Forgotten Treasures
Boogie Disco Worldwide Sounds

Phase 7 “Playtime” (1980)

This is one of those records that makes you dance and makes you laugh.  Recorded in 1980 at Honolulu’s Broad Recording Studio (where local heavy hitters Lemuria, Mike Lundy, and Aura tracked their albums) and live at a hotel gig on the island of Kauai, Playtime captures the band’s winning combination of …

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Exclusive Premieres
Disco Electronic House / Techno Leftfield & Experimental

Exclusive Premiere: Monzanto Sound “We Are Strangers” (Forthcoming on None More Records)

Now we would love to hear this on a dancefloor right now. Brand new live floor stomper from Monzanto Sound. ’We Are Strangers’ is a deep, four on the floor focused heater that pulls on the band’s interest in both krautrock and electronic music, meeting somewhere in between Moodymann, Jon …

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Exclusive Premieres
Afro Disco Electronic House / Techno

Video Premiere: Dele Sosimi x Medlar “Gúdú Gúdú Kan” (Wah Wah 45s)

Following their brilliant “Full Moon” single, the UK’s very own Afrobeat Ambassador, Dele Sosimi, and London based DJ and producer, Medlar, reunite on “Gúdú Gúdú Kan”. With its irresistible groove, the song is their own take on an Afro-disco stomper. Music Is My Sanctuary is proud to premiere the vibrant …

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Tribute MixesInterviews
Boogie Disco

Tribute to NICK MARTINELLI — Selected & Mixed by Walla P

If you’re familiar with the Boogie/Funk scene, you’ve definitely came across the name “Nick Martinelli” in the credits somewhere; whether as a producer (solo or with his acolyte David Todd), as arranger, writer, mixing board or remix duties. He has contributed some of the most notable song within the genre, …

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Touch Of Love
House / Techno Disco

TOUCH OF LOVE — Show #02 (Hosted by Rissa Garcia)

I usually find solace in music but I must admit in the midst of a pandemic lockdown and the racial injustices that followed it was tough to wrap my head around things. I wish I had some powerful words to share but I just have this mix and I hope …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco Worldwide Sounds

Zohra “Badala Zamana” (1977)

Late 70’s Arabic language Folk/Disco from France. I first became aware of this one via my pals at Beach Freaks. At the time, I couldn’t afford to cop the OG and wondered when I’d find an affordable copy. Alas! It’s been reissued and is a 10th of the price of …

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Exclusive Premieres
Disco

Exclusive Premiere: Ghosts of Venice “Feel The Heat”

Street Meat Records’ 3rd outing serves up a spread of delights for the dancefloor. Coming via LA-based label head, Lee Dunn aka Ghosts of Venice, who’s previously flexed on both Salsoul and West End Records, we’re offered four feisty cuts to sink our teeth into. ‘Feel the Heat’ is soothing …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul & Funk

Alonzo Turner “Whoever Said It” (1978, LA Records)

Forget everything you know: this is the best love song ever written. Don’t let the steamy saxophone solos fool you though, this rare disco holy grail is not about an infatuated lover, but rather about love itself. Turner, seemingly concerned about the metadiscourse, is screaming soul-shattering falsettos directly into the …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco

Tim Lawrence presents “Life & Death On A New York Dancefloor” (Compilation)

Tim Lawrence follows-up his book of the same name with a two-part double disc vinyl compilation series – ‘Life & Death On A New York Dance Floor’ Parts 1 and 2. Disco-Not-Disco is the name of the game here, a sound originated and made famous in New York City. ‘Life …

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Guest Mixes
Eclectic Disco Jazz

MIMS Guest Mix: CLÉMENTINE (Chuwanaga Records, Paris)

Clémentine of Chuwanaga Records delivers a selection of grooves to shuffle and sway to. Feel good with this one! “In this mix I wanted to make a spontaneous selection that represented me at the moment. It’s a concentrate of music I love and I like to play, from Jazz-Funk, AOR, …

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Interviews
House / Techno Disco

Marcel Vogel’s Lumberjacks In Hell Continues Upwards

In eight years, DJ, producer and label boss, Marcel Vogel has curated the Lumberjacks in Hell imprint into a highly respected portal of how the essence of Paradise Garage, Detroit Techno, and Chicago House can be tastefully brought into the contemporary dance music zeitgeist. When pressed about his sound, the …

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Forgotten Treasures
Eclectic Broken Beat Disco Soul & Funk

Alex Attias Presents “LillyGood Party!” (BBE Records)

Even on the fourth installment of his “LillyGood Party” Compilation, Veteran producer Alex Attias is still cognizant of details that transform undetermined bodies moving, into a dance floor. About four minutes in on the forgotten 2009 foot-stomper ‘Midnite Magic’ by Tokyo based New Wave trio Cro-Magnon featuring Roy Ayers, the …

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