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[VIDEO] Street Skiing in Detroit

10 Dec

New video out “Tracing Skylines” by “Poor Boyz Productions”.

Amazing street skiing / jib sessions in abandoned warehouses, schools and hospitals in Detroit.  Video speaks for itself.

Credit to Hell Yeah Detroit for the link.


DEB Diner en Blanc Vancouver 2013 Photos

23 Aug

Unfortunately I couldn’t be there in person this year so I’m living vicariously through the photos.  If you missed it, you can too.  If you were there, here are some links to the best Diner en Blanc Vancouver photos for 2013.

I’ll be updating this post as more DEB photo galleries come online.

Photos from Twitter tagged with #DEBVan

Vancity Buzz – 25 Amazing Diner en Blanc 2013 Photos

The Province – Diner en Blanc Sweeps through Vancouver

The Vancouver Sun – Diner en Blanc Sets Up Next to Science World

The Glass Eye – Diner en Blanc Vancouver Photo Gallery

Maurice Li Photography – Diner en Blanc Vancouver 2013 Photo Gallery

After Dark With Rick Chung – Diner en Blanc 2013 x Secret Dinner x Science World

Short Link for sharing: 

Photo Credit: The Glass Eye

Photo Credit: The Glass Eye

Photo Credit: Maurice Li

Photo Credit: Maurice Li

Photo Credit: Maurice Li

Photo Credit: Maurice Li

[MUSIC] Benji B and his String Ensemble full mix

3 Jan

Smashing new mix to get you into 2013.

Benji B with a 16 piece string ensemble for a 52 minute mix. Recorded live at BBC Maida Vale studios.

It gets better and better as it goes along.

Here’s just the strings part in video.

Here’s the full 2 hour show on BBC Radio 1


[PICS] Diner en Blanc Vancouver – Inaugural Event Recap

31 Aug

Thank you so much to 1,200 participants in the first ever Diner en Blanc in Vancouver. You all looked great and the organizers appreciate the efforts you made to look good, prepare an excellent table and excellent food.

I look forward to hosting you again at next year’s event in another spectacular location 🙂


Here’s a recap of the event in photos.

Here’s what the Twitter is saying

From photographer Maurice Li

From photographer Jonathan Evans

From the Vancouver Sun

From Metro Vancouver Newspaper

From CTV News

From Vancity Buzz

From The Province

From Vancouver Is Awesome

From Caya

From Follow Me Foodie Blog

From Joshua Langston of The Social Life


[VIDEO] Gymkhana 5 Released: Ken Block Driver in a Ford Fiesta sponsored by DC Shoes

9 Jul

Gymkhana 1-4 were all pretty amazing.  Gymkhana 5 was just released and this time Ken Block drives through the streets of San Francisco. The rest…. just amazing driving.  Love the sideways drift jump – WTF??

Social media tip: If you want your video to go viral MAKE IT AWESOME!

YACHT 3 Canada Day Long Weekend Boat Cruise

28 Jun

This Saturday I’m hosting a boat party and you are invited! We’ll be sailing from the Plaza of Nations Dock in Vancouver and going out into English Bay.  The event will feature 4 of Vancouver’s top DJs, 3 bars and about 250 of your closest friends.

The boat leaves at 1:30pm and returns at 5pm giving you plenty of time for dinner and your other evening activities.

Expect good fun, great people and excellent music on this 3.5 hour cruise.  Group discount tickets are available.  Just click the link below.

For tickets, just call / email me or you can buy tickets online here and pick them up at the door.

(Parties are more fun with your friends. Please share this link and this video to ensure the best people attend )



Brett Domino Plays Moog Google Doodle

23 May

Today is Robert Moog’s 78 birthday and Google has made a Google doodle in his honour. What’s really cool is that you can play the Moog keyboard on the Google homepage – all the keys and knobs work.

British musician Brett Domino has made a video of him playing Daft Punk’s Aerodynamic using the Google homepage keyboard.

Here’s another great Brett Domino and Steven Peavis video playing a medley of Justin Timberlake songs using only small instruments.

If you want to play the Moog synth using your own keyboard, here are the keys.
And this page teaches you how to play 4 iconic synth tracks using the Moog Google Doodle synthesizer – Gary Numan “Cars”, Soft Cell “Tainted Love”, Kraftwerk “Autobahn and Daft Punk “Da Funk”.

And here’s a screenshot of the Moog Google Doodle if you haven’t seen it or can’t access it from your country.

Sad News: Adam Yauch aka MCA of the Beastie Boys Has Passed Away

4 May

Sad to report that Adam Yauch aka MCA of the Beastie Boys has passed away at age 47 due to cancer.

The complete story is on Pitchfork who writes it much better than I could.

I grew up listening to the Beastie Boys – to the point where I knew every word to pretty much every song.  They were a seminal rock / rap group always pushing boundaries in their music, their videos, their concerts and their lives. This was one group where I had all their cassettes, all the CDs and all the records. I’m happy to have seen them live in concert – the last time being their big tour with A Tribe Called Quest.

Not much more can be said so I’ll leave you with some Beastie Boys music videos.

And a DJ Z-Trip Beastie Boys Megamix for free download

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