DJ Relentless

Sr. Music Contributing Writer - A disc jockey since 1980, DJ Relentless has a career that has spanned from local dive bars to major club venues all over the United States, Amsterdam, the Dominican Republic and Toronto.
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    What’s Old Is New, DJ Relentless Serves Up September’s Mix

    It’s September and there’s a strange vibe in the air. The season is about to change…not only weather wise but also politically. We are heading in to mid-term elections for the United States. And even if you don’t live there, this is an important time in the world’s history....
  • Summer Heat Explodes in this Month’s Mix by DJ Relentless

    It’s August and the summer heat makes me recall an album title by Stevie Wonder…”Hotter Than July.” It’s really a hot one out there. Hope you’re staying cool and ready for this month’s selections of “Ear Candy.” Right after I did last month’s mix I got a copy of...
  • Music News, DJ Relentless, Pride, Diversity

    DJ Relentless: Pursuing Diversity – New Voices, New Faces, New Sounds

    Well, well, well…I can remember everyone complaining about the cold. Then spring seemed like it was never gonna get here. Well, summer is officially here and it’s hotter than two sissies in a prison camp on a Friday night! And it’s not just the temperatures that are hot. Tempers...
  • Music News, Gay Pride Mix,

    DJ Relentless’ Exclusive Pride Mix, Gay Icons (Divas)

    I was recently speaking to a 20 something year old about music and Gay Culture. I was mortified when he said “Uh…who is Donna Summer?” And in furthering our conversation the fact hit me that many of the young gays out there have no reference to who and what...
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    From DJs Tracks to New Remixes, DJ Relentless Serves up a Musical Snapshot

    The year is flying by. Can’t believe it’s already June. Current events are piling up while the insanity of individuals behaving poorly and then being called out is becoming the norm. I try very hard to use this column and mix as a snapshot of where we are musically...
  • Music News, Paris Hilton, Kanye West, DJ Relentless

    DJ Relentless: Consequence of Life & Sound Music Review

    Finally hitting some warmer weather and I’m getting excited about what is ahead musically. I’ve got a feeling that this is going to be a good summer. Why? Because it feels like some of the crappy songs are being released now to get them out of the way. We’ve...
  • Music News, Kinkster MAG, DJ Relentless, Playlista

    DJ Relentless’ Rites of Spring Mix

    So, April is here. Some places are beginning to look and feel like spring. While others are still lingering with winter overtones. I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for some warmer temperatures! And I got just the soundtrack to get us started… This month’s selections hopefully will...
  • Music News, DJ Relentless, Beyonce

    DJ Relentless’ Temperature’s Rising Playlist Picks

    Time is flyin’! It’s already March. Hopefully, spring is not too far behind. We’ve got a lot of music to get to….so let’s do it! A couple of months ago, I was watching Colbert and he had 30 Seconds To Mars on as the musical guest. I had almost...
  • Super Bowl 2018, Justin Timberlake, Music News, DJ Relentless

    Deep Winter Sounds With DJ Relentless

    It’s February and I knew we were gonna be in for a cold winter this year. And Mother Nature is not joking! So, hopefully my selections for my little mix will keep you warm during your day. Being that I wear many hats besides being a DJ, I often...
  • Music News, Bruno Mars, Cardi B., Fifth Harmony

    DJ Relentless: 2018 Music Express

    Welcome to 2018! It’s a new year and time for a new outlook. I believe like most I spent the last year angry and slightly depressed. Politics and Fake News dominated our world and it was hard to look forward. But somehow I feel strangely optimistic about the new...
  • DJ RELENTLESS 2017 REWIND MIX

    2017 was so packed with events, news items, political views and of course music that it was really difficult to capture it and express it in 2 hours and 15 minutes. But I gave it my best shot. You’re not gonna find every hit from the year in this...
  • DJ Relentless, Music News, Playlist

    DJ Relentless: Before We Say Goodbye Playlist

    You know, last year about this time I believe most of us were exhausted from such a long election and an outcome that we are still reeling from. And we all were ready to say goodbye to 2016. Well, I’m afraid that I almost want to relive 2016 at...
  • 2017 American Music Awards: DJ Relentless Recap

