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Chris Wheatley

01/12/2019 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Chris Wheatley

01/12/2019 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Chris has been collecting records for over 30 years. He's supported the likes of Joey Negro, Greg Wilson, Horse Meat Disco, Craig Charles and Roy Ayers.

His musical tastes vary from jazz fusion, bop, latin, boogie, funk and house. Expect to hear this and more for this sunday brunch session.

Craig Swayward

01/12/2019 KC

  • Balearic
  • Downtempo
  • Electronica

Craig Swayward

01/12/2019 KC

  • Balearic
  • Downtempo
  • Electronica

Co-founder of Manchester clubland institution Wet Play Craig returns to Spiritland for a Balearic-infused Sunday night all vinyl session.

Pierre Elie

02/12/2019 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Pierre Elie

02/12/2019 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Pierre Elie is a French record collector travelling for the love of music.

After recent digging trips in Panama, Kenya and Ghana, he will be sharing some of his best and most treasured records.

Expect a jazzy journey into Afro-Latino music.

Eastern Front

03/12/2019 KC

  • Balearic
  • Disco
  • Eclectic

Eastern Front

03/12/2019 KC

  • Balearic
  • Disco
  • Eclectic

Eastern Front Soundsystem are an East London-based DJ collective – self-confessed vinyl obsessives and balearic soul boys.

They have appeared at venues and festivals across London and beyond, and pride themselves on their eclectic tastes with their sets covering everything from chilled-out balearica and worldwide sounds to forgotten soul 45s, disco and beyond.

Vetiver (DJ set)

04/12/2019 KC

  • Americana
  • Country
  • Eclectic
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Vetiver (DJ set)

04/12/2019 KC

  • Americana
  • Country
  • Eclectic
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Andy Cabic’s musical being is, like many curious 21st-century musicians, shaped and sustained by divergent tangents. If he’s not crafting a melancholy folk rock diamond in his Northern California studio, he’s moving a dancefloor with bossa nova or house DJ sets, or helping curate a compilation of Japanese City Pop.

Visit Spiritland King's Cross for this very rare London DJ set appearance from Andy. DJ support from Jack Sellen of Flying Mojito Bros.

James Stewart

05/12/2019 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Global

James Stewart

05/12/2019 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Global

James Stewart is the host, resident DJ and promoter of monthly night "Black Atlantic Club" at Le Sucre in Lyon.

Borrowing the term "Black Atlantic" from renowned scholar Paul Gilroy's 1993 book, Stewart presents black music as a transnational, incredibly diverse cultural exchange.

An avid lecturer on the subject and founder of the Blog Afrosouldescarga, he merges an intellectual approach with the musical and creative side of things: as an active conga player and percussionist, member of Voilaaa Sound System and showhost at Radio Nova. His first EP is the work of of a mature and thoughtful musician, combining different musical influences at a high level of production. Producer, percussionist, his EP-Cotonou (Alma Negra Records) is in the daily playlist of Radio Nova since June, was played in the Tom Ravenscroft BBC Radio Show and Gilles Peterson Worldwide Radio Show. His new track, Nolias will be issue in may on Versus 3 a compilation published by On The Corner Records.

DJ Superior & DJ Confusion

06/12/2019 KC

  • Electronica
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

DJ Superior & DJ Confusion

06/12/2019 KC

  • Electronica
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Nick Henderson and Paul Hutchins, aka DJ Superior and DJ Confusion, are two school friends who met through the same taste in House and Dance music back in the late 80's. The duo formed in 1991 and were given the opportunity to join a newly formed pirate radio station known as Pulse FM in late 91.

Over the years their tastes have developed and evolved with a more eclectic mix of music including funk, soul and jazz.

El & Del

07/12/2019 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Electronica
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

El & Del

07/12/2019 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Electronica
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

El & Del are South East London selectors, Ellen & Danielle – best mates and vinyl obsessives, who came together in the summer of 2018 after realising their passion for digging and combined record collection was something they wanted to share with the world.

The girls run their monthly 'Cosmic Love' night across London, with guest DJs including Sam Hardaker (Zero 7) – taking the dancefloor on a musical journey of vinyl sounds from across the globe.

They're known for their lively and eclectic strictly sets, playing regularly at venues including Ace Hotel, Peckham Springs, Hand of Glory and Four Quarters, with upcoming sets at Love Supreme Jazz festival, BBE Store and supporting Wally Badarou at Peckham's Bussey Building.

