The Beat Chicago Mixmaster Einstein on The Saturday Night Live Ain’t No Jive Chicago Dance Party
Mixmaster Einstein is a resident DJ on our Saturday Night Live Ain’ No Jive Dance Party, part of our Retro Dance Classics Weekend. The weekend is brought to you by Digital Saviors Chicago, transferring 8mm film, all audio tapes (including mixtapes), all videotapes (VHS, Beta, Hi8 and more), photos, vinyl, negatives, we colorize black and white pictures too! Camcorder video, video, and pictures from old smart devices, slides, video presentations for special events such as anniversaries, birthdays, etc. and more.
Keeping the tradition alive started by our sister network WBMX back in 1981, the Beat Chicago is bringing old school back to the radio, online and in our app!
We’re in the old school mix with club classics, freestyle, house, the ’80s, ’90s, and more with Mixmaster Einstein.
Listen on the radio, in our free APP or streaming online around the clock with our playlist, HERE.
Back in the day, people used to record the mixes on the radio so they wouldn’t miss them. People around the world have huge collections of those mixes from back in the day.
Today, we do all the work for you by uploading each week’s mix show to our website on Tuesdays. Once uploaded, you can listen to those mixes and all the past mixes, on-demand, here on the website, and in our app.
Each DJ mix show page includes the on-demand player, the tracklist (when available) as well as information and links to the DJ.
Click here for more Mixmaster Einstein mixes on demand
Thriller (Little House of Horrors Refix) – Michael Jackson
Bostich – Yello
Disco Circus – Martin Circus
I’ll Tell You – Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’88
Atom Rock – Quando Quango
I Want You For Myself – George Duke
Flamethrower Rap (Extended) – Felix & Jarvis
You Can’t Hide From Yourself (Clubhouse Mix) – Frankie Knuckles
Go Go Gorilla (vocal version) – Gazuzu
I See You Baby – Groove Armada
Groovin’ You – Harvey Mason
Real Love (Dub) – Jesse’s Gang with Farley “Funkin'” Keith
I Can’t Stop (Extended) – Larabell
The Great Divide – Portion Control
Cuba – Gibson Brothers
Hot Shot (Joey Negro Sure Shot Mix) – Karen Young
Right On Target – Paul Parker
When You’re # 1 – Gene Chandler
I Need You – Sylvester
Miss Me Blind (Extended Dance Remix) – Culture Club
Everybody Salsa / Salsa Rappsody (Discomix) – Modern Romance
I Fear The Night (Subterranean Mix / Fear The Dub Mix) – Tyree featuring Chic
Jason’s Revenge (Jason Jacks The Dub) – No Name
Where’s Your Child? (Suck Mix) – Bam Bam
Born and raised in Gary, IN, Allen Upshaw AKA Mix-Master Einstein picked up his musical tastes from his family consisting of rap, R&B, jazz, and blues but then he took interest in what is commonly referred to as old school house music. He studied and learned the basic techniques of mixing by listening to the Hot Mix 5 on WBMX in Chicago, IL.
The Hot Mix 5 consisted of Kenny “Jammin'” Jason, Ralphi “The Razz” Rosario, Scott “Smokin'” Sills, Farley “Funkin'” Keith (BKA Farley “Jackmaster Funk”), and Mickey “Mixin'” Oliver.
Allen’s favorite was Ralphie Rosario because of his smooth transitions between songs and the choice of music he would mix. He started mixing at the age of 13 and is still mixing music of varying genres to this day.