What’s On

Mari*

09/12/2019 19:00 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Mari*

09/12/2019 19:00 - 23:30 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 19:00 KC

  • Electronica
  • Space Music

Rachael (Rye Wax)

10/12/2019 19:00 - 23:30 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 19:00 - 00:00 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 20:00 - 01:00 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.

Jack Priest (Wolf + Lamb)

13/12/2019 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Balearic
  • Downtempo

From "under the Neon Wing of Green Velvet", Jack Priest stepped onto Brooklyn based Wolf + Lamb Records with a not-so-serious approach to electronic music.

The dance-pop artist's work quickly gained global support from the likes of BBC Radio 1.

Come and hear the records that influence Jack's sound. Or ones that don't, but that he just really really loves.

Mark Greenfield

14/12/2019 15:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Mark Greenfield

14/12/2019 15:00 - 20:00 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 20:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Electronica
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Seamus Haji

14/12/2019 20:00 - 01:00 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 12:00 KC

  • Balearic
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Fannoire Ge

15/12/2019 12:00 - 17:00 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 17:00 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Ash

15/12/2019 17:00 - 22:00 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 19:00 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

thekingmob

16/12/2019 19:00 - 23:30 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 Donnison & Miche

18/12/2019 19:00 KC

  • Disco
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Sam Donnison & Miche

18/12/2019 19:00 - 00:00 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 20:00 KC

  • Balearic
  • Eclectic
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Frank Tope

19/12/2019 20:00 - 01:00 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 20:00 KC

  • Balearic
  • Disco
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

A Very Severino Christmas

20/12/2019 20:00 - 01:00 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 15:00 KC

  • Balearic
  • Downtempo
  • Pop

Iko Chérie

21/12/2019 15:00 - 20:00 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 20:00 KC

  • Disco
  • Hip Hop
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Sophie Callis

21/12/2019 20:00 - 01:00 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'.

Bradley Lucke

02/01/2020 20:00 KC

  • Balearic
  • Downtempo
  • Eclectic

Bradley Lucke

02/01/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Balearic
  • Downtempo
  • Eclectic

Bradley Lucke has been producing/collecting music for many years and recently touched down on the beautiful Claremont 56 record label with his project Statues.

He also DJs under his Cut & Shut Disco alias, which varies across the board from disco house to balearic obscurities.

Ally Tropical

03/01/2020 20:00 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Electronica
  • Global

Ally Tropical

03/01/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Electronica
  • Global

Alasdair King is a DJ and editor of online music, arts and culture magazine Ransom Note.

Founder too of the 'Tropical' party series thrown in both Glasgow and London, Ally is back for another groovy global journey through sound.

Sam Fawcett

04/01/2020 20:00 KC

  • Balearic
  • Electronica
  • Global

Sam Fawcett

04/01/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Balearic
  • Electronica
  • Global

As programmer of Worldwide FM, Sam Fawcett has had years of being exposed to the sounds of the world, but as DJ he is most at home playing new wave, post-punk, yacht rock and off kilter synths and electronica. A name within the Manchester club scene, his wide ranging style and sounds means he is at home on most bills. Fusing a more guitar focussed sound with other worldly electronica and more worldy organic sounds. At Spiritland, he will focus on the downbeat and experimental sounds of his record collection.

Greg Boraman (Freestyle Records)

05/01/2020 17:00 - 22:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Greg has spun everywhere from Madrid to New York City, and provided DJ support for legends such as Roy Ayers, Betty Lavette, Shuggie Otis, Brian Auger, Carleen Anderson and The Brand New Heavies. Having been involved in London’s soul, funk & jazz scene since the mid 1980s, he's steeped in decades of the finest underground sounds. Greg has been the A&R/creative force behind legendary London soul & jazz record label Freestyle Records since 2010 and signed to the label artists like Omar, Courtney Pine, Carleen Anderson, Brian Auger, Jessica Lauren, The Shaolin Afronauts & Kizzy Crawford.

He is also The Fantastics! Hammond organist/pianist (as he was previously for The Soul Destroyers on Jazzman Records), plus a music writer, radio & TV mouthpiece. This has included weekly spots for many years on the Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show and on BBC TV's The Culture Show.

Expect deep jazz, rare soul, funky folk, reggae, rocksteady & bossa nova and beyond on one of Greg's trademark Sunday evening slots.

Ishmael Ensemble (DJ Set)

06/01/2020 19:00 - 23:30 KC

  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Although no stranger to the club circuit, Pete Cunningham's DJ sets are a rare treat these days as the band's schedule gets busier and busier. Following a banner year for Ishmael Ensemble, 2019 has brought the group’s debut album ‘A State Of Flow’. A longplayer that has won him acclaim and support, not only from venerated musicians and broadcasters including Caribou, Gilles Peterson & Mary Anne Hobbs, but also the UK tastemaker press and attuned jazz & electronica fans alike.

Just as likely to draw for a rare psych record as he is an instrumental beat cut or slice of arresting house, his recent mixes for Vinyl Factory & self-tilted have shone light on this additional string in his bow. From band leader to consummate selector, there are multiple sides of Pete Cunningham, but they all extend from the same deep-rooted love of music, and dedication to his craft.

Frederika

07/01/2020 19:00 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Frederika

07/01/2020 19:00 - 23:30 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

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.

Max Van De Put

09/01/2020 20:00 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Max Van De Put

09/01/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Max has stretched far across the corners of the globe, bringing back a groove-focused outernational sound.

