Off Chances
This is a podcast version of the mix CDs made every month for Off Chances, a queer party in Chicago.
Summer, Somewhere

Vibes galore | Mixed by The Lady Speedstick for Off Chances | August 2016

  1. FANTASMA | Shangrila (Maramza Remix)
  2. D.R.A.M. | Cute
  3. Jamila Woods | HEAVN
  4. INGRID | F*ck All Day (F.A.D.)
  5. A-Wa | Galbi Haway
  6. Michael Kiwanuka | Place I Belong
  7. Joanna Newsom | Leaving the City
  8. Terri & Monica | Uh Huh
  9. Empress Of | Woman Is a Word
  10. Two Tons O' Fun | Just Us
  11. Chance The Rapper ft. Jeremih, Francis & The Lights | Summer Friends
  12. Lana Del Rey | Brooklyn Baby
  13. Dreezy | We Gon Ride (feat. Gucci Mane)
  14. Rihanna | Same Ol’ Mistakes
  15. Belly | King
  16. Blood Orange | Best to You
  17. Mariah | Shinzo No Tobira
  18. ANOHNI | Marrow
  19. Jill Scott | Jahraymecofasola
  20. Kevin Morby | Black Flowers
  21. case/lang/veirs | Blue Fires
Direct download: Summer_Somewhere.mp3
Category:The Lady Speedstick -- posted at: 7:27pm CDT

VIVIREMOS

VIVIREMOS | June 2016 | Mixed by The Lady Speedstick

  1. Jill Scott : Golden (Catching Flies Remix)
  2. Prince : Thieves In The Temple (Acoustic Demo)
  3. Patti Smith : Because The Night
  4. Lorine Chia : Wondering Where
  5. DJ Sprinkles : Grand Central, Pt. 1 (Deep Into the Bowel of House) [MCDE Bassline Dub]
  6. Jay Boogie : Body Remix (feat. Cakes da Killa & Shamz Le Roc)
  7. Diamanda Galas : Gloomy Sunday (d.e.f.x. Slice by Slice remix)
  8. The Knife : This Is Now
  9. HEALTH : USA BOYS
  10. L7 : American Society
  11. Outkast : GhettoMusick (Club Mix)
  12. Boss : I Don't Give a Fuck
  13. Celia Cruz : Yo Viviré (I Will Survive)
  14. Rita Indiana Y Los Misterios : Los Poderes
  15. The Velvet Underground : All Tomorrow's Parties
  16. The Smiths : A Rush and a Push and the Land Is Ours
  17. Hess Is More : Call for Change (feat. Nomi Ruiz)
  18. Bitone Troupe : All Is Full Of Love (MAMBISA remix)
  19. Sturgill Simpson : In Bloom
  20. Fatima Al Qadiri : Aftermath
  21. Bert Jansch & John Renbourn : Orlando
Direct download: viviremos.mp3
Category:The Lady Speedstick -- posted at: 5:15pm CDT

Emotional Weather No. 3

for all you moody cuties out there

EMOTIONAL WEATHER NO. 3
by Nina Ramone for Off Chances
May 2016

Blood Orange - Sutphin Boulevard
The Internet - Just Sayin'
Lil Wayne - A Milli (James Blake Harmonimix)
Aphex Twin - Alberto Balsalm
Kelela - All The Way Down
Portishead - It's A Fire
Arca - Else
Björk and Kelis - Oceania
Grimes - Realiti
Missy Elliott and Ginuwine - Take Away
Chance the Rapper feat. Noname Gypsy - Lost
Blur - Tender (Cornelius Remix)

Direct download: Emotional_Weather_No._3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:27pm CDT

Flowers In Time

For SK

Time (tempo) and space (melody) to work (bloom) through it (life). 

