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Ron Trent Presents Prescription – Word, Sound, & Power (6LP set)

LP (Item 853167) Prescription/Rush Hour (Netherlands), Mid 90s — Condition: Sealed
6LP Box Set
(€50.84 || £45.11 || ¥6663) (approx.)

An incredible tribute to the short-lived, but extremely influential Prescription label from Chicago – started by Ron Trent and Chez Damier in the mid 90s, as part of the second wave of house sounds from that city – music that was even more underground and farther-reaching than the first wave of house a decade before! The box features most of the rare singles on the label, plus unreleased tracks too – and is very heavy on Trent's music, which was really embracing lots of bigger ideas – taking house music far from the mainstream that had taken over once the first wave spread overseas. Currents of jazz, cosmic energy, and deeper spirits run throughout these sounds – and titles include "Prestcription", "Seduction", "Energy", "I Feel The Rhythm", "Space Ridims", "Morning Fever", "Black Magic Woman", "Piano Track", and "History" by Ron Trent – plus "Morning Factory" and "Don't Try It" by Chez Damier & Ron Trent, "Enchantment" by Angora, "Soul Samba Express" by Anthony Nicholson & Ron Trent, "Life 4 Living" by USG with Minca Elam, "On My Mind" by Konfusion Kidzz, "Love Is The Message" by Ani, "The Answer" by World Sky & Universes, "Be My" by Noni, "Night Places" by Warp Dub Sound System, and "The Choice" by Chez N Trent.  © 1996-2017, Dusty Groove, Inc.

Sealed

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