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Many Hands DJ Duo release track list for 'Basement Soul' 26.

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Disc jockey duo Many Hands (Berlin/UK) have made public their playlist for 'Basement Soul' show 26 on Scientific Sound Asia Radio this Friday the 18th of September from 8 PM to 10 PM Indochina Time (ICT) and re-airing Tuesday from 8 AM to 10 AM (ICT) Scientific Sound Asia is the English language Radio station for Expatriates and locals in Asia.

Many Hands is the intellectual property of musically absorbed wide-ranging DJs Jona J & Kava. Jona's real name is Jonathan Jefferies and he was born in Barcelona and raised in both Spain and the UK, starting out as a disc jockey in the flourishing free party and rave scene in the southwest of England in the early nineties. After relocating to Ibiza he was enchanted by its Balearic sound and hedonistic style and Jona has frequented the island since then, both as a raver and disc jockey.

After his stint in Ibiza Jona headed over to Bass city, Bristol, being framed by its inner-city frame of mind and sound system culture and spent a number of years there honing his art. Jona is a free soul and after being well-received in Berlin's growing international musical ensemble and performing at a good spread of venues over the urban sprawl of Berlin he headed back to the United Kingdom, earlier in 2020.

Jona's release ‘Nocturnal’, a collective effort with an old buddy, namely, Stardelta Mastering’s Lewis Hopkin as 'Sapience' for Tom Middleton's 'Sound Of The Cosmos' record label gained notoriety and radio plays by renowned DJs such as Gilles Peterson, Mala & Laurent Garnier.

Originally raised as a Kiwi, Kava has resided in his new home in Berlin for over 10 years. Kavas' musical introduction started on a journey through the melodious Wellington music scene repeatedly doused with frequent injections of Soul, Bashment, Hip Hop, Disco, House, Techno and Drum n Bass. Kava evolved in New Zealand by selling vinyl records to the masses of New Zealand and had a good share of radio shows on many radio stations.

After migrating to Berlin, Kava, from the beginning was a resident of a now-defunct monthly radio show with Rodi Kirk of Scratch 22 fame for a considerable time called Float Some and Jet Some on the now-extinct Berlin Community Radio as well as performing his art at a good number of venues across the German capital.

Jona and Kava through a close ally met up close by OYE Records in Berlin and the pair immediately knew they possessed a musical pairing and had a fusion. This led to Many Hands, an eclectic dance, defrag, and alleviating music session, in a basement (Hence Basement Soul), in the heart of Berlin.

Jona J & Kava perform across the rhythmic and harmonic cultural spectrum. Disco, Soul, Latin and Afrobeat share hips with MPCs and Drum Machines, Jamaicans in New York, and West Africans with Synthesizers and funky Euro-freaks. Sometimes quirky, sometimes bashy, but always for the dancers.

Many Hands 'Basement Soul' Episode 26, 18th of September 2020.

James Clarke - Current Caption

Lord Echo - C90 Eternal

JSoul - Lotus Flower

Ennio Morricone - Cockeye's Song

Badbadnotgood - Speaking Gently

Essa - Justice

The Turtles - I'm Chief Kamanawanalea

Bernard Estardy - Rallye du diable

Genotype - Version

Lucid Dreams - Doppelgänger

Massive Attack - Polaroid Girl

Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson - Delta Man (Where I'm Comin' From)

Inkswel - Say Goodbye (Kid Sublime Remix)

Antoine Rocky-Horror - Sofia

Quiroga - Dabbler in Love

Androo - Sync Dancehall

Antoinette Konan - M'ackô

No Smoke - Koro Koro

Bruise - Grand Hi

Theo Parrish feat. Maurissa Rose - This Is For You

Altay Veloso - Débora

Soma World - Want This (Ray Mang Remix Radio Edit)

Joe - Rio Lea

Radioactive Man & Ben Pest - Old Tight Selektah

Mr. Ho + Mogwaa - Bail-E

Aura Safari - Slow Divers (Ambient House Dub)

Jus Hailu - U + I (feat. Gwen Bunn)

Listen on Mixcloud here.


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