Miami's Sports Records Crew Tackles Dance Music With a Spiritual Mindset
The Sports Records Crew.
Photo by Daniel Edenburg
If Sanctified People of Righteousness Truth & Soul sounds like the name of
"As musicians, it is our sanctified duty to share our souls in a manner that cultivates truth," says Sports Records' Daniel
DJ/producer Clyde Corley, who contributed two tracks to the label's auspicious debut release,
"When we refer to avant-garde, we’re speaking of a multifaceted realm that strongly taps into both audio and the visual," explains
It's a bit early to predict where Sports Records will go after its first release, but the upcoming material from these ambitious locals is certainly worth keeping an eye out for.
"Our main criterion is soul-inspired music — from jazz to techno and everything in between," says DJ/producer and label partner Kyle Parker. "We plan to release an array of genres through limited series, and each series will have a unique and consistent theme. Our first offshoot, Vanir, will be a four-part series, respectively titled Wisdom, Nature, Magic, and Fertility."
But for a proper introduction to Sports and all it has to offer, you'd do well to join the crew for its monthly residency at the Electric Pickle, which kicks off on Thursday with a special headlining set by West Coast deep house sensation
"We anticipate a lot of hip gyrations, balancing acts, and genuine dance music appreciation," says Corley. "We hope the event will be an authentic extension of our musical tastes and offer something new to the local Miami scene."
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