Songwriter Ithaka Darin Pappas holds Guinness World Record  For Most Remixed Vocal Acapella (song: “So Get Up”)

Songwriter Ithaka Darin Pappas holds Guinness World Record For Most Remixed Vocal Acapella (song: “So Get Up”)

In 2016, with at least 1029 documented remixes to its credit
“So Get Up” a vocal spoken-word poem written and recorded by
Californian artist and songwriter Ithaka (Ithaka Darin Pappas)
was the Guinness World Record holder for
“Most Musical Remixes Created From Single Acapella”

Ithaka initially penned “So Get Up”,
(first titled, The End Of The Earth Is Upon Us)
in mid-1993 for a daily segment of a program he regularly hosted
on Rádio Comerical Lisbon called “Bairro Quatro”.
It was recited the first time live on-air
just an hour or two after it was written.

In 1994, also in Portugal, he re-recorded it with
a house music duo called Underground Sound Of Lisbon.
It was distributed nationally and later on Tribal Records (NY)
with an a capella version, incredulously without a vocal credit.

It is this a capella that has been remixed, robbed, sampled, remade
and covered to a degree unseen in the history of modern music.

In 2016, at last count there were 1029 released remixes
of the vocal “So Get Up” (often under different titles such as;
The End Of The Earth, Get Up Go Insane, Forget The Past, etc).
Guinness World Record now recognizes the SO Get Up vocal poem
as holding the title for “Most Musical Remixes Created From Single A Capella”
bypassing #2, Turkish pop-vocalist Evrim Tuzun, by more than 800 mixes.

Because the first release of So Get Up was not vocally credited,
this seemed to green-light all other remix users
of the acapella to not credit it as well (most producers
thought the vocal and lyrics were public domain, perhaps from an old film).

Although some mixes were legally licensed,
many EDM artists simply made their own electronic music tracks
and place Ithaka’s vocals and lyrics on top of it,
and called it entirely their own without requesting permission
or paying royalties.

Among the more known mixes of “So Get Up” there are versions by such all-star groups/producers as; Cosmic Gate (Germany), Danny Tenaglia (USA), Junior Vazquez (USA), DJ Vibe (Portugal), Mert Yücel (Turkey), Eric Kupper (USA), Fatboy Slim (UK) and Miss Kittin (France).

An incomplete list of DJ/producers who have remixed, reworked, covered or sampled the vocal poem “So Get Up” by Ithaka Darin Pappas since its first recording in 1993 include: Cosmic Gate (Germany), Danny Tenaglia (USA), Junior Vazquez (USA), DJ Vibe (Portugal), Mert Yücel (Turkey), Eric Kupper (USA), Fatboy Slim (UK) and Miss Kittin (France), Pelarli, Alex Di Stefano, Public Domain (Holland), Pagano (Italy), Mirabeau (UK), Damaged People (UK), Mowree (Italy), Stretch & Verne (UK), Sarasite, Orion’s Voice, Bob Ray & Van Dyuk, Igor Carmo, JJ Mullor, Dani Sber, Swing Kings, Atlantis IT, Ben Gold, Nixu Zsun (France), Ricardo Diaz, Peter Bailey (USA), DJ Kingsize, FuturePlays (Mexico), Derek Marin, Oxia (France), Domino, DJ Diego Mendonça, Mauro Ferno, Maik Ibane, Ce Ce Lee (Italy), Dj Kryst-Off Aka Zornéus (France), FRANKYEFFE (Italy), Branko & Club Atlas (members of Buraka Som Sistema), Alex Page (Portugal), Nell Silva (Portugal), Alex Farolfi, Fargetta, GianLuca Mens, The Ventura 87, Dimas Carbajo, Christo Z (Greece), Ronni King,Terry Lee Brown JR., DJ Theo V (Greece), Djz Rom (Cambodia), DJ Beg, Lexicon Avenue, DJ Screw (Thailand) etc etc.

