DJ: GARY ELLIS (SOUTH BEACH RECYCLING)
LOCATION: BOURNEMOUTH, UK
With over 90 years experience collecting, selling and DJ’ing the South Beach recycling project finally started releasing their exclusive re-edits of underground and classic Boogie, Disco and Soul on the esteemed ‘Midnight Riot’ record label in 2015.
Since then SBR have released three digital eps, have had further exclusive tracks included on Midnight Riots Number 1 selling album compilations “Roller Boogie 1 & 2”, “Balearic Headspace”, “Riot in Lagos” and “The best of Midnight Riot Vol. 9”, and in addition four further vinyl releases, three on Midnight Riot and one launching their own label “SFSB Recordings” being charted and sold as far as New York City and Tokyo, and have been championed by the likes of legends such as Terry Farley, Phil Asher, Bad barbie and Natasha ‘Kitty Kat’ Probert to name a few.
South Beach Recycling have been in demand with their djing sets full of never before heard reworks since the project launched and have been caught playing and held residencies at:
Common People Festival 2015 Bestival 2016
Lost Festival 2016
Wilderness Festival 2016
Midnight Riot @ FuManchu Clapham Boho, Camden, London.
London Disco Society.
‘Think Twice” at Cabaret Voltaire Edinburgh. Somerley Tea Party
During their adventures and under different disguises they have played alongside the likes of London Disco Society, Rayko, Bad Barbie and Evil Smarty, Yam Who, Horse Meat Disco, Craig Smith, Phil Asher, Sean Escoffery, Al Kent, Terry Farley and Paul ‘Trouble’ Anderson.
With further releases scheduled on various digital and vinyl labels for 2017, the current monthly residency in London, further bookings coming in, and their monthly radio show on “Concious Sounds London”, South Beach Recycling continue to keep the disco flag flying.