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DOWNLOAD: DEVIL’S PIE SIIK EDITION MIX
February 16, 2010, 1:45 pm
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DOWNLOAD: DEVIL’S PIE SIIK EDITION MIX

TRACKLIST:
1. Nicole – “Make It Hot”
2. 702 – “Get Down Like Dat”
3. DJ Cam f. Inlove – “Africa”
4. The Game f. Common – “Angel”
5. Total f. Notorious B.I.G. – “Can’t You See”
6. Erykah Badu – “Honey”
7. Erykah Badu – “Honey” (Siik Remix)
8. Jaffa – “Bklyn Bobbie”
9. Polyrhythm Addicts – “Thoughts Of You”
10. Michael Jackson – “Got To Be There” (Jobe Remix)
11. Brandy – “I Wanna Be Down” (Siik Remix)
12. Aaliyah – “If Your Girl Only Knew” (Siik Remix)
13. 702 – “Steelo” (Siik Remix)
14. Toni Braxton – “You’re Making Me High”
15. A Tribe Called Quest – “Stressed Out” (Siik Remix)
16. Carl Thomas – “I Wish” (Siik Remix)
17. Mos Def – “Travelin Man” (Siik Remix)
18. Monica – “Don’t Take It Personal” (Siik Remix)
19. Tamia – “So Into You” (Siik Remix)
20. Amerie – “Why Don’t We Fall In Love” (? Remix)
21. Faith Evans – “Fallin’ In Love”
22. Montell Jordan – “Somethin’ For Da Honeyz”
23. Ryan Leslie – “Addiction” (Siik Remix)
24. Brandy – “Sittin’ Up In My Room” (Siik Remix)
25. Black Eyed Peas – “Duet”
26. Melo-X – “The Highest”
27. Q-Tip f. Norah Jones – “Life is Better”
28. Lloyd – “Girls Around The World” (Siik Remix)
29. Musiq Soulchild – “Realove”
30. Beyonce – “Single Ladies” (Siik Remix)
31. Mya – “Best Of Me” (Siik Remix)
32. Mokenstef – “He’s Mine” (Remix)
33. Dexter Wansell – “The Sweetest Pain”

Download more DEVIL’S PIE mixes at www.devilspiesoul.com.
For more info on DJ SIIK, log onto www.siik.org.


Don’t forget to come out tomorrow night for the DEVIL’S PIE EARTH WIND & FIRE TRIBUTE!
(click flyer below for more info)



DOWNLOAD: SIIK REMIXES

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This Wednesday at DEVIL’S PIE, we’ll be featuring the ONLY mashup artist that I will publicly admit liking: SIIK.

Actually, I still cringe even using the word “mashup” anywhere on this blog. But that’s what most accurately describes what SIIK does. He takes the acapella of one song and combines it with a different instrumental. Seems simple enough? Wrong. What I like about SIIK’s remixes (a less-negatively associated term) is that he’s able to marry pop/rnb/rap acapellas with soulful instrumentals in a way that completely transforms the vibe of the song.

Take his Amerie remix for example. This is the one that got SIIK his 15 minutes. He transforms the original club banger, produced by Rich Harrison, who sampled the hard funk ofThe Meters, into a smoothed out head-nodder/two-stepper by surgically attaching a nice Nujabes instrumental to Amerie’s raw vocals.

DOWNLOAD: Amerie – “One Thing (Siik Remix)

Yes, I said surgical. Surgery requires training, experience, and skill. Proper “mashups” aren’t simply beat matching two different sources and smacking them on top of each other. You have to match the keys of the tracks (which SIIK is amazing at), you have match differing rhythmic swings of the tracks, you have to edit song arrangements so that musically they fit snugly, and you also have to mix the vocals just right so that they can fit sonically with the instrumental. The reason why I can’t stand mashups is because 1. their producers usually don’t take into account all those steps and end up with a terrible sounding mix and 2. nine times out of ten, they are just party songs made into more-partying party songs. I want to hear something creative and risky.

My favorite SIIK remix is “Step In The Name Of Love”:

DOWNLOAD: R. Kelly – “Step In The Name Of Love” (Siik Remix)

R. Kelly’s two step anthem (a staple record in my crate) and one of Kanye’s dopest instrumentals, used by 213 & reinterpreted by Alicia Keys, match each other like Roach & Pacquiao: perfect.

Download more SIIK remixes and dj mixes at his website: siik.org

And come through this Wednesday to hear him play live:



EVENT: 11.18.09 | DEVIL’S PIE – SIIK EDITION | VERDUGO BAR, LA
November 9, 2009, 1:30 am
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WED 11.18.09

DEVIL’S PIE | LOS ANGELES
SIIK EDITION

Featuring:
DJ SIIK (The Come Up Crew)

Remixer Extraordinaire!!

And Guest Substitute:
DJ LINOTYPE (The Come Up Crew)

With Resident:
DJ PHATRICK

***EXCLUSIVE***
DEVIL’S PIE KOOL & THE GANG TRIBUTE CDs
available exclusively to folks who come to the party!

10pm-2am
FREE!
21+

VERDUGO BAR
3408 Verdugo Rd
Glassell Park, Los Angeles
90065

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