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Sundae Suki (AKA Will Nainis) is a Brooklyn based dj/producer and head of the Sundae Sounds label who honed his skills in the Washington D.C. club scene. He’s been dj’ing for the past 15 years but after holding down multiple residencies in both D.C. and NYC, he decided to start over with a focus on the music that inspired him to get into dj’ing. His inspiration ranges from acid house to the classic sound of New York hip-hop and his sets reflect that eclectic spirit.

“My sound has changed a lot over the years. One thing I really value now is how important it is to define your sound as a DJ. It took me a while to figure that out.”

His skillfully made mix for us in Discobelle takes us on a wild ride of rare vinyl releases.

Bristol based producer Jack Priest who recently released the stunner of an EP “Ladies Night” via renowned US dance label Wolf+Lamb Records is the latest producer to bless us here at Discobelle with a mix. Expect an eclectic mix that’s aimed at making you move your hips.

Jack Priest has been honing his skills under the mentoring of legendary producer Green Velvet, and with a not so serious approach to electronic music the dance-pop artist’s work has quickly gained global support from the likes of BBC Radio 1.

If you’ve been clubbing in Stockholm during the past couple of years, you’re bound to have encountered dj/producer Jeansbjörn who happens to be one of the most wicked selectors that are on offer here in Sweden. Now, he’s teamed up with Rave-Dave for a mixtape of all heat that’s definitely gonna be bumped for the rest of the summer.

“From Titiyo to Bella Boo, via Morabeza Tobacco, Blunted Dummies and a New Order classic with a twist of Kedr Livanskiy – this is a mix of some older and some newer favorites we’ve been bumping this spring. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do :))”

A brief hiatus again but just in time for summer the Discobelle mix series returns in full force.

Tenova is an up and coming Los Angeles based tech-house producer/dj who has seen support from the likes of Pete Tong, Gorgon City, Claptone, Mark Knight, Roger Sanchez and many more. His releases are featured on labels such as Toolroom and during 2018 we will hear much more from the dynamic producer/dj on labels such as Elrow/Cr2, Incorrect Music, Stashed etc.

His top tier mix for us here at Discobelle is one hour of grooved out and bumping tech-house that is perfect to rock in order to get into that summer mood.

The four-month-long hiatus for the Discobelle mix series is over with this exclusive mix from Mt. Si.

Based in Los Angeles, Mt. Si is a collaborative project among three friends – Sarah Chernoff of Superhumanoids, Jesse Kivel from Kisses and Michael David of Classixx. They came together during the recording sessions for Classixx’s album “Hanging Gardens” and discovered that they had creative chemistry as a trio and assumed the name Mt. Si later signing with Cascine to release their 2016 EP “Limits” which is an exquisite piece of shimmering electronic pop.

Their mix for us here at Discobelle is filled with warm, discoish sounding electronic dance-pop gems including their recently released EP track “911” and the mix is the perfect way to gather up some heat whilst we over here in Europe are being pounded with an arctic freeze.

Tracklist after the jump.

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Besides being one of the brains behind Stockholm based booking agency Esperanto Music, Nadja Chatti happens to be one of the highest regarded selectors within the Swedish dance music scenes.

We at Discobelle can premiere her fantastic sounding and exclusive podcast/mix (her first in almost 4 years, the mix was recorded during Esperantos label night at Stockholm club Under Bron earlier this year) for the Under Bron podcast series.

We were also able to briefly chat with Nadja:

Hi Nadja, first off can you tell us a little bit about yourself?

I’m a half-Finnish, half-Tunisian social genius who was born into this world to make it a better place to live. I love being around people and try to work it as much as I simply can. Besides that I’m currently employed at Universal Music Publishing where I work with synchronization, which means we’re placing music in the world of films, TV-series, documentaries and advertisement.

– You co-founded the agency Esperanto Music, could you indulge us on the background story of the agency?

We needed a union-like head quarter for young local talents to help them become better DJ’s and musicians without having to force them to hustle their way into the business. Me and Johanna (Schneider) are their helping hands, we provide guidance with the industry.

No but seriously, we basically help them with everything from invoices and contracts to gigs and pep talks.

One thing that Kornél Kovács taught me was to always demand a decent salary. Partly because of your own personal value, but also because the industry needs to wake up and realize that DJ’ing is an occupation and people do deserve to get paid. As a DJ you tend to give so much of yourself to the people in the room, and most of the times you get out from there totally exhausted. Happy, but exhausted. It’s tough.

– We know that this is your first mix in 3-4 years, how come you had a hiatus from doing mixes, just busy with other projects or a conscious decision?

I really don’t like to be in the center of attention. I prefer posting and sharing music from other artists and DJ’s. Recording a mix helps me to promote myself and the music that I love so much. It’s a part of my soul. But I prefer working with music from ”behind the scenes” or live in a room with a nice atmosphere.

– Please tell us a little about the mix?

I started to dig after those gems that’s been with me the past year but it ended up very spontaneous and basically follows the dance floor from where this was recorded. Live from Under Bron in Stockholm where I played before Bella Sarris and Per Hammar.

– Future plans?

My plan is to continue being a DJ as long as people want me here. I’ll probably never fight for it more than necessary. Meanwhile, I will always try to contribute to make Stockholm a better city – both in the music context and outside of it.