AoW Spotlight Tracks
Glenn Davis

Space and Time EP

About The Release Debuting on brand new Berlin based house music label Ascension on Wax, Irish producer Glenn Davis is here with his 8th release, Space and Time EP, featuring 4 tracks. With subtle jazz references and motifs, skilful...
Glenn Davis

Space and Time EP (Dan...

ART & MUSIC   ASCENSION ON WAX (AoW) is a new record label combining House Music and Art.  For the label’s debut, they have collaborated with the late legendary conceptual artist Dan Graham (1944-2022) alongside Irish house music...
02.07.24
Prince

Dirty Mind

Over a music career that has lasted over 40 years the late Prince sold an impressive 150 million albums. In doing so, he has become a household name all around the globe. He has also become a very complex musician to write about because...
02.07.24
Charlie Parker

Bird Gets The Worm / Cheryl

‘Bird.’ A name commonly used in reference to the legendary jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker. Despite many variations in the story of why exactly people called him this, when you listen to the free-flowing nature of his revolutionary...
02.07.24
Gene Chandler

In My Body's House

Eugene Dixon has gone by a fair few names over the years, but most famously he was known as ‘The Duke of Earl’ and ‘Gene Chandler.’ Any enthusiasts of the Doo-wop style of music that flourished in the 1950’s and early 60’s will probably...
02.07.24
Willie Hutch

Soul Portrait

Willie Hutch will probably be a familiar name to those of you who are fans of the Soul & R&B genres; if he is not, you might have just found a new favourite artist! This superstar is most well-known for writing the soundtracks for the...
02.07.24
Lyn Collins

Think (About It)

Despite having only two full solo studio albums under her belt, the music career of the late singer Lyn Collins was far from the ordinary. Releasing her first single aged 14 in 1962, she sang vocals on the wonderful Northern Soul track,...
02.07.24
Idris Muhammad

House Of The Rising Sun

The amount of times the famous song ‘House of The Rising Sun’ has been covered over the years is quite astonishing. Indeed, the song itself has a very ambiguous history surrounding it. It is unclear who the original author of it was and...
02.07.24
Hopeton Lewis

Let Me Come On Home /...

If you like your reggae then knowing of the name Hopeton Lewis is a must if you want to understand some of the history behind the genre; he was one of the first Jamaican artists to release a ‘rocksteady’ track. This was a short-lived but...
02.07.24
D'angelo

Voodoo

Michael Eugene Archer aka ‘D’Angelo’ was born in Virginia in the U.S.A and began playing the piano at age of 3. His music career took shape as a teenager when he performed with a number of groups including a band with his cousins called...
01.07.24
Gill Scott Heron

Secrets

For many music geeks, the name Gil Scott-Heron will be one that is close to heart. Seen by many in the music industry as the godfather of hip-hop (despite his rejection of these claims) the late Scott-Heron had an immense talent as a...
02.07.24
Ebo Taylor / Henrik Schwartz

Ene Nyame 'A' Mensuro

House and Highlife. Here are two fundamentally different styles of music originating from 2 entirely different continents; House came to fruition in the early to mid 1980’s in Chicago, America, Highlife was born during the early 20th...
02.07.24
Charlie Parker

Bird Gets The Worm / Cheryl

‘Bird.’ A name commonly used in reference to the legendary jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker. Despite many variations in the story of why exactly people called him this, when you listen to the free-flowing nature of his revolutionary...
10.07.24
Larry Heard

Sceneries Not Songs, Volume...

Larry Heard will be a name close to heart for any serious House Music fans; he is to House, what a record is to a turntable; it is impossible to talk about one’s history without mention of the others. Heard has released tracks under a...