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ElChinoTrevor Parkee (aka Elchino)

DJ/Radio Presenter/Music Producer, he is the pilot of the long flying radio show, Departure Lounge, which goes to air every Saturday afternoon on Sydney Community Radio Station2SER.107.3. Elchino eclectic selection covers musical genres from, old/nu jazz, broken beat, brasilian, latin, soul, funk to folk and electronica.

Departure Lounge also supports and interviews... up and coming artists, local and international songwriters, DJs/producers and he also promotes the underground dance music scene in Sydney.

Some artists and DJs that have appeared on his show included Tokimonsta, Teebs,(Brainfeeder) Sui Zhen, Moon Holiday, Briana Cowlishaw, The Leisure BanditsBrendan Green, Nicodemus, Gaslamp Killer, Kathrin De Boer(Bellruche) Karsten john (Vinyl Vibes) DJ Maestro, Todd Tjjere, DJ Roshan, and local Warehouse Party Crews such as Ha Ha Productions, Future Classic, People Must Jam and Soul of Sydney..

Elchino started his DJ career in the early eighties as a part of the 'All Funked Up' DJ Collective..with Simon Caldwell, Kid Dolphin and the Continental..Elchino has also had a long residency at the Cricketers Arms Hotel with All Funked Up and "Nu Jazz for the Jetset" with Gordon 'Savage Gee' Watson..

Elchino has taken his hand luggage music selection internationally playing in London, Barcelona, Germany and played at the infamous Jazzrooms in Brighton.

He has also supported international DJs and Artists... Rainer Truby, Jazzanova, World Future Funk, Kyoto Jazz Massive, BBC1..Worldwides'..Gilles Petereson, Belleruche.

In 2012, Elchino received a Hall Of Fame Award from Radio Station, 2SER for his 12 years of dedication to promote and support unreleased music through his radio show, and to acknowledge his voluntary service and commiment to the station and the community.

Currently, Elchino is Creating/Producing tracks in his home spacepad recording studio, during this process he is also adding the talents of guests vocalists who have been joining him in the studio and layering their vocals over his soundscapes.

Check out the last four weeks of shows below:

Shows On Demand

Flight 1504 Friends As DJs..Fifi la Frug

Departure Lounge
Flight 1504
Saturday 15th April, 2017
w.Fifi La Frug

Elchino Take Off Set

Mambo/Wally Badarou/Island
Solstice/Brian Bennett/Voyage/Isle Of Jura
Disco Dive//Trevor Bastow/Programme Music Recording
Dead Eyes Opened/Severed Heads/Virgin
Saturns Return/Harvey Sutherland and Bermuda/Expectations/Clarity
Praice Jah/Oluko Imo/Makossa
Rock Batlanga/Bra Sello Mmutung/Zulu/Crown Ruler
Afro Fever/Emma Dorguu/Phonogram
Walk With Me/Oby Onyioha/Time
Born To Reign/Wisdom/EMI
Ibu Ndum(Igbo/Christy Essien/Polygram
Beats In DEpth/Hiroshi and Claudia/Atom
The Mustard Battle/Dion McGregor/Decca
Space Reflex/Dick Hyman and Mary Mayo/Moon Gas/MGM
Power House/Bobby Hammock Quartet/Liberty
Get On Up,and Do It Baby/Marie Adams and The Three Tons of Joy/Command
Ive Got It/The Raylettes/Tangerine
Take Me Baby/Alder Ray Mathis/Jetstar
Dirty Old Man/Martha Turner/Royal American
My Brand On You/Denise La Salle/Westbound
Space Recarnation/Marvin Gaye/Motown
Sons Of Sagitarius/Eddie Kendricks/Tamla
Move On/Osibisa/Decca
Sexxy Soul Pt. 1/Trick Shot/Chess
Lets Get Funkdafied/Boiling Point/Bullet
Rock Groove Machine/The JB's/Drive
Voodoo/The Neville Brothers/Festival
Trouble With My Lover/Betty Harris/Soul Jazz
Black John The Conqueror/Dr John/Atco

