v/a - jerome derradji presents: 122 bpm - the birth of house music - mitchbal records & chicago connection records - still music - cdSTILLMDCD 006 - 65803 - uk3cd - €21.99
Genre: House - Chicago
1. Mr Lee & Kompany - Jackmaster Jerome Derradji Edit
2. Mitchbal & Larry Williams - Do That Stuff Dance Mix
3. Mitchbal & The Housemaster - When I Hear The Music
7. Unfinished Business - Out Of My Hands (Club Mix)
8. Dezz & Grant - The House Is On Fire
9. Mr Lee & Kompany - Can You Feel It
10. Z Factor - Fantasy (feat. Jesse Saunders) Instrumental - Jerome Derradji Edit
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122 BPM is the story of how a father and his son changed Chicago’s Dance music scene in the 1980s and went on to take the world by storm, leaving an impression that will last forever with just a couple of 12” releases the world would soon know as House music. This 3CD boxset includes an exclusive mix by Jerome Derradji, and a 28 page booklet documenting the story of Mitchbal and Chicago Connection Records. Tip!
Nemiah Mitchell Jr. and Vince Lawrence couldn't have known what their contribution to House music would become. Their story provides the missing Chicago link between soul, disco, new wave and then House, between the radio and club DJs and their audience, between the old generation and the new generation. This is the story of the first House records ever made - long before Trax or DJ International were even dreamt of. The compilation includes numerous unreleased tracks and beyond hard to find house tracks made in Chicago in the early to late Eighties from the catalogues of Mitchbal Records and Chicago Connection Records.