Archive for Rock & Roll

Strange Majik Tuesdays at Belle Reve

David Pattillo aka Strange Majik plays The Dead Exs tunes solo every Tues in NYC at the new downtown hotspot Belle Reve, courtesy of the guys who brought you Employees Only, Macao Trading, and Soho House.A couple weeks back Kim and Kanye showed up with Elon Musk and Karlie Kloss to take in the Majik….is that so Strange????
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David Pattillo aka Strange Majik of The Dead Exs releases “Lights On” with Plane Groovy UK on vinyl.

Screen Shot 2015-02-08 at 7.57.33 PMGreat news! The new solo record from David Pattillo aka Strange Majik of The Dead Exs is coming out on 180g heavyweight white vinyl in the UK on April 18. It features a host of up and coming artists and is rooted in vintage psychedelic soul. The good news is you can get it right now on iTunes and Spotify…or pre-order the vinyl here and get the mp3 in your inbox. Here’s a sick review from Chris Martin of

Strange Majik of The Dead Exs hosts Black And Blues at Pinks

Pinks is the new rad rock n roll joint in the East Village. Thanks to the popularity of Majik’s Black and Blues party Fridays, Pinks is the place to be. Show starts at 10, goes till 1 and is free. #blackandblues


Strange Majik of The Dead Exs plays Fridays at Pinks NYC

Majik plays the Dead Exs and more every Friday in NYC. Be there.
Pinks 242 E 10th in the East Village NYC.


A hot pic from the Amazing Radio show

Get some air! Many thanks to Kristin Viens for her great pic and Amazing Radio for having us play. What a night it was at Chez Andre in the Standard Hotel NYC.


Know a song that sounds like Sympathy For The Devil? Hitch it on h1tchr.

Have you guys checked out the new site that Strange Majik has created? Its called h1tchr pronouced “hitcher” and its pretty awesome. You can add sound alike songs, covers, or sampled tunes and build a huge timeline and share with friends.  Check out all the tunes related to Sympathy For The Devil….can u add a new one?? Are all songs related???

Dead Exs play CMJ 2013 for Amazing Radio’s Standard Hotel Showcase

Amazing Radio is launching in the US at the CMJ Music Festival and The Dead Exs are rockin’ the party with Honduras, The Mystery Lights and former #1 artist on Amazing Radio STRNGRS. The party starts on Wed Oct 16th and will culminate in the Saturday show featuring these bands from the new Amazing show Strange Majik’s 212. RSVP by clicking the pic below.

Strange Majik has a new radio show in the UK and Dublin!

Have u checked this whopper out yet? Amazing Radio has brought on Strange Majik of The Dead Exs to host a weekly radio show for the UK and Dublin featuring cutting edge up and coming NYC bands. Can we get a hell yeah??

Not across the pond? No sweat…..head over to Amazing and stream the show right now or tune in live every Tuesday at 6pm ET or 11pm UK. They also have an AmazingRadio app in the app store.

If you are an indie artist, get your music uploaded. Majik is playing the music that is uploaded to AmazingTunes. Sweet soul and rock n roll….power to the people!

Strange Majik is born

Strange Majik aka David Pattillo is the bootstompin’ guitar pickin’ bluesman of The Dead Exs. He has shared stages with the likes of Ray Wylie Hubbard, Left Lane Cruiser, Hillstomp, the Ten Foot Polecats, and Possessed by Paul James. He hails from NYC but was raised on rock n roll in Florida.  He digs authentic delta, hill country and Texas blues and likes his sauce on the side. Vegan, outspoken, and independent he is a meditation junkie and a proponent of free energy.

Check out this updated playlist of Majik at Manitoba’s in NYC. Many thanks to Jeff Smith at Reflections NYC for the vids.

Straight outta Deep Blues 2013

dp and Van Campbell of The Black Diamond Heavies rock the Deep Blues Fest 2013. We had a blast and the people of MN and surrounding areas rock our world. Here are the vids courtesy of Joe Caron.