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Muggsy Story – The Real House Sound Of The New York Underground

CD (Item 732504) BBE (UK), Mid 90s — Condition: Used
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New York house from the Muggsy label – an imprint that was an offshoot of the well-known Henry Street Records, but which focused on more stripped-down sounds from the underground! The tunes here all have some great old school touches at the core – like warm keyboards, a funky disco bassline, or other vintage elements – but the execution is decidedly house-heavy, in that skittish style that was burning up the New York clubs in the mid 90s! There's a lot more focus here than you'd get in mainstream dance music, and a lot less commercialism too – and the tracks are wonderful in their ability to sum up a few key essences, and work them into a groove. Titles include "Twist The Knob" by Da Mooch, "Back Jack" by TKC, "Woman Of Angels (Whisky A Go Go mix)" by Brutal Bill Presents The Funkryders, "Do You Know About Love (club)" by Brutal Bill Presents Soul Function, "That's What It Is" by Da Mooch, "You Used To Hold Me (salsa mix)" by Ralphi Rosario, and "And There Ain't (Troopa's deep mix)" by Kenny Dope Presents DBX.  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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