We are proud to introduce our guest DJ – Gerrad Winstanley (G-Winz), who runs an amazing show, currently every two weeks, though possibly increasing that in the near future (check out the Timetable page for his set dates and times). It’s hard to describe his sets, so I’ll let G’s bio speak for itself….
“SL’s original electroswing DJ and musicologist G-Winz specialises in promoting fresh sounds that fuse retro rhythms and melodies with contemporary dance club beats ~ produced by imaginative, talented musicians and remixers who are currently heating up the dance floors in the coolest clubs in Europe.
These are the bands and producers that have had the European festival crowds squealing with delight and bopping till they drop – they include: Caravan Palace, Tape Five, Club Des Belugas, Parov Stelar, Deladap, Gramatik, Molotov Jukebox, LaRochelle Band, Caro Emerald, Jojo Effect, Dirty Honkers, Mo’Horizons, Dutty Moonshine, Kitten & the Hip, Odjbox, C2C, Goldish. Lyre Le Temps, Shemian, The Herbaliser, Dirty Honkers, Slamboree, Dunkelbunt, The Correspondents, Biboulakis, Deluxe, Kormac, G-Swing, Balkan Beat Box, Skeewiff, Gotan Project, Katzenjammer, Minimatic, Juju Orchestra, Swing Republic, Shazalakoo and many, many more.
Currently enjoying residencies at the the Hi Hat Club (Inworldz grid) on Sundays, The Electric Monocle on Tuesdays, Old Lar’s on Thursdays, Crossing Culture world music venue once a month and Caffeine Nights on irregular Saturdays.
Recent special event gigs on the fledgling Inworldz grid include the the Dreamz & Visionz Art shows, the Erotic Arts Festival, the Gypsy Horse Fair and numerous weddings, birthdays, rezday parties, official seasonal events and fashion shows …
Primary Gig Styles:
- ELECTROSWING – mainly electroswing with some vintage and modern jazz vocalists and jump blues in the mix
- GYPSY SWING – includes Balkan beats, jazz manouche, Romafolkstep
- UNDERWATER – Goa trance, sea shanties, progressive lounge, mer-pop
- PARIS CLUB – Hot swing de Paris, groovy chansons, exotic bongo-jazz and contemporary electroswingers, big beat samplers & turntablists
- G-WINZ ROADSHOW – part electroswing and part: rare groove, northern soul, jump blues, afrobeats, Latin funk, sassy jazz divas, nostalgia-pop and booty-shaking floor-fillers.