There was a time when house music was soundsystem music, free parties, under the stars, break of dawn.
Pack Up And Dance parties return to these roots, the rolling groove, the house sound and the Pack Up And Dance label will release this music to the world.
Pack Up And Dance Presents Soul Minority - I REMEMBER HOUSE EP - (PUAD008)
After the successful Mozambique EP and various remixes on Pack Up And Dance in 2008, Soul Minority returns for some tribute and lavish music simplicity.
Pack Up And Dance presents Soul Minority-I Remember House EP - (PUAD008) I Remember House
"I Remember House when it was just one House" - a memorial to the brilliant simplicity of House Music.
Leave Home An excellent chuggy deep houser!
Great drum programming & lovely, lush chords fused together with those perky vox stabs make this one more than perfect for a 4am dancefloor affair.
Come back for more.
The skippy, upbeat drum programming with the keys arrangement is a perfect combination for thirsty dancefloors
- SOUL MINORITY - I REMEMBER HOUSE EP - Pack Up And Dance (PUAD008)-feedbacks
3 superb tracks
realy loooOOOve this a lot"
"This EP is pure class and wholly satisfying. I'll play both Leave Home and Come Back For More. The music for Remember House is beautiful ; killer! "
"Wow ! what an excellent release ! Soul Minority deliver the goods one more time ! All tracks ROCK ! my favourite is "Leave Home" ....a pure beauty !"
Break 3000/ Dirt Crew.
"We love you long time! Great stuff"
"Fantastic release thanks!"
Remember House, is a real slow burning winner.
ALL over it.
James (Pulse Radio)
" Soul Minority music is a deep house royal flush and this EP proves all the more as to why that is. Hard to pick a favorite out of this lot .. they're all a 10 out of 10!
Title: Soul Minority
Artist: Tribute EP
Label: Pack Up And Dance
Cat Number: PUAD008
Genre: Deep House
1: Come Back 4 More
2: I Remember House
3: Leave Home
Rather like dub techno, deep house can sometimes have a tendency to leave you wanting that little bit more. I'm always a little bit nonplussed by what people sometimes say passes for the genre, and while it's a broad church, my favourite aspects of any kind of dance music have, funnily enough, hinged on their ability to make you move. Soul Minority's latest offering on Pack Up And Dance may not plumb the abstract depths only reached by the likes of Moodymann and Efdemin, but that was never its purpose anyway.
'Come Back 4 More' jacks along in a linear fashion and has a phat bass that is emphasised further by a subtle organ. An eponymous vocal sample sets things off nicely. It chugs along minding its own business slipping in some delicate touches on the way. There's a warmth to it but a tinge of aggression too. 'I Remember House' uses a small monologue that on the one hand is cliched but on the other is exactly what could be needed to revive flagging wallflowers. Again the bass is powerful and the 'shake it' backing vocals add depth, as does the keyboard. The simple elements are very well-produced, crisp handclaps really do make a big difference, but they don't dominate too much, and neither does the vocal, which is something that the entire spectrum of househeads should be able to dig without feeling too self-conscious. 'Leave Home' is probably my least favourite of the tracks on offer, but that's only a reflection on the female vocal, nothing else. As with the other two tunes, the production is of a consistent high standard.
My pick of the bunch 'I remember House' and while music like this will always have its detractors, lets not forget that tracks like these are the glue that binds a set together. Occasionally a little bit derivative, sure, but none the less effective and probably best employed at the beginning or end of the night.