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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

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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.

Abstract Jazz Journey: Mixed & Selected by Kyoto Jazz Massive

April 2, 2014 in Aaron Ross, Anna Cavazos, Bah Samba, Barbara Tucker, Blaze, Carolyn Harding, Ceybil Jefferies, Cookie Monsterz, diephuis, Ezel, Fanatix, Groove Assassin, Han Litz, Jennifer Morrison, Josh Milan, Kenny Bobien, Kerri Chandler, KT Brooks, Kyoto Jazz Massive, Lady Alma Project, Michelle Weeks, Namy, Neil Pierce, Reelsoul, Richard Earnshaw, Roland Clark, Sean McCabe, Steal Vybe, Stephanie Cooke, Terry Hunter, Troyetta Knox, UDAUFL, Ultra Nate, Urban Soul

Title: Abstract Jazz Journey: Mixed & Selected by Kyoto Jazz Massive
Artist: Various Artists
Release Date: March 31, 2014
Label: Nite Grooves
Cat#: KSD 249

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The Hype:

Okino brothers Shuya & Yoshihiro, started out as DJs in the 80′s, then began producing in the 90′s and in the early 2000′s their careers took off when hailed by noted DJ & renowned BBC Radio 1 on-air personality Giles Peterson. Meet Kyoto Jazz Massive. They’ve seen works signed to Composte, Yellow Productions, Toshiba EMI, and many others, with over 84 remixes under their belt, appearing on over 64 compilations, and lending their name to even more production credits. For Nite Groves they were most known for their exceptionally eccentric and esoteric remix of Ananda Project‘s “Bahia” 10″ single off their acclaimed Morning Light album. Here they come back to King Street / Nite Grooves and show a deeper side on the latest Abstract Jazz Journey compilation. Jazzy House Master Rainer Truby (of Truby Trio) compiled and mixed the first one back in 2005 and we felt it was time to bring it back to feature some more great talent, namely KJM. Eighteen House-based songs with sprinkles of Jazz, Afro, Latin and Deep flavors are all thrown in the mix. It starts off with a beautiful exclusive version of Lady Alma Project‘s “Dreams,” and the lovely melodies don’t stop. It continues on with tunes like their own Shuya Okino feat. N’Dea Davenport‘s “Look Ahead” (Kyoto Jazz Massive Recreated Mix), Bah Samba feat. Anna Cavazos‘ “Lost Without  You,” Namy feat. Josh MilanFrom Now On,” Groove AssassinAfrik Bounce,” Kerri Chandler feat. Jennifer MorrisonLet Him In,” and many more. It also includes the Terry Hunter Bang Jazz Main Mix of the recent  Top 10 Billboard Club Hit Namy & Barbara TuckerI Can’t Wait.” All of these and more are here for you to get your mixed bag of grooves on.  Buy the whole comp and get the 76+ minute continuous mix as a free bonus!

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

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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.

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

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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

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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!

Mix The Vibe: Danny Krivit

October 23, 2013 in 95 North, Ananda Project, Arnold Jarvis, Basil, Big Moses, Blaze, Carlton, Chris Brann, Danny Krivit, DJ Hiro, DJ Roland Clark presents Urban Soul, Eric Kupper, Frankie Feliciano, Harry Choo Choo Romero, Joe Claussell, Kenny Bobien, Kerri Chandler, Kimara Lovelace, King Street Classics, Masabumi Kikuchi, Mood II Swing, Nick Jones, Romatt Project, Soul Movement, Stephanie Cooke, Terrance Downs, Timmy Regisford

Title: Mix the Vibe: Danny Krivit
Artist: Various Artists
Release Date: October 21, 2013
Label: King Street Classics
Cat#: KSD 234

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The Hype:

Danny Krivit, best known for his world-renowned parties Body & Soul and 718 Sessions, is also “a teacher, a musicologist, and real special person” as said by Kevin Hedge, whose own part in the brilliant production duo Blaze lends a credible weight to those words. “Music Is My Sanctuary”, the title of this collection, aptly reflects Danny’s enduring love of music.  The two smooth-as-butter continuous mixes include a brilliant selection of tracks from the King Street / Nite Grooves catalog which range from the sensual Latin percussion of “Passions” (Romatt Project) to the classic garage vocals of “Heal My Heart” (Kerri Chandler featuring Treasa “Diva” Fennie), and from the lush jazzy flavor of “Everything(Stephanie Cooke, remixed by 95 North) to the gorgeous smooth vocal house track “When Can Our Love Begin” (Kimara Lovelace, remixed by Timmy Regisford), as well as from the glorious vocal track “Special Kind Of Love” (Arnold Jarvis, remixed by Ben Candelario) to one of the vocal house master pieces “What Do I Gotta Do” (Roland Clark presents Urban Soul, remixed by Eric Kupper).

