Your Mix Fix: Supervixen

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The word mixtape has plenty of different interpretations. It used to be that mixtapes were actually DJ sets recorded on cassette tapes, but with the coming of the digital music age, the name remained the same, but the definition expanded. Nowadays, people call mixtapes many different things, some of which are not necessarily mixed and most of which were never taped. Here we try to cover them all. In this column, Juan Data gives you a worthy one every week.

DJ: Supervixen

MIXTAPE: Modular Juice

How about some straight-up jackin’ house music? An old friend of Remezcla, Supervixen (also known as SPVXN) used to be the sexy voice and face of the Brooklyn-based duo Sunsplash. After both halves of Sunsplash moved back to their countries of origin (Venezuela and Brazil), Supervixen decided to focus on DJing and since then she’s been putting out house-centric mixtapes, each one better than the previous.

It doesn’t even matter that she’s a super hot Brazilian girl who borrowed her stage name from a ’70s sexploitation classic flick about women with abnormally large breasts. This goes beyond any twisted fetish of mine. I love Supervixen and besides being a great performer and accomplished designer, she’s a great DJ too. Is there anything she isn’t good at?

A SPVXN solo album is in the works, she tells us, and we can’t wait to check it out. In the meantime, let’s just keep on dancing to some good ol’ house music all night long…