Labels that have released “So Get Up” mixes include: Tribal (USA-UK), Twisted (USA-UK), Forensic, Kaos (Portugal), Plastic City, Bosphorus Underground Recording (Turkey)

Indie Vid Magazine – Featured Director: Clint Santiago Dahl (July 2012 Issue)

Indie Vid Magazine – Featured Director: Clint Santiago Dahl (July 2012 Issue)

Indie Vid Magazine – Feature: Clint Santiago Dahl (July 2012 Issue)

Orange County writer/director/producer Clint Santiago Dahl
as featured on cover of Indie Vid Magazine (USA) Issue: July 2012

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Corpocracy: The Outsourcing of America (Produced By: Clint Santiago Dahl)
In 2005, Dahl produced “Corpocracy: The Outsourcing of America”, a controversial politically-oriented documentary featuring Ron Paul and directed by Clyde Gentry.
The United States of America is the engine of Democracy and the engine of growth for the rest of the world. But its now losing steam as the country becomes more debt ridden, allowing the puppet masters of globalization to corrode the very foundations that made this country the world leader.

CORPOCRACY examines the history and effects of globalization on the middle class and how a change in public policy may already be too late. Told from the point of view of the policy makers on Capitol Hill, the film looks at different aspects of globalization-from NAFTA to immigration to the falling dollar-and how the recession we are facing today could be far more dangerous for the people of tomorrow.

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http://norsemenfilms.blogspot.com/
Clint Santiago Dahl is an American writer, director, producer and executive producer. He was born in San Bernardino, California, but largely grew up in Fresno. As a young adult he relocated to Southern California where he has been active every since.

Long involved with mixed martial arts, Dahl began his entertainment career in 1998 producing Extreme Shoots, a series of popular underground fighting clips for the internet. He has since co-created and produced several televised MMA programs such as Venom First Strikes and Venom Annihilator hosted by John Salley (both for Pay-Per-View in 2004). He was also the co-creator, producer and executive producer of “Freedom Fight” in 2005 for TSN (ESPN’s Canadian sister station). Freedom Fight was the first televised prime-time mixed martial arts program ever shown in Canada.

In 2005, Dahl produced “Corpocracy: The Outsourcing of America”, a controversial politically-oriented documentary featuring Ron Paul and directed by Clyde Gentry..

He is the CEO and head director/producer of Norsemen Films based in Orange County, California
Source – IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm8420502/?ref_=nmbio_bio_nm

Los Angeles-based Independent film Director And Novelist, MAX MYERS, To Launch New Low-Salt Cooking Show And Website.

Los Angeles-based Independent film Director And Novelist, MAX MYERS, To Launch New Low-Salt Cooking Show And Website.

Los Angeles-based Independent film Director, Novelist And Entrepreneur, MAX MYERS, To Launch New Low-Salt Cooking Show And Website.

Source: http://www.lownosalt.com

There’s a war going on between you, the consumer, and Big Food. Salt and processed sugar are in everything, and more addictive than cocaine and heroin. Yeah, that’s right, Schedule One narcotics; yet they’re completely legal. Insane, right?

The average American ingests almost 3,900 milligrams of salt daily; that’s over twice the FDA recommended intake, and around 156 pounds of sugar per year. Take a moment and think about that. If you suffer from obesity, any type of sodium or sugar related health condition, high blood pressure, Ménière’s disease (dizzy spells), or are just sick and tired of being sick and tired, you came to the right place.

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We encourage you to pursue our organic, NO SALT OR PROCESSED SUGAR recipes, and download as many as you like. You can submit your own, even videos, and once we’ve done a live test and it’s approved, we’ll upload it. Happy eating and feeling better every day!

Phil Rock: America’s Cash Machine King

Phil Rock: America’s Cash Machine King

Phil Rock is Founder/CEO of ATM Network, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1996. Phil created one of the most innovative and fastest growing independent ATM companies in North America and now ATM Network partners with more than 4,000 merchants to provide customers with quick and easy access to cash, ATM Network works to offer a full service of ATM programs.

