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posted a comment on Black Maybe - Don't Hold Back / Affirmation. 2 months ago
Love side B of this press, Beautiful Wurli 200 keys and late night deep house jazzy sound.
posted a comment on Karizma / David Harness - Music / Say Yes. over 3 years ago
is the edit of music the same as the edit on this record?

No it's a different bootleg mix from the release you mention. Seen this written down as "(Karizma... See full review
posted a review of Yotam Avni Feat. Chris Dockins - That's What The World Needs. over 3 years ago
Yotam Avni "That's what the world needs" features the vocal talents of Chris Dockins who impresses with his heartfelt rendition of the lyrics on this timeless soulful production featuring grand keys over sleek yet infectious rhythms. Essential and timeless. See full review
posted a comment on Fresh And Low* - Little 'i' EP. over 5 years ago
And this EP was one of my best purchases ever. 'All The Way Back' is a bona fide killer cut and burned into my memory.

I think you refer to a different E.P.
posted a comment on Halo & The Sidestreet Players Featuring Maya* - This Love. over 5 years ago
On my wax the sides are incorrect Instrumental is vocal and visa versa! Anyone else have this?
posted a comment on Moodymann - Nmywagon. over 6 years ago
That's funny as I had the same from the original release back in 2001... That's gone though after time...
posted a comment on Round Two - New Day. over 7 years ago
Welcome to Discogs! You be back for more ! :-)
posted a review of Dennis Ferrer - Underground Is My Home. over 14 years ago
Dennis F's on fire this year. 'Underground is My Home' is a deep as deep can get; solid house rhythm at 126 BPM and one of the sickest basslines of the moment before the vocal preachings of Tyrone Ellis come in - vocal or instrumental both equally... See full review
posted a review of The Kolai Krew - Take It Back. over 15 years ago
"Take it back" is bringing back the music from the disco era with its combination of oldschool disco, funk, soul and jazz grooves that get topped with Maria Rochelle's sultry vocals and freestyle vibes by MC Krayola. The result is a ultra cool... See full review
posted a review of Various - Soulfuric Vaults Vol. 1. over 15 years ago
Soulfuric have grabbed into their bag of unreleased goodies and put out a hot three tracker. Kicking things off is the Groove Junkies edit of "A mystical journey" by Galaxy People that features the vocal from Donna Allen's "He is the joy". On the... See full review
posted a review of Kerri Chandler - Return 2 Acid. over 15 years ago
Kerri pulls out all the stops on this one. Return 2 Acid features Kerri with a powerhouse tribute to the glorious days of Acid House. Return 2 Acid features driving beats and keys with an incessant 808 acid line to drive the floors crazy-this was a... See full review
posted a review of Mr. V (4) - Jus Dance. over 15 years ago
"Jus dance" features spoken words over a bumpin' four-to-the-floor groove with funky beats, topped with simple yet effective keys and a jazzy rhodes solo in the 'Sole Channel Mix'. The 'Cosmic Ritual Dub' by Alix Alvarez gets more minimnal with a... See full review
posted a review of Louie Vega Featuring Mr. V (4) - V Gets Jazzy. over 15 years ago
Louie Vega and Mr. V team up for a cover of the KC Flightt classic form 1987 that comes with a slightly syncopated rhythm, phat bassline, jazzy keys, rattling percussion and and trademark rap vocals by Mr. V.
posted a review of Halo & Atwater Feat. Mr. V (4) - Change. over 15 years ago
Hot off the heels of his new mixed CD on Large, DJ Halo fires off a monster with Change. This is still getting hammered by top deep house jocks,this lovely percussive masterpiece features spoken words by Mr. V and beautiful keys by Ken Rangkuty. This... See full review
posted a review of Magic Number - That Day. over 15 years ago
For this outfit, the ‘magic number’ is most definitely two. One being Ross Hillard, writer of this project, and the other Martin ‘At Jazz’ Iverson, who supplies angry beats, strung-out key grooves and other aural delights. Helping them out on this... See full review
posted a review of Common - Be. over 15 years ago
With fellow Chi-Towner Kanye West behind the boards, Common
returns with his sixth and perhaps best effort to date, Be.
