Official Yaxteq announcement! The “Code Switcha” album is now being pressed at Archer Record Pressing in Detroit and is expected to start shipping worldwide in November.
If you haven’t already please have a listen via SoundCloud below. Once again huge thanks to our featured visual artists; Howard Davy for his design of the Nomadico mascot (yuru-chara) and Chaz Bojorquez for his amazing rendering of the “Nomadico” lettering in his iconic style.
DJ Dex aka Nomadico has written and produced 10 new unreleased tracks for this double LP “The Code Switcha”.
It features a range of tempos and sonic dynamics; from the slow burns of “RTD 60” and “909 Soto Street” to the full
on energy of “Machine Learning for Homeboy” and “HustLA”. There are also electro funk tracks like “Still Cruisin”,
“Radio 3031323” and “Backyard Trippin”. Meanwhile, the moods and textures of “Introversion”, “Innermission” and
“Staring Problem” are for deep listening. All of these are fused together by atmospheric pads, touches of acid and a
veteran DJ’s sense of rhythm and timing.
A2. Still Cruisin
A3. RTD 60
B1. 909 Soto Street
B2. Radio 3031323
C2. Machine Learning for Homeboy
C3. Backyard Trippin
D2. Staring Problem
It was a long hot summer in L.A. but towards the end my family and I got away to Detroit for a few days to visit family and friends. The Yaxteq studio also needed some serious electrical repairs so production was on hold. As a result of all this, it’s been quiet around here. But there’s now plenty of news to report so here we go!!
My Dublab appearance will be a nice preview of my performance at the Strawberry Fields Festival in Australia (November 17th-20th). Myself and DJ Skurge will be performing as the Underground Resistance Assault Squad. The full line-up is available here: http://www.strawberry-fields.com.au/music/
As a bonus, we’ll be kicking things off with a pre-party on Friday November 11th in Melbourne before heading out to the ‘bush’ for the festival. Check out the flyer below. Thanks for your time and reading this far into the post!! ; )
I’ve uploaded the recording of my set at The Rex Club in Paris on April 1st, 2016. It was an incredible “UR night” with Waajeed, Timeline and Mark Flash all doing amazing sets. It was a pleasure and a privilege to have such a great experience at one of the world’s best night clubs. The set is now available for listening on Mixcloud. Track listing is on Mixcloud and below. Big thanks to P.U.R.E and Manu Casana for hosting us in France and to Cornelius Harris of UR for taking care of business as usual.
1. Jam by Taho, Jules Wells (Loop)
2. Aguila (Fix mix) by Underground Resistance
3. Jam by Taho, Jules Wells
4. Live and Learn by Brandon DeCarlo
5. Step Or Stone (Breath Or Bone) by Leon Vynehall
6. Romero’s Echo by Nomadico
7. Final Frontier (Nomadico edit) by Mad Mike
8. Hit The Deck by Ice-T
9. Mind Sweep by Dan Curtin
10. Elimination by Underground Resistance
11. Firekeeper by The Martian
I’ll be touring France March 31st through April 3rd. The first stop will be at the legendary Rex Club in Paris on April 1st. The next stop will be at Le Sucre in Lyon on April 3rd. Both nights will feature TIMELINE Live, Mark Flash, Waajeed and myself DJing. I’ll also be debuting the new Gentefication EP and will hopefully have some vinyl copies available!! Check the Yaxteq 002 video preview below!!
Huge thanks to Claude Young and the crew of serious musicians, producers and artists that attended Yaxteq Lab 001. After the initial social hour and dinner, Claude went deep into his creative process. There was discussion on improving the creative work flow, essential software plugins, integrating hardware and software, thinking ‘outside’ the grid and so much more. The second half of the lab was all hands on as Claude helped one of the crew improve the mix of a current project. The lab ended up running an extra hour as there was just so much to be covered. We can’t wait for Yaxteq Lab 002. Check out the photos courtesy of Naheedence Photographic! http://www.naheedence.com
Yaxteq is proud to work with The Black Lodge to bring Claude Young back to Los Angeles on Saturday March 5th, 2016!
Claude will perform an extended 3 hour DJ set at The Hyperion Tavern in Los Angeles for The Black Lodge on Saturday night March 5th, 2016. Check XLR8R and Resident Advisor for all the details.
Earlier that evening Yaxteq will host the first ever “Yaxteq Lab”. The Yaxteq Lab will be a pop-up audio clinic with Claude a few miles from Downtown L.A. Registration is required and only 15 total seats are available. Registration and more information is available here on the Yaxteq site. https://yaxteq.com/product/yaxteq-lab-001