second up on our bobby boyd unreleased recording we have some dope mid 80s material from bobby. “i like what you do to me” is boogie / proto house joint that is totally my bag. feels like it should be in a 80s movie weightlifting montage (in a good way) it just works on the dance floor so well.
on the flip things get even stronger with the proto-house banger “girl like you” a sick soulful number with with a biggest swinging kick drum i have ever heard. both proper club material.
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.
!! 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).
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 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.
fresh from london. fulham young blood joe corti starts a new london imprint. china white. the first entry to the catalog is a four track ep coming from himself: reprising the filtered disco house vibes that caught ears on his past releases on the a-side. and ditching the samples to flex a darker. deeper side on the b. the label will be a solid home for productions from joe and like-minded fellow friends.
urgent: our agents recently tracked safe trip organisation ringleader young marco to south afirca. where he was expanding the collectives shadow network. past fire. he was spotted handing writable compact discs – popularly known as cd-rs – to unknown associates. through interrogation. we managed to extract a copy of one of these discs. which bore the handwritten text:“pf99 dance forever.
z records continues its commitment to unearthing the obscure and long forgotten tracks from the last 40 years with the much-anticipated follow up to backstreet brit funk. volume 2 has been eight years in the making and continues to showcase the best of the genre from the late 70s to early 80s. compiled once again by joey negro.
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.
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.
GONNA GET OVER YOU / TE OLIVIDARE (GONNA GET OVER YOU)
12" Vinyl UK08.08.18
canadian import original prelude stock garage classic and all-time prelude records favourite from france joli. top shelf mixes from the maestro francois kevorkian! that essential sound. features a blazing spanish language version too. super heavy unidisc repress.
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!
calvin harris debut album *i created disco* (2007) contained a handful of chartbusters. *acceptable in the 80s*. *colours*. *vegas*. *the girls* and *merrymaking at my place* were very successful in the european charts - 2018 reissue
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!
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.
a collaboration between label boss mark seven and dance music legend boyd jarvis (r.i.p.) on keys here. deep house cuts with that chunky disco-dub sound. breathing echoes of ma foom bey and man friday amongst others. dope!
repress from spiritual r&b/soul album from 1982! the album we want a piece of the pie is the product of a joint effort between los angeles songwriter/producer anthony browne and the woolfolk brothers of oklahoma. with their seven-piece funk band. septimus. the two parties sent tape reels back and forth to each other in the mail to assemble this masterpiece of buoyant and spiritual r&b... and 36 years later. those tapes have found their way into the hands of cultures of soul records! remastered from the original tapes. this new edition of we want a piece of the pie presents the legendarily rare lp to a broad market for the first time. radiating all its sunny optimism and infectious dance grooves.
limited 2018 repress - we expect fresh stock for early autumn
the leftfield electro disco gem originally released in 1982 finally gets an official reissue. bootlegged badly in recent years. isle of jura does it right with fully remastered versions from matt colton and the added inclusion of a previously unreleased q song keep it strong
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.
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.
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
summer mode on. balearic 4. compiled by breese. is the soundtrack for summer. brim-full of beach-ready tunes that truly reflect ibizas chilled musical spirit. featuring two album exclusives: on-u sounds cosmic fla-menco dub of los twangueros and a breese remix of robot 84 that brings spanish guitars firmly to the fore. digital exclusives too. quinn lukes different aspirations offers i-know-this familiarity. emerson kitamura covers 70s classic rock your baby in lullaby style. while max manettis changuinola winks back towards the happy mondays circa 1989. other highlights include gallos faron - currently proving the sunset bomb with ibiza djs j-walks modern remake of mazes twilight fuga rontos rework of kay zees barny as a modern-day down-tempo beauty. plus joe morris skies reprise. which carries the mood dreamily off into the night. a dozen true pearlers. each one confident and ready to take their place amongst any quality collection.
psychemagiks danny mclewin has been quietly cooking up some choice edits under the skyrager alias lately. and here he is launching a new label magic wand special editions with four finely thought-out groovers for those who like their balearic business smooth and silky. there s a hefty dose of soul pouring out of these cuts. leading in with the synth-tastic sweep of dream merchant before hawaiian love song slides in with some seductive rhodes licks and romantic vocals. magik mountain is blue-eyed boogie of the highest calibre. and yeah yeah yeah edges a little understated disco into the mix for long. balmy nights dancing under the moon with your beloved.
