House music and sampling always have, and always will, go hand-in-hand. Whether it’s disco gems, soul classics or hip-hop anthems, it’s part of the fabric that makes this genre so special – producers creatively borrowing a record and breathing new life into it.

We take a look at 17 of our favourite samples used in house music over the years… And there are PLENTY more!

STARDUST – MUSIC SOUNDS BETTER WITH YOU

SAMPLE: Chaka Khan – Fate

ROGER SANCHEZ – ANOTHER CHANCE

SAMPLE: Toto – I Won’t Hold You Back

FRANKY RIZARDO – SAME MAN

SAMPLE (Recreated): B Beat Girls – For The Same Man

MIDLAND – FINAL CREDITS

SAMPLE: Gladys Knight & The Pips – Neither One of Us (Wants to Be the First to Say Goodbye)

DAVID MORALES – NEEDIN’ U

SAMPLE: Rare Pleasure – Let Me Down Easy

JUNIOR JACK – STUPIDISCO

SAMPLE: Pointer Sisters – Dare Me

SOULSEARCHER – CAN’T GET ENOUGH

SAMPLE: Gary’s Gang – Let’s Lovedance Tonight

BASEMENT JAXX – RED ALERT

SAMPLE: Locksmith – Far Beyond

ARMAND VAN HELDEN – U DON’T KNOW ME

SAMPLE: Carrie Lucas – Dance With You

CASSIUS – 1999

SAMPLE: Donna Summer – If It Hurts Just A Little

PETE HELLER – BIG LOVE

SAMPLE: Stargard – Wear It Out

DAFT PUNK – HARDER, BETTER, FASTER, STRONGER

SAMPLE: Edwin Birdsong – Cola Bottle Baby

FINN – SOMETIMES THE GOING GETS A LITTLE TOUGH

SAMPLE: Honey Cone – Girls It Ain’t Easy

TODD TERRY – JUMPIN’

SAMPLE: Musique – Keep On Jumpin’

FATBOY SLIM – RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW

SAMPLE: James Gang – Ashes, The Rain & I

OLIVER DOLLAR & JIMI JULES – PUSHING ON

SAMPLE: The Quantic Soul Orchestra – Pushin On (Feat. Alice Russell)

THE BUCKETHEADS – THE BOMB

SAMPLE: Chicago – Street Player

Stream them all here…

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