Tag: house

tunesday | rhythm controll – my house

Februar 17th, 2015 — 6:00pm

tunesday - rhythm controll - my house

chicago´s one-off project rhythm controll by chuck roberts, claudius parker, darrell bruce abbott and tony lewis only released „my house“, but the now legendary record went on to have a major impact on the whole house music scene, due to the acapella part, spoken by roberts, which was later sampled on hundreds of different titles over the years. Continue reading »

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tunesday | ken gill – ken gill ep

Januar 27th, 2015 — 6:16pm

tunesday - ken gill - ken gill ep

although ken gill is a new name to most, he is apparently a long-standing friend of larry heard and was on the scene when larry and bernard badie worked on music ideas between 1993 and 1997. Continue reading »

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tunesday | lil louis – french kiss

Januar 20th, 2015 — 6:03pm

tunesday - lil louis - french kiss

chicago born louis burns is mostly known under his moniker lil louis. the son of guitarist bobby simms, who recorded for chess and appeared with the psychedelic-soul unit rotary connection, started playing drums and bass at the age of 8. in 1974, while working at a party organized by his mother mary to unite chicago gangs, louis was asked to play after the dj fell ill. the acclaim from the crowd birthed the 12-year-old´s career as a dj. shortly after, he began djing in adult night clubs. it was during a police raid at the river´s edge club, that louis was given his now renowed stage name „lil louis“ from a riled, witty police officer. Continue reading »

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tunesday | adonis – no way back

Januar 13th, 2015 — 6:00pm

tunesday - adonis - no way back

michael adonis smith, better known as adonis, was born and raised on the west side of chicago. he played bass guitar with serveral jazz and funk bands and was eventually introduced to a raw and untamed art form that was brewing in the city: house music. Continue reading »

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tunesday | three generations feat. chevell – get it off

Januar 6th, 2015 — 6:30pm

tunesday - three generations feat chevell - get it off

kerri chandler
grew up in the new jersey area during the days of the infamous zanzibar club with resident dj tony humphries and like most teenagers of the time, he got a taste for rap and actually built the beginnings of a successful career with his group „art of origin“, which he produced. due to terrible circumstance he got into house and released his first single „get it off“ under the moniker three generations in 1990. Continue reading »

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tunesday | underground resistance w/ yolanda – your time is up

Dezember 16th, 2014 — 9:28pm

detroit´s musical collective underground resistance was started by jeff mills and mad mike banks during the late 1980´s with an almost strictly diy business philosophy and an oppositional, militaristic ethos. claude young, robert hood, dj rolando and buzz goree among many others would round out the collective over the years with alternating members. Continue reading »

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tunesday | rt sound factor – 7th heaven – tribute to the memory of frankie knuckles

November 25th, 2014 — 6:15pm

when the godfather of house music, frankie knuckles died at the age of 59 on march 31st 2014, the fast-moving (dance) music world stood still for a moment. the passing of one of our mentors hit many people hard, including prescription records co-founder and chicago native ron trent who participated three days later at cdr berlin, where he paid tribute to him in musical form. Continue reading »

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tunesday | social lovers – so right / call me up

September 16th, 2014 — 6:43pm

westcoast based group social lovers hit the scene with the limited cassette “lovers sociali 2010 – 2012” earlier this year on the chicago bred cherries records. soon after they returned with their first 7inch “so right / call me up”. Continue reading »

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tunesday | omar-s – 002

Juli 29th, 2014 — 6:14pm

detroit´s underground maverick omar s. emerged on the scene in 2003 with quality analog releases on his own fxhe label. though his 12inches were pressed in small qualities with handwritten labels, it wasn´t long before his releases reached the uk and germany. Continue reading »

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tunesday | n.y. house´n authority – apt.

Juli 15th, 2014 — 6:00pm

new jersey´s house maestros ronald and rheji burrell released records under many different aliases like a.b.t., tasty treats, tech trax inc., equation, kato, runaway traxx amongst many others. Continue reading »

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