Who is DJ Joelus?
In our last post we talked about the importance of music in the bar and waxed lyrical about our DJs.
Last Saturday DJ Joelus stepped into our Secret Bookshelf so we took the opportunity to ask him a few questions to give you a little insight into the man behind the music.
How would you describe the music you play?
Balearic - A little bit of everything good.
Give me 5 – name five tracks that you recommend we should listen to…
- Never Gonna Reach Me (Hot Toddy Mix) - Crazy P
- Baltimore - Nina Simone
- You Stepped Into My Life - The Bee Gees
- Reckless With Your Love (Tensnake Remix) - Azari & III
- Knee Deepen (Salt City Orchestra Mix) - Moloko
What inspired you to DJ?
Year 2000, Ministry of Sound, Jazzy M playing “Salsoul Nugget” by M&S (the original non-vocal version) - THAT’s what made me wanna be a DJ!
Most memorable DJing memory?
Too many amazing memories to select a single one.
What do you like about DJing here at Clayton’s Marlow?
Playing a mixed bag of music to suit all kinds of people.
What’s your Vinyl Confession? (a track that you shouldn’t really like but secretly love)
Diana Ross “My Old Piano”
Anything else we should know about you???
I love miniature things….yeh yeh i know what everyones gonna say!
If you’d like to hear DJ Joelus play, he’ll be back in our Secret Bookshelf on Saturday 23rd June but if you can’t wait until then, have a listen to the tracks he’s recommended, there are some real gems there.