Deep house (Musical genre): The Rise of “Deep house”

Deep house (Musical genre): The Rise of “Deep house” Best Of Mthokozi Khathi “DJ Tira” Sahubs, Best Of Raymond Shaban Mwakyusa "Rayvanny"

Deep house is a sub genre of house music. It originated in the 1980s, Its origins was traced to Larry Heard’s track “Mystery of Love” in 1984. The Music was jazz-funk and touches of soul music. House is a genre of an electronic dance music known by a repetitive four on the floor beat with a tempo of 120 to 130 beats per minute.

Deep house (Musical genre): The Rise of “Deep house”

Deep house Music Stylistic origins was House, Chicago house, soul, jazz-funk, New York garage, With Cultural origins in Late 1980s, United States. Deep house Music Typical instruments are Synthesizer (Juno), keyboard, drum machine (TR-909), sequencer, sampler, and turntables. It has it own subgenre like Future house and tropical house. Deep Music is seen in Regional like: Europe: Amsterdam, Glasgow, Ibiza and London, For North America: Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, Montreal and Miami, For Other: Japan, Sydney, São Paulo, Melbourne and Johannesburg.


Sahubs Believed that Deep house was pioneered by Chicago producers like Marshall Jefferson, and Larry Heard (Mr. Fingers), with tracks Like “Mystery of Love” (1985) and “Can You Feel It” (1986);. The jazzy sound Now became common due gentler, more organic production and instrument sounds.


According to Wikipedia, Deep house Music is known for its tempos typically from 110 to 125 BPM, a muted basslines, spacious use of percussion elements, A soft keyboard sounds (pads), A use of advanced chord structures, ambient mixes, and soulful, predominantly female vocals. Lyrics focus on positive/uplifting or forlorn modern blues lyrics.

Artists, DJs and record labels

Here are some Record labels of the genre.

  1. Alleviated Records (Larry Heard),
  2. AFTR:HRS,
  3. Glasgow Underground,
  4. Naked Music,
  5. Om Records,
  6. Peacefrog Records,
  7. Soma,
  8. Source,
  9. Anjunadeep
  10. Spinnin’ Deep.

Other record labels that also Features the genre.

  • Innervisions,
  • Defected,
  • Crosstown Rebels,
  • Suara,
  • Mother Recordings,
  • Diynamic,
  • trictly Rhythm,
  • Exploited,
  • Enormous Tunes,

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List of deep house producers and disc jockey (Some)

  • Gaelle Adisson
  • Andrelli
  • Jean-Philippe Aviance
  • Larry Heard
  • Hitimpulse
  • HNNY
  • Hot Natured
  • Mike Huckaby
  • Alex Schulz
  • Robin Schulz
  • Henrik Schwarz
  • St Germain (musician)

Here are few of them but you can see more deep house producers and disc jockeys, see: Deep house musicians