serbia s disco fruit crew continue to bring the heat with their razor sharp edits and productions mining the golden era of funk-fuelled part music. on this occasion dr packer and loshmi have joined forces for two certified bangers that rank highly on the boogie scale. -in case of emergency- is a tidy reworking of gayle adams -emergency- that keeps the groove heavy but stretches the jam out for extended dancefloor pleasure. on the flip, it s british funk outfit delegation that get the disco fruit treatment, winding up with the stretched out delights of -house in downtown,- guaranteed to get any soiree worth its salt shaking down to the ground.
even if russian producer gradient logic is found here turning out the business on serbian label disco fruit, the sound on the far away ep comes on like a snappy fusion of garage-ready new york proto house and laid back west coast boogie of the highest order. it s the third vinyl release for tonbe s label, and once more marks the serious clout behind the eastern european operation and its closest artists. just try grooving to the slick bass pops on feel me without being transported to an early 80s dancefloor. there s a more organic funk to lock into on i want you slide, but as ever it s hard to tell where the sampling ends and the musicianship begins on this utterly natural sounding ep.
katastrofa ep is an ex-yu edits release which transforms forgotten gems from the former yugoslavia. russian valique and serbian veteran selector funky junkie are behind this project. opener katastrofa offers a delicious blend of heavy, synth-laden 80s boogie, punchy afrobeat horns and bold, chant a-long vocals, while the slower, more chugging frka is an adriatic delight all lazy, sun-kissed synths, sugary sweet vocals and sloppy kisses. as for closer yugoslavia, it sounds like a disco-house anthem in waiting, as the duo adds bumpin beats to a rising, horn-heavy chunk of starlight disco
our mexican mate guillermo santana aka hotmood is on fire. he released very successful his vinyls on labels such as: editorial, whiskey pickle, hotmoods us, tugboat edits, star creature and many more and now he has joined in our disco fruit family. he brings four wonderful cuts in disco, funky and house style, of course in the style he likes the most. we can say, this is hotmood style!
2016 has been a good year for re-editor evil smarty and here pops up on tonbe s disco fruit imprint for the first time on vinyl. this is is a low-slung disco shuffler turned into a toughened-up house roller. if it feels good sees him in a celebratory mood (think sing-along disco funk with swinging new locked-in drums). feel the fire is a superb re-cut of the osmonds i,i,i that benefits greatly from some fresh new acid lines and the get down, a killer, 98 bpm funk revision that makes great use of the source material s urgent, impassioned vocal, bluesy guitars and wild synthesizers
label boss tonbe is back on disco fruit under the moniker loshmi for the first time. loshmi is specialized for great disco and funk re-edits and he is a well known with his serious edits series on digital imprint. he constantly trying to blur dots between disco, funk and house music. these four tunes are selection of loshmis best selling pieces on digital imprint. highlights include the pounding disco-rock-flute workout drugstore. sweet & nasty is just about as seductive as you can get those strings do some real damage in that groove, while wsoop wsoop deliver heavy, floor friendly p-funk workouts.
serbian label disco fruit continues its successful of 12inches right up to the end of 2016 with another slice of feel-good party business from label boss tonbe. i m the one-is a bright and breezy slice of funky house lashed with diva vocal turns that tap into the same vein as futureboogie and other such esteemed labels. alkalino meanwhile simmers the track down to a lean club-ready jam before feel the night on the flip heads straight to the philly strings for its own clean and punchy reverie. dig it rounds the ep off with a slightly slower groove peppered with yet more classic disco signifiers.
after a pretty good success with tonbe s digital releases on his imprint disco fruit,now it s time for vinyls. label will be dedicated to release quality disco, nu disco, house and funk music. first release is a selection of tonbe s best tunes so far on his digital label. 4 tracks for bright future. watch out, disco bombs are coming!