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Onkel-S was born under three moons and a shiny disco ball in the dark forests of Norway back in the late eighties. The same dark forests devoured his musical persona and molded a young kid with a profound love for black metal and punk music. One night, many moons ago, after attending a rather unsuccessful stint of metal shows, he ended up at a chippy place in gloomy, downtown Oslo where a fellow named Prins Thomas played records. He fell in love with house music that night and has collected and played them for his comrades in and around New York ever since moving here in the late 00’s.

Other than that Onkel-S is a resident of the Brooklyn based Level Party, with Andrew Devlin and DJ Voices, has a black labradoodle named Snute and once almost bowled a perfect 300.

His Good Room Podcast was recorded for the murky fall nights on the subway home from work or walking aimlessly around the streets of New York.

@marcoweibel dabbles in all things deep, spiritual, raw and honest. As a core member of the @darkerthanwax collective, he is always pushing the boundaries of underground/leftfield music through their label, during the DTW radio show on The Lot Radio or on the dancefloor. Originally from Singapore, Marco is one of the brightest selectors to have emerged out of the burgeoning South-East Asian scene. His move to New York has only furthered his musical reach, and his eclectic sound palette spans across a wide range of sounds from Beats, Dancefloor Jazz, Boogie, Afro/Brazilian, Hip-Hop, House / Techno, Footwork, Dub, Soundsystem Culture and beyond.

Marco’s ability to discern the vibe and dish out thoughtful and appropriate frequencies for head nodding or straight dancefloor annihilation has made him a favorite in the NYC scene, hence why he was chosen to play at this year’s Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival. Check out his Podcast for Good Room ahead of the BEMF show on 10.05 where he’ll be playing with Butter and Mawkus at the Darker Than Wax showcase in the Bad Room. RSVP for free entry – goo.gl/9K2z5z).

This mix sonically commemorates FSQ’s first appearance at Bad Room for The Funky Seshwa party with Willy Soul, Mouthfeel (Deep Inside / Austin, TX), and Morgan Wiley who reps both Midnight Magic and FSQ among other acts. The party on 08.16.18 marks the official launch of FSQ’s “The Remix Special” album, which compiles their best remix work we executed label mates like Soul Clap, Life on Planets, Nick Monaco, Crew Love, and Michael the Lion.

Several cuts from “The Remix Special” (plus special album outtakes) appear in this hour long journey through funk, style and quality including the new FSQ remix of Sa’d ‘The Hourchild’ Ali’s “Asylum”. The mix also features several unreleased jams in the spirit of the theme of “The Remix Special”. For instance, songs from their forthcoming Soul Clap Records album FSQ “Reprise Tonight”, as remixed by talents like Brooklyn based Dopeshoes and Italian disco magnate Birdee, as well as other FSQ works remixed by Midnight Riot Records stalwart Alan Dixon (Judge Funk), UK G-house legend Vanilla Ace, and Crew Love’s Jack Priest.

The mix also features new obsessions like records from Crazy P’s Ron Basejam, Israel’s funk / house king Obas Nenor, our South Africa’s sultry nudisco act Brian Snr all here in the mix. If you listen close to any FSQ mix you’ll also find the deep Parliament / Funkadelic (P-Funk) rarities as both Chuck Da Fonk and Sa’d Ali (RIP) from FSQ work with the group.

Bryce David got his start writing dance articles that landed on the pages of places like VICE and throwing parties in Atlanta before moving to NYC to open up neighbor-ing club and taqueria, Black Flamingo. When he’s not busy managing the venue’s design, menu, music programming, etc.. he likes looking for good records and playing them to please the ears and feet.

Bryce made this mix with the current summer in mind, pulling some of his favorite records of the season – some low and slow stuff to start, diving into some more dance-floor grease later on with some guitar heavy tracks thrown in for good measure. You can see Bryce playing in the Bad Room on 07.28 at Good Room. RSVP for free entry before 1AM – bit.ly/2JbyhXE

@djelledee knows how to keep bodies moving. DJing for more than a decade, the Brooklynite is known for her genre-shifting sets that focus of percussive rhythms and melodic beats across deep house and techno.

We asked her to put together a mix for our 123rd Podcast. You can see her on the dancefloor at Good Room on 06.22, playing alongside other Brooklyn favorites Lauren Flax and Katie Rex. For details and free entry —> bit.ly/2y2V73D

Two of Good Room’s favorite locals, Willie Burns & L.Sangre, went back to back in an all night affair at Good Room and the result was a six and a half journey through obscure cuts, churring house and leftfield electro.

From a young age Sonny Daze understood that music was a healing and unifying force that influences the world. The Chicago-born, Brooklyn-based producer, musician and DJ takes that attitude into every set that he does. When he steps behind the decks, his focus is on bringing the “medicine” to his audience. “The world is filled with negative thoughts and behavior. When I work my intend is to remove people from that for a few moments. So they consider taking other journeys”.

Sonny has been spinning records since 2000 and has since founded Division 81 Records. He’s a Good Room regular with his party Journey to the Light, a vinyl-only party that is focused specifically on using music from all parts of the world in an effort to invoke dance and awareness amongst guests. As for Sonny’s sets, you can hear everything from a rare tune from Ghana to a Techno jam from Detroit, funk gems to Chicago classics. He put together the 121st Good Room Podcast ahead of the next Journey to the Light on 06.14 where he’ll be playing with Shawn Dub (Tickets – bit.ly/2JwerHL)

Pushing wax at Red Light Records, hosting Red Light Radio shows and being part of the Music From Memory team has equipped @kennedyamsterdam with loads of knowledge and left him inspired to tell musical stories that call on both the body and soul. Specialized in but not limited to house and disco, Kennedy stays true to the sound of the past while remaining open to the future and always timeless.

He put together a dancefloor-oriented mix for the 120th Good Room Podcast, going back and forth in between disco, house, and some percussive rhythm bombs. See Kennedy on the dancefloor when he makes his Good Room debut on 06.15 (RSVP for free entry here – bit.ly/2sJ4m2Z)

Recorded live from the Bad Room on April 25, Good Room invited a bunch of residents, friends and family to play our first Membership Party. The 9-hour set features Willie Burns, DJ Voices (Working Women) & Andrew Devlin (The Level Party), L&L&L Record Club, Disgonuts, Rissa Garcia, The Carry Nation, Justin Strauss & Billy Caldwell, Kellam Matthews b2b Dominguez, in that order.

Pleasure Jams is a Brooklyn-based DJ trio who like to play disco and house. Allie Pacelli, Tomie Marosy, and Alex Mallis are long-time friends turn musical partners in crime who throw regular parties around BK with the likes of Kraak & Smaak, Juan MacLean, Jacques Renault, Justin Strauss, Nancy Whang and more.

The crew have had the pleasure of opening the Good Room for the likes of Neon Indian and The Midnight. They have put together a mix of all-around pleasurable jams for the 118th Good Room Podcast.