Todd Terry makes house music ‘Black Again’
Todd Terry unleashes some grooving house on his new double release of “Black Again,” which includes an extended version of the original. Through a mist of kick and snare ambiance, Terry’s vocal narrative swings alongside the groove while the hook provides a lower octave vocal change with a tad of reverb on “making house black again.” A bass line lingers below the track, adding a subtle low end melody.
Terry is known for bolstering the Chicago house music of the mid ’80s in the New York scene by cross-sampling Chicago house and its Detroit off-shoot with New York hip-hop breaks. His sound cultivated an energetic wave that jump-started acid house and rave movements in both the United Kingdom and United States.
“Black Again” isn’t Terry’s sole activity of 2020 to date. This year, the Grammy-nominated producer also remixed of one of his own originals, 2016’s “Can U Dig It.”
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