  1. Alice Coltrane | Wisdom Eye
  2. Björk | Mother Heroic
  3. Mountain Man | Soft Skin
  4. The War on Drugs | Under the Pressure
  5. Kendrick Lamar | untitled 04 l 08.14.2014.
  6. Tori Amos | Girl
  7. Lucio Battisti | Abbracciala Abbracciali Abbracciati
  8. Baauer | Body
  9. Rashad | Be True (feat. P.A. Flex)
  10. Frazey Ford | September Fields
  11. Kelela with Tosin Abasi | Enemy (Acoustic)
  12. Bastardgeist | Invisible Life
  13. Lucrecia Dalt | Mohán
  14. Caetano Veloso | Coucouroucou Paloma
  15. KING | Native Land
  16. Underworld | Nylon Strung
  17. Jeff Buckley & Elizabeth Fraser | All Flowers In Time Bend Towards The Sun
  18. Willie Nelson | Just As I Am

Cover image by Makoto Azuma

Direct download: Flowers_In_Time.mp3
Category:The Lady Speedstick -- posted at: 10:00pm CDT

I Want My Planet Back

<<i'm afraid of americans>>

bottoms - my body
m.i.a. - amazon
the soft pink truth - kitchen
le tigre - dyke march 2001 (reid's aphro-dykey rmx)
mike dehnert - detroit switch back to city
massive attack - man next door
ø - olematon
fatima al qadiri - power
rind - throw your arms up
tricky - black steel

ninaramone x offchances march 2016

Direct download: I_WANT_MY_PLANET_BACK.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:14pm CDT

Mon Petit Vulcan

This one is for Matthew, Mauna Kea and all the lovers!

  1. Eddie Kamae & Sons of Hawaii | Mauna Kea
  2. The Velvet Underground | I'll Be Your Mirror
  3. Los Amparito | Cuatrocienegas (con Carla Morrison)
  4. Christine and the Queens | Tilted
  5. The Cure | Halo
  6. Kwamie Liv | Comin Thru
  7. D'Angelo | Prayer
  8. dvsn | Too Deep
  9. LION BABE | Treat Me Like Fire
  10. The B-52's | Lava
  11. Liz Phair | Supernova
  12. CHELSEA WOLFE | Destruction Makes the World Burn Brighter
  13. Cocteau Twins | Love's Easy Tears
  14. Petite Noir | MDR
  15. Maya Jane Coles | Burning Bright (feat. Kim Ann Foxman)
  16. Empress Of | How Do You Do It
  17. Owiny Sigoma Band | I Made You / You Made Me
  18. Shocking Blue | I'll Write Your Name Through The Fire
  19. Rasheeda | Marry Me (feat. Toya Wright)
  20. Nicolas Jaar | And I Say (Xinobi Edit)
  21. Drake | Know Yourself (Jacques Greene intro edit)
  22. Björk | Possibly Maybe
Direct download: Mon_Petit_Vulcan.mp3
Category:The Lady Speedstick -- posted at: 4:23pm CDT

BQNU$ CLA$$IX

Mixed by the indefatiguable John Twatters

  1. Sylvester - I Need Somebody To Love Tonight
  2. Nu Shooz - I Can't Wait
  3. Jade - Don't Walk Away
  4. Janet Jackson - Nasty
  5. Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill
  6. Glass Candy - Geto Boys
  7. A Tribe Called Quest - Electric Relaxation
  8. Brandy & Monica - The Boy Is Mine
  9. Solange - Stillness Is The Move
  10. Gina X - No G.D.M.
  11. Gang Gang Dance - House Jam
  12. Sparks - Tryouts For The Human Race
  13. Eurythmics - Love Is A Stranger
  14. Don Armando's Second Avenue Rhumba Band - Deputy of Love
  15. Tinashe - Vulnerable (Gold Fields remix)
  16. Veracom - Love Grows
  17. Rebbie Jackson - Centipede
  18. New Order - Bizarre Love Triangle
  19. Erasure - A Little Respect (Big Train Mix)
  20. Talking Heads - This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)
Direct download: classix6bonusmix_final.mp3
Category:Classix -- posted at: 1:48pm CDT

ABSTRACTION[S]

I'ts been a year of endings and beginnings, precarity and optimism, threat and response. For Chances and the community beyond. Here's something grown, sexy and a little brooding as we hibernate, reorient, and look forward. xo_ninaramone

Nicki Minaj feat. Beyoncé - Feeling Myself
LSD - [2222222] On
Anti-pop Consortium - Rinseflow
Le1f - Boom
Missy Elliott - She's A Bitch
Erykah Badu - The Healer
Kendrick Lamar - How Much A Dollar Cost
THEESatisfaction - Recognition
Tricky - Overcome
Outkast - Unhappy
A Tribe Called Quest - Midnight
Aaliyah - We Need A Resolution

Direct download: ABSTRACTIONS.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:26pm CDT

This House Became a Home

A 'house' mix for Ally. By The Lady Speedstick.

