06.12.2021 Traxsource #1 Classic Chart & #8 Main Chart “Donna Allen – He Is The Joy”
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Donna Allen – He Is The Joy (Groove Junkies vs Lenny Fontan Galaxy People Edit) [Soulfuric Records / Defected Records)
Donna Allen’s 1999 hit ‘He Is The Joy’ returns to Soulfuric Recordings with another brand-new remix package giving the track room to land on modern dancefloors. First up Sophie Lloyd, known for her Classic Music Company anthem ‘Calling Out’, takes the reins, delivering a bassy, funk-fuelled remix keeping Donna Allen’s powerhouse vocal prominent from start to finish.
In-demand producer T.Markakis then follows by injecting his own soulful musical influences, adding radiant keys to the forefront of the track.
The Groove Junkies vs Lenny Fontana Galaxy People Edit rounds off the package with a percussive remix, accompanied by striking saxophone and flute breaks throughout.
‘He Is The Joy’ (Remixes, Pt.2) brings an array of first-class artists to remix a classic release set to maintain its ever-growing appeal.
06.10.2021 Bucks Music Group signs Lenny Fontana (Karmic Power Records / True House Stories) to worldwide deal
Bucks Music Group has signed house DJ Lenny Fontana to a worldwide exclusive songwriting deal. Fontana began DJing professionally in the mid-1980s and became the first US DJ to play at Pacha Ibiza and in Dubai in 1991.
In 1999, he had his first crossover hit with What You Need, under the name Powerhouse feat. Duane Harden, which was a UK Top 10 hit.
Karmic Power Records in 2013, enjoying success alongside D-Train with Raise Your Hands in 2015. As well as with follow-up single When You Feel What Love Has in 2016 and 2017.
Bucks Music Group MD Simon Platz said: “Lenny is a legend in his genre with a long, hit-laden history in the business. It’s a pleasure to be able to bring someone of his calibre to Bucks.”
It feels so good to be loved for the music that I have been involved in over the years, and Bucks is the right home for me
Fontana has a weekly syndicated radio show called The Karmic Power Records Radio Show, which is broadcast around the world including Kiss FM in Australia, Radio Italia Network, Ibiza Live Radio and more.
Last year, Fontana also created True House Stories – a weekly podcast in which he delves into the musical careers of his guests, who have included Carl Cox, DJ Sneak, Little Louie Vega, David Morales and Norman Jay.
Fontana said: “It feels so good to be loved for the music that I have been involved in over the years, and Bucks is the right home for me.
Special thanks to my partner Manuel Genz, Karen Ridley and the team for helping make this all possible. Here is to next part of my musical career, True House Stories and Bucks Music.”