For Spiritland, they'll be digging deep into their record collection to bring a sonic blend of ambient, balearic, funk and soul, and deep disco cuts.

DJ Sigher (Super Disco Edits)

07/12/2019 KC

  • Disco
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Super Disco Edits started out as a re-edits label, then morphed into specialising in finding and releasing completely unknown and/or unreleased soul, funk and disco.

Label owner Russell Paine (DJ Sigher) joins us for an evening of choice label cuts and more.

Frederika

08/12/2019 KC

Born in Bulgaria, Frederika has been collecting records while living in London for the past six years. She also started her own night, Date With The Sun, at the renowned Cubo Beach Bar in her hometown of Varna that takes place every few months and has gained a considerable following.

She brings the "playing-for-your-friends" vibe everywhere she plays her sets now and you can expect to hear all styles, from Eastern European jazz to modern soul, gospel, hip hop, lovers rock, tropical grooves and everything that helps her express her state of mind.

Frederika plays a brunch set for us at Spiritland Royal Festival Hall as part of our Meltdown 2019 programming.

Mathias Linzatti

08/12/2019 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Mathias Linzatti

08/12/2019 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Mathias aims to make an impression on London nightlife just as he have done in his native Sweden, where he founded and ran one of the most influential underground clubs in Stockholm. Linzatti also co-founded the 10 years deep Hägring disco collective, and with his brother Staffan, runs Searchlights Records. In London Linzatti is part of the regular line up of Hashtag UNiTY's annual Jamuary weekender, the weekly #UNiTY Powerspace sessions in Hackney Wick and casual substitute DJ at NTS Radio, consistently applauded for his deep, dynamic and soulful disco beatdown sets.

Mari*

09/12/2019 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Mari*

09/12/2019 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Mari* is a radio producer, a radio presenter, and a multicultural free spirit.

She's lived and worked in the US, Japan and the UK and has produced and coordinated radio shows with more than 30 radio stations around the world.

She presents the bitesize weekday morning show on Worldwide FM “Morning Mari*”and Japanese music focus show “Oto Nova Japan (音の波)” every first Monday.

Come and hear her varied tastes at Spiritland King's Cross.

Rachael (Rye Wax)

10/12/2019 KC

  • Electronica
  • Space Music

Rachael (Rye Wax)

10/12/2019 KC

  • Electronica
  • Space Music

Rachael cut her teeth in the glitter filled gay bars of east London, peddling spangly disco, chiffon infused Italo and the campest hi-nrg known to man via her very first party Les Poppeurs at world renowned LGBT venue Dalston Superstore. Now based with at Rye Wax, she's appearing everywhere from Printworks to Field Manuevers, as well as throwing the secretly feminist rave Il Telefono, highlighting amazing non male DJs like Budino (for her UK debut), Doc Sleep and Spinee. This commitment to true underground music combined with a lasting affection for the roots of dance music in queer disco informs all her DJ sets and radio shows.

Hollick (No Bad Days)

11/12/2019 KC

  • Balearic
  • Electronica

Hollick (No Bad Days)

11/12/2019 KC

  • Balearic
  • Electronica

Hollick is half of No Bad Days, the label he runs with Gabriel Szatan. The duo share a love of "prettiness, colour and melody" in music.

That's what first led them to crystallise their friendship and create their label, party and sometimes radio show all under the same name.

His taste knows no bounds.

Tony Minvielle (Foldedspace / Jazz FM)

12/12/2019 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Tony Minvielle (Foldedspace / Jazz FM)

12/12/2019 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

With 30 years experience as a broadcaster, writer and DJ Tony Minvielle has worked with or interviewed some of the worlds greatest musical legends including Curtis Mayfield, George Benson, Roy Ayers, Mark Murphy, Gil Scott Heron, Gregory Porter, Snarky Puppy and many more.

London born Tony became part of the soul/ jazz scene in the 70s and 80s. After leaving London he established a home for the scene in the Midlands of the UK. His residencies have included London’s Jazz Café and Ibiza’s seminal Cafe Del Mar.

Karl FM

13/12/2019 KC

  • Disco
  • Electronica
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Karl FM

13/12/2019 KC

  • Disco
  • Electronica
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Karl FM cut his teeth playing long sets in his native Stockholm and has since picked up gigs in New York, Delhi and across the UK.

Karl is Station Manager at SOAS Radio and a resident DJ at the London party Club Sandwich.

