October 11, 2011 by DJ Elroy
Artist: Jazzy Eyewear
Title: No Limit To Love – Chicago
Label: So Sound Recordings (USA)
Genre: Soulful / Funky / Deep House
Release Date: 14th October 2011
The second instalment of ‘No Limit To Love’ focuses on the city so instrumental in bringing house music to the world: Chicago. So Sound boss Jazzy Eyewear is once again the DJ responsible for stitching the 13-track mix together. ‘No Limit To Love: Chicago’ represents a cross-section of what the Windy City has to offer: from a cold lazy afternoon chilling with friends, sipping coffee somewhere in Bucktown, late dinner and then ultimately in the club.
“This is a very special compilation for me, as I moved from Argentina to Chicago in 1990 and lived there for 11 years. Chicago is a vibrant city with strong music history from Jazz, Swing & Blues to Industrial & House; Indi Rock to Latin Vibes & Old School Hip Hop, and you get the full spectrum of colours which make it a fascinating place for music lovers.
“When I put this compilation together I was thinking of my early days, when I started producing house music in Chicago, in my Wicker Park apartment on Wolcott & Division. The cold weather and the city covered in snow was the perfect background for a dreamy creative journey, sampling my favourite jazz & funk records and getting into the late night sessions without even noticing. This compilation features the brilliant work of some of the hottest new producers from around the globe – from the UK, Russia, Argentina, Puerto Rico, and Germany, as well as Chicago & San Francisco – all bringing their own take on ‘Chicago House’.
“This is also a tribute to Mark Farina, whom I met at Shelter in Chicago in 1991. Mark is the man who invented the style of house represented on this compilation – he was the one who brought all these styles together and made them all work, shuffled on top of chunky house grooves. I want to specially thank Mark Farina for being of so much inspiration for so many artists I discovered though him and his love and passion for music, for his DJ sets, for bringing to the surface the brightest new talent from around the world. For giving new talent a chance! Thank you Mark for inspiring all of us!!”