Tony Humphries - Fabric 04When thinking about warhorses in the dance industry, Tony Humphries is a name that springs to mind. From his first professional DJ gig in 1975 in Manhattan to his residency at Fabric, he is a legend in the DJ circuit. His production career is just as impressive, with remixes for Janet Jackson amongst others. His latest mix is also another chapter in the ever-impressive Fabric series.
This mix is a little different to previous efforts from the likes of Richards and Marsh. It’s a mix with great variety. Mostly consisting of the trademark soulful Humphries sound with records such as Partial Arts “Canopy” and Yukihiro’s “Playback”. There are the techier moments on there as well with Floppy Sounds excellent “Late Night”. Some classic vocal house numbers come in the shape of "How Does It Feel?" by Househeadz and Soldiers of Twilight's "Believe". “Sunshine Yellow” by Bertrand Burgalat adds a more twisted element later on in the mix with it’s quirky beats and sampled vocals. The mix then ends with some soulful house in the shape of “Kingsburg” by Projections and “Zoology” by Jazztronik.
The result? A very laid back mix for those lazy Sunday afternoons. Well constructed with a vibrant track selection, fans of Tony Humphries will not be disappointed.
Tony Humphries has entertained dance music fans across the globe with his “Hump-in-the-Homefries” brand of uptempo soul music for many years now. This Brooklyn, New York native landed his first “professional” DJ gig at Manhattan’s posh Club El Morocco in 1975. From there Tony’s trek to Boystown a.k.a. Club Tribeca NY, NY would prove successful, where he was then recognized as a talented DJ. View the full artist profile