  1. Frank B | Chain of Fools
  2. The xx | Sunset (Jamie xx Edit)
  3. Miguel Migs | What Do You Want (feat. Meshell Ndegeocello)
  4. Aurea | Ciel & Terre
  5. Merle | Forever Yours
  6. Hercules and Love Affair | 5:45 To Freedom (feat. Rouge Mary)
  7. Bruno Furlan | Blow Minutes
  8. Nitzer Ebb | Join In The Chant
  9. BYRELL The GREAT | Brujeria
  10. Daphni | Vikram
  11. Salif Keita | Madan (Martin Solveig Exotic Disco Mix)
  12. Melé | Ambience
  13. Daniel Haaksman | Toma Que Toma
  14. Astronomar & Bot | Sea Breeze
  15. MikeQ | Feels Like (feat. Kevin JZ Prodigy)
  16. St. Germain | Real Blues (ALA Edit)
  17. Sam Tiba | Déguisement (JUBILEE & BURT FOX Remix)
  18. Willie Colon $ Hector Lavoe | Timbalero (Nguzunguzu Remix)
  19. Hot Natured | Reverse Skydiving (Benoit and Sergio Remix)
  20. Martin Iverson | Cobra XL (Freddy da stupid edition)
  21. Sampha | Without (Bodhi Remix)
  22. Larry Heard & Mr. White | The Sun Can't Compare
  23. Tinashe | Vulnerable (Gold Fields Remix)
  24. LSDXOXO | SLUT RAVE
  25. Seinabo Sey | Hard Times (Away Message Version)
  26. DJs Pareja & Von Party | Serpientes Y Escaleras
  27. Ann Nesby | Can I Get a Witness (SANFRANDISKO RE-EDIT)
  28. Bok Bok & Sweyn Jupite | Papaya Lipgloss (Club Mix)
  29. Corona | Rhythm of the Night (Hotel Garuda Remix)
  30. Hardrive | Maurice's Vibe
  31. Ren Phillips | The Things You Do
  32. Romanthony | What $ Love
  33. Candi Staton | Hallelujah Anyway (Larse Vocal)
  34. Paradise | In Love With You

Cover image by Amanda Williams

Direct download: This_House_Became_a_Home_1.mp3
Category:The Lady Speedstick -- posted at: 12:00pm CDT

Chances Classix Vol. 6

For our 10th anniversary, we invited our old friend John Twatters to mix a collection of classic Chances heat, compiled by organizers past and present. Featuring contributions from Baby Sloth, Behaviour, CQQCHIFRUIT, FKA Swag, John Twatters, The Lady Speedstick, Nina Ramone and Rita Bacon. Enjoy! And thanks for 10 beautiful years!!

  1. Deee-lite | What Is Love?
  2. Loose Joints | Is It All Over My Face?
  3. Dynasty | I Don't Wanna Be A Freak (But I Can't Help Myself)
  4. Hercules & Love Affair | Blind
  5. B-52's | Mesopotamia
  6. Liquid Liquid | Optimo
  7. Owiny Sigoma Band | Nyiduonge Drums
  8. Drums of Death vs Franklin Fuentes | Fierce
  9. Cajmere | Percolator
  10. Harddrive | Deep Inside
  11. Chicks On Speed | Wordy Rappinghood
  12. Bow Wow Wow | Love, Peace, and Harmony
  13. Le Tigre | Deceptacon (DFA remix)
  14. Merle | Mimi Likes 2 Dance
  15. Frankie Knuckles & Jamie Principle | Baby Wants To Ride
  16. T2 | Heartbroken
  17. ESG | Erase You
  18. Sneaker Pimps | Spin Spin Sugar (Armand Van Helden Garage Mix)
  19. Drake ft. Nicki Minaj | Make Me Proud
  20. Bizarre Inc | I'm Gonna Get You
  21. Metro Area | Miura
  22. Prince | Erotic City
  23. MIA | Sunshowers
  24. Yoko Ono | Walking On Thin Ice
  25. Fleetwood Mac | Dreams (Psychemagik Remix)

Presented as part of Platforms: 10 Years of Chances Dances

Direct download: Chances_Classix_Vol._6.mp3
Category:Classix -- posted at: 10:49pm CDT