Archive for September, 2015


Cyclist_Ain't No Big Thing-Freq

dj ShmeeJay‘s Ain’t No Big Thing radio show, live on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month from 8pm – 10pm (PST) / 11pm – 1am (EST) on BoxFrequency.fm.

This episode I host dee-jay Mark Penner, alias Cyclist. From a rapturous dawn,  Cyclist, was knee-deep in disco. After a gold star cajoling turn in the DFA remix competition for The Rapture‘s “How Deep Is Your Love” (alongside fellow Canuk Pat Lok), Cyclist has gone from strength to strength; a successful all-disco residency with A Digital Needle at Toronto’s Beam Me Up has seen the eclectic dee-jay share the spotlight with a whole slew of today’s top disco mavens, bolster his production repertoire by working with some of the worlds top producers, as well as his notable work with vocalist Maiko Watson – a collaboration which has resulted in over a hundred thousand plays on SoundCloud.

Since embarking on his first international tour – an excursion which included stops in Mexico, Spain & France – Cyclist has brought his indie-dance fusing brand of boogie funk to the global stage, with a full slate of North American & European dates to follow in 2014. His own label, MANI/PEDI Records with RAC’s Karl Kling, launched late 2013 to intercontinental kudos, with a deluge of dancefloor-oriented releases to transpire in the year to come.

When not occupied by establishing Beam Me Up as Canada’s premier disco party, Cyclist is consumed by his passion for analogue synths and digging for records – an obsession which, while steeped in the past, influences a sound that is very much modern – a juxtaposition that makes Cyclist the obsessive, disco-discerning tastemaker he is.

For North American bookings contact dmason@axumagency.com and European bookings sarah@holographicpeople.com.

Also look for Cyclist on his website, SoundCloud, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and and Instagram

Cyclist‘s set is Cyclist’s little secret, but if you ask nicely, perhaps we can figure it out for you.

dj ShmeeJay‘s set:

dj SteefBioMix Vol. 7 A1 [BioMix]
Uakti – Ovo da Serpente (Rodrigo Gallardo version) [Adante]
Osborne16th Stage (Original Mix)
Pools – Tubin’ (DJ Vas Remix) [Razor-N-Tape Reserve]
CasertaDynamics [Razor-N-Tape Reserve]
Memory Man aka UovoMac Zal [It’s A Small World Disco]
Stereo 12″West Garda [Editorial]
Olivier BoogieI Know You Care [Whiskey Disco]
Falcon Punch and Roller RadioAnd You [MANI/PEDI Records]
The OwlPimp Talk [Editorial]
El CocoLover Exciter (The Hinge Project Rework) [Kat]
Stalker StudioPeace On Earth feat. Disdishdance & Karlöf (Original Mix)

If you like this mix, please take the time to go to my Facebook page and ‘like’ me there. I certainly will like that. And if you want a copy of just Cyclist’ mix feel free to grab it here.

Lastly, thanks to Maggie Tweedy for the fun image used for the cover.

Cyclum deinceps,

folO Olof

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Cosmic Crates_Ain't No Big Thing-Freq

dj ShmeeJay‘s Ain’t No Big Thing radio show, live on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month from 8pm – 10pm (PST) / 11pm – 1am (EST) on BoxFrequency.fm.

This episode I host Cosmic Crates, an all vinyl duo of sorts. Cosmic Crates, Brian Anderson and Andrew Thomas, makes mixtapes. Recorded on cassette. Side A by a guy in San Francisco. Side B by a guy in Detroit.

For booking contact CosmicMgmt@Gmail.com

Also look for Cosmic Crates on SoundCloud, MixCloud and Instagram

Cosmic Crates‘ Side A:

Peter BrownDo Ya Wanna Get Funky With Me?
BeatconductorI Wouldn’t Wanna Be Like You
Joyce SimsAll About Love
Arthur RussellSpringfield (DFA Remix)
The S.O.S. BandNo One’s Gonna Love You
Gwen GuthrieAin’t Nothin Goin On But The Rent
Chaz JankelYou’re My Occupation
KC And The Sunshine BandI Get Lifted
SkyyHigh
“D” TrainKeep On (? Edit)
Robert-RobertThe Challenge

Cosmic Crates‘ Side B:

LazyboyThe Manual (Bootleg)
Josh Deep & David CastilloForYourLove
Ron Dante & Peter Link / Tim McQueen ‎– Mighty Gents
The Pharcyde ‎– Runnin’ (Rae & Christian Remix)
Leggo Beast ‎– Noodle Soup
TakeAs I See It
Jonathan Williams – Jimi Didn’t Know He Had It (Enjoy Detroit)
Josh Deep & David CastilloSetFree
Saine ‎– Drifter
Amp Fiddler ‎– Hope

dj ShmeeJay‘s upside down side:

SaineCan’t Keep Us [Fools & Fables Recordings]
Johnny ‘Hammond’ Smith – Tell Me What To Do (Whiskey Barons Rework)
Beard In DustCan’t Get Enough [Whiskey Disco]
My Lovin’ (Luvless Rework) [Editor’s Kutz]
PoolsOne Of Thees Daze [Razor N Tape Reserve]
De La Soul  – Ring Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey) [Henry‘s Party Line Edit]
ShoesIt’s A Shoe Day [Shoes]
Mille JacksonPut Something Down On It (78 Edits) [Glenview Records Inc.]
7 SamuraiBluesanova [G.A.M.M]
Ben La DeshBohicon Bossa [Sleazy Beats Black Ops]
Whitney Houston – My Love Is Your Love (Jeremy Sole Cumbia Dubplate)
Frank BookerFor Those Who Choose Not To Mix [Sleazy Beats Black Ops]

If you like this mix, please take the time to go to my Facebook page and ‘like’ me there. I certainly will like that. And if you want a copy of just Cosmic Crates’ mix, feel free to grab your copy here.

Cosmicam continentis,

folO Olof

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