Are you still collecting vinyl records? Well we never really stopped either. Vinyl Music Records is possibly one of the most grand of collectible items.
Check out our brand new talk radio show on the GOTHAM RADIO stream. Join Gotham Collectibles resident DJ Slick Panther as he talks about the pop culture music scene and shares track history of Electonic Dance Music.
Season 1 has been uploaded onto the Gotham Radio profile on http://www.mixcloud.com featuring 10 episodes.
The first season is DJ’d entirely on Technic 1200 MK2 turntables by DJ Slick Panther with special episodes, showcasing the EDM pioneers John Digweed, Uberzone, Rennie Pilgrem, Rabbit In The Moon, and Superstar DJ Keoki.
Included is a 2 part section highlighting music from a rare record find. DJ Slick Panther scores a handful of legendary Vancouver EDM Techno Records hidden away in an idependant record shop on Vancouver Island, Stackshack Records. These techno records are known by EDM fans as some of the fabled records from the collection of British Columbia electronic dance music pioneer DJ Fred.
In a time when the best techno tracks were more valuable than gold Techno vinyl records DJ’s would usually sign their records and cross out the labels and track names to secure they’re tracks could not be identified and sets could not be replicated.
DJ Fred as well as DJ Zach are known for starting the Carrington Bay Music festival, often headlined by Jay Zoney. The Carrington Bay Music festival is the longest running free outdoor music festival in Canada.
DJ Fred, was creator and owner of the record shop chain Lucid Records and Clothing as well as Doof Records with Vancouver Islands Drum and Bass legend Graham.
Also Included in season 1 is a 2 part section on Hip Hop music. DJ Slick Panther talks about Battle Records, The art of Scratching, Turntablism as a musical instrument, and making sure you have the right setup. He showcases many of the records from his early collection from when he was a young DJ learning to play on the Technics 1200.