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 Madrid based deejay and producer Javí Frias. Heavily influenced by soulful music from mid nineties, since then he has the opportunity of spread the message of dance music, being resident DJ of legendary clubs like Marula Café, Tempo Club, Café Berlin and El Junco in Madrid, as well as Afrodisia and Boogaclub in Granada. He’s graced the stage and and djed at the Baltic Soul Weekender (Germany), Contre-Temps Festival (France), Heineken Jazzaldia (Spain), Cultura Inquieta (Spain) and Imagina Funk (Spain). His DJ sets are an elegant, addictive and eclectic mix of energy covering the broad spectrum of the underground dance music: soul, funk, jazz, rare grooves, disco, boogie, soulful house…and mostly from his vinyl collection.
As a producer he’s well know for his incendiary disco edits and reworks, done in an ‘old school’ way, respecting the artist’s original sound, but adding some re-touches to make them more enjoyable on the dance floor. His productions have caught the attention of big names in the disco and house scene, releasing his first 12″ called ‘Disco Edits Vol. 1‘ on Street Edits, label owned by the renowned Chicago based DJ and producer Rahaan. Javi’s also edited some digital EPs on top labels like Midnight Riot, Hotbox Boogie, and Editorial.
Last April he released ‘Discotizer EP‘ for the British label Giant Cuts, and have a few more vinyl releases scheduled from Bons Records, Wall Of Fame or Boogie Cafe Records.
In addition to his work as a DJ and producer, he’s the drummer of the top soul band Al Supersonic & The Teenagers.
Catch Javi at Marula Café every Friday for the weekly Discotizer night.
Look for Javi Frias on SoundCloud, HearThis.at, Twitter, Facebook, ResidentAdvisor as well as on Discogs.
Javi Frías‘s set is his little secret.
dj ShmeeJay‘s set:
Eddie C – A Simple Song [Kolour LTD]
Kiu D – Jazy Taste [Masterworks Music] *Forthcoming
Waste My Time (Chuggin’ Edits) [Alpaca Edits]
My Step – Hit Record [Masterworks Music]
Rabo Snabo – Let You Know [Whiskey Disco]
The Doors – Love Me Two Times (Virgin Magnetic Material Remix)
Igor Krsmanovic – Pophero (Original Mix) [In Stereo]
A Digital Needle – Hi Tension [About Disco Recordings]
The Invisible Man’s Band – All Night Thing (Pontchartrain Edit)
Javi Frias – Sugar Groove [Editorial]
Day To Day (Alkalino Edit) [Whiskey Disco]
Cid & Fancy – Oh Haaay (Pontchartrain Edit) [Audaz]
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