Dimitri From Paris   Parisian dwelling Dimitri carved a name for himself as a radio DJ in the 80’s, moving to more widespread acclaim and recognition in the mid nineties with his first burst of music productions and remixes. His first full album “Sacrebleu” was released to massive critical acclaim[…]

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Danny Krivit   Danny Krivit grew up in the Greenwich Village area of New York in the 1960s. While working in his parent’s bar, ‘The Ninth Circle’, Krivit was introduced to influential figures on the New York music scene such as Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, and Janis[…]

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Larry Heard   One of the very first producers of house music, and certainly the Godfather of what we now call deep or soulful house, Larry’s earliest recordings helped establish Trax Records as a pivotal player in the embryonic movement and literally tore down the walls upon their earliest airings[…]

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Paul Trouble Anderson   Besides Southport Weekender resident Norman jay, no other DJ has done more to establish the soulful sounds of New York Garage music here in the UK than Paul “Trouble” Anderson. From the mid seventies he has been instrumental in the London dance music scene, playing at[…]

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Amp Fiddler   Joseph ‘Amp’ Fiddler’s time in the spotlight of centre stage has been a long time coming. Having previously worked as a session musician, his adept playing has featured on records by many notable artists including Primal Scream, Moodyman, Prince and Funkadelic/Parliament, who he spent a decade touring[…]

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Al Kent   Glasgow native Ewan Kelly aka Al Kent is a DJ, knowledgeable music enthusiast, record label owner, producer and manipulator of music, with his roots firmly planted in the past. His first notable forays onto the music scene came in the early-mid 80s when, via the obligatory introduction[…]

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Wajeed   A vinyl enthusiast for as long he can remember, Wajeed learned his trade DJing at school events, basement parties and neighbourhood gatherings in his home city of Detroit. When playing on the eastside of Conant Gardens, he discovered three kindred spirits who would together make up the hip-hop[…]

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The Martinez Brothers   For any underground culture to last, a constant trickle of new talent must emerge, and it is the responsibility of the scene’s veterans to nurture this young blood.   When Dennis Ferrer was in college, he spent his evenings in the home of friend and mentor[…]

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DJ Spen   At the age of 13, Sean ‘DJ Spen’ Spencer was producing mixes for his local Baltimore radio station, WEBB AM. A collector through and through (aside from his music, he also owns a stash of 25,000 comic books), Spen’s teenage vinyl collection was shaped by his parents’[…]

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N’Dambi   One of Chonita Gilbert’s earliest musical memories is being scolded by her mother for singing Millie Jackson’s ‘(If Loving You Is Wrong), I Don’t Want To Be Right.’ Worldy music wouldn’t save her, warned her mother, but N’Dambi’s diverse musical interests persisted and led to the solo album[…]

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