An exciting collaboration between Barely Breaking Even, Anti Social Jazz Club and Melodic Distraction saw the disco don John Morales join us on the airwaves for an M&M Mixes radio show.
Barely Breaking Even is a record label notorious for it’s compilations and artist series over the past 20 years. Approaching their anniversary, the label has worked alongside some of the best musicians in the 21st Century; J Dilla, Pete Rock, Joey Negro and Kenny Dope to name a few. Recently, John Morales has been working with the British label to release some of the best M&M releases.
In the ’80s, John’s work in radio, record stores and on the dance floor influenced a generation. Alongside studio partner Sergio Munzibai, the duo produced over 650 mixes as M&M. The two musicians have worked with the likes of Jocelyn Brown, The Temptations, Tina Turner, The Rolling Stones, Spandau Ballet, Aretha Franklin, Shalamar, Hall & Oates, Billy Ocean, The Commodores and even Rod Stewart. John has recently completed two CD compilation for BBE, with new expanded editions of James Brown and the Four Tops, Marvin Ashford & Simpson and many more. This radio show includes a lot of the new editions so give it a listen!
The James L’estraunge Orchestra – Closer [BBE, 2017]
Freddie Joachim – End Of The Universe [BamaLoveSoul, 2012]
Pete Rock – A Little Soul [BBE, 2001]
Nicolay – Dy-No-Mite [BBE, 2005]
Kova & Miles – Clap Clap (Hand Clappin’ Song) [BBE, 2011]
Lil’ Dave – Chips & Salsa [Record Breaking’ Music, 2009]
Timo Lassy – The More I Look At You (feat. Jose James) [Ricky-Tick Records, 2009]
Billy Bang Sextet – The Nagual Julian [BBE, 2017]
94 East – If You Feel Like Dancin (Dance Version) [Hot Pint Record Inc. 1986]
Bara BrÃ¶st – Aerobic (feat. Igid Pop) [BBE, 20120
Universal Robot Band – Barely Breaking Even (Club Version) [Moonglow, 1982] Bumblebee Unlimited – Lady Bug (I Just Wanna Be Your Lady Bug – 12″ Version) [BBE, 2009] Radiance – You’re My Number 1 (Original Mix) [Are ‘n Be Records, 1983] Curtis Hairston – I Want Your Lovin’ (Just A Little Bit – John Morales M & M Mix) [BBE, 2013] —
Sandy Barber – I Think I’ll Do Some Stepping (On My Own) (John Morales Vocal Mix) [BBE, 2013] Atlantic Starr – Circles [A&M Records, 1982] Cheryl Lynn – Got To Be Real [Colombia/CBS, 1978] The Fantastic Aleems – Hooked On Your Love (feat. Calebur – John Morales mix) [BBE, 2011] Dianna Ross – No One Gets The Prize [Motown, 1983] Ronnie Dyson – All Over Your Face (JM After-Session M&M Mix) [BBE, 2009] Lenny Williams – You Got Me Running [ABC Records, 1978] —
Ron Hall & The Mothafunkas – The Way You Love Me (feat Marc Evans – Dim’s TSOP Version Part 1) [Defected, 2008] Cubie Burke – Down For Double [Rissa Chrissa, 1982]