Like a train ride through the ‘hood, the concise, 11-track
opus steamrolls through the images, stories, and emotions of urban... See full review
posted a review of NSM - Turn It Up. over 15 years ago
Call it nu-jazz. Call it nu-soul. Call it Phusion. Regardless, DJ and New Sector Movements mainman IG Culture's second NSM album Turn It Up, is a decidedly mixed affair. But if its genre-mapping you're looking for, then you may as well throw-in... See full review
posted a review of Soundhack - Soundkit E.P.. over 15 years ago
For those that know and like Soundhack's sound ‘Soundkit’ is a simply devastating affair – daring itself to combine the kind of precision in sound that you’d imagine could only mature to this extent in a laboratory, with an innate understanding of... See full review
posted a review of Sixteen Souls - Late Night Jam / On My Mind. over 15 years ago
"Late Night Jam" is an ambient mix of kind feeling soundscapes alongside some funky bass beats and keys. Great track for the time and still sounds great today,
A reminiscent underground classic...
posted a review of Louie Vega Featuring Blaze - Love Is On The Way. over 16 years ago
Not much words are needed to describe this beautiful piece of music: smooth percussion added with Blaze's incomparable vocals, melodic keys and a George Benson-ish guitar solo create an uplifting feeling with a groove that will keep your feet moving... See full review
posted a review of Cerrone Feat. Jocelyn Brown - You Are The One. over 16 years ago
Purple Music bless us with this wonderful release full of classic vibes not just for the old school heads. First are the brand new Jamie Lewis mixes of "You are the one" which are a perfect combination of classic disco sounds with an up to date... See full review
posted a review of Kool & The Gang - Summer Madness. over 16 years ago
Probably their finest moment, this is a real revered jazz funk tune from a time before Kool & his Gang went pop-disco. Wierdly enough, despite being very slow it's also always been something of a dance classic (particuarly in the UK) where many a... See full review
posted a review of Martin Solveig - I'm A Good Man. over 16 years ago
Part of me just didn't want to like this, as it involves Lee Fields doing his JB impression, and Mousse T doing a Bugz impression on his 'Breakbeat' mix. But goddamn it works. David Haynes' top live drumming is streamlined by Mousse T into broken... See full review
posted a review of Gene Farris - Decompression EP. over 16 years ago
"Ashaka" is a funky dance track complete with driving drum kicks & a naughty vocal skat. Up next, Miguel Migs makes an appearance adding his signature key riffs on the Ashaka Salted rub-a-Dub. With its spacey synths & robotic tour guide vocals,... See full review
posted a review of Fresh Juice* - Party Stomp / Feels So Good. over 16 years ago
Fresh & Low are underated in my view and this is a nice piece of vinyl. The Feels So Good track is a skippy deep house track that sounds more like F&L's older sound, great sax. Party Stomp is the track to play out though. It has an amazing bassline... See full review
posted a review of Franck Roger. over 16 years ago
Franck Roger must be one of the discoveries of this years Winter Music Conference for those who didn't hear of him before (he had releases on Straight Up, Versatile and Needs Records before). Beside just being a DJ, he also produces wonderful music... See full review
posted a review of Blaze - Found Love. over 16 years ago
Blaze released their first production "Whatcha gonna do" back in 1986 when group was consisting of Kevin Hedge, Josh Milan and Chris Herbert. After a couple of now classic releases (including the "25 Years Later" album on Motown Records), Chris... See full review
posted a review of Joey Negro Presents The Sunburst Band - Until The End Of Time. over 16 years ago
Dave Lee has to be called a veteran dance producer under his Joey Negro guise, and here the has regrouped The Sunburst Band for their second longplayer "Until the end of time". Here, Joey Negro goes for a full dose of dance grooves from the... See full review
posted a review of Peven Everett Featuring Billie Jewell & Larry Billups - Kissing Game. over 16 years ago
Peven Everett is a Chicago born and raised musician and singer who plays many instruments and is best known for his collaborations on projectrs like "Gabrielle" by Roy Davis Jr.. For this project, he works together with vocalist Billie Jewel and... See full review
posted a review of Gordon Chambers / Sharon Pass - Don't Give Up / The Word Is Love. over 16 years ago
While we're still waiting for the Voices of Life album, here is a cut taken from it by Gordon Chambers. This garage houser is produced by Steve 'Silk' Hurley and Tim Dudfield and features a bumpy house groove together with some cool organ solos. The... See full review
posted a review of Various - Klubbjazz 4. over 16 years ago
Hot on the heels of their overly familiar but still worthy summer compilation (Slip'n'Slide Ibiza), London's premier purveyors of soulful, jazzy house music crank the quality up a notch or six to deliver a real feast of fresh tunes, any one of which... See full review
posted a review of Various - Klubbjazz 3. over 16 years ago
Slip and Slide's Jazz in the House series was crucial for the development of a home listening market for what is now a sizeable sub-genre in the dance world, house music with a strong jazzy flavour. Without those nine volumes it is unlikely that... See full review
posted a review of Jon Cutler - Alone (Alix Alvarez Mixes). over 16 years ago
