Chris and Anthony Donnelly are two likely lads from Wythenshawe, Manchester. Growing up to a backdrop of crime, allegedly part of the the notorious Quality Street Gang, these entrepreneurs became leading figures in the birth of Manchester’s Acid House scene, initiating illegal raves and forging bonds and networks across music from the Hacienda to the launch of their own short-lived crime-ridden Parliament Club, at the peak of The Gunchester headlines when Guns and gangs took hold in Manchester. After heading out of music they entered the world of fashion, launching Gio-Goi. Using a mixture of guerrilla marketing, incorporating their music friends and street buddies, they became a necessity of fashionistas. The brand ultimately became corporate turning over £40 million a year at its height. This tale, interview-style, arranged by Stone Roses biographer, Simon Spence, is a true journey of life’s ups and downs, for a most colourful family. From drug busts, media headlines and jail sentences to filming videos with Pete Doherty and Deadmau5. I especially enjoyed the reminiscences of Old Skool Hacienda DJs, Mike Pickering, Jon Dasilva and Graeme Park. This book has it all. I’m sure that no party is complete without the Donnelly brothers influencing it in some way.
It is September already and the summer is almost gone… Sunshine and Showers preside. This rainbow mix of house flavors begins with some fairly light breezy Italian House and simmers to the boil via lush tribal sounds to a boiling hedonistic range of front room electro and banging house. Summer may have gone but the Wez G podcast will keep the weather warm for you wherever you are as we approach the winter months. :::TRACKLISTING::: 1. Domenico Modugno – Vecchio Frack (Joe T Vannelli Edit) [JTV Recordings] 2. Simone Vitullo & Felipe Puertes – Shingalin (Original Mix) [Go Deeva Records] 3. Argy – Dope Track feat. DJ Said (Original Mix) [Ibadan Records] 4. Nick Curly – Aymara (Original Mix) [8Bit] 5. Garden Bugz – Puttin’ On The Ritz (Original Mix) [JTV Recordings] 6. Santos – Yato Ma (Original Mix) [Saved Records] 7. Addy Van Der Zwan & Koen Groeneveld – Gotta Move (Original Mix) [Abzolut (Spinnin)] 8. Wally Lopez – Noche Sin Luna feat. Hugo (Ismael Rivas Factomania Remix) [The Factoria (Factomania)] 9. Leland McWilliams – Mama Lola (Johnny D Remix) [Monique Speciale] 10. Yousef – The Road to Medellin (Original Mix) [Monique Musique] 11. DJ Wady – Hulk is Back (Original 13cm Mix) [Cr2 Records] 12. Max.Si.Mas – Brighter Days feat. Lady Vale (Leonardo Giovibes & Emanuele Esposito Remix) [Starlight] 13. The Rivera Project – The Tribal Sax (Robbie Rivera Original Mix) [Juicy Music] 14. Deadmau5 – Arguru (Robbie Rivera Juicy Remix) [Songbird] 15. Janelle Monae – Tightrope (Robbie Rivera’s Juicy Big Room Dub) [Bad Boy / Wondaland] 16. Zoo Brazil – Fancy (Popof Remix) [Taste / d Music] Wez G – Sunshine and Showers by Wezg on Mixcloud
Float off into some loopy tech here as I guide you on a UFO’s journey through the house music galaxy. As a DJ and indeed on the dancefloor it is often difficult to stay grounded. The Music Lifts you Up, it takes you high. Music is the drug that unites us all and takes us into ecstasy. Fly high and let your head spin to the sounds of Wez G. :::TRACKLISTING::: 1. Way Out West – Tales of the Rabid Monks [Hope] 2. Slam – Variance (Original Mix) 3. Love Tribe – Stand Up (Narcotic Mix) 4. Layo & Bushwacka – Now Is The Time (Emerson Todd Remix) 5. Fuse – Dimension Intrusion (Layo & Bushwacka Fuze Remix) 6. Slam – We Doin’ This Again? (Original Mix) 7. Gui Boratto – No Turning Back (The Mole’s MMD Mix) 8. Julien Chaptal – Mamdaye (Original Mix) 9. Steve Angello – Monday (Original Mix) 10. Melleefresh vs Deadmau5 – Attention Whore [Mau5trap] 11. Saeed Younan – Backroom Honey (Original Mix) 12. PQM – The Flying Song feat Ciara (Renaissance Remix) [Yoshitoshi] 13. UNKLE – In a State (Sasha Mix) 14. Shpongle – My Head Feels Like a Frisbee Wez G – Spinning Around In The Sky by Wezg on Mixcloud
Ooh dear… We’re all going to die from Pig Flu… While we wait for the disease to engulf the planet, you can get prepared by listening to the Wez G podcast. House music is like a disease and this dirty, dark, melodic, progressive number will have you rolling around in your sty’s muck… Some old classics thrown in to meet some upfront cutting edge vinyl slices. Corking, Porking House Music, to make your ears bleed… :::TRACKLISTING::: 1. Perfecto Allstarz – Reach Up [Papa’s Got A Brand New Pig Bag] (Indian Summer Remix) [Perfecto] 2. Apparat – Arcadia (Sasha Invol2ver Mix) [White] 3. Charlie May – Demons Among Us [5ThirtyWest] 4. Undisputed Truth – Let the Drums Speak (Ground Earth Mix) [Plastica] 5. Bedrock – Beautiful Strange (John Digweed & Nick Muir’s Even Stranger Remix) [Bedrock Records] 6. Sunscreem – Love You More (Band of Gypsies) [S12] 7. Deadmau5 – Cat on a Leash [Mau5trap] 8. The Prodigy – Invaders Must Die (Stereo Mono Remix) [White] 9. Da Hool – Meet Her at the Love Parade (Nalin & Kane Mix) [Manifesto] 10. Kraftwerk – Tour De France (2009 Kraft mix) [White] 11. André Sobota – Self Constructive (Original) [Spectrum] 12. Lexicon Avenue – Psycho Killer [White] 13. Rone – Flesh (Sasha Invol2ver Mix) [White] Wez G – Swine Flesh by Wezg on Mixcloud
Beautiful Stranger is about that random woman you cross paths with in the street. The casual glance, the seductive smile, a breath of fresh air in an otherwise dull day. Soundtrack to your mystery encounter, ‘Beautiful stranger’ is melodic, progressive, has some lovely vocals, and finishes with some far out, imaginative guitars and chillout. The tempo of that glare, the heat of the moment, the passion of the parting… Float away into a fantasy of house music… :::TRACKLISTING::: 1. Kasper Bjørk – Doesn’t Matter (The Juan Maclean remix) [Plant Music] 2. Cabin Fever Trax – Acid Party [White] 3. The Chameleon Project – Feel [Guerilla] 4. Bedrock – Forge (Tom Middleton Remix) [Bedrock Records] 5. Calvin Harris – I’m not Alone (Herves’s See You at the Festivals Remix) [Fly Eye Records] 6. Infusion – Dog Town (D-Nox & Beckers Remix) [White] 7. Deadmau5 – Brazil (2nd Edit) [Mau5trap] 8. Nootropic – I See Only You (New Nootropic mix) [Hi-Life] 9. Cabin Fever Trax – Beyond Contact [White] 10. Spooky – Candy (Original Version) [Notting Hill Music] 11. Andain – Beautiful things (Gabriel & Dresden Unplugged Mix) [Magik Muzik] 12. Sebastien Tellier – La Ritournelle [Blonde Music] Wez G – Beautiful Stranger by Wezg on Mixcloud
