Ambient guru Mixmaster Morris returns to Spiritland. Come and take a trip into deep space territory.
Jackson Mico is co-founder of Pique-nique Records, and his sets explore spiritual jazz, 70’s Brazilian pop, soul, through to House and upfront sounds from London, New York, his homeland of Australia and anywhere else. The vibe is soulful, cutting edge, warm and always rooted in jazz.
Ian Dewhirst’s Mastercuts Without Boundaries
With 45 years at the sharp end of dance music, and an untouchable heritage in music that stretches back to a residency at the Wigan Casino during the golden age of Northern Soul, Ian is one of the UK’s premier musical authorities, also creating the influential 'Mastercuts' series. Ian explores his collection throughout his bi-monthly residency at Spiritland, touching on pretty much the complete spectrum of black and dance music from 1965 to 1990.
Mr Bongo presents Arthur Verocai half-speed master playback
As part of RSD 2017 Mr Bongo release a very special edition of Arthur Verocai’s seminal 1972 self-titled classic LP – half-speed mastered at Abbey Road by Miles Showell. Spiritland are delighted to host the exclusive first playback, with DJ support from David ‘Mr Bongo’ Buttle, Mark GV Taylor, Graham Luckhurst and Gareth Stephens.
Derek’s Island Discs with Count Skylarkin & Wrongtom
Count Skylarkin' shared numerous DJ booths, dancefloors and pints with his friend and mentor, the much missed DJ Derek. Derek's family has left the Count a priceless and precious memento - the entirety of his music collection on MiniDisc. These discs have travelled the country, igniting dancefloors and shebeens for years, filled with reggae, dub, ska, rock & roll, swing, jive and more. Count Skylarkin' will be playing them and talking about the legacy of Derek's life along with friend, DJ and reggae authority Wrongtom.