arthur baker and murk are two of the most iconic brands in electronic music. arthur baker’s career started in boston, and then hit its stride while he was living in new york city in the 80s and 90s, and he now spends much of his time in miami. oscar g and ralph falcon aka murk were born, raised, and lived their entire lives in miami. this new single is a culmination of the three artists spending time together in miami, and djing on the weekly murk monday events at renowned miami location coyo taco (delicious tacos up front, beats in a secret club in the back). coyo combines the tribal house percussion that murk is known for with the party-driven synths, vocals and instrumentation that is arthur baker’s trademark.
grammy award winner louie vega is known worldwide as one of the finest creators and purveyors of house music, both as an individual artist / producer / dj and as partner with kenny dope in the renowned production team known as masters at work. his multiple musical talents have also brought him much acclaim in the genres of salsa, afro-beat, jazz, hip-hop and soul. last year he reached another career milestone when his album “louie vega starring...xxviii” was nominated at the 2017 grammys for best dance album, which further solidified his position as one of the industry’s premier artist / producers. but not everyone knows about louie’s deep respect, admiration and knowledge of the disco genre that laid the foundation for so much music that moves crowd on dancefloors and festivals today.
MORE I WANT U (INC. DJ PIERRE AND DJ VIBE REMIXES)
12" Vinyl UK10.04.18
chus + ceballos join new york label nervous records with an infectious single titled more i want u featuring remixes from house luminaries dj pierre and dj vibe. for many years now both nervous and chus + ceballos have been flying the flag for new yorks house music scene. however, aside from collaborating on their back on tracks mix cds nearly a decade ago, the two have never teamed up for a release. having pioneered the iberican sound, the spanish dj/producer duo have indisputably earned themselves legend status as they continue topping the charts whilst headlining the globes elite venues, not to mention the perpetual success of chus’ renowned label stereo productions. a long-time platform for illustrious producers, nervous records is now set to release the pairs forthcoming single with remixes from none other than acid house pioneer dj pierre and tribal house stalwart dj vibe. featuring chus + ceballos signature groove-laden percussion, more i want u is rhythmic with high-octane sounds and a catchy vocal element that comes courtesy of dirty love by sunshine jones on king street records. in his remix dj pierre uses murky synths to generate an ominous and twisted aesthetic before dj vibe drops thunderous kicks and trippy arpeggiated melodies to conclude the package
dense + pika remix seminal nervous records house tune rain by kerri chandler dense & pika are a british electronic production/artist/dj duo compromising of producer/djs alex jones (hypercolour label boss) and chris spero better known to many by his glimpse alias. the duo first came into fruition in mid 2011 with a number of white label releases. it wasnt long until they were noticed by scuba and have since had multiple releases under their belt on adam beyers drumcode, scubas acclaimed hotflush imprint and have branched out onto the elusive hypercolour. dense & pika have also been showing off their remixing talents by reworking the likes of adam beyer & ida engberg, digitalism, disclosure, kda, leftfield, maya jane coles, x-press 2 and also paul woolfords erotic discourse, which won the dj mag category for best remix in 2014.
louie vega remixes the seminal sam records disco hit bourgie, bourgie by john davis & the monster orchestra. 12inch vinyl. house music legend louie vega continues to light fire to select tracks from the sam records 1970s disco catalogue. he previously remixed vicky ds this beat is mine and convertions lets do it. now he has added his unique and legendary production skills to a remix of the ashford & simpon penned bourgie, bourgie by john davis & the monster orchestra. originally released on sam records in 1979, bourgie, bourgie also features background vocals by ashford & simpson. louie vega continues to be one of the most dynamic and respected dance music producers in the world. with a body of work that combines his timeless and trend settings production with kenny dope as masters at work, and his own distinctive and equally impactful louie vega productions, he has always had a great knowledge and respect for the r&b and disco music that laid the foundation of the current soundtrack of nightlife. the sam records catalogue is owned and administered by nervous records, with which louie has a long history, dating to his creation with kenny dope of the labels signature tune, the nervous track by nuyorican soul. the distinctive string sections of bourgie, bourgie along with the ashford & simpson lyrics caught louies ear, and he has created a remix that has been destroying dancefloors and festival summer
sublime deep house of the highest order from new jerseys very own kerri kaoz 6:23 chandler.
