Features This Week include Osunlade, Jose Marquez, MoBlack, Oscar P, Large Music, Homero Espinosa, Cris Herrera, TOKITA, & Deep Mayer. Enjoy.
The American-born musician and music producer Osunlade ( / oʊ . s ʊ n . ˈ l ɑː . d eɪ) known for classic hits like “Dionne” and “Envision” is returning to the USA for a series of dates in Jan and Feb 2018. Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, he composed music for Sesame Street during the late 1980s and early 1990s. Afterward, he moved to Los Angeles, California, where he worked with artists such as Patti Labelle and Freddie Jackson. After moving to New York he founded Yoruba Records. In recent years the classic Yoruba Sound has blessed nightclubs around the world. Most recently he completed finishing touches on his remix of “Words” by AbysSoul Feat Sio on Open Bar Music, due in December. Stay Tuned.
Mimmo Falcone aka MoBlack has been added to the Defected Croatia 2018 line up. DFC 2018 returns to the Adriatic Coast next Summer for 6 dance filled days & nights. From the main stage and beat filled beach stages, through to sun drenched and sunset boat parties and the legendary Barbarella’s nightclub. MoBlack is based in Italy. His productions and his label release nothing but the best in afro house music, with the eclectic selection of tracks representing the many different flavors within the genre.
Large Music Presents Homero Espinosa, Cris Herrera, TOKITA - Unconscious Therapy - Three legendary West Coast producers join forces here – each in their Large Music debut – and the results are sublime. The title track currently on the Deep House Top 100 is a mystical & moody late night masterpiece while Hold On To This Feeling has more of a Nu Disco groove with catchy, crisp hooks and lines. As an added bonus, the full package includes an easy to utilize DJ Tool for maximum effect. Just great music! LISTEN HERE
Producer & DJ Jose Marquez’ recent exploits landed him Delhi, India while promoting his new Santiago Sessions project on Fania Records. (Pictured here with Hamza Rahimtula at New Gramophone House, Old Dehli). Fania released HAMMOCK HOUSE: SANTIAGO SESSIONS on August 25, the newest installment in their highly-regarded remix series, produced and mixed by Marquez. The iconic entertainment brand, which has evolved from a legendary NYC-based music label to an innovative and digitally-driven global music, entertainment and lifestyle company, is known worldwide for their work with influential DJs given access to Fania's treasure vaults and the original multitrack master tapes from recordings by classic artists - LISTEN HERE
Listen to OSCAR P’s recent Guest DJ slot (Hour 2) on Manchester’s ALL FM (96.9FM) which broadcasts to a population of 2.5 million and has 14,000 regular listeners. The show ‘Sole Plates’ transmits live alternate Friday nights from 11pm til 1am UK time, featuring 2 hours of commercial free, deep & soulful underground house music exclusively from South Africa. LISTEN HERE
Botswana based Deep Mayer has now become a full time business. After several projects on Open Bar Music, he established his deep house ambitions with a ground breaking EP on Kolour Recordings. “Wu” is currently sitting Top 20 on the Deep House Top 100. Says Mayer, “I like to let my soul embrace the modern urban lifestyle of today, while connecting with the roots of our culture.” LISTEN HERE