DJ Center, Center's Groove  
DJ Center
Center's Groove
USA 7inch 
Label: Bastard Jazz
Release Year: 2010
Style: Hip-Hop & R'n'B
 
  Tracks  
  Center's Groove  
  Center's Groove (Captain Planet Remix)  
  Just in time for summer, long-standing Brooklyn label Bastard Jazz Recordings is proud to bring you a little slice of sunshine from New York City's DJ Center.

“Center's Groove”, a natural fit on Bastard Jazz, was taken from DJ Center's critically acclaimed debut album, Everything in Time LP, and was a standout favorite for the likes of the Huffingtonpost, Okayplayer.com, Bobbito, DJ Vadim and Nickodemus and received heavy rotation on KCRW in Los Angeles. The track itself is a beautiful midtempo piece of bossa-hop, complete soaring horns and easy tropical guitar vibes - perfect for getting those feet moving as the sun goes down over the BBQ grill. On the flip side, Bastard Jazz artist Captain Planet pulls “Center's Groove” towards the dancefloor even more with boomin' drums, samba whistles & cuicas, dirty synth bass, and funky Rhodes work that could have come straight from Bob James himself.

THE ARTIST:

Music is therapy- rhythms ease the mind and transport one to places and spaces far beyond their immediate surroundings. At the turntables, DJ Center soul-travels, navigating audiences with a crate of musical goods from around the globe, while echoing a New York state of mind.

The Romanian-Born, New York-bred, tastemaker’s environment gave inspiration for an insatiable palate of Hip Hop & Jazz, Hard-Bop & Boom-Bap with a global outlook and immigrant roots. “I came out of New York City DJ culture, cutting my teeth on ‘90s Hip Hop, but my mentor was a Jazz musician. With that foundation, I never separated music (by genre). My influences were and still are wide open,” states Center, reflecting on his musical upbringings.

A Center set is synomonous with the finest of selections whether he is doing Music Supervision for Gucci, recording radio sessions for Giant Step, or keeping NYC parties on their feet until the wee hours. Always aiming to break new music and celebrate forgotten gems, Center’s sound has maintained his signature styling of soulful, feel-good music for audiences worldwide.
 
      Wish List  
  Price: CHF 16.00   Add to Cart  
  Releases of the same artist  
  DJ Center, Everything In Time  
DJ Center
Everything In Time
[Push The Fader]
USA 2xLP  Wish List
CHF 29.00 Add To Cart
 
  DJ Center, Dem Say Ah  
DJ Center
Dem Say Ah
[Push The Fader]
USA 10inch  Wish List
CHF 16.00 Add To Cart
 
  Releases of the same label  
  Lord Echo / DJ Day, Remixes  
Lord Echo / DJ Day
Remixes
[Bastard Jazz]
USA 12inch  Wish List
CHF 19.00 Add To Cart
 
  Potatohead, Back To My Shit (ft. Frank Nitt)  
Potatohead
Back To My Shit (ft. Frank Nitt)
[Bastard Jazz]
USA 7inch  Wish List
CHF 15.00 Restocking!
 
  The Elder Statesman, Montreux Sunrise  
The Elder Statesman
Montreux Sunrise
[Bastard Jazz]
USA 7inch  Wish List
CHF 15.00 Restocking!
 
  V/A, Tempo Dreams Vol. 1  
V/A
Tempo Dreams Vol. 1
[Bastard Jazz]
USA 1xLP  Wish List
CHF 26.00 Add To Cart
 
Abdou El Omari
Nuits De Printemps
[Radio Martiko]
Al Johnson
I'm Back For More
[Expansion]
Bibio
Phantom Brickworks
[Warp Records]
Damu The Fudgemunk
Damu The Fudgemunk's 20 Favorite Sample Flips
[Redefinition]
Dexter
Haare Nice, Remix Fly
[WSP ]
Frank Spirit
Basement 108
[hommes du monde]
Funkadelic
Reworked By Detroiters
[Westbound]
Helena Hauff
Have You Been There, Have You Seen It
[Ninja Tune]
Ivan Ave
Every Eye
[Jakarta Records]
Jay-U Experience
Enough Is Enough
[Soundway]
Joao Donato e Donatinho
Lei Do Amor
[Names You Can Trust]
Johny Holiday
Coconut Dandy
[Radicalis]
Juan RIOS / Smoke Trees
KO-OP 1
[Melting Pot Music]
Kalk
Äkäsha
[Running Back]
Kamasi Washington
Harmony Of Difference
[Young Turks]
King Tubby Meets The Upsetter
At The Grass Roots Of Dub
[Greensleeves]
Kink
Perth
[Running Back]
Lion
You've Got A Woman
[Numero Group]
Maria Rita
Brasileira
[Optimo Music]
Markey Funk
Witch Doctor
[Delights 45]
Mr. Floods Party
Compared To What
[Outta Sight]
Nicole Willis & Umo Jazz Orchestra
My Name Is Nicole Willis
[Persephone]
Omar Souleyman
To Syria, With Love (2LP & CD)
[Because / Mad Decent]
Prins Thomas
Edmond Part 1 & 2
[Full Pupp]
Pure Essence
Third Rock
[Athens Of The North]
Rodinia
Ex Anima
[Now Again]
Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings
Naturally
[Daptone Records]
Stereo Luchs
Lince
[Island]
Sudan Archives
Sudan Archives
[Stones Throw]
The Flying Stars Of Brooklyn NY
My God Has A Telephone
[Colemine]
The Phenomenal Handclap Band
Traveler's Prayer
[Magnifreeq]
The Scorpios
The Scorpios
[Africa Seven]
Tom Scott
Honeysuckle Breeze
[Get On Down]
Trio Da Kali & Kronos Quartet
Ladilikan
[World Circuit]
V/A
Studio One Supreme (Maximum 70s & 80s Early Dancehall Sounds)
[Soul Jazz Records]
Vince Staples
Big Fish Theory
[Def Jam]
Weldon Irvine
Spirit Man
[Nature Sounds]
  1. Kay Zee
Barny
 
  2. Stereo Luchs
Lince
 
  3. Andreas Hofer
Das Blut
 
  4. Min King
Immer Wieder
 
  5. Minoru 'Hoodoo' Fushimi
In Praise Of Mitochondria
 
  6. Satoshi & Makoto
CZ-5000 Sounds & Sequences
 
  7. 4Trackboy & Echomann
Timing & Effekte
 
  8. Bop & 291Out
L'Alba Dei Vinti
 
  9. Funkadelic
Reworked By Detroiters
 
  10. Hailu Mergia & Dahlak Band
Wede Harer Guzo