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MAKE WITH THE SHAKE presents DJ GREG BELSON


SAT 08th AUGUST // 8PM 'til LATE AM // $ FREE ENTRY ALL NITE.
MONO (Upstairs Club), 4 Killigrew St, Falmouth TR11 3PN.

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**MAKE WITH THE SHAKE!**
Rock ’n’ Roll, Garage Rock, Rockabilly, Jump Blues, Titty Shakers, Exotica, Northern Soul, Gospel Rhythm and Ska, with live music & djs spinning original 45s...
GREAT NEW SOUNDS FROM GOOD OLD RECORDS!
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**GREG BELSON (USA)**
The modern King of vintage Gospel Rhythm & Soul 45's comes to ‘Make With The Shake!’ at Mono, bringing with him a very special box full of dance floor dynamite Soul and rockin’ Rhythm ’n’ Blues smashers!

Greg first cemented his vinyl reputation in the early 1990’s when he started the much lauded ‘Urban Soul’ sessions with DJ Vadim, and subsequently launched the legendary genre-defining ‘Deep Funk’ club night with Keb Darge. 
Huge demand for his DJ sets followed, and by 1996, Greg began to move into contemporary dance music production, working with the likes of Nick Faber, Wrongtom, Aquasky, Tony Brown (Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry collaborator), DJ Harvey and others, for labels such as Kingsize and Moving Shadow. 

Now based in Los Angeles, California, and DJing at events such as the ‘Emerald City Soul Club’ in Seattle, ‘Soul Togetherness’ in Chicago (as well as dates in New York, Detroit and numerous appearances across California), the past 10 years have seen Greg become known as “the authority” for vintage Gospel Soul recordings; unearthing many fantastic records that had previously gone unheard, and hosting a specialist hour-long monthly broadcast dedicated to this phenomenal music. Now into its 4th year of airtime, ‘The Divine Chord Gospel Show’ on Dublab.com has gained a global fanbase with dedicated listeners tuning in worldwide. 
In 2014, he embarked on a 46-date European tour taking in nights all over the UK, as well as Switzerland, Spain, Germany, Holland and Italy, beginning with an amazing headline set for Block 9’s ‘NYC Downlow’ stage at Glastonbury Festival. The tour was met with critical acclaim from all corners of the industry and has placed Greg in the spotlight as one of the leaders of rare and underplayed soul music….
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We are super excited to welcome Greg back to Falmouth (he played a funk set here with Tenoshi at ‘The Pirate’ back in the late ’90s!) - as a dedicated DJ and digger of super hot records for over 30 years now, he brings rare vinyl nuggets that really are second to none, and an ability to rock a dance floor that leaves no foot un-tapped!

** For MWTS! Greg will be bringing a special selection of hot dance floor Rhythm & Blues 45s! **
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**TENOSHI**
Acclaimed DJ, producer, musician and trumpeter who’s productions have been championed by the likes of Rob Da Bank, Craig Charles, Dom Servini and Eddie Pillar, and who’s horn ‘toots’ have found their way onto Roots Manuva and Wrongtom recordings.
He was the resident DJ for “Jamaica House // Jamaica 50” during the London Olympics too, so expect a dash of ska and rocksteady spun alongside gospel rhythm, northern soul, rock ’n’ roll and jump blues barn-stormers!

"Tenoshi is making London bounce!" - Gaz Mayall (Gaz's Rockin' Blues, The Trojans)
“That is something special - proper sounding, great ska" - Eddie Pillar (Acid Jazz Records)
"Oh my God this is gorgeous - makes you proud to be a Mod!" - Craig Charles (BBC Radio Six Music) 
“It's a great record, I think he's upped the game of bootlegs!" - Wrongtom (Tru Thoughts Records)
"Nice cheeky re-edit" - Rob Da Bank (BBC Radio One, Bestival)

Earlier Event: August 7
DJ TENOSHI & His Jumpin' 45's
Later Event: August 28
KerNOW - Charity WEEKENDER at MONO