Sounds Of The Dance: Secretsundaze Summer Opening Party

The May Bank Holiday looms, beckoning long summer days, abortive attempts at park BBQ's, and most pertinently the annual Secretsundaze Summer Opening Party here at Oval Space. Always a highlight, this is London's house music hotbed firing on all cylinders, with 16 hours of dancing through the day and into the night, soundtracked this year by the likes of Joe Claussell, Marcellus Pittman and a Very Special Guest of Mahogani music fame who'll be announced on the day. Ahead of Sunday, James and Giles have picked out 8 tracks that typify this most cherished dance.

DJ Sotofett & Maimouna Haugen - C'est L'aventure (Dubplate Mix)

DJ Sotofett, Gilb-r and Honest Johns, nuff said! Killer!

Marc / OVEOUS - On Again

This is dope. Broken, soulful shit!

Sunshine Anderson - Force Of Nature (Joe Claussell Re-Work)

Joe Claussell’s epic re-interpretation of Sunshine Anderson’s ‘Force of Nature’ have been hammered at Secretsundaze over the years and it would be churlish not to have a JC track in this chart. Who’s playing on Sunday??

Mik Poynter - Cygnus Loop

Picked this up in Phonica yesterday. Thanks for the tip guys!. Reissue of UK produced detroitesque track. Bangin yet deep, the way we like it!

Masters at Work - Ékabo

Pulled this off the shelves last month and has been going down a storm. Voodoo beats from MAW! This has Secretsundaze stamped all ova it!

Armando - Don't Take it

Another one we resurrected the last month. Took the roof off Robert Johnson last month. Nastiness!

Changez - Slownotion (First Mix By Central)

Deepness from DJ Central and the Regelbau crew

Anthony Parasole - Quickstrike-01

Pumper from the man like Parasole. Still in the bag!

Don't forget, Secretsundaze host a 16-hour, day and night party here this Sunday with Joe Claussell, Marcellus Pittman, Ash Lauryn and Touching Bass. Final tickets available here.