björn torske. gottvater der norwegischen cosmic-disco-bewegung und maßgeblicher einfluss für künstler wie prins thomas. lindström und todd terje. begeht das 20-jährige jubiläum seiner solokarriere mit byen. seinem fünften soloalbum. aufgenommen in seinem studio im nordischen bergen. verbindet der veteran auf byen- die beiden prägenden seiten seines musikalischen schaffens. einladende. clubby house music und erhaben-pastorale ambience. insbesondere der 8-minütige Überflieger clean air zeichnet sich durch himmlische synths und knackige backbeats über einer warmen. einladenden bassline aus.
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
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!
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.
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.
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.
dusty archives. the backrooms of record stores. private reel to reel stashes. master tapes - these are the environs of the dynamic range experience. dynamic range is a new label focused on unearthing deep soul. funk and disco jams that continue to resonate with todays dancers and dj’s. time spent scouring the bowels of the majors and independents has unsurprisingly resulted in numerous gems being added to the dr wants list. high quality. fully licensed reissues are the order of the day. always taken from the correct master source and re-presented to hungry record heads the world over. to repeat. this is a fully legit operation avoid the sharks at all costs! the debut release on the label is a real doozy new birth. the mighty detroit funk outfit who operated from 1970 onwards are first up to bat. their late 70s rarity deeper is a real monster lifted from their killer behold the mighty army lp. produced by legendary motown stalwart frank wilson this is some straight-up disco-fied funk for sure! one of those solid. mid-tempo groovers that just ignites a dance-floor at any time. any place. side-a is the glorious full-side disco mix and were treated to the full instrumental version on the flip. no lazy edits here. just the full funk and nothing but the funk. just as the group intended! this is one of many soulful treats that dynamic range will be presenting in the coming months. stay tuned for more - aint it something?.
killer. cosmic leaning german funk-rock moves here on the repress tip courtesy of epsilon. a 4 piece from marburg. just north of frankfurt. that kind of grooved out. downtempo dusted glam type of gear that one might hear dj harvey play at wrong o clock in the morning. or something that loda might flip into mid-set that would have everyone scratching their head in disbelief. one of a handful of cool jams the epsilon guys cranked out. remastered and repressed on a lovely. handy 45. sounds heavy. essential listening for those of a more left-field disposition. dig it.
there is no too much info about this strange and mysterious release. electro. idm. jazz-funk. disco and many more. scattered in 4 tracks made by unknown artists. don t sleep on this. only 100 copies available.
one per customer...early sounds is proud to announce. in collaboration with ng rec. first volume of napoli segreta. a meticulous selection of the rarest and most sought after compositions of the 70 s and 80 s napolitan disco and funk scene.-
fruit merchant is back. this time offering up some fresh talent in the form of ‘native cruise’. with one previous release under his belt this year on yam 004 va. this marks stoke on trent’s finest first full length foray onto wax.
fruit merchant is super proud to offer up native cruise ~ calypso spring ep.
the 8th instalment of am records contains 4 percussive edits by afrobot. the grooves function as dj tools for various occasions.
-soca trance- will bring some extra heat on the dance floor. it s a heavily cut-up. rough electronic soca rhythm with fragments of looped steeldrum melody on top. -i m alive- is another latin banger. a piece of proto house with some lush vocals in the background and a synthesized tropical bird flying over. on the flip. kalao is an underground afro/french drum track with lots of flanged percussion. cheering black vocals and an elephant passing by. body & soul is the most discoish edit of all: a hypnotic groove with a killer baseline (and a flute sound) interrupted by an uplifting drumbreak.
when jackmaster opened his mixmag covermount mix with arthur baker & dave clarkes collaboration from 2001 it shone a new light on this southern fried classic. it demanded a re-release and two new remixers were entasked. first up man power. whose recent releases on futureboogie and dfa are turning heads. and also rising star cody currie whose output on pusic & razor n tape make him an ideal fit. dj support: groove armada - love the man power remix! fouk - really awesome. we remember this one from back in the days! loving the cody currie remix. full support the 2 bears - great! black loops - sick release! diggin all the mixes :)
during the eighties it was possible to observe an italian fascination with the mysterious far east. this can be found across art. design and music in italy during this time. in subtle or obvious ways. specifically there are italo-disco records that proudly show this influence. some of the best known being: fun fun – -living in japan-. koto – -chinese revenge- and city-o – -rose of tokyo-.
