Defected presents House Masters - Spen & Karizma

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HOMAS13D | 2011-09-19  
1
4 The Love
Kaytronik 2011 Remix (7:45)
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2
Brighter Days
Karizma & DJ Spen Deepah Dub Mix (7:54)
20
Craze At Midnight
Spen's Live CDJ1000 Mix (6:42)
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From their pioneering work as part of The Basement Boys, remixing and producing artists from Michael Jackson to Ultra Nate, through to their success as solo artists, DJ Spen and Karizma are the undisputed leaders of the Baltimore house movement. Twenty of their very finest productions are presented here, including three brand new & exclusive remixes from these charismatic, unpredictable and completely unique masters of their craft.

Amongst the tracks featured are classics like Spen’s ‘Craze At Midnight’, Karizma’s ‘Good Morning’, DJ Technic’s ‘Gabryelle’ and Jasper Street Company’s ‘A Feelin’’ alongside Spen & Karizma remixes of Cajmere & Dajae’s ‘Brighter Days’, DJ Gregory’s ‘Don’t Panic’ and Elements Of Life ‘Love Will Know’. The release also includes 3 brand new remixes exclusive to this compilation: Karizma featuring DJ Spen ‘4 The Love’ (Kaytronik 2011 Remix), M.A.S Collective featuring Judy Peterson ‘Release Your Mind’ (Spen & Karizma Remix - 2011 Edit) and Jasper Street Company ‘God Helps Those’ (Spen & Karizma Vocal 2011 Re-Edit).

All tracks are 100% unedited and DJ friendly.


House Masters - Spen & Karizma

1. Karizma featuring DJ Spen ‘4 The Love’ (Kaytronik 2011 Remix)
Written by C. Clayton, Sean Spencer, Gary Ahrens & Erin Madden
Produced by Karizma for Kohesive Productions
Executive Producers are Gary Deane Ahrens & Sean Spenser
Co-Produced by Sean ‘DJ Spen’ Spencer
Vocals by DJ Spen & Erin Madden
Mastered by Gary Deane for Code Red Recording Studio, Baltimore, MD
Remixed by Karizma for Kohesive Productions 2011
Published by BV Allstars (ASCAP) & Pavement Productions (BMI)
P&C 2011 Defected Records Ltd under exclusive license from Code Red Recordings

2. Cajmere & Dajae ‘Brighter Days’ (Karizma & DJ Spen Deepah Dub Mix)
Written by Curtis A. Jones & Dana Stovall
Produced by Curtis A. Jones
Remixed Produced by Karizma & DJ Spen
Published by Cajual Music (ASCAP)
P&C 2011 Cajual Records

3. Warren Clarke featuring Kathy Brown ‘Over You’ (Spen & Karizma Club Mix)
Written by Warren Clarke, Peter Oxendale & G. Poole
Produced by Warren Clarke
Main Vocals by Kathy Brown
Backing Vocals by Angie Brown & Anna Ross
Vocals Recorded at ATFC Towers
Keys by Warren Clarke & Peter Oxendale
Guitar by Lexx James
Strings & Horns Arranged by Warren Clarke & Peter Oxendale
Mix Engineer: Kevin ‘K Boy’ Brooks
Assistant Mix Engineer: Richard Searle
Remix & Additional Production by DJ Spen & Karizma for Basment Boys Productions
Guitars by Skip
Keyboards by Gary Hudgins and Fruity
Bass Guitar by Irvin Madden
Published by Defected Music Ltd, Bucks Music & Copyright Control
P&C 2001 Defected Records Limited

4. M.A.S Collective featuring Judy Peterson ‘Release Your Mind’ (Spen & Karizma Remix - 2011 Edit)
Written by Sandro Russo & Andreino Arcangeli
Produced, Arranged & Mixed by Sandro Russo & Andreino for MAS Collective Productions
Remix by DJ Spen & Karizma
Published by Copyright Control / Haripa Music Publishing Music
P&C 2011 Kickin Music

5. Jasper Street Company ‘Smile’ (Deepah Mix)
Written by S. Spencer, G. Hudgins, C. Clayton, T. Roberts & M. Wilson
Produced by DJ Spen & Karizma for Basement Boys Productions
Mixed by DJ Spen & Karizma
www.basementboys.com
Published Basement Boys Music (ASCAP)/Kinda Kool Music (BMI)
P&C 2000 Basement Boys Inc.

