Sellin' you wisdom from a plexiglass prism. I'm Hazel Newlevant, a Portland-raised, Queens-residing cartoonist and illustrator.

I've self-published a lot of cool mini-comics, and even a coloring book! You can buy them from my storenvy.

 

The Aural Pleasure Party Hour has returned! I’ll be DJing the first show of the new season in 20 minutes (woah!), playing my favorite jams I found this summer.
Streaming live every Thursday from WSVARadio.net, 1-2pm EST, 10-11am PST.

The Aural Pleasure Party Hour has returned! I’ll be DJing the first show of the new season in 20 minutes (woah!), playing my favorite jams I found this summer.

Streaming live every Thursday from WSVARadio.net, 1-2pm EST, 10-11am PST.

Aural Pleasure Party Hour 03/12/13: Dance Rock

Recording of my show on WSVA Radio, streaming on Tuesdays 3-4pm EST.

This episode had more guitars and fewer 808s than usual, and I think it came out great! Good mixing and all. The shorter-than-usual tracklist:

Louis XIV - Finding Out True Love Is Blind
Hard-Fi - Tied Up Too Tight
Guster - The New Underground
Of Montreal - Heimdalsgate Like A Promethean Curse
Mystery Jets - Diamonds In The Dark
Guards - Do It Again
Art Imperial - Cult of Love
Spoon - You Got Yr. Cherry Bomb
Beck - Timebomb
Catcall - The World Is Ours

Aural Pleasure Party Hour 02/05/13 – R&B Episode!

My show on WSVA Radio that broadcasts on Tuesdays 3-4pm EST, 12-1pm PST. I’ve been on an R&B kick recently, since getting the new Frank Ocean and Miguel albums.

D’Angelo - Playa Playa
Miguel - Kaleidoscope Dream
Erykah Badu - Honey (Captain Planet Remix)
Joss Stone Feat. Common - Tell Me What We’re Gonna Do Now
Amari & Buckshot - Get Down With Me
aaliyah - if your girl only knew (siik remix)
Brandy - I Wanna Be Down (Siik remix)
Mary J. Blige - Reminisce
Bing Ji Ling - Hold Tight (Colm K. Remix)
D’Angelo - Left & Right Feat. Method Man & Redman
TLC - Creep
Robin Hannibal - Sneak Preview
TLC - Kick Your Game
Elle Varner Ft. J. Cole - Only Wanna Give It To You
Blood Orange - Sutphin Boulevard
Janet Jackson - Love Will Never Do (Without You)
next - too close (siik remix)        
Tweet - Make Ur Move
Grace Jones - Pull Up To The Bumper
Keith Sweat - I Want Her
JIMMIE REIGN - Make You Wait
Prince - Kiss (Disco Tech edit)
Miguel - Use Me
Mary J. Blige - Sweet Thing
Mariah Carey - Touch My Body (Album Version)
Prince And The Revolution - Darling Nikki
Miguel - Do You…
Ellie Goulding - High For This (The Weeknd cover)
Mikky Ekko - Pull Me Down
Ginuwine - Pony (1996)
Mya ft. Sisqo - Its All About Me
Goapele - Undertow

Aural Pleasure Party Hour 01/29/12

My show that streams on wsvaradio.net on Tuesdays 3-4pm EST, 12-1pm PST. This week, the best danceable hip hop EVER (in my collection)!

