ABOUT NEVILLE C.

Deep Crate Collective, About Neville C.

 

DJ & owner [seen here with the incomparable Ms. Alice Russell] of the best record store in Washington, DC, used and otherwise:

Som Records
1843 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 328-3345


Born Orlando, Florida, raised Atlanta, GA. Proud graduate of the University of Georgia.

Bought his first record in 1975. Started a collection around 1978. Started DJing in 1990. After careers in hotel management and journalism, Becton opened his own record store in 2003. Currently owns more than 12,000 records personally and over 20,000 in his shop and in storage. No style of music is beyond his grasp.

Got his start at Washington DC's  famous "State of the Union" club in the early 90's. Hosted "Around the World in 80 Beats" on XM Satellite Radio for over two years. Has DJed in Madrid, Auckland, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Los Angeles, Atlanta, New York at that great house party you went to in Mount Pleasant back in '95. Venues played include the 9:30 Club, Nation, Metro Cafe, Black Cat Club, State of the Union, Science Club, The Bayou, Zanzibar, Bossa, Taste of DC and many more. 

He enjoys short walks on the beach and long sessions at the cabana.

He also books all the DJ's at Cafe Saint-Ex in Washington, DC:
Check out the most up-to-date schedule here.

Contact Neville C. if you want a gig.

 

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MELLOW MADNESS LIVE RADIO MIX

01.29.09

104MB
DJ Neville C. throws down the deep international soul and funk cuts during a guest spot on DJ Mike Murphy's Mellow Madness radio show on WRIR 97.3 FM Richmond Indie Radio. The two hour show is covered in two MP3s. More info available here.