29 Nov 2014


From RNZ Music, 3:05 pm on 29 November 2014

Optimo and Simon Wallace
Jonnie 'JG' Wilkes, Simon Wallace, and Keith McIvor. Photo by Emma Smith.  

Optimo means many things. It is a Glaswegian DJ duo, comprised of Keith McIvor, a.k.a. JD Twitch, and Jonnie 'JG' Wilkes. It is also a record label, and a legendary residency which ran at the Sub Club in Glasgow on a Sunday night for 12 years.

The music Optimo creates, DJs, and releases reflect their views that musical risk taking and fun are not mutually exclusive, and that club music can have a social conscience. Simon Wallace finds out more...


Artist: Noo
Song: No More
Composer: Noo
Album: Noo EP
Label: Optimo Music

Artist: Reel Houze
Song: No Difference
Composer: Reel Houze
Album: Disco Plate Two
Label: Optimo Music

Artist: Felizol & The Boy
Song:  Tina Weymouth
Composer: Felizol & The Boy
Album: Like Cannibal Father, Like Cannibal Son
Label: Optimo Music

Artist: Crooked Man
Song: Skink
Composer:  Crooked Man
Album: Undigitize EP
Label: Optimo Music

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