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Help Me - Michele Chiavarini & DJ Spen Remix - Beat Rivals feat. Lifford - Numbered edition - Limited Edition Vinyl

Tracklist

A1.
Help Me (Michele Chiavarini & DJ Spen Remix)
Beat Rivals feat. Lifford
08:27
B1.
Help Me (Michele Chiavarini & DJ Spen Reprise Dub)
Beat Rivals feat. Lifford
05:20
B2.
Help Me (Original Mix)
Beat Rivals feat. Lifford
05:00

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For the first time in a single package Rival Beat Records present the numbered limited edition release of Beat Rivals feat. Lifford - Help Me. Including Michele Chiavarini & DJ Spen Remix and Reprise mixes alongside the Beat Rivals Original Mix.

DJ SPEN

Spen began his career at the age of 13, producing mix shows for WEBB AM in Baltimore. Even at that young age, Spen founded one of the area's first hip hop production groups, the Numarx. In 1986 they wrote and recorded a track called "Girl You Know It's True", which was later covered and made famous by Milli Vanilli.

Spen's radio career continued to grow and lead him to a radio career working at various FM radio stations in the Baltimore and Washington areas. In 1992, Spen developed a mixshow on 95.9 FM in Baltimore called the Flashback Saturday Night Dance Party. Though Spen eventually moved on from radio, the show is still a hit today, with Spen's close friend KW Griff at the helm.

Spen's production talents lead him to Basement Boys Records in 1989. With the formation of The Basement Boys record label in 1994, Spen formed Jasper Street Company, and released his first full production, A Feelin. With the Basement Boys and Jasper Street, Spen gained consistent commercial and dancefloor success, and became an in-demand remix producer. He has created remixes for some of clubland's biggest names, such as Diana Ross, Everything but the Girl, Ann Nesby, and Shaun Escoffery. While at Basement Boys, Spen partnered with Teddy Douglas, Thommy Davis and Karizma to create works that are still considered house anthems.

Having reached his full potential with Basement Boys, Spen stepped out on his own and partnered with Gary Deane to form the Code Red Record label in January 2004. He hasn't stopped moving since! Spen is still producing and making records that are sure to become legend. Spen's new venture found him back with former partners Thommy Davis and Karizma creating the successful Voodoo Ray, Nightrain and 4 the Love. Not long after the formation of Code Red, Gary Hudgins and Irvin Madden, key musicians and writers from Basement Boys days, joined Spen and Gary Deane to form a new production team called the MuthaFunkaz whose first release, "The Best I Can" shows a new side of Spen. The Muthafunkaz soon added soulful vocalist Marc Evans to the group. Code Red joined Defected Records for a partnership that would see the release of one of their earliest successes. “The Way You Love Me”, featuring Marc Evans, has gained worldwide attention and become a soulful house anthem. In 2008, the MuthaFunkaz completed production of Marc Evans' full length LP. In addition to the original group, the MuthaFunkaz now includes vocalist Sheila Ford, vocalist Biblical Jones (formerly of Jasper Street Company), drummer Robert Wright, horn player Eric Marner, and vocalist Erin Madden. In October 2010 Code Red will release the MuthaFunkaz LP entitled "The MuthaLode". The first single, "A Reason to Love" has been released and is already burning up dance floors all over the world. True to his roots, Spen formed the Spiritually Sound label, which will be sure to give Spen fans more of the gospel and inspirational house music Spen has become famous for.

With a career span of more than 20 years and his famous studio and production work, Spen has become one of the most sought-after DJs in the U.S. Spen can be found jetting off to gigs at some of the premier clubs around the world. He plays regularly in the UK, as well as France, Italy, Japan, and Australia.

MICHELE CHIAVARINI

Multi-instrumentalist maestro Michele Chiavarini's career as a songwriter, arranger, composer, producer, remixer, sound designer and session musician, spans over 25 years. He has been involved with music for recording artists, ranging from Pop to Dance, Soul/RnB, Hip-Hop to Jazz, and Orchestral to World. He has also written extensively for film, television and advertising.

A masterful programmer and skillful engineer, he is equally familiar with electronic, acoustic and orchestral musical environments. Classically trained in piano, guitar, composition, orchestration and conducting, he is also an accomplished bassist, violinist, trumpet player and vibraphone player.

