the third (& final) instalment of dj deeon s unreleased and archival ep s is here! in the spirit of the previous 2 we ve asked the man to dig into his tapes for those rare and raw cuts that the make the heads salivate! kicking things off in fine style is deeon s take on of let it be house from 1997. included here is a longer. unreleased mix of this absolutely banging near-cover version of mike dunn s perennial chicago classic.
by now. chicago s home of the ghetto house movement. dance mania. should need no introduction! if you didn t already know. they are the original purveyors of that hard-ass. stripped back. tough. hitting electronic funk. they ve never held back with their output. operating since the late 80 s the label has gained legions of fans over 2 decades as well as a certain notoriety and one of their most well-known artists has got to be the legendary dj deeon and his various production pseudonyms! this. the second in a series of samplers focusses on some of his unreleased cuts. rarities and classics from the dm catalogue. kicking things off with the demented over-sexed jacking off of da dik suk this ep shows you what s up from the jump. lifted off 1996 s freak like me ep this is vintage deeon to the core! this is followed up with the minimal. acidic runnings of 1112 . from deeon s 1996 chop shop release. a wigged out. simplistic groove that just won t stop. classic chicago weirdness that simply just slams. the frenetic phenomenon opens up side b. produced under his mute pseudonym and originally released in 1997 this is a sure-fire rarity from the dm vaults. a tough one to track down and a real essential under the radar cut. also featured is the wild acid of playground productionz the box . here in unreleased (!) rare remixed form by another chi-town legend - paul johnson. top shelf business. last but certainly not least is another playground jammer in the form of the killer vertigo lifted off the same ep from 1994 which is surely enough to whet even the toughest of appetites. file under jackin . every track on here has been remastered and repressed with the full consent and involvement of dj deeon and parris mitchell. selected and programmed from deeon s private archives and dat tapes for above board. london. 100% hater free.
chicago 1992. ray barneys dance mania imprint has already been making its presence felt on the streets since way back in 1985 with a slew of releases from luminaries such as lil louis. dj pierre. vincent floyd. armando and many more. step in parris mitchell. under his rhythm ii rhythm alias with a 12inch of pure deepness for the label. oddly this the only one parris released using this particular name. a touch of jazz is a languid. soulful roller that stands out amongst the more tougher edged. frenetic releases on dance mania. this is some late night. smoothed out business across 4 alternate mixes. it s all uptempo snapping drums. shifting jazzy keys and that ridiculously catchy bassline. pure deep house basically. this is the first time a touch of jazz has ever been reissued in full. just as it was originally released in 1992. complete with original dance mania label artwork. 100% legit. reissued in conjunction with dance mania records. chicago il and parris mitchell. do it tonight!
chicagos dj clent has long been revered as one of the founding figures of the city s unique juke and footwork scene. having released some of the genres earliest examples of the sound hes rightfully respected as a dj and producer in the game. 100% ghetto we 2 ghetto 4 ya! was originally released in 1998 on the legendary dance mania label and has been long sought after by fans of juke. footwork and the ghetto house sound and is quite a tough record to track down often commanding collectors prices in the used market. across 7 tracks covering various styles clent gives us his rough. ready and raw sound. uncompromising. heavy. frenetic and just plain jacking this ep still packs a serious punch! the sinister. brooding 3rd wurle still manages to sound foreboding and otherworldly. while straight up ghetto house staples let me hit it (from the back) and bang that rat still rock any soundsystem today! this is the first time 100% ghetto we 2 ghetto 4 ya! has ever been reissued in full. just as it was originally released in 1998. complete with original dance mania label artwork. 100% legit. reissued in conjunction with dance mania records. chicago il and parris mitchell. we bout it
re release of 1995 wax master maurice seminal ep * crazy tunes*. containing 5 tracks of pure underground ghetto house from the chicago stable. also includes bonus never before released track * hydro*. freshly re mastered for 2016.
what can be said about dance mania? simply put. some of the rawest. most jacking house music ever committed to wax has come out on the chicago label. work it! from 1994. courtesy of the mighty parris mitchell & rj hall is slamming. an update of steve poindexter s classic work that m..therfucker but done dance mania style! heavyweight stuff. pair this with its alright on the flip. which takes a deeper turn and you ve got am essential 12inch dug deep from within the vaults. this one is rare too! now it s here again. remastered and reissued with the full consent of mr.mitchell too. what s messing with that? essential chicago business!
2016 re-issue. ghetto chicago madness! chicago legends jammin gerald & parris mtchell return as the track stars with some of that. down-low. hardcore ghetto house that they are known for! stripped back. jacking. unapologetic club traxx for the freaks and most certainly not for the faint-hearted! the formula is simple ultra jacking 808s. those killer toms. xxx-rated lyrics its all here! dance mania. keeping house music dangerous for 2016!
