News & Updates — DJ Bongohead

Big Mean Sound Machine: Video Premier & Big Mean BBQ

Big Mean Sound Machine: Video Premier & Big Mean BBQ

Since the release of Big Mean Sound Machine's fourth album Runnin' For The Ghost, released in April on Peace & Rhythm (North & South America) and Blank Slate (Europe & Asia), the band has continued touring relentlessly, winning new fans every time out with their avant-afro-psych-funk. The album has gotten a lot of radio play and excellent support from publications & blogs such as Downbeat, Afropop Worldwide, Okay Player, Global A Go-Go, Afrobeat Blog, Funkish, Grateful Web, Brooklyn Vegan and more. Word on the street is that this is one of critic's favorite albums of the year. We're also pleased...

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TONIGHT! Discoteca Latina Returns To Sevenstrong

TONIGHT! Discoteca Latina Returns To Sevenstrong

Tonight! The Discoteca Latina party returns to Sevenstrong in Northampton MA, with Peace & Rhythm's DJ Bongohead and guest Rob Suave out of Boston, spinning classic salsa dura, mambo, charanga, boogaloo, bachata, merengue, mambo, cumbia and other Latin styles for the dancefloor, all direct from old school vinyl! It's at Sevenstrong (7 Strong Ave), Northampton. It rolls from 10pm to 2am and admission is free! http://www.sevenstrongavenue.com/#!

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Peace & Rhythm DJs Return to The Alvah Stone, 4/8

Peace & Rhythm DJs Return to The Alvah Stone, 4/8

We're excited to be returning to one of our favorite spots -- The Alvah Stone! This fantastic restaurant, located in an old mill overlooking a falling river, is a perfect rural spot for a lively party! The restaurant is celebrating three years and the week-long festivities will be capped off by a tropical-funk dance party featuring DJs Andujar and Bongohead of Peace & Rhythm Records. The Alvah Stone offers incredible food, a great bar with plenty of local drafts and hand-crafted cocktails and a wonderful staff. The DJs will be spinning groovy international flavors, all from vinyl -- from cumbia...

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MIXTAPE: Peace & Rhythm Label Mix By Studebaker Hawk

MIXTAPE: Peace & Rhythm Label Mix By Studebaker Hawk

Here's a brand new mixtape put together by DJ Studebaker Hawk of tunes found on Peace & Rhythm releases to date, from the very first 7" to the freshest! Give it a listen, check out the links, buy some records, support independent music!! A huge thank you to all the artists we've had the pleasure of working with, Studebaker Hawk for the mix, Margot Glass for the art, and YOU for listening!! Track list: 0:00 Peliroja - Situaciones (comp: J. Batista, M. Eckroth, J. Plasse) - from Situaciones / Ciudad de Nadie 7" P&R-45-002  (OUT OF PRINT) band website, official...

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Big Mean Sound Machine and Peace & Rhythm DJs at The Root Cellar, 4/15

Big Mean Sound Machine and Peace & Rhythm DJs at The Root Cellar, 4/15

For the third time in six months, the NY funk behemoth Big Mean Sound Machine and the Peace & Rhythm DJs will team up for a night at The Root Cellar, P&R's home base in Greenfield, Massachusetts. But this time the party will celebrate the arrival of the brand new album by Big Mean, Runnin' For The Ghost, due out April 7 on Peace & Rhythm and Blank Slate. The Root Cellar will be jumping yet again as we sweat to the extended psych-funk explorations of B.M.S.M. with a full dancefloor entranced in the deep grooves. P&R DJs Andujar and...

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