!! repress !! pueblo oozes caribbean infused percussive house. vocals. choirs and a saxo solo will make you smile in the sunniest days. to be played outdoors and enjoyed surrounded by homies. discoteca paying homage to the pioneers of czech electronic music. disco anthem from the 70s. discoteca blends delightful disco samples with fat 4 to the floor beats. try not to hum it after the first listen! dj support: man power (me me me. correspondant). bawrut (ransom note. thebasement discos) jimmy rouge (orange tree). pau roca (bons records).
politics of dancing records releases the third number of their famous p.o.d edits series. quite a line up on this one. with shonky. franck roger. 2vilas and john jastszebski reworking some house classics and underground gems. a weapon for your crate not to be missed.
after reaching 100k subscribers on youtube. the channel houseum cross over to the next step with the launch of their new label houseum records. their first release ‘the four j’s’ features four bumping house tropes from channel regulars bellaire. subjoi. gavinco and jesse bru. this release represents the achievement of the work done on the channel by releasing four tracks with four differing. infectious vibes.
the donna smith experience’s “desire ep” is the 2nd edit release from this is our time. also. it is the first time that the glittering part of imre kiss wonderful soul is materialising on vinyl. these lustful tracks are just like going for a walk on a sweaty summer night which eventually turns out to be the best time of your life filled with dancing. flirting effortlessly & after a kiss falling in love for the last time. it is our soundtrack for the warm months. let it be yours too.
saft is proud to present the official re-issue of the 1986 joan bibiloni band classic “the boogie”. the vocals by deborah carter still sound as relevant and uplifting as ever. the sought after guitar licks of bibiloni have appealed to a lot of generations ever since he started making name for himself in the early eighties. while in recent times some of the more experimental work has been re-issued and compiled through some respected labels. the dancefloor classic “the boogie” still remains the pinnacle of the guitarist more dancefloor oriented work.
aus music welcome the debut ep from. matt karmil. the sourced ep follows his critically acclaimed will on smalltown supersound. matt delivers two classily edited cuts and two off kilter deeper tracks. a perfectly balanced ep with a track for all times and moods.
simply an iconic track from swiss brothers mandrax and seb k aka shakedown. ‘at night’ is one of the most recognisable house tracks of the last two decades. with one of the most-hyped remixes of the year. artist of the moment peggy gou delivers with a squelching 7 minute groover. bringing in that iconic synth motif to lift the production and keep it rolling. stepping up to tackle this masterpiece with a nu-disco dance track. tiger & woods use cowbell to accent a b-boy beat. with drum machine breaks bringing it back to the dancefloor. with a sophisticated house remix with a nu-disco edge is purple disco machine. fusing a funk-infused bassline with terra deva’s unforgettable vocals. finally is a brand new version from the shakedown duo themselves. the galactic boogie mix. with saturated synths and interplanetary breakdowns. shakedown bring a carefree 80s quality to this iconic track’s irresistible after-dark charm
time for another adventure down the east . . . disco hamam is back with their 4th presentation of turkish & oriental killer disco edits. this time. tokyo matt tells you a tale of the oriental with a fist full of dollars. whilst afacan soundsystem has a thing or two to tell about the disco.. east is east but these are the real deal yeast free dance floor beasts.
harrison bdp embarks on the sixteenth expedition into the exotic lands of palm trees and blue skies with the ambient and spacey “be like water” ep for shall not fade sister-label lost palms. expedition sixteen features four jams packed full of dystopian-esque pads. crunchy drum sequences and ambient soundscapes.
a year from its inception. artesian sounds proudly presents ars002: a debut ep from emre can swim introducing his unique brand of dubby. atmospheric low-bpm house music.
envisioned as a visit to a distant island. the ep opens with ‘another shake’. greeting you as you come ashore with a warm and tranquil mood. with ‘golfclap’. you venture deeper into the mainland. the rainforest thickens and tribal dance ensues. flip the record and things wind back down with hazy after-hours groover ‘slide in deep’. finally. aleksandir makes it a family affair and joins the expedition with a remix. packed with juno melodies and and rhodes-tinged broken beats.
limited. vinyl only. label from melbourne. australia blowing over from the west comes hame djs debut on vulcan venti. with three tracks carefully constructed for the discerning disc jockey. stretching out over dubby breaks and tranquil textures. this is one twelve inch youre sure to get trispy to!
warren harris aka hanna returns to shall not fade with the beautiful ‘on the basis of deference’ ep. the four tracker features three signature hanna productions. rounded off by a mindblowing remix from earl jeffers.
