I love music that plays somewhere in that glitterball-lit realm between disco, house, dub, funk, rock 'n roll, and pop. This site will host mixes I've made and songs I like that dance across the genres. Let me know what you think. And if you've got a party or night you'd like moving to this sound, drop me a line on rorychallands (at) gmail (dot) com.

It doesn't have to be like this...

House music is undeniably hedonistic. But sometimes it can also be immensely soulful too. And Someday from 1987 is an absolute, no arguments, stone-cold, soulful house classic. It's instantly recognisable, with that Marshall Jefferson bassline and piano riff having been sampled infinitely down the years. His production on this is nothing short of immaculate.

But it's the words that give Someday it's beauty, sung by CeCe Roger's honey-dipped voice. Early house music often had a yearningly utopian message. It was music that reached for a better future. You know - one love, one planet - all that crap. It may sound cheesy now, but listen to Someday and you get the feeling maybe that future's still worth striving for.


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