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Friday, July 23, 2010

Razor N' Guido - Dancefloor (2000)

I've been featuring so many truly old school releases lately, I figured I'd bring it back this time to this decade - barely. Razor N' Guido are Peter Osback and Guido Osorio, two DJs from Long Island, New York. Though they began remixing separately (Guido having the higher profile with mixes for a wide range of acts like Book Of Love, Billy Idol, Captain Hollywood Project and Deep Forest), they teamed up in 1994. They probably first came to mass attention with their 1997 remixes of Robert Miles' "Fable" and Notorious B.I.G.'s "Mo Money Mo Problems". From there there were in demand, taking tracks from all kinds of artists and genres and giving them a very upbeat house vibe. This naturally led to an interest in production and creating songs of their own. They released their first single, "Men Beat Their Men", in 1997. Encouraged by the track's underground success, they released a few more singles over the next few years - "Don't Look Behind You", "Follow Me", "This Joy" with Vernessa Mitchell and Junior Vasquez, and their biggest dance hit to date, "Do It Again", all on the Groovilicious label. They finally embarked on a full album of progressive house music, recruiting a variety of vocalists including Octahvia, Renee Goldstein, Alan T, Darrell Martin, and house diva Reina. The track "Miss The Way", with Reina taking lead vocals, became a dance smash, though it was attributed more to Reina than R&G. They released the title track next, featuring vocals by Octahvia, but it didn't generate the same amount of heat. The album also failed to ignite, and they went back to mainly remixing. But luckily, the quality of acts that they have been remixing since is high, including the likes of Cyndi Lauper and Kristine W. Their latest remix successes are of Korean diva BoA's "Energetic" and British 'next big thing' La Roux's "Bulletproof". They have managed to stay in demand and luckily are having a chance to remix diverse and well-hyped new acts.

Download Dancefloor




Tweek It

Interlude #1


In The Music


Set Me Free

Miss The Way

Work It

Recycled Plastic (Twix)

Interlude #2

Won't You Tell Me

Do It Again

Interlude #3



  1. beautiful blog..pls visit mine and be a follower.. thanks and God bless..

  2. WOW! I had no idea they had a full length album. I only own a remix EP and thought that was it. You failed to mentioned "Did It Again" is a very blatant ode to coke use in clubs....with snort effects and all! LOL. I was too young and innocent back in 2000 to appreciate the references but every now and then that track comes on my iTunes and I giggle at how ridiculous the song is!

  3. Thank you so much for all that u do with this site! So many treats :-)
    Can u please re upload the Razor N Guido Album Please.... THANX SOOOOO MUCH!

  4. Thank U very much :-) U are the best!

  5. It's been replaced with something by Grace Jones.