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King Street Sounds Vocal Anthems

April 8, 2014 in Alex Ander, Alex Roque, Ananda Project, Arise, Barbara Tucker, Big Moses, Carol Sylvan, Chieko Kinbara, Chris Brann, Chris Perez, Claudio Di Carlo, Crazibiza, Dennis Ferrer, Dimi Stuff, DJ Roland Clark presents Urban Soul, Grace Ashaye, Groove Assassin, Inaya Day, Jalley, jOHNNYDANGEROUs, Jon Flores, Josh Milan, Kenny Bobien, Kerri Chandler, Kimara Lovelace, King Street Sounds, Leon Cormack, Less Hate, Logistix, Louie Gorbea, Lydia Scarfo, Marc Evans, Marcelo Vak, Mentalinstrum, Mind Street, Miss Patty, Mousse T, Namy, Neil Pierce, Nicola Fasano, Pablo Fierro, Reelsoul, Rhemi, Sean McCabe, Sebastien Grand, Soulstar Syndicate and Meaux, Stephanie Cooke, The Moochers, Tiger Stripes, Tony Loreto, Tuccillo, Valentina Black, Yass, Ziggy Funk, Zuckre

Title: King Street Sounds Vocal Anthems
Artist: Various Artists
Release Date: April 7, 2014
Label: King Street Sounds
Cat#: KSD 250

Available at Beatport

The Hype:

If there’s ever a style of Dance Music that King Street has been known for after being in the business for 21 years, it’s Vocal House Music. We present to you now the highly-anticipated Vocal Anthems comp. Showcasing some of the best international vocal house tracks taken from the recent and classic King St / Nite Grooves / Street King catalog that have kept this 20+ Year label at the top of their game. New tunes like Italian duo The Moochers‘ deep house anthem “Forever Try” showcasing the gorgeous voice of Alisa Danelia. Hailing from the beautiful Playa del Carmen, Mexico, international sensation Zuckre brings us his deep and airy original mix “Feeling Love.” Athens, Greece is doing some housework via DJ/Producer Dimi StuffIf It’s Real” whose original mix is the perfect deep house club jam to set any dance floor on fire. Arise continues the vocal goodness with “Sunshine” boasting a beautiful vocal line coupled with incredible melodic synth and bass lines. On the more classic tip we’re reminded of the artists that have paved the way like Kerri Chandler ft Carole Sylvan, Barbara Tucker, Joi Cardwell, Big Moses ft Kenny Bobien and many more to make this comp a complete journey of styles and eras.

Valentine’s Day Collection 2014

January 30, 2014 in Alessandro Bacci, Alex Ander, Alex Kenji, Ananda Project, Cafe Negro, Chris Brann, Chris Forman, Chris Perez, Damon Bennett, Deep Grounder, diephuis, DJ Meme, DJ Pope, DJ Roland Clark presents Urban Soul, dj spen, Eric Kupper, G-Pal, Jackie Cohen, Jamico, Jennifer Cooke, Jerome Robins, Kerri Chandler, Kimara Lovelace, King Street Sounds, Linda Newman, Louie Gorbea, Lynette Smith, Matteo Marini, Namy, Nicola Hitchcock, P'Taah, Queen Aaminah, Reggie Hall, Rui Da Silva, Sean McCabe, Solee, Soneec, Steal Vybe, Stefano Noferini, Stephanie Cooke, Studio Apartment, Ten City, The MuthaFunkaz, Virag

Title: Valentine’s Day Collection 2014
Artist: Various Artists
Release Date: January 27, 2014
Label: King Street Sounds
Cat#: KSD 244

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The Hype:

Love and Music fit together like chicken & waffles or kitties & catnip, and you’ll be hard-pressed to find anyone on this planet who can’t live without some form of either. On this fourth installment of King Street‘s Valentine’s Day Collection 2014, we venture into the many moods of the day, and explore some of the light and dark whims of both worlds. For those who like their love (& house music) a little tough, we got a few cuts that’ll please a few black hearts, while pumpy mid-moody remixes get tossed in and feel-good groovy gorgeous melodies give the listener the full spectrum of Love and House Music’s versatility. Soulful stunners like DJ Meme‘s remix of Namy ft Stephanie Cook‘s “Im Not Ashamed,” Sean McCabe‘s re-rub of Kimara Lovelace‘s classic “I Luv You More,” DJ Spen‘s AfterBirth Mix of Heather Johnson‘s “Under My Skin,” Chris Perez & Louie Gorbea feat. Queen AaMinah‘s “Somethings Gotta Give,” DJ Pope & Lynette Smith‘s “Addicted,” smooth you out, while deep and tech housey sounds by Jerome Robins feat. Linda NewmanReal Love” (Soneec Remix), Alex Ander & Deep Grounder feat. VirágTonight,” and Ananda ProjectFalling For You” (G-Pal‘s New York Vocal Mix) make the heart grow somber. More aggressive tracks like Rui Da Silva‘s Mix of Ananda Project feat. Nicola HitchcockCan You Find The Heart,” Alex Kenji‘s mix of MalenaAmame,” Noferini & Marini‘s mix of “This Luv Is Real” by  Jamico feat. Jackie Cohen, show the darker side of love on the dance floor. Eighteen tracks in all fit according to the many tempers of Love & Music. Nonetheless, we hope your Valentine’s Day is Happy and Beautiful!

