Chicago, IL - The birth place of house music with DJ International there every step of the way. House music has come a long way since forming in The Warehouse and branching out to the far reaches of the world. With the industry pumping out numerous tracks every day it's important to take the time to understand how it all started. And what's the best way to do this? DJ International has sorted it out for you by compiling 15 timeless gems that helped to set the foundation for a generation of dance music.
The Sound Of DJ International/Underground will be released on September 18th via DJ International and features classic jams that include Frankie Knuckles' 'Only The Strong Survive', ESP's 'It's You' and Joe Smooth's 'Promised Land' among other gems. View the complete tracklist below to see what else made the cut.
The compilation will be released as a 3LP vinyl set and will reflect the emotions felt during the beginning. House music lives on.
The Sound Of DJ International/Underground Tracklist:
A1 ESP – It’s You
A2 Chip E – Time To Jack
A3 MDIII – Personal Problem
B1 House People – Godfather Of House
B2 Chip E Inc – Like This feat. K Joy
B3 The Mix Masters – In The Mix feat. MC Action
C1 Fast Eddie – Acid Thunder
C2 Sterling Void & Paris Brightledge – It’s Alright
D1 Endless Pokers – !The Poke! (Original 12-inch Your Turn 2 Work Me Mix)
D2 Joe Smooth – Promised Land
E1 Marshall Jefferson Presents Dancing Flutes – Do The Do (Original 12-inch Got 2 Mix)
E2 Sterling Void – Serve It Up (Original Album Version)
E3 ESP – Let’s Move
F1 MD III – Face The Nation
F2 Frankie Knuckles – Only The Strong Survive