High-flying funk advocate Miguel Campbell marks an untimely peak in his global presence with the third single from his debut album Back In Flight School for Hot Creations. Off the heels of remix duties for Butch, “Beams of Light” is a hypnotic embodiment of the smooth yet supple combination of killers beats and warm melodic composition that has hallmarked his rise to fame. While Alexis Raphael’s take ups the tempo and scatters the lead work, Crooked Man’s Crooked Colors remix scores from a notably sinister sound scope from the outset. Finished off by Cerri, whose remix strips back the heyday acid sound whilst maintaining its vintage edge, this collective package screams unprecedented promise for the road ahead for Campbell and his likeminded peers at camp Hot Creations. (more…)Posted by
Last year Leeds-based producer and DJ Miguel Campbell made his Hot Creations debut with the release of his hit single “Something Special.” The track was discovered by Jamie Jones a year prior at Miami Music Week, and fully embodies the throwback deep house sound that Campbell has come to represent. With said release, his recent Essential Mix, and this Back In Flight School artist album, he is showing that he is not a one-track success, but more likely a music producer that is pioneering a wave of inspirational sounds in the deep house realm. Read on to hear our take on this impressive album from the man himself.
This morning we are delivering into your headphones the most proper house the world has to offer. Today’s mix is courtesy of the lovely people at Defected Records. Every week, the label releases a stunning showcase of some of the newest highlights in the underground and deep house world on their radio show. This time around you’re treated to two hours of groove-laden tunes, one from Copyright and the other from the man Miguel Campbell, still sparkling from his summer Essential Mix and recent release of Back in Flight School on Hot Creations. Subscribe to the Defected in the House podcast here and click through for this mix’s tracklist.