from the age of fifteen. mark laird has been playing clubs and shows around ireland in venues like sandinos. the factory and a residency in voodoo venue. dropping his debut release on jelly red. laird continues to fly the flag for his country as a stellar producer and now joins fabrizio ulivieri’s hopera records. following up records by luksek & jun kamoda. classonix. last nubian. never dull. and hyas.
after the succesfull launch of larry de kat his eccentric katnip imprint he has returned to the scene with a fresh new release drenched in house. disco. soul. hiphop and funk. it s with no doubt that this album conveys an undeniable sexy funky vibe. with eight tracks this is a win/win situation for every music lover.
fresh with love from detroit ...though hes been djing in detroit for well over 30 years. talley put out his first full-length. norm-a-lize. just last year via fxhe. hes following quickly with a new ep. i tried to told cha. the ep from talley comes on the heels of an fxhe 12-inch from label boss omar-s. your socially awkward criminal.. next norm talley.
ltd one sided . numbered vinyl --- david morales’ legendary track ‘needin u’ is a landmark in house music culture all the way from its release in 1998 and remains a seminal classic in dance music history.
in celebration of the tracks 20th anniversary. french artist/producer dimitri from paris has created yet another thrilling remix of the face vs. mark brown s previous version of ‘needin u’.
ltd 2018 repress . regraded. a sub label of midlands graded imprint focusing on more disco leaning 4/4 music. with just two releases to the labels name from newcomer hubie davison and midland himself. regraded has already enjoyed some substantial attention from the strength of the music. midlands double feature became an overnight summer anthem and hubie davidsons sanctified become a late contender for track of the year. for regrd003 midland is back in the fold with a double header certain to soundtrack all kinds of summer moments. on the a-side final credits takes centre stage with joyous samples and a vocal line that will melt dance floors. on the b-side. vigilante takes on a more reserved menacing persona. dreamy whirling synth lines accent rolling live percussion. both tracks continue the strong run of form the label has been on.
four exclusive disco remixes from the edit king joey negro as part of his remixed with love series. this ep. see s the master reworking classics from lonnie liston smith. gwen mccrae and wardell piper. the special release also contains a new version of the gwen mccrae special dub to the one on the record store day release.
the first release from study records is a disco-infused ep from everyone’s favourite cop polisen. with these four tracks. the gothenburg raised producer. takes you on a trip consisting of fun. chugging sampling-work accompanied with groovy baselines and stabby pianos.
HIGH MINDED MAN (GERD JANSON. PETE HERBERT REMIXES)
12" Vinyl UK17.08.18
earthboogie’s debut album. human call. rightly earned praise on its release earlier in the year. with listeners responding positively to its sticky and humid dancefloor fusions of african and south american rhythms. chunky dub disco. retro-futurist house. spacey analogue electronics and sun-kissed balearica. hot on the heels of that release. leng records has sourced new remixes of two album highlights – “high minded man” and “silken moon” – from running back label boss gerd janson and synthesizer-wielding balearic boogie stalwart pete herbert.
the switzerland based group alma negra are offering a afro- and latininfluenced disco ep tailor made for lumberjacks in hell. with all the instruments played live. this ep sounds like and entire village celebrating the uplifting alma negra signature sound.
super smooth release on nny records full of lush and sensual tracks. on the a side we can listen to nicson (flumo recordings) who delivers an excellent straight to heaven in a deep-house 90s mood. full of energy and class. after him f. vinuesa (solid tapes) approaches lo-fi and acid paths with highlands. a tune that is is capable of transporting you to another dimension. on the b side mateis e. aqir (jungle gym records) presents natural sense. a track that also takes you to a different dimension. this time more oriented to open spaces. in a balearic and new age mood fused with a leftfield touch which is a delight. and to close the compilation we have the great work of i see you in the plants. the new aka by pablo diskko for productions in an ambient techno-dub wave that absorbs you and catches you. a superb and an essential work.