House of Ibiza 2013

July 16, 2013 in A Lister, Adapter, Alexbi, Alfonso Ares, Amnesia, Ananda Project, Andreas Saag, Anna Cavazos, Bah Samba, Benjamin Shock, Bollo, Bubba, Bunte Bummler, Chocolate Avenue, Chris Brann, Conga Squad, Danny Cohiba, Delgado, Dino Lenny, DJ Le Roi, DJ Mes, dj spen, Doomwork, DZeta N' Basil, Eric Powa B., Fabian Argomedo, Gary Hudgins, Gastek, Groove Assassin, Gussy, Inaya Day, James Dexter, James Silk, Jerome Robins, Joeski, L.D.F., La Pheena, Madmotormiquel, Mat.Joe, Metodi Hristov, Micah Sherman, Mr. Terrible, Namy, Nimphidia, Nopopstar, Oliver Schmitz, Oscar Barila, Richard Malcoh, Rocho, Sean McCabe, Soro Sori, Souldynamic, Squcciarini, Stephanie Cooke, Street King, Sunshine Jones, Technique, Terrance Downs, The WIG, Vexus T, Yass

Title: House of Ibiza 2013
Artist: Various Artists
Release Date: July 8, 2013
Label: Street King
Cat#: KSD 224

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The Hype:

The weather is getting warmer, the days are getting longer, and the dance music world is prepping once again for the summer of dance in Ibiza! In celebration of a “soon to be” incredible summer of music on the world renowned party island, Street King is proud to present just under 34 of the hottest new dance music that will soon be infiltrating the dance charts and dance floors worldwide! Various styles from soulful, to soul-tech, to tech-house, to deep house and disco-tech come shining right through the stacks and raining down onto the crowd. Joeski brings the groove and deepness with “Say What?” Benjamin Shock will literally “shock” the dancefloor with his tech house anthem “Party Starter”. The Cotton Club has a great deal of history here in NYC and Dany Cohiba‘s “Cotton Club” pays a funky tribute! Street King “up and comer” Mr. Terrible keeps the energy high and aggressive with “Booly”. Vexus T‘s “LondonBoutique” and Alfonso Ares‘s “Lamuye” dig into the deeper side or house and tech house.  Nopopstar‘s “This Is a Tribal”and Oliver Schmitz & Mica Sherman‘s “Funky Chicken” are guaranteed to move any crowd. Tech house reigns supreme with Squicciarini & Alexbi‘s “Roxanne” while Adapter‘s “In Your Face” goes dark and deep for the late night rage. Finally, remix master Jerome Robins puts his deep tech spin on “The Life I Choose”. Soro Sori keeps it soulful and cool with “First Encounter”. These are but a taste of tunes on the massive comp that also include works by Sunshine Jones, Ananda Project ft. Terrance Downs, and many others. Doing the work for you, NYC up’n'comer, The WIG, rounds off the comp with his pristine two continuous mixes that will keep any event rocking! It’s time to get down!

A Long Hot Summer: Mixed & Selected by DJ Meme

June 27, 2013 in Ananda Project, Big Brooklyn Red, Blaze, Cafe Negro, Chieko Kinbara, Chris Brann, Dennis Ferrer, Derek Turcios, DJ Meme, dj spen, Eric Kupper, Fulvio Perniola, Fuminori Kagajo, Hanna Hais, Heather Johnson, Jackie Cohen, Jamico, Jay J, Kerri Chandler, Louie Vega, Maxim Laskavy, Namy, Nite Grooves, Sean McCabe, Serge Taver, Stephanie Cooke, Studio Apartment, Supernova, Terrance Downs, The MuthaFunkaz, Tiger Stripes

Title: A Long Hot Summer: Mixed & Selected by DJ Meme
Artist: Various Artists
Release Date: June 24, 2013
Label: Nite Grooves
Cat#: KSD 223

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The Hype:

