Category Archives: The Deadly Type

DJ Deadly Buda’s writings as well as his peers, friends and contemporaries.

EDC Las Vegas 2015: An Old-Schooler’s Perspective

Let’s get it out of the way: Despite its multi-million dollar budget, Insomniac’s Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas 2015 was an old school rave. As a writer, you really want to criticize SOMETHING about the festival, so you can seem like you are giving a balanced portrayal. But really this rave lived up to its Read More…

Deadly Buda Track Reviews March 3, 2015

Last January I got booked to play Techno Belligerent’s “Jason Takes Los Angeles” party in downtown LA. Once again I sent the call out to producers everywhere to clue me in on their latest and greatest so I could come out the box slaying. Well I got a lot of stuff that came in. It Read More…

Algorhythm 2 Rave Halloween-Somewhere in Pittsburgh

Here’s a re-print of a fanzine article about Algorythm 2, my favorite part is, “Then there was this gorgeous (even better than the -skinny brunette at the copy place) girl with black or brown curly short hair. She had a shirt that was black with a star on it. She was SO beautiful and so Read More…

Soul Pittsburgh Scene Report Mid-October 1993

SLURP! Newsletter “Pittsburgh” Scene Report (Mid-October 1993) (USA) by Deadly Buda Beats breaking down. every split second Bass tumbling through the air – wash after wash of synth waves climbing, climbing. dancing in mid-air richocheted from wall to wall so hard YOU can almost see them – Your body, a crumbling whirling dervish of DNA, Read More…

Pittsburgh Scene Report July 1993

SLURP! Newsletter Pittsburgh Scene Report written by Deadly Buda of Turbo Zen (July 1993) (USA) I’m beginning to wonder about this word “scene”. When I hear the word “scene” in a social context (like, say, a large gathering of people) it brings to mind a bunch of people dressed alike and their mostly contrived patterns Read More…

DJ Deadly Buda Top 10. December 12, 2014

Here’s my current Top 10. Check these out when you want to rock out. All tracks listed are in the mix embedded below the Top 10. 1. Johnny Sideways – Systema 2. Paralysed Monch – Aneurysm 3. Fiend – Collide https://praxisrecords.bandcamp.com/album/tools-for-tomorrow-ep-dmdigi004 4. Beat Rapist – Coming up Cold 5. Remote Viewer – Quadkore Defile 6. Read More…

Review: Henry Chalfant’s Graffiti Archive Volume 4: The Art of UA Featuring Seen

The book is available here: Graffiti History Volume 4: The Art of UA Featuring Seen – Chalfant, Henry & Hergenrother, Max The latest iteration of Henry Chalfant’s Graffiti Archive can be summed up in one word: SEEN. Decades after he was introduced to the world via Style Wars (), graffiti legend “Seen” is back again Read More…

Deadly Buda Mix & Track Reviews November 19, 2014

Deadly-Buda-Headstrong-Pre-Mix by Dj Deadly Buda on MixcloudThe tracklist for this mix is located further down this post, after the track reviews. I’m a different kind of DJ. Most DJ’s only goal is to play music at an event so people dance. Whereas this is my main goal while I’m playing, my ultimate goal is to Read More…

Graffiti: Bigger than the Renaissance

A critique and review of Henry Chalfant’s Graffiti Archive Volume 3: TC5 Featuring Blade “The graffiti movement has become a greater thing than the Renaissance.” – Lady Pink In rare instances, an archive strengthens its subject’s history. This is the case with the third installment of Henry Chalfant’s Graffiti Archive. In particular, graffiti artist Lady Read More…

Rolling Thunder Writers

A review of Henry Chalfant’s Graffiti Archive: New York City’s Subway Art and Artists Volume 2: RTW, SA “Rolling Thunder Writers” refers to a clique of graffiti artists that painted the New York City subway cars in the early and mid-1980s. Their fascinating history is recounted in volume two of “Henry Chalfant’s Graffiti Archive: New Read More…