2018 repress . with the debut release selling out in a matter of days and a repress already flying off the shelves. rhythm section international present their second offering in the form of a remix ep. with reworks of al dobson jr. by polish rising stars ptaki and manchester mainstay ruf dug. eschewing the typical notions of a remix package. rhythm section international offers up 2 new tracks that didn’t appear on rye lane volume one. accompanied by 2 strikingly imaginative remixes. on the a side the polish duo of jaromir kamiń.ski & bartosz kruczynski take al dobson jr’s tribal tom-tom rhythm and extend it into a sprawling disco epic. adding catchy keys and sensuous vocals that aim to tease the most reluctant of movers onto the dance-floor. ruf dug’s rework. named “ ruffy’s 3am canavan’s special” takes inspiration from one of many hazy late night sessions at the infamous peckham pool hall that is home to rhythm section. ruf dug. a rhythm section favourite and huge admirer of dobson’s beats. takes the gentle guitar strokes of the original and morphs them into metallic stabs. layered over an aggressive squelchy bass sound and sharp phasing hi-hats. this mantra is built upon in an effortless style typical of the mancunian producer and is as catchy as it is hypnotic.
the mbo theme represents one of the first hits on the early days of chicago house movement. now came back with the plus of the unreleased italian version (on the side b instead of the unnecessary radio cut). this project is being managed by mario boncaldo the same man behind some other great italo-disco projects like tullio de piscopo - stop bajon and plastic mode - baja imperial today is enriched with this unreleased edit produced by mario himself back in the days and availabel only on the studio tape this cut is more heavy and club oriented because there are no vocals so there is more space for synth and bassline parts. a must play for every set!
the music on this ep was conceived in china. between 1989 and 1993. the original tracks were mixed to dat in real time. in a small neighbour-proof studio inside my apartment in macau. a 19th floor with a view to the hurricanes. there’s a small. unexpected or improbable story behind each track. some little magic fused with the local atmosphere. certainly guaranteeing their lasting authenticity 25 years later.
man face is a disco afro studio project from 1977. from the musicians duo winston alwyn gill and henderson brathwaite from sounth africa but recorded in italy during the disco era. now rediscovered by early sounds recordings in conjunction with best record italy. early sounds recordings owner pellegrino delivers an additional remix and overdub with the new na na na edit plus the remastered original disco version available on the flip
girls of the internets deep-house-dub-techno-afro ballad: when u go is now being pressed up to vinyl on ramp recordings. since its release. when u go has been burning up some of the more discerning dancefloors worldwide. with club support from djs as diverse as mark farina. stacey pullen. eli escobar. oliver $. françois k. soul clap. roger sanchez. carl craig. booker t. serverino. riva star. doc martin. karizma. marco carola. tensnake & mousse t. peckhams finest pervayers of deep house. bradley zero approved duo fyi chris. turn in an exclusive dubby west coast-vibed remix of the track available only on this vinyl. the b side is a brand new track from girls of the internet - running featuring nattlie maddix. of the house gospel choir. mixing live instruments with synths and drum machines. running is a soulful yet driving disco tinged deep house track. to finish off this massive package. local actions finn delivers a genre-straddling remix of running.
nice price deal !!! tom tragos first release of 2011. this limited promo precedes his new album >iris<. which is to drop in march. for now >shutters< should keep you going. this joyful house nugget comes as main and as dub.
matt lord & dego release their 3rd collaborative 12- inch vinyl. this exploration in sound focuses on different moods within a track whilst using dynamic changes. with the ever steady grooves 2000black pushes ahead
chez damier plus cab drivers being summer anthem! chez and the cabbies teamed up in berlin to jam on >holiday ahead<. holiday time was made with the deepest love for house music. it will not only warm your heart but it will make your shoes burn. the dub is stripped down and full of the funkiness you expect from cab drivers.
this month we have what is the start of a string of previously unreleased bangers from the soul. funk and disco legend bobby boyd. we have been working on this for a long time and really proud to be working alongside bobby representing him. first up we have love goddess. a floaty driving disco soul number thats bound to get some spins by the northern boys as well as deep disco heads. i know its been doing this business when i play it. on the flip and classic horn driven funky soul in bobbys classic style and solid songwriting. essential. if your not a rare soul or disco collector bobby s name might not be a name your familiar with but as one of the founder members of lafayette afro rock band you will have experienced his music and influence which is far reaching.
what do you get when you cross a frenchman. a dane. two irishmen and a swede? the debut various artists compilation from kyoku records. of course. gathering the producers who make up their whole discography thus far. the melbourne-based imprint are welcoming back dorsi plantar. sune. long island sound and ethyene (alongside folamour and marc bianco). translating from japanese to a befitting -dancing birds-. the odoru tori ep is revitalizing the elegant origami series for one last spin. the orizuru. hachidori. oumu and hakucho. that is. the paper crane. the hummingbird. the parrot and the swan are bringing the handmade array to a suitable conclusion. on the a side. the scandinavian connection is responsible for bringing some summer heat. dorsi plantar sheds his usual wistfulness for a slightly moodier. more functional track with -senorita lolita-. although still incorporating some of that playful sampling he s now come to be known for. -californicate- from sune takes a more laidback approach and channels the breezy and carefree atmosphere of the coastal golden state. on the flip side. long island sound follow the same recipe that made -delusions- such a big hit with the intricate sampling and eloquent arrangement of -ease in-. to top things off. ethyene. with the help of folamour and marc bianco. close out the record with a groovy. vocal number that sees them employ their signature french touch formula to great effect on the simply titled -good-.