6. Karizma aka Kaytronik ‘33rd Street Anthem’
Written by Karizma (ASCAP)
Produced by Kaytronik for Kohesive/Kaytronik Productions
Mixed at the Kohesive Lab Facility, Baltimore MD 2007
Published by BV Allstars
P&C 2007 Defected Records

7. Next Phase ‘Piece Of Mind’ (Basement Boys Vocal Mix)
Written by Helen Bruner, Terry Jones & Tommy Musto
Produced, Programmed & Mixed by Tommy Musto
Vocals by Helen Bruner & Terry Jones
Engineered by Darren Moore
Published by Copyright Control
P&C 1998 R&E Music Limited/SubUrban Records under licence to Defected Records Limited

8. Karizma ‘Outta Control’
Written, Produced, Mixed & Arranged by Karizma (C. Clayton) for Kohesive Productions
Keys by Krystofer
Bass by Klayton
Drum Programming by The K-Man Karizma (ASCAP)
Shouts to my heroes and friends: Louie Vega, Kenny Dope, DJ Spinna, Master Kev, Darryl James, Quentin Harris, Tony Humphries, DJ Gregory, Shazz, Mr V & Alix Alvarez, John Johnson & www.blackbookscafe.com, Gman & www.deephousepage.com, K-big and the kohesive crew, Skylounge Bar. Last but not leastly to Simon "Doesmore" Dunmore for the chance.
This E.P. is dedicated to Jewel Lucas, Arnita Anthony and Taneka Morris - I Love U "K"
Published by Music Allstars BV
P&C 2004 Defected Records Limited

9. DJ Fudge ‘Mechouga’ (Spen & Karizma Remix)
Written by Juif Stephane
Produced, Mixed & Composed by DJ Fudge
Remixed, Re-Arranged & Re-Produced by DJ Spen & Karizma @ Code Red Recording Studios, Baltimore, MD.
Vocals by Chris Mackey, Irvin Madden & DJ Spen
Instrumentation by Gary Hudgins, Irvin Madden & Karizma
Published by Tejal Records
P&C 2006 Soulfuric Recordings Inc.

10. DJ Gregory ‘Don’t Panic’ (Karizma Main Remix)
Written by Gregory Darsa
Produced by DJ Gregory 4 Faya Combo
Mixed by P. Weiss at Studio PlusXXX, Paris
Mastered at Dyam
Remix & Additional Production by Karizma
Published by Faya Editions
P 2006 Faya Combo
C 2007 Defected Records under exclusive license from Faya Combo

11. Elements Of Life featuring Lisa Fischer ‘Love Will Know’ (Spen & Karizma Remix)
Written by Luis Vega, Kevin Hedge & Josh Milan
Produced, Arranged & Mixed by Louie Vega
Lead & Background Vocals by Lisa Fischer
Remix, Additional Production & Arrangement by DJ Spen & Karizma AKA Da Deepah Ones for Deepah Ones Productions
Keyboards by Gary Hudgins
Additional Keyboards by Karizma
Rhythm Tracks by Karizma
Mix Downs Engineered by DJ Spen
Licensed Courtesy of Vega Records Inc.
www.vegarecords.net
Published by Niconane Music (BMI) & Music of Nia Songs (BMI)
P&C 2011 Vega Records Inc.

12. Karizma ‘Ride’
Written, Produced, Mixed & Arranged by Karizma (C. Clayton) for Kohesive Productions
Keys by Krystofer
Bass by Klayton
Drum Programming by The K-Man. Karizma (ASCAP)
Shouts to my heroes and friends: Louie Vega, Kenny Dope, DJ Spinna, Master Kev, Darryl James, Quentin Harris, Tony Hum-Phries, DJ Gregory, Shazz, Mr V and Alix Alvarez, John Johnson & www.blackbookscafe.com, Gman & www.deephousepage.com, K-big and the kohesive crew, Skylounge Bar. Last but not leastly to Simon "Doesmore" Dunmore for the chance
This E.P. is dedicated to Jewel Lucas, Arnita Anthony and Taneka Morris - I Love U "K"
Published by Music Allstars BV
P&C 2004 Defected Records Limited