Flight 804 with Friends As DJs, Maxxyt and Lyre Byrdland

Departure Lounge
Flight 804
Saturday 8th April, 2017
w. Maxxyt and Lyre Brydland

Elchino take Off Set

Mission Impossible/Lizzie Mercer Descloiux/7E
Button Up/The Bloods/Soul Jazz
Can't Be Funky/Bush Tetras/Stiff
I Always Wanted to Be In A Band/Step By Step/Brunswick
Blofonyobi Wo Atale/The Pyschedlic Aliens/Voodoo Funk
Solid Wall Of Sound/Tribe Called Quest/Mercury
Circle/Jazzanova with Ursula Rucker/JCR
High Priestess/Karma/JCR
Hashish/Cosmic Rockers vs. Zeb/Codek
Peninsula/Cale Sexton/Butter Sessions
Bermuda/Harvey Sutherland/Priestess
Boy Toy/Honey Source Band/Audio Chemists
Dance With You/Paul Raymond/Super Disco Re-edits
Hot Foot/ Lyre Byrdland
Baribala/Arel Bacou
Imagination/Glenn Lumanta
Dirty Sheets/Baldwins
Sorrow/Snarky Puppy
Mousterious Moustache/Dubious Blues Trio
Lady/Tune Yards feat Questlove

Flight 1803.Friends As DJs feat. Ed Willis

Departure Lounge
Flight 1803
Saturday 18th March, 2017
Friends As DJs, Molotov Christoph (ED Willis)
Elchino Disco Not Disco Selection
Attention Please/Mladen Franco/Sono20
Make Up Your Mind/Swayzak feat. Clair Dietrich/iK7
Out Of Nothing/Rich Medina feat. Ivanna Santilla/Kindred Spirits
Same/Smith and Mighty feat Tammy Payne/iKZ
Cavern/Liquid Liquid/99 Records
Funky Stuff/Lizzy Mercier Decloux/Mabo Nassau/IT
Do It Today/Maxium Joy/Fontana
Guess Who?/A Certain Ratio/Factory
Love Tempo/Quando Quango/Factory Benelux
Rock Batlanga/Focus Zulu/Crown Ruler
Fellas Doing It Lagos/Hotline
Still In Love/Rose Royce/Epic
Tasty Tune/Minority Band/PPU
If You Feel Like Dancing/Webster Station/Family Groove
Brotherson/Ojeda Penn Mukatsuku
Just Do You/Lord Echo feat. Mara K/Soundway
Body to Body/Gepy & Gepy/Best Record
Kiss Me Again/Larry Levin/New York Underground 1
Let It Whip/Dazz Band/Motown
I Wanna Love/Papas Got/Rocafort
Forever/Frank Eddie/Sol Discos
My Music/E.T Webster/SOL Disco
Sunrise/Hall and Floyd/Family Groove
Moon Child/Captain Sky/AVI

Flight 1103 Friends As DJs with Coco Pop (Subsonic)

Departure Lounge
Flight 1103
Saturday, 11th March, 2017
Friends As DJs, Coco Pop (Subsonic)

Elchinos Take Off Set
Wind In Your Hair/Mladen Franko/Amazing Space/Son101
WasxDOg A Donut/Cat Stevens/Izitso
Will I Dream/Pelican Daughters feat. Andy Rantzen/Oz Waves
Japanese Girls/Frank Chickens/Liberation
Raygunomics/Project Future/Capital
The Roxy/Phase 2/Disc AZ
On The Air/Lexy Mella/Soundway
Sweet Power Your Embrace/James Mason/Chiarscuro
Turn Off The Lights/Larry Youngs Fuel/Arista
Turn It Up/Mighty Fire/Elektra
Look Into My Eyes/Color Is Ice/52 Street/Factory
Coco Pop Mixed Snacks Mix
Anymore/Dr Drew and Adana Twins
I Want To Breakfree/Queen
Bake a Fake/Rich Vom Dorf
Follow You/Boris Dlugosch
Respect/It's Erotic/Somersault
Newborn/Aaron Ahrends

