The brilliantly named Edit Murphy does a really classic remix of Marvin Gaye with “Mercy,” found on his Motown Edits Vol. 1 release, resulting in a nice dubbed out disco vibe.
Alex Metric & Oliver are amazing producers in their own right but when they come together it makes magic. “Galaxy” embodies everything that I love about Nu-Disco.
Culture of Soul just released Joanne Wilson’s “Got to Have You” on 12″ vinyl and included it on their forthcoming Tropical Disco Hustle compilation. Currently on heavy rotation!
Most re-edits suck. Fortunately there are a bunch of solid re-editors out there: Rahaan, Jamie 3:26 and Cratebug, to name a but a few, who take great songs and give them just the right touch to squeeze new excitement out of them without leaving gaudy fingerprints all over the place.
This is the second song off It’s Album Time by Todd Terje that we’ve featured on the blog. “Inspector Norse” starts off slow, but the patient listener is rewarded as the song unfolds with a kaleidoscope of uplifting sounds.
Rhythm Scholar gives an updated rub to Barry White’s classic “Never, Never Gonna Give Ya Up.” This is a classy remix!
Donald Byrd’s Places and Spaces album just reminds me of spring (which has finally arrived here in DC).
Ed Sheeran & Passenger’s “No Diggity Thrift Shop (Kygo Remix)” gets a really well done remix from Kygo. This has a nice mellow fun vibe.
Mr. Moustache really comes alive on this track, “Breakfast of Champions.” I love his keys and groove that he builds.
Toronto-based house wunderkind Kaytranada strips all the MJ-inspired elements away from Bruno Mars’ “Treasure,” and rebuilds it as a futuristic deep house jam.