Strictly Rhythm is a legendary New York record label that is known for pioneering some of the best house music in the world. This record label has been around since 1989 and has pumped out fierce classics that will make you “jack your body.” Almost every major essential house artist has put out an album, a mix, or a track that was affiliated with Strictly Rhythm. Erick Morillo, Todd Terry, Louie Vega, Kenny Dope, Armand Van Helden, DJ Pierre, Roger Sanchez, Josh Wink, Ultra Naté and Barbara Tucker have all been loyal house members under the Strictly Rhythm label since … Continue reading Strictly Rhythm: The Foundations of Classic House
I wake up in the morning, I pray to God, get out of bed to stretch, turn on my laptop, and begin blasting house music in my room. This has become a routine for the past eight years, a routine that doesn’t have an end in sight. I barely listen to hip-hop nowadays and when I’m not grooving to jazz or gospel, I’m having a spiritual revolution with house. House is a major part of my life, I may not be a dj or an active musician (retired from the days of playing flute), but I love listening to house … Continue reading 24/7 House Junkie: A Guide to House Vol 1.