DJing w/ Dawes at TuneCore Live 3/31 at Bardot Hollywood

LA folks, I wrote you a silly rhyme:

The weather is nice, and you need a drink with ice.

Come thru with your boos.

and watch me spin some tunes alongside some of the Dawes crew.

All info in flyer below.

Come say hi and dance down low.

tunecore live 3/31

more info here: TuneCore Live.

Jason Derülo/Imogen Heap – Whatcha Say (noï remix)

who doesn’t like any mashup with “Whatcha Say”? even if it’s with Jason Derulo.

Jason Derülo – Whatcha Say (noï remix) by noï on SoundCloud – Hear the world’s sounds.

MNEK – More Than A Miracle [ARTIST TO WATCH]

i’m gonna need more, gonna need more than that

[all that comes from mnek = dance timeee]

More Than A Miracle by MNEK on SoundCloud – Hear the world’s sounds.

Anna Lunoe Ft Jesse Boykins III – Heartbreak In Motion

[I’ve coined a new acronym: A.L.C.: Anna Lunoe Crushing]

Anna Lunoe Ft Jesse Boykins III – Heartbreak In Motion by Anna Lunoe.

ON DECK by Le Youth w/ THUMP


Le Youth (Wes James) takes us back to our fave 90s R&B jams in the perfect smooth slick way he does with all his mixes. throwback hit after throwback hit. it don’t stop in this mix for THUMP.

super excited to hear more from Le Youth this year. after falling in love with “COOL” back in 2013, I knew this guy knew what was up, and anticipated his lead in the nu disco scene. This year, he’s been dropping more deep house vibe jams, which is just what the dance scene ordered.

now excuse me as i continue to “sit up in my room, thinkin’ bout you” with Brandy, Le Youth, Mario, and all the homies…..

check OG THUMP post here.

Nivea feat Jagged Edge – Don’t Mess With My Man
Ciara – Love Sex Magic (Alvy Remix)
Nelly – Dilema (ft Kelly Rowland)
Mario – Let Me Love You (LeMarquis Remix)
Puff Daddy & the Family – I’ll Be Missing You (feat Faith Evans & 112)
Brandy – I Wanna Be Down (LeMarquis Remix)
Toyboy and Robin – Don’t Just Say
Para One – You Too
Jax Jones – Luv Like This
Le Youth – T O U C H
Janet Jackson – All For You
Karen Harding – Say Something (Zac Samuel Extended Remix)
Le Youth – R E A L (Tough Love Remix)
Ferreck Dawn & Redondo – Love Too Deep
Boean – I’ll be the Rhythm
Janet Jackson – Someone To Call My Lover (Justin Faust Remix)
INXS – Need You Tonight (Latroit VIP Mix)
Le Youth – R E A L (Bixel Boys Remix)

Le Youth is on Facebook // Soundcloud // Twitter

3/05 – Output, Brooklyn
3/06 – Kingdom, Austin, TX
3/07 – Red Light Lounge, Dallas, TX
3/12 – Sound, Los Angeles, CA
3/13 – Bar Standard, Denver, CO
3/14 – Audio, San Francisco, CA
3/18 – 9:30 Club, Washington, D.C
3/19 – LED Bar, Vancouver, CA
3/20 – Primary, Chicago, IL
3/21 – Q Nightclub, Seattle, WA

ON DECK: Le Youth by THUMP.

love. by Cudderland (Kid Cudi)

I am happy to be aliiiive….

don’t be so down, c’mon young homie

you’ll be okay, you”l find real love

all of the stories, the hero gets lonely

now is the time to show what you’re made of.

[a new cute one from Cudi. Notes from the Kid: “Something I made during the SF sessions. produced by me, keys by Dot. Sample is from one of my favorite Ratatat jams “Sunblocks”.”

Wonder if Coach will do anything with this one or do anything around the new album! (Cudi was one of Coach’s “Dreamers” for their #CoachBackstage campaign.)]

love. by Cudderland.

Justin Faust – Bird Of Paradise (Original Mix)

Disco vibes coming down from the weekend

Justin Faust – Bird Of Paradise (Original Mix) by Justin Faust.

Logic ft. Big K.R.I.T. – Top Ten (Prod. By 6ix)

[totally thought i shared this on fri, but looks like it’ll have to be today. still worth the late post.]

I’ve been on a grind and now they all know what’s up

[Logic, 6ix, and Big K.R.I.T. coming in with this banger ft. sounds from Kendrick and Drake. Like.]

Logic ft. Big K.R.I.T. – Top Ten (Prod. By 6ix) by TeamVisionary.

Le Youth – T O U C H

ain’t nobody gonna treat you better

[been listening to this jam for a bit now/how dare i not post ’til now! go. DANCE.]

Le Youth – T O U C H by Le Youth.

KS Resident DJ’ing @ TuneCore Live – 2/25 ft. HOLYCHILD + More

The second event of the TuneCore Live series is tomorrow night Wed 2/25!

We have a pretty cool lineup including a DJ set by LA’s HOLYCHILD, and live performances by KnowerDear Boy (LMU represent), and Waterbed. And I’ll be providing some house music as well!

Come by for a fun hang, drinks, some free cigars, and live music.

It’s free, doors at 8pm.

