Line-up /Jus-Ed (Underground Quality/Novel Sound)
and host Taimur Agha (Blk|market Membership / halcyon | Brooklyn)
A voyage into the world of DJ Jus-Ed reveals an adventurous, energetic and spiritual style of playing quality house music. Since reappearing on the scene in 2001 after a brief retirement, DJ Jus-Ed’s underground smooth sets have captured & educated audiences all the way from his home base in Connecticut to Miami’s South Beach,Germany , London, New York , Russia , London e.t.c. holding it down on two fronts with a weekly residency in New Haven, CT at Diesel Lounge and a bi-monthly residency at Halcyon “Underground Radio” in Brooklyn, NY. The “Underground Radio” show which was also featured on groovetech.com, started out as a fall slot and a year later has featured the likes of well-known producers/DJ’s such as, DJ Romain, DJ Dimension & William Rosario (MegaMen Sounds) Lord G, Henry Maldonado, Kevin James (M-BreakRecordings) and DJ Afro (Los Amigos Invisibles).
DJ Jus-Ed ’s exposure to a wide range of experiences shapes his unique musical viewpoint. At the tender age of six he was backing up his grandparents in a Jazz duo “Tomi & Eddy” touring from the East to West coast as a drummer, later attending the University of Bridgeport at age 10 to study percussion instruments. Other musical influences included James Brown, Buddy Rich and later Chicago, 3 Dog Night and Luther Vandross. In the early eighties faithfully tuning in to WBLS with Frankie Crocker, Jus-Ed also embarked on his professional dj career in 1982 starting out playing the music of the times, freestyle, house, and R&B but retiring in 1985.
Upon his return in 2001, Dj Jus-Ed teamed up with DJ Vic Money (98.7 Kiss FM ), to create the “Underground Quality ” signature under which they began producing parties at venues such as, Ludlow Bar and Smithfields in the Lower East Side NY. Since those beginnings, Jus-Ed has been a featured guest at the long-running “Together in Spirit “, and at M-Break recordings label showcase event. He has also played on the radio on WNHU 88.7FM CT, downshiftradio.com on the Deep soulful house show and recently was showcased through his famous mixed cds on the DJ True show on WHCR 90.3FM in New York . Deep Lounge 32 Astoria Queens NY.
The Underground Quality Radio Show , on myhouseyourhouse.net currently holds a cult like state with producers and record fiends alike tuning in each an every wednesday to sample some of that quality deephouse that he has become known and loved for the world over. He continues to tour some of the best clubs across Europe. Clubs such as Fabric in London, Berghain/Panorama Bar in Berlin, The Rex Club in Paris, Tape Club In Berlin and much much more. Jus-Ed recently presented a podcast for Resident Advisor to rapturous applaud & continues to receive column inches in highly respected music magazines such as Groove Mag, Debug, Faith e.t.c. He was made the top 100 of the best dj’s on Resident Advisor’s end of the year list as voted by it’s readers/subscribers.
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The Bandwagon: An Old Timey Record Revue and Talent Show!
starring Master of Cermonies Taimur Agha
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