Anthony Teasdale

10/01/2020 20:00 KC

  • Balearic
  • Eclectic
  • Electronica

Anthony Teasdale

10/01/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Balearic
  • Eclectic
  • Electronica

Bringing the balearic sounds of sun-kissed Liverpool to our city comes Umbrella Magazine editor and King's Cross local Anthony T.

Expect synth-led island bubblers and the odd Beatles track.

Jack Pepper

13/01/2020 19:00 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Jack Pepper

13/01/2020 19:00 - 23:30 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Jack Pepper brings the cream of his collection to Spiritland. Afro, latin, jazz, rare groove and more are all on the menu.

Nonclassical present: fieldwave

14/01/2020 19:00 KC

  • Ambient
  • Downtempo
  • Eclectic
  • Talks

Nonclassical present: fieldwave

Buy tickets / 14/01/2020 19:00 - 23:00 KC

  • Ambient
  • Downtempo
  • Eclectic
  • Talks

A deep listening event bringing together a new wave of artists with field recording at the heart of their work, coinciding with the release of 'fieldwave' on Nonclassical.

Hosted by fieldwave curator Nick Luscombe with talks and playbacks and featuring Kate Carr, Tuulikki Bartosik, Iain Chambers, Dave Bamford and For Now.

Tickets £10, or £16 with a limited edition fieldwave cassette.

Andrew Ashong

15/01/2020 19:00 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Andrew Ashong

15/01/2020 19:00 - 00:00 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

A January night with Andrew Ashong, playing soulful music from the heart. As well known for his DJ sets as his live performances, we are delighted to welcome him back to Spiritland.

Andrea Passenger

16/01/2020 20:00 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Andrea Passenger

16/01/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Passionate dj, producer and record collector, Andrea has been active in the Turin underground since the mid-2000s.
Part of the Jazz:re:found festival roster of djs since its inception, He is the resident dj of its offshoot parties called ‘Boogie Nights’.

His productions are published by labels like Tabernacle Records, Electronique.it, Ai Records, Land Of Dance, Eclipsemusic. His dj-friendly edits are published by Rain & Shine, Light Touches Records, Musica Altra.

Together with Marco ‘xluve’ he started the "Icon Of Desire" record label, a personal audio manifesto dedicated to the connection between inspired electronic music and space explorations, an homage to several jazz/electronic milestone records from the past.

Queen Bee

17/01/2020 20:00 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul
  • Reggae/Dub

Queen Bee

17/01/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Global
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul
  • Reggae/Dub

As one of the first female DJs of her time, Queen Bee is an understated icon – she joins us for another afro-disco-rare-groove-house and boogie on the Saturday night.

When sound system culture and underground dance music came together in Bristol in the late 1980s, Queen Bee was one of the main DJs championing new music.

Through the launch of pirate radio station Emergency FM in Bristol, she bought her sound to the ears of many and formed long lasting musical friendships with the likes of Massive Attack’s Daddy G, moving on to tour with the band for over a decade and recently performing as part of their 20th anniversary reunion for the Mezzanine album. After making history in '92 by opening the UK's first all female radio station Fem FM she took regular trips to West Africa to support and DJ on Radio 1 in Gambia.

She has continued to maintain her influence as a tastemaker, curating emerging talent like Eva Lazarus and Tiffany Juno alongside her signature dancehall, afrobeat and house style. Expect an eclectic mix of deeply-mined musical treasures.

Mochi Men

19/01/2020 12:00 KC

  • Balearic
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

Mochi Men

19/01/2020 12:00 - 17:00 KC

  • Balearic
  • Jazz/Funk/Soul

MOCHI MEN are a Parisian duo consisting of DJ producer Young Pulse (G.A.M.M.) and DJ selector ATN (New Morning) who teamed up to share their love of disco, funk, AOR and deeper selections.

Both avid record collectors, you can catch them at their residencies in Paris at Badaboum and in London at the Bussey Building. They also broadcast live on their monthly radio show on Le Mellotron.

The MOCHI MEN will be launching MOCHI RECORDS in 2019, where you will find their work and collaborations as producers and remixers.

Dragos Munteanu

19/01/2020 17:00 KC

  • Ambient
  • Downtempo
  • Eclectic

Dragos Munteanu

19/01/2020 17:00 - 22:00 KC

  • Ambient
  • Downtempo
  • Eclectic

NTS, Balamii and Red Light Radio regular Dragos delivers a Sunday afternoon selection showcasing his deep passion for all things Jazz, and it's influence on contemporary music of all genres.

Stephen Titmus

20/01/2020 19:00 - 23:30 KC

  • Downtempo
  • Global

Stephen Titmus is a music journalist and DJ from London.

With nearly two decades of experience, and an enviable record collection, Stephen plays a broad range of soulful music ranging from jazz and beyond.

Stephen has been working in the music industry since the early noughties - working in music tech and media at companies like Shazam and Resident Advisor.

Ollie Lyles (Secret Ingredient)

30/01/2020 20:00 - 01:00 KC

  • Eclectic
  • Electronica
  • Global

One of the creative wizards behind some of the UK’s best-known music festivals, Ollie has honed his musical knowledge and skills by creating the events as much as playing at them.

He developed his wide range of afro, disco, dub, funk and dance edits that create a colourful fusion of sounds, whilst building parties to share music and digging crates along the journey.

Ollie is founder of Secret Ingredient, a UK-based independent music and events company.