max essa - lanterns is a brand-new artist album from the japanese based producer & dj and his first release on copenhagens music for dreams label. tranquility. alone in a taxi riding through empty streets. neon fades into sunrise. a refuge from the disorientating energy of the night. the sleeper train to izumo. an okinawan beach at dusk.
darand land presents a new perspective of deep house where focal points converge and give way to layers of harmonic tension and emotion supported by nuanced drum grooves. in his words. it is a nod to early 90s urban house with postmodern anglings. mastered by jose rico.
after being one of the many standouts on the we are opilec…! vol. iii compilation back in 2016. i-robots glamouflage is now getting a full vinyl release with artwork by tomozo kevorkian. who was designer for nyc s body & soul. and remixes by a standout team of producers from japan to switzerland to south africa and the usa. opening up the ep is a fantastic new take ii version from label boss i-robots. who added exclusive chinese vocal samples recorded on the streets of huang jiang city many years ago. the track is inspired by ennio morricone and supermax and is a loose and infectious groove with brilliant drums and percussion and an elastic bassline that really gets you moving. it s a subtle update to the original—also included here as a bonus cut—which itself is a steamy and tropical sounding groove. swiss electronic pioneer schaltkreis wassermann then features on a version of the original that reaches for the cosmos with its rugged bass riffs. tumbling toms and busy. ever evolving groove. it has a big breakdown with exotic synths wandering through the night and oodles of effects and big guitar licks. the first of the remixes comes from kuniyuki takahashi who has been a big supporter of i-robots since 2000. he is a sound designer from japan who had a compilation of his works put out by music from memory back in february. his version is laden with cosmic synths and chants. grunting and organic drums and is sure to be massive this summer thanks to its open air vibes. detroit s underrated but vital gary martin is the boss of the teknotika label and his version featuring colten decker playing an unusual sax line shows another side to the motor city. it s a curious and mysterious tune that makes for an unsettling atmosphere that keeps you locked throughout as it snakes along.
DID YOU EVER (REMIXES BY CINTHIE. DANA RUH. VIRGO FOUR)
12" Vinyl D06.08.18
parallel berlin head daniela la luz returns to her home away from home. housewax with a few friends to rework her modern classic. -did you ever-. originally released in 2014 -did you ever- was an instant classic amongst decerning house heads. but it was when detroit legend. moodymann dropped it as closing track on his dj kicks compilation the year later. the light well and truly spun onto la luz and her sublime approach of house and techno. now to kick off 2018 housewax have invited virgo 4. dah ruh and cinthie to offer their spin on -did you ever-. together they each offer 3 unique takes from house to deep techno. yet managing to stay true to the soulful flavor of the original.
sven atterton‘s much anticipated follow up to ‘the cove’. thematically named ‘the cape’. drops on his newly formed cruise club records. anyone that’s experienced the wonder of sven live. is well aware of the prowess and apparent effortlessness he possesses on stage. as at home laying it down on a synth. as he is tearing it up on the bass. ‘the cape’ showcases modern synth boogie as good as anyone at present.
‘taboo’. one of many highlights. demonstrates both sven’s skills as a multi-instrumentalist and as an accomplished producer. flexing those 80’s linndrum hits. getting spiritual on the keys. whilst layering that full frontal bass and dreamy pads – it’s a nod to the past. whilst re-imagining it for the modern age. and considering the cost sven’s debut album now goes for on discogs. ‘the cape’ is one to snap up on sight.
los suruba proudly present the fifth release signed by their record label nazca called ‘el abuelo’ by rodrigo gallardo. accompanied by the pleasant voice of fernando milagros. los suruba are involved in many musical projects like signing a remix with the dj and designer marcelo burlon. one of the big names in the new generation fashion industry and owner of the brand county of milan amongst others. los suruba themselves. after signing tracks that will be out soon with sol selectas and tale & tone back this ep with a remix followed by dandara who has released with underyourskin. lump and slowsociety.