* the mood ep *is pure quality from start to finish & is one of chandlers lesser spotted releases that is undoubtedly a classic
released on the legendary nervous label in 1998 it still stands head & shoulders above most other releases of the time...
fresh, essential & lovingly re-mastered & reissued for 2014
grammy award winner louie vega is known worldwide as one of the finest creators and purveyors of house music, both as an individual artist / producer / dj and as partner with kenny dope in the renowned production team known as masters at work. his multiple musical talents have also brought him much acclaim in the genres of salsa, afro-beat, jazz, hip-hop and soul. last year he reached another career milestone when his album “louie vega starring...xxviii” was nominated at the 2017 grammys for best dance album, which further solidified his position as one of the industry’s premier artist / producers. but not everyone knows about louies deep respect, admiration and knowledge of the disco genre that laid the foundation for so much music that moves crowd on dancefloors and festivals today.
louie vega re-ignites the disco classic “dance (disco heat)” by sylvester grammy awarding winning producer & 5 time grammy nominated louie vega continues to send dance floors into a peak hour frenzy with his remixes of disco classics on nervous records. the inspiration to delve into masters from this era began when he started remixing masters from the sam records catalogue, which is owned by nervous records, and with whom louie has a long history going back to nervous early 90’s origins. louie is that unique producer who has had success in multiple genres of music including house, r&b, & freestyle and he has brought that talent to help re-ignite new york disco classics like vicky d’s -this beat is mine- and convertion’s -let’s do it- featuring leroy burgess, as well as charting topping disco hits from john davis & the monster orchestra -bourgie bourgie- & -up jumped the devil-. this time, louie put his focus on a track outside of the sam records catalogue, and one that was an international disco hit that also crossed over to becoming a 1978 pop hit, namely sylvester / dance (disco heat). using elements from the 1978 version and combining them with his own original musical and percussion contributions, along with new vocal performances from renowned singer cindy mizelle, louie has refashioned and reignited this 39 year-old production into a 2018 club anthem.
house music maestro louie vega returns to nurvous to remix disco hit ‘up jumped the devil’ by john davis & the monster orchestra. originally released in 1977 on sam records, ‘up jumped the devil’ featured music performances from some of philly’s finest musicians, many of whom also featured on albums by the salsoul orchestra. among them were michael “sugar bear” foreman on bass, drummer charles collins and guitarist dennis harris. percussion came from larry washington, whilst don renaldo provided the strings and horns. with a rugged and rough rhythm section and blazing horn parts, the track was an absolute bomb amongst disco djs at the time and continues to shine as a gem today.
LEARN 2 LOVE (PEARSON SOUND / FRANCOIS K REMIX) / MUST GET THIS (ORIGINAL MIX)
12" Vinyl UK22.12.16
seminal mood ii swing production remixed by uk cutting edge producer pearson sound for nervous records. one of the most memorable house music anthems from nycs golden era of house has been given the 2016 treatment by pearson sound. learn 2 luv features lead vocals by one of house music’s greatest voices, kim english. originally produced by mood ii swing in 1997, it quickly became a favourite of legendary producer francois k, who subsequently added his atmospheric mood mix to the package.
nervous records celebrates 25 year anniversary with limited collectors edition double pack vinyl release.
some of the most renowned producers in the history of house are represented in this double pack, including kenny dope, louie vega, todd terry, kerri chandler, mood ii swing, wayne gardiner and joe t. vannelli.
sublime deep house of the highest order from new jerseys very own kerri kaoz 6:23 chandler. rain taken from kerri s 1998 the mood ep, was always a deep house classic. these mixes originally made by kerri for nervous in 2000 get a re master and limited repress for 2016.
as mood ii swing, production duo lem springsteen and john ciafone became one of the most in-demand remixers in the late 90s. the duo s production career began modestly, however. after a failed attempt at r&b, the two turned to house music. early productions such as sylvano s * helpless* and wall of sound s *critical* were a step in the right direction, as were releases such as -i need a bitch- for cutting and -searchin - for groove on, but it was the duo s remixes of ultra naté s * free* for strictly rhythm that struck gold. the song became a huge hit and soon mood ii swing was remixing big-name producers like bt (-remember-) and king britt (* the reason*) as well as the next ultra naté single, * found a cure*, which also became a huge hit record around the world. then, as a testament to the duos success, the new york-based nervous have dug up the remixes mood ii swing did for the label during their seminal mid 90s period re mastered and re released on wax for 2016.
