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Homemade Junk, Vol. II

DJ Mahf

More about: DJ Mahf

Highly influenced by my mom and older brother Jim, I grew up listening to funk, jazz, rock, and hip hop. The art of turntablism really fascinated me and I can remember when I was younger I would try to bust out some scratches on an old record player in the house. It definitely sounded like shit and I know I ruined some valuable grooves. Hip-hop culture always interested me and having my brother Jim to guide me in learning the elements had a huge impact. So, I decided a few years ago to do something with my love of music and not just be a listener.

I like to incorporate a little bit of everything in my sets: hip hop, funk, jazz, rock, reggae… it’s all there. I like to mix things together that really shouldn’t work, but they do with the proper adjustments. Hip hop is the backbone of my style, and I like to keep the possibilities open to what blends together.

I am part of a hard rock/funk band called Essence of Logic, and we have been staying steadily busy for the past few years. We have played just about everywhere in St.Louis and have received steady airplay on 101.1 The River, 105.7 The Point, and many other college level stations in the Midwest. Our debut album “What’s the Story??” was released in October of 2004 and is being distributed in stores by Blue Sky Media.

A while back I met one of my musical brothers, DJ-Helias from local crew Lojic. Since, we have played a variety of shows and made a handful of random recordings together. This year I hooked up with J-Toth and laid down some work on 3 tracks for his upcoming “Lovecycle” album. Besides studio work, I have performed live with the FFS and have plans to do many other projects and shows with the crew. I am hard at work working on my production and beat-making skills… hopefully a solo album in the future. My next project is working as a member of the new hip-hop crew the Earthworms and spinning at various events… Keep your nose clean, open your ears and your eyes.

MIXTAPES:

  1. Live @ Stumblefest
  2. Homemade Junk vol. I, II, and III
  3. After Hours vol. I, II, and III
  4. Hours After w/ DJ Helias (coming soon)
  5. Super Cuts w/ DJ Helias (coming soon)
  6. Fader Funk
  7. MBS-Mixes

Top 49 Albums:

  1. DJ Shadow: Endtroducing
  2. Herbie Hancock: Headhunters
  3. Eric B. & Rakim: Paid In Full
  4. DJ Z-Trip: Uneasy Listening/ Live @ Future Primitive
  5. Common: Resurrection
  6. Jurassic 5: Quality Control/ Power In Numbers
  7. Pharcyde: Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde
  8. RJD2: Deadringer
  9. Mos Def: Black on Both Sides
  10. Breakestra: Live Mixtape pt.II
  11. People Under the Stairs: O.S.T./ Question in the Form of an Answer
  12. Return of the DJ-vol. I
  13. A Tribe Called Quest: Midnight Marauders/ Low End Theory
  14. Atmosphere: Lucy Ford
  15. The Roots: Do You Want More??
  16. Public Enemy: It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back
  17. 311: Grassroots
  18. Del the Funky Homosapien: I Wish My Brother George Was Here
  19. Zion I: Mind Over Matter
  20. Blackalicious: Blazing Arrow
  21. Mark Farina: Mushroom Jazz-vol. II
  22. Quasimoto: The Unseen
  23. Bob Marley: Legends
  24. De La Soul: De La Soul is Dead
  25. Led Zeppelin: Early Days
  26. Herbie Hancock: Man-Child
  27. Moka Only: Road Life/ Ron Contour
  28. DJ-Logic: The Anomaly
  29. Dilated Peoples: The Platform
  30. Beastie Boys: Paul’s Boutique
  31. Incubus: Science
  32. Shuggie Otis: Inspiration Information
  33. Run-DMC: Raising Hell
  34. RJD2: Since We Last Spoke
  35. Sublime: 40oz to Freedom
  36. DJ-CAM: Lo A Project
  37. Gangstarr: Hard to Earn
  38. Poets of Rhythm: Discern-Define
  39. DJ-Shadow & Cut Chemist: Product Placement
  40. Dr. Israel: Inna City Pressure
  41. Talib Kweli & Hi-Tek (Reflection Eternal): Train of Thought
  42. Peanut Butter Wolf: My Vinyl Weighs A Ton
  43. Parliament: Mothership Connection
  44. K-OS: Joyful Rebellion
  45. Rage Against the Machine: self -titled
  46. Madlib: Shades of Blue
  47. Donald Byrd: Places and Spaces
  48. Unkle: Science Fiction
  49. DJ Jester: Presents…Genuine Electric Latin Love Machine

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