following in this theme is fancy – -null null-. not to be confused with the famous euro-disco artist behind -slice me nice-. this fancy is a one-off project from italo-disco icon raffaele fiume. the artist and voice behind many great italo-disco hits. such as: helicon – -you ... see-. malcom & the bad girls – -shoot me- and ralph river band – -strange vibration-.
adding to the original tracks of the 1982 release is a totally ecstatic and powerful remix from betonkust: one of the most talented and exciting dutch producers of recent years. also included is an instrumental edit from hysteric. for those who find the unique vocals challenging.
croatian producer ilija rudman returns to classic with his funk-drenched ‘lovers change minds’. well-known for his distinctive analogue-disco sound. the record’s delivery on 12” vinyl comes as a perfect pairing. he remains reverent to his well-rounded retro style with heavily filtered soft vocals complimented by a deep 70s-centric bassline. hot toddy’s bass-focused mixes come laden with electric guitar riffs and synth flares for an even slicker groove on ilija’s smoothly minimalist masterpiece.
from the green hills of albania to the back rooms of new york city. sworn virgins bring the light. a strangers hand on your shoulder. bright red painted finger nails scratching your thigh. all those beautiful things that made you leave that small town you came from. greased up and ready to go. close your eyes and take it in.
max graef and julius conrad are ratgrave. electronic p-fusion from earth. recorded over a period of 3 years in different locations. stop wars and investors.” all tracks written. produced. mixed and performed by julius conrad and max graef additional efx by ludwig l. made on earth. recorded over a period of 3 years in different locations. stop wars and investors.
offical re issue 2018 ultra-rare proto-house vibes from chicago courtesy of still music. this one s long been coveted by followers of the jacking beat. the apostles of wbmx. produced by mike macharello & duane thamm jr this is a truly unique record and one that is very hard to obtain. if you dig the earliest grooves from the windy city. or you have a passing interest in italo or freestyle then this is for you! a fully legit 12- reissue. taken from still music s recent. comprehensive overview of the let s dance label this is unmissable.
IM READY TO GIVE UP MY LOVE (SPECIAL DISCO VERSION)
12" Vinyl UK30.07.18
here s one for all the hardcore disco and soul lovers out there. one of the finest and rarest manifestations of the legendary writing. arranging and production team of randy muller and jeff lane (skyy. bt express. brass construction. aquarian dream. spiders webb and many more!). first appearing as a columbia records disco series promo 12- in 1976 this is a wondrous example of that mid to late 70 s uptempo soul sound morphing into disco. and boy are we glad it did! drenched in pure philly vibes i m ready to give up my life is a real beauty. clocking in at over 9 mins of pure dance-floor joy with soaring strings and a driving rhythm. pure class all the way and one for the aficionados for sure. beautiful soul music that will certainly deliver the goods in the club indeed. as per the original 1976 promo release this 12- features the same program on both sides. this underground disco classic has been legally reissued by above board distribution in conjunction with the legal rights holders - sony music entertainment. this high quality repress features original columbia white label disco 12- artwork and has been remastered from sony s original sources by optimum mastering. bristol uk.
obas nenor prepares his nenorion imprints third release >warm yellow stickers ep. tel-avivs own obas nenor has been djing and producing for over two decades with prolific releases on iconic labels such as moodymanns mahogani music. defected. strictly rhythm and heist recordings to name a few.
djeuhdjoah & lieutenant nicholson is a french composers and afro-soul singer s duo. t es qui ? is their first album. fruit of an intense collaboration during many years. on stage and in studio. they call their music as -afropean songs-. a collection of jazzy-pop melodies. afro-soul and funk arrangements. they ll be back in november with a tremendous afro-jazz and funky album titled aimez ces airs. until then. they present -el nino-. an afro-funk gem about climate change. and -fontaine-. an afro hit with a great combination of analog take and electronic dancefloor ingredients. after massive support from national radios and prestigious djs such as gilles peterson. it could be the funky summer hit 2018! limited press on a deluxe vinyl designed by the artist felix.
