Departure Lounge

Trevor Parkee (aka Elchino) DJ/Radio Presenter/Music Producer, he is the pilot of the long flying radio show, Departure Lounge, which goes to air every Saturday afternoon on Sydney Community Radio Station 2SER.107.3. Elchino eclectic selection covers musical genres from, old/nu jazz, broken beat, Brazilian, Latin, soul, funk to folk and electronica.

Departure Lounge also supports and interviews... up and coming artists, local and international songwriters, DJs/producers and he also promotes the underground dance music scene in Sydney.

Some artists and DJs that have appeared on his show included Tokimonsta, Teebs,(Brainfeeder) Sui Zhen, Moon Holiday, Briana Cowlishaw, The Leisure BanditsBrendan Green, Nicodemus, Gaslamp Killer, Kathrin De Boer(Bellruche) Karsten john (Vinyl Vibes) DJ Maestro, Todd Tjjere, DJ Roshan, and local Warehouse Party Crews such as Ha Ha Productions, Future Classic, People Must Jam and Soul of Sydney..

Elchino started his DJ career in the early eighties as a part of the 'All Funked Up' DJ Collective..with Simon Caldwell, Kid Dolphin and the Continental..Elchino has also had a long residency at the Cricketers Arms Hotel with All Funked Up and "Nu Jazz for the Jetset" with Gordon 'Savage Gee' Watson.. Elchino has taken his hand luggage music selection internationally playing in London, Barcelona, Germany and played at the infamous Jazzrooms in Brighton. He has also supported international DJs and Artists... Rainer Truby, Jazzanova, World Future Funk, Kyoto Jazz Massive, BBC1..Worldwides'..Gilles Petereson, Belleruche.

In 2012, Elchino received a Hall Of Fame Award from Radio Station, 2SER for his 12 years of dedication to promote and support unreleased music through his radio show, and to acknowledge his voluntary service and commiment to the station and the community.

Currently, Elchino is Creating/Producing tracks in his home spacepad recording studio, during this process he is also adding the talents of guests vocalists who have been joining him in the studio and layering their vocals over his soundscapes.

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Check out the last four weeks of shows below:

Saturdays at 3PM
  • Trevor Parkee (aka Elchino)