Rick says: “The soulful side of UK house from 1988, featuring a vocal powerhouse from Kariya. Thirty years later, and it’s a timeless track and a reminder of the glory days of UK house.” Continue reading Rick’s Picks No 6: Kariya-Let Me Love You For Tonight (Original House Club 12” Mix)
Rick says: “dark and sultry, an oft-overlooked track from 1988.” Continue reading Rick’s Picks No 2: Baby Ford-Crashing
Rick says: “a melodic and memorable floor filler.” Continue reading Rick’s Picks No 1: Bang The Party-Release Your Body (Mayday Mix).
The short-lived A-J Records only released two singles between 1987 and 1988. Their sophomore release was Deception’s Prisoner Of Your Love which was produced by Al Pizarro and Anthony White, who were also responsible for two of the four remixes. With two remixes still needed, the pair dug deep into their contact books and brought onboard Rafael J. Vazquez and Matt Warren. His contribution is Prisoner Of Your Love (Chicago House Mix) … Continue reading Deception-Prisoner Of Your Love.
In 1988, Nexus 6, which was a new project that featured Jaime Bonet and Marco Christy, were preparing to record their debut single. This was Take Me Higher, which Jaime Bonet and Marco Christy had written and were about to record at Off World Studios. Joining Nexus 6 in the studio were engineer Dane Roewade and Matt Warren, who owned and ran AKA Dance Music. He assumed the role of executive producer during the Take Me … Continue reading Nexus 6-Take Me Higher (The Ultimate Acid Mix).
By 1988, house music continued to evolve, and new producers were recording and releasing singles. This included Nexus 6, which was a new project that featured Jaime Bonet and Marco Christy. They had written Take Me Higher, which they planned to record at Off World Studios. Joining the two members of Nexus 6 who planned to produce Take Me Higher were engineer Dane Roewade and Matt Warren, who owned and ran AKA Dance Music. He assumed the role of executive … Continue reading Nexus 6-Take Me Higher (Club Mix)
In 1988, AKA Dance Music was preparing to release The Music’s Got Me, which was the debut single by Team. This was a new project that featured La-Dell Jones and Milton Patterson. They had written, arranged and would produce The Music’s Got Me, and had decided to bring onboard Pimp to add the vocals. Recording of The Music’s Got Me, took place at Star Trax Recording where they worked with engineer Steve Spapperi. He and Matt Warren … Continue reading Team-The Music’s Got Me (Club Mix)