A Long Hot Summer: Mixed & Selected by DJ Spen

June 30, 2015 in dj spen, Nite Grooves

Title: A Long Hot Summer: Mixed & Selected by DJ Spen
Artist: Various Artists
Release Date: June 29, 2015
Label: Nite Grooves
Cat#: KSD 300

Available at Beatport & Traxsource

The Hype:

As summer approaches and temperatures rise, Nite Grooves is expecting nothing less than a Long Hot Summer of the best dance music around! This is the fifth installment of “A Long Hot Summer“. With the first being compiled and mixed by balearic producer Kiko Navarro and subsequent yearly comps by Chris Brann (Ananda Project, Wamdue Project, P’Taah) and Brazilian DJ Meme, and San Francisco legend Julius Papp. We’ve trusted that responsibility to one of the most iconic DJ/Producers to have ever graced a DJ booth or production studio. With a career span of over 20 years and releases on labels such as Quantize Recordings, Room Control, Defected, King Street Sounds and Nite Grooves, Spen has consistently delivered the highest quality original music and DJ sets from the US to Europe and beyond! Stemming from an early career in radio and moving on to Jasper Street, Basement Boys and Code Red Records, Spen continues to change the game from Deep House to Soulful House. Joined by Michele Chiavarini, Bah Samba, Chieko Kinbara, Rhythm Staircase, Ananda Project, Heather Johnson, DJ Vivona, Namy, Rod B., Re Dupre, Blaze, Kimara Lovelace, and Harry Romero, Spen has put together one of the finest compilations to ever have been released from Nite Grooves! Pulling 18 classic Nite Grooves / King Street tunes such as Bah Samba feat. Anna CavazosLost Without You” (Sean McCabe Classic Mix), Michele Chiavarini feat. Pete SimpsonStaring At The Sun” (Original Mix), Chieko Kinbara feat. Josh MilanJust Like Love” (Louie Vega Club Remix), Heather JohnsonUnder My Skin” (MF Rebirth Remix), and DJ Vivona feat. Juliet AnnerinoOne Touch” (Jon Cutler Remix). Spen also revamps tunes like Rhythm StaircaseBlack Man Jump” (DJ Spen Re-Edit), Kiko NavarroShining” (DJ Spen Reprise Dub Edit), Ananda ProjectWhere Do You Come From” (DJ Spen & Gary Hudgins Journey Into Dubland Mix), Kimara LovelaceMisery” (DJ Spen‘s Freedom Edit of MuthaFunkin Remix), and Blaze presents UDAUFL feat. Byron StingilySpread Love” (DJ Spen & Soulfuledge Remix). Make sure to also check new titles such as Rod B., Re Dupre3 O’Clock High“, LogistixI Feel” (Souldynamic Dub), and Kimara LovelaceHow Much I Love You” (Reelsoul Remix). As a BONUS we’ve also added 6 extra mixes including material from Kerri Chandler, AM2PM, David Labeij, Dimi Stuff, Ed Nine, and Danelle Dixon. Dance on!

JazzyFunk – Feeling

June 30, 2015 in JazzyFunk, King Street Sounds

Title: Feeling
Artist: JazzyFunk
Release Date: June 29, 2015
Label: King Street Sounds
Cat#: KSS 1533

Available at Beatport

The Hype:

Italian duo Jazzyfunk are back on King Street with their newest soulful Indie Dance single titled “Feeling.” Kicking off the release, the guys of Jazzyfunk flex their house music muscle with the title track “Feeling“, a bass driven vocal bomb ready for peak time performance! Fancy Inc is up first on remix duty and delivers a stellar remix that will shake crowds internationally! Closing things out, Michael Naesborg chills the vibe with his smooth and sexy remix of the original.

Tsalikee – Proud Of You / You Wanna

June 30, 2015 in King Street Sounds, Tsalikee

Title: Proud Of You / You Wanna
Artist: Tsalikee
Release Date: June 29, 2015
Label: King Street Sounds
Cat#: KSS 1534

Available at Traxsource

The Hype:

Greek DJ/Producer Tsalikee has combined forces with vocalist Benji Adeyemo for their newest singles on King Street titled “Proud Of You / You Wanna.” Kicking things off, Italian producer and remixer Luis Radio delivers both radio and dub remixes of “Proud Of You” that will have the dance floor shaking! Next up both Tsalikee and Benji keep it soulful and funky as they showcase the original and dub mixes for “Proud Of You.” Finally, Tsalikee‘s ethereal and forward thinking dance floor ‘chugger’ “You Wanna” closes out the release!

Gorkiz – Solitude EP

June 22, 2015 in Street King

Title: Solitude EP
Artist: Gorkiz
Release Date: June 22, 2015
Label: Street King
Cat#: SK 337

Available at Beatport

The Hype:

Brazilian DJ/Producer Gorkiz (Kittball, Toolroom) has been packing some serious musical heat over the past few months and we here at Street King are beyond excited to showcase his latest EP “Solitude.” Containing tracks that will take you anywhere BUT solidarity, Gorkiz has packed this release with some straight up dance floor booty shakers to get the crowd moving. Kicking things off Gorkiz teams up with Dan Lypher for “Disco“, a heavy hanging indie dance bomb ready for the dance floor. Next up, the self-titled track “Solitude” boasts creative synth and drum programming combined with absolute dance floor rawness.  Finally, Gorkiz completes the EP by teaming up with Lucas Arr on “Channels“, an absolute deep tech floor crusher perfect for rocking bodies!

