DJ Badger - Biography
I first started working in record shops when i was 21 namely: Dance Juice - Brentwood, Vinyl Rhythms - Chelmsford. I then started my own distribution company and traveled all over the UK, taking records from London up to Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds. One of the biggest tunes was "Gat Decor - Passion"! During all this i was an avid DJ! Recently i have been investing my time in trying to kick off a music scene along the saltmarsh coast in Essex where i set-up Badgerbeats record shop and now SMC.Today!!
The Witch & the Wanderer - Biography
Known to everyone as Lucia from Sunscreem, producing many albums and no1 hits in the UK and the US. Lucia has played across the world performing in almost every corner!! We at SMC.Today are very lucky to have her playing sets for us!
Joe Morena - Biography
Joe is an outstanding composer working alongside some of the house music greats, writing for DETONE RECORDS, Joe has had many releases at the forefront of house music!
Marc Jeffrey - Curator
I have recently started a "Marc Jeffrey - Curator" series of mixes, the aim of which is to showcase some of the many tracks that i have collected in the past 30 years.
These mixes will span many genres and combine both old and new music including my 10,000 vinyl collection. DJ sets include all music types ranging from Ambient, Jazz/Funk/Soul, early house (Chicago/Detroit/UK House), Progressive, FunkyHouse, Nu-Energy, Epic House, Classical, Electro and Balearic.
Early influences include John Elis, Mario Da Bellis, Andy Weatherall, Billy Nasty, Steve Proctor, Danny Rampling, Fabi Paras, Giles Peterson, Tony Wilson, DJ Huggy and Ali Cooke (Back 2 Basics), Paul Van Dyk, Scott Bond, Chris Ciniglio, Damon Field and Oakenfold.
Daniel J Bateman - Biography
Joe Thurgood - Biography
Born and raised in Essex. He has been spinning records since the age of 15 after spending his youth surrounding himself with Disco, Funk & Motown LP's handed down from his parents. Then discovering new music styles such as jungle, trance & house music. Moving from Bedroom mixing to various parties and venues like Barhouse, Basement, Hooga, Brownstock and the occasional illegal rave. Collecting all genres of music on all different media and mixing them up! This gives Joe the edge of playing everything from Heavy Metal to Progressive PSYTrance. More recently securing a residency at Studio 808 Radio in chelmsford. He is also known for hosting charity fundraising Dance Events in aid of Bowl Cancer UK. Quoting Joe "i am loving the Saturday night slot 10-12PM" playing top draw house and Techno and the finest in Drum n Bass and Jungle.
I have been DJ'ing on the Rock N Roll circuit since the mid 80's. Played many venues since then, this includes many Rock N Roll clubs, Rock N Roll/Rockabilly Weekenders, Car shows, Motorcycle shows, also work along side a few record labels, Pink N Black, Mad Rat & Pollytone records. I have worked with many, many great bands. Some include a few hit makers too, Matchbox, The Jets, Stargazers, The Polecat and also from the 50's Charlie Gracie. Regular gig's at Bewicks, The Swan Maldon- Nine Lives, Chelmsford-Moondogs, Rochford, Southend-The Kavern & Jardins, Braintree.
LOU B - Biography