Friday, 30 November 2012

DJs: Superbreak (Kosta Ellis)

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Superbreak

Real name: Kosta Ellis.
Re-edit evangelists Superbreak have won many admirers, with the likes of Hot Toddy, Faze Action, Sleazy Beats, Rayko and Craig Smith, amongst their growing legion of fans, the future looks very bright indeed for this DJ/Production outfit. Thanks to a string of acclaimed re-edits and re works, Superbreak is one of the rising names in the global disco scene with their amazing DJ sets and consistent top sellers on the online store Juno.
As producers, Superbreak has released a number of singles on their own self titled imprint, and have set their sights on breathing new life into dusty obscure and occasionally much played soul funk and boogie nuggets. Since then Superbreak has recruited Brother J, DJ Brevil, French based Producer DJ Steef, New York based Matthew Kyle, Heion, U.K based 78 Edits, Bastille Edits, Chewy Rubs, Fromage Disco to add to it’s catalogue of original, rare obscure boogie, rock and disco re works.
Superbreak’s re edits and originals are inspired by a deep crate digging mentality that contain samples from Curtis Mayfield, Isaac Hayes, Marvin Gaye,The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, and even Demis Roussos doesn't escape the Superbreak treatment, and as you can see nothing is sacred to this out as each track is carefully manicured under the careful gaze of its Executive Producer Kosta Ellis.

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Superbreak's Dj style reflect their productions, the all action, diversity and the constant surprises at every turn, is where it’s true strength lies, combining slo-mo boogie, groove laden disco, quality house, 70's funk rock and party funk/boogie that will whip crowds into a frenzy, as proven during last seasons Australian Festival circuit, sharing the stage with the likes of De la Soul, Lamb, Cut Copy to name a few, and winning the Best Local Act at the Playground Weekender 2011 festival. Always adept at reading the crowd thanks to combined decades plus experience behind the decks, they pride themselves on getting the crowd moving, whether they're into boogie bombs, sleazy deep house, party funk or deep house/disco.
So, over the years Superbreak has been busy throwing major dance parties, club nights, private and exclusive throwdowns, doing edits, running a label and if that isn’t enough, there will be more releases expected this year and a planned tour European/US this summer. In addition, Superbreak currently producing a soundtrack for an independent motion picture and also produces soundtracks for an New York Advertising agency .Superbreak is going from strength to strength and is a name to look out for to cater for all your disco and boogie needs!
Biography from Resident Advisor


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Juno Releases: http://www.junodownload.com/labels/superbreak/releases/

Thanks to Kosta for allow us to program his sets. Superbreak is one of the best 'scalpelist' and dj-producer on the disco dance scene of today. Thanks for the friendship, Kosta! SB edits are really the best!

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MFS Radio Presents: She

MFS Radio Presents:

She


Tracklisting:
01 Sinéad O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U
02 Beth Orton - Sweetest Decline
03 Tracy Chapman - Baby Can I Hold You
04 Edie Brickell & New Bohemians - What I Am
05 Suzanne Vega - Blood Makes Noise
06 Liz Phair - Fuck and Run
07 Penelope Houston - Harry Dean
08 Tori Amos - Cornflake Girl
09 Fiona Apple - Sleep To Dream
10 Ednaswap - Torn
11 Alanise Morisette - You Oughta Know
12 Michelle Shocked - if love wa
13 Tanita Tikaram - World Outside Your Window
14 Toni Childs - Don't Walk Away
15 Melissa Etheridge - Bring Me Some Water
16 Cindy Lee BerryHill - She Had Everything
17 Mathilde Santing - (I'm Not Mending) Broken Hearts

Selected & Compiled by Rob
A My Favourite Sound© Production, 2012
MFS©: The Only & Original Since 2006

DL / Listen here


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Thursday, 29 November 2012

DJs: Jean Claude Gavri

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Jean Claude Gavri is one of Israel's most prolific and eminent DJs, world-renowned producer and remixer, and virtuoso keyboardist.
With DJs Dimitri From Paris, Francois K, Doc Martin, Greg Wilson, Danny Krivit and others playing his stuff regularly - combined with seven #1 releases on the junodownload disco/nu disco charts in the past year - and a very busy local and international schedule - Jean Claude's momentum is in it's peak.

1999
Jean Claude moved to New York City to quickly become the long time resident DJ of the city's leading clubs of the time, including: Centro Fly, Lot 61, Bungalow 8 and Lotus, to name a few.
During his stay in New York City, Jean Claude got heavily into the world of vintage analogue synthesizers, and started producing his own "Nu Disco" tracks, before the genre was even born.
2004
Jean Claude returned to Tel Aviv to become a Grade A session keyboardist of Israel's leading musicians.
2005
Jean Claude got massive radio play for his remix of Depeche Mode's "Enjoy the Silence", which was the only official Depeche Mode remix ever produced in Israel; Following the enormous success of the remix Jean Claude shared the stage with DM's Andrew Fletcher.
2006
to present - Jean Claude is at the forefront of Tel Aviv's underground nightlife scene. He is the resident DJ of the best underground venues in the city, including the world famous "The Block".
2011
Jean Claude started his own label "Coco Bin" and started performing under the stage name "Jean Claude Gavri". Combining a unique mix of his professional DJ skills and virtuoso, energetic, mind blowing Keyboard playing. His career immediately took off on a worldwide scale. He scored six (!) #1 releases in the junodownload disco/nu disco charts in less than a year. Djs like Dimitri From Paris, Doc Martin & Greg Wilson are regularly playing his edits, and the hype is growing by the minute.
2012
Jean Claude's chart success continues to grow.
July
Jean Claude received an offer from non other than Disco Legend Jimmy Bo Horne, to make the official remix of his comeback single – the single should be released in 2013.
August
Jean Claude did a six gig tour in Brazil's leading night clubs and is sure to go back there next year.
October
Yet another Disco legend - DJ Dimitri From Paris released a Re Touch of Jean Claude's remix of Owner Of A Lonely Heart which got a massive success on dancefloors worldwide.