rÜfÜs chart topping debut album. atlas. gets a much-needed worldwide release. having only been available in australia up until now. featuring the much loved singles take me and desert night . atlas debut at #1 was a testament to the band s passion. work ethic and diy approach to music. a labour of love. the album was written. produced and recorded by the band between two studios they built themselves - one in a remote farmhouse on the nsw south coast. the second in a hollowed out water tank under one of their parents houses. “their sound cannot be likened to any other act- - ***** acidstag.com “australian indie-dance juggernaut rÜfÜs are poised for a worldwide breakout. the trio has already released four eps. put together a string of remixes and gone on multiple sold-out tours of australia… nobody can deny their infectious results.- - mtvhive.com
when commissioning remixes. the best labels think outside the box. that s exactly what firecracker s lindsay todd did when seeking out producers to rework tracks from linkwood s excellent expressions album. on this second 12- in an ongoing series. that faith has paid dividends. whereas the original version of ignorance is bliss was a warm. woozy. sun-kissed deep house affair. healing force project has reinvented it as a stargazing chunk of 21st century space jazz. complete with twinkling chords. low-slung double bass and reverb-laden drum solos. the musephased interpretation of love lost by kimochi label head area sticks closer to the ultra-deep. melancholic vibe of linkwood s original. but adds a frisson of excitement via bubbling. detroit-influenced electronics and hypnotic rhythms.
• healing force project & area remixes
• strictly limited vinyl
• silkscreened artwork by house of traps & al white
• custom. unique obi-strip artwork
the fifth instalment of mike dunn’s ‘we r tuesday nights’ series finds the phreaky one digging deeper into the vaults to give you three more killer disco tracks. edited to perfection by the chicago master.
verdant recordings continues its quest to provide a space for lesser-known artists exploring the deepest pockets of electronic music. not least around the 4/4 axis. next up on the label is the first public appearance from interjection. a london-based artist who has been cooking up an immersive sound for some time. her blissful solitude is a smoky deep house cut that drifts through heavy clouds of pads. while common places drops some brittle electro rhythms into the mix without lifting the veil of ambience. radiating soul has an equally intricate set of rhythms at work. with extra notes of 303 sprinkled over the top. and her nocturnal note finishes the ep off with a shimmering trip out to complement the a1.
RE-EDITED VOLUME 1 (DIMITRI FROM PARIS. KON. LNTG. NORMAN JAY & TODD TERJE EDITS) (2LP)
2x12" Vinyl UK03.08.18
tk disco the miami disco and boogie label. dominated throughout the 1970s and 1980s with back to back classics revered by dancers and disc jocks alike. it s no wonder the labels catalogue still gets played today and still makes people dance. inspiring new fans and the old school alike to hunt down the ubiquitous yellow labelled 12 inch singles with fervour. it s in this spirit that tk present some of the finest contemporary reworkings from their legendary catalogue. classics reimagined with todays dancefloor in mind. nipped and tucked in just the right way by some of the finest names to flirt with the discotheque. across 2 lovingly mastered and selected slabs of wax we have versions from dimitri from paris. norman jay. todd terje. late nite tuff guy. kon and danny krivit a truly allstar cast right there all showing their love for this sunshine state disco powerhouse. resplendent in original tk disco label art and with the classic palm tree sleeve this 100% legit and official selection of re-edits is now available for your disco dancin pleasure. dig in. and enjoy!
derek s music instantly takes the listener on a midnight drive. cruising the grand river avenue through detroit. derek carr s ability to create soulful melodies that effortlessly wrap themselves around bouncy basslines and elegant beats is not only classy – it s classical. derek carr is not from the detroit though.. he s an irishman through and through. born and bred in westmeath. about 3400 miles from the state of michigan. yet he absolutely nails it! after two decades of crafting his own sound with analogue synths and samplers with the music culture of motor city as an inspiration. derek carr doesn t sound like anyone else. all the archetypical detroit sounds are there – from the robotic bleeps in binary systems to the moody strings of metro city – but derek carr uses them to create a primarily club oriented vibe. uplifting and positive.
the artwork for this album is made by abdul haqq. the legendary visual artist responsible for a great number of classic covers for artists and labels such as juan atkins. derrick may. transmat. drexciya. carl craig. planet e and underground resistance...
