S&S Podcast 001 – Steve “Silk” Hurley



S&S Records, Inc. (and S&S Chicago, Inc.) was established in 2005 by 4-time GRAMMY® nominated producer Steve “Silk” Hurley and global DJ/Producer Shannon “DJ Skip” Syas. Merging Hurley’s worldwide commercial success and Syas’ strong global following, the dance label has become home to numerous musical greats and one of the most respected blogs / podcast on the internet. www.snschicago.com

Chicago DJ and producer Steve ‘Silk’ Hurley is one of the original house music pioneers / DJs. Steve has been at the heart of the global scene for decades and has many hits, remixes and high profile DJ gigs under his belt, as well as being a four time GRAMMY® nominee. In those years Steve has evolved through many different sounds and has remained at the forefront of the music scene as a result. His sound veers from house, R&B & funk but not limited, having grown up on the likes of Quincy Jones and the Jackson 5. Steve has scored music for films like To Wong Foo, worked with stars like Chaka Khan and Madonna just to name a few and has had international hits like “I Can’t Turn Around” and “Let The Music Take Control.”

Silk has remixed “Good Life” by Inner City and most of Ten City’s singles, including “That’s The Way Love Is”, as well as music by the likes of Prince and Michael Jackson. Steve’s song writing and production credits extend to projects such as CeCe Peniston’s “We Got a Love Thang” (witch was a Top 20 Pop, Top 10 U.K. National Chart hit), Kym Sims’ “Too Blind To See It” (which went Gold and became a Top 10 U.K. National Chart hit), and many others. He Co-Owns S&S Records with his partner Shannon “Skip” Syas, their company has become a bastion of quality, music with countless releases from the likes of CeCe Peniston, DJ Skip, Jameisha Trice, Ann Nesby, Paul Johnson, Roy Davis Jr. and many more. A seamless DJ who owns a vast record collection, Steve has played clubs all over the world as well as starring / featuring on TV like ESPN’s “30 for 30”, Cece Peniston “Unsung” and producing the entire “Oprah’s Pop Star Challenge” album on Epic/Sony Records. As such there are few who have made as vital a contribution to dance and pop culture over the years as Steve ‘Silk’ Hurley.

01. S&S Chicago – Station ID 00:00
02. S&S Chicago – Podcast Intro with DJ Skip 00:13
03. Steve “Silk” Hurley – Steve “Silk” Hurley Drop 01;49
04. The Revenge – Forever In Their Debt (Remixes) (Pitched Down Mix)01:58
05. Prince – Gett Off (Steve “Silk” Hurley House Mix)04:07
06. Kevin McKay – What U Want (J Paul Getto Classic Mix)08:27
07. Eddie Amador – House Music 12:24
08. Wood, Brass & Steel – Funkanova 14:00
09. Winnie Deep, Bass Believe – New Day (ATFC Mix)16;26
10. Jamie Principle – Baby Wants To Ride (Rubb Sound System Remix)19:40
11. Daniele Mistretta – To Me (Original Mix)22:50
12. Ann Nesby & DJ Spen – I Feel (DJ Spen, T. Davis, G. Hudgins Remix)25:35
13. Afefe Iku – Mirror Dance (GUILLOTINE MIX)27:43
14. Abstract Truth – (WE HAD) A THING 29:08
15. Sergio Mendez – The Real Thing 31:45
16. Diana Ross – The Boss 33;30
17. James Brown – Hey Hey (Feel Alright)35:23
18. Brothers Gonna Work It Out (House Mix)37:28
19. Unknown – My Mama Told Me 39:20
20. First Choice – Doctor Love (House Remix)40:30
21. Basement Jaxx – Do Your Thing 43:28
22. Johnny Corporate – Sunday Shoutin’ (Original Mix)45:48
23. Ann Nesby – Shelter 48:14
24. 3 Winans Brothers & The Clark Sisters – Dance (Louie Vega Latin Soul Version)50:17
25. Ziggy Funk, Taliwa – What You Afraid Of (DJ Spen & Thommy Davis Disco Phobia Mix)51:48
26. Matteo Candura – Color Blind feat Leon Monroe (Sean Smith & Spike Rebel Smooth Agent Mix)54:15

About S&S Chicago

S&S Records, Inc. (and S&S Chicago, Inc.) was established in 2005 by 4-time GRAMMY® nominated producer Steve “Silk” Hurley and global DJ/Producer Shannon “DJ Skip” Syas. Merging Hurley’s worldwide commercial success and Syas’ strong global following, the dance label has become home to numerous musical greats and one of the most respected blogs on the internet.

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