Required listening: Kim Sozzi returns with ‘Never Say Goodnight’


A couple of years ago, it seemed like Kim Sozzi could do no wrong. She had a series of strong dance hit, a surprisingly varied album of solid dance tracks, and was building an audience on a label that was proving white hot, Ultra. Fast forward another year and things fell apart quickly. Continue reading

YouTube has everything: ‘Dance Mix USA’ commercials


When I was first getting into music, I was a fan of WKTU out of New York, and it led me to explore a number of dance compilations.  A big name at the time was the “Dance Mix USA” series from Quality and Radikal Records.  At their peak in the mid-90s, they were the go-to collection of dance hits, well mixed and put together, with a lot of great tracks that I recognized from the radio. Continue reading