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Dirty Sunset Disco
Friday 27th July
8pm – Late – Oh So – Brighton

Well I must have done something right last week, because I’ve been asked back to play again this week! It’s set to be a scorcher… I’ll be playing alongside Affy Go Bang and Queen Jo!

Dirty Sunset Disco
Friday 20th July
8pm – Late – Oh So – Brighton

Very much looking forward to returning to the decks at DSD, so much so I’ve done a podcast! Not necessarily what I’ll be playing on the night, but this mix definitely has the right vibe πŸ™‚

Xakosa ft. Rick Collins – Heaven Only Knows (Mogwai)
Finnebassen – Touching Me
Franky Rizardo ft. Tess Leah – On My Own (Dub)
KORT & Rico Novo – Sax Education (KORT Twisted Carnival Mix)
DJ Steaw – Sky Hunt
DJ Spen & Kevin Hedge ft. Rick Galactik – Follow Your Heart (DJN Project)
Ruben Alvarez – Just Thoughts (GLF’s Alternative Vibe)
Heavy Rotation – House Music Baby
David Penn ft. Max C – Lovin’ U (Federico Scavo)
Emde, Julio – Double (Nice 7)
KORT ft. Janai – Give In (Dub)
Muzziak & Exacta – Reach Deep (David Herrero Ole Remix)
Federico Scavo – I Do

 

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DSDeeper Rebel
Sat 5th May 2am (Friday Afterhours)
Beachigogo (Honey Club)

I’m no stranger to both DSD and Rebel, so very happy to be playing for the first collaboration between the two at Beachagogo (Honey Club) with Kate Wildblood and Paul Coals! This is the after party for Dirty Sunset Disco at Ohso which kicks off at 8pm!

Big Room March 2012 Podcast


This one is a slightly extended episode featuring my favourite tracks of 2012 with a few acapellas thrown in for good measure, enjoy!

Tapesh & Maverick ft. Terri B – Rise (Acapella)
Franky Rizardo – Real Love
Wally Lopez – Burning Inside (Neil & Edgar VM)
La Messa & Lisa Millett – Time (Cube Guys Classic Mix)
Daft Jack – Feelings
K-Klass – Bad Boy
Pray For More – Love Me Right 2012 (KORT)
Jangatha & Jeff Service – Never Let You Go
David Penn ft Lisa Millett – Join Us
Todd Terry, Sound Design – Bounce To The Beat (Prok & Fitch)
Jason Chance – Turn It Up (Instrumental)
Soul Buddha – Realise (Acapella)
Strobe – Crushed (James Talk)
Mark Wilkinson vs Ted Nilsson – La Terraza
David Penn & DJ Chus – Libres Para Siempre (Acapella)
My Digital Enemy – Always Hurting Someone ft Naverone
Kings Of Tomorrow – Finally (Kaskade)
Soulano ft Leilani – Hold On (Groovemaster K. and Freddy Verano Dub)

As usual, all of these are available through the usual digital download channels, so if you enjoy a tune on my podcast, please support the artists and buy a copy for less than the cost of a half πŸ™‚

 

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Disco House Feb 2012 Podcast


This month I’ve mixed a collection of my favourite Disco House tracks past and present, I’ve tried to stay away from over-remixed cheese, but there are a couple of vocal classics slipped in for good measure.

All feedback appreciated, let me know if you like this so I can make more πŸ™‚

Pete Le Freq – Sundown To Sunset
Disco Ballz – Don’t You Want My Love (JR’s Phunky Life Remix)
John Kennedy USA – Everything Could Change
Alan Thompson & Tom Neville – Let There Be Love
Alec Carlsson – Paris Fried Chicken (J Paul Getto)
Full Intention – La Musique
Jay Vegas & DJ Mes – The Feeling (DJ Mes)
Joe Pompero – China Town (Sonny Fodera’s Can’t Sleep Mix)
DJ Dan – Nasty Night Out
DJ Antione vs Mad Mark – Disco Inferno (Dave Armstrong & Christian Alvarez)
Anthony Atcherley – The Eagle Has Landed
ATFC – Sleep Talk (Bad Nights Sleep Mix)
Lab Rats – Music Is My Way Of Life

Stay tuned for a ‘Big Room’ upfront special, there is so much good new music about at the moment!!!

 

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News Update…

I haven’t been doing much gigging over the last year, but that’s not to say I’ve been sitting here inactive to here is a little news update!

