Recent posts: Bonzai Basik Beats
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.
Belgian multi-talented artist Manu Riga aka Adriaan Baussens returns to the decks at Bonzai Basik Beats for another stint, only this time around he is flying solo. Last time out he was joined by fellow producer Matt Holliday and together they rocked the airways, and no doubt Manu will follow suit. Definitely one of Bonzai’s hardest working artists, this guy churns out the quality with every stoke. His latest, in a very long line of releases, is The Fallen EP which is a truly deep and emotional slice of progressive house. There will be new things coming out of Manu’s studio soon and he is currently working on a new album which we are very excited about. The mix today features tracks and remixes from Gai Barone, Moshic, Twins In Mind, Jimmy Galle, Nico Parisi, Philthy Chit and Matt Holliday as well as a whole host of Manu’s own material.
metrONomes return with another of their super fine mixes for this week’s Bonzai Basik Beats radioshow. The guys are regular contributors here and they never fail to disappoint with their wonderfully imaginative and instinctive brand of progressive. On the publishing front they continue to release quality sounds, their latest effort – Mistique on Progrez is testament to the quality they offer. Today’s show consists of 16 excellent tunes from artistss such as Cylinder, John Drummer, Silinder, Marcelo Vasami, Darkployers, Miab, Michael A, Denis A, Rick Pier O’Neil, Mihai Popoviciu, Kintar, SBK, Pan Pot, Vincenzo and two tracks from metrONomes.
Belgian DJ and producer Petro Chatzopoulos aka Petri Petro is at the BBB helm for this week’s show and he packs a powerful punch with a full on tech driven mix to get the party heads in the mood. This guy has released no less than four superb tracks on Bonzai Basiks with the latest track – Deflector, proving popular in many sets. The mix today features tracks and remixes from the likes of Bjarki, Lando, Doris Burg, Misoo, John Dezzet, Yoikol, John Kramer, Aumrec, Bary Beck, MDS, Laurent Garnier and three fantastic tracks from Petri himself.