Friday, 26 August 2011

Legends of the dancefloor: A Piece Of Paradise - Part 5 260811


Preston FM are proud to broadcast Parts 1-5 of the excellent documentary "A Piece Of Paradise" New York's Paradise Garage club and its DJ Larry Levan. This was first broadcast by BBC 6 Music earlier this month.

The Weekend - Thank Larry Its Friday.  Part 5 features five interviews from people very close to Larry Levan including Manny Lehmann, Michael Debenedictus, Brian Chinn, Rochelle Flemming and Bobby Viteritti.  Produced by Eddie Gordon & Lenny Fontana.

Thursday, 25 August 2011

Dig Deep with Kim (Trailer Trash) Live at The Beat-Herder 250811


This weeks show features a wedge of deep house music from the likes of Ron Trent, Andre Lodeman & Kenny Dixon Jr, alongside some classic Larry Levan related tracks.

Plus 40 minutes of ace discoboogie from Kim (Trailer Trash) recorded live at Beat-Herder 2011 on the Saturday night. Kim's set compliments Preston FM's Larry Levan week perfectly.

Full tracklisting to follow.

You can download all 120 minutes of Kim's set here on the Trailer Trash website.  There's a load of other Beat-Herder sets on the TT site, including Greg Wilson, Sean P, Fraser, James Deane, Martin Dean and Underground Roots to name just a few.

Legends of the dancefloor: A Piece Of Paradise - Part 4 250811


Preston FM are proud to broadcast Parts 1-5 of the excellent documentary "A Piece Of Paradise" New York's Paradise Garage club and its DJ Larry Levan.  

Produced by Eddie Gordon & Lenny Fontana, this was first broadcast by BBC 6 Music earlier this month.

Part 4 - 3500 miles from Paradise. The English administered Paul Oakenfold, DJ's Harvey & Heidi. Justin Berkman, inspired by Larry, returns and creates the Ministry Of Sound.

Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Legends of the dancefloor: A Piece Of Paradise - Part 3 240811


Preston FM are proud to broadcast Parts 1-5 of the excellent documentary "A Piece Of Paradise" New York's Paradise Garage club and its DJ Larry Levan. This was first broadcast by BBC 6 Music earlier this month.

Wednesday's Show - 57th Heaven - Larry Levan's Birthday.

Part 3 features interviews with DJ Victor Rosado, singer Taana Gardner and DJ David Depino.  Three people who worked with Larry Levan closely. Produced by Eddie Gordon & Lenny Fontana.

Larry would have been 57 years old this month had he not succumbed to heart failure due to his narcotic addiction.  One of his career highlights in his short 38 years was his remix of Gwen Guthrie's song "Seventh Heaven" for Island Records.

Tonight we are given a close perspective of Larry from two of his co-DJ's and the artist who's record Levan remixed to success.

Tuesday, 23 August 2011

Legends of the dancefloor: A Piece Of Paradise - Part 2 230811


Preston FM are proud to broadcast Parts 1-5 of the excellent documentary "A Piece Of Paradise" New York's Paradise Garage club and its DJ Larry Levan. This was first broadcast by BBC 6 Music earlier this month.

Part 2 features 9 interviews from the movers and shakers of Manhattan during those halcyon days from the 70's.  Produced by Eddie Gordon & Lenny Fontana.  Two Towers, Levan & Crocker own NYC.

Monday, 22 August 2011

Legends of the dancefloor: A Piece Of Paradise - Part 1 220811


Preston FM are proud to broadcast Parts 1-5 of the excellent documentary "A Piece Of Paradise" New York's Paradise Garage club and its DJ Larry Levan. This was first broadcast by BBC 6 Music earlier this month.

Produced by Eddie Gordon & Lenny Fontana.  Part 1 features interviews with Michael Linder, Vince Aletti, Nicky Siano, Judy Weinstein and Tom Moulton. Reflections from NYC's top table who saw the era from the floor up through the disco daze past the Millennium.

Thursday, 11 August 2011

Dig Deep with Mr Scruff Live at The Beat-Herder 110811


This weeks show features Part 4 of Mr Scruff in the mini-mix, recorded live in the Toiltrees at this year's Beatherder Festival.

Scruff's Herder debut on the Sunday afternoon was one of the festival highlights for many.

The mix starts a couple of hours into his 5 hour set, as Mr Scruff takes us up with some belting newish releases alongside a few classics.  Don't miss Chris Holt's Four Corners show on Wednesday 10th August between 8-10pm for Part 3 of the set.

We'll be playing more of the set in the forthcoming month's, alongside a raft of other sets recorded at the festival in the Trailer Trash Lounge.

Wednesday, 3 August 2011

CityLove Festival: Preston FM stage 060811


So we are really looking forward to the first CityLove Festival that is taking place on Saturday August 6th in Preston on the 53 Degress Campus.

Ark Magazine are running stage by stage previews - the Preston FM stage is featured here

Preston FM Stage line up:
10-11pm Neil Scott (El Diablos Social Club / Funkademia)
9-10pm   Paul Thornton (itch / Dig Deep - Preston FM)
8-9pm     Kev McCormick & Jimmy Movement (Who Said Boogie?)
7-8pm     Joint Custody (137)
6-7pm     Neil Smallridge (M.U.M / On a Plate)
5-6pm     The_Wolf (2pin Records / Astro Boogie)

4-5pm     Chris Holt (itch / Four Corners - Preston FM)

For the full festival low down and to buy tickets, go to: facebook.com/citylovefest

Dig Deep CityLove Festval Special by digdeepradioshow

Full show listing - here

Keep your ear to the ground for the whereabouts of an itch Secret CityLove Afterparty.