MORENA

MORENA

When did you begin DJ'ing and what made you start?  

I started Dj'ing around six years ago and in all honesty it’s something I wish I had started sooner. 

I have always had a love for music and considered DJ'ing from an early age but wasn’t completely sure how to get started. I held down corporate jobs but in my own time loved going to house parties and events and had a few friends that were DJ’s. I loved the vibe they brought to the party, the way music could get everyone up and dancing & being happy and I thought oh yes, I want to be part of that at some point. A friend of mine mention that they were starting A DJ course one day and I thought, this is my chance to get involved, the rest has been history...

What would you say influenced you towards House music?

I started being really into the garage scene growing up. Garage would always be what was played in the main room and house was what they played in the second room. I started spending more and more time in the second room listening to house and as I listened to it more it became my preference. I realised there was a huge house scene and my interest seemed to coincide with house going more mainstream.
           
Of the many genres of House, which are your favourite?
 
I LOVE all house music; for me it’s the vocals on the house that bring a house track to life for me. Whether it’s Soulful, Deep, Afro/Tribal, Funky, Jumping and Garage. The thing about House is you can mix it all, up old and new, it’s so versatile.

Which artists, producers and tracks stand out for you, both now and from the past?

Oh SO MANY SO MANY, it’s almost too hard to single them out. There are so many talented artists and producers out there, which is why House is such an amazing scene to be part of.

Producers like Masters at Work, Kerri Chandler, Dennis Ferrer, Joey Negro, Ralf Gum, Black Coffee, Kings of Tomorrow, Sonny Fodera, Disclosure, Sam Divine, George Mensah & Mike Dunn stand out for me, but in all honesty I could to on and on.

Name some highlights or a profound moment in your time as a DJ

One of the best moments for me was when I was asked to be a DJ for a friends wedding. Whilst I had done similar gigs before this was in a remote castle in the middle of Scotland. The vibe was crazy and I could see that my set and the music was the highlight of the wedding. The remoteness meant we partied all night. One of the longest but best sets I have ever played.

Another amazing event and highlight for me was a launch for the fashion brand Sandro in Regent Street. It was meant to be a small intimate event but once the tunes started playing people were drawn in from the street and it turned into something bigger and was just soo much fun.

Have you done any production? If not, is it something you aim to do?
 
No not as of yet, I have considered it and its certainty something I would like to do in the future. Right now I am focusing on Dj'ing and honing in my craft. No matter how much time I spend there is always something new to learn. 

Going on from that, what are your musical plans for the future?

My future plans are to focus on my show on House FM.

To continue I aim to perform at more gigs & festivals in the UK and worldwide once the world restores itself to some sort of normality.



Also in Players

SHILOH
SHILOH

Listen Now

AJ
AJ

Listen Now

ANANÉ VEGA
ANANÉ VEGA

Listen Now

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
00:00-02:00

Future Disco Radio is hosted by Carly Foxx, always looking forward but never forgetting the past we bring you the best in contemporary house and disco. This is 21st Century disco.

02:00-04:00

Will Downing’s voice is one of the most distinctive, loved and instantly recognisable voices in R&B. 

04:00-06:00

Traxsource co-founder Brian Tappert talks selling underground dance music in the Internet age

06:00-10:00

House FM's breakfast grooves is a delicious blend of your favourite Soul, Jazz-funk, Reggae, Hip Hop, R n B, Pop, House & Garage from the past and present served daily for your listening pleasure.

10:00-12:00

Treets gives us a unique taste the Neo Soul gems that will touch your soul in the finest style.

12:00-14:00

A true ambassador of House FM who encourages inspiration among listeners while bringing back great memories and education of the disco and classic soul/R&B era.

14:00-16:00

Bringing the deeper sound of the Soulful house vibes with influences that are rooted in the sounds of Masters at Work and Frankie Knuckles

16:00-18:00

Serving a synergistic blend between Deep Soulful, Jackin, Afro, Progressive, Nu Disco and Broken House.

18:00-20:00

In Macca's very own words, "Soulful is where my heart lies if I'm honest... basically, any release by Louie Vega is pure gold dust!"

20:00-22:00

Jason has a long extensive background within the music industry and has always been drawn to the heavier and more twisted sides of Techno dance music

22:00-00:00

An established producer who is the reigning "prince” of New Jersey’s underground dance music scene.

00:00-02:00

A true New Yorker of Colombian roots with a  love for Afro Latin drums and sophisticated melodies.

02:00-04:00

Sister Bliss is one of the true pioneers of modern dance music and the musical force behind multi-million selling ionic British band Faithless.  Each week Sister Bliss In Session showcases the worlds best new upfront electronic music, spinning world exclusives from her label Junkdog Records, a live DJ mix, A List artists and Djs on the phone, and a run down of the taste-making Cool Cuts Chart.

