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 –

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 –

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.

When Takaya Nagase moved to New York from Japan, he brought the Japanese digging culture with him. His expansive record collection features a number of classic records and hidden gems across all genres, which he shares with people as one of the musical hosts of JOY at Decatur Audio Laboratory.

In the mix for the 117th Good Room Podcast, Takaya shares some of his favorites from his collection with everything from laid back funk to rock disco and soulful world music with a touch of jazz for an hour and 20 minute jam.

Mixed right down the block from Good Room at his Bonsai Dojo, Willy Soul’s podcast was recorded with carefully selected records on his Technics 1200’s. This mix represents the sounds of The Funky Seshwa; his monthly record party he throws with his compadre in crime Disgonuts, that showcases open format DJ’s who’s grooves are deep, rare, and psychedelic. Join Will and the fam for a very special edition of the Seshwa, taking on Thursday, 03.22, in the Bad Room. Entry is free with RSVP.

Having grown up in the mid nineties NYC rave scene, Rachel Noon is no stranger to the underground. Her DJ sets are hugely informed by her training as an architect in their creativity, focus, and structure. While always edging between cerebral and playful, her DJ sets are a journey that will keep dancefloors scorched. Most recently, Rachel has been working on the W.A.S.P.S project – an experimental visual investigation of the cinematic landscapes of electronic music.

Noon’s Good Room Podcast pushes her own boundaries, and aims to take herself and her audience outside of their comfort zone with some spaced out electro and late night techno. You can see her on the dancefloor on 03.22, opening for resom. RSVP for free entry before midnight

As far a stories go, they don’t get much more New York than this. Matthias Heilbronn relocated from Germany to New York City after being introduced to underground house music culture when he heard seminal DJ Larry Levan at the Paradise Garage. Through his job at Axis Studios, he learned engineering, programming and editing under the tutorship of mentor Francois K. He became roommates with house music icon Frankie Knuckles and would soon have the privilege to work with legends like Larry Levan and Tom Moulton.

Matthias became renowned by heads for his soulful garage house sound, playing at storied NYC clubs like Limelight and Twilo in the 90s. He has played internationally at Ministry of Sound and Fabric in London, Pacha and Space in Ibiza and Tresor in Berlin. Over the years he has remixed everyone from Soul II Soul, Chaka Khan and Donna Summer to Beyonce and Tom Jones.

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For the past 13 Years FIXED has been serving up some of the best electronic music from across the world to the Brooklyn stage. The men behind it, JDH & Dave P, were among the first to bring artists like Hot Chip, Lindstrøm, and Simian Mobile Disco to New York. They continue to support new international and local talent alike at Good Room every month, with FIXED being one of our resident parties.

As DJs they’re always delving deep into the electronic music world, playing everything from dark house and experimental electronics to spaced out techno. This Good Room Podcast was recorded live at their February party with Matthew Dear. They’ll be back on March 23 with Pional.

Nathaniel Young runs the Portland, OR / NYC based record label, Blankstairs with longtime friend and collaborator Warren Mark Way. He writes music under the aliases Kohl, Richard P, and his birth name that touch on a wide spectrum of sounds ranging from the meditative to the abrasive. Young draws inspiration from his religious upbringing and the freedom found in the absence of institution.

Nathaniel runs the dub-techno and experimentally focussed monthly, Modal Form, at Jupiter Disco with fellow Blankstairs artist, M Parent. He has made appearances with Avalon Emerson, Broken English Club, Aurora Halal, Tin Man, Ital, and Randomer. Nathaniel has put together a mix of late night techno, spaced out electronica and banging electro for the Good Room Podcast ahead of the Blankstairs party on 03.02. He’ll be playing in the Bad Room with M Parent, Archivist and Kristen Dalen. Tickets available via Resident Advisor