candi staton’s much-loved disco anthem ‘hallelujah anyway’ gets a house-inflicted remix by italian producer moplen. as well as a previously unreleased frankie knuckles and eric kupper version. on this 7” vinyl gem. italian producer moplen delivers a 90s-house-esque classic vibe mix while production greats frankie and eric pick up the pace with soaring synths and a grooving beat in the fk’s director’s cut soul praise mix. glitterbox presents two must-hear mixes both breathing new energy into this timeless record.
seven piece boogie band from chicago with their debut on star creature featuring peak floor filler lets not start a fight on the a side plus a nice cover of e lives do me like that on the flip. uptempo party funk just in time for the summer.
mexico citys shiro schwarz returns with their 3rd 7inch release on star creature. under the moonlight is a pure dose of california slap funk dedicated to the funk freaks crowd. on the flip. power of love is a raw boogie soul. dedicated to the boogie munsters & sweater funk crews.
donnell piman of love explosion & your love is dynamite returns to star creature for his second modern 7 on the hometown connection label. features production duties from wings of sunshine and japans liquid pegasus. both tracks are 120 bpm plus and both slap!
genius don chrelli returns to royal athlete with his debut ep caramel with remixes by pin up club & ourra. caramel is a disco boogie feel great ep featuring sleek bass slapping grooves & smooth melodies. 4 album worthy songs are included with 2 cosmic tripping remixes. outstanding project! custom die cut sleeve. support from jacques renault. paul rhodes (2 bad mice). ooft!. casino times. kid enigma. and jon dasilva. dont sleep on this!
sorcery. witchcraft. wizardry. necromancy. enchantment. the supernatural. occultism. black magic.voodoo. hoodoo. mojo. shamanism. these are just a few words that can describe the power of our home duo simple symmetry’s new ep. titled “beginners guide to magic”. sit back relax and let sasha & sergey to take you on a captivating trip to the temple of doom!
reissue of balearic gem spanglish movement from little known band hot pepper! originally released as a private pressing in 1978 and featuring famous drummer jesus munoz tilico. a giant musician who appeared on countless recordings and accompanied famous figures like paul mauriat and carl tjader among many others. four superb long tracks including the cosmic underground club classic ritual song. hot pepper was a studio project created by mexican drummer / producer /arranger jesus munoz tilico who in the late 70s decided to record an album in a disco-funk vein. helped by some of his friends who were top session musicians. “spanglish movement” was the result. written and produced by “tilico”. released in 1978 as a tiny private edition housed in a fabulous afro cover. being tilico an enormous drummer. you can expect here lots of heavy drums. congas and percussion. surrounded by crazy space synths. male-female vocals. latin horns. afro touches and occasional fuzz guitar.
the caribbean house is a new billy bogus project. it’s the perfect meld of creepy atmospheres. sunset grooves. analog sensibilities and incessant rhythms. bogus leads this collective formed by federico bologna (ohmega tribe. technogod) and cristiano santini (disciplinatha. dish-is-nein.). this triumvirate of 90 s underground italian masterminds come from the world of electronica. noise rock and psychedelia. here they all combine to rise again rise and unite to create something entirely new.
g. markus—recently revealed as london s ben gomori of monologues records and sterns edits—returns with the fourth volume of his vinyl-only edits series. eternal on the a-side is feel-good brazilian disco summer anthem. while partee on the flip is slinky little soulful jam. look out for more from him this year on gator boots and something happening somewhere... support: black loops. jacques renault. auntie flo. till von sein. danny tenaglia. roger sanchez. souldynamic. de gama. dom servini. horse meat disco. vhyce. sacha robotti. terry farley
2018 repress . isle of jura starts life with an official reissue of the highly sought after fire in my heart 12inch by escape from new york. big tip! originally released in 1984 fire in my heart fuses elements of disco. funk and new wave to create a mystical masterpiece. wont be your fool has more obvious 80s leanings and the 12inch closes with the instrumental dub of fire in my heart. stripping back the vocals and letting the bassline work its magic. completely re-mastered
a follow up to the first music luca c and sebi brigante made together. dbl000 - luca c & brigante - lucio. much before double drop existed. the edit with which they became lifetime accomplices. another tribute to the long lost italian human that has filled the world with many of those apparently naive melodies that have unquestionable heart expanding super powers. especially when paired with longtime lyricist s talent in distilling love s biggest questions through the simple of emotions of mountain-shaking teenage? encounters. this one will certainly make humans fall in love at dusk and dawn for the next few years............or at least until they have the courage to mess with another one of lucio s.
