Archive for the Disco Category
For the third volume of compilations curated by confirmed crate diggers, Spacetalk invites you to take a trip to the magical Mediterranean resort of Club Meduse in the company of Beachfreaks Records co-founder Charles Bals. A creative director, designer and curator by trade, Bals spends the majority of his spare […]
Energized by the funky sounds of 1970´s West Africa Flammer Dance Band go all in on their debut LP. Packed with hip shaking grooves, uplifting vibes, vibrating synths, screaming saxophones and crispy drumbreaks all recorded in a warm and stuffy shack in Oslo.
Pink Rhythm were a mid-80s evolution of Rocca’s London-based band Freeez, featuring the great Andy Stennett and Peter Maas. “Melodies Of Love” was first released in 1985 yet, still sounding staggeringly fresh, it’s no surprise that discerning DJs call on it now more than ever. As the title suggests, it’s so […]
Night Palms is the first compilation from Hobo Camp. It explores the vibes of Adult Oriented Rock, G-Funk, Jazz, Boogie, and Soul; synthesizing these genres to a form more loaded and laid-back (perhaps on a careless night time stroll, returning from the dispensary or watering hole, to the jacuzzi, houseboat, […]
Mondo Groove present a reissue of Azoto’s Disco Fizz, originally released in 1979. Azoto is a project by Celso Valli, one of the most important exponents of Italo-disco. He pioneered the whole Italo sound, with incredibly ahead of their time productions going right back to the ’70s. Disco Fizzcontains “San […]
Fela Kuti believed the identical twins of Basa Basa to possess magical powers, bringing luck and prosperity. Fela co-produced their first LP, and played on their second. But the wondrous powers of the Nyaku twins from Ghana reached their summit on their third album, which they recorded with producer and […]
Cultures of Soul Records is proud to bring to you an anthology of the music of Evans Pyramid. This album features all of the officially released singles plus four previously unreleased tracks. Andre Evans was the mastermind behind Evans Pyramid, a seasoned performer and session player in Boston throughout the […]
You know the summer starts right about now with the arrival of ‘BALEARIC 3,’ the third in the ongoing series of annual ‘BALEARIC’ compilations which capture the rooted and contemporary spirit of laid back Ibiza. Compiled by Ibiza fixture Jim Breese, available on 180 gram double vinyl, CD and digital […]
Rare soul-funk gem from 1981 that gets a much needed reissue – originals of this highly sought after record being rather pricey on the second hand market. Originally released in tiny quantities, the history of “Love Me Love Me” has been an enigma ever-since. When producer Smokey T recorded and […]
Eko Roosevelt Louis has had a music career spanning over forty years, born the grandson of a Kribi tribal chief, his musical persuasion beginning humbly with his village’s local church before his formal education at the Senegal conservatoire and Paris’ Ecole Normale de Musique. Eko then cut his teeth making […]
Double LP version. Gatefold sleeve. They say that good things come in threes… it must be true. Favorite Recordings present the third edition of its acclaimed French Disco Boogie Sounds compilation series. Like on prior volumes, the complete track list is selected by label head honcho, Charles Maurice (aka Pascal […]
Triple LP version. Gatefold sleeve; Includes a track not included on the CD version, Joshiba’s “Gloria”. Soundway present Gumba Fire, a new compilation of rare 1980s South African “bubblegum” and boogie. In 1980s Black South Africa, a local form of pop music evolved as the disco boom died down and […]
NU YORK GROOVE SESSIONS drops a hot collection of 10 rare boogie funk, disco and classics taking it back to essence of the Sound of New York. There’s a definitive cross section of flavors giving you a look into the late 70’s and early 80’s NY club scene. Repressed and […]
NU YORK GROOVE SESSIONS drops another hot LP of rare boogie, disco dub & holy grail cuts! Followers of LARRY LEVAN’s Paradise Garage, crate diggin’ fanatics & trainspotters alike should jump for joy when they hear this.
The first ever official reissue of the 1981 gospel disco monster “HOLDING ON” from the short-lived NYC group is highly sought after. Includes the R&B gospel song “JESUS IS THE LIGHT”. Features full liner notes and an unreleased photo of the band.
Groove Dis Exclusive. EXPANSION releases this 1979 disco/boogie album on vinyl, this New York studio group was produced by LEROY BURGESS and STAN LUCAS with vocals by JOCELYN BROWN. “REACHING” & “YOU DAZZLE ME” are top shelf, with incredible string, horn, and synth arrangements by top players of the day. […]
The Vendetta Suite is Belfast’s Gary Irwin. His first solo release since 2012 features six tracks all handpicked by Hell Yeah boss Marco from vast unreleased vaults. Irwin was the in house engineer for the legendary UK producer David Holmes’ Exploding Plastic Inevitable studio. Tracks from the artist such as […]
Jongno Edits are back with their fourth release and they got two tracks of pure Korean groove, by editing wizard Mori Ra. Side A is “Heavenly Me” (edit) which is a boogie banger that embraces all the elements of the top tunes of that era: strong drum beat, slappy bass […]
Best Record Italy take the time machine all the way back to 1979 to revisit the wonderful Italo-Disco delights of Adolf Stern, whose “More… I Like It” represents the strangest end of the genre as it was taking shape. With heavily processed vocals injecting some serious strangeness into the chirpy […]
Everland present a reissue of Obtala’s self-titled album, originally released in 1977. This well produced strong disco funk album is a hidden gem. The original is on many wants lists and rarely turns up. Heady disco funk from the glory days of the Miami soul scene in the ’70s. This […]
Favorite Recordings and Charles Maurice proudly present the 3rd edition of their acclaimed AOR Global Sounds compilations series. Another brilliant selection of 14 rare and hidden tracks, produced between 1976 and 1985 in various parts of the world. On AOR Global Sounds Vol.3, DJ and producer Charles Maurice delivers again […]
Africa Seven ignites 2017 with an outstanding addition to their African Funk Experimentals series with this precision curation of Cameroonian Ekambi’s best work. Taken from albums such as Djambo’s Djambo’s, Africa Oumba and his two eponymous albums, the far-reaching collection ranges from downhome low-swung bluesy funk disco (“Soul Castle”) to […]
PMG present a reissue of Igna Igwebuike’s Bomp, originally released in 1980. “It takes a lot of swag to wear a hat as big as the hat that I.G. wears on the cover of Bomp. But I.G., a.k.a. Bobby I.G., a.k.a. I.G. New Yorker, had swag by the bucket load. […]