Mixes, Music

Guest Mix: DJ Sebastian Simonetti

Our latest mix-up comes from Ireland’s premier Italo don and co-boss of Forza Italo, a new monthly night dedicated to all things Italian here in Dublin, be it football, film or disco. A rooftop soiree of a Sunday night it has fast become one of the most entertaining nights in Dublin.  They have an extra special Christmas bash taking place on the 30th of this month with Whitehouse’s William Bennett jetting in to perform one of his infamous Dj Bennetti sets while  Lunar Disko will be hosting the one and only Dj Overdose in the 2nd room of the luxurious confines of the Odessa Club.

When not trying to be some sort of Italo overlord DJ Sebastian is Simon Conway. He co-ran the legendary Electric City club for many a year and Selectah another of Dublin’s sadly missed record emporiums. Some would argue that it was Simon who single-handedly introduced Italo to the record buying masses of Ireland. Nobody cares about that any more though, except for Simon.

This set is taken from Simon’s warm up for I-f when he played here in Dublin a couple of weeks back. As you may expect from the write up, it’s heavy on the Italo. Enjoy.

Soho 808 – Trouble & Strife [Mystery Meat]
Sure Thing – Holding you tight [Gutterfunk]
Trilogy – Not love (instr.) [Il Disc]
Tom Hagen – Atomic [Thick]
Nico Band – Let It Show [out]
The Isolators – Concentrate on us [Venus Noir]
Model Man – Honesty doesn’t pay [WT]
La Grotta – The World at your Disposal [Urtos Stereo]
J.S.R. – Astronomicum (Flemming Dalum edit) [Centre Neptune]
Robert Lloyd – Sometime (instr.) [Gong]
Raffaella Carra – Bolero [CGD]
Image – Hot Stuff (Spasmo version) [Memory]
Primadonna – Flashing on the Floor [Many]
Paul Paul – Burn on the Flames [market]

Download here


  1. lerosa says:

    glad to hear this again, brilliant gig…Simon, the only Irish man to even know who Raffaella Carra’ is…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More like this...

Pharaohs – Rinse Dream

What with it being a pretty summery day here in Dublin today I’m going back again to an earlier release from the year with the last 12″ from the US group Pharaohs. Trading on the less is more approach over the last few years, their sporadic releases have all been pretty much essential, especially the stunning…

Read the full post →

Paxton Fettel – Everything Stays The Same

My posts on new music have been a bit slack since we restarted, so there may be some posts over the next while that will see some back tracking on releases from earlier in the year, and I can’t let this album from Danish producer Paxton Fettel (coming out through the ace Greta Cottage Workshop…

Read the full post →