Da Lukas, Saccao – Things To Do EP

June 22, 2015 in Da Lukas, Nite Grooves, Saccao

Title: Things To Do EP
Artist: Da Lukas, Saccao
Release Date: June 22, 2015
Label: Nite Grooves
Cat#: KNG 579

Available at Beatport

The Hype:

Italian DJ/Producer Da Lukas teams up with the prolific Saccao for their “Things To Do EP.” Kicking things off, this production dream team delivers their original mix and title track “Things To Do“, a spacey and ethereal yet driving and aggressive tech masterpiece ready for peak time! Boasting both incredible bass and melody lines, the release is concluded by “Bedroom“, a dark tech bomb perfect for those late night after hours!

Ferrari, Bergamasco, Marc Evans – Josephine

June 22, 2015 in Antonello Ferrari, King Street Sounds, Marc Evans

Title: Josephine
Artist: Ferrari, Bergamasco, Marc Evans
Release Date: June 22, 2015
Label: King Street Sounds
Cat#: KSS 1532

Available at Traxsource

The Hype:

Italian DJ/Producer and house music magician Antonello Ferrari is back on King Street with his newest single titled “Josephine.” House legend Eric Kupper opens with his vocal mix of the original. OPOLOPO is Yaruban for “plenty” and that’s exactly what characterizes our next remixer! Stockholm based OPOLOPO delivers both vocal and instrumental remixes that will shake ‘soul’ into any dance floor! Finally Ferrari & Bergamasco conclude the release with their super soulful and funky “Classic Mix.”

Electrik Cat – The Way You Make Me EP

June 22, 2015 in Street King

Title: The Way You Make Me EP
Artist: Electrik Cat
Release Date: June 22, 2015
Label: Street King
Cat#: SK 338

Available at Traxsource

The Hype:

Jersey in the Channel Islands (UK) based DJ/Producer and label boss of Re:Sonate Records Electrik Cat delivers his newest EP to Street King titled “The Way You Make Me.” Kicking things off is Electrik Cat‘s original mix “Be My“, a synth driven deep house banger ready for peak time. Next up is the original mix and title track “The Way You Make Me“, a dirty tech house weapon you MUST have in your arsenal!

Mycola – Black Lights / Hey Hey!

June 18, 2015 in Street King

Title: Black Lights / Hey Hey!
Artist: Mycola
Release Date: June 15, 2015
Label: Street King
Cat#: SK 335

Available at Beatport

The Hype:

Spanish DJ/Producer Mycola has been infecting dance floors worldwide with his unique blend of melodic techno since the year 2000. We here at Street King are happy to showcase his newest EP titled “Black Lights / Hey Hey!” Kicking things off and boasting incredible synth and percussion programming is Mycola‘s peak time gem “Hey Hey!” If the previous track doesn’t grab your attention, then the pure power and aggressiveness of “Black Lights” will leave the dance floor in sweat!

House Legends: Dennis Ferrer [Beatport Edition]

June 18, 2015 in Dennis Ferrer, King Street Sounds

Title: House Legends: Dennis Ferrer [Beatport Edition]
Artist: Various Artists
Release Date: June 15, 2015
Label: King Street Sounds
Cat#: KSD 298

Available at Beatport

The Hype:

Dennis Ferrer is arguably one of the most innovative and prolific artists in the history of dance music. As Ferrer goes, it seems, so does electronic music. And, as someone who’s never content to do the same thing twice, it’s clear that he’ll be staying on top for years to come. With this in mind, we here at King Street have compiled both original Ferrer mixes and brand new remixes into the comprehensive compilation “House Legends: Dennis Ferrer (Beatport Edition).” Get your fix of classic Ferrer King Street releases such as “Church Lady“, “Change The World“, “Reach 4 Freedom“, “Transitions“, “Underground Is My Home“, and “Destination.” Remixes supplied by the likes of Reblok, Metodi Hristov, Macromism, Roter & Lewis, Kruse & Nuernberg, Marco Tegui, DJ Vivona, Mihalis Safras, Volkoder, Quentin Harris, and MORE!

House Legends: Dennis Ferrer [Traxsource Edition]

June 18, 2015 in Dennis Ferrer, King Street Sounds

Title: House Legends: Dennis Ferrer [Traxsource Edition]
Artist: Various Artists
Release Date: June 15, 2015
Label: King Street Sounds
Cat#: KSD 299

Available at Traxsource

The Hype:

Dennis Ferrer is arguably one of the most innovative and prolific artists in the history of dance music. As Ferrer goes, it seems, so does electronic music. And, as someone who’s never content to do the same thing twice, it’s clear that he’ll be staying on top for years to come. With this in mind, we here at King Street have compiled both original Ferrer mixes and brand new remixes into the comprehensive compilation “House Legends: Dennis Ferrer (Traxsource Edition).” Get your fix of classic Ferrer King Street releases such as “Church Lady“, “Change The World“, “Reach 4 Freedom“, “Dem People Go!.” “Run Free,” “I Can’t Imagine,” “P 2 Da J,” and “Destination.” Remixes supplied by the likes of Reblok, Metodi Hristov, Macromism, Roter & Lewis, Kruse & Nuernberg, Marco Tegui, Tony Barbato, Louie Vega, Sean McCabe, Rob Mirage, Mihalis Safras, and MORE!