of Giant Step’s Hudson Series

Giant Step’s biweekly DJ series at Hudson Hotel returns in 2009 on Monday, April 6th.

As New York City’s premier Monday night event for the last two years, the Hudson has consistently seen a curated roster of DJ legends and pioneering artists as wide-ranging as Louie Vega, Afrika Bambaataa, Jazzanova, Bobbito and Danny Krivit, playing styles from soulful house, Latin, hip hop, jazz, funk and more. Mark your calendars now for quality music and dancing at Hudson to come.

RSVP for the first Hudson on Monday, 4/6 here.

New Soil & ‘Pimp’ Sessions Download

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Download MP3 here

“SATSURIKU Rejects” is a piano-laden, horn-heavy track with a drum and bass back beat and soft female vocals placed second stage. If you are familiar with earlier tracks from PLANET PIMP, (Storm, Fantastic Planet), you’ll recognize this as a groovier and more soulful departure from their usual organized artful chaos.

Giant Step’s Resident 41: Soulwax, Jesse Boykins III, Dr. Dre

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Posted by Mawuse Ziegbe

I’ve always said that getting involved with friends is a no-no but recently I thrust my hand in the fire – and got burnt the hell up. There were red flags from jump: Brooklyn-based artist/actor/ “creative entity” (whatever), vegan (which to an African woman means starvation) attractive, tight-pants-wearing Black man (so he’s already hooked up with half of Fort Greene). As friends, we would giggle at parties and talk shit about people. With that kind of spiritual connection how could we lose? Well, now I’m out of a partner in bitchiness and I’ve added a name to my “please God don’t let me run into this yokel” list.

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