detroit s inner city. one of the most influential dance acts of all time celebrated their 30th anniversary starting with a memorial day live show on the main stage of detroit’s movement festival this year. formed in 1987 by record producer. composer and international dj kevin saunderson and vocalist paris grey. inner city are best known for their early crossover hits “big fun” and “good life”. further successes saw the group topping the us billboard dance chart five times and securing nine top 40 hits on the uk singles chart.this 30th anniversary will mark a new chapter for inner city. one which sees kevin saunderson now joined by his son and creative protégé dantiez as a full-time member. new material and a live show will soon follow. featuring a variety of musical collaborators and vocalists. movement festival will set the stage for inner city’s new era. with a show formation featuring grammy winner and original inner city bandleader dennis white and kevin saunderson’s long-time collaborator tommy onyx alongside local talent and vocal sensation. steffanie christi’an. in kevin’s own words: “a true family and new sound for a new generation”. with over three decades in the game under inner city’s wing. with a renewed commitment to live performances featuring a strong family core. and two generations of saunderson men in the studio – inner city are poised to enjoy the good life as much today as they did in 1987 and this is entirely evident on the group s latest offering heavy . boasting a stellar edit from detroit techno luminary and inner city collaborator carl craig. heavy is a fresh taste of what s to come from this legendary outfit. essential detroit techno.
the 4th edition in the acclaimed sterns edits series sees curator ben gomori open up the sterns music catalogue to other keen re-editors with brownswood / worldwide genius smbd (aka simbad) the first to step up to the plate. nigeria s segun adewale is sometimes referred to as the crown prince of jùjú music. but in the 1980s he developed a sound all of his own. which he called yo-pop. a mixture of jùjú. funk. reggae. afrobeat and jazz. its vibrant melange can be heard on his 1986 record ojo je . where both these originals are taken from. smbd delivers too superb flips of the title track a gritty funk-fuelled disco version with live bass. and a deliciously deep dub-house version. gomori. meanwhile. takes the haunting atewo-lara ka tepa mo se for an extended hypnotic. tribal trip. the stunning artwork comes from kofi ankobra. the son of radical white south africans who grew up in ghana and studied art at oshogbo. nigeria the place adewale himself was born. sterns edits is an official collaboration between african music stalwarts sterns music and londons ben gomori.
the wonderfully monikered golden flamingo was one of many labels operating alongside the now legendary p&p records imprint in late 70 s to early 80 s nyc. fans of deep disco. raw gritty soul and rare as hen s teeth electro and early rap know of the cult status of it s brief but influential output and in recent years the p&p label and it s associated entities have enjoyed further popularity through the exposure of it s music by some of the world s most respected dj s and selectors. and rightfully so. an amazingly lo-fi. endearing and overtly underground aesthetic runs through all of the labels. from the label artwork down to the music itself. this style is evident on margo williams epic god save and protect all the children . a colossally rare 12- from back in 1980.
introducing the leave the man in peace with his kit summer banger. a healthy dose of 909 and 303. garnished with italian bassline expertise. and post malone. pressed on a shiny 160 gram vinyl record and complemented with a sticker. cheers!
acid house alert! we are really excited to introduce you our new release. tomlin is a misterious producer from our gang and we are sure you will love him. pure analog stuff for omar s and levon vincents fans. dont miss it!
too rough 4 radio debuts their vinyl compilation with an electric assortment of soundscapes comprising of florian’s glittery disco tune with a tangy twist on ‘keep on’. littlelake’s lush transient deep house number on ‘lionel’. clocked devices scattered drone zooming across the cosmos on ‘intergalactic’ and all rounded by lootbeg & blinds crunchy heady-topper on ‘fuzzylogic’ .
what can be said about this absolute classic that hasn t already been said? a true. blue gay anthem and much loved and sampled dance record. it really doesn t get any bigger to be honest. how about a super high quality 2018 reissue with all of the big mixes in one place? sounds good. right? featured here on this brand new pressing are shep pettibone s better days and club mixes. tom moulton s version and larry levan s live edit mix. need we say more? bag yourself an essential piece of disco and dance music history. remastered and reissued for today
with another blazing number lined up in this burgeoning chain of sound (with tracks from ray kandinski. anthony fade. dos...) nerang recordings have just announced their latest. nrngva004 - a six-track mini comp featuring nyc s finest j albert. cassettes for kids. m44k. label staples dj whipr snipr & iok. dj nerdiboy and dj psychiatre. it s all due out late july according to the label... if the pressing plants aren t too busy minting some useless david bowie reissue for 2019 s rsd by then
contemporary disco remix guru moplen steps up to the salsoul archive and turns in 2 absolutely stellar reworks of some solid evergreens. always remixing and reworking with the utmost respect and understanding moplen takes these classics into a new direction. working from the stems and retaining the funk. soul and grooves of the og s. the disco mix market is a busy one these days with lots of people taking a shot at the classics in their bedrooms. but not these. these are legit. heavyweight mixes created by someone who knows! candido s jingo sounds completely fresh. beginning with a totally unheard first few bars. rearranged piano motifs and dubby sounds bristle up against the percussion. all with an even heavier focus on the cuban. latin roots of candido camero s sound. amazing! you ve heard this one before. but not like this. on the flip is first choice s all-out anthem let no man put asunder - again a truly original reimagining of a stone-cold classic. using the percussions and infamous vocal vamps to devastating effect. absolutely essential versions here. moplen has truly done the business. this limited reissue has been made in conjunction with above board distribution and salsoul records. 100% sanctioned and lovingly re-presented for your dancing pleasure. this one is hot. sleep at your peril!
