This Weekend on Mixed Emotions Radio Show – January 4, 2015
Okey dokey, first off, Happy New Year! Hope you all had a great first day of this new year! Secondly, hope you’ve enjoyed listening to Mixed Emotions Radio Show online ! Now, as usual, this week I’ll be showcasing some cool new records from the underground house scene, as well as the mainstream club circuits. Very excited about the playlist we’ve prepared – what i’m also excited about, is my special guest for this week’s show. Yes, i’m finally inviting great guests to join me in studio, for exclusive interviews and the first person to join me on the show is, Producer/Remixer/DJ, V.Underground:
V.underground’s heart has been beating to the sound of the drum since he was 12 and never stopped. He brought a sound system that’s when the djing career started at the age of 14.
At the age of 18 he went to study production at the Soul Candi institute of music to grab more information in the music business world. The year after V.underground was awarded the opportunity to work at the Soul Candi Institute as an Intern.
In July 2010, Sergio Botelho (Managing Director of Soul Candi Records) approached V.Undergraound to work at the SoulCandi studios as an engineer and in-house producer.
Since then V.underground has worked with some of the prominent names in the industry (Lolo, Mphoza, Jodi Gold, Dude, Antonio Lyons, Shimza, RJ Benjamin, J’something , Cuebur, Charlie Mindgame), doing remixes for likes of Alex & Chris, Cofano (Italy), Brazilian Soul Crew (Brazil), DJN Project (USA), Monocles & Slezz, Shatti, Infinite Boys, Cuebur, RJ Benjamin, Cei bei (USA), Abicah Soul (USA) , Lars Behrenroth (USA), Nastee Nav , Carlos Mena (USA) and Deep Xcape .
Internationally he has released tracks under labels like: Open bar Music (USA), Afro Rebel Music (USA) ,Ocha Records (USA), Jaffa records (USA), Vialocal Records (Italy), Melomania Recordings (UK), Vibe Boutique Records, Abicahsoul Recordings (USA) and Deeper Shades of House (USA) , (local Record labels) Soul Candi Records , Infinite Records and Do It Now Recordings.
Both him and his label have done remixes that have made it big around the world. One which has reach top 10 number #3 and the other reached top 30 number #30 around the world.
He has played alongside the likes of Black Coffee, Shimza, Culoe Da Song, Lulo Café, Dj China, Duda, Micasa, Vinny da vince, Kent, Sisco Molambo, Dj Terrence, Gregory selto (UK), Chappell (UK), Liquid Deep, QT, Qness, cleo, Tira, Mphoza, The Layabouts (UK), Imaani (UK), Reelpeople (UK), Christos, Big Nuz, Crazy white boy, Zakes Bantwin, DJ Fresh nd Euphonik just to name a few.
He Co-owns a record label called ULTRA TONE RECORDS and the label has some of the most talented upcoming artists such as DJ Lite, Raza, Genvee, Rozelda Waters, Faith, C-lab and Rona Ray (Russia). His album on CANDI ROOTS V2 has been getting great respect and creating havoc in club and on the airwaves. His single “GELO WANDI” has been creating nothing, but havoc in clubs around the country, his music video for GELO WANDI his been on repeat on different music tv shows. He also has his on show on a local Radio Station (VUT FM) his show is called YOUTH CULTURE, a talk show that only talks about music and helping out young upcoming artists to know about the music business industry. The response of the show has been too big.
He has worked, produced and composed some of the tracks on Lolo’s album which is out now in stores and also helped Dj Mphoza on his album (Candi Roots volume 1). Currently his Album is out in stores called (Candi Roots volume 2) a Three pack CD which also has other two albums from Mindgames and Bob ezy released under Soul candi Records.His also working on his new album which will be released under his own label Ultra Tone Records. He’s currently signed under Ultra Tone Records & Soul Candi Records.
And in the ‘New & Exclusive’ segment, we have music from the same act, as well as UltraTone.
You can catch all this (and more) LIVE on Sunday January 4, 2015 on www.africancrestradio.co.za or stream on mobile by visiting www.africancrest.ndstream.net. Otherwise, if you miss the live broadcast you can peep the podcast by using the Mixcloud playlist as they are uploaded shortly after the live broadcast – visit the archive here to listen to every show recorded at African Crest Radio TV studios.