Jon Cutler has been making tracks since the early 90's for his own Distant imprint and many others, and has always had more versatility than most US house producers - moving from vocals to jazzy to afro and latin seamlessly. So instead of repeating... See full review
posted a review of Trentemøller - Trentemøller EP. over 16 years ago
The Trentemøller EP illustrates just a snapshot of what lies in store for this multi-faceted producer as he carves out a signature style incorporating house, techno and electro-funk into one amazingly polished package – especially when you consider... See full review
posted a review of Errorsmith - Errorsmith #2. over 16 years ago
While the issue on the first EP was about modulated delays, the issue on this double EP is about modulated reverbs. Don't expect a boring excercises in sound processing. Although the aesthetic is pursitic, the fun is maximized by the use of dance hall... See full review
posted a review of Errorsmith - Errorsmith #1. over 16 years ago
I agree with samu & genet. Errorsmith is a computer music project by MMM's Eric and follows an extreme puristic sound approach. The tracks included here are getting sometimes (white) noisy, others are driven by heavy grooves that could appeal even a... See full review
posted a review of Monolake - Cern White_II. over 16 years ago
Everyone who did listen to the latest monolake album "momentum" told them to release the opening track CERN on vinyl. Here it comes. For those who had no chance listening to it yet: it`s dark and powerful high tech drum&bass. The vinyl version is... See full review
posted a review of DJ Marky & XRS. over 16 years ago
DJ Marky's life changed when he was playing at a Sao Paulo's nightclub in 1998 and was spotted by Brian D. Regarded as a stylist of the drum'n'bass, he gained success in the English scene after enduring the lack of audiences in Brazil. Since then, he... See full review
posted a review of Kerri Chandler - Kaoz Theory (The Essential Kerri Chandler). over 16 years ago
one of the most important and influential producers in house music in the past and today, finally gets a compilation including his essential recordings. You'll find classics like "Drink on me" by Teule, "Inspiration" by Arnold Jarvis, "Deeper" by... See full review
posted a review of Mood II Swing - Can't Get Away. over 16 years ago
This is the first off two remix 12" of last years massive return for Mood II Swing. Blaze come up with three unspeakable good remixes featuring their deep soulful keys, warm bass and blissed out beats.
posted a review of Terry Hunter - Madnezz Continues 1991-200?. over 16 years ago
Terry Hunter is back on MAW Records with two slamming tracks on this project "Madnezz continues", subtitled "1991-200?". First off is "Monster rhythm" which comes complete with a set of wicked keys, both melodic and spheric, over a smoothly bumpin'... See full review
posted a review of Mood II Swing - Can't Get Away (Remixes). over 16 years ago
Full Intention come up with a funky mainroom rework while Rulers of the Deep inject a little bit of Detroit flavour and underlay it with some classic old-school Chicago house beats.
posted a review of Louie Vega - Elements Of Life. over 16 years ago
Louie Vega's ambitious "Elements of Life" project mixing fresh and organic house beats with latin and african music played by some of the greatest singers and live musicians has only been out in Japan for a long time. Finally it got a US release so it... See full review
posted a review of LTJ Bukem - Journey Inwards. over 16 years ago
And what a journey it is. Whereas many of his counterparts struggle to blend quantity with quality, Bukem provides both. Ambient soundscapes abound and are blended with acoustic percussion, flute, cello and cool synth timbres. It's a more jazz... See full review
posted a review of Scott Wozniak - Wake Up My Life. over 16 years ago
opening up with a killer funk bassline, "wake up my life" features a superb female vocal from aly worth, while some midtempo beats and a funky guitar riff help that funky groove along for the late night floor crowds. the dub mix adds a killer brass... See full review
posted a review of Black Magic - Freedom (Make It Funky). over 16 years ago
One of the must have releases of the past few years. Produced and mixed by none other than Lil'Louis with a little help from another Louie, "Little" Louie Vega. The original version kicks off with a cool telephone conversation and then breaks into a... See full review
posted a review of Mark Knight - Non Stop Rock. over 17 years ago
This is the first release from the very busy Mark Knight for Milk 'N' 2 Sugars new label 1 Trax. Mark who has recently worked with such labels as Defected, Toolroom (his own label) Kidology, Ultra Vinyl, Hed Kandi M'N'2S and Red Melon delivers a tune... See full review
posted a review of John "Julius" Knight - Find A Friend (Part 2). over 17 years ago
The track relies upon the filtering of the bass, horns and wicked guitar to do the damage from there, while whoops and yeahs provide the party finish. The 'time to celebrate' vocal adds that redemptive element crucial in classic house music, but this... See full review
posted a review of Fresh And Low* - Little 'i' EP. over 18 years ago
I particuly like 'New Life' off of this press it starts slow then just builds and builds into something quite personal, tend to play this late late late always had a good respose from 'New Life' as for the rest Seven Miles Up is DEEP House to the full... See full review