Mims - Move If You Wanna
A-Trak - Ray Ban Vision (feat. CyHi Da Prynce)
Swizz Beatz ft. Estelle - DJ Play the Beat
Missy Elliot - sock it 2 me (siik remix)
Kanye West Feat. T-Pain - Good Life
KOOL A.D. - TITTIES OUT
Eve and Gwen Stefani - Let Me Blow Your Mind
The Notorious B.I.G. - Hypnotize
Naughty by Nature ft. 3LW - Feels Good
Big Boi - Daddy Fat Sax
Dat Nigga Daz & Soopafly - Put The Monkey In It
Beck - Ghettochip Malfunction (Hell Yes)
M.I.A. - Pull Up The People
Clipse - Fast Life
Low Fidelity All Stars - Battle Flag            
Michael Jackson - Who Is It (Entrepreneurs Remix)
Janet Jackson - Nasty
Kid Sister - Get Fresh (prod. by A-Trak and XXXChange)
Murray Head - One Night in Bangkok
Prince - Black Sweat
Miss Ill ft. Spoek Mathambo - Invincible (Leg-No Remix)
Ben Westbeech - Same Thing
Get Em Mamis - Work Bitch
Muffy - Dope Boi
Grindmode  - I’m So High (Remix) (Feat. Rick Ross)
Shwayze - Buzzin’ (Villains Remix)
AZEALIA BANKS - 212
KillaQueenz - Sweaty Wet (Original Version)
Bonde Do Role - Gasolina (Radioclit remix)
Aaliyah - Tell Me Your That Somebody (ITFW Remix)

I defy anyone who says that “One Night in Bangkok” isn’t rap.

Aural Pleasure Party Hour 01/22/12

Recording of my radio show on WSVA, which you can listen to streaming online from wsvaradio.net every Tuesday, 3-4pm EST, 12-1pm PST!

This week’s show: new 2013 music, overlooked jems culled from best-of-2012 lists, and my band Earl Pleasure!

  • Disco Vietnam - Coldplay
  • The Underachievers - Gold Soul Theory
  • DaVinci - Champion (Prod. Ammbush)
  • Mikky Ekko - Pull Me Down (Ryan Hemsworth Remix)
  • Bondax - Gold
  • Starfucker - Say To You
  • POINDEXTER - HELPLESS
  • Destiny’s Child - Independent Woman ($irOJ Remix)
  • Rihanna feat Mikky Ekko - Stay (Them Jeans Remix)
  • L E S 4 N D S - Prism
  • Freddie Gibbs - Kush Cloud w  Krayzie Bone & SpaceGhostPurrp (prod. SMKA)
  • AlunaGeorge - You Know You Like It (Bondax Remix)
  • Disco Vietnam - Sonia
  • Zak Waters - TNT
  • Studio Killers - All Men Are Pigs
  • Justin Timberlake - Like I Love You (Motez Edit)
  • Azealia Banks - 1991
  • Psychemagik - Dreams (Crystal Visions Remix)
  • Tourist - Your Girl
  • Passion Pit - Carried Away (Dream Logic Remix)
  • Kelow - Hit My Pager (feat. Tabi Bonney) (prod by MXXM)
  • Darq E Freaker - Blueberry (Pills & Cocaine) ft. Danny Brown
  • Earl Pleasure - Deja Vu Level Two

Aural Pleasure Party Hour 12/13/12, The Alcohol Show!

In honor of my 21st birthday yesterday, today’s Aural Pleasure Party Hour was alcohol themed! It broadcasts on Thursdays from wsvaradio.net 3-4pm EST, 12-1pm PST. For some reason, I was unable to record the first 15 minutes this week, which just goes to show, you should be tuning in live!

This week’s playlist:

Toby Keith -Red Solo Cup (It’s The DJ Kue Remix)
Paradiso Girls featuring Lil Jon & Eve - Patron Tequila (THIS/Is Remix)
Busy P - To Protect And Entertain (Crookers Remix)
ZHU - Almost Over
The Knocks - Blackout
Trina & Missy Elliott - I Got A Bottle
LCD Soundsystem - Drunk Girls (Holy Ghost! Remix)
Missy Elliot - astrodutch (siik remix)      
Cherub - Doses and Mimosas
Har Mar Superstar - Tall Boy
Strength - Brandy
Hot Chip - Tchaparian
Gucci_Mane - Let’s Get Faded (Feat. V-Nasty)
Beck - Hollywood Freaks
Tinie Tempah - Pass Out
Los Rakas - Copita de Champaña
The Idle Hands - Loaded