!!JUNO DOWNLOAD REVIEWS!!:
On "Luv Hangover"
" Tel Aviv's Jean-Claude Gavri has a rising reputation in the edits world, thanks largely to a string of releases that provide sturdy, floor-friendly reworks of both well-known and relatively obscure jams. The general vibe is sweaty and upbeat, giving the impression that Garvi's primary concern is always the dancefloor. "

On "Pulp Disco 2"
" In the last six months, Tel Aviv-based producer Jean-Claude Gavri has come from relative obscurity to dominate the disco edit download charts. It's not hard to see why; his edits are dubby, percussive and floor-friendly, beefing up the original tracks without resorting to cheap tricks such as filters and super-compressed additional kicks. This second full-length collection of sneaky reworks features plenty of high-grade material,"

On "Nite Dubbin"
" Having made his name via a series of much-played re-edit releases, Jean Claude Gavri makes the move to original production with a sparkling two-tracker. The original version of "Nite Dubbin" begins with two and a half minutes of sturdy disco drums, before dropping into a mesmerizing, hands-in-the-air piano breakdown that seems to last an eternity. By the time the drums come back in, you'll be lost in music ".

On "Edition Limitee"
" Hard-working scalpel fiend Jean-Claude Gavri seems to knock-out heavyweight disco re-edits at a furious rate. Here he presents four more tried-and-tested reworks to tickle the fancy of confirmed disco deviants

On "Sunny Side Up"
" More from prolific scalpel specialist Jean-Claude Gavri, who appears to be attempting to set a record for the most releases in the shortest space of time. We've no complaints though, as his pleasingly faithful re-edits and reworks are rarely less than essential. This latest EP features four more 'floor-friendly rubs.


Jean Claude Gavri
Tel-Aviv ISRAEL
T: +972 (0)52 5442099
E: jeanclaudegavri@gmail.com
Soundcloud: http://soundcloud.com/jeanclaudegavri
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Jean-Claude-Gavri/159790097421111
Shop: http://www.junodownload.com/artists/Jean+Claude+Gavri/releases/

Very thanks to Jean Claude for allow us to publish his sets, also on our radio on stream too. 
We think that Jean Claude is one of the best and more talentous djs on the scene now.

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Wednesday, 28 November 2012

DJ Miki Discoteca Ciak Live 16-06-1979

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DJ Miki Discoteca Ciak Live 16-06-1979

Live set mixed by DJ Miki at Ciak Disco, Bologna, Italy
Total Time: 00:43:37
From the original Musicassette Tape
Remastered by DJ Miki

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Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Disco Legends: DJ Miki (Part One)


Disco Legends: DJ Miki (Part One)

Miki Ciak Bologna:
''Me l'hanno chesto in tanti di fare un libro..con la vera verita' dei primi anni. ho sempre detto di no perche' oltre a non interessarmi tra qualche anno non lo leggerebbe nessuno ma le più di 500 cassette che ho messo (in Web su SoundCloud - N.D.R.) e ancora ne mettero' sono la vera testimonianza reale e non le chiacchere sui libri senza riscontri.''


MIKI (CHI SONO)----------------------------------------------''Non voglio scrivere cretinate come fanno tanti raccontando delle stupidate.-------------------------------- Coloro che pensano e dicono di avere iniziato la loro attivita' di dj con un giradischi in realtà facevano solo i mettidischi agli ordini dei padroni dei locali...tutta questa gente la parola mixage all'epoca non sapeva nemmeno cosa significasse..... ma ancora oggi nella loro biografia scrivono io ho iniziato ecc ecc.... La mia attivita' musicale è nata già da giovanissimo a Bologna nel 1966. Entrai come batterista nel gruppo i REBELS con radici rock nel periodo 67/73. Oltre a suonare ero reporter della mitica rivista musicale CIAO AMICI--- Nel 1974 a Bologna nasce il CIAK, un castello con una capienza all'interno di 1500 persone con schermo gigante di 7 metri per proiezioni film e altro e con il parco estivo di 4000 persone. Il dj era MANDRILLO ed io entro come programmatore musicale e grazie alle mie conoscenze americane perche' iscritto al Pool Record NYR, il 90% dei dischi promo mi arrivavano tutti dalla america con mesi e volte anni in anticipo sul mercato italiano.--- Nel maggio 1975 avviene il mio esordio da solo cambiando radicalmente il sistema del ballo al CIAK E IN ITALIA. Tolsi tutti lenti e proposi quasi 5/6 ore di musica mixata disorientando tutti.--nel 1977 con le buone o cattive (piu' cattive....) portai al CIAK per il periodo estivo come dj VASCO ROSSI (un fratello per me sia allora che adesso)- e l'anno del suo primo 45 giri (SILVIA con retro JENNY) quella JENNY che crescendo con gli anni con storie diverse VASCO la fece diventare la mitica SALLY-- varie premiazioni, nel 1978 premiato come miglior DJ D'EUROPA il CIAK come migliore discoteca europea musicale,vari produzioni e remix che nn sto ad ellencare Nel 1990 smetto per motivi familiari.''-- Attualmente i miei set DATATI 75/76 live del CIAK è possibile scaricarli su www.milliondollardisco.com
http://www.myspace.com/miki651

