New York based DJ and Producer MOON ROCKET kicks off the show by brilliantly demonstrating why he has been in the top 10 Nu Disco artists 2017 on Traxsource.
01 Opolopo - Home [Opolopo Remix] (Tokyo Down Records)
02 Atoms For Peace - Stuck Together Pieces (XL Recordings)
03 Nicholas feat See Downes - Things of the Past [NYC Club Mix] (4lux Black)
04 Francis Inferno Orchestra - Ellingfort Road (Voyeurhythm)
05 Moon Rocket & Re-Tide - Love is the message (Doomusic)
06 Umami - Sunny (Katermukke)
07 Osunlade - Dionne (Bargrooves)
08 Moon Rocket & Re-Tide feat Libby Baeeloo - One Thousand Fingers Man (Cut Rec)
09 Moon Rocket & Re-Tide feat Libby Baeeloo - Love Lost (Cut Rec)
10 Moon Rocket & Angelo Ferreri - Inner City Blues (Doomusic)
Moon Rocket (real name Raffaele Scoccia), also known as Raffa Scoccia, Chimpa Z, Hammondology band, is a Producer/Dj classically trained Composer accomplished Piano and Hammond Organ player based in New York City.
He started studying music at an early age with classical music Italian teachers. When he was 16 he met the legendary and eminent composer/pianist Luis Bacalov (Academy Award winner for the Soundtrack of “The Postman” movie) with whom he continued to study classical piano and also started to study harmony and composition.
In 2005 MR was awarded with one of the most prestigious Italian national awards, “The Oscar for the Young”, as Best Young composer/musician.
Moon Rocket collaborated on several productions and has worked with many illustrious artitists,
his wide discography includes two Albums and he has been involved in more than one hundred productions. His discography includes almost one hundred singles, featuring such international singers as Michelle Weeks, Ultra Natè, Su Su Bobien, Dawn Tallmann, Carolyn Harding, Lisala Beatty, Marlon Saunders, Barry Alenn, Sageinfinite, Daron Lameek, Marc Bailey, Wolf Prize, Millio, Anda Volley, Princess of Controversy, Cato and his singles were released on many dance labels all over the world, including Season Limited, Purple Music, Soulfuric, Code Red, Deep Sugar, Hed Kandi, BBE, Devotion, Jellybean Soul, Harlum Muziq, Salted Music, and they reached the top ten of some of the most prominent dance international charts.
In 2015 Moon Rocket released is first album entirely produced, arranged and performed in New York entitled “The Way Love Is” with the collaboartion of the arranger Shawn V Lucas and the artistic production of the Legendary New York producer Bobby D’Ambrosio.
He has also proved to be a exceptionally gifted pianist and hammondist. As a Hammond Player, Moon Rocket is also the leader and founder of the New York trio “Moon Rocket’s Hammond Trio” usually present at the legendary Groove Club in NYC, hosting musicians such as Kenny Lewis on Drums,Tristan Clark on Guitar,Birck Birckhead on Sax,Dean James on Drums.
Moon Rocket is the founder of the New York based “Moon Rocket Music” Label.
He worked at Thompson Studios (Robbie Kostadinovic-B Room) in Soho NYC, Several important artists have worked in this studio, including the band Take 6 when they recorded an arrangement for a Stevie Wonder’s track.
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