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Time Warp: New Sounds, Same Funk (2013)

A lot of people were asking me if I recorded my set from Ingrdnts of Funk last week and I realized I’ve been slacking on recording my mixes compared to the past years. So here is one I decided to record yesterday just in time to be downloadable for X-mas. Consisting of mostly modern funk […]
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GroovMekanex: SF Get Down 2013

So our one and only Mimi-Lock came to the USA to visit all the way from Paris, France. It’s rare that we get to see her so we all met up and did a little shoot of us getting down at the Treasure Island area in SF. Nothing crazy, just a casual get down. In […]
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Judges Showcase: Claim to Fame 2013

Went down to judge the All-Styles category at Claim to Fame 2013. Lot’s of dope battles that night, had a great time getting down with everyone. Here is my showcase. Super random. Not specific to any style, just danced. Thanks Sudeep for the footage!
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Keep On Dancing 2013 Locking Battles: GroovMekanex

Long overdue, but here’s the footage from our trip down to Keep On Dancing (USA). First time battling as a crew and it felt great! Had a lot of fun just showing our Bay Area flavor with Lockin’! Also great bonding time with the fellas during this road trip. GroovMekanex here is Jaypee, Charlie Hustle, […]
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7/3: Les Twins at SFJazz & Epic Exhibition Battles

City Dance presents Straight from France, Les Twins will be in the Bay Area for their own full length show at SFJazz. The event will also include exhibition battles featuring some special guests. DJing for the battle will be yours truly, ME! =) Exhibition Battle Participants: Larry & Laurent (Les Twins) Boy Wonder & Marty […]
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4/14: Needle to the Groove Closing Swaray Event

One of my favorite record stores in the East Bay is closing down =(. Needle to the Groove (Peralta store) was one of those small hidden spots in my town of Fremont. The owner Tim aka Seoul Avenger is one of the most down to earth folks and fortunately he still plans on slangin’ wax […]
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Claim to Fame 3v3 Bboy & 2v2 All-Styles Battle

Judging the 2v2 All-Styles! See you soon SoCal! ===== Taking place on Saturday, May 25th! Doors open at 3pm! Prelims will start at 4pm! There will be a 32 crew cap limit, so first come first serve! FLYER: LOCATION: Dance Asylum 2777 Bristol St. Costa Mesa, CA PRICE: $10 general admission $7 with BBA […]
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Bay Area Harlem Shake (Funk’d Up TV)

I never thought I would be in one of these dumb harlem shake meme videos, but when Funk’d Up TV wanted to do a Bay Area version with the dance community homies, I thought it would be fun. Jardy Santiago taught us the real harlem shake too, and showed us how it’s done. I think […]
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Best of Bryce Loops

The homie, Bryce aka Playboy Stix has put out a few volumes of some dope tracks with his series called Bryce Loops. He hit me up recently to put together a “Best of” mix which included a few new exclusives he dug up. So here is a mix that contains some of our favorite tracks […]
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Shmalentine’s Day 2013 Mix: Angry Bird Lovin’

Now that you’re done listening to all the other Valentine’s Day mixes, here’s my Official Shmalentine’s Day Mix for 2013: Angry Bird Lovin’. No words to explain, just slingshots of randomness wrapped up into one giant body roll. Use this for your post-club cuddle hour. Have a good weekend! =) TITLE – ARTIST (Angry Bird […]
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Jan 18-19: Mix’d Ingrdnts “Breaking The Silence”

Come out to the Mix’d Ingrdnts first full-length showcase, “Breaking The Silence”. I am honored and excited to be a featured choreographer for their Locking piece. The ladies are putting in a lot of work and it is going to be a great show. ABOUT: Mix’d Ingrdnts presents… “Breaking the Silence” A full- length show […]
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Wreckenshop 2013 Urban Dance Conference

It’s that time again. Last year I had a lot of fun teaching the workshops and judging the battles for Gravidy’s Wreckenshop Urban Dance Conference. This year I will be helping out with the music for the battles as one of the DJs alongside Kool Raul. The event looks really dope. Don’t miss it!
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MIGHTY 4 Bboy Gerald Casterlow (RIP) Fundraisers

Happy to help DJ for this fundraiser. I’ve never met Gerald, but I always knew of him and the influence he had on a lot of dancers. Prayers and condolences go out to his family, friends, and crew. All The Way Live x Master Culture present MIGHTY 4 BBOY GERALD (RIP) FUNDRAISERS (San Francisco x […]
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Jukebox Jeepneys & Tricycle Tracks: 60s 70s Rock & Soul

So my Mom is about to go to the 50 yr High School Reunion (of JASHS Arellano University, Pasay) in the Philippines and she asked if I can put together some of her favorites around and a little after that era. Mostly Rock & Soul from the 60’s & 70’s. Sounds like The Beatles, Elvis […]
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Dennis Infante Mega Ultimately Appreciates All You Awesome People!!

