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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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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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    Hollywood Music: Award Season Inspired Playlist

    Not sure if the “Groundhog” saw his shadow or not, but it’s been unseasonably warm for our winter months. And “Award Season” was very busy this year….especially the Grammys. As I am in my 37th year as a DJ I am appreciative of all my experience and teachings through...
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    Exclusive Valentine’s Day Playlist from DJ Relentless #HoldTight ❤️

    So, Valentine’s Day is here and I know it might be hard to focus on something romantic with all that’s going on in the world. But we here at Kinkster MAG suggest that if you have someone special in your personal life that you take some time to let them...
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    The New “45”, Appropriation, and Hope for the Future

    We’re only in the second month of 2017 and so much has happened in such a short time. The keys to the asylum have been given to the joker and it’s hard to not pay attention. January 20th has changed everything. Even the days leading up to that date...
  • Forget 2016! A New Year Brings New Energy & Remixes

    2017 has finally begun! Thank God! I don’t think I could stand another minute of last year. So many losses and so many heartbreaks….it’s time for a new start and a new beginning. Time to look at what is to come. Stop dwelling on what happened. We can’t change...
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    2016 Year In Music With DJ Relentless

    2016 was a rough year for most. Racism, homophobia, sexism, ageism, and that was just Donald Trump’s campaign for president. I started the year with high hopes for music, but I’m not sure it was all great. This hour and 51-minute mega mix feature 72 songs that I programmed...
  • New World Order: Trump Wins The Election (Exclusive Music Mix)

    I know that there are plenty of U.S. citizens who are cheering and applauding this day….I am not one of them. It is said that sometimes you have to hit “rock bottom” in order to realize that you need to change your ways. Well, I guess America has taken...
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    Beyonce’s CMA Performance Spurs Racist Backlash

    Over the past two decades with the rise of social media, now more than ever recording artists have to raise their profiles even higher to get noticed and stay on the charts. And the old saying “Any publicity is good publicity” seems to be very true for today’s celebrities....
  • Politics Meets Pop Culture Music

    As we are getting closer and closer to election day in the United States, it’s kinda hard to focus on anything else…since this is such an important one. And of course political views are seeping into our entertainment and music. So, let’s just go there. As with all of...
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