Elbee Bad aka Lamont Booker is another great underground house pioneer from the formative days of NYC house in the late eighties. ‘The True Story Of House Music’ is the first time Bad’s catalog gets compiled for re-release. Although the best and most prolific part of his catalog is his late 80’s and early 90’s output, Booker never stopped producing (and dj’ing). Elbee Bad aka LB Bad aka The Prince Of Dance Music aka Lamont Booker aka The Voodoo Man, aka Lord KCB aka BAD currently lives and works in Berlin where he continues to work on music as well as producing and running his Bad’s Label.
Bocca Grande is the alis name under which Kousuke Ishida is producing music focusing and marked by the piano blending in with electric sounds to the expression of music with former piano teacher Yuka Kobayashi. This is a nice remix package featuring Morphosis, Artifact, Chromatic Filters and Corrado Bucci.
Hands Up is the production team formed by The Analogue Cops and Alex Picone. Their analogue joint venture has groundbreaking results. Machine powered house music heavily influenced by the Berliner dub techno and by the funkiest 2step ,with a debt to Detroit. This first release features 2 dancefloor killers recorded on tape and saturated with bass.
Killekill announces the start of a sub label focusing the housier side of music. Killekill House Trax starts with the release of a track by Alex Cortex. Quite uptempo but groovy as hell “Oh Yeah” comes along with a strong reminiscence to classic chicago house with its strong bassline and the catchy vocal sample. Tyree Cooper added a simple but well working piano and packed the original into an even more classic outfit.