2018 repress . isle of jura s first lp reissue. the highly sought after voyage . a journey into discoid funk by brian bennett originally released in 1978. a cosmic disco classic completely re-mastered from the original master tapes by matt colton. 180g vinyl. bootleged badly in the past. re-issued with love now. the sound quality is top notch! tip.
lph060-pack-a play / pause a1. let me jacq 0:15 1:30 volume a1. let me jacq a2. one more time a3. movin kinda funky a4. don t wanna stop a5. war funk feels b1. java harem b2. never say never b3. just wanna play b4. make me feel good b5. bk slice artist jacques renault title bk club beats. breaks & versions label let s play house catalogue lph060 format lp dealer price £5.50 release date 20/07/2018 territory worldwide genre deep housedisco zip download audio samples & images description three years ago. a long-overdue and much-anticipated debut album from let s play house co-head jacques renault finally hit shelves. and now. the follow-up effort. the sophomore swing. arrives. if zentrum was a sprawling and aspirant full-length. bk club beats. breaks & versions is an exacting and focused rejoinder. a powerful. punchy. and succinct exposition of renault s skills and fortes. it s a deep-dive into the movements that sucked him into club music and a celebration of the inspirations that fueled his ascendance to dj and producer in his own right. what we give you here is an album of originals that have been conceived. orchestrated. and stitched together to function as a classic renault peak-hour set—classic house sounds sandwiched between hip-hop breaks and disco licks. all glued into place with his trademark full-bodied. colorful. swinging drums. the a-side has a daytime glimmer and glisten to it. a sunniness that imparts it with a distinct top-down-crisscross-through-the-city flavor. the flip is just as pumped and uptempo. but it has a rounder bottom and feels murkier. steamier. and. by extension. more late-night.
just in time for summer. rnt drops a 3-tracker of tropical heat from brazilian outfit balako. although relative newcomers. their production prowess has been known to their rio de janeiro musical community and beyond for some time. and is on full display here. the a-side showcases their knack for modernizing the canonical brazilian mpb sound. from the deceptively demonic build of batuque. to the acidic-leaning lilt of deixa acontecer. the flip side takes a hard turn left of field with honey honey honey. a 9 minute opus of afro-brazilian disco insanity. primed for those balmy summertime roof parties.
legalize lambada step up for their 4th outing with four delectable afro disco edits from sputnik. ‘superlove see s sputnik channel a south-african take on early garage house before melting feeling fine . the reggae tinged. afro boogie gem. on the flip side. groove me unearths some feel good cameroonian disco gold complete with killer guitar solo. whilst rick closes out the e.p. dropping the tempo for a synth soul. slow jam. with early support from hunee. lexx and the likes. leg004 is shaping up to be one of the summers standouts.
volume 11 of the masterworks music journey comes in the form a four track e.p. of edit gold from russian producer. valique. ‘it s hot heavy boogie edit opens up proceedings. laying down a guitar driven. synth boogie gem. heavy on the squelchy top lines. weighty bass and full-frontal female vocals. think about it not too long edit then takes you into peak time disco territory - sun drenched. beefed up. filtered and phased for maximum dancefloor vibrations. flip it over and you re hit with an infectious guitar lick and bumping bass from the off on one chain makes no prison edit . before that killer vocal joins the party. finally. rounding off the e.p. hypnotizing wanna be free edit treads a more late-night path with a hypnotising vocal sample coupled with panned cosmic pads and percussion. sure to entrance any crowd it s put before.
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. licky & the dream lovers massive afro-disco groove african rock is the next in a fully licensed series of queen constance rarities to be repressed. licky seems to be yet another studio group put together by peter brown in order to explore different sounds and styles. this raucous piece of uptempo. blazing disco really does the business in the dance. a truly immense club record. which is not surprising considering brown is at the helm. ridiculous funk on this one. across 2 sides we are treated to 2 slightly different versions of the cut. both equally as good. you could literally put the needle on the record. let it spin and watch it do damage. this one is an essential. a truly sought after record that commands extremely high prices on the used market when it shows up. but rarity aside. it is an absolute bomb and deserves to be in any self-respecting disco jocks bag of tricks. this is a 100% legit reissue. made in conjunction with above board distribution and the demon music group. lovingly remastered with love by optimum mastering. bristol uk.
