45’s Special

Special guest alongside DJ Format, Mr Thing, Spin Doctor all spinning 45s at The Book Club on Saturday 5th December is our man Jim Sharp. He has done this firing all 45’s mix for us to get ya in the mood for a festive 45’s knees up! 45’s Special mixed by Jim Sharp by The Doctors Orders on Mixcloud Download this...

45 x 45s Mix

Ahead of spinning alongside DJ Format, Mr Thing & Spin Doctor at The Doctor’s Orders 45 x 45’s night at The Book Club our very own DJ Mo Fingaz does an all 45’s, all vinyl mix of 45 x 45’s (well 47 if truth be told). Taking in classic Soul, Hip-Hop, R&B, Jungle & beyond this will give you a little flavour of what to expect on 22nd March! CHECK EVENT PAGE HERE DOWNLOAD THIS MIX HERE  45 x 45s – Mixed by DJ Mo Fingaz by The Doctors Orders on...

DJ Format & Mr ...

Ahead of spinning the first of what may well become an regular all 45’s party for The Doctor’s Orders @ The Book Club on 22nd March two of the UK’s top DJs and 45’s collectors DJ Format & Mr Thing answer Spin Doctor’s questions about their passion for those little disks your mum used to have!   How many 45’s to you think are presently in your collection? FORMAT – I’ve never counted my 45’s before but I’ve just had a look and I would estimate about 2,000. I know a lot of collectors like to have a lot of records to impress other people but I’m usually quite ruthless in getting rid of records I don’t ever listen to. I prefer to have a manageable amount of records I cherish & enjoy, rather than a lot of mediocre records cluttering up my house. THING – I reckon at a rough guess a couple of thousand, maybe more i’ve never really counted them to be honest or sorted them into Genres even … it’s a lot of boxes, but it covers Soul, Funk, Reggae, Dancehall Reggae, Hip Hop and House and most other stuff too.   What is it you like about 45’s over the good old 12″? FORM – . I started buying Hip Hop 45’s in the late ’80s because you could buy them really cheap in regular shops like Woolworths rather than specialist record shops but I think I got more obsessive about collecting them in the last 10 years because I’d already got most of the Hip Hop 12″s that I wanted so collecting 45’s brought back the excitement of finding my favourite Hip Hop records all over again. Technically speaking, 45’s are definitely harder to mix & scratch with...