Various Artists Strictly Rhythm Est. 1989. 20 Years. Remixed.
It's hard to believe that classic American house music is nearing 30 years old, even as the music continues to mutate and endure on dancefloors around the globe. Twenty years in, Strictly Rhythm has come to be synonymous with the genre. 20 Years. Remixed. stuffs two discs with the label's most iconic tracks from big names like Ultra Nate, Armand Van Helden, and Barbara Tucker, leaving new twists to a younger generation of remixers. Hot young names like Henrik Schwarz and Jesse Rose know their mission: tweak, update, and modernize, adding a glossy tech-house sheen, even to tracks as potentially campy as Reel 2 Real's "I Like to Move It."
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