A boiling hot mix of upfront house with an electro feel and plenty of reedits of old classics. Showering hellfire! :::TRACKLISTING::: 1. Faze Action – In the Trees [NRK] 2. Ladytron – Destroy Everything you Touch (Sasha Invol2ver Remix) [White] 3. Orbital – Belfast (Deadmau5 mix) [White] 4. The Prodigy – Everybody in the Place (Deadmau5 mix) [White] 5. Dumb Dan v Gary Numan – Are Friends Electro? [White] 6. LFO – LFO (The Leeds Warehouse Mix) [NRK] 7. Nick Muir – Ain’t Nobody [White] 8. Eddie ‘Flashin’ Folkes – Let us Pray [NRK] 9. Eddy Cabrera vs Thomas Gold – Losing My Religion [Nero Recordings] 10. Dom Almond feat. Vanessa – Shake it (Philipe De Boyar Remix) [Global Underground] 11. Sasha – Three Little Piggys [EmFire] 12. A.S.H.A. – Ball and Chain (Glenn Morrison & Bruce Aisher mix) [Ego] 13. Pizzaman – Trippin on Sunshine (California Sunshine Mix) [Loaded] Wez G – Fire And Brimstone by Wezg on Mixcloud
Listen to Wez G – Jumping Slave Girl byWez G on hearthis.at What would a Wez G Podcast be without a large chunk of cheese? It’d be like a doughnut with no jam. This edition provides a nice slice of Britney and due to a needle malfunction and unfortunately a little scratch, Britney manages to do a little skip. OK – I know its not very professional for me to release it anyway but I liked the mix and thought I’d overlook Miss Spears’ misdemeanour and let you, the audience, be the judge of ‘Jumping Slave Girl’, an Easter Monday treat. :::TRACKLISTING::: 1. Herbie Flowers – Westway [Sky Publishing] 2. Alexander O’Neal – All That Matters To Me (12″ Daytime Mix) [AM:PM] 3. Thievery Corporation – Illumination [4AD] 4. Gloworm – I Lift My Cup (Spirit Divine Mix) [Pulse 8] 5. Moby – Everytime You Touch Me (Freestyle Mix) [Mute Records] 6. Fatty Acid – Love 2 Dance (Blakkat Mix) [Defected] 7. Frankie Knuckles – Baby Wants To Ride (Original Club Mix) [Trax Records] 8. First Optional Deal – Stockholm To Paris (Original Mix) [Beside Music] 9. Jerry Ropero feat. Cozi – The Storm (John Dahlback Dub) [Positiva] 10. Sueño Latino – Sueño Latino (Club Zebra Brazilian Suite) [Distinct’ive] 11. Northend – Tee’s Happy (White) 12. Cool 2 – Kinda Groovy (Original Version) [DBL Productions] 13. Britney Spears – I’m A Slave 4 U (Miguel Migs Petalpusher Vocal) [Jive] 14. Way Out West – Intensify (Peace Division Remix) [Distinct’ive Breaks] 15. Dirty South & MYNC Project – Everybody Freakin [CR2 Records] 16. Sasha – Higher Ground (Big Brother’s Mix) [Deconstruction] 17. Sasha – Park It In The Shade [EmFire] 18. Gianluca Motta feat. Molly – Not Alone (Deadmau5 Remix) [We Love Muzik] Wez G – Jumping Slave Girl by Wezg on Mixcloud
Listen to Wez G – Sandcastles in Africa byWez G on hearthis.at A fresh, funky mix of chilled beats and bang it up tribal and progressive, perfect for an African sunset. Let me take you on a trip…SO HIGH!!! :::TRACKLISTING::: 1. Neneh Cherry – Buffalo Stance (Fast Pop Mix) [Circa Records] 2. Underground Sound Of Lisbon – African Dream [Twisted] 3. Barrio Jazz Gang – Linda Cançao [Sonic 360] 4. Nicolette – No Government (Tocadisco’s Lazy Days Remix) [Great Stuff Recordings] 5. The Reese Project – Direct Me (Sasha’s 3am Drop mix) [Network] 6. Gabriel & Dresden – Serendipity [Organized Nature] 7. Sebastian Ingrosso – Cha Cha [White] 8. Octave One feat. Ann Saunderson – Blackwater (String Vocal Mix) [Vendetta] 9. Hujja & Pufo – Fire (Marco Bellini and Val Weller Sittin’ Bull On Acid mix) [Plastica Red] 10. Luke Dzierzek – Echo (Original Mix) [Data] 11. Punched – Return To Santrancisco [Global Grooves] 12. Cirez D – Teaser (Deadmau5 Mix) [White] 13. Depeche Mode – Enjoy The Silence (Matt Samuels Remix) [White] 14. Sydenham And Ferrer – Sandcastles (Pete Heller Re-edit) [Defected] 15. Mellefresh & Deadmau5 – Hey Baby [Play] Wez G – Sandcastles in Africa by Wezg on Mixcloud