WW Glasgow: Rebecca Vasmant with JD Twitch, Melting Pot and Tommy Smith

First broadcast date: 16 April 2018

Two hour show focusing on the Glasgow music scene. Rebecca Vasmant hosts three guests who have been influential parts of the scene with their clubs and input over the last two decades. Together they detail the scene, play some records and portray their vision of the city they call home.

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JD Twitch

JD Twitch has hosted the legendary club night Optimo for many years, and has been an integral part of the alternative electronic music scene in Glasgow. He and Jonnie Wilkes created the party that holds a lasting influence with its unique music and it continues to be one of the best parties in Glasgow and across the UK.

Tommy Smith

Tommy Smith is one of the biggest influencers of the Glasgow Jazz scene. He was responsible for the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland starting a Jazz course, as well as having been signed to Blue Note Records at only 20 years old.

Melting Pot

Melting Pot is one of the longest running club nights in Glasgow, the first to host many disco legends including David Mancuso. With their own custom sound system, the sound brings the experience of a Melting Pot evening to the next level.

Rebecca Vasmant

Rebecca Vasmant is a Glasgow based selector and reocrd collector, promoting record fairs and parties in Glasgow’s Sub Club. Jazz, funk, disco, latin, house and soul all make their way into her record bag, searching for new music any minute that is spare in the day.


Cro Magnon – Technologystolemyvinyle (Jazzy Sport)
Greyish Quartet – Lydian Idyll (No label – unreleased)
Mary Lou Williams – Chunk lunka (Smithsonian Folkways)
Linkwood Family – Piece Of Mind (Firecracker)

// Melting Pot Guest Mix //
Booker T – Don’t Stop Your Love (A&M records)
Phyliss Hyman – You Know How To Love Me (Arista)
George Duke – I Want you for Myself (Epic)
Paradise – Change (Atlantic)
Channel 83 – Tonight (edit of Fern Kinney’s Love Me Tonight) (Channel 83)
Cerrone – Give Me Love (Malligator)
Vidigal (Oberdan Magalhaes) – Marcos Resende & Index (Philips)

// Twitch Guest Mix //
Pecker – KYLYN (Better Days)
Reggae Clinic 65 – Caravan (Dub Version) (International Bestseller Company)
Marcus Worgull – Seen (Innervisions)
Benoit B – Far Distance (Berceuse Heroique)
Marlui Miranda – Tchori Tchori (Joutro Mundo remix) (Optimo Music / Selva Discos)
Phil Kieran – Polyrhythmica (Optimo Music)
Esa & NarchBeats – Blast (Dekmantel)
Barbatuques – Baiana O Seguinte e Esse (Optimo Music / Selva Discos)

Easter Island – Tommy Smith Sextet (Spartacus Records)
For BB – Joe Locke – Written by Tommy Smith (Sirroco Music)
Transformation – Tommy Smith (Spartacus Records)
Stan Tracey Quartet – Starless And Bible Black (Columbia)

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