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Musician/producer, DJ, turntablist, crate-digger and music-archivist Markey Funk is a staple of the Jerusalem underground music scene. Starting off as a hip-hop and funk DJ, his musical palette has grown constantly wider and deeper, embracing everything between folk, psychedelia and early electronic and library music.
Ollie Teeba has been Djing Hip Hop, Funk, Soul and everything that falls in between since his teens in the mid-eighties. In 1993 Ollie met up with Jake Wherry and shortly after formed a production partnership resulting in the inception of The Herbaliser (Ninja Tune).
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DJ Food aka Strictly Kev – Ninja Tune recording artist, graphic designer, veteran of Coldcut‘s Solid Steel radio show and one half of Further. All over the shop eclecticism, new music, peppered with recent finds and extra samples, sometimes leaves the mic open.
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Alan McK is a London-based foot soldier in the Scottish jazz mafia. Unearthing the best jazz you’ve never heard, from modal groovers to spiritual movers, looking under musical rocks from Brazil to Brooklyn, Battersea to Berlin and beyond! All jazz, all vinyl, always. Quite often on a 45. His Duvet Rustling Jazz show features on Saturdays on
Pete Williams – co-founder of Out Of The Wood – lovely bloke, works his balls off to make it happen every week and still finds time to dig out obscure and beautiful tracks for his own sets
My sets are an eclectic mix – Hip Hop, Soundtrack/Library, Electronica, Jazz, 60’s/70’s rock, Jazz, Folk. I hail from Sheffield and celebrate music found in past and present record shops: Chesterfield, Nottingham, Manchester, Birmingham and charity shops all over London.I’m also a visual artist who creates paintings around the theme of recording and listening to sound. In my paintings I create a dialogue on the fascination, desire and significance of audio and visual formats in today’s digital society.www.leonridyard.co.ukWork in progress Instagram feed
Robin The Fog aka Howlround – Tape loop manipulator, hardcore and jungle enthusiast, loves mixing train noises with ambient bells.
Art historian and museum educator by day – long time vinyl obsessive by night. I’ve been tumbling down a jazz-hole for many years now and every time I think I’m close to the bottom there’s are more amazing records to find.
Patrick Carpenter – PC, ‘The Original Ninja’ – a pivotal member of Ninja Tune Records, defining a huge era in 90’s music with his unique techniques in production and composition work, DJing, remixing and radio show production (Solid Steel on Kiss FM). Under the DJ Food moniker, his output included 5 albums, 7 singles and 12 artist remixes including work for David Byrne, Elvis Costello.
In 1999, Patrick joined The Cinematic Orchestra, bringing the sound of his studio to the live stage, setting the speakers alight with finest, hand-crafted electronics and turntable dexterity.
Today, drawing on his 25 years as a professional musician, Patrick runs a studio space in Brixton, South London, recording and producing local community musicians, composing music for video, production libraries and podcasts. Contact: Minestroneofsound@outlook.com
The international digger and Wax Poetics writer always has something special to bring to the (turn)table. Here is his recent
Andy Higgs of Mr Higgs & Mr Parker fame – curators of The Headnod and guest spinners at many a night playing Funk, Soul, Latin, Breaks, Beats, Jazz Funk and Boogie. Holds a mean BBQ at his place once a year too.
As well as his work as assistant editor for Shindig! Magazine Paul Osborne also writes and records his own music under his alias as Project Gemini on the Delights label, where he channels psych-funk, soundtracks, European library music and the contemporary breaks scene to create his sound. Expect a journey across the genres through Psych, soul, jazz, soundtracks, library music, groovy rock’n’roll and several points in-between.
One of the show’s co-founders, Ceri has an amazing whosampled musical knowledge and his recommends have been a source of inspiration to many DJ’s.
Zoë Baxter aka Lucky Cat – Weekly radio show on Resonance 104.4FM, Saturdays at 3.30pm and part of the Sisters of Reggae all-female, 100% vinyl DJ collective.
Chinese and East Asian culture with a tasty chop suey of Reggae and East Asian sounds.
Alan Tenenbaum plays choice cuts from the days of yore or currently making gravy waves and is Creative Manager at Under the Bridge concert venue in the heart of Fulham under the Chelsea FC East Stand at Stamford Bridge.
Thomas Patterson is a writer, journalist and music supervisor. Based out of LA for several years, he is now back is his native London, where he regularly DJs around town under the name Thomas Dynamic. He is the Contributing Editor to Shindig! magazine, an occasional music consultant for Sky Arts and Channel 4, and a music supervisor, most recently working on the US TV show ‘Lodge 49’, for which he coaxed both The Soundcarriers and Lilys out of hibernation.
Alan Gubby – Buried Treasure label head, library music enthusiast and part of the group, Revbjelde.Buried Treasure bandcamp
London-based Guy Bird likes joining the dots between soul, funk, hip hop, electronica, jazz, jungle and more. Crate-digging funded by journalism, from Graphotism and Hip Hop Connection in the 90s, Intersection in the 00s and now Wallpaper* and CAR. Bonus facts: Still occasionally paints street murals and owns too many trainers.
No genre left unturned with this fella
The original co-founder of Out of the Wood, now with his own show, music-hog Dave is a legend, not only for knowing practically everyone on the music scene, but also for his deep knowledge of music across many genres.
My Mate Dave shows on WNBC
Owner of the famous Book & Record Bar, home to wnbc.london and a vast selection of quality vinyl. Michael’s epic musical knowledge is legendary and his radio shows and dj sets are always worth a close listen!
“Been Djing for a while – since using Realistic Decks from Tandy in the 80’s right up to the Serato era. Mostly Hip Hop, Funk, Breaks, Beats, Reggae and Leftfield stuff. I still like a bit of scratching, messing with doubles.