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Exclusive Mix | Spin City

My guest mix for Goz‘s weekly Spin City radio show on myhouseradio.fm. First hour is Goz, and second by yours truly.

His Dirty SecretsPrelude [Masterworks Music]
LuxxuryHold On [Deep & Disco Recordings]
Grace JonesPull Up To The Bumper (Joey Negro Bumper To Bumper Mix) [Z Records]
Dj SteefBiomix Vol. 5 – B1
Simple SymmetryBest Ice Cream In Guwahati [XXX]
Lucci CapriNone Left For Me [Music For Dreams]
KZAComputerstimme [Endless Flight]
YSESlow Joe [Pickpocket]
Janet JacksonMy Body’s on Fire (LNTG Rework)
Cat Stevens – Was Dog A Doughnut? (Pilooski Edit)
Stevie WonderAs (Whiskey Barons Rework) [Flavorheard]
The GlueA Broken Heart [Untz Untz Records]

Urbem nent,

Olof folO

djShmeeJay_AOR Disco Miks XII

My 12th mix for the inimitable AOR Disco blog.

Flying Mojito BrosKeep On
Blondie – Heart Of Glass (DJ Moodz Remix)
Laura BraniganSelf Control (Italo Brutalo Edit)
The Higwaymen – WayHighMan (Bertolucci Jr Balearic Incarnation Mix)
Dire StraitsFollow Me Home (Sophie Lloyd Dub) [Paper Recordings]
Drop Out Orchestra – Holding On [Riot Gear]
Grace JonesPull Up To The Bumper (Joey Negro Bumper To Bumper Mix) [Z Records]
Kenny LogginsThis Is It (Mad Mats Rework) [G.A.M.M.]
FloormanOssum Boogie [Magic Wand]
Jackson 5I Want Your Back (Dimitri From Brooklyn Edit) [Razor-N-Tape]

Venandi et congregamini,

Olof folO

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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 San Francisco based deejay and producer The Beat Broker. The Beat Broker was born in 1975 and raised in Southern California. His earliest musical influences include radio synth pop and soon after, mid-80s hip-hop by such artists as Eric B. & Rakim and EPMD. It’s these production styles of sampling, updating and remixing that would later become a huge influence on his own work.

Working at the local college radio station in the late 90s launched the next chapter of his musical interests. The vast music library opened the door to a variety of electronic music and led to the late-night experimental soundscape show called ‘WIRETAP’ which became the first step into DJing and studio time. With production partner Ryan Fitzgerald, the two decided to record their sessions and eventually have a studio of their own. They later became Broker/Dealer and have released music on labels such as Asphodel, Spectral, Traum and Sentrall.

The Beat Broker began DJing outside of the bedroom in 2001 playing everything from German minimal techno to classic 80s electro to italo disco. As part of Broker/Dealer, the duo created a monthly/weekly party in San Francisco called ‘POP’, which in its 5 years, had hosted many popular acts ranging from Erland Oye, Brennan Green and Tako/Loud-E. To create just the right mood, the Beat Broker began to make edits, remixes and even original tracks to mix into the night. From slower “cosmic” music for the beginning of the night to up-tempo synthesizer based crowd pleasers for the peak hours. These productions later became completed works and have been released on labels such as Bear Funk, Flexx, Disques Sinthomme, Ghost Town, Adult Contemporary and Sentrall. In the past few years the Broker has been up late working in his office producing and remixing for Eskimo, Is It Balearic?, Rebirth, Emerald & Doreen, Voltaire and Internasjonal to name a few. While continuing to make remixes and original tracks, the Beat Broker is constantly attempting to fuse old sounds with new ideas and create something for the crowd as well as the listener.

Look for more of The Beat Broker on his website, SoundCloud, Twitter, Facebook, and BandCamp. And of course you must familiarize yourself with Dream Chimney, a music blog and podcast series curated by The Beat Broker.

The Beat Broker’s set is his little secret, but if you ask nicely maybe he will tell you.

dj ShmeeJay‘s set:

Sleazy McQueen ft Obas NenorSong For Pheobe [Whiskey Disco]
Ivar GafsethPrivatfest (Rune Lindbæk Edit) [Gronmo Edits]
Grace JonesFeel Up (Danny Tenaglia Remix) [Great Jones]
Obas NenorCandies [Masterworks Music]
Megadon BetamaxHe Can’t Love You [Voyeurhythm]
Salsoul Orchestra – Ooh, I Love It (Love Break) [Chewy Acid Rub]
Swifft EditsTake You Higher [Thunder Jam Records]
Martin HayesEasy Come Easy Go [Razor-N-Tape]
Stevie Wonder – Superstition (OPOLOPO Remix)
Kan SanoMusic Overflow (Luvless remix) [Razor-N-Tape]
Junktion Watching You Sleep [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 The Beat Broker’s mix feel free to grab it here.

TympanumBene,

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.

This episode I host Brazilan dj Tee Cardaci. The key to Tee Cardaci’s international success as a DJ, producer and creative director is an implicit understanding that funk is a universal language. Over a DJ career that spans 24 years and counting, Cardaci has toured through 33 countries, produced countless music events, and shared the stage with groundbreaking musical luminaries. His uncompromising pursuit of pushing music forward has seen him rocking dancefloors from San Francisco’s most revered groove temples and the United Kingdom’s biggest festivals to private villa parties in Ibiza — and even at Brazil’s biggest women’s prison.

