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Monsieur Monod (Disco/House/Balearics) Monsieur Monod (Guy) started the Sleazy Beats blog back in 2009 together with Kris Percy and DJ Frantic from Boston, and now curates Sleazy Beats Recordings, Fools & Fables and Make Believe Disco, three DIY vinyl-only imprints. Drop him a line at sleazybeats@gmail.com 
Kris Percy (Disco/House/Balearics)
The Canadian/Danish (and better-looking) half of Sleazy Beats Recordings. He might be 40 but can still do a mean kickflip. For bookings outside of Denmark please get in touch with Nico over at Moonrise Agency
Dries Nys (House/Disco)
Music junkie and overall nysguy from Brussels, the heart of Belgium. Loves all things funky, and can usually be found scouring local recordstores and thriftshops. Cofounder of Listen Closely. Get in touch with Dries: thatnysguy@gmail.com 

Martín Miguel (Disco, House, Boogie)
Martín Miguel is the label boss of newly minted disco/house imprint Better Listen Records, former editor at The Dance Party Chronicles and also a contributor for Montreal's Bolting Bits. He resides in his hometown of Washington, DC.  Hotline to DC: betterlistenrecords@gmail.com


Juan Manuel Cortés (House, Ambient)
Music aficionado from Bogotá, an RBMA alumnus and 100% Silk artist. He'll be covering the deeper end of the spectrum, where house and ambient soundscapes lock fingers.  lunatemusic@gmail.com


Lars Brown (House/Disco)
London's Lars is a house lover and disco delver who has a dangerous habit of falling truly madly and deeply for funky records that get him movin'. You'll find him enjoying the vibe at the finest parties his city can throw. Your London link: lars_brown13@hotmail.co.uk


Andrea Pedra aka Kian T (House)
Hailing from the Chianti hills of Tuscany, Andrea (better known as his production monkier Kian T) is a househead who is addicted to analog gear. When not playing somewhere or tending to his musical obsessions, Andrea dabbles in cooking, wine, astro and quantum physics, and perhaps having one too many drinks. E-mail Kian T: kiantmusic@gmail.com
Martin Hayes
Martin is one of the masterminds behind boutique German label Rose Records. The Leipzig-based DJ and Producer has not only been steadily building an impressive discography, with releases on In Any Case, Razor 'n Tape, Banoffee Pies and his own Rose Records, but also has a thing for plants, good food and vintage whiskey. 

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