Bardot in Hollywood, 1737 Vine St., Hollywood, CA 90028

More info here and below (ft. cool photo by LA artist George Byrne).

Would love to see you! Moniks xxtunecore live 2/25


[BAND TO WATCH] Sol – Pages (Prod. Nima Skeemz)

i breathe for the music

and music alone.

[watch out for this guy.]

Sol – Pages (Prod. Nima Skeemz) by Solzilla.

Nicki Minaj – Truffle Butter feat. Drake & Lil Wayne (Aston Shuffle Remix) [Premiere] by EARMILK

club bangerrr

Nicki Minaj – Truffle Butter feat. Drake & Lil Wayne (Aston Shuffle Remix) [Premiere] by EARMILK.

Sorrow – No More Hesitation (feat. CYN) by Inspected

no more hesitation….

all over you like the sun upon the sky

warming up your life

[it’s one of the best feelings]

Sorrow – No More Hesitation (feat. CYN) by Inspected.

Drake drops new mixtape “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late”

[haven’t been able to post about Drake’s surprise mixtape drop on Friday, February 13th, 2015, until now. It was a lovely surprise I received upon landing in freezing NYC.]

Needless to say, I dig this new album because I rarely dislike anything from the man….and I am still listening to it; digesting all of it before I can say my full opinion. There is a lot of speculation as to why he released it so abruptly like this, especially with all the rumors around the beef between some heavy rappers with Cash Money Records. Pitchfork lays it all out here, along with some great lines alluding to this rumor from the album. Looking forward to seeing the story further unfold….in the meantime, I will continue to have this mixtape on repeat.

“Young but I’m makin’ millions to work the night shift”

Shout out to Henry Krinkle’s “Stay”, which is used in to-be-hit-single “Preach”, after also being used in Nicki Minaj’s “Buy a Heart” in her latest The Pink Print. Hopefully Cash Money paid Henry properly at least…..


Drake: If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late | Album Reviews | Pitchfork.

Little Dragon – Little Man (Tom Flynn Remix)

a pretty dreamy rendition of this “little man” by lovely Little Dragon

Little Dragon – Little Man (Tom Flynn Remix) by Tom Flynn.



(ft. vibey remixes of Sade (@23:33), London Grammar (@33:56), and more)


TuneCore Live LA Launches 1/28 at Bardot Hollywood

Konstantsurprises will be dropping some tunes on Wednesday, 1/28’s TuneCore Live launch event, taking place at Bardot in Hollywood on Vine. The night will feature live performances by The Neighbourhood alum Olivver The Kid, as well as SoCal rockers Hudson andNightmare Boy, whose credits you might recognize from Lana Del Rey’s Ultraviolence album. Additionally, the event will feature DJ sets by Tron Stamos and Konstantsurprises.

Sample some Swishers Sweets, get an Ultimate Ears mold done, and get your drink and music on with LA’s music industry and your peeps.

tunecore live 1/28

TuneCore Live’s L.A. Kickoff Event To Feature Olivver The Kid, Hudson & Nightmare Boy.

The Invisible Woman: A Conversation With Björk | Pitchfork

“Everything that a guy says once, you have to say five times. Girls now are also faced with different problems. I’ve been guilty of one thing: After being the only girl in bands for 10 years, I learned—the hard way—that if I was going to get my ideas through, I was going to have to pretend that they—men—had the ideas. I became really good at this and I don’t even notice it myself. I don’t really have an ego. I’m not that bothered. I just want the whole thing to be good. And I’m not saying one bad thing about the guys who were with me in the bands, because they’re all amazing and creative, and they’re doing incredible things now. But I come from a generation where that was the only way to get things done. So I have to play stupid and just do everything with five times the amount of energy, and then it will come through.” – Bjork

Read more here: The Invisible Woman: A Conversation With Björk | Pitchfork.

Le Youth – R E A L (Bixel Boys Remix)



Le Youth – R E A L (Bixel Boys Remix) by Le Youth on SoundCloud – Hear the world’s sounds.

Sophia Grace – Best Friends (Y//2//K Remix)

you ain’t gotta worry never

i’m your numba 1 girl, i’m your best friend!

you’ve got a friend like dat

like dat

like dat

[i mean, i can’t not. this remix was bound to happen.]

if you don’t know what this is, just giggle at this baby vid featuring the soon-to-be legendary Sophia Grace (young girl rapper reppin’ hard):

Sophia Grace – Best Friends (Y//2//K Remix) by Y//2//K.

Timbaland – The Way I Are (Chachi Remix)

it don’t mattah because i’m the one that love you best

[a perfect “throwback” choice; perfectly executed in-line with today’s dance choons. thank you CHACHI for taking me back to college, EDM-style]

Timbaland – The Way I Are (Chachi Remix) by Chachi.

Ignition/Do You… (R.Kelly/Miguel Cover) by Phoebe Ryan

can I get a toot toot

can i get a beep beep

do you like drugs…..

do you like love…..


me too….

[had the pleasure of meeting this gal at E Zoo when she performed “Now Or Never” with Tritonal. sweet gal makin’ sweet things! go girl!]

Ignition/Do You… (R.Kelly/Miguel Cover) by Phoebe Ryan.