Soulful House Journey: Mixed & Selected by Reelsoul

January 15, 2014 in Ananda Project, Blaze, Carolyn Harding, Chris Brann, Cookie Monsterz, Dawn Tallman, Dennis Ferrer, dj spen, Fabio Aurea, Frankie Feliciano, Groovebox, Joi Cardwell, Jovonn, Kerri Chandler, Kimara Lovelace, King Street Sounds, Louie Vega, Lukez, Michelle Weeks, Monique Bingham, Mood II Swing, Mr.V, Prosix, Reelsoul, Roland Clark, Sean McCabe, Souldynamic, Stephanie Cooke, Studio Apartment, Sydney, The MuthaFunkaz, UDAUFL, Urban Soul, Yahya McDougald, Yass

Title: Soulful House Journey: Mixed & Selected by Reelsoul
Artist: Various Artists
Release Date: January 13, 2014
Label: King Street Sounds
Cat#: KSD 243

Available at Beatport

The Hype:

Part of the beloved Sole Channel music camp, spearheaded by the renowned Mr. V, West Coast House producer William “Reelsoul” Rodriguez has already seen a fair share of remixes for us at King Street. From Kimara Lovelace‘s “How Much I Love You,” to Urban Soul‘s “Love Is So Nice” to Ananda Project‘s “A Second,” to jams like Stephanie Cooke‘s “It’s Like Nothing,” and Cookie Monsters ft Michelle Weeks‘ “Spread Love” and more, his mixes have all hit the global soulful dance floors with great appeal. He now brings some of his sweet flavor to the East Coast with his first full length mixed comp. Now fifth in line following past compilers Frankie Feliciano, Hector Romero, Groove Assassin and Sean McCabe, Reelsoul seamlessly blends over 2 dozen cuts to bring you the latest installment of Soulful House Journey. On it you’ll hear the above-mentioned Bonus Cuts and deep-in-the-well tunes like Groove Box‘s “The More You Want,” Mood II Swing feat. Carol SylvanCloser,” LY‘s “Back 2 Zanzibar,” and Kimara Lovelace‘s “Misery,” to the more recent Prosix‘s “My Deep Dream,”Yass & Fabio Aurea‘s “Popovka Morning,” Sydney & Lukez‘s “The Only Thing We Are” and others. He caresses the hearing with melodic peaks and rhythmic valleys far and near on this deep and soulful 80 minute journey. Of course it wouldn’t be a King St comp if it didn’t include a track by Kerri Chandler, Dennis Ferrer, Blaze & Joi Cardwell, or Studio Apt ft Monique Bingham, but he does his due soulful diligence to include them all here. Mr Reelsoul weaves all of these eras and styles into his rich musical tapestry with ease, keeping an even flow and a beautiful energy throughout. Strap yourselves in but not too tight; You’ll need some room to wiggle.

Abstract Afro Vibes (Nite Grooves 20 Years Essentials)

January 8, 2014 in Ananda Project, Anthony Nicholson, Basil, Blaze, Bongi Mvuyana, Chris Brann, Dennis Ferrer, DJ Hiro, DJ Oji, DJ Romain, Esteban, Groove Assassin, Jephte Guillaume, Joe Claussell, Kerri Chandler, Kiko Navarro, Lips, Masabumi Kikuchi, Mateo and Matos, Matt Keyz Echols, Matthias Heilbronn, New African Orchestra, Nite Grooves, Palmer Brown, Peven Everett, Romatt, Ron Trent, Samble Orchestra, Tet Kale Orkestra, Tettris, The II Deep Allstars, Tuccillo

