Where it all began
The founder of Twisted Soul Collective, Jonathan Smart, started as his musical career while he was studying Dance at what is now the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. After a successful professional career under his belt Jonathan focused on a music career at beginning of the Acid House Music scene in the UK. In a very short time Jonathan went to work and produce for pioneering house DJ’s such as
· Trevor Fung,
· Colin Dale
He produced his first EP Playtime Toons with the original Ibiza DJ legend Trevor Fung. From that EP ‘’Shaker Song’’ became the last song anthem at the legendary Manchester club The Hacienda. Following the tracks success '' Shaker Song ''was then remixed by world famous DJ Norman Cook aka Fat Boy Slim.
Jonathan then went on to write music for the advertising giant Olgivy and Mather Worldwide Dove campaign. In 1990 Jonathan signed to the Brothers Organisation and released a Rock / Dance based album called Smart which led to performances at the famous South by South West Festival in Austin Texas and a US tour . In 1993 Jonathan focused on his family but still worked on smaller remix projects.
So Where Are We Now ?
Fast forward 17 years ...... to 2010, Jonathan formed Twisted Soul Collective a group of DJ’s and producers who all had a passion for Disco Soul and Funk but the ‘’twist’’ was to take this genre of music into the 21st Century.
The members of Twisted Soul Collective are:
Jonathan Smart - Founder / DJ / Producer / Radio Host and the main driving force behind TSC.
Malx - Producer and Head of TSC Recording Studios
Stewart McCrea and Clive T - Founding Members and Radio Hosts for Twisted Sunday's - Kane FM
TSC have now an established name and brand within the Disco / Re-edit / Nu Disco Genre with a number one and three top three hits.
To date TSC have Released on the following labels.
· Ghetto Disco (UK)
· Platform 7even (UK)
· Deep Sense (Mexico)
· A&R Edits (UK)
· Hot Digits (UK)
· Midnight Riot Records (UK)
· Hutman Records (Germany)
· Dum a Dum Records (USA)
· Ritmikal Records (Spain)
Greg Wilson also voted their edit of Do I Do in his Top 20 Edits for 2013 and 2014
For more details of what is happening in the future check out Twisted Soul Collectives Gig List