In Italia nel 1975 Miki del Ciak di Bologna fu il primo a far conoscere al pubblico il genere musicale americano con la sua grande tecnica nel mixaggio paragonabile solo con i migliori DJ d'oltreoceano. -- Il Ciak era un castello medioevale, nasce nell'aprile del 1974, i propretari erano cinque soci -- 2 di loro, PARENTI E ODORICI, erano propretari di una catena di sale cinematografiche, da lì l'idea di chiamarlo Ciak-- IL CIAK nell' interno aveva uno schermo gigante di 7 metri per proiezioni e altro (novita' assoluta per l'epoca)-con una capienza di 1500 persone nell'interno e 4000 persone nel parco estivo con degli alberi secolari di rara bellezza-- la Consolle era situata a un altezza di 4 metri con una cabina grande come 2 stanze.----- il primo dj fu Mandrillo con MIKI alla scelta musicale-- nel maggio 1975 il debutto di MIKI, un debutto importante perche cambiò radicalmente il sistema di lavorare in ITALIA----- tolse tutti i lenti e musica mixata per 5/6 ore.(UNICO A FARLO IN ITALIA IN QUELL' EPOCA) la sua grande tecnica al mixer la sua grande conoscenza musicale porto' il CIAK ai massimi livelli di notorietà in tutta ITALIA---i dischi grazie a MIKI e alle sue conoscenze arrivavano dall'america con mesi e anni in anticipo sul resto d'ITALIA.--- nel 1978 MIKI venne premiato come miglior D'EUROPA il CIAK come migliore discoteca europea musicale.--tanti remix e collaborazione ma uno in particolare i'm a man con Macho fu sua l'idea e la prima base del remix- MIKI lascia l'attivita nel 1990 per gravi motivi familiari e muore anche il Ciak ma il ricordo e vivo per tutti ancora oggi. -------Oggi nel 2008 i mitici programmi di MIKI LIVE CIAK 75/76/77/ si possono scaricare nel sito americano MILLIONDOLLARDISCO.COM.-----------------------------------------------------------
http://www.myspace.com/ciakbologna#ixzz13STjcuRE


From Million Dollar Disco:
A couple of years ago we hosted a mix by one of Italy's best disco DJs, Miki. We described him as Italy's earliest mixing DJ, but were corrected by a few people including Jeremy Campbell who interviewed Beppe Loda and researched the history of the Italian club scene back in 2006. So we decided to look further. Thankfully Max De Giovanni had just written a book on that very subject, which made our job a lot easier. We're very grateful to Max for providing pretty much all of the following information, mixes and images...

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Miki started his career as music programmer for a club called Ciak in Bologna; a converted castle holding some 1500 people inside, with room for another 4000 outside. He had relatives in New York who were involved in the music industry, and Miki himself was a reporter for an Italian music magazine, so he was regularly sent parcels of records. He got himself enrolled in the New York Record Pool and soon he had a wonderful collection of interesting disco, funk, soul, afro and Philly records on original US labels. He regularly received promos, months, even years, before they got to Italy. Ciak was one of the first clubs in the country to be equipped with two turntables and a proper mixer (and a great sound system), so when he started DJing there in 1974, initially filling in for a week for a sick friend, Miki quickly became a DJ of advanced techniques. He was the first Italian DJ to use a set of headphones to locate the best spot to cut the record in, and the first to take control of the turntable to keep the records perfectly in tempo. He also got into playing around with EQ, not only to boost the bass for premium thump, but to compensate for the loss of highs that occurred when a record was slowed down during mixing. All this was self taught as there was no one else doing anything like it in Italy at the time. The music he was being sent from New York suited his DJing style perfectly, so it's probably safe to say that Miki was the first Italian DJ to be playing disco style music in Italy. His turntable skills, plus his record collection made him a massive influence on many Italian DJs who followed in his footsteps as they witnessed him abandon the old style of chatting between songs and playing for five hours at a time mixing seemlessly. Miki was resident at Ciak until 1990 when he retired from DJing for personal reasons.
Read more here...

