Monthly Archives: March 2014

Bas Noir – My Love Is Magic

Bas Noir was an American house music duo who were one of the many dance acts signed to Atlantic Records in the early 1990s when the label was in a dance music signing frenzy. Alas, like so many other dance acts signed to the label at that time, they failed to make a big enough impact to warrant a second album.  Not much is known about their origins, but it’s assumed that Mary Ridley and Morie Bivins teamed up as Bas Noir in the late 1980s, choosing a group name meaning ‘black stockings’ for some reason. They teamed up with the Burrell brothers Rheji and Rhano, who as Burrell released an album in 1988, simply titled “Burrell”. The Burrell brothers applied their smooth house sound to this track which happens to be their first single. The song was released on the small Nu Groove label...
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Grampa – She’s Crazy

Don’t we all want a grandfather like Kerri Chandler’s Granddad. I don’t know about you but to make one of the finest 90’s Deep House records with a seasoned old jazz musician sounds like the dream. First release on New Jersey Garage Music Label, Movin’ records, Calvin C. Reed Sr. lent his voice to Chandler’s record in 1993. Little knowing it would become the classic it is today for an untold generations of dancers. Stunning house record and if you don’t have one in your collection, I’d try and scour the world wide web before it becomes rarer than ornamental ivory tusks. R.I.P You wonderful man....
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Jerzzey Boy – Do You Want Some More

Here is a track from Jerzzey Boy’s first EP titled “A Jerzzey Thang” released under Bottom Line Records back in 1992. Jerzzey Boy was a duo comprised of Curtis Edwards and George Lockett Jr. Two of the biggest pioneers in the New Jersey House Sound that still gets paid homage to in the underground house scene to this day. With that said, check these vibes!...
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Blair – Nightlife

Some late 70s boogie funk. The signature track to Blair’s (aka Barney Blair Perry) rare “Nightlife” LP. Some brief biographical information on Barney Blair Perry: Born in 1953, Buffalo, New York. Began his professional career in his hometown Buffalo, New York, as a guitarist. In 1978, he was nominated for a Grammy Award in recognition of being one of the best R & B songwriters of the period. Blair was also part of the Jazz-Funk and Soul band, The Blackbyrds.  ...
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