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New DJ mixes for your summer

It’s time for some new jamz, don’t you agree?
Starting with some old school dance jams is Mix 53

Continuing along with the Disco Express

Ending up in the Wizard Funk.

New Funkadelic Record “first ya gotta shake the gate”

Hold up stop the press this is news you need. Funkadelic releases their first record in 33 years and it has 33 tracks to boot! Some ill funk on this one, be sure to buy it from the source

KC & Pete @ Vinyl District 10/16 & KC @ Zeba 10/17

This Thursday 10/16 KC & Pete are the guest DJs at The Vinyl District’s all vinyl party - naturally!. If you prefer your funk analogue swing through and ride the grooves with two Fatback alumni teaming up as “Our Thing”.
Den Of Thieves (Next to Marvin)
Thursday 10/16, 9:00pm
Friday 10/17 KC joins local […]

Two events for your weekend

Tonight KC from el Fatback is DJing a free party at WeWork for General Assembly. Free + KC + Free… are you missing something?
Saturday, Pete, Steven and KC setup the turntables on the rooftop of Dunya @ 801 Florida Ave for a full day of beats on the roof 3pm-10pm. Come and peep the summer […]

Music For Switching Yards!

Taking the express to success on the information superhighway it’s KC back with a mini mix for April 1.

Track List:
1) Change (Whiskey Barons Edit) - Donald Byrd
2) Every Kinda People (Mikeandtess boot édit) - Robert Palmer
3) I Need It Constantly (The Dirty Green edit issue) - LTJ
4) Bibi Na Mpu - Mim Suleiman
5) Night […]

Night People DJ mix

Adding more bounce to the ounce KC is back with with a heaping dose of disco & house muzeeek. Enjoy.

Download / Stream the mix here.

It’s a mix ENJOY!

It’s time for a random mix from Fatbacker KC. Disco + House + Funky Funk, play it loud and get down!


Thanks DC that was a proper party!

From Fatback DC Armory

From Fatback DC Armory

From Fatback DC Armory

Nov. 16th! Fatback DJ’s @ DC Armory for Living Social’s 5K Dance Party

Calling all funky people! Rejoice as the Fatback DJ’s rock the Living Social 5K Dance Party on Saturday November 16th at the DC Armory!
Here’s the deal. At 7 pm, thousands of you -from DC and beyond- will run, walk, stroll, strut or (in our case) boogie for 5 kilometers of jams at RFK Stadium while […]

Fatback’s Hopeful (& Grateful) Future

(Image Courtesy of Dakota Fine, Brightest Young Things)
The Fatback DJ’s would like to take a moment to thank all of you that came out last Saturday for our amazing 5 Year Anniversary/Grand Finale Party. The love that filled that building was intense and incredibly moving. We’d like to thank as well those who have come […]

Final Fatback Guest DJs

We have a long history of hosting guest DJs at Fatback. But why you ask? Are there not an infinite number of Fatback DJs already? The answer is simple. Guests DJs shake it up and it let us step out of music duties so we can cut a rug on the dance floor and get […]

Favorite Fatback Mix: XXXIX

About a year ago, the Fatback Spirits came down from Mount Bacon to grace us with a delicious mix in honor of our 4th Anniversary. While I enjoy each monthly mix for the unique combination of tunes and approaches that each one brings to the table, there was something about this one that caught me […]

Fatback Projections

The beauty of throwing a pig and BBQ themed dance party is that there is no shortage of applicable imagery. Ah but what to do with it all?
When we moved the party to Liv, we were overwhelmed by the size of the space. Our previous venues had been shoeboxes in comparison. It […]

Fatback’s Most Unexpected Dance Floor Burners

Most good dj sets include at least one song that allows the crowd to breath for a second. If you play bangers for a straight hour people get exhausted and the set lacks the peaks and valleys that keep the crowd wanting more.
Every once in a while you choose a nice slow “valley” song […]

Fatback’s Roots: Selam on U Street

Before there was Fatback, there was Selam. This little family-run restaurant that mainly catered to DC’s Eritrean diaspora on U Street symbolized half of the humble beginnings of the Fatback crew. For me, this is where I solidified bonds and friendships with Danny, KC, and Pete through our loose partnerships on the decks. It’s where […]