Larry Levan

New York Club Disco Era

New York Club Scene The New York club and disco era of the 1970s and 1980s was a time of explosive creativity and cultural significance, with clubs like Paradise Garage, Studio 54, and The Loft setting the stage for a new era of dance music and socialising. Larry Levan, David Mancuso, and others were at…

Soulfuric Records

Soulfuric Records

Best Soulful House Label 1996 – 2006 Soulfuric Records, Soulfuric Deep, and Soulfuric Trax are all record labels that specialise in house music. They were founded by Brian Tappert and Marc Pomeroy in the late 1990s. Brian Tappert and Marc Pomeroy are both American DJ/producers who have been active in the house music scene since…

Frankie Knuckles

Origin of House Music

In The Beginning… House music originated in Chicago, Illinois in the early 1980s. It was created by DJs and music producers who were inspired by disco, soul, and funk music, and sought to create a new genre that combined the elements of those styles with electronic instrumentation and production techniques. The term “house” is said…

Strictly Rhythm Records

Strictly Rhythm Records

Pioneering House Music Label Strictly Rhythm Records is a record label that was founded in 1989 by Mark Finkelstein and Gladys Pizarro in New York City. The label’s mission was to release high-quality dance music that was rooted in the underground club scene, and to provide a platform for up-and-coming producers and DJs. In the…

Sub Urban Records

Sub Urban Records

Classic House Music Label Sub Urban Records is a record label that was founded in 1990 by Tommy Musto and Silvio Tancredi. The label is based in New York City and focuses on the genres of house, techno, and electronic dance music. Tommy Musto is an American DJ and record producer who has been active…

Purple Music

Purple Music & Jamie Lewis

DJ, Label & Record Store Head Honcho Purple music is a Swiss record label founded by DJ and producer Jamie Lewis in 1997. The label focuses on releasing soulful, funky, and deep house music, and has gained a reputation for its high-quality productions and talented roster of artists. Jamie Lewis is a highly respected figure…

Grant Nelson

Grant Nelson

Godfather of UK Garage Grant Nelson is a British DJ, producer, and remixer who has been active in the house music scene since the early 1990s. He is considered one of the pioneers of UK garage, a sub-genre of house music that emerged in the UK in the mid-1990s. Swing City Records Grant Nelson started…

Beatport

Beatport: Online House Music

Online Music Download Store Beatport is an online music store and platform that specialises in electronic dance music (EDM) and related genres. It was founded in 2004 and is based in Denver, Colorado, USA. Beatport offers a vast selection of tracks, albums, and DJ mixes from a variety of labels and independent artists. To use…

Traxsource

Traxsource: Online House Music

Online Music Download Store for DJs Traxsource is an online music store and platform that specialises in house music, including genres such as deep house, soulful house, tech house, and more. It offers a wide range of tracks, remixes, and compilations from both established and up-and-coming artists in the electronic music scene. To use Traxsource,…