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”

 

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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
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The Big City Beat Bazaar – August 30, 2014 Toronto

THE DEEP NORTH & MISLED MADNESS present..

THE BIG CITY BEAT BAZAAR 

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.

BIG CITY BEAT BAZAAR : : : : : ARTIST LINEUP
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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)

DJ COMPETITION WINNER
(TBA)
+ Opening Set by
HARDEEP RIOT (Deep North)
RHOBOT JONES (Deep North)

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

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

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 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.
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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 http://www.twitter.com/stroberecords http://www.facebook.com/stroberecords

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

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


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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
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Uncomplicated (Original Release) Also Available at Traxsource.com

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

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

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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

EMERGE Artists Showcase Waterfront Festival – June 19 – 22 Sugar Beach, Toronto

EMERGE Artists Showcase Waterfront Festival – June 19 – 22 Sugar Beach, Toronto


The EMERGE Artists Showcase gives artists exposure to enhance and advance their music careers. This year, the theme for the Festival is ‘Make it Funky’. The lineup consists of some of Toronto’s best singer/songwriters and horn heavy dynamic bands who have made a name in Toronto.
Friday features Afterfunk and Capital Beats, two young bands that are taking original funk to a whole new level.

Find the fun at Sugar Beach, 22 Dockside Drive, Toronto ON

HOSTED BY SHAKURA S’AIDA

THURSDAY JUNE 19, 2014
6:00 – 6:30 BETH MOORE
6:45 – 7:15 KRISTEN LINDELL
7:30 – 8:00 DANIELLA WATTERS
8:15 – 11:00 EMERGE SHOW FEATURING MIRAY, EMIR. NAJJAH CREFT, CHACH
OYANE, HALEY SMALL, JEFF EAGER

FRIDAY JUNE 20TH, 2014
5:00 – 5:30 GRADY KELNECK
5:45 – 6:15 LILY MASON
6:30 – 7:00 CHRISTIAN BRIDGES
7:15 – 7:45 ALESSIA RIO
8:00 – 9:15 AFTERFUNK
9:30 – 11:00 CAPITAL BEATS

SATURDAY JUNE 21, 2014

12:00 – 12:30 JEF KEARNS SOLO FLUTE
12:40 – 1:10 JOSH TAERK
1:20 – 1:50 SHAWN BRADY
2:00 – 2:45 REECE
3:00 – 3:45 CADE
4:00 – 4:45 ARIA ZENUA
5:00 – 5:45 RIKKI NICKS FLEETWOOD MAC TRIBUTE BAND
6:00 – 6:45 JULIAN TAYLOR BAND
7:00 – 8:15 IRENE TORRES AND THE SUGAR DEVILS
8:30 – 10:00 THE SOUL MOTIVATORS

SUNDAY JUNE 22, 2014 – SWEETNESS PRIDE BEACH PARTY
12:00 – 1:00 SARA SIMS DJ
1:15 – 1:45 SHELDON DIXON
2:00 – 2:45 LEXI TELLING
3:00 – 3:45 SARA LONDON
4:00 – 4:45 BPM KREW MASHUP DANCE PARTY
4:45 – 5:00 SARA SIMS DJ

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NEW Strobe Records Release – ST076 – Ron Allen Starring Sara London “Love Myself” REMIXES

NEW Strobe Records Release – ST076 – Ron Allen Starring Sara London “Love Myself” REMIXES
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Ron Allen Starring Sara London “Love Myself”


ST076 – Ron Allen Starring Sara London “Love Myself”
Written by Ron Allen, Sara Green (SOCAN)
Produced by Ron Allen
Copyright 2014 Strobe RecordsSara LondonBahamian born, Hamilton native, Singer Songwriter, Sara London, is putting her heart on the line. With 2 EP’s, a new single just released, and songwriting projects on the go, Sara is proving her passion and drive for her music will never dissipate. Growing up with a singer songwriter mother, Sara began her musical journey at a very young age. Her sound came from the influences of Sade, Tracy Chapman, and Sara McLachlan. Her jazzy vocals and smokey deep register always captivate her listeners.Sara London has recently teamed up with Producer Ron Allen (Strobe Records) on an amazingly soulful and upbeat collaboration entitled “Love Myself” The song written by Sara and Ron pays tribute to the love of self before anyone else.  With an infectious melody and an energizing soulful dance groove, “Love Myself” is sure to populate the worlds dance music charts this year. The Single Ron Allen Starring Sara London “Love Myself” will be released in March 2014 on the legendary house music label Strobe Records produced by Ron Allen.Twitter: @StrobeRecords
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/stroberecordsREMIXERS:Deep Roger (Mattia Ruggiero), from Rome, Italy approached music since he was very young, getting passionate about keyboards and synthesizers.With the passing of time he discovered his true passion for House Music.The constant selection of records and the infinite passion increased his musical knowledge and his mixing technique, thanks to the friendship and collaboration with his mentor Luis Radio too. Since 2013 he is a member of the FCO Legion Crew project (Since 1995, FCO aka ‘From Classics On’ has been organizing parties entirely devoted to House Music).
And he is also one of the resident DJ’s of Club Culture Family.