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Miki ha iniziato la sua carriera come programmatore musicale per un club chiamato Ciak di Bologna, un castello trasformato con capienza di circa 1500 persone all'interno, e con uno spazio esterno (parco estivo) per altre 4000 persone. Miki aveva parenti a New York che erano coinvolti nel settore della musica, e lui stesso era un giornalista di una rivista musicale italiana, per cui gli sono stati regolarmente inviati pacchi di dischi e documenti. Ottenne inoltre l'iscrizione alla New York Record Pool e quindi ebbe subito una splendida collezione di disco music interessante, oltre a funk, soul, afro e Philly e registrazioni relative alle etichette originali degli Stati Uniti. Riceveva regolarmente promo, mesi, anche anni, prima che arrivassero in Italia. Il Ciak è stato uno dei primi club italiani ad essere equipaggiato con due giradischi e un mixer proprio (e un sistema di suono superbo), così quando ha iniziato a fare il DJ nel 1974, inizialmente sostituendo per una settimana per un amico malato, Miki rapidamente è diventato un dj di tecniche avanzate. Egli fu il primo DJ italiano ad utilizzare un set di cuffie per individuare il punto migliore per mixare i dischi, e il primo a usare il controllo del giradischi per mandare perfettamente i dischi a tempo. Ha anche cominciato ad usare EQ (equalizzatori), non solo per aumentare i bassi evidenziandoli, ma per compensare la perdita degli alti che si verifica quando un disco è stato rallentato durante la miscelazione. Tutto questo è stato da autodidatta in quanto non vi era nessun altro facendo nulla di simile in Italia al momento. La musica gli era inviata da New York adattata perfettamente al suo stile di djing, quindi è sicuramente giusto dire che Miki è stato il primo dj italiano ad avere uno stile di mixaggio della musica da discoteca in Italia. Le sue abilità con i giradischi, più la sua collezione di dischi ha creato un influsso enorme su molti dj italiani che hanno seguito le sue orme, con l'abbandono del vecchio stile di parlare o annunciare i brani tra le canzoni e invece suonare per cinque ore di seguito in miscelazione senza pause (seemlessly). Miki era residente al Ciak fino al 1990 quando si ritirò dal djing per motivi personali.
(Testo adattato - MFS Blog)

Find some of Miki's Ciak best releases here:
DJ Miki Ciak Tracks 1
DJ Miki Ciak Tracks 2
DJ Miki Ciak Tracks 3

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Monday, 26 November 2012

DJs: Al Kent

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Al Kent was born Ewan Kelly in late ’60s Glasgow where his introduction to music came early with gifts of kids’ albums from his record loving dad. He helped himself to piles of his dad’s records too, which were probably rubbish, but to his young ears they were ace; It was the vinyl as much as the music he loved. Soon he was taping stuff off the radio, making little compilations, and buying his own records. The weekly shopping trip to Tesco always meant a cheeky half hour in the record department while the rest of the family stocked up on washing powder and cat food.
On one such trip he found an album called “20 Mod Classics” on a label he didn’t know called “Tamla Motown”. It took a couple of listens, but he was soon in love with songs by the likes of Marvin Gaye, The Miracles, The Temptations and The Marvelettes. The fact that the coolest guy in school, the guy with the best records, gave it his seal of approval only made it more of a discovery. And so, his love affair with “black music” began.

Al Kent (Ewan Kelly) was born in Scotland. His father was an avid record collector and had a cabinet full of them. And Whisky. Everything from Abba and Elvis to the Glitter Band and Buddy Holly was in there. What a load of shit they were. 
In 1976 Al ran away from home to live in New York. Here, at the age of 8 he started attending the Loft and hanging out with Nicky Siano and a whole bunch of cool New York DJs with Italian names. In 1978 he was arrested for possession of PCP while guesting at Better Days with Tee Scott and deported back to Glasgow, where his dad was now getting into a bit more David Essex. He was shit too. 
So Al opened.his own club in Glasgow, based on his experiences in New York. With his pocket money he flew Richard Long over to kit it out and had Walter Gibbons DJ at the opening party. 
 since then he's bought lots of records, done the deejaying in lots of places, and recorded an orchestra too. 
For the full story of The Million Dollar Orchestra see the biography, in short the album was recorded in the traditional way, mostly one take, in an analogue studio. The Sound is rich , lush, string laden, beautiful disco music, full of joy with phenomenal musicianship. It is Al Kent’s biography told in Music. Al is currently working with Lynn from Ebonycuts on a time machine. This project should be completed soon, at which point the two will travel back in time and buy lots of records...

Al Kent - Disco Love Mix
(Downloadable-linked by permission-visit the BBE Rec. Site)
http://www.bbemusic.com/media/AlKent_BBE_December09_1.mp3

Pubblicato da Cheeseandfine
http://cheeseandfine.blogspot.com/2010/01/al-kent-disco-love-mix-1.html

