Radio show: The history of house music

Attached is a link to my most recent radio show that was submitted for my Music Programming module at university. The show begins with classic house records from 1984 before seamlessly being mixed to some of the most recent and creative tracks that represent the current house scene.


Yellow Claw – Los Amsterdam: Gear 8

Yellow Claw may have lost long term member MC Bizzey but the release of the brand new album Los Amsterdam is a clear representation of the duo pulling out all the stops. Rapidly overtaking their last album Blood For Mercy, shifting the transmission into rare territory, gear 8.     Although known for there blasting… Continue reading Yellow Claw – Los Amsterdam: Gear 8

Stefflon Don – 16 shots: Five years later

Stephanie Allen, better known as Stefflon Don. Featured on London alongside Krept and Konan and Jeremih. In late 2016, she released her mixtape Real Ting which doesn’t really cut it as a title; Mad Ting is better. It’s the ideal term to describe 16 shots. Although the single was not performed during a cameo appearance… Continue reading Stefflon Don – 16 shots: Five years later


Late April was the moment of the month for new releases. Beyoncé’s Lemonade was released on the 23rd whilst Drake’s Views was released on my birthday, the 29th. There was also the release on the 29th of the Chris Brown and OHB project titled, Before The Trap: Nights in Tarzan. The 19 track mixtape featured… Continue reading #SAMIS5TRACKS OF THE MONTH #APRIL

Scratch Radio – Urban hour with Sami – Show 4

Last Thursday's show was a bit of an experiment. I played songs that you may not have heard of before, different style but definitely some thing fresh as always nevertheless, its one to listen too, my best out of the month of shows I have done. The weeks show includes new releases from, Tinashe, Harvey Stripes,… Continue reading Scratch Radio – Urban hour with Sami – Show 4

#Samis5tracks of the month #Janfeb

Something that I will be doing monthly (this is an exception) is writing about the hottest tracks, in my opinion, of the month. Whether that is an unknown House record, an established Hip Hop track or some underground sounds, if I think its pretty special it will more than likely enter #Samis5tracks of the month. The… Continue reading #Samis5tracks of the month #Janfeb

Scratch Radio – The Urban hour with Sami – Show 2

6 days late, but here it is, the 2nd Urban hour presented and produced by my self. This show was a bit more up-tempo from the first, still keeping to the roots of playing raw urban music though from the UK and the world! The hour features 5 new releases from Disclosure, Zendaya, Jay Sean,… Continue reading Scratch Radio – The Urban hour with Sami – Show 2