Title: Abstract Afro Vibes (Nite Grooves 20 Years Essentials)
Artist: Various Artists
Release Date: January 6, 2014
Label: Nite Grooves
Cat#: KSD 242

Available at Beatport

The Hype:

Paying homage to the influences that sounds from mother Africa has had on Dance music, Nite Grooves is releasing a special 20-year essential volume of the Abstract Afro Vibes series. Twenty of the most hypnotic 4/4, melodic & conga-driven cuts culled from deep in the vault have come together with a purpose; to embark the listener on a native-beat-filled journey. From New African Orchestra‘s “Village Dance” (USG Village Dance Mix) to Romatt presents Afro Centric Vibe‘s “Deep In Africa” and “Let’s Be Free” to Blaze & Palmer BrownJump 4 Luv,” Mateo & Matos‘ “Deep Afro Roots,” Dennis Ferrer‘s “Dem People Go!Samble OrchestraInner Spirit” (Love Spirits Mix – Afro Lounge) Tet Kale Orkestra‘s “Kouzen” and many many more. Kupata tayari kwa jasho (that’s Swahili for Get ready to sweat!).

Finest NY House 2013 [Beatport Edition]

December 11, 2013 in 9west, Alan Carter, Amnesia, Amor, Ananda Project, Andreas Saag, Angelo Ferreri, Balcazar & Sordo, Bubba, Bunte Bummler, Cevin Fisher, Chris Brann, David Glass, David Labeij, Deepdisco, Demarkus Lewis, Dino Lenny, DJ Roland Clark presents Urban Soul, Doomwork, DZeta N' Basil, Fabian Argomedo, Gary Caos, Go Kiryu, Grace Ashaye, James Silk, Jay West, King Street Sounds

Title: Finest NY House 2013 [Beatport Edition]
Artist: Various Artists
Release Date: December 9, 2013
Label: King Street Sounds
Cat#: KSD 239

Available at Beatport

The Hype:

2013 marked King Street‘s milestone 20th Anniversary, and we continue to celebrate the 2 decades worth of collaborations, remixes, re-issues with some more kick ass dance floor biscuits by some of the best up & coming as well as legendary talent in House Music. Finest NY House 2013 brings together 35 tracks, including 2 unreleased tracks on King Street Sounds, Nite Grooves, and Street King all on one retrospective comp. Consisting of electronic dance music styles ranging from Tech House, Classic-styled House, Progressive, Nu Deep, Disco and beyond, this collection features brand new unreleased tracks by EU House producers Sydney & Lukez  and returning Deep House producers 9west. The other 33 tracks are simply more of this year’s best recaps of DJs, producers, and remixers like DubTribe‘s Sunshine Jones, Cevin Fisher, Ananda Project, James Silk, Bubba, Kerri Chandler, Supernova, Tuccillo & Kiko Navarro, Mat.Joe, Redondo, Gary Caos, Fabian Argomedo, Less Hate, and many, many more. Also including bonus Continous mix by Go Kiryu. Go Kiryu has been playing “718 Sessions” & “Deep Space” as a guest DJ. Also he played as opening DJ for “Body & Soul” & “Maestro” release party. He  has released “Magic“, “Come Unto Me“, “We Can Make It” from King Street Sounds with Naotake Gunji under FCKS. This comp is just another shining example the label’s ongoing testament to find fine producers of many genres who love to share their unique and innovative studio styles.

 

Finest NY House 2013 [Traxsource Edition]

December 11, 2013 in 9west, Aaron Ross, Adam Stacks, Ak, Amor, Ananda Project, Aninha, Anna Cavazos, Go Kiryu, King Street Sounds, Max Noize, Supernova

Title: Finest NY House 2013 [Traxsource Edition]
Artist: Various Artists
Release Date: December 9, 2013
Label: King Street Sounds
Cat#: KSD 240

Available at Traxsource

The Hype:

