Afrobrasiliana [FRIDAY – 08.01.2016]
AFROBRASILIANA is back in 2016 with our first show of the year And what a way to kick things off with some of the nicest summery brasilian vibes courtesy from a few of the most knowledgeable radio presenters & selectors in the city…
PHIL TOKE (Soul of Sydney)
TREVOR ‘El Chino’ PARKEE (2ser – Departure Lounge)
THOMAS STUDDY (Bondi Beach Radio – Midnight Swim)
RAPHAEL RAMIRES BRASIL (Eastside Radio – Vibes Brazil)
JöN McCULLOCH (Eastside Radio – The Vinyl Frontier)
PARIS GROOVESCOOTER (Eastside Radio – Jumping the Gap)
PHIL TOKE (Soul Of Sydney) //
Phil Toke is a Sydney-based DJ, producer, event organiser and co-founder of local music networks, Soul of Sydney and Our House Sydney.
Soul of Sydney is a collectively run Soul & Funk music network including, DJ’s, musicians, producers & break dancers working together to support and promote soul based music throughout Sydney.
Phil is also founder of Our House Sydney, a regular night dedicated to deep soulful house and underground disco. The launch of Our House Sydney in 2005 has marked an exciting chapter in Sydney’s dance music experience, providing lovers of house and disco with a uniquely intimate setting to kick back and relax or get down with some of Sydney’s most talented DJ’s and musicians. Our House has also played host to respectable dance music figures such as Terrence Parker, John Morales and Alton Miller.
Phil’s diverse musical style encompasses everything from deep house to afrobeat, disco, soul, and funk. His broad musical scope and technical skills don’t cloud his philosophy towards his work, it remains simple – to keep the quality music flowing, to play with passion and to always keep it coming from the heart.
Having been involved in Sydney’s music scene for over 15 years, Phil brings with him a wealth of experience that has seen him play alongside some of the world’s most influential DJs and Producers including Francois K, Marshall Jefferson, David Morales, Ron Carroll, Dj Spen, Joey Negro, Derrick Carter, Osunlade, John Morales, DJ Rahaan, Copyright, Jay J, Chuck Love, Simon Dunmore and Alton Miller.
Phil has also played at some of Australia’s biggest festivals including Soulfest, Playground Weekender, Peats Ridge and The Sydney Festival.
His musical passion and talent has also seen him perform in New York, Amsterdam and Beirut. These included famed clubs such as Crobar and the Basement.
With a dedication to bringing the music to the people and doing it…strictly for the love… the future looks bright for Phil and the Sydney faithful.
TREVOR ‘El Chino’ PARKEE (2ser – Departure Lounge) //
Host of 2Ser’s Depature lounge and know for his fantastic music collection…
THOMAS STUDDY (Bondi Beach Radio – Midnight Swim) //
Music Director of Bondi Beach Radio and host of the Common People and Midnight Swim shows. Thomas Studdy or TS as he is known celebrates the true meaning of eclecticism. An insatiable hunger for finding, researching and buying music means that the palette of tunes is wide, diverse and frequently undiscovered.
RAPHAEL RAMIRES BRASIL (Eastside Radio – Vibes Brazil) //
Weekly program of Brazilian music, on air every tuesday from 9:30pm to 11:00pm, Sydney time. 89.7 on your dial or www.eastsidefm.org/listen-online. All the diversity of Brazilian music, classics, underground, novelties, plus the whole music scene related to Brazilian music in Sydney and surrounds.
DJ JöN McCULLOCH (Eastside Radio – The Vinyl Frontier) //
DJ JöN is an avid record collector with a love of all things funk, soul, latin and rare groove. Spinning on the Sydney scene with a long running residency at The Civic Hotel, he’s played most of Sydney’s funky hotspots including Cafe Lounge, The Taphouse, Black Penny, The Bucket List, Miss Peaches, Darlo Bar and The Basement.
JöN’s DJ sets explore the broad spectrum of black music and it’s influences, from vintage stompers to future classics. Catch him on the airwaves every Thursday evening for The Vinyl Frontier on Eastside Radio, 89.7FM. Seven Deadly Spins (45 guest DJ set, 2SER 107.3FM) .
PARIS GROOVESCOOTER (Eastside Radio – Jumping the Gap) //
Groovescooter is an Australian record label incorporating the da dAdA imprint, a music production house and a film sync service that began in 1997, growing out of a radio show. Apart from hosting two weekly radio shows these days – those behind the label also produce events like the recurring music-meets-visual art exhibition, ArtGroupie and DJ regularly including a couple of Sydney residencies.
Weekly PLAYLISTS for the Groovescooter Show on Eastside FM can be found at: www.groovescooter.com/transmission/playlist
Weekly PLAYLISTS for the Jumping The Gap program on 2SER FM can be found here: www.2ser.com/programs/shows/jumping-the-gap
Feel free to pop wavs or hi-quality mp3s into our Drop Box, or get in touch if you have a great mix you’d like us to consider airing on one of the shows.
We dig music with depth and soul, and usually music that grooves, whether Afrobeat, forgotten soundtracks, boogaloo, soul, free-jazz, funk, Latin, dub, reggae, psych, post-rock, downbeat, freaky disco… you get the idea.
WALKING FISH //
A selector with an insatiable record collection. Expect to hear some of the nicest tunes ever put onto wax…
WHEN: FRIDAY 08 JANUARY 2016 | AFROBRASILIANA
4PM – MIDNIGHT | MUSIC KICKS AT 6PM | HAPPY HOUR 6PM-8PM
WHERE: PLAY BAR SYDNEY. BASEMENT 72 CAMPBELL STREET SURRY HILLS
FREE ENTRY, FIRST COME FIRST SERVED. THE WORLD IS INVITED.
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Special thanks to SIMONE FISHER PHOTOGRAPHY for the nice snaps…