S&S: What's your style of music? How do you describe it?
Eddie Valdez: I use to do mostly House, R&B, Drum & Bass and some Funk. My sound must be happy, noiseless and also classic. Sometimes I can be harder than that.
S&S: Who or what was most instrumental to you when it came to music?Eddie Valdez: That’s not the tough one. DJ Wilson, a genius from my hometown who really open[...]
For this video, 4-Time GRAMMY® Nominated producer, House Music Pioneer and DJ Steve “Silk” Hurley’s of S&S Chicago purpose was to showcase live remixing and live mashups that he’s been creating for years on turntables, but with the use of the technology provided by the Numark NS6ii.
Although the use of NS6ii’s synch feature would be great for combining 4 different [...]
Among the new year’s resolutions and speculation about what lies ahead, one thing that is certain is the musical excellence created by S&S Chicago. Role models to so many Steve ‘Silk’ Hurley and Shannon ‘DJ Skip’ Syas have a creative energy which is fresh and exciting. Their union was something very special and their evolution since then, both individually and as a duo has been [...]
GRAMMY® Nominated DJ Steve “Silk” Hurley "Remixes Live" on the new NS6ii!
4-Time GRAMMY® Nominated Producer, Songwriter and DJ Steve “Silk”Hurley expresses his excitement in receiving the 2nd generation NS6, the NS6II. Silk from S&S Chicago gives a brief description of the improvements made, and ends with an impromptu DJ performance that shows how he can put together a “Remix [...]
The 4th Annual House Music Block Party, the two-day festival of sound and life, has come to an end, leaving revelers wet and breathless with its array of locally, nationally and internationally renowned DJs. If you missed it, BOY DID YOU MISS IT!!!
As part of its community interaction initiative, Undaground Element Events & S&S Records/S&S Chicago strive to create memorable [...]
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 [...]
MashUpFM, a division of Silk Entertainment, Inc. was created by four-time GRAMMY® nominated producer and DJ, Steve “Silk” Hurley. The Chicago, IL based business aims primarily to provide unlimited access to the “mashup” genre of music for an extensive audience. The business seeks to utilize the Internet as it's primary channel for reaching its customers.
What many of Hurley’s [...]
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Four-Time GRAMMY® Nominated Producer and DJ Steve “Silk” Hurley Now Featured on MashUpFM Worldwide
CHICAGO, Illinois, June 1, 2016 -- In 1994, when the emerging producer, DJ and House Music Pioneer Steve “Silk” Hurley was approached by Radio Icon Tom Joyner to become his on-air mix DJ for the launch of his syndicated show, Silk was elated. But neither of them [...]
"Chicago Meets Tokyo"
The Chicago House/R&B singer Jameisha Trice has linked up with Japanese House Music Trio SNDSTRMS for an ultra soulful music release. Their new song entitled "No Gravity" can be found exclusively on #Traxsource from May 27-June 9th then worldwide in all digital stores on June 10th.
Although these two have never physically met, this soul pumping [...]
Johnny "Bravo" Rayborn - "I Find Creativity And Energy In People"
Johnny "Bravo" Rayborn III was born on the Chicago's South Side. Being the youngest of three children, he was exposed to a wide variety of music genres. By the age of 9, he was already producing live music tapes for his family members.
Engulfing himself in the music business with [...]
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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