A few years later he began meeting other people who loved this music too, except they called it northern soul. And they weren’t listening to Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder, it was Steve Mancha, Al Kent, Linda Griner, Darrell Banks – people he’d never heard of in his life. And these guys could dance!!
Around the age of fifteen, for some unknown reason, he and some friends hired a local community hall and a set of turntables and put on a party. Not surprisingly, it wasn’t well attended, but the few people who did show up actually danced to the records he was playing. So that was him a DJ! The occasional community centre parties continued over the next few years while he made his way around the country attending all nighters and spending way too much money on records, and stuff.
When he was eighteen he was asked to play in a real club. And got paid! Amazing! More money for records then. And the community centre parties turned into occasional all nighters. With guest DJs and everything. Somewhere along the line he discovered that soul music didn’t end in 1969 and got a taste for 1970s releases, including things like Rare Pleasure “Let Me Down Easy”, Bileo “You Can Win” and Four Below Zero “My Baby’s Got ESP”, the latter of which he had to buy on 12 inch as he couldn’t find it on 45. It was very big, and had a bright sleeve with the word “Disco” on it. Hmmmm. Disco eh? So more of that stuff was bought and names like Walter Gibbons and Bobby DJ started to become familiar. Soon he was obsessively collecting disco 12 inches – an obsession that continues to this day.
Fast forward a few years to the late ’80s at a soul event put on by Yogi Haughton in Edinburgh with two rooms – one northern soul and the other house. Ewan ventured into the house room at some point and was totally blown away by what he saw and heard. This was another world altogether, and he was soon visiting more and more of these kind of clubs, adding some of the records he was hearing to his collection.
Around this time a local club was looking for a DJ to play this type of music, and since he was probably the only person with any records that they knew of, Ewan was called in for an audition. Having never mixed before, other than with a cassette and pause button, he had to bluff his way through, but, much to the annoyance of the resident DJ, he got the gig, and played every Friday. And got paid! Yay. More records.
Over the coming years he kept up the deejaying, moving up from the local club, to slightly bigger clubs in the city and beyond. And then, like most DJs, he got the urge to make music. His first attempts were rubbish, until he heard things like Azuli’s Chocolate Fudge ep and Disco Elements and realised that those old disco records could actually be sampled and put on top of house drums. And people would buy these records. And so, Million Dollar Disco was born as an offshoot of Glasgow’s Solemusic.
One of the early releases contained a really obvious sample, so to avoid legal issues, Ewan stole a name from one of those old northern soul records – Al Kent, and it kind of stuck. The label had some minor successes, including tracks being licensed to Azuli, Defected, Z Records and Hed Kandi. But after a few years it got a bit boring. There’s only so much you can do with a disco sample, and the records he was playing as a DJ weren’t really doing it for him any more. So, he dug out those old disco records again, and started playing some of them in his sets, then playing a few more, and more, until he realised that his heart wasn’t really in this house music thing and that disco was the way forward. Over the years he’d been mucking about re-editing, and when he discovered you could burn audio CDs on a mac, he started playing some edits in his DJ sets. And he did some more, and then some more. Till he was playing nothing else.
Since then the DJing’s picked up quite a bit, seeing Al guesting all over the UK and beyond, always sticking to the music he loves; pleasing the purists with plenty of obscurities, while keeping Mr and Mrs Average happy with the odd “classic”, and always surprising the uninitiated who suddenly realise they DO actually like disco!

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Al was honoured to be asked by Dave Lee to play at Z Records’ first (and only) party in London, even more honoured to be invited by Dimitri From Paris to play at Respect’s Ete d’Amour afloat on the Seine, and in 2006 was proud to play at Southport Weekender, which kind of took him full circle, playing to the soul crowd he was once part of. And then he was asked back in 2007. Then in 2009 he was asked back again – not to play Connoisseur’s Corner as before, but to play the Powerhouse – Southport’s main room, holding over 2000 people. Normally dedicated to “soulful house” music, Al was genuinely flattered to be asked to play at their “Disco Extravaganza”! In between he’s made regular appearances at London’s Soul City, Edinburgh’s Ultragroove, Bam Bam in Birmingham, Society in Sheffield, Loose Joints in Aberdeen, Melting Pot Glasgow, Powder Room Barcelona, Legacy Berlin, Club Disco in Paris amongst many more, as well as running his own parties from time to time in Glasgow venues such as the Sub Club, Mas, The Buff, and the amazing Big Joint. And now he’s resident DJ at Northern Disco in Manchester, playing alongside some of the world’s best – Kon & Amir, Dimitri, Monk One, Sean P, Rahaan….
Al’s also released some of the edits he spends so much time making – three volumes of Brown Brothers releases on the Real Thing label, two on Jisco Music and a further two on Kat, with plans to release more on at least three different labels this year. He’s compiled four volumes of the highly popular “Disco Demands” series, volume one of the “Northern Disco” series, and a special Brown Brothers compilation, all released on Million Dollar Disco.
His most ambitious project happened in 2005: totally bored with chopping up loops, but still in love with producing music, he got together a few musicians to play some parts for him to use instead of samples. From humble beginnings in his spare room, the project soon grew wings and became the Million Dollar Orchestra, involving more than twenty musicians and taking the best part of three years to complete, with the addition of full string and horn sections, and lengthy recording sessions using fully analog equipment. The project was finally released as “Better Days” on BBE in 2008.
In 2009 BBE released a second album, “Secret Sounds”. Recorded without the timescale or budget of MDO, it’s a more stripped down, Backstreet kinda thang, recorded at home, but again treated to some full analog sessions to give it a far nicer sound.
Due for release at the time of writing is “Disco Love – Rare Disco & Soul Uncovered” – a mixed CD (with DJ friendly unmixed CD too – AND a very limited vinyl package!), featuring some rare gems.
On top of all this he’s managed to squeeze in writing reviews and a couple of articles for Keep On and Faith magazines, with requests for more disco articles for magazines and sites in the pipeline, he’s provided guest mixes for the likes of Six Million Steps, DJ History, Ministry of Sound, Galaxy Radio, SSRadio, Deepsoul3, Love Unlimited, Test Pressing, Keep-It-Deep and Inhale, and of course single handedly runs the Million Dollar Disco site.
From ShiftLondon

Also on: Discogs
http://www.discogs.com/artist/Al+Kent
Soud Cloud: http://soundcloud.com/milliondollardisco

Very thanks to Al Kent for his friendship and kindness...he's really a great DJ, internationally known, in peak from a lot of years. He is a friend of us and a good person. 

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Sunday, 25 November 2012

MFS Friends: Simona Faraone DJ

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Faraonica Underground _ Roots # 1 Freedom Road_ September, 3th 2012
by faraonica underground
SIMONA FARAONE DJ

DJ SIMONA PHARAOH [english]:
She's one of the first DJs Italian women, always a researcher refined sound technology. Since 1987 it carries out that activity with the passion that characterizes it. The music at the center of everything. Her scene in question is that of Detroit and its legendary artists, first of all the members of the collective Underground Resistance ... But the roots scene house in Chicago, too.
Always present on the Italian underground clubbing scene, saw the birth of all movements, from the first house, and techno (Rave), the progressive, the new electronic music in all its infinite variations, and in some cases they have been the undisputed protagonist. Lover of experimentation generally defines an eclectic artist, radical and strictly underground.

