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Bradley Zero shares his essential Rhythm Section cuts

A playlist chock full of Rhythm Section selects

  • In association with AIAIAI
  • 28 February 2020

We’ve been teaming up with aiaiai to bring you the best sounds straight from the selectors’ recordbags. So far, we’ve delved into the collections of Skream, Charlotte de Witte and Benji B, but now it’s time for Bradley Zero, Rhythm Section’s premier tastemaker and AIAIAI ambassador.

Landing on our Top 10 DJs of the year for 2019, Bradley Zero has been proliferating the South London scene with his Rhythm Section parties, quarterly residency at Jazz cafe and bi-weekly show on NTS. Before all of this, he was a part of the original Boiler Room team as a core programmer and host.

He started the Rhythm Section radio show back in 2009, eventually developing it into an international label, jump-starting careers from the likes of Al Dobson Jr., Henry Wu and Chaos in the CBD. Outside of those he supports, he still works on his own craft, recently being hosted on Tim Sweeney’s Beats in Space in NYC.

No matter what, his love for jazz, passion for dancing and overall love for music permeates into everything he does. His Rhythm Section parties are known to be a place for community, rather than about the particular club or the DJs that have been booked to perform. It is about building this small community and then projecting it internationally, not for notoriety but for the love of dance.

AIAIAI's modular headphone design sets them apart from the rest. With configuration options from the headband to the speakers to the ear cushions, and even the cord, it's sure to satisfy any audiophile or music professional. The TMA-2 headphones are the star of the show with ultimate personalization.

Bradley Zero prefers the AIAIAI TMA-2 DJ configuration for all his essential needs.

The TMA-2 DJ headphones are for DJs made by DJs, featuring a sturdy framework, full punchy bass and PU leather on-ear cushions. The high isolation sound and low-end dynamics make them perfect for live performances, subduing outside noises for an on-point beat match. The durable and flexible headband makes it ready for incessant traveling.

There are a multitude of other features that make them the headphone for any aspiring or prominent DJ. The cable lock keeps them from getting ripped away, the adjustable cups allow for premier comfort and the angled stereo plug keeps them out of the way. They give you security and performance.

For Bradley's exclusive playlist, he's delved deep into the Rhythm Section archives to select the most essential cuts from the imprint. This year the record label is celebrating its five year anniversary with a massive compilation set to drop in April and this is a great way to delve deep into the RS archives.

Go on over to the AIAIAI website to pick your own design preference and check out Bradley Zero's Rhythm Section playlist below.

[Photo Credit: Vicky Grout]

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