G.I. DISCO are the Berlin-based DJs and music-activists Kalle Kuts & Daniel W. Best. They are on a mission to bring back that Soul-, Funk-, RnB-, Pop-and Dance sound that they first heard in the 80s on AFN radio and the clubs of the US-Army troops in West-Germany. A music that still has a strong influence on today´s pop- and dance music.
Kalle is a DJ/ music producer/engineer/musician involved in dozens of major and independent releases. He is also the “Head of Artist Relations” at Native Instruments (software instruments manufacturer, worldwide market leader) where he was developing/handling endorsements with artists such as Daft Punk, Timbaland or Trevor Horn in 2007/08.
Daniel is best known for his A&R work for Bestseven/Sonar Kollektiv, as a local all-round Promoter in Berlin for events with Dixon, Jazzanova,
Gilles Peterson, Fat Freddys Drop, Questlove etc. Furthermore as a veteran free-style Dj in Berlin and last but on least manager and Booker of Jazzanova.
Their G.I.DISCO events and DJ-sets have become an open secret and pull not only a regular hip Berlin crowd, but also celebrities such as the R&B superstar Kelly Rowland and also the Berlin based DJ-jetset.
In October their first CD compilation G.I. Disco is due to be released on BBE Records.
Berlin local DJ heroes Kalle Kuts and Daniel W. Best a.k.a. G.I.DISCO have compiled an excellent 80s Soul, Funk, R & B and Disco selection. It combines representative music of that time with informative liner notes about the German historical…