As fans of the station will know, we’ve had an influx of new talent join us here at D3EP recently. I don’t need to tell you how high our standards are, your ears take care of that… So you know that when we bring new people into the mix you can be assured that they are going to deliver hard – and boy does this lot deliver!
So grab a cuppa, get to know your new selectors a bit better and most importantly don’t forget to check them out and show them some love.
Ultra Bass Records was established with one simple goal in mind: To bring high quality garage influenced music to the masses. With music from artists such as Rare Candy, Rico Tubbs, and Thorn, among many others, Ultra Bass music has been supported worldwide by big talents such as DJ EZ, DJ Q, Mistajam, Kiss FM (UK), Rinse FM and BBC Radio 1.
LISTEN : Every Wednesday from 5PM
Raised on a strict diet of Detroit techno, garage and house, Grace spent her formative years sweating and smiling by the speakers in clubs up and down the UK.
LISTEN : Every Other Sunday from 10PM
(Los Angeles, USA)
Whether by land, by air, or by sea, if you have a need for couture beats, DJ Alexia can turn any event out in style. A thirteen year veteran producer, re-mixer, DJ and radio personality.
LISTEN : Every Saturday from 1AM
Dominic and Johnson, a radio duo, have been on the circuit for many of years. Music genre played is House all across the board from sexy soulful, deep and underground, old & newskool UkG.
LISTEN : Every Sunday from 6PM
DJ Huck Finn is a talent, an artist, producer and UK house legend that has helped mould scenes and bring back others. The master of the mix, unsung underground dance music stalwart and record collector over the past 3 decades.
LISTEN : Every other Saturday from 12PM
(New York, USA)
Knox has been behind the decks since he was 13 years old. Growing up in the New York City club scene, he was exposed to the most amazing music and night clubs. After college he was a DJ for live fashion shows in Bryant Park, NYC, and began Djing in clubs all over the city including The supper Club, Tattoo and Doubles and The Hayden Planetarium. As well as private parties for New York City’s Elite.
LISTEN : Every Friday from Midnight
A founder member of Leeds based DJ/Promo team Afro.Co, producer and RedKyte Records label owner, Malcolm has made and played house music for over 3 decades now. Playing across the genre of house music, from disco to deep house and soulful to classic Chicago and Detroit styles, Malcolm has it all in his locker.
LISTEN : Every Saturday from 2PM
Aged just 18 he became the dj resident in the club Metropolis in Naples. His popularity rose so much that he was soon playing all over south Italy. In 2000 he began the “Neapolitan Soul” group, playing a mix of soulful, deep and afro house music on up to 4 decks. He has collaborated with multiple labels: Unkwn Records, Soundmen On Wax, Bassline Records, Sweatin’ Records, Expatriate Records and Block Soul Records.
LISTEN : Saturday from 12PM (monthly)
He started mixing house music in the early 90s alongside his other hobby: being a radio presenter at various (pirate) radio stations. During the same period he also started producing, first on a commodore Amiga, later he switched to the well known Atari with Cubase and bought his first midi equipment during the mid 90s. This led to a record deal on the famous Fresh Fruit records in 1999 and shortly after with United Recordings. Under his Stuart alias, he was responsible for the European smash hit Free (Let it be) in 2003. It took until 2012 to have his first album released under his S.W. alias: “The Adventurous World of S.W.” on Lemongrass Music.
LISTEN : Every Saturday from 11PM
After meeting back in 2005 playing in bars and clubs in their area, Paul-E & CK (aka TOOBAD) became very good friends and soon realised that they had lots in common musically, they’re both equally passionate about Garage, House and Bass music. In 2011 they decided to join forces and become Too Bad DJs and right from the off their idea was to push new music as much as they could and in doing so they have worked with and supported some of the finest Producers, DJs and MCs the Garage scene has to offer.
Marvel grew up around music where his Dad and Brother were both in sounds. He started messing around with music in early 1994 when he got his first set of Decks. With a couple of guys from school he set up a ‘sound’ called Thunderforce and they played Swing, Soul, Ragga and Jungle. He played at loads of house parties and venues – alongside the Heartless Crew on many occasions.
Teaming up with Eli they he released his first track “Pump”, which got signed to an underground record label. In 2001 Marvel & Eli were lucky to work with Colour Girl to make a track called “Mas Que Nada”, which entered the National Top 40 music chart. They also released a mixed CD called “Garage Anthems Summer 2K”. Then they collaborated with JJ Lewis who owns Southside Records to make the “Storm on the Southside” CD. Marvel and Eli then started the “Marvelis” Recordings record label which has had 12 releases to date and Shut IT records which Marvel is currently running.
LISTEN : Every other Sunday from 10PM