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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, and with a podcast syndicated on iTunes.

This episode i host DJ, producer, record label owner and local disco pioneering based in Costa Rica Napoleon. Straight out of the depths of the tropics at the late 2013, DJ, producer, record label owner and tireless crate digger Napoleon turns promptly into the Costa Rican and Central American disco pioneering gaining serious reputation worldwide through his highly acclaimed 7″ vinyl release Sudden Edit 001, the very first ever Costa Rican disco edits vinyl that arrived to record stores worldwide.

As producer, his music knows no frontiers and has been released on vinyl and digital format by well-know record labels in the game such as Kolour LTD, Editorial Records, Editor’s Kutz, Wall Of Fame, Masterworks Music, The Queen & Disco and also his own Wonderful Times record label being the first ever Latin American born and raised producer with signed music on those record labels.

Napoleon also runs Wonderful Times, the first ever Costa Rican disco edits record label and party in town with released music supported and played by scene heavyweights such as Nicky Siano, Mark Farina, Soul Clap, Nick Monaco, Jay West, Lovebirds, Jacques Renault, DJ Nature, Obas Nenor, Marcel Vogel, Fouk, Kraak & Smaak and many more. On the decks, Napoleon’s distinctive sound are usually a blend of records from peaktime vintage-sampled disco and infectious boogie to high quality funk-flavoured deepest house and somewhere in-between always pitches things down and focuses on the dancefloor.

Look for Napoleon on SoundCloud, Facebook, InstagramTwitter as well as on his blog For Devotional Use Only.

Also look for Napoleon’s Wonderful Times on SoundCloud and Facebook.

Napoleon‘s set is his little secret, but if you ask nicely maybe he’ll tell us.

dj ShmeeJay‘s set:

Ed Wizard & Disco Double DeeLove Me Too [Whiskey Disco Small Batch]
Chewy RubsAny Way You Know (Re-Dubed) [Deep Sense]
Massimo VanoniFree My Mind [Hot Digits Music]
Drop Out Orchestra – Be Free with Your Love feat. Vinny Vero (Opolopo Dub Remix) [Tokyo Dawn]
Corbi & GrayMake Me Do It [Hot Digits Music]
NebraskaStop Playing With My Heart [Friends & Relations]
Francis Inferno OrchestraSo Divine [Dikso Records]
His Dirty SecretsFantom (African Woman) [Masterworks Music]
PontchartrainL&H [Rocksteady Disco]
DeeliciousCan’t Live Without You [Hot Digits Music]
NapoleonWonderful Woman [Wall of Fame]
Magnetic SoulStratisfied [Dab Hand]
LTJGet The Funk [DiscoDat]
Cat Stevens The Wind (Jon Brown Edit) [Treehouse Muzique]

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Mirum tempora,

folO Olof

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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 Swedish disco dons Drop Out Orchestra, and this show is just my favorite.

It’s hardly a secret that over the past decade Scandinavia has been the epicenter of the nu-disco scene, artists like Lindstrom and Prins Thomas turning out release after release that looked to the cosmos, sparkling like exploding nebula. For Sweden’s Drop Out Orchestra though escape velocity could be found not on the launchpad but in the equally transcendent sweat filled club scene of New York in the late 70s.

Taking their cues from original Disco pioneers such as MFSB as much as DFA, Drop Out Orchestra launched themselves onto the scene in 2008 with a seemingly endless supply of bootlegs, re-edits and covers that glittered like a frost covered mirror ball. Taking tracks by everyone from TLC and Daft Punk to Rick Astley and The Sex Pistols they transformed them into the kind of luxurious, gloriously sophisticated, and indeed soulful disco, that would have made Chic proud.

With their irresistibly taut and funky bass lines, satin sheet strings and never too much cowbell, The Drop Out Orchestra found themselves in demand as official remixes for both club scene peers such as Black Strobe and Flight Facilities and industry legends like Paul Weller. Meanwhile not content with just making other people’s music 100% more disco, original tracks, including collaborations with Ronika and LCD Soundsytem’s Nancy Whang, on labels like Eskimo Recordings and Gomma cementing their position as ones to watch.

Meanwhile whilst most their peers were transitioning to laptops and USB sticks, Drop Out Orchestra continue to bring live elements back into the dance music, not just in the studio but in the clubs too. Blurring the divide between live and DJ performances by incorporating live bass and electronics, a Drop Out Orchestra set is about as close to a guaranteed party starter as you’ll get in this business and seen them hand picked to play alongside everyone from Fatboy Slim to Gilles Peterson.

Drop Out Orchestra can also be found here: Facebook, Twitter, MixCloud, and Resident Advisor.

