Off Chances Mix CD's
This is a podcast version of the mix CD’s made every month for Off Chances, a queer party in Chicago.
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

JUICY

 a miami & global club classix minimixxx

special thanks to Enzo Moscarella and DJ Demchuk

Natural Born Chillers - Rock the Funky Beats

Jamie Myerson - Heartsong

"Bad Education" Sample

Lady G - Nuff Respect

Kelis - Bossy ft Too $hort

Spice - So Me Like It

Terror Fabulous ft. Nadine Sutherland - Action

Azul Azul - La Bomba

El Chombo - El Gato Volador

Los Angeles Azules - Toma Que Toma Remix 2015 (DJ David Rivera)

Shannon - Let The Music Play

Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam - Can You Feel The Beat

Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock

Benny Benassi - Satisfaction

Cybotron - Clear (Original 1983 Mix)

Jocelyn Enriquez (A Little Bit of Ecstasy)

La Rissa - I Do Both Jay and Jane

La Bouche - Be My Lover

Venga Boys - Boom Boom Boom Boom!!

Miss Jane - Fine Day

Darude - Sandstorm

DJ Laz - Red Alert '98

DJ Uncle Al & Felix Sama - Mit It Up

DJ Godfather - Rock Your Hips (DJ Godfather Detroit Ghetto Tek Mix)

Owiny Sigoma Band - Owiny Techno

Crystal - Jeje

DJ Zinhle - My Name Is (DJ Garphie Africa to Brazil Remix) (ft. Busiswa Gqulu)

Mariah Carey - Fly Away (Butterfly Reprise) (Fly Away Club Mix)

Enya - Orinoco Flow (Das Neue Schwarz Remix)

Interview by DJ Demchuk for #WZRDWednesdays on Chicago 88.3 fm 8/5/15

 

Direct download: CqqchifruitOnWZRD.mp3
Category:CQQCHIFRUIT -- posted at: 3:25pm CDT

Everything You Need Is Already Inside You

EVERYTHING YOU NEED IS ALREADY INSIDE YOU | The Lady Speedstick for Off Chances | May 2015

Existential fierceness!

  1. Tinashe | What Is There To Lose (Interlude)
  2. Abra | Love & Power
  3. The Cranberries | Pretty
  4. Faada Freddy | Let It Go 
  5. k.d. lang | Constant Craving
  6. Jazmine Sullivan | If You Dare
  7. The Very Best | The Dead and the Dreaming (feat. Seye)
  8. Drake | Started From the Bottom
  9. Erykah Badu | My Life
  10. Sinkane | New Name
  11. Mr Twin Sister | Out of the Dark
  12. Ciara | One Woman Army (Intro)
  13. Nidia Minaj | Afro
  14. Nicki Minaj | Feeling Myself (feat. Beyoncé)
  15. Jamie xx | Gosh
  16. Kendrick Lamar | King Kunta (Island Riot Casual Connection Rework)
  17. Trust | This Ready Flesh
  18. Missy Elliott | She’s a Bitch (MISTAVEE'S Cat Like A Semi Mix)
  19. Lower Dens | Non Grata
  20. THEESatisfaction | EarthEE
  21. Junglepussy | Satisfaction Guaranteed
  22. Laura Mvula | She (Robin Hannibal Rework)
  23. Shabazz Palaces | …down 155th in the MCM Snorkel
  24. Nina Simone | Aint Got No-I Got Life (Studio Version)
  25. Le Tigre | Keep on Livin'
  26. Melanie | Ring The Living Bell
  27. Yoko Ono & The Plastic Ono Band | I'm Alive

Cover image by Ana Mendieta

Direct download: Everything_You_Need_Is_Already_Inside_You.mp3
Category:The Lady Speedstick -- posted at: 2:46pm CDT

LOVE SPELLS

THIS ONE IS A TENDER ONE. (purple heart)(ghost)(alien head)

Perfume Genius, "Fool"
Massive Attack, "Protection"
Fever Ray, "Triangle Walks"
MEN, "All the Way Thru"
SBTRKT, "Something Goes Right"
Sparks, "My Other Voice"
Blood Orange, "Chamakay"
Dubbel Dutch, "Heartbruk"
Caribou, "Your Love Will Set You Free"
Mariah Carey, "Touch My Body" (Cyril Hahn remix)
Julee Cruse, "Rockin' Back Inside My Heart" (Tibetan 12" mix)
Shakespear's Sister, "Stay"
Suicide, "Cheree"

xo_nina ramone

Direct download: Love_Spells.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00pm CDT