Sunday, August 17, 2008

Music for the masses

Tim Sweeny/Beats in Space
Tim Sweeny made his his DJ debut in Baltimore and the DC rave circuit at the age of 15. He then interned for DFA's Tim Goldsworthy and James Murphy and the rest is history. Today, he’s a full-time DJ, and has played across Europe, North and South America, and Australia. He's never lost sight of his initial passion though, he's still back in New York every Tuesday to record his world famous Beats In Space radio show, our favorite ongoing show on the net. Beats In Space is mixed live by Tim Sweeney and guests every Tuesday night from 10:30pm to 1am on WNYU 89.1FM in New York City. You can listen to the archives on Tim Sweeny's Beats In Space website or download a podcast from WNYU. Rob Da Bank/Sunday Best
In 1995, Rob da Bank founded Sunday Best (a weekly party) in South London's Tearooms Des Artistes based on a love of chill out, electronica and an anything goes policy. Sunday Best Recordings was born in 1997 unveiling then unknown acts Groove Armada, Bent and Lemon Jelly to the world. You can catch him djing at huge festivals like Glastonbury or his residencies about London, nevertheless he still manages to present his Sunday late-night show, Sunday Best, on BBC Radio 1 from midnight-2am, which is focused on promoting new leftfield music.Michna/Magic Monday
Growing up in both New York and Miami young Michna has been DJing parties since he can remember. He found his way as a DJ under his Egg Foo Young alias, earning him a place in URB's “Next 100”. Production gigs for Bonde do Role and Diplo followed, allowing Michna to put his skills at both the drum machine and the trombone to good use, creating hard hitting electro party tracks that incorporated a more classical style of music. His debut album, Magic Monday, is being released by Ghostly International, home to artists like Dabrye and Matthew Dear. CLICK HERE to read his album review in The FADER magazine. To download tracks from Magic Monday CLICK HERE.

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