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In 1996 American production duo Mood II Swing released what turned out to be one of the most timeless pieces of house music to date, ladies & gentleman; ‘All Night Long’. John Ciafone and Lem Springsteen aka Mood II Swing first came to light in 1992 with their debut EP on Eightball Records, although their …

There’s quite a few noticeable remixes to this all time classic from Weatherill’s breakbeat classic to this Dub by MAW. Released in 1991 on Warner Bros Records. The track Samples Nikita Warren’s “I Need You” also released in 1991, it’s classic MAW 4/4 beat with strings samples and snippets of the serene vocal from St …

Ultra Flava was first produced as a dub version for Ultra Naté’s How Long – a track from her 1993 album One Woman’s Insanity.  Take a listen to Heller & Farley’s (mixed under the Fire Island alias) remix of How Long and you’ll instantly recognize the genesis of this track:     Slowly but surely the underground scene was buzzing about this …

Deep Dish are back and it’s been a long time coming. ‘Quincy’ their new track has been flying round various blogs, online publications and radio shows since Pete Tong premiered it on his show. Deep Dish are a duo of DJs and house-music producers consisting of Iranian-American members Ali “Dubfire” Shirazinia and Sharam Tayebi. They pretty much became ‘celebrity’ remixers overnight when they put their …

NiteGrooves release Souffles H

Released by Mondo Grosso on US label NiteGrooves back in 1995, this is a blueprint to the real sound of house music. Produced by Shinichi Osawa the track has every essential element of a house masterpiece, the live bass by Gene Perez is second to none as it grooves deliciously alongside the live flute and …

Faze Action are a British band composed of brothers Simon and Robin Lee. Over the years Faze Action blended house music with Western classical, pan-African, and Latin music. Its music is also heavily influenced by funk, disco, and jazz. The Lee brothers grew up in Amersham, Buckinghamshire in the London commuter belt, and they were …

Released back in 1994 by legendary House producer Grant Nelson on the UK garage label Nice ‘N’ Ripe this was one of the labels finest moments. With it’s dreamy rhodes keys over a quick skipping beat that was rounded off with a fine sax riff and some gospel vocals it shook dancefloors worldwide with support …

One of the first big tunes for Masters At Work prodigies, Little Louie Vega and Kenny Dope Gonzalez. Nothing but the best in deep, floor shaking vibes. Nuyorican Soul, one of the original names for Masters At Work, New York’s dynamic duo of house and latin soul, is the artist on this jazzy track. Lots …

You would never believe this eleven minute masterpiece is roughly fourteen years old on first listen. From the imagination of Pepe Bradock a Parisian born Dj/Producer who began his musical career by learning guitar at the age of 14 and playing with various Parisian Jazz Funk bands. It was around this time that he began DJing …

A minimal disco track, really, with thick, elevated and irresistible congos in Larry Washington/Walter Gibbons style. There’s alot of layers to the track from the flute loops the samples used in the break , very Phil Asher!… This track was heard everywhere in the mid-90s and to this day is still a track to drop …