A blog is the ideal space to run riot with the newsworthy tunes, genres and formings of already well-established styles crossing my way. This time the result is a dj set – concentrating on Electro Swing – I´ve lumped together last week after going through tons of tunes and selecting what I felt sounding nice & swingful.
The inspiring sources for this excursus into a whole new territory of the desert – at least for me – have been a cologne based DJ, Discotizer and a monthly event, held in Cologne, the Dancemob where the residents Marvis, Madame Summit & Mike S.Kreama deal with this genre from time to time, next time – taking place on wednesday, 04-20-2011 at the lovely, tiny location Lichtung Kulturcafe, Cologne – yet with support by a live saxophonist, Lars D.
A few words on the sound, on Electro Swing.
For me this sound has a certain energy which summons you insistently to dance. In my opinion, the original Swing owns this energy as well. Doing a dj set using those tunes is really fun. It´s not very complex. But exactly this gives you as the DJ behind the decks the fair space and time to give the set your personal touch ; cutting, fading, scratching, using fx, everything works very easily. I really enjoyed doing this nearly 2 hours-set of some older & new Electro-Swing. Maybe it´s my last excursus into this direction, maybe not, who knows!? Doubtless it´s been important to me to explore this sound! Hopefully you´ll like what is now prepared for your ears!
A few more words on the roots, the history, the chiefs of the still relatively small, but quickly growing scene you can find here: Wikipedia.
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Thanks for reading, listening and – of course – for your time!
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