Guest Mix – James Rod


He is the label owner for Golden Soul Records and this mix is fantastic journey through Disco, Italo , Nu-Disco , EBM and everything inbetween!



Jaime Rodríguez Navarro AKA James Rod hailing from Extremadura, Spain is a DJ, producer and freelance sound creator.

He is renowned for his crisp producing & masterful performing of a melting pot of Disco, Future-disco, Cosmic Disco, Italo, funk, boogie & house vibes – this was recognized in previous years which saw him named No.1 Nu-Disco artist of 2017 alongside a host of leading artists including Andrew Weatherall, Todd Terje, Rayko, Vitalic & Justize. Adding to this, James was in the top 50 international artists selling the most records which has led him to be a highly in-demand Musician.

Day to day – James is the owner of the brilliant Spanish label; Golden Soul Records – founded in 2015, the label has released the work of countless international artists including Rayko, Get Down Edits, Jarle Bräthen, Copycat, Tulioxi, Copa Turbo, Somerville & Wilson, Slync, Molinar, Rigopolaf, Phunktastike & Juan Soto.

On the performance side of things, James has shared the stage with superb talent such as; Pete Herbert, Rayko (Rare Wiri/Nang), LeeVanDowski (Cadenza), Monoblock (Freack nchik), Pikaya (Cadenza), Heartthrob (Minus), Monchipet (Bpich), Bauchamp (Bpitch), Coyu (Suara/2020 Vision) & Alejandro Paz (Pato Carlos record)

On the production side of things, James has been involved with a number of different exciting projects including;

Remixes for Sugar Daddy (Tom Finlay/Groove Armada) under the label “Situationism” in uk, Ilya Santana, Susana Estrada, Pardon Moi, Daniel Monaco, Algy Strut, Rubberlips, Azaria, Aleito, Copycat, Shubostar, and a lot of great artists from the underground electronic scene of the last years

A collaboration in the re-edition of the ‘Spanish actress’ album with Susana Estrada, which is available in vinyl in all stores.

A collaboration with the English band Future Unit in vinyl format with versions of the track remixed by Ashley Beedle, Rubberlips and James Rod.

The re-release of the track ‘Spanglish’ composed with the Manchester artist Chris Massey and released by Sprechen Records, this will be republished in a compilation of the label Sprechen in cassette form and exclusively via Bandcamp, with the collaboration of the English singer Daniele Moore – a current member of the acclaimed London band Crazy P.

James is also an active member of the Gouranga Clan music blog managed by Isaac Ferry, son of the English singer Bryan Ferry, founder of the acclaimed group Roxy music. The Gouranga Clan is preparing the launch of its own label for this year and has the collaboration of artists such as Bonar Bradberry, Algy Strut, Raymang, Todd Terje and a host of high-quality artists recognized on all continents.

2020 sees the Spanish discotheque dreamer James Rod return to Paper with a magnificent cosmic business. The psychedelic artwork done by America’s Fame is a good indicator of what will be featured on the EP.

Golden Soul Records Soundcloud

James Rod Soundcloud

Golden Soul Bandcamp