Drop Out Orchestra‘s set:

Sametinget – Saknadsdubben
Copycay – Unknown
Martin BrodinFunky Gura [MB Disco]
Kris MenaceMetropolis [Compuphonic]
Tal M. KleinThingy Blah Blah 303 [Paper Recordings]
Drop Out OrchestraWhere Is My Man
The Penelopes – This Is Not America (Miguel Campbell Club Version)
James CurdDisco Fool [Expolited]
Chris Massey feat. Courtnay ReddyOn The Run [Paper Recordings]
MoullinexOpen House (feat Tee Flowers) [Discotexas]
Sofa TalkGhanaian Bop [Paper Recordings]
Wuf Ticket – The Key (Cordycep Remix) [DOO Touch-up]
The XXOn Hold (Drop Out Orchestra Edit)

dj ShmeeJay‘s set:

Sandy Barber – I Think I’ll Do Some Stepping (On My Own) (Opolopo Rework) [BBE]
Nancy Wilson – Save Your Love (Seegweed Edit) [G.A.M.M.]
AdminYou’ve Got Me [Kolour LTD 10’s]
Substance Over Style (T&J Hookers Round We Go Chewy Dub)
Cody CurrieBeer Machine [Better Listen Records]
Vhyce – Love You More Each Day [Diggin’ Disco Deep]
David BowieMagic Dance (Ali Jamieson edit)
6th Borough Project The Weight [Roar Groove]
Ronny Hammond & The Washington Groovers – Magic Funk Attack
HotmoodIn A Disco [Wonderful Times]
Minnie Riperton – Inside My Love (Buzz Compass Re-Work)
Rick AstleyNever Gonna Give You Up (Drop Out Orchestra Dub)
Timmy ThomasWhy Can’t We Live Together (VinylAddicted Rework)

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 Drop Out Orchestra!’s mix feel free to grab it here.

Espania musica,

folO Olof

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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, and with a podcast syndicated on iTunes.

Most often I go with a guest, but occasionally not.  So, like normal I’m did jam, after jam, after jam.

40 ThievesThe Key Is Yours [Leng Records]
Gouranga – Macro City (James Rod Rework) [Rare Wiri Records]
Inner LifeCaught Up (VA‘s -Ain’t No Big Thing- Edit)
Disco Beat (Chewy Rubs HipHop Evolution Dub)
Sleazy McQueenI Wanna Change You [Whiskey Disco]
Beastie Boys – In2Glalaktik (Chuggin Edits)
Silk 86Vince Charming [Emotive]
KapoteThe Nose [Toy Tonics]
Ponty MythonEkuseni [Better Listen Records]
The Silver RiderCharlie [Special Edition]
Leon WareWhy I Came 2 California (Young Pulse Edit)
COEONigerian Affair [Razor-N-Tape Reserve]
The Black MadonnaHe Is The Voices I Hear [We Still Believe]
80s Child – Closer 2 Your Luv [Masterworks Music]
Kate Bush – Running Up That Hill (Ashley Beedle Heavy Disco Edit) [Heavy Disco]
Pino D’Angiò – Okay Okay (Sleazy McQueen & VinylAddicted Edit) [Editor’s Kutz]
Out Of My Head (Jean Claude Gavri Rework) [Restore]
Michael JacksonRock With You (Virgin Magnetic Material Remix)
Dolle JolleBalearic Incarnation (Todd Terje‘s Extra Doll Mix) [Permanent Vacation]
Acos CoolKAs Free Flight (Ichisan Remix) [Nang Records]

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 VinylAddicted’s mix feel free to grab it here.

Espania musica,

folO Olof

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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.
According to Juno, JB Dizzy is a newbie to the scene, but that couldn’t be farther from the truth. Just think of him as an old soul that got lost on the way back to the Disco. Dave Backes AKA JB Dizzy got his start DJing in the golden era of Hawaii’s underground house music scene in the mid to late 90’s, and quickly became a regular selector on its circuit.

Moving back to the mainland just before the DJ boom, Dave took many years off (aside from many guest appearances when he traveled back home to Hawaii) until 2012 when he teamed up with North Florida’s Garage crew, a group of artists who shared the same passion for rooted house music, disco, funk and global soul. The Garage quickly gained notoriety for its underground flavor and true-skool vibes.

In 2015, JB Dizzy signed to Discoalition Records out of France and released two tracks, gaining the attention of some of Nudisco’s respected DJs around the globe such as Fingerman, dj ShmeeJay, Evil Smarty, Rafael Cancian, Tonbe, Goby and many more. Tonbe’s Disco Fruit imprint was the next stop for the sophomore effort and JB’s Midnight Power EP fared well, with its title track appearing on Disco Fruit Selections Vol. 4 (subsequently assisting the LP to gain to the 3rd position on Juno’s NuDisco Album chart).

