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Various Artists - A Little Something Radio - Music From The Modern Soul Underground compiled by Diesler
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Various Artists

A Little Something Radio - Music From The Modern Soul Underground compiled by Diesler

Here And Now Recordings

Released: 19th January 2015 | 15 track broken beat album

This compilation is a 15 track slice of some of the most loved music Dieslerhas supported on his podcast, touching the worlds of funk and soul to disco and latin. Starting with German producer Flashbaxxand the sultry neo-soul bubbler 'Something To Believe' and moving to Michigan's finest funk band Third Coast Kings, Munich's legendaryJazz & Milk club night & label boss. Dusty follows with his burning hot Afro track 'Seventy Three' and the Brazilian Abayomy Afrobeat Orquestraonly fans the latin flames with the favela favorite 'Malunginho'.

French multi instrumentalist Hugo Kant brings the dark cinematic tones with 'In The Woods' and Midlands brothers Huw raise the stakes with the brooding sonic landscape of 'Reflex'. Austrian artist B. Visable drops the squelchy electronic hip hop fused 'Light Shapes' and London's Gene Dudley Group give the swinging city its perfect soundtrack with 'The Fawcett Negotiation'.

Glaswegian king of the keys Ray Harris delivers the swooning 'Deep Down Inside' andLeftside Wobblegive an exclusiveAmbient Jazz Ensembleremix to the compilation, perfect for any sunset DJ set. Legendary New York party manNickodemusoffers up the floor filling 'Mirage' and German powerhouse producer Renegades of Jazz slam dunks a career best remix for Texas latin funk dons Brownout.

Brooklyn / Baltimore duo Native Guard continue the uptempo vibes with the deep house / Fela infused 'Roots Down Low' and French supergroup Souleance take the heat up even further with their spin on latin and 80s electro in the shape of 'Tropicalidad'. The compilation comes to a crescendo with the jaw dropping 'Detroit De Janeiro' from globe trotting production maestro Simbad, an exclusive to this compilation.

On the road in 2014 Diesler paid visits to Ingenstads in Oslo, The Bongo Club in Edinburghand the Mojo Club in Hamburg.Diesler supported Funk & Soul radio host Craig Charles at a sell out night in Lancashire and provided a'6 on 6 in 6' mixfor Craig's BBC 6Music radio show to over 315,000 listeners.

Diesler currently holds a monthly residency at the award winning Soup Kitchen in Manchester entitled 'You Dig?'. Hosted alongside Simon Ham guests in 2014 have included the 12 piece Renegade Brass Band & The Wah Wah 45s 10th Anniversary World Tour w/ Gene Dudley Group & Dom Servini. Simon & Diesler host the much loved monthly 'You Dig? Podcast' which reaches out to fans and friends of the night.

Along side his artistic excursions Diesleris also Label Manager of London label Here & Now Recordings. Their most recent album release 'Ambient Jazz Ensemble - Suite Shop' gained support in The Times, Mojo Magazine & Record Collector and received radio plays on BBC Radio 3 & BBC Radio 6 Music from Gilles Peterson.

Since signing his first record deal with Tru Thoughts at the age of 20 Dieslerhas produced 4 artists albums, remixed over 50 tracks, released ar emix compilation and performed in over 25 countries as a DJ and with his band 'The Diesler Live Experience'. His 2nd album, Keepie Uppies, received a nomination for album of the year in BBC Radio 1's Worldwide Awards.

Diesler has produced and written for over 10 artists including Kinny (Tru Thoughts),The Jazzinvaders, Laura Vane & The Vipertones (Unique Records) & Hannah Williams & The Tastemakers working with labels such as Ninja Tune, Sunday Best, Freestyle Records and Record Kicks along the way.

"Boundary pushing music right here !"
Daz-I-Kue, Bugz In The Attic
"Gene Dudley Group really somethign special !"
Huey Morgan, BBC 6 Music
"Souleance - da pure funkyness ! Love this, will present on my radio show !"
Laurent Garnier, F Comm
"Third Coast Kings play funk as I like it, down and dirty and with no compromise. Well done guys this is excellent !"
Craig Charles, BBC 6 Music
"Seventy Three tune really nice twist on afrobeat !"
Mr Scruff, Ninja Tune
"Leftside Wobble remix - really nice that"
Kev Beadle, BBE / Solar Radio