Except today there is the added arrangement by producers who work closely with performing artists to create a diverse blend of club, dance, old skool, soul, funk and house to deliver a sound this decade will be remembered for.
Retrostate have had previous success including the club anthem "Tonight" and producer Damon Goss has remixed, written and arranged for labels such as Manifesto, Mantra Recordings and Wonderboy with tracks including the Dextrous remixes of Da Hools "Meet Her at the Love Parade" and Brainbug's "Nightmare".
Soul vocalist Marcus Pearson's vocals have been used by many top producers and remixers including Richard Earnshaw, Jeremy Sylvester and Maurice Joshua.
Pearson’s debut solo album of progressive trance "My Life," written and arranged by Damon Goss, on Oscar P's NY label Openbar Music was a success in 2012. As a singer, his influences include Stevie Wonder, Seal, Jamiroquai, Sly Stone.
Retrostate deliver a blend of Disco Funk and pop but always stay true to their songwriting roots, keeping strong on melodies and hooks. Together; Damon, Marcus, Ricky, and Loz’s style is Retrostate.
"Turn it Up" comes bundled with 5 different club mixes and will be released on 19 May 2014 on Rubicon Recordings: