I constantly discuss the fact that everyone in LA and their Ipod is a DJ these days. While I am known for my impeccable music taste, I have held strong. I am the only person I know in LA, who is not a DJ.
I am in Portland Oregon for the week. I know a bunch of people up here from my formative days, being growing up in Boston. None of these people have even sort of good music taste.
My friend Brooke has a Barbeque Sunday. We get beer and make food. We are good to go until I realize there is no music. So I decide to DJ. Not just DJ, I decide to DJ entirely off of Myspace. It worked for the first hour or so. As more and more people showed up that I had not seen since the 1990s, it got a little more difficult. Conversations about the past decade of our lives outlasted Lâ€™Trimm. I eventually had to bail on the whole endeavor and use a playlist. Plus the 20 Windows open on my laptop sort of started to freeze. I gave the whole thing a really good try.
So you want to be a Myspace DJ?
Here is my mixtape (aka the windows I had open.)
2.Salt n Pepa â€œNone of your Businessâ€
3.Outhere Brothers â€œBoom Boom Boomâ€
4. Lil Mama â€œWhatever that Avril Remix is calledâ€
5.Plastic Little â€œDrizholleringâ€
7.Ghost town DJs â€œMy Boo
8. Lil Mama â€œWhatever that Umberella Remix is calledâ€
9.Sweatheart â€œDream Beaverâ€
10. Diplo â€œSo so Krispyâ€
11. Justice â€œDANCE remix
12. Plastic Little â€œGet Closeâ€
13. Salt N Pepa â€œPush Itâ€
14. Justice â€œWe are your friendsâ€
15. Lil Bow Wow â€œBasketballâ€
16.Lâ€™Trimm â€œCars that go Boomâ€
(Thatâ€™s all I can remember. My computer froze at some point.)
Some girl asked if I could play the â€œregular song about the umbrellas.â€
When Justiceâ€™s D.A.N.C.E. remix came on, one Barbeque attendee did impressively ask, â€œWhose Justice remix is this?â€
I shrugged, â€œUm, Justices.â€