"Classic music and a very unusual mix! 'Reach Out' is the fave for me. Big support."
- Ashley Beedle
"The real deal from back in the days. Before the computers when house was good!"
- Jeremy / Underground Paris
"I'm lovin' 'Deep' very much, also the Behind Club Doors Mix of 'Reach' - both songs have stood the test of time."
- Dr Bob Jones
"'Reach Out' is HOT!!!"
"Quality house tracks, can't wait to play the vinyl!"
- San Soda
"Wow! I am loving all tracks on this. Authentic, warm house tracks with bags of soul. Proper analogue sounding. Vocals are hot. Massively looking forward to playing these on the radio show and at gigs."
- Red Rack'em / Bergerac, Smugglers Inn
"Old school...I love it!"
- Mad Mats / Local Talk
"Traveller comes through with this killer reissue of vintage vocal NY deepness from Creation, Fantasy and X Man. Pressed up with retro artwork, the label have clearly uncovered a gem in 'Deep', presenting a mammoth gospel vocal that channels the spiritual vibe of messrs Claussel and Chandler - it's near perfect Body & Soul material that puts the shallow house endeavours of certain popular labels to shame. Flipside and 'Reach Out' is just as good, slowly unfurling into a swirling array of Rhodes and harmonious gospel vocals over gentle percussion before bursting into bumping life for the final refrain. If you like that last section, the accompanying Behind Club Doors mix will find much favour with your feet."
- Juno Records
"Earl 'The Pearl' Monroe has got a legacy in the realm of the genesis of house music. His production and guidance has springboarded careers for the likes of Bobby Konders, Basil Harhouse, DJ Camacho and many more, as well as being a mainstay in some of NYC's key clubs. The guy really needs his recognition, and he may just get it from this stunning release for Finland-based label, Traveller. Four brilliant cuts of the most deep, soulful proto-style house music that would have graced the catalogues of such stalwarts as Nu Groove and Bottom Line, taking the ideals of early Larry Heard and Burrell Bros.-style production. Wonderful.
- DJ Mag
"I love that shit!"
- Andrew / Peoples Potential Unlimited
"Big props for Traveller for bringing these wonderful tunes back!"
- Roberto Rodriguez
"Woah!!! "This has soul. Digging it and defo will be spun. Keep up the hard work. 'Deep' is our track of choice. However, 'Reach Out' is intricate and a total hidden gem that releases all the tension in the last stretch of the track. Timeless and proper!"
- Silvestre / Discofutura
"It's all about 'Deep' vox mix here for me, sounds really nice and authentic on the vocal side of things...and a nice level of emotion in the instrumentation.... again I love the vocals on 'Reach Out'. RSPKT."
- Tristan da Cunha
"House the way is meant to sound, full support from Basic Fingers!"
- Basic Fingers
- Max D / Future Times
"Massive re-release of this NYC vocal deep house gem!"
- Phonica Records
"Wow, record of the week by a long shot. Very Larry Heard in spirit but totally orignal with it."
- Leftside Wobble
"House music full of Heart & Soul!! Remembering those old good days!! Full support."
- Black Mighty Wax
"Oldskool flavour with massive vocals. Love the release and will play it for sure. House as back in the days."
- Soul Industries / Ramp.fm
"Stone cold classic house cuts, loving it!"
- Alphabet City
- Ben Perry / Contort Yourselt
"Wow! This is super tight. 'Deep' is amazing."
- DJ Huggs / Disca Bueno
"Proper vintage deephouse this, reminds me of the kind of stuff that used to come out on Distance Music."
- Sleazy Beats
"This just made me go back, proper house! Loving all tracks, thank you!"
"'Deep' is bringing kinda original Freetown Records back into my world... loving it!!"
- Black Alley
"Can´t hype this enough!!!! Best release of an unreleased track ever. Love the voice, remastering the whole shabang.."
- DJ 3rrd / HPTY