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Over the next twelve months this blog will document the recording of CASAMENA's latest project, a hip-hop, bata exploration with Michael Spiro and your blog keeper, Carlos Mena. I've recently decided to include all things CASAMENA here as well so you'll read about other projects as well.

Wednesday, October 03, 2007

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Wednesday, January 03, 2007

Yes, I've been busy.. you can get the "CASAMENA: Remixes, Edits and Re-works Vol. 1" cd on my myspace page. Lot's of releases on the way but for you please support and pick up this one.

Osunlade and Carlos Mena present Ocha Records first release:

Bah Samba "Doober" remixed by CASAMENA

selected from the upcoming "This Afternoon" EP

Available now exclusively on Traxsource (click here for preview)

"One of dance music's hottest rising stars, Carlos Mena brings us to a tasty dancefloor treat with his Living Room remix of Bah Samba's Doober. Osunlade had this slated as a Yoruba Records release, but he deemed it special enough to be the first release on his and Mena's new baby Ocha Records. The Front Stoop Beats mix lets us marinade in the percussion, rhodes and flute solo before dropping us off in Brazilian bliss."

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

WOW, I've really been laggin on postin' here... to answer all of your emails.. most of the edits and remixes have been taken down.. look for my remixes, and edits and re-works cd in the next two weeks.. more updates can be found on my myspace page

If you are looking for the Thom Yorke remix here, don't bother.. find a dj friend and beg him or her for it.

I'll be in Chicago, Denver, NYC, ATL, and Baltimore in the next two weeks... check my dates on the myspace page.

as for production look for more treats soon, remixes for Tita Lima, Monday Michiru, and something tasty for Loveslap.


Tuesday, July 11, 2006


Monday, July 03, 2006

No posts in June.. sorry busy Mena... keep up my dates and such at look for the CASAMENA Basement Remix of Osunlade's "Casablanca Soul", it's finished and will be part of a remix EP from his Aquarian Moon album. On the label front, Ocha Records may have finally found a home, more on that soon, but expect our first releases this fall.
As for production work here at casamena, I am working on a few things, for various folks.. too much to get into now, but as they approach completion I will let you know.

peace for now!

Saturday, May 20, 2006

Got a couple of more things completed.

Kuku "It's Alright to Sing So Blue" (CASAMENA Living Room Remix)
Jarrier Modrow "Rare Soul" (CASAMENA Basement Remix)

Today I have a clean-up session with Michael Spiro for our Afro-Cuban Bata Sessions project... it's really startingto take shape.


Saturday, May 06, 2006

Wow! No posts in April

Well you know I've been busy.. some out of town dj dates, as well as more production on the afro-cuban bata project...
I did manage to get a couple of remixes done..
Amel Larrieux "Nadie Mas" (CASAMENA Kitchen Remix)
India Arie "I am not my Hair" (CASAMENA Kitchen Remix).
You wont find these here, but can listen to them on my myspace page.

Also just wrapped up a deep house remix for Brazilian label Grooveland and am starting pre-production on my next solo album.

Carniceros coming soon!!!!

Peace for now,