This Valentine’s Day, Bar Fausto will be hosting a record/tape swap, with much much more in store. Included in the evening's offerings, will be a mixtape handed out with drink specials and performances by Big J Beats and an all-vinyl tribute to J Dilla by Neon Brown in celebration of J Dilla’s birthday on February 7th.
The mixtape, "Music For Soulful Lovers" is curated by DJ's Neon Brown and Zak Harper. Neon Brown has Side A, featuring classic boogie/funk love songs. Zak Harper (Side B) sheds light on the modern boogie/funk movement. The tape comes with a digital download code, so don't worry, you'll be able to play it on your tracking devices too.
Zak Harper was the producer for the 90's hip-hop group Council of Word and is a walking music encyclopedia. Neon Brown is the producer of Mister Freedom and has worked with Truck North of The Legendary Roots Crew, Homeboy Sandman, and many more. He also holds DJ residencies all around Denver including, the Meadowlark Bar, Bar Fausto, and Fort Greene.
With this first mixtape, Bar Fausto aims to harness the creativity of Denver's local artists and help build the local art community. They have set up a Bandcamp page for this mixtape and are excited to add more inspirational projects. “Music For Soulful Lovers” is an enjoyable first installment. [Organizer's description]