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Music tweet-a-thon: #djbreitbart day!


Evan Pokroy is spearheading the project and has set up the official #DJBreitbart site here, where you can see the full DJ participant list (including Twitchy founder @michellemalkin, who drew the unlucky short straw and has to follow MTV legend Kurt Loder).

Fellow DJ and Breitbart writer Liberty Chick explains:

Every so often, for those who followed Andrew on Twitter, we were treated to Andrew Breitbart, the DJ.  His love of retro and 70′s/80′s Brit Synth-Pop music was an undeniable trait of Andrew’s persona.  And he’d occasionally take a break from taunting his adversaries on Twitter or retweeting hate tweets to share some of his favorite music tracks with tweeps, hash-tagging them #DJBreitbart.

In keeping with that tradition, some wonderful friends have organized a tribute in Andrew’s honor this weekend:  The #DJBreitbart Project.

How does it work?

#DJBreitbart, like Andrew, requires audience participation. Follow the hashtag and click on the links, just like when Andrew was doing it.

— Agam Tapaktuan (@Agam_T) March 11, 2012

We’ll update below with some of the coolest and cheesiest #djbreitbart selections throughout the night and day and night.

The DJs are prepping.

Countdown to #djbreitbart! Dance the night away. Many thanks to @EvanPokroy for organizing

— Katie Pavlich (@KatiePavlich) March 11, 2012


3-4 Pacific Time on Sunday, I'll be honoring @AndrewBreitbart as I spin tunes here on Twitter as part of #DJBreitbart. Don't miss it!

— Brad Thor (@BradThor) March 11, 2012

Hear Breitbart talk music:


Meanwhile grass-roots activists across the country continue to hold memorials and tributes.

The Waco Tea Party held a vigil for conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart on Saturday night. Check out our web… http://t.co/5tiQlBFR

— NewsChannel 25 (@NewsChannel25) March 11, 2012

“[Breitbart] would tell me to carry on and ‘Breitbart’ on,” said Toby Marie Walker, the President of the Waco Tea Party. “He was just a friend and a warrior and we’re really going to miss him.”

The vigil included a prayer and several speeches from members of the Tea Party and famous musician Ted Nugent, who believes Andrew’s message will live on.

“Thank you Andrew for utilizing the freedom as provided at the great sacrifice by the heroes of the military, so we the people can have a voice and be heard,” said Nugent. “He’s with us everyday doing that.”

It begins:

I'm kicking off #DJBreitbart in a non conservative way — Frankie Goes To Hollywood — Relax http://t.co/WuX8HK8S

— Lee Stranahan (@stranahan) March 11, 2012

Trivia plus bonus song : Andrew was friends with the lead singer from Smiths tribute band Sweet and Tender Hooligans http://t.co/kmy9I8Rc

— Lee Stranahan (@stranahan) March 11, 2012

#djbreitbart is trending in the U.S.  before 6 a.m. Eastern in the morning.

And we've been trending 🙂 #DJBreitbart http://t.co/gspl09B6 via @PruPaine

— Mandy Nagy (@Liberty_Chick) March 11, 2012

More tunes from DJ @thekelliejane:

Gin n' Juice, Snoop Dogg http://t.co/x601vYlF #DJBreitbart This was also playing the night I met Andrew & @stephenkruiser. Laughed SO hard.

— KJ (@thekelliejane) March 11, 2012

Stop Me, Mark Ronson. http://t.co/hoAhZEY0 #DJBreibart Loved showing Andrew this cover of a favourite Smith's song! 🙂

— KJ (@thekelliejane) March 11, 2012

6am Eastern hour — @katiepavlich is up.

. @AndrewBreitbart was a Charming Man, so to start off my #djbreitbart jam session, This Charming Man – The Smiths http://t.co/WjW69oRX

— Katie Pavlich (@KatiePavlich) March 11, 2012

CLASSIC!! This song sums up @AndrewBreitbart PERFECTLY! When in Rome -The Promise http://t.co/KKLcsNOB #DJBreitbart

— Katie Pavlich (@KatiePavlich) March 11, 2012

It's hard to full express how WEIRD it is that Andrew is gone. Or seems gone. Or something.

— Lee Stranahan (@stranahan) March 11, 2012

A few choice selections from 7am hour DJ and chief organizer @EvanPokroy:



8am DJ and Breitbart writer @marychastain is on the clock:

"She Sells Sanctuary" – The Cult #DJBreitbart http://t.co/RZhQqLif

— Mary Chastain (@mchastain81) March 11, 2012

Proper send off for the best patriot! "National Anthem" – Whitney Houston #DJBreitbart http://t.co/QABedOEN

— Mary Chastain (@mchastain81) March 11, 2012

Wow. 9am DJ Kurt Loder’s entire playlist is a keeper. A few gems:

Andrew the staunch ally: Siouxsie & the Banshees live in Germany, 1981: “Israel”: http://t.co/HqRqnlAx #DJBreitbart

— Kurt Loder (@kurt_loder) March 11, 2012

Roy Orbison live, 1988: “Crying”: http://t.co/sfkDiZ3B #DJBreitbart

— Kurt Loder (@kurt_loder) March 11, 2012

For Andrew’s many friends, on both sides: Leonard Cohen, live: “Anthem”: http://t.co/DcnZviil #DJBreitbart Up next: @MichelleMalkin

— Kurt Loder (@kurt_loder) March 11, 2012

A few of 10am DJ Michelle Malkin’s faves:

Ready? ‘Cuz “it’s time to stand up & fight:” The Housemartins Caravan of Love http://t.co/4siazF5l #djbreitbart

— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) March 11, 2012

‘Cuz he had them: AC/DC BIG BALLS http://t.co/SlugrvUB #DJBreitbart

— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) March 11, 2012

11am DJ Kurt Schlichter cranks it up:

You're going to hear several super obvious overplayed 80s hits. Why? Well, they're overplayed & obvious because they're great! #DJBreitbart

— Kurt Schlichter (@KurtSchlichter) March 11, 2012

@KurtSchlichter great song list so far but how about some love for the hair bands please? #DJBreitbart #80smetalrocks

— Paul Buriak (@pburiak) March 11, 2012

Andrew loved to freak out the pinkos. So here’s Husker Du | “Flip Your Wig” http://t.co/ZXkCRu4O #DJBreitbart #Caring

— Kurt Schlichter (@KurtSchlichter) March 11, 2012

Full playlists for every DJ are at the official #djbreitbart site. Listen, remember, and help keep Breitbart’s legacy alive and kicking ass.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2012/03/11/djbreitbart-begins/

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