BONZAI PROGRESSIVE PODCAST – WEEK 11 – 2012
March 16th, 2012
EPISODE 142: Middle Rhythm – Stand Off EP (Monog Records)
Ladies and gentlemen, we proudly welcome Middle Rhythm to our family with his debut EP Stand Off.
Tom Pearson (AKA Middle Rhythm) has had good standing in music ability since a young age. After spending years DJ’ing as resident in a handfull of clubs, his understanding of underground house music has grown naturally and flourished in recent years thanks to some admirable influences.
Jazz and funk undertones mixed with jackin’ beats are his guide line to make everyone shake. Stand Off EP is composed by three original tracks: Junk Monkey, Thursday Funk and ofcourse, Stand Off.
Take a listen and you will understand what we are talking about!
EPISODE 143: Redraft Memories – Red Spectro (Bonzai Progressive)
Redraft Memories of his real name Ricardo Medina, born in Mexico City in 1992 where from an early age forms and under strong influence of his father as a DJ and her sister as a percussionist, he begins to try different genres of music to stay within electronic music, specifically in Techno & House, under this influence begins deeper and deeper into the music, until it began to make his own interpretation on this, by signing in labels as Dirty Stuff Records, Bonzai, Zua (among others) and playing with word-class artist as RPO, Zobek, Vlind and Zaa, actually is one of the emerging talents of the scene, Redraft Memories is here to stay, do not lose sight!
EPISODE 144: Ed Lee – Humanity (Howz Choonz)
DJ, producer Ed Lee has put his name firmly in the limelight as one of the UKs emerging talents. Over a decades worth of experience has given Ed an unique blend of house music with a diverse edge. Being British born Chinese, Eds sound and distinct look have picked him up massive support across the globe.
2010 saw Ed working with some well known and influential labels, being on over 10 labels such as Sick Watona, No Smoking, Stripped Recordings, Impropa Talent and Endemic Digital. Support for Eds tunes has been extremely positive and has gained him recent recognition from the likes of Hernan Cattaneo, Mark Knight, Desyn Masiello, Roger Sanchez, Luke Fair, James Zabiela and many more. Sashas first Beatport chart for around 18 months also featured one of Eds tracks sitting at number 4 between Layo & Bushwacka and Booka Shade.
Ed is also a very gifted Dj combining flawless mixing with forward thinking music selection, blending multi genres with his DMC finalist turntablist skills into his own unique style that seamlessly cross and break boundaries. As well as being a regular with clubs across the UK, he has DJed in a forever growing list of worldwide destinations as far a field as Melbourne, Hong Kong, New York, Ibiza and San Francisco.
Ed has also played at some of the worlds biggest festivals such as Glade and Burning Man.
Juggling a busy International Dj schedule, doing radio shows on Ministry of Sound, Proton, and Electronic Groove. Ed has also been working on his production, with some serious original and remix material forthcoming, Ed Lee is definitely one to watch in the future!
EPISODE 145: Roderick Fox – Save As EP (Sounds R Us Recordings)
Roderick Fox’s music is already supported by DJs such as Alex Young, John Acquaviva, Paco Osuna, Toni Rios, Taras van de Voorde, Dandi & Ugo, Kid Massive, Benny Rodrigues, Funkerman, Mandy Jordan and many more.Up coming releases on: MBF, Definitive Records, Alchemy Records, Natura ViVa, Strom Recordings and more.
It’s surely going to be very exciting times for Fox.This is first release on Sounds R Us and he’s dropping a smashing 2 track EP with tech house with some tribal elements.
EPISODE 146: Unnamed – Sneak Peak (Eyepatch Recordings)
New artist in the Eyepatch Recordings roster. Unnamed is a mysterious producer, not keen on revealing his identity, justifying this action by saying “it should all be just about the music really!”
Eyepatch Recordings is supported by:
Colin Dale, Roger Sanchez, Luciano, LouLou Players, Graham Gold, Jamez, Laurent Garnier, Wyndell Long, Paul Oakenfold, Emmanuel Top, Davide Squillace, Sven Väth, Cari Lekebush, John Selway, Dr. Motte, Slam, J Kitikonti, Nick Warren
EPISODE 147: Morpheus 7 vs Nale – Sternenkind EP(Bonzai Elemental)
New Bonzai Elemental release from Morpheus 7 vs Nale. The release comes with four original tracks, Sternenkind, Can You Feel Me, 7 Miles and Deep Blue Sea.