His global vision of dance music is diverse and eclectic yet firmly rooted in the canon of black music, including deep dives into funk and soul, disco, house and boogie and flirtatious forays into post-punk, psychedelic and old-school hip-hop. As a lifetime collector of music, his knowledge of multiple genres, from the mainstream to the most obscure, is among the world’s elite. Above all, his gift of connecting with people of all persuasions and in all situations through the power of music makes memories.

Although he began DJing in 1991 while living on the East Coast of the United States, the chronicles of a life that would be dedicated to the singular passion of music started being written much earlier. Cardaci moved west to San Francisco in 1997 to work for the seminal dance label Hardkiss Music, and it was in the City by the Bay where his style blossomed and evolved. He anchored several DJ residencies at notable hotspots like Liquid, where he played for four years, and The Top, where their opening happy hour DJs were Justin Martin and Sammy D, now known as a Dirty Bird artist and member of PillowTalk, respectively.

From his current home base in Rio de Janeiro, Cardaci plays at the most exclusive spots in the city. But he also maintains his healthy connection to the underground, playing free parties from the beaches of Ipanema to high atop the favelas.

As a producer, Cardaci has released music as part of the group 2 Block Radius, created timely edits under the Sine Qua Non moniker, and has explored other aliases including The Beat Nicker and Teeski At The GoGo. He has always classified himself primarily as a DJ, but his productions have gained a strong and dedicated following on Soundcloud and through an international roster of supportive DJs such as Severino Panzeta (Horse Meat Disco), Kev Beadle, Mark Quark, Finn Cambell Notman (The Groovers), Sergio Fedasz (GO Bang/Synthetigers) and Hesohi. Severino even contributed a remix to last year’s 12-inch single release from 2 Block Radius on San Francisco label Uncut Records.

“I think my musical knowledge and the depth of my crates is strong enough to go head to head with the best DJs of their genre,” notes Cardaci, “but what I feel I can do that sets me apart is combine the best tunes of all these genres and all these eras in one cohesive set, depending on the venue, crowd, time of day or night and general vibe of the party.”

Look for Tee Cardaci on SoundCloud, MixCloud as well as his website.

Tee Cardaci‘s set:

Rudy NormanBack To The Streets (7″) [New Day Records]
Jan Hammer GroupDon’t You Know (LP) [Nemperor Records]
That ThingThat Thing Pt.2 (7″) [Juniper Records]
40 ThievesBackward Love (LP) [Leng]
Joutro MundoEnergria (EP) [Midnight Riot Records]
Toney LeeReach Up (Dub Mix) (12″) [Radar Records]
LolaWax The Van (Dub) (7″) [Jump Street Records]
RobertoSafari (7″) [Red Motorbike]
RomanowskiStudio 2 (MLB Remix) (7″) [Names You Can Trust]
Debra DejeanGoosebumps (7″) [Handshake Records and Tapes]
Carly SimonMelt My Heart (Tranquilo) (12″) [Electra]
Grace JonesNipple To The Bottle (12″) [Island Records]
Painel de ControleBlack Coco (12″) [RCA Victor]
Donna McGheeIt Ain’t No Big Thing (LP) [Red Greg Records]

dj ShmeeJay‘s set:

Bob James – Sign Of The Times (Karim Time Of The Signs Edit)
Ziggy PhunkEnjoy Being With You [Editorial]
Al Kent Edits4006 [Razor-N-Tape]
Herb AlpertRise (Late Nite Tuff Guy Mix) [Herb Alpert Presents Inc.]
The O’Jays – Give The People Want They Want (Scratchandsniff re-rub)
Shakatak – Easier Said Than Done (Copycat‘s Slight Re-edit)
Peter Jaques Band – Mighty Fine (Disco Tech Edit)
NoRequestsJonesin’ For You [Dikso Records]
BeatconductorRagonte [Spicy]
WarSlippin’ Into Darkness (byDesign rework)
Warsaw Afrobeat OrchestraArrogant [Polski Radio]
Warsaw Afrobeat OrchestraNiepoznany [Polski Radio]

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 Tee’s mix feel free to grab it here.

Espania musica,

folO Olof

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Esther PhillipsAll The Way Down (Leftside Wobble Edit) [Kojak Giant Sounds]
Johnnie TaylorWhat About My Love (Gavin From Worcester Edit)
Switch – Best Beat In Town (Frico Edit 2011 Frico Warped)
Adeline MichèleRedo (JKriv Extended Version) [Deepanddisco]
RobJamWebDo It Like You Do [Editorial]
Fonzi ThorntonSomeday (Yam Who? ReWork)
WingsSilly Love Songs (Serge Santiágo Extended Edit)
Teddy PendergrassGet Down, Get Funky (Leftside Wobble Edit)
Blind Arcade – The Construct (Peza‘s Acid Rework) [Super Weird Substance]
Phil Collins – I cannot believe it’s true (Mikeandtess funky boot edit)
YazooSituation (Joey Negro Re-Edit) [Rapster Records]
Grace JonesWilliams’ Blood (Yam Who? Electric Dub)

Noctis tomultus,

Olof folO

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