Mark Greenfield

14/12/2019 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Mark Greenfield

14/12/2019 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Regular-for-a-reason selector Mark G checks in for another sweet and soulful afternoon session.

Seamus Haji

14/12/2019 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Electronica
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Seamus Haji

14/12/2019 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Electronica
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Seamus Haji has been DJ’ing and collecting records since his London sound system days in the mid 80’s when he was 16 mixing up soul, funk, hip hop and early house. Fast forward almost 35 years later and he’s become an International DJ/Producer & remixer in his own right. He’s been A&R for seminal house labels Slip’N’Slide, Strictly Rhythm, Defected Records, run his own Big Love since 2002 and has now re-joined Defected Records this time to A&R for the phenomenal Glitterbox Records.

Fannoire Ge

15/12/2019 KC

  • Balearic
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Fannoire Ge

15/12/2019 KC

  • Balearic
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Netil Radio’s experienced selector Fannoire Ge connects the dots between boogie, disco and soul for this Sunday afternoon session.

Ash

15/12/2019 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Ash

15/12/2019 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

A well-known face behind the decks at London's classier musical establishments, Ashley Robinson makes his return to Spiritland with more worldwide tunes from his 'Inhabit w/ Ash' radio show.

thekingmob

16/12/2019 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

thekingmob

16/12/2019 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

thekingmob (James Denman) is a DJ, record collector and marketer based in New York. A born and bred Londoner, he was one of Spiritland's first DJ's back in 2014. Expect smooth jams, rare grooves, Jazz Funk, Psych workouts, Brazilian moods and unexpectedly danceable tunes from around the world.

Sam Don & Miche

18/12/2019 KC

  • Disco
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Sam Don & Miche

18/12/2019 KC

  • Disco
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Sam Don has been a long time friend of Spiritland and had gone on to develop his own style via digging trips to the USA and his Free Association radio shows on Netil Radio

Spiritland's programmer and Discs of Fun And Love label owner Miche is a serial crate digger and DJ with a passion for remarkable music. He enjoys nothing more than genre-spanning marathon sets, with records played from all across the globe.

In the past few years he's featured at some of the top spaces across Europe – listening sessions at Kasheme in Zurich and Hosoi in Stockholm, hosting slots on Amsterdam's Red Light Radio, Brussels’ Kiosk Radio and Paris' Le Mellotron – and also playing at Gilles Peterson's We Out Here festival.

The pair team up for a pre-Christmas soul and boogie affair

Frank Tope

19/12/2019 KC

  • Balearic
  • Eclectic
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Frank Tope

19/12/2019 KC

  • Balearic
  • Eclectic
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Widely regarded - and quite correctly - as the DJ's DJ Frank Tope's encyclopaedic knowledge of and superb taste in music always makes for a great night at Spiritland. Entrance is free but reserving at table is recommended for this one.

A Very Severino Christmas

20/12/2019 KC

  • Balearic
  • Disco
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

A Very Severino Christmas

20/12/2019 KC

  • Balearic
  • Disco
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

The hardest working DJ on the planet Severino fills in the tricky no-mans land of amusement that lies between Christmas and New Year's Eve perfectly, with a night of easy seasonal jams. Buon Natale!

Iko Chérie

21/12/2019 KC

  • Balearic
  • Downtempo
  • Pop

Iko Chérie

21/12/2019 KC

  • Balearic
  • Downtempo
  • Pop

Spiritland favourite Marie – nom de guerre Iko Chérie when creating her 'psychedelicate surf pop' – returns for another of her special French-inspired, pop-tinged, laid back and breezy sessions.

Sophie Callis

21/12/2019 KC

  • Disco
  • Hip Hop
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Sophie Callis

21/12/2019 KC

  • Disco
  • Hip Hop
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Sophie has graced decks worldwide with her signature fusion of jazz funk, soul, boogie, disco, electro, house and world music.

Steadily building her repertoire, Callis has played alongside the likes of Gilles Peterson, Norman Jay and Trevor Nelson. From underground clubs and festivals to exclusive events such as the Cannes Film Festival, Monaco Grand Prix and Hotel Costes Paris, Sophie continues to make regular appearances at many reputable venues and parties worldwide.

A decade ago, Sophie joined the world's first all-female broken beat / nu-jazz collective Ladybugz, leading to a weekly show on Ministry of Sound Radio and many festival line ups. She also joined forces with Soho Radio at which she presents her weekly show 'Callis in Wonderland'.