Aural Pleasure Party Hour 12/06/12

Recording of my show on wsvaradio.net , which you can listen to streaming live from 3-4pm EST, 12-1pm PST. This week’s dance grab bag:

Museum of Bellas Artes - Days Ahead
Toro Y Moi - All Alone (D.A.R.E. Remix)
Ben Westbeech - Same Thing
AVAN LAVA - It’s Never Over
Joss Stone - Put Your Hands On Me
The Oos & Ahhs - 2084
Miike Snow - Animal
Mark Ronson And The Business Intl - Somebody To Love Me Featuring Rose Elinor Dougall, Andrew Wyatt
Prince - 1999
Hot Chip - Flutes
The Knocks - Aint Too Proud To Beg (The Temptations Cover)
Breakbot - Baby I’m yours ft. IRFANE
Joey Negro & Gramophonedzie - No Sugar (Turbz Music Revival Remix)
Of Montreal - Id Engager
Swiss Lips - In The Water
Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head - Me + Yr Daughter
LeLe - Drunk With Power
Madonna - Like A Prayer (Viceroy + Alkamyme Remix)
Mystery Jets - Serotonin
Chromatics - I Want Your Love
The Beatles - Oh! Darling

My show on WSVA returns tomorrow! More live-mixed DJ sets of indielectropophop&b. Can’t wait to play some of the great music I got over the summer! Dance around the room, or in your seat while you’re drawing.
Thursdays 3-4pm EST, 12-1pm PST, streaming online from http://wsvaradio.net/
Be, excited! Be, be, excited!

My show on WSVA returns tomorrow! More live-mixed DJ sets of indielectropophop&b. Can’t wait to play some of the great music I got over the summer! Dance around the room, or in your seat while you’re drawing.

Thursdays 3-4pm EST, 12-1pm PST, streaming online from http://wsvaradio.net/

Be, excited! Be, be, excited!

Raucous! Aural Pleasure Party Hour 7/3/12
I’m DJing my first live-and-in-person show this Sunday at Le Voyeur in Olympia! Since I’m sharing the bill with rock bands like Fun Yeti and Jack Lewis, I’m practicing mixing guitars and indie rock.
The Danks - Automocar
Oasis - Wonderwall (Questions Version)
GoldenGirls - Do The Criminal
Kasabian - Fast Fuse
Janelle Monae - Tightrope (featuring Big Boi)
Electric Guest - This Head I Hold
black taxi - Do What You Gotta Do
Louis XIV - Finding Out True Love Is Blind
Bloc Party - 2 More Years (MSTRKRFT remix)
The Drums - Me And The Moon (Twin Shadow Remix)
Nirvana - Lounge Act (Z-Trip Remix)
Of Montreal - Heimdalsgate Like A Promethean Curse
Panico - Transpira Lo
Gorillaz - All Alone
Get ‘Em Mamis - Planet Swag
Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart
Diamond Rings - Something Else
Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse - Little Girl (featuring Julian Casablancas)
FrankMusik - When You’re Around (boys noize mix)
Jamaica - I Think I Like U 2 (Breakbot Remix)
Phoenix - 1901 (The Garage Band Teenagers Remix)
Yeasayer - Ambling Alp (Alan Wilkis remix)
The Pipettes - Pull Shapes
CITIZENS! - Caroline
Elefant - Misfit
The Postal Service - The District Sleeps Alone Tonight (DJ Downfall Persistent Beat Mix)
Aaliyah - R U That Somebody? (Brenmar Windy City Mix)
Of Montreal - For Our Elegant Caste
Catcall - The World Is Ours
Hockey - Too Fake
The Dance Party - If You Can
Lights Over Paris - I’m Not A Gangsta (feat. Game) (Serban Mix)
Coldplay - Viva La Vida (Whack-a-Tone Edit)

Raucous! Aural Pleasure Party Hour 7/3/12

I’m DJing my first live-and-in-person show this Sunday at Le Voyeur in Olympia! Since I’m sharing the bill with rock bands like Fun Yeti and Jack Lewis, I’m practicing mixing guitars and indie rock.