Want to feel good this summer? Bring a beach blanket and pitcher of margaritas to the nearest oceanfront with a loved one. Want to feel better? Bring along this digital copy of the latest installment of A Long Hot Summer mixed this time by the one & only DJ Meme including the full versions of the 14 tracks and a bonus continuous mix. Ex-Editor in Chief of M8 Mag UK, Kevin McFarlane said it most relevantly, “Think summertime partying, Think DJ Meme.” He couldn’t be more on point. Third in line to compile this new series, Meme follows 2 other renowned producer/djs, Kiko Navarro, and Chris Brann of Ananda Project, Wamdue, and P’Taah. Its really an honor to have Meme mix this current summer comp, as an established multi-gold, platinum, and diamond-selliing artist, he is the latest to join the Def Mix family roster, along with David Morales, Frankie Knuckles, Satoshi Tomeie, and Hector Romero. Meme has also been credited for remixing Shakira, Pet Shop Boys, New Order, Ricky Martin, Dido, Mariah Carey and Toni Braxton, among others. Hailing from tropical Brazil, it’s apparent that his sweet, feel-good, melodic, and pure rhythmic sensibility had been instilled in him since birth. From the very first natural beat of his brand new remix of Namy ft Stephanie Cooke‘s “I’m Not Ashamed (I Need You)” blending seamlessly into Ananda Project feat. Heather Johnson & Terrance DownsKiss Kiss Kiss” (Eric Kupper Mix), into Tiger Stripes feat. Hanna HaisConsecration” (Tiger Stripes Dub), and then on to include songs like STUDIO APARTMENT feat. Blaze‘s “The Rising Sun” (Muthafunkaz Sun Rising), Jay-J ft Big Brooklyn RedDecide” (DJ Meme Drama mix), Kerri Chandler‘s “So Let the Wind Come,” Stephanie CookeRain” (Let it all come) (Dennis Ferrer Rainforest Mix), Ferrer‘s “Destination” and others, he brings us to the brink of glorious dance floor enlightenment. He serves up deep, pumping, house and a few Latin house grooves that, not only showcase his superb mixing skills but exceptional programming of dubs and remixes that instantly tap into your feel good nerve center. We’ll even go so far as to say Meme‘s continuous mix will alter your brain chemistry and it will take forever before they find the right formula. All they really need to do is ask him his secret, but we’ll let those in the lab coats figure it out for themselves. Take a ride on Meme’s musical mindset. It’ll be worth the trip.

Divas On King Street (20 Years Essentials)

June 6, 2013 in Abel Ramos, Aki Bergen, Alessandro Bacci, Alex Kenji, Ananda Project, Barbara Tucker, Blaze, Blu Mar Ten, Carol Sylvan, Carolyn Harding, Chris Brann, Cookie Monsterz, Danny Tenaglia, Dennis Ferrer, Dimitri, Divas of Color, DJ Pierre, DJ Shingo, dj spen, Evelyn "Champagne" King, Franky Rizardo, Fred Everything, Gaelle Adisson, Graham Lord, Jackie Cohen, Jamico, Joi Cardwell, Kenny Dope, Kerri Chandler, Kimara Lovelace, King Street Sounds, linda clifford, Matteo Marini, Michelle Weeks, Monique Bingham, Mood II Swing, Oliver Desmet, Orienta Rhythm, P'Taah, Richard Earnshaw, Rudi Silva, Sean McCabe, Stefano Noferini, Stephanie Cooke, Studio Apartment, Tetsu Shibuya, The MuthaFunkaz, Tiombe Lockhart, Treasa "Diva" Fennie, Tuccillo, UDAUFL, Ultra Nate, URH

Title: Divas On King Street (20 Years Essentials)
Artist: Various Artists
Release Date: June 3, 2013
Label: King Street Sounds
Cat#: KSD 222

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The Hype:

Contemporary and legendary female vocalists alike have graced this commemorative 20 Years Essentials edition of Divas on King Street. Just the very mention of their names bring glory and glamour into the spotlight. Legendary female House Music singers like Barbara Tucker, Michelle Weeks, Kimara Lovelace, Linda Clifford, Ultra Nate, Dawn Tallman, Stephanie Cooke, and their contemporary counterparts Monique Bingham, Tiombe Lockhart, Gaelle Adisson, Heather Johnson, and others have at one point or another raised hands and spirits on some of the world’s best dance floors with their songs. Coupled with their respective world-renowned producers Dennis Ferrer, Kerri Chandler, Kenny Dope, Chris Brann, Ralphi Rosario, Blaze, Mood II Swing, Sean McCabe and more, they provide a variety of rhythms, loops and melodies that span two decades of productions. Revamped back catalog songs like “When Can Our Love Begin” (Richard Earnshaw Remix), “Party Girl” (Abel Ramos Havre de Grace With Love Mix), “I Hear The Music” (Aki Bergen Dub-O-Matic Mix), “Closer” (Fred Everything & Oliver Desmet Remix) to  “Be Yourself” (Agora Rhythm Mysterious Vox) and “Dance Until We Die” (Kenny Dope Remix) make this 20-piece set an indispensable collection for many House Music lovers.