¡Take The Con!
4th Sunday of Each Month
Known well among her industry peers, Marcia Carr is an international vinyl aficionado; she is the DJs DJ with more than thirty six years of loyal passion behind her. She's played many of London's hotspots, she has been featured around the world on bills alongside many big names of the scene. As a former street/jazz dancer she knows how to work up crowds internationally - from festivals to nightclubs, be it DJ'ing in a castle down to a minuscule horse-box - taking audiences on a musical journey that nearly always veers off into sheer eclecticism of sounds. Her club DJ sets of deeper, soulful, jazzy style encompassing tech house, Afro, gospel house, disco, broken beat, nu jazz and dubstep have also featured on air of a variety of radio stations as far flung as Singapore and Sri Lanka to a host of European neighbours - Estonia, Finland, Norway, Luxembourg, Greece, Ireland, Switzerland, Scotland - to Mi-Soul radio, and venues like the Ministry Of Sound radio, alongside the likes of Bob Sinclair, MAW and David Morales. Invitations to spin around the world have continued to find favour and appreciation for Marcia gaining new fans everywhere she goes. Billed with new rising talents such as Josey Rebelle, Shy One, DJ Spinna, EVM128, Horsemeat Disco, Melvo Baptiste, Simbad, BBZ crew, A-Traxx, AfroChick at a variety of gigs, has proven Marcia's versatility to appeal across generations. As well as having spun with many honorary names over the years that include Kerri Chandler, Norman Jay MBE, Larry Heard, Joey Negro, Dego (2000Black), Phil Asher (rip), Paul 'Trouble' Anderson (rip), Bugz In The Attic, Marc Mac (4Hero), Rahaan Rah, Frankie Valentine, Jeremy Newall, Seamus Haji, Teddy Douglas (The Basement Boys), Marc Mac (4Hero), Ricky Morrison, Bert Bevans, DJ Paulette, Kev Beadle, Johnny Reckless, Bruk Up, LadyBugz, Jazzie B, Shorty Blitz, DJ Cosmo, Rachel Aubern and others. On a night off Marcia still has a yearning to take to the dance floor - she's definitely a girl about town [always supporting the underground electronic dance scene]. As a renowned music journalist Marcia's scribes have appeared in many a dance publication over the years. Marcia Carr also runs music PR / Artist agency company Talking Music Productions, is a host of numerous different events (both club and charity events). From time to time she has been involved with studio production and remix work, has also provided independent music consultancy to many organisations, all of which illustrate exactly why she is a tour de force, and still very much in demand around the world.
Marcia Carr | ¡Take The Con! Blue Note Records Pop Up | November 2023
The incredible Marcia Carr with her Blue rendition of ¡Take The Con! for London Jazz Festival week and our on board collaboration with Blue Note Records.
Marcia Carr Ft. Jerry Frempong | ¡Take The Con! | October 2023
Marcia is joined by her friend Jerry Frempong for Octobers rendition of ¡Take The Con! to discuss Asona Records reissues curated from his late father Anthony Roberts Frempong's label, now licensed to BBE Records.
Marcia Carr | ¡Take The Con! | September 2023
As always a mixed bag of awesome tunes steered by yours truly Marcia Carr on September's rendition of ¡Take The Con!
Marcia Carr | ¡Take The Con! | August 2023
A force to be reckoned with. Marcia Carr on another strictly deep and infectious underground trip. Drop her some hearts.
Marcia Carr | ¡Take The Con! | July 2023
Marcia Carr, the tunes, vibes, energy and passion each and every month on ¡Take The Con! Drop her a heart.
Marcia Carr | ¡Take The Con! | June 2023
Another dope trip from the one Marcia Carr, causing a triple heatwave on the decks and lookin' hot wid it! Drop her a heart.
Marcia Carr | ¡Take The Con¡ | May 2023
The Legend Marcia Carr takes us on another trip into underground sounds from past to present with another episode of ¡Take The Con! Drop her a heart.
Marcia Carr Ft. Colleen 'Cosmo' Murphy | ¡Take The Con! | April 2023
The iconic Colleen 'Cosmo' Murphy more recently crowned 'Captain Cosmo' joins Marcia Carr for an extra special edition of ¡Take The Con! - Great interview, music n vibe. Dive in!
Marcia Carr | ¡Take The Con! | March 2023
All killer no fillers. Marcia always takes us on a deep educational trip. Super dope show as always. Drop her a heart.
Marcia Carr Ft. Paris Cesvette | ¡Take The Con! | February 2023
Marcia is joined by incredible producer and DJ Paris Cesvette on this months edition of ¡Take The Con!
Marcia Carr ¡Take The Con! | January 2023
1st class from start to finish. Marcia Carr at the controls for her first show of the year. Incredible!
Marcia Carr & Friends | ¡Take The Con! | Christmas | December 2022
¡Take The Con! meaning to take over or control the navigational duties of a ship. Marcia always pulls up with the goods, her endless knowledge and passion steers us to the heavens and beyond each and every month. To wrap up 2022 she's joined by several guests, all super selectors. Killer show.
Marcia Carr | ¡Take The Con! | November 2022
Powerhouse Marcia Carr brought the heat as always in this months edition of ¡Take The Con! Enjoy the trip.
Marcia Carr | ¡Take The Con! | September 2022
Marcia's shows stop towpath traffic. With 4 decades of music under her belt, this comes as no surprise. Strap yourselves inn, press play and show her some love in the comments.
Marcia Carr | ¡Take The Con! | July 2022
¡Take The Con! Last Sunday of each month - 6-8pm with Marcia Carr
Marcia Carr Ft. Jitwam | ¡Take The Con! | August 2022
Entering the 3rd rendition of ¡Take The Con! with legend Marcia Carr ft the incredible Jitwan who jumped on board for a chat.
Marcia Carr Ft. Rasiyah | ¡Take The Con! | June 2022
Marcia Carr live from The BoAt Pod on June 26th.