Ash Reynolds really kills it on this re-edit called “Into My Life” for his new label venture called Slightly Transformed.
Psychemagik’s remix of Blamma! Blamma!’s slo-mo nu-disco gem, “Zsa Zsa” is a stylish guitar and synth bed, ensuring us (at least for its seven minute length) that the future is a warm and welcoming place.
In anticipation of tonight’s live performance at U Street Music Hall, here’s a guest mix from Classixx, recently recorded for Diplo’s BBC radio show, Diplo & Friends.
Sammy Bananas applied a saxophone-led, disco-house touch to Company Freak’s “Sexaholic” single.
I would describe “Nyuli” by Mim Suleiman as Swahili Nu-Disco / Word House, clearly distinct from the Deep House popular in South Africa.
“Love You Inside Out” is terribly, wonderfully disco and, in my opinion, the best Bee Gees song in a vast catalog of terrible, wonderful disco!
Disco and synthpop pioneer Patrick Cowley’s early compositions have been compiled and officially released, including the long-form “Journey Home,” where bubbling synth leads mix with didgeridoo-like bass and a slo-mo 4/4 disco thump.
I’m not from Chicago, but that doesn’t stop me from loving this 1982 Chi City theme song from the Light Touch Band and the 2013 rework from DJ KON.
Dimitri From Paris joins All Good Funk Alliance and The Sol Power All Stars tonight at U Street Music Hall
An absolutely amazing night of house music, from the afro- and Latin-flavored deep sounds of The Sol Power All Stars (complete with live percussion, as always), to the funky electronic-tinged house of All Good Funk Alliance, to the classic, deep, and soulful house that Dimitri From Paris calls his stock-in-trade. This is a do-not-miss night!
In the summer of 1979 at Chicago’s Comiskey Park, 50,000 ill-informed people attended Disco Demolition Night. Who’d want to demolish this disco gem from Candi Staton?