13. Shuya Okino featuring Navasha Daya ‘Still In Love’ (DJ Spen Remix)
Written by Michael Nash & Kenneth Copeland
Produced by Shuya Okino
Arranged by Shuya Okino (Kyoto Jazz Massive) & Kenichi Ikeda (ROOT SOUL)
Vocals by Navasha Daya
Vocal Arrangement & Engineer by James Collins
Drums by Nobuaki Fujii (Masa Sextet)
Drum Programming, Bass & Guitar by Kenichi Ikeda (ROOT SOUL)
Piano by Shota Hishiyama
Calavinet & Synth by Pirahnahead
Strings Arranged & Conducted by Pirahnahead
Strings Recorded at The Disc, Detroit by Greg Reilly & Randy Lynch
Strings Contractor: John Madison
Violins by Marla Smith, Velda Kelly, Alice Sauro, Molly Hughes, Beth Kirton, Constance Markwick, Melody Wooton & Dan Stachyra
Violas by John Madison, James Greer, James VanValkenburg & Leslie DeShazor
Cellos by Diane Bredesen, Sarah Cleveland & Judith Vander Weg
Harp by Christa Grix
Recorded (Drums & Piano) at Studio Dede
Recording Engineer (Drums & Piano) by Shinya Matsushita
Mixed by Toni Economides
Mastered by Tom Coyne
Remixed by DJ Spen
Licensed from Extra Freedom Ltd
Published by May Twelth Music/Warner Chappell & Copyright Control
P&C 2011 Hi:Rise under exclusive license from Especial Records

14. Karizma featuring Monique Bingham ‘Good Morning’ (Kaytronik Remix)
Written by Karizma & Monique Bingham
Produced & Mixed by Karizma for Kohesive Productions
Remixed by Kaytronik for Kohesive Productions
Licensed courtesy of R2 Records
www.r2records.com
Published by Karizma (ASCAP)/Music Allstars BV & Boonoonoonos (ASCAP)
P&C 2010 R2 Music

15. Rhythmcentric 'New School Fusion' (Basement Boys Main Mix)
Written & Produced by DJ Foxx & DJ Sense for Casa Del Soul Productions
Remixed by DJ Spen & Karizma for Basement Boys Productions
Published by Look At You Music (ASCAP)
P&C 2001 Look At You Records

16. DJ Spen presents DJ Technic ‘Gabryelle’ (Original Mix)
Written by G. Brand, S. Spencer, G. Hudgins, G. Ahrens
Produced & Mixed by DJ Technic
Remix & Additional Production by DJ Spen, Gary Hudge, & Gary Deane
for MuthaFunkaz Productions
Published by Pavement Productions (BMI) & Defected Music
P&C 2005 Defected Records Ltd under exclusive license from Code Red Recordings

17. Jasper Street Company ‘A Feelin'’ (Paradox Vocal Mix)
Written by Sean Spencer, Thomas Roberts & Kathryn Ross
Produced & Arranged by DJ Spen for Basement Boys Productions
www.basementboys.com
Mixed by DJ Spen & Teddy Douglas
Mix Engineer: Jim ‘Bonzai’ Caruso
Lead Voices by Tracy Hamlin, Kentell Foster, Fruity, Richard Smith, Kim Grimes, Martin Wilson & Derek
Mastered by Tom Moulton
Published by Basement Boys Music (ASCAP)/Kinda Kool Music (BMI)
P&C 1995 Basement Boys Inc

18. ATFC featuring Lisa Millett ‘Bad Habit’ (Spen & Karizma Main Vocal)
Produced with Love by Aydin The Funki Chile for Onephatdeeva Productions
Lead Vocals by Lisa Millett
Mixed @ Fluid Ounce Studios, London
Mix Engineer Neil Combstock
www.myspace.com/thefunkichile
This work is a medley containing the works of 'Bad Habits' and 'I Know You - I Live You'
'Bad Habits' Written by Fred McFarlane / Alan George
Published by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)
'I Know You - I Live You' Written by Chaka Khan / Arif Mardin
Published by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)
Remix Produced by DJ Spen & Karizma for Basement Boys Productions Inc.
Keyboards by Fruity & Lafayette Gilchrist
P&C 2000 Defected Records

19. Jasper Street Company ‘God Helps Those’ (Spen & Karizma Vocal 2011 Re-Edit)
Written by Sean Spencer, Teddy Douglas & J. Lesane
Produced by DJ Spen & Teddy Douglas for Basement Boys Productions
Published by Basement Boys Music (ASCAP)/Kinda Kool Music (BMI) & GOSIB-G (ASCAP)
P&C 2011 Basement Boys Inc

20. DJ Spen ‘Craze At Midnight’ (Spen’s Live CDJ1000 Mix)
Written by Sean Spencer
Produced by DJ Spen
Published by Pavement Productions (BMI)
P&C 2009 Code Red Recordings
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