Artists & Music

Abi-Clarke live at Wild Canvas Camping


Abi started dj ing in 1996 as a resident at a weekly night 'DO ME A FAVOUR' in London's West End playing a mix of soul, jazz funk, boogie, lovers rock and rare groove. This led to her own weekly nights at The Vibe Bar (Brick Lane) and Tongue and Groove (Brixton) as well as twice weekly gigs at The Cafe de Paris (VIP rooms) and The Met Bar. She has played as a guest DJ at numerous UK clubs over the years including Balance with Gilles Peterson, Mind Fluid with Kevin Beadle, War Box with Ashley Beedle, Destination Out with Ross Allen, 45 and Beyond with Dr Bob Jones, FAITH mansion house party and It's So with Ronnie Herel to name but a few.

Festival work includes The Montreux Jazz Festival, Womad, The Urban Games, Colores Tenerife and The World Snowboarding Championships. In 1999 she started working for SOUL JAZZ records in their Soho based store SOUNDS OF THE UNIVERSE and soon became part of the SOUL JAZZ SOUND SYSTEM playing reggae, funk and soul in London, around the UK and Worldwide regular trips were made to Australia,New Zealand, Germany, France, Switzerland, Sweden,Greece,Scotland,Ireland and Montenegro.

More recently she has played at The Southport Weekender,Hayling Island Spring Soul and Reggae Weekender, Margate Soul Festival on the MiSoul - Revenge of the Soul Boy Stage, Suncebeat Festival, Croatia, Beautiful People Festival and Mi Biza Soul.

Abi currently has a monthly radio show on Mi-Soul Radio. Previous radio shows include a bi weekly slot on The Soul of London Radio and a weekly slot ‘West End Girls’ on Soho Radio. In 2020 during lock down she also recorded a guest show for Worldwide FM.

Currently she has a regular Saturday session SOUL on WAX with JP at The Horse and Groom, Curtain Road and regular STOMP parties with Ross Allen and Rocky (X- Press 2) at Spiritland on the Southbank and elsewhere. In 2022 she curated 2 of her own events under her own brand, Super Natural Thing - these took place at Loddington Farm in Kent and the BBE Store in Hackney... more Super Natural Thing events are planned for 2023.

In 2020 Abi’s re edit collaborations with Ashley Beedle were released as an EP ’Sliced With Love’ on the GAMM imprint. Abi’s musical collection and selection is eclectic but she remains a soul girl at heart.