Source: http://www.zoominfo.com/p/Phil-Rock/79072041

Controversial N.W.A. Manager, JERRY HELLER, Dies (September 2nd , 2016) At Age 75 in California.

Controversial N.W.A. Manager, JERRY HELLER, Dies (September 2nd , 2016) At Age 75 in California.

Many things can be said about the controversial music manager Jerry Heller who launched Eazy E and NWA on a meteoric rise to the top of the hip hop world, but the fact remains…The man was an absolute marketing genius and a real Business All Star.

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Jerry Heller, who served as N.W.A.’s original manager, died of a heart attack on Friday, September 2, at Los Robles Hospital in Thousand Oaks, California. He was 75.Heller was involved in a car accident on Friday morning and was taken to the hospital with serious injuries shortly before his death.
Heller was best known for kicking off N.W.A.’s highly successful career in the ’80s after teaming up with band member Eazy-E to launch Ruthless Records. The record label also launched the careers of several R&B and hip-hop stars such as J. J. Fad, Michel’le and the D.O.C.

Heller had a contentious relationship with N.W.A. member Ice Cube, who left the group in 1989 over a royalty dispute. Ice Cube, now 47, later released a diss track against his former manager titled “No Vaseline,” on which he rapped, “N.W.A. ain’t s–t without Ice Cube!” (Dr. Dre also left the group in 1991, citing similar monetary issues.)

Source: http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/jerry-heller-dead-former-nwa-manager-dies-at-75-w437938

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Jerry Heller
Jerry Heller
Born October 6, 1940
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Died September 2, 2016 (aged 75)
Thousand Oaks, California,U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Music manager
Years active 1960–2016
Net worth US$20 million (2016)[1]
Gerald E. “Jerry” Heller (October 6, 1940 – September 2, 2016) was an American music manager and businessman. He was best known for managing west coast rap supergroup and gangsta rap pioneers N.W.A and Eazy-E. He rose to prominence in the 1960s and ’70s, importing Elton John and Pink Floyd for their first major American tours, and representing Journey, Marvin Gaye, Joan Armatrading, Van Morrison, War, Average White Band, ELO, Eric Burdon, Crosby Stills and Nash, Ike & Tina Turner, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Otis Redding, The Who, Grand Funk Railroad, Black Sabbath, Humble Pie, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Four Tops, Dr. John, Jose Feliciano, The Grass Roots, and The Standells, among many others.
In the mid-1980s he worked with R&B and hip hop acts like Michel’le, World Class Wreckin’ Cru, J.J. Fad, The D.O.C., Egyptian Lover and L.A. Dream Team.
Heller played a role in the emergence of West Coast rap music when he cofounded Ruthless Records with Eazy-E and discovered, signed, or managed the likes of N.W.A, The Black Eyed Peas, Above the Law, The D.O.C., and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony.
Heller died on September 2, 2016 due to unknown causes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Heller
http://nwafotosbyithakadarinpappas.blogspot.com/2016/09/nwa-manager-jerry-heller-dead-at-age-75.html

Actress, Yadira Pascault Orozco, In The Costa Maya

Actress, Yadira Pascault Orozco, In The Costa Maya

Akahti Magazine’s September 2016 travel photo article featuring gorgeous and talented Latina actress, Yadira Pascault Orozco, revealing her secret vacation spots on the Costa Maya in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. Miss Pascault Orozco recently appeared in director, Pedro Alavarez Tostado’s emotional soocer drama “Heroes Game” (or Juego De Héroes). http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3824388/

Gorgeous & Talented Latina Actress, Yadira Pascault Orozco, Reveals Secret Vacation Spots On The Costa Maya

Gorgeous & Talented Latina Actress, Yadira Pascault Orozco, Reveals Secret Vacation Spots On The Costa Maya

Akahti Magazine’s September 2016 travel photo article featuring gorgeous and talented Latina actress, Yadira Pascault Orozco, revealing her secret vacation spots on the Costa Maya in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo.