At Defected we have always respected what came before us; the records, the labels, the producers and the DJs that have shaped the culture in which we operate. With that we very proudly launch ‘D-STORE RECOMMENDS’ - a brand new addition to the D-Store presenting vinyl releases in acknowledgment of that spirit.
Kicking off with over 10 releases that we think you may like and that you should have in your record collection. House classics like Hardrive’s ‘Deep Inside’, Disco staples on West End, something a little different from Roisin Murphy, a selection from the re-edit masters Dimitri From Paris and Danny Krivit and of course THE House Music Anthem from Marshall Jefferson and many more…
Not just limited Defected releases, D-Store is branching out to become your new favourite record shop.
Produced by Vince Montana of MFSB and The Salsoul Orchestra fame, ‘It Looks Like Love’ was a Larry Levan / Paradise Garage classic and still commands dancefloors the world over. Flowing flutes, sultry vocals and xylophone twinkles open up proceedings, as those iconic, funk-flavoured staccato guitars and rising strings step up to the plate. Combined they produce a glistening groove that captures the feel-good factor of NYC’s disco apogee.
Delectable disco, fuelled by an undeniable funk that continues to be harnessed, chopped and sampled by some of house music’s biggest players from Nick Holder and Armando, to Tom Trago and Glenn Underground.
On the B side, soul-searching cosmic fluctuations via ‘Super Jock’, with interplanetary vocal refrains stretching out above a full-bodied bass, tight drumming and spacey Rhodes. Montana’s world class arrangement sees bongo-led percussive interludes and dancing keys solos take listeners to a mesmerising galaxy, far far away.