Rightside,(Marco Atella & Luzio Marinelli),  began their producers activities in Rome in 1999.
Influenced by deephouse and nineties classic house music, they focus their productions in Soulful and Deephouse.The first official duo release was in 1999 (All Alone, Revolution Rec), followed by several releases for different labels such as IRMA Rec., Save Soul Rec, Reshape, Testimonial Rec, Drum Records, Quantize Rec., Deeptown Music and many more. During 15 years of productions, Marco Atella and Luzio Marinelli have also used several pseudonyms and participated in numerous projects including: Space Junk, Fuel to Flame, Home Plate, Sutomy, Circle K, Homeplates.

Ron Allen has had countless Soulful House, Deep House and Techno releases on Strobe Records since 1991 and also has many features on labels such as Strictly Rhythm, Plus 8, Stickman, Definative, DNH, Poker Flat, ClubStar, Soul Candi, Tresor, Crosstown Rebels and Defected. Ron also made the 2013 Traxsource TOP 200 Afro House and Soulful House Charts for 2013 with Ron Allen Featuring Chach “Wunder Y” (Dino and Terry Remix) and Ron Allen Featuring Affrica “Words” (Steve Bug Remix)

DaKastro (Kastro Khaya Kwintshi) is a producer/DJ from Ladyfrere, Eastern Cape South Africa. His captivating and unique style of South African Deep House and Ancestral House has captured the attention of legendary producer and co-founder of Strobe Records – Ron Allen. Da Kastro’s debut release of “The Ancelestrial EP” and “Tribal Movement EP” were released on Strobe Records on 2013.

Gene King (Shines Records) In the early 90′s, Gene’s love affair with studio production began. Now, over 20 years later, he has garnered love from true House Music fans across the globe by moulding an impressive discography for numerous ground-breaking Dance Music labels such as : Contraband, A&M, BMG, KMS, Defender, Slip N’Slide, Debut, Hi-Bias, Warner, Easy Street Records, Ultrasound, Philosophie Music, Priti Soul/Jellybean Records, and finally, the powerhouse 157 Shelter Records, the legendary staple out of New York City. In October 2005, King founded his very own Shines Records imprint, which later spawned Plusgroove Records, releasing such dance-floor faves as “Sunrise” (by Genetix ft. Shanchoy), “Do with You” (by Suges ft. Limore), and many others.

Riggadale (Euan Robertson) Featured on UKF , weekly TeamSupreme beat ciphers and as a main artist on new creative release company ALMOST ART. Riggadale brings a unique feel to familiar styles and genres. Opening recent shows in Toronto with the likes of Mr. Carmack , Dj Shadow , Cut Chemist , Sweater Beats and Joker has shed some of the spotlight on his one of a kind productions and he looks to grow onto the international scene over the next year.

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June 19 -22 EMERGE Rocks the Redpath Waterfront Festival @ Sugar Beach, Toronto

June 19-22 EMERGE Rock the Redpath Waterfront Festival Toronto at Sugar Beach, Toronto!!! http://towaterfrontfest.com/

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Toronto’s first outdoor wine and spirit festival is back for its 6th year.

The Toronto Wine & Spirit Festival is Toronto’s first outdoor celebration of the world’s finest wine and spirits.

  • In its 6th year, the festival will be returning to Toronto’s Sugar Beach and partnering with the Redpath Waterfront Festival on June 19th, 20th, & 21st.
  • Guests will have the opportunity to experience a variety of wine, spirits and craft beer samples, along withpairing seminars in the Wine & Spirit School and live music all weekend long.
  • Tickets are $21.50 in advance or $30 at the gate (subject to availability, cash only). Price of admission includes your Wine & Spirits wristband, sampling cup and 5 sampling vouchers.

Emerge Artists Showcase

The EMERGE Artists Showcase gives artists exposure to enhance and advance their music careers.

  • This year, the theme for the Festival is ‘Make it Funky’. The lineup consists of some of Toronto’s best singer/songwriters and horn heavy dynamic bands who have made a name in Toronto.
  • Friday features Afterfunk and Capital Beats, two young bands that are taking original funk to a whole new level.
  • Saturday’s headline acts are the soulful Irene Torres & The Sugar Devils and The Soul Motivators.

Find the fun at Sugar Beach, 22 Dockside Drive

  • Thursday June 19, 6:00pm – 11:00pm
  • Friday June 20, 5:00pm – 11:00pm
  • Saturday June 21, 12:00pm – 10:00pm

Find out all the details atfacebook.com/emergeartistshowcase

THURSDAY JUNE 19

  • 7:15 – 8:00 DANIELLE WATTERS
  • 8:15 – 11:00 EMERGE SHOW FEATURING 6 UP AND COMING ARTISTS

FRIDAY JUNE 20TH

  • 8:00 – 9:15 AFTERFUNK
  • 9:30 – 11:00 CAPITAL BEATS

SATURDAY JUNE 21

  • 2:00 – 2:45 SHAWN BRADY
  • 6:00 – 6:45 NIKKI CAPEK (FLEETWOOD MAC TRIBUTE)
  • 8:00 – 9:15 IRENE TORRES AND THE SUGAR DEVILS
  • 9:30 – 11:00 SOUL MOTIVATORS

SUNDAY JUNE 22

  • 2:15 – 2:45 SARA LONDON
  • 3:00 – 3:45 SACHA WILLIAMSON
  • 4:00 – 4:45 BPM KREW