DJ Andy Smith & Nick Halkes drop 80s boogie, disco and disco house, evoking the spirit and dipping into the soundtrack of legendary NYC clubs such as ‘Paradise Garage’ & ‘Studio 54’. A night highlighting the sounds that emerged as the 70’s turned into the 80’s and the DNA of club music as we know it today was being written.
DJ Andy Smith - DJ Andy Smith is best known for releasing the first ever major label multi genre mix CD, The Document (FFRR/London records) and for supplying samples and warming up for Bristol based band Portishead during the 90’s. He has gone on to release many more DJ mix CD’s on various labels and holds down weekly DJ residencies in London as well as touring the globe in his own right.
Nick Halkes aka Nick Reach Up - from founding XL recordings and signing the Prodigy, via running Positiva , all the way through to getting ‘in the mix’ on Mistajams Radio One show and providing a 'self certified 'tune for him in 2020 and topping the club chart with his Hideaway remix, Nick has played a consistently dynamic role in the global evolution of dance music. Nick currently also presents the chart topping Trailblazers-electronic pioneers podcast .Catching Nick at Reach up is a chance to hear him play the tunes that inspired him to make this amazing journey in music.
‘Reach UP – Disco Wonderland’ have played sets at festivals such as Lovebox & Bestival, and have hosted the back room at the Legendary Space in Ibiza on several occasions. They can currently be found every second Saturday of the month at The Bussey Building in Peckham as part of their ‘South London Soul Train night.
The ‘Reach UP – Disco Wonderland’ radio show can be found monthly on award winning radio staion Soho Radio.
Nick Reach Up Remix of 'Hideaway' by De' Lacy
Free Yourself (feat. Barbara Tucker) - Nick Reach Up, Barbara Tucker & Birdee
Andy Smith - Lost Without You - Will Sessions - (Reach Up Disco Wonderland mix)
Andy & Nick Chat about their history @ BBE store
Nick Reach Up Remix of 'Move Your Body' by Xpansions
DJ Andy Smith Reach Up Disco Wonderland Vol 2 Compilation on BBE records (3 x LP / 2 x CD)
VINYL TRACK LISTING
A1 – Will Sessions & Amp Fiddler feat. Dames Brown – Lost Without You (DJ Andy Smith Re-Edit) (5:46)
A2 – The New Jersey Connection – Love Don’t Come Easy ( 06:39)
A3 – Ted Taylor – Ghetto Disco (7:00)
B1 – Full Intention & Nick Reach Up feat. Jazz Morley – Night Of My Life (5:12)
B2 – Cela – I’m In Love (7:18)
B3 – Chain Reaction – Dance Freak (6:44)
C1 – Disco Circus – Get Up and Dance (Bad Bikini Re-Edit) (7:00)
C2 – Gregg Diamond – Star Cruiser (6:04)
D1 – The Gibson Brothers – Heaven (7:25)
D2 – The Emotions – You’re The Best (6:19)
E1 – Greg Henderson – Dreamin (7:24)
E2 – Claudja Barry – Sweet Dynamite (4:12)
F1 – Serious Intention – You Dont Know (Crissy Kybosh Remix) – (7:00)
F2 – The Armada Orchestra – For The Love of Money (6:22)
F3 – Ronnie Jones – You And I (5:56)
Nick Reach Up remix of 'Shine On' by Degrees of Motion
What a Summer! Big thanks to everyone who came and partied with us!
Nick Reach Up Ft. Jazz Morley - Dreaming
On Midnight Riot Records featuring vocals from Jazz Morley.
'Loves Comin At Ya' - Melba Moore (DJ Andy Smith Reach Up Disco Wonderland Re Edit
DJ Andy Smith putting his spin on the Melba Moore classic. Head over to Soundcloud to get a free download of the track.
Full Intention & Nick Reach Up - Night of my Life (feat Jazz Morley)
Don't forget that you can grab a copy of 'Night of my life' by the mighty Full Intention and and Reach Up resident Nick Halkes, from all digital retailers, released exclusively Midnight Riot Records.
DJ Andy Smith talks about his new album - 'Reach Up - Disco Wonderland'
Reach Up head honcho DJ Andy Smith discusses his new BBE compilation 'Reach Up - Disco Wonderland'.
DJ Andy Smith: Reach Up - Disco Wonderland (Album Quick Mix)
Andy Smith takes us on a whistle-stop tour of new album 'Reach Up - Disco Wonderland'. Buy / Stream the album: https://BBEmusic.lnk.to/ReachUpDiscoW...
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