Releases / Various Artists - “Ralf GUM presents GOGO Music Vol. I mixed by DJ Christos”
A fine compilation of GOGO Music’s hottest mixed by South African finest DJ Christos.
GOGO Music was established 2001 by Ralf GUM to provide an active platform for innovative club-music and artists. After more than ten years of experience in the music-scene as a Producer, remixer and DJ Ralf GUM took the next step to spread his infectious love for the perfect groove and started to build up his own label. Ralf worked for many renowned labels including ones like Defected, Tommy Boy, Papa, Look At You, Deep Sugar / Strictly Rhythm, Knee Deep and many more with great success. As a DJ he established as one of Germany’s upfront tastemakers, who’s able to take listeners on a journey by DJ. To date he graced the crowds with his DJ-sets at more than 350 venues around the globe.
GOGO Music’s output concentrates on timeless songs instead of putting out a huge quantity of records following the latest ephemeral trend. The ‘quality not quantity’ philosophy quickly beard fruit, as the constantly growing and specific interest in and vast feedback on GOGO Music’s work shows. It is reflected by entries in almost every important dance-chart, as well as by countless top download chart positions, including the #1 in the “Top 100 Singles 2008” and the “biggest house track 2008” in the chart of the ultra-credible Traxsource download-shop with the soulful hit of 2008 “Kissing Strangers featuring Monique Bingham”. Top-DJs as Tony Humphries, Louie Vega, Timmy Regisford, Jamie Lewis, Gilles Peterson, Frankie Knuckles, Osunlade or Quentin Harris love and play the label’s music and it’s enjoying a growing community of confessing fans. Already late 2005 GOGO Music was called “one of the hottest imprints around” by the leading magazine Blues & Soul, in Germany’s Subculture you could read that “GOGO Music is one of the prime German house labels” and 5 Magazine from Chicago wrote in 2009 that “GOGO Music is the beacon of soulful house in Europe and Germany's premier House Music label”.
Christos Katsaitis is a legendary deejay and one of South Africa’s most respected house producers. A veteran of over two decades, he has influenced and provided platforms for countless Dj’s and producers and he is credited for the current flourish in the South African House music scene. In 1998 he received a SAMA award for best dance album with partner Vinny Da Vinci, since then his productions have received 4 SAMAS for groundbreaking work including album of the year in 2008. He established the Southern African music conference in 2004 and later formed a company called DJ’s Unite with Oskido, Da Vinci, Fresh and Greg Maloka to run the SAMC. Nowadays it is the largest annual House music conference on the continent. The Magic Sessions kicked of in 2007 with international guest Franck Roger, Charles Webster, Rocco, Abicah Soul, Ralf GUM and Manoo it is the most anticipated event on the dance music calendar. Christos rocked some of the world’s most ecstatic venues and we are please that he mixed this GOGO Music compilation, where he combines the latest and hottest GOGO Music releases in his flawless style.
Tracklisting Ralf GUM presents GOGO Music Vol. I mixed by DJ Christos:
1 - Roberto De Carlo featuring Joshua - Never Forget (Ralf GUM Vocal)
2 - Bucie - Your Kiss (Ralf GUM Vocal)
3 - Ralf GUM feat. Daniel Thomas - Higher High (Ralf GUM Deeper Deep Dub)
4 - Shana - Uyangichomela (Ralf GUM Deep Mix)
5 - Blackcoffee feat. Bucie - Turn Me On (Raw Artistic Soul Vocal Dub)
6 - Ralf GUM feat. Diamondancer - All This Love For You (Ralf GUM Original Mix)
7 - Sequential Soul - Breath Deeper (Ralf GUM & Benny Pecoraio’s 4 Ears Vocal)
8 - Ralf GUM feat. Monique Bingham - Kissing Strangers (Ralf GUM & CrisP Original Club Mix)
9 - Andy Compton feat. Kafele - Above the Sky (Ralf GUM Remix)
10 - Raw Artistic Soul feat. Ursula Rucker - The Light (Main Mix)
11 - Raw Artistic Soul - Nawella (Main Mix)
12 - Raw Artistic Soul feat. Wunmi - Oya O (Main Mix)
Mixed by Dj Christos. Enjoy the music...