Big Ups With Christian Martir


Name, Location, What You Do:
Christian Martir, Nueva York, Preserve and progress culture.

Influences:
Mi gente

Favorite Records at the Moment:
Standing On The Corner

Best Digging Story:
I was in Bushwick and passed by a thrift store so I popped in hoping to find records. Found one, so I asked the owner if she had anymore. She said humbly she had a few more in the basement but wouldn’t be able to go until the following day after she closed. I came back and we went. What I expected to be a couple crates of Christmas records was a building basement full of bangers. The only thing was that she wanted to sell the whole collection and not individual records. I told her my wife would kill me if I came back with a building basement’s amount of records. She laughed and agree to sell me a few. One of those was the Carlos Ramos y Su Orquesta Fuego which I later re-released under my Sociedad Records imprint. I paid $20 for that and like 5 more joints.

Favorite Mix and Why. Any Genre, Any DJ:
Doo Wop ’95 Live…I meannnn. Followed by Matthew Africa’s Mizell Brothers Mix.

LP, 12”, or 7” format?
7″

Junk Food You Can’t Live Without:
Mint chocolate chip ice cream.

Most Memorable Gig Played:
Madison Square Garden for the New York Knicks, I mean it’s the Garden.

Record That Never Leaves Your Record Box:
A Tribe Called Quest’s Midnight Marauders.

Shout Outs, Last Remarks, and Gig Info:
Shout out to my nenas. Shout out to everyone who shows love and supports. Make sure to check SOCIEDAD.LIFE. Free Puerto Rico.

Sociedad Records

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