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MODO continues with another genre special, this time going back to the funk, soul and disco of yesteryear, and who better to supply your weekend soundtrack than none other than legend JIM SHAFT RYAN. When Jim came and played for us last year, it was a party to remember, and we are confident this will replicate the success of that event. Throw in our resident GRINGO and we have the recipe for a top night.
Jim ‘Shaft’ Ryan, is one of club lands most establishment figures, an innovator, a visionary and ambassador for dance music. An internationally respected DJ, a talented remixer, producer and radio show presenter.
He is the creator of Miss Moneypennys and Chuff Chuff internationally acknowledge legendary clubbing brands, as well as the start-up of many new branding projects in both music and fashion business.
This pioneering spirit has seen him tour the world as well as hold down one of the longest residencies in Ibiza, Miss Moneypenny’s legendary residency from 1995 to 2010 in Pacha and El Divino…
Jim has released 21 compilation albums his most recent, on itunes ‘Modern Balearic’. He has produced and remixed under a number of alias including Groove Allegiance and JSR his most recent production project Zoned Out his remixes have steered the likes of Beyone, Michael Buble, Lady Ga Ga, Solange Knowles and Yoko Ono on to the Dancefloor, all receiving critical acclaim.
He has hosted a weekly radio show in the UK, Ibiza, Spain, US, Australia, New Zealand and Bulgaria. The show was compiled produced and presented by Jim allowing him to explore and break the music he loves.
Not satisfied with his past glories Jim has also been one of the driving forces behind Celestial Recordings since its inception in June 2010 it has released a single every week, released fifteen compilations and has had tracks licensed to Hed Kandi and Roger Sanchez’s ‘Release Yourself’ summer compilations.
He has recently completed writing a musical. ‘Ibiza the Musical’ a love story based on his experiences working on the White Island for fifteen years using many of dance music’s biggest records to drive the narrative. Jim is in discussions with the theatre world to bring the production to stage.
His writing skills are not exclusive to musical theatre, being commissioned to write for lifestyle and dance music magazines. He is also in the process of finishing his first anthology of poetry to be published at the end of 2017.
Not satisfied with this incredible CV, Jim is now embarking on relaunching the Miss Moneypenny’s brand. Curating the Miss Moneypenny’s Prom with Birmingham Gay Symphony Orchestra at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall in November a relaunch of Miss Moneypenny’s in Ibiza with events in Ocean Beach and Café del Mar this Summer with Jim headlining as well as a new Miss Moneypenny’s classic compilation being released in July.
As a DJ Jim Shaft Ryan will always engage with the Dancefloor through his passion for House music’s uplifting positive dance floor message either in the form of modern or classic house music. Jim is happy to deliver his inspirational sound in digital or vinyl formats.
Jim can tour individually or with dancers, saxophonist and percussionist in accompaniment.
This remarkable journey has led to Jim being sought after to share his experience and expertise on radio, TV, blogs, magazine, educational establishments and public speaking events.
FREE Entry all night long and no doubt that the tunes will be of epic proportions.
I’d get there early to avoid disappointment.
MODO is proud to bring together a great community of music lovers that need catering for on a different level, with great DJ talent and music that you won’t hear anywhere else in Moseley.
See you on the Dance floor
MODO — Music Of Distinct Origin