I’m now studying Technology of Music and Inside Music back to back with the Open University, so between that and my full time day job there hasn’t been a great deal of time (or energy) for playing out. The release of our Inner City – Good Love remix last year was one of the best things to ever happen to me, so I want to release more, but I want to be able to bring more to the production table so studying seems the way forward. Loving it so far, I can already feel the knowledge I’m gaining having an effect on my DJing and music choices, so hopefully that will be reflected in my podcast!

On the subject of the podcast, I’m absolutely touched by how rapidly my listenership is increasing. I’m now getting about 30,000 plays a month in total across all episodes, and the stats say that a lot of people are coming back again and again! Bearing in mind I was only getting 1000 this time last year that’s a heck of an increase.

As far as DJing out goes, I’m still working with Kidology and Wild Fruit, so keep an eye out for upcoming gigs with them. I’ve been spending an awful lot of time organising my music, and creating ultimate playlists for different genres of house. I’m looking to do much more DJing this year, so I need to get organised to fit it into everything else I have on my plate! I’ll be doing a lot of different mixes to try out new sounds so keep an eye out for something a bit different coming soon. I’ve also been practicing like mad, honing my vinyl skills, and I’m very interested in playing out on that again! There are so many DJs out there now, I figure anything I can do to set myself out from the majority can only be a good thing πŸ™‚

Thanks to everyone for their continued support… Lots more to come in 2012!

Big Room Jan 2012

More ‘Big Room’ action, this time there is a distinct 90s influence to a much of the podcast. I’m back at University now studying Music Technology, I’ll be doing my best to keep on top of the podcast, but apologies in advance if it’s a bit irregular. On the plus side there will be much more coming from me on the production front πŸ™‚

George Morel – Let’s Groove
– Reboot – Enjoy Music (Acapella)
Malte Seddig – Downstream Movement
4th Measure Men – 4 You
FormatB – Liquid ft Fran
Luis Sastre & Tim Patrick – Not Over You
Deux – Party People
Stonebridge – Time (Dub)
Fierce Rulin Diva – Rubb It In (Chocolate Puma)
Jason Chance & My Digital Enemy – Body Tonic
My Digital Enemy – Don’t Stop
Mark Wilkinson & Mikalis vs Inner City – Good Love (Dub)
Antranig – Spank It! (DJ Chus)
Antranig – Spank It! (Original)
Nick & Danny Chatelain – Get Up (Alex Gomez Y Mateo Cortes)
Mark Wilkinson – The Shelter (Crisis Mix)
– Kim English – Everyday (Acapella)

As usual all of these tracks are available from major digital music retailers (Juno, Traxsource, Beatport etc) apart from Mark Wilkinson – The Shelter which is out soon on Kidology records. Please support the artists and keep the house music scene alive!

 

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Big Room Vinyl Mash Up Mix

Here is a little festive season special episode, recorded live on a set of 1210 vinyl decks. Most of the music is from early-mid noughties, with lots of classics and very long mashed up mixes between tracks. I definitely have the vinyl bug again, so look out for more of these mixes, and I’ll be making an effort to play out using it again next year.

Syke & Sugarstarr – Ticket 2 Ride
Salif Keita – Madan (Martin Solveig)
Seamus Haji – Last Night A DJ Saved My Life (ATFC Mix – Seamus Haji Edit)
Silicone Soul – Right On (Instrumental)
Shapeshifters – Lola’s Theme (ATFC Jive for Jezabel)
Beyonce – Deja Vu (Freemasons Instrumental)
Inner City – Into The Groove (Rhythm Republic Bootleg)
Steve ‘Silk’ Hurley & Voices Of Life – Say The Word (Groovehunter)
4Tune 500 – Dancin In The Dark
Se:Sa – In My Life (Syke & Sugarstarr)
Small Phat One Vol 5 – Cruisin’
ATFC – Reach Out For Me (Haji & Emanuel)
Shawn Christopher – Deep Sleepless Nights (Bini’s Subsonic Mix)
Porno – Music Power

The usual December ‘Big Room’ podcast is still on it’s way very shortly, with lots of tracks from ‘Rebel Red’. Wishing everyone a very merry xmas and new year!

 

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Wild Fruit Image

Very pleased to be featured along side huge names like the Freemasons, Seamus Haji and Norman Cook on the new website! Wild Fruit has been at the forefront of gay clubbing in Brighton for nearly 20 years, attracting some of the biggest DJs and Performers. Very proud to be a part of it!

