Disco Worldwide Sounds

“Disco Dildar” Rare Gems from Pakistan’s Lollywood 70/80’s era

via the always amazing Finders Keepers Records: Never one to merely scrape the surface of a niche genre, the Finders Keepers bloodhound digs deeper still into the core of the Indian subcontinent exhuming a concise party pack of opulent, off-centre Pakistani party targets driven by the pounding drum box rhythms …

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Victor “Go On Do It”
Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul & Funk

Forgotten Treasure: Victor “Go On Do It” (1984)

I am sharing this one especially for our friend and MIMS collaborator Doc’trin. He’s really quite the disco aficionado and heard me play it in a club and went bananas asking about it. In fact, now that I think about it, this track was featured on the monthly MIMS Show …

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24 HOV Mixes
Disco Soul Soul & Funk

24 Hours Of Vinyl #9 Sets: RAHAAN (Chicago)

Set recorded during the 9th edition of the 24HOV event in Montreal. (@ Le Bleury) Presented by Mixcloud & 101 Apparel Download Link If you need track ID’s simply leave your request in the comment field. Check out all the pictures from 24HOV #9

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Guest Mix
Disco Soul Soul & Funk

MIMS Guest Mix: WAXIST (Lyon, Red Stripe Disco)

Brand new edition in our great Guest Mix series following recent editions from Bolts, Dr. Kwest, Abjo and others. This one comes from WAXIST, our cousin from across the pond in France. We first heard of him through his great Red Stripe Disco mixes and then found out he also …

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Stephen Encinas “Disco Illusion” (Invisible City Editions)
Disco Soul & Funk

Stephen Encinas “Disco Illusion” (Invisible City Editions)

via Invisible City Editions: “For many this is the ultimate Disco Illusion; a record that should have been epoch making in its day, something that would have been a staple for David Mancuso, Larry Levan & Ron Hardy had it ever gotten distribution when it was originally released 34 years …

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24 HOV Mixes
Disco Soul Soul & Funk

24 Hours Of Vinyl #8 – DJ CATALIST (Toronto)

This is mix recorded live from our 24 HOURS OF VINYL #8 event in Toronto presented by Jameson Irish Whiskey. This one comes from Toronto’s Alister Johnson aka DJ Catalist who has released great music under both monikers on labels like Wah Wah 45’s, Do Right Music, Bastard Jazz in …

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Dj Mixes
Disco Soul Soul & Funk

Mix of the Day: Claas Brieler (Jazzanova) “Soul, Boogie and Funk Mix”

Here’s a rather tastefully crafted mix by Claas Brieler, founding member of Jazzanova and Sonar Kollektiv Records. The mix, itself, is a nice fusion of funk, soul, boogie, disco and jazz. Definitely some serious heat throughout this sonic blender of soulful grooves; perfect for the headphones, entertaining guests at a …

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Dj Mixes
Disco Soul & Funk

Mix of the day: Invisible City “Beats In Space Radio Show #685”

Invisible City is a record label, DJ duo made up of Brandon Edward Hocura and Sesto Falconi (Gary). These two some of the deepest record collectors/diggers/connoisseurs you will probably hear about. They have also organized and played parties alongside some amazing djs such as Daphni, Optimo, Metro Area, Kon, Horse …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul & Funk

Forgotten Treasure: Luv You Madly Orchestra “Moon Maiden” (1978)

Telling someone that you’ve stumbled upon a track that sounds like an Arthur Russell disco joint is a very serious (if not blasphemous) claim, likely to be met with a heavy dose of skepticism and social rejection. It’s risky business, and understandably so, as no one comes close to the …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul & Funk

Forgotten Treasure: Funky Rainbow “What I Want Is What I Get” (1979)

Who ever said that the US has the monopoly on great Disco Funk? This UFO all the way from Trinidad & Tobago circa 1979 is there to disprove that notion. I found this awesome record from Funky Rainbow in the 45’s collector bin of Mike Vault, the famous British record …

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Future Classics
Disco Jazz Soul & Funk

Future Classic: Donald Byrd “Dominoes” (J Boogie Edit)

Here’s a super funky edit of the live version of Donald Byrd’s “Dominoes” by one of my favourite dudes from around the way, the one and only, J-Boogie. Mr. Boogie did a nice job of beefing up this timeless classic for the dance floor, making it a staple go to …

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Dj Mixes
Disco Jazz Soul & Funk

Mix of the day: J Boogie “Vintage Diversity: A Tribute to Donald Byrd”

from J-Boogie: “Donald Byrd has been a huge influence to myself and several other DJs and producers in the game since the Blue Note era. He was one of the first to bridge the gab between jazz, funk, soul and hip hop over several generations. Sampled by everybody from Black …

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