Defected Records mainstay Hifi Sean is known in equal measures for his anything goes musical attitude and his talents as a producer. His DJ sets are joyous and atmospheric, touching on underground gems, right through to singalong classics.
He'll be bringing his upfront dancefloor magic to Hidden in Manchester on Saturday 4th November for Homoelectric, the city's 'non-stop exotic disco for twisted sleazy people'. Before that, we asked Hifi Sean to give us a taster of what's making his crowds get down right now.
Shalvoy & Hifi Sean - 'Jumpy'
This is a new EP collab with a bestie on Midnight Riot Records. Think a dark Germanic Italic darkroom groove and you're half way up the tree.
Bohannon - 'Come Dance With Me' (Belabouche edit)
There were only 30 copies of this made on vinyl would you believe. I'm happy to have one as it's a sexy mutha.
Jansons - 'Killer Key'
House music in its purest form and works a room like it's supposed to do.
Shalvoy - 'Bad Hombres'
My good friend rocks the boat with this pure punk funk workout.
Tamiko Jones - 'Can’t Live Without Your Love'
I first bought this disco classic as a teenager in a charity shop when I picked up a wad of old disco and soul 12”s, it blew my mind and still does every time.
Mighty Mouse - 'The Spirit'
When Mr. Mouse gets it right... he really does get it right.
Floorplan - 'Made Up My Mind'
I like when he goes and throws a bit of gospel in but I'm surprised he gets away with half the blatant samples he uses though.
Norty Cotto - 'Get Higher'
I've got to have a bit of old school NYC here. I have danced to this in a NY club and it is officially stamped by the city.
PBR Streetgang - Late Night Party Line
There are about 4235 records with Loletta Holloway samples kicking about at moment but when it's this good who cares about the semantics?
Golden Bug - 'Physical Disco' (Cowboy Ryhthmbox edit)
Kraftwerk on acid down the local disco bumping with the local Buckfast drinkers.
Nico Saav - 'Steam'
If Bohanon was to still make records today this could be a fine example of what he could and would do.
Catch Hifi Sean at Homoelectric on Saturday 4th November. Tickets below.