“Electricity,” the pioneering debut single from Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, is one of my favorite synth pop records.
Under the Cylinder moniker, Brooklyn-based disco and house producer Darshan Jesrani is releasing “Disco Engine” in an “attempt at getting a techno lover to play a disco record.”
One of my top 10 songs of 2014, “In Love,” is by the short-lived Berlin-based boy-girl duo Iberia.
Yesterday Elvis Presley would have turned 80 years old. I coincidentally pulled this 1997 Sol Brothers 12″ single off the shelf, put it on the turntable, and reveled in its late-90s big beat brilliance.
Azealia Banks manages to draw from hip-hop’s past, as well as the cutting edge of dance music, flex some impressive lyrical chops and make a great pop record.
Jamiroquai’s 90’s era “Virtural Insanity” has been updated with a really cool remix by The Noise Freaks. They took a kind of future funk direction which sounds super funky.
Petit Noir’s “Chess”—from the forthcoming five-song EP entitled The King of Anxiety—is a self-described “noirwave” track about a break up.
Fort Knox Five drop a free heater from their upcoming album, this party rocker with Raashan Ahmad feels old school while the beats and groove are both forward thinking and classic.
New Zealand’s ‘4th Most Popular Folk Parody Duo’ Flight of the Conchords’ Wednesday night lovemakin’ funk track, “It’s Business Time,” gets a bouncing ghetto funk rework from WBBL and Father Funk. Aw, yeah.
Museum of Love is a New York band featuring former LCD Soundsystem drummer Pat Mahoney and Dennis McNany. Their sound is described as Indie Dance/Nu Disco/Punk Funk, and this featured song is their second single, Monotronic