Every 8pm Sunday c895s Guest Mix Seattle is bringing the best DJs in the city directly to you for a uniquely Seattle experience every week. Catch the last two mixes on demand here!
Following in the spirit of Guest Mix Wednesday with 60 minutes of open format and open decks, this new locals-only mix show will feature the best DJs in Seattle, spinning every Sunday night at 8pm. Both the mix and this podcast feature the very best electronic DJs and producers that Seattle has to offer, giving them the freedom of open format and open decks for sixty minutes once a week.
And to get you ready for the show, each Monday we will be posting an indepth interview with each featured DJ, and release it as a podcast here on this page and wherever you listen to podcasts!
Episode 001 – Harmony Soleil sits down to chat with local trance, progressive, and melodic bass DJ/producer Madlon.
Episode 002 – c895 Music Director Harmony Soleil and Program Director, Ron Chatman, sit down with Seattle House Mafia (DJ Sang-Do, Phil Anthony and Paul Velocity), a Seattle-based DJ Trio Playing Deep House, Tech House and Progressive House Music.
Episode 003 – C895 Music Director Harmony Soleil and recent grad Ovni, sit down with ZOF, a Seattle-based DJ, producer and…classical pianist turned professional beatmaker. ZOF is one of the premiere emerging talents in dance music with skill sets spanning DJing, producing, singing, and songwriting. Her extensive background in music shines through in her productions and eclectic DJ sets that often seamlessly traverse through genres. In this episode of Guest Mix Seattle: The Podcast, ZOF discusses their upcoming album, their EDC experience (and transformation into DJ Paper Towels!), how the music they grew up with is still impacting her music today and way more.
Episode 004 – C895 Program Director Ron Chatman, sits down with Alex Wagner aka A SINGLE WAVE or ASW, a Seattle-based artist, known for his moody soundscapes, combining alternative rock, psychedelia, progressive house, and more. ASW combines multiple genres, all under one hood to tell stories he’s wanted to tell his whole life. In this episode of Guest Mix Seattle: The Podcast, ASW discusses how the urge to tell stories through music combined with a love for “Zelda” has shaped his path into composing music, his boundry pushing DJ sets, his creation of Grooving For Good and more!
Episode 005 – C895 Music Director and Assistant Program Director Harmony Soleil, sits down with Lucy le Freak, a formidable force for the future of rave music, constantly embracing both the frequent changes of life, and a powerful authenticity rarely found in the music industry. Inspired by the Big Beat era, this trans femme producer from Seattle wants to ignite a nostalgic return to the 90’s breakbeats that once captivated the world. She refuses to accept a single mold for her mixing style and incorporates modern sounds and influences from a variety of genres. Lucy le Freak discusses the impact that the pandemic had on her life and career (the negatives and the positives!), musical influences from the “golden age” of EDM and the Big Beat era of the 90s, her album (out on 7/28), and way more!
Episode 006 – C895 Music Director and Assistant Program Director Harmony Soleil, sits down with Orion! The Founder of Orion Entertainment, Orion aka David Schwartz, started the company when he was a freshman at the University of Washington. Orion got his start DJing house parties in the Greek System, and eventually transitioned into playing clubs, bars, and private events. 10 years later, David, (Orion) has performed at hundreds of events all across the Pacific Northwest and beyond. He has received national recognition from Honey Books and the Rising Tide Society, and in 2019 was named as one of 20 on the Rise in the Event Professionals Category. He is a resident DJ with The DJ Sessions a Twitch Featured, a Partner DJ-Streaming series and a resident club DJ. He is also a DJ lessons instructor at Guitar Center in Roosevelt and cherishes the change that a career in music can create in peoples lives and the confidence it can instill in them. He has helped many improve their craft and launch their careers. In this episode of Guest Mix Seattle: The Podcast, Orion, discusses how he turned his passion for music and DJing into a PNW empire, the impact that nightlife has had on finding himself (and the approval to “be weird”) and way more!
Episode 007 – C895 Music Director and Assistant Program Director Harmony Soleil, sits down with Frida K! Seattle based house music DJ and producer Frida K is turning heads through her energetic live sets and incredible releases. Some of Frida K’s noteworthy past performances include Beyond Wonderland at the Gorge, Night Trip LA, Dirtybird Couchout, and Paradiso. She has also played direct support for house music legends such as Jauz, Claude Von Stroke, and Chris Lake. Frida K is known for her groovy yet brilliant house tunes such as “Too Many” and “Motozaki.” Frida K is a talented, rising star in the house music scene and one that should be kept on all radars!
It’s new, it’s completely local, and it’s a fun way to hear the best DJs in Seattle if you can’t make it out to the club. Guest Mix Seattle, Sunday nights at 8pm!