Kenny Dixon Jr. ‎– Soul Sounds

Soul City ‎– SLSS-002
Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM


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Additional production by Moodyman for Simply Soul Productions / Soul City Records.

Bootlegged in 2009 (Kenny Dixon JR EP).

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 787947501011
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Groove Side A): SLSS-002-A (NSC)
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Groove Side B): SLSS-002-B (NSC)

Other Versions (2 of 2) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
KJR 001 Kenny Dixon JR* Kenny Dixon JR EP(12", EP, Unofficial, W/Lbl, Sti) Not On Label (Kenny Dixon Jr.) KJR 001 2009 Sell This Version
SLSS-002 Kenny Dixon Jr. Soul Sounds(12", Promo, TP) Soul City SLSS-002 US 1996 Sell This Version


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August 21, 2018
January- this track is history and will never die. KDJ showing off his soulful skills with this track. Art right there !


May 9, 2018
Legend started from here. KDJ can turn any cliche dance floor classics into new boogie. 20 years on, this is still fresh.


December 10, 2017
as us monkeys have a masterbatory tendency to hang titles and play rating games, I will anoint 'January' as the quintessential deep house cut of all time. tuff!


February 23, 2017
Even with such a hefty back-catalogue of classic Detroit tunes, this E.P. by KDJ may well be my favourite! Simply brilliant.


September 1, 2016

"January" samples the intro chords of "Stefano Pulga - Superflight" (1979).


March 26, 2016
edited 10 months ago
Hypnotic sublime analog machine funk. Winter Breeze/January. Moody, & F**ing brilliant, including those George Benson samples. Poor sound quality? Badly put together? Get a life! The whole 12" is of absurd soulful darkness, & OBVIOUSLY discordant/loose. Its called art! Top 3 Kenny releases this is in, no messing.


March 11, 2016

One of my favorite KDJ records, all tracks are fun for me and the dancefloor


April 30, 2015
edited over 3 years ago

this is a poor record, not one track i would give above 3/10 to. every cut is based around sampling obvious disco/soul like george benson "give me the night" (i can hear geraldine hunt in there) but its all completely out of tune and painfully discordant/dense - like an out of key blend in a dj mix. it's although the producer has randomly grabbed a pile of records then sampled them and shoe horned them together with no musicality or attempt to find samples in the same key. i totally understand why its rare, as its not very good and i'm sure it didn't sell very well as a new release. if it wasn't moody man (who has gone on to make some better music) then no one would remember this. it does make me wonder about people's taste when you read the reviews here. i guess rarity and supposedly cool producer blind people of maybe they like really badly put together disco samples?


February 10, 2013

Still my favorite KDJ release of all time. I'm on my second copy as I wore out the first one!


July 31, 2011
If you listen to the stuff Kenny was doing on KDJ around the same time as this got released you'll notice the KDJ stuff generally has a dirtier feel. The cleanness of the production on this Soul City release is what sets it apart. Sure, Yesterday's is a get-down-n-party disco joint but Midnight and January are deep, sparse, super pumping and heavy... and at the same time, real clean! You could slip either track into any kind of house or garage set and often into a deeper techno set.