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NEW Strobe Records Release – Richard Brooks Feat. Tamika Boyce + Ali Black “Painless Ways”

NEW Strobe Records Release – ST080 – Richard Brooks Featuring Tamika Boyce + Ali Black “Painless Ways”



Richard Brooks “Painless Ways”

For over two decades Richard Brooks has been a house music mainstay. Richard has always had a unique understanding of the dance music scene and pays homage to the music he loves with every release and performance. He has also garnered an extensive release history with tracks featured on some of the industry’s most notable labels including Hed Kandi, King Street, Wave Music, Viva, Ultrasound, Stereo Sushi, Prescription and Play Records.

Richard is also well known for his production moniker Chorduroy Music and collaborative efforts with Ron Trent, all of which have garnished worldwide critical acclaim. As a DJ, he has performed alongside some of the biggest acts in dance music like Dennis Ferrer, The Martinez Brothers, Mark Farina, Chez Damier, Larry Heard, Ron Trent, Little Louie Vega, Miguel Migs, Kerri Chandler and Kenny Dope to name a handful. If you appreciate deep, passionate and sultry compositions Richards sound is truly for you.

Enjoy this deep and soulful, release from Richard Brooks which includes 4 solid mixes:
1. Painless Ways ( Richard Brooks Vocal Mix)
2. Painless Ways ( Classic Revolution Mix)
3. Painless Ways ( Richard Brooks Sax Mix)
4. Painless Ways ( Richard Brooks Broken Mix)

Produced by Richard Brooks
Co-Produced By Ali Black
Vocals by Tamika Boyce
Written by Richard Brooks ans Tamika Boyce
Copyright 2014 Strobe Records

The Big City Beat Bazaar – August 30, 2014 Toronto



Imagine a COMMUNITY MUSIC MARKET made up of interesting people who all share a COMMON PASSION for ELECTRONIC MUSIC (or any music for that matter)..

Imagine if these interesting music enthusiasts brought their USED AUDIO EQUIPMENT, OLD RECORDS, CDs, TAPES, DJ GEAR, AMPS, VINTAGE SYNTHESIZERS, STEREOS, HEADPHONES, TURNTABLES, CDJs, EFFECTS PEDALS, STUDIO EQUIPMENT, PRODUCTION HARDWARE and any gear related to dance music to this community market in order to BUY, SELL & BARTER with one another over GOOD FOOD, COLD DRINKS & FAT BASSLINES.

BASIC SOUL UNIT (Lab.our / Osgut Ton / Creme Org)

DA GOBLINN (Remute / Rot10 / Funk Noir)

MURR – LIVE ! (New Kanada / Thoughtless)

MEESHA – LIVE !(Thoughtless / Dewtone)

AARON SANTOS – b2b (My Favorite Robot / City Life)

COSMIC JD – b2b (Nosi Music / Midnight Social)

EBONY (Sylvermayne b2b J. Gardner)

RON ALLEN (Strobe Records)

+ Opening Set by


NEW Strobe Records Release – ST079 – Xavier Gonzalez – Palette EP

NEW Strobe Records  Release – ST079 – Xavier Gonzalez – Palette EP


 Xavier Gonzalez – Palette EP

Strobe is excited to introduce Xavier Gonzalez, an amazing Toronto based producer who first started getting into music at an early age and was influenced by anything and everything. From Sonic Youth to Marshall Jefferson, any musical vibe embedded itself in him. Xavier began to play in bands through out his early years and then transitioned into producing electronic music at age 14. Xavier has a passion for house, techno, and soul which he incorporates into all music he makes. He co owns Punctured Recordings alongside his Dad and Toronto mainstay Alvaro Gonzalez.
Enjoy this soulfully deep, intoxicating release from Xavier Gonzales which includes 2 solid tracks:
1. The Way It Will Be
2. Deeper
Composed and Produced by Xavier Gonzalez Copyright 2014 Strobe Records

NEW Strobe Records Release – ST078 – Geneva “Uncomplicated” REMIXES OUT NOW @Traxsource

NEW Strobe Records Release – ST078 – Geneva “Uncomplicated” REMIXES OUT NOW @Traxsource


Geneva “Uncomplicated” REMIXES

Originally released on Strobe in 2011, and produced by Ron Allen, Geneva’s (aka geneva.b) debut single “Uncomplicated” was the track of the summer and this freshly produced Remix package will return it once again to summer prominence in 2014.