Michele has recorded for Robbie Williams, Kylie Minogue, Diana Ross, Luciano Pavarotti, A. R. Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire), Simply Red, Gloria Gaynor, Ray Charles, Philip Bailey, Seal, Lemar, Soul II Soul, Gabrielle and many more.

He regularly scores soundtracks for the Discovery Channel, History Channel, CNN and other broadcasters, and has created music for many advertising commercials including Toyota (100 Mile Journey), ENEL Energia (Passages Of Light), Evian, Heineken, Gordon's Gin, P&O, 555, Oral B, Tic Tac & Amigos Tequila (TV bumper for ITV comedy series 'Plebs').

Recent screen credits include Quest for Gold (Discovery), The Wars of The Zulu (CNN), How To Survive A Disaster Movie (Channel 5), Benidorm ER 2 (Channel 5), Escoffier (Channel 5), Dying For Clear Skin (BBC3), plus over 50 syncs for BBC1 (The One Show, Strictly Dance Fever etc), BBC2, BBC3, ITV 1 (X Factor etc), ITV 2, Channel 4 (Big Brother, Place In The Sun etc), Channel 5, Discovery, Sky One, ESPN, CBBC, UKTV Food, etc.
His cheeky take on Brit girl groups resulted in the creation of naughty twosome Daphne & Celeste (Universal), much loved by Radio 1 and the New Music Express for its irreverent style. With Michele at the production helm, the group scored 2 UK Top 10 singles and 1 UK Top 20 album.

In dance music, he is best known for his work as a keyboardist and programmer on hundreds of productions by some of the top DJs and dance acts in the world including Dave Lee (a.k.a. Joey Negro), Seamus Haji, Mark Knight, Luciana Caporaso, Diane Charlemagne, Booty Luv, Robert Owens, Danny Rampling, ATFC, Booker T, Victor Simonelli, DJ Disciple, Allister Whitehead, Bobby & Steve and Warren Clarke.

Since 2013, Michele has been working with DJ Spen and Thomas Davis’ Quantize Recordings, releasing many
records and scoring several #1 singles on Traxsource, among which 1 World, the 2014 summer hit Let Me See
You (Clap Your Hands) and this year’s Doing Things My Way. On the same label, the jazz influenced The Music
Tells Me was also released to great acclaim (number one on Traxsource’s Soulful House Chart).
Michele has also written and produced several tracks for Sheila Ford’s very popular album “Here You Are” on
Quantize and for Tracy Hamlin’s album “No Limits” on Expansion Records.

Among many other accolades, Michele was one of the main writers on the hugely successful dance-chillout Jakatta album Visions (Ministry) scoring 3 UK Top 10s (American Dream, So Lonely, My Vision featuring Seal), and many other Dave Lee projects including Raven Maze (2 UK Top 10s), Akabu, Doug Willis and Sessomatto. He is also a lead writer on The Sunburst Band albums (Here Comes The Sunburst Band, Moving With The Shakers, Until The End of Time, The Secret Life of Us), as well as playing keys and arranging brass and strings.

Michele is also known for his Latin-influenced productions as Nova Fronteira. In 2003 he wrote and produced The
Full Fronteira LP, released on Z Records, to critical acclaim. In 2012 the single Everybody Loves The Sunshine
was also released on Seamus Haji’s Big Love and reached number 1 on Traxsource. To celebrate the 2016 Rio
summer Olympics a new EP titled Rhodes To Rio was released

Lifford

MICHELE CHIAVARINI
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Multi-instrumentalist maestro Michele Chiavarini's career as a songwriter, arranger, composer, producer, remixer, sound designer and session musician, spans over 25 years. He has been involved with music for recording artists, ranging from Pop to Dance, Soul/RnB, Hip-Hop to Jazz, and Orchestral to World. He has also written extensively for film, television and advertising.

A masterful programmer and skillful engineer, he is equally familiar with electronic, acoustic and orchestral musical environments. Classically trained in piano, guitar, composition, orchestration and conducting, he is also an accomplished bassist, violinist, trumpet player and vibraphone player.

