Great to be part of so many fantastic live streams. Catch our Defected Records stream again! We All Move Together. Related Pages See all. Maya Jane Coles. Seth Troxler. Julian Jeweil. Monki - DJ. Lee Curtiss. Boo Williams. Movement Electronic Music Festival. Jamie Video transcript. I am Kevin Samson and this is how I made big fun. Big fun was written in We had like three or four pieces of equipment.
We joined together and Bam made it happen at that time. I was uh working a job and going to school and working on music. So originally I was from New York, so I would go back to the garage and experience uh Larry Plan like oh great discourse. I wasn't even thinking about hits at that time. It was really about is it. Something that could be played in the paradise garage that's that was like is this something I can hear on a big system is this attractive people could say uh yes, you know at that time.
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Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. The Roland was to house and techno what the was to hip-hop. It introduced several key features that revolutionized the way people wrote electronic music. It was the first drum machine to introduce shuffle. The MIDI capabilities allowed artists to use the to trigger other machines, making the the brains of a studio.
The characteristically heavy kick and snappy snares were too heavy for the popular genres of the day. However, they proved an asset for dance music pioneers who craved the kind of weight that dominated large sound systems. So, he enlisted the efforts of Art Forest. The improvised feel of the slithering piano line that drops mid-track provides a deep organic groove to the record.
The record had become a collaborative effort as the future members of Inner City came together. Paris Grey, a makeup artist, and former gospel singer who already had experience singing on some Chicago records. One month later Paris performed her silky vocals for Saunderson over the phone, and he knew her call to party was perfect.