DJ SIMONA FARAONE [italian]:
E' una delle prime dj donne italiane, da sempre ricercatrice raffinata di sonorità all’avanguardia. Dal 1987 ad oggi esercita questa attività con la passione che la contraddistingue. La musica al centro di tutto. La sua scena di riferimento è quella di Detroit e dei suoi mitici artisti, primi tra tutti i membri del collettivo Underground Resistance ...Ma anche la scena roots house di Chicago.
Da sempre presente sulla scena clubbing underground italiana, ha visto nascere tutti i movimenti, dalla prima house, alla techno (Rave), alla progressive,alla nuova musica elettronica in tutte le sue infinite varianti, e ne è stata in alcuni casi indiscussa protagonista. Amante della sperimentazione in genere si definisce un'artista eclettica, radicale e rigorosamente underground.


SIMONA FARAONE DJ (short biography):
Inizia la sua carriera come speaker radiofonica nel 1987 appassionata di musica black e hip hop old school.. Dalla radio ai club il passo è breve. La sua prima consolle resident è il Country Club di Siziano (PV), nell'estate del 1990. Attratta dalle prime sonorità acid house, che proprio in quegli anni determinarono una scena molto interessante a livello internazionale, entra a far parte di quel movimento che ha poi preparato la strada alla torrida stagione Rave della capitale, a suon di techno ed experimental. Organizzatrice lei stessa di one night ed eventi (Teatro in Trastevere/Ambient) dopo aver fatto parte dello staff di Radio Centro Suono e delle famose one night Underground Station al Uonna Wood, e dopo essere stata la dj resident della one night Insomnia di Antonio Velasquez al Gasolyne Area, si trasferisce in Toscana, dove era già conosciuta per aver partecipato ai fuori orario del Bellabimba di Albinia (GR). Tra il '94 e il '96 è stata dj resident di due tra i più famosi ed importanti club del Nord Italia il Tenax di Firenze e il Musikò ( ex Movida) di Jesolo ( VE) divenendo così una dei protagonisti del movimento “progressive” toscano e di quello “sperimentale” veneto, assolutamente seminali per tutta la scena italiana di musica elettronica sviluppatasi negli anni 2000. Importante anche la sua partecipazione, con la traccia progressive-trance "Glass Pyramid", alla prima compilation techno-elettronica realizzata da dj italiani :"DJ's United Grooves" (Tomawak/Sushi) nel '95. Ha ricevuto vari premi e riconoscimenti per la sua attività.
Tantissimi sono i club italiani che l’hanno vista protagonista nel corso della sua lunga attività di dj: Tenax (FI), Yab (FI), Meccanò (FI), Central Park (FI), MusiKò (Jesolo), Gilda (Jesolo), Glamour (Treviso),TNT (L. di Portogruaro VE), Night Day (Noale), Teatriz (Lugo di Ravenna), Cellophane (Rimini), Gheodrome (S.Mauro Mare), Pascià (Riccione), Metropolis (Lecce), Bellabimba Fuori Orario (GR), Babylon Fuori Orario (itinerante Toscana/Emilia Romagna), Gatto e La Volpe (FE), Palaexpomar (VE)…
Nota frequentatrice della scena underground italiana ama esibirsi con ricercati dj set di musica techno ed elettronica. Nel 2008/2009 è stata ospite di Blueroom Lab (Roma), Fiesta Privada (Roma), Viper Theatre – Progetto 33 (Firenze), Loop Lab (Ibiza),"Wizard Club" (RM),Space Electronic (FI), Good morning FEM @ Costes (FI), Doc Show (Bologna), Magnolia After Tea (FI).
(From Simona's FB)

Simona Faraone on SoundCloud.

In the beginning there was Jack, and Jack had a groove. And from this groove came the grooves of all grooves. And while one day visciously throwing down on his box, Jack boldly declared: "Let there be house!
(Simona Faraone DJ)

Seguiranno programmi 'Faraonici' di Simona Faraone anche in stream su MFSRadio...ringraziamo Simona per la disponibilità e la gentilezza.

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Andy's Jazz Show #141

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Andy's Jazz Show #141

Tracklisting:
Hang It Up - Patrice Rushen Elektra 12" Single. Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey - Buddy Rich from Stick It. Rat Race/Boss Bossa - Cory Weeds & The Tildon Webb Trio from Just Like That. Ipe Amarelo - Quasimode from 12" White Label Promo. Down In The Village - Quasimode from Down In The Village. Pretty Eyes - Horace Silver from The Cape Verdean Blues. Have You Met Miss Jones - The Hod O'Brien Trio from Fine And Dandy. Martino - Ximo Tebar from Eclipse. 3Play from Tourist - St Germain. Latin Note/Rose Rouge/So Flute. Starchild - Level 42 from The Early Tapes. Taita Caneme/Habriendo El Dominate - Nu Yorican Soul from Nu Yorican Soul. Do It Baby - Jimmy Ponder from Illusions. Rockport - Passport from Doldinger Jubilee Concert. Night Flight - Big John Patton from Oh Baby! Starrburst - Houston Person from Blue Odyssey.

