WBEZ | altered states http://www.wbez.org/tags/altered-states Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en DJ Series: DJ and producer Ron Trent brings the beats http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-02-04/dj-series-dj-and-producer-ron-trent-brings-beats-81772 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//Picture 039.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Music courses through <a href="http://www.rontrent.com/" target="_blank">Ron Trent&rsquo;s</a> body like blood through veins. His father was a DJ so it&rsquo;s not surprising that he grew up to be a DJ and music producer himself. Ron was still in his teens when he cut what became his first club hit, &quot;Altered States.&quot; Ever since he&rsquo;s been a mainstay of the music world.<br /><br />DJ Ron Trent provided the sounds for <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em> all hour long as part of the DJ Series, and he joined host Alison Cuddy for a sit-down to dig a little deeper into his personal history and art.&nbsp;</p><p>Trent spins at <a href="http://www.smartbarchicago.com/index.html" target="_blank">Smart Bar</a> in Wrigleyville on the first Wednesday of every month and at the <a href="http://www.crocodilechicago.com/" target="_blank">Crocodile Lounge</a> in Wicker Park every second and fourth Thursday of the month.</p><p><strong>DJ Ron Trent's Mini-Set:</strong><br />Erykah Badu, &quot;Honey&quot;, <em>New Amerykah, Pt. 1: 4th World War</em> (Motown)<br />Chaz Jankel, &quot;Glad To Know You&quot;, <br />Ron Trent, &quot;Hooked On Your Love&quot;, <em>Dance Classic</em> (Prescription Records)<br />Tamara Wellons, &quot;Smells Like Teen Spirit&quot;, <em>Life Is</em> (Ocha Records)</p></p> Fri, 04 Feb 2011 14:56:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-02-04/dj-series-dj-and-producer-ron-trent-brings-beats-81772