Who better to represent the people than our good friends at FSQ?! For those who do not know, FSQ is an acronym for Funk, Style, Quality. These FUNKY People have a knack for that feel good dance music. FSQ makes and plays funky disco house. So go grab yourself a cocktail with a little umbrella in it, and let FSQ provide the vacation!
If you’ve been with us from the beginning you know we dedicate this event series to life & music. So let’s cherish the good moments with the people and music we love.
Brought to you be resident DJs & musical curators - Diego Knows (NYC), Sergio Santos (LA/NYC) & Jeremy Ismael (MIA).
FSQ is an acronym for Funk, Style, Quality. FSQ members include Chuck "Da Fonk" Fishman, Sa´D "The Hourchild" Ali, Matt “One Era” Coogan, Chas Bronz and G Koop. Charlie Fishman, aka "Chuck Da Fonk" is a nice Jewish kid from Philadelphia who got the chance to sit in, tour and record with George Clinton & Parliament - Funkadelic in the mid nineties. Sa'd The Hourchild is a legendary D.J. and producer from The Funk Mob and nephew of George "Dr.Funkenstein" Clinton. Sa'd got his start as Kool DJ Me, and he serviced records for Tommy Boy. A 20 year member of The P-Funk All Stars Sa'd is the master of ceremony. Matt Coogan, aka One Era also hails from Philly. He was kidnapped and drugged into joining the group. One Era currently resides in a basement chained to some analog synths in an undisclosed location. Please tell his mother he's OK and we'll send him home for the holidays. Chas Bronz, ever the Renaissance man brings his deft skills on the guitar and behind the decks. He currently resides in Boston, home of our parent label Soul Clap Records. Rounding out the group is G Koop. Based in the Bay, G is a producer, session musician and replay specialist for Nelly, George, Clinton, Drake, Jake One, Talib Kweli, Atmosphere, Ice Cube, et al.
Sergio Santos (Get Physical, Endless Flight)
Born in the USA, raised in Portugal, Sergio Santos has spent half his life between the cities of Oporto, Boston, Los Angeles & now, his current base, New York City. Sergio Santos is a name in electronic music that has become synonymous with deep techno, dark disco, unique sounds and other world selections. Taking influence from both the United States and Portugal’s dance music scenes, Sergio has a sound unique to his life experiences and surrounding environments.
Jeremy Ismael (Faceless, Get Physical)
Jeremy’s Afro, mischievous smile and beautiful energy while playing are something that no one ever forgets. He can transport you to places that only exist in an imaginary world and can change your worst day into the best. He never stops dancing and won’t let you stop either.
Diego Knows (Cut-Line)
Founder of Cut-Line event series, Diego Knows has a love for people and a love for music that he’s fused into a lifestyle. His nightlife sound reflects all the various places and people he has encountered while learning on his travels.