Forgotten Treasures
Disco

Y. Gershovsky “Disco Baby – Floating Points & Red Greg Edit” (1979, Melodies International)

via Melodies: A few years ago, Melodies family members Floating Points and DJ Red Greg got their hands on a couple of original 70s obscurities. While these standout records shone brightly in their own right, the two DJs saw the potential to create their own edits behind the scenes, finely …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco

Arian “Arian” (1981, Favorite France)

via Juno: In 1981, Macedonian singer Arian Krliu headed over to New York to record a bilingual album of disco and boogie treats. The resultant set was self-released in relatively limited qualities and has since gone in to become an in-demand item amongst collectors of global disco and synth-pop sounds. …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco

Charles Earland “Coming To You Live” (1980, Columbia)

via SOTU: Official Sony / Columbia reissue of Charles Earland’s Coming To You Live another one of those rare infectious 12″ releases which has grown in stature over the years. Championed by big names such as Gilles Peterson, Theo Parrish and Moodymann, it has become a firm favourite with DJs …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco

Rupa Biswas “Disco Jazz” (1982, Ovular Records)

via Piccadilly: After adding a heaped teaspoon of spice to the Piccadilly Records pot with two volumes of “Early Pakistani Dance Music”, Ovular return to the shelves with a red hot reissue of THE Indian disco holy grail. Engineered at Calgary’s Living Room Studios in 1982, “Disco Jazz” was the …

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Future Classics
Disco Electronic

Harvey Sutherland & Bermuda “Expectations” (Clarity Recordings)

After creating a space where loft-jazz purists and contemporary house/electronic music enthusiasts could meet with last year’s explosive declaration, “Priestess”, Harvey Sutherland & Bermuda return with their début six song EP, “Expectations”. Mike Katz, who plays keys and synths under the alias of Harvey Sutherland, along with his live Jazz …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco

Livy Ekemezie “Friday Night” (1983, Odion Livingston)

via SOTU: Reissue of this incredibly rare and incredibly funky Nigerian Disco album! Originally released in 1983 and pressed at William Onyeabor’s vinyl plant (the blue vinyl replicates the original vinyl pressing) and features the in-demand cut, “Delectation” which saw an edit by Motor City Drum Ensemble. This new issue …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco Reggae

Soul Jazz Records Presents “Hustle! Reggae Disco (Expanded 2017 Edition)

Soul Jazz Records releases their long-out-of-print album “Hustle! Reggae Disco” in a new expanded 2017 edition which now features five extra tracks. This ground-breaking album features non-stop killer reggae versions of original funk and soul classics in a disco style. Reggae disco updates of seminal classics by Anita Ward “Ring …

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24 HOV Mixes
Disco

24 Hours of Vinyl (NY) – ELI ESCOBAR (Presented by Discogs)

Live Set Recorded on February 4th & 5th at Black Flamingo in Brooklyn, NY. Presented by Discogs Special Thanks to Black Flamingo & 101 Apparel Enjoy this set from ELI ESCOBAR (Classic Records) DOWNLOAD LINK

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco

“The Men In The Glass Booth” Compiled by Al Kent (BBE)

via BBE: In May 1976 a record was released that would have an unforeseen and lasting impact on the music industry “Ten Percent” by Double Exposure was an early release on the New York independent label Salsoul Records. America was in the grip of a disco explosion with new clubs …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco

BAB “Party & Get On Down” (1976)

via Athens Of The North: One of the best mid-tempo disco rarities (and we mean rare) to come out of the Deepfunk scene. When Keb Darge first played “Party & Get On Down” in the early 2000s in Soho it put a few noses out of joint as it was …

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Guest Mix
Disco

MIMS Guest Mix: ALFRED BORDEN (Montreal, Hell In Paradise)

We’re happy to present this new guest session by Alfred Borden, one of our favorite young DJ’s from our hometown of Montreal. A very eclectic DJ since his early days, he has for the past couple years taken more of an interest in the fascinating musical period of the late …

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Future Classics
Disco

Lord Echo “Just Do You” (Soundway Records)

Wellington-based multi-instrumentalist Lord Echo has shared “Just Do You”, the first taste of his hotly anticipated third album “Harmonies”. We’ve had the track on loop all day long, combining the soulful tones of Mara TK vocals with an infectious sound bed of African, Latin, and Disco elements this is one …

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