Late Night Radio: The Exclusive Interview

Late Night Radio comes to The Ogden for his long-awaited return on November 20th. Joined by the infamous Michael Menert, Bad Snacks, Def3, and Kaptain, the electro-funk DJ is a local favorite and never fails to put on a blast of a show every time. The budding producer and DJ, who’s real name is Alex Medellin, grew up around music, attending church and experiencing live music from a very young age. Gospel progressions, hip-hop, and funk sounds have played a huge role in influencing Medellin’s sound.

The multi-faceted and genre-bending DJ brings a fusion of live instrumentation plus the more electronic elements which combine to create sets of pure magic. We sat down with the artist to chat about his upcoming Ogden show in Denver! Check it out below.

The Man Behind The Beats

Getting Into the Interview

Late Night Radio: The Official Interview

Party Guru Press: Hey there! We’re stoked you’re coming to The Ogden. What do you remember about your Denver fans that you’re ready to experience again on November 20?

LNR: The feeling of community and family.

Party Guru Press: What is one memory you have from Denver that you’ll always remember?

LNR: The Sunday release party will always have a special place in my heart.

Party Guru Press: How would you say your style has evolved since you first became an artist?

LNR: Really I’m just more comfortable in doing whatever I feel at the moment.

Party Guru Press: How will this set differ from your last?
LNR: New music….

Party Guru Press: Do you have any upcoming releases or projects we should know about? What about merchandise?
LNR: Ya, I’m in the process of wrapping up my new bass heavy Ep Back Around 

Party Guru Press: What does a typical day in your life look like?
LNR: I’m pretty much either holed up in the studio or romping around a river somewhere in the mountains fly fishing. 

Party Guru Press: If you could describe your sound in 3 words, what would they be?
LNR: Keep Soul Alive

Party Guru Press: Where do you see yourself as an artist in the next 5 years? 10?
LNR: 10 years ago I could have never imagined being able to have the life I have now so I have no idea. 

Party Guru Press: Any upcoming festivals or events you’re playing?
LNR: NYE Philos Takeover in Detroit is going to be one for the books. 

Party Guru Press: Last question…do you consider yourself a Party Guru?
LNR: Well since I can count the amount of afterparties I’ve been to my entire career on two hands I’d say no. 

Photos Provided By Late Night Radio

We’d like to say thank you to Alex for taking the time to chat with us before his headlining show. We’re stoked to check out the infamous Late Night Radio at one of Denver’s best venues, The Ogden Theater. If you enjoy funky beats and DJ’s that bring a level of talent unlike any other, this show is for you. Grab your tickets below before they sell out!

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The Floozies Take Over Mission Ballroom

Every weekend in Denver brings a fresh lineup of talented, nationally ranked musicians and artists from all over the country. Certainly, surprising the wide range of music lovers who live here. This past weekend on February 8th at RiNo’s Mission Ballroom, Denver favorites The Floozies took the stage paired alongside SoDown, Anomalie, and Since JulEYE for the official Dayglow Funk Tour.

The night was a much needed refreshing burst of funky energy. Which sometimes slips by unnoticed in the bass-heavy Denver music scene. But, the night was not short of booming bass notes and deep, funky 808’s which shook the room and had the entire crowd grooving all night. Brothers Matt and Mark Hill’s cutting edge style combining funk paired with heavier electronic synths and other elements make The Floozies an amazing show every time. Definitely, one that always leaves Denver fans in awe.

The Openers

The night started with a talented group of individuals. From local artists like SoDown from Boulder, and up-and-coming artist Since JulEYE from Denver. To, Anomalie from Montreal, Canada. Each artist brought a unique, fresh sound of both funk-based and other electronic genres. Which, kept the night unexpected, fun, and constantly moving. The beginning of the night’s music consisted of different guitar riffs, sounds of many different instruments both synthesized and acoustic or electronic, paired with hard-hitting bass lines and drums.

Finally, the time is here, and The Floozies take the stage. The funk party was on. The Floozies are known and loved by the devoted group of funk-loving fans in Denver which runs strong. They gave an effortless performance from start to finish and did not stop for a moment. They brought song after song which melted into one another, giving off constant and unforgettable energy. Some of the more popular tracks they performed had the whole crowd on their feet and moving. Even the fans who were not familiar with every single word were dancing the night away.

The night was filled with constant movement, an insane display of lights and lasers which lit up the entire room. Also, those deep and dirty funk tunes which kept listeners and music lovers begging for more. Overall, the night was another unforgettable performance by The Floozies. We can’t wait to see another show with the two brothers. They clearly deserve being nicknamed the Kings of modern-day Electro-Funk.

Photos by (Matthew Salamander) 

Party Guru Press had the opportunity to speak with one-half of The Floozies. Check out the interview HERE

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