Italians do it better

It always felt like Italian house n garage had a degree of musicality and production that put it in a different league. off the top of my head……

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Now we’re talking. This is gonna be my kind of thread (and potentially v expensive).

Will have to dig through the crates and have a think but here’s a couple off the top of my head.

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Sunrise Paradise Garage sounds like a detuned smacky Chime. in a good way

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Always loved this one

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I’ve not got too much of this type of stuff on vinyl outside compilations. Here’s a couple of things that I do own:

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one of the biggest tragedies of our time is that Youtube user pepsimaxoldskool had their account deleted - it was a veritable treasure trove of this stuff

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Yes yes, totally agree, they always did it with class whether it’s piano scream ups, deep house or more techy stuff. Was totally in love with that whole sound, and still am, still finding hidden gems to this day.

3 faves that cover some of the different bases…

Beautiful Balearic Beat

Massive DIY tune

Great cover/mash up just on the right side of cheesiness

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This was a big track in the North West, still bangs imo.

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MBG had some great output

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Lots on this label

cheeky or a step too far? you decide

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upping the cheese ante a little…

I’m sharing this because it’s the first record I ever remember hearing out, summer 1990 at a yoof disco in Richmond upon Thames. I became an instant convert to anything Italian

then I bought it and totally fell for the other remix (which I’ve never heard anyone play)

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Weird and wonderful

Deep Creep indeed.

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An all time favourite.

Both mixes work really well

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I play this :slight_smile: then again, I’m not shy of the cheese

In here somewhere…

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This thread is like a money vacuum. I was going to start a house 12” thread but for the sake of everyone’s wallet I’ll wait a week.

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