following on from the epic hammer e.p. and subsequent remix package. loft records return for their 7th release enlisting the expertise of crawford to provide two original tracks with remixes from brame & hamo and kiwi. ‘we go back is a soaring synth driven stomper - building around dynamic arps and heavy bass synths. before a driving kick and soaring pads are brought to the fore to create an expertly produced big room anthem. techno rhumba is a chuggier affair laced with spring reverb. floaty arpeggiators. expansive stabs and brooding chords perfect for those early hours of a night. on the flip side. irish duo brame & hamo are first up to take on remix duties for we go back . they rework the arp lines and pads for the intro before dropping it into a tougher techno workout of heavy duty synth stabs. epic ride cymbals and dreamy textures. kiwi then close out with their reimagining of we go back combining a killer tom pattern with those soaring arpeggiators that seem to endlessly resonate around your brain. two great reinterpretations of what was already an amazing track
clandestine boogie are back. enlisting omsk s sunner soul to provide the goods for their third release. the title track voyager 84 sets the scene perfectly drawing you in with dreamy swelling synths. fizzing hats. and chunky hits alongside choice lo-fi vocal snippets & cosmic top lines - smooth as you like! kim and buran then steer things on a funkier flex with their take on voyager 84 . staccato guitars laid over the top of a heavy bassline. succulent pads and spacey keys provide an intergalactic disco journey with you strapped in the front seat. on the flip side sunner soul team up with fellow russian producer. scruscru. spring mood picks up the tempo working bouncing arps and wobbly synths behind a thumping rhythm - a killer slice of disco tinged house as we move into those sunshine months. closing out the e.p. it s peak time. boogie laden. blissful goodness in the form of joy . funk-fueled guitar licks. an instantly catchy melody and the perfect amount of effects to enhance those build ups and break downs lay the foundations for a sure fire summer hit!
bicycle ride takes you into lo-fi paradise. enjoy the subliminal vibe of mellow melodies arising out of that true vintage piano sound. sit back and experience the rhythms and pedal through your inner emotions. shook s music will take you into a true admiration for melody. rhythm. music in a carefree treadmill of life.
listening to the latest productions of shook is like watching a ghibli movie with compositions by joe hisaishi. while balancing in the twilight zone between awareness and epiphany you can feel the influences by many artistic and obscure composers and musicians. shook creates a personal form of electronic music. creating its own melodies on vintage synths. acoustic pianos and recording drum shots to build his rhythm patterns.
shook creates an easy-listening experience with a deep appreciation for melody. synths and piano s. touching the current lo-fi revival connected with producers such as nujabes. influenced by the wonderful creations like the -chrono trigger- video game soundtrack developed by music composer yasunori mitsuda. inspired by synthesizer pioneer isao tomita to 70 s and synth pop gurus yellow magic orchestra. become part of a surrealistic episode of yourself enabling you to safely meet your deepest memories.
following fine scalpel-focused outings from ltj and les inferno. many of many aliases stefano de gama returns to samosa with a trio of subtly tooled-up disco edits. a-side -son of slave- sees him join together bits of soulful disco-era classics -slide- and -son of slide- to form a tasty new whole. while heavily compressed and noticeably chunkier than either of the original tracks. de gama s version is loose enough to please those who think edits should merely be dj-friendly re-arrangements. turn to the flipside for the lolloping. low-slung afro-funk goodness of -1972- and the throbbing peak-time disco celebration of filter-sporting closer -star buk-. this too boasts booming drums and bass. but also enough musical looseness to avoid the usual disco-house pitfalls.
the whiskey pickle crew turn their attention to a new partnership from steve cobby and laurie welton. the former being known for decades of djing. label management and producing alongside the likes of stephen mallinder for throne of blood. here the emphasis. as expected with whiskey pickle. is on disco with a slight leaning to the left. -absolute- is a bubbling jam laden with illustrious threads of melody. cosmic in nature but still rooted thanks to a rock solid rhythm section. -limoncello- is a more introspective affair that works with minor chords and a more intricate set of drums. but don t be fooled the groove is very much still intact. new york duo whatever/whatever bring a tougher dynamic to -absolute.- dialing in some beefy beats and amping up the synth touches for a surefire house heater. played by
vision is a swiss synthesizer band from bern. formed by olivier georges aka jackin george and juno gang member stephan moser. for this maxi-single midnight passion they show us her passion: pure and authentic italo-disco for the dancefloor. summer hit 2018! limited edition
the very first release of 2018 from eureka!. is the well known parisian sampling master s3a (sampling as an art) with his perfect definition between underground quality emotional house music and dancefloor efficiency. he released from lazare house records. hold youth. concrete music. local talk. phonogramme and faces and with his background culture based on a solid knowledge of house music. soul. funk made him one of the most promising house artist of the french scene. mountain charr contains 3 tracks in completely different styles. doop doop is definitely a sound of s3a. with characteristic vocal cut up by adding powerful horn section and melodic piano loop. emotional m1 is classic yet warm and cosy low deep groove track that is playable regardless of a time or place. from lounge to dancefloor. to complete the package we have denials . a more down tempo offering. but its melody is fascinating and yes. sexy. this ep definitely brings you his predominant sense of sampling.
