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Archive for February 2008

Smiles Davis Weekly Mix

February 28, 2008

– For the past few days mother nature has allowed me the opportunity to ride around town with my top down. Makes me yearn for summer. I wanted to find the right mix of music to prepare for warmer days. I’ve cooked up some sounds that are perfect for crusin around on days as such. […]

Obesessed with Perfection

February 28, 2008

One of the better aspects about life that I’m most grateful for is the ability to discover new things. For me, nothing is better than discovering something on my own. It’s the most refreshing and rejuvenating feeling. With this new piece of knowledge, you feel invincible and invigorating for just that instance. That feeling is […]

Artist Spotlight – Casey Curry

February 20, 2008

Interview by Smiles Davis How do you feel about Paparazzi? It’s immoral. I’m so against that invasion of people’s privacy. I absolutely hate it not for me. I do mostly editorial and fashion photography which is completely different. As Paparazzi everyone knows you’re there but, you’re just another face in the crowd. There is nothing […]

Smiles Davis Weekly Mix

February 15, 2008

I ran across this image of the New York skyline while on-line tonight. Ill right!? It reminded me of my stay there during my independent studies at Alvin Ailey. The dance center is not too far from the ocean, so at night me and some of my peers would wonder off in between classes sometimes […]

What’s Relevant

February 14, 2008

2.) Alice Russell Under the Munka Moon British singer/songwriter Alice Russell is quite the force to reckon with. With many titles under her belt, Russell was the front woman for The Quantic Soul Orchestra but, is currently working on a solo career. She blew my mind when I heard her for the first time and […]

Time For a Break

February 12, 2008

I just found this footage of the Breakdancing crew Footklan that I used to roam the streets with back in the day. This clip I believe was from a MTV spot they had showcasing their skills. The group is located in Glendale, AZ but they travel all over the world to perform and teach. I […]

Imagery I Can Vibe With

February 12, 2008

All works done by Austin Shaw read an Interview with Mr. Shaw @ amateurillustrator

The Story of THEM

February 10, 2008

In the sixties the music scene in Ireland was let’s just say um…non existent. The Catholic Church controlled the showbands and massive dance hall. Um, no offense but, that sucks. All the popular R&B ring lords were coming out of the US and the UK. I stand corrected, the Catholic Church only controlled the halls […]

Smiles Davis Weekly Mix

February 10, 2008

So here marks the day that I will feature a brief 20 minute masterful mix showcasing what I have in rotation that week. This week is musical posts in review. Most of the songs in this mix I have featured on the blog recently. Lately I’ve been in a sentimental mood. Hope you enjoy, there […]

Jukebox

February 7, 2008

Bobby Blue Bland Two Steps from the Blues Bland’s music incorporates just the right mix of gospel, blues and R&B. I dig it. You know when you hear a song and the first thing you want to do once it ends is just hear it again that you found a sinker. Caught me hook and […]

Sculptures of the absurd

February 1, 2008

Daniel Edwards, controversial sculptor envy of celerity absurdity, has yet again unveiled a depiction of a public figure in “uncanny” light. This sculpture of Oprah Winfrey entitled “The Oprah Sarcophagus” portrays the talk show host with over-sized breast and protruding baby bearing hips. I personally don’t find it that insulting. She looks beautiful, pure, and […]