Chris has been collecting records for over 30 years. He's supported the likes of Dave Lee, Kenny Dope, Luke Una, Horse Meat Disco, Greg Wilson, and Roy Ayers. His musical tastes vary from Jazz Fusion, Latin, Reggae, Disco, Boogie, Funk, and House. Expect to hear this and more in his sets.
It's a first time visit for Luca Carluccio: a Berlin-based DJ, radio speaker, event promoter, and the head of the ELSI collective.
Deeply embedded in the music industry since he was first recruited by a London-based booking agency, Luca now spends his days helping !K7 Records licensing music for their quintessential DJ-Kicks compilation, and his nights running ELSI, a party series and collective that’s become one of Berlin’s most coveted happenings.
Luca’s sets can’t be boxed into tidy categories, instead free-associating through styles, genres and tempos, threading together blissed-out Italo with hook-heavy House, sleazy Disco with heartfelt grooves picked up during time spent in the dancefloors and record shops of Europe and beyond.
Dom Ore (Miles Away Records)
Dom Ore runs Miles Away Records, which is an independent record label based in London, UK. The label celebrates and amplifies the sounds of soul from all over the world on whatever format they deserve and in the highest possible quality.
Miles Away looks to create a feeling and atmosphere in everything it does from releasing records, broadcasting radio shows to curating club nights and playlists. Music that’s created by people all over the world, for people all over the world.
Michael Davies has fast become one of London’s most exciting young selectors, having started out with just a pair of turntables in his bedroom aged just 14.
The 27-year-old serial crate digger, known as Miche, now finds himself in high demand, appearing at top spots in both the UK and into the rest of Europe, His deep knowledge and enthusiasm for collecting and playing records means he holds close ties to institutions such as Mr Bongo, BBE and more.
Thanks to his extensive collection, which spans from modern soul, disco, deep house and beyond, He has hosted slots on Worldwide FM, Brussels’ Kiosk Radio and Red Light Radio, and has also appeared at festivals such as Gilles Peterson's We Out Here festival.
Miche’s talent for bringing in global audiences doesn’t stop there, either. As Head of Programming at London’s illustrious Spiritland audiophile venues, and the basement club SUPERMAX, his eclectic sets always sees the music enthusiasts' haunts packed to the rafters.
Miche’s most avid and inspiring project to date, however, is his reissue label Discs Of Fun and Love. Launched in 2019 with his friend Frederika with the idea to focus on discovering forgotten gems, the label’s first four releases received great praise from music heavyweights, including Gilles Peterson, Jeremy Underground, Mafalda and Hunee.
Karl Bos is an East London based DJ, digger and curator who deals in broad spectrum jazz and jazzish from around the world—Jazz-Funk to Fusion, Latin and Afrobeat to MPB and beyond.
A producer of specialist music shows for the BBC, Karl is a Soho Radio resident and funnels finds from a life in music into his sets.
Macca (One Glove)
We are delighted to welcome Macca to Spiritland for his debut appearance. First appearing on NTS Radio back in 2015, Macca has grown into a staple of discerning NTS listeners Saturday mornings since holding down the weekly slot with the One Glove Breakfast Show in late 2021. The show has become a beautiful ritual for many with Macca musically moving across folk, jazz, soul, balearic, hip-hop, house and much more - with a dedicated following of listeners, a buzzing chatroom and his dulcet scouse tones delivering a spectrum of sounds in a relaxed, low-key and heartfelt way.
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, including the much-missed Worldwide FM weekday morning show and the Japanese music focus show “Oto Nova Japan (音の波)” every first Monday.
Get out of the heat and hear her varied tastes at King's Cross on Wednesday.
Joe Muggs is best known as a music writer, writing for all your favourite publications since 1999 - and published Bass, Mids, Tops: An Oral History of Soundsystem Culture (with photographer Brian David Stevens) at the end of 2019. He’s also ducked and dived around the music industry as A&R, compiler, publicist and more - and DJs everywhere from Croatian castles to New Forest pubs. Expect genre agnostic joining of dots, and generally vibes upon vibes upon vibes.
Real Love Seeker
Real Love Seeker is a new project from Dan Marston and Stephen Titmus combining London club sounds with live jazz musicianship. Their music has been featured on NTS Radio, Rinse FM and Bandcamp Weekly radio. Expect across-the-board sounds from London's club culture - soul, jazz, broken beat, garage and house.
Darran P & Loose Joints
Spiritland regular Darran P returns with special guests Loose Joints (Alex Traska & Rob Soulfood) DJs with over 50 years of combined experience. Serving a selection of laid-back Balearic vibes, soulful yacht rock, and eclectic international sounds.
With a reputation as a versatile DJ and record collector, London-based Discothèque Credits has appeared alongside Red Rack ‘Em, Private Agenda & Sophie Lloyd.
Productions and remix support has come from the likes of Horse Meat Disco, Bill Brewster, Artwork & Justin Strauss, featuring in playlists from a cross-section of DJs; from Luke Unabomber to Lauren Laverne & Greg Wilson putting ‘Dance Her’ & ‘Feel
How Your Love’ into rotation in club sets. Come and join him for his Spiritland debut.
Rimbombo are deep diggers divided by hemispheres but connected by music. With members in Sydney, Melbourne and London, they've been soundtracking good times for the best part of a decade.
Declan Esau and Yardley form the London contingent, where their vast collections of UK soul, lovers rock, boogie and dubby new wave have earned them a reputation as vibe-setters and party starters in warehouses and listening bars alike.