more heat from nervous. another seminal ep from one of the greatest house production duo s of all time - mood ii swing aka john ciafone & lem springsteen. this was only their second ep from 1992 and showcases their trademark drum programming and deep 90 s chords. contains 4 mixes including the sought after mood ii swing dub. remastered for 2015 in conjunction with nervous records, nyc.
more nervous gold from the classic labels dusty vaults.a lesser known highly collectable gem from 1992 from the d.a.t. project.4 stone cold killers here with cmon sweat a particular highlight. first ever vinyl repress, released in conjunction with nervous records nyc!
convertion / let s do it was originally released on sam records in 1980. it featured the lead vocals of leroy burgess, who was also the lead vocalist for seminal disco tunes like black ivory / main line and logg / i know you will. the sam records catalogue is currently administered by nervous records. nervous has a long standing relationship with superstar producer louie vega, who with his maw partner kenny dope has produced some of nervous most memorable tunes, including the signature nervous release -the nervous track- by nuyorican soul. louie as always a fan of let s do it and wanted to do a remix. unfortunately the original parts were lost. not to be deterred, louie decided to reproduce the record, once again with lead vocals by leroy burgess. the result....let s do it - a louie vega interpration. b-side boogie mix stays close to the original version. the a side dance ritual mix includes that magic louie vega flavor that will make it an immediate essential item for all dj s. the 12- release will be available two months prior to the digital release
more quality deep nyc house sounds from 1992 (!) from the underrated yet mighty wayne gardiner aka classic man. two dope mixes of 5th street orchestration feature and bear all the hallmarks of gardiners understated, subtle funk. jazzy keys, plucked strings, deep as deep pads and some serious peech boys channeling take us deep into the new york night and straight to that after hours spot that weve always dreamed about! pure class!
wayne gardiner is something of an unsung hero in the deep house world. his productions on numerous labels (nervous, strictly rhythm, ibadan etc) under his own name, as classic man, logic, track masters and many more all have the perfect balance of rough and smooth, deep pads, jazzy keys, floating melodies and chopped vocal samples are all underpinned by tough driving beats and percussion creating his trademark sound. the ep features 2 mixes of killer a-side come on, do anything, 2 mixes of the slamming b-side cut i need you so bad and finally the basement jam which rounds things out. 5 tracks of pure 1992 nyc garage, one for true aficionados and house heads!
it doesnt get any deeper than this! a classic, overlooked ep from wayne gardiner aka classic man from 1993 on the legendary nervous records label, no more mind games is up there with the classics of its era.
kenny dope and louie vegas nu-yorican soul project was responsible for some of the biggest underground club hits to come out of nyc throughout the 1990s, their collective vast musical knowledge, impeccable taste and legendary status as djs in the city only helped elevate them to the highest level.
the nervous track is a fine example of the duos deep musical heritage, originally released on nervous records in 1993 its deep pads, bassline and solid as a rock breakbeats captured the ears and minds of any self respecting dj or dancer who came within a hundred miles of it, the very definition of a classic! fusing the worlds of jazz, latin, hiphop and house maw set the blueprint for generations of djs and producers to come with records like this.
here, re-mastered and re-issued from the original dats in conjunction with nervous records nyc is a piece of dance music history, the nervous track is available again and still sounding as vital and groundbreaking as it did on its original release.
4 tracks of classic 1993 nervous nyc house from the mighty todd edwards as the messenger. edwards is already revered as one of the producers of his era & guide my soul is testament to this. full of soulful groove, jazz licks, tough skippy drums & edwards trademark vocal samples this release does not disappoint. remastered from dat & repressed in conjunction with nervous with love for all the house heads & garage freaks.
junior sanchez produced albums and tracks for katy perry, ima robot, morningwood, princess superstar and good charlotte. he also remixed artists including madonna, shakira, katy perry, good charlotte, placebo, the bravery, daft punk, gorillaz, blaqk audio, hot hot heat, roisin murphy, felix da housecat, the faint, new order, emiliana torrini, jamiroquai, giorgio moroder, moving units, les rhythmes digitales.. and after that,he is currently djing in the biggest clubs all over the united states and across the world
nervous records is one of americas longest standing independent dance labels. at 20 years, nervous has enjoyed chart toppers in the genres of house, hip hop, tribal, electro and pop-dance. for many, however, the essence of nervous will always be old school new york / chicago garage house, which was the music nervous started out with back in 1991, with releases from now world-famous producers like roger sanchez, armand van helden, todd terry and masters at work. that is the genre covered in this nervous 20 comp.