Oranjefeest

Hello Groovers, From time to time I venture out of the studio and into Deejay Wonderland. Last week I played music at the amazing Dutch Food and Culture Festival in Canberra. 5 hours of exclusive Dutch music! I made a selection of Dutch music for your listening pleasure and you can stream with the Mixcloud…

Worry No More

I really like this, but not nearly as much as I’d like a full sitcom where Santigold and Yachty run a bakery for real. Can we make this happen? Anyone? James Van Der Beek, you out there, bro? Good to see Diplo switching up the template: the guitars and steely beats join the dots between…

Stand By Me

In this show the Disco Sasquatch is joined by Ben Holland in the Liquid Sunshine digs. Ben was a share trader and DJ and London for some 15 years. He has now returned to his roots in Canberra running his own cafe Stand By Me. He still loves to DJ and has a vinyl rig…

Capital City Soul Club

Disco Sasquatch had a visit of DJ Mark Mallett of the Capital City Soul Club. Capital City Soul Club are Canberra’s foremost Soul, Funk and original R&B DJs. Bringing you the best of the 60’s and 70’s all on original vinyl 45’s. At the moment they are busy organising the first Mod/Soul Weekender that Canberra…

Hot Summer Night – Soul Party

The Jackson Sisters (not to be confused with Jackson sisters of the Jackson Five) were an American soul and disco family group in the 1970s.The Jackson Sisters comprised of Jacqueline Jackson-Rencher, Lyn Jackson, Pat Jackson, Rae Jackson and Gennie Jackson. Based in Detroit, but originally out of Compton in California, The Jackson Sisters recorded material…

It’s a Soul Train Pool Party!

Oh yeah, groovers, it’s summer and it’s hot, let’s have a soul train pool party! New York’s most eclectic artist Destiny Frasqueri (formerly known as Princess Nokia) has left the old skool digitally-inclined aesthetic of previous projects behind in favour of the sun-splashed, disco feels of prior generations, and nowhere is this evolution more clear than in her brand new video for…

Santa’s Funky Christmas Party

2 hours of Funky Christmas Funk, enjoy! It’s A Holiday Soul Party – Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings There should be Commandments-style prerequisites for recording an entire album of holiday songs, and chief among them is: “Thou shalt not simply pad the coffers of Saint Irving Berlin’s estate, or build false idols based on…

Tribute to Soul Sisters

Martha High As a member of the group the Jewels, singer Martha High first met James Brown in 1964 when they went on tour with Soul Brother No. 1. While her group broke up soon after, Martha stayed with Brown, singing with him throughout the next few decades. Italian label Record Kicks has teamed Martha…

Organic Analogue Sounds

This show is a super deluxe focus on two Northern European dj/producers – Todd Terje from Norway and Thommie G from the Netherlands. Expect lots of deep house filled with analogue synths, and re-edits of classic funk cuts.  Thommie G Thommie G is a producer/DJ from the Netherlands who has been creating deep, electronic and…

World Wide Funk

  This show is all about The One, Bootsy way! On 26 October it was Bootsy’s birthday, and he gifted the world a new album: ‘World Wide Funk’ Below you will find a review of the album. In short, it’s awesome! It’s a real extension of Bootsy’s musical development. In the Liquid Sunshine show, I…

New Beats and Neo Soul

Lot’s of new music again in this latest episode of the Liquid Sunshine Show (try saying that fast after eating some space cake)!  Two of the artists I feature are Bob Sinclar and Nicole Willis. Bob Sinclar Bob Sinclar is one of the most exciting producers of the last 20 years. The name Bob Sinclar…