7th Heaven Remix & Production

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7th Heaven [members: Jon Dixon & Andy Wetson] is a British remix and music production team founded in 2006, releasing their first single in the same year. Producing mainly uplifting house and dance-pop music, the duo are best known for remixing mainstream pop and R&B tracks as well as producing some cover versions of original tracks.

History

7th Heaven was started in 2006 by Jon Dixon and Andy Wetson, two of the team of people who worked at Almighty Records. During the late 1990s and early 2000s, Wetson was employed at Almighty in sales and marketing; he had added responsibility for client liaison for the remixes Almighty created, reporting to Almighty’s CEO. Wetson left Almighty in 2005 when Almighty closed its London offices. He was also longtime resident DJ at Royal Vauxhall Tavern, a gay nightclub in London until early 2014, when he became the headline DJ at XXL Nightclub. Jon Dixon was the lead producer up until 2002 when he left Almighty. He continued to work for Almighty on a freelance basis from 2004 until 2010. Dixon has over the years headed up many of the Almighty remixes and in-house productions. They both played a major role in making Almighty a highly successful commercial remix team.

In early 2008, the duo released "Ain't Nothin' Goin' on But the Rent" featuring singer Katherine Ellis, which was signed to Ministry of Sound's pop imprint Hard2Beat. The song was originally a hit in 1986 for R&B singer Gwen Guthrie. 7th Heaven has been commissioned by a large number of dance and pop artists to record remixed versions of their songs and have released over 250 remixes since its formation. In 2010, 7th Heaven became one of the UK's most prolific remix teams, producing in excess of 50 remixes (up to November 2010) across many of the major record labels.

Singles

As 7th Heaven
  • "Ain't Nothin' Going' On But the Rent" (feat. Katherine Ellis) [2008]
  • "This Is Your Life" (feat. Banderas) [2009]
  • "Don't Make Me Wait" (feat. Donna Gardier-Elliot) [2011]
  • "Love Is Alive" (feat. Katherine Ellis) [2013]
As Starlab
  • "Running up That Hill" (feat. Belle Erskine & Sonatron) [2014]

Chart success

Remixes by 7th Heaven have had some success on Music Week's charts; notably "Wear My Kiss" by Sugababes (Commercial Pop Club Chart #1[1]) and "Get Outta My Way" by Kylie Minogue (Club Chart #1[2]).

Airplay

Scott Mills of BBC Radio 1 has placed a number of 7th Heaven remixes on rotation on his Friday Floor Fillers show, such as "Ridin' Solo" by Jason Derulo,[3] "Get Outta My Way" by Kylie Minogue[4] (currently for 16 consecutive weeks) and "Higher" by The Saturdays.[5]

Remixed artists

Some of the artists who have commissioned 7th Heaven to produce remixes include:

Remixography

2006
  • Judy Cheeks - Reach
  • Sunkids feat. Chance - Rise Up
  • Loleatta Holloway - Love Sensation 06
  • A-Studio feat. Polina - S.O.S.
  • 49ers feat. Ann-Marie Smith - Let The Sunshine In
  • Lorraine - Transatlantic Flight
  • Akcent - Kylie
  • Eric Prydz Vs Floyd - Proper Education
  • Dance Nation - Move Your Love
  • Karen Louise - Falling
  • Hi On Life feat. Joniece - Goodbye
  • Zhane - Hey Mr DJ
  • Urban Cowboys - Round The Way Girl
  • Eartha Kitt - Where Is My Man
  • Freemasons feat. Siedah Garrett - Rain Down Love
  • Conways feat. Nick Straker Band - A Walk In The Park
  • 99th Floor Elevators - Hooked
  • Belle - Surfacing
  • 14th Precinct feat. Jin Wilde - All Out Of Love
  • Denis the Menace & Jerry Ropero Vs Francesco Diaz - Time To Turn Around
  • Nick C feat. Hannah Jones - No Mercy
  • Love Assassins - Teardrops
  • Steve Miller Band vs Guazz - Abbracadabra
  • Kortezman - My Love
  • Kortezman feat. Rozalla - Everybody's Free
2007
  • Freemasons - Nothing But a Heartache
  • Darren Hayes - Me Myself & (I)
  • The Sphinx - What Hope Have I
  • Liquid Gold - Dance Yourself Dizzy
  • Sash! feat Tina Cousins - Mysterious Times
  • Viola Wills - Enjoy Yourself
  • Booty Luv - Some Kinda Rush
  • Juliet Roberts - Slow Down
  • Peyton - A Higher Place
  • Darren Hayes vs Dead Or Alive - You Spin Me Myself & I
  • The Cloud Room - Hey Now Now
  • RairBirds - Calling
  • Disco Kings - Born To Be Alive
  • Superstar Loveme - Something Bout U Baby
  • Karen Danzig - Breakin' Out
  • Alan Connor - Dance Away
  • Kidro feat Double Exposure - Talk Of Love
  • Connected & Steve Edwards - A Feeling
  • Alan Connor - Now The Rain Has Gone
  • Liquid Gold - Dance Yourself Dizzy
  • Reanimator feat Big Daddi & Vanilla Ice - Ice Ice Baby
  • Noferini & Kortezman feat Jocelyn Brown - I Don't Want Your Anymore
  • 7th Heaven feat Katherine Ellis - Ain't Nothing Going On But The Rent
  • Shanie - Don't Give Me Your Life
  • Skywalker - 24/7
  • Earth Wind & Fire - Boogie Wonderland
  • 4th Child - Now I Found You
  • NF Project feat Meighan Nealon - Picture
  • Simply Red - Stay
  • Bliss Inc - Faith
  • SJB feat Jane Wiedlin - Rush Hour
2008
  • Kristine W – Never
  • Raen – Honey
  • A.S.H.A – Ball & Chain (JJ Tribute)
  • Alan Connor – Sun Went Down
  • Disco Kings vs. 7th Heaven – Born To Be Alive
  • Alan Connor – Heart
  • Raen – Honey
  • BWT ft. Angie Brown – Knock On Wood
  • Degrees Of Motion – Shine On
  • Alan Connor – Walking Away
  • Newton – Looks Like Heaven (as StarLab)
  • Newton – Pandora’s Box (as StarLab)
  • Kelly Pepper – Miracle Man
  • Shena – One Man Woman
  • Mike Melange vs. 7th Heaven – Why Can’t We Live Together
  • Shanie - Piano In The Dark
  • De’Lacy – Hideaway
  • Kevin Jon – Deep Within The Skin
  • Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons – December, 1963 (Oh, What A Night)
  • Taito Tikaro, J. Louis & Ferran ft. Clarence – Shine On Me
  • Connected ft. Max’C – A Feeling
  • DJ Q ft. MC Bonez – You Wot?
  • Raen – Drama Fanatic
  • Newton – Sometimes When We Touch
  • Chanelle – I Want It
  • Alan Connor – (Get It) On The Track
  • Speakerz! – Love U More
  • The Ting Tings – Great DJ
  • Mike Melange ft. Alan Connor – Let Your Love Flow
  • Kurtis Mantronik ft. Kelly Marie Smith – I Can’t Wait
2009
  • Shena - Can't Stop The Rain
  • Bashunter - Walk On Water
  • Shena - My Fantasy
  • Basic Element - Touch You Right Now
  • Basshunter - I Promised Myself
2010
  • Sugababes - Wear My Kiss
  • Whitney Houston - I Look To You
  • Spagna - Call Me
  • Jason Derulo - Ridin' Solo
  • Selena Gomez & the Scene - Round & Round
  • Kylie Minogue - Get Outta My Way
  • The Saturdays - Higher
  • Selena Gomez & the Scene - A Year Without Rain (as Starlab)
  • Scissor Sisters - Any Which Way
  • Boyzone - Love Is A Hurricane
  • Kylie Minogue - Better Than Today (as Starlab)
  • The Wanted - Lose My Mind
  • Taio Cruz feat. Kylie Minogue - Higher
  • Alesha Dixon - Radio
  • Didrik Solli-Tangen - My Heart Is Yours
2011
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