4 chords.

A classic…

With a current twist…

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“A definite must for anyone who has even a shred of respect for themselves.”

Might be the best review to date. Big ups Turntable Lab for the love! Click for full rez, and go cop the mix here.

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“FAMILY AFFAIR” | THE EAST BAY’S FUNKIEST NEW YEAR’S EVE BASH!

Family Affair

FOCAL POINT PRESENTS “FAMILY AFFAIR” | NYE 2013

In association with Platurn Productions, Fader Moves, Blunt Club Oakland, The 45 Sessions, Oakland Faders, Papalote, Fresh Jamz, Fake Four Inc, Future Shock, & Clusterfunk Collective

NEW YEAR’S EVE 2013 | 8pm-2am | Legionnaire Saloon

The ultimate New Year’s Eve extravaganza at the Legionnaire Saloon featuring 8 of the East Bay’s finest party rocking DJ’s and two floors of music with a champagne toast at midnight, party favors, food vendors, giveaways and more!

Featuring sound & vision from:

DJ PLATURN (Oakland Faders | 45 Sessions)
MR. E (Papalote Hi-Fi | 45 Sessions)
MAX KANE (4onefunk | Blunt Club OAK)
DEEJAY SAURUS (Fader Moves | Blunt Club OAK)
MARC STRETCH (Foreign Legion | Buckle Brothers)
DJ DELGADO (Fresh Jamz | 45 Sessions)
DJ ODIAKA (Fresh Jamz | Usual Nonsense)
DJ HALO (Fake Four | Future Shock)

Hosted by Larry Brite & Jern Eye

DOORS AT 9PM
$10 B4 11PM | $15 AFTER
21+ | DRINK SPECIALS

www.legionnairesaloon.com
2272 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, CA 94612

It’s hard to believe we’ve come this far…

So the 45th 45 Sessions is this friday, December 20th, and i’m at a loss for words really. I can remember where my head was at when we started this thing (first Enki and I, then E Da Boss joined shortly thereafter). The intention was so simple — I had never had a home to play all these damn 45s I had been collecting for so long. Why not start a party?

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(the 1st 45 Sessions flyer design, created by the legendary Jim Mahfood)

Little did I know it would turn into what it has. The Sessions has hosted some of the most amazing DJs and collectors from around the world, and we’ve barely scratched the surface. We’ve made some friends, succeeded and failed, collaborated in some truly unique and wild ways from locations to making socks, played a shit load of 45s, danced and laughed, & continue to dig for more. But the main thing we’ve done is help build a community of truly thoughtful and appreciative lovers of this here culture, in the Bay Area and beyond — and for that, we salute you.

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(one of the earliest known shots at the Sessions, 4 homes ago)

There’s so many people to thank — I wouldn’t even know where to start. Those of you have helped out in the biggest and smallest ways through the years know who you are. It’s because of you that this brand has grown to be what it is. Pat yourself on the back for that one. Real spit.

Join us on December 20th for the 45th 45 Sessions, 3 away from our 4 year anniversary. We’ve got some amazing things in store, and we can’t wait to share it with y’all!

Honored & humbled — DJ Platurn

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