Another great mixed bag of funky tunes and classic jazz. If you didn't catch it on UK Jazz Radio you can use the listen again feature or download from these links.

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Friday, 23 November 2012

MFS Radio Presents: Reverse Delta

MFS Radio Presents:

Reverse Delta
(15 synthpop pills)


Tracklisting:
01 Silver Swans - Let It Happen
02 Logic & Olivia - Don't Forget
03 Mental Minority - So this is for you
04 Diamond Rings - I'm Just Me
05 Pet Shop Boys - Leaving
06 Pearl Fiction - Painted Wolf
07 Night Surgeon - You and Me
08 La Roux - Under My Thumb
09 Xeno and Oaklander - Desert Rose
10 Absent One - Night And City
11 Absorber - Give Up, Give In
12 Hot Chip - Don't Deny Your Heart
13 C2C - Delta
14 White Car - Now We Continue
15 Pet Shop Boys - Winner

Selected & Compiled by Rob
A My Favourite Sound© Production, 2012
MFS©: The Only & Original Since 2006

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DJ Miki Discoteca Ciak (Bologna) 18-04-1976

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DJ Miki Discoteca Ciak (Bologna) 18-04-1976

Live set mixed by DJ Miki at Ciak Disco, Bologna, Italy
Total Time: 00:45:11
From the original Musicassette Tape
Remastered by DJ Miki

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Tuesday, 20 November 2012

MFS Radio Presents: The Last Dance

MFS Radio Presents:

The Last Dance

Tracklisting:
01 Lavinia Jones - Sing it to you
02 Arrested Development - Give A Man A Fish Feat. Dionne Farris
03 The Jackson 5 - Things I Do 4 You (Regrooved by Da Wiesel)
04 Bee Gees - You Should Be Dancing
05 Parov Stelar - The Last Dance
06 Fort Knox Five vs Three Dog Night - Mama Told Me (DC's Finest Remint)
07 Amy Winehouse & Manu Chao - Rehab + Bongo Bong (Dj Sleep Remix)
08 Anita O'Day - Peanut Vendor (Club des Belugas Remix)
09 Stereo MC's - Step It Up
10 Des'Ree - Life...(Extended Dance Remix)
11 Laid Back - Cocaine Cool Extended Vol2
12 Rosie Gaines - Closer Than Close (Mentor Original Mix)
13 Kojato - Like A Gypsy (Smoove Remix)
14 Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough (Regrooved by The Sly Players)
15 Captain Planet - Get You Some (Captain Planet Boogie Remix)

Selected & Compiled by Rob
A My Favourite Sound© Production, 2012
MFS©: The Only & Original Since 2006

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Ape Man - Future Disco Party (17-11-2012)

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Ape Man

''Future Disco Party''
(Osasco SP 17-11-2012)

Tracklisting:
1. Delegation - Heartache N°9 (Jonny Meek Edit)
2. Disco Deviance - Don't (Social Disco Club Edit)
3. Darkfunk, Lypocodium, Helen Brown - This Feeling (feat. Yasmin) (Darkfunk Swisse Mix)
4. Aquarian Dream - Phoenix (Jonny Meek Edit)
5. Funkatomic, Danny - Livin' It Up (DJ Caccini Classic Mix)
6. Jerry Ropero & Denis The Menace - Coracão (Club Mix)
7. Psychemagik - Carnaval De Trancoso (JP Ape Intro)
8. DD22 - Do The Night Thang (Pete Herbert & Dicky Trisco Edit)
9. Olivier Boogie - Dance Band
10. Dr. York - Shake'n'Skate (Domes Edit)
11. Al Kent - Disco Sex
12. Dr. Drummer - Nu Disco
13. Luminodisco - Dreaming Siam
14. Superbreak - Dropout Boogie 2
15. Brother J - All The Things
16. Nyree & The Auto Charm - Tijuana (Cuervo Golds Mix)

Recorded at a private party
17/11/2012
Music by AM
2012 Inagroove© Labs

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Thursday, 15 November 2012

DJ Miki Discoteca Ciak 1982

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DJ Miki Discoteca Ciak 1982

Live set mixed by DJ Miki at Ciak Disco, Bologna, Italy
Total Time: 00:30:08
From the original Musicassette Tape
Remastered by DJ Miki

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Wednesday, 14 November 2012

MFS Radio Presents: Today's Sound

MFS Presents:

Today's Sound


Tracklisting:
01 Fragmentorchestra - De Muse
02 The Dining Rooms - You
03 Intensive Jazz Sextet - Today's Sound
04 Rosario Giuliani Quartetto - Una Bella Grinta
05 Neos - Routage
06 Quintetto Lo Greco - Updated Sound
07 Fez Combo - The Opinion
08 Luis Ferri - My Love Samba
09 Vuca - Bossafrica
10 Alex Puddu - Massage Salonen
11 Quartetto Moderno - Astrogange

Selected & Compiled by Rob
A My Favourite Sound© Production, 2012
MFS©: The Only & Original Since 2006

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Monday, 12 November 2012

MFS Radio Presents: Riverside Jazz Volume 2 - Music by Funkyman

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MFS Radio Presents:

