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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 Chicago, IL based deejay and producer Underdog Edits, also known as Leonard Part Sixx. Born and raised in Chicago, Underdog Edits has been a record collector since 12 years old, quoting: “I’ve always been fascinated with the power of music and its effect on the human spirit”. Leonard started Djing at age 15 and recalls he was fascinated by edits and mixes done by legendary Djs like Walter Gibbons, Tom Moulton, Jonathan Fearing, Francois K, Shep Pettibone, and others. Being heavily influenced by these legends have given him the understanding & the aural mechanics needed to start djing and doing his own re-edits. Leonard summarizes his philosophy this way: “A re-edit, when done correctly, can be a powerful way of reconnecting the listener to what they loved about the song, in the first place. My goal was to piece together the cosmic energies of these classic and rare rhythm and grooves and make them my own personal statements to the dancer and the dancefloor.”

But Leonard ‘s talents did not stop at re-editing or running one of the best underground Disco labels in the game. Leonard is also an established recording and mixing engineer. His sense for music and his engineering skills finally came together in 2005 when Leonard became Terry Hunter’s personal engineer. Since then, Leonard has worked for Kenny Dope, Ron Trent, Ron Carroll, and various artists & labels worldwide. His Underdog Edits has been on the playlists of dj’s all over the world. His monthly residency with Ron Trent’s City Beat parties has been introducing a new generation to his groove. And he was recently selected as Music Director of Chicago’s new music mecca, The Shrine Nightclub, forging a new era in music and nightlife. So, though Leonard  may be considered an Underdog, he is rising from the shadows of Disco and is becoming a up-and-coming player in the world of Dance Music.

Look for more of Underdog Edits on SoundCloud, BandCampFacebook, SongKick, Twitter, and Discogs.

Underdog Edits set is his little secret.

dj ShmeeJay‘s set:

Buzz CompassU Deserve It [Editorial]
Thoma CherAll You Need [Whiskey Disco]
Larry Graham – Sooner Or Later (TPB Edit)
TilmanGolden Boys [Fine]
Pete HerbertMango Moon [Paradise Row]
FilipponioAll’arrembaggio (Bottin Edit)
Lovebirds & SynchopixSoul Conversation (Main Mix) [Teardrop Recordings]
Richard From MilwaukeeFree Love [Jolly Jams]
Michael JacksonRock With You (The Reflex Revision)
Neneh CherryBuffalo Stance (Henry Greenwood Edit) [A&R Edits]

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 Underdog Edit’s mix feel free to grab it here.

TympanumBene,

folO Olof

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Exclusive Mix | Good Life

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My guest contribution to Leeds, UK based Good Life crew.

Dj SteefBe Sextil [BioMix]
Thoma CherSomething About [Whiskey Disco]
WoodheadYou Gotta Go [Editorial]
P-Sol – I’ll Be Back
P-SolPiece of Sunshine [FKR]
Maze & Frankie BeverlySunshine and Rain (DJ Pats Remix) [See On TV]
Andy HartTell Her You Know [Melbourne Deepcast]
Bryan FerrySlave To Love (Zambon Rework) [Primitive Copies]
Dr. PackerFound Dubbin’ [Editorial]
Ooft!Love & Soulsaving [Foto Recordings]
Ed Wizard & Disco Double DeeSummer Love [Editorial]
78 EditsMeet Patti [Editorial]

Bonum vitae,

Olof folO

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Exclusive Mix | NDYD

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My guest mix for the NDYD Radio Show.  I will be including host, Ricardo Torres, on my Ain’t No Big Thing radio show next month and if you like your music soulful and deep and highly suggest that you come back looking for that episode.

KZALe Troublant Acid [Endless Flight]
i Boat CaptainSlower (The Backwoods Mix) [Is It Balearic?]
Thoma CherSomething About [Whiskey Disco]
DitongoWalk Between The Rain [Degustibus Music]
Tony OrlandoDon’t Let Go (PH Edit) [Disco Deviance]
Carnaval de Trancoso (Psychemagik Edit) [House of Disco]
AlkalinoCosmic Disko [Whiskey Disco]
Amadou & MariamCoulibaly (Fried Chichen Remix) [Becasue Music]
DeeliciousLonely Town Lonely Street [Masterworks Music]
The ReflexCome Back (Real Love)
PontchartrainHeart + Soul [Kolour LTD]
Bryan FerryLoop De Li (Leo Zero Extended Dub)

Venandi et congregamini,

Olof folO

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