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This week’s BBB guest mix comes from Australia’s own – Audio Noir. 2015 has so far been a massive year for this guy having released his album Artificial Star, a collection of remixes of his Almost Famous as well as a plethora of other cuts and remixes including the exclusive Apodyopsis on Bonzai Progressive’s Bonzai & Friends 500. This is his second time around here at BBB and he brings us music from Dofamine, Blue Amazon, Pedro Aguiar, Julian Dep, Somersault, Manu Riga, Matt Holiday, Alex Vidal and a superb remix from Audio Noir to round things off. A top quality mix that will have you primed and ready for a full on party weekend.
Second time around at BBB for the hugely talented Yuriy From Russia. Yuriy is a very much in demand remix artist and has notched up quite a few remixes over at Bonzai Progressive. He recently provided his exclusive track – Budapest Streets – for the labels 500th release to a great response. In the mix today we have tracks and remixes from the likes of Mango, Following Light, Rikki Sawyer, Andy Weed, LoQuai, Napalm & d-phrag, MNR, Steve Sai, Esthetique, Stergios, Stage Van H, Manu Riga, Alex Vidal, Alexey Lisin, Ange, Cream Sound as well as a few cuts from Yuriy himself. Time to get your party on and get down with some solid progressive grooves.
Jakhira marks his fourth Bonzai Basik Beats guest mix with a superb deep and grooving progressive mix that will definitely get you in the party mood. Always delivering on the quality front, this guy knows how to work a track – and a mix. His last outing for Bonzai was Ex-Fairytale which featured on Bonzai Progressive’s 500th release – Bonza & Friends 500. This week’s music comes from Crocy, Mendexx, Wild Guess, Manu Riga, Alex Vidal, Bart Van Wissen, Robert R Hardy, Alexey Lisin, Ange, Yuriy From Russia, Rise and Fall, Phi Phi and a fantastic cut from Jakhira himself. Get ready to be taken deep into the progressive sound and get your party started.
Marking his fourth BBB radio mix, the legendary Phi Phi joins us once more to get the progressive juices flowing with another of his superb, journey led mixes. A very hard working DJ, this guy never lets up and he also works hard in the studio. His recent cut – Hiccup – performed very well across the board and we have no doubt we’ll be seeing a lot more from this guy. Tracks and remixes from Sasha, Marjus Homm, Joris Voorn, Matan Caspi, Manu Rig & Matt Holliday, Yousef, Kevin Vega, Visionz, dubspeeka, Dennis Franchi, Martin Landsky, Marco Resmann, Moshic, Roddy Reynaert as well as a couple from Phi Phi himself, are all on hand to crank up the progressive grooves for some floor shakin fun.
German DJ and producer Manuel Palmitesta gets this week’s host spot on BBB and churns out a chunky deep and tech house mix to get the weekend started. With a few remixes under his belt over at Bonzai Progressive, this talented artist always delivers on the quality front. Today’s mix features original and remix works from the likes of Fat Sushi, Olivier Giacomotto, DJ Koze, Emil Berliner, Ridney, Monkey Safari, Kölsch, Satori feat. Hugo Oak, Kris Davis, Jiggler, Cable Cat, Rogerio Martins and Kölsch. Wind down your work week and get your booty shakin all night long.
Daniel Far aka Dafar heads up this week’s Bonzai Basik Beats with an eclectic mix of deep and techy progressive grooves. It’s been a while since we last saw Dafar around these shores, we seen him previously over on our Bonzai Progressive imprint with Spirit alongside fellow producer Jonny Calypso. Since then he has shown up on various compilations including Bonzai & Friends and WMC Miami 2014. Tracks and remixes come from the likes of Massive Attack, Matthew Dear, Joris Voorn, GreenQuivver, Tim Engelhardt, Kolsch, Gabriel Ananda, Maceo Plex, MUUI, East Cafe, Jesper Mauerhoff, Cid Inc., Andre Sobota, TimPenner, Jonny Calypso and Dafar. Just the tonic to get your groove on and get the party started.
Phi Phi returns once more for another round of progressive vibes on BBB. Just a few short weeks ago we were privileged to sit in on his last mix that hit the spot and no doubt this time out we are in for another tasty treat. Tracks and remixes come from Nick Muir, John Digweed, Pig & Dan, Darin Epsilon, Cid Inc, Petar Dundov, Oliver Giacomotto, J Diesel, Jozif, Phi Phi, Basic Pain Procedure, Alberto Ruiz, Oscar Aguilera, Robert Babicz, Roddy Reynaert, Len Faki and Rick Pier O’Neil. Just one more reason to lock down your Thursday night at Bonzai Basik Beats.
