Tribute To Andy Sojka & Atmosfear
Andrzej (Andy) Sojka was a genius. The head behind projects like Atmosfear or Powerline is one of the most prolific and singular producers ever to emerge out of the United Kingdom. Based in London, he was one of the people responsible for the British boogie phenomenon, discovered and produced Level 42, ran Elite Records, sold over 100,000 copies of Atmosfear’s Dancing In Outer Space and was sooner than later a mystical figure on New York City’s wooden dance floors, where people like Larry Levan and François Kevorkian worshipped his work. Get a glimpse of a few of the finest moments of this special ‘Tribute To…’ compilation. Andy Sojka died far to soon of multiple myeloma aged 48 in February 2002. May he dance in outer space forever.
A special show about UK boogie and jazz funk genius Andy Sojka of Atmosfear. You don’t need no dope, all you need is hope.
_(artist-name)Gerd Janson_ is the original Endor blender, touched with the ability to unearth treasured discs that make music lovers’ eyebrows arch and hips dip. A treasured member of the RBMA team, he is a busy purveyor of good times and tastes around the world. One half of the studio duo _(artist-name)Tuff City Kids_ with Phillip Lauer, Janson has kept it consistently bubblin’ over the years at his Liquid party at Robert Johnson in Offenbach. Formerly a frequent writer for Groove and Spex magazines, he can now mostly be found hanging out at juice bars and airport departure lounges on the international DJ circuit, when he isn’t putting out records by _(artist-name)Move D_, _(artist-name)Radio Slave_, _(artist-name)Tensnake_ and the like on his own Running Back label. The voice from planet love speaks.