Michele has recorded for Robbie Williams, Kylie Minogue, Diana Ross, Luciano Pavarotti, A. R. Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire), Simply Red, Gloria Gaynor, Ray Charles, Philip Bailey, Seal, Lemar, Soul II Soul, Gabrielle and many more.

He regularly scores soundtracks for the Discovery Channel, History Channel, CNN and other broadcasters, and has created music for many advertising commercials including Toyota (100 Mile Journey), ENEL Energia (Passages Of Light), Evian, Heineken, Gordon's Gin, P&O, 555, Oral B, Tic Tac & Amigos Tequila (TV bumper for ITV comedy series 'Plebs').

Recent screen credits include Quest for Gold (Discovery), The Wars of The Zulu (CNN), How To Survive A Disaster Movie (Channel 5), Benidorm ER 2 (Channel 5), Escoffier (Channel 5), Dying For Clear Skin (BBC3), plus over 50 syncs for BBC1 (The One Show, Strictly Dance Fever etc), BBC2, BBC3, ITV 1 (X Factor etc), ITV 2, Channel 4 (Big Brother, Place In The Sun etc), Channel 5, Discovery, Sky One, ESPN, CBBC, UKTV Food, etc.
His cheeky take on Brit girl groups resulted in the creation of naughty twosome Daphne & Celeste (Universal), much loved by Radio 1 and the New Music Express for its irreverent style. With Michele at the production helm, the group scored 2 UK Top 10 singles and 1 UK Top 20 album.

In dance music, he is best known for his work as a keyboardist and programmer on hundreds of productions by some of the top DJs and dance acts in the world including Dave Lee (a.k.a. Joey Negro), Seamus Haji, Mark Knight, Luciana Caporaso, Diane Charlemagne, Booty Luv, Robert Owens, Danny Rampling, ATFC, Booker T, Victor Simonelli, DJ Disciple, Allister Whitehead, Bobby & Steve and Warren Clarke.

Since 2013, Michele has been working with DJ Spen and Thomas Davis’ Quantize Recordings, releasing many
records and scoring several #1 singles on Traxsource, among which 1 World, the 2014 summer hit Let Me See
You (Clap Your Hands) and this year’s Doing Things My Way. On the same label, the jazz influenced The Music
Tells Me was also released to great acclaim (number one on Traxsource’s Soulful House Chart).
Michele has also written and produced several tracks for Sheila Ford’s very popular album “Here You Are” on
Quantize and for Tracy Hamlin’s album “No Limits” on Expansion Records.

Among many other accolades, Michele was one of the main writers on the hugely successful dance-chillout Jakatta album Visions (Ministry) scoring 3 UK Top 10s (American Dream, So Lonely, My Vision featuring Seal), and many other Dave Lee projects including Raven Maze (2 UK Top 10s), Akabu, Doug Willis and Sessomatto. He is also a lead writer on The Sunburst Band albums (Here Comes The Sunburst Band, Moving With The Shakers, Until The End of Time, The Secret Life of Us), as well as playing keys and arranging brass and strings.

Michele is also known for his Latin-influenced productions as Nova Fronteira. In 2003 he wrote and produced The
Full Fronteira LP, released on Z Records, to critical acclaim. In 2012 the single Everybody Loves The Sunshine
was also released on Seamus Haji’s Big Love and reached number 1 on Traxsource. To celebrate the 2016 Rio
summer Olympics a new EP titled Rhodes To Rio was released.

Beat Rivals

London based duo Krazy K and Soulshy, aka Beat Rivals, are carving a name for themselves in the House arena with their consistent quality releases. Having had productions our on numerous labels, the duo are constantly evolving their sound, drawing upon their influences across the whole musical spectrum from Drum n Bass to Jazz and beyond. They launched their own Rival Beat Records label in 2014 with Beat Rivals feat Lifford - 'If I Could' and have since collaborated with great soulful names such as Natasha Watts, Angie Brown, Michele Chiavarini & Renn Washington, Tony Lindsay, Flexie Muiso, Toni Economides & Carl Smith, Xavier and Phillip Ramirez. Coming out next is Soulshy's stellar Remix of Beat Rivals and Michele Chiavarin feat. Renn Washington 'Share This Love'