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Local Newcastle hero and internationally renowned producer Felix Leiter lands on Under No Illusion with Stand Up For Love, a slick, moody house cut featuring the evocative vocals of Irish singer Rion S.

Felix Leiter is an international DJ and house music producer who has developed his DJ craft throughout a 14 year residency at Digital, Newcastle. Felix has supported the world’s best DJs at the influential club week in week out, and has Felix released music on renowned labels such as Strictly Rhythm, Solotoko, Ministry Of Sound and many more.

A tireless work ethic, peerless local reputation and no small amount of talent has led to DJ bookings around the globe, from The Arches to Pacha, Ministry of Sound to BCM in countries including Japan, Germany, Thailand, Dubai and many more.

With Felix’s productions being championed on BBC Radio 1 and by taste-makers including Mark Knight, Roger Sanchez and Idris Elba, his latest Stand Up For Love featuring the vocal talents of Rion S lands on Ki Creighton’s Under No Illusion imprint this September: a slick, sultry, deeply evocative house cut ripe for dark basements and proper ‘lose yourself’ dancefloor moments.

Today, he joins the podcast for the first time. Listen to it below, on Mixcloud or iTunes here.

Sum up this podcast in 10 words…
It’s all about me… my tracks & others I love!

What’s your personal favourite track on it?
That’s a tough question! I’ve put so many of my own tracks in it… I’d say ‘Somebody’ coming soon on Sola.

What’s the special ingredient in this mix?
My tracks!

Tell us about your next EP?
I’m excited to make my label debuts on Solotoko and Sola in the coming months!

What have you got coming up?
Gigs, releases and more episodes of my YouTube series ‘Show Me The Sample’ where we explore the samples & stories behind some of our favorite dance floor hits.

And finally, do you have a special message for our readers?
Get out and support your local independent clubs and bars! Start your own night! Book your mates!! Throw a party & have a good time…

Tracklist

Felix Leiter Feat. Rion S – Stand Up For Love (Extended Radio Edit) [Under No Illusion]
City Girls – Twerkulator (Gabe Ruth Rework) [White Label]
Ben Miller – Junga (Original Mix) [Club Sweat]
Felix Leiter – ID
Chris Main – Music Baby (Original Mix) [Under No Illusion]
K & K – Baby I Don’t Know (Original Mix) [Phoenix Music]
Felix Leiter – Dance Wit Me (Original Mix) [Delicious Recording]
Camisra – Let Me Show You (Felix Leiter Remix) [Altra Moda]
Felix Leiter – ID
Secondcity & George Smeddles – Groove Is In (Original Mix) [Sola]
John Gold – Back To The Underground (Original Mix) [BeatCanteen Records]
Hannah Laing – The Records (Original Mix) [Sola]
Felix Leiter – ID
Felix Leiter & Luke Davidson – Brothers & Sisters (Original Mix) [New State]

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Grahame Farmer

Grahame Farmer’s love affair with electronic music goes back to the mid-90s when he first began to venture into the UK’s beloved rave culture, finding himself interlaced with some of the country’s most seminal club spaces. A trip to dance music’s anointed holy ground of Ibiza in 1997 then cemented his sense of purpose and laid the foundations for what was to come over the next few decades of his marriage to the music industry.

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