  • The Danks - Automocar
  • Oasis - Wonderwall (Questions Version)
  • GoldenGirls - Do The Criminal
  • Kasabian - Fast Fuse
  • Janelle Monae - Tightrope (featuring Big Boi)
  • Electric Guest - This Head I Hold
  • black taxi - Do What You Gotta Do
  • Louis XIV - Finding Out True Love Is Blind
  • Bloc Party - 2 More Years (MSTRKRFT remix)
  • The Drums - Me And The Moon (Twin Shadow Remix)
  • Nirvana - Lounge Act (Z-Trip Remix)
  • Of Montreal - Heimdalsgate Like A Promethean Curse
  • Panico - Transpira Lo
  • Gorillaz - All Alone
  • Get ‘Em Mamis - Planet Swag
  • Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart
  • Diamond Rings - Something Else
  • Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse - Little Girl (featuring Julian Casablancas)
  • FrankMusik - When You’re Around (boys noize mix)
  • Jamaica - I Think I Like U 2 (Breakbot Remix)
  • Phoenix - 1901 (The Garage Band Teenagers Remix)
  • Yeasayer - Ambling Alp (Alan Wilkis remix)
  • The Pipettes - Pull Shapes
  • CITIZENS! - Caroline
  • Elefant - Misfit
  • The Postal Service - The District Sleeps Alone Tonight (DJ Downfall Persistent Beat Mix)
  • Aaliyah - R U That Somebody? (Brenmar Windy City Mix)
  • Of Montreal - For Our Elegant Caste
  • Catcall - The World Is Ours
  • Hockey - Too Fake
  • The Dance Party - If You Can
  • Lights Over Paris - I’m Not A Gangsta (feat. Game) (Serban Mix)
  • Coldplay - Viva La Vida (Whack-a-Tone Edit)

Summermix: Aural Pleasure Party Hour 05/16/12

This Party Hour is made to pass on the warmth and good vibes I’m feeling this summer. I think it’s a personal best in smooth mixing! Barbecue music. Sitting in the park music. Summer love music.

  • Major Lazer - Can’t Stop Now feat. Mr Vegas & Jovi Rockwell
  • Kanye West ft. T-Pain - Good Life
  • Le Corps Mince de Françoise - Cool and Bored
  • Vampire Weekend - A-Punk
  • El Guincho - Palmitos Park
  • De La Soul - Oooh! (ft. Redman)
  • Mary J. Blige - Real Love
  • Shwayze - Buzzin ft. Wale (DJ Skeet Skeet & Cory Nitta Remix)
  • The Strokes - Last Night
  • The Naked And Famous - Young Blood (White Sea Remix)
  • Tenderlions - Going Back To Cali
  • Rick James - 17
  • Junior Boys - EP
  • PUNCHES - Sleepless City (Flosstradamus ReRub)
  • Sportsday Megaphone - Young Lust
  • Datarock - FaFaFa (Miami Horror Remix)
  • Modernaire - Science
  • M.I.A. - Bamboo Banga
  • Mystery Jets - Young Love (Shoes Mix)
  • Cosmonaut Grechko - Singin’ (Radio Edit)
  • Samuel - Say Goodbye
  • Twista + Pharrell - Give It Up (Hoff’s Smoove Remix)
  • Prince - 1999
  • The Virgins - Rich Girls (The Chimney Climbers Remix)
  • Har Mar Superstar - Tall Boy
  • Alphabeat - Boyfriend
  • Late of The Pier - The Bears Are Coming
  • De La Soul - Eye Know

P.S. I’m currently settled on DJ Newlevant as a DJ name. Simple, but it recalls DJ Levan.