tracks of fuel flamed floor movers. dos . ray kandinski . gallery s. . anthony fade . dj bowlcut and dj longdick have all outdone them selves and the fuel keeps burning baby. acid infused tracks floor moovers all you want in 6 tracks.
2018 repress . genius of time for running back! finally making the esteemed juno jam - known and dearly loved since john talabots dj-kicks contribution - available to a wider public for the first time. the gothenburg couple draw a whole tribal-vodoo-house-ep around it. percussion happy and as spiritual as a green mass. it would make joe claussell proud. bass drum. djungel muzik!
essential repress of stunning 1977 disco-soul rarity. written. produced and arranged by the incredible team of norman connors. reggie lucas and james mtume. vitamin e. a a short-lived group that yielded only 2 singles and one long player during their time certainly knew who to work with in the studio. kiss away is an absolute belter. raw and raunchy funk riffing gives way to some ultra smooth. grown-up stepping soul awash with some stellar string arrangements. this one is definitely for the dancers. it simply glides along with the utmost class and sophistication. an incredibly uplifting and funky cut that features here in it s 1977 special disco version guise as per the original buddah records release. on the flip is a cool cover of neil sedaka s 1974 hit laughter in the rain - a sweet version. no doubt. but the real winner is the stellar a-side. reissued. remastered and re-presented for 2018 by above board distribution - 100% legit and licensed.
p€pa & z$oli are an mpc duo from székesfehérvár. hungary. 2 guys who are obsessed with breaks and mpc-s. with their debut on e-beamz they drop a nostalgia drenched ep rooted deeply in early hardcore. rave and jungle also touching down in tha house early on. p€pa & z$oli may seem an unknown name to most and some say that it s connected to gnork or dj shark but who knows.
last spotted tomfooling as tryck & ton with edvin edvinsson. and prior to that as tiedye on mike simonettis italians do it better imprint. subversive swede anton klint makes his debut on simonettis latest label 2mr with two more vitally trippy. heavily dub-informed originals. ‘mun chugs at a stately 107. rippling in places. squiggling in others. theres an unabashed fx weirdness bubbling and popping over the insistent shimmering dubwise groove. tweaking. freaking but running at such a smooth temper theres space between the chaos. anton is balancing some heavily hypnotic alchemy here. ‘strupe takes things even lower and slower. a dusty bluesy chugger. unhurried-yet-relentlessly building with a great sense of cosmic drama. listen and marvel as more elements are precision introduced throughout the seven minute trip. a masterclass in modern day honkytonk. remix-wise were thrusted into the later hours with a technoid twist from andre laos. maintaining antons originals trippy charm and measured pace but re-amping it with grittier foundation. teasing risers and an insurgent synth strike. its the perfect complement to one of 2mrs most singular releases to date. open wide.
harlem s legendary disco label queen constance has long been a cult favourite among fans of underground dance music for decades. one of many labels operating under the equally legendary p&p family of imprints queen constance was operated by one peter brown. a truly colossal figure in nyc s music scene. it s catalogue still fascinates music lovers to this day. covering a wide range of styles including gospel. early rap and disco the label s output continually finds it way into the playlists of respected dj s and selectors across the globe. high fidelity will be the first in a series of queen constance rarities to be reissued. an extremely rare and coveted record that can change hands on the second hand market for big big money. avoid those low rent bootlegs that are out there and cop this fully licensed repress. the group s self-titled sole long-player is a fantastic 6 track set of gritty. soulful and uplifting funky disco with a diy edge. not too much is known about the artists themselves. or even when the record was performed. recorded or released but it certainly sounds like a group who knew their craft inside out. the energy is high across the record and the group sound like they re on fire. just check the outrageously funkified magic carpet and you ll see what we mean. amazing. the whole project has that enchanting lo-fi. back-street feel to it in terms of production and the mind boggles as to how such a record would have come off had it been recorded at a motown or any other big studio. but no matter as this release is perfect the way it is. an essential piece of street-level nyc disco straight from the underground.
