Sunday, May 5, 2013


Sorry yall, this blog is closed. I will leave all of the previous posts up for archival purposes, but there will be no new updates. Catch up with me on the web here:

DJ Dmadness
Golden Soundscapes / Knowmadic DJs
Oakland, CA

Monday, May 14, 2012

InFlight#1 : DJ Dmadness : Urban Flight Apparel

Dang it's been like 9 months since I made a doesn't stop! We keep it moving...

Here's new lil project me and the homie Doc Max have been working on for his brand Urban Flight Apparel.

First in a three-part series of collaborative mixes to express the vibe and intention of Urban Flight Apparel: perseverance, forward motion, acknowledging struggle and sacrifice, giving it up to the people and spirits who helped us get to where we are, and realizing our dreams.
Click the artwork to listen and download, and stay tuned for Part 2!
Cop UFA gear at the online store here:

Monday, August 15, 2011

//Sade IV/LA/DP

//See you in the Southland this Wednesday! I'll be rocking a 4th Sade Tribute with the Devil's Pie familia. (Un)official pre-party for the Soldier Of Love Tour which arrives in LA two days later!

With Resident DJs:

Vinyl Sale By:
WAX ADDICT (Beat Swap Meet)

Jewelry Sale By:


Sade f/ Mos Def - "War of the Hearts (D's Bang Bang Relick)"

Wednesday, July 27, 2011


//Big shout to my brother, my Knowmadic DJ partner and my friend in the highest sense of the word~ DJ Mpenzi. If you don't know by now he is the resident selector for the flyest Sunday night in the Bay, MÄJOR at the Somar Bar in Oakland. And he is our guest this Friday at We Love The Town. Listen to some of his mixes below and come through to experience live in stere-ere-o!!

Unwind Vol.1 - The Afrosoul Journey by Dj Mpenzi
Beres Hammond QuickMix by Dj Mpenzi

Sunday, July 10, 2011

//D's Midsummer DJ Chart 2011

//Haven't done this in a while but bringing it back! Recommended records and heavy rotators. With the music blog machine, releases come out and are forgotten by the next week. The best records will always be those that stand the test of time:

Gil Scott-Heron / Brian Jackson - Winter In America
Prometheus Brown & Bambu Walk Into A Bar
Big K.R.I.T - ReturnOf4Eva
Noñameko - Goddess, Vol. 1
Stephen Marley - Revelation Pt. 1: The Root Of Life
The Dime - Brickyard Cove
XV - Zero Heroes
DJ Quik - The Book of David
Casual - The Hierophant
Kelly Portis Productions - Hors D'oeuvres: Beats Vol. 2

Nas - Nasty
Frank Ocean - Acura Integurl (Emynd Remix) f/ Juicy J and Koopsta Knicca
Curumin - Ela (Ticklah Remix)
Jean Grae - I Rock On
Sade - Love Is Found
J.Rocc - Party
CanarySing - H206
Blue Scholars - Yuri Kochiyama
Los Rakas - Ta Lista

Reggae Riddims
Jah Army Riddim
Monte Carlo Riddim
Summer Scheme Riddim
O.M.G. Riddim
Pepper Riddim

DJ Mixes
Mick Boogie + DJ Jazzy Jeff - Summertime 2
DJ Paul Nice - Brazil 2
DJ Jaycee - Royalty: A King and a Prince
DJ Eleven - Summer Madness
Shred One - The Bird and the Beat
DJ Cecil - Mood

Monday, May 23, 2011

//ESCAPE 5/27 special guest dj un.d.fine

//It's been a long time, I shoudn'ta left you..

But been busy with new life!
On that note, cue the video:

//Oh yeah, and this Friday, May 27 #ESCAPE goes down in the Town, myself guesting in for DJ Zita, who makes her full dj return from maternity leave in June (hint hint #GOLDEN 5-Year Anniversary)!!
//Alongside yours truly this month at The Layover we got our fam, real humble cat and forward-thinking selector un.d.fine. As west coast legend Aceyalone once said, "me i'd rather be un.d.fine-d / not underestimated or undermined / i'm underlined as the underdog / under the influence of time." Come thru catch the vibes and listen good!

un.d.fine - "driftin thru space"
(live mix on neitherworld radio)

Aceyalone - "Arythamaticulas" (Capitol, 1995)

Friday, March 18, 2011

//GOLDEN with guest TAP.10 (HNRL)

//This month at GOLDEN we welcome back one of our favorite Bay djs, the fam Tap.10. A slick mixer, selector and music connoseiur, Tap.10 is a founding member and resident DJ for the mighty Honor Roll crew. Expect him to bring tons of exclusive tracks, sophistifunk, and even a tribute to the late, great Nate Dogg!

//While we're on the topic, go ahead and support Honor Roll valedictorian Trackademicks, who recently dropped his debut long-player State of the Arts, heavy with fly tracks like these:
Trackademicks - Check feat. Josie Stingray

//Tune in to Tap.10's weekly radio show, The Late Night Crate on
//One more time for West Coast pioneer and legend in the game, Nate Dogg. Bless.