    So, for many gay men of a certain age, this year’s American Music Awards was a “must see” event last. I know that when I heard that Diana Ross was getting the Lifetime Achievement Award, I knew what I was going to be doing that evening. And she looked...
  • Music News, Taylor Swift

    DJ Relentless: Everything Old Is New Again

    It’s so hard to believe that 2017 is almost over. With all the headlines and disasters (natural and unnatural) the time flew by. And in the music industry “what’s old is new”. Oh…don’t get me wrong. There’s some new tracks but there are also some really great remixes of...
  • Music News, Janet Jackson, DJ Relentless

    The Music of Indian Summer, Exclusive Mix by DJ Relentless

    There’s a lot going on. So, welcome to “Indian Summer”. Unseasonably warm temperatures for this time of year are really effecting all of us. Bumble Bees are confused. Allergy season is getting out of control. And folks don’t know what they are supposed to be wearing outside. The soundtrack...
  • Music News, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, DJ Relentless, Alphonso King

    END OF THE SUMMER? DJ Relentless Has A PLAYLIST FOR YOU!

    As we approach what is considered the end of summer, this is actually one of my favorite times of the year. Why? Because this is when a lot of new releases come out. Let’s see…we’ve got two white girls battling in the Pop category of the Billboard charts. For...
  • Music Mixes, Music News, DJ Relentless

    DJ Relentless’ Hot and Sticky Music Mix

    It’s been a hot, wet and sticky summer so far. And it’s hard to stay focused with all the distractions of politics and healthcare news that we are bombarded with on a daily basis. So, forgive me if this month’s mix is all ovah the place. Some are still...
  • DJ Relentless, Music, iTunes, Playlist

    A Super-Feel-Good Mix for the Summer by DJ Relentless

    I don’t know about you, but I am tired of hearing bad news and feeling down. It’s summer, dammit! And we need a reminder that in order to get ready for the fall, we need to rejuvenate during the summer by having fun. So, I hope this mix helps...
  • born this way jacket, Kinkster MAG Pride Mix 2017

    Kinkster MAG Pride Mix 2017

    Last year we were all devastated by the news of the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando. I’m not sure if I was more upset at how some of the media outlets jumped to terrorism or how a presidential candidate could use the tragedy as a pond in a scheme...
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    A Hot Mix You Need to Hear, June Ear Candy Mix by DJ Relentless

    We go into this month with the loss of a 90s icon, two different beefs come to a head, and Julia Michaels has some issues. The weather seems to be warmer but it seems to be wetter…lots of rain in May. Let’s hope we dry out as summer creeps...
  • Music, iTunes, Playlist, DJ Relentless, Music News

    Latest Music Picks For A Hot Month from DJ Relentless!

    So, it’s been one hundred days of “The Great Pumpkin” in office. Reports say that the Kardashians are getting desperate since their ratings are at an all time low. Airlines are racial profiling and targeting passengers. Bill O’Reilly has lost his seat at Fox. And the Bumble Bee has...
  • Social Media, Algorithm, Facebook

    Death by Algorithm: The Real Big Brother

    I can remember the first time I saw the film “1984”. I had not read the book and honestly, the only thing I knew about the project was that the Eurythmics did the soundtrack. I had bought it before seeing the film. I immediately fell in love with Annie...
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    Spring Awakening Music: A Mix By DJ Relentless

    With hopes of spring blossoming soon I am excited about the new tracks coming down the pike. This month I have some indicators of what might be the soundtrack of the months ahead. I still haven’t really gotten over the death of George Michael. I mean, after all the...
  • Music News, iTunes, Remy Ma, Diss Tracks, Hip-Hop, Rap Music

    Nicki Minaj and Remy Ma feud for the title of “Queen Of Hip Hop

    There’s a FEUD going on and it’s popular in the headlines these days. No, I’m not talking about the Bette Davis and Joan Crawford mini-series on FX. I’m actually talking about the Nicki Minaj and Remy Ma feud for the title of “Queen Of Hip Hop”. The funny things...
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