Legendary Chicago house producer Cajmere channels his Green Velvet persona and adds his usual bottom-bouncing beats to Carl Craig’s operatic space vision together creating their Unity album. Craig’s esteemed roots as Detroit’s most important second wave techno producer play well with Green Velvet’s humid dancefloor mandate. Unity is available for purchase via Beatport.
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Cajmere and Gene Farris enlisted old footage of the Soul Train dancers for this video to add visuals to their new song “The Music Box” from the Chicago EP. The Music Box was the place where the legendary Ron Hardy held court in the ’80’s playing wild house tracks till his audience had a transcendental experience. You can buy the track and the EP at Beatport only.
Cajmere AKA Green Velvet sat down with 5 Magazine to discuss his career beginnings and inspirations for the publication’s five year anniversary. For the uninitiated Curtis Jones is the man behind such house staples as “Percolator,” “You Got Me Up,” “Brighter Days,” “Tee Dum,” “La La Land” and a host of other hypnotic tracks that have kept people dancing till early in the morning for the past 20 years. Know your dance music history!