This release includes some amazing remixes from Deep Roger & Rightside who have been tearing up the Soulful house charts lately.  Also included are hot remixes from Strobe Producer Ron Allen and Toronto’s Alix Ali (Ali & Calero, Toronto Hustle)

Written by Ron Allen and Geneva (SOCAN)
Original Produced By Ron Allen
Copyright 2014 Strobe Records

Uncomplicated (Original Release) Also Available at

NEW Strobe Records Release – ST077 – Santonio Echols “Phase 2 EP”

NEW Strobe Records PROMO Release – ST077 – Santonio Echols “Phase 2 EP” 


Santonio Echols – Phase 2 EP

Strobe welcomes Legendary Detroit Techno/House Producer Santonio Echols Phase 2 EP

Santonio Echols (Santonio, Dj Adam Pole) (Tresor Records (Berlin)Detroit Dancer, D Records (Germany,) A.E.S. (Art, Eddie and Santonio,) Opilec Music, Cyren America Records, Siren, Chapter 2 Recordings (Detroit), Made In Detroit, Jambalay Records (IT) Random Noise Recordings (Belgium) and q mentoring partner to I Believe In You Records [USA]. Santonio is member of the first generation of Techno Producers to emerge from Detroit, MI, in the late 1980%u2019s. His discography spans 1987 to date and he is currently in production on the Liz Torres %u201CMind Games – Remix%u201D on Third Ear Recordings.

Echols is well known for his role in the famed duo %u201CReese & Santonio,%u201D who are responsible for timeless underground classics spanning 1987-89, “The Sound/ How To Play Our Music, Bounce Your Body to the Box, Truth of Self Evidence and the internationally renowned “Rock to the Beat” which was distributed in 1988 on the UK label %u201Cffrr%u201D (Full Frequency Range Recordings.)

After completing production in England with ffrr, Echols had the confidence to continue his passion for producing techno and house music. He developed a relationship with Paragon Productions and James Pennington aka Suburban Knight and the compilation, %u201CThere%u2019s No Way Out%u201D featuring the track %u201CIt%u2019s Not Over,%u201D was released. Additionally in 1989 Santonio remixed “Take me away” by Bridgette Grace, written by Jeff Mills and T.Srock for Paragon Productions. Santonio Echols has toured in Europe including gigs at Tresor in Berlin and the Flam Club in Cologne. He started DJ%u2019ing when he was 19 years old with his brother Duane Evans in the old school traditions of the West Side of Detroit and never stopped being committed to going to the next level. 2007 saw the release of %u201CExtraction of Identity%u201D on Cyren America Records. This is one of over 30 releases

During the last two years Santonio has worked Moire Patterns, Clemens Neufeld, Oliver Lieb, Combinator, Jonas Asp, Duane Evans, Orlando Voorn, MoBlack, Dj Deep, Greg Stafford, Claude Young, Blake Baxter, Eddie Fowlkes, Raquel Roberts, Gospel singer QuWonna Toney , Mike Anderson (Italy), Robert Doubledee Mills (Italy.)

Santonio has a list too long to name of people he thanks keeping him committed to the dream and reminding him to never give up, however he would be remiss to not recognize the loving support of his wife and children, as well friends in music and life including Blake Baxter, Eddie Fowlkes and his brother Duane Evans

1. The Sax
2. Blue Skies
3. Zone
4. Blackmoon

Produced By Santonio Echols
Mixed by Duane Evans
Copyright 2014 Strobe Records