Legacy

The Legacy Channel honors those artists, musicians and DJ’s living and deceased who have made substantive and impactful contributions to the evolution of house music.

Coldplay Legacy

Coldplay | Legacy | The Megamix

After the overwhelmingly positive response from the U2 dance music Legacy set last week, I decided to add a companion set featuring their contemporaries, Coldplay. Coldplay is a mega rock band that originally formed in 1996, which includes lead singer Chris Martin, Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman, and Will Champion. They released a few EP’s before their…

U Legacy

U2 | Legacy | The Megamix

The 1980’s produced some of the most iconic artists and groups of any generation. From Madonna, Michael Jackson, and Prince to R.E.M. The Police, and Bruce Springsteen there was something in these artists style, brand, and message that triggered our emotions and fealty. U2 is one such group that has maintained the loyalty of millions…

Dead Or Alive The Diva Series

Dead or Alive | The Diva Series

Party Favorz is wrapping up our Back to the 80’s edition with the final induction into the Diva Hall of Fame with the gender-bending and ultra-influential Dead or Alive. Dead or Alive was an English pop band formed in 1980 in Liverpool; finding success in the mid-1980s, releasing seven singles that made the Top 40 UK and three albums on the Top 30…

David Morales Legacy pt 4

David Morales | Legacy pt. 4

We have finally reach the end of our tribute to one of the most prolific and unquestioned godfather’s of house music. David Morales Legacy pt. 4 picks up where the others left off and throws in several obscure remixes like Janet Jackson’s ‘When I Think Of You’, Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ and First Choice’s ‘Love Thang’.…

David Morales Legacy pt. 1

David Morales | Legacy pt. 1

David Morales (born August 21, 1961) is an internationally acclaimed Grammy Award-winning American house music DJ and record producer. In addition to his production and DJ work, Morales is one of the most prolific remixers of all time, transforming many pop music songs into club-friendly dance tracks. Born in New York City, he is of Puerto Rican ancestry.[1] That’s the jest of what you get when…

George Michael Tribute

George Michael Tribute pt. 2 | Freedom ’16

I had originally planned to update George’s original induction into the Diva Hall of Fame from 2010 this next year. Under the circumstances, I changed those plans and undertook the project the day after Christmas. I couldn’t allow the original mix be the final word. I spent an entire day remastering each song one by…

The Diva Series George Michael

George Michael | Tribute 1963 – 2016

It is with a heavy heart and deep sorrow that I am re-posting George Michael’s original induction into the Diva Hall of Fame and am now filing it under Tribute. He is truly one of the greatest artists of my lifetime and his album Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 is one of my top 10 all-time…

DJ Barry Harris Tribute Yellow

DJ Barry Harris Tribute pt. 1 | Yellow Edition

Since the demise of the dynamic duo Thunderpuss in 2003, DJ Barry Harris had been largely absent from the commercial production and remix industry he and Cris Cox helped established, for almost a decade. In 2014, he emerged and slowly began to re-establish his name with original remixes like ‘ Party ‘Round the Word’ by Jason Dottley…

Victor Calderone Tribute 2

Victor Calderone Tribute pt. 2

Moving along with the Tribute trilogy to the fabulous Victor Calderone, I’m serving up a heaping platter of hits and favorites along with a couple of bootlegs. Personal favorites from this set include K.D. Lang’s Summerfling, Shapeshifters Lola’s Theme, Beyonce’s Naughty Girl, Depeche Mode’s Precious, Bettte Midler’s Beautiful and the song that began Victor’s meteoric rise…