Flight 1802..Friends As DJs with Daniel Lupica

Departure Lounge
Flight 1802
with Friends As DJs..Daniel Lupica

Elchino Take Off Set
Got It In Check/Marc Mac/Omniverse
Going East/Billy Paul/Phildelphia
Brown Rice/Don Cherry/Horizon
Huit October/Cortex/Disque Esperance
Lady Samba/Walter Balanco/CBS Brasil
A Illa/Chico Bateria/Sigma
Heartbeat/Fini Dolo/People
My History/New Sector Movement/People
Hold It Down/4 Hero feat Lady Alma/Talking Loud
Zombie/Bugz in da Attic feat Wummni/Bittersweet

Friends As DJs..Daniel Lupica
Olobaki Tovanda/Bebe Manzenza/Yam
I'm Gonna Pray/Flokey Van Hook/Gospel Plant
Back Off/Holly Near/Redwood Records
Super Jay Love Theme/Jaye Love/Hit Maklers of America
Femmes Pays Douces/Raphael Toine.
Hey Hey/Zulu/Crown Ruler
Taste The Music/Kleeer/Atlantic
Kiss/Sexy Robot
I Know You Care/Ethel Beatty/Expansion
His Alive/Michael Soward
The Boogie/Joan Bibiloni

Flight 1102 with Mark de Clive Lowe (The Church, Princess Productions)

The Edge/David McCullam & David Axlerod

Agora Chega/Som T.A/RGE

Thats What Friends Are Fo/Madeline Bell & Alan Parker/Themes

Let The Sunshine In/Sons and Daghter of Lite/Ubiquity

Wait For Me/Oby Onyioha/I Want To Feel Your Love/Time

I Feel Funky/Harry Moscoe with Collete Wilkinson/Taretone

I'm Ready/Buari/Makossa

Lets Change The System/Christy Essien/Polygram

Take Me High/Inga IG/Bomp/PMG

Feeling Happy/Wisdom/EMI

Brotherson/Ojeda Penn/IFE

Lets Go Funky Town/Ovory/Star




Flight 2801 ..Friends As DJS..DJ Maniak (Sal Bellisimo)


Elchinos Take Off Set

Melo Da Cuica/Azimuth/Sigla

Wet Walnuts and Whipped Cream/The Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble/AJE

Feel It/Kitty Winter Gypsy Nova/Intercord

Let's Get Together/Witch/Invisible City

Poeira Na Estrada/Don Bene/Five Star

Alem Do Horizonte/Tim Maia/Polydor

Meu Samba Regue/Marku 

Umbabarauma/Jorge Ben Jor and Mano Brown/NIKE

Woman Of The Ghetto/Doris Duke/Cooltempo

Funky Stuff/Lizzy Mercier Descloux/Columbia


Don't Blame This JoinT/Boo and The Tru Tones/Trex

Noble Kings/Dr. K.Gyasi and His Noble Kings/Essie bons

International Funk/Rim Kwaku Obeng/Harmony Records

Chain Gang/Gramaphone/Latin Fever/DJ Maniak

You Can Have Watergate/The JB's/People

Funkiest Man Alive/Do The Funky Penguin/Rufus Thomas

Just Like That/Groove Revolution

Carryn On/Ike and Tina Turner

Love Will Bring Us Back Together Again/Roy Ayres/Polydor

Across 110th Street/Bobby Womack

Funky Soul/David Bristole and The Gladiators

Rock Creek Park/The Blackbyrds/Fantasy

Mama Feelgood/Lyn Collins/People

Soul Talk/Johnny Hammond

Begging/Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons







Departure Lounge
Flight 2101
with DJ Paulao Tahira (Patua Disco,Sao Paulo,Brasil)
Russ Dewbrury (Jazz Rooms (Brighton,UK)

