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  • Various Artist - Ain't That A Beach Vol.2

    S&S Records, Inc. (and S&S Chicago, Inc.) was established by 4-time GRAMMY® nominated producer and House Music pioneer Steve "Silk" Hurley and global DJ/Producer Shannon "DJ Skip" Syas. Silk and Skip merged Hurley's worldwide commercial success and Syas' strong global following to form S&S Records. S&S Records has accumulated a catalog of new and classic hit records from [...]

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    Rubb Sound System - &quote;We Make Music Because It’s In Our Soul&quote;

    Rubb Sound System -"We Make Music Because It’s In Our Soul" This House Music act from Chicago consists of Rees Urban & Brian Boncher, collectively producing as Rubb Sound System. These two teamed up to form RSS debuting with their remix for Jamie Principle’s “Baby Wants To Ride” released on S&S Records. Fusing Soulful House grooves, chunky drums, and deeper elements they have [...]

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    Joe Smooth - &quote;I Wish People Would Ask Me More About My History&quote;

    Joe Smooth - "I Wish People Would Ask Me More About My History" Joe Smooth is one of the pioneers of the style of music known today as house music. He is a self-taught musician who from the age of 12 has been creating music that is inspiring to all that his sound has touched. In 1985 he joined the DJ International family and quickly became a central force behind everything written or produced [...]

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    Celeste Alexander - &quote;I’m A Music Lover Period&quote;

    Celeste Alexander - "I’m A Music Lover Period" DJ CELESTE ALEXANDER Mix-artist from Chicago, Started in 1982 under the encouragement of Steve “Silk” Hurley, Celestethedj started learning how to mix under the tutelage of Andre Hatchett among many others. One of the first female dj’s in Chicago, she signed on with Promoter Dave Risque’ and Gucci Productions. After the first year of [...]

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    Geoffrey C - Can You Make Me A Tape

    Geoffrey C - Can You Make Me A Tape Almost everyone can remember the guy who came to the party with the best music. No matter what was playing, after his tapes started, it was always a better party. Geoffrey C is that guy. Since graduating from High School in MD, Geoffrey has been either a DJ or a producer of edit mixes/remixes for commerical radio stations, major record labels and [...]

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    Jez Pereira - &quote;I Listen To The Details&quote;

    S&S: What's your style of music? How do you describe it? JP: I dig for Fresh, energetic, groovy, bouncy dirty bass-driven gems. You know, I get my buzz, my energy, from the crowd and live remixing – maybe a well-known acapella with an older classic beat or something like that – is the ultimate hit of energy – when I’m doing this I’m not thinking, the crowd is thinking, I’m [...]

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    Trevor Lamont - &quote;Why Don't You Move To Chicago?&quote;

    Trevor Lamont - "Why Don't You Move To Chicago?" Trevor Lamont of Grand Reserve has been a DJ since college in 1987. During that time house was starting to take hold within the Philadelphia scene. Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania would have parties which were half house and hip hop. Trevor started playing records in 1987, and was influenced early by the likes of Frankie [...]

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    Mauritzio Baiocchi - &quote;Every Day There Is Something That Reminds Me Of Where I Come From&quote;

    Mauritzio Baiocchi - "Every Day There Is Something That Reminds Me Of Where I Come From" S&S: What's your style of music? How do you describe it? Mauritzio: I personally love everything 'that makes me move musically and atmospherically, my style is a fusion of House / Soul / AfroHouse / Deep / Acid and electronics, Dark and solar. I Started DJing at the end of the 80 ,then passed through [...]

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    Oscar P - &quote;I'm Very Passionate About The Environment&quote;

    Oscar P is recognized as an innovator and force within the music industry. His musical style fuses influences from NYC, Chicago and Detroit, creating a unique sound that can be heard on his productions. His resume includes remixes for Kink, Clairity, Soul Minority, Jamiroquai, Adele, Omar, Simone Moreno, Todd Terry, Demarkus Lewis, Physics, Marvin Gaye, & Roland Clark. In 2012 Oscar was named [...]

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    Gene Hunt - &quote;I Would Never Leave The House Without Taking A Record With Me&quote;

    Gene Hunt - "I Would Never Leave The House Without Taking A Record With Me" Gene Hunt’s first release was on the infamous TRAX imprint and he swiftly followed it up with a string of tracks that were personified by a strong influence from Detroit. Deep strings mixed with intricate drum patterns were his trademark and his Melodies EP for Nepenta was one of the labels first hits. A Chicago house [...]

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