Tuesday, February 21, 2012

11.14.11 - special guests DJ Tomas & Machaco!


DJ Tomas (Umoja Soundsystem/Voltage Music) has DJ’ed on radio and in clubs for over 20 years; he's also played drums in alternative rock bands, written for Urb and XLR8R magazine, and hosted radio shows since the late-80s. The Bay Area native started out as a radio DJ in high school and later at college station KXLU in LA. He began spinning clubs in 1990 and co-founded the Umoja Soundsystem, a six-person multicultural, multi-genre music crew. Umoja Hi-Fi is an eclectic group known for reggae, jazz, hip-hop, soul, electronic, house, broken beat, Latin and Afrobeat – a unity of culture through music.
Check his blog...

Born and raised in Aichi, Machaco’s musical career began as a singer / DJ for the Dynasty sound system in 1992. Her talent being recognized immediately, she started to record for a variety of producers ever since. Machaco has been one of the most consistently successful female vocalists in the history of reggae music in Japan, and is becoming a successful producer at the same time.

Queen Majesty and Selector JD were grateful to be joined by them for this show, please check the archive!

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