ter end continue to forge a path that s entirely their own. with another in the limited pre-release series... vibrating james on side a. makes a funky foundation from the psilocybin soaked bones of the king of soul. and then liberally layers up some chest caving low end. utterly irresistible and already the cause of many a moment in the worlds finest cathedrals of escape on the flip we get some buried treasure in the shape of the house a nostalgic romp through a bitter/sweet early 90 s style piano anthem that marries bologna s finest formaggio to some good old fashioned bass from the drop forgio once again bitter end rips up the rule book. and crafts a whole set of new. better ones in which freedom reigns light years ahead !
finnitus 7-inch time! finnitus edits #3 is yet another serving of incredibly dodgy bargain bin tracks trimmed into submission and ready for the floor. side a s klabb & babb is a space disco heater. while side b s eroding in africa is your standard below-par bony m-esque afro flirt. made into something you can dance to.
over the course of the last decade. black pepper label boss jose manuel has proved to be one of electronic music s finest contemporary alchemists. conjuring percussive. intoxicating and otherworldly musical treats for such labels as tusk wax. kinfolk. kill the dj. optimo trax and music for dreams. the genius of manuel s productions lies in the italian s ability to conjure cracking cosmic compositions out of a diverse range of global rhythms. instruments and influences. rarely has this been more evident than on his debut release for nunorthernsoul. a four-track serving of dancefloor mysticism that puts mind-altering rhythms and saucer-eyed instrumentation front and centre. track. for example. the light and dreamy wrapped sumptuous balearic synthesizer chords and melodies around gentle hand percussion and drifting zambian vocals on the sublime journey in lusaka followed by the feverish. trance-inducing african rhythms. delay-laden chants. psychedelic acid lines and jangling jew s harp motifs of intense opener journey in lusanda . a ritualistic afro-cosmic onslaught ripe for peak-time plays. if the ep opener is all about being flat on your back and staring skywards. the follow up is all about druggy. heads down sweatiness! manuel s deep love of indian music is explored on journey in mumbai . where exotic sitar lines. fluttering clarinets and echoing. densely layered female vocals rise above a thick. tabla-fired groove. it s naturally hugely evocative and atmospheric - a fine dose of emotion-rich spirituality capable of inducing hallucinations in the straightest of listeners. to complete the ep. our hero travels even further east for journey in osaka . a fittingly percussive exploration of japanese music s past and present that also includes audible nods towards the poly-rhythmic drums of west africa. it s a superb combination of traditional instrumentation. 21st century electronics. heavyweight rhythms and mood-enhancing melodic flourishes. like the rest of the journeys in...ep. it s both hugely alluring and impeccably produced
infusing tropical vibes and electronic grooves to reflect the vivid ever evolving latin american soundscape is the fresh musical excursion “electropical” as synthesised by london based producers. juan laya and jorge montiel. “electropical” - one word. one sound that distils a melting pot of authentic latin anthems. jazzy grooves. disco infused songs and balearic sounds all processed in hd for an immersive experience which explores the colourful influences of the caribbean. vast amazonian dimensions and beyond. its heart-warming journey is a highly seductive experience that further enhances the mood with repeated play.
ON THE RADIO: GREATEST HITS VOL. 1 & 2 (COLOURED 2X12 LP + MP3)
coloured 2x12" Vinyl D19.07.18
2018 re-issue of the legendary 1979 greatest hits album (#1 us billboard charts. double platin). pressing on coloured double vinyl (1x pink. 1x lavender). housed in a gatefold sleeve with download code included.