2013 marked King Street‘s milestone 20th Anniversary, and we continue to celebrate the 2 decades worth of collaborations, remixes, re-issues with some more kick ass dance floor biscuits by some of the best up & coming as well as legendary talent in House Music. Finest NY House 2013 brings together 35 tracks, including 3 unreleased mixes on King Street Sounds, Nite Grooves, and Street King all on one retrospective comp. Consisting of electronic dance music styles ranging from Tech House, Classic-styled House, Progressive, Nu Deep, Disco and beyond, this collection features brand new unreleased tracks by UK House producer Aaron Ross, Italy’s Deep Character & Mad Boss feat. Big Daddy and revered Japanese producer Namy & his Top 10 BIllboard Club hit with the reigning queen of House, Barbara Tucker. The other 33 tracks are simply more of this year’s best recaps of DJs, producers, and remixers like DJ Spen, Bah Samba, Sean McCabe, Yass, Ananda Project, Bejamin Shock, Tuccill & Kiko Navarro, Danny Krivit, Louie Vega, Director’s Cut and many, many more. Also including bonus Continous mix by Go Kiryu. Go Kiryu has been playing “718 Sessions” & “Deep Space” as a guest DJ. Also he played as opening DJ for “Body & Soul” & “Maestro” release party. He has released “Magic“, “Come Unto Me“, “We Can Make It” from King Street Sounds with Naotake Gunji under FCKS. This comp is just another shining example the label’s ongoing testament to find fine producers of many genres who love to share their unique and innovative studio styles.

King Street Sounds Reformed Classics 2013

December 4, 2013 in Alessandro Bacci, Alex Kenji, Ananda Project, Andre Laos, Barbara Tucker, Big Moses, Bill Williams, Blaze, Carol Sylvan, Cevin Fisher, Chris Brann, Chris Perez, Claude Monnet, Crazibiza, Danell Dixon, Dennis Ferrer, DJ E-Clyps, DJ Mes, DJ Pierre, DJ Roland Clark presents Urban Soul, DJ Romain, DJ Slider, Frankie Feliciano, IlySantana, Jeannie Hopper, Jihad Muhammed, jOHNNYDANGEROUs, Jon Cutler, Julius Papp, Kenny Bobien, Kerri Chandler, Kiko Navarro, KT Brooks, Less Hate, Louie Gorbea, Martin Solveig, Metodi Hristov, MINDSKAP, Miss Patty, Monday Michiru, Mood II Swing, Mr.V, Nick Jones, Phillip Damien, Robosonic, Romanthony, Sasha, Satoshi Fumi, Sean McCabe, Silver City, Stephanie Cooke, Street King, Suges, Sunshine Jones, Supernova, Technique, Terrance Downs, Tiger Stripes, UDAUFL, Ultra Nate, Will Monotone

Title: King Street Sounds Reformed Classics 2013
Artist: Various Artists
Release Date: December 2, 2013
Label: Street King
Cat#: KSD 238

Available at Beatport

The Hype:

For the past 20 years King Street Sounds has worked with some of the world’s most respected producers and released some of the most historic dance floor House Music smashers to ever come out of club stacks. On this 3rd volume of the Reformed Classics collection, we’ve taken many of those classics and soon-to-be-classics and re-worked, re-tweeked and re-rubbed them onto one cohesive comp. Twenty seven smokin’ tunes like the house-y DJ Slider remix of Dennis Ferrer feat. K.T. Brooks‘ “How Do I Let Go,” DJ Pierre feat. Felicia‘s “Come Together” (What Is House?) with supreme house mix by Supernova, Nick Jones Experience feat. Colonel Abrams’As I Take You Back” with 4/4 classic house mix by US producer DJ E-Clyps, Ananda Project‘s renowned “Falling For You” with a mind-blowing digital house interpretation by one of Portugal’s finest producers, Mindskap, and finally Big Moses feat. Michelle Ayers’s classic “Joy” with smoothy vibey remix by serious Deep House producer, Suges. jOHNNYDANGEROUs‘ “Beat That Bitch” with funky darker mix by Italian producers Less Hate, Mood 2 Swing‘s “Closer” with low down remix by tech house producer Andre Laos, Ananda Project‘s renowned “Falling For You” with tech mix by US producer Will Monotone and lastly Dubtribe front man Sunshine Jones’ “If You Wouldn’t Mind” with tech house mix by EU producer Metodi Hristov Remix and many, many more. A great throwback to future sounds.

Tokyo Calling (20 Years Essentials)

November 14, 2013 in Agora Rhythm, Ak, Ananda Project, Bliss, Boyd Jarvis, Chieko Kinbara, Chris Brann, Code Red, Converge+, Danny Krivit, DJ Roland Clark presents Urban Soul, DJ Romain, DJ Silva, Eric Kupper, FCKS, Francois K, Frankie Feliciano, Hideo Kobayashi, Jeannie Hopper, Jephte Guillaume, Jim Rivers, Joi Cardwell, Jon Cutler, JuJu, Kimara Lovelace, King Street Sounds, Kuniyuki, Kyoto Jazz Massive, Masabumi Kikuchi, Miho Hatori, Mike Patto, Mondo Grosso, Nobuo Ittetsu, Oli Lazarus, Orienta Rhythm, P'Taah, Reel People, Regi, Sakura & Co., Satoshi Fumi, Satoshi Tomiie, Sean McCabe, Shakima Moore, Sharon Brown Adams, Shinichi Osawa, Stephanie Cooke, Studio Apartment, Tom Middleton, Tomo Inoue, Tomoki and Nono, Tomoki Tamura