Taking a long break from the edits/reworks, Dave joined back with the Garage Party founders Ancient Deep (whom have been holding their own over at Open Bar Music, Intimate Venues Recordings and Soul Clap Records) to form Immers Music, and is due for another EP with Immers at the end of the year.

Beyond the busy year and “re-awakening” if you will, JB Dizzy is also a reoccurring DJ guest with Orlando’s Crosstown Sounds monthly party and has forthcoming remixes coming out in the future on their newly established Xtowns label.

Look for JB Dizzy on SoundCloud, Twitter, and Facebook.

JB Dizzy‘s set:

Herbie Hancock Stars in Your Eyes (Ancient Deep Toy Piano mix)
Amp FiddlerSuperficial [Genuine Records]
Alkalino, SMQDay to Day [Audaz]
SituationBilly Groove [Chopshop]
Felix LeifurFeels Like [Dirt Crew Recordings]
Chewy RubsFree Love [Midnight Riot]
James RodOzila Boogie [Midnight Riot]
Evil SmartyStriking Back [Fruity Flavor]
Joutro MundoMorena [Midnight Riot]
Los Charly’s OrchestraSunshine (Deep Disco Rework) [Imagenese Recordings]
Re-TideMusic in the Streets [Cut Rec]
Hotmood Thumps Up [Deep Sense]
Rafael CancianTry to Change [About Disco]
James RodChekking Down [Masterworks Music]
Rony Breaker feat Jay Sebag – I Feel Loved (Ron Basejam I Feel Dubbed mix) [Peppermint Jam Records]
BabertFresh [Solid State Disco]

dj ShmeeJay‘s set:

Cid & Fancy Oh Haay (Pontchartrain Remix) [Audaz]
The Last Trip To Gandahar – Over Paradise [Better Listen Records]
McFadden & Whitehead – Ain’t No Dubbin’ Us Now (VA Edit) [From Disco to House]
M.Ono – Just Like Magic [Razor-N-Tape Reserve]
Karl KlingHow The West Was Won (Cooper Saver Remix) [Mani/Pedi Records]
JohnwaynesGet Up (Just John Mix) [Endless Flight]
Eddie COne With The Stars [Sleazy Beats Recordings]
Ilija RudmanHigher Ground [Burek Music]
Fingerman Button Pusher (Martin Hayes Remix) [Hot Digits Music]
RiccioUntitled [Super Value]

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 JB Dizzy’s mix feel free to grab it here.

Espania musica,

folO Olof

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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 Leipzig, Germany based producer and deejay Martin Hayes. Martin founded, along with fellas LuvLess, M.ono, Lars and Eva, imprint label called Rose Records. As an “Hymne à l’Amour” from slow mid – range house tempo, the label and its artists quickly gained recognition for pushing boundaries of disco & house to a global message where everything is made out of love and where “La Vie en rose” sits atop their arts and become a vision toward their music. Believing in slower music, like soul and disco tracks mixed with the house music, Martin plays a mixture of house & disco in all its aspects, forming a perfect balance on the dance floor. A tireless vinyl collector from soul, funk, hip hop, house music and disco, his releases reveals the true character of a bottomless skilled producer with records signed to Lazare Hoche Edits, Razor-N-Tape Reserve, Editorial, Pantha Rhei as of course his home base Rose Records.

Look for Martin Hayes on SoundCloud and Facebook as well as Rose Record’s Facebook page.

For booking inquiries contact Nicolas Rougeot with Moon Rise Agency.

Martin Hayes‘ set is Martin’s secret:

dj ShmeeJay‘s set:

SelloutsHustlin’ [Pizza Night]
Aisle Dancing (Chewy Rubs Extendedit)
Carly Simon – Tranquillo (ADN Disco Extension)
Swinga (Lucci Capri Edit) [Messalina]
BrickDazz (Corbi & Gray Edit) [Chapter Edits]
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes – Today’s Your Lucky Day (OOFT! Edit)
Eddie CFree Love [Red Motorbike]
Idris MuhammadFor Your Love (Disco Mix)
DebonairStraighten Out [Editorial]
Al Green – Standing In The Rain (Scratchandsniff Re-Rub) [Rubadub]
Yse Saint Laur’antGhetto Woman [Whiskey Disco]
Good Guy Mikesh & Filburt – Gold Snake (Eddie C Golden BC Remix) [The Exquisite Pain Recordings]
The Mighty SceptresShy As A Butterfly (Kenny Dope Extended Mix) [Ubiquity Records]

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 Martin Hayes’ mix feel free to grab it here.

Roseus musica,

folO Olof

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