“Mikalis. DJ, producer, remixer, all round good guy. The type of DJ who gets the clubbers groove, whose take on house ensures the admiration both clubbers and his colleagues. An Aeon wonder Mikalis has Dj’ed as some of the brands finest nights including Wild fruit, Sunday Sundae, Rebel, DTPM Pride, Onyx Pride Gaydar welcome Party, the Red Party, Afrodisiac and Porno. He’s also bagged an impressive residency with Kidology, one of clublands most respected club brands delivering sets of the much loved Mikalis kind at Egg, The Store, Honey Club and at their collaborations with Salvacion Ibiza – Ibiza Republik. Add gigs for Last Night a DJ Saved My Life, Brighton Pride Street Party, DSD, XXL London, Lookbetternaked at Fire, Religion and Gorgeous and you begin to understand why this most sound of DJs is making a real noise on the clubscene.

But his sound ventures aren’t limited to the DJ booth. 2011 saw the release of the critically acclaimed Mark Wilkinson & Mikalis vs. Inner City ‘Good Love’ signed by Kevin Saunderson to KMS in Detroit supported by DJ Chus, Stonebridge, Seamus Haji, Jason Chance and Gaydar Radio and loved by clubbers worldwide. Mikalis. A house music producing star with an ear for the sublime for whom DJing is more than just job. It’s a sound lifestyle we all love hearing.”

Wild Fruit Website

Big Room Disco November 2011

This month’s podcast isn’t Disco House in the traditional sense, but rather a collection of tracks in my usual ‘Big Room’ style which sample or cover Disco! The mix kicks off with some seriously funky house, before heading in more of a tribal direction… Subscribe now to be the first to get December’s podcast which will be a slightly darker affair in preparation for my set at Rebel Red!

Plastik Funk – Everybody Get Up
Mark Wilkinson & Lindo Martinez – Lasting Love
Haji & Emanuel – The Weekend (ATFC Vocal)
Ivan The Terrible – Yellow Fronts Brown Backs (Dirty Freek)
DJ Antoine vs Mad Mark – Disco Sensation
Joey Negro – Feel It (Alex Kenji)
Sharam Jey – Day After
More & Masters – Smash Disco (Dub)
Geisha Twins – Do You Feel The Same (madDelish)
Richard Dinsdale – Share The Love (Diego Marcelo)
Paul Gardner – Call My Brother (Soul Avengerz)
Luthier – Magnum Opus (Kivi ‘N Kava)
Dynamik Dave – Got The Blues (Mike Newman & The Viron)
Redroche – All I Need (Matt Joko)
Luca Bisori – Stand Up (Biso Cool)

Most of the tunes on my podcast are available on the major legal download sites (Beatport, Traxsource, JunoDownload etc), please help keep house music alive and purchase any tracks you enjoy! πŸ™‚

 

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Monday 5th December – 3am – 7am @ The Haunt, Brighton.

I’m still officially having a bit of a break from DJing in clubs, but I couldn’t say no to a bit of Red Rebel! This is the official after-hour party for the 19th annual Wild Fruit Red Party, which is always one of the big highlights of Brighton’s clubbing calendar!

Rebel Facebook Event
Wild Fruit Red Party Facebook Event

Big Room October 2011 Podcast

Back after a bit of a break due to technical difficulties, all sorted now so expect regular episodes. Just a quickie this time, already working on bootlegs and edits for the November episode, have some exciting gigs coming up as well as another production in the pipeline. There will also be some podcasts deviating from the ‘Big Room’ format coming on a new Soundcloud page, more details on all of that very soon. Hope you all enjoy πŸ™‚

Ministry Of Funk – Funky Nation
Adrian Villaverde – Ring It
Belocca – Lemme Love U
Wishbone – Good Life (Jim Breeze)
Copyright ft Imaani – Story Of My Life (DJ Chus & David Penn)
Reality Engine – In-tension
Jetro – Humpty Dump
Nouveau Yorican – Chiuso (Chocolate Puma)
Geoff M ft Dawn Tallman (David Penn)
Syke n Sugarstarr & Ce Ce Rogers – I Believe
David Guetta – Little More Love (Wally Lopez)
Ruben Alvarez and Yves Murasca – All The Same (Groovemaster K Dub)
Todd Terry & Gypsymen – Babarabatiri (Copyright)
S.K.A.M & Grad – Desejo (Original)
Hardsoul fr Ron Carroll – Back Together (Garrett & Ojelay)

 

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