After their welcome return last month, Jellybean Soul continue to increase the heat this Summer, unleashing ‘7th’ Wonder’ from US house music don, Roland Clark. Featuring the exceptional vocal power of amazing singer Dawn McClain, ‘7th Wonder‘ is a soulful groove armed with an infectious sax hook with a vibe firmly planted in the soil of underground house. Also on the package is a monster big room ‘Transplant Remix’ deemed to rock the party this Summer!
DJ Roland Clark is a songsmith / producer/ DJ and vocalist whose past aliases include Digital Pimps, South Street Player, Urban Soul/Dark Clark/and his latest alter ego Jesus Jackson, which pegged the 3rd season opening of Greys Anatomy song ‘Running On Sunshine’: Roland Clark is also featured vocalist on many Fatboy Slim releases including ‘Halfway Between the Gutter and the Stars‘ and ‘What Da Fuck &”Song for Shelter‘. Roland also carved himself a nice slice of house music’s pie with his phenomenal deejaying and production skills. His contributions infuse many artists best works, including Armand Van Helden‘s gorgeous “Flowerz. Quite simply, he has definitely earned his place in history as one of THE voice’s of House Music. Quote: “If House is a nation, I wanna be president!” (DJ Roland Clark) much like a undeniable storm working with such deejays and other producers much like himself such as Todd Terry, DJ Chus, Mark Knight, Meat Katie, Rodger Sanchez and Erick Morillo, just to name a few.. Roland sounds if need be compared would be much like a chameleon going from a soulful sultriness to a hard house and techno. He also own his own dance music label – Delete Records, a home for many of his own productions working with featured artists such as Robin S, Dawn McClain and Madam Simone, among others.
Hailing from Los Angeles, California, Dawn McClain has emerged from the same rich soil of so many other great African American singers. Like so many powerhouses and trailblazers in music, Dawn began singing in the church. An 80’s baby with a splash of 60’s and 70’s influence, and a sprinkle of gospel roots, she blends and bridges the generation gap between these eras in music, She has graced the stage and performed with Industry legends such as Roberta Flack, Jeane Carne, Ann Nesby, Kem, Gordon Chambers, Tony Terry, Mint Condition, K-Ci & Jo-Jo, Stevie Wonder, N’ Dambi Blu, Lela James, Erykah Badu, Donnie and Frank Mcomb, among many.
1 7th Wonder – (RC Brown Eyed Buddhist Mix)
2 7th Wonder – (RC Dub Mix)
3 7th Wonder – (RC Transplant Remix)
4 7th Wonder – (RC Instrumental Mix)
‘7th Wonder’ will be released on Traxsource Promo June 25th and worldwide July 9th on Jellybean Soul (US)