04:00-06:00

Will Downing’s voice is one of the most distinctive, loved and instantly recognizable voices in R&B. 

06:00-10:00

House FM's breakfast grooves is a delicious blend of your favourite Soul, Jazz-funk, Reggae, Hip Hop, R n B, Pop, House & Garage from the past and present served daily for your listening pleasure.

10:00-12:00

Nulu Movement brought to you by the talented Anané!  She is a singer, a songwriter, a producer, a DJ, a label owner, a model/fashionista and a mom! v

12:00-14:00

The connoisseur of House and Garage who delivers the finest UK and US sounds from their origins right through to the present day.

14:00-16:00

An established remixer of music across many genres, much of which has reached the Top 40, and a formidable global DJ.

16:00-18:00

Grammy award winner and legendary global deejay producer Louie Vega's Dance Ritual every Friday showcasing exclusive productions and all things House from around the globe!

18:00-20:00

His shows are a blend of genres with a soulful essence, typically ranging from soulful, through disco and then building to a funky and jackin' flavour. 

20:00-22:00

Soulful House at its peak! enjoy Dave Pressure and DJ Unique weekly on House Fm 

22:00-00:00

Two heavyweight selectors who provide the sounds that make a dancefloor stomp hard and deep!

00:00-02:00

Mike Cameron is the founder of Smack Records which has a soul house trademark that is splashed with some African electronic flavor

02:00-04:00

DSOH is a weekly showcase of Lars' versatile but very selective musical range and evidence that the way he programs his sets and puts the songs together make him stand apart from the rest.

04:00-06:00

Be a part of the journey and allow Claptone to transport you to a place of sonic delights, with a show designed to enchant outside of the club.

06:00-08:00

House FM's breakfast grooves is a delicious blend of your favourite Soul, Jazz-funk, Reggae, Hip Hop, R n B, Pop, House & Garage from the past and present served daily for your listening pleasure.

08:00-10:00

Breakfast Bangers with an Assorted Flava! Everything from the R&B and Reggae and Garage classics to the upfront House sounds

10:00-12:00

London based DJ’s, producers Andy King, Danny Langan and Dave Winney who are influenced by 90’s Garage, House, Disco and Techno.

12:00-16:00

Dominique's musical style weaves between deep, tech, funky and electronic house, where she voyages through quality house grooves to suit all.

16:00-18:00

The poetic love of the riff, the driving bass lines and the drums and breaks brings us the euphoria of House Music.

18:00-20:00
20:00-22:00

I LOVE all house music; for me it’s the vocals on the house that bring a house track to life for me.

22:00-00:00

London's heavy duty House and Techno selector

00:00-02:00

A well acclaimed artist whose label "Import Tracks" releases fresh and edgy tech-house tracks and has awards from Beatport, Billboard and many more

02:00-04:00

Circoloco's reputation has been built collectively. In the booth and on the dance floor.

04:00-06:00

A world famous trance DJ, who has played in over 150 cities in 40 countries and a prolific tech house and techno DJ/Producer with 6 B.P.I. Gold Certifications.

06:00-08:00

House FM's breakfast grooves is a delicious blend of your favourite Soul, Jazz-funk, Reggae, Hip Hop, R n B, Pop, House & Garage from the past and present served daily for your listening pleasure.

08:00-10:00

A big dance music fan since 1988 who has got a fire in his belly for DJ'ing and also loves making beats.

10:00-12:00
AJ

A beautiful selection of all the best and beautiful tough house you can hear and in AJ's own words the sound of House is "all under one umbrella".

12:00-14:00

A self confessed House music connoisseur and lover of House music across all of the spectrums

14:00-16:00

An uplifting DJ who can deliver the vibe both with vinyl or digital and has reached high positions in the Traxsource charts.

16:00-18:00

What Yooks brings is an immeasurable sound of the Afro, Soul and House sound and has several productions that enhance this further.

18:00-20:00

The Essence of House is the heart and soul of House music comprised of Deep House, Tech House, Techno, Jackin House, Soulful House, Afro House and House Music.

20:00-22:00

Jamesey has professionally be playing deep and soulful house for more than twenty years.
Real success didn’t take long to beckon, getting his break on Housefm.net in 2004.

22:00-00:00
00:00-02:00

Jason H has a long extensive background within the music industry and has always been drawn to the heavier and more twisted sides of Techno dance music.

02:00-04:00

Franky Rizardo presents FLOW, a weekly radio show dedicated to bringing you the hottest records in house music. With releases on Circus, Rejected, Saved, and Defected, Franky has swiftly become an authority in dance music, taking FLOW to many of Europe’s most prestigious nightclubs and festivals - the radio show is a true representation of the energy those parties possess.

