Classic Vinyls – July

Classic Vinyls July 2016

Peter Heller – Big Love

Pete Heller - BIG LOVEPete Heller - BIG LOVE - LabelLabel: Junior London – ESX4
Format: Vinyl 12″, 331/3 RPM
Country: UK
Released:1999
Genre: Electronic
Style: House Deep

The British DJ Pete Heller produced, for the pleasure of the house lovers, this gem in 1999. “Big Love” quickly became one of the hymns in the last summer of the past millennium on the island of Ibiza, and from there a global hit in house clubs around the world. The track contains samples from the disco funk song from 1979 “Wear it Out” by Stargard (including a characteristic vocal sample that sings “Understanding my loving”). It is fundamental in the concept of the production, giving to the track its good vibes and summer feelings. On the other hand, the progression of “Big Love” is brilliant, starting with just a kick and a hi-hat and the intuition of what is yet to come, and gradually adding sweet sounds by fresh pads and organs, as well as breakdowns that work perfectly in the right moments.

Laurent Garnier – The Man With The Red Face

Laurent Garnier - Man with the Red Face - LabelLaurent Garnier - Man with the Red Face

Label: Armed Records – DJAH 3-1
Format: Vinyl 12″, 331/3 RPM
Country: Europe
Released: Apr 2000
Genre: Electronic
Style: Techno, Deep House

“The man with the red face” is one of the main songs by the well-known French producer Laurent Garnier. Released in February of 2000 under his own label “F Communications”, first as part of his album “Unreasonable Behaviour” and then as a single in April of the same year. It is a masterpiece of electronic music, a perfect combination of techno, house, and the collaboration of a musician. In this case, the saxophonist Philippe Nadaud who makes an exhibition of skills in his great solos playing easily recognizable notes and melodies that merge perfectly with the synths of the track.

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