House music at it’s best not only has the ability to move the body, but heal the spirit and soul as well. Our next release ticks all the boxes, with vocal healing coming courtesy of LA by way of New York singer extraordinaire Mijan. The end result is a gorgeous re-interpretation of Agape International Choir Director Rickie Byars Beckwith’s Gospel staple “From Within.” Mijan’s brilliant delivery coupled with the songs poignant message, comes at a time in our culture where we all could benefit from a lil’ therapeutic relief from the daily onslaught of breaking news!
“From Within” is fully loaded with true to heart lyrics, uplifting vocals & masterful production provided by House music veterans Groove Junkies and Reelsoul who collaborated on both mixes. Groove Junkies & Reelsoul Mo Hump Mix and Reelsoul & Groove Junkies Sunday Mornin’ Mix deliver that ‘sweet soulful sound’ and tight groove that the fellas are known for. This is also the first time in 17 years that Mijan and GJs Evan Landes have collaborated since their 2000 hit “Music Is Life.
”EXCL. PROMO AVAIL @ TRAXSOURCE FRI., SEPT. 15th 2017 on MOREHOUSE
ABOUT MIJAN: “From Within” marks Mijan’s return to Dance Music after a self-imposed hiatus. The Powerhouse Diva burst onto the scene in the late 90’s with Garage Classics “The Way I’m Feelin” on Smack (Major Healey, DJ Omar), her massive #1 hit “Alright” on Slip N’ Slide (95 North) and “Save Your Soul” on 95 North Records. She scored a string of successful releases through the early 2000’s w/ “Music is Life” on Champion (Groove Junkies) and “Do You Love Me” on Jellybean (JT Vanelli Project). Throughout this period Mijan graced many stages and performed extensively in Europe at many of the top venues in Italy, Germany, Austria & Switzerland. She also opened up for legendary Martha Wash.
In 2004 Mijan took a much needed break from recording and touring to raise a family. In 2007 she joined the internationally acclaimed Agape Church and became a choir member and featured soloist. In 2011 Mijan went on to form the non-profit charity Music & Arts Corp. (IMAC) which has helped raise money domestically and internationally for a variety of worthy causes. Most recently she’s shared the stage and worked with Stevie Wonder in Jan 2017 in Hollywood at the 10th Annual Art of Elysium and with Patti Labelle in Hollywood at the Nokia in June 2017.
ABOUT GROOVE JUNKIES: Class, consistency, forward thinking and an unbridled passion for quality house music define the essence of MoreHouse Records co-founder Evan Landes (pka Groove Junkies). His productions have consistently hit the charts since he came out the box with his 1st MoreHouse Records release "Inside My Soul" in 2002. Throughout the years Evan's original productions & remixes have amassed over 30 No. 1, Top 5 and Top 10 positions on Traxsource, as well as the No. 1, 2 & 5 slots on the European based DJ Mag Hype Chart.
His body of work has garnered DJ support from industry legends such as the late great Frankie Knuckles, Louie Vega, David Morales, Roger Sanchez, Ben Watt, Joey Negro and Tony Humphries to name a few. He's also contributed to the output of iconic labels such as Island/Def Jam, A&M, Warner Bros., J Records, Interscope, Ultra, Defected, Definity, Soulfuric, Duffnote, Mn2S, and Quantize Recordings.
ABOUT REELSOUL: LA based William “Reelsoul” Rodriquez is in high demand with his impeccable DJ/Producer/Remixing skills. Reelsoul’s signature soulful sound has dominated the charts for many years. He’s responsible for dozens of Top 10 productions on Traxsource alone and has added to the output of iconic labels such as Vega Records, King Street Sounds, Nervous Records, Quantize Recordings, MN2S, Sole Channel Music and his own new imprint Reelsoul Musik.