Welcome To My Crate XL is a free audio podcast focusing on dance music, cultural topics, studio/DJ tips and general tomfoolery. The long form conversation is hosted by globally active DJ/producer Chris Manik aka MANIK, alongside friends and special guests.

Episode 23 features Jim Tremayne, editor of DJ Times Magazine. DJ Times has been around for 30 years and was the first music magazine dedicated to DJ culture. Jim Tremayne has interviewed a plethora of artists and musicians including the late-great Frankie Knuckles, Questlove, Tiesto, A-Trak, and Cypress Hill. In this episode, we speak about New York City clubbing in the 90s/00’s, Twilo and Cielo, underground parties in Brooklyn in the 2000’s, interviewing Cypress Hill and Tiesto, what has changed in dance music print media and much more.


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– jams
Jimbo James