- GATE-AH (KERRI CHANDLER)
- THE SHELTER
- Shelter Records
- RELEASE DATE
- Deep House, Garage, New Jersey, New York, Reissue
Kerri Chandler. The Shelter NYC. Institutions. What else can be said about these pillars of the deep house community? Freddy Sanon's seminal club created a code for living, beyond the dancefloor. The ripples of which are still being felt today in dance music. The Shelter was a way of life, a sound, an ideology. 'The Shelter' was the clubs first release on it's foray into actually putting records out. To have KC drop the first record on your label was a coup to say the least, but this was actually another pivotal benchmark in an already fruitful, collaborative union between the super producer and the club / institution.
As expected the energy on this record is high, it's that deep church influenced soulful house music that kicks in all the right places! An ode to a very special, particular dance-floor and moment in NYC club history. A true blue classic of it's ilk, featuring all the classic KC details, tough drums, soulful vocal snatches and vamping organs and horns. Across 4 different mixes Kerri gives us a blow by blow flavour of what The Shelter may have felt like! Classic material from beginning to end. Do not miss this one!
This has always been a sought after 12" due to it's classic status and has often changed hands on-line for collectors prices. Now it is available again, re-mastered, re-pressed and re-released with permission and in conjunction with Shelter Records, New York City and featuring the original 1992 label artwork.
- TRACK LISTING
- A1 The Shelter (Vocal)
- A2 The Shelter (Dub)
- B1 The Shelter (Instrumental)
- B2 The Shelter (Freeman)
Published: May 19, 2017