RARE TRAX is a continued series of promotional samplers given away with the german edition of Rolling Stone magazine since the 1990's and has reached volume 80 already. Each version covers a special topic and presents lesser known songs and/or artists.
Julie Crochetiere might be better known as Julie C these days, but one thing that doesn’t change is her commitment to writing and singing solid music. The Montreal-born artist released her first album, titled A Better Place, four years ago now, for which she garnered several award nominations and sold over 30,000 albums independently. She’s finally set to follow it up with Steady Ground, scheduled to drop March 1, 2011
FIRST CHOICE, a female vocal trio hailing from Philadelphia, spent much of the 1970s signed to Philly Groove Records under the management of legendary Salsoul guitarist, songwriter and producer, Norman Harris. They released a string of hits throughout the mid to late 70s, the most prominent of which has to be their 1977 hit, Let No Man Put Asunder from the album Delusions which has almost 50 samples to its name, not including the countless samples of the 1983 Frankie Knuckles and Shep Pettibone remixes.