**RSD RELEASE** RUBBER JAZZ BAND (LEN FAKI EDIT) / COMPUTER
12" Vinyl UK13.04.16
record store day 2016 rules apply dance mania records releases for record store day. len faki s edit of parris mitchell s rubber jazz band. unreleased on vinyl until now! the classic track rubber jazz band is from parris mitchells 1994 life in the underground double 12inch. with an even raunchier sound then before. also. featured on the b. side is a rare hard to find track. computer. get your copy while they last. this 2 track 12inch is limited edition.
more classic. ghetto chi-town business from the dm vaults here - 2-bit project s (aka larry thompson of lnr fame!) bump that pussy ep is another hot. collectible entry into the dm catalogue. this special. enhanced 2017 repress version features all the og cuts (except 1 short skit) and boasts 2. yes 2!. exclusive extended edits from uk man of mystery and all round house digger extraordinaire jonny rock. if you know jr s steez then you know he knows exactly what is up with the underground. he s neatly extended the 2-bit originals (which were originally very short tracks!) and teased the funk outta the right crevices for all us lucky folks. if you like that raw. rugged. chicago. minimal fonk that dance mania are known for. you ll love this one. a killer. solid and in-demand ep. one for the headz. massive record. pure power all the way through and an essential weapon for the record bag! fully. legit reissue done with the permission and assistance of dance mania records and mr. parris mitchell. chicago usa.
by now. chicago s home of the ghetto house movement. dance mania. should need no introduction! if you didn t already know. they are the original purveyors of that hard-ass. stripped back. tough. hitting electronic funk. they ve never held back with their output. operating since the late 80 s the label has gained legions of fans over 2 decades as well as a certain notoriety and one of their most well-known artists has got to be the legendary dj deeon and his various production pseudonyms! this. the very first of a series of samplers focusses on some of his unreleased cuts. rarities and classics from the dm catalogue. kicking things off we re greeted by the classic in this house . smashing toms. claps and sped up kids vox all combine to form a bonfide ghetto classic. do u c takes us back to the muzic box. deeon nods to ron hardy on this slammin version of coming on strong . a chopped up discoid monster with a fat-ass 808 rumble underneath. high grade indeed. time for an unreleased cut. yep. courtesy of deeon himself we have the 221 . dug outta the archive and included here for your enjoyment. again. this that genuine. classic dj deeon gear. flip it over to side b is the all-out acid burner hypnosis . taken from deeon s rare as playground productionz double pack vintage computation from 1995. absolutely smashing this one. and what a way to ignite things! r u sure is next and is one of those insane. wtf is this? chicago jams. spaced-out percolating chaos of the highest degree! watch this one work when you play it. house werk rounds out side b. first time on wax for this one. originally only available on a mid 90 s mixtape we are treated to this hi-energy jacker that will smack the dance-floor. guaranteed! not for the amateurs! every track on here has been remastered and repressed with the full consent and involvement of dj deeon and parris mitchell. selected and programmed from deeon s private archives and dat tapes for above board. london. 100% hater free.
classic dance mania sound right here! jammin gerald nailing that original 1994 chi-town ghetto style. if you know then you know! unapologetic. raw. jackin booty trax for the clubs. its all here. from the breakbeat driven. b-more club influencing get the ho 94 to the insanely stripped back and crazy sensuous black woman riffing black women (club) this ep has it. an essential addition to any collection if you like your club music direct and to the point. dance mania is a label that should need no introduction by now. but if you re new to the game this is a good place to dive in! 100% legitimately remastered from dat. including a new bonus track believe. and reissued with the permission and assistance of dance mania records and mr. parris mitchell. chicago usa.
repress in black sleeve.
what can be said about this hasnt already? cited by many as one of the most influential chicago trax there ever was. especially those within techno circles unsurprisingly. computer madness set the stage for a new wave of demented club tracks along them like the gherkin jerks n aw that. you know the script by now. originally released on muzique in 89. the work that mutha fucka ep is a goddamn classic and thats all you need to know. if you didnt already. and guess what? you dont lug that ol beat-up copy around anymore. fresh artwork from the resurrected dance mania. and a full-blown sexy sleeve lookin sexy as a mutha...
dance mania release some all new material from traxman with westside boogie traxs vol. 3 providing a belated follow-up to the 12 inch that the producer released on dance mania under the traxman da geto dj name in 1996
heres a 3rd slice of the big pie featuring deeons bite off mike dunn. >let it be<. which is a deeon style rejig of mikes >let it be houze.< then he gets even finer with >fine hoes.< slugo pitches in with his all time classic >where the rats<(dm168) and tosses in >like it raw (subyh)< which is from the >like it raw ep< (dm143). on which its titled >strap up before you hit it.< its a dirty job. but someones gotta do it let it be >huge classic< ! tip
dance mania was a chicago label founded ray barney in 1985. and was distributed out of his legenday barneys onestop. from the very beginning it was known for raw. percussive tracks from the dirty side of disco and in the 90s laid down over 200 12inchs that were the blueprint for what is now known as >ghettohouse<. or >bootyhouse<. this sound became the foundation for many regional styles of dance music including detroits >ghettohouse<. baltimores >club<. and the current sound of chicagos neighborhoods known as >juke<. we are happy to announce volume 2 of the ghetto classics series with this 4 track ep from two of our favorite ghettohouse producers. features >wouldnt you like to be a hoe<. taken from the >taris is paris< 12inch on dance mania (dm131) and >groove mode<. taken from the >funk city< 12inch on dance mania
this ep. pop dat thang. is a medley and reprise of dj funk old tracks. this one marks #1002. another funked up mix up of dj funk gems. a new release on chicago s prolific dancemania label with the king of the sound. this release is a live mix of dj funk goodies which could get any booty party started with it s mixed up qualities