Tuesday, May 31, 2011

DJ Gregg's Top 25 Tracks of Late Spring 2011

On a quarterly basis, Ambient DJs' music mixologists prepare playlists reflecting their top dance floor selections.  Listed is below DJ Gregg's (aka DJ Jagged's) late Spring 2011 playlist, reflecting a wide variety of tracks across multiple genres.  Gregg is known for his deep and semi-eclectic musical tastes, with a bent towards alternative, electronic and international genres.  


In Countdown Fashion, drumroll please.....

25) Loca - Shakira w/Dizzee Rascal (Dance)
24) Don't Play No Game That I Can't Win - Beastie Boys f/Santigold (hip hop/alternative)
23) WEDDING HOT PICK - You are the Best Thing - Ray LaMontagne 













22) WEDDING HOT PICK- Marry Me - Train (acoustic)

21) SWEET 16 CORNER - Firework - Katy Perry (dance)
20) SWEET 16 CORNER - Friday - Rebecca Black (novelty)
19)  Hello - Martin Solveig f/Dragonette (dance)
18) Forget You - Cee Lo Green (dance)
17) Charlie Sheen Winning - Awesome Vatican Assassin (trance)
16) Under Cover of Darkness - The Strokes (alternative)
15) I Like That (We No Speak Americano) - Yolanda f/D-Cup w. Nablidon (dance)
14) Rolling in the Deep - Adele (vocalist)

13)  Cut the Lights (Acid & Skribble's Lights Out Edit) - Chris Reeder (dance)
12) Someone to Love Me - Mary J. Blige w/Diddy and Lil' Wayne (R&B)
11) Coma Cat - Tensnake (house)
10) No Hands - Waka Flocka Flame w/Roscoe Dash and Wale (hip hop)
9) Rocketeer - Far East Movement f/Ryan Tedder (R&B)
8) Carbonated - Mt. Kimbi (dubstep)
7) Beautiful People - Chris Brown f/Benny Benassi (Disco Fries Electro Remix) (Dance)
6) Look at Me Now - Chris Brown, Busta Rhymes & Lil Wayne (hip hop)
5) Stereo Love - Edward Maya f/Vika Jigulina (electronic)

4) On the Floor - Jennifer Lopez (dance)
3) S&M - Rihanna (note: this song surprisingly has strong appeal across numerous demographics including middle-aged moms!)
2) Favorite DJ (Disco Fries Remix) - Clinton Sparks w/Jermaine Dupri and DJ Class

1) Give Me Everything Tonight - Pitbull w/Ne-Yo, Nayer and Afrojack




Almost Made the Cut
1) Teach Me How to Dougie - Cali Swag District (hip hop)
2) When a Woman Loves - R. Kelly (R&B)
3) Party Rock - LMFAO (dance)
4) The Lazy Song - Bruno Mars (pop)
5) Give it to Me (Jay Dabhi Smooth Remix) - Nelly Furtado, Timbaland, J. Timberlake (lounge)
6) I Do - Colbie Caillat (pop)
7) Cowbell - DJ Shiftee (dubstep)
8) Danza Kuduro - Don Omar (Latin)

Predicted Breakout Tracks - Summer 2011
1) Motivated - Kelly Rowland w/Lil Wayne (hip hop)
2) If I Was You (OMG) - Far East Movement f/Snoop Dogg (dance)

Classics in Rotation
1) Psycho Killer - The Talking Heads (New Wave)
2) London Calling - The Clash (Punk)
3) Dancehall Days - Wang Chung (80s)
4) Enjoy the Silence - Depeche Mode (80s)
5) True - Spandau Ballet (80s)
6) Didn't Mean to Turn You On - Cherrelle (80s)
7) Native New Yorker - Odyssey (disco)
8) Got to Be Real - Cheryl Lynn (disco)
9) I Can't Help It - Michael Jackson (disco)
10) Escape (the Pina Colada Song) - Rupert Holmes

11) Lambada - Kaoma (Brazilian/world)
12) Show Me Love - Robin S. (90s dance)
13) Make the World Go Round - Sandy B. (90s dance)
14) The Humpty Dance - Digital Underground (90s)
15) Valerie - Amy Winehouse (vocalist)

16) Say It Ain't So - Weezer (alternative)
17) Where It's At - Beck (alternative)
18) I Wanna Be Your Lover - Prince (80s)
19) Low Rider - War (funk)
20) Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now - McFadden & Whitehead (disco)
21) Rise - Herb Alpert (80s)
22) Some Kind of Wonderful - Grand Funk Railroad (classic rock)
23) Roadhouse Blues - The Doors (classic rock)
24) Send Me on My Way - Rusted Root (world)
25) Mustang Sally - The Commitments (rock)

FOR MORE INFORMATION
To see DJ Jagged's Top 50 tracks of 2010, click here.  For booking information, please visit Ambient DJs' website here.

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