Title: Tokyo Calling (20 Years Essentials)
Artist: Various Artists
Release Date: November 11, 2013
Label: King Street Sounds
Cat#: KSD 237

Available at Beatport

The Hype:

Tokyo‘s thriving music scene has proven to make one of the most sought-after cities in the world for performers. Especially House music devotees who are the true connoisseurs of the genre and as we’ve experienced first hand, many artists from the USA will come back time and time again gleaming from the sheer outpouring of love and support they get from the fans with every performance. King Street has been on the forefront of East meeting West dance music collaborations and nowhere has it been more evident than on the Tokyo Calling compilations. Three have been issued so far since the first in 2001 and this year we’re proud to release the 20 Years Essentials collection in honor of the anniversary. Twenty choice cuts like Chieko Kinbara‘s “Changed My Life” (Code Red Vocal), STUDIO APARTMENT feat. Joi CardwellLove Is The Answer” (Reel People Club Mix), P’taah feat. Miho HatoriTears And Light” (Kuniyuki Remix), Boyd JarvisDon’t Deny Love” (Mondo Grosso Edit), Ananda Project feat. Shakima MooreBahia” (Kyoto Jazz Massive Mix), Jephte Guillaume Presents AKShining Your Way” (A Danny Krivit Edit) and many others. Come and join us in this milestone cross-cultural dance music celebration!

King Street Sounds Reformed Classics 2013 Sampler EP [Beatport Edition]

November 6, 2013 in Ananda Project, Andre Laos, Chris Brann, jOHNNYDANGEROUs, Less Hate, Metodi Hristov, Mood II Swing, Street King, Sunshine Jones, Will Monotone

Title: King Street Sounds Reformed Classics 2013 Sampler EP [Beatport Edition]
Artist: Various Artists
Release Date: November 4, 2013
Label: Street King
Cat#: SK 230

Available at Beatport

The Hype:

For the past 20 years King Street Sounds has worked with some of the world’s most respected producers and released some of the most historic dance floor House Music smashers ever to come out of club stacks. On this 3rd volume of the Reformed Classics collection, we’ve taken many of those classics and soon-to-be-classics and re-worked, re-tweeked and re-rubbed them onto one cohesive comp. On this special Beatport Sampler we get a taste with 4 legendary tunes like jOHNNYDANGEROUs‘ “Beat That Bitch” with funky darker mix by Italian producers Less Hate, Mood 2 Swing‘s “Closer” with low down remix by Deep house producer Andre Laos, Ananda Project‘s renowned “Falling For You” with tech mix by US producer Will Monotone and lastly Dubtribe front man Sunshine Jones‘ “If You Wouldn’t Mind” with tech house mix by EU producer Metodi Hristov Remix. A great throwback to future sounds.

King Street Sounds Reformed Classics 2013 Sampler EP [Traxsource Edition]

November 6, 2013 in Ananda Project, Big Moses, DJ E-Clyps, DJ Pierre, MINDSKAP, Nick Jones, Street King, Suges, Supernova

Title: King Street Sounds Reformed Classics 2013 Sampler EP [Traxsource Edition]
Artist: Various Artists
Release Date: November 4, 2013
Label: Street King
Cat#: SK 231

Available at Traxsource

The Hype:

For the past 20 years King Street Sounds has worked with some of the world’s most respected producers and released some of the most historic dance floor House Music smashers to ever come out of club stacks. On this 3rd volume of the Reformed Classics collection, we’ve taken many of those classics and soon-to-be-classics and re-worked, re-tweeked and re-rubbed them onto one cohesive comp. On this special Traxsource Sampler we get a taste with legendary 4 tunes like DJ Pierre feat. Felicia‘s “Come Together” (What Is House?) with supreme house mix by Supernova, Nick Jones Experience feat. Colonel Abrams‘ “As I Take You Back” with 4/4 classic house mix by US producer DJ E-Clyps, Ananda Project‘s renowned “Falling For You” with a mind-blowing digital house interpretation by one of Portugal’s finest producers, Mindskap, and finally Big Moses feat. Michelle Ayers‘ classic “Joy” with smoothy vibey remix by serious Deep House producer, Suges.  A great throwback to future sounds.