Original Mixes From Northern Ireland's Dance Scene [In The Mix]

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01A Rich, Evolving House Mix From Hammer20190312

In the first of a new series, Hammer, AKA Rory Hamilton, takes to the decks in the BBC Radio Ulster studios, streaming live simultaneously on the BBC Music NI homepage.
Originally from Belfast but with a house music education via Glasgow and London, Hammer has been one of the co-pilots of the globally renowned 'Feel My Bicep' blog. Hammer's relationship with Bicep runs long from childhood. Rory along with his friends Matt & Andy (Bicep) immersed themselves in the Belfast electronic scene from a young age.

The Hammer Hits label seen his track, 'Love Somebody' sell out within days.
Hammer has releases slated for Jennifer Cardini’s Correspondent, Denis Sulta’s Silver Service, and a follow up on Feel My Bicep records scheduled for early 2019.

In the first of a new underground DJ mix series Hammer takes to the decks live in studio.

Emerging Northern Irish DJs spin their original mixes

02Kristian Woods Brings Disco, House And Techno Together In His Live Mix20190319

Kristian Woods, one half of Belfast house duo Schmutz, plays live in the studio and is simulcast in video on the BBC Music NI homepage.

Having first teamed up musically as promoters of their renowned parties in Belfast, Schmutz invited house and techno heavyweights Midland, Hunee, Leon Vynehall, John Talabot and Gerd to Belfast, to name literally just a few. The Schmutz star rose rapidly in Belfast as Conor and Kristian held down a variety of residencies across the city's premier electronic venues, Shine, Stiff Kitten and Thompsons Garage, delivering their no nonsense, and straight to the point format of DJ'ing, incorporating disco, house and techno.

Kristian Woods, one half of Belfast house duo Schmutz, plays live in the studio.

Emerging Northern Irish DJs spin their original mixes

0380's Infused House Beats From Jordan20190326

Jordan, Co-founder of Belfast’s The Night Institute, plays live in the studio and simulcast on the BBC Music NI homepage.

Strongly influenced by the timelessness and forward thinking nature of the eighties, Jordan’s low slung bass lines, synth-work and distinct animation have found familiarity on a range of respected imprints – from Tiga’s Turbo Recordings, to Berlin’s K7! Records and Liverpool’s Abandon Silence. With an increasingly busy schedule, Jordan has regularly found himself playing parties across the world, from Copenhagen to Tokyo, locking in sets at both The Warehouse Project and a particularly rowdy Boiler Room at Belfast’s AVA Festival.

Jordan, Co-founder of Belfast's The Night Institute, plays live in the studio.

Emerging Northern Irish DJs spin their original mixes

04Holly Lester20190402

And the beat goes on, with Holly Lester live in the BBC Radio Ulster studios and simulcast in video at the BBC Music NI homepage.

Holly began carving out her signature Chicago and Detroit-drenched sound through her residency during university at Liverpool’s esteemed rave du jour Chibuku Shake Shake, drawing the attention of fellow Irishmen Bicep. The duo invited the young selector to join them on both their esteemed Feel My Bicep mixtape series and parties of the same name, resulting in rave reviews. Soon after, Manchester outfit Limbo Radio recruited Lester to front a monthly radio show on the network where she demonstrates her eclectic palette, playing everything from jazz-funk to freestyle synthpop.

And the beat goes on, with Holly Lester live in the BBC Radio Ulster studios.

Emerging Northern Irish DJs spin their original mixes

04Late Night Deep House Vibes From Holly Lester20190402

And the beat goes on, with Holly Lester live in the BBC Radio Ulster studios and simulcast in video at the BBC Music NI homepage.

Holly began carving out her signature Chicago and Detroit-drenched sound through her residency during university at Liverpool’s esteemed rave du jour Chibuku Shake Shake, drawing the attention of fellow Irishmen Bicep. The duo invited the young selector to join them on both their esteemed Feel My Bicep mixtape series and parties of the same name, resulting in rave reviews. Soon after, Manchester outfit Limbo Radio recruited Lester to front a monthly radio show on the network where she demonstrates her eclectic palette, playing everything from jazz-funk to freestyle synthpop.

And the beat goes on, with Holly Lester mixes live in the studio.

Emerging Northern Irish DJs spin their original mixes