Elchino Take Off Jet Set
Last Tango In Paris/Trio Ternura/Polydor
Que Bandeira/Evinha/EMI
O Gira/Trio Ternura/Polydor
Hei Zambia/Francisco Egidio/Chantecler
Afirmacao/Renata Lu/Continental
De Pe,De Mao Ou De Bico/Marcia Maria/Capital
Pade Ona/Kiko.Dinucci/Marafo
Tem Candere/Brazuka/IRI
Naturalmente/Fafa De Belem/Phillips
Cabiceira/Carlos Thiago/RCA
A Historia de JOrge/Jorge Ben/Phillips
Oxun/Os Orixas/Sigia
Marinheiro/Irora Edun/Ully Costa/Brasuca
J.B De Carvalho/Musicolor
Samba De Vanguarda/Toto Mugabe/Phillips
Tamanqueiro/Elizio De Buzios/Polydor
Melo Do/Mao Branca/Polygram
Nova Lima/Tumbala/CDR
Liquid Spirit/Gregory Porter

Flight 1401..The Future Is Now

Departure Lounge
Flight 1401
14th January, 2017
Friends As DJs : Suman Nandi
Attention Passenger Take Off Set
Pacific/Zodiac Disco Alliance
Tharsis Montes/Krakatau/Growing Bin Records
Rien Ne Va Plus/Funk Factor feat. Novi Singers/ATCO
L'Eroe Di Plastica/ToniEsposito/Dischi Numero Uno
Funky Bass/Arpadys/Polydor
LUST/Laurin Rinder & Michael Lewis/AVI
Another Man(Instrumental/Barbara Mason/West Bound
So Above So Below/The Tom Tom VClub/WEA
Alone/Fun Boy Free with Bananarama/Chrysalis
World Famous/Sasha feat Mister Sam/Young RGE
Electric Boogie/Break Mandrake/RGE
You Can't Turn Back/Sylvia Striplin/Uno Meldisco
Wordly Rappinghood/Tom Tom Club/WEA
No Sense/D'Bora//West End
Heartbeat/Taana Gardner/West End
Overdose Of Love/Lowrell/AVI
Travelling Flights OF Mind/Tony Rallo and The Midnight Band/Siris
Never Let Go/Eastbound Express/AVI
Here To Stay/Captain Coolout/Virgin
Cloudburst/Eastbound Express/AVI
Genius Of Love/Tom Tom Club/Polydor

Flight 701 Friends AS DJs with Suman Nandi

Departure Lounge
Flight 701
7th January, 2017
Friends As DJs : Suman Nandi
Attention Passenger Take Off Set
Lust./Laurin Rinder & W. Michael Lewis/AVI Records
Flying High/Cloud One/Heavenly Star
Station Break/Captain Sky/Wimot Records
Holding On/Tony Rallo and The Midnight Band/Casabalanca
Best Of Luck Mate/The Fun Boy Three/Chryslis
Love Is The Key/Larry T & The Family/LET
Dance To The Body Music/Osibisa/Ojah Awaka/Island
Brotherson/Ojeda Penn/IFE
Natureza Viva/Brenda/RCA
Festa Funk/Almir Ricardi/RGE
Thanks To You/Sinnamon/Becket
Love So Deep/Design Records
Friends As DJs Mix : Suman Nandi
Bring It Back/Moloko feat. Roisan Murphy
Same Our Soul/Brian Tapper
Make Love/Oliver Cheethan
Pyano/Eric Prydz
Lady / Mojo
Boogie Tonight/Seamus Haji
Love Don'tLet Me Go – The Egg v/s Guetta
Bohemian Rhapsody/The Braids
Mysterious Girl/Peter Andre
No Diginity/Backstreet

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