21 Oct Orpheu The Wizard, Singapore Community Radio Session
Orpheu de Jong, also known as Orpheu The Wizard has played a pivotal role in shaping the sound of Amsterdam and it’s musical landscape. His musical roots lay in hardcore punk, hip-hop and dancehall when he was young. Then came house and disco. Eventually Orpheu The Wizard co-founded the online radio station Red Light Radio (RLR) together with Hugo van Heijningen. He often stood in for shows in the early years of Red Light Radio. Playing records from his collection using fake names and alibis.
At the present time, RLR broadcasts daily shows of local and international artists, does parties, concerts and collaborations with festivals, museums & other cultural partners all over the world. Orpheu now hosts the show Music For Listening To on Red Light Radio. In that show Orpheu gives listeners an introduction to the records that make up his Wizard box. Head here to check out Red Light Radio.
When he is not managing RLR or DJing, Orphey can be found at Dynamic Range Music Bar. It is a music bar and listening space located in het HEM in Zaandam. Orpheu helped set it up and now he programmes shows at the venue. What’s more, he has provided graphic design services for various record labels. For example, Dekmantel, Off Minor and Second Circle.
Singapore Community Radio Session : Orpheu The Wizard
Recently, Orpheu The Wizard recorded a mix exclusively for Singapore Community Radio‘s latest episode. We are happy to share this with you. Listen to the mix below.