Influenced by the mid-'90s London disco-house scene, remixers, producers, DJs, and record label founders Milk & Sugar are among the biggest names on the German dance scene.
Having recorded under various guises including Axis, Hitch Hiker, and Mike Stone & Steve Heller, Michael Kronenberger (aka Mike Milk) and Steffen Harding (aka Steven Sugar) eventually settled on the name Milk & Sugar in 1997. After forming their own label, Milk & Sugar Records, they signed the likes of Tim Deluxe, Robbie Rivera, and Kid Alex before releasing a series of club anthems themselves, including reworkings of John Paul Young's 1977 one-hit wonder "Love Is in the Air" and the 5th Dimension's 1969 chart-topper "Let the Sun Shine" (the latter of which featured former Aurora vocalist and sister of Twilight 's Robert, Lizzy Pattinson), both of which reached the Top 30 in the U.K. Milk & Sugar also juggled their recording career with their remixing duties, reworking singles for Jamiroquai ("Corner of the Earth"), Tim Deluxe ("It Just Won't Do"), and DB Boulevard ("Point of View") alongside tracks by Sarah Brightman, Mya, and Samantha Mumba. After performing residencies at Ibiza's Amnesia, Space, and El Divino, they scored U.K. club chart number ones with "You Got Me Burnin'" and "Let the Love (Take Over)," produced several compilation series such as In Miami, On a Mission, and Summer Mix, and in 2011 achieved a massive European hit with their remix of Belgian group Vaya con Dios' "Hey (Nah Neh Nah)." ~ Jon O'Brien