04:00-06:00

The World's hottest music every single week from Beatport and presented by Al Gibbs

06:00-08:00

House FM's breakfast grooves is a delicious blend of your favourite Soul, Jazz-funk, Reggae, Hip Hop, R n B, Pop, House & Garage from the past and present served daily for your listening pleasure.

08:00-10:00

The poetic love of the riff, the driving bass lines and the drums and breaks brings us the euphoria of House Music.

10:00-12:00

Always looking forward but never forgetting the past this brings you the best in contemporary house and disco. This is 21st Century disco.

12:00-14:00

Combining his multifaceted skills as a DJ / producer / remixer, and with an ear towards dance music's roots, Mr. V is a name to watch out for!

14:00-16:00

Serving up the Assorted Flavas ranging from Garage to Deep House to Soulful House and some Breakbeat!

16:00-18:00

Lee Coffey would define himself as a true house Soulja, chasing beats since back in the day and starting out at the original import record shop, Bluebird Records. 

18:00-20:00

DJ RAE proves to be one of  the few females in the house music scene with such a dynamic career, carving out her unique path as a DJ, Singer, Songwriter and Producer.

20:00-22:00

Grammy award winner and legendary global deejay producer Louie Vega's Dance Ritual every Friday showcasing exclusive productions and all things House from around the globe!

22:00-00:00

Terry Hunter has traveled the globe sharing his passion for soulful house music with a phenomenal number of releases alongside many top artists.

00:00-02:00

Stacy is one of the most versatile DJs in House Music today. He can play Soulful & Silky Smooth or bang out the Funky Trax All Night Long! Trust us when we say!

02:00-04:00

From Guyana, S.A. to New York, USA  bringing many genres in Dance music from House, Deep House, Tech House, Progressive, Soulful and Afro-Soul. Super dope 'n unique style with select flavas to get you dancing!"

04:00 - 06:00

Some of the hottest dance music with Xenia Ghali and special guests

06:00-08:00

House FM's breakfast grooves is a delicious blend of your favourite Soul, Jazz-funk, Reggae, Hip Hop, R n B, Pop, House & Garage from the past and present served daily for your listening pleasure.

08:00-12:00

Buzzhard does not have a specific favourite, he purely loves House Music in general. It is his life and he will "play it with a passion until the day I die!"

12:00-14:00

Lady T presents a lively blend of the Soulful, Deep, and Bumpy Underground House music and presents in fine style.

14:00-16:00

Nulu Movement brought to you by the talented Anané!  She is a singer, a songwriter, a producer, a DJ, a label owner, a model/fashionista and a mom! 

16:00-18:00

My favourite genres are definately Deep and Soulful House. That is what my weekly show on Housefm.net has always consisted of.

18:00-20:00

As an established DJ since 1994 Daniel Ward plays Soulful, Deep, Uplifting House and likes to call his sound ‘Underground House and Garage’

20:00-22:00

Bringing a storming selection of the Deep Tech sounds with a presentation that a Saturday night deserves as mandatory!

22:00-00:00

Mark continues to be an innovator pushing his bass heavy house sound far and wide. The Audio Rehab bosses sound is as pioneering now as when he first started out.

00:00-02:00

The Release Yourself radio show is the home of all things House, presented by the iconic, international super star DJ and producer Roger Sanchez.

02:00-04:00

House and Techno all the way from "Solardo" UK producers Mark Richards and James Elliot.

04:00-06:00

Kaluki Radio With Pirate Copy supplying the freshest house and techno direct from the underground, packed with new and exclusive cuts from all four corners of the globe!

06:00-08:00

House FM's breakfast grooves is a delicious blend of your favourite Soul, Jazz-funk, Reggae, Hip Hop, R n B, Pop, House & Garage from the past and present served daily for your listening pleasure.

08:00-10:00

Receive the Sunday Morning Blessings with the Gospel vibes served up in a Soulful style

10:00-12:00

The deeper, edgier soulful house sound. The kind of stuff that makes you put on that nasty bass face when you hear it!

12:00-14:00

Rooted firmly with the best of the Garage sound and a love for the deep, progression and soulful styles.

14:00-16:00

Deep, Godly, Soulful and Uplifting House with the sultry influences of Latin and tribal African sounds added to the mix

16:00 -18:00

The Selection Show with the best in Soulful House

18:00-20:00

The deeper side of House combined with vocal tracks and quite often House in all shapes n sizes!

20:00-22:00

A man on a mission to  just keep providing you all with plenty of soulful goodness!

22:00-00:00

The musical knowledge ranges through many different types of music that have been in his record selection from Jungle to Garage, Grime and Funky House.