Disc jockey duo Many Hands (Berlin/UK) have made public their playlist for 'Basement Soul' show 15 this Friday 3rd of April 2020 8 to 10 PM Indochina Time (ICT) and re-airing Sunday 2 to 4 AM (ICT). Scientific Sound Asia is the English language electronic music station for expatriates and locals in Asia.
Many Hands is the intellectual property of musically absorbed wide-ranging DJ's Jona J & Kava. Jona Jefferies was born in Barcelona and raised in both Spain and the UK, Jona began his disc jockey career in the mushrooming free party and rave scene in the southwest of England in the early nineties.
After relocating to Ibiza he was mesmerised by its Balearic sound and hedonistic style and Jona has been a regular partygoer and performer on the island since then. After his stint in Ibiza Jona headed to Bass city, Bristol, where he spent many years being shaped by its inner-city frame of mind and sound system culture.
Jona is a free soul and after being well received in Berlin's growing international musical elite and carrying out his trade at a good share of venues over the spread of Berlin he has returned to the United Kingdom. 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 DJ' such as Gilles Peterson, Mala & Laurent Garnier.
Originally raised as a Kiwi, Kava has resided in his new home Berlin for a decade. Kavas' musical endeavours started on a journey through the melodious Wellington music scene subjected to frequent injections of Soul, Bashment, Hip Hop, Disco, House, Techno and Drum n Bass. Kava evolved in New Zealand 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 for 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 that they had a fusion. This led to Many Hands, an eclectic dance/defrag/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 shares hips with MPCs and Drum Machines, Jamaicans in New York, West Africans with Synthesizers and funky Euro-freaks. Sometimes quirky, sometimes bashy, but always for the dancers.
Many Hands 'Basement Soul' Show 15 3rd of April 2020.
Emma-Jean -Thackray II Open
Madlib - Top Secret Banger 02-22
Isayahh Wudda - Elephant Wave (Radio Edit)
Guru's Jazzmatazz feat N’Dea Davenport - Trust Me
Temu - Everybody Wants To Rule The World
Ruf Dug - Mangrove Dub
Caliban - Digital Reggae (remix)
Dennis Bovell & the 4th Street Orchestra - Jah Chase Dem
Jean & Trevor - Back Together Again
The Congos - Congo Man (12inch version)
Scan Man - Arabian
Floating Points - Love Me Like This (Nonsense Dub)
Jeffery Statten - Ain’t No Stoppin Us Now
Parkway - Secret To Success Dub
Zoheb Hassan - Kaam (Running Hot Edit)
Chaos in the CBD feat. Nathan Haines & Dave Koor - Emotional Intelligence
Vitruvian Man - Wheel Up
Iz & Diz - Mouth (Herbert special mix)
TOYE002 - Flying Rejam?
Turbo Jazz - In Search…
Klein Zage - She’s Out There (Local Artist Cult Mix)
Jennifer Vanilla - We Erase The Time
Glockta - North East Abode
Marcus Intallex & S.T.Files - Taking Over Me
JS - Summer Bumps ssssssmonkin...it
JS - Summer Bumps Original
Listen On Mixcloud Here.