This month’s mix for Capital is a collection of songs to welcome the warm weather back into our lives (those of us that live in the northern hemisphere, anyway). Download it and check the tracklist, complete with my random info nuggets for each song, right over here.
Shout out to Nick and the crew at Fool’s Gold for putting me up on this one. Basically, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis produced some of the illest funk, disco and R&B of the 80s under the name Flyte Tyme, and Sparkle Motion (aka DJ Yoda and Tobes) compiled a whole host of their best tracks into this excellent mix. The transition between Janet Jackson’s “Miss You Much” and Cherelle’s “Saturday Love” just made me stand up in my bedroom and scream “WHOOOOOOO!!!!,” and I haven’t even been drinking! This one is definitely a must for 80s disco fans. Stream/download it via the Soundcloud player above, and check the tracklist here.
Nice abridged history of the New York apartment from this week’s New York Magazine. I never get sick of this kind of stuff. Bonus recommendation: reading long form articles on the web in their printable versions. It’s really so much nicer to read without all of the ads, sidebars and other bullshit getting in the way. Web designers might be mad at me for saying that, but whatever.