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The Selectors Present DJ Masda & Taimur

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July 20, 2018
The Electric Pickle
United States


The Selectors Present DJ Masda & Taimur

dj masda [Cabaret Records]
Taimur [Blkmarket Music / The Selectors]
Warm up by: Sam T Richardson

Free Entry from 10PM-MIDNIGHT with RSVP on EVENTBRITE
RSVP to themasterselectors@gmail.com

dj masda
A Japanese DJ, born and raised at the foot of Mt.Fuji, Shizuoka. Cutting his teeth on spinning vinyls in ’90s, dj masda has steadily developed his deeper exploration of house and techno. Not to mention his diverse, flawless track selection and precise mixing that integrates best bits from the old to the new, it’s easy to see why he is respected as one of the finest selectoramongst Japanese underground scene if you catch him playing or his highly-rated podcast mixes for ResidentAdvisor / Technique Tokyo / Undersound.

At Cabaret and Middle of NowHere parties in Tokyo, he has invited some like­minded djs who shares common attitude ­ such as Daniel Bell, Binh, Nicolas Lutz, Vera and Eli Verveine. Those tireless efforts made him an important hub for underground scene across Japan and Europe.

He launched Cabaret Recordings imprint with So Inagawa to set a platform for showcasing his twisted but authentic view on house and techno. Also, he is spearheading A&R operations for Tokyo’s Energy Flash Distribution. His intense musical journey broadens beyond his home country to encompass Europe as he now has a base in Berlin as well as in Japan.

Taimur Agha [Blkmarket Music / The Selectors]
As co-founder, resident DJ, and one of the creative minds of Blk|Market Membership since it founding, Taimur Agha has been instrumental in rebuilding New York’s resurgent dance community. Taimur’s personal DJ resume includes multiple appearances at world renown clubs, festivals and parties: fabriclondon, OUTPUT NYC, ReSolute NYC, Panorama Bar, Montreal’s STEREO, Trouw (RIP), Club der Visionaere, Miami’s Space Terrace and Electric Pickle, SmartBar Chicago, Moscow’s Arma17 & Gipsy, Romania’s Sunwaves, Francois K’s Deep Space, Detroit’s infamous Need I Say More, Ibiza’s Zoo Project and tINI & the Gang parties, Apollonia’s BPM party, B018 in Beirut, Dubai’s Analog Room, Craig Richards’s Houghton Festival and many more. A former buyer for many years at New York’s vinyl emporium Halcyon the Shop, Taimur helped lead the resurgence of the local scene. On the strength of these accomplishments, he has devoted himself full-time to his own DJ career, his new record labels Blkmarket Music and Blkmarket Bass, and to The Selectors, his new event series.

Sam T Richardson:
An Englishman now residing in Miami Beach, Sam has been DJing and collecting records since 1998.

In the 2000’s he held down residencies in London and Bristol, sharing line-ups with Nick Warren, Timo Maas, Desyn and Copy Paste Soul.

Since moving to Miami in 2015, Sam has been booked as support for Frits Wentink, Javier Carballo, Bondax, Purple Disco Machine, and Anane Vega, as well as rubbing shoulders on line-ups with Terry Francis, Taimur, Mor Elian, Karina and Kai Alcé, to name a few.

As well as making several radio appearances for More or Less/Klangbox and WVUM 90.5FM, he has also shared the Slap & Tickle stage with Jonas Rathsman at the annual III Points Festival in 2017.

A lover of house, techno, reggae, soul, jazz and disco, Sam brings all these influences together to the decks wherever he plays those chunky, bumping beats that keep the dancefloors bouncing.



The Selectors Present DJ Masda & Taimur