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The Sunburst Band - In The Thick Of It feat. Angela Johnson (Opolopo Boogie Remix)

Joey Negro on September 20, 2012 14:57

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    The Sunburst Band's lush "In The Thick Of It" has been a big club and radio hit throughout the summer, one that has even won praise from diehard fans of the Brenda Russell original.

    Now Sweden's Opolopo (hot from his Gregory Porter “1960 What” rework) gives the track an 80’s boogie/proto house rework.

    Squelchy stabs and funked up synth bass make this a sure fire winner for both the muso’s and dancefloors.

    Yes, there are quite a few boogie influenced house tracks but most of them are based around big samples, where as this contains none.

    If you prefer things a little less vocal then check the Boogie Body Land Dub, this grooves along without any house clichés.

    DJ Reactions:

    Dimitri From Paris - Now, that's what I call music, fantastic remixes
    Ashley Beedle - A lovely set of mixes from that man Opolopo. Big support
    Justin Winks aka Casio Social Club - This is hot, seriously HOT
    King Britt - Fantastic rework and Opolopo always represents.... Big ups to Joey for making it happen!
    Danny Krivit – Very cool
    Johnny Fiasco - I just humped my speakers...
    Jask - Nice funky boogie vibes
    Dave RedSoul - Very nice!
    Robert Owens – Nice mix
    Hed Kandi – Dope
    Glenn Underground - Nice for a change of feel (Dopeness) in that 80's persona
    Richard Earnshaw – Love it
    Sean McCabe - Hot synth-bass driven groove from Opolopo. Very nice re-touch
    CJ Mackintosh - Great Remix
    Kiko Navarro - Super ultra funky biznezz!
    Cherokee - GOLD! This is my kind of Music!
    Dario d'Attis - Wonderful vocals
    Martin Ikin - Love it
    Terry Hunter - Opolopo Kills another song and I mean that in a good way! Great remix
    ATFC - Very cool!
    Jazz FM - Loving that groovy moogie bass
    Graeme Park - Oh joy, oh joy, oh joy. Glorious! Full support from me

    Released by: Z Records
    Release/catalogue number: Zedd12172
    Release date: Sep 16, 2012


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