Episode 51: Randy Deshaies’ Unauthorized History

You know, sometimes Boston can be a very difficult place to have good time. Sure there’s places to see and people to do, just like any other city, but it just feels like overall everyone is out for the taking. Well, that’s not true of Randy Deshaies, he just gives and gives and keeps on giving.

Deshaies is a New England DJ hero and one of Boston’s pioneers of the San Fran/Chicago house sound that swept the late 90’s and early 2000’s. His crew, the ever so rave-a-ly named Marz Entertainment, launched in the mid 90’s and ran for over a decade at the top of the local dance music scene and his Sunday night party at the Phoenix Landing called Bump, with resident DJs Randy, Sergio Santos and Ryan Obermiller was responsible for countless DJ sets from the likes of Derrick Carter, Mark Farina, Heather, Colette, DJ Sneak, Diz, Justin Martin and many others.

Fast forward to the future and It is with great pleasure that we present a mix from Mr. Deshaies himself. Here’s a few words from the man who describes his podcast as “upbeat and vibey with a touch of nostalgia to grab the essence of DJing as I interpret it. [The songs represent] two decades of some instrumental tunes and choice selections that have shaped my passion for House Music. Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride…”

Dont miss the upcoming Bump Reunion party taking place Sunday, May 24th at the Phoenix Landing in Cambridge!!!

1. Terry Lee Brown Jr. – Take Your Time – Plastic City
2. Iz & Diz – Love It, Dub It (Fred Everything mix) – Silver Network
3. Global Communication – The Way (Secret Ingredients mix) – Dedicated
4. Romanthony Presents Lifestyles – Trust (Ghost mix) – Downtown 161
5. Roland Clark – Resist (Jinx Soul Power mix) – Cassagrande
6. Corrie – Some Bizarre – Presslab
7. Harris & Dominic – Get Involved – Nordic Trax
8. Swag – Drum Hydraulics (Version 6) – Junior Boy’s Own
9. Mood II Swing – Do It Your Way – Groove On
10. Angel Moraes – Hairy & Big (Fun With It dub) – Hot&Spicy
11. BT – Remember (Mood II Swing mix) – Perfecto
12. DJ Sneak – How I Feel – Robsoul
13. The Absolute feat Suzanne Palmer – There Will Come A Day – TRIBAL America
14. DJ Q – Optimum Thinking – Filter
15. Tata Box Inhibitors РPlasmids РTouch̩

Episode 51: Randy Deshaies’ Unauthorized History