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Exclusive Premiere: Chaka Khan “Some Love (Scrimshire Edit)” (Wah Dubplate)

“Scrimshire’s edits are synonymous with our imprint, and every one has been of the highest quality, often hand-picking the more obscure works you never knew you loved, from some of your favourite soul voices. As we turn 21 (release-wise) he pulls it out of the bag once again, reworking Chaka …

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Disco House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Michael The Lion “Get It On feat. Amy Douglas (Bosq Remix)”

Music continues to evolve and lions continue to roar! Thus is the case with Michael The Lion and his first EP on Soul Clap Records. Great music often pays homage to its foundational past and Michael’s original music accomplishes this with his sample-based focus rooted in a disco-funk-soul core but …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco

Guy Cuevas “Obsession” (1983, Trad Vibe)

Pioneer DJ Guy Cuevas made his name by being one of the first residents in the famous Parisian club Le Palace, shortly after it opened in 1978. Attracting some of the biggest names in the entertainment business like Prince, Madonna, Kenzo, Serge Gainsbourg, the location was a must-go for any …

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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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