Louie Vega's 'Sunlight' Starring Axel Tosca is house music in its purest form! A smooth and sexy warm melody that enters like sunlight in your window on a summer morning. Louie Vega is known for creating music on multiple levels but as a Maestro, working with musicians as they play there instruments, Louie's creative energy is off the charts
and 'Sunlight' comes from that very raw emotion!
When Louie first met Axel Tosca a few years ago through Luisito Quintero and heard him on the keyboards he knew immediately that they must create together and the adventure began. "Axel Tosca came out to Roots NYC at Cielo one night", says Vega, "Luisito asked me if I could invite him on stage during one of our Hector Lavoe tribute performances, Axel came on stage and ripped the keyboards to shreds. I immediately had him in the studio a few days later!". Since then, they've become good friends and have traveled the world together as part of The Elements of Life band, performing for thousands of adoring house music fans.
Axel Tosca's endless creative range on keys is only enhanced by his true connection to rhythm and his openness to create outside of the box. Once Louie and Axel got into the studio they used a backing rhythm track created by NYC's ultimate underground percussionists, Papo Swing and Nicky Laboy (both in the House Of Rumba band) on the Congas and 'Sunlight' was created effortlessly!
'Sunlight' captures the energy of all of these creative music makers, harnessing the international spirit of Axel's Cuban roots, with the unmistakable Nuyorican flavor courtesy of Papo Swing & Nicky Laboy (House Of Rhumba). Louie Vega is on the forefront drawing out the strength of the congas all the while maintaining the clear beauty of the melody in the keys flavored with shakers and cowbells. 'Sunlight' is a track that ushers in the pure love of instruments with the magic of house that will have dancers swaying like palm trees in the summer breeze. Already a favorite at Vega and Hedge's party Roots NYC, it has begun to create quite a buzz with New York City & New Jersey's local djs.
"This is something sexy, something to let everyone enjoy the raw beauty of rhythm and instruments, 'Sunlight' is a glimpse of the music that lives in Axel and I, ALWAYS, and we couldn't wait to share it!", says Louie about the driving force behind 'Sunlight' and with that same sincerity Vega Records presents SUNLIGHT. A break from the frenzied beats, a touch of love and sexiness, Sunlight' is now available for everyone to feel the street NYC vibes, we hope you enjoy!
Louie Vega Starring Axel Tosca
Publishing Info: Luis F. Vega (Niconane Music, BMI)
Produced & Arranged By: Louie Vega
Mix & Recording Engineer: Yas Inoue
Keyboards, Wurlitzer, Rhodes, & Synth Bass: Axel Tosca
Rhodes Solo & Wurlitzer Solo: Axel Tosca
Conga Rhythm & Solos, Shakers & Cowbell: Nicky Laboy
Conga Rhythm: Papo Swing
Recorded & Mixed At: Daddy's Workshop, NJ
Mastered By: Walter Coehlo for Masterpiece, London UK