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    “Once the DJs got a hold of it then the recording companies came after us”, says Joey. “It was leading up to Christmas and no one could handle the pressing that quickly. The record was hot in New York and Boston. The only company that could actually do it was TK Records and they had the record out on the market in two weeks.” Released on TK subsidiary Shield, ‘Nowhere’ did well in a number of urban areas, among them were, Pittsburgh, where it was a staple on , plus Boston and New York where it was broken by none other than the Chief Rocker himself Frankie Crocker. “’Nowhere’ was recorded at Mastersound Studio in Franklin Square, NY on an eight track, says Joey, before adding proudly, “Almost everything was done on the first or second take.”

    DISCO/NuDISCO/FUNK !!!VINYL 12"!!!

    . SHIELD6101

    TRACK LIST:
    A1: Nowhere
    B2: Nowhere (Danny Krivit Edit)

    Absolutely stellar proto-disco jam from 1975 on the minute Shield label, Nassau County's Hokis Pokis may not be the most well known of funk / soul outfits but that doesn't mean they groove any less than any of the big guns!

    'Nowhere' is a true underground classic, one for the real disco aficionados. One of those grooves that straddles the thin lines between rock, soul and funk. This is a proper club record and in the right hands will keep a dancefloor locked in and moving.
    Speaking of 'right hands' this special 12" reissue sees NYC DJ and edit royalty Danny Krivit tastefully extend the original 7" A-side version into an extended club jam. Never one to utilise tired filters, loops, sweeps and so called laptop 'production methods' Danny turns in a fine extension that is subtle, effective and most of all - funky. A truly glorious slice of uplifting dance music 'Nowhere' is an essential purchase for those of you who dig the real deep stuff.
    This reissue is a legit, licensed and proper release. Made by Above Board distribution in conjunction with Henry Stone music and the skills of the legendary Danny Krivit. 2018.

    Speaking of ‘right hands’ this special 12″ reissue sees NYC DJ and edit royalty Danny Krivit tastefully extend the original 7″ A-side version into an extended club jam. A truly glorious slice of uplifting dance music ‘Nowhere’ is an essential purchase for those of you who dig the real deep stuff.


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