''Riverside Jazz Volume 2''
Music by Funkyman

Tracklisting:
George Russell - Lydiot
Johnny Griffin - 63rd Street Theme
Clark Terry - Flugelin' The Blues
Johnny Griffin - Cherry Float
Don Friedman - News Blues
Don Friedman - Circle waltz
Abbey Lincoln - Long As You're Living
Don Friedman - Modes Pivoting
Teri Thornton -The Song Is You
Pepper Adams - Hasting Street Bounce
Johnny Griffin - Grab This!
Gigi Gryce - Minority
Chet Baker - Do It The Hard Way
Clark Terry - Let's Cool One
Teri Thornton - Devil May Care
Abbey Lincoln - Exactly Like You

Collection Of 16 Songs Taken From Some Jazz Album On Riverside Records Label.
Music selected by Funkyman
Radio Program
A My Favourite Sound© Production, 2012
MFS©: The Only & Original Since 2006


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Sunday, 11 November 2012

Andy's Jazz Show #140

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Andy's Jazz Show #140

Tracklisting:
The Peeper / After Supper - Hank Crawford & Jimmy McGriff. Peg / Elephant & Castle / Pyramids - Mike Mandel from Sky Music. Spinning Wheel - Wade Marcus from A New Era. R2 M1 - Ron Carter from Blues Farm. O'Pato - Rick Price Quartet. Witchhunt - Southern Cross Jazz Quartet. 3Play The Jazz Hustlers The Hustler / Casing The Joint / New Jazz City from New Jazz City. 1960 What - Gregory Porter 12" Promo. Balkan Blue - Dusko Goykovich from Handful Of Soul. Insane Asylum - Koko Taylor from Chess Legendary Masters. Blues For The Night Owl - Ramsey Lewis from Chess Legendary Masters. Street Of Dreams - Jan Lundgren Trio from Nu Jazz Volume 2. Memories Of Tehran - Amir Nasr Quintet from Memories Of Tehran. Walking In St.James' Park - Marco Di Marco from Nu Jazz Volume 2.

Another mixed bag,2 hours of funky sounds on UK Jazz Radio. Links below and as usual comments welcomed.

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Friday, 9 November 2012

MFS Radio Presents: Riverside Jazz Volume 1 - Music by Funkyman

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MFS Radio Presents:

''Riverside Jazz Volume 1''
Music by Funkyman

Tracklisting:
Paul Serrano - Me, Too
Blue Mitchel - Brother 'Ball
Budd Johnson - Trinity River Bottom
Budd Johnson - Blue Lou
Art Blakey - Skylark
Art Blakey - Sweet 'N' Sour [Take 4]
Blue Mitchell - I Wish I Knew
Blue Mitchell - I'll Close My Eyes
John Benson Brooks - First Movement
Charlie Byrd - Butter And Egg Man
Charlie Byrd - Broadway
Blue Mitchell - Sir John
Kenny Dorham - Spring Cannon
Philly Joe Jones - Trick Street
Blue Mitchell - Sweet Pumpkin
Kenny Dorham - Blue Spring

Collection Of 16 Songs Taken From Some Jazz Album On Riverside Records Label.
Music selected by Funkyman
Radio Program
A My Favourite Sound© Production, 2012
MFS©: The Only & Original Since 2006

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Wednesday, 7 November 2012

MFS Radio Presents: Cool Ascension

MFS Radio Presents:

Cool Ascension


Tracklisting:
01 Abelcoast - Cool Ascension
02 Nils Petter Molvær - Solid Ether [Funkstorung Mix]
03 The Future Sound of London - Lifeforms
04 Massive Attack - Thankful For What You'Ve Got
05 Alex Gunia & Peace - Propheadz
06 Tortoise - Swung From The Gutters
07 Tied & Tickled Trio - Like Armstrong & Laika
08 Eva Be - Eve At Bob's
09 Up, Bustle & Out - Dance Your Troubles Away [Trumpet Mix]
10 Enders - Leaving Cathexis
11 Enders Room - When Love Is New Daily
12 Marc Moulin - Le Grand Voyage (Repack)
13 Erik Truffaz - Yuri's Choice
14 Miles Davis - Mystery

Selected & Compiled by Rob
A My Favourite Sound© Production, 2012
MFS©: The Only & Original Since 2006

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Monday, 5 November 2012

Andy's Jazz Show #139


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Andy's Jazz Show #139

Tracklisting:
Whiplash - Bob James & Earl Klugh from Two Of A Kind. Hello Albert - Bobby Watson,Ray Mantilla & The Jazz Tribe from Everlasting. Goodtime Ride / Friends And Strangers - Ronnie Laws from Friends And Strangers. Blues For Dad - Dmitri Kolesnik from Five Corners Everything Must Change - David 'Fathead' Newman from Compilation, Jazz For A Rainy Day. Got To Be There - Peter White from A Twist Of Motown. Creepin' - Bob James from A Twist Of Motown. High And Mighty - John Schofield from Promo. Nice Shot - Sadao Watanabe from How's Everything. Part 2 A Tribute To Jose Bertrami,A selection of tracks from Azymuth. The Quest / Dear Limmeritz / Brazil / Seems Like This / Morning / Chameleon / Butterfly / Os Cara La / New Dawn / Jazz Carnival

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DJ Miki - Marzo 1979 - Discoteca Small (Pieve di Cento - Bologna)

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DJ Miki - Marzo 1979 - Discoteca Small (Pieve di Cento - Bologna)

Live set mixed by DJ Miki at Ciak Disco, Bologna, Italy
Total Time: 00:45:08
From the original Musicassette Tape
Remastered by DJ Miki

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