Cool (2015) by Soul-Sides.Com/O. Wang on Mixcloud
I finished most of this last summer; it was meant to be a summery vibe mix but by the time I actually had the finishing touches applied…it was close to winter and I figured, heck, I’ll just wait until things thaw out again. I hadn’t made a purely hip-hop-centric mix in years and I don’t know why I don’t do this more. I had so much fun picking through songs […]
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Let It Whirl is the first real cross-genre “party mix” I’ve worked on in (yikes) over 10 years. I had gobs of fun putting this together, especially since I consciously drew on certain songs/segues that I’ve chanced upon over the years, spinning out for dance floors. In case you care, I discuss the process in footnote #
Let It Whirl (2014) by Soul-Sides.Com/O. Wang on Mixcloud
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This past summer, I gave myself a goal to finally get back to making some new mixes. In particular, I wanted to create a new hip-hop mix and a multi-genre party mix. I loved making these “back in the day” which loosely translates into “before I was a dad and had a full-time job.” In a few days, I’m going to make good on half that promise by releasing Let It Whirl, the party mix (and the hip-hop mix will follow in a few weeks after).
To make room for these […]
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“Lemonade” (preview for a mix-in-progress) by Soul-Sides.Com/O. Wang on Mixcloud
It’s a little shocking to me but I haven’t released a full-fledged hip-hop mixtape since Auditory Assault and that came out in 2001. (I guess parenthood and a full-time job slows down the productivity on other fronts).
This summer, I made it a point to start working on mixes again. The first mix (and I’ll tease it later) is a party mix in the vein of […]
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Soul Sides Vol. 4 (The Proper Version) by Soul-Sides.Com/O. Wang on Mixcloud
When I sat down to brainstorm Soul Sides Vol. 3, I actually came up with tentative tracklistings for three future volumes. I didn’t want to drop all three at once since I knew, with the benefit of time and perspective, I would likely make tweaks here and there. So I sat on Vol. 4 and it’s only been over the last month or so that […]
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