its coming out on best italy. so you know you re in for a rarified treat from the dusty archives of pan european music. on this occasion the unstoppable reissue label has its disco hat on. serving up the raw cosmic funk of oro. recorded in naples and originally released in 1977. back then. this crucial cut was confined to a short 7inch edit. but best have pulled the stops out to track down the master tapes and execute a thorough remastering job on the full-length versions. now pressed to 12inch for your long-playing. disc-spinning pleasure. its a good thing these tracks came back into circulation they capture the best of the late 70s era in a cool. downright funky style that never gets old.
salsoul records present a crate digging anthology of the funkier side of their catalogue - an essential collection of dirty new york grooves from the salsoul stable . primarily a salsa label on it s inception. salsoul delved into numerous styles throughout it s existence but this killer selection focuses on the rawer sounds. featuring artists such as the labels legendary in-house orchestra. carol williams. destroyers. gary criss and joe bataan and many more this amazing compilation features those slower. more grooved out jams that have been lurking in the recesses of the vaults. take the mighty rattle snake by carol williams. a lesser known. four to the floor strutting piece of dancefloor bliss that delivers and then some. or the immense. spaced-out deep soulfulness of the destroyers tom moulton produced rarity slave of love . everything is here that the underground dance music lover could ask for and then some....... all graced with that salsoul qulaity and touch. essential. curated with the full input and backing of salsoul records and carefully selected to reflect the truly timeless nature of the music contained within. for listening. for dancing. for turning on a party! remastered by optimum mastering. artwork & design by million dollar disco.
as well as all the jazz and funk. best italy are also dab hands at digging out italo disco gems that pretty much qualify as proto house jams for their heavy spinning by the seminal chicago djs like ron hardy. this essential transmission from amnesie is a fine case in point. a one hit wonder originally released in 1983 appropriately enough on proto records. now turas makes a welcome return. sounding resplendent in both vocal and instrumental versions. but the real treat for the dedicated diggers is the previously unreleased dub version mixed by legendary dj tony carrasco. thats the jam that will have eclectic spinners getting in a lather.
inner sunset recordings s homero g. is at it again with another deep house 4-track e.p.. only this time serving up an emotionally unique and introspective angle never before heard on the isr imprint. this landmark 10th pressing from isr (entitled the -companionship & solitude e.p.-. cat no.: isr1210). takes listeners on a gentler journey into the realm of house music via soft pads. sentimental keyboard progressions. atmospheric organs. wispy flutes. and delicate vocal and oceanic samples. track a1 s -touch me (mess of emotions mix)- passionately. and intensely ushers listeners upwards towards a flourishing climax and back. via classic house piano chords and organs. while in contrast. track a2 s -touch me (low top dub)- applies all the themes and elements of a1. but in a steady and unwavering manner. to create an evenly sustained sense of well-being throughout. track b1 s -a companion s stroll- exudes happiness with its catchy flute riff. organs. and percussion. while b2 s -polyedrum tide s lament- uses the sounds of swelling ocean shores to entrancingly lull listeners into a hypnotic state of bliss and clam. packed full of emotion. ambiance and aura. this record is a truly unique addition isr s catalog and is not to miss!
repress 2018 - rhythm section international proudly presents its 8th offering from local boys chaos in the cbd. born in new zealand. but based in peckham for the last few years (literally just around the corner from henry wu and bradley zero). these brothers have made a real mark on the scene here in london town and with their latest set of productions are set to take this message further afield. having already released internationally on labels such as clekclekboom (paris). hot haus (london) and amadeus (montreal). the duos approach to production has matured immeasurably in the last year. as is evident in the restrained potency and poetic subtlety on the 4 tracks across this accomplished ep. midnight in peckham. taking its title from the locale the boys have come to know as home. the record channels a delicate late night energy - equally indebted to the hypnotic incantations of ron trent as it is to the hazy suburban atmospheres of burial. these 4 classic cuts pay homage to deep house in its truest sense - at once sublime. melancholy and meditative . chaos in the cbd have clearly taken their cue from the mid-west masters of the genre but have not been afraid to let their own influences and environ creep in. and in doing so have created something that is unmistakablely london and infact. timeless.
the second release of wataj recordings introduces for the first time mr. tony pianola. a trip inside his conscious and unconscious mind during a night in which dreams. euphoria. lost loves and desires mixed all together give life to luce artificiale. the result is a pure italo-synth style influenced by the attraction for the experimental slow disco sensuality.
another fully stacked sampler from guesthouse musics all-star line-up. a selection of no.1 tracks from dj mes. legitimate scandal. peter brown. saison and alaia & gallo. you ll find a little something for everyone on super secret squirel tracks vol. 6