Yolanda Be Cool – We No Speak Americano (Official Video)

One of the most popular songs out right now, it features a sample of the famous Italian artist Renato Carosone’s “”Tu vuò fà l’americano”, which sounds very similar, but with a much slower tempo.  It is not only popular on radio stations of many genres, but it is also famous in dance clubs for its swing house style. Continue reading

D.A.N.C.E

As I was driving today, I heard this song on Pandora and for the first time I paid attention to the lyrics and absolutely loved them. I’ve heard the song in many mixes as a dance song, but to actually sing and listen to the lyrics was my first today. After a stressful day of work or school, this song can really inspire one to want to “dance.” Continue reading

Top 5 Clubs to Visit in California for House Music

5.  Temple – San Francisco – When first entering this club, it is apparent that dancing is what the venue was designed for.  White granite floors and walls, strobe lights, an upstairs balcony with glass walls set the perfect setting for a house music environment.  This isn’t just a place for house music, the whole interior is just plain classy. Continue reading

The Passing of the Guard in Club Music

It’s Friday night and you want to go out to the club with your friends.  What do you hear when you get there?  In the 80’s, top songs included Michael Jackson’s “Rock with you”, “Billie Jean”, Bon Jovi’s “You Give Love A Bad Name”, “Livin’ On A Prayer”, among many others.  In the 90’s it was Sir-Mix-A lot’s “Baby Got Back”, Janet Jackson’s “That’s the Way Love Goes”, and Montell Jordan “This is How We Do It” taking popularity.  From 2000-2009, some of the more memorable club hits are Continue reading

Felix Da Housecat Shakes Ruby Skye

A day after the city enjoyed a dinner of turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, yams, and pies, San Francisco househeads celebrated the holiday by attending the concert of Felix Da Housecat, at Union Squares hottest night club Ruby Skye. Continue reading

Usher / Swedish House Mafia at the 2010 American Music Awards

The AMA’s had a very special performance this year; it was the first time one of the biggest R&B stars performed his single with a group of house DJ’s who incorporated their own single. Continue reading

“I’m In The House”

It’s no surprise to see DJ Steve Aoki’s mix “I’m in the house” remaining number 1 on UK’s Indie Chart list, since its release in March 2009. The song features Zuper Blahq aka Will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas. Continue reading