Bonzai party veteran and former member of Cherrymoon Trax, Franky Kloeck takes to the decks this week and serves up a tasty oldskool treat from his set at the 2015 edition of the Bonzai Stage at Tomorrowland. Franky surely knows how to rock the crowd and deliver not only quality but quantity as well. This mix is ram packed with classics and cover various genres, but all have one thing in common, they’re all absolute bangers. Expect to get your socks blown off by tracks and remixes from the likes of Armani & Ghot, Zombie Nation, Marc Van Linden, Stephenson & Santini, Emmanuel Top, World Party II, D.H.S., CYB, Plexus, Digital Boy, Speedy J and many more.
Russian DJ and producer Ruslan Vashkevich shows up at BBB this week for a superb 1 hour trek deep into the darker side of prog. Ruslan’s signature style is fast becoming instantly recognisable, deep, dark and moody is where he’s at and his last release Thought The Smoke on Bonzai Progressive is no exception. Tracks and remixes come from Antix, Beat Bizarre, Vertex, The Riddler, Erot, Hippy Cat and Instant Karma are on hand to deliver us into the depths.
Madrid based, Belgian DJ and producer Van Czar gets cosy at the BBB helm this week and gives us a guided tour of his brand of techno. 2015 is proving to be another fantastic year for this talented guy. Not only is he rocking out the clubs of Madrid, he took a spot at this year’s Legacy Festival alongside, Dantiez Saunderson – the son of the legendary Kevin Saunderson. On the production side Van continues to deliver, his latest outing on Bonzai Basiks was under his guise Cysxe with the OxO EP as well as cuts for various other labels. Prepare to be blown away with a barrage of techno fuelled beats from the likes of Terrance Dixon, Rezeal, Onofrio Conte, Black Crystal, Cysxe, Minitech Project, Philip Kipphan, Samuel L Session, Regi, Brendon Moeller, Absent, Phi Phi & Roddy Reynaert, Randondisco, Ross Alexander, Dave Tarrida, Tom Hades, Orlando Voorn, Juan Atkins and several choice cuts from Van himself.
Veteran DJ and producer Phi Phi returns for another stint on the BBB decks. A progressive powerhouse for over two decades, Phi Phi has caught the imagination of every clubber and listener he has reached. On the production front he relentlessly churns out the goods on both solo and collaborative projects. Turning up on the mix today we have tracks and remixes from Roddy Reynaert, Pan Pot, Stefny Winter, Constar, Selway, Christian Smith, Metodi Hristov, Nick Curly, Booka Shade, Manu Riga, Matt Holliday, Pig & Dan and a selection of Phi Phi’s own works.
Venezuelan DJ and producer Alfredo Mena takes to the BBB decks and delivers a solid mix in his usual superb style. Alfredo appears regularly on our Bonzai Basiks imprint and his last outing Do You Remember, from April 2015, turned a few heads and was well received. The mix today features tracks and remixes from the likes of Guy Gerber, David K, Retrosynco, Fabio Neural, Andrea Bigi, Marius Laurenti, Sydney Charles, Janson, Pig & Don, Horatio, Sean Collier, Phonotrip, Fory Pentadrums, Anna and Luca Morris.
Bonzai All Stars aka Bonzai head honchos Marnik and DJ Fly take control of the ones and twos this week with a trip back in time. These guys are true veterans on the scene and have spent the best part of the last 30 years overseeing the extremely successful Bonzai brand as well as heading up some of Europe’s biggest festivals including Tomorrowland and Legacy festival among others. Today’s mix is a recording from May 2012 in Gesu Church, Brussels, and features some of the most memorable retro tunes around including Turkish Bazaar, The First Rebirth, The House Of God, Universal Nation, Acid Phase, The Age Of Love, Workstation, The House Of House and many more. Time to dust of the oldskool threads and crack a few glow sticks to get the weekend on the move.
Crocy returns to light up the BBB airwaves this week and yet again we’re in for a real treat with his cool selection of masterful cuts. This guy certainly commands respect from his peers and his back catalogue is testament to this. His last outing on Bonzai Progressive – Mind featuring Ashley Brendt, gained fantastic support from all over and found top spots on many charts. Get your party on with tracks and remixes from Pentatones, Steve Bug, Guy Mantzur, Roy RosenfelD, Monte, Nick Warren, Brett Lawrence, Dave Seamen, Piemont, Cristoph, Matan Caspi, Alfredo Mena and Milos Pesovic.
A most welcome return to Bonzai Basik Beats for Airwave, the legend. What can be said about this guy that hasn’t already been said. He continues to inspire with his expertly crafted, unique tracks. He remains committed to his cause of spreading his music to the world while keeping his integrity intact. No wonder he commands an army of fans in every corner of the world. Recently he has revved up a gear with his DJing having travelled the world playing at various gigs and launching the brand new artist mix series In The Mix. During this time he was busy producing quality cuts like his latest offering A Touch Of Grace with its driving, energetic progressive vibe, you can check it out in the mix today. Also featuring in today’s selection is tracks and remixes from Matt Holliday, Phoebus, Alex Vidal, Audio Noir, Phi Phi, Dark Soul Project & Mathov, Blufeld, Chris Oblivion and Satinka. The perfect tonic to kick off the weekend party session.