Since the re-emergence of the disco edits scene Stilove4music have been right in the thick of it. A quick glance at Discogs reveals the quantity of quality output from the Chicago based label run by Jerome Derradji (check out American Boogie Down, a serious collection of boogie on BBE).
Stilove4music came to our attention in 96 with the DJ Nobody vs Con EP featuring a block party house version of Peg by Steely Dan, a BUCW favourite, and the mighty D-Train “Keep On” re-edit. The label has never looked back since, slipping out black label edits and oddities in good measure.
Andy Ash’s Carnival De L’spirit double is a deep house secret and features a bonafied classic in the title track itself. Jerome and OK MA’s interpretation of Earth Wind and Fire’s proto 90′s R&B gem System Of Survival always catches peoples ears, either version. Justus Kohncke’s New Phreek EP takes classic Chic and creates insatiable oldskool chicago jack. Weekend Express deliver deep afterhours flavours on the most recent release proving Stilove is right on the pulse as ever.
And thats just a sample of this labels rich output. Quite literally every release from this heavyweight has been outstanding or intriguing in equal measure.
Long may the black labels continue…