DJ Don Pascal

Vintage Sounds

Mixing unknown and underrated tracks with classics, Vintage Sounds is a spiritual journey into the depths of a tremendous musical legacy, paying tribute to the great Black and Latin music from the latter 20th century. Broadcasting primarily in vinyl, this is the place to find the best in Afro-Atlantic music, made by men and women in Africa and the Black diaspora in Europe, the Caribbean and the Americas. Expect to hear the finest in jazz, funk, soul, blues, reggae, Cuban, Brazilian, salsa, Congolese rumba, Manding, Afrobeat, and even hip-hop, house, and broken beat.

About Don Pascal

Originally from Toulouse, Don Pascal started DJing in Paris in the early ‘90s becoming a pioneer in promoting Black Music artists at a time when French major labels were hesitant to pick them up, despite their essential role in the French musical scene. Promoting at the legendary Parisian club the Palace, he opened the doors to African and reggae/dancehall artists. There and elsewhere he shared the decks with African DJs introducing Congolese, Nigerian and Senegalese music. He also worked with Sony and Virgin Music on the releases of artists including Air, Michael Jackson, Fugees, Cypress Hill, Basement Jaxx, Massive Attack and Horace Andy. After moving to Barcelona in 2003, Don began mixing alongside Fred Guzzo at Cafe Royale, contributing to the diverse and progressive musical policy that made it the spot for demanding music lovers. He also began producing music with French DJ/producer Fred Spider as The Jivers, releasing the jazzy club hit “Do What” followed by a highly regarded EP on the Jazz & Milk label. His solo work includes “The Cali Experiment” on Tru Thoughts" and “Deep Throw”, a Deep-Afro House side project on Broadcite Music. He is presently working on more material joining the dots between Afro and Latin music and Future Beats.

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