So my body’s exhaustion finally caught up to me after this weekend’s events and I am officially sick this Christmas eve, but I just want to thank EVERYONE that came out to my Mega Ultimate Awesome All-Styles Jam Slash Holiday Get Down Event. I know it was a tough weekend being that close to Christmas, […]
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Wiki Dojo Guest Workshops w/ Professor Lock & Ynot

We are happy to welcome Professor Lock to the Wiki Dojo, and also to announce the return of Ynot to the Bay Area! 12/20: Locking with Professor Lock (Hood Lockers, SYTYCD, Team USA KOD 2012) 8:30-10pm 12/21: Top Rock with Ynot! (Rock Steady Crew | MuthaFunkers) 8-9:30pm $15 per class. Space limited. 20 students max […]
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12/22: Ingrdnts of Funk, hosted by Mix’d Ingrdnts

Official afterparty of my jam! Mix’d Ingrdnts presents “INGRDNTS OF FUNK” Help support the lovely ladies of Mix’d Ingrdnts raise money for their full length show, Breaking the Silence, January 18 & 19th at Laney College! We’re going to deck the hall with disco balls and get funky fresh all night long! Giveaways and raffles […]
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12/22: Dennis Infante’s $500 Mega Ultimate Awesome All Styles Jam Slash Holiday Get Down Event

Throughout the years DJing and attending other jams I’ve always felt like many were always following the same format. I’ve decided it’s time to throw my own event! I want to bring something new, fun, and different for the Bay Area dance community with this event. It won’t be about what style(s) you can do, […]
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12/1: Get Down: Urban Dance Battle

Judging the locking category for my boy Nikodemus, MGF. Interested to see what the Santa Cruz dance scene is like. —- This event is in support of the Bay Area and local Santa Cruz dance scenes. I’m throwing this event for the love, to share some of the best dancers around with all who come […]
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Hip-Hop B-Love Show: The Harlem Renaissance Series (Jazz Mix)

Honored to collab with my favorite Bay Area Lindy Hop & Jazz teacher Traci Bartlow aka “B-Love” on this jazz mix. Nothing but dance floor jazz goodness from Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Cab Calloway, Fats Waller, Lionel Hampton, and more! A lot of tracks heard from Traci’s Lindy Hop classes as well as a few […]
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11/4: Needle 2 The Groove 2 yr Anniv

Wiki Dojo will be hosting an open dance cypher at the Needle 2 The Groove 2 yr Anniversary. I will be providing the beats for the cypher. Open to anyone to come out and get down during the cypher. Free event, good music, good grub. Jam sessions all day. Come out to one of my […]
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10/26: Dy-No-Mite Halloween Dance Jam

DJin’ Soulyztik’s first Halloween Dy-No-Mite!!! Still trying to figure out my costume. SOULyztik presents… DY-NO-MITE! HALLOWEEN DANCE JAM disco. funk. hip hop. *Costumes encouraged! *Invite your friends! Celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Funkanometry SF Dance Company and Emerson Aquino’s Birthday! Friday, October 26, 2012 10pm – 2am 330 Ritch Street, San Francisco DJs keepin […]
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10/5: Mix’d Ingrdnts Locking Workshop

Teaching Mix’d Ingrdnts Company Class in Oakland this week. I am also honored to teach a locking piece for their company show in January!
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ATWL USA 2012: Locking Battles

Decided to do AllTheWayLive Locking battles this year. Last year I DJ’d for popping/locking. Thought I’d join in on the awesomeness. Had a lot of fun and made it to semi-finals against Jimini. The finals with her and Firelock was MAGIC! My favorite exchange to watch at that event. Quick shout out to the DS […]
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10/6: Oaktoberfest

GroovMekanex will be back performing at this year’s Oaktoberfest in Oakland! We’ll be doing a lil tribute to Earth Wind & Fire. Come out! So much fun at last year’s event.
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GroovMekanex Performance at Culture Shock DC 10 yr Anniv

Here is our performance at Culture Shock DC’s East Coast Dance Concert held at Rock Creek Park. This was a really fun performance as I finally got to meet and perform with OG GroovMekanex, Esperonto Bean, and even Mikey P came down from NY to perform with us. Thanks to the CSDC family for having […]
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8/12: Culture Shock DC’s ECDC Jam

Judging for the All-Styles battle at the ECDC Jam. Also check out the workshops before the jam. I am teaching a locking workshop. Going to be a fun weekend! Wooot! Culture Shock DC Presents ECDC JAM! 1on1 BBoy for Cash & Prizes! 2on2 All Styles for Cash & Prizes! DJ Ex (Dynamic Rockers) will be […]
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