‘Little Louie’ Vega is a man who needs no introduction to the dance music community. A godfather of our scene, one half of Masters At Work, a Grammy winner and as of recent – a Grammy nominee once again, it’s indisputable that Vega’s presence can be felt across the world. His own imprint Vega Records, features releases from Mr. V, Sara Devine, Anané, Victor Davies, Cerrone and Vega himself and we’re delighted to be able to chat with Louie about the imprint this week as part of our Label Spotlight series…
With the launch of Louie Vega’s first ever solo album, ‘Starring…XXVIII’ on Friday 26th February 2016, we decided to have an in-depth, exclusive chat about all things house music. How did he and Kenny create the drums and atmospherics for The Nervous Track? How did the Nuyorican Soul album come about? What are his thoughts on the current house music scene? As we get the low down from Louie Vega: Both Then and Now.
We were lucky enough to have an exclusive interview with Louie for an intimate look into how the project was created, his relationship with some of the featured artists, as we went deep DEEP Inside Louie Vega’s All-Star Album.
Bringing some serious NuYorican Soul to the Traxsource LIVE! turntables this week is none other than one of the true legends of house music, the irrepressible Louie Vega. Alongside the Master, Brian Tappert throws down the latest heat from Traxsource.
Thanks to all those who entered our competition to win the amazing Masters at Work Compilations Vol.1 and 2, plus a limited edition tee shirt. We had a literally hundreds of entries from across the globe, but with one prize to give away, we are please to announce the winner is…
After 25 years in the business, now seems the perfect time to talk about how the Masters at Work’s music has affected those who work within the dance industry. If we, as a community are the body of house music, then for many of us, Masters at Work have been the air that we breathe.
This week, we are extremely honored to have the legendary Louie Vega on the special guest mix! Also, Resident Brian Tappert opens up the first hour with a blend of new and Exclusive tracks featuring; The Revenge, Local Talk, Harry Romero, Jimpster, Tommy Bones, Large Music, Toy Tonics & more!
We caught up with the living legend to talk about his upcoming parties in Miami, collaborations, music production and his upcoming release entitled ‘Let’s Do It’ feat. Leroy Burgess – Convertion (A Louie Vega Interpretation) which is coming first Exclusively to Traxsource via Nurvous Records on March 20th, 2015. And don’t miss Louie Vega on Traxsource LIVE this Friday! (March 20th, 2015)
With Miami 2015 less than two weeks away – the legendary Louie Vega is once again ready to hit the spot alongside the likes of Soul Clap, Anane Vega, Mr V, Josh Milan, Tony Humphries, Nick Monaco, David Morales, Bebe Winans, Karen Clark (of the Clark Sisters) and George Clinton & The P-funk All Stars!
Defected we sit down with Kenny Dope and Louie Vega to discuss over two decades of house music history.
Also what’s your favourite MAW track of all time? tell us in the comments section.
Lil Louie Vega and Kenny Dope Gonzalez step into the Boiler Room for three hours fuelled with dope jams!
Coming very soon by Defected Records is the House Masters Masters At Work compilation. A landmark collection of 40 original tracks and remixes from the most impressive discography in house music.
The original New York House Masters headline the Defected15 global tour finale in celebration of their landmark retrospective release.
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Traxsource News bring you this pictorial round-up of what really goes on this week in Miami through the lenses of our beloved producers, dj’s, labels and fans…
Word on the street… this ones a winner!
Dj Spinna – Niceness!
Danny Krivit – Love it :)
Josh Milan – this should be the scorcher of the summer.
Sean McCabe – Mega hot this one!
Ngnari Konon” is the new single from Boddhi Satva’s debut album “Invocation”. It features Oumou Sangare, one of Africa’s greatest female singer.
New York, NY – Fania Records announced today the release of Elements Of Life ‘Eclipse,’ an album from Louie Vega’s critically acclaimed live orchestral project. The album is set for a worldwide release date of March 19, 2013.
The Legendary Masters At Work rocked the Crosstown Rebels “Rebel Rave” at BPM… Check out their Exclusive promo mix here.
Definitely one of the most productive years and they are proud to showcase music from quality producers such as Reel People, The Layabouts & more
‘Children of the World’ package (which includes Louie Vega Mixes) does justice by celebrating EOL’s accomplishments on the world stage as recognized ambassadors of showmanship and diversity.
Louie & Anane Vega, Josh Milan and all the